KARACHI: Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) has awarded its Regional Prize for Young Scientist to a female scientist of Karachi University- Dr Sammer Yousuf.
An official of Karachi University said here on Monday that the award was conferred during the Afro-Asia Workshop on Advanced Topics in Chemistry held recently at the TWAS Regional Office for Central and South Asia at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, lndia.
Dr. Yousuf was selected for this honour from over 30 oral presentations of scientists of 10 regional countries.
She is an Assistant Professor at the HEJ Research Institute of Chemistry, International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences, Karachi University.
The spokesman said that Dr. Yousuf is among very few chemists of Pakistan working on Single-Crystal X-Ray Diffraction technique.
The Vice Chancellor of Karachi University, Prof Dr Pirzada Qasim Raza Siddqui, former Chairman of Higher Education Commission, Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman and Director ICCBS, Prof Dr M Iqbal Chaudhary have congratulated Dr Yousuf on her achievement.
Source: Daily Times