Pakistani scientist honoured with prime Muslim world award


ISLAMABAD:

The Mustafa Prize International — a logo of scientific excellence for the 12 months 2021 — has been awarded to Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary of Pakistan within the area of bio-organic chemistry.

The Mustafa Prize, a prime science and expertise award, is granted biennially to the highest researchers and scientists of the Islamic world in 4 classes: “Life and Medical Science and Technology”, “Nanoscience and Nanotechnology”, “Information and Communication Science and Technology”, and “All areas of science and technology”.

The Mustafa Prize was established in 2012 as a logo of scientific excellence on the worldwide stage, and it’s thought to be the Nobel prize of the Muslim world, mentioned a information launch.

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Five scientists, one every from Pakistan, Iran, Bangladesh, Lebanon and Morocco have been awarded the Mustafa Prize of their respective fields of examine.

Prof Choudhary is a world-renowned medicinal chemist. He has printed 1,175 analysis papers within the fields of natural and bioorganic chemistry in worldwide journals, 76 books and 40 chapters in books printed by main US and European press. He has secured 40 US patents to date.

His work has been cited by researchers from around the globe by 27,407 occasions and his h-index is 70. By now 94 nationwide and worldwide students have accomplished their PhD levels beneath his supervision.

Prof Choudhry is D.Sc., PhD, and C. Chem. He has been awarded by completely different governments of Pakistan with Hilal-e-Imtiaz, Sitara-e-Imtiaz, and Tamgha-e-Imtiaz.

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He has been elected fellow by world-renowned science academies together with Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Islamic World academy of Sciences, Pakistan Academy of Sciences, Royal Society of Chemistry, and Chemical Society of Pakistan.

Prof Choudhry has been honoured by the President of Iran with Khwarizmi International Award, President of Azerbaijan with ECO Award in Education and the Prime Minister of Pakistan with COMSTECH Award in Chemistry.

He was additionally awarded the distinguished title of “Distinguished National Professor” by the Higher Education Commission in 2004 and Meritorious Professor by the University of Karachi in 2013.

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