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Dr Tayyaba Aftab


PhD Physics: Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.


  • Received AIOU research publication grant 2021-22 (2022)
  • Topped Punjab Public Service Commission Test and selected as an Assistant Professor (2017)
  • Roll of Honour, Post Graduate College for Women Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
  • Third position in B.Sc. Govt. Post Graduate College for Women Satellite Town, Rawalpindi
  • Merit Certificate in Physics & Maths A. B in B.Sc. Govt College for Women Satellite, Town Rawalpindi
  • Consolation Prize in English Inter-University Declamation Contest at NUML
  • Third Position in F.Sc. Govt. Post Graduate College for Women Satellite Town, Rawalpindi.
  • Secretary of English Literary Society at Viqar-un-Nisa Noon Girls Higher Secondary, Institute, Rawalpindi.



  • Teaching Physics in Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad as a Lecturer
  • Teaching Physics in Govt. Degree College (W) Muslim Town Rawalpindi as an Assistant Professor
  • Teaching Physics in Govt. Degree College (W) Zafar ul Haq Road Rawalpindi as a Lecturer
  • Teaching Physics in Govt. Degree College (W) Fateh Jang as a lecturer
  • Teaching M.Sc. Physics and B.S. Physics in Post Graduate College 6 th Road, Rawalpindi as CTI
  • Teaching in Fatima Jinnah Women University as a visiting Lecture
  • Teaching Assistant at Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad
  • Teaching in Govt Usmania School, Rawalpindi


  • T. Aftab; Valleytronics and phase transition in silicene, Physics Letters A, Volume 381, Issue 10, 11 March 2017, Pages 935-943 (2017). (
  • T. Aftab and K. Sabeeh; Anisotropic magnetic response of Weyl semimetals in a topological insulator multilayer, Journal of Applied Physics 127, 163905 (2020) (
  • T. Aftab Optical and magnetic response of ultrathin film of topological insulators in tilted magnetic field, Physica B: Condensed Matter Volume 633, 413754 15 May 2022,
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  • T. Aftab and K. Rahim; Magnetotransport of thin film topological insulators in proximity with helical spin density wave, Physics Letters A (Accepted)
  • T. Aftab, K. Rahim and K. Sabeeh; Spin magnetization of magnetic topological surface states in the presence of band asymmetry (Submitted)
  • T. Aftab and K. Sabeeh; Non equilibrium dynamical response in photoinduced semi Dirac materials. (Submitted)

Project, Research Interests

Research Interests: Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, 2D materials, equilibrium and out of equilibrium responses.


The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.