Asghar Kayani

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Asghar Kayani
Chair and Professor of Physics and Director, Particle Accelerator Lab
(269) 387-4936
1124 Everett Tower, Mail Stop 5252
Mailing address: 
Department of Physics
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008 USA
  • Ph.D., Physics, Ohio Univeristy, 2003
  • MPhil, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1994
Research interests: 
  • Surfaces, interface and thin film analysis
  • Properties and synthesis of nano structures/particles
  • High and low energy ion-surface interactions

Dr. Asghar Kayani is a professor of physics responsible for the tandem Van de Graaff Accelerator Laboratory in the Department of Physics at Western Michigan University.

He is a condensed matter/surface science physicist with expertise in the science of advanced materials, nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, sustainable energy materials, manipulation of materials by ion beam irradiation, and thin films.