Dr. Zaheeruddin
E-Mail: zaheer103@yahoo.com
Designation: Assistant Professor
Tel (Off.): (+92-21) 9261300-7 Ext: 2250
Area of Research Interest:
Laser Spectroscopy, Theoretical Physics
Academic Qualifications:

Degree
Subjects
Institution/Awarding Body
Year
Ph.D. Laser spectroscopy Technical University Graz, Austria 2006
M.Sc. Physics University of Karachi. 1989
B.Sc.(Hons.) Physics (H), Chemistry & Mathematics University of Karachi. 1987
Ph.D. Thesis: “Investigation of hyperfine structure of Tantalum and Praseodymium”
Field:
Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy
Experience: Seventeen years of Teaching & Research Experience
  • September 2006 – to date as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • January 2000 – September 2006 as a lecturer in the Department of Physics, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • June 1996 – January 2000 as a lecturer in Islamabad Model College, Islamabad.
  • November 1994 – June 1996 as a lecturer in Defence Housing Authority Degree College Karachi.
  • October 1993 – July 1994 as a research fellow, attended a post graduate course at University of Cambridge, U.K.
  • September 1989 – October 1993 as a lecturer in the Department of Physics, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Awards / Achievements / Contributions:
  • Awarded H.E.C Scholarship from Higher Education Commission, Govt. of Pakistan for Ph.D. Studies (2003-2006).
  • Awarded Subrang Gold Medal on academic distinction in M.Sc. in the faculty of Science and Arts, University of Karachi, (1990)
  • Awarded Philips Gold Medal on academic distinction in M.Sc. in the Department of Physics, University of Karachi (1990)
  • Awarded Cambridge Commonwealth trust Scholarship in 1993-94.
  • Awarded Quaid-e-Azam Scholarship, 1990.
  • Awarded World-Lab Scholarship in 1990 as a research student.
  • Awarded Bi-Amman Scholarship in M.Sc., (1989)
  • Awarded Bi-Amman Scholarship in B.Sc. (Hons.), (1987)
  • Members / Memberships:
  • Karachi Physics Society.
  • Conferences / Workshops / Seminars Attended:
  • Attended 20th international conference on atomic physics, Austria 2006.
  • Attended & presented a paper in AMOP-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt Conference 2006.
  • Attended & presented a paper in 37th European Group for Atomic Spectroscopy (EGAS), 3rd - 6th August 2005 at Dublin City University, Dublin, 2005.
  • Attended international Conference on "teaching of Physics", held at Karachi in 1991.
  • Attended an international Conference on "High Energy Physics and Cosmology", held at Islamabad in 1990.
  • Participated in the Symposium on "trends in physics" held at Karachi in 1990.
  • Thesis & Projects supervised / Research Projects
  • Analytical potential function for stable diatomic molecules. (M.Sc. final; Three credit hours project, 2002-2003).
  • List of Research Publications
    1. “Scattering Cross section of quarks quarks interaction”, Proceedings of Symposium on trend in Physics, Karachi 1990.

    2. “Progress in the classification of Ta I and Ta II spectral lines”, 37th EGAS EuroPhysics Conference, Dublin, 291, 50 (2005). (http://www.egas37.org/)

    3. “Laser Spectroscopic investigation of Pr I and Pr II lines”, 37th EGAS EuroPhysics Conference, Dublin, 291, 118 (2005). (http://www.egas37.org/)

    4. “Neue Energieniveaus im Termschema des Praseodym- Atoms, AMOP-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt Conference 2006.

    5. “Neue Hochliegende Energieniveaus des Tantal-Ions, AMOP-Frühjahrstagung Frankfurt Conference 2006.

    6. “New energy levels of Ta II”, 38th EGAS EuroPhysics Conference, 30 D, 171 (2006).(http://egas38.na.infn.it/)

    7. “Hyperfine structure as a tool for the classification of spectral lines and for the investigation of fine structure levels”, Book of Abstract Page no. 272, 20th international conference on atomic physics, Austria 2006. (www.icap2006.at)

    8. “Investigation of Hyperfine structure of Ta I lines X”, Physica Scripta 74, 211-217 (2006)