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National Institute of Lasers and Optronics

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Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad (Director NILOP)
PhD. Laser Spectroscopy (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
M.Phil. Material Science (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Research Interest: Atomic Spectroscopy, Biophotonics, Plasmonics, Metametrials, THz radiation and Atomic Clock
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Dr. Muhammad Nawaz, Professor
PhD. Laser spectroscopy (Imperial College, University of London, England)
MSc. Nuclear Engineering (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Research Interest: Atomic spectroscopy
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Dr. Abdul Waheed, Associate Professor
PhD: Applied Laser Spectroscopy (University of Birgen, Norway)
M.Phil: Atomic and Molecular Physics (University of Birgen, Norway)
MSc: Physics (University of Peshawar)
Research Interest: Applied Laser Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, Atomic Physics and Optics.
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Dr. Ali Nadeem, Associate Professor
PhD. Laser spectroscopy (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Karachi University, Karachi)
Research Interest: Laser spectroscopy, Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS), Laser cooling and trapping of neutral atoms, Generation of nano particles using lasers, Rydberg atoms for quantum information
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Dr. Arshad Mahmood, Professor
PhD. Material Science (National Autonomous University of Mexico)
M.Phil. Plasma Physics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Research Interest: Semiconductor lasers, Material Science, Nano-technology.
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Dr. Farwah Narjis, Assistant Professor
PhD: Biotechnology (NIBGE, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
M.Phil: Biotechnology (NIBGE, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
DVM: Veterinary Subjects (University of Agriculture, Faisalabad)
Research Interest: Biophotonics
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Dr. Ghazanfar Hussain, Professor
PhD. Optical Signal Processing (University of Southampton, England)
M.Phil. Optical Image Processing (University of Essex, England)
MSc. Physics (University of Baluchistan, Quetta)
Research Interest: Fiber Bragg Grating fabrication and Applications, Optical Interferrometers, Optical Sensors, Optical fiber communications & Sensors Networks.
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Dr. Izhar Ahmad, Associate Professor
PhD. Femto-second lasers (Max-Plank Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany)
MS Nuclear Power (NED University, Karachi)
MSc Physics (Punjab University, Lahore)
Research Interest: High field Physics, Short-pulse lasers, Optical Parameric Amplification
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Dr. Manzoor Ikram, Professor
PhD. Quantum Optics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Nuclear Engineering (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Research Interest: Quantum Informatics, Entanglement, Atomic Coherence Effects and Atomic Clock
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Dr. Muhammad Aslam Zia, Professor
PhD. Laser Spectroscopy (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc: Physics
Research Interest: THz Science and Technology, Biophotonics and Atomic Physics
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Dr. Muhammad Faisal, Associate Professor
PhD: Laser Physics (Technical University Graz, Austria)
MSc. Physics (Peshawar University, Peshawar)
Research Interest: Laser cooling and trapping of atoms, Bose Einstein Condensation (BEC), Atom Chips, Cold collisions of neutral atoms.
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Dr. Muhammad Raffi, Professor
PhD: Material Engineering (Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad)
MSc: Physics (Government College, University of the Punjab, Lahore)
Research Interest: Nano-particles, polymer-nanocomposites, water and environmental remediation, MEMS and photo-lithography.
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Dr. Muhammad Saleem, Professor
PhD. Laser Spectroscopy (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Islamia University, Bahawalpur)
Research Interest: Bio medical optics
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Dr. Nighat Yasmeen, Professor
PhD Laser Spectroscopy (Punjab University, Lahore)
MSc. Physics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
Research Interest: Hyperfine atomic spectroscopy, LIDAR
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Dr. Rahat Ullah, Associate Professor
PhD. Biophotonics (Technical University Vienna, Austria)
MSc. Nuclear Engineering (PIEAS, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Peshawar University, Peshawar)
Research Interest: Biophotonics, Laser tissue interaction
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Dr. Rameez-ul-Islam, Associate Professor
PhD. Quantum Optics (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Bahauddin Zikriya University, Multan)
Research Interest: Quantum Informatics, Entanglement, Atomic Clock and Philosophical foundation of the Quantum Theory
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Dr. Sami ul Haq, Associate Professor
PhD. Laser Spectroscopy (Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad)
MS Nuclear Engineering (PIEAS)
MSc. Physics (Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan)
Research Interest: Emission and Absorption spectroscopy
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Dr. Saranjam Khan, Associate Professor
PhD. Biomedical Optics (Innsbruck Medical University, Austria)
MS Nuclear Engineering (PIEAS, Islamabad)MSc. Physics (Peshawar University)
Research Interest: Biomedical Optics, Advanced microscopic imaging
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Dr. Sabih D Khan, Associate Professor
PhD. Physics (Kansas State University, USA)
MS Nuclear Engineering (PIEAS, Islamabad)BE. Metallurgy (UET Lahore)
Research Interest: Ultrafast measurements, Femtosecond lasers, attosecond science, nuclear engineering, accelerator physics, experimental quantum optics, non-linear optics, materials engineering
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Dr. Shamaraiz Firdous, Associate Professor
PhD. Biophotonics (PIEAS, Islamabad)
M.Phil. Biophotonics (PIEAS, Islamabad)MSc. Physics (Peshawar University, Peshawar)
Research Interest: Biophotonics, Laser medical Optics, Cell cutting, Nano medicine, Microscopy, Medical Imaging, Lasers in Agriculture
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Dr. Shahzad Ahmad Qureshi, Associate Professor
PhD: Computer Science (PIEAS, Islamabad)
MS: Computer Science (PIEAS, Islamabad)
M.Sc: Computer Science (Alkhair University, Azad Jammu and Kashmir)
BE: Metallurgy and Material Engineering (UET, Lahore)
Research Interest: Medical Image Processing, Filtered and transform based image reconstruction, Wavelet transform based image reconstruction for Transmission Tomography, Evolutionary Computation: Genetic Algorithms
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Dr. Tanveer Ashraf, Associate Professor
PhD. Semiconductor Physics (Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria
MS. Information Technology (PIEAS, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Islamia University, Bahawalpur)
Research Interest: Semiconductor Physics, Thin film growth and Characterization, LED and LD structure growth & characterization.
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Dr. Zahid Ali, Associate Professor
PhD. Material Science (SKKU, South Korea)
MS. Materials Engineering (PIEAS, Islamabad)
MSc. Material Science (Bahauddin Zikriya University, Multan)
Research Interest: Semiconductor nanostructures, Energy Science, Optoelectronic Devices
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Dr. Atta ullah Shah, Assitant Profesor

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Dr. Muhammad Anwar, Associate Professor
PhD. Laser Cooling and Trapping (Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Islamabad)
MSc. Physics (Government College, Punjab University, Lahore)
Research Interest: Laser cooling and trapping of Cs atoms, Optical dipole trap and optical lattices, Rydberg blockade and QUBITS, Atomic Clocks, EIT and CPT, and Bose-Einstein Condensation
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Dr. Ashiq Hussain Dogar, Associate Professor

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Dr. Abida Raza, Associate Professor
Postdoc Nanomedicines, University of London, UK
PhD Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad/National Institute of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Faisalabad
MPhil Biochemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad
MSc Biochemistry, University of Agriculture Faisalabad
Research Interest: Nanotheranostics, Nanomedicine, Translational research.
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Dr. Zulfiqar Ali, Associate Professor
PhD Physics (Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, P.R. China)
PGTP, Nuclear Power (CHASCENT, Chashma Nuclear Power Generating Station)
MSc, (Physics), BZU Multan
Research Interest: Nanodiagnostics, Device fabrication, optronics.
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