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Prof. Azad Akhter Siddiqui
Professor
Department of Mathematics

SNS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Natural Sciences, H-12, Islamabad
Tel : +92 51 9085 5551
Email : azad (at mark) sns.nust.edu.pk

Specialization
Mathematical Physics

Education
PhD from QAU, Islamabad, Pakistan (2000)

Edation:

1. Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics/ General Relativity and Cosmology, 2000, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
2. M. Phil in Applied Mathematics/ General Relativity and Cosmology with 1st. Div, 1990, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
3. M. Sc. in Applied Mathematics with 1st. Div., 1988, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad

Honour and Awards:

1. First Position in M. Phil in Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
2. Selected for World Lab CHEPSI Scholarship by International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy for research in Applied Math/High Energy Physics & Cosmology.
3. Have been awarded productivity allowance by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, on the basis of impact factor of research work.

Distinctions:

1. First Position in M. Phil in Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
2. Selected for World Lab CHEPSI Scholarship by International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy for research in Applied Math/High Energy Physics & Cosmology.
3. Have been awarded productivity allowance by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology, on the basis of impact factor of research work.

Positions Held:

1. Lecturer, Federal Government Colleges, Islamabad, 1990-1997, Pakistan.
2. Lecturer, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, 1997-2000.
3. Assistant Professor, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, 2000-2003.
4. Associate Professor, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, 2003-Jan 2008.
5. Professor, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, Jan 2008-date.
6. Professor and Head of the Basic Sciences and Humanities department, National University of Sciences and Technology (EME College), Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Oct 2009-May 2011.
7. Professor and Principal of the School of Natural Sciences (SNS), National University of Sciences and Technology, H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan, May 2011-date.

Research Interests:​

Relativity,Cosmology,Computational Mathematics

Research Visits:

1. Post Doctoral Research, Department of Physics and Measurement Technology, Linkoping University, Sweden, Sep 2005 to Sep 2006.
2. Short Research Visit, Mathematics Section of International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy, May-June 2002.
3. Short Research Visit, Mathematics Section of International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste Italy, July-Sep 1998. 

Research Students:

MS Computer Engineering:

1. Saqib Masood, “Wavelet Optimized Finite Difference Method with Non-Static Regridding” 2005. 

2. Camron Malik, “Implementation of F-5 Image Stenographic Algorithm using DCT and DWT” 2005.

M.Phil Physics:

1. Salahuddin, “Accretion of Phantom Energy onto Rotating Black hole” 2011. 

M.Phil Mathematics:
1. Arooj Awais, “Approximate similarity solutions of nonlinear partial differential equations” 2013.

2. Ammara Gul, “Approximate solution of the Boltzmann diffusion equation” expected to be completed till August 2013.  

3. Kanwal Shahzadil, “Method for generating approximate solution of thermal expulsion of fluid through a long slender heated pipe” expected to be completed till August 2013. 

Ph.D. Mathematics:

1. Syed Muhammad Jawwad Riaz, “Some Aspects of Coordinates in General Relativity” 2012.

Research ​Publications:
 
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​1. Mehtab Khan, Rashid Farooq and Azad A. Siddiqui, On the External Energy of Bicyclic Digraphs, Journal of mathematical Inequalities, Vol. 9, Issue 3, Pages 799-810, Published online July 2015, IF 0.632.
​2. B. Majeed, M. Jamil, Azad A. Siddiqui, Holographic dark energy with varying n2 parameter in non-flat universe, International Journal of Theoretical Physics, Vol. 53, Issue 6, Pages 8, http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10773-014-2197-3, Published online 15 June 2014 IF 1.188.
​3. Azad A. Siddiqui, Syed Muhammad Jawwad Riaz, Existence of Double-Null Form for (2+1)-dimensional Spacetimes, The Thirteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting, , Pages 1917-1920, 10.1142/9789814623995_0316, Published online January 2015 (Conference Paper)
​4. Azad A. Siddiqui, Zafar S, Foliation of the Schwarzschild black hole surrounded by quintessence, Proceedings of International Conference "Physical Interpretations of Physical Relativity", Pages 473-482, (Conference paper).
​5. ​Mazhar Iqbal, M. T. Mustafa, and Azad A. Siddiqui, A Method for Generating Approximate Similarity Solutions of Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, Abstract and Applied Analysis, 22 July 2014, IF 1.102
​6. ​Tooba Feroze and Azad A. Siddiqui, Some Exact Solutions of the Einstein-Maxwell Equation with Quadratic Equation of State, Journal of Korean Physical Society, Vol 65, Issue no. 6, pages 944-947, IF 0.425
​7. ​Francesco De Paolis, Asghar Qadir, Azad A Siddiqui, Physica Scripta, 2 pages, IF 1.296
​8. ​Tooba Feroze, Azad A. Siddiqui, Comments on revisiting the classical electron model in general relativity, Astrophysics and Space Science, Vol. 335, Issue 2, IF 1.437
​9. ​Francesco De Paolis and Azad A. Siddiqui, 3rd Italian–Pakistani Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics (IPWRA2011), Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 354, No. 1, (2012), 011001.
​10. ​Azad A. Siddiqui and M. Akbar, Accretion of Phantom energy onto a Rotating BTZ Black Hole, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, Volume 354, No, 1 (2012), 012017.
​11. ​S. M. Jawwad Riaz and Azad A. Siddiqui, Non-singular coordinates for the Usual rotating BTZ Black hole, Proceedings of Twelfth Marcel Grossmann Meeting on General Relativity, Volume 1, (2012), 1811.
​12. ​Tooba Feroze and Azad A. Siddiqui, comments on revisiting the classical electron model in general relativity, Astrophysics and Space Science, Volume 335,  No. 2, (2011), 337-337.
​13. ​Azad A. Siddiqui, S. M. Jawwad Riaz and M. Akbar, Foliation and the First Law of Black Hole Thermodynamics, Chinese Physics Letters, Volume 28, No. 5 (2011), 050401.
​14. ​Tooba Feroze and Azad A. Siddiqui, Charged Anisotropic Matter with Quadratic Equation of State, Gen.Rel.Grav., Volume 43, No.4 (2011), 1025-1035.
​15. ​S. M. Jawwad Riaz and Azad A. Siddiqui, Non-singular Coordinates for Circularly Symmetric Black Holes in 2 + 1 Dimensions. Gen. Rel. Grav., Volume 43, No. 4(2011), 1167-1178.
​16. ​Azad A. Siddiqui, Foliation of the Kottler-Schwarzschild-De Sitter Spacetime by Flat Spacelike Hypersurfaces, General Relativity and Gravitation, Volume 43, No.4 (2011), 1189-1196.
​17. ​A. Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, Asymptotic Behaviour of Proper Length and Volume of the Schwarzschild Singularity, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D, Volume 18, No. 3, (2009), 397-404.
​18. ​Asghar Qadir, M. Sajid and Azad A. Siddiqui K-Slicing the Reissner-Nordstrom Spacetime: Some New Observations, Nuovo Cim.B.,  Volume 122, No. 3 (2010),  333-341.
​19. ​M. Akbar and Azad A. Siddiqui, Charged Rotating BTZ black Hole and Thermodynamic Behavior of Field Equations at its Horizon, Physics Letters B, Volume 656, No. 4 (2007), 217-220.
​20. ​Robert Beig and Azad A. Siddiqui, Uniqueness of Flat Spacelike Hypersurfaces Admitted by Spherically Symmetric Static Spacetimes, Class. Quantum Grav., Volume 24 (2007) 5435-5439.
​21. ​Azad A. Siddiqui, Spacetime Foliation, International Conference (Refereed)12th Regional Conference, March 27-April 1, 2006, Ibd 416-423.
​22. ​Azad A. Siddiqui and M. T. Mustafa, Wavelet Optimized Finite Difference Method with Non-Static Re-Gridding, Applied Mathematics & Computation. Volume 186, No. 1 (2007) 203-211.
​23. ​Asghar Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, Similarities Between Classical Timelike Geodesics in a Naked Reissner-Nordstrom Singularity Background and the Behaviour of Electrons in Quantum Theory, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D, Volume 16, No. 1 (2007) 25-33.
​24. ​Asghar Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, Foliation of the Schwarzschild & Reissner-Nordstrom Spacetimes by Flat Spacelike Hypersurfaces, Int. J. Mod. Phys. D. Volume 15, No. 9 (2006)1419-1440.
​25. ​Asghar Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, The Cosmic Censorship Hypothesis and the Naked Reissner Nordstrom Singularity, (in “Mathematical Physics”): Proceedings of the XI Regional Conference, May 3-6, 2004, Tehran, Iran, Eds. S. Rahvar, N. Sadooghi and F. Shojai, World Scientific Publisher (2005).
​26. ​G. Shabbir and Azad A. Siddiqui, Proper affine vector fields in cylindrically symmetric static space-times, , Il Nuovo Cimento B, Volume 120, No. 9 (2005) 939-949.
​27. ​Asghar Qadir, Azad A. Siddiqui, Use of Carter’s Coordinates for the Extreme Reissner-Nordstrom Spacetime to ConstructFree-Fall Geodesics and a Flat Foliation, Il Nuovo Cimento B, Volume 117, No. 8(2002) 909-916.
​28. ​Asghar Qadir and  Azad A. Siddiqui, Asymptotic Behaviour of Proper Length and Volume of the Schwarzschild Singularity, GR16(2001)54; (Proc. 16th International Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation 15-21 July, Durban, South Africa).
​29. ​Viqar Hussain, Asghar Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, Note on Flat Foliation of Spherically Symmetric Spacetimes, Phys. Rev. D, Volume 65 No. 2 (2001) 027501, 4pp.
​30. ​Asghar Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, K Slicing the Schwarzschild and the Reissner-Nordstrom Spacetimes, J. Math. Phys. Volume 40, No. 11 (1999) 5883-5889.
​31. ​A. Pervez, Asghar Qadir and Azad A. Siddiqui, Foliation by Constant-Mean-Curvature Hypersurfaces of the Schwarzschild Spacetime, Phys. Rev. D Volume 51, No. 8 (1995) 4598-4599.
​32. ​Asghar Qadir, Azad A. Siddiqui, On Quantum Effects Near a Black-Hole Singularity,Class. Quantum Grav. Volume 7, No. 3 (1990) 511-513. 

​Previous Courses:

1. Calculus
2. Linear Algebra
3. Ordinary Differential Equations
4. Partial Differential Equations
5. Vector Calculus
6. Discrete Mathematics
7. Probability and Statistics
8. Computational Mathematics
9. Wavelet Compression