Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed
Associate Professor, Physics
Area of Interest: Quantum Optics / Information, Quantum and Opto-electronic Devices, Solar Cells, Supercapacitors
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (114)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

M. Ashfaq Ahmad graduated in Physics from University of Agricultural, Faisalabad. He had been a member of COMSATS faculty since 2002 when he joined as a Research Associate. Then he completed his PhD degree in the field of Quantum Optics with specialization in Quantum nature of light and entanglement in July 2007 as a CIIT scholar. After the successful completion of PhD degree, he joined as an Assistant Professor at Department of Physics, CIIT Lahore where he is still working as an Associate Professor.

He has around 103 International publications, Impact Factor= 275, Citations=1000+, h-index=15 while his major research areas have been Quantum Optics, Information Processing: Entanglement, Quantum and Optoelectronic Devices, Renewable Energy; Solar Energy Harvestion and Fuel Cell Technology. He has also been involved in teaching both at undergraduate and post-graduate level and has supervised up to 25 BS final year projects as well as 33 MS research thesis and supervising 5 PhD students.

Courses I Teach:

  • BS: Electric and Magnetic Fields I & II; Classical Mechanics; Quantum Mechanics I ⅈ Electronic Properties of Solids. Physics Lab I, Physics Lab III
  • MS: Quantum Optics-I & II, Advanced Quantum Physics, Physics of Semiconductor & Devices
  • PhD: Modern Semiconductor Structures; Advanced Statistical Mehanics; Condensed Matter Theory, Photonic Mesoscopic Systems.

Current Research Interests:

  • Quantum Entanglement, Information
  • Nonclassicality, Squeezed States
  • Optoelectronic Devices (Solar Cells, LEDs, Photodetectors),
  • Quantum Structures for Supercapacitors/photodetectors
  • Quantum Systems for Solar Energy Harvestion
  • Structural, Dynamical, Electronic & Optical Properites of Materials: DFT Simulations
  • Graphene, Graphene Oxide (GO), Reduced Graphene Oxide (RGO) and composites for ENERGY devices   

Research Projects:

  • Growth and Fabrication of efficient light emitting diodes based on metal oxides as carrier transport layers.
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Quantum Dot Multijunction Solar Cells
  • Wet chemical synthesis and characterization of InAs core-shell quantum dots for advanced applications.
  • Development of Co-Sensitized QDSSCs with CuI gel electrolyte.
  • Fabrication and IV-Characterization of colloidal Quantum dots for Inorganic Light Emitting Diodes. 

Current PhD Scholars:

  1. Ms. Samia Aslam (saslam@ciitlahore.edu.pk)
  2. Ms Shairi Anjum
  3. Mr Usman Arshad
  4. Ms Ayesha Saleem
  5. Mr Kester Osesele Ighodalo

MS Research Students: (1) Syed Hamad Bukhari, (2) Muhammad Iqbal Hussain, (3) Osama Usman, (4) Mukhtar Hussain (5) M Kaleem Ullah <str

Publications:

Journal Papers:
1. Fida Hussain, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, Saeed Badshah, Rizwan Raza, M. Ajmal Khan, Raja Ali Riaz, Ghazanfar Abbas (2019), "“A modeling approach for low temperature SOFC based micro-combined heat and power systems ", International Journal of Modern Physics B, Vol: Accepted , Impact Factor: 1.699   
2. Fida Hussain, Ghazanfar Abbas*, M. Ashfaq Ahmad , Rizwan Raza, Zohaib Ur Rehman, Saleem Mumtaz, M. Akbar, Raja Ali Riaz, Saad Dilshad (2019), "“Comparative electrochemical investigation of zinc based nanocomposite anode materials for solid oxide fuel cell”, ", Ceramics International, pp: 1077–1083 , Vol: 45, Impact Factor: 3.057   
3. Ghazanfar Abbas, M. Ashfaq Ahmad*, Rizwan Raza, M. Hammad Aziz, M. Ajmal Khan, Fida Hussain, Tauqeer A Sherazi (2019), "“Fabrication of high performance low temperature solid oxide fuel cell based on La0.10Sr0.90Co0.20Zn0.80O5-d cathode” ", Materials Letters, pp: 179-182, Vol: 238, Impact Factor: 2.687   
4. Margareth N. Ede, Dennis U. Ugwoke, Kester O. Ighodalo, Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Tauqeer Hussain, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad* (2019), "“Structural and optical properties of annealed metallic doped Palladium Sulfide thin films”", Optik –International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, pp: 914-918, Vol: 179, Impact Factor: 1.191   
5. Muhammad Kaleem Ullah, Rizwan Raza, M.I. Asghar, Amjad Ali, Asia Iftikhar, Ghazanfar Abbas, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Imran Hanif, Muhammad Akbar, P.D. Lund (2019), "“Tri-doped ceria (M0.2Ce0.8O2-d, M= Sm0.1, Ca0.05, Gd0.05) electrolyte for hydrogen and ethanol-based fuel cells” ", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp: 548-554, Vol: 773, Impact Factor: 3.779   
6. Sufyan Javed, Shahid Hussain, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Nusrat Shaheen, Rizwan Raza, Syed Shoib, Mai Wenjie, (2019), "“Ultra-high energy density flexible asymmetric supercapacitor based on hierarchical fabric decorated with 2D bimetallic oxide nanosheets and MOF derived porous carbon polyhedrons” ", J. of Materials Chemistry C, Impact Factor: 5.976   
7. Asia Rafique, Amjad Ali, Rizwan Raza, M Ashfaq Ahmad, Mikeal Syvajarvi (2019), "An efficient carbon resistant composite NiZnO-GDC anode for biogas fuelled solid oxide fuel cell", J. Power Sources, pp: 227042-227052 , Vol: 438, Impact Factor: 7.467   
8. Muhammad Sufyan Javed, Shahid Hussain, Muhammad Kashif Aslam, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad* Wenjie Mai (2019), "Construction of binder-free hierarchical mesoporous 3D Co-Mo-O flowers assembled by nanosheets for aqueous symmetrical 1.2 V supercapacitor in a basic electrolyte", Electrochimica Acta, pp: 135201, Vol: 330, Impact Factor: 5.383   
9. M Sufyan Javed, Iqra Ashraf, M Faizan Tahir, Shahid Hussain, Yasir Abbas, M Arshad, Liyang Lin, M Ashfaq Ahmad (2019), "Dumbbell-shaped mixed bimetallic-oxide decorated on carbon-fiber textile for high-performance flexible symmetric solid stae pseudocapacitors", Materials Letters, pp: 50-54, Vol: 253, Impact Factor: 3.019   
10. Azhar A Zaidi, M S Rafique, Samia Aslam, M. Saleem, M. Ikram, K. Siraj, Anwar Latif, R. Sharif, S. Ghani, M. Ashfaq Ahmad (2019), "Effects of solvents on structural, optical and photovoltaic properties of photo anodes for dye-sensitized solar cells", International Journal for Light and Electron, pp: 163444-163449, Vol: 200, Impact Factor: 1.914   
11. Rida Batool, Faizah Altaf, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, Rohama Gill, Rizwan Raza, M. Ajmal Khan, Zohaib Ur Rehman, Fida Hussain and Ghazanfar Abbas (2019), "Electrochemical Investigation of Cubic structured of Fe doped-SrCoO3 Nanocomposite Cathode for SOFC via sol-gel route", Materials Research Express, pp: 95531-95541 , Vol: 6, Issue: 9, Impact Factor: 1.449   
12. Fida Hussain, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, M. Ajmal Khan, Zohaib Ur Rehman, Raja Ali Riaz, Ghazanfar Abbas (2019), "Electrochemical investigation of multi-fuel based low temperature nano-composite anode for solid oxide fuel cell", J. Power Sources, pp: 147-152, Vol: 425, Impact Factor: 7.467   
13. Khalil Ahmad, M Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, Ajmal Khan, Zohaib Ur Rehman, Ghazanfa Abbas (2019), "Graphene incorporated nanocomposite anode for low temperature SOFCs", J Electronic Materials, pp: 7507-7514, Vol: 48, Issue: 11, Impact Factor: 1.676   
14. M. Sultan Irshad, Muhammad Hamamd Aziz, Mahvish Fatima, Saif Ur Rehman, M. Idrees, Saba Rana, Fozia Shaheen, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Muhammad Qasim Javed, Qing Huang (2019), "Green Synthesis, Cytotoxicity, Antioxidant and Photocatalytic Activity of CeO2 Nanoparticles Mediated via Orange Peel Extract (OPE)", Materials Research Express, pp: 0950a4, Vol: 6, Issue: 9, Impact Factor: 1.449   
15. Razia Batool, Muhammad Asim Akhtar, Akhtar Hayat, Dongxue Han, Li Niu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Mian Hasnain Nawaz (2019), "In-situ Anchoring of Iron Oxide on Functionalized Graphene Oxide and Synthesis of its Polymeric Nanocomposite for the Enzyme Free Glucose Biosensor", Microchimica Acta, pp: 267-276, Vol: 186, Impact Factor: 5.479   
16. Asia Rafique; Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad; Imran Shakir; Amjad Ali; Ghazanfar Abbas; Muhammad Sufyan Javed; Muhammad Ajmal Khan; Rizwan Raza (2019), "Multioxide phase-based nanocomposite electrolyte (M@SDC where M= Zn2+/ Ba2+/ La3+/Zr2+ /Al3+) materials", Ceramics International, Impact Factor: 3.45   
17. Saleem Mumtaz, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, M. Ajmal Khan, Bashir Ahmad, Fida Hussain, M. Naeem Ashiq, Ghazanfar Abbas, (2019), "Nanostructured anode materials for low temperature solid oxide fuel cells: Synthesize and electrochemical characterizations", Ceramics International, pp: 21688-21697, Vol: 45, Issue: 17, Impact Factor: 3.540   
18. Ayesha Saleem, Abdullah Ahmad, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Mian Hasnain Nawaz, Akhtay Hayat and Muhammad Nasir (2019), "Nitrogen-doped graphene oxide as a catalyst for the oxidation of Rhodamine B by hydrogen peroxide: Application to a sensitive fluoremetric hydrogen peroxide assay", Microchimica Acta, Impact Factor: 5.5   
19. M Sultan, M, Adil, Abbas, Hummad Habib Qazi, Hammad Aziz, M, Matiullah, shah M Ashfaq Ahmad, M Idrees (2019), "Role of Oxygen Vacancies in Hybrid Phase TiO2 for Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM), MRX-111979", Materials Research Express, pp: 076311, Vol: 6, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 1.449   
20. Muhammad Kaleem Ullah, Naveed Ahmad, Salah Ud-Din Khan, Farah Alvi, Ghazanfar Abbas, Asia Rafique, Amjad Ali, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza (2019), "Structural and electrochemical studies of microwave sintered nanocomposite electrolytes for solid oxide fuel cells", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, pp: 10964-10970, Vol: 44, Issue: 21, Impact Factor: 4.229   
21. Rida Batool, Faizah Altaf, Rohama Gill, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, M. Ajmal Khan, Fida Hussain, Saleem Mumtaz, and Ghazanfar Abbas (2019), "Structural and electrochemical study of Ba0.15Cu0.15Ni0.10Zn0.60 oxide anode for low temperature solid oxide fuel cell” ", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp: 653-659 , Vol: 780, Impact Factor: 3.779   
22. M. Amer Khan, M. A. Ahmad, R. J. Amjad, Abdul Sattar, Reza Dusti, Saddam Hussain, Sumaira Yasmeen (2019), "Structural and Optical study of Erbium Doped Borophosphate Glasses", Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Status, Impact Factor: 1.914   
23. Tauqeer Hussain, Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Kester Ighodalo and Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2019), "Study of the extrinsic properties of Copper doped Cadmium Sulfide Thin Film by Hydrothermal assisted CBD Method", Materials Research Express, pp: 045908, Vol: 6, Impact Factor: 1.449   
24. Faizah Altaf; Rida Batool; Rohama Gill; Ghazanfar Abbas; M. Ajmal Khan, Zohaib Rehman; Rizwan Raza; Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2019), ""Synthesis and characterization of co doped ceria based Electrolyte Material for LTSOFC"", Ceramics International, pp: 10330-10333 , Vol: 45, Impact Factor: 3.45   
25. Muhammad Sufyan Javed, Syed Shoaib Ahmad Shah, Tayyaba Najam, Hidayat Ullah Shah, Jinliang Li, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Muhammad Ashfaq, Rizwan Raza and Wenjie Mai (2019), "Synthesis of Mesoporous Defective Carbon-Nanosheets in a Space-confined Selfassembled Nanoreactor: Highly Efficient Capacitive Energy Storage", Electrochimica Acta, pp: 517-527, Vol: 305, Impact Factor: 5.383   
26. Zohaib-ur-Rehman, M Ashfaq Ahmad, Rida Batool, Faizah Altaf, Rohama Gill, Rizwan Raza, Ajmal Khan, Hammad Aziz, Fida Hussain, Ghazanfar Abbas (2019), "Ternary alkali carbonates effect on electrochemical characterization of nanocomposite calcium doped ceria electrolytes (LNK-CDC) for SOFC", J. Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, pp: 011001-011008 , Vol: 17, Issue: 1, Impact Factor: 1.515   
27. M Aqeel, S Anjum, M Imran, M Ikram, H Majeed, M Naz, S Ali and M A Ahmad (2019), "TiO2 @ RGO (reduced graphene oxide) doped nanoparticles demonstrated improved photocatalytic activity", Mater. Res. Express, pp: 086215-086225, Vol: 6, Impact Factor: 1.449   
28. Amjad Ali, Rizwan Raza, R.M. Arif Khalil, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, A. Rafique, M kaleem Ullah, M Naveed Mushtaq, Lyubov M. Belova (2018), "A potential electrolyte (Ce1-x Cax O2-d) for fuel cells: Theoretical and experimental study", Ceramics International, pp: 12676-12683, Vol: 44, Impact Factor: 3.45   
29. Sarfraz Ahmad, Rizwan Raza*, Amjad Ali, Asia Rafique, M Kaleem Ullah, M Ashfaq Ahmad, Naveed Mushtaq; Shahzad Naseem (2018), "An Efficient Ge and Sm co-doped Ceria Nanocomposite Electrolyte for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", Ceramics International, pp: 170-174, Vol: 44, Impact Factor: 2.986   
30. Sana Tariq, Sarfraz Arshad, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Syed Khalid Imran, Ajmal Khan, Muhammad Ikram, Muhammad Waseem Boota, Ghazanfar Abbas (2018), "Comparative study of Ce0.80Sm0.20 Ba0.80Y0.20O3-d (YB-SDC) electrolyte by various chemical synthesis routes", Results in Physics, pp: 780-784, Vol: 8, Impact Factor: 3.042   
31. Syed Hamad Bukhari, Javed Ahmad, Salman Naeem Khan, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad* (2018), "Decoherence and relative phase sensitivity of entangled coherent states", Optik –International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, pp: 56-62, Vol: 155, Impact Factor: (SCI, IF = 0.835)   
32. Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Ayesha Jamil, Ghazanfar Abbas, Rizwan Raza, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2018), "Efficient tuning of optical properties and morphology of CdS nanostructures via a facile route", Journal of Electronic Materials, pp: 3701-3708 , Vol: 47, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 1.676   
33. Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad* (2018), "Facile Synthesis of Graphene Oxide with Significant Enhanced Properties for Optoelectronic and Energy Devices", Ceramics International--Published, pp: 6823–6828, Vol: 44, Standard: 6823–6828, Impact Factor: 2.986   
34. Saman Iqbal, Muhammad Shahid Rafique, Muhammad Zahid, Shazia Bashir, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Rabia Ahmad (2018), "Impact of carrier gas flow rate on the synthesis of nanodiamonds via microplasma technique", Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing, pp: 31–41 , Vol: 74    
35. Nusrat Shaheen, M Sufyan Javed, Hidayat Ullah Shah, Shahid Hussain, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, M. Saleem, Xiaoyuan Zhou (2018), "Improved thermoelectric properties of Ge-doped and single-filled skutterudites prepared by unique melt-spinning method", Ceramics International, pp: 12610-12614 , Vol: 44, Issue: 11, Impact Factor: 3.057   
36. Fozia Shaheen, Muhammad Hammad Aziz, Mahvish Fatima, Muhammad Ajmal Khan, Faisal Ahmed, Riaz Ahmad, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Turki S. Alkhuraiji, Muhammad Waseem Akram*, Rizwan Raza and Syed Mansoor Ali (2018), "In Vitro Cytotoxicity and Morphological Assessments of GO-ZnO against the MCF-7 Cells: Determination of Singlet Oxygen by Chemical Trapping", Nanomaterials, pp: 539, Vol: 8, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 3.504   
37. Hidayat U Shah, Fengping wang, Muhammad S Javed, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, M Saleem, Jinbing Zhan, Zia Ul Haq Kahn, Yan Li (2018), "In-situ growth of MnO2 Nanorods Forest on Carbon Textile as an Efficient Electrode Material for Supercapacitors", Journal of Energy Storage, pp: 318-326, Vol: 17, Impact Factor: 3.517   
38. Hidayat UllahShah, Fengping Wang, M Sufyan Javed, Nusrat Shaheen, Shujaat Ali, M Ashfaq Ahmad and Kang He (2018), "Mn3O4 nanosheets decorated on flexible carbon fabric for high performance Super-Capacitor Electrodes", Materials Letters, pp: 148-152, Vol: 210, Impact Factor: (IF=2.34)   
39. Faiza Altaf, Rida Batool, M Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, Ghaznfar Abbas (2018), "Novel vinyl modified sepiolite based polymer nanocomposites: synthesis and characterization", Iranian Polymer Journal, pp: 413-422, Vol: 27, Issue: 6, Impact Factor: 1.707   
40. Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad*, Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Idrees and Arshad Saleem Bhatti (2018), "Photovoltaic performance and impedance spectroscopy of ZnS-Cu-Go nanocomposites", Ceramics International, pp: 402-408, Vol: 44 , Impact Factor: (IF=2.986)   
41. Usman Ahmad, Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Ayesha Jamil M Ashfaq Ahmad* (2018), "Synthesis and Characterization of InN Quantum Dots for Optoelectronics Applications", Optik –International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, pp: 97-100, Vol: 173, Impact Factor: 1.191   
42. M. Ajmal Khan, Cheng Xu, Zhenlun Song, Rizwan Raza, Muhammad Ashfiq Ahmad, Ghazanfar Abbas, Bin Zhu (2018), "Synthesize and characterization of ceria based nano-composite materials for low solid oxide fuel cell", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, pp: 6310 – 6317, Vol: 43, Issue: 12, Impact Factor: 4.229   
43. Ali, Amjad, Rizwan Raza, Rafique, Asia, Ullah, M Kaleem, M Ashfaq Ahmad Abbas, Ghazanfar, A Khan (2018), "The effect of alkali-carbonates (single, binary, and ternary) on doped ceria, a composite electrolyte for low temperature solid oxide fuel cells", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, pp: 806–818, Vol: 10 (1), Impact Factor: 7.14    (External URL)
44. Ghazanfar Abbas*, Rizwan Raza, M. Ashfaq Ahmad**, M. Ajmal Khan, M. Jafar Hussain, Mukhtar Ahmad, Hammad Aziz, Imran Ahmad, Rida Batool, Faizah Altaf, Bin Zhu (2017), "Electrochemical Investigation of Mixed Metal Oxide Nanocomposite Electrode for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell", Int. J. Mod. Phys. B (IJMPB, Impact Factor: 0.937    (External URL)
45. Hidayat U Shah, Muhammad S Javed, Nusrat Shaheen, Jianling Hu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza. (2017), "In-situ growth of MnO2 Nanorods Forest on Carbon Textile as an Efficient Electrode Material for Supercapacitors", Ceramics International, Impact Factor: 2.986   
46. Saleem Mumtaz, M. Ashfaq Ahmad*, Rizwan Raza, M. Sarfraz Arshad, Bashir Ahmed, M. Naeem Ashiq, Ghazanfar Abbas (2017), "Nano grained Sr and Zr co-doped BaCeO3 electrolytes for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells", Ceramics International, Impact Factor: 2.986    (External URL)
47. Rizwan Raza*, Asifa Khan, Ayesha Aunbreen, …………. M Ashfaq Ahmad (2017), "Nanocomposite BaZr0.7Sm0.1Y0.2O3-d-LaSr0.2Co0.2Fe0.8O3-d materials for single layer fuel cell", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, , Impact Factor: 3.582    (External URL)
48. Sarfraz Ahmad, Rizwan Raza*, Amjad Ali, Asia Rafique, M Kaleem Ullah, M Ashfaq Ahmad (2017), "Naveed Mushtaq; Shahzad Naseem “An Efficient Ge and Sm co-doped Ceria Nanocomposite Electrolyte for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells", Ceramics International, Impact Factor: 2.98    (External URL)
49. Muhammad Sarfraz Arshad; Shahzad Naseem; Shahid Atiq; Zahoor Ahmed; Naveed Mushtaq; Rashid Ali; Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2017), "Nickel foam anode-supported solid oxide fuel cells with composite electrolytes", Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, Impact Factor: 3.582    (External URL)
50. Q H Liao, W J Nie, J Xu, Y Liu, N R Zhou, Q R Yan, A Chen, N H Liu and M A Ahmad (2017), "Properties of linear entropy of the atom in a tripartite cavity-optomechanical system", Laser Physics, Impact Factor: 1.102    (External URL)
51. M Saleem, L Fang, M Ashfaq Ahmad*, L. Fang, R Raza, M N Akhtar, S Rehman (2017), "Solution derived ZnO Nanoflowersbased Photoelectrodes for Dye-Sensitied Solar Cells”", Materials Research Bulletin, Impact Factor: 2.402    (External URL)
52. Ayesha Jamil, Faiza Mustafa, Samia Aslam, Usman Arshad, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2017), "Structural and Optical Properties of Thermally reduced Graphene Oxide", Chinese Physics B, Impact Factor: 1.42    (External URL)
53. Faiza Mustafa, Samia Aslam, Ayesha Jamil, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad*, (2017), "Synthesis and Characterization of Wide Band gap Nickel Oxide (NiO) Powder via a facile Route", ”, Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Impact Factor: 0.835    (External URL)
54. M. Ajmal Khan, Muhammad Ashfiq Ahmad, Rizwan Raza, Ghazanfar Abbas, Asia Rafique, M. Kaleem Ullah, Amjad Ali, M. Asharf Chaudhry, Bin Zhu (2017), "Synthesize and characterization of zinc based nano-composite materials for low solid oxide fuel cell", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy- Accepted, Impact Factor: 3.582   
55. Muhammad ASHFAQ AHMAD*, Sehrish AZAM, Samia ASLAM, Syed HAMAD BUKHARI, Ayesha JAMIL, Faiza Mustafa, Salman NAEEM KHAN (2016), "“Higher order squeezing as a measure of nonclassicality", Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Impact Factor: 0.835    (External URL)
56. R. Raza, A. Ahmed,………….. M. A. Ahmad, G. Abbas, M. Niaz, Muhammad Saleem, N. Akram, Munazza Khalid, Farah Alvi,, Bin Zhu (2016), "Highly efficient Composite electrolyte for natural gas fueled fuel cell”", Int. Journal of Hydrogen energy, Impact Factor: 3.485    (External URL)
57. Muhammad, Saleem; Liang, Fang; Farooq, Saleem; Ahmad, Muhammad Ashfaq; raza, rizwan; Akhtar, Majid; Jamil, Ayesha; Aslam, Samia; Abbas, Ghazanfar (2015), "Structural and Photovoltaic Characteristics of Hierarchically ZnO Nanostructures Electrode”", Applied Surface Science, Impact Factor: 3.08    (External URL)
58. Muhammad Saleem, L.Fang, S.F. Shaukat, M. A. Ahmad, R. Raza, M. N. Akhtar, M. N., S. Javed (2015), "Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Composite Nanostructure-Based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", Applied Surface Science, Impact Factor: 2.072   
59. M. A. Ahmad, Nadeem Akram, R. Raza (2014), "“Structural and electrical characterization of nanostructure electrodes for SOFCs"", International Journal of Energy Research, Impact Factor: 4.0    (External URL)
60. Rizwan Raza, M. A. Ahmad, Javed Iqbal, Nadeem Akram, Zhan Gao, Sufyan Javed and B.Zhu (2014), "Ce0.8 (SmZr)0.2O2-carbonate nanocomposite electrolyte for solid oxide fuel cell", Int. Journal of Energy Research, Impact Factor: 2.23    (External URL)
61. Syed Hamad Bukhari, Samia Aslam, Faiza Mustafa, Ayesha Jamil, Salman Naeem Khan and Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2014), "Entangled coherent States for Quantum Onformation Processing", Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Impact Factor: 0.68    (External URL)
62. Qinghong Liao, Ye Liu, Qiurong Yan, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2014), "Entanglement dynamics and quasiprobability distribution for the degenerate Raman process", Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, pp: 1739-1744, Vol: 125, Issue: 6, Impact Factor: 0.68    (External URL)
63. Muhammad Saleem, L.Fang, M. A. Ahmad, R Raza, F. Wu, W.J. Li, C. L. Xu, L, (2014), "Synthesis, Characteristics and Applications of ZnO nanowires in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells via Water Bath Method", Nano, Impact Factor: 1.167    (External URL)
64. Ghazanfar Abbas, Rizwan Raza, M. Ashfaq Ahmad, M. Ashraf Chaudhry, Ajmal Khan, Bin Zhu, (2013), "Electro-chemical Study of Nano-structured Electrode for Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (LTSOFC)"", International Journal of Energy Research, Impact Factor: 2.23    (External URL)
65. Qinghong Liao, Xin Liu, and Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2013), "Entanglement between charge and flux qubits", Modern Physics Letters B, Vol: 27, Impact Factor: 0.48    (External URL)
66. LIAO Qing-hong, YAN Qiu-rong, LIU Ye, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2013), "Entropy and Entanglement of a Moving Atom Interacting with Different Initial Fields", ” Acta Photonica Sinica , Impact Factor: 0.477    (External URL)
67. Qinghong Liao, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, (2013), "Entropy squeezing of atom and the generation of Schrdinger-cat states in the three-photon Jaynes Cummings model",", Optik, International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Impact Factor: 0.52    (External URL)
68. Liao, Qinghong; Nie, Wenjie; Zhou, Nanrun; Liu, Ye; Ahmad, M. A. (2013), "The Entanglement Dynamics of Two Atoms in a Double Two-Photon Jaynes-Cummings Model", CHINESE JOURNAL OF PHYSICS, Impact Factor: 0.477    (External URL)
69. Zhengjun Liu, Min Gong, Yongkang Dou, Feng Liu, Shen Lin, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Jingmin Dai, Shutian Liu (2012), "Double image encryption by using Arnold transform and discrete fractional angular transform", Optics and Lasers in Engineering, pp: 248-255, Vol: 50, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: 4.059   
70. Syed Hamad Bukhari, Muhammad Iqbal Hussain, Salman Naeem Khan, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2012), "Nonclassicality of two-mode nonorthogonal states", Optik - International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, pp: 1392-1398, Vol: 123, Issue: 24, Impact Factor: 1.914   
71. Qinghong Liao, Guangyu Fang, Yueyuan Wang, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2011), "Entanglement swapping in two independent Jaynes-Cummings Models", Eur. Phys. J. D, pp: 475-479, Vol: 61, Impact Factor: 1.393   
72. Liao, Qing-Hong; Fang, Guang-Yu; Wang, Ji-Cheng; Wang, Yue-Yuan; Ahmad, Muhammad Ashfaq (2011), "Liu, Shu-Tian “Control of the Entanglement Between Two Atoms Trapped in Spatially Separated Cavities Connected by an Optical Fiber", International Journal of Theoretical Physics, pp: 2622-2629 , Vol: 50, Issue: 8, Impact Factor: 1.121   
73. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad*, Syed Hamad Bukhari, Salman Naeem Khan, Ran Zeng, Qinghong Liao and Shutian Liu (2011), "Nonclassical features of entangled coherent states", Journal of Modern Optics, pp: 890-895 , Vol: 58, Issue: 10, Impact Factor: 1.382   
74. Zhengjun Liu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2011), "Optical multi image encryption based on frequency shift", Optik, International Journal of Light and Electron Optics, pp: 1010-1013 , Vol: 122, Issue: 11, Impact Factor: 1.914   
75. Qinghong Liao, Guangyu Fang, Yueyuan Wang, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2011), "Single atom entropy squeezing for two two-level atoms interacting with a binomial field", Optik, International Journal of Light and Electron Optics, pp: 1392-1396, Vol: 122, Issue: 11, Impact Factor: 1.914   
76. Qinghong Liao, Guangyu Fang, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2011), "Sudden birth of entanglement between two atoms successively passing a thermal cavity", Optics Commun, pp: 301-305, Vol: 284   
77. Syed Hamad Bukhari, Salman Naeem Khan and Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2011), "Two mode superposition coherent states: Entanglement and nonclassicality", Acta Physica Polonica B, pp: 2077-2085 , Vol: 42, Issue: 10, Impact Factor: 0.904   
78. Zhengjun Liu, Qing Guo, Lie Xu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Shutian Liu, (2010), "Double image encryption by using iterative random binary encoding in gyrator domains", Optics Express, pp: 12033-12043, Vol: 18, Issue: 11   
79. Qinghong Liao, Guangyu Fang, YueyuanWang, M. A. Ahmad, and Shutian Liu (2010), "Entanglement dynamics of two atoms successively passing a cavity", Chinese Optics Letters , pp: 1191-1194, Vol: 8, Issue: 12, Impact Factor: 1.859   
80. Kang Dong-Peng, Liao Qing-Hong, Ahamd Muhammad Ashfaq, Wang Yue-Yuan, Liu ShuTian (2010), "Entropy squeezing of an atom in k-photon Jaynes- Cummings model", Chinese Physics B, pp: 014206-014213   
81. Zhou, Guo Zong Yi, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu, (2010), "Ex- citation of defect modes from the extended PBG structure of the 1D photonic lattices", Chinese Physics B, pp: 014201-014205, Vol: 19, Issue: 1   
82. Zhengjun Liu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2010), "Image encryp- tion based on double random amplitude coding in random Hartley transform domain", optik, pp: 959-964, Vol: 121, Issue: 11   
83. Zhengjun Liu, Shutian Liu and Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2010), "Image sharing scheme based on discrete fractional random transform", Optik, pp: 495-499 , Vol: 121, Issue: 6   
84. Qing-Hong Liao, Fang Guang-Yu, Wang Yue-Yuan, Ahmad Muhammad Ashfaq and Liu Shu-Tian (2010), "Linear Entropy and Entanglement in Two-Charge-Qubit Circuits", Chinese Phys. Lett, pp: 070304-070308, Vol: 27, Issue: 7, Impact Factor: 1.066   
85. Liao Qing-Hong, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, WANG Yue-Yuan1, and Liu Shu-Tian (2010), "Properties of linear entropy in k-photon Jaynes-Cummings model with the stark shift and Kerr-like medium", Commun. Theor. Phys., pp: 931-936, Vol: 53   
86. Zhengjun Liu, Jingmin Dai, Xiaogang Sun, Shutian Liu and Muhammad Ash- faq Ahmad (2009), "A new kind of double image encryption by using a cutting spec- trum in the 1-D fractional Fourier transform domains", Optics Commun., pp: 1536 -1540, Vol: 282   
87. Zhengjun Liu, Jingmin Dai, Xiaoyi Zhao, Xiaogang Sun, Shutian Liu, Muham- mad Ashfaq Ahmad (2009), "Generation of dark hollow beam by use of phase-only filtering", Optics and Lasers in Engineering,, pp: 1250-1253, Vol: 47   
88. Zhengjun Liu, Qiuming Li, Jingmin Dai, Xiaoyi Zhao, Xiaogang Sun, Shutian Liu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2009), "Image encryption based on random scrambling the amplitude and phase in frequency domain", Optical Engineering, pp: 87005-87010, Vol: 48, Issue: 8   
89. A Afaq, Iftikhar Ahmad, M A Ahmad, A Rashid, B A Tahir and Muhammad Tahir Hussain (2009), "Interferences in the Photodetachment of triatomic negative Ion", Applied Physics Letters,, pp: 041125 -041127, Vol: 94   
90. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2009), "Superposition of two coherent states Pi out of phase with average photon number as relative phase", Optik., pp: 68-73, Vol: 120, Impact Factor: 0.595   
91. Zhengjun Liu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu, (2008), "A discrete fractional angular transform", Opt. Commun, pp: 1424-1429, Vol: 281, Issue: 6   
92. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Ren Min, Ma Ai-Qun and Shutian Liu (2008), "Amplitude-squared squeezing of superposition of coherent states", Chin. Phys., pp: 1777-1783, Vol: 17, Issue: 5   
93. Zhengjun Liu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu, (2008), "Image sharing scheme based on combination theory", Opt. Commun, pp: 5322-5325, Vol: 281, Issue: 21   
94. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Lin Jie, Qian Yan, Ma Zhi-Min, Ma Ai-Qun and Shutian Liu, (2007), "Amplitude-squared squeezing of the generalized odd-even coherent states of the anharmonic oscillator in a finite Hilbert space", Chin. Phys., pp: 1351-1356, Vol: 16, Issue: 5   
95. Zhengjun Liu, Haifa Zhao, Jianlong Liu, Jie Lin, Muhammad Ashfaq Ah- mad and Shutian Liu (2007), "Generation of hollow Gaussian beams by spatial ¯lter- ing", Opt. Lett, pp: 2076-2078, Vol: 32, Issue: 15   
96. M Asif, A U Haque, A Afaq, M A Ahmad, B A Tahir, and A Rashid (2007), "Large aspect Ratio MHD equation in Toroidal geometry", Brazillian Journal of Physics, pp: 0103-9733, Vol: 37, Issue: 4, Impact Factor: 0.810   
97. Nonclassical state via superposition of two coherent states (Pi/2 out of phase) and related entangled states (2007), "Nonclassical state via superposition of two coherent states (Pi/2 out of phase) and related entangled states", Opt. Commun, pp: 162-168, Vol: 271, Issue: 1   
98. Zhengjun Liu, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2007), "Optical im- age encryption based on the commutation and anti-commutation rules", Opt. Commun, pp: 285-290, Vol: 279, Issue: 2   
99. Ren Min, Ma Ai-Qun, Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Zeng Ran, Liu Shutian and Ma Zhi-Min (2007), "The quantum statistical properties of a class of superposed q-deformed generalized coherent states", Acta Phys. Sin., pp: 0845-0853, Vol: 56, Issue: 2   
100. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2006), "Entangled states based on two coherent states 3 /2 out of phase", Chin. Phys, Impact Factor: 0.731    (External URL)
101. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad and Shutian Liu (2006), "Entangled states based on two coherent states 3Pi/2 out of phase", Chin. Phys. Lett., pp: 2964-2967, Vol: 23, Issue: 11   
102. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad, Zeng Ran and Shutian Liu (2006), "Nonclassical prop- erties of superposition of two coherent states shifted in phase by 3Pi/2", Chin. Phys. Lett., pp: 2438-2441, Vol: 23, Issue: 9   
103. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmad (2006), "Zeng Ran and Shutian Liu, “Nonclassical properties of superposition of two coherent states shifted in phase by 3 /2", Chin.Phys, Impact Factor: 0.731    (External URL)

Qualification

PhD
Harbin Institute od Technology, HIT, CHINA
Oct 2004 to Jul 2007
   
MSc (Physics)
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
1999 to 2001
   

Experience

Teaching & Research
COMSATS, Lahore
Apr 2002 to Date
   
Associate Professor
COMSATS, Lahore
May 2013 to Date
   
Assistant Professor
COMSATS, Lahore
Aug 2007 to Apr 2013
   
Research Associate/Lecturer
COMSATS, Lahore
Apr 2002 to Jul 2007
   

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