Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Book

Advanced Materials and their Applications: Micro to nano scale


Professor Ishaq Ahmad
National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan
Professor Paolo Di Sia
University of Padova, Italy
Professor Rizwan Raza
COMSATS, Lahore, Pakistan

ISBN (eBook): 978-1-910086-21-6
Publisher: One Central Press (OCP)
Chapters published: under “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License”

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WaqarProfessor Paolo Di Sia

University of Padova, Verona, Italy

Paolo Di Sia is currently Adjunct Professor by the Universities of Padova and Bolzano (Italy) and member of ISEM (Institute for Scientific Methodology) in Palermo (Italy). He obtained a Laurea in Metaphysics, a Laurea in Theoretical Physics, a PhD in Mathematical Modelling applied to Nano-Bio-Technology. His scientific mainstreams are Theoretical Physics, Classical and Quantum-Relativistic Nanophysics, Nano-Bio-Technology, Nano-Neuroscience, Planck Scale Physics, History and Philosophy of Science, Mathematics and Physics Education. He wrote more than 200 publications at today (papers on national and international journals, international book chapters, books, works on scientific web-pages, in press), is reviewer of 2 mathematics books, reviewer of 12 international journals, 9 international awards obtained, member of 7 scientific societies, member of 29 International Advisory/Editorial Boards.

IshaqProfessor Ishaq Ahmad

UNational Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan

Ishaq Ahmad, PhD, is Director Experimental Physics of NCP – National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan. He has co-authored over 80 publications in SCI journals and supervised several Master, PhD and Postdoctoral students. He has one books and number of book chapters. His research interests are focused on Ion implantation, ion beam induced modification of materials/nanomaterials, synthesis of nanomaterials/thin films and ion beam analysis of materials. He is editorial board member and reviewer of several well known journals. He was TWAS-UNESCO-iThemba LABS research Associate from 2014 to 2016. He is a senior fellow of UNESCO UNISA AFRICA Chair in Nanosciences/Nanotechnology and senior fellow of the Nanosciences African Network (NANOAFNET), an ICTP network.

Rizwan RazaProfessor Rizwan Raza

COMSATS, Lahore, Pakistan

Dr Rizwan Raza completed his PhD in Energy Technology with specialization in Fuel Cell Technology from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Sweden. Dr Raza has 12 years of experience in Energy research and teaching. Raza has published more than 100 international journal papers, delivered 30 Invited Talks and presented 30 conference papers with total impact factor 350, h-Index-23 and total number of citations about 1400 (source: Google Scholar).

Dr Raza was the key member of the team who invented “New Energy Conversion Device” which is a simpler and more cost-effective replacement of traditional fuel cells. This mega achievement was reported in the world acclaimed journal “Nature Nanotechnology” in addition to many other scientific journals/media including Advanced Functional Materials and Swedish Magazine.

Currently Rizwan is an Assistant Professor and head of Clean Energy Research Group at COMSATS Institute in Lahore, Pakistan