Dr. Abu Bakr Mehmood


Dr. Abu Bakr Mehmood

Assistant Professor


Abu Bakr is serving as Assistant Professor at Department of IT and Computer Science, Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Pakistan. He obtained his Ph. D. in Physics from the School of Science and Engineering, the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. Earlier, he received his M.S. and B.S. in Engineering Sciences from the Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Pakistan. Abu Bakr has been working in diverse areas of physics. His research interests include symmetries in modified gravity theories, supersymmetric quantum field theories on curved spacetimes, and the classical Newtonian many body problem. His work has appeared in reputed international journals.  

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Professor, Department of IT and CS, PAFIAST, Nov 2023
  • Teaching Associate at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. 2010-2014
  • Teaching Associate at the Foundation University of Management Sciences, Islamabad. 2006-2010


  • Ph.D. Physics (Gravitation and Cosmology), Lahore University of Management Sciences. 2022
  • MS. Engineering Sciences (General Relativity), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology. 2006
  • BS. Engineering Sciences (Modeling and Simulation), Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology. 2004


1 ‘On some non-static plane symmetric perfect fluid solutions in f(R,T) gravity’, Results in Physics 2022, URL: https://inspirehep.net/literature/2095702.

2 `A note on proper conformal vector fields of Bianchi type I perfect fluid spacetimes in f(R,T) gravity’, International Journal of Geometric Methods in Modern Physics 2023, URL: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2023IJGMM..2050012M.

3 ‘Proper Curvature Collineations in Kantowski-Sachs and Bianchi Type-III Spacetimes’, Modern Physics Letters-A 2007, URL: https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2007MPLA…22..807S.

Research Interests:

  • Symmetries in Modified Gravity Theories, Supersymmetric
  • Quantum Field Theories on Curved Spacetimes, the Classical Newtonian N-Body Problem.