Muhammad Aslam Noor

King Saud University College of Science, Department of Mathematics,, Saudi Arabia

Muhammad Aslam Noor obtained his M.S. degree from Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1967, his M.S. degree from Queen University, Canada, in 1971, and his Ph.D. degree from Brunel University, London, UK, in 1975. He has a vast experience of teaching and research at the university level in various countries. He also held several administrative positions such as the Chairman of the Mathematics Department, Islamia University, Bahawalpure, as the Head of Basic Sciences Department, Etisalat University College, Sharjah, and as the Chairman of Mathematics Department, CIIT, Islamabad, Pakidtan. His field of interest and specialization is versatile in nature. It covers many areas of mathematical and engineering sciences such as variational inequalities and numerical optimization. He introduced the concept of general variational inequalities involving two nonlinear operators. He has been among the first to consider the three-step iterative schemes for solving nonlinear equations, and these schemes opened a new area in numerical and functional analysis and now are known as Noor iterative process after his name. Recently, he has been declared Top Mathematician of the Muslim world by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) members states and Top leading Scientist and Engineer in Pakistan. He was awarded the President’s Award for Pride of Performance for his outstanding achievements in his field (mathematics), national and international recognition on August 14, 2008. He serves currently on the editorial boards of several reputed international journals of mathematics and engineering sciences. He has published extensively and has to his credit more than 725 research papers in leading world-class scientific journals. He has supervised several Ph.D. and M.A. students. He has also attended national and international conferences as an Invited Speaker.

Biography Updated on 4 September 2011

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