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Name Dr. Azhar Hussain
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Mechanical Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification Ph.D. Production Systems and Industrial Design
Specialization Innovative Ceramics and Processes for Aeronautic Applications
Phone No 0092519047-348
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Email [email protected]

PhD in Production Systems and Industrial Design from   Politecnico di Torino, Italy

http://www.digep.polito.it/en/personale/elenco                              

  • Thesis- Innovative Ceramic Materials and Processes for Aeronautic  Applications

 

MS in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from Hanyang , University South Korea

http://www.hanyang.ac.kr/english/                                                    

  • Thesis: Prediction of Fluid Flow and  Air  Entrapment in High Vacuum Diecasting by Computer Simulation

 

MS in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering  from  UET, Lahore, Pakistan

http://www.uet.edu.pk                                                                       

  • Thesis: Coatings For Increased Fracture Strength Of High-Tension Electrical Insulators

BSc in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from  UET, Lahore, Pakistan

http://www.uet.edu.pk                                                                         

Publications

  1. Zahid Mehmood, Asad Hameed, Ali Javed, Azhar Hussain., “Analysis Of Premature Failure Of Aircraft Hydraulic Pipes”, Journal of Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol 109, pp 104356, 2020.
  2. Azhar Hussain, Akash Ali et al., “Experimental and numerical characterization of mechanical properties of carbon/jute fabric reinforced epoxy hybrid composites”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol 33, pp 4217-4226, 2019.
  3. Azhar Hussain, Basit Yaqoob et al., “Comparison of Mixing Strategies and Hybrid Ratio Optimization for Mechanical Properties Enhancement of AlCeO2-GNP’s Metal Matrix Composite Fabricated by Friction Stir Processing”, Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis, Vol. 08, pp 534-544, 2019
  4. Azhar Hussain M. R. A. Karim et al., "Investigation of Various NanoStructural Morphologies of Zinc Oxide for their Applications in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 778, pp. 91-99, 2018.
  5. Afify, Ahmed S, Hussain, Azhar, et al, Ceramics, 01(2018) 120127.
  6. Afify, M. Ataalla, A. Hussain, M. Hassan, A. Mohammed, M. Milanova, J. Tulliani, BULGARIAN CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 48 (2016) 297302.
  7. Azhar Hussain, Matteo Pavese, Luca Settineri, P. Fino, S. Biamino, C.F. Badini,  M. R Abdul Karim,  E. Padovano and R. Rehan. “Kaolinite Assisted  Synthesis and Pressureless Sintering of Sialon Ceramics” Under Submission

Conferences

    • Energy Materials, PINSTECH
    • International Symposium on Advanced Materials; 2016 Participated.
    • Azhar Hussain, Matteo Pavese, Luca Settineri, P. Fino, S. Biamino, C.F. Badini,  M. R Abdul Karim, and E. Padovano, “Aluminosilicates Assisted Pressureless Sintering of Sialon Ceramics”:  International Conference on Chemical, Agricultural and Medical Sciences (CAMS-2013) Dec. 29-30, 2013 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
    • Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Matteo Pavese, Daniele Ugues, Azhar Hussain, Andrea Giuseppe Pisa, Elisa Paola Ambrosio, Sara Biamino, Paolo Fino and Claudio Francesco Badini, "Study of Micro hardness, Roughness, Wear and Corrosion Behaviour of Ni/CNT and Ni/GNP Composite Coatings  Produced by Electrodeposition": WTC 2013, 5th World Tribology Congress, Torino, September 8 – 13, 2013.

Combustion in Diesel Engine; and Combustion of Gasseous and Alied fuels

Waste Treatment to Energy

Ceramics and Composite Materials; development of composites and characterizating the same

Metal Casting and  Refractories,

Sialon Ceramics and Nitrides.  Nitride Ceramics for Cutting tools and Aerospace Applications

Materials Synthesis and Characterization; piezoceramics, porous ceramics

Catalyst development and characterization.

Publications

  1. Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Danish Tahir, Khurram Imran Khan, Azhar Hussain, Ehsan Ul Haq & Muhammad Sohail Malik “Improved mechanical and water absorption properties of epoxy-bamboo long natural fibres composites by eco-friendly Na2CO3 treatment” Plastics, Rubber and Composites Published online https://doi.org/10.1080/14658011.2022.2030152.

  2. Jarair Shafique , Hussein Alrobei , Aneela Wakeel , Rizwan Ahmed Malik , Azhar Hussain , Jaehwan Kim and Muhammad Lati, “Structural and mechanical properties of friction stir welded Al2O3 and SiC reinforced Al 7075 alloys”. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology 35 (4) (2021) 1437-1444. http://doi.org/10.1007/s12206-021-0309-6.

  3. Muhammad Shahid , Rizwan Ahmed Malik, Hussein Alrobei, Jaehwan Kim , Muhammad Latif , Azhar Hussain , Muhammad Uzair Iqbal and Azeem Hafiz, “Synthesis and mechanical characterization of alumina based composite material for armor application”, Journal of Ceramic Processing Research. Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 149-157 (2021). https://doi.org/10.36410/jcpr.2021.22.2.149

  4. MUHAMMAD Uzair Iqbal, NOOR Zaman, MUHAMMAD Shahid, AZHAR Hussain and RAMZAN Karim. 2021. Surface Modification of Sputtered Carbon Supercapacitor Electrode by Hydrogen Annealing. Key Engineering Materials,ISSN: 1662-9795, Vol. 875, pp 49-54 ISAM Conference Paper. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.875.49

  5. Noor Zaman, Rizwan Ahmed Malik, Hussein Alrobei, Jaehwan Kim, Muhammad Latif ,Azhar Hussain, Adnan Maqbool , Ramzan Abdul Karim, Mohsin Saleem, Muhammad Asif Rafiq  and Zaheer Abbas. 2020. “Structural and Electrochemical Analysis of Decarburized Graphene Electrodes for Supercapacitor Applications”. Crystals, 10(11): 1043. https://doi.org/10.3390/cryst10111043.

  6. Muhammad Raza, Hussein Alrobei, Rizwan Ahmed Malik, Azhar Hussain, Meshal Alzaid, Mohsin Saleem and Mian Imran, 2020. “Structural, Fatigue Behavior and Mechanical Properties of Zirconium Tungstate-Reinforced Casted A356 Aluminum Alloy”. Metals, 10(11): 1492. https://doi.org/10.3390/met10111492

  7. Alam, G., Hafeez, I., Hussain, A., Ahmad, N., Ghulam, Y.,& Ali, N., 2020. Assessing the aging tendency of asphalt binder using a thermal cycler. International Journal of Pavement Engineering: 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1861279

  8. Aqib, M., Azhar Hussain., Ali, H. M., Naseer, A., & Jamil, F. 2020. “Experimental case studies of the effect of Al2O3 and MWCNTs nanoparticles on heating and cooling of PCM”. Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 22: 100753. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csite.2020.100753

  9. Zamurrad Arshad, Muhammad Ali Nasir, Yasir Baig, Muhammad Zeeshan, Rizwan Ahmed Malik, Khubab Shaker, Azhar Hussain, M. Latif, Maryam Sattar, and Hussein Alrobei “Drop Weight impact and Tension-tension Loading Fatigue behaviour of Jute/carbon Fibers Reinforced Epoxy-based Hybrid Composites”,Polymer Korea(2020), 44(05), P589-595  https://doi.org/10.7317/pk.2020.44.5.1

  10. Muhammad Atif and Muhammad Qamar Farid and Sheikh Asrar Ahmad and Ramzan Abdul Karim and Azhar Hussain and Faiz Rabbani and Roberta Bongiovanni. Electrochemical evaluation of human hair derived carbon particles, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology (2020). 09(05).https://doi.org/10.1149/2162-8777/ab968a

  11. Qurat-ul-ain khan, Muhamad Arshad Javid, M. Rafique, Azhar Hussain, Khalid Nadeem, Gulam Nabi, Khalid Mehmood, M.Ajaz -un-Nabi, et.al., “Synthesis and Mechanical Properties of Dental Amalgam”, Materials Today Proceedings.(2020), 47, P533-P537.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2020.04.672

  12. Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Danish Tahir, Ehsan Ul Haq, Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Sohail Malik, “Natural fibres as promising environmental-friendly reinforcements for polymer composites”, Journal of Polymers and Polymer Composites, 2020, 29(04), P(277-300):  https://doi.org/10.1177/0967391120913723.

  13. Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Danish Tahir, Azhar Hussain, Ehsan Ul Haq &Khurram Imran Khan. “Sodium carbonate treatment of fibres to improve mechanical and water absorption characteristics of short bamboo natural fibres reinforced polyester composite”. Plastics, Rubber and Composites: Macromolecular Engineering (2020) 49             (10), P(425-433). https://doi.org/10.1080/14658011.2020.1768336.

  14. Asim Iltaf, Massab Junaid, Fahd N khan, Azhar Hussain, “Microstructure, mechanical properties,residual stresses and texture analysis of Ti-5Al-2.5Sn alloy weldments obtained using electron beam of different oscillation patterns”, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 2020: 234(17), P(3484-3496). https://doi.org/10.1177/0954406220916550.

  15. Zahid Mehmood, Asad Hameed, Ali Javed, Azhar Hussain., “Analysis of Premature Failure Of Aircraft Hydraulic Pipes”, Journal of Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol 109, pp 104356, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2019.104356

  16. Aakash Ali, Muhammad Ali Nasir, Muhammad Yasir Khalid, Saad Nauman, Khubab Shaker, Shahab Khushnood, Khurram Altaf, Muhammad Zeeshan, and Azhar Hussain, “Experimental and numerical characterization of mechanical properties of carbon/jute fabric reinforced epoxy hybrid composites”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol 33, pp 4217-4226, 2019.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s12206-019-0817-9

  17. Basit Yaqoob, Riffat Asim Pasha, Mokhtar Awang, Muhammad Ali Nasir, Azhar Hussain & Kamran Nazir., “Comparison of Mixing Strategies and Hybrid Ratio Optimization for Mechanical Properties Enhancement of Al-CeO2-GNP’s Metal Matrix Composite Fabricated by Friction Stir Processing”, Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis, Vol. 08, pp 534-544, 2019. https://doi.org. 10.1007/s13632-019-00553-0.

  18. Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Muhammad bin Ahmed, Ehsan Ul Haq, Khalid Mahmood, Azhar Hussain, Sulaik Ullah Iqbal, Syed Abrar Hussain Shah, Yasir Faheem Joya, Ahmed Sher Awan., "Investigation of Various Nano-Structural Morphologies of Zinc Oxide for their Applications in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 778, pp. 91-99, 2018. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.778.91.

  19. Ahmed S. Afify, Ahmed Elsayed, Mohamed Hassan, Mohamed Ataalla, Amr Mohamed, Azhar Hussain, Ahmad S. Abu-Khadra and Jean-Marc Tulliani, “Synthesis and Characterization of Nano-Tungsten Oxide Precipitated onto Natural Inorganic Clay for Humidity-Sensing Applications” Ceramics, 01(2018) 120-127, https://doi.org/10.3390/ceramics1010010, Open Access.

  20. Afify, M. Ataalla, A. Hussain, M. Hassan, A. Mohammed, M. Milanova, J. Tulliani,” Studying the effect of doping metal ions onto a crystalline hematite-based humidity sensor for environmental control” BULGARIAN CHEMICAL COMMUNICATIONS, 48 (2016) 297-302, BCC-48-2-2016-3899-Afify-297-302.pdf.

Conferences

    • International Conference on Innovative Engineering Technologies (ICIET20), ISER

    • Usman, M., Faizan Siddiqui, Adil Ehsan, Rana Ammad Sadaqat, Azhar Hussain, et al. Improvement of thermal conductivity of paraffin wax, a phase change material with graphite powder. in 2020 17th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST). 2020: IEEE.  

    • Energy Materials, PINSTECH.

    • Azhar Hussain, Matteo Pavese, Luca Settineri, P. Fino, S. Biamino, C.F. Badini, M. R Abdul Karim, and E. Padovano, “Aluminosilicates Assisted Pressureless Sintering of Sialon Ceramics”:  International Conference on Chemical, Agricultural and Medical Sciences (CAMS2013) Dec. 29-30, 2013 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

    • Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Matteo Pavese, Daniele Ugues, Azhar Hussain, Andrea Giuseppe Pisa, Elisa Paola Ambrosio, Sara Biamino, Paolo Fino and Claudio Francesco Badini, "Study of Micro hardness, Roughness, Wear and Corrosion Behaviour of Ni/CNT and Ni/GNP Composite Coatings  Produced by Electrodeposition": WTC 2013, 5th World Tribology Congress, Torino, September 8 – 13, 2013.

    • Sajjad Ahmad, Azhar Hussain, M Uzair Iqbal, M Shahid,M Shahid Aziz ,Mujahid Iqbal,M Bilal Nomani and Muzamil Rasheed “COMBUSTION EFFICIENCY ANALYSIS OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE USING FUEL PREINJECTION WITH INTAKE AIR, International Conference on Energy, Water and Environment – ICEWE2021 New Campus, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore 31st March 2021, Lahore, Pakistan 395397.

    • Muhammad Shahid Aziz, Azhar Hussain, Sajjad Ahmed, Muhammad Shahid, and M Uzair Iqbal,”THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY INVESTIGATION OF PCM USING DIFFERENT KINDS OF MICELLS”, International Conference on Energy, Water and Environment – ICEWE2021 New Campus, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore 31st March 2021, Lahore, Pakistan 400402

    • Engr Aizaz Imtiaz, Dr Azhar Hussain,”PLASTIC WASTE GASIFICATION: AN ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCE FOR POWER PRODUCTION IN TEN MAJOR CITIES OF PAKISTAN”,  International Conference on Energy, Water and Environment – ICEWE-2021 New Campus, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore 31st March 2021, Lahore, Pakistan 171-173

  1. Design and Development of Alloys and Casting Components with Computer Aided Engineering (SRGP) 26-2017, 350000, HEC, Co-PI.
  2. Project No. PSF/Res/KPK-GIKI/Engg (170), entitled: “Development of Natural Fibers (wool/bamboo fibers) Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites” , 2017-2018 ,, 759288RS., PSF, Co-PI.
  3. Project Proposal No. 10493-/NRPU/R&D/HEC Development and high temperature properties evaluation of boron nitride based tough composites for applications in machining and defence industry, 2018-19, 14Millions, HEC, Co-PI
  4. Development of Sensor Packaging, .2Millions, NESCOM, PI.

 

Incharge Fracture Mechanics Lab

Memebr Subject Assessment Commity-(OBE Implementation).

Focal Person for Frature and Failure Analysis

 

Facilities for Materials Synthesis

and Characterization using Pycnometer

Fiber Extraction Machine.

High voltage DC source for coatings

Assistant Prfoessor in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department (MMED) UET, Taxila, Punjab, Pak. Since, May,2017 

Assistant Professor in Faculty of Materials and Chemical Engineering, GIKI, Topi-Swabi, KP, Pak.  from 2015-2017.

PhD-Researcher at Department of Applied Sciences and Technology(DISAT), Politecnico-di-Torino, Italyfrom 2012-2015.

Research Assistan(GA) at Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, Hanyang University, ROK, from 2009-2011

Lab Research Assistant at Metallurgical and Materials Engineering UET, Lahore, Punjab, Pak. From 2007-2009

Operation of SEM

Pakistan Engineering Council

Manufacturing Processes-I

Manufacturing Processes-II

Advanced Manufacturing Systems

Advanced Manufacturing Processes

Ceramics and Composite Materials

Steel Making/Advances in Extractive Metallurgy,

Advanced Ceramics

Phase Transformations

Characterization Techniques

Corrosion Engineering

Engineering Materials

Assistant Prfoessor in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department (MMED) UET, Taxila, Punjab, Pak. Since, May,2017 

Assistant Professor in Faculty of Materials and Chemical Engineering, GIKI, Topi-Swabi, KP, Pak.  from 2015-2017.

PhD-Researcher at Department of Applied Sciences and Technology(DISAT), Politecnico-di-Torino, Italyfrom 2012-2015.

Research Assistan(GA) at Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, Hanyang University, ROK, from 2009-2011

Lab Research Assistant at Metallurgical and Materials Engineering UET, Lahore, Punjab, Pak. From 2007-2009

UET, Taxila

Erasmus Scholar for MAMASELF.

CGSP, for MS at China.

MS scholarship at Korean uni Hanyang, HEC.

PhD, UESTP, Scholarship,HEC.

    • Energy Materials, PINSTECH
    • International Symposium on Advanced Materials; 2016 Participated.
    • Azhar Hussain, Matteo Pavese, Luca Settineri, P. Fino, S. Biamino, C.F. Badini,  M. R Abdul Karim, and E. Padovano, “Aluminosilicates Assisted Pressureless Sintering of Sialon Ceramics”:  International Conference on Chemical, Agricultural and Medical Sciences (CAMS-2013) Dec. 29-30, 2013 Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).
    • Muhammad Ramzan Abdul Karim, Matteo Pavese, Daniele Ugues, Azhar Hussain, Andrea Giuseppe Pisa, Elisa Paola Ambrosio, Sara Biamino, Paolo Fino and Claudio Francesco Badini, "Study of Micro hardness, Roughness, Wear and Corrosion Behaviour of Ni/CNT and Ni/GNP Composite Coatings  Produced by Electrodeposition": WTC 2013, 5th World Tribology Congress, Torino, September 8 – 13, 2013.

BS THESIS

Waste/recycling of polyethylene bags

Catalyst Development for Poyethlene Pulverization

 Design of Tape Casting Machine and fabrication of Nano-composites

Green Car-Direct piezoelectricity for harvesting energy from tyres.

Natural Fiber extraction and Composite Manufacturing.

Design and Fabrication of Abaca Fibre Extraction Machine

Design and development of Laser Propulsion System.

Armor inspired by Seashell

Development of PCM(Phase change materials) for energy storage.

Heat Exchanger of exhaust gases of IC engine

Preheated air combustion in IC engine

Stresses in the cylinder of engine

MS THESIS

- Investigation of Functionally Graded Materials Coatings to improved damping and wear resistance
(Muhammad Saad Raja).
- Development and Experimental Investigation of Bi-modular Material Coating to Enhance Damping.
(Khurram Shahzad).
- Investigating the Stability of Composite PCM (Muhammad Aqib).
- Development of Armor Material Inspired by Nature. (Muhammad Shahid).
- Enhancing Fatigue Resistance of Aluminum Alloys by incorporating with Alloying Elements”
(Muhammad Raza).
- Development of graphene Based super capacitor to Enhance energy storage (Noor Zaman).
- Combustion Efficiency Enhancement of Internal Combustion Engine Using Fuel Pre-Injection with
intake air (Muhammad Sajjad).
- Efficiency Enhancement of Diesel Engine by the use of Air and Fuel in a Mixture (Muhammad
Mujahid)..
- Design and development of Heat Exchanger to Study the Effect of Preheated Air on Engine
Performance and Exhaust Gas Emission of a 4-Stroke Diesel Engine. (Muhammad Bilal Noumani).
- Design of Multistage Biowaste Gasification Reactor. (Aizaz Imtiaz).
- Failure Analysis and Root Cause Determination of Failure in Air-Fuel After Burner Pipe of Turbojet
Engine. (Mian Imran).
- Synthesis of Mxene by a Novel Process and its Potentiodynamic Characterization. (Muhammad
Uzair Iqbal).
- Development of Composite Coatings on Tool Steel by Electrophoretic Deposition (Khushbakht
Nida).
- Increasing Plasticity of Clay Using Organic/Inorganic Additives (Muhammad Usman).

One day training to become a consultant being a faculty member

CPD on Assessment of material damage during sheet metalworking

Three days training at SIM-AIC, school about XRD software

Three days training at Anycasting to Operate Simulation software

Design /Materials Research Group

Prof. Dr. Riffat Asim Pasha- Dr. Pasha has done research in various fields and is mainly interested in the areas of Fatigue and Fracture, Materials Characterization and MEMS.

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Dr. Nazeer Ahmad Anjum-Dr. Nazeer A. Anjum is expert in materials strengthening techniques known as SPD techniques, Fatigue and Fracture Analysis and material characterizing.

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Dr. Ali Nasir- Dr. Ali’s Major interests are Composite Materials & Smart Structures, Nano composites, Finite Element Methods, Fiber Metal laminates.

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Dr. Waqar Ahmad Qureshi- Dr. Waqar’s major interest is in Tribology, Fretting Wear, & Thermodynamics.

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Dr. Atta Ur Rehman-

Dr. Aneela Wakeel- Specialized in Nano materials, Mechanical Behaviour, Material Characterization.

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Dr. Azhar Hussain- Specialised in Ceramics         Composites- Processing and characterization , Nitride Ceramics, Catalyst Synthesis.

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Engr. Zaheer Abbas---Characterization and Material Processing.

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