Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Shaukat Hameed Khan

Shaukat Hameed Khan
Current Position Executive Director SOPREST Phone No. (92-51) 2298212, 2298214
Born in , Pakistan in 09/04/1941 Year Elected 2002
Email shkhan@comsats.net.pk
Education
Oxford University UK BA 1964 BSc 1965 DPhil 1968 Rhodes ScholarOxford 1962-65 Research Grant Culham Labs UK for PhD studies GordonCollege Rawalpindi Punjab University BSc (Hons) 1961
Positions Held
Current Position Executive Director SOPREST (Society for the Promotion ofEngineering Sciences and Technology) which is the parent body of GIKI 2 OtherCurrent Positions Chairperson Rhodes Selection Committee Pakistan TechnicalAdvisor Planned Technical University Sialkot Member BoG Aiwan - i -Quaid F-9Islamabad Member Board of Directors HMC Taxila 3 Recently Held Memberof The Industrial Policy Group Ministry of Industries Government of Pakistan2010-11 Member Board of Directors TUSDEC ( PIDC) Rector GIK Institute Topi 2008-09 Member Planning Commission Pakistan Government 2005-9 ProjectDirector and principal author (2006-7) Pakistan in the 21st Century Vision2030 Convener of several Task Forces (2007-09) for implementation of Vision2030 Chief Scientist/ DG CC / DG SPS Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission(PAEC) 1997 to 2005 Scientific Associate CERN Geneva 1999-2001 Presidentof several Oxford societies (Walter Ralegh Club Oxford Majlis Pakistan Society)4Earlier Director Optics Labs PAEC Nilore 19852001 Founder Laser GroupPAEC 1969
Awards
Pride of Performance Govt of Pakistan 1993 Technology Gold MedalPakistan Academy of Sciences 1993 Rhodes Scholar Oxford 1962 Gold MedalPunjab University 1961 Best All-Round Student Gordon College Rawalpindi 1961National Talent Scholar 1959-61
Fellowships / Memberships
Member of Board of Trustees Pakistan Science Foundation 2005-7 PresidentsSteering Committee on Higher Education 2002 Member /Secretary ElectronicsSub-Committee (Prime Ministers High Level Review Commission 1995) NationalCounterpart / World Bank Team Reforms in Higher Education and Research(1994) Res Adv Board National Institute of Electronics 1991-97 NationalCommission of Science & Technology 1987-1995 Fellow Pakistan NuclearSocietyRes Adv Board National Institute of Electronics 1991-97 N a t i o n a lCommission of Science & Technology 1987-1995 Fellow Pakistan NuclearSociety
Research Area
Laser Based Position Monitoring System for the massive CMS detector (LHCCERN) Radiation Damage Studies of Optical Glasses Cements and CoatingsAtomic & Molecular Spectroscopy/Laser Isotope Separation Lasers andOptronics for Defence L aser Produced Plasmas Ultrafast High VoltageSwitching 26 publications in Int Journals and Conferences 08 other majorpresentations in conferencesSwitching 26 publications in Int Journals andConferences 08 other major presentations in conferences 26 publications in IntJournals and Conferences 08 other major presentations in conferences
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