Full Name:  Dr. Saqib Ali   ڈاکٹر ثاقِب علی

Dr. Saqib Ali is a renowned scholar and academician belonging to a Hindkowan family.
Hindko is his native language, and he has a deep-rooted connection with the Hindko culture.
Saqib pursued his Ph.D. in the field of Chemistry.
Dr. Ali’s exceptional contributions to his field have been recognized by the Government of Pakistan, who honored him with a prestigious award “Pride of Performance” in 2008.
In addition to this remarkable recognition, Dr. Saqib Ali has also received several other awards for his scholarly work, like “HEC Distinguished National Professor in Chemistry” in 2012.
Saqib Ali’s dedication to Research-based-Education is evident through his supervision of over 37 Ph.D. and 60 M. Phil. students, whom he has guided and inspired.
Dr. Saqib Ali’s love for both the Hindko language and the Hindko culture reflects his genuine appreciation and fondness for his heritage.


Father Name:     Yaqoob Ali Asgher

Mother Name:   Farida


  1. Sajid Ali
  2. Wajid Ali
  3. Mrs. Samina Nawaz
  4. Mrs. Adiba Nasir
  5. Mrs. Sadia Imtiaz



Date of Birth

6th, Feb 1954

Alma Mater

  1. Post-Doc.   University of Bayreuth, Germany;1995-1996; 1998-1999; 2001-2002
  2. Ph.D.          N. Copernicus University ,Torun, Poland
  3. M.Sc.          University of Peshawar
  4. B.Sc.           University of Peshawar
  5. F.Sc.            Govt. College Mardan
  6. Metric.       Govt. High School No 1, Mardan


Mrs. Shakira Saqib


  1. Dr. Ali Haider
  2. Wajahat Ali
  3. Abdul Mateen


  • Teaching
  • Research


A Famous Teacher and Researcher

Achievements & Awards

  1. HEC Distinguished National Professor in Chemistry, 2012
  2. Pride of Performance, 2008
  3. Research Productivity Award
  4. PCST (since its inception)

    Fellowships / Memberships
  5. Fellow and Life Member Pakistan Academy of Sciences
  6. Chemical Society of Pakistan and Pakistan Institute of Chemists
  7. AvH, Gorg Foster Fellow

Notable Work

  • Supervised 37 Ph.D. Research Students of Chemistry
  • Supervised 60 M.Phil. Research Students of Chemistry

Institutions Affiliated With

  • Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Mother’s Tongue



  • Islamic History


  • Islam




* Source for this information is Dr. Saqib Ali