Iftikhar Ahmad

Fields of interest:

AstroParticle Physics, Dark matter, WIMPS

Iftikhar Ahmad is a PhD Candidate at AstroCent and scholarship holder at Geoplanet Doctoral School, Nicolaus Copernicus Astronomical Center.

After completing his Bachelor of Science in Physics, Iftikhar decided to go for Experimental Nuclear Physics, and soon, he got a prestigious Scholarship in Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Nuclear Physics. This master degree provided him basic knowledge of Nuclear Physics and enhance his skill set he needed for research.

He did his master thesis on the ReD (REcoil Directionality) project where he studied the basics of the Time Projection chamber, experimental setup and data analysis techniques. He was also involved in the hardware setup of the TPC.

Currently, he is doing his doctoral research with Dr Masayuki Wada at AstroCeNT. He is working on the silicon photomultipliers and data analysis of DarkSide-50 Experiment.

Degrees and titles

BS Physics, Islamia College University, Peshawar
Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree in Nuclear Physics
Doctoral Student at AstroCeNT and GeoPlanet Doctoral School


Position in the project

PhD Student in Particle Astrophysics Group


iftikhar at camk.edu.pl