Muhammad Younus


Meritorious Prof. Dr. Muhammad Younus is a distinguished academician currently serving as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. He holds a Post Doctorate from the University of Minnesota and a Doctorate in Pathology and Public Health from the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan. Dr. Younus has garnered numerous accolades throughout his illustrious career, including at least six academic merit scholarships and the prestigious Presidential Civil Award Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in 2023 by the Government of Pakistan. His exceptional leadership and academic contributions have been recognized internationally, with the Distinguished Leadership Award bestowed upon him by the President of the University of Minnesota in 2016. He has also received the Best University Teacher Award in 2014 from the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Islamabad, and multiple Excellence Awards from the Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC) and the Pakistan Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA). He has been instrumental in the establishment and development of new institutions such as CVAS Jhang and CVAS Narowal, for which he has received appreciation letters from esteemed organizations including the Vice Chancellor of UVAS, Lahore, and the Planning and Development Department, Government of Punjab. Dr. Younus is a prolific author with 14 books, 32 book chapters, and more than 270 research publications to his name. He has also successfully secured and executed 16 projects from various national and international funding agencies, totaling more than RS: 8,000.00 million. Additionally, he has mentored and supervised 60 M.Phil. and 18 Ph.D. scholars, contributing significantly to the academic and research landscape in veterinary and animal sciences.