ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) selected four scholars of the country, for their services in the field of academics, as ‘Distinguished National Professors’ for the next two years.
These include Prof (Dr) Attaur Rahman, (Chemistry) HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, Karachi, Prof (Dr) Shahida Husnain (Botany), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Dr Muhammad Sharif (Mathematics) University of the Punjab, Lahore, Dr G Murtaza (Physics) Government College University, Lahore. The selected professors would be providing their services to the HEC in the field of academic research for the declared time period.
Dr Rahman, has been selected for his contributions in the field of science. Similarly, Dr Shahida Hasnain who did her PhD from United Kingdom in Molecular Genetics was bestowed with the honour. Moreover, a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Imperial College, London, Dr G Murtaza was another scholar chosen by the HEC. Lastly, Dr Muhammad Sharif, a PhD in Mathematics from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, will also provide his services to the HEC.
Published in The Express Tribune, November 27th, 2010.
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