Extraordinary Achievement: Woman gets PhD in advanced astronomy -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Extraordinary Achievement: Woman gets PhD in advanced astronomy

KARACHI: Maryam Sultana, a lecturer of mathematics at the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology, became the first Pakistani woman to obtain a PhD in extragalactic astronomy.

She did her research under the supervision of Prof. Shahid Qureshi at the Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics Sciences, University of Karachi. Her thesis included a mathematical formula and model on the formation of galaxies.


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