Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Promoting Science, Technology and Innovation for Socio-economic development

N.M. Butt

N.M. Butt
Current Position Chairman Preston Institute of Nano-Sciences & Technology Preston University Phone No. 051-8491300/Ext. 716/718
Born in Sialkot, Pakistan in 06/03/1936 Year Elected 1988
Email [email protected]
University of the Punjab (Murray College Sialkot) BSc 1955 University of thePunjab (Government College Lahore) MSc 1957 University of BirminghamBirmingham UK PhD (Physics) 1965 DSc 1993
Positions Held
Current Position Preston Professor and Chairman Preston Institute of NanoScience and Technology (PINSAT) Preston University Sector H-8/4 Islamabad(2009 to date) Former Chairman Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) 2005-2008 Chairman National Commission on Nano-Science and Technology (NCNST)MoST 2003 - 2008 Scientist Emeritus Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission(PAEC) 1996 (Life Title) Chief Scientist/Director General PINSTECH 1995-1996Director PINSTECH 1991-1995 Associate Director PINSTECH 1984-1991 HeadNuclear Physics Division PINSTECH 1978-1991 Scientific Officer/PrincipalScientific Officer/Chief Scientific Officer PAEC 1961-1978 Lecturer GovernmentCollege Lahore 1958-1961
Dux Gold Medal Murray College 1955 Youngson Gold Medal MurrayCollege 1955 Academic Roll of Honour Government College Lahore 1957 Commonwealth Scholarship UK 1961-1964 Associate ICTP Award Italy 1970-1975 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Germany) Senior Fellowship 1976-1977 Senior Associate ICTP Award Italy 1979-1989 Open Gold MedalPakistan Academy of Sciences 1990 Civil Award-Sitara-i-Imtiaz Government of Pakistan 1992 8th International Khwarizmi Prize 1995 Representative in Pakistan Meetings of Nobel Laureates in Lindau (Germany) 2003 to date
Fellowships / Memberships
Fellow World Innovation Foundation (WIF) 2006 to date Islamic Academyof Sciences (1993 to date) Fellow/Life Member Pakistan Nuclear Society(President) 1995-1997 Life Member Pakistan Physical Society (President) 2000and 2011 Fellow Pakistan Institute of Physics Formerly Associate MemberInstitute of Physics of London and Member American Physical Society New YorkPresident Abdus Salam ICTP-Chapter in Pakistan 2000
Research Area
Nuclear/Solid State Physics (Experimental) Neutron-Scattering and Diffraction from Solids Mossbauer Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy (Transmission andScattering) Research Reactor Utilization Lattice Dynamics of Materials Crystal Structure Properties of Materials Micro-Macro Property Correlation ofMaterials Mossbauer Spectroscopy and Neutron Diffraction of Nano-Materials Nanotechnology
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