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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Safia Taj
Assistant Professor
Department of Basic Sciences & Humanities

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar Road Rawalpindi
Tel : +92-51-9247550-4516

Relativistic Astrophysics (Black Holes Thermodynamics)

PhD (Maths), Pakistan


1.    B.Sc. Punjab University 2002 (Math-A, Math-B, Physics)

2.    M.Sc  Punjab University 2004 (Mathematics)

3.    Ph.D.  NUST, Nov. 2011 (Mathematics)


1.    Visiting Researcher at International Centre for Relativistic Astrophysics, The University of Rome, Italy, (Jun-Nov, 2009).

2.    Research Associate, NUST, Jan 2010- June 2011.

3.    R&D Coordinator, Dept of Basic Sciences and Humanities, NUST-CEME, Feb 2012-Sep2016.

Awards & Honours:

1.    Mega S & T Scholarship, 2005-2009

2.    Governor’s Merit Scholarship, 2002-2004

Relativistic Astrophysics, Cosmology, Symmetry Methods for Differential Equations


1.  H. Quevedo, A. S´anchez, S. Taj and A. V´azquez, “Phase transitions in Geometrothermodynamics”, Gen. Rel. Grav. 43 (2011) 1153.

2.  H. Quevedo, A. S´anchez, S. Taj and A. V´azquez, “Curvature as a Measure of Thermodynamic Interaction”, J. Korean Phys. Soc. 57 (2010) 646.

3.  M. Akbar, H. Quevedo, K. Saifullah, A. S´anchez and S. Taj, “Thermodynamic Geometry of Charged Rotating BTZ Black Holes”, Phys. Rev. D 83 (2011) 084031.

4.  S. Taj and H. Quevedo, “Geometrothermodynamics of higher dimensional black holes in Einstein-Gauss-Bonnet theory”, Gen. Rel. Grav. 44 (2012) 1489.

5.  H. Quevedo, A. S´anchez, S. Taj and A. V´azquez, “Geometrothermodynamics in Horava Lifshitz Gravity”, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 45 (2012) 0552-0.

6.  H. Quevedo, A. S´anchez, S. Taj and A. V´azquez, “Thermodynamics of  Topological Black Holes in Horava-Lifshitz gravity”, Journal of Physics: Conference series (JPCS)  354 (2012) 012015-1.

7. Hernando Quevedo, Mar´ıa N. Quevedo, Alberto S´anchez and S Taj, “On the ensemble dependence in black hole geometrothermodynamics”, Phys. Scr.89, Issue number 8, 084007 (7pp). 


DESIGNATION​ ​FROM​ TO​​ University / Institute​​
​Assistant Professor Feb 2012 Date Deptt of Basic Sciences and Humanities, NUST College of EME
 Lecturer Sep2011 Jan 2012 ​​​SMME-NUST




MTH-812 Applied Engineering Mathematics
MTH-813 Advanced Engineering Mathematics
MATH-105 Vector Algebra & Calculus
MATH-121 ODEs & Linear Algebra
BS-243 Complex, Fourier Analysis & PDEs
​MATH-351 ​Numerical Methods
​MATH-232 ​Complex Variables and Transform
​MATH-243 ​Vector Calculus
​MATH-233 ​Fourier, Complex Analysis and PDEs