Dr Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy

Dr Pervez Amirali Hoodbhoy

Zohra and ZZ Ahmed Foundation Distinguished Professor for Mathematics and Physics

PhD Nuclear Physics, MS Solid State Physics (MIT, USA)

Recipient Baker Award for Electronics, Abdus Salam Prize for Mathematics; authored in 1990 “Islam and Science – Religious Orthodoxy and the Battle for Rationality”, now in 7 languages; in 2003 awarded UNESCO’s Kalinga Prize for popularization of science; also in 2003 invited to the Pugwash Council; sponsor of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists; received Joseph A. Burton Award from American Physical Society (2011) and Jean Mayer Award (2011) from Tufts University; HEC-approved supervisor.