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Department of Space Science

Faculty - Department of Space Science

Najam Abbas Naqvi

Associate Professor/ Head of Department & Chairman National Centre of GIS and Space Applications

PhD (Aerospace Engineering)
Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) China
Area of Specialization: Spacecraft Dynamics and Controls, Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)

Ali Hussain


Ph.D. University of Ulsan, South Korea
Area of Specialization: Piezoelectric materials, synthesis, characterization and their applications
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Fazeel Mahmood Khan


Post Doc Vanderbilt University, USA
PhD International Max Planck Research School at University of Heidelberg, Germany
Area of Specialization: (Astronomy & Astrophysics) Super massive Black holes, Galaxy Mergers, Gravitational Waves Emission, GPU Computing
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Sajid Butt

Associate Professor

PhD Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Area of Specialization: Energy Materials, Functional Materials, Physics of Materials, Advanced Characterization Techniques
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Sajid Ghuffar

Associate Professor

Postdoc University of St Andrews, UK
PhD Vienna University of Technology, Austria
MS Erasmus Mundus Space Master, University of Würzburg, Germany and University of Würzburg, Sweden
Area of Specialization: Photogrammetry, Computer Vision, Remote Sensing, Machine Learning, Cubesats
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Saleem Ullah

Associate Professor

Postdoc University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), USA
PhD University of Twente, Netherlands
Area of Specialization: (Remote Sensing of Vegetation) Remote sensing/GIS, Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Abdul Kabir

Assistant Professor

PhD GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan
Area of Specialization: (Theoretical and Nuclear Astrophysics) Nucleosynthesis problem (r-, s-, p- and rp-process), Evolution phases of stars and supernova explosions, Nuclear cross-section, Quantum many bodies interaction, Nuclear abundances, Numerical techniques used in nuclear physics, Theoretical plasma and optical properties of material

Imran Ali Khan

Assistant Professor

PhD GC University Lahore, Pakistan
Area of Specialization: Applications of Electromagnetic Waves in Space Plasmas
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Muhammad Shakir

Assistant Professor

PhD Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth Chinese Academy of Sciences Beijing China
Area of Specialization: Agriculture Remote Sensing, Forestry
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Muhammad Usman

Assistant Professor

PhD (Physics)
Area of Specialization: Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Mujtaba Hassan

Assistant Professor

PhD TSINGHUA University, China
Area of Specialization: Climate Variability and Change; Extreme Events; South Asian Summer Monsoon Dynamics; Regional Climate Modeling; Hydrological Modeling; Climate Change Impact Assessment on Water Resources
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Munawar Shah

Assistant Professor

PhD in Geodesy and GNSS
Shanghai Astronomical Observatory, CAS, China
Area of Specialization: GNSS ionosphere modelling; GNSS-R; Earthquake Precursors in atmosphere and ionosphere; GNSS Space Weather
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

Saeeda Sajjad

Assistant Professor

PhD University of Montpellier, France
Area of Specialization: Physics (Gamma-ray astronomy, High energy astronomy and astrophysics, Imaging Atmospheric Cherenkov Telescopes, Monte Carlo simulations, Gamma-ray bursts)

Aneeqa Abrar

Lecturer/ Web and Application Coordinator

Masters in Geomatics, University of Applied Sciences, Karlsruhe, Germany
Area of Specialization: Geovisualisation, GIS Analysis, Web and Mobile GIS

Ibtehaj Hassan


Master in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Area of Specialization: Plasma Physics

Maham Siddiqi


MSc Physics, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
BS Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University, USA
Area of Specialization: Gravitational Waves, X-ray Binaries

Waheed Ahmed


MS Physics, Astrophysics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
University of Goettingen, Germany
Area of Specialization: Astronomy and cosmology

Adnan Ashraf

Lab Engineer

MS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
Area of Specialization: Global Navigation Satellite Systems, Physics

Asad Munir

Lab Associate

MPhil Physics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad
Area of Specialization: Particle Physics, Radiation Physics

Khurram Abbas

Lab Associate

MS Astronomy & Astrophysics
MSc Computational Physics
Area of Specialization: Quantum plasmas, Astrophysics, Gravitational Waves

Shahanshah Abbas

Lab Engineer/ MS Academic Coordinator

MS Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad
Area of Specialization: Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Science, Computer Engineering

Usama Ahmad

Coordinator NCGSA & GNSS Program

MS Aerospace, IST
Area of Specialization: Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS)