Lahore: Punjab University Institute of Education and Research (IER) Lecturer Dr Muhammad Shahid Farooq has earned his PhD degree in Educational Sciences with distinction (mention tress honorable) from University Lumiere Lyon2, France. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof Dr Jean-Claude Regnier.
He was awarded scholarship for PhD by the Higher Education Commission (HEC). It is noteworthy that Dr Shahid Farooq had also earned PhD in Special Education from the Punjab University.
PhD Supervisor Dr Jean-Claude Regnier has written a letter to PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran in which it is stated that Dr Shahid Farooq is ever first in France and may be in the world with two highest degrees (PhDs) in these disciplines. It can rightly be said that he is not only our pride and asset but also for your university and for his country.
He said PhD work was evaluated by the worthy professors of US, France and Germany. During his PhD, he proved his abilities to pursue high standard in his research within a minimum duration. He has also numerous research publications in his credit. Besides many opportunities abroad, Dr Shahid has a strong will to serve his university i.e. Punjab University.
PU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran has congratulated Dr Muhammad Shahid Farooq on completion of his PhD degree on scholarship from France and said it would help improve his teaching abilities. He said his passion to serve the Punjab University is appreciable.
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