Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Shaukat Hameed Khan

Shaukat Hameed Khan
Current Position Phone No. 051 9220681-3
Born in , Pakistan in 09/04/1941 Year Elected 2002
Email [email protected]
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
Coordinator General, COMSTECH, 2014; Executive Director, SOPREST (Society for the Promotion of Engineering Sciences and Technology) – the parent body of GIKI. 2. Other Current Positions: ·Chairperson, Rhodes Selection Committee, Pakistan; Technical Advisor, Planned Technical University, Sialkot; Member BoG, Aiwan-i-Quaid, F-9, Islamabad; Member , Board of Directors, HMC, Taxila; 3. Recently Held: Member of The Industrial Policy Group, Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan; 2010-11; Member, Board of Directors TUSDEC ( PIDC); Rector, GIK Institute, Topi, 2008-09; Member, Planning Commission, Pakistan Government, 2005-9; Project Director and principal author (2006-7) “Pakistan in the 21st Century: Vision 2030”; Convener of several ‘Task Forces’ (2007-09) for implementation of Vision 2030; Chief Scientist/ DG CC / DG SPS , Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC), 1997 to 2005; Scientific Associate, CERN, Geneva, 1999-2001; President, of several Oxford societies (Walter Ralegh Club, Oxford Majlis, Pakistan Society); 4.Earlier: Director, Optics Labs, PAEC, Nilore, 1985–2001; Founder, Laser Group, PAEC, 1969.
Awards
Pride of Performance, Govt of Pakistan, 1993; Technology Gold Medal, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 1993 Rhodes Scholar, Oxford, 1962; Gold Medal University of the Punjab, 1961; Best All-Round Student, Gordon College Rawalpindi, 1961; National Talent Scholar, 1959-61.
Fellowships / Memberships
Member of: Board of Trustees, Pakistan Science Foundation. 2005-7; President’s Steering Committee on Higher Education, 2002; Member /Secretary, Electronics Sub-Committee (Prime Minister’s High Level Review Commission , 1995); National Counterpart / World Bank Team: “Reforms in Higher Education and Research” (1994); Res. Adv. Board, National Institute of Electronics, 1991-97; National Commission of Science & Technology, 1987-1995; Fellow, Pakistan Nuclear Society. Res. Adv. Board, National Institute of Electronics, 1991-97; National Commission of Science & Technology, 1987-1995; Fellow, Pakistan Nuclear Society.
Research Area
Laser Based Position Monitoring System for the massive CMS detector, (LHC, CERN); Radiation Damage Studies of Optical Glasses, Cements, and Coatings; Atomic & Molecular Spectroscopy/Laser Isotope Separation; Lasers and Optronics for Defense; Laser Produced Plasmas; Ultrafast High Voltage Switching.
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