Dr. Shaheen Irfan


Assistant Professor

Physics

Biography

Dr. Shaheen Irfan earned her M. Sc in Theoretical Physics from Karachi University before dedicating six years to teaching O and A Levels students at Defence Authority Public School, DHA Phase VIII, Karachi. In 2008, she completed her M.Phil. in Particle Physics at the Center for High Energy Physics (CHEP), Punjab University.

Following her M.Phil.,  she joined the COMSATS University of Information Technology, Lahore, as a lecturer in the Dual Degree Program (DDP) / Lancaster Block. She was awarded an HEC Indigenous Scholarship and completed her Ph.D. at CHEP in 2016. Her Ph.D. research was affiliated with Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.

In 2016 and 2017, she contributed to the Department of Physics at the Syed Baber Ali School of Science & Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), where she also served as the member of Senior (Final year students) Project Committee (FYP).

Since January 2018, Dr. Irfan has been working as an Assistant Professor at The University of Lahore (UOL). Her research interests encompass Particle Physics, Quantum Theory, Density Functional Theory (DFT), and Nanotechnology. She is recognized as an HEC Approved Supervisor.

Education

SrNo. Year Degree Board/University
1 (2011-2016) PhD (Particle Physics) University of the Punjab, Lahore
2 (2006-2008) M-Phil (Particle Physics) University of the Punjab, Lahore

Experience

SrNo. From To Category Designation Organization
1 22/01/2018 Currently working Professional Experience Assistant Professor University of Lahore (UOL)
2 01/01/2016 30/06/2017 Academic Experience Assistant Professor Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS).
3 01/01/2010 28/12/2015 Academic Experience Lecturer (Lancaster Block) COMSATS Institute of Information & Technology.
4 03/04/2003 30/10/2006 Academic Experience Teacher (Senior Section) DA Public School (O & A Level ), Phase-8, Karachi

Publications

SrNo. Title
1 Technological Evolution of Image Sensing Designed by Nanostructured Materials
2 Ab initio study of pressure influenced elastic, mechanical and optoelectronic properties of Cd0.25 Zn0.75 Se alloy
3 Surface Morphology, Roughness, and Structural Characteristics of Al1-x MgxSb (x = 0 and 0.1) Thin Films Deposited by Chemical Bath Deposition Technique”,
4 Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles for biomedical applications: A mini review, 145 (2022) .
5 Surface Morphology, Roughness, and Structural Characteristics of Al1-x MgxSb (x = 0 and 0.1) Thin Films Deposited
6 “Interactions of Bc Meson in Relativistic Heavy-Ion Collisions”
7 Interactions of B-c mesons in relativistic heavy-ion collisions
8 Bc meson Dissociation in Quark Gluon Plasma
9 "Bc dissociation by ? Baryon"
10 Mesonic dissociation of Bc Meson
11 "Hadronic Absorption Cross Sections of Bc"

Conferences

SrNo. Year Level City Country Confence
1 April 2019 International Lahore Pakistan International Workshop on Computation in Particle
2 November 26-27, 2018 National Islamabad Pakistan Symposium on Data Analysis for High Energy Physics
3 October 28-30, 2018 International Lahore Pakistan ICRAMP-18.
4 April 7-9, 2018 International Lahore Pakistan ICRAP-18.
5 March 5-7, 2016 International Lahore Pakistan 1st UMT International Conference on Pure and Appl
6 April 1-4, 2015 International Lahore Pakistan 7th International Conference on Particles & fields
7 April 11-14, 2014 International Islamabad Pakistan 6th International Conference on Particles & Fields
8 March, 2013 International Lahore Pakistan 5th International Conference on Particles & Fields
9 July, 2012 International Islamabad Pakistan 37th International Nathiagalli Summer College on P

Awards

SrNo. Year Awarding Organization Description
1 2011 HEC Ph.D Scholarship
2 2023 Pakistan Young Innovative Minds (PYIMS) Juror in Pakistan Young Physicist Tournament (PYPT) Lahore Region.
3 2023 Pakistan Young Innovative Minds (PYIMS) Juror in Pakistan Young Physicist Tournament (PYPT) Federal Region.
4 2024 University of Lahore (UOL). Research Productivity Award
5 2024 Crescent Model Higher Secondary Schools and Colleges. Panelist at International EdTech Summit 2K24 (Robotmea)

Memberships

Courses Taught

SrNo. Type Title University Semester
1 Core Advanced Classical Mechanics University of Lahore (UOL) M. Phil (2022, 2023, 2024) Weekend
2 Core Introduction to Particle Physics The University of Lahore BS-8/M.Sc-4 (2018, 2023 & 2024) Weekdays/ Weekend
3 Core Nuclear Physics Department of Physics, University of Lahore BS-7/ M.Sc-4 (Week days/ Weekend)
4 Core Advanced Electrodynamics (AED) University of Lahore (UOL) M. Phil (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022) Weekend
5 Core Quantum Electrodynamics (QED) University of Lahore (UOL) PhD 2021 Weekend
6 Core Quantum Mechanics II (QM II) University of Lahore (UOL) BS-6, M. Sc -3 ( 2021) Weekdays
7 Core Electromagnetic Theory II (EMT II) University of Lahore (UOL) Bs-7 (Sp, Summer Fall (2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022)
8 Core Mathematical Methods of Physics-II (MMP II) University of Lahore (UOL) BS-6 Fall2021Weekdays
9 Core Classical Mechanics Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). BS-5
10 Core Electricity and Magnetism Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). BS-4, EE-4
11 Core Applied Differential Equations The University of Lahore BS-4 (Spring, Summer, Fall 2018 & Spring 2019 )
12 Core Differential Calculus The University of Lahore BS-1 (Fall 2018)
13 Core Particle Physics Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). BS-8
14 Optional Particle and Nuclear Physics Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). MS
15 Core Optics and Special Relativity Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). BS-4
16 Core Electric and Magnetic Field II COMSATS Institute of Information and Technology. BS-6
17 Core Applied Physics COMSATS Institute of Information and Technology. EE-1,CS-1

Project Supervisor

SrNo. Title From - To Organization Type
1 Theoretical approach to understand Dark Matter via Quark-Gluon Plasma 15-02-2024 - 30-05-2024 University of Lahore (UOL). Core
2 The study of charmonium interaction with strange mesons 20-09-2023 - 10-01-24 University of Lahore (UOL). Core
3 The study of Bc meson dissociation in relativistic heavy ion collision 20-09-2018 - 20-11-2020 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M. Phil Thesis
4 Neutrino Mass Generation Mechanisms: A Comparative Study 30/04/2020 - 25/07/2022 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M. Phil Thesis
5 The influence of Form Factor Variation on Hadronic Absorption Cross Section of Bc. 09/09/2019 - 05/08/2020 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M. Phil Thesis
6 Effect of form factor on Absorption cross section of Bc 09/10/2020 - 09/15/2021 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M. Phil Thesis
7 Energy Eigen value and Wave function of Quartic Potential 07/02/022 - 20/06/2022 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M.Sc-4 Final Year Project Spring 2022
8 Review of Photocatalytic Application on Graphene 07/02/2022 - 24/06/2022 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M.Sc-4 Final Year Project Spring 2022
9 Mechanical Properties of Half Heusler CoVAS with WIEN2k Package 07/02/2021 - 24/06/2021 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M.Sc-4 Final Year Project Spring 2021
10 Simulation Study of Laplace’s Equation in Two-Dimensions 10/9/2020 - 25/01/2021 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). M.Sc. Final Year Project Fall 2020

Services

SrNo. From - To Organization Job Description
1 25-06-2024 - 08/06/2025 University of Lahore (UOL). Convener of Examination Committee
2 02/02/2021 - 02/02/2022 Dept. of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Convener of Admission Committee
3 05/30/2022 - 04/01/2023 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Convener of PhD Synopsis Defence Committee.
4 12/27/2022 - 06/10/2025 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Member of Departmental Research Committee (DRC)
5 01/02/2018 - 04/02/2023 Dept. of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Member of Discipline Committee
6 09/30/2020 - 02/16/2023 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Member of BOS
7 02/02/2021 - 02/02/2022 Dept. of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Corresponding person for Journal Launch
8 02/02/2020 - 10/01/2023 Dept. of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Convener of Final Year Project Committee (FYP)
9 09/25/2020 - 01/02/2023 Dept. of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Member of M. Phil synopsis Committee
10 06/06/2021 - 04/01/2023 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Member of Syllabus and Curriculum Committee.
11 01/30/2021 - 02/16/2023 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Member of M.Phil. Internal Defence Committee.
12 07/01/2018 - 07/01/2019 Dept. of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL) Patron of the Physics Forum
13 08/09/2021 - 06/10/2025 University of Lahore (UOL). Member of Departmental Research Committee (DRC)
14 05/25/2019 - 05/25/2019 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Organized Project Exhibition
15 04/18/2019 - 04/19/2019 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Speaker & Organizer, Int Workshop (IWCPP)
16 01/06/2019 - 01/06/2019 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Organized Quiz Competition
17 12/24/2018 - 12/24/2018 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Organized Project Exhibition
18 04/07/2018 - 04/09/2018 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Speaker & organizer, International Conf. (ICRAP)
19 10/28/2018 - 10/30/2018 Department of Physics, University of Lahore (UOL). Organizer & host, International Conf. (ICRAMP)
20 01/01/2016 - 06/06/2017 Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Member of Final Year Project Committee

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Languages and Skills

SrNo. Langues Skills
1 English Excellent
2 Chinese Basic

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