Afroza Khanam

Afroza Khanam, BSc, MSc, PhD


Dr. Afroza Khanam is an instructor in the Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery in the School of Veterinary Medicine. Her interests include teaching of clinical skills using simulation models. She is very passionate about research and the focus of her current research is on carbon nanoparticles and evaluation of their antimicrobial activity.

Dr. Khanam earned her BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from Dr. Hari Singh Gaur University in India. Her graduate research was focused on synthesizing ternary complexes of cadmium, manganese, and zinc with amino acids and vitamins and evaluating their electrode kinetics and thermodynamic parameters by voltammetry. Dr. Khanam worked as a postdoctoral research fellow for 3 years at the Defense Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment (DMSRDE), India. Her postdoctoral research involved synthesizing and characterizing different types of nanomaterials and composite polymers.