Dr. Tehseen Rahim
Designation: Assistant Professor
Tel (Off.): (+92-21) 9261300-7 Ext: 2250
Area of Research Interest:
Mathematical Physics, Theoretical Physics, Electronics
Academic Qualifications:

Institution/Awarding Body
Ph. D. Electronics University of London 1980
B.S. Electronics University of London 1977
Ph.D. Thesis: “Directional Pattern Synthesis in Circular arrays of Directional Antennas”.
Mathematical Physics, Theoretical Physics, Electronics
Experience: Sixteen years of teaching Experience
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, University of Karachi, Karachi, from March 1988 - todate.
  • Lecturer, Department of Physics, University of Karachi, Karachi, from 1986 to March 1988.
  • Awards / Achievements / Contributions:
  • Certificate of Appreciation for organizing 34th Convention Institute of Engineers Pakistan, 1993.
  • Certificate of Appreciation and Shield for Paper “Mode Propagation in circular”, 1994.
  • Award of Certificate of Recognition, NY Academy of Science, New York, USA, 1994.
  • 20th Century Award for achievement, The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, 1996.
  • Members / Memberships:
  • Member, Institute of Electronics & Electrical Engineers (IEEE), USA, 1980.
  • Member, Institute of Electronics Engineers, U.K.
  • Member, Karachi Physics Society, 1988.
  • Member, Pakistan Physics Society, 1989.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Karachi University, Journal of Science, 1989.
  • Member, The Scientific and Cultural Society of Pakistan, 1990.
  • Member, The Pakistan Institute of Physics, 1990.
  • Member, Albert Einstein Society, Pakistan, 1990.
  • Member, New York Academy of Science, USA, 1993.
  • Member, Pakistan Engineering Council, 1985.
  • Member, Antenna and Propagation Society, USA, 1980.
  • Member, International Who’s Who of Contemporary Achievements, USA, 1994.
  • Who’s Who of the World, USA, 1994.
  • Fellow Member, The Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, 1996.
  • Life Fellow Member, The Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, 1996.
  • Vice Chairman (Electronics), The Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, Local Council, 1992-94 & 1998-2000.
  • Vice President (Electronics), The Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, Local Council, 1995-97.
  • Corporate Member, The Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, 1996.
  • Member, Central Council (Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication, Aeronautical Engineering) 2001-2003.
  • Conferences / Workshops / Seminars Attended:
  • 41st Annual Convention “The Institution of Engineers”, Pakistan Karachi Center, inaugurated by his Excellency Muhammad Rafiq Tarar, President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 26th May, 2001.
  • Opportunities in Information Technology, Mr. Barry Thomas, Mr. Samir A. Hoodbhoy, Aptech Seminar Service, Aptech Computer Education, 2nd May, 2001.
  • Third World Science, Technology and Department Forum 9th STD Forum, Hotel Avari Tower, Karachi, 24-27 April 2000, presented by Sr. Atta-ur-Rehman.
  • Tutorial Course and Symposium on Topics in Semiconductors, organized by Chairman Prof. Dr. Feroz Ahmed, Department of Physics, University of Karachi and Pakistan Society for Semiconductor Science and Technology, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, National Centre for Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, April 17-19, 2000
  • Teaching of Physics, December 31st 1998.
  • Sixth National Symposium on “Frontiers in Physics” (16-18 December, 1997), Department of Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • International Seminar on Global Science and Technology, Pakistan Association of Scientist & Scientific Professions, (PASSP), Salim-uz-Zaman Siddiqui Science Centre, December 1996.
  • 36th Convention, IEP, Karachi, 1996.
  • Third Symposium on the Frontiers in Physics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, 26-29 November, 1990.
  • Third Regional Conference on Mathematical Physics, “Superstrings and Relativity”, 10-24 February 1990, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • National Workshop on “Teaching of Physics”, December 26-28, 1987.
  • Second Albert Einstein Seminar (March 14-17, 1987) held at Sparcent (SUPARCO).
  • Second Workshop on “Teaching of Physics”, 6th March 1987.
  • P.E.C Annual Convention, inaugurated by Gen. Zia-ul-Haq, President of Pakistan.
  • A lecture entitled “Current Antenna Technology” has been given at Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) to the Applied Physics Group. 1983.
  • Fourier Analysis of circular Arrays, Chelsea College, London University, 1983.
  • Presentation on Electromagnetic Wave Applications has been given at Pakistan Institute of Engineers (Electronics Division) in 1982.
  • “Current Communication Electronics Research” by T. Rahim at Karachi Grammar School, January 1982.
  • A lecture entitled “Research on circular arrays and electronic null and beam steering” has been presented at NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan, 1981.
  • The experimental work has been presented at the 2nd International Conference on Antennas and Propagation at York England, 1981.
  • Thesis & Projects supervised / Research Projects
    Supervised 35 Thesis & Projects of M.Sc students, Department of Physics, University of Karachi.
  • A research project on “Fibre Optic: Dielectric Wave Guide”, funded by Dean Faculty of Science, University of Karachi, 2002.
  • A research project on “Electromagnetic Waves and Circular Waveguides”, funded by Dean Faculty of Science, University of Karachi, 1994.
  • A research project on “Mode Scattering of Waves and Particles”, funded by Dean Faculty of Science, University of Karachi, 1990.
  • A research project on “Study of Electromagnetic Waves”, funded by University Grants Commission, 1989.
  • List of Research Publications
    1. T. Rahim, “Directional pattern synthesis in circular arrays of Directional Antennas”, Ph.D Thesis, University of London, 1980.

    2. T. Rahim, “A wideband UHF circular array” 2nd International Conference on Antennas and Propagation, York, England, 1981, IEE Conference Publications 195.

    3. T. Rahim, et al: “Effect of directional elements on the directional response of circular array”, IEE Proc. Vol. 129 Part II No. 1 February 1982.

    4. T. Rahim, “Analysis of the element pattern shape for circular arrays”, Electronics Letter. Vol. 19 No. 20, 29th September 1983.

    5. T. Rahim, Mode theory of wave propagation for circular symmetric structure Research Seminar, Department of Physics, University of Karachi, 2nd August, 1987.

    6. T. Rahim, Bessel Function with application to wave theory /Karachi Mathematical Association, C/o Department of Mathematics, University of Karachi, 24th January 1988.

    7. T. Rahim, Electromagnetic wave propagation in ircularly symmetric structure, Physics Dialogue 1988.

    8. T. Rahim, “Method of Electromagnetic wave propagation, Karachi Physics Society, 1988.

    9. T. Rahim, “Radiation and scattering of waves” Teaching of Physics 1988.

    10. T. Rahim and S.A. Hussain, “Mode theory of radiation and scattering from circularly symmetry structure”, Journal KPS 2 (1): 51-59 / 1989.

    11. T. Rahim, Observables in quantum mechanics, Teaching of Physics, 1989.

    12. T. Rahim, “Wave analysis of circular cylinders”, 3rd Regonal Conference on Mathematical Physics, Superstrings and Relativity, 18-24th February 1989, World Scientific. Journal KPS 3(1) 64-71 / 1990.

    13. T. Rahim, “Observables in quantum mechanics”, fifth workshop on “Teaching of Physics”, Teaching of Relativity at Undergraduate level”, 15th January, 1990.

    14. T. Rahim, “Effect of directional elements on the directional response of circular arrays”, Kar. Univ. J. Sc. 18(1&2) 25-32 (1990).

    15. T. Rahim, Normal mode theory of wave propagation form circular symmetric structure, Kar. Univ. J. Sc. 18(1&2) 51-59 (1990).

    16. T. Rahim, Electromagnetic Theory from Relativity, for 4th International Seminar for Albert Einstein Society, 16th March 1990.

    17. T. Rahim, “Bassel Function with application to wave theory”, Kar. Univ. J. Sc. 19 (1&2) 1-8 (1991).

    18. T. Rahim, “Electromagnetic Scattering form Cylinders and Spheres”, Teaching of Physics, March, 1991.

    19. T. Rahim and K.A. Siddiqui, “Maxwell waves and the velocity of light”, International Conference on Teaching of Physics”, May 31 – June 4, 1991.

    20. T. Rahim, “Fields in quantum electrodynamics Journal KPS 4(1): (48-56) / 1991-93.

    21. T. Rahim, “Bessel, Functions and circular waves”, PPS Proceedings 1992, Trends in Physics.

    22. T. Rahim, “Mode propagation in circular waveguide 34th Convention, April 1993, Karachi Institution of Engineers Pakistan.

    23. T. Rahim, “Aspects of Telecommunication”, IEP, September 1993.

    24. T. Rahim, “The work of Dr. Salam in Unified Theory”, AES, 70th Birth Anniversary of Dr. Salam, 29th January 1996.

    25. T. Rahim, “Dirac as a Theoretical Physicist Dirac Day, AES, 8th August 1996.

    26. T. Rahim and A. Ghani, “The Concept of Waves in Modern Technology”, Kar. Univ. J. Sc. 24(1) 73-76 (1996).

    27. T. Rahim and A. Ghani, “Electromagnetic wave propagation in circularly symmetric structures”, Kar. Univ. J. Sc. 24(1) 53-59 (1996).

    28. T. Rahim, Gauge Symmetry and Unification Theory 1996.

    29. T. Rahim, “Newton”, Newton-Salam Day, Karachi Physics Society, AES, 26th December 1996.

    30. T. Rahim, “Quantum theory of circular cylinders”, All Pakistan Mathematical Conference, 1989 organized by Karachi Mathematics Association, held at NED University, Kar. Univ. J. Sc. 24(2) 95-102 (1996).

    31. T. Rahim, “Galileo Galili and his influence on Science”, Galileo’s Birthday, 18th February 1997, A.P.W.A., Government College for Women.

    32. T. Rahim, “Concepts in quantum electrodynamics” sixth, Albert Einstein Seminar, Karachi 1997.

    33. T. Rahim, “History and Philosophy of Einstein’s Relativity”, 118th Birthday Anniversary of Albert Einstein held at Goethe Institute, 14th March, 1997.

    34. T. Rahim, “Behaviour of UHF Radio Waves”, Technical Lecture, Karachi Centre, Institution of Engineers, Pakistan July 1998.

    35. T. Rahim, “Directional Radio Beams from circular antennas arrays”, Technical Lecture, Karachi Centre, Institution of Engineers, Pakistan, 17th August, 1999.

    36. T. Rahim, and J. Quamar, “Velocity in quantum theory and relativity”, National Centre for Physics, Symposium on Relativity, Astrophysics and Cosmology, November 18-20, 1999, Department of Mathematics, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.