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Public contact information

Phone: 
(+92 51) 9225 159
Address: 
Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 3 Constitution Avenue, G-5/2 – Islamabad 44000 – Pakistan

Fellow
Jan
Mohammad Qasim
Current position: 
President, Pakistan Academy of Sciences
Current nationality: 
Pakistan
Current residence: 
Pakistan
Affiliation/Institution: 
Distinguished National Professor (Emeritus), University of Peshawar
Biodata: 
Jan, Distinguished National Professor (Emeritus) at University of Peshawar and President Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS), obtained MS (Oregon) and PhD (London) degrees. He carried out extensive geological investigations of the Kohistan Himalaya of Pakistan. His studies are related mostly to geodynamic processes in collisional mountain belts and the makeup of the crust of an intra-oceanic (Kohistan) island arc that became an Andean-type margin. He is author/editor of hundreds of papers and books, fellow/member of several academies and professional bodies, including the PAS and Islamic World Academy of Sciences. He has held several important positions nationally and internationally. Honours include gold medals from PAS, Distinguished Scientist of the Year Award (from National Book Foundation and PAS), Civil Awards (HI, SI, TI), ISESCO Science Prize, and Hon. DSc from King's College London and University of Leicester.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
4 - Quality education
6 - Clean water and sanitation
13 - Climate action
Keywords: 
Mineralogy; petrology; geochemistry; tectonics; NW Himalaya
Past nationality: 
Pakistan
Elected
2002
Place of Birth: 
Hangu
Country of birth: 
Pakistan

Date of birth

10
January
1944
Section:
07-Astronomy, Space and Earth Sciences
Last updated on 28/03/2018