Dr Atta Ur Rahman Will Be Honored With China’s Most Prolific Scientific Award

Most reputable and well-known Pakistani scientist and scholar Professor Dr. Atta Ur Rahman is announced to be honored with the China’s Science and Technology Cooperation Award next year 7th January 2020. This award will be given to him as a result of his best services and contributions to the field of Chemistry.

Chinese President Xi Jinping has come up with the announcement of the new ‘China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award’ which will be introduced in the year 2020. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman will be the first person who will be honored with this award at the event of Great Peoples Hall which will be arranged in Beijing as on January 7th, 2020.

List of Scientists Honored with China Award:


The ‘China International Science and Technology Cooperation Award’ has been also previously all conferred within various scientists adding with Nobel Laureates in favor of the excellent services and contributions which were held upon in the field of research and science.

In this list, we have so many more notable names such as Dr. Carlo Rubbia who was honored with Nobel Prize in the subject of Physics in 1984. Dr. Zhores I. Alferov who was honored with Nobel Prize in the subject of Physics in 2000. These two doctors have been given away the award from China in the last few years.

Aboud Professor Dr. Atta Ur Rahman

Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman is working as a specialist in the field of organic chemistry. He has even worked for the Higher Education Commission as the main chairman for the year 2002 till 2008. He was also the Minister for Science and Technology from the year 2000 till the year 2002.

Dr Atta Ur Rahman Will Be Honored With China’s Most Prolific Scientific Award


The government of Pakistan has even awarded him with so many more reputable award titles where we have Tamgha- i-Imtiaz, as well as Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Hilal-i-Imtiaz and also Nishan-i-Imtiazin the last few years for his best contributions and services.  He has been notified to have almost 1200 international range of publications in his support. He has even authored around 340 books.  In favor of his services and contributions, China and Malaysia has also set up the research centers after his name.

He has done his chemistry degree from the University of Karachi and then he made his way to Cambridge from where he earned the degree of Ph.D and later on he did the degree of Sc.D. in the field of organic chemistry. He has been also acquired with the honorary doctorates from the center of University of Bradford and Asian Institute of Technology where he did the research that was merely about the work of Bio-organic chemistry, as well as Synthetic chemistry along with the Natural product chemistry. 

In the year 1974 at University of Education, he becomes the part of their faculty as the professor and also worked as the postdoctoral researcher in the institution of University of Tübingen. He was the part of the German Academic Exchange. At the same time, he also served as being the patron of the Ebrahim Jamal Research Institute of Chemistry.

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