Born on September 17,
1942 at Rawalpindi. Dr. Samar Mubarakmand did his Master in
Physics from the prestigious Government College Lahore in 1962 with
Academic Roll of Honour. To fulfill his ambition to become an
experimental Nuclear Physicist he chose the world renowned Oxford
University under the supervision of a very well known Nuclear Physicist
2. After joining
P.A.E.C in 1962 proceeded to Oxford University where he performed
as Member of the Team of Scientists which installed and commissioned the
22 millions volt Atomic Accelerator and was awarded D.Phil Degree in
Experimental Nuclear Physics in 1966.
3. As a pioneer,
used fiber optic technology in Pakistan and introduced the technique of
interference free data transmission through optical fibers. In
recognition of valuable contributions in the field of Nuclear Physics,
the President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan awarded the prestigious
civil award of Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 1992.
4. As Member
(Technical) P.A.E.C & Team Leader of Scientists/Engineers conducted
Nuclear Tests for Pakistan. All the six tests were successfully
conducted on 28th & 30th May, 1998. In recognition of valuable
contributions to the Defense of Pakistan, the President of Islamic
Republic of Pakistan awarded the prestigious civil award of
Hilal-i-Imtiaz in 1998.
5. Performed as
Team Leader and played a key role in the conception, design and
execution of the indigenous programme of surface to surface, solid fuel,
SHAHEEN Missile system. The first successful flight-test of
Shaheen-I was carried out in 1999. In recognition of the outstanding
contribution to the Strategic Defence Programme, the President of
Islamic Republic of Pakistan awarded the highest civil award of
Nishan-i-Imtiaz in 2003.
6. In recognition
of his meritorious & dedicated services, outstanding contribution in the
field of Nuclear Physics, Strategic Defense Programme, and making the
defense of motherland strong & invincible Dr. Samar Mubarakmand was also
awarded Dr. Nazir Ahmed Award, Fellow of Pakistan Academy of
Sciences, and International Scientist of the Year 2007.
7. Dr. Samar
Mubarakmand served as Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on
Science & Technology (from December 2007 to April 2008).
8. Dr. Samar
Mubarakmand joined Planning Commission, Govt. of Pakistan as
Member (Science & Technology), Islamabad on 16-12-2008.