Dr. Zahida Ehsan
Assistant Professor, Physics
Area of Interest: Astro/Solar Space Physics/Complex Plasmas/Nonlinear Waves and Instabilities
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (162)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Founder & Head: Space & Plasma Astrophysics Research group (SPAR). 13 MS & 13 BS research theses supervised . Chief Organizer of “Engineers meet Scientists day I & II (2017, 2018)"; “100th anniversary of Albert Einstein theory of General Relativity (2015)”; Phsyics Colloqium dedicated to Erwin Schrodinger (2016) Detailes at Blog: https://zehsan.blogspot.com/. Email: ehsan.zahida@gmail.com.   For publications: visit google scholar

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2018               Travel award by ICTP for Joint ICTP-IAEA College on Plasma Physics at The Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste ITALY.

2016                Travel award by ICTP at Joint ICTP-IAEA College on Plasma Physics at the Abdus Salam ICTP  Trieste ITAlY   

2015                Travel Award from Stanford University, USA to participate in the NASA LWS workshop on Helioseismology. 

2013                 NASA’s Living With a Star (LWS) for Heliophysics Training School,  July 12-19, Boulder, CO, USA
2012-                Postdoctoral Research Grant by CREATE-ITALY  
2010                 RPA by the Pakistan Council of Science & Tech.
2010                 IRO, Doctoral Scholarship, ID 0221755 (Contract 6855, 2010-2011), KU Leuven, BELGIUM
2009                 Scholarship by the Leuven Research & Development (LRD), K.U. Leuven
2010                 Partial research grant by the Intel ExaScience Lab K.U. Leuven
2008                 RPA by the Pakistan Council of Science & Tech.
2009                 Prize by Prof I. H. Hutchinson (MIT) on asking “Most Penetrating Questions” at ASICTP, Trieste, ITALY
2008                 Funding from EPSCR to visit Imperial College London (7 months)
OTHER GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS   
2013              Co-Principal Investigator for the 5.164 Million funding for the project titled  
                      “Study of MHD equlibria in fusion plasma” from NRPU – HEC (Ref # 2323)
2013               Funding from The Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) to attend PNMP Gallipoli, ITALY
2012               Scholarship from Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Leibnizstr to attend  DSD2012, Kiel, GERMANY
2012               Grant from INFN to attend ISA, "F. Lucchin" Vulcano, ITALY
2012               Scholarship from ITCPS, Faro, PORTUGAL
2011               Scholarship from Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching to attend ICPDP, Garmisch- Partenkirchen, GERMANY
2011               Grant from European Solar Physics grant to attend 13th ESPM Rhodes, GREECE
2011               Funding from KU Leuven to attend IAEA meeting in TX, USA
2010               Funding from KU Leuven to attend III International Conference on DPA, Odessa, UKRAINE
2009               The Abdus Salam ICTP grant to attend IAFPP Trieste, ITALY
2009                EPSCR funding for 36th IOP meeting, Warwick, UK
2007               Al Azhar University to attend AUCPT, Cairo, EGYPT
2007               Salam Chair travel grant to attend AUCPT, Cairo, EGYPT
2007               The Abdus Salam ICTP grant to attend IAFPP Trieste, ITALY (didn’t avail)
2005                Al Azhar University to attend AUCPT, November, Cairo, EGYPT

SEMINARS/TALKS

2018       Speaker at 2nd OIC Workshop on Geomagnetism and Ionosphere, 10-17 November 2018, Sonmiani, organized by SUPARCO and Royal Institute of Meteorology Belgium.
2018        Speaker at Joint ICTP-IAEA College on Plasma Physics October 29-09 November, at The Abdus Salam ICTP, Trieste ITALY
2018        Speaker at the inauguration ceremony of “World Space Week” 4-10th October organized by SUPARCO Lahore.
2018        Keynote speaker at Engineers meet Scientists day II, COMSATS University.
2018        Invited Speaker at School of Natural Sciences, NUST, Islamabad.
2017        Invited Speaker at the 5th World Space Week, University of Karachi Pakistan.
2017        Speaker at Women University Bagh, AJK,
2016        Lecturer at the Joint ICTP-IAEA College on Plasma Physics at The Abdus Salam ICTP Trieste ITALY
2016        Invited talk at Fourth National Conference on Space Science & Technology, University of Karachi, Pakistan.
2015        Invited lecture at Workshop on Plasma Physics, NCP, Islamabad
2015        International Scientific Spring (ISS)-NCP, Islamabad
2014        NanoSET-2014
2013        Invited talk 14th WFPP, National Institute for Fusion Science, Toki, JAPAN
2013        Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Lisbon, PORTUGAL
2011        2 seminars delivered on the invitation of Prof. Siegbert Kuhn ITP, University of Innsbruck, AUSTRIA
2010        Centre for Plasma Astrophysics, Leuven, BELGIUM
2010        III International Conference on DPA, Odessa, UKRAINE
2009        SSE, LUMS October, Lahore, PAKISTAN
2009        AS-ICTP Summer College on Plasma Physics, Trieste, ITALY
2009        36th IOP annual conference, CFSA, University of Warwick, UK
2008        National Symposium on Plasma Physics, PAEC , Islamabad, PAK
2005        AUCPT, Cairo, EGYPT


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