Prime Miniser and Chief Justice of Pakistan (PM-CJ) Fund for Daimer Basha and Mohmand DAM

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Technology Foresight Expert Panel Meeting on Robotics

The 2nd Meeting of Expert Panel on Robotics was held on 11th April 2018 at Pakistan Council for Science and Technology. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Shahzad Alam, Chairman, PCST.

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan 2018

National Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and Action Plan was prepared by PCST. The main features of the STI Strategy and Action Plan include clearly defined timelines, estimation of costs, identification of implementing agencies, major stakeholders, milestones, deliverables and key outcomes for each proposed Action.

Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (PSP) - 2017

PCST is pleased to announce the publication of Directory of Productive Scientists of Pakistan (PSP) - 2017 which can be accessible & downloadable through this link. Printed copy of the same can be obtained from the Officer-Incharge, Research Evaluation Section, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, Sector G-5/2, Islamabad on payment of Rs. 1200/- by hand and Rs. 1350/- through the postal service.

National Research Agenda, 2017

The National Research Agenda has been prepared with the aim to align the national R&D and innovation activities with the Vision 2025 and to provide a direction to the national R&D efforts so that they adequately support achievement of the goals set in the Vision.

3rd Invention to Innovation Summit-KP 2017

Chairman, PCST alongwith Syed Zafar Ali Shah, Secretary Higher Education Department KP and Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain, Vice Chancellor, UET, Peshawar inaugurating 3rd Invention to Innovation Summit-KP 2017 at University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar on November 29, 2017.

Delegation of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017

A four member delegation of senior scientists from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017.

Delegation of China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017

A four member delegation of senior scientists from China Association of Science and Technology (CAST) visiting PCST on May 19, 2017.

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology Act passed by Houses of Parliament

The Act of PCST, for its establishment as an autonomous body, was passed by both the houses of the Parliament in 2017 giving Council the required legal framework.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

Delegation from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China visited PCST, Islamabad

A three member delegation of senior scientists comprising of Dr. Tan Xiangyong , Dr. Zhang Xiaotang, and Mr. Luo Chaoneng from Beijing Technology & Business University (BTBU), China, visited PCST on 4th May, 2017. Please click for further details.

One-day Consultative Workshop on
Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem-Solving Research
11th June 2015, Islamabad

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, in collaboration with Institute of Research Promotion, is organizing a series of workshops in different major cities of Pakistan in order to inspire and encourage R&D directed towards solving problems of the industry and society. The main objectives of organizing the series of these workshops are:

  1. To provide an opportunity to different stakeholders of R&D for initiation of dialogue process among themselves.
  2. Sensitization and enhancing awareness of the stakeholders on this very important issue.
  3. Braining storming and generating discussions leading to novel ideas on bringing academia and industry closer.
  4. Sharing of experiences and best practices relating to collaborative projects between academia and industry.
  5. The most important objective of these workshops was to come up with policy proposals and recommendations about different aspects of the issue which can be presented to the government for implementation.

Eighth workshop of the series was held with the cooperation of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences on 11th June 2015 in Islamabad. About 80 participants representing 40 organizations (universities, R&D organizations and industry) attended the workshop. In the Inaugural Session of the workshop Mr. Kamran Ali Queshi, Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani S.I., Chairman PCST and Prof. Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Advisor (R&D), Higher Education Commission addressed the audience and shared their views on this very important issue. Dr. Tariq Bashir, Principal Research Officer, PCST and Coordinator for the workshop presented brief introduction of this initiative of PCST and main objectives of the workshop.

The inaugural session was followed by the technical sessions, in which Dr. Tariq Bashir, Principal Research Officer, PCST and Mr. Rahmat Ullah, Chief Coordinator, Institute of Research Promotion made presentations, focusing academia and industry perspective, respectively, to set the scenario for group discussion.

In the consultative and brainstorming session, participants were divided into different groups. Each group was required to deliberate on different as aspects of the subject matter. At the end of the consultative and brainstorming session, leader of the each group made a short presentation about the suggestions their group had made on the topic.

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List of Participants


A. Speakers in Inaugural Session
  1. Mr. Kamran Ali Qureshi, Federal Secretary,Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad
  2. Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani S.I., Chairman, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad
  3. Prof. Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Adviser (R&D), Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad
  4. Mr. Muzzamil Hussain Sabri, President,Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI)
  5. Dr. Tariq Bashir, Workshop Coordinator, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad
B. Speakers in Technical Session
  1. Mr. Rahmat Ullah, Chief Coordinator, Institute of Research Promotion, Lahore
  2. Dr. Tariq Bashir, Workshop Coordinator, Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad
C. Group Leaders in Brainstorming & Group Discussion Session
  1. Dr. Adnan Tariq, Director ORIC, University of Wah
  2. Dr. Kehkashan Mazhar, Principal Scientific Officer, Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering
  3. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Riaz, Director QEC, National Defense University (NDU)
  4. Dr. Muhammad Amir, Institute of Space Technology (IST)
  5. Lt. Col. Dr. Saif-ur-Rehman, Director R&P, National Defense University (NDU)

D. Other Participants

S.No

Name

Designation

Organization

City

1

Dr. Asghari Maqsood

Faculty Member,Department of Physics

Air University

Islamabad

2

Engr. Waqas Qaiser

Trainee

Alternative Energy Development Board (AEBD)

Islamabad

3

Ms. Warda-Tul Hussain

Trainee

Alternative Energy Development Board (AEBD)

Islamabad

4

Engr. Alamgir

Trainee

Alternative Energy

Islamabad

5

Mr. Adeel Ahmad

Assistant Director, ORIC

Bahria University

Islamabad

6

Mr. Saeed-uz-Zaman

 

Bioresource Research Centre

Islamabad

7

Dr. Ahmad Bilal

Deputy Director

Commercialization Cell, MoST

Islamabad

8

Mr. Ishaq Ali

Assistant Treasurer,ORIC

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)

Islamabad

9

Mr. Naveed Anjum

Assistant Program Officer, ORIC

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT)

Islamabad

10

Dr. Sadia Zaidi

 

Defence Science and Technology Organization(DESTO)

Islamabad

11

Dr. Kiran Iqbal

 

Defence Science and Technology Organization(DESTO)

Islamabad

12

Mr. Muhammad Shahzad

 

Engineering Development Board

Islamabad

13

Dr. Rohama Gill

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi

14

Prof. Dr. Uzaira

Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi

15

Dr. Shaheen Begum

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences

Fatima Jinnah Women University

Rawalpindi

16

Dr. Adiqa Kausar Kiani

Professor

Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology(FUUAST)

Islamabad

17

Mr. Muhammad Umar

 

Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology(FUUAST)

Islamabad

18

Dr. Muhammad Latif

Dean (Research, Quality Assurance & Partnership)

Foundation University

Islamabad

19

Mr. Sardar Saeed Akhtar

 

Geological Survey of Pakistan

Islamabad

20

Dr. Samina Jahandad

Senior Scientist

Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan

Islamabad

21

Dr. Nazia Shaheen

Senior Scientist

Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan

Islamabad

22

Dr. Kehkashan Mazhar

Principal Scientific Officer

Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Islamabad

23

Dr. Nafees Ahmed

Senior Scientific Officer

Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Islamabad

24

Ms. Misbah Atif

 

Institute of Research Promotion (IRP)

Lahore

25

Dr. Nazakat Ali

 

Institute of Space Technology (IST)

Islamabad

26

Dr. Muhammad Amir

 

Institute of Space Technology (IST)

Islamabad

27

Prof. Dr. Abdul Hameed

 

International Islamic University

Islamabad

28

Dr. Imran Khan

 

International Islamic University

Islamabad

29

Mr. Ashfaq Ahmed

DTA

Ministry of Science and Technology

Islamabad

30

Mr. Zain-ul-Abedin

ASA

Ministry of Science and Technology

Islamabad

31

Mr. Muhammad Khalid Siddique

JTA

Ministry of Science and

Islamabad

32

Mr. Amjad Hussain

JSA

Ministry of Science and Technology

Islamabad

33

Lt. Col. Dr. Saif-ur-Rehman

Director R&P

National Defense University(NDU)

Islamabad

34

Prof. Dr.Muhammad Riaz

Director QEC

National Defense University(NDU)

Islamabad

35

Mr. Abdul Jalil

Chief

National Fertilizer Development Centre (NFDC)

Islamabad

36

Engr. Farooq Muhammad Hayat

DD (Projects)

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

Islamabad

37

Engr. Umar Farooq

GM (STV)

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

Islamabad

38

Engr. Saheeb Ahmed Kayani

Assistant Professor

NUST College of EME

Islamabad

39

Dr. Abdul Rashid

Editor-in-Chief

Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Islamabad

40

Prof. Dr. Zabta Khan Shinwari

Secretary General

Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Islamabad

41

Mr. Noman Zia

 

Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Islamabad

42

Dr. Munir Ahmad

Chief Scientist

Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC)

Islamabad

43

Mr. Shakeel Ahmed

Deputy Chief (Pub)

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

44

Mr. Khalid Pervez Bhatti

Senior Research Officer

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

45

Dr. Saima Nasir

Senior Research Officer

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

46

Mr. Faisal Baig

Senior Research Officer

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

47

Mrs. Jamila Ahmed

Senior Research Officer

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

48

Ms. Aqsa Iqtidar

Research Officer

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

49

Dr. Shakeel Babar

Scientific Secretary

Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Islamabad

50

Dr. Suhail Zaki

Director General

Pakistan Council of Renewable Energy Technologies (PCRET)

Islamabad

51

Dr. M. Ashraf

Chairman

Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)

Islamabad

52

Ms. Rahila

Research Officer

Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)

Islamabad

53

Ms. Rizwana Perveen

Research Officer

Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)

Islamabad

54

Dr. M. Tayyeb Javed

Head ORIC and Manager University Industry Linkages

Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS)

Islamabad

55

Dr. Sufi Tabassum Gul

Principal Engineer/Associate Professor/Manager Research Operations

Pakistan Institute of Engineering & Applied Sciences (PIEAS)

Islamabad

56

Dr. Rafi-ud-Din

Principal Engineer, MD

Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science & Technology (PINSTECH)

Islamabad

57

Mr. Muhammad Amin Akram

Senior Scientist, MISD

Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science & Technology (PINSTECH)

Islamabad

58

Mr. Khalid Syed

 

Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC)

Islamabad

59

Mr. Muhammad Arif Nadeem Saqib

Senior Research Officer

Pakistan Medical Research Council (PMRC)

Islamabad

60

Mr. Nadeem Akhtar

 

Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC)

Islamabad

61

Ms. Ismat Gul Khattak

Director General

Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC)

Islamabad

62

Syed Javed Mukhtar

 

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)

Islamabad

63

Dr. Darkhshanda Kokab

Director (P&D)

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)

Islamabad

64

Mr. Mahboob Khan

Principal Scientific Officer (P&D)

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)

Islamabad

65

Mr. Abdul Rauf

SSO/Coordinator [Caravan]

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)

Islamabad

66

Dr. Naushaba Atta

Principal Scientific Officer

Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)

Islamabad

67

Prof. Dr. Khalid Saifullah Khan

Chairman, Department of Soil Science

PMAS Arid Agriculture University

Rawalpindi

68

Dr. Hamid Khan Niazi

Professor and HoD (Education)

Preston University

Islamabad

69

Dr.Muhammad Imran

Assistant Professor

Quaid-i-Azam University

Islamabad

70

Dr. Naima Atiq

Manager (R&D)

Quaid-i-Azam University

Islamabad

71

Dr. Zaffar Mehmood

Assistant Professor

Quaid-i-Azam University

Islamabad

72

Dr. Shaukat Ali

Incharge Physical Therpy Department

Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University

Islamabad

73

Dr. Ammar Zahid

Lecturer

Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University

Islamabad

74

Mr. Shahid Minhas

Head of Centre for Capacity Building

Sustainable Development Policy Institute

Islamabad

75

Dr. Adnan Tariq

Director ORIC-UoW

University of Wah

Wah Cantt

76

Dr. Shumaila Naz

Head of  Bio-sciences

University of Wah

Wah Cantt

77

Prof. Dr. Uzma Ghazanfar

Dean of Basic Sciences

University of Wah

Wah Cantt

78

Mr. Wasim Razzaq

 

Waqat TV

Islamabad