KARACHI: Maryam Sultana, a lecturer of mathematics at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, became the first Pakistani woman to obtain a PhD in extragalactic astronomy. She did her research under the supervision of Prof. Shahid Qureshi at the Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics Sciences, University of Karachi. Her thesis included a mathematical formula and model on the formation of galaxies.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 25th, 2012.
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