Dr Muhammad Atif

Bio: 
Ph.D : Physics (Laser Spectroscopy) from University of Hull, UK in 2005 MPhil : Physics Department of Physics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 1995. MSc: Physics, Department of Physics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan in 1993. Date of Birth: 15 March 1969. Published 126 papers in ISI journals Impact Factor for his ISI Publications 212.545, Citations (ISI) 706, H-index 16. Co-founder of National Institute of Laser and Optronics (NILOP), Islamabad Pakistan. Technical Experience: Bio-Photonics Photodynamic Therapy and Confocal Microscopy, Nanomedicine, Ultra high vacuum technology, Laser generation, Laser material processing, Synthesis and characterization of nano-structured thin films, Installation of high tech instruments, Setting Up spectroscopic laboratory including fabrication of furnaces, hot wire detectors and data acquisition system for spectroscopic analysis of atoms and molecules, Laser interaction with bio samples. Teaching Experience: Taught courses to under graduates and post graduates. a. General Physics, b. Fundamental of Lasers and its application, c. Atomic and molecular Physics, d. Laser material interaction., d. Optics, Taught these courses in ; 1. University of Hull, UK 2. Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad 3. King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia.

A C A D E M I C  Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (2001-2005)
University of Hull, UK; Department of Physics;
Thesis title: Fluorescence dynamics studies of a Dye (PDT Photosensitiser)
Postgraduate certificate in research (PGCR) (2004)
University of Hull, UK; Department of Physics
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) (1993- 1995)  
Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan; Department of Physics,                
Thesis title: Construction of an atomic beam apparatus for laser spectroscopic studies. 
Master of Science (MSc) (1991- 1993)  
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan; Department of Physics,
Thesis title: Fabrication and performance study of digital anemometer.
 
 E X T R A   C O U R S E S
 
Basic communication skills                                         University of Hull
Safety in research in science and engineering             University of Hull
German language course                                             German language centre
Grundstufe-1 “Befriedigend”
Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy                        Carl Zeiss company Jena, Germany
 
 
SPECIALIZATION:                        Laser Physics, Biophotonics, Photodynamic Therapy and Microscopy
ACADEMIC AWARDS:

  1. Award for presentation from Firat University Turkey. 
  2. Best Researcher Paper award from Higher Education Commission, Pakistan September 2015.
  3. Best Researcher Paper award from Higher Education Commission, Pakistan September 2013.
  4. RPA Award Winner 2012 and 2013
  5. Best Researcher Paper award from Higher Education Commission, Pakistan October 2011. 
  6. Awarded Tamgha-e-Baqa by president of Pakistan for recognition of hard work and best performance in 1998.
  7. International Science scholarship by the University of Hull, UK
  8. Science Direct Top 25 Hottest Articles  Ranked 17 M. Atif, Mark R Stringer, Janet E Cruse-Sawyer, and Stanley B Brown. (2004) “Fluence-Rate Effects upon mTHPC Photobleaching in a formalin-fixed cell system” Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic therapy Amsterdam: Elsevier.Volume 1(2), 173-180.
  9. Scholarship of Higher Education commission for PhD.
  10. Infaq Foundation Scholarship from Higher Education commission for MPhil.
  11. 2nd position in the Department of Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 
  12. 2nd position in the Department of Physics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad

Member of Scientific societies:
Member Technical Program Committees 2014 International Conference on Biological Engineering and Biomedical will take place during January 10-12, 2014 in Yichang, China.
 
Research Areas:
Laser/Optical Physics, Bio-Photonics Photodynamic Therapy and Confocal Microscopy, Nanomedicine.
Collaboration with other Departments:

  1. Laser Laboratory, PIEAS, Islamabad.
  2. PDT Laboratory, NORI, Islamabad.
  3. Center for Virology, NIH, Islamabad.
  4. NCVI, NUST, Islamabad.
  5. Wellman Center for Photo medicine, Harvard University, USA.
  6. Bio-medical Engineering Dept., Tufts, University, USA.
  7. Department of Dermatlogy, University of Dundee, UK
  8. Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden
  9. Linkoping University, Sweden
  10. King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre
  11. King Saud Medical Complex and KKUH, Riyadh
  12. Riyadh Military Hospital
  13. Prince Noura center on prostate Cancer, KKUH

P R O F E S S I O N A L  E X P E R I E N C E(23 years) 1993-2016
Associate Professor  
Physics and Astronomy Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Since May 2015
Assistant Professor  
Physics and Astronomy Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh,  Saudi Arabia.
Since 2010
Senior Scientist
National Institute of Lasers and Optronics (NILOP), Islamabad.
2007-Continue
Tenure Track Assistant Professor,
Department of Physics and Applied Mathematics,
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad.
2006-2007
Research Assistant & Research Associate
Department of Physics University of Hull, UK.
2001-2005
Senior Scientific officer
Pakistan Institute of Lasers & Optics Rawalpindi
1998-2001
Scientific officer
Pakistan Institute of Lasers & Optics, Rawalpindi
1996-1998
Research Officer     
Infaq Foundation M.Phil (Physics) project
1993 to 1995
Research Scholar
Department of Physics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad.
1991- 1993
Book Published
 

  • Laser Induced Effects, 2010, Lap Lambert Publishing, Germany 
  • Book Chapter Zinc Oxide Nanostructures : Advances and Applications 2013

by Pan Stanford Publishing  
ZnO nanostructures toxicity and phototoxicity characteristics towards biological samples; M. Willander, O. Nur, M. Fakhr-e-Alam, M. Atif, and M. S. AlSalhi
 
C O M P U T E R   S K I L L S

  1. Mat lab,
  2. Lab view,
  3. Windows XP,
  4. Windows NT,
  5. MS Office,
  6. Math Cad,
  7. Microcal Origin,
  8. Word 97,
  9. Microsoft Excel,
  10. Paint Shop Pro V6,
  11. Power Point XP.

 P U B L I C A T I O N S

  1. M Atif (2016), Measurement of photoionization cross section from sodium organo-opto-electronics 2(1), 15-20.
  2. Akbar Ali, Mukhtar Ahmad, Majid Niaz Akhtar, Saleem Farooq Shaukat, Ghulam Mustafa, M. Atif and W. A. Farooq (2016), Magnetic nanoparticles (Fe3O4 & Co3O4) and their applications in urea biosensing: A review, Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry 89(4), 517-534.
  3. M. Atif, Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, Najeeb ABBAS, Maqsood A. Siddiqui, Anees A. Ansari, Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy and Zhiming M. Wang (2016) In-vitro cyto-toxicity of luminescent functionalized mesoporous SiO2@Eu(OH)3 core-shell microspheres in MCF-7 Journal Of Nanomaterials Article ID 7691861.
  4. Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, M. U. Farooq, Najeeb Abbas, Seemab Iqbal, Nasir Amin, Muhammad Hammad Aziz, M. Atif, W. A. Farooq, R. Suleman, S.S.Z. Zaidi (2016) Pharmacokinetics and bio distribution of nickel oxide for liver cancer cure JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS 18(3-4), 414-418.
  5. W. A. Farooq, M. Atif, F. Yakuphanoglu, Amanullah Fatehmulla (2016) Fabrication and Electrical Characterization of Cds quantum dots based solar cell OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS 10(3-4), 154-158.
  6. M. Atif, M. ZELLWEGER, G. WAGNIÈRES (2016)  Review of the role played by the photosensitizer's photobleaching during photodynamic therapy JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS 18(3-4), 338-350.
  7. W. A. Farooq, L. R. AL-Otaibi, A. S. Al-Dwayyan, F. Yakuphanoglu, M. Atif , Effect of laser exposure on structural and optical properties of CdO and Li doped Cdo nano structured thin film synthesized by sol get method Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 11, 536-542 (2016).
  8. Muhammad Hammad Aziz, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Mahvish  Fatima, Fozia  Shaheen, Seemab  Iqbal, M. Atif, Muhammad Talha, Syed  Mansoor Ali, Muhammad
    Afzal, Abdul  Majid, Thamir Shelih  Al.Harbi, Muhammad Ismail, Zhiming M. Wang, M. S. AlSalhi, Z. A. Alahmed (2016) Photodynamic Effect of Ni Nanotubes on an HeLa cell line PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150295. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0150295.
  9. M. Atif, W. A. Farooq, Maqsood A. Siddiqui, Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy, Spectral Chacterization of Cultured Normal and Malignant Cells Laser Physics 26, 045601 (2016).
  10. Amanullah Fatehmulla, M Aslam, W A Farooq, Syed Mansoor Ali, M Atif, A M AlDhafiri and F Yakuphanoglu, Effect of Laser Exposure on the Structural and Optical Properties of nano V2O5 films Grown by Thermal Evaporation Theoretical and Experimental chemistry 51(6), 375-379 (2016).
  11. Muhammad Nadeem Shakoor, Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, Najeeb Abbas, Uzma Tariq, Aqrab-ul-Ahmad, Nasir Amin, Muhammad Hammad Aziz, M. Atif, W. Aslam Farooq  PHOTODYNAMIC EFFECT OF NiO IN HepG2 CELLULAR MODEL Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 11, 339-342 (2016).
  12. Syed Mansoor Ali, M. Aslam, W. A. Farooq,  Amanullah Fatehmulla, M. Atif, Impedance spectroscopy analysis of CdS quantum dots onto hierarchical TiO2 structure for quantum dots sensitized solar cell applications Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 11, 363-367 (2016).
  13. W. A. Farooq, M. R. Baig, Syed Mansoor Ali, M. A. Shar , S.S. Al-Ghamdi, M. S. Al Garawi, M. Atif, Synthesis of nano particles on Polyallyl diglycol carbonate Polymer surface with alpha radiation films Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 11, 24-28 (2016).
  14. Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, M.U. Farooq, Muzaffar Shahzad, Aqrab ul Ahmad, S. S. S. Zaidi, Rana Suleman, M. Asif, M. Atif, Role of Nuclear Medicines (99mTC, 131I) for diagnostic and treatment of Thyroid diseases Journal of Materials and Electronic Devices 1(2015), 54-61.
  15. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, K. Sultana, Najeeb Abbas, M. Atif, O. Nur, M. Willander, Nasir Amin, W. A. Farooq  (2015) Anticancer Effects of Nanometallic Oxides and Their Ligands with Photosensitizers in Osteosarcoma Cells JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS Vol. 17(11-12), 1808 – 1815.
  16. A. ALI, M. AHMAD, G. ABBAS, M. N. AKHTAR, M. ATIF (2015),  UREA biosensor based on magnetic nano particles (Co3O4, Fe3O4) for the estimation of urea concentration in blood and urine samples JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS Vol. 17(9-10), 1515 – 1521.
  17. Syed Mansoor ali, W.A. Farooq, M. R. Baig, M. A. Shar, M. Atif, S.S. AlGhamdi, M. S. AlGarawi Naeem-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Hammad Aziz (2015) Structural and optical properties of pure and Ag doped ZnO thin films by sol gel spin coating technique Materials Science-Poland,  33(3), 601-605.
  18. Amanullah Fatehmulla, M. Aslam, W. A. Farooq, Syed Mansoor Ali, M. Atif, Photovoltaic and Impedance properties of hierarchical TiO2 nanowire based quantum dot sensitized solar cell Journal of Nanomaterials
    Article ID 358063, 2015
  19. Syed Mansoor Ali, M. Aslam, W. A. Farooq,  Amanullah Fatehmulla, M. Atif (2015), Assembly of CdS quantum dots onto hierarchical TiO2 structure for quantum dots sensitized solar cell applications Materials 8, 2376-86.
  20. M. Atif, A comparative study of a digital and analog anemometer OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS Vol. 9, No. 3-4, Mar. – Apr. 2015, p. 528 – 530.
  21. Mohamed Aslam, Syed Mansoor Ali, W. A.  Farooq, M. Atif, A. M.  Al-Dhafiri, Muhammad Ali  Shar, Growth and Characterization of layer by layer CdS-ZnS QDs on dandelion like TiO2 microspheres for QDSSC Application Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing 36, 57-64 (2015).
  22. A. Ali, M. Q. Israr, Z. wazir, M. Tufail, Z H Ibupoto, , S Jamil-Rana, M. Atif, S A Khan, M. Willander, Cobalt Oxide magnetic nanoparticles–chitosan composite based Electrochemical Urea Biosensor Indian Journal of Physics 89(4), 331-336 (2015).
  23. M. Atif , W. A. Farooq, M.S. Abd El Sadek, Study of the interaction between mercaptoacetic acid (maa) capped cds quantum dots with denatured bovine serum albumin (dBSA) Chalcogenide Letters 12(3), 91-97 (2015).
  24. M. Atif, Study of the spectral features of different biological samples Optics and Spectroscopy 118(3), 490-493 (2015).
  25. M. Atif, W. A. Farooq, Amanullah Fatehmulla, M. Aslam, Syed Mansoor Ali, Photovoltaic and impedance spectroscopy study of screen-printed TiO2 based CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cell Materials 8, 355-367 (2015).
  26. W. A. Farooq, Walid Tawfik, Saad bin Qasim, A. S. Aldwayyan, M. Atif , Kaleem Ahmad, M. S. Al-Salhi (2014), Qualitative analysis of dental nano-composite restorative material using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy and EDS analysis IEEE conference publications DOI: 10.1109/HONET.2014.7029391, 202-205
  27. M. Atif , M. S. AlSalhi, S. Devanesan, V. Masilamani, K. Farhat, D. Rabah (2014), Spectral characterization of Breast Cancer IEEE conference publications DOI: 10.1109/HONET.2014.7029390, 199-201
  28. M. R. Baig, W. A. Farooq, S. S AL-Shehri , M.S. Al-Salhi, S.S. Al-ghamdi, M. S. Al Garawi, M. Atif (2014), Study of radiation induced variation in structural and Optical properties of Polyallyldiglycol carbonate Polymer IEEE conference publications DOI: 10.1109/HONET.2014.7029364, 71-74.
  29. Syed Mansoor Ali, W. A. Farooq, Rabia Qindeel, M. R. Baig, M. A. Shar, S. S. Alghamdi, M. S. Algarawi, M Atif Influence of gamma irradiation on the structural and optical properties of nanostructured Magnesium doped SnO thin films Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 9(5), 644-647 (2014).
  30. W. A. Farooq, Amanullah Fatehmulla, M. Aslam, M. Atif, S. Mansoor Ali, F. Yakouphanoglu, I.S.Yahia, Photovoltaic and impedance spectroscopic analysis of CdSe Quantum dot solar cell Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 9(5), 671-674 (2014).
  31. Amanullah Fatehmulla, W. A. Farooq, M. Aslam, M. Atif, S. Mansoor Ali, I.S.Yahia, F. Yakouphanoglu, A. M. Al-Dhafiri Photovoltaic and impedance spectroscopy investigation of MEH-PPV blended CdS quantum dot sensitized solar cell Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 9(5), 702-708 (2014).
  32. Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, Najeeb Abbas, Muhammad Imran, M. Atif Apoptotic Effect of TiO2 in HepG2 Cellular Model JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS Vol. 16, No. 11-12, November - December 2014, p. 1481-1486.
  33. T. Munir, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, F. Abbas, M. Atif, Breakdown Analysis of Normally-Off 4H-SiC Trenched and Implanted VJFET JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS Vol. 16, No. 11-12, November - December 2014, p.  1400 – 1404.
  34. T. Munir, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, W. Raza, N. Abbas, M. Atif, DC and switching performance of normally-off 4H-SiC TI-VJFET OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS Vol. 8, No. 11-12, Nov. – Dec. 2014, p. 1187 – 1190.
  35. Akbar Ali, Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, Najeeb Abbas, Zafar Wazir, Magnus Willander and Muhammad Tufail, M. Atif, Silver-Chitosan Nanobiocomposite as Urea Biosensor  OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS Vol. 8, No. 11-12, Nov. – Dec. 2014, p. 1238 – 1242.
  36. W Aslam Farooq, M Atif, W Tawfik, M S AlSalhi, Z A Alahmed, M. Mansoor, J P Singh (2014) Study of Bacterial Samples Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Plasma Science and Technology 16(12), 1141-46.
  37. M. S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, S. Devanesan, K. Farhat, , D. Rabah, V. Masilamani. AMERA AMWERA, HASSAN ABOL-ENEIN (2014), Preliminary study of bladder cancer patients using  spectral techniques JOURNALS OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS  Vol. 16, No. 9-10, p. 1191-1195.
  38. Mahvish Fatima, Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam, M. Atif, Muhammad Nadeem Shakoor, Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Waseem and Muhammad Hammad Aziz, Apoptotic Effect of α-Fe2O3 and SiO2 nanoparticles in Human Rhabdomyosarcoma cell line Laser Physics 24 125602 (2014).
  39. M. Atif, Study of and calculation of FWHM of Sodium Spectrum using atomic beam technique Journal of Optoelectronics and Biomedical Materials Vol 6 (2), 51-56 (2014).
  40. A. FATEHMULLA, M. ATIF, W. A. FAROOQ, M. ASLAM, F. YAKUPHANOGLU, I. S. YAHIA, Photovoltaic properties of Ammoniated ruthenium oxychloride dye based solar cell, Optoelectronics and Advanced Materials – Rapid Communications vol. 8, iss. 5-6, 587-592 (2014).
  41. M Atif (2014) A fluorescence micro-spectroscopy technique for the study of intracellular photobleaching of mTHPC JOURNALS OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS           Vol. 16, No. 7-8, p. 798 – 803
  42. M. ATIF, M. S. ALSALHI, K. KHUN, M. WILLANDER (2014) The synthesis and optical characterization of well aligned ZnO nanorods using seed layer of Mn3O4 nanoparticles OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS Vol. 8, No. 7-8, p. 643 - 646
  43. Amanullah Fatehmulla, W. A. Farooq, M. Aslam, M. Atif, S. Mansoor Ali, I.S. Yahia, F. Yakuphanoglu, A.M. Al-Dhafiri (2014) PHOTOVOLTAIC AND IMPEDANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF MODIFIED SILAR GROWN CDS QUANTUM DOT SENSITIZED SOLAR CELL Journal of International Scientific Publications: Materials, Methods and Technologies Volume 8, 676-683.
  44. W.A. Farooq*, Amanullah Fatehmulla, M. Aslam, M. Atif. S.A. Mansoor, F. Yakuphanoglu, I.S. Yahia, COMPARISON OF PHOTOVOLTAIC PARAMETERS OF CDSE QD AND SAFRANIN DYE BASED SOLAR CELL, Journal of International Scientific Publications: Materials, Methods and Technologies volume 667-675 (2014).
  45. M. R. Baig, W. A. Farooq, Syed Mansoor Ali, Talal Mohammed Alrashidi, M. Atif,  S. S. Alghamdi  and M. S Garawi, Investigating the Effects of Gamma exposure on the microstructural, optical and track properties of the Pre and Post alpha irradiated PM-355, JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS Vol. 16, No. 5-6, May - June 2014, 712-718.
  46. W. A. Farooq, Amanullah Fatehmulla, F. Yakuphanoglu, I.S. Yahia, Syed Mansoor Ali, M. Atif, M. Aslam, Walid Tawfik (2014) Photovoltaic Characteristics of Solar Cells Based on Nanostructured Titanium Dioxide Sensitized with Fluorescein Sodium Salt Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry Vol 50 (2), 121-126.
  47. W Aslam Farooq, Muhammad Atif, Syed Mansoor Ali, Amanullah Fatehmulla, and M Aslam, (2014) Effects of 1064 nm laser on the structural and optical properties of nanostructured TiO2 thin film optics and spectroscopy 117(3), 401-405
  48. W.A. Farooq, M Atif, Amanullah Fatehmulla, F. Yakuphanoglu, I.S. Yahia Impedance spectroscopy and Transport Mechanisms of TiO2-based dye sensitized solar cell journal of ovonic research volume 10(3), 61-66 May-June 2014.
  49. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Mian Adnan Asghar, Umair Nazar, Shoaib Javed, Zafar Iqbal, M. Atif, Syed Mansoor Ali, W. Aslam Farooq Characterization of Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Thin Film Coated by Thermal Evaporation Technique  Journal of Optoelectronic and Biomedical Materials Volume 6(2), 35-40 April-June 2014.
  50. W. A. FAROOQ, M. ATIF, Z. SHAKOOR, M. R. BAIG Diagnostic of Brucellosis infection using fluorescence spectroscopy OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS – RAPID COMMUNICATIONS Vol. 8, No. 3-4, March - April 2014, p. 334 - 337
  51. Najama Zia, Muhammad Fakhar-e-Alam,  Muhammad Atif, W Aslam Farooq,  M Hammad Aziz, Muhammad Afzal Nadeem, N Akhtar Shad,  Zia ul Haq,  M Rehmat Baig, Designing of sophisticated automatic lead shielding to reduce radiation dose of 99mTc JOURNAL OF OPTOELECTRONICS AND ADVANCED MATERIALS Vol. 16, No. 3-4, March - April 2014, p. 443 – 450.
  52. W. Aslam Farooq, S. Mansoor Ali, J. Muhammad, S. Danish Ali, M. Atif, (2014) Structural changes in Tin oxide thin film with laser exposure optics and spectroscopy 116(3), 151-156.
  53. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Shubana Rahim, M. Atif, M. Hammad Aziz, M. Imran Malick, S. S. Z. Zaidi, R. Suleman, Abdul Majid (2014) ZnO Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Agent for Photodynamic Therapy Laser Physics Letters 11, 025601.
  54. Kimleang Khun, Zafar Hussain Ibupoto, Mohammad S. AlSalhi, Muhammad Atif, Anees A. Ansari and Magnus Willander, (2013) Fabrication of well aligned ZnO nanorods using a composite seed layer of ZnO nanoparticles and chitosan polymer Materials 6(10), 4361-4374.
  55. Zafar Hussain Ibupoto, Kimleang Khun, Martin Eriksson, Mohammad AlSalhi, Muhammad Atif,  Anees Ansari and  Magnus Willander (2013) Hydrothermal Growth of Vertically Aligned ZnO Nanorods Using a Biocomposite Seed Layer of ZnO Nanoparticles Materials 6(8), 3584-3597 
  56. I.S. Yahia, Amanullah Fatehmulla, W.A. Farooq, H.Y. Zahran, M. Aslam, S. Mansoor Ali, M. Atif, M.S. Abd El-sadek, F. Yakuphanoglu Optical properties of nano-structured Pt/FTO counter electrode for QDSSCs, 978-1-4673-6195-8/13©2013 IEEE.
  57. M. S.  AlSalhi, M. Atif, Anees A. Ansari, K. Khun, Z. H. Ibupoto, M. Willander (2013), Growth and Characterization of ZnO nanowires for optical applications Laser Physics 23, 065602.
  58.  M. Atif (2013) A study of the effects of photosensitizer concentration on the singlet oxygen mediated photobleaching Laser Physics 23, 055603.
  59. M. Atif, S. Devanesan, K. Farhat, D. Rabah, M. S. AlSalhi, V. Masilamani (2013) Spectral features of body fluids of patients of benign and malignant prostate tumour Laser Physics 23, 055602.
  60. A. AliM. S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, Anees A. AnsariM. Q. IsrarJ. R. SadafE. AhmedO. NurM. Willander (2013) Potentiometric urea biosensor utilizing nanobiocomposite of chitosan-iron oxide magnetic nanoparticles Journal of Physics: Conference Series 414, 012024.
  61. M.S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, Anees A. Ansari, Zafar Ibupoto, Magnus Willander (2013), Magnetic nanoparticles as a seed layer for growing ZnO nanowires for optical applications Journal of Physics: Conference Series 414, 012019.
  62. M. Atif (2013), In Vitro Studies of Photosensitizer fluorescence changes on singlet oxygen mediated photobleaching Journal of Physics: Conference Series 414, 012025.
  63. Z. H. Ibupoto, K. Khun, Jun Lu, Xianjie Liu, M. S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, Anees A. Ansari,  M. Willander, (2013) Well aligned ZnO nanorods growth on the gold coated glass substrate by aqueous chemical growth method using seed layer of Fe3O4 and Co3O4 nanoparticles, Journal of crystal growth, 368(1), 39-46.
  64. V. Masilamani, M. AlSalhi, S. Devanesan, M. Atif, D. Rabah, K. Farhat, Y. Pu, R. R Alfano, (2013) A Parallelism between Spectral Grading and Gleason Grading of Malignant Prostate Tissues, Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic therapy 10(2), 168-172.
  65. M. S. AlSalhi, A. S. Aldwayyan, A. H. M. Jasas, M. Atif, W Aslam Farooq, Study of the structural analysis of dye-silica core-shell nanoparticles (DSCSNPs), 978-1-4673-2890-6/12/$31.00  ©2012  IEEE.
  66. M. S. AlSalhi, A. S. Aldwayyan, A. H. M. Jasas, M. Atif, W Aslam Farooq, Spectroscopic analysis of dye-silica core-shell nanoparticles (DSCSNPs), 978-1-4673-2890-6/12/$31.00  ©2012  IEEE.
  67. K. Khun, Z. H. Ibupoto, J. Lu, M.S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, Anees A. Ansari,  M. Willander  Potentiometric glucose sensor based on glucose oxidase immobilized iron ferrite magnetic particle/chitosan composite modified gold coated glass electrode Sensors and Acutuators B: Chemical 173, 698-703 (2012).
  68. V. Masilamani, M. S. AlSalhi, T. Vijmasi, K.Govindarajan, R. Rathan Rai, M. Atif, A. S. Aldwayyan, Fluorescence Spectra of blood and urine for cervical cancer detection Journal of Biomedical optics 17(9), 098001-6 (2012).
  69. M. S. AlSalhi, V. Masilamani, M. Atif, K. Farhat, D. Rabah, M. R Al Turki, Fluorescence Spectra of Benign and Malignant prostate tissues Laser Phys. Lett. 9(9), 631-635 (2012).
  70. M. S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, A. A. AlObiadi, A. S. Aldwayyan, A Study of the Photodynamic effect on Cancerous cells Laser Phys. Lett. 9(8), 611-617 (2012).
  71. M. AlSalhi, S. Ben Amer,  K. Farhat, D. Rabah, S. Devanesan, M. Atif, V. Masilamani (2012) Optical Biopsy of Breast cancer tissue” Laser Physics 22(8), 1358-1363.
  72. M. Atif, M. S. AlSalhi, A. A. AlObiadi, A. S. Aldwayyan (2012) Fluorescence Spectra of cultured normal and malignant lung cells” Laser Physics 22(8), 1353-1357.
  73. W. A.  Farooq, F. N. Al-Mutairi, A. E. M. Khater, A. S. Al-Dwayyan, M. S.  AlSalhi, M. Atif, (2012) Elemental Analysis of Fertilizer using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Optics and Spectroscopy 112(6), 874-880.
  74. M. Atif (2012) Two-photon cross-section measurement of meso-tetra-hydroxyphenyl-chlorin using femtosecond laser pulses Optics and Spectroscopy 112(5), 802-805.
  75. M. Kashif, U. Hashim, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. Ali, S. Firdous, M. Atif, Syed M. Usman Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, M. Willander, , Photodynamic damage in liver carcinoma HepG2 cells (2012) DOI :  10.1109/ICoBE.2012.6179012 IEEE, 237-241.
  76. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Syed  M. Usman Ali, Zafar Hussain Ibupoto, Khun Kimleang, M. Atif,  M. Kashif, Foo Kai, Loong,  U. Hashim, Magnus Willander, (2012) Sensitivity of A-549 human lung cancer cells to nanoporous zinc oxide conjugated with Photofrin® Lasers in Medical Science 27(3), 607-614.
  77. M. Atif, (2012) Fluorescence Photobleaching Dynamics of meso tetra hydroxy phenyl chlorin (mTHPC) Laser Physics Letters 9(5), 387-393.
  78. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. Kishwar, M. Siddique, M. Atif, Omer Nur, and Magnus Willander, (2012) The photodynamic effect of ZnO nanorods and their ligands with different photosensitizers Reviews in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 1, 40-51.
  79. Syed M. Usman Ali, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, Z. Wazir, M. Kashif, M. Atif, Magnus Willander and W. A. Syed (2012)  Cytotoxic Effects of Zinc Oxide Nanoflakes (ZNO NFS) in Human Muscle Carcinoma, International Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences Vol. 2(1), pp. 053-058.
  80. M. S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, A. A. AlObiadi, A. S. Aldwayyan (2012), Photodynamic damage (PDD) Study using Stimulated Raman Scattering laser,  Laser Physics 22(1), 306-310.
  81. M. Atif, A. R. Malik, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. S. Hayat, S. S. Z. Zaidi, R. Suleman, and M. Ikram (2012), In Vitro studies of Phtotfrin® mediated photodynamic therapy on human Rhabdomyosarcoma cell line (RD) Laser Physics 22(1), 286-293.
  82. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. M. U. Ali, Z. H. Ibupoto, M. Atif and M. Willander (2011) Phototoxic effects of Zinc Oxide nanowires (ZnO NWs) complexed with 5-ALA in RD cell line Laser Physics 21(12), 2165-70.
  83. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. Firdous, M. Atif, Y. Khan, S. S. Z. Zaidi, R. Suleman, A. Rehman, R. U. Khan, M. Nawaz, and M. Ikram, (2011) The potential applications of ZnO nanoparticles conjugated with ALA and Photofrin as a biomarker in HepG2 cells Laser Physics 21(12), 2156-2164.
  84. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. Kishwar, Y. Khan, M. Siddique, M. Atif, O. Nur and M. Willander, (2011) Tumoricidal Effects of Nanomaterials in HeLa cell line Laser Physics 21(11), 1978-1988.
  85. M. Atif, “Fluence and photobleaching effects of mTHPC” 2011 Published DOI: 10.1109/SIECPC.2011.5877007  IEEE, page 1-3. 
  86. M. Atif, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, M. AlSalhi, (2011) Role of Sensitivity of Zinc Oxide nanorods (ZnO NRs) based photosensitizers in Hepatocellular Site of biological tissue,  Laser Physics 21(11), 1950-1961.
  87. R.U. Khan, N. Khurshid, M. Ikram, S. Firdous, M. Atif, Pain during topical photodynamic therapy in Pakistani and Afghani patients, Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 8(2), 145-46 (2011).
  88. M. Atif, H. Ullah, M. Y. Hamz and M. Ikram, Catheters for optical coherence tomography Laser Physics Letters 8(9), 629-646 (2011).
  89. M. Atif, A. Khan M. Ikram Modeling of photon migration in turbid medium using Monte Carlo simulation technique Optics & Spectroscopy 111(1), 125-30 (2011).  
  90. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, M. Atif, T. Rehman, H. Sadia and S. Firdous, The role of sensitivity of ALA (PpIX)-based PDT on human Embryonic Kidney Cell line (HEK293T) Laser Physics 21(8), 1428-37 (2011).
  91. M. Atif, S. Firdous, R. Mahmood, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. S. Z. Zaidi, R. Suleman, M. Ikram, and M. Nawaz, Cytotoxic and Photocytotoxic Effect of Photofrin® on Human laryngeal Carcinoma (Hep2c) cell line" Laser Physics, 21(7), 1235-42 (2011).
  92. M. Atif, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S.S.Z.Zaidi, R. Suleman Study of the efficacy of Photofrin®-mediated PDT on Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HepG2) cell line" Laser Physics 21(6), 1135-44 (2011).
  93. M. Atif, M. Fakhar-e-Alam, L. G. Sabino, M. Ikram, M. T. de Araujo, C. Kurachi, V. S. Bagnato, M. S. AlSalhi (2011) Analysis of the Combined Effect of lasers of Different wavelengths for PDT Outcome using 600 nm, 630 nm and 660 nm, Laser physics Letters 8(5), 386-392. 
  94. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, M. Atif, M. S. AlSalhi, M. Siddique, S. Kishwar, M. I. Qadir, M. Willander Role of ALA Sensitivity in HepG2 Cell in the Presence of Diode Laser, Laser Physics 21(5), 972-980 (2011).
  95. M. S. AlSalhi, M. Atif, A. A. AlObiadi, A. S. Aldwayyan Photodynamic damage study of HeLa cell line using ALA" Laser Physics 21(4), 733-739 (2011).
  96. S. Firdous, M. Atif, M. Nawaz (2011) Stokes vector determination of polarized light propagation in turbid medium Optics & Spectroscopy 110 (3), 507-510.
  97. M. Ikram, R. Khan, S. Firdous, M. Atif, M. Nawaz (2011) Photodynamic Therapy of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancers Laser Physics 21(2), 427-433.
  98. Hafeez-Ullah, M. Atif, S. Firdous, M.S Mehmood, M.Y. Hamza, M. Imran, G. Hussain, M. Ikram (2011) Optical Properties of normal and thermally coagulated chicken liver tissue measured ex vivo with diffuse reflectance Optics & Spectroscopy 110 (2), 311-317.
  99. S. Firdous, M. Fuzail, M. Atif, and M. Nawaz (2011) Polarimetric Characterization of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) for Bone Substitute Biomaterials Optik 122(2), 99-104.
  100. Hafeez-Ullah, M. Atif, S. Firdous, M.S Mehmood, M. Ikram, C. Kurachi, C. Grecco, G. Nicolodelli, V. S. Bagnato Femtosecond light distribution at skin and liver of rats: analysis for use in optical diagnostics Laser Physics Letters Volume 7(12) 889-898 (2010).
  101. M. Atif, M.Fakhar-e-Alam, S.Firdous, S.S.Z.Zaidi, R.Suleman and M.Ikram (2010) Study of the efficacy of 5-ALA-mediated photodynamic therapy on human Rhybdomyosarcoma cell line (RD) Laser Physics Letters Volume 7(10) 757-764.
  102. M. Fakhar-e-Alam, S. Roohi, M. Atif, S. Firdous, N. Amir, R. Zahoor (2010) Labelling and optimization of Photofrin with 99mTc Radiochimica Acta 98 (12), 813-818.
  103. S. Firdous, M. Atif, and M. Nawaz, The optical polarimetric study of blood malignancy in vitro for diagnostic and treatment of blood diseases (2010), Lasers in Engineering, 19(5-6) 291-305.
  104. A. Khursid, M. Atif, S. Firdous, S. S. Z. Zaidi, R. Salman and M. Ikram (2010) Photodynamic Therapy of human Larynx Squamous cell carcinoma (Hep2c) using 5-aminolevulanic acid in vitro Laser Physics Issue 20(7), 1673-1678.
  105. M. Atif, S. Firdous, and M. Nawaz Laser induced effects in different biological samples (2010) Lasers in Medical Sciences Volume 25(4) 545-550.
  106. M. Atif, S. Firdous, A. Khurshid, L. Noreen, S.S.Z. Zaidi and M. Ikram (2009) ‘‘In vitro study of 5 Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) based photodynamic Therapy for apoptosis in human cervical HeLa cell line’’ Laser Physics Letters Volume 6(12) 886-891.
  107. M Atif, P E Dyer, H V Snelling, T Paget and M R Stringer (2007) “Two-photon excitation studies of mTHPC photosensitizer and photodynamic activity in an epithelial cell line” Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic therapy Amsterdam: Elsevier. Volume 4(2) 106-111.
  108. M Atif, M R Stringer, J E Cruse-Sawyer, P.E.Dyer and S B Brown (2005) “The influence of intracellular mTHPC concentration upon photobleaching dynamics” Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic therapy Amsterdam: Elsevier. Volume 2(3) 235-238.
  109. M Atif, M R Stringer, J E Cruse-Sawyer and S B Brown (2004) “Fluence-Rate Effects upon mTHPC Photobleaching in a formalin-fixed cell system” Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic therapy Amsterdam: Elsevier. Volume 1(2), 173-180.
  110. M Atif, M R Stringer, J E Cruse-Sawyer and S B Brown (2003) “Intracellular fluorescence photobleaching dynamics of mTHPC” Lasers in medical science Volume 18 (1), S51.
  111. M Atif (2008) “In Vitro studies of the fluorescence changes during Photodynamic Therapy” College on Micro and Nano photonics for life Sciences ICTP, Trieste Italy.
  112. M Atif (2007) “Fluorescence dynamic studies of a PDT photosensitiser ” 12th ESP Congress University of Bath, UK
  113. A Rehman, M Atif and M Ikram (2007) “Study of Fluence effects in photodynamic therapy using photobleaching model” 6th International Workshop-cum-Training course on Microelectronics and Nano-Electronics and Photonics, Islamabad.
  114. M Atif (2006) “PDT photosensitizer concentration effects upon photobleaching dynamics” 6th International Symposium on photodynamic diagnosis and therapy in clinical practice, Italy.
  115. M Atif (2000) “A study of Sodium Spectrum using atomic beam apparatus.” Frontiers of Physics, 20-22, Government College, Lahore.
  116. M Atif and M A Baig (1998) “Use of two step laser excitation for studying sodium spectrum” Frontiers of Physics, 19-23, Quaid-I-Azam university, Islamabad.
  117. M Atif and R A Khan (1993) ‘Fabrication and performance study of digital anemometer’ Journal of the University of Agriculture.

 
MS / MPHIL/PhD T H E S I S/RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS S U P E R V I S I O N

  1. Photosensitizer’s Dynamics Studies in Different Biological Samples using Laser Irradiation, 2011 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad (completed)
  2. Study of the efficacy of photodynamic therapy and nano particles as a drug delivery vehicle 2012 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad (Completed)
  3. Study of the efficacy of Phtotfrin® mediated photodynamic therapy on human Rhabdomyosarcoma cell line (RD) 2011 Hazara University, Mansehra (completed)
  4. Monte Carlo Simluation of Laser light through human tissue. 2009 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad (completed)
  5. Invitro studies at the cellular level using laser radiation 2008 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad (completed)
  6. Photodiagnostics study of biological tissues 2008 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad (completed)
  7. Study of Fluence effects in photodynamic therapy using photobleaching model 2007 Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad (completed)
  8.  Photodynamic activity in Glioma cells 2011 Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology Islamabad (completed)

MS / MPHIL/PhD T H E S I S R E V I E W E D AT K I N G S A U D U N I V E R S I T Y

  1. SPECTRAL DISCRIMINATION BETWEEN BENIGN AND MALIGNANT BREAST TUMORS By REEM KHALID SULAIMAN AL-DAKHEEL

 
 
R E S E A R C H  G R A N T S

  1. Principal Investigator of the project Laser Applications, Dean of Scientific Research, King Saud University Riyadh (2013) 0.15 Million 
  2. Member of the team of the project Bio-material characterization with lasers and Photodynamic therapy, PIEAS Pakistan (2007) 2 Million
  3. Member of the NPST project Highly Efficient Quantum Dots Sensitized Solar Cells (QDSSCs) Based on Nano-Metal Oxide  Semiconductors -  2 Million (2015)

 
 
C O N F E R E N C E S/T R A I N I N G   A T T E N D E D
 

  1. Presented one paper, FACSS Presents SciX 2015 Rhode Island Convention Center Providence, Rhode Island USA, Discrimination of polymers from plasma parameters using laser Induced Breakdown spectroscopy
  2. Presented two papers, NaNoNG-2015 which will be held at Antalya, Sherwood Club Kemer, TURKEY
    • Cytotoxic Effects of Magnetic Spinel Ferrites Nanoparticles in HepG2 cellular Model for Cancer Cure
    • Characterization of Multi-Layered TiO2-ZnO-TiO2 Nano-structured Thin Film Prepared by Sol-Gel Spin Coating System.
  3. Presented a paper, Aqueous Synthesis, Characterization and Interaction of CdS Quantum Dots with denatured Bovine Serum Albumin, The first international conference on nanotechnology & its application  (ICNA ( I ) - 2014) 25 - 28 February 2014 (Qena – Luxor) – Egypt
  4. Presented a paper, Advanced School of Biophotonics for Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer and Microbial Control, 11-19 April 2013 Brazil
  5. Presented a papertwenty first annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'12took place from July 23 to July 272012, in the city of CalgaryCanada, in the Hotel HollywoodCongress Center, and University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada.
  6. Member of the organizing committee of the Workshop on the effective use of Spectroscopy 4-7 April King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia 2012.
  7. KAUST-UCSB-NSF Workshop on Solid-State Lighting. February 13-14, 
    King Abdullah University of Science & Technology. Thuwal Saudi Arabia 2012.
  8. Presented a paper in IEEE Conference on Electronics, Communication and Photonics KACST, Riyadh Saudi Arabia 2011
  9. Presented a paper, The twentieth annual International Laser Physics Workshop (LPHYS'11) will be held from July 11 to July 15, 2011, in the city of Sarajevo, Bosnia
  10. Member of the organizing committee 35th International Nathiagali Summer College Islamabad Pakistan 2010
  11. University College London, 2010 Biophotonics UK
  12. Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy Training at Jena, 2009, Germany
  13. Presented a paper, College on Micro and Nano photonics for life Sciences ICTP, Trieste, 2008 Italy.
  14. Presented a paper, 12th ESP Congress University of Bath, 2007 UK
  15. Presented a paper, International Symposium on photodynamic diagnosis and therapy in clinical practice, October 2006, Italy.
  16. Presented a paper, Joint International Laser conference, September 2003, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  17. Lasers in Medicine, June 2001, International Congress Center Munich Germany.
  18. Presented a paper, Eighth Symposium on Frontiers of Physics, November 2000, Government College, Lahore.
  19. Presented a paper, Seventh Symposium on Frontiers of Physics, November 1998, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad.
  20. Comstech-Nist workshop on new trends and breakthroughs in solar energy research, August 1994, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  21. Third International Symposium on Advanced materials, September 1993, Islamabad.