Dr. Aneeqa Bashir has been associated with the Physics Department at the University of Punjab since 2001 and is currently working as Assistant Professor. She is also an MS coordinator and student advisor in the department. She received her Ph.D. from Imperial College London, and both her MPhil in solid-state physics and MSc in physics from Punjab University, with distinction. She completed postdoctoral studies at Glasgow University, UK. She has over ten years of experience in advanced materials research and is a patent holder. She has authored/co-authored a number of publications with 150+ cumulative impact factor in such journals as Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, ACS Omega, Energies, Coatings and Journal of Electronic Materials. She has been awarded research fellowships by the Schlumberger Foundation, the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan, the National Science Foundation, and ICTP, Italy. She has participated in and presented her work at international conferences in the UK, France, USA and Pakistan.