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For other people named Nazir Ahmed, see Nazir Ahmed (disambiguation).
Nazir Ahmed
Salimuzzaman-siddiqui-Raziuddin-Nazir-Ahmed.jpg
Nazir Ahmed on third right.
Born (1898-05-01)May 1, 1898
Lahore, British India (present-day Pakistan)
Died September 30, 1973(1973-09-30) (aged 75)
Karachi, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Fields Experimental Physics
Institutions Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC),
Technological Laboratory, India
Federal Bureau of Statistics
Alma mater MAO College, British India
University of Cambridge, UK
Doctoral advisor Ernest Rutherford
Known for Nuclear power generation programme
Influences Ernest Rutherford
Notable awards Gold Medal From Pakistan Academy of Sciences.

Nazir Ahmed (or Nazir Ahmad), D.Phil., OBE (May 1, 1898, Lahore – September 30, 1973, Karachi) was a Pakistani experimental physicist and a chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) from 1956 to 1960.[1]

Life[edit]

Nazir Ahmed obtained his B.Sc. in physics from MAO College, Aligarh in 1919.[2] He attended the University of Cambridge, UK, under the supervision of Ernest Rutherford.[2] There he received his M.Sc. in 1923, and PhD in experimental physics in 1925.[2] In 1930, Ahmed came back to India, where he was appointed assistant director at the Technological Laboratory, Central Cotton Committee of India, and became its director after one year.[2] In 1945, he was appointed member of the Indian Tariff Board.[2] After the partition of India, Ahmed migrated to Pakistan, where he held various positions, such as joint secretary of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Pakistan Development Board.[2] In 1956 he became the first chairman of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) until 1960.[2][3]

Nazir Ahmed was involved in efforts to build a heavy water plant at Multan, but the Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation turned down his request.[4] In 1960, he was transferred to Ministry of Science and Technology under the administeration of President Ayub Khan.

Fellowships[edit]

  • An elected member of Pakistan Academy of Sciences, 1953-1970.[5]

Award named after Nazir Ahmad[edit]

  • Dr. Nazir Ahmad Award, Pakistan Academy of Sciences.

Research paper[edit]

  • Tubewell Theory and Practice, printed in Pakistan Academy of Sciences in 1979.
  • Survey of Fuels & Electric Power Resources in Pakistan. Nazir Ahmad (1972).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adeel Khan (June 7, 2001). "history of Pakistan's Nuclear Power Industry". Ryerson University. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g I.H. Qureshi (2005). "Recollection from the early days of the PAEC" (PDF). The Nucleus 42 (1–2): 7–11. 
  3. ^ A. Gill (2006). "Pakistani Nuclear Program 1-5". Owl's Tree. Retrieved 2009-03-15. 
  4. ^ "Pakistan: Nuclear Chronology (1953-1970): March 1958". Nuclear Threat Initiative. 2005. Retrieved 2009-03-15. [dead link]
  5. ^ http://www.paspk.org/fellow10.htm[dead link]



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