A genius Pakistani engineer Samir Iqbal, living in the US has developed a device that detects cancer early. “Discovering the cancer earlier, before it metastasizes, is essential to surviving cancer,” Iqbal said. “Our device has the potential to do that.”
Samir is an associate Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Before pursuing his postgraduate studies in the US, Iqbal earned bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Karachi’s NED University of Engineering and Technology. Iqbal completed his PhD from the University of Purdue in 2007 and since then, he has been with the UTA and has received nearly $1.4 million in grants since his arrival.