COMSATS, ICTP Ink Agreement For Int'l Master Of Science In Mathematics
Muhammad Irfan 1 month ago Mon 16th September 2019 | 10:00 PM
Rector COMSATS University Islamabad, Prof Dr Raheel Qamar Monday inked an agreement with Dr Fernando Quevedo, Director International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in Trieste, Italy, to launch the first International Master of Science in Mathematics at CUI-Lahore Campus
The ICTP which is an internationally renowned center of theoretical physics and mathematics, was founded in Trieste, Italy by late veteran Pakistani Nobel Laureate, Prof Abdus Salam in 1964 and continues to serve the scientific community in the developing world by supporting scientific institutions, scientists and scientific research work through enhancing international collaboration.
As part of its efforts to uplift scientists and support highest quality of scientific work under this agreement, the ICTP will contribute towards curriculum design, research proposals and international faculty nominations for the program, while also supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at COMSATS University Islamabad.
Prof Raheel Qamar said this agreement will nurture the best mathematical minds of the country and expose them to the latest research trends in the world so that Pakistan may again produce a great scientific mind like Salam.
Prof Dr Qaiser Abbas, Director Campus, CUI-Lahore was also present at the signing ceremony.