Dr Khalid Rehman Hakeem is working as Associate Professor at King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. After he completed his Ph.D. (Botany) from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India in 2011, he has worked as Lecturer at the University of Kashmir, Srinagar for a short period. Later he joined Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia and worked there as Post Doctorate Fellow in 2012 and Fellow Researcher (Associate Prof.) from 2013-2016 respectively.
Khalid has more than nine years of teaching and research experience in plant eco-physiology, biotechnology & molecular biology, plant-microbe-soil interactions as well as in environmental sciences. The recipient of several fellowships at both national and international levels, he has served as the visiting Scientist at Fatih Universiti, Istanbul, Turkey as well as at Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He has been involved with a number of international research projects with different government organizations.
He has so far edited and authored more than sixteen books with International publishers, including Springer International, Academic Press (Elsevier) etc. He has also to his credit more than 110 research publications in peer reviewed international journals, including 40 book chapters in edited volumes with international publishers.
Khalid is currently serving the Editorial board member and reviewer of several high impact international Scientific Journals. He is also the Fellow of Plantae group from the American Society of Plant Biologists and the Asian Federation of Biotechnology, Korea. He has been listed also in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, since 2014-2016.
Currently he is engaged in studying plant processes at eco-physiological as well as molecular levels.