Dr. Muhammad Shafiq Ahmed
|Dr. Muhammad Shafiq Ahmed is currently the Head, Department of Physics, University of Kotli Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. He holds a PhD in Physics from University of Western Ontario, London Canada, M.Sc. Materials Science from the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada and M.Sc. Physics from University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Prior to joining University of Kotli, he served in University of Technology and Applied Sciences, Muscat, Oman and King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Shafiq has won two competitive research projects (worth more than $100,000) from Higher Education Commission of Pakistan in 2017 and 2018-2021, to develop and strengthen Research Lab at Physics Department, University of Kotli AJK. During his study in Canada he received, Graduate thesis research award (2013), University of Western Ontario, Canada, Best Poster Award, Canadian Association of Physics (CAP), CAP Congress-2012, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Western Graduate Research Scholarship (Physics) UWO, Canada, 2009. Western Graduate Scholarship (Science), UWO, London ON, Canada, 2009. Graduate Student Scholarship from TD Canada Financial Group, 2009, Canada and Continuing Graduate Student Scholarship, Graduate Studies, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa ON, Canada.
Dr. Shafiq has supervised more than 10 M.Phil. students and presented his work in national and international conferences and journals. His field of interest is carbon-based nanomaterials, optoelectronic materials, and materials for energy storage.