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Pakistani Professor Recognized as the TOP 35 Innovators of the World

LAHORE: Dr Umar Saif, a Professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums) has just become the first Pakistani to be recognised as one of the top 35 innovators of the world. The MIT Technology Review has named him as one of their 35‘World’s Top Young Innovators for the year 2011’.

No surprise, given his background; Saif started out at Aitchison, went on to Lums, did his Doctorate at Cambridge and ended up doing his Post doctorate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

The MIT Technology Review (TR35) recognizes the world’s top 35 young innovators that are radically transforming technology as we know and this is the first time in the past decade that a Pakistani has been recognised.

Saif says that he couldn’t have done it without Lums. While talking to The Express Tribune, he said, “It

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  • educated muslim is a rarity..world is surely about to end.

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  • Made in the USA

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  • "Saif is working on some incredibly innovative start ups right now. One uses mobile phone cameras to allow illiterate people to understand English. People can take pictures of English text – newspaper clippings, labels, anything – from any cell phone, MMS it to a number and they will get a call back that that reads out the text to them in Urdu."

    That's not innovative! That's weak as piss!

    I can innovate better than that!!


    "BitMate, which enhances the speed of Internet in t More..

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  • His “great innovation”, BitMate, is nothing new or unique. All this guy did is take a exacting technology and implement it in a big scale.

    He is not a innovator, he is a fraud.

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  • Awesome!

    Now the Durka Durkas can upload videos of their terrorist exploits much faster!

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  • Been there...done that.

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  • Now go behead him cause hes a smart muslim u inbred fuckers

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  • As one of the top young 35 innovators.

    Good for him but he needs a manly beard. He isn't a bollywood actor.....

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