NUST Scientist Clinches Top Honors
The investiture ceremony for the award of the President Medal for Technology was held on May 28, 2012 at Islamabad Club in which Dr. Mohammad Bilal Khan, founding Dean SCME, now Principal Centre for Energy Systems/USAID Centre for Advanced Studies was announced as the top recipient among the six scientists/technologists who were conferred with the prestigious award. Mir Changez Khan Jamali, Minister of Science and Technology presided over the ceremony and conferred the awards on behalf of the President of Pakistan. The ministry paid rich tributes to Dr. Khan for his significant contributions in
the field of energy, nano-composites and ablatives. While addressing the august gathering, the Minister congratulated the awardees and acknowledged the contributions of the recipients in the field of science and technology. The Minister announced that the government policy on innovation and commercialization is ready for implementation and expressed his trust that the award winning scientists will contribute to industry and economy in their respective fields of expertise. The Minister of State for Science and Technology, Mrs. Raheela Balouch and Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology also addressed the gathering.