Faculty Saifullah Awan

Dr. Saifullah Awan

Associate Professor
  • College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering
  • Doctoral

Academic Background
Ph.D Physics (Nano-technology) (NANO-TECHNOLOGY) Doctoral Quaid-i-Azam University September 17, 2007 - February 12, 2014
M. Sc. Physics (ELECTRONICS) Masters University of the Punjab September 03, 2000 - August 30, 2002
M. Phil. Physics (Nano-technology) (NANO-TECHNOLOGY) Masters Government College University Lahore September 13, 2004 - September 14, 2006
B. Sc. (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, MATHS) Associate Ordinary Bachelor University of the Punjab - April 30, 2000
Honours and Awards
National Research Program Award granted by President of Pakistan on winning "National Research Program for Universities (NRPU)" 2016-2017 project of 14.35M PKR under Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. May 03, 2017
Research productivity "Research productivity award" for the year 2015 by Rector COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad, Pakistan. April 14, 2016
Research productivity "Research productivity award" for the year 2014 by Rector COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad, Pakistan. May 11, 2015
Synthesis of zinc oxide and silver nanoparticles using ficus palmata - Forssk leaf extracts and assessment of antibacterial activity January 01, 2021 Sabaoon Shamshad, Jamshaid Rashid, Ihsan-ul-Haq, Naseem Iqbal, Saif Ullah Awan Environmental Engineering Research - Volume 26(6), Article Number 200454
Enhancement of the Triboelectrification Using Artificial Surface Charges December 24, 2020 Muhammad Abdullah, Azhar-ul-Haq, Amir Shahzad, Hatem F. Sindi, Marium Jalal, Muhammad Umer Shahzad Awan, Saifullah Awan IEEE Access - Volume 8, Pages 222556-222561
Room-temperature ferromagnetism in Gd and Sn co-doped bismuth ferrite nanoparticles and co-doped BiFeO3/MXene (Ti3C2) nanohybrids for spintronics applications December 15, 2020 Syed Rizwan, SaifUllah Awan, Syed Irfan Ceramics International - Volume 46, Issue 18, Part A, Pages 29011-29021
Structural, ferromagnetic, electrical, and dielectric relaxor properties of BaTiO3 and CoFe2O4 bulk, nanoparticles, and nanocomposites materials for electronic devices September 25, 2020 Syed Adnan Raza, Saif Ullah Awan, Shahzad Hussain, Saqlain A. Shah, Asad M. Iqbal, S. Khurshid Hasanain Journal of Applied Physics - Volume128, Article Number 124101
Graphite Ion Source Geometry and Ne-Gas Pressure Dependent Growth and Morphology of Carbon Nanoclusters: AFM Analysis September 09, 2020 Saif Ullah Awan, Danish Hussain, Syed Rizwan Crystals - Volume 10(9), Article Number 796
2-Dimensional magnetic materials for spintronics technology May 21, 2020 Saif Ullah Awan, Sana Zainab, Malik Dilshad Khan, Syed Rizwan Hussain, Muhammad Zahir Iqbal Royal Society of Chemistry - Book on Nanoscience - Volume 6, Pages 91-119
Novel room-temperature ferromagnetism in Gd-doped 2-dimensional Ti3C2Tx MXene semiconductor for spintronics March 01, 2020 Sunaina Rafiq, Saifullah Awan, Ren-Kui Zheng, Zhenchao Wen, Malika Rani, Deji Akinwande, Syed Rizwan Hussain Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials - Volume 497, Article Number 165954
Controlled Synthesis of Sb2(S1−xSex)3 (0 ≤ x ≤ 1) Solid Solution and the Effect of Composition Variation on Electrocatalytic Energy Conversion and Storage January 06, 2020 Saif Ullah Awan, Malik D. Khan, Camila Zequine, Chunyang Zhang, Ram K. Gupta, Neerish Revaprasadu ACS Applied Energy Materials - Volume 3, Pages 1448-1460
Facile synthesis of g-C3N4(0.94)/CeO2(0.05)/Fe3O4(0.01) nanosheets for DFT supported visible photocatalysis of 2-Chlorophenol July 15, 2019 Jamshaid Rashid, Nadia Parveen, Aneela Iqbal, Saif Ullah Awan, Shamraiz Hussain Talib, Naveed Hussain, Bilal Akram, Naseem Iqbal, Ata Ulhaq, Bilal Ahmed, Ming Xu Scientific Reports - Volume 9, Article Number 10202
Effects of Structural Modification on Vibrational Modes, Electronic Transitions, and Bandgap of Bi1-xBaxFeO3 (0 July 01, 2019 Shahzad Hussain, F. A. Khan, M. Aftab, M. Waseem, Saif Ullah Awan Journal of Electronic Materials - Volume 48, Issue 7, Pages 4273–4282
Rationally designed La and Se co-doped bismuth ferrites with controlled bandgap for visible light photocatalysis June 03, 2019 M. Umar, Nasir Mahmood, Saif Ullah Awan, Sabeen Fatima, Asif Mahmood, Syed Rizwan Hussain RSC Advances - Volume 9, Issue 30, Pages 17148-17156
Selenium-enriched flower-like of bismuth ferrite nanosheets assembly with associated magnetic properties May 24, 2019 Muhammad Umar, Zaheer Ud Din Babar, Saif Ullah Awan, M. Anis ur Rehman, Syed Rizwan Hussain AIP Advances - Volume 9, Issue 5, Article Number 055025
Butterfly cluster like lamellar BiOBr/TiO2 nanocomposite for enhanced sunlight photocatalytic mineralization of aqueous ciprofloxacin May 15, 2019 Jamshaid Rashid, Ammara Abbas, Leng Chee Chang, Aneela Iqbal, Ihsan Ul Haq , Adeela Rehman, Saif Ullah Awan, Muhammad Arshad, Mohsin Rafique, M.A. Barakat Science of the Total Environment - Vol no 665, Page no 668–677
Pronounced Impact of p-Type Carriers and Reduction of Bandgap in Semiconducting ZnTe Thin Films by Cu Doping for Intermediate Buffer Layer in Heterojunction Solar Cells April 25, 2019 Waqar Mahmood, Saif Ullah Awan, Amad Ud Din, Junaid Ali, Muhammad Farooq Nasir, Nazakat Ali, Anwar ul Haq, Muhammad Kamran, Bushra Parveen, Muhammad Rafiq , Nazar Abbas Shah Materials - Volume 12, Issue 8, Article Number 1359
g-C3N4/CeO2/Fe3O4 ternary composite as an efficient bifunctional catalyst for overall water splitting December 21, 2018 Jamshaid Rashid, Nadia Parveen, Tanveer ul Haq, Shamraiz Hussain Talib, Saif Ullah Awan, Naveed Hussain, Muhammad Zaheer, Aneela Iqbal ChemCatChem -
Novel Single-Crystal Hollandite K1.46Fe0.8Ti7.2O16 Microrods: Synthesis, Double Absorption, and Magnetism December 17, 2018 Qadeer-ul-Hassan, Dau Yang, Jian-Ping Zhou, Yu -Xi Lui, Jing-Zhou Wang, Saifullah Awan Inorganic Chemistry - Volume 57, Issue 24, Pages 15187-15197
Design and Analysis of a High-Gain and Robust Multi-DOF Electro-thermally Actuated MEMS Gyroscope November 05, 2018 Muhammad Saqib, Muhammad Mubasher Saleem, Naveed Mazhar, Saif Ullah Awan, Umar Shahbaz Khan Micromachines - Volume 9, Issue 11, Article Number 577
Role of Ag1+ substitutional defects on the electronic and optical properties of n-type CdS thin films semiconductor for sustainable and stable window layer in solar cells technology November 01, 2018 Waqar Mahmood, Junaid Alid, Andrew Thomas, Saif ullah Awan, Mark Jackman, Anwar-ul Haq, M. Umair Hassan, Nazar Abbas Shah Optical Materials -
Fabrication of pure and moxifloxacin functionalized silver oxide nanoparticles for photocatalytic and antimicrobial activity September 01, 2018 Sirajul Haq, Wajid Rehmana, Muhammad Waseem, Vera Meynenc, Saif Ullah Awan, Shaukat Saeed, Naseem Iqbal Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, B: Biology - Volume 186, Pages 116-124
Correlation between structural, electrical, dielectric and magnetic properties of semiconducting Co doped and (Co, Li) co-doped ZnO nanoparticles for spintronics applications September 01, 2018 Saif Ullah Awan, Zahid Mehmood, Shahzad Hussain, Saqlain A. Shah, Naeem Ahmad, Mohsin Rafique, M. Aftab, Turab Ali Abbas Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures -
Structural, optical, electronic and magnetic properties of multiphase ZnO/Zn(OH)2/ZnO2 nanocomposites and hexagonal prism shaped ZnO nanoparticles synthesized by pulse laser ablation in Heptanes June 01, 2018 Saifullah Awan, S.K. Hasanain, Jamshaid Rashid, Shahzad Hussain, Saqlain A. Shah, Mian Zahid Hussain, Mohsin Rafique, M. Aftab, Rashid Khan Materials Chemistry and Physics -
Stabilized fabrication of anatase-TiO2/FeS2 (pyrite) semiconductor composite nanocrystals for enhanced solar light-mediated photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue March 20, 2018 Jamshaid Rashid, Sahar Saleem, Saif Ullah Awan, Rajeev Kumar, M. A. Barakat, Muhammad Arshad, Muhammad Zaheer, Mohsin Rafique, M. Awad, Aneela Iqbal RSC ADVANCES -
Cu co-doping effect on electronic structure and room temperature ferromagnetism of TiO2: V nanoparticles March 01, 2018 Abdur Rahim, Saif Ullah Awan, S. K. Hasanain, L. E. G. Armas Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics -
Investigation of dielectric and complex impedance spectroscopic studies of Bi1-xBaxFeO3 (0 March 01, 2018 Shahzad Hussain, F. A. Khan, S. K. Hasanain, Saif Ullah Awan, S. Adnan Raza Journal of Materials Science-Materials in Electronics -
Ferromagnetic Relaxation and Magnetic Properties of Co40Fe40B20 Thin Films February 01, 2017 Naeem Ahmad, Tian YU, Suleman Khan, Abdul Majid, Javed Iqbal, Saqlain A. Shah, Saifullah Awan, X. F. Han Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism - Volume: 30 Issue: 2 Pages: 469-473 Published: FEB 2017
Doxorubicin-loaded photosensitive magnetic liposomes for multi-modal cancer therapy December 01, 2016 Saqlain A. Shah, M.U. Aslam Khan, M. Arshad, S.U. Awan, M.U. Hashmi, N. Ahmad COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B: BIOINTERFACES - 0927-7765
Influence of Li1+ co-doping defects on luminescence and bandgap narrowing of ZnO:Co2+ nanoparticles due to band tailing effects April 01, 2016 Saif Ullah Awan, S.K. Hasanain, M. Aftab Journal of Luminescence - Volume 172, Pages 231-242
Study of room temperature Raman scattering and XPS, high temperature electrical and low temperature magnetic properties of Zn1-yLiyO (0.00 November 01, 2015 Saif Ullah Awan, S K Hasanain, Zahid Mehmood, D H Anjum, Saqlain A Shah, M Aftab, Turab Ali Abbas Smart Materials and Structures - Volume 24, Issue 11, Article Number 115025
Raman scattering and interstitial Li defects induced polarization in co-doped multiferroic Zn0.96-y- Co0.04LiyO (0.00 < y < 0.10) nanoparticles May 01, 2015 Saif Ullah Awan, S. K. Hasanain, M. S. Awan, Saqlain A. Shah RSC Advances - Volume 5, Issue 50, Pages 39828-39839
Defects induced luminescence and tuning of bandgap energy narrowing in ZnO nanoparticles doped with Li ions August 28, 2014 Saif Ullah Awan, S. K. Hasanain, G. Hassnain Jaffar, D. H. Anjum, Umar S. Qurashi Journal of Applied Physics - Volume 116 Issue 8 Article Number 083510
Carrier concentration dependence of ferroelectric transition in multiferroic Li doped and Li-Co co-doped ZnO nanoparticles June 02, 2014 Saif Ullah Awan,, S. K. Hasanain, G. Hassnain Jaffar, Zahid Mehmood Applied Physics Letters - Volume 104 Issue22 Article Number 222906
Cell viability study of thermo-responsive core?shell superparamagnetic nanoparticles for multimodal cancer therapy February 01, 2014 Saqlain A. Shah, A. Majeed, M. A. Shafique, K. Rashid, S.-U. Awan Applied Nanoscience - Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 227-232
PEG-coated folic acid-modified superparamagnetic MnFe2O4 nanoparticles for hyperthermia therapy and drug delivery March 15, 2013 Saif-Ullah Awan, A. Majeed, K. Rashid , Saqlain A. Shah Materials Chemistry and Physics - Volume: 138 Issue: 2-3 Pages: 703-708
Frequency control of SEIG based Microgrid during transition from grid connected to island mode February 11, 2020 - February 13, 2020 Azhar Ul-Haq, Zubair Yamin, Saifullah Awan, Almas Ajum 9th International Conference on Industrial Technology and Management - United Kingdom
Integrating Electric Vehicle Charging into Microgrid Operation February 25, 2019 - February 27, 2019 Azhar Ul-Haq, Aqib Perwaiz, Saifullah Awan 22nd Annual Energy, Utility & Environment Conference - United States
Design, Modeling and Parametric Analysis of Chevron Shaped Electrothermal Actuator Using Low Cost MetalMUMPS Fabrication Process November 12, 2018 - November 13, 2018 Muhammad Saqib, Muhammad Mubasher Saleem, Saif Ullah Awan, Masood Ur Rehman International Conference on Computing Electronic and Electrical Engineering (ICE-Cube) 2018 - Pakistan
Design and Modeling of Robust Multi Degree of Freedom Micro gyroscope with Wide Bandwidth November 01, 2018 - November 02, 2018 Muhammad Saqib, Muhammad Mubasher Saleem, Naveed Mazhar, Saif Ullah Awan, Masood Ur Rehman 21st IEEE International Multi Topic Conference (INMIC) 2018 - Pakistan
Harmonic Distortion in Distribution System Due to Single-Phase Electric Vehicle Charging March 24, 2018 - March 26, 2018 Dr. Azhar-ul-Haq, Dr. Aqib Perwaiz, Mariam Azhar, Dr. Saif Ullah Awan IEEE 2nd International Conference on Green Energy and Applications (ICGEA) - Singapore
Harmonic Distortion in Distribution System Due to Single-Phase Electric Vehicle Charging March 24, 2018 - March 26, 2018 aqib perwaiz, marium azhar, azhar ul haq, saif ullah awan 2nd International Conference on Green Energy and Applications (ICGEA) - Singapore
Impact of Iron Doping on Structural and Optical Properties of Titanium dioxide December 09, 2017 - December 10, 2017 Muhammad Asfandyar Imtiaz, Dr. Mashhood Ahmad, Dr. Attaullah Shah, Dr. Saifullah Awan Sixth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Electronics and Communication (ACEC) - Italy
Teaching Experience:
Assistant Professor COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad February 14, 2014 - October 04, 2016