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Dr. Muhammad Sajid

Dr. Muhammad Sajid


Date of Birth:                      April 24th, 1987

Nationality:                         Pakistani

Permanent Address:         Village Prang Mohalla Torba Khel Tehsil and District Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Postal Address:                  Physics Department, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat, 26000 KPK, Pakistan

E-mail Address:                  m.sajid@kust.edu.pk

Mobile No.                           +92 332 9500124

Civil status:                          Married (since March, 2022)


  • Quantum Simulations with Quantum Walks of Neutral Atoms
  • Topological phenomena in driven quantum systems
  • Bose-Einstein Condensates (BEC) in Gaussian random potentials, study of phase transitions in BEC


  • Quantum Walks
  • Quantum Simulations with Quantum Walks
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Information and Quantum Computation
  • Topological Phenomena in Driven Quantum Systems



PhD in Physics (Magna cum Laude),

Bonn  University, Germany,

Thesis Supervisor: Professor Dieter Meschede and Dr. Andrea Alberti

Thesis title: Magnetic Quantum Walks of Neutral Atoms in Optical Lattices


M.Phil. Physics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad,

Thesis Supervisor: Professor Imrana Ashraf

Thesis title: Behavior of  Bose-Einstein Condensates under Gaussian Random Potentials


 M.Sc. Physics (Chancellor Medal)

 Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad


B.Sc. (Distinction in University of Peshawar)

University of Peshawar


F.Sc. Pre-Engineering (Distinction in College),

Board of intermediate and secondary education, Peshawar



Board of intermediate and secondary education, Peshawar  


28/02/2018 - Present                    

Assistant Professor in Physics, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan 

06/12/2010 - 27/02/2018              

Lecturer in Physics, Kohat University of Science and Technology Kohat, Pakistan



  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) award for PhD study in Germany (amongst 08 awardees form Pakistan for the academic year 2014) 
  • Chancellor Medal and Merit Certificate awarded by chancellor of Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad for standing 1st in MSc Physics
  • Merit Certificate awarded by Director of education Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and University of Peshawar for Distinction in BSc


  • Participation in 1st National Symposium on Quantum Information Science and Technology (May 03, 2023) Organized by National Institute of Laser and Optronics (NILOP) College, and Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Science (PIEAS), Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Invited Speaker at National School on Physics & Allied Disciplines (March 13-17, 2023) Organized by National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Oral Presentation in the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Advanced Materials (March 07-08, 2023) Organized by the Department of Physics, Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat, Pakistan
  • Oral Presentation in the International Nathiagali Summer College, Activity-4, Advances in Quantum Technologies, (June 27- July 02, 2022) Organized by the National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Oral presentation in Conference on Quantum Information (May 20-21, 2022), jointly organized by the Society for Promotion of Science, Pakistan Physical Society, and Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Oral presentation in IUPAP regional E-conference on Physics  (Jan 18-21, 2022), organized by Pakistan Physical society, Pakistan
  • Participation in workshop entitled “From Static to Dynamical Gauge Fields with Ultracold Atoms” (May 22 - 26, 2017) at Galileo Galilei Institute for Theoretical Physics Florence, Italy                                   
  • Poster presentation in “International School on Real and Synthetic Magnetism”, Tutzing(Munich) March 27 - 30, 2017,  http://users.physik.fu-berlin.de/~pelster/Seminar8/index.html                                                           
  • Participation in intensive week on “Introduction  to Topological Insulators and their Implementation in Artificial Matter Setups”  (March 13 - 17, 2017), http://quantum-technologies.iap.uni-bonn.de/topo2017.html   
  • Poster presentation in German Physical Society spring meeting in Mainz(March 06 - 10, 2017), http://www.dpg-verhandlungen.de/year/2017/conference/mainz/part/q/session/31/contribution/21                     
  • Poster presentation in workshop on “Cold Atoms and Quantum Technologies December, 2016 (AFTQ)” in Paris, https://aftq16.sciencesconf.org/126328/document
  • Poster presentation in German Physical Society spring meeting Hannover (February 29 - March 4, 2016), http://www.dpg-verhandlungen.de/year/2016/conference/hannover/part/q/session/11/contribution/6
  • Poster presentation in German Physical Society spring meeting Heidelberg (March 23 - 27, 2015) http://www.dpg-verhandlungen.de/year/2015/conference/heidelberg/part/q/session/15/contribution/92
  • Oral presentation in 38th International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and contemporary needs 2013
  • Oral presentation in 13th  National Symposium on Frontiers in Physics 2012 at University of Peshawar
  • Participation in International Conference and Workshop on Nano Science and Technology 2012, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  • Participation in International Workshop on Laser-Matter Interaction 2012, COMSTECH Islamabad
  • Participation in Technology Workshop on Atomic Physics and Nano Fabrication 2012, NILOP Islamabad, Pakistan


  • Ms Uzma Sajjad, Mphil Thesis (Completed)                                                                                                                                      

Thesis title: One-dimensional Quantum Walks with a Position-dependent Coin

  • Mr. Nasir Jahangir, MPhil Thesis (Completed)

Thesis title: Anderson Localization in Disordered  Magnetic Quantum Walks

  • Mr. Tufail Yousaf, Mphil Thesis (Completed)

Thesis title: One-dimensional Split-step Electric Quantum Walks with Disorder in the Coin Angles

  • Mr. Malik Junaid, Mphil Thesis (Completed)

Thesis title: One-dimensional Quantum Walks with Inhomogeneous Electric Field

  • Mr. Waleed Hussain, Mphil Thesis (Completed)

Thesis title: One-dimensional Quantum Walks with Spin- and Position-dependent Quadratic Phase Shift

  • Mr. Aqib Javed, Mphil Thesis (Completed)

Thesis title: One-dimensional Split-step Quantum Walks with Position-dependent Phase Shift

  • Mr. M. Faisal, Mphil Thesis (in progress)

Thesis title: Quantum Walks in Generalized AAH Model

  • Mr. Q. Ain, Mphil Thesis (in progress)

Thesis title: Quantum Walks in an Incommensurate Off-diagonal AAH Model

  • Mr. A. Sattar, Fida, M. Usman, BS project (Completed)

Thesis title: Quantum Hall Effect

  • Mr. Q. Ain, T. Tayyeba, H. Qureshi, BS project (Completed)

Thesis title: One-dimensional Quantum Walks with Quadratic Point Phase Defects

  • Mr. Niamatullah, M. H. Mohsin, BS project (Completed)

Thesis title: Motion of a Charged Particle in an Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field

  • Mr. Zainullah, BS project (Completed)

Thesis title: Aubre-Andre model in quantum walks

  • Mr. M. Irfan, BS project (in progress)

Thesis title: Complementarity in Quantum Walks 

RESEARCH PROJECTS:                                                  

  • National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) Award

Project Title: Investigating Quantum Transport in the Presence of Disorder and Topology in Magnetic Quantum Walks

Project Amount (in PKR): Rs. 3234000/- 


Member or German Physical Society 2014-2019                                                                                                                                


  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Native Pashto speaker
  • Fluent in written and spoken Urdu
  • Basic knowledge of German language


                                                          Prof. Dr. Dieter Meschede

                                                           Institute for Applied Physic, Bonn, Germany

                                                           Email: meschede@iap.uni-bonn.de

                                                           Phone: +49 228 73-3477/3478

                                                           Fax:      +49 228 73-3474

                                                           Dr. Andrea Alberti

                                                           Principal investigator

                                                           Institute for Applied Physic, Bonn, Germany

                                                           Email: alberti@iap.uni-bonn.de

                                                           Phone: +49 228 73-3471

                                                           Fax:      +49 228 73-3474

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