Ishfaq Ahmad

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Ishfaq Ahmad
Ishfaq Ahmad, c. 1990s
Born(1930-11-03)3 November 1930
Died18 January 2018(2018-01-18) (aged 87)
NationalityIndian, (1930–1947) Pakistani (1947–2018)
Alma materUniversité de Montréal
University of Punjab
Known forNuclear Deterrence
Contribution to Pion and particle physics
Stellar nucleosynthesis
AwardsNishan-i-Imitiaz (1998)
Hilal-i-Imtiaz (1995)
Sitara-i-Imtiaz (1989)
Scientific career
FieldsNuclear Physics
InstitutionsPakistan Atomic Energy Commission
PINSTECH Institute
International Atomic Energy Agency
Government College University
National Center for Physics
Planning Commission
ThesisStructure et identification des trajectoires dans les emulsions ionographiques à grain fin (1959)
Doctoral advisorPierre Demers
Other academic advisorsRafi Chaudhry
Notable studentsJaved Aslam
Fazal Hussain
Samar Mubarakmand

Ishfaq Ahmad (3 November 1930 – 18 January, 2018) D.Sc., Minister of State, SI, HI, NI, FPAS, was a Pakistani nuclear physicist, emeritus professor of high-energy physics at the National Center for Physics, and former science advisor to the Government of Pakistan.[1]

Death[change | change source]

Ahmad died on 18 January 2018 in Islamabad at the age of 87.[2]

Honors and awards[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad (N.I, H.I, S.I) Advisor S&T / Minister of State". Government of Pakistan. Archived from the original on 24 December 2018. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
  2. Nuclear physicist Ishfaq Ahmad passes away at 87

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