Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

Asghar Qadir

Asghar Qadir
Current Position Phone No. 051-90855576
Born in , British India in 07/23/1946 Year Elected 1992
Email [email protected]
Education
London University BSc 1967 Imperial College London ARCS 1967 DIC1967 London University PhD 1971
Positions Held
Professor Emeritus, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), H-12, Islamabad, 2012-date; Professor, CAMP, 2004 -2012 and Director General CAMP, 2004-2011; Professor, CAMP, NUST, Rawalpindi, 2003- 2012; Distinguished National Professor (HEC) 2004-date; Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1994-1997 and 2000-2002, Adjunct Professor 2002-2015; Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad: Meritorious Professor, 2000-2004; Dean, Faculty of Natural Sciences, 1999-2000; Professor, 1987-2000; Professor, Associate Professor, 1982-1987; Chairman, Department of Mathematics,1983-1986, 1988-1994, 1997-1999; Assistant Professor, 1973-1982; Research Associate, 1971-1972; Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Swabi, NWFP, 1993-1994; Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1994-1997; Vacation Worker, Rutherford High Energy Laboratory, Didcot, Oxforshire, UK, 1966, 1967.
Awards
Lifetime Achievement Award by Abdus Salam School for Mathematics and National Centre for Mathematics, 2013; Visiting Professor at School for Computational & Applied Mathematics, University of the Witwatersrand, January 2013 and award from there 2012; Conference held in honour of 70th birthday and 65th birthday at Salento University of Lecce, Italy, 2016 and 2011 and at University of the Punjab, Lahore, 2011; Hilal-i-Imtiaz, 2008; Distinguished National Professor, 2004; Best Researcher of the Year, NUST, 2007; ISESCO Award, 2003; Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Govt. of Pakistan, 1999; Gold Medal, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 1996; Khwarizmi First Prize, Govt. of Iran, 1995; Prize, National Book Council of Pakistan, 1991; Senior Fulbright Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA, 1986-87; Fulbright Hayes Award, 1978-79; First Prize in General Knowledge Contest for High School Students, 1961.
Fellowships / Memberships
Senior Research Fellow, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), 1980-88, 1988-94; Joint Secretary, Al-Kindi Society for the Advancement of the Philosophy of Science, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1980; Associate Member and Senior Associate of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1980-1991, 1992-1999; Life Member and Vice- President, Albert Einstein Society (of Pakistan), 1985, 1987-date; Life Member, Joint Secretary and Secretary, Pakistan Physical Society, 1990, 1992, 1993; Life Member and President, Fulbright Alumni Association, 1992, 1993. Member, Editorial Board of several national and international journals.
Research Area
Relativity, Astrophysics, Cosmology, Lie Analysis, Special Functions, High Energy Physics, Mathematical Economics.
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