Abdul Qadeer Khan


October 28, 2021

Abdul Qadeer Khan, NI, HI, FPAS ( ( listen); Urdu: القدیر ان; 1 April 1936 – 10 October 2021)), known by his abbreviation AQ Khan, was a Pakistani nuclear physicist and metallurgical engineer best known as the father of the weapons program. Pakistani atom.

Childhood life and education

Abdul Qadeer Khan was born on April 1, 1936 in Bhopal, a city formerly in the State of Bhopal, British India, and is now the capital of Madhya Pradesh. His own family is Pashtun. His father, Abdul Ghafoor, was a school teacher who had worked in the Ministry of Education, and his mother, Zulekha, was a housewife with a very religious mindset. His older brother and other family members moved to Pakistan during the partition of India in 1947.



Research and patents

Nuclear and materials physics

Dilation investigation of metallic phase transformation in 18% Ni maraging steels, Proceedings of the International Conf. on Martensitic Transformations (1986), The Japan Institute of Metals, pp. 560–565. The spread of Nuclear weapons among nations: Militarization or Development, pp. 417–430. (Ref. Nuclear War Nuclear Proliferation and their consequences "Proceedings of the 5th International Colloquium organized by the Group De Bellerive Geneva 27–29 June 1985", Edited by: Sadruddin Aga Khan, Published by Clarendon Press-Oxford 1986). Flow-induced vibrations in Gas-tube assembly of centrifuges. Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology, 23(9) (September 1986), pp. 819–827. Dimensional anisotropy in 18% of maraging steel, Seven National Symposium on Frontiers in Physics, written with Anwar-ul-Haq, Mohammad Farooq, S. Qaisar, published at the Pakistan Physics Society (1998). Thermodynamics of Non-equilibrium phases in Electron-beam rapid solidification, Proceedings of the Second National Symposium on Frontiers in Physics, written with A. Tauqeer, Fakhar Hashmi, publisher Pakistan Physics Society (1988).


Khan, Abdul Qader (1972). Advances in Physical Metallurgy (in English, German, and Dutch). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Press. Khan, Abdul Qader (1983). Metallurgical Thermodynamics and Kinetics (in English, German, and Dutch). Islamabad, Pakistan: The Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. Khan, Abdul Qader; Hussain, Syed Shabbir; Kamran, Mujahid (1997). Dr. I. Khan on science and education. Islamabad, Pakistan: Sang-e-Meel Publications. ISBN 978-969-35-0821-5.

See also

Dr. A. Q. Khan Institute of Computer Sciences and Information Technology Dr. A. Q. Khan Research Laboratories Conservatism in Pakistan





External links

Official website Abdul Quadeer Khan at the Pakistan Academy of Sciences Prof. Abdul Qadeer Khan at the Islamic Academy of Sciences Why He Went Nuclear by Douglas Frantz and Catherine CollinsWritten by Abdul Qadeer Khan Heart disease Random thoughts 11 June 2012 More on thalassemia 4 June 2012 Memorable Karachi 28 May 2012 Great expectations 14 May 2012 Mass graves April 30, 2012 I saved my country November 1, 2012Books online Scott-Clark, Adrian Levy & Catherine (2007). Deception: Pakistan, the United States, and the secret trade in nuclear weapons (1st ed.). New York: Walker & Co. ISBN 978-0-8027-1554-8. Upadhyaya, Gopal S. (1 May 2011). "Dr. A.Q. Khan of Pakistan". Men of metals and materials: my memoirs. Bloomington, IN: iUniverse. p. 138. ISBN 978-1-4620-1840-6. Template:Project-706 Template:Pakistanspaceagency

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