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Pakistani-American doctor wins Nato Scientific Achievement Award 2016

Date: December 28, 2016 The News

A Pakistani-American doctor has won the “Scientific Achievement Award 2016” from the Nato Science and Technology Organization (STO) for his extra-ordinary performance in research on medical countermeasures against biological agents..

STO, the largest Nato organisation for defence science and technology, honoured Dr Rashid A. Chotani, who was part of a task group researching medical countermeasures against biological agents..

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Pakistani-American makes history by becoming Mayor of Artesia.

Date: December 26, 2016 The News

ARTESIA: Ali Taj recently made history when he became the first Pakistani-American to be elected Mayor of Artesia, on Monday.

Council member Ali Taj made history by becoming the first Pakistani-American to be elected in history as a mayor in the Western United States, when a full Albert E. Little Community Center in Artesia elected him as the new mayor of the city.

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President Barack Obama awarded University Professor Mark Humayun the nation’s highest award for achievement in technology during a ceremony at the White House..

Date: May 19, 2016 USC News

Dr. Mark Salman Humayun, M.D., Ph.D. is an Pakistani American ophthalmologist, engineer, scientist and inventor – the only ophthalmologist ever to be elected a member of both U.S. National Academies of Medicine and Engineering. He is a university professor with joint appointments at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering..

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