Prof. Xiang Gao and Prof. Xianzu Gong from the Institute of Plasma Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, visited COMSATS Headquarters on 26th June 2009. The distinguished visitors were briefed about the programmes and activities of COMSATS, especially those with the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Gao, who is the Director of Tokamak Division, explained that more than 2000 scientists are working in their Institute. Several other groups in the Universities are also engaged in plasma fusion research based on magnetic confinement.
A faculty member of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology has last year completed his Ph.D. under the supervision of Dr. Gao. COMSATS was pleased to sponsor the visit of Dr. Gao and Dr. Gong to Pakistan, in connection with the ‘34th International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs’, jointly organized by the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and National Centre for Physics.