BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Muhammad Arshad Kamran

SCIENTIFIC VITA

2014

PhD         (Physics/Materials Science)

Beijing Institute of Technology, China.

2005

M.Phil     (High Energy Physics)

University of the Punjab Lahore. Pakistan.

2003

M.Sc.       (Physics)

University of the Punjab Lahore. Pakistan.

2000

B. Sc.      (Physics, Math)

University of the Punjab Lahore. Pakistan.

COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH

Guest Scientist

Prof. Michael Farle Group

Duisburg-Essen Universtat, Germany.

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS

2013

“Distinguished Student Award-PhD” Beijing Institute of Technology, China.

2012

“Excellent Student Award-PhD” Beijing Institute of Technology, China.

2010

“Awarded PhD Scholarship” by Chinese scholarship council, China.

FIELDS OF INTERESTS

 

Fabrication, design and characterization of 1D semiconductors/transition metals doped semiconductors nanostructures.

 

Investigating the photoluminescence, waveguide, optoelectronic, luminescence dynamics, stimulated emission (lasing), Magneto-Optical and magnetic properties of low-dimensional semiconductors and alloys.

 

The solar cell, spintronics and nanophotonic devices.

EXPERIMENTAL SKILLS

Construction and operation

light route to measure optical properties of the low-dimensional materials:

Photoluminescence spectroscopy

Photo luminescence excitation spectroscopy

Photoluminescence mapping

Stimulated emission

Time-resolved photoluminescence

Raman spectroscopy

Raman mapping

Skilled operation

Photoluminescence fluorescence spectrophotometer

Picosecond time-correlated single photon counting spectrometer

Femtosecond laser confocal microscopy

UV-visible absorption and luminescent spectrometer

Magneto-optical setup [Magnetic field = 7 Tesla. T =2K] (attocube)

AFM (attocube)

MPMS (SQUID magnetometer)

FE-SEM (Zeiss Supra 55)

FE-SEM (FEI Quanta 450)

X-Ray Diffraction (D8 ADVANCE and DAVINCI design, Bruker)

Fourier transforms Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy

High Temperature Furnace (Used GSL-1600 X, Centro, for growth of nanowires, nanorods, Nano-sheets and other nano structures by CVD method)

Gold Sputtering equipment for coating the substrates

Centrifuge apparatus, Spin Coating apparatus, Ultrasonic Bath

Familiarity

Keithely 4200 and probe station

Electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy

HR-TEM

Thermal Evaporator (Univex 350)

Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM)

Full-time Faculty Member

 

Assistant Professor

(Physics)

Sep. 2014 –Present

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Teacher of Advanced Level Physics

(Cambridge Systems)

Sep.  2007 – May, 2010

English Language School, Dubai, UAE.

Teacher of O–Level Physics

(Edexel/Cambridge Systems)

Sep.  2005 – June 2007

Chand Bagh School, Muridke, Pakistan.

Teaching Experience

Semiconductors

PHYS 473

BS Physics

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Science of Materials

PHYS 474

BS Physics

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Practical Training

PHYS 495

BS Physics

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Solid State Physics Lab

PHYS 495-Z

BS Physics

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Solid State Physics Lab

PHYS 496

BS Physics

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Advanced Level Physics

 

HSSC

English Language School, Dubai, UAE.

Advanced Level Physics (Practicals)

 

HSSC

English Language School, Dubai, UAE.

Physics A Course for O-Level

 

SSC

Chand Bagh School, Muridke, Pakistan.


EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCES

Member of electronic-Courses committee

Dec. 2014 –Present

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Member of electronic -Exam committee

Dec. 2014 –Present

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Member of Exam reviewer committee

Mar. 2015 –Present

Majmaah University, Saudi Arabia.

Incharge, A-Level Physics Labs.

Sep.  2007 – May, 2010

English Language School, Dubai, UAE.

Deputy House Master

Sep.  2005 – June 2007

Chand Bagh School, Lahore, Pakistan. 

SUPERVISION OF RESEARCH STUDENTS

2015

BS student's report

Title: Study of Photoluminescence properties of Sea-Urchin like CdS nanostructures prepared by CVD method.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION

 

2013

INVITED SPEAKER

International Conference for Top and Emerging Materials Scientists, IC-TEMS 2013 ZHUHAI, China.

Title: “Tuning Structural and Optical Properties by Doping Proper Metal Ion in CdS-based Nanostructures”.

 

Research Projects

 

S.#

Funded by

Amount

Status

 

1

Basic Science Research Unit,

Majmaah University

20,000 SR

In progress

 

2

King Abdul Aziz City of Science and Technology (KACST)

200,000 SR

In progress

 

3

Preparing and studying the properties of environmentally friendly polymer composites prepared using different date seeds powder

MU-Basic research Unit

 

In progress

 

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNAL

Total Impact Factor:48.91

YEAR

TITLE

JOURNAL

AUTHORS

2016

Synthesis and Photoluminescence of Single-Crystalline Fe(III)-doped CdS Nanobelts.

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Volume 16, Number 4, April 2016, pp. 4086-4093(8)

 Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Bingsuo Zou, A. Majid, Thamer Alharbi, M. A. Saeed, Ali Abdullah, and Qurat-ul-ain Javed

2016

Tailoring the electrical and Photo-electrical properties of WS2 Field effect transistor by selective n-type chemical doping.

RSC Advances

DOI: 10.1039/C6RA02390H

Muhammad Waqas Iqbal, Muhammad Zahir Iqbal, Muhammad Farooq Khan, Muhammad Arslan Shehzad, Yongho Seo, Jonghwa Eom

2015

Morphology-Controlled Synthesis of Single Crystalline α-Mn2O3Sea-Urchins Assembled with Pen-Type Nanoneedles and Broad Absorption Spectrum

Journal of Nano Research

33, 38-48

Qurat Ul Ain Javed, Hussain Abbas, Hasan Mahmood, Abdul Sattar, Feng Ping Wang,Muhammad Arshad Kamran, M.Y. Rafique, A. Muhammad Toufiq

2014

Tunable Emission Properties by Ferromagnetic Coupling Mn(II) aggregates in Mn-doped CdS nanowires

Nanotechnology (IOPScience)

25, 385201

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ruibin Liu, Li-Jie Shi, Zi-An Li, Thomas Marzi, Christian Schöppner, Michael Farle, and Bingsuo Zou

2013

Single-Step Synthesis of Monolithic Comb-like CdS Nanostructures with Tunable Waveguide Properties.

Nano Letters

13, 2997–3001

Ruibin Liu, Zi-An Li, Chunhua Zhang, Xiaoxu Wang, Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Michael Farle, and Bingsuo Zou,

2013

Near Infrared Emission Band and Origin in Ni(II)-Doped CdS Nanoribbons by CVD Technique

Journal of Physical Chemistry C

117, 17777–17785

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ruibin Liu, Lijie Shi, BingSuo Zou, and Qinglin Zhang

2014

A Model on the Mn2+ Luminescence band redshift with Mn(II) doping and aggregation within CdS:Mn microwires.

C. Physics Letters

31, 067802.

MUHAMMAD Arshad Kamran, ZHANG Yong-You, LIU Rui-Bin, SHI Li-Jie, B.S.ZOU

2014

Large-Scale Synthesis of Highly Pure Cadmium Semi-Spheres and their Anomalous Optical Properties

Science of Advanced Materials

6, 2666-2672

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ruibin Liu, Li-Jie Shi, and Bingsuo Zou

2014

Photoluminescence and magnetic properties of Mn-doped ZnS nanobelts

Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters

6, 706-710

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ruibin Liu, Li Jing, Li-Jie Shi, and Bingsuo Zou

2014

The length controllable synthesis and near-infrared photoluminescence of one-dimensional ternary Cu4Bi4S9semiconductor nanobelts

Materials Research Bulletin

49, 180–186

Jing Li, Xiaoxu wang, Ruibin Liu, Lijie shi, Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Haizheng Zhong, Bingsuo Zou

2014

Synthesis of Novel Sea-Urchin-like CdS and their Optical Properties

Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

15, 4435-4441

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ruibin Liu, Li-Jie Shi, Afran Bukhtiar, Jing Li, and Bingsuo Zou

2013

Group delay of single-photon transmission in a waveguide side coupled with a Jaynes-Cummings chain

Journal of Applied Physics

113, 143105

Guangda Dong, Yongyou Zhang, Muhammad Arshad Kamran, and Bingsuo Zou

2013

Preparation, Characterizations and Optical Property of Single Crystalline ZnMn2O4 Nanoflowers via Template-Free Hydrothermal Synthesis

 Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

13, 2937-2942

Qurat-ul-ain Javed, Fengping Wang, Arbab Toufiq, Mohammad Rafiq, M. Yasir Iqbal, M. Zubair, M. Arshad Kamran

2013

Pressure Induced Structural and Electronic Bandgap properties of Anatase and Rutile TiO2

Sains Malaysiana

42, 231–237

Tariq Mahmood, Chuanbao Cao, Rashid Ahmed, Maqsood Ahmed, M.A. Saeed, AbrarAhmed Zafar, TalabHusain & M.A. Kamran

2012

Tailoring of optical modes of semiconductor microcavities via metal and dielectric gratings

Optics Letters

37,  5085-5087

Guangda Dong, Yongyou Zhang, Muhammad Arshad Kamran, and Bingsuo Zou

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER-REVIEW

 

2016

Infra-red emission and conductivity enhancement by tellurium doping in CdS nanowires for optoelectronic applications.

Physics E

Under Review

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ghulam Nabi, Abdul Majid, Muhammad Waqas Iqbal, Thamer Alharbi, Yongyou Zhang and Bingsuo Zou

 

2016

Exciton Magnetic Polaron and its Polarization and condensation-related Emission in Diluted Co-Doped Ferromagnetic CdS Nanowire and Nanobelts

ACS Nano

Under Review

Muhammad Arshad Kamran, Ruibin Liu, Lijie Shi, BingSuo Zou and Abdul Majid,

 

 


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