Dr. Naveed Zaidi

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Development of the world’s first workable plastic magnet at room temperature by organic chemist and polymer scientist Naveed Zaidi. Zaidi and colleagues synthesized the new material out of a combination of emeraldine base polyaniline (PANi) and tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ). The measurements made by the group indicate that the material has a Curie temperature above 350 K […]

Samar Mubarak Mand

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Samar Mubarakmand (Urdu: ثمر مبارک مند) (born September 17, 1942), (NI, HI, SI, Ph.D, FPAS), is a Pakistani nuclear physicist, who served as the founding chairman of National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM) from 2001 until 2007.Samar Mubarak-Mand launched the Missile Integration Programme in 1987 which was successfully completed in 2005. A pioneer of Fluid and Aerodynamics in Pakistan, Mand earned renowned internationally in May 1998, when he headed the team […]

Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy

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Dr. Prof. Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy (Urdu: پرویز ہودبھائی; born 11 July 1950), is a Pakistani nuclear physicist, essayist and political-defence analyst. He is the professor of nuclear and high-energy physics, and the head of the Physics Department at the Quaid-e-Azam University (QAU). He graduated and also received PhD from MIT and continues to do research in Particle physics. He received the Baker Award for Electronics in 1968, and the Abdus Salam Prize for Mathematics in 1984. He has authored various scientific research papers in peer-reviewed journals. Hoodbhoy […]

Muhammad Suhail Zubairy

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Muhammad Suhail Zubairy is a Professor of Physics at the Texas A&M University and is the inaugural holder of the Munnerlyn-Heep Chair in Quantum Optics. He has made pioneering contributions in the fields of laser physics and quantum optics. He has authored and co-authored several books and over 250 research papers on a wide variety of research problems relating to theoretical physics. […]

Ishfaq Ahmad

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Ishfaq Ahmad (Urdu: اشفاق احمد), D.Sc., Minister of State, SI, HI, NI, FPAS, (born 3 November 1930) is a Pakistani nuclear physicist, and well-known educationist and academic from Pakistan. A versatile theoretical physicist, Ahmad made significant contributions in nuclear, particle and quantum electrodynamics, Ahmad played an important role in establishing research institutes in Nuclear sciences in Pakistan. During 1970s, Ahmad was the head of the Nuclear Physics Division at the secret Pinstech Institute which developed […]

Munir Ahmad Khan

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Munir Ahmad Khan (Urdu: منير احمد خان; May 20, 1926 – April 22, 1999), HI, was a Pakistani nuclear engineer and a scientist who served as the Chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) from 1972 to 1991. Along with Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (former Prime minister), Munir Ahmad Khan on the technical side, is often called as the “father of the Pakistan’s atomic bomb project”, for his role […]

Hafeez A. Pasha

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Dr. Hafiz Ahmed Pasha (Urdu: حفیظ احمد پاشا) is a distinguished economist of Pakistan who is a member of the country’s Panel of Economists, an independent advisory committee for the government. He is also the dean of the School of Social Sciences at the Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. He is also the Vice Chairman of the university’s think-tank, the Institute of Public Policy. […]