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7 Pakistani scientists that the nation owe a lot

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7 Pakistani scientists that the nation owe a lot

Pakistan is the nation of intelligent minds and high achievers that have huge contributions worldwide. The country that has seen few of the best scientists the world ever produced has made a name for its self among all contours of the international happenings.

There is no doubt that the nation owes a lot to our scientists that have huge contributions for the country and we’ll briefly go through their contributions that would have a lasting impact on the generations to come. The following list is in no particular order and the country men have pure respect for all of them.

#1 Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan

Dr Abdul Qadeer khan is currently 80 years old and was born on April 27, 1936 in Bhopal, India. He is the leading Pakistani nuclear physicist and is a metallurgical engineer. He was awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-i-Imtiaz for his efforts for Pakistan’s nuclear program and the nation owes a lot to his tireless efforts.

Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan

He had a lead role in laying the foundations of Kahuta Research Laboratories back in 1976 where he served as a prime scientist.

#2  Dr. Muhammad Abdus Salam

Dr Abdus Salam was born in Jhang in 29th January 1926 and was among world’s leading Theoretical physicist. He was the first ever Muslim and a Pakistani person to get a Nobel prize in Science. His unique contribution for electroweak unification theory wrote his name among the greatest scientist we ever had.

Dr Abdus Salam

He shared the prize with the greats Steven Weinberg and Sheldon Glashow.

#3 Samar Mubarakmand

Dr. Samar Mubarak was born in 17 September 1942 and is the pride of Pakistani nation and entire Muslim community around the world. He was awarded  Nishan-e-Imtiaz in2003 and Hilal-i-Imtiaz back in 1998) in addition to Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 1992. He is a renowned Pakistani nuclear physicist known for his research in gamma spectroscopy. He was also the core contributor of the experimental program of linear accelerate.

Samar Mubarakmand

#4 Sultan Bashir Mahmood

Born in 1940 Amritsar India, he has huge contributions for Pakistan’s nuclear program. Known for his tireless efforts in founding rightwing UTNSBM Leakage probe, he was awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1998. He was one of the earliest experts that worked for civilian reactor technology in Pakistan.


#5 Dr. Naweed Syed

Dir Naweed is known for his amazing work for medical science where he become the first scientist who connected brain cells to chip based of silicon. He has been a huge inspiration in the field where he gives lectures world wide and educated research departments about his chip that connects with human brain cells, opening a world of opportunities.


#6 Amjad Farooq and Basit Farooq

Being among the world’s first ethical hackers, Amjad Farooq together with his brother developed the first computer virus the world ever saw back in 1986. The purpose of the MS-DOS based virus was to infect storage media’s boot sector that had DOS FAT file system.

The goal was to see possible routes through which their system could be compromised, giving them the title of first ethical hackers in the world.

#7 Naveed Zaidi


Known for his work in the field of organic chemistry, he became world’s first scientist to develop a plastic magnet that was made up of organic polymer. The research that took 4 years in University of Durham

Pakistani scientists have given a lot to Pakistan and has made the generations to come proud. There is a list of endless contributions of Pakistani scientists that could be shared.
Being the country of true talent, Pakistan has produced world’s finest scientists.

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