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Dr. SYED SAJJAD HUSSAIN

Assistant Professor

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SOLID STATE PHYSICS,

University of the Punjab, QAC, Lahore-54590, Pakistan

Sajjadh.cssp@pu.edu.pk, syedsajjad110@yahoo.com


PERSONAL INFORMATION
Nationality: Pakistani
Date of Birth: 28th September 1978
Birth Place: Sialkot, Pakistan
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
Doctor Degree  Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy (2007 - 2010)
(Ph.D) France Field: Solid state physics
Thesis title: Elaboration, characterization structural and luminescence of Er doped AlN thin film deposition obtained by PVD magnetron RF
Specializations: Thin film deposition by magnetron sputtering, Photoluminescence, III-V Semiconductors, Aluminum Nitride, Erbium doping, Nano materials. Applications: Optoelectronics, temperature - insensitive laser diods and optical amplifiers.
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Philippe Pigeat (Research Director of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS Nancy France)
MS  Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble (2006 - 2007)
Field: Physics
Thesis title: Etching indium phosphide (InP) using Inductive Coupled Plasma (ICP), and reactive Ion etching (RIE)
Specializations: Plasma technology and applications, Optimization of dry etching of InP by using RIE and ICP. Applications: Photonic crystals,MEMS, LASERS
Supervisor: Jean-Louis Leclercq (Research Director of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, CNRS - Institute of Nanotechnologies de Lyon, INL Site Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France)
M. Sc Degree University Of The Punjab, Lahore  (1999 - 2001)
Field: Physics
Thesis title: Dielectric Properties of Industrial polymer Composite Materials
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Tasneem Zohra Rizvi, PCSIR, Lahore
Grade: First Division
Bachelor Degree University Of The Punjab, Lahore  (1997-1999)
Field: Mathematics and Physics
Grade: First Division
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES

Assistant Professor (Physics): Oct 2010 - Present

Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore Pakistan Subjects taught (Post-graduates, M.Phil) :

  • Application of Nanostructures.
  • Lab work (Post-graduates, M.Phil):
    • Optical Lithography Lab
    • Thin film Fabrication Lab
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Supervision:

Higher education commission APPROVED PhD Supervisor Since 2012.

http://sc.hec.gov.pk/aphds/submit.asp?supid=5604

Research Supervision (M.Phil Research): 5 students.

ORGANIZING INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Member of organizing committee:

  1. International Conference on Solid State Physics (ICSSP'13) was held during 02 - 06 December, 2013 at Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. http://www.icssp13.org.pk/
    http://www.icssp13.org.pk/index.php/committeess/organizingcommitteemembers
  2. International Conference on Solid State Physics (ICSSP'15) was held during 13 - 17 December, 2015 at Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
    http://www.icssp15.org.pk/index.php/committees.html
INTERNATIONAL TRAINING AND STUDY VISIT
  • 29th June 2006-28th Sept 2010, Study Visit for MS Leading to PHD on Government Scholarship, Université Joseph Fourier Grenoble 1, Grenoble France, and Université Henri Poincaré Nancy 1, Nancy France. Sponsored by Higher Education Commision, HEC Pakistan.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCES
  • Research Project - Center of Excellence in Solid State Physics, Lahore
  • Grant: Award of Startup Research Grant to the Assistant Professor Serving Under IPFP (0.5 M Rs)
    Title: "Study and Fabrication of AIN Thin Film by CVD, Application in the UV, Visible and Near IR Photoluminescence Photonic Devices."
    Awarding Authority: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, Sector H-9, Islamabad, Pakistan

  • Research Internship - Institute of Nanotechnology, Lyon France
  • Laboratory: Institute of Nanotechnologies de Lyon INL, UMR CNRS 5270, 69134 Ecully Cedex. Ecole Central de Lyon, FRANCE.
    Duration: Feb 2007 - Oct 2007.

  • Research Internship - PCSIR, Lahore Pakistan.
  • Supervisor: T. Zohara Rizvi Duration: Jan 2000 - Dec 2001.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
  • (Jan 2011- current) Member of Pakistan Institute of Physics, PIP in collaboration with Department of Physics, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Pakistan. (ID No. PIPC-11-06)
AWARDS
  • Silver Medal, Master Computer Science, University of South Asia (USA), 2001.
  • First Winner in Best Innovative Research Proposal, Doctoriales de Lorraine, Ventron, France, May 17-21, 2010.
  • 3rd Winner in Poster Presentation, Doctoriales de Lorraine, Ventron, France, May 17-21, 2010.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS AND STRENGTH
  • Experimental Expertise:
    • Fabrication of Thin Films (Nanostructures) using, PVD (Physical Vapor deposition) Magnetron sputtering (RF), Edwards 306 Vacuum Coater.
    • Experience with semiconductor thin film characterization using SEM, TEM, Ellipsometry.
    • Photoluminescence Setup, Measurement in Near Infra-red and Visible range. Time resolved Photoluminescence measurements room temperature, 77K,4 K.
    • Photolithography, MJB4 Mask aligner, RIE (Reactive ion etching), ICP (Inductive coupled Plasma) Etching, PE-100 Plasma etching system at CSSP.
    • Liquid N2 Cryostat for low temperature (77K) measurements especially for superconductor samples at CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SOLID STATE PHYSICS.
    • 4 years Clean room experience in France CNRS (Nancy), INT Lyon and 4 years at CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN SOLID STATE PHYSICS.
  • Fields of Expertise:
    • Thin Films deposition and Characterization
    • Magnetron Sputtering (RF)
    • Nanomaterial, Applications of Nanostructures in optoelectronic, Spintronic devices.
    • Photoluminescence, Optical Properties, opto-electronics devices, Solar Cells.
  • Computer Program: C++, OOPS, VC++, VB, ORACLE, SCJP JAVA, Assembly language
  • Language: English, French, Urdu, Punjabi
  • Cricket, Footbal.
REFEREES

Prof. Dr. Shahzad Naseem
MSc,PhD,MInstP,FInstPP,MAVS
Director
Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics
University of the Punjab, QAC, Lahore-54590, PAKISTAN
TEL: +92 42 9 923 1136; +92 42 3 583 9387-9; +92 42 3 584 7170
FAX: +92 42 9 923 1139

Prof. Dr. Philippe Pigeat
Chercheur
Institut Jean Lamour,
Departement CP2S- Chimie et Physiques Solides et des Surfaces,
EFCM : Elaboration et fonctionnalité de couches minces, UMR CNRS7198, Universite Henri Poincare, Faculte des Sciencs et Techniques, Bd des Aiguillettes, BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy Cedex France.Tel: 0033-3 83 68 49 36,
philippe.pigeat@univ-lorraine.fr

Prof. Dr. M. Khaleeq-ur-Rahman
Ex-Vice Chancellor GC University, Lahore, Pakistan
Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics University of the Punjab, QAC, Lahore-54590, PAKISTAN
TEL: +92 42 3 583 9387;
E-mail: khaleeq1953@gmail.com,

Hervé Rinnert
Enseignant-chercheur
Institut Jean Lamour, Département P2M, Nanomatériaux
BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy Cedex France.
herve.rinnert@univ-lorraine.fr
03.83.6.84.819 / 81.864

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