Gomal University

institute of Food Science and Nutrition

Introduction of Institute

The Institute of Food Science and Nutrition of Gomal University is a distinguished academic institution dedicated to advancing knowledge and research in the fields of food science, nutrition, and their intersection. With a commitment to excellence, the institute offers a range of innovative programs, cutting-edge research opportunities, and valuable resources that contribute to the advancement of these vital disciplines.

At the core of the institute’s offerings is its academic programs, including undergraduate and graduate degrees in Food Science & Technology, Human Nutrition & Dietetics, and related fields. These programs provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the scientific principles behind food production, processing, safety, and nutrition. Through a combination of theoretical instruction and hands-on experiences in well-equipped laboratories, students gain practical skills that prepare them for impactful careers in the food and nutrition industries.

The institute is a hub of research excellence, fostering multidisciplinary studies that address pressing issues in food quality, safety, and human health. Faculty and researchers at the institute investigate topics such as food biochemistry, sensory evaluation, dietary interventions, and foodborne illnesses. These endeavors contribute to the development of innovative solutions that enhance food security, promote healthy eating habits, and inform evidence-based dietary guidelines.

Collaboration with industry partners, government agencies, and international organizations is a hallmark of the institute’s work. Through partnerships, the institute facilitates knowledge exchange, technology transfer, and real-world applications of research findings, ensuring that its contributions have a tangible impact on the broader community.

In fine, the Institute of Food Science and Nutrition stands as a beacon of academic and research excellence, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to revolutionize the food and nutrition landscape. Its commitment to advancing scientific understanding, promoting healthy living, and addressing global food challenges makes it a vital institution in the pursuit of a healthier and more sustainable world.

Director's Message

Welcome to the Institute of Food Science and Nutrition at Gomal University! As the Director, I am excited to lead our institute in its pursuit of knowledge, innovation, and impact. We’re dedicated to advancing research, education, and innovation in the fields of food science and nutrition. Our institute brings together a diverse community of researchers, students, and industry partners, all driven by a shared passion for understanding the intricate relationship between food and human health.

Through cutting-edge research, rigorous academic programs, and collaborative initiatives, we aim to unravel the complexities of food, nutrition, and their impact on well-being. Our commitment extends beyond the lab, as we strive to empower individuals and communities with the knowledge to make informed dietary choices. We take pride in fostering an environment that encourages curiosity, critical thinking, and real-world application.

Explore our website to learn about our faculty’s breakthroughs, our comprehensive curriculum, and the valuable resources we offer. Whether you’re an aspiring student, a curious researcher, or simply interested in healthy living, we invite you to be a part of our journey towards a healthier, more nourished world.

Warm regards,

Dr. Malik Muhammad Hashim (Director, Institute of Food Science and Nutrition)


To pursue, excel and maintain a world-class leadership role in the quest for knowledge by way of quality research and teaching, capacity building, consultancy, and innovative outreach to contribute to food productivity and safety and secure livelihoods through sustainable value addition and natural resources management.


To produce holistic and high caliber Food Science & Technology and Nutrition graduates under B.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Hons) and PhD degree programs who will be able to support the rapid changes in food industries and sustain the industrial and economic development of the country and promote positive health.

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