Malakand (Khyber Mail): A momentous achievement in the realm of mathematics took place as Ms. Shaista Gul, a determined PhD Scholar in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Malakand (UoM), successfully defended her doctoral thesis. Her groundbreaking research, titled “Qualitative Analysis of Boundary Value Problems of Fractional Differential Equations,” represents a significant advancement in the field.
Ms. Shaista Gul’s academic journey was guided and enriched by the mentorship of Prof. Dr. Rahmat Ali Khan, a distinguished figure in the Department of Mathematics and the current Vice Chancellor of the University of Kotli AJK. Under his expert guidance, she embarked on a scholarly endeavor that culminated in an exceptional thesis.
One of the notable highlights of Ms. Shaista Gul’s doctoral journey is the involvement of external examiners who evaluated her work meticulously. Dr. Saeed Ul Islam, Dean of Sciences at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, and Dr. Faizullah, Associate Professor at the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Rawalpindi NUST, played crucial roles in the examination process, affirming the rigor and significance of her research.
The Department of Mathematics at UoM, led by Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, the Chairman, joined faculty members in extending heartfelt congratulations to Ms. Shaista Gul and her dedicated research supervisor, Prof. Dr. Rahmat Ali Khan. Their commitment to pushing the boundaries of mathematical knowledge was lauded, and they were encouraged to continue their exploration in this field for future advancements.
The defense of the thesis drew esteemed guests from the academic community. Prof. Dr. Tariq Shah, Chairman of the Department of Mathematics at Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad, Prof. Dr. Fazal Satar from Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Prof. Dr. Gauhar Ali from the University of Peshawar, and Dr. M. Arif Jan, among others, graced the occasion as special guests, adding to the significance of the moment.
In acknowledgment of the support she received throughout her academic journey, Ms. Shaista Gul expressed her gratitude to all well-wishers, teachers, and family members for their unwavering encouragement and belief in her abilities. Her dedication and scholarly contributions stand as a testament to the pursuit of excellence in mathematics and inspire future mathematicians and researchers.
- About the University of Malakand (UoM):
The University of Malakand is a prestigious institution of higher learning in Pakistan, dedicated to advancing academic excellence and research across various disciplines. Its Department of Mathematics has a rich history of producing accomplished mathematicians and scholars.