Extraordinary Achievement: Woman gets PhD in advanced astronomy

Maryam Sultana became the first Pakistani woman to obtain a PhD in extragalactic astronomy.


Ppi July 24, 2012

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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MHZ | 9 years ago | Reply

Now this is called NEWS !!!! great work by a Pakistani woman ... I hope she continue her hard work and make us proud again and again !!!

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