Ziraat Times News

Jammu, Jan 4: In what has brought cheer across J&K in general and the Pirpanjal region of Jammu in particular, a book titled “Marine polysaccharides” written by Dr Shakeel Ahmed, a young Assistant Professor at Government Degree College Mendhar has been published jointly by CRC Press USA and Pan Stanford Singapore.

Speaking to Ziraat Times, Dr Shakeel said that it took him almost two years to complete this monograph.

“Success always come by consistency,  determination and hard work. One can achieve his dreams by working hard with positive attitude and thinking positive”, he added.

When asked if he has any message for students of J&K aspiring a career in cutting-edge research, Dr Shakeel said, “Education is only weapon which can be used to change this world. All students of my state should try their hard to complete their dreams. Life is one time opportunity, I will ask them to make it great.”

Dr Shakeel’s this book deals with the marine polysaccharides, synthesis and processing, their derivatives, blends, composites, hydrogels, and their multifaceted applications. It also discusses the various aspects of polysaccharides from the point of view of the chemistry and versatile applications.

This book is expected to be an important reference for marine biotechnologist, natural product scientist, students, researchers and academicians working in the area of marine polysaccharides.

It also gives detailed insights to all realms of marine polysaccharides to latest trends in development of new products.

Dr  Shakeel Ahmed holds a PhD from MRSC (UK) and has written more than 10 books which are already published by international publishers like Wiley, Springer, CRC Press, among others.