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Kashmiri scientist inducted in world’s oldest scientist society Sigma Xi

Srinagar, November 16 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a senior Kashmiri corporate scientist, university professor and honorary judge Dr Syed Basharat Shah has been nominated and admitted as fulltime member in world’s oldest interdisciplinary scientist society, Sigma Xi.

The US-based Sigma Xi is an international, multidisciplinary organization for research scientists and engineers including more than 200 Nobel Laureates. It is the world’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary scientific society, founded in 1886 at Cornell University in the US, and provides International Forum on Research Excellence.

Dr Basharat Shah has been awarded with honourary doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences by Ballsbridge International University, Dominica.

“In recognition of your noteworthy scholarly achievements and contributions to the advancement of knowledge in your field, it is our pleasure to nominate you for Full Membership in Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honour Society. We are proud that your outstanding achievements have earned you a place within our international community of scientists and engineers,” reads the nomination letter.

Dr Basharat Shah is a resident of Bijbehara town of Islamabad district and is presently based in Bonn, Germany. He is presently working as a Senior Corporate Scientist for a Global Dutch company in its Research and Development department in Austria. He is also working as Honourary Judge in the German Judicial System at the Regional Courts in Bonn, Germany.

Dr Basharat Shah has presented his scientific work at several conferences held in different countries. He is a lifetime member of more than 28 international scientific and civic organisations.

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