NCE in Physical Chemistry

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The National Center of Excellence in Physical Chemistry, University of Peshawar was established in July 1978 under the Act of Parliament No. XXIV of 1974. It was established with a view to impart higher education and research at M.Phil. and Ph.D levels in the field of Physical Chemistry and related disciplines to promote cooperation in inter-disciplinary subjects with other teaching and research organization and to arrange Seminars, Workshops, Conference and Refresher Courses for the benefits of the young scientists. It is run by the Board of Governor, with Vice-Chancellor, University of Peshawar as the Chairman. The Center has well equipped laboratories and up to date library/ internet facilities. The fields of specialization being pursued currently are:

  1. Surface Chemistry
  2. Polymer Chemistry
  3. Kinetics
  4. Thermodynamics
  5. Electrochemistry
  6. Gas chromatography
  7. Tribology
  8. Radiation Chemistry
  9. Catalysis
  10. Advance Oxidation Technologies for water Treatment 

The Center has so produce 220 M.Phil & 100 Ph.D. Scholars about 613 research articles have been published in journals of both National & International repute since inception. On the basis of Performance , the Center was Placed at first Position by MOE and HEC among 24 Center of Excellence all Over Country. The Center has arranged several conference. Recently 11 International Conference in Chemistry was organized by the Center, where Professor from USA, China, Turkey and other countries participated.