Celebration of Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam

Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture Series

 

The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering initiated the Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture Series, on January 29, 2015. Since then, a series of lectures, geared towards a non-specialist audience, is organized every year to a pay tribute to the legacy of one of Pakistan’s most distinguished scientists, exhibiting our School’s unwavering commitment to highlighting and celebrating the advancing frontiers of scientific knowledge.

Organized by Dr. Sabieh Anwar of the Physlab, following, is acompilation of lectures conducted so far:

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Third Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Abdus Salam at Imperial College

Reminiscences by a former graduate student of the life and times of Abdus Salam at Imperial College London.

Speaker: Prof. Michael Duff (Imperial College, London)

Date: Thursday, February 02, 2017

Time: 5-6 pm

Venue: 10-201, SBASSE Complex, LUMS

Click here for the recorded video lecture

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Second Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Symmetries: From Abdus Salam’s Universe to Quantum Information Technologies

Discussion by Prof. Barry Sanders on Salam’s contributions to Physics as well as to science in developing countries.

Speaker: Dr. Barry Sanders (University of Calgary, Canada)

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016

Time: 5 pm

Venue: B-3, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS.

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First Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Cosmic Inflation, the Higgs Boson and the Future of Fundamental Physics

Inaugural session of Abdus Salam Memorial lecture series at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS.

Speaker: Dr. Fernando Quevedo (ICTP, Italy)

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 5 pm

Venue: B-3, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS.