First National Graduate Conference

Prof. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani, Chairman, PCST participated as Guest of Honour during the Inaugural Session of First National Graduate Conference Organized by Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad from March 15-16, 2017

6th International Fisheries Symposium and Expo-2017

Prof. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani, Chairman, PCST presenting Key Note Lecture on "Functional Foods for Health and Wellness - Avenues of Entrepreneurship" during 6th International Fisheries Symposium and Expo-2017 on "Innovative and Sustainable Aquaculture for Blue Revolution", held from February 8-9, 2017

6th International Fisheries Symposium and Expo-2017

Prof. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani, Chairman, PCST participated as Guest of Honour during the 6th International Fisheries Symposium and Expo-2017 on "Innovative and Sustainable Aquaculture for Blue Revolution" held at University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore on February 8-9, 2017

Consultative Workshop on Policies for Research Commercialization held at Quetta, 5th May 2016.

Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani with the Chief Guest Governor Baluchistan, Muhammad Khan Achakzai. Prof. Gilani was Guest of Honor on the occasion and delivered his key note lecture on Functional Foods for Health and Wellness Avenues of Entrepreneurship.

Event on Past, Present and Future of Science: Making Pakistan Science Conscious held at Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Islamabad, February 17, 2016.

Prof. Anwar ul Hassan Gilani alongwith Dr. A.Q. Khan and other distinguished guests and participants during the event.

DICE Energy-2015 at NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi from 22nd - 23rd December, 2015.

The Chairman PCST was the Guest of Honour with Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman (UNESCO Laureate and former Chairman, HEC) & Mr. Ubaid ur Rehman (Chair DICE Energy, USA) at the inaugural session. This event was jointly organized by PCST, NED Uni. Engg. & Tech (Karachi) and DICE (USA).

DICE Automotive 2015 at National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad from 26th 27th November, 2015.

Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, the Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms was the Chief Guest whereas, the Chairman PCST attended event as the Guest of Honour at the closing session. This event was jointly organized by PCST, NUST and DICE (USA).

DICE 2015 Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad from 24th 25th November, 2015.

Malik M. Rafiq Rajwana, the Governor Punjab was the Chief Guest at the inaugural session whereas, the Chairman PCST attended this event as the Guest of Honour. The Chairman PCST also delivered keynote lecture on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Universities and R&D Organizations.

11th Convocation Program of Muhammad Ali Jinnah University at Jinnah Convention Center, Islamabad on 19th November, 2015.

Mr. Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman, the Federal Minister of State for Education was the Chief Guest whereas, the Chairman PCST attended the Convocation as Guest of Honour. He focused on Strong relation of education standards with scientific output during his address.

17th Convocation Ceremony of Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences (PAMS) at University of Health Sciences, Lahore on 13th November, 2015.

The Chairman PCST, being Scientific Secretary & fellow of the PAMS participated in the ceremony. The Chief Guest introduced the Chairman to the Governor of the Punjab.

Pakistan National Cleantech Innovation Competition Award distribution ceremony at Islamabad on 14th October, 2015.

Mr. Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi, the Federal Minister for Industries and Production was the Chief Guest whereas, the Chairman PCST attended the ceremony as Guest of Honour.

Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony at Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad on 06th October, 2015.

The Chairman PCST attended the ceremony as the Chief Guest and he distributed the prizes to winners (quiz, running etc competition).

National Workshop on Textile Industry: Challenges and Opportunities towards Value Addition at National Textile University Faisalabad on 05th October, 2015.

Rana Tanveer Hussain, the Federal Minister for S&T was the Chief Guest whereas, the Chairman PCST was the Guest of Honor at inaugural session. This workshop was organized by PCST in collaboration with National Textile University (NTU), Faisalabad with objective to highlight the challenges faced by textile industry and to explore the potential opportunities available.

National Conference on Building Knowledge-based Economy in Pakistan: Learning from Best Practices at Serena Hotel Islamabad from 09th 10th September, 2015.

Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, the Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms whereas, the Chairman PCST attended conference as the Guest of Honour at closing session. The theme of this conference was to suggest plausible recommendations to the Government to facilitate transformation of Pakistan's economy into a Knowledge-based-Economy (KBE). Renowned economists, technical experts and policy professionals of Pakistan participated in the conference.

ACSE 2015 Annual Meeting Trends in Academic and Scholarly Publishing in Asia at Dubai (UAE) from 13th 14th August, 2015.

The 2nd Annual Meeting was attended by the Chairman PCST/Editor-in-Chief Journal of Science, Technology and Development.

1st Regional Workshop on Harnessing Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) on 06th August, 2015.

Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani, S.I. the Chairman PCST, represented the country at Asian Pacific Center for Transfer of Technology (APCTT) at Bangkok, Thailand and delivered a lecture on Contribution of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Three Dimensions of Sustainable Development

Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, the Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology visited Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST)

Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, the Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology visited Pakistan Council for Science and Technology on 28th July 2015 and chaired a meeting in the Committee Room of PCST. Chairman PCST gave a detailed presentation on the mandate and activities of PCST.

One-day Consultative Workshops on Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem Solving Research

The Workshop held on 11th June 2015 in Islamabad at Pakistan Academy of Sciences.

NORI PAEC First Symposium Nanotheranostics 2015: A New Era of Nanotechnology

Chairman PCST, Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani Participated as a Chief Guest, presenting shield to Dr. Abida.

Third Journalism Agahi Awards

Chairman PCST, Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani as a Guest of Honor presenting award of the Most Credible Anchor to Mr Nadeem Malik, the host of SAMAA's flagship current affair program 'Nadeem Malik Live, at the Third Journalism Agahi Awards Ceremony held on April 25, 2015 in Islamabad.

The Symposium on Inegrative Medicine for Better Healthcare

Chairman PCST, Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani Participated as a Guest of Honor and plenary speaker in the symposium on "Inegrative Medicine for Better Healthcare" held on April 15, 2015 in Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi.

United Nations APCTT: The Third Asia-Pacific National Innovation System Forum

Panel discussion with question-answer session with participants over the two days of the program shared very rich and contrasting national perspectives on how developing countries are grappling with improving their National Innovation systems and foreshadowed the impending challenges that the global sustainable development agenda will place on the STI sector. The event held on 08-09 April 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand.

Sixth Consultative Workshop Policies for Creating Enabling Environment for Encouraging Problem-Solving Research

Dr. Tariq Bashir, Principal Research Officer, PCST speaking at the Workshop held on 9th April 2015 in the University of Karachi.

The launching ceremony of National Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event titled "DICE 2015" was held at the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad (UAF) on 29 Jan 2015.

Chairman PCST, Prof. Dr. Anwar ul Hassan Gilani inaugurating the Mega Innovation and Entrepreneurship Event, DICE-2015.

The International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dubai

Chairman, PCST Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hassan Gilani as as a Guest of Honor, presenting certificate to one of the participants at the International Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dubai, Jan 21-22

World Science Day 2014

Prof. Dr. Anwar-ul-Hasan Gilani receiving "Dr Z.A. Hashmi R & D Award" and Medal from Mr. Zahid Hamid, Minister for Science and Technology at the World Science Day, PSF, Islamabad on 10th Nov 2014

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


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