Muhammad Hamza Waseem
Hamza is in junior year of BS Electrical Engineering at the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. For the last 4 years, he has worked with leading international science journals and magazines targeted toward high school and undergraduate students. He is now working towards introducing student-powered science journalism in Pakistan. Keen on science outreach, he works as a science communicator with Khwarizmi Science Society and has played an instrumental role in organizing Lahore Science Melas (festivals). He also leads a volunteer student group that designs low-cost, reconfigurable science demonstrations for STEM outreach at underprivileged schools. For his work as a science communicator, he was listed among Pakistan’s 25 under 25 in 2017. His research interests span modern physics, optics and science education. Currently, his research deals with the intersection of holography and nanotechnology. He aspires to pursue physics for higher education and also hopes to play a role in reforming the education system of Pakistan. In his spare time, he enjoys reading classics of English and Urdu literature.