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DR. ZAHEERUDDIN MIRANI Department of Agricultural Education, Extension, and Short Courses; Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, 70060, Pakistan Hello:- 0300-3792414 zamirani@sau.edu.pk PROFILE
Dr. Mirani passed his Bachelor's program in 1994 from Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan with first class first in Agricultural Education Extension. He maintained his status/ passed his M.Sc with the same spirit and was again stood first class first in his major field and was appointed as a Lecturer in 1995. After his appointment, he was nominated for a foreign scholarship under ARP-II and was sent to the University of Minnesota, USA, for higher education. Dr. Mirani has completed his Master's and Doctoral Programs in Agricultural Extension Education from University of Minnesota, USA. His outstanding performance in the program shows his commitment towards the development of education and particularly in higher education. He has designed a number of training courses such as Modem Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design; Principles and future prospects. He has number of publications in international and national journals. Dr. Mirani's major interest lies with integrating the curriculum (putting subject matter into a meaningful context). He has revised the departmental degree courses (B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD). In addition, most of Dr. Mirani's attention has been focused on teaching and research in management education programs for adults, international teaching programs, and Extension. He has served as a facilitator in different training programs at SAU, Tandojam Pakistan, as well as at the University of Minnesota, USA. Dr. Mirani has developed different research grant proposals. He has completed a research project entitled “An assessment of the Impact of the Farm Advisory Services of Agricultural Extension and Other Allied Agencies in Sanghar and Mirpurkhas Districts of Sindh” duly funded by the Pakistan Science Foundation. Dr. Mirani has worked as a coprincipal investigator on a project entitled "Identification and Analysis of Technology Transfer for Sustained Growth as Used by Extension in Sindh Province of Pakistan" duly funded by the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council under Agricultural Linkages Program. The projects are of Provincial importance with National Support. In addition, he has submitted development project proposal for funding. Dr. Mirani has a solid knowledge of the use of computers in Education and can run easily different software packages such as Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel, Access), Corel Office (Word Perfect, Corel Presentation) and Statistical Packages for the Social Scientists such as SPSS and Statistix. He has developed and delivered a number of presentations and dealt with distance learning programs at the University of Minnesota. At present, Dr. Mirani is serving as Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Education, Extension, and Short Course. He has quite experience of Teaching, Research, and Extension on his account. He is firm committed to improve the quality of education at various levels. He teaches graduate and undergraduate classes. He is involved in supervising M.Sc (Agri.) Hons. students for their research work. He speaks, reads, and understands English, Urdu, and Sindhi languages with fluency and can read Arabic (Holy Quran) as well.

M. Conduct and Supervise Research in the Field of Education. • Agriculture Education Extension . (Agri. (USA) Address Department of Agril. and Develop Programs and Evaluate accomplishments at the Grass Root. USA.com Objective Curriculum Development. • Agricultural Extension Education Sindh Agriculture University. (H) (022) 2765194 Fax (022) 2765300 E-mail: zmirani@hotmail. (Agri. Manage Research Activities and Education. Education University of Minnesota. USA. Mirani Page 2 of 8 Dr. Ph.) Hons. Sc. Community. Tandojam Phone (O) (022) 2765870--Ext 339.D. D. and National Level. (First Position) • Agriculture Education Extension Sindh Agriculture University. Pakistan. Education Extension and Short Courses. Sc.) Hons.Resume of Dr. Ph. Introduction and implementation of Modem Teaching Techniques in the classroom situation. Provide Leadership to Community Organizations. • Agricultural Extension Education University of Minnesota. Sindh Agriculture University. Work as a Development Consultant. Paul. Paul. Teach Graduate and Undergraduate Classes. Minneapolis/St. Tando Jam. Tando Jam. B. Zaheeruddin Mirani. A. M. Minneapolis/St. Pakistan.

November1995 to September 2001 2. Facilitated Seminar. 2. Report Writing. 38 (1999). Paul. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture. Developed Presentation and Course Material. 3. Perception of Farmers Regarding the Use of Contact Farmers in Hyderabad District Sindh Pakistan. Assistant Professor. and Extension (b) University of Minnesota. Research. Trinidad and Tobago. 4. Slash and Bum Agriculture in Developing Countries. Developing Presentations. An Assessment of the Use of Contact Farmers in the Training and Visit System of Extension in District Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan. 15th Annual Conference of AIAEE. Farmers' Perception of the Agricultural Extension District Noushoro Feroze Sindh Pakistan Assistance in Solving Insect Pest and Disease Problems in Cotton. Vo. Maintained Message Board. and Seminar Arrangements. Mirani Page 3 of 8 Professional experience (a) Sindh Agriculture University. 3. March 1999. . etc. September 2001 3. July 1999 to September 1999 (Agricultural Education Dept.) • Data Analysis. 1. April 1999. Minneapolis/St. Associate Professor. . Research/Teaching Assistant. Lecturer. Research/Teaching Assistant March 1999 to July 1999 (Reflective Leadership Center) • • • Managed Distance Learning Program. USA. Evaluated/Analyzed data. The Second Annual Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Southern California. Research Publications 1. July 2010 to date • Teaching. 2. 15th Annual Conference of AIAEE. March 1999. Trinidad and Tobago. No. Tando Jam. DLG-Verlag Frankfurt.Resume of Dr. Pakistan 1.

[Pakistan] Journal of Applied Sciences. Sustainable Agriculture Endeavors: Perception of Farmers and Extension Agents. 11. Pakistan.1. 17th Annual AIAEE Conference. North Carolina. [Pakistan] Journal of Applied Sciences. Agri. 1 NO. Impact Assessment of the On-Farm Water Management Project in Hyderabad District of Sindh Province. USA. Louisiana. & Vet. V. Agril. Sindh. V. Social and Cultural Impact on Water Scarcity in Sindh” January 15 & 16. V. . 7. 2001. Essential Leadership Competencies Needed in Agricultural Occupations as Identified by Agricultural Leaders in District Hyderabad. 2004. March-April 2001 Sources of Information and Their Effectiveness in Dissemination of Recommended Technology for Cotton Crop. N0. USA. 6.Resume of Dr. 8. 1 No. J. 2001. 1 No. 13. Rainwater Harvesting Technologies and Their Management in Thar. 12.1. 2002. Pak. National Seminar on “Environmental. Adoption of Innovation: Perception of Farmers Regarding Rice Technology. Sc. 19th Annual Conference of AIAEE. University of Sindh. 3. National Seminar on “Environmental.3. Jamshoro.. Jamshoro.2. 20 (1) 2004. Perception of the Farmers' Adoption of Recommended Technology for Rice in Larkana District of Sindh Province of Pakistan. Engg. V. University of Sindh. Groundwater Quality Management at Farmers’ Field Through Sustainable Agricultural Practices. 2003. 14. Social and Cultural Impact on Water Scarcity in Sindh” January 15 & 16. [Pakistan] Journal of Applied Sciences. April 2003. [Pakistan] Journal of Applied Sciences. Mirani Page 4 of 8 5.. Response Surface Methodology for Soil Fertility Experimental Data. 10. 2004. 2001. Evaluation of On-Farm Water Management Project Phase-III in Sanghar and Mirpurkhas Districts of Sindh Province of Pakistan. Raleigh. 2. N0. 9. V. [Pakistan] Journal of Applied Sciences. 4.

Resume of Dr. Diffusion and Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices: Study of the Male Annihilation Technique. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. 23 (1) 2007.. 23-25 November 2004. The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) in Poverty Alleviation. 23. & Vet. Farmers’ Assessment of the Farm Advisory Services of Agricultural Extension and Other Allied Agencies in Sanghar and Mirpurkhas Districts of Sindh Province of Pakistan. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. 23-25 November 2004. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. 2nd National Conference on Agricultural & Animal Sciences. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture. 23-25 November 2005. 23-25 November 2004. Sc. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. . Assessment of the Impact of Farm Advisory Services in Sanghar and Mirpurkhas Districts of Sindh Province of Pakistan. 20. Agri.. Agril. 47 (2008). Poverty Alleviation through Farmer Field School Approach: An Innovative and Integral Aspect of Farming Community. EARTH University. DLG-Verlag Frankfurt. March 9-15. Farmers’ Awareness and Adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Practices in Cotton. 22. Ist National Conference of Agricultural & Animal Sciences. 18. Ist National Conference on Agricultural & Animal Sciences. 19. Mirani Page 5 of 8 15. Engg. 17. 2nd National Conference on Agricultural & Animal Sciences. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. 24th Annual Conference of AIAEE. Farmers’ Awareness and Adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Cotton in Sindh. Vol. J. 23-25 November 2004. Ist National Conference on Agricultural & Animal Sciences. Pak. 16. Poverty Alleviation through Adoption of Sustainable Agricultural Practices: A Case Study of Male Annihilation Technique. Ist National Conference on Agricultural & Animal Sciences. Costa Rica. 2325 November 2005. Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. 1. 21. Study of the Diffusion and Adoption of Improved Agricultural Practices for Cotton Production in Hyderabad. No. 2008.

Tandojam. March 13. University of Minnesota. 1999).Resume of Dr. 26(1) 2010. University of Minnesota. USA. Mirani Page 6 of 8 24. 1999). (Comparative Education. University of Minnesota. University of Minnesota. Minneapolis/St. A.D.) ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ . (Professional Development Seminar Series. (Updating Education in Developing Countries. An Assessment of the Impact of the Minnesota/Iowa Leadership Empowerment for Agricultural Development (M/l LEAD) Program. Paul. Ph. International Seminar on Extension System Throughout the World. Study of Farmers’ Awareness and Adoption of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for Cotton in Khairpur (Mirs) Sindh. USA. U. Thesis. 1998) Contact Farmers and their Use in the T & V system of Extension.. July to August 1999). June. June 20. June. A Case of Training and Visit Extension in Pakistan and Zimbabwe. PJAAEVS. Education in Pakistan: A Vision for the Future. Fall. S. University of Minnesota. USA. USA. USA. Technology Transfer to Rural Areas. Dissertation. Thesis. USA. University of Minnesota. • Unpublished Work ‰ Essential Leadership Competencies Needed in Agricultural Occupations as Identified by Agricultural Leaders in District Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan.. Pakistan. USA. Future Vision of Extension in Sindh. A. USA.1999). (Updating Education in Developing Countries. University of Minnesota. M..Sc. M. An Assessment of the Use of Contact Farmer in the Training and Visit System of Extension in District Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan. Community Education in Pakistan. ‰ ‰ Presentation and Seminars University of Minnesota. 1998. • ¾ Lectures Delivered Agricultural Development in Pakistan: The T & V system of Extension (International Seminar on Extension System Throughout the World.

2003-2004 Principal Investigator • Pakistan Science Foundation Funded Project of National Importance worth of Rs. Project was successfully completed.Sc Students are enrolled 4 PhD Students enrolled and are near to completion of their research . / 0.5 Million. Establishment of the Center for Career Counseling and Placement: Submitted for Funding to Sports and Youth Affairs Department. 2001-2006 Co-Principal Investigator • Pakistan Agricultural Research Council Funded Project of National Importance worth of RS.Resume of Dr. Post Graduate Students Supervision • • • 15 M. Project was successfully completed./0.25 Million.Sc Students supervised as a Major Supervisor 4 M. Submitted for Funding to Higher Education Commission. Islamabad. Revised and Updated Departmental Degree Courses upto PhD Level • • Research projects 1. 2009. 2009. Mirani Page 7 of 8 • ¾ ¾ ¾ Development Project Proposal • Seminars Organized at University of Minnesota Agricultural Extension Around the World Methods for Change in Developing Countries Leadership for the Common Good Establishment of the Center of Farm Advisory and Agricultural Extension Service in Sindh. Government of Sindh. 2.

Extension S. of Animal Reproduction S.U. U. Tandojam Dr. U. Barbara Warren 55 Humphrey Center 301 19th Ave. S.. Leske 350 Vo. Umar Mallah Professor Agril. Minnesota. and St. Member-Graduate and Professional Student Senate of the University of Southern California. Tech Building 1954 Buford Avenue St. A. St. Tandojam . USA. Computer Skills Microsoft Office (Word. Member-University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Power Point. B. English. Minneapolis. K. Excel. USA. M.edu Dr.. Paul. A bwarren@tc.A. Mirbahar Professor Dept. Access). USA. Mirani Page 8 of 8 Professional memberships ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ Member-Association of International Agriculture and Extension Education (AIAEE). Sindhi. USA.Resume of Dr. Member-American Association of Agriculture Education (AAAE). Gary W. Corel Office (Word Perfect. Statistix). USA. (With Fluency). Languages References Dr. Quarto Pro). Minneapolis MN 55455. Attended the English Program for International Students.S. University of Minnesota. Paul MN 55108.unnn. Urdu. Corel Presentation. USA. Edu. Statistical Package (SPSS. Paul.S.umn.edu Dr. U. Arabic (Read Holy Quran) ƒ ƒ Attended the Intensive English Course Conducted by ELS Language Services. A. leske002@tc.