Prof Qasim Jan –
Advisor OIC - COSMTECH
Qasim Jan is Advisor of the OIC Standing Committee on Scientific & Technological Cooperation (COMSTECH). He received his MS from Oregon State University, PhD and DSc. (Hon.) from King’s College London. He has served as a Vice Chancellor at the Quid-e-Azam University, University of Peshawar and Sarahad University. He has been the recipient of several awards in recognition of his services. These include: ISESCO Prize in S&T for contributions in Geology; Pakistan Civil Awards (Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Sitara-i-Imtiaz, Tamgha-i-Imtiaz ); Presidential Award Izaz-e-Fazeelat; and Gold medals from Pak. Acad. Sciences. He has over 270 publications to his credit including some seminal and awarding winning texts describing geological features and data for different regions of Pakistan such as Himalaya, Kohistan and Thar.
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