COMSTECH Awards:


1.         BASIC SCIENCES 

The Eighth General Assembly of COMSTECH held in 1997 decided to give COMSTECH Awards biannually in four basic sciences disciplines to honor distinguished individuals whose scientific and technological innovations in a specific field of science have led to important scientific discoveries. Awards in two subjects (Physics and Mathematics, alternating with, Chemistry and Biology) are given during a regular session of COMSTECH General Assembly. The Award carries a cash prize of US$ 5,000 and a shield of honor for the recipient. The cash prize has been revised to US$ 6,000 in the 30th Executive Committee Meeting held on May 30, 2016.

The President of Pakistan/Chairman COMSTECH has so far given away COMSTECH Awards in the fields of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics to seventeen scientists from Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Pakistan, Sudan and Turkey:

No.

Year

Category

Name

Country

1.

2015

Mathematics

Dr. Tasawar Hayat

Pakistan

 

2015

Physics

Dr. Altuğ Özpineci

Turkey

2.

2010

Biology

(Jointly Awarded)

Dr. Wasim ahmad

Prof. Dr. Ilkay Erdogan Orhan

Pakistan

Turkey

 

2010

Chemistry

(Jointly Awarded)

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary

Prof. Yusuf Yagci

Pakistan

Turkey

3.

2007

Physics

Mohammad Mahdi (Shahin) Sheikh- Jabbari

Iran

 

 

Mathematics

Prof. Ibrahim A. Eltayeb

Sudan

4.

2005

Biology

Prof. Dr. S. Riazuddin

Pakistan

 

 

Chemistry

Prof. Seyed Habib Firouzabadi

Iran

5.

2003

Physics

Prof. Riazuddin

Pakistan

 

 

Mathematics

-

-

6.

2002

Biology

(Jointly awarded)

Dr. Syed Qasim Mehdi

Dr. Said M. Aj. Shawar

Pakistan

Jordan

 

 

Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Helmy Ali Mohamed Elnagdi

Egypt

7.

1999

Physics

Prof. Sohail Zubairi

Pakistan

 

 

Mathematics

-

-

8.

1997

Biology

Prof. Mojtaba Shamspuri

Iran

 

 

Chemistry

Prof. Mohammad Mostafa El-Mufty

Egypt

 

2.      EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Introduced in 2009, these biannual awards carried a cash prize of US$ 3,000 and a shield of honor for each recipient of an Award in the following categories:

  1. Best Young Researcher Award

    This award is meant for scientists under the age of 40.

  2. Best Scientific Book Award

    This award is for the author of an outstanding scientific book published by internationally renowned publisher during the last two years.

  3. Best Research Paper Award

    This award recognizes an outstanding research paper published in an international journal. The paper must have been published in the last two years.

  4. Patent Award

    The award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions that have had lasting impact in furthering the theory and or development of commercial systems.

In the 30th Executive Committee Meeting held on May 30, 2016 it was decided that:

  1. The prize of the three awards for (a) Best Young Researcher Award; (b) Best Scientific Book Award; and (d) Patent Award is increased to US$ 4,000.

  2. Best Research Paper Award’ be given in each of the four Basic Sciences, i.e., Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. These awards will carry a cash prize of US$ 3,000 each.

The President of Pakistan/Chairman COMSTECH has so far conferred these Awards on participants from Iran, Malaysia and Pakistan:

No.

Category

Name

Country

2015

1.

Best Research Paper Award

Dr. Zia-ur-Rehman

Pakistan

2.

Best Young Researcher Award

Dr. Muhammad Farooq

Pakistan

2010

1.

Best Research Paper Award

Dr. Farhad Islami

Iran

2.

Best Young Researcher Award

Prof. Mohd. Adzir Mahdi

Malaysia

 

 

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