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Name Dr. Waqas Asghar
Designation Lecturer
Department Mechanical Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification PhD Mechanical Engineering
Specialization Design against Fatigue
Phone No 051-9047-669
Cell No 0335-5919207
Fax No
Email [email protected]

Matriculation:   BISE Multan(2006)

FSc Pre Engineering:  BISE Multan(2008)

BSc Engineering:  UET Taxila(2008-2012)

MSc Mechanical Engineering: UET Taxila(2013-2016)

Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering: University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2017-2021)

 Fatigue crack growth rate of fiber metal laminates (BSc Thesis)

Fatigue life estimation of acetylene welded aluminum alloy (MSc Thesis)

Enhancement of Electro-mechanical Properties of Piezo-capacitive Flexible Pressure Sensors by using Magnetically Grown Dielectric Interface (Ph. D Thesis)

Fatigue of metals, composites and nanomaterials, coatings, SEM fractography, ceramics, Soft sensors, Electro-mechanical properties, 

  1. Atta-ur-Rahman, R., et al., Demarcation of Fatigue Crack Cumulative Damage (Initiation+ stage I) of Aluminum Alloy under Combined Loading. Life Science Journal, 2013. 10(12s).
  2. MUDASERULLAH, et al., Fatigue life estimation of different welding zones of oxy acetylene welded aluminum alloy (AA 5052-H32). Nucleus, 2013. 50(3): p. 261-265.
  3. Waqas et al. Investigation of Fatigue Crack Growth Rate in CARALL, ARALL and GLARE, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 2017 (published online)
  4. Khan, F., et al., Effect of various surface preparation techniques on the delamination properties of vacuum infused Carbon fiber reinforced aluminum laminates (CARALL): Experimentation and numerical simulation. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2017. 31(11): p. 5265-5272.

  5. ASGHAR, Waqas. "Types, DSC Thermal Characterization of Fe-Mn-Si based Shape Memory Smart Materials and their Feasibility for Human Body in Terms of Austenitic Start Temperatures." Journal of Engineering Technology (ISSN. 0747-9964) 8.1 (2019): 185-206.

  6. Asghar, Waqas, et al. "Piezocapacitive Flexible E‐Skin Pressure Sensors Having Magnetically Grown Microstructures." Advanced Materials Technologies 5.2 (2020): 1900934

  7. Wu, Yuanzhao, et al. "A skin-inspired tactile sensor for smart prosthetics." Science Robotics 3.22 (2018): eaat0429.

  8. Khan, Muhammad Usman, et al. "Deflection of coupled elasticity–electrostatic bimorph PVDF material: theoretical, FEM and experimental verification." Microsystem Technologies 25.8 (2019): 3235-3242..

  9. Cao, Peng-Juan, et al. "A stretchable capacitive strain sensor having adjustable elastic modulus capability for wide‐range force detection." Advanced Engineering Materials 22.3 (2020): 1901239.

  10. Zhou, Youlin, et al. "Asymmetric structure based flexible strain sensor for simultaneous detection of various human joint motions." ACS Applied Electronic Materials 1.9 (2019): 1866-1872.

  11. Tang, Daxiu, et al. "Strain-Insensitive Elastic Surface Electromyographic (sEMG) Electrode for Efficient Recognition of Exercise Intensities." Micromachines 11.3 (2020): 239.

  12. Zheng, Ya‐Nan, et al. "A Wearable Capacitive Sensor Based on Ring/Disk‐Shaped Electrode and Porous Dielectric for Noncontact Healthcare Monitoring." Global Challenges 4.5 (2020): 1900079.

  13. Li, Shengbin, et al. "Self-powered stretchable strain sensors for motion monitoring and wireless control." Nano Energy 92 (2022): 106754.

  14. Wu, Yuanzhao, et al. "Liquid Metal‐Based Strain Sensor with Ultralow Detection Limit for Human–Machine Interface Applications." Advanced Intelligent Systems 3.10 (2021): 2000235.

  15. Li, Fali, et al. "Bio‐Inspired Multi‐Mode Pain‐Perceptual System (MMPPS) with Noxious Stimuli Warning, Damage Localization, and Enhanced Damage Protection." Advanced Science 8.10 (2021): 2004208.

  1. Evaluation of tensile behavior and interlaminar shear strength of fiber metal laminates
  2. Effect of dffernt parameters on pore size of anodized Aluminum
  1. Secrutny Committee (member)
  2. OBE Indirect Assessment Committee (member)
  3. Continued Professional Development (CPD) Committee (Member)

Lab Engineer Uet Taxila: 5-11-2013 to 23-3-2015

Lecturer Uet Taxila: 24-3-2015 to present

Teaching as a visting Lecturer at Govt Technical College Jhelum. (Nov 2012-April2013)

Teaching as a lab engineer at UET Taxila.(Nov 2013-Mar 2015)

Teaching as a lecturer at UET Taxila.(Mar 2015-onwards)

  1. Participated in 1st  International conference on cost-effective manufacturing of Composites at ISt Islamabad. (Mar 2014)
  2. Participated in International Conference on Advanced Materials and Technology, held at Ninghai China (Oct, 2018).
  3. Participated in International Conference on Flexible Electronics (ICFE 2019) held at Hangzhou, China (July, 2019).
  1. Evaluation of tensile behavior and interlaminar shear strength of fiber metal laminates
  2. Effect of dffernt parameters on pore size of anodized Aluminum
  1. Professional Development workshop on Micro Teaching (Oct 2016)

  2. One day workshop on Computational Flud Dynamics (13-4-2017)