People

Shahid Sattar

PhD Students

Research Interests

First-Principle Calculations, 2D Materials, Nanotechnology, Computational Physics

Selected Publications

​1. S. Sattar and U. Schwingenschlogl, Electronic properties of graphene-PtSe2 contacts, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9 (18), 15809-15813 (2017).
2.
S. Sattar, N. Singh, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Proximity-induced spin-valley polarization in silicene or germanene on F-doped WS2, Phys. Rev. B 94, 205415 (2016).
3.
S. Sattar, R. Hoffmann, and U. Schwingenschlogl, Solid argon as a possible substrate for quasi-freestanding silicene, New J. Phys. 16, 065001 (2014).

Education

·      2013-present, Ph. D. in Materials Science & Engineering, KAUST, KSA

·      2008-2010, M.  Phil in High Energy Physics, Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

·      2004-2008, B. Sc. (Hons.) in Computational Physics, Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Professional Profile

·      Nov. 15, 2011-Nov. 15, 2012, Lecturer at Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP), University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 

·      August 2009-Nov. 15, 2011, Teaching Assistant at School of Science and Engineering (SSE), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • Khwarizmi Science Society
  • Materials Research Society(MRS) Chapter at KAUST