Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Amir Muhammed

Amir Muhammed
Current Position Rector National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences Islamabad Phone No. (92-51) 2855032
Born in , British India in 02/04/1930 Year Elected 1979
Email [email protected]
University of the Punjab Pakistan BSc (Hons) 1952 MSc (Hons) 1953 OxfordUniversity UK DPhil 1959
Positions Held
Rector National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences Islamabad2000 to date President Asianics Agro-Development International 1990 todate Founder Chairman Pakistan Agriculture Research Council and FederalSecretary Ministry of Agriculture Govt of Pakistan 1978-1990 Advisor toPresident (Federal Minister) 1977-78 Vice Chancellor University of AgricultureFaisalabad 1974-1978 Director Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology(NIAB) Faisalabad 1969-1974 Research Associate Biology Division Oak RidgeNational Laboratory Oak Ridge Tenn USA 1963-66 Principal Scientific Officerand Head Biology Division Pakistan Atomic Energy Center Lahore 1966-1969Senior Research Officer Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(PCSIR) Lahore 1959-1961
Gold Medal by Prime Minister (1989) PARC Silver Jubilee Award (2006) FAOLife Time Achievement Award (2002) Gold Medal in MSc (1953) and OmanPrize in BSc (Hons) (1952) from Punjab University Academic Roll of HonorGovernment College Lahore Merit ScholarshipPostgraduate Research OxfordUniversity UK 1956-1959
Fellowships / Memberships
President Pakistan Association for the Advancement of Science 2000-2002President Pakistan Academy of Sciences 1992-1996 President Scientific Society ofPakistan 1976-77) Member BOG International Centre for Integrated MountainDevelopment (ICIMOD Kathmandu)Chairman BOG Sustainable DevelopmentPolicy Institute (SDPI) Chairman BOG ISNAR (The Hague) Member TechnicalAdvisory Committee CGIAR Member BOG of ICARDA (Syria) IWMI (Colombo) CIP(Lima) IFDC (USA) Member BOG PARC Member Scientific Planning Group ofAPN (Kobe) Member Scientific Steering Committee of START (Washington)Chairman Pakistan Vice Chancellors Committee 1976-77
Research Area
Biochemistry Molecular and Radiation Biology Agricultural Development
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