|Institutions||Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
University of Washington
University of Texas at Austin
|Alma mater||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)|
|Doctoral advisor||Barton Zwiebach|
|Known for||Mysterious duality|
|Notable awards||Abdus Salam Prize|
He is the associate professor of Physics at the School of Science and Engineering at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. Before joining LUMS he was Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Amer Iqbal has a M.Sc. in Mathematics from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and Doctorate in Theoretical physics from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). He carried out his doctoral research under the supervision of string theorist professor Barton Zwiebach. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas at Austin and, later, at Harvard University.
He was awarded the Abdus Salam Award for physics for his work on superstring theory and its relationship with supersymmetry and gauge theories.