ATTA UR RAHMAN, FRS

NI, HI, SI, TI, UNESCO SCIENCE LAUREATE

PROF. DR. ATTA-UR-RAHMAN, FRS

Nishan-e-Imtiaz, Hilal-e-lmtiaz, Sitara-e-lmtiaz, Tamgha-e-lmtiaz

Message

"We are but a fleeting moment of eternity A moment intensely packed with joy and tears We can do little but to accept what comes along And find our joy in helping those who need it most For it is only by lighting the flame in others That we can illuminate our own soul"


EDUCATION AND CAREER

Atta ur Rahman started his career in 1964 as a Lecturer at University of Karachi. He remained Fellow at Kings College, Cambridge between 1969 to 1973. In 1977, he became Co-Director of Hussain Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry at University of Karachi to become Director in 1990. He has over 843 publications in leading international journals in several fields of organic chemistry including 663 research publications, 18 patents, 103 books and 59 chapters in books published by major U.S. and European presses. Seventy two students have completed their Ph.D. degrees under his supervision..

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