KARACHI: Mariam Sultana, a lecturer at Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) has become the first Pakistani woman who got her doctorate in Extragalactic Astrophysics- an emerging branch of Astrophysics.
A FUUAST statement here on Tuesday said that Professor Dr Shahid Qureshi at Institute of Space and Planetary Astrophysics (ISPA), University of Karachi supervised her.
HEC foreign faculty Professor Dr. S. Nuritdinov, also guided her in research work.
Her research is based on `Mathematical modeling of formation of ring structures in galaxies at early evolution of Universe'.
Her work is not only accepted by national institutes but also recognized by Oxford University and University of California, the statement added.