International Workshop on “Nanosciences: Education and Industrial Applications”

13-15 December, 2016
Venue: COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad


Resource Person

Resource Person’s Affiliation

Email Address

Title of Talk


Dr. N. M. Butt

Chairman, Preston Institute of NanoScience & Technology (PINSAT), Preston University, Islamabad-Pakistan

Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Education at Graduation Level.


Prof. Salim H. Al Harthi

Professor, Department of Physics, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat-Oman

Introduction to Nanoscience & Nanotechnology at School/College level.


Prof. Dr. Ali Bbeitollahi

Director of International Collaboration and Nanostandardization Committee, Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC), School of Metallurgy and Materials, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran- Iran

Iran’s Strategic Plan Towards Establishing a Nanotechnology Enabled Economy


Prof. Dr. Saeed Sarkar

Secretary General, Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council, Tehran-Iran

1) Nanotechnology Education in Iran

2) The Status of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Challenges and the Way Forward for OIC countries


Prof. Dr. Feng Qibo

Dean of School of Science, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing-China

The Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Education and It’s Contemporary Need


Dr. Ding Kejian

Vice Dean of School of Science, Chair of Department of Physics, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing-China

Graphene based composites & its potential application


Dr. Abdullah Ceylan

Department of Physics, Hacettepe University, Ankara-Turkey

Synthesis & Characterization of Ge Nanoparticles Embedded ZnO thin Films


Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Gondal

Distinguished Professor, Coordinator Laser Research Group, Physics Department, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran-Saudi Arabia

Industrial Application of Nanomaterial: For Oil Production, Solar Energy Harvesting, Conversion of CO2 into Value Added Fuels & Water purification.


Dr. Abbas Behjat

Faculty Member, Yazd University, Yazd-Iran

Study of Nanoparticles Plasmonic Effects in New generation Solar Cells Structure


Prof. Ibrahim A. Ibrahim

Chairman, Central Metallurgical R&D Institute (CMRDI), Cairo-Egypt

Overview of Nanosciences Research in Egypt.


Prof. Dr. S. Khurshid Hasanain

Senior Expert, COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad-Pakistan

Overview of Nanosciences Research in Pakistan.


Dr. Shahzad Alam

Chairman, Pakistan Council for Industrial Research (PCSIR), Islamabad-Pakistan

Frontiers of Nanocomposite coatings and their Industrial Applications


Prof. Dr. Tanveer Hussain

Acting Vice Chancellor, National Textile University, Faisalabad-Pakistan

Nanotechnology Applications in Textiles


Prof. Dr. Irshad Hussain

Chairman, Department of Chemistry, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore- Pakistan

Large Scale Production of Metal/Metal Oxide nanoparticles for Applications in Biomedical Sciences, Catalysis & Renewable Energy Technologies


Dr. Muhammad Akhyar Farrukh

Associate Professor, Principal Investigator of Projects, Nano-Chemistry Laboratory, GC University, Lahore-Pakistan

Synthesis and Application of Nanotechnology in Fertilizer, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industries.


Dr. Muhammad Bilal Khan

Professor, U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (USPCAS-E), National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad-Pakistan

Nanotechnology Education and the Role of Academia-Industry Liaison


Dr. Kekhshan Mazhar

Institute of Biomedical and Genetic Engineering (IBGE), Islamabad-Pakistan

Applications in Nanomedicine


Dr. Muhammad Raffi

Deputy Chief Scientist, National Institute of Laser & Optronics, Islamabad-Pakistan

Electrospinning: A fascinating way to fabricate Nanofibers for Advanced Engineering Applications.


Dr. Umbreen Shaheen

Assistant Professor, University of Baluchistan, Quetta-Pakistan

Harnessing Nanomaterials for Biological Applications, there is plenty to do at the bottom.


Dr. Abida Raza

Senior Scientist, Head Diagnostic Labs, Nuclear Medicine, Oncology & Radiotherapy Institute, Islamabad-Pakistan

Nanoscience & Nanotechnology: Role in Health Sciences


Mr. Inayat A. Khan

Analytical/Inorganic Section, Department of Chemistry, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad-Pakistan

Fabrication of highly stable and efficient PtCu Alloy Nanoparticles on highly porous carbon for direct methanol fuel cells

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