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List of notable or famous professors from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in Pakistan and even some popular professors who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from Pakistan is included when available.

List ranges from Muhammad Iqbal to Abdus Salam, plus much more.

This historic professors from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from Pakistan?" These prominent professors of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani professors.

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Abdus Salam is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Professors from Pakistan
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Mohammad Abdus Salam NI, SPk, KBE, was a Pakistani theoretical physicist who, when he shared the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physics for his contribution to electroweak unification, became the first Pakistani to receive a Nobel Prize and also the second Muslim to win the prize, after Anwar El Sadat of Egypt, and the first Muslim to win the prize in science. Salam was a science advisor to the Government of Pakistan from 1960 to 1974, a position from which he played a major and influential role in Pakistan's science infrastructure. Salam was responsible for not only major developments and contributions in theoretical and particle physics, but also for promoting scientific research to maximum levels in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 70 (1926-1996)

Birthplace: Sahiwal District, Pakistan

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Adil Najam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professors from Pakistan
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Adil Najam is a Pakistani academic and intellectual, is the former Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences. Currently, he is the Dean of the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He is a leading expert on issues related to developing country environmental policy, especially climate change, and also on the politics of South Asia. He was the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and man Professor of International Relations and of Geography & Environment, both at Boston University before joining as Vice Chancellor of Lahore University of Management Sciences. He is the winner of teaching awards at MIT and the ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Rawalpindi, Pakistan

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Akbar S. Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professors from Pakistan
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Akbar Salahuddin Ahmed, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, or Akbar Ahmed, is currently the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington, D.C. and was the First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He has served as a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton and has taught at Princeton and Harvard Universities. He was the Iqbal Fellow and Fellow of Selywn College at the University of Cambridge. In the Fall of 2012, Ahmed was the Diane Middlebrook and Carl Djerassi Visiting Professor of the Centre for Gender Studies at the University of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 52

Birthplace: Allahabad, India

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Anees Tauqeer

Anees Tauqeer was the mother of Jawad Ahmad. ...more on Wikipedia