Biography

Prof. Dr. Abdul Majid
Ex- Chairman, Department of Physics

Ex- Director, High-Tech Centralized Instrumentation Laboratory HTCIL
University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir UAJK

Chehla Campus, Muzaffarabad-13100
Pakistan.


Research Interest & Objectives

Fabrication and Characterization of Nano-Structures Materials and Devices

Characterization of MOCVD Grown III-V Semiconductors Materials

Birth Date & Place

April 25, 1961, Wah Cantt (district Rawalpindi, Pakistan)


Education

2009 Post-Doctorate: Nanotechanology,
Department of Electronic Materials Engineering (EME), Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering (RSPhysSE), Australian National University (ANU),Canberra ACT-0200, Australia
Title: Experimental Study of Quantum Structured Optoelectronic Devices: Intermediate Band Solar Cells
Supervisor: Professor Chennupati Jagadish ( Federation Fellow).
2006 Ph. D., Physics (Semiconductors Physics),
Department of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Title: Study of Deep Levels Associated with some Heavy Transition-Metals in MOCVD GaAs.
Supervisor: Dr. M. Zafar Iqbal (Meritorious Professor).
1986 M. Sc., Physics,
University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan.
1983 B. Sc., (Physics and Math-A & -B),
University of Punjab, Lahore. Pakistan.
1979 Higher Secondary School Certificate,
(F. G. College for boys, Wah Cantt, Pakistan) F.B.I.S.E., Islamabad.
1977 Secondary School Certificate,
(F. G. Model High School No. 6, Wah Cantt, Pakistan), B.I.S.E., Sargodha.

High-Tech Instrumentation Trainings:

Jul. 09-16, 2011     Scanning Electron Microscope: Jeol JSM-6510LV/JSM-6610LV, One week Training  at Jeol Instruments Ltd. Tokyo, Japan

Mar. 10-13, 2011    Sputter coater: Jeol JFC-1600

Jun 15-20, 2010     Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer: Perkin Elmer Spectrum 100 with ATR

May 23-26 2010     UV-Visb-IR Spectrometer: Perkin Elmer Lambda-950

Extra Qualifications

Computer Courses:

Oct. 1989 - Jan. 1990, FORTRAN-77, Computer Centre, Azad Jammu and Kashmir University (AJ&KU), Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.

Jan. 1987 to Aug. 1987 Computer Orientation, P.O.F. Welfare Computer Centre, Wah Cantt,Pakistan.

Technical Courses:

Oct. 1983 to May 1984, Electrician Course, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Oct. 1982 to May 1983, Electrical Wiring, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Jun. 1977 to Jan. 1978, Photography, London Institute of Photography (Pvt), Karachi, Pakistan.

Experience

Full-time Faculty Member of Physics Department, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan

May 30, 2007 – Conti… Professor (BPS-21)

Jun 24, 2008 – Mar. 26, 2009 Visiting Fellow (Academic) at Australian National University Canberra, Australia. (Post Doctoral Fellowship awarded by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan,

Feb. 10, 2007 -  May 29, 2007 Professor (BPS-20)

Aug. 12, 2004 – Feb. 09 2007 Associate Professor

Feb. 12, 1994 – Aug. 11, 2004 Assistant Professor

Sep. 21, 1987 – Feb. 11, 1994 Lecturer


Extra-ResponsibilitiesUniversity of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan



Jan. 01, 2010– Cont. Chairman, Department of Physics, University of AJ&K

Oct. 01, 2009 – Cont. Director, High-tech centralized instrumental Lab.

Oct. 31, 2006 – Jun 24, 2008 Additional Controller of Examinations

Oct. 31, 2006 – Cont. Additional Controller of Examinations, University

Aug. 15, 2005 – Cont. Member, University Affiliation Committee

Aug. 01, 2005 – Cont. Chairman, University Technical Committee: Equipment

Aug. 08, 2004 Chairman, University (AJ&K) Web Site Developer


RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Projects/Reports:

2010-2011     AJ&K University research support project - Fabrication and Characterisation of Porous Silicon. (In progress)

2010-2011     HEC project maintenance of Scientific equipments (Scanning electron microscope: Jeol JSM-6510LV) (Done final report submitted).

2008-2009     Post Doctoral Research Report on Experimental Study of Quantum Structured Optoelectronic Devices: Intermediate Band Solar Cells, Submitted in partial fulfilment of requirement of postdoctoral fellowship of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan/Australian National University (ANU) Department of Electronic Materials Engineering (EME), Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering (RSPhysSE), Canberra ACT-0200,Australia

1995-1996     University/ U.G.C. Project - Characterisation of some Technologically important Materials in Thin Films form (done and facilitated the two M.Sc. research projects).

1999-2005     Commission of European Communities project No. CI1-CT93-0076. A partially supported for Collaborative Study on Transition Metal Doped III-Vs Compound Semiconductors (Done as research project of Ph.D.)

xxxx             HEC Infrastructure Facilities project: Provision of Liquid Nitrogen Plant: A Basic Infrastructure for Experimental Sciences “Cryogenics, Key to Advanced Science and Technology” (submitted via UAJK).


Supervision of Research Students:

Ph.D. Research Thesis:

2011             Muhammad Athair (enrolled), Optical Properties of Quantum Structured Semiconductor Materials for Solar Cells.

M. Phil. Research Thesis:

2011             Muhammad Iftekhar, (in progress) n-ZnO/p-Si Based junction Diode and its Characteristics

2011             Nasar Ahmed (in progress), Fabrication and Characterization Zn/ZnO Core/Shell System

2011             Muhammad Rashid Khan(in progress), Catalyst Assisted Growth and Characterization of ZnO Nano-Structures

2011             Shakeela Bibi (in progress), Dark Current Analysis of Quantum Dot Intermediate Band Solar Cell

2011             Zudia Aziz (in progress), Study of Nanoporous Anodic Aluminium Oxide

M.Sc. Student's Reports:

2011             Atif Bashir, Synthesis and Characterization of Metal doped ZnO nano particles.

2011             Jan Muhammad, Study of size dependent parameters on Synthesis of Copper doped ZnO nano particles

2009             Mohammad Habib Yasin and Mohammad Asif Latif, Effect of Etching Parameters on Porosity of Fabricated Porous Silicon.

2009             Ghazala Razaq, Raqia Khatoon and Mizrah Tariq, Optical properties of thermally annealed chlorine doped Zn0.2Cd0.8S.

2008             M. Rashid Khan, Raja Kurram Shazad and Wajid Taj, Fabrication of Porous p-type Silicon.

2007             Muhammad Yousaf, Energy Band Structure of Carbon Nanotubes using Atomistix Virtual Nano Lab.

2007             Saeed-ul Hassan Gilani, Fabrication of porous on n-Type Silicon.

2007             Ishtiaq Ahmed and Naeem Akhtar, Study of Organic Light Emitting Diode.

2007             Darakhshanda Jabeen, Study of Fabrication of porous on p-Type Silicon.

2006             Habib-ur-Rehman, Study the Formation Porous Silicon.

2006             Khalid Mehmood, Fabrication & Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes.

2006             Zulqar-Nain Habib, Fabrication and Characterization of Metal Nanotubes.

2006             Mohsin Rafique, Study and numerical calculation of electronic structure of Si.

2006             Tariq Aziz, Study of electronic structure of GaAs with the help of Density Function Theory.

1996             Akhtar Hussain and M. Abdul Rauf Khan, Optical Properties of Chlorine Doped Zn0.9Cd0.1S Thin Films.

1992             Akram-ul-Haq, Optical Properties of  ZnxCd1-xS  Thin Films Evaporated by Electron Bombardment.

1990             Nigahat G. M. and Fauzia Tayyiab, Temperature Dependent Electrical Conductivity of Doped Germanium.

1990             Ajaz Hassan Raza, Temperature Dependent Hall Effect of Doped Germanium.

1989             Abdul Hamid Khan, Measurement of Lattice Parameters of Potassium Bromide by X-Ray Diffraction.

1989             Muhammad Rafique, Study of Lattice Parameters of Sodium Chloride.

1989             Najam-ul Hassan, Determination of Lattice Parameters of Potassium Iodide by X-Ray Diffraction.



Research Publications


2011     Muhammad Rafique, Matiullah, Saeed Ur Rahman, Said Rahman, Muhammad Ikram Shahzad, Bushra Azam, Ishfaq Ahmed, Abdul Majid & Muhammad Iqbal Siddique -Assessment of indoor radon doses received by the dwellers of Balakot – NWFP, Pakistan: a pilot study, Carpathian Journal of Earth and Environmental Sciences, 6, 133-140.

2010 A. Majid, C. Jagadish, L. Fu and H. Tan, MOCVD grown Quantum Dot-in-a-Well Solar Cells, Key Engineering Materials, 442, p-398-403, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

2009     Nazir A. Naz, Umar S. Quarashi, A. Majid and M. Zafar Iqbal, Ruthenium related deep-level defects in n-type GaAs, Physica B, 404, 4956.

2008     M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Majid, Nazir A. Naz and Umar S. Qurashi, 4d transition-metal impurity rhodium in GaAs grown by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition, J. Appl. Phys., 104, 113708.

2008     L. Fu, A. Majid, G. Jolley, S. Mokkopati, H. H. Tan, and C. Jagadish, Application of self-assembled quantum dots for optoelectronic devices, Australia Japan Nanophotonics Workshop ANU, Canberra, December 09-10.

2008     Khizar-ul-Haq, M. A. Khan, U.S.Qurashi and Abdul Majid, Interaction of alpha radiation with iron doped n-type silicon, Microelectronics Journal 39, 797.

2007     Nazir A. Naz, Umar S. Qurashi, Abdul Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, Doubly-charged state of EL2 defect in MOCVD grown Gas, Physica B, 401, 250.

2007     Suleman Khan, Naseer Ahmed, Akhlaq Ahmad Khan Amanullah Khan and A. Majid,Lie Group Analysis of a linear Nonholonomic Dynamical System, Sci. Int. 19, 83.

2007 Abdul Majid, Efficient Low Level Signal Measuring Instrument Lock-In Amplifier, Sci. Echo, 15 July.

2006     M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Majid, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg, Electric-field-enhanced thermal emission from osmium-related deep level in n-GaAs, Advances in Science and Technology Vol. 46 pp. 73, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.

2005 A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg, Osmium Related Deep Levels in MOCVD Grown GaAs, J. Appl. Phys., 98, 083709.

2005     M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Majid, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg, Deep Levels in Osmium Doped p-type GaAs Grown by Metal-organic Chemical Vapor Deposition, 27th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors,, Arizona, USA. AIP Conf. Proc. 772, 147.

2005 A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg, Deep Levels in Ruthenium Doped p-type MOCVD GaAs, 27th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, Arizona, AIP Conf. Proc. 772, 143.

2003 A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg, Deep Levels in Rhodium-Doped p-type MOCVD GaAs, Physica B, 340, 362.

2003     M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Majid, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg, Osmium Related Deep Levels in n-type GaAs, Physica B, 340, 358.

2003 A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, Shah Haidar Khan, Akbar Ali, Nasim Zafar, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg., Characteristics of Deep Levels Associated with Rhodium Impurity in type GaAs, J. Appl. Phys., 94, 3115.

2001     M. Zafar Iqbal, A. Majid, Shah Haidar Khan, Akbar Ali, Nasim Zafar, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg., Rhodium Related Deep Levels in n-type MOCVD GaAs., Physica B,308, p816-819.

1999     M. Zafar Iqbal, U. S. Qurashi, A. Majid, Aurangzab Khan, Nasim Zafar, A. Dadgar and D. Bimberg., Deep Levels Associated with Alpha Irradiation of n-type MOCVD InP, Physica B, 273, 839.

1997 A. Majid, A. Hussain and M. A. R. Khan, Determination of Optical Constant and Thickness of Zn0.9Cd0.1S Thin Films, Kashmir Res. J. N. Sci., Vol 1 (1), 27.

1997 A. Majid and G. A Khan, A Proposed Automated Computerized Hall Profiling System for Characterization of Semiconductor Materials, Kashmir Res. J. N. Sci., Vol 1 (2), 87.

xxxx Abdul Majid, Effect of lambda correct electric field on emission rates of osmium related deep level in n-type Gas (submitted to J. Appl. Phys.).

2010     L. Fu, R. Lekhwar, H. F. Lu, A. Majid, G. Jolley, H. H. Tan and C. Jagadish, Study of strain compensation effect on quantum dot solar cells, IEEE, Electron Device Vol.xx, p-xxxx. - Submitted

xxxx     A.Majid, C. Jagadish, L. Fu. and H. Tan, Luminescence behaviour of MOCVDgrown 10 layers Quantum Dot and quantum Well in GaAs, (to be submitted in Physica Status Solidi - Rapid Research Letters)

xxxx     A.Majid, L. Fu. H. Tan  and C. Jagadish, Comparison of MOCVD grown AlGaAs and InGaAs Dot-in-a-Well Intermediate Band Solar Cells, (manuscript in process for Applied Physics Letters)

Conference Presentations

Nov. 07-11, 2010 Fu, L.  Jolley, G.  Lu, H.F. Majid, A.  Tan, H.H. Jagadish, C., Temperature effect on device characteristics of InGaAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cell, 23rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics Society, 2010, Denver, CO,.

Dec. 14-16, 2009     Fu, L.  Jolley, G.  Mokkapati, S.  Majid, A.  Lu, H.F.  Tan, H.H.  Jagadish, C. III–V quantum dots for optoelectronic device applications,International Conference on Computers and Devices for Communication, 2009 (CODEC 2009). Kolkata Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-5073-2 INSPEC Accession Number: 11136798, Date of Current Version: 05 February 2010.

Dec. 09–11, 2009     L. Fu, G. Jolley, A. Majid, S. Mokkapti, H. H. Tan, and C. Jagadish,Application of self-assembled quantum dots for optoelectronic devices, International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN-2009) Guwahati, Assam (India),.

Jun. 26-31, 2002 A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, Akbar and Ali, A Hole Emitting Metastable Defect in n-type GaAs, presented at 27th International Nathiagali Summer College; Nathiagali, NWFP, Pakistan.

Jun. 26-31, 2002. A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal, Akbar and Ali Extended Defect of Rhodium in MOCVD Grown n-GaAs, presented at 27th International Nathiagali Summer College; Nathiagali, NWFP, Pakistan.

Jul. 02- 08, 2001 A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal and Akbar Ali, Investigation of Rhodium Related Deep Levels in MOCVD Grown n-GaAs, presented at 26thInternational Nathiagali Summer College; Nathiagali, NWFP, Pakistan.

Nov. 20-22, 2000. A. Majid, S. H. Khan, M. Zafar Iqbal and Akbar Ali, Deep Level Transient Spectroscopy of Rhodium Doped n-GaAs, presented at 8th National Symposium on “Frontiers in Physics”, Govt. College University, Lahore.

Nov. 20-22, 2000      S. H. Khan, A. Majid, M. Zafar Iqbal and Akbar Ali, Field Effect on Thermal Electron Emission from Rhodium in n-GaAs, presented at 8th National Symposium on “Frontiers in Physics”, Govt. College University, Lahore.

Computer Experience

Application Programmes

Microsoft Windows, Origin, Sigma Plot, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, Corel Draw, Adobe PhotoShop, Home suite, Netscape composer etc.


Membership of Scientific and Technical Societies

  • Life member Pakistan Institute of Physics (PIP), Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Life member Pakistan Society for Semiconductor Science and Technology (PS3T),Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad; Pakistan.
  • Member Pakistan Physical Society (PPS). Islamabad; Pakistan.
  • Associate Member, Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN), USA.
  • Member Test and Technology Technical Council (tttc), USA, a sister society of IEEE, USA.

Contacts

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Prof. Dr. Abdul Majid

B.Sc. Punjab University,

M.Sc. Peshawar University,

PhD. Quaid-i-Azam University,

Post Doc. Australian National University,


Department of Physics,

Majmaah University,

College of Science Al-Zulfi,

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Ph: +966592831689

Ph:+966164044129

e-mail: [email protected]

e-mail: [email protected]

www.mu.edu.sa

http://faculty.mu.edu.sa/aabdulmajid


Office: S158

Research Interest: Nanotechnology





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