04 - 05 December, 2019


Centre for Earthquake Studies is organizing a two-day symposium on contemporary topics and recent trends in earthquake studies on 04 - 05 December, 2019. This symposium will cover lectures on latest advancements in the field of seismology and allied disciplines especially earthquake forecasting. The event will provide an excellent opportunity to early career researchers and students to learn from experts of earth sciences. Furthermore, it will enhance collaboration among national institutes/universities and awareness on earthquake related research in Pakistan.

Event Theme

  • Earthquake Seismology
  • Physics & Mechanics of Earthquakes
  • Geophysical Precursors of Earthquakes
  • Disaster Management/Mitigation


The symposium includes contributed talks of ~30 minutes. A thoughtprovoking discussion among the panel of experts will be held with a futuristic objective.


Hafeez R. Hoorani (NCP)


Dr. Talat Iqbal (CES) Fahmeeda Khanam (MSSP) Dr. Muhammad Gulraiz Akhter (QAU)

Key Speakers

Dr. Aamir Ali (QAU) Dr. Farhan Javed (CES) Dr. M Shahid Riaz (CES)
Dr. Siddique Akhtar Ehsan (COMSATS) Dr. Mohammad Tahir (MSSP)

Advisory Committee

Prof. Dr. Qasim Jan (COMSTECH) Prof. Dr. M. Asif Khan (UoP) Zia Aftab (PAEC)

Technical Coordinators

Dr. Muhammad Ali Shah (MSSP) Zahid Rafi (PMD)

Organizing Committee

Nabeel Ahmad (CES) Mahmood Sultan (CES)

Symposium Coordinator

Dr. Samia Faiz Gurmani
Centre for Earthquake Studies (CES)
Ph: +92 51 2077300 Ext. 469

Venue and Date

04 - 05 December, 2019
National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan


Active graduate & post graduate students, post-doctoral researchers, faculty and research scientists, who have published research work in recognized international journals during the last three years, are encouraged to participate. Accommodation will be provided to outstations participants only. Meals including tea will be served to all participants.

Travel Grant

Partial travel grant will be provided to limited local participants.

How to apply

Online Registration Form can be accessed here. The Application Form should be submitted on or before November 25, 2019. List of accepted participants will be posted on the NCP website accordingly.

Selected Participants

To download the list of selected participants, click here.

Symposium Poster

To download the symposium poster, click here.

For Further Queries, Please Contact:
Collaborations & Academic Activities Department (CAAD)
National Centre for Physics
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-2077384, +92-51-2077363
Fax: +92-51-2077383, +92-51-2077342
Website: www.ncp.edu.pk