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Name Engr. Zubair Butt
Designation Lecturer
Department Mechatronics Engineering (Taxila)
Highest Qualification MSc. Mechanical Engineering
Specialization Applied Mechanics and Design
Phone No 051-9047346
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Email [email protected]

MSc. Engg UET Taxila (Mechanical Engineering- August 2015) (Applied Mechanics & Design)

BSc. Engg UET Taxila (Mechatronics  Engineering- August 2012)

1. Energy Harvesting by using Piezoelectric Material at various  Mechanical & Thermal Conditions

2. Structural Optimization  of PZT

         

  • Sensors and Actuators
  • Ceramic Materials
  • Piezoelectric Materials
  • Micro electromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Finite Element Analysis

                           Research Publication ( National and international)

  1. Sheeraz, Muhammad A., Muhammad S. Malik, Khalid Rehman, Hassan Elahi, Zubair Butt, Iftikhar Ahmad, Marco Eugeni, and Paolo Gaudenzi. 2021. "Numerical Assessment and Parametric Optimization of a Piezoelectric Wind Energy Harvester for IoT-Based Applications" Energies 14, no. 9: 2498. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14092498. (IF=2.01)
  2. Sheeraz, Muhammad Abdullah, Zubair Butt, Abdul Manan Khan, Shahid Mehmood, Ahsan Ali, Muhammad Azeem, Abdul Nasir, and Talha Imtiaz. "Design and Optimization of Piezoelectric Transducer (PZT-5H Stack)." Journal of Electronic Materials (2019): 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11664-019-07453-7 (IF=1.676)
  3. Ali, Ahsan, Riffat Asim Pasha, Muhammad Abdullah Sheeraz, Zubair Butt, Hassan Elahi, and Afzaal Ahmed Khan. "Investigation of Electrical Properties for Cantilever-Based Piezoelectric Energy Harvester." Advances in Science and Technology. Research Journal 13, no. 3 (2019): 76-85. ( ISI web of Science/ESCI)
  4. Khan, Muhammad Usman, Zubair Butt, Hassan Elahi, Waqas Asghar, Zulkarnain Abbas, Muhammad Shoaib, and M. Anser Bashir. "Deflection of coupled elasticity–electrostatic bimorph PVDF material: theoretical, FEM and experimental verification." Microsystem Technologies 25, no. 8 (2019): 3235-3242. (IF 2018=1.513)
  5. Asif, Muhammad, Faiz Rasool, Zubair Butt, Muhammad Shahzad, Nouman Ahmad, and Abdul Rehman Chishti. "Parametric Investigation of Metals (Au, Ag, Pt and Cu) Using Analytical Hierarchy Process." Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Materials 20, no. 2 (2019): 141-153. ( ISI web of Science/ESCI)
  6. Abbas, Zulkarnain, Saqlain Abbas, Zubair Butt, and Riffat Asim Pasha. "Design and Parametric Investigation of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine." Journal of Shanghai Jiaotong University (Science) 23, no. 3 (2018): 345-351.
  7. Abbas, Saqlain, Zulkarnain Abbas, Zubair Butt, Zahid Suleman Butt, and Riffat Asim Pasha. "Aerodynamic study of a self-rectifying impulse turbine based on OWC wave energy prototype." In 2018 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2018.
  8. Elahi, Hassan, Zubair Butt, Marco Eugnei, Paolo Gaudenzi, and Asif Israr. "Effects of variable resistance on smart structures of cubic reconnaissance satellites in various thermal and frequency shocking conditions." Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology 31, no. 9 (2017): 4151-4157. (IF 2018=1.221)
  9. Butt, Z., Rahman, S. U., Pasha, R. A., Mehmood, S., Abbas, S., & Elahi, H. (2017). Characterizing Barium Titanate Piezoelectric Material Using the Finite Element Method. TRANSACTIONS ON ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, 18(3), 163-168. ( ISI web of Science/ESCI)
  10. Butt, Zubair, Riffat Asim Pasha, Faisal Qayyum, Zeeshan Anjum, Nasir Ahmad, and Hassan Elahi. "Generation of electrical energy using lead zirconate titanate (PZT-5A) piezoelectric material: Analytical, numerical and experimental verifications." Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology30, no. 8 (2016): 3553-3558. (IF 2018=1.221)
  11. Khalid, O., Butt, Z., Tanveer, W. et al. Design and experimental analysis of counter-flow heat and mass exchanger incorporating (M-cycle) for evaporative cooling. Heat Mass Transfer (2016). Doi: 10.1007/s00231-016-1914-2. (IF 2017=1.43)
  12. Butt, Z., Anjum, Z., Sultan, A., Qayyum, F., Ali, H. M. K., & Mehmood, S. (2017). Investigation of Electrical Properties & Mechanical Quality Factor of Piezoelectric Material (PZT-4A). Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology, 12(2), 846-851. (IF 2018=0.715)
  13. Mehmood, S., Sultan, A., Anjum, N. A., Anwar, W., & Butt, Z. DETERMINATION OF RESIDUAL STRESS DISTRIBUTION IN HIGH STRENGTH ALUMINUM ALLOY AFTER EDM. Adv. Sci. Technol. Res. J. 2017; 11(1): 29–35 DOI: 10.12913/22998624/68729. ( ISI web of Science/ESCI)
  14. Butt, Z., & Pasha, R. A. (2016, August). Effect of temperature and loading on output voltage of lead zirconate titanate (PZT-5A) piezoelectric energy harvester. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 146, No. 1, p. 012016). IOP Publishing.
  15. Abbas, M. S., Abbas, M. Z., Pasha, R. A., Suleman, Z., & Butt, Z. (2015, June). Design and fabrication of wave energy power plant using oscillating water column technique. In Power Generation System and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET), 2015 (pp. 1-4). IEEE.

B.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering Projects

  1. Study and fabrication of wave energy power plant using oscillating water column technique..
  2. Line Tracking Robot
  3. Design and Optimization of PZT
  4. Design and fabrication of Automated Creep Testing Machine
  5. Hybrid Energy Scavenging System using Piezoelectric Material and Solar Panel 
  6. Design and Implementation of PLC Based Water Level Control System

Funded Projects

Sr. No.

              Project Title

  Total Cost       (million)

   Year

    Sponsored Organization

1

Design and fabrication of automated creep testing machine

0.0779

2020

Iginite-National Technology Fund.

Ministry of IT & Telecom, Pakistan

2

Design and Implementation of PLC Based Water Level Control System

0.0545

2019

Iginite-National Technology Fund.

Ministry of IT & Telecom, Pakistan

  • Warden Faculty Hostel Chakwal
  • Outcome Based Education(OBE) Coordinator Mechatronics Engineering Department from 2017 to 2020
  • Member OBE Program Committee
  • Lab Director Workshop Lab
  • Co-Advisor Editorial Board

Upgradation of Workshop Lab 

 

Working Experience

          From – Till                                       Institution                         City                    Designation                                   Department

  1. 2/2022-Present                             UET Taxila                            Taxila                  Lecturer                                      Mechanical Engineering
  2. 5/2016- 2/2022                                   Taxila                             Chakwal               Lecturer                                      Mechatronics Engineering
  3. 11/2015- 05/2016                             UET Lahore                      Faisalabad           Lecturer                                      Mechanical Engineering 
  4. 08/2013 – 8/2015                                  UET                              Taxila                 Teacher Research Asst.                Mechanical Engineering
  5.  5. 06/2011 – 30/2011                            PIA                               Sialkot                   internee                               

Pakistan Engineering Council.


 

Undergraduate Courses Teaching:

  • Industrial Automation(MT-412)
  • Research Methodology(MS-414)
  • Technical Report Writing(MT-421)
  • Electric Circuits (MCT-121)
  • Engineering  Graphics and Drawing (MCT-111)
  • Electronic Devices and Circuit (MCT-122)
  • Mechanical Technology and Drawing (MT-103)
  • Heat and Mass Transfer( MT-421)
  • Applied Physics (GS-124)
  • Lab of Engineering Drawing and Graphics (4 Credit Hours Subject) in UETTaxila, for 4 Months.                                  
  • Lecturer (From March 2022  To Present ), Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET Taxila, Pakistan
  • Lecturer (From Jan 9, 2020 To  Feb 2022 on Deputation ), Department of Mechatronics Engineering, University of Chakwal (UOC), Chakwal , Pakistan
  • Lecturer (From May 2016  8 Jan 2020 ), Department of Mechatronics Engineering UET Taxila, Sub Campus Chakwal , Pakistan
  • Lecturer (Nov. 2015- May 2016), Department of Mechanical Engineering, UET Lahore Faisalabad Campus, Pakistan
  • Teaching Research Assistant( Aug. 2013 – Aug. 2015), Department of Mechanical Engineering UET Taxila, Pakistan

1. Full Time MS Scholar from 2013 to 2015  UET Taxila

2. Funded Projects  2019 to 2020

  Sr.     No.

               Project Title

 Total Cost         (million)

  Year

    Sponsored Organization

  1

Design and fabrication of automated creep testing machine

   0.0779

 2020

Iginite-National Technology Fund.

Ministry of IT & Telecom, Pakistan

  2

Design and Implementation of PLC Based Water Level Control System

    0.0545

 2019

Iginite-National Technology Fund.

Ministry of IT & Telecom, Pakistan

Conferences Participation

  • 4rth  International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET) 10-12 September 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • 14th International Symposium on Advance Materials 12-16 October 2015, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • 2nd  International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies, 10-11 June, 2015 Islamabad Pakistan

Project Supervised:

  • Design and Development of  Energy Harvesting  System using Low Cost Piezoelectric Material (2018)
  • Development of PLC Based water Level Control System (2018)
  • Hybrid Energy Scavenging System using Piezoelectric Material and Solar Panel (2017)
  • Parametric Investigation of Metals (Au, Ag, Pt and Cu) Using Analytical Hierarchy Process ( 2017)
  • Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Monitoring System (2016)

Workshop/Seminar Attended:

  • National workshop on Engineering Curriculum Development, 29th April 2019, PEC HQ, Islamabad.
  • A workshop on Computation Fluid Dynamics (CFD), 13th April 2017, UET Taxila.
  • Manufacturing Process in Industry. October 19,2016 HMC Taxila, Pakistan
  • Assessment of Material Damage during sheet metal deformation and failure process, June 2015,UET Taxila, Pakistan