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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Sultan Bashiruddin Mahmood is a Pakistani nuclear engineer and Islamic scholar

Sultan Bashiruddin Mahmood is a Pakistani nuclear engineer and Islamic scholar educated in Lahore, Pakistan and Manchester, United Kingdom. A controversial figure, Bashiruddin Mahmood is widely popular in Pakistan's scientific and religious circles. Mahmood, as an engineer, is an experienced atomic scientist and engineer who has largely contributed in the formative years of Pakistan's nuclear industry.

Mahmood is well known for his contacts and sympathies for Taliban which resulted in ending his engineering career. Mahmood is also a Islamic scholar, having written more than 15 books on the relationship between Islam and science.

Awards and honors

Sitara-e-Imtiaz (1998)
Gold medal, Pakistan Academy of Sciences (1998)
Gold medal, U.S. Institute of Historical biographies (1998)


1980; Doomsday and Life After Death
1982; The Miraculous Qur'an: A Challenge to Science and Mathematics
1984; The Greatest Success
1985; The Life of Book: A Scientific interpretation of Quran
1986; Muhammad: The First & the Last
1988; A New Book of the Children Rhymes
1989; Judgement day and Life After Death
1994; The Holy Quran and Dirac equations
1995; The Miraculous Qur'an – A Discovery Concerning Its Arrangements into Chapter and Parts
1996; The Challenge of Reality
1998; Cosmology and Human Destiny: Impact of Sunpots on Earthly events; Our Past and Future
2005 A Tafseer of the Holy Quran. (English version) (2005)
2006 There is no God, but Allah
2006 Kitab-e-Zindagi Tafseer (Urdu version)
2010 Muhammad - The Prophet of Mankind