ISLAMABAD: Ms Rehana Mustafa, student of Physics Department, International Islamic University Islamabad, has successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled “Simulation, Formation and Characterization of Ultra-Shallow Junctions in CMOS”.
With this defense, Physics Department IIUI has produced its first PhD. Ms Rehana’s thesis was internationally evaluated by senior professors from University of California USA Dr Z Hussain, Dr Willander Chalmers University Sweden, whereas locally by the faculty members from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Dr Nazar Abbas and Dr Pervez Akhtar respectively.
She has completed her research work under the joint supervision of Prof Dr Ahmed Shuja Syed (Electronic Engineering) and Prof Dr Ehsan Ullah khan (Physics) as this work lies in the specialized field of Nanoelectronics and Semiconductor Chip engineering. The work is interdisciplinary in nature and in close coordination with the global semiconductor’s industry. Chairman, Department of Physics IIUI, Dr. Waqar Adil Syed chaired the committee. With this first successful PhD defense, the department has achieved a milestone necessary to establish a solid research dimension with several other PhD students completing the degree requirements very soon.