Dr Habib ur Rehman is currently working as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Before joining SSE he served as Head of Optical Materials, R & D Group at Exxelis Limited, U.K. There he developed a number of new materials for optical displays and optimized innovative processes for making LED backlights and light management films. He previously worked for Terahertz Photonics, UK, and was responsible for the development of low loss optical materials for data-comm and groundbreaking sol-gel based silica on silicon deposition technology. He holds an M.Phil. degree in physical/polymer chemistry from QAU, Islamabad and Ph.D. in Materials Engineering Degree from the Institute for New Materials, Saarbrucken, Germany.