Pakistani Researcher Named as One of the Most Influential Scientific Minds in World


Professor Dr. Muhammad Aslam Noor of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) is the only Pakistani researcher to have been included in the prestigious list of ‘World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2015,’ compiled and published by Thomson Reuters, a citation index originally produced by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI).

Thomson Reuters chose 3,000 most scientifically eminent authors, prolific in the production of highly cited reports from an estimated nine million researchers in the world today, who produce over two million reports each year. The researchers were selected by analyzing citation data over a recent 11-year period (2003-2013).

Dr. Aslam Noor is an Eminent Professor working in the Department of Mathematics of CIIT’s Islamabad Campus. The university offers 100 full scholarships at bachelor level each year, encouraging younger generation of Pakistanis to enter this dynamic field, which is pivotal to the development of science and technology.

About  Dr. Muhammad Aslam Noor

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Aslam Noor earned his PhD degree from Brunel University, London, UK (1975) in the field of Numerical Analysis and Optimization (Applied Mathematics). He has a vast experience of teaching and research at university levels in various countries including Iran, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Canada and United Arab Emirates.

His field of interest and specialization is versatile in nature. It covers many areas of Mathematical and Engineering. He has been recognized as Top Mathematician of the Muslim World by OIC and Top Leading Scientist and Engineer in Pakistan. He has been awarded by the President of Pakistan: President’s Award for pride of performance on August 14, 2008.

He is currently member of the Editorial Boards of several reputed international journals of Mathematics and Engineering sciences. He has published extensively and has to his credit more than 700 research papers in leading world class scientific journals





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