Faculty Profile

Dr Zaheer Hussain Shah

Assistant Professor

School of Science

Department of Physics

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Dr. Zaheer Hussain Shah is associated with UMT since June 2007. He has completed his Ph.D. in Solid State Physics/Nanotechnology from COE in Solid State Physics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He has the honour of founding Chairman of the Department of Basic Sciences (Physics and Chemistry), SST, UMT from Jan 2011 to Jan 2014. He has more than Twenty years of professional and teaching experience starting since 1999 (from Physics Department, Punjab University Lahore to UMT) including Five Years (2001-2006) of teaching at an International Level in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He is involved in teaching and research at undergraduate, graduate levels and has supervised numerous final year thesis. He also received Training for teaching and research at George Mason University USA. He has published more than 20 scholarly articles in reputed international/national journals and presented research work in various international/national conferences especially at USA, South Korea and Pakistan.

  • Nanotechnology
  • Medical Physics
  • Thin Films Technology
  • Iron Oxide Coated and Un-Coated Silica Nano-Particles: Synthesis and Characterization
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management and Technology, Lahore Assistant Professor 01-01-2010 Present
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Antibiotics, Acid and Heat Tolerance of Honey adapted Escherichia coli, Salmonella Typhi and Klebsiella pneumoniae Foods 3.011 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Antimicrobial activity of citric acid functionalized iron oxide nanoparticles–Superparamagnetic effect Ceramics International 3.450 2020
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Tunable structural and electrical impedance properties of ordered and disordered iron oxide phases for capacitive applications Ceramics International 3.450 2018
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Optical properties of InAs/GaAs quantum dot superlattice structures Results in Physics 3.042 2018
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Why more research needs to be done on echinococcosis in Pakistan Infectious diseases of poverty 3.123 2017
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Recent HCV genotype changing pattern in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan; is it pointing out a forthcoming problem? Brazilian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2.223 2016
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Pakistan: Current Scenario and Review of Literature Viral immunology 1.417 2019
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Prevalence and treatment of untypable HCV variants in different districts of Punjab, Pakistan Viral immunology 1.417 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Sero-prevalence of Hepatitis B and C Virus from rural areas of northern Punjab (Sargodha District), Pakistan Tropical Biomedicine 0.418 2016
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Tailoring Of Magnetic Easy Axis Of Nickel Nanowires By Varying Diameter Surface Review and Letters 0.748 2016
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Preparation, characterization and antibacterial activity of ZnO nanoparticles on broad spectrum of microorganisms Acta Chimica Slovenica 1.104 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR On The Determination Of Refractive Index And Thickness Of Thin Dielectric Films From Measurement Of Transmittance Surface Review and Letters 0.748 2012
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD - Solid State Physics University of the Punjab Pakistan
MPhil - Solid State Physics University of the Punjab Pakistan
Position Start Date End Date
Chairman, Basic Sciences Department, SST, UMT 19-01-2011 07-01-2014
Position Start Date End Date
Chairman, UMT Sports Committee 16-01-2014 29-01-2018
  • Hafiz-e-Quran since the age of 12 years
  • Selected and got training under Collaboration for Faculty Excellence in Teaching and Research (CFETR) at George Mason University (GMU), USA, in September 2016
  • Successfully Launched New Programs BS/MS/PhD in Physics and Chemistry as a Chairman Basic Sciences Department in Fall 2011 at UMT
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