Sunday, October 14, 2007

Pakistani Professor Adil Najam shares in Nobel Prize Honour

From Dawn:

WASHINGTON, Oct 13: Pakistani professor Adil Najam, now teaching at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, US, is amongst the team of scientists and experts in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that shares the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former US Vice President Al Gore.

Prof Adil Najam has served as an expert on this prestigious panel for eight years, and as a Convening Lead Author for its most recent report. Along with other scientists on the panel he helped shape the findings of the IPCC, especially on issues related sustainable development and other developing country interests.

Dr Adil Najam holds a doctorate and two Masters degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a specialisation in negotiation from Harvard Law School, and an engineering degree from UET, Lahore.He has taught at MIT, Boston University, University of Massachusetts and currently at Tufts University. He is author of more than a dozen books.

Adil was also my senior at school & College (ICB) and university (UET). Amazing chap.

Also check out:

http://pakistaniat.com/2007/10/14/nobel-prize-update-well-played-adil-bhai/

http://www.iisd.org/about/StaffBio.aspx?bno=569

http://www.eoearth.org/contributor/adil.najam

Adil's old home page is at:

http://web.mit.edu/course/other/practicum/www/najam/home.html

It contains his education, publications, etc, and his take on Pakistan.

4 comments:

  1. I googled adil najam's nobel and the first link in the search result was your blog ..

    he sure is an amazing chap

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  2. Yes, I get quite a few hits from this search. Adil is indeed a remarkable chap.

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  3. Hye, I know Adil's son. He as a very honoable man( Adil)

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  4. well, you blog well - a good read for my retirement years, so keep up the good work!

    :-)

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