What is Dr Abdus Salam Career in science?

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Can some one tell me about the Dr Abdul Abdus Salam Career?

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  1. Guest1585
    Salam returned to Pakistan in 1951 to teach Mathematics at the Government College University at Lahore. In 1952, he became the Chairman of the Mathematics Department of the Punjab University. In 1954, Salam went for a lectureship at Cambridge, although he visited Pakistan from time to time as an adviser on science policy to the Government of Pakistan. His work for Pakistan was far-reaching and influential. He was a chief technical member of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) and work their as a senior scientist with his students, a member of the Scientific Commission of Pakistan, Founder Chairman of Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission and Science Adviser to the President of Pakistan from 1961 to 1972, and Prime minister of Pakistan from 1972 to 1974.From 1957 onwards, he was Professor of Theoretical Physics at Imperial College, London. From 1964 onwards, has combined this position with that of Director of the International Centre For Theoretical Physics, a research physics institution in Trieste, Italy.
    Salam had a prolific research career in theoretical elementary particle physics. He either pioneered or was associated with all the important developments in this field. He also served on a number of United Nations committees concerning science and technology in developing countries.[5]. Many prominent scientists, which includes, Ghulam Murtaza, Riazuddin, Kamaluddin Ahmed, Faheem Hussain, Raziuddin Siddiqui, Munir Ahmad Khan, Ishfaq Ahmad, and I. H. Usmani, considered him as their mentor and a teacher. Abdus Salam played a important and a crucial role in preparing and teaching of future Pakistani engineers and scientists in the field of mathematics and physics.

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