Amer Iqbal is a Pakistani American theoretical physicist. He is primarily known for his work in string theory and mathematical physics.
Amer Iqbal has a M.Sc. in Mathematics from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and Doctorate in Theoretical physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He carried out his doctoral research under the supervision of Barton Zwiebach. He has held faculty position at University of Washington and postdoctoral positions at the University of Texas at Austin and at Harvard University.
Iqbal was awarded the Abdus Salam Award for physics for his work on super-string theory and its relationship with supersymmetry and gauge theories.