Prof Choudhary to deliver lecture in Canada

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Karachi: Famous Pakistani scientist, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Choudhary will deliver a lecture in Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, organized by the Consulate General of Pakistan in Toronto, on Wednesday.

A senior official of the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) – University of Karachi (UoK) said that Director ICCBS Prof. Iqbal Choudhary was on the official visit to Canada where he would deliver a lecture on “Science and Technology in Pakistan and the Islamic World : Strategies for International Cooperation.”

The official said that Prof. Iqbal Choudhary has written and edited 59 books, most of which have been published in USA and Europe. He is also the author of over 1002 research papers and chapters in top international science journals of the West, as well as 43 US patents. The cumulative impact factor of his publications is over 1800. His scientific work has been cited more than 12,000 times by other researchers with the h-index of 42. This is by far the largest number of quality publications, citations and h-index from any scientist in Pakistan.

Prof. Choudhary has won several national and international awards such as Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz by the President of Pakistan. He received the prestigious title of “Distinguish National Professor” from the Higher Education Commission in 2004. He is also the recipient of the 1st Khawarizmi International Award and Prize from the President of Islamic Republic of Iran and Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Award in Education by the President of Azerbaijan. He has also served as a visiting faculty in various universities of world. Under his supervision, 74 scholars have completed their PhDs, and 19 have done their MPhils.

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