Prof. Waqar Ahmed


I always worked hard, attended classes and did my homework. No matter how hard I tried I was always near the bottom of the class. It was very depressing and frustrating. I rationalised and thought that I’m not clever or just had a bad memory. Even though I was ambitious, I had lost all hope of ever doing well in academic subjects. Luckily, I came across a book “The Silva Method” by Jose Silva and Philip Miele which was a huge turning point. It was my bedtime reading for years. Later, I met Steven who was a Silva graduate and he lent me some tapes to listen to and became a kind of coach with whom I would discuss my ambitions and he would point me towards a Silva technique to use. Initially, I focused only on getting into an alpha state, mental house cleaning and used memory pegs and mental screen to do well in exams, tests and interviews. I became good at learning and went on to do a PhD. From then on, I applied the Silva techniques to everything achieving higher and higher goals in academia, industry, finances and relationships. I went to a retirement talk by Prof. Johnson at Cambridge and a student asked him if he had to start again what would he do differently. His reply, “I would focus on the fundamentals and really master them.” I took this advice to heart and just focused on the basic Silva techniques and practicing daily. I took the live Silva Classes with Karin Barnes and repeated several times. Karin is brilliant and she inspired me to be an instructor. I completed the instructor training in 2020 fulfilling a lifetime ambition. Since, the Silva Method has been life changing for me I am deeply passionate about teaching it to as many people as possible from all walks of life.


Between 2011-17, I was the founding Head of Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering at the University of Central Lancashire which was inaugurated by Prof Sir Harold Kroto, FRS and the winner of the 1996 Noble Prize for Chemistry who was an academic inspiration for me.  Using the techniques taught in the Silva Method I transformed from a nervous and struggling student to attain academic and personal success. My students have benefited from my vast experience and many have gone to become highly successful doctors, solicitors, scientists, academics and entrepreneurs leading incredibly successful lives. Silva Method has been such an amazing blessing that I am passionate about teaching the Silva Method to help others solve problems and lead a more successful, happy and healthy life and make the world a better place for everyone.


Professor Waqar Ahmed BSc PhD CEng CChem FIMMM FRSC SFHEA holds a chair in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the University of Lincoln, UK. He is the Director of Enterprise for the College of Science and has held senior positions in several UK universities and honorary chairs in prestigious universities in the USA, China, Italy, Portugal and UK. He is a world leading figure in the field of nanotechnology with over 600 publications and 20 books. He is frequently invited to give keynote talks at international conferences and events across the globe.

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