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.

Our Team

Dr. Shahzad Alam
Chairman

PhD, University of Leeds, UK 
Post-Doc, Mecahnical Engineering Laboratory Tsukuba, Japan
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9204416 (Direct) 
+92 51 9204860 Ext. 202
+92 51 9205157 Ext. 202 
 
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Email:   chairman@pcst.org.pk
     

Dr. Muhammad Aslam Tahir
Scientific Secretary / CRO

PhD(Chemistry), BZU, Multan, Pakistan 
MSc.(PGD) Enviro., S&T IHE, Delft, The Netherlands 
Certificate (Envir., Chemistry) WSU, Pullman, USA 
Certificate (Envir., Management) Kochi University, Japan. 
       
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  +92 51 9205157 Ext. 204 
   
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Email: matahir2k@hotmail.com 

Mr. Shakeel Ahmed
Deputy Chief (Publication)

MA (Int'l Relation), University of Karachi, Pakistan 
MA (Economics), University of Karachi, Pakistan 
Certificate in STI Policy, South Korea 
 
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9205059 (Direct) 
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Email:   shakeel.wasay@yahoo.com 
     

Dr. Tariq Bashir
Senior Research Officer

PhD (Entomology), UK 
MSc (Entomolgy), University of Agri., Faisalabad, Pakistan 
Certificate in STI Policy from UK, Netherlands, Turkey, Malaysia & South Korea,  
 
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9217316 (Direct) 
+92 51 9205157 Ext. 211 
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Email:   tariq.bashir@pcst.org.pk
drtariqbashir@yahoo.co.uk
     

Engr. Farid Bakhtiar
Senior Research Officer

MS (Engg. Managment), CASE-CARE, Islamabad, Pakistan 
MSc.(Ren. Energy & Arch.), The University of Nottingham, UK 
Certificate in STI Policy from South Korea and Turkey 
 
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Mr. Khalid Pervez Bhatti
Senior Research Officer

MSc. (Organic Chemistry), Univ. of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan 
 
 
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9201259 (Direct)
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Dr. Saima Nasir
Senior Research Officer

Post-Doc, NUST Islamabad, Pakistan 
PhD (Zoology), Univ. of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 
 
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9222177(Direct)
+92 51 9205157 Ext. 220
+92 51 9204860 Ext. 220
 
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Email:   saima.nasir@pcst.org.pk
saimanasir2007@hotmail.com
     

Mr. Faisal Baig
Senior Research Officer

MA(Economics), Univ. of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan 
 
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9222637 (Direct)
+92 51 9205157 Ext. 217
+92 51 9204860 Ext. 217 
 
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Email:   faisalbaig@ymail.com 
     

Dr. Muhammad Shahid
Research Officer

PhD (Computer Engineering), UET Taxila, Pakistan 
MS (Software Engineering), NUST Rawalpindi, Pakistan 
 
Tele.(Office):   +92 51 9208727 (Direct)
+92 51 9205157 Ext. 221
+92 51 9204860 Ext. 221 
 
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News and Events
Dr. Shahzad Alam has assumed the charge of Chairman PCST on February 01, 2018

STI Voice Newsletter

Science, Technology, Innovation,STI Voice, Volume 3, 2017 is now available for our readers. Click this link for further details and to download Newsletter.

Establishment of Pensioner's Cell at PCST

PCST has established Pensioner's Cell under the supervision of Dr. Muhammad Aslam Tahir, CRO (PCST) for dealing with issues of pension. Click here for further details.

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