Dr. Javeed Akhtar

About Mentor

Working as Associate Professor in the department of chemistry, Mirpur university of science and technology (MUST) AJK Pakistan. My group is working in the area of fabrication of nanostructured materials ( metal oxides. metal chalcogenides, perovskites) and their applications as photocatalysts, solar cells, and energy storage devices. CVD, AACVD, MOCVD, LPCVD, CBD, ED.


Associate Professor

Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST)

Associate Professor New Mirpur City January 2018 – Present

Department of Physics, COMSATS University Islamabad

Assistant Professor

September 2011 – December 2017
Department of chemistry, Quaid-I-Azam university

Assistant Professor

Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory September 2010 – September 2011
Federal Postgraduate college (Men), H-9.

Lecturer in chemistry

Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory May 2003 – October 2006

Administrative Experience

  1. Director of Advanced Studies and Research Board (ASRB), MUST AJK Pakistan (2018- 2021)
  2. Proctor of Department of Physics, COMSATS CIIT Islamabad (2014-2017)
  3. In-charge of Exam Affairs of department of Physics (2012 to 2017)
  4. Secretary of Exam– Time table committee of department of Physics (2015-2017)
  5. BSc Lab in charge (2004-2006)

Teaching Experience:

Teaching is my passion and I have been involved in teaching at various level. I have taught chemistry to O level / A level (Cambridge university) in Beacon house school system (1999- 2002) Rawalpindi.

I have served as lecturer in chemistry at F.G postgraduate college (Men) H[1]9 Islamabad (2003-2006) where i taught chemistry at gradua1on level. I also worked as assistant professor in department of chemistry, Quaid e Azam University Islamabad for one year (2010-2011) under interim placement of fresh PhD program (HEC).

I taught the courses including Introduc1on to nano-science & technology, chemistry of natural product, fundamentals of biochemistry and retro synthesis (PhD/M.Phil./M.Sc.). Moreover, i taught organic polymer chemistry course (PhD/ M.Phil.) at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) Islamabad (Jun-Dec-2011).


School of Chemistry – The University of Manchester – PhD in Chemistry (Sep 2010)

Department of Chemistry – Quaid-e-Azam University – M Phil in Chemistry (Sep 2004)

Department of Chemistry – University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir – M Sc (Sep 1999)

Projects & Grants

  1. Novel Approaches to Deposi1on of Semiconductor Thin Films for Solar Energy Applications (0.5 million rupees, Department of chemistry, QAU Islamabad). No: PMIPFP/HRD/HEC/2011/0585 Islamabad, March 16,2011.
  2. Phase and Composi1on Controlled Deposi1on of Copper Sulfide Nanostructures, grant number 16– 61/CRGP/ CIIT/IBD /12/943 (0.2 Million PKR) Department of Physics, COMSATS University Islamabad).
  3. Fabrication of nano channels for sensing applica1ons, NRUP-HEC-Project #20-3020/R & D/HEC/14/ 654 (2.1M PkRs, Department of Physics, COMSATS university Islamabad). This project was selected among 7 best completed projects out of 358 by PCST in 2018.


International level

  1. Dr. Muhammad Azad Malik, school of chemistry and Materials science centre the university of Manchester Uk, M13 9PL
  2. Prof. Paul O’Brien, school of chemistry and Materials science centre the university ofManchester Uk, M13 9PL
  3. Prof. Dr. Neerish Revaprasadu Professor of Chemistry and SARCHi Chair of Nanotechnology Department of Chemistry University of Zululand South Africa.
  4. Arth Podhorodecki Wroclaw University of Technology Institute of Physics, Wroclaw University of Technology Wroclaw, Poland.
  5. Dr. Mohammad Afzaal, Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, KFUPM No: 1292, Dhahran, 31261 Saudi Arabia

National level

  1. Dr. Muhammad Sher, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry Allama Iqbal Open University H-8 Islamabad, Pakistan.
  2. Dr. Rana Farhat, Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry Education University DGK, Pakistan.
  3. Al-Frabi institute, Electrical Engineering Department, International Islamic University, Islamabad.


  1. Merit scholarship in Matric and M.SC.
  2. Gold medal in M.Sc.
  3. My paper “Low Temperature CVD Growth of PbS Films on Plas1c Substrates” has been selected most accessed and hot paper in Chemical Communication, Feb. 2011.
  4. Uzma Ilays Best poster Award on Graphene Oxide Based Nanocomposite: A Versatile Platform for Novel Applications, 1st Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes( August 22-24, 2013) arranged by School of Chemical and Materials Engineering (SCME) National University of Sciences and Technology – (NUST) Islamabad, Pakistan


  1. Member of Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) (2008-2010)
  2. Member of Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (2007-2009)
  3. Member of American Chemical Society (ACS)
  4. Member of Material Research Society (MRS)
  5. Members of chemical society of Pakistan