He has been active in popularizing science having published translations of books by Nobel Laureate Prof. Abdus Salam, Steven Hawking and George Gamow. He has also published three under-graduate physics textbooks & three popular accounts of science and philosophy.
Published work by Dr. Anis Alam
Alam, M. A. (1978). Critique of Positivism in the Natural Sciences. Social Scientist, 67-78. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3520095?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
Alam, M. A. (1978). Science and imperialism: What Is Science. Race & Class, 19(3), 239-251. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/030639687801900302?journalCode=racb
Alam, A. (1979). Science and Engineering Education in Pakistan; in the Proceedings of the International Seminar Educational Planning for Technical Change IIEP, Paris, France.
Alam, A. (1980). Philosophy, Religion and Science: Three facets of Human Experience: in Proceedings of the Third Philosophy Congress, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, Dec.
Alam, A. (1984). Peculiarities of Science in Developing Countries: in Physics and Development Report IC/PD/4 Nov. 1984: published by the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
Alam, A. (1986). Science & Technology for Development: Historical Perspectives From South Asia, Bulletin of Sciences (India), 1986.
Alam, A. (1986). Social Obstacles In the Way of Technical Solutions: in Physics and Development Report .IC/PD/6, January 1986: published by ICTP, Trieste, Italy
Alam, A. (1988). Science Policies for SAARC Countries: In Proceedings of the SAARC Workshop on Science Policy, Islamabad, Oct. 88.
Alam, A. (1988). Forty Years of Science & Technology in Pakistan and India: A Comparative Survey: In Proceedings of PASSP Seminar on “Forty Years Of Science & Technology In Pakistan”, Karachi, Nov. 88.
Alam, A. (1988). Possible Science Policies for Developing Countries: in Proceedings of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), Islamabad, 86.
Alam, A. (1989). A Historical Survey of the Social Structure of South Asia, in Aaghai, (Ed.) Mubarak Ali, Nigarashat. Lahore, 1989. (In Urdu)
Alam, A. (1996). Abdus Salam, Lone Pakistani. The Nucleus, 33. (1-2): 5-9
Alam, A. (1996). Science and Technology in 18-19th Century India: in the Journal of the Punjab University Historical Society; Vol. XXIII, 83-93, Oct.-Dec., 1986. (Pakistan)
Alam, A. (1997). How to be an Asian Tiger. Lahore School of Economics, 2, No. 2, Pakistan. http://126.96.36.199:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/3488
Alam, A. (1999). Nucelar bombs: A poor country’ short cut to international notoriety. Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars, 31(2), 54-57. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/14672715.1999.10415744
Alam, A. (2002). Higher Education during Colonial Period: Differing Responses in Bengal and Punjab, Quarterly Tareekh, no. 12, Jan. 2002
Alam, A. (2003). Why Science Doesn’t Take Roots in Pakistan: Few Preliminary Thoughts; in the book Towards Understanding the State of Science in Pakistan, Ed. Dr. Inayatullah, Council of Social Sciences Pakistan (COSS), Islamabad.
Alam, A. (2004). Science, Technology and State (pp. 70-88), in the book Unipolar World & the Muslim States, Ed. Dr. Kaniz Yusuf, Pakistan Forum, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Alam, A. (2005). Does Nationalism exist in Newly Independent Countries, in Quarterly Tareekh, no. 24.
Alam, A. (2007). Historiography of Science, in Trends of Historiography in South Asia, (Ed.) Mubarak Ali, Pakistan Study Centre, Karachi University, 2007 also in Quarterly Tareekh, no. 33, January. 2007. (In Urdu)
Alam, A. (2010). Human Capital, Science, Technology and Development. Pakistan Perspectives, 15(1), 163. https://search.proquest.com/openview/eb609cc8038ed866727931be2d9fb384/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=616532