Dr. Kashif – Math

Dr. Abdul Rehman Kashif (PhD QAU, Islamabad)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Abdul Rehman Kashif has completed his PhD degree in the symmetries of spacetimes in General Relativity from the Quad-i-Azam University, Islamabad, in 2004 and joined as an Assistant Professor in the College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (NUST) Islamabad in the same year. He has worked as a Postdoctoral fellow in the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. He has vast teaching experience in undergraduate and graduate teaching in Mathematics. Currently, he is working in N-Body Problem and restricted 5 or 6 body problems in Celestial Mechanics.

QUALIFICATION
Postdoctoral Mathematics University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK 2007
PhD Mathematics Quaid-i-Azam, University, Islamabad 2003
MPhil Mathematics Quaid-i-Azam, University, Islamabad 1995
MSc Mathematics Quaid-i-Azam, University, Islamabad 1992
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2015
Assistant Professor University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia 2009-2005
Assistant Professor EME college, NUST, Islamabad 2004-2009
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
Seminar Incharge Capital University of Science and Technology, (CUST), Islamabad Since-2015
HONORS & AWARDS
1. HEC Postdoctoral Scholarship 2007
2. Raziuddin Scolarship for Ph.D 1999-2004, Quaid-i-Azam, University, Islamabad
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
  1. Symmetries of Spacetimes (General Relativity);
  2. N-Body Problem (Celestial Mechanics).
RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. Planar Central Configurations of Symmetric Five-Body Problems with Two Pairs of Equal Masses (review)
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Kashif, A. R., Shoaib, M. & Csillik, I, S, “On the planar central configurations of rhomboidal and triangular four- and five-body problems” Astrophys Space Sci., 362: 182 (2017) (ISI Impact factor:1.622)
2. Kashif, A. R., Shoaib, M. & Latif .M. A, “Improved version of perturbed Ostrowski type inequalities for n-times differentiable mappings with three-step kernel and its application”, J. Nonlinear Sci. Appl. , 9 , 3319-3332 (2016). (ISI Impact factor: 0.949)
3. Shoaib, M., Kashif, A. R & Sivasankaran, A. (2016), “Planar Central Configurations of symmetric five-body problems with two pairs of equal masses”, Advances in Astronomy, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9897681, 11 pages (ISI Impact factor: 1.657)
4. Qayyum, A. , Kashif, A. R., Shoaib, M.& Fayed, I. (2016), “Derivation and applications of inequalities of Ostrowski type for n-times differentiable mappings for cumulative distribution function and some quadrature rules”, J. Nonlinear Sci. Appl. , 9 , 1844-1857. (ISI Impact factor: 0.949)
5. Shoaib, M., Sivasankaran, A. & Kashif, A. R. (2014), “Central configurations in the collinear fivebody problem”, Turkish Journal of Mathematics, 38 (3), 576-585. (ISI Impact factor: 0.311)
6. Hall, G. S., Lonie, D. P., & Kashif, A. R. (2008). Some remarks on the symmetries of the curvature and Weyl tensors. Classical and Quantum Gravity, 25(12), 125008. (ISI Impact factor: 3.168)
7. Bokhari, A. H., Kara, A. H., Kashif, A. R., & Zaman, F. D. (2007). On the symmetry structures of the Minkowski metric and a Weyl re-scaled metric. International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 46(11), 2795-2800. (ISI Impact factor: 1.184)
8. Bokhari, A. H., Kara, A. H., Kashif, A. R., & Zaman, F. D. (2006). Noether symmetries versus Killing vectors and isometries of spacetimes. International Journal of Theoretical Physics, 45(6), 1029-1039. (ISI Impact factor: 1.184)
9. Bokhari, A. H., Kashif, A. R., & Qadir, A. (2003). A Complete Classification of Curvature Collineations of Cylindrically Symmetric Static Metrics. General Relativity and Gravitation, 35(6), 1059-1076. (ISI Impact factor: 1.771)
10. Bokhari, A. H., Kashif, A. R., & Kara, A. H. (2003). Spherically symmetric static space-times and their classification by Ricci inheritance symmetries. Nuovo cimento della Societa italiana di fisica. B, Relativity, classical and statistical physics, 118(8), 803-818. (ISI Impact factor: 0.27)
11. Shabbir, G., Bokhari, A. H., & Kashif, A. R. (2003). Proper curvature collineations in cylindrically symmetric static space-time. Nuovo cimento della Societa italiana di fisica. B, Relativity, classical and statistical physics, 118(9), 873-886. (ISI Impact factor: 0.27)
12. Bokhari, A. H., Kashif, A. R., Qadir, A., & Shaikh, A. G. (2000). Curvature boldmath versus Ricci and metric symmetries in spherically symmetric, static spacetimes. Nuovo Cimento B Serie, 115, 383.(ISI Impact factor: 0.27)
13. Bokhari, A. H., Kashif, A. R., & Qadir, A. (2000). Curvature Collineations of Some Plane Symmetric Static Spacetimes.Journal of Mathematical Physics (Vol. 1, pp. 90-91). (ISI Impact factor: 1.243)
14. Bokhari, A. H., & Kashif, A. R. (1996). Curvature collineations of some static spherically symmetric spacetimes. Journal of Mathematical Physics, 37(7), 3498-3504. (ISI Impact factor: 1.243)
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
1. Bokhari A. H., Kashif A. R, Nasir M. Y (2011). Curvature collineation equations: an alternate form Proceeding Pakistan Academy of sciences 38 (2), 179-180
2. Kashif A R, Mahomed F M and Q Asghar 2007, Symmetry Classication and Invariant Characterization of Two-dimensional Geodesic Equations, Mathematical Physics Proceedings of the 12th Regional Conference, Pakistan, edited by M Jamil Aslam, Faheem Hussain, Asghar Qadir, Riazuddin and Hamid Saleem, World Scientic Publications, 369-374.
3. Kashif, A. R., & Saifullah, K. (2010). Curvature and Weyl collineations of spacetimes. arXiv preprint arXiv:1005.1387
4. Kashif, A. R., Saifullah, K., & Shabbir, G. (2008). Symmetries of the Weyl tensor in Bianchi V spacetimes. arXiv preprint arXiv:0810.3198.
5. Shoaib M., Sivasankaran, and A. R. Kashif (2014), ‘Central configurations of an isosceles trapezoidal five-body problem’, Conference on Hamiltonian Systems and Celestial Mechanics 2014(HAMSYS2014), CRM, Barcelona, Spain, 2 – 6 June 2014.

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