Dr. Rizwana Kausar

Dr. Rizwana Kausar

Associate Professor

Faculty Of UCP Business School

Dr. Rizwana Kausar is the Director of “Center for Applicable Mathematics & Statistics” in the UCP Business School. She got her PhD in applied mathematics from University of the Punjab and Post-Doc from Department of Physics, University of Zurich, Switzerland. She has excellent research profile with 21 internationally published research articles having 50 plus impact factor. She got two research productive awards by PCST, in 2012 of category F and in 2015 of category B respectively. She has presented her work at various international conferences.

  • College Mathematics
  • Business Mathematics

Research Publications

2009

  • Behavior of Time Varying Constants in Relativity: M. Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Journal of Korean Physical Society 55(2009)2328-2338, Korea (IF, 0.42).

2010

  • Effects of f(R) Dark Energy on Dissipative Anisotropic Collapsing Fluid: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Modern Physics Letters A25(2010)3299-3311, Singapore (IF, 1.20).

2011

  • Anisotropic Dark Energy and Bianchi Type III Model in f(R) Gravity: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Physics Letters B697(2011)1-6,
    Netherlands (IF, 6.131).
  • Dust Spherically Symmetric Solution in f(R) Gravity: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Journal of the Physical Society Japan 80(2011)044004-044010, Japan (IF, 2.98).
  • Gravitational Perfect Fluid Collapse in f(R) Gravity: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Astrosphysics and Space Science 331(2011) 281-288, Germany (IF, 2.263).
  • Non-vacuum Solutions of Bianchi Type VI_0 Universe in f(R) Gravity: M. Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Astrosphysics and Space Science 332 (2011)463-471,  Germany (IF, 2.263).
  • Expansion-free Fluid Evolution and Skripkin Model in f(R) Theory: M. Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, International Journal of Modern Physics D 20(2011)2239-2252,
    Singapore (IF, 1.42).
  • Effects of f(R) Model on the Dynamical Instability of Expansion-free Gravitational Collapse: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics 07(2011)22-40, UK (IF, 5.81).

2012

  • Newtonian and Post Newtonian Expansionfree Fluid Evolution in f(R) Gravity: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Astrophysics and Space Science 337(2012)805-813,
    Germany (IF;2.263).

2013

  • Effects of CDTT Model on the Dynamical Instability of Cylindrically Symmetric Collapsing Stars: Rizwana Kausar, Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, 01(2013)07-21, UK (IF, 5.81).

2014

  • Dynamical Evolution of Shear-free Gravtitational Collapse in the Background of Generalized Carroll-Duvvuri-Trodden-Turner f(R) Model: H. Rizwana Kausar, Monthly Notices for Royal Astronomical Society, 439 (2014)1536-1547, UK (IF, 5.107).
  • Dynamical Instability of Collapsing Stars in the Framework of R^n Gravity: Rizwana Kausar, Monthly Notices for Royal Astronomical Society, 445 (2014)3650-3658,  UK (IF, 5.107).
  • Dissipative Spherical Collapse of Charged Anisotropic fluid in f(R) Gravity: Rizwana Kausar and Ifra Noureen, The European Physical Journal C, 74 (2014) 2760–2768, Germany  (IF, 5.017).

2015

  • Hot Plasma Modes Across the Reissner-Nordstorm De-Sitter Horizon in a Veselago Medium: Ifra Noureen and H. Rizwana Kausar, Canadian Journal of Physics  93 (2015) 565-573, Canada (IF, 0.95).
  •  Dynamical Analysis of Charged Anisotropic Spherical Stars in f(R) Gravity: H. Rizwana Kausar, Ifra Noureen and M.Umair Shahzad, The European Physical Journal Plus, 130 (2015) 1-10, Italy  (IF, 1.373).   

2016

  •  Gravitational Waves Polarization Modes in f(R) Theory: H. Rizwana Kausar, Lionel Philippoze and Philippe Jetzer, Physical Review D 93(2016) 124071-124078, USA (IF, 4.75).

2017

  • Polarization States of Gravitational Waves in Modified Theories: Rizwana Kausar, International Journal of modern Physics D 6 (2017) 1741010 -1741016, Singapore (IF, 1.91).
  • Behaviour of Charged Collapsing Fluids after Hydrostatic Equilibrium in Rn Gravity: Rizwana Kausar, European Physical Journal C (2017) (accepted for Publication),  (IF, 4.912).   

Proceedings

  • Dynamics of Spherically Symmetric Gravitational collapse in f(R) Theory: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Journal of Physics: Conference Ser. 354 (2012)012020-012028.
  • Some Interesting Consequences of f(R) Theory of Gravity: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, Mathematical Physics: Proceedings of the 13th Regional Conference (2012) 136-149.
  • Coupling of Dynamical and Transport Equations in f(R) Theory: Sharif and H. Rizwana Kausar, International Journal of Modern Physics D: Conference Series  23 (2013)276-280. Singapore.
  • Gravitational Wave polarization modes in f(R) Theory: Rizwana Kausar, Proceedings of the MG14, Rome. World Scientific, 2016.

Current Position & Working Experience

Working as an Assistant Professor and Director of “Centre for Applicable Mathematics & Statistics” (CAMS), UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan from Ist June, 2012 till now. Before it, one semester working experience at University of the Punjab. Special Relativity was taught to the students of Masters.

Fields of Interest

  • General Relativity
  • Astrophysics
  • Cosmology

Academic Qualifications

Post-Doc (2014-2015):
Research Topic:           Gravitational Waves
Supervisor:                   Prof. Dr. Philippe Jetzer
University:                    University of Zurich, Switzerland
PhD (2008-2012):
Title of Thesis: Some Aspects of Dark Energy and Gravitational Collapse in f(R) Theory
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sharif
External Examiner: Prof. Dr. Asghar Qadir
University: University of the Punjab, Lahore
Courses Studied

  • General Relativity-II
  • Partial Differential Equations.
  • Reading and Research
  • Classical Field Theory
  • Theory of Spline functions-II
  • Mathematics Modeling-1

MPhil (2006-2008):
Title of Thesis:              Behavior of Time Varying Constants in Relativity
Supervisor:                    Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sharif
External Examiner:      Prof. Dr. Asghar Qadir
University:                     University of the Punjab, Lahore
Courses Studied

  • Riemannian Geometry
  • General Relativity and Cosmology
  • Rings and Modules
  • Functional Analysis
  • Ordinary Differential Equations & Computer Linear Algebra
  • Theory of Spline Functions
  • Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations
  • Operator Theory

MSc (2003-2005):
Marks/Div: 968/1200, Ist div
University: The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
Courses Studied: Applied Mathematics
BSc (2001-2003):
Marks/Div: 557/800, Ist div
University: The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Bahawalpur
Courses Studied: Double Math & Statistics
FSc (1999-2001):
Marks/Div:                      752/1100, Ist div
Board:                             Bahawalpur Board
Courses Studied           Pre-Medical
Matric (1997-1999):
Marks/Div: 635/850, Ist div
Board:                             Bahawalpur Board
Courses Studied           Science Group
BEd (2005-2007):
Marks/Div: 632/900, Ist div
Board: Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad

Research Awards

  • Received Research Productivity Award for the year 2012 in category “F by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.
  • Received Research Productivity Award for the year 2015 in category “B” by Pakistan Council for Science and Technology.

Scholarships

  • Awarded Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship for Post Doc (2014-15).
  • Awarded Scholarship for PhD by Higher Education Commission Islamabad, Pakistan through the Indigenous PhD 5000 Fellowship Program Batch-III, PIN 063-201051-Ps3-139.
  • Merit Scholarship in MSc (2005).
  • Merit Scholarship in Matric (2000).

Other Certificates

  • GRE International Subject Test of Mathematics conducted by ETS passed with 56.66 percentages.
  • GAT General Test conducted by NTS passed with 57 scores.
  • Girl Guide and member of Girls Child Shield, Govt. High school, Hasilpur.
  • Hafize-Quran, Wafaq-ul- Madaris Alerbia, Hasilpur.
  • Wing Incharge and Sports Organizer, Girls Hostel No. 10, Punjab University.
  • Participations in Annual Sports, Department of mathematics, Punjab University.

Computer Skills

Working experience with tools:

  • C-Language
  • Mathematica
  • Latex WinEdit,
  • Maple
  • Microsoft Office

International Conference

  • Participated in the “Third Italian-Pakistani Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics”, June 20-22, 2011, University of Salento, Lecce-Italy. Also delivered a talk.
  • Participated in the “Third Galileo – Xu Guangqi Meeting”, Oct. 11-15, 2011, National Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Bejing-China. Also delivered a talk.
  • Participated in the “Zurich Physics Colloquium”, November 19, 2014 and April, 15, 2015, ETH Zurich, Zurich-Switzerland.
  • Participated in the “Fourthteenth Marcel Grossmann Meeting”, Jul 11-18, 2015, Rome- Italy. Also delivered a talk.
  • Participated in the “Fifth Italian-Pakistani Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics”, July 21-23, 2016, University of Salento, Lecce-Italy. Also delivered a talk.

National Conferences

  • Participated in the “LUMS 2nd International Conference on Mathematics and its Applications in Information Technology”, LUMS, 9-12 March, 2008. Participated in the “Lecture Series on Black Hole”, Department of Mathematics, University of the Punjab, Lahore, 9-10 October, 2008.
  • Participated in the “4th World Conference on 21st Century Mathematics 2009”, Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences, GCU, Lahore, 9-12 March, 2009.
  • Participated as a Conference Secretary in organizing “Conference on General Relativity and Gravitation”, 11-13 February, 2010, Department of Mathematics, University of the Punjab. Also presented a research paper.
  • Participated in the “3rd International Conference on Statistical Sciences”, University of the Punjab Lahore, 25-27 November, 2010.
  • Participated in the “Lecture Series on Cosmology”, Department of Mathematics University of the Punjab, 23-27 November,
  • Participated in the “12th National Symposium on Frontiers in Physics”, Government College University, Lahore, 02-04 February, 2011.
  • Participated in the “5th World Conference on 21st Century Mathematics 2011”, Abdus Salam School of Mathematical Sciences, GCU, Lahore, 9-13 February, 2011. Research paper is presented there.
  • Participated in the “Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical Methods, Models and Applications”, LUMS, 16-17 April, 2011.
  • Participated in the “one-day conference on “Gravitation” in Honour of Prof. Dr. Asghar Qadir”, University of the Punjab, 17 December, 2011.
  • Regular participation in the Weekly Departmental Seminar Series held in Department of Mathematics, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Also deliver four talks, once in a year.
  • Participated in the “2nd International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management 2012”, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, 04-05 July, 2012.
  • Participated in the “IV Italian-Pakistani Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics”, Feb 11-13, 2013, NUST- Islamabad. Research paper is presented there.
  • Participated in the “International Conference on Recent Advances in Applied Mathematics”, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore. Dec., 17-18, 2015. Research paper is presented there.
  • Participated in the “Conference on Recent Advances in Mathematical Methods, Models & Applications,” Lahore School of Economics, April 09-10, Research paper is presented there.
  • Participated in the “Workshop on Relativistic Astrophysics and Cosmology,” COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, November 24-25,
  • Participated in the “One Day Conference on Gravitation and Cosmology” University of the Punjab, Lahore, November 26,
  • Participated in the “4th International Conference on Contemporary Issues in Business Management 2017”, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, 21-22 March, 2017.

Serving as an External Examiner

  • Served myself for COMSATS Lahore to evaluate thesis and conducting viva-voce exam of four M.Phil students, June 2, 2016.
  • Served myself for COMSATS Sahiwal to evaluate thesis and conducting viva-voce exam of eighteen Masters students, June 16, 2016.

Ext. 421
rizwana.kausar@ucp.edu.pk
Faculty Of UCP Business School, University of Central Punjab