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Name Dr. Saif Ullah
Designation Assistant Professor
Department Industrial Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD, Industrial Engineering
Specialization Assembly Line Balancing, Mix Model Sequencing, Flow Shop Scheduling, Meta Heuristic Algorithms, Optimization, Supply Chain Management
Phone No 0519047830
Cell No
Fax No
Email [email protected]

Degree/certificate

Institute

Year

Post Doctorate, Specialized in Industrial Engineering

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China

April 2016-April 2018

Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering, Specialized in Industrial Engineering

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China

2012-2015

Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Specialized in Industrial Engineering

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, P.R. China

2008- 2011

Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering

University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan

2004-2008

Inetermediate in Pre engineering

IMCB, F-7/3, Islamabad, Pakistan

2002-2004

Matriculation in Science

IMCB, I-10/1, Islamabad, Pakistan

2000-2002

SCOPUS Author ID:   56181803000

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Web of Science Researcher ID: O-1110-2019

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Research Gate Profile:

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Linkedin Profile:

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Production Planning and Control

Remanufacturing and Supply Chain Management

Scheduling

Single and Multi Objective Optimization

Robust Optimization

Intelligent Algorithms

Neurosciences

Eronomics

 

Publications

International Journal

  1. Yolmeh Abdolmajid, Saif Ullah, “Closed-Loop Supply Chain Network Design Integrated with Assembly and Disassembly Line Balancing under Uncertainty: An Enhanced Decomposition Approach”, International Journal of Production Research, 2020 (Accepted) (Impact Factor: 3.199) (Corresponding Author)
  2. Mudassar Rauf, Guan Zailin, Lei Yue, Ziteng Guo, Jabir Mumtaz, Saif Ullah, “Integrated Planning and Scheduling of Multiple Manufacturing Projects Under Resource Constraints Using Raccoon Family Optimization Algorithm”, IEEE Access, 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2971650. (Impact Factor: 3.557) (Accepted)
  3. Yan Wang, Guodong Yin, Yanjun Li, Saif Ullah, Weichao Zhuang, Jinxiang Wang, Ning Zhang, Keke Geng, “Self-Learning Control for Coordinated Collision Avoidance of Automated Vehicles”, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2019, (Impact Factor: 1.25) (Accepted)
  4. Yaping Ren, Leilei Meng, Chaoyong Zhang, Fu Zhao, Ulah Saif, Aihua Huang, Gamini P. Mendis, and John W. Sutherland, “An efficient metaheuristics for a sequence-dependent disassembly planning”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, (Impact Factor: 6.395) (Accepted)
  5. Hao Wang, Zailin Guan, Chaoyong Zhang, Lei Yue, Dan Luo, Saif Ullah, “The Printed-circuit-board Electroplating Parallel-tank Scheduling with Hoist and Group Constraints Using a Hybrid Guided Tabu  Search Algorithm”, IEEE Access, 2019, DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2017. (Impact Factor: 3.557)
  6. He Cong, Guan Zailin, Xu Guangyan, Yue, Lei, Saif Ullah, “Scenario-based robust dominance criteria for multi-objective automated flexible transfer line balancing problem under uncertainty”, International Journal of Production Research, 2019,DOI:10.1080/00207543.2019.1593549 Impact Factor: 2.623) (Corresponding Author)
  7. Jabir Mumtaz, Guan Zailin, Lei Yue, Zhengya Wang, Saif Ullah, Mudassar Rauf, “Multi-Level Planning and Scheduling for Parallel PCB Assembly Lines Using Hybrid Spider Monkey Optimization Approach”, IEEE Access, 2019, Doi 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2895954. (Impact Factor: 3.557)
  8.  Lei Yue, Zailin Guan, Li Zhang, Saif Ullah, Yanyan Cui, “Multi objective lotsizing and scheduling with material constraints in flexible parallel lines using a Pareto based guided artificial bee colony algorithm”, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 2019, Doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2018.12.065 (Impact Factor: 3.442) (Corresponding Author)
  9. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, Wang Chuangjian, He Cong, Yue Lei,  Mirza Jahanzaib, “Drum Buffer Rope Based Heuristic for Multi-Level Rolling Horizon Planning in Mixed Model Production”, 2019, International Journal of Production Research, doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2019.1569272 (Impact Factor: 2.623)
  10. Ling Yin, Quanxin Liu, Fei Zhang, Zirong Zhou and Saif Ullah, “Investigation of the Effect of Structural Vibration on Surface Generation in Workpiece using Modal Decoupling and Structural Sensitivity Analysis”, Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, (Impact Factor: 0.615)(Accepted)
  11. Cong He, Zailin Guan, Dan Luo, Weikang Fan, Saif Ullah, “Decomposition heuristic for parallel-machine transfer line design with dual-uncertainties-based chance constraints”, Engineering Optimization, 2018, DOI: 10.1080/0305215X.2018.1457656 (Impact Factor: 1.8) (Corresponding Author)
  12. Cong He, Zailin Guan, Lei Yue, Saif Ullah, “Set-partitioning-based heuristic for balancing and configuration of automated flexible machining line”, International Journal of Production Research, 2018, DOI 10.1080/00207543.2018.1436785, (Impact Factor: 1.323) (Corresponding Author)
  13. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Li Zhang, Fei Zhang, Jahanzeb Mirza, Baoxi Wang, “Multi-Objective Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Order Oriented Simultaneous Sequencing and Balancing of Multi Mixed-Model Assembly Line”, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2017,  DOI 10.1007/s10845-017-1316-4 (Impact Factor: 3.035)
  14. Mirza Jahanzaib, Salman Hussain,  Ahmad Wasim,  Haris Aziz, Adnan Mirza, Saif Ullah, “Modeling of weld bead geometry on HSLA steel using response surface methodology”, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2016, DOI 10.1007/s00170-016-9213-0. (Impact Factor: 1.568)
  15. Lei Yue, Zailin Guan, Saif Ullah, Fei Zhang, Hao Wang, “Multi-Objective Single Machine Group Scheduling Problem with sequence-dependent setup times and learning effects using Hybrid Pareto based Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm”, Springer Plus. 2016, doi:10.1186/s40064-016-3265-3. (Impact Factor: 0.982)(Corresponding Author)
  16. Yan Yan Cui, Zailin Guan, Saif Ullah, Li Zhang, Fei Zhang, Jahanzeb Mirza, “Close Loop Supply Chain Network Problem with Uncertainty in Demand and Returning Products: Genetic Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm Approach”, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, (162): 717-742 (Impact Factor: 4.959) (Corresponding Author)
  17. Fei Zhang, Zailin Guan, Li Zhang, Yanyan Cui, Pengxing Yi, Saif Ullah, “Inventory management for a remanufacture-to-order production with multi-components (parts), Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. 2016, DOI 10.1007/s10845-016-1232-z. (Impact Factor: 1.995).
  18. Baoxi Wang, Zailin Guan, Saif Ullah, Xianhao Xu, Zongdong He, “Simultaneous order scheduling and mixed-model sequencing in assemble-to-order production environment: a multi-objective hybrid artificial bee colony algorithm”, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 28(2): 419-436, 2017. (Impact Factor: 1.142)
  19. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Baoxi Wang, Jun Liang, Jahanzeb Mirza, “Hybrid Pareto Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Assembly Line Balancing with Task Time Variations”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2016.1145802  (Impact Factor: 1.012).
  20. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Weiqi Liu, Chaoyong Zhang, Baoxi Wang “Pareto Based Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Multi Objective Single Model Assembly Line Balancing with Uncertain Task Times”, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 76:1-15, 2014. (Impact Factor: 1.783)
  21. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Weiqi Liu, Chaoyong Zhang, Baoxi Wang, “Multi Objective Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm for Simultaneous Sequencing and Balancing of Mixed Model Assembly Line” , The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 75(9-12):1809-1827. (Impact Factor: 1.458)
  22. Wang, Chuangjian; Guan, Zailin; Shao, Xinyu; Saif, Ullah, “Simulation Based Optimization of Logistics Distribution System for an Assembly Line with Path Constraints”, International Journal of Production Research, 52 (12) :3538-3551(Impact Factor: 1.323)
  23. Qiong LIU, Saif Ullah, Chaoyong Zhang, “An Improved Genetic Algorithm for Robust Permutation Flowshop Scheduling”, The International Journal of Advance Manufacturing Technology, Volume 56, Numbers 1-4, pp. 345-354, 2011. (Impact Factor : 1.012)
  24. Yunfang Peng , Yajuan Han , Yuyan Xiao, Saif Ullah, “Heuristics for Single Machine Scheduling Problem with Family Setup Times”, International Journal of Computing Science and Mathematics, (Accepted) (Corresponding Author
  25. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Baoxi Wang, Jahanzeb Mirza, “Pareto Lexicographic Robust Approach and its Application in Robust Multi Objective Assembly Line Balancing Problem”, Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, DOI 10.1007/s11465-014-0294-x
  26. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Baoxi Wang, Jahanzeb Mirza. Shiyang Huang, “A Survey on Assembly Lines and its Types”, Frontiers of Mechanical Engineering, 9(2): 95-105, 2014
  27. Saif Ullah, Zakria Ghulam, Muhammad Abid, “A Heuristic for Robust Scheduling of Two Machine Flow Shop,” THE TECHNOLOGY WORLD QUARTERLY JOURNAL, VOLUME II ISSUE 1, pp. 253-257, 2010.
  28. Saif Ullah, Riaz Yasser, Zakria Ghulam & Hameed Uzma, “Robust coordinated production and transportation scheduling on two machine flow shop using constraint equations”, International Journal of Modern Manufacturing Technologies, Volume II, No. II, pp. 103-108, 2010\
  29. Jun Zhou, Shoulei Li, Saif Ullah, Yunfeng Zhang, Peichao Liu, Xiaoping Li, “Surgery robot for implantation of intracranial electrodes”, Advanced Materials Research, Volume 500, pp. 472-476, 2012.
  30. Jun Zhou, Peichao Liu, Saif Ullah, Yunfeng Zhang, Shoulei Li, Xiaoping Li, “Review of deep brain stimulation micro-electrodes”, Advanced Materials Research, Volume 500, pp. 596-602, 2012.
  31. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, Xu Xianhao, He Zongdong, Wang Baoxi, Mirza Jahanzeb, "Modeling of Facility Location Problem for Reverse Logistics System with Uncertainty in Forward and Reverse Flows of Products," International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol.4, No. 3, pp. 242-246, July 2015.
  32. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, He Zongdong, He Cong, Jun Cao, “Modeling of order oriented planning for printed circuit board assembly line”, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Volume 789-790, pp. 1245-1251, September 2015.
  33. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, Xu, Xianhao, He Zongdong, Wang Baoxi, “Multi-objective simultaneous assembly line balancing and buffer sizing”, International Journal of Mathematical, Computational, Statistical, Natural and Physical Engineering, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 63-70, 2015.

International Conference

1. Saif Ullah, Qiong LIU, Chaoyong Zhang and Riaz Yasser, “Scheduling with uncertain processing times: applying β-robust schedule on two-machine flow-shop with constraints,” Proceedings of IEEM, 2009, pp. 1946-1951.

2. Qiong Liu, Na Liu, Saif Ullah, “A task group based multi-order critical chain identification algorithm,” Proceedings of IEEM, 2009, pp. 1494-1499.

3. Uzma Hameed, Zailin Guan, Saif Ullah, Zakria Ghulam, “A genetic algorithm approach for inventory optimization in reverse logistics”, International conference on future industrial engineering and application, Shenzhen, China, 2010.

4. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, Xu, Xianhao, He Zongdong, Wang Baoxi, “Multi-objective simultaneous assembly line balancing and buffer sizing”, In Proceedings of World academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 26-27 January 2015.

5. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, Xu Xianhao, He Zongdong, Wang Baoxi, “Modeling of facility location problem for reverse logistics system with uncertainty in forward and reverse flows of products”, The second international conference on manufacturing and industrial technologies (ICMIT 2015), Pattaya, Thailand, March 28-29, 2015.

6. Saif Ullah, Guan Zailin, He Zongdong, He Cong, Jun Cao, “Modeling of order oriented planning for printed circuit board assembly line”, The second international conference on manufacturing and industrial technologies (ICMIT 2015), Pattaya, Thailand, March 28-29, 2015.

7. Saif Ullah, “Smart Order Management using Modular Assembly Lines and Cyber Physical Systems”, in international workshop on ALBP 60 years later: State-of-the-Art and Future Developments Roadmap, 5-6 November, 2015, Toulouse, France.

8. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, Yue Lei, Fei Zhang, He Cong, “Intelligent integrated MRP, MPS and Detail Scheduling”, 2016 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management” 23-25 September, 2016, Detroit, USA.

9. Lei Yue, Zailin Guan, Cong He, Dan Luo and Saif Ullah, Slotting optimization of automated storage and retrieval system(AS/RS) for efficient delivery of parts in an assembly shop using genetic algorithm: A case Study” 5th International Conference on Manufacturing, Optimization, Industrial and Material Engineering 2017 (MOIME 2017), Bali - Indonesia,  01 - 02 April 2017.

10. Yanyan Cui, Zailin Guan, Cong He, Lei Yue and Saif Ullah, “Research on remanufacturing scheduling problem based on critical chain management”, 5th International Conference on Manufacturing, Optimization, Industrial and Material Engineering 2017 (MOIME 2017), Bali - Indonesia,  01 - 02 April 2017.

11. Lei Yue, Zailin Guan, Jinsong Luo, Ullah Saif, Jahanzeb Mirza, “A drum-buffer-rope based heuristic for rolling horizon order release and mixed model scheduling in flexible manufacturing system”, CIE47 Proceedings, 11-13 October 2017, Lisbon / Portugal

12. Hao Wang, Zailin Guan, Ullah Saif, Jun Liang, Lei Yue, “A parallel-machine scheduling problem with a material handling device in PCB production environment”, 6th International Conference on Manufacturing, Optimization, Industrial and Materia Engineering 2018 (MOIME 201),  Bandung- Indonesia, 24-25 March 2018.

Patents

1. 一种订单分派调度与混合产品排序系统及方法

Method and System for Order allocation and mixed model sequencing (Chinese Patent, CN 106444643 B) Granted

2. 基于多层次滚动时域及多项目的调度计划生成方法 (Chinese Patent, CN 108537364 B) Granted

Method and System for Resource Constraint Multi-Level Rolling Horizon Multi-Project Planning and Scheduling for Remanufacturing

3. 一种按摩器及水疗按摩装置 (2018116134108 Under Examination in China)

Dry Hydro-Therapy Full Body Massage System and Apparatus

4. Hydrotherapy Massage Apparatus for Foot Pain Treatment. (779/2018, 16th November, 2018, Under Examination in IPO Pakistan)

5. Method and System for Electrophysiological Signals Measurement with Real Time Adjustment of Size, Electrode Positioning and Spatial Resolution of the Headset. (104/2019, 19th February, 2019, Under Examination in IPO Pakistan)

6. Method and System for Electrophysiological Signals Measurement with Real Time Adjustment of Size, Electrode Positioning and Spatial Resolution of the Headset. (US Patent: US20200178833A1) Patent Publication Accepted 

7.  一种头部按摩装置 (2019108542415 Under Examination in China)

Head Massage Device

Books

1. Saif Ullah, Zailin Guan, “Multi objective assembly line balancing and sequencing problems”, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 10th October, 2017.

 

Project Title: Development of Novel Dry Scalp EEG Measuring Electrode for Brain Activity Monitoring

Name of PI and Co-PI      Duration of Project     Completion Date     Funding Amount         Funding Agency

PI: Dr. Saif Ullah                08 Month                       30-06-2016                1.258 Million PKR            UET, Taxila

Co- PI:

1) Dr. Mirza Jahanzaib

2) Dr. Haris Aziz

3) Engr. Zahid Rashid

 

 

Director UGS (1st April to date)

OBE Coordinator in Department of Industrial Engineering

CPD activity team member in Department of Industrial Engineering

Technical Expert for percurement in Department of Industrial Engineering

Registered with Pakistan Engineering Council

Member of State key laboratory of digital manufacturing and technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (Sep 2008 to Jan 2011)

Member of National Engineering Research Center of Manufacturing Equipment Digitization, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (Sep 2012 to date)

Member of HUST-SANY joint laboratory of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (Sep 2012 to date)

Undergraduates

  • Basics Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering Economics
  • Problem Solving in Industrial Engineering
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Industrial Automation and Robotics
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management
  • Human Factor Engineering

Post Graduates

  • Advanced Project Management
  • Global Supply Chain Management and Scheduling
  • Optimization Techniques
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control

Assistant Professor at  Department of Industrial Engineering, UET Taxila, Pakistan since December 2015

Lecturer at Department of Industrial Engineering, UET Taxila, Pakistan (March 2012 to December 2015)

Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing and Technology, School of Mechanical Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Awards and Scholarships

National

Awards and Scholarship

Award Giving Authority

Year

 

 

 

  • Merit Certificate and scholarship for 1st position in first semester of BSc

Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET, Taxila, Pakistan

Feb-March 2005

 

 

 

  • Merit Certificate for 3rd position in second semester of BSc

Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET, Taxila, Pakistan

Aug-Sep 2005

 

 

 

  • Merit Scholarship

Punjab Government Pakistan

2006

 

 

 

  • Merit Certificate for 3rd position in fifth semester of BSc

Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET, Taxila, Pakistan

Feb-March 2007

 

 

 

  • Merit Certificate and scholarship for 2nd position in sixth semester of BSc

Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET, Taxila, Pakistan

Sep 2007

 

 

 

  • Merit Certificate and scholarship for 1st position in seventh semester of BSc

Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET, Taxila, Pakistan

Feb-March 2008

 

 

 

  • Merit Certificate for standing overall at second position in BSc Engineering.

University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan

2008

  • HEC Best Research Paper Award for year 2017.

Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

August, 2019

 

International

 

  • CSC Scholarship for doing Masters Degree

Chinese Scholarship Council, P.R. China

2008-2011

  • CSC Scholarship for Doctorate Degree

Chinese Scholarship Council, P.R. China

2012-2015

  • Alumni ambassador of Pakistan at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

International Student Office, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

April, 2015

 

International Conference Oral Presentations

Research paper presentation on “Flow Shop Scheduling” in International conference of industrial engineering and engineering management, (IEEM), Hong Kong,  (December, Hongkong,  2009)

Research paper presentation on “Project Management” in International conference of industrial engineering and engineering management, (IEEM), Hong Kong(December, Hongkong  2009)

Research paper presentation on “Multi-objective simultaneous assembly line balancing and buffer sizing” In international conference of World academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia(January, 26-27, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2015)

Session chair in international conference of World academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia(January, 26-27, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2015)

Research paper presentation on “Modeling of Facility Location Problem for Reverse Logistics System with Uncertainty in Forward and Reverse Flows of Products” In 2nd international conference on manufacturing and industrial technologies (March, 28-29, Pattaya, Thailand, 2015)

Research paper presentation on “Modeling of Order Oriented Planning for Printed Circuit Board Assembly Line” In 2nd international conference on manufacturing and industrial technologies(March, 28-29, Pattaya, Thailand, 2015)

Research presentation on “Smart Order Management using Modular Assembly Lines and Cyber Physical Systems”, in international workshop on ALBP 60 years later: State-of-the-Art and Future Developments Roadmap” 5-6 November, 2015, Toulouse, France(November, 5-6, Toulouse, France, 2015)

Research paper presentation on “Intelligent integrated MRP, MPS and Detail Scheduling”, in International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management” 23-25 September, 2016, Detroit, USA(September, 23-25, Detroit, USA, 2016)

National Conference Oral Presentations

Orzanized and Patrticipated as "Speaker" on a CPD Seminar on "Industry 4.0" at Department of Industrial Engineering", University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan on 16th January 2018

Trainings and Internships

 

Area

Organization

Duration

 

 

 

Machine Shop

Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila, Pakistan

2 Weeks in 2006

 

 

 

Fabrication Shop

Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila, Pakistan

2 Weeks in 2006

 

 

 

NDT lab, Forging Unit, Material Testing Laboratory, Assembly Shop, Heat Treatment Shop, Pattern Shop

Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila, Pakistan

2 Weeks in 2007

 

 

 

Safety Induction Training

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Feb, 2011

 

 

 

Risk Assessment Training

National University of Singapore, Singapore

July, 2011

Presentation Skills for Engineering Managers

One Day Visit to PCB assembly

One Day Visit to final assembly section

Once Day Visit to final assembly section

Pakistan  Engineering Council, Head Quarter, Islamabad, Pakistan

Fast Print, Guangzhou, China

AIRBUS, Toulouse, France

Ford Manufacturing, Detroit, Michigan, USA

April, 2012

 

July, 2016

5-6 Nov, 2015

23-25, Sep. 2016

Once Day Seminar on Blooms Taxonomy in Design and Assessment of Course Learning outcomes

Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan

15 December, 2017