Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Muhammad Akhtar

Principal Scientist
In-charge IT-Centre, CCML, Telephone Exchange , E-library

Work Phone: 0092-41-9201259
Fax Phone: +92 41 9201472
Cell/Direct Phone: 0092-301-5095343

Academic Qualification

  • M. Phil.  2015, Physics (Nanotechnology), International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan. Thesis titled, "Influences of thermal Annealing on Physical properties of Graphene Nanoplatelets”.
  • B.Ed.   1998, Physics, Math, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • M.Sc.   1995, Physics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. Thesis titled, "Field Calibration of Neutron Moisture Meter for Soil Water assessment" (NIAB).
  • B.Sc.   1991, Physics, Maths-A & B, (Govt. College, FSD) University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

Research Interests

I am interested in:

  • Nanoscience and Technology particularly Carbon Nano-materials (Graphene, Carbon Nano-tubes etc.), their synthesis and applications in physical and biological Sciences, (e.g., Hydrogen storage properties, Solar Cells,  Super-capacitor, Heavy Metal Sensing/Detection, Dye Sensitized Solar Cell,  Antibacterial/Antiviral Activities, etc. )
  • To calibrate and apply nuclear detection techniques as a tool in Laboratory and under field conditions for soil water measurements.
  • Process Simulation of Nuclear Power plant (NPP) for the development of Full Scale training Simulator (FSTS) using “Advanced Simulation Process” (APROS) software.
  • To apply Monte Carlo N-Particle Simulation code MCNP for criticality safety calculations and for modeling Neutron Detector Tools.


  • Akhter, J., Akhtar, M., Khan, R.A., and Naqvi, M.H., 1995. “Comparison of Laboratory and Field calibration of Neutron Moisture Probe for Water Assessment of Sandy Loam Soil.” Pak.J.Agri.Sci., Vol.32, No.2-3, 218-224.
  • Defect-dependent giant dielectric constant, enhanced electrical conductivity and anticancer activity of Graphene Nanoplatelets (Under process)
  • Influences of Graphene Nanoplatelets loading on structural and optical properties of ZnO as a highly effective Anti-bacterial/Cancer agent (Under process)


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