Atta-ur-Rahman, FRS (32052 citations) Honorary Life Fellow Kings College University of Cambridge Cambridge (UK) Biography
Biography of Atta-ur-Rahman
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman, Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Kings College, University of Cambridge (1968), has 1235 international publications in several fields of organic chemistry including 349 books published largely by major U.S. and European presses. He was elected as Fellow of Royal Society (London) (2006) and won the prestigious UNESCO Science Prize (1999).
Prof. Atta-ur-Rahman was appointed Academician (Foreign Member) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (2015). He won the “Friendship Award of China” (2014) and was conferred the highest scientific award of China, the International Science & Technology Cooperation Award, by President Xi Jinping (2020). He was bestowed with the International Scientific Corporation Award (2014) and the “Einstein Professorship” by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) (2013). He was conferred honorary D.Sc. by University of Cambridge and appointed an Honorary Life Fellow of Kings College, University of Cambridge. The Austrian government has honoured him with its highest civil award (“Grosse Goldene Ehrenzeischen am Bande") (2007). He is Professor Emeritus at University of Karachi, Pakistan.