By NanoTech Lab 6 months ago

“Graphical Abstract” of our research paper has been selected for the cover page of a prestigious journal Nanoscale Horizon (IF=9.095)

We are pleased to share that the “Graphical Abstract” of our research paper has been selected for the cover page of a prestigious journal Nanoscale Horizon (IF=9.095). This schematic message is from our journal paper “Engineering spin and antiferromagnetic resonances to realize an efficient direction-multiplexed visible meta-hologram (https://pubs.rsc.org/…/conte…/articlehtml/2019/nh/c9nh00460b)” (published in the same issue) by our Ph.D. student Muhammad Afnan Ansari” who is supervised by Dr. Tauseef Tauqeer , Dr. Muhammad Qasim Mahmood and Dr. Zubair Muhammad.

The link of the graphical abstract is https://pubs.rsc.org/…/articlela…/2020/nh/d0nh90001j/unauth…

We are pleased to share that the "Graphical Abstract" of our research paper has been selected for the cover page of a…

اس پر ‏‎ITU NanoTech Lab‎‏ نے شائع کیا جمعرات، 26 دسمبر، 2019


By NanoTech Lab 7 months ago

Dr. Muhammad Qasim has been selected to attend “Winter College on Optics: Quantum Photonics & Information (10th to 21st Feb 2020)” at ICTP, Trieste, Italy

Dr. Muhammad Qasim has been selected to attend “Winter College on Optics: Quantum Photonics & Information (10th to 21st Feb 2020)” at Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy. ICTP is one of the prestigious international research institutes for physical and mathematical sciences. This winter school will offer insight into the new quantum technologies involving the generation and manipulation of photonic and matter-like states.
For more information, kindly visit http://indico.ictp.it/event/9021/

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By NanoTech Lab 8 months ago

OSA and SPIE student chapters at ITU conducted a Workshop on “Modeling and Simulation of Semiconductor based Optical devices on SILVACO”

The Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE student chapters at ITU, in collaboration with IEEE APS/ MTTS/ EMC Islamabad Chapter conducted a Workshop on “Modeling and Simulation of Semiconductor based Optical devices on SILVACO”
at Microwave and Communication Lab ITU, Electrical Engineering Dept (4th Floor), Arfa Software Technology. The workshop was exclusively focused on the detailed introduction of SILVACO TCAD simulator followed by implementation and coding of semiconductor structures for different devices. Teaching Fellow Mr. Haris Mehmood from Information Technology University of the Punjab ITU, Lahore was the key speaker.

The Optical Society (OSA) and SPIE student chapters at ITU, in collaboration with IEEE APS/ MTTS/ EMC Islamabad Chapter…

اس پر ‏‎ITU NanoTech Lab‎‏ نے شائع کیا جمعرات، 5 دسمبر، 2019

 


By NanoTech Lab 9 months ago

PhD Student Muhammad Afnan Ansari presented his paper at a Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2019

Our PhD Fellow, Muhammad Afnan Ansari, supervised by Dr. Tauseef Tauqeer and Dr. Qasim Mehmood has presented his paper at a Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) held in the United States. He was also interviewed by The Optical Society (OSA), here is his vignette recounting the ingenuity, artistry and few of the challenges in the field of Optics & Photonics.

Web: https://www.osa.org/…/history/multimedia/video_audio/watch/…


By NanoTech Lab 9 months ago

Journal paper of our PhD Student Nasir Mehmood has been accepted at Nanoscale [IF: 6.97]

It is to share with great please that a journal paper of Nasir Mehmood [a Ph.D. student of NanoTech lab at ITU , jointly supervised by Dr. Muhammad Qasim Mahmood and Dr. Muhammad Zubair has been accepted in Nanoscale which is one of the top venues for Optics & Photonics research and has an impact factor of 6.97.

Citation: Mahmood N, Jeong H, Kim I, Mehmood MQ, Zubair M, Akbar A, Saleem M, Anwar MS, Tahir FA, Rho J. “Twisted Non-Diffracting Beams through All Dielectric Meta-Axicon”, Nanoscale. 2019. DOI:10.1039/C9NR04888J

Available online: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2019/nr/c9nr04888j#!divAbstract


By NanoTech Lab 10 months ago

OSA Lecture series conducted on “A Prolegomenon to the Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics”

ITU OSA Student Chapter and Nano Tech lab has successfully conducted an interesting and informative lecture series “A Prolegomenon to the Philosophy of Quantum Mechanics”.
Speakers:
1. Hamza Waseem, President of IET society at the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.
2. Faizan E Ilahi, a very member of IET society at the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.
Agenda of the series:
To develop an understanding of Quantum mechanics and various interesting phenomenons related to it. The knowledge of these phenomena will help us to work on novel research ideas in this field.


By NanoTech Lab 10 months ago

SPIE Student Chapter Established at ITU

SPIE Student Chapter at ITU:

NanoTech Lab is proud to announce the establishment of student chapter of SPIE – the international society for optics and photonics. ITU is among the only five universities of Pakistan having SPIE student chapters.

SPIE is an international society of photo-optical instrumentation engineers and is a non-profit organization. It provides generous support to students throughout the world for optics and photonics education and research.

At ITU, the pioneer batch of office bearers of the chapter include:
Chapter Advisor: Dr. Muhammad Zubair
Chapter Co-Advisor: Dr. M Qasim Mehmood
Chapter President: Hafiz Saad Khaliq (PhD Scholar, ITU)
Vice President: Sadia Noureen (PhD Scholar, ITU)
Secretary: Amna Zubair (MS Student, ITU)
Treasurer: Taimoor Naeem (PhD Scholar, ITU)

See: https://spie.org/…/studen…/student-chapters/student-chapter…


By NanoTech Lab 10 months ago

Dr. Muhammad Zubair joins Editorial Board of IET Microwaves, Antenna and Propagation (IF: 2.036)

Dr. Muhammad Zubair joins the Editorial Board of IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation (IET-MAP), a renowned journal of IET which covers all aspects of microwave and antenna engineering and propagation. IET-MAP has an impact factor of 2.036 (JCR 2019).

 


By NanoTech Lab 11 months ago

Two immediate openings for Team Leads in HEC TDF Project (Application Deadline: 07 September 2019)

We have two immediate openings for Team Leads in HEC TDF Project. For more information please follow this link 

Jobs


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Dr. Muhammad Zubair joins Editorial Board of International Journal of Antennas and Propagation (IF: 1.347)

NanoTech Lab congratulates Dr. Muhammad Zubair on joining the Editorial Board of International Journal of Antennas and Propagation

International Journal of Antennas and Propagation is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles on the design, analysis, and applications of antennas, along with theoretical and practical studies relating the propagation of electromagnetic waves at all relevant frequencies, through space, air, and other media.

The most recent Impact Factor for International Journal of Antennas and Propagation is 1.347 according to the 2018 Journal Citation Reports released by Clarivate Analytics in 2019. The journal’s most recent CiteScore is 1.19 according to the CiteScore 2018 metrics released by Scopus.


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Dr. Muhammad Zubair presented our recent work on metasurface absorbers at PIERS 2019 Rome

Dr Muhammad Zubair has presented NanoTech lab’s recent work on  metasurface absorbers at the PhotonIcs & Electromagnetics Research Symposium also known as Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium PIERS 2019 in Rome, Italy, 17-20 June, 2019.

The title of his paper was ‘Design of a Fractal Metasurface Based Terahertz Broadband Absorber’, and the paper was co-authored with Dr Qasim Mehmood and Amna Zubair (Research Associate).


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Hafiz Saad Khaliq (PhD Scholar) has been selected for fully-funded travel award to attend Summer School on Lasers and Laser Applications (SSOLLA 2019) from July 8 to July 12, 2019 at APRI, GIST in Gwangju, South Korea

NanoTech Lab congratulates Hafiz Saad Khaliq (PhD Scholar) on winning a fully-funded travel grant/ award to attend “Summer School on Lasers and Laser Applications (SSOLLA 2019)”. The summer school will be held from July 8 to July 12, 2019 at APRI, GIST in Gwangju, South Korea. It’s indeed a great honor for NanoTech lab and ITU that Saad will be representing us over there. The school will cover experimental studies on the following interesting topics.
1) Gas Laser(He/Ne Laser)
2) Interferometer
3) Solid State Laser(Nd:YAG Laser)
4) Optical Coherence Tomography
5) Solid Dye Laser


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Dr. Muhammad Zubair becomes Associate Editor for IEEE Access (IF: 4.098)

NanoTech Lab congratulates Dr. Muhammad Zubair for becoming an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, for the period of 2019 to 2022.

IEEE Access is an award-winning, multidisciplinary, all-electronic archival journal, continuously presenting the results of original research or development across all of IEEE’s fields of interest. Supported by author publication fees, its hallmarks are a rapid peer review and publication process with open access to all readers. IEEE Access received an impact factor of 4.098 in the 2018 JCR release

The IEEE Access Associate Editors are responsible for ensuring that the publication maintains the highest quality while adhering to the publication policies and procedures of IEEE.


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Dr. Muhammad Zubair (PI) and Dr. M. Qasim Mehmood (Co-PI) won HEC-TDF Research Grant

Dr. Muhammad Zubair (PI) and Dr. M. Qasim Mehmood (Co-PI) won a research grant under Higher Education Commission-Technology Development Fund (HEC-TDF) for the period of 2019-2021.

Under this project named “BreastCare”, they will be working on the development of low-cost and safe microwave imaging system for early screening of breast cancer at GP clinics and hospitals.

For more details see: http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/TDF/Pages/Call-Results.aspx


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Dr. Muhammad Zubair presented his paper at SPIE Photonics West 2019 at San Francisco, USA

Dr. Muhammad Zubair has presented his paper (citation: Zubair, Muhammad, Yee Sin Ang, and Lay Kee Ang. “Space-charge-limited transport in spatially disordered organic materials: a fractional-dimensional approach.” In Organic Photonic Materials and Devices XXI, vol. 10915, p. 109150Y. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2019) at SPIE Photonics West in San Francisco (2-7 February 2019). The full paper and presentation video can be accessed at this link: https://www.spiedigitallibrary.org/conference-proceedings-of-spie/10915/109150Y/Space-charge-limited-transport-in-spatially-disordered-organic-materials/10.1117/12.2509303.short?SSO=1&tab=ArticleLinkCited


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Our paper on “A Spin‐Encoded All‐Dielectric Metahologram for Visible Light” has been published in Laser and Photonic Reviews (IF ≈ 8.529)

Dr. Qasim Mehmood and Dr. Tauseef Touqeer along-with M. Afnan (PhD student) and Hamza Waseem (Intern) published a journal paper on “A Spin‐Encoded All‐Dielectric Metahologram for Visible Light” has been published in Laser and Photonic Reviews (IF ≈ 8.529). This work was done with foreign collaborators Dr. Selcuk (METU, Turkey).

 


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Our paper on “Highly efficient generation of Bessel beams with polarization insensitive metasurfaces” has been published in Optics Express (IF ≈ 3.356)

Dr. Qasim Mehmood and Dr. Tauseef Touqeer along-with M. Ahsan (PhD student) and M. Rizwan (Ex-RA) published a journal paper in Optics Express (IF ≈ 3.356) on “Highly efficient generation of Bessel beams with polarization insensitive metasurfaces”. This work was done with foreign collaborators Weiren Zhu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China) and Ivan D. Rukhlenko (Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Russia ).


By Yumna 1 year ago

Our paper on “A Compact, Low-Profile Fractal Antenna for Wearable On-Body WBAN Applications” has been published in IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (IF ~ 3.448)

Dr. Qasim Mehmood and Dr. Zubair along-with Ali Arif (RA) published a journal paper on “A Compact, Low-Profile Fractal Antenna for Wearable On-Body WBAN Applications” in IEEE Antenna and Propagation Letters (IF ≈ 3.448).


By Yumna 1 year ago

Dr. Qasim Mehmood and M. Rizwan (Ex-RA) published a journal paper in Advanced Optical Meterials (IF ≈ 7.430). This work was done with foreign collaborator Weiren Zhu from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.


By NanoTech Lab 1 year ago

Dr. M. Qasim Mehmood (PI) and Dr. Kashif Riaz (Co-PI) won a research grant of PKR 2.5 Million under HEC-NRPU (National Research Program for Universities)

Dr. M. Qasim Mehmood and Dr. Kashif Riaz has jointly awarded a research grant of PKR 2.5 Million under HEC-NRPU (National Research Program for Universities). Under this grant, Dr. Qasim and Dr. Kashif will be working on “Study of Intriguing Phenomena owing to Light’s Interaction with Two Dimensional Dielectric Metamaterials”.


By Yumna 2 years ago

M. Saad Khaliq (PhD student) was awarded to attend Winter College on Applications of Optics and Photonics in Food Science at Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), in Trieste. The duration of the activity was from 2nd Feb, 2019 to 22nd Feb, 2019.


By Yumna 2 years ago

Muhammd Qasim Mehmood and Ivan D. Rukhlenko, (ITMO, Russia) has been awarded with research grant of PKR 0.5 Million. They will be working on “Novel Design Methods for Asymmetric All-dielectric Metasurfaces’’.


By Qasim 2 years ago

Dr. Qasim Mehmood along-with his PhD student Nasir Mehmood has published a journal paper in Nanoscale (IF ≈ 7.2) on “Polarisation insensitive multifunctional metasurfaces based on all-dielectric nanowaveguides”. This work was done with foreign collaborators from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea.


By Yumna 2 years ago

Dr. Qasim was awarded with HEC travel grant of PKR 0.3 Million to attend conference in Espoo, Finland.


By Yumna 2 years ago

Dr. Qasim was awarded with HEC travel grant of PKR 0.3 Million to attend conference in Strasbourg, France.


By Qasim 3 years ago

Dr. Qasim’s paper has been accepted Nature Publishing Group’s prestigious journal Light: Science & Applications (IF = 14.098). This work was completed along with foreign collaborators from National University of Singapore and IMRE A*Star Singapore etc.


By Qasim 3 years ago

Dr. Qasim’s paper has been accepted in a prestigious journal ACS Nano (IF = 13.942). This work is completed with foreign collaborations from Wuhan University China, POSTECH Korea, National University of Singapore and University of Birmingham UK.


By Qasim 3 years ago

Dr. Tauseef Tauqeer (ITU) and Mr. Mustafa Naseem (Colorado Boulder University) jointly awarded a research grant of U.S. $374,599 under Pakistan-United States Science & Technology Cooperation Program. Under this grant, Dr. Tauseef and Mr. Mustafa will be working on the “Design and Implementation of Water ATMs – Water Dispensing and Quality Measurement Units” in Pakistan.


By Qasim 3 years ago

Dr. Qasim has recently published a journal paper “Dual field-of-view step-zoom metalens” in Optics Letters. This work is completed his overseas collaborator Prof. Guoxing Zhang from Wuhan University, China.


By Qasim 3 years ago

Dr. Tauseef along-with his PhD student Muhammad Afnan Ansari has published a journal paper in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF ≈ 8) on “Realization for low cost and energy efficient ceiling fans in the developing countries”.