Ferdows Zahid, PhD

Ferdows Zahid, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
fzahid@iub.edu.bd

Research Interests

  • Electronic conduction in nanoscale devices
  • Quantum transport
  • Thermoelectrics
  • Electronic structures of nanomaterials



Legends:
Patent,
Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,
Other

Publications:

D. Wickramaratne, R. Lake, and F. Zahid

, "Electronic and thermoelectric properties of van der Waals materials with ring-shaped valence bands", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 118, p. 075101, , 2015

V. Mishra, S. Smith, L. Liu, F. Zahid, Y. Zhu, H. Guo, and S. Salahuddin

, "Screening in Ultrashort (5 nm) Channel MoS2 Transistors: A Full-Band Quantum Transport Study", IEEE Transactions of Electron Devices, vol. 62, No. 8, p. 2457 , , 2015

D. Wickramaratne, F. Zahid, and R. Lake

, "The thermoelectric performance of few-layer transition metal dichalcogenides", Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 140, p.124710, , 2014

F. Zahid, L. Liu, Y. Zhu, J. Wang, and H. Guo

, "A generic tight-binding model for monolayer, bilayer and bulk MoS2", AIP Advances, vol. 3, p. 052111 , , 2013

Y. Wang, F. Zahid, Y. Zhu, L. Lei, J. Wang, and H. Guo

, "Band offset of GaAs/AlxGa1-xAs heterojunctions from atomistic first principles", Appl. Phys. Lett, vol. 102, p. 132109 , , 2013

Y. Wang, H. Yin, R. Cao, F. Zahid, Y. Zhu, L. Lei, J. Wang, and H. Guo

, "Electronic structure of III-V zinc-blende semiconductors from first principles", Phys. Rev. B, vol. 87, p. 235203, , 2013

M. Habib, F. Zahid, and R. Lake

, "Multi-state current switching by the voltage controlled quantum interference of standing electronic waves in crossed graphene nanoribbons", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 114, p.153710, , 2013

L. Zhang, F. Zahid, Y. Zhu, L. Lei, J. Wang, H. Guo, P. Chan, and M. Chan

, "First principles simulations of nanoscale Si devices with uniaxial strain", IEEE Transactions of Electron Devices, vol. 60, No. 10, p.3527, , 2013

Y. Wang, F. Zahid, J. Wang, and H. Guo

, "Structure and dielectric properties of amorphous high-κ oxides: HfO2, ZrO2 and their alloys", Phys. Rev. B, vol. 85, p. 224110 , , 2012

D. Li, M. Li, F. Zahid, J. Wang, and H. Guo

, "Oxygen vacancy filament formation in TiO2: a kinetic Monte Carlo study", J of Appl. Phys. vol. 112, p. 073512 , , 2012

M. Smeu, F. Zahid, W. Ji, H. Guo, M. Jaidann, and H. Abou-Rachid

, "Energetic molecules encapsulated inside carbon nanotubes and between grapheme layers: DFT calculations", J. of Phys. Chem. C, vol. 115, p. 10985 , , 2011

M. Habib, F. Zahid, and R. Lake

, "Negative differential resistance in bilayer graphene nanoribbons", Appl. Phys. Lett, vol. 98, p. 192112 , , 2011

F. Zahid, Youqi Ke, D. Gall, and H. Guo

, "Resistance of thin Cu films coated with Ta, Ti, Ru, Al, and Pd barrier layers from First principles", Phys. Rev. B, vol. 81, p. 045406 , , 2010

J.S. Chawla, F. Zahid, H. Guo, and D. Gall

, "Effect of O2 adsorption on electron scattering at Cu(001) surfaces", Appl. Phys. Lett, vol. 97, p. 132106 , , 2010

F. Zahid and R. Lake

, "Thermoelectric properties of Bi2Te3 atomic quintuple thin films", Appl. Phys. Lett, vol. 97, p. 212102 , , 2010

Youqi Ke, F. Zahid, V. Timoshevskii, D. Gall, and H. Guo

, "Resistivity of thin Cu films with Surface Roughness", Phys. Rev. B, vol. 79, p. 155406 , , 2009

J. Maassen, F. Zahid, and H. Guo

, "Effects of Dephasing in Molecular Transport Junctions using atomistic First principles", Phys. Rev. B, vol. 80, p. 125423 , , 2009

F. Zahid, M. Paulsson, E. Polizzi, A. W. Ghosh, L. Siddiqui, and S. Datta

, "A Self-consistent Transport Model for Molecular Conduction based on Extended Hückel Theory with Full 3-D Electrostatics", J. Chem. Phys., vol. 123, p. 064707 , , 2005

F. Zahid, A. W. Ghosh, M. Paulsson, E. Polizzi, and S. Datta

, "Charging-induced Asymmetry in Molecular Conductors", Phys. Rev. B, Vol. 70, p. 245317, , 2004

F. Zahid, M. Paulsson, and S. Datta

, "Electrical Conduction through Molecules", Advanced Semiconductor and Organic Nano-techniques (III), H. Morkoc (Ed.), Academic Press , 2003

B. Kasibhatla, A. Labonte, F. Zahid, R. Reifenberger, S. Datta, and C. Kubiak

, "Reversibly Altering Electronic Conduction through a Single Molecule by a Chemical Binding Event", J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 107, p. 12378 , , 2003

M. Paulsson, F. Zahid, and S. Datta

, "Resistance of a Molecule", Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology Handbook, Edited by D. Brenner, S. Lyshevski and G. Iafrate, CRC Press, Boca Roton, FL , 2002

A. W. Ghosh, F. Zahid, S. Datta, and R. Birge

, "Charge transfer in molecular conductors-oxidation or reduction?", Chem. Phys., vol. 281, p. 225 (2002), Special issue on Molecular Nanoelectronics, Ed. Mark Ratner, , 2002

M. A. Khaleque, F. Zahid, G. M. Bhuiyan, and R. I. M. A. Rashid

, "Calculations of thermodynamic and transport properties of less simple metals", Ind. J. Phys. vol. 76A, p. 293, , 2002

F. Zahid, G. M. Bhuiyan, S. Sultana, M. A. Khaleque, R. I. M. A. Rashid, and S. M. M. Rahman

, "Investigation of the static and dynamic properties of liquid less simple metals", Phys. Stat. Sol. B, vol. 215, p. 987 , , 1999

F. Zahid, G. M. Bhuiyan, M. A. Khaleque, and R. I. M. A. Rashid

, "Calculations of structure and shear viscosity for less simple liquid metals", J. Non-Cryst. Solids, vol. 250-52, p.107, , 1999

F. Zahid, G.M. Bhuiyan, and M. A. Khaleque

, "Calculations of S(q) and g(r) for Less Simple Liquid Metals", Dhaka Univ. J. Sci. vol. 46, p. 343 , , 1998

Associate Professor, March 2015 to present
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)

Research Assistant Professor, November 2010 to November 2014
Department of Physics
The University of Hong Kong

Postdoctoral fellow, March 2010 to October 2010
Research group of Prof. Roger Lake
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
UC Riverside, USA

Postdoctoral fellow, April 2006 to February 2010
Research group of Prof. Hong Guo
Department of Physics
McGill University, Canada

Research Assistant, September 1998 to August 2005
Research group of Prof. Supriyo Datta
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Purdue University, USA


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, 2005
    Purdue University, USA
  • MS in Electrical Engineering , 2000
    Purdue University, USA
  • BS and MS in Physics , 1997
    University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh