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Dr. Muhammad Asif Farooq
Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Natural Sciences,Sector H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel : +92 51 9085 5594
Email : asif.farooq (at mark)

Computational Mathematics

PhD, Mathematics (NTNU, Norway)


PhD, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway (April 2008 - April 2012)

Thesis Title: "Cartesian Grid Method for  Compressible Flow Simulation” Supervised by Prof. Bernhard Müller

MPhil in MathematicsQuaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2005- 2007)

MPhil in MathematicsQuaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan (2003- 2005) 

Research Interests:

    Numerical Solution of PDEs and ODEs

    Compressible Flows

    Fluid Mechanics

Research Students (MPhil):

    Irfan Ali (Work in progress)

    Najia Mubariz (Work in progress)

S/No ​Reference
12. MHD laminar compressible boundary layer flow and heat transfer over a moving flat plate, Sidra Shuja and M. Asif Farooq (In Preprint)
​11. On stretched flow of compressible fluid with variable fluid properties, Sidra Shuja,M. Asif Farooq and T. Hayat (submitted)
​10. Analytical and numerical solution for MHD stagnation point flow of an Oldroyd Bfluid, T. Hayat, M. Asif Farooq, A. Qayyum and M. A. Kutbi (submitted)
​9. Newtonian and Joule heating effects in two dimensional flow of Williamson fluid,T. Hayat, A. Shafiq, M. Asif Farooq, Hamed H. Alsulami and S. A. Shehzad,(Revising manuscript for publication)
​8. On comparison of series and numerical solutions for flow of Eyring-Powell fluid with Newtonian heating and internal heat generation/absorption, T. Hayat, Shafqat Ali,M. Asif Farooq, and A. Alsaedi, Vol. 10, Issue 9, pp. e0129613, 2015
​7. On model for three-dimensional flow of nanofluid: An application to solar energy,Jundaid Ahmad Khan, M. Mustafa, T. Hayat, M Asif Farooq, A. Alsaedi and S.J. Liao, Journal of Molecular Liquids, Vol. 194, pp. 41-47, 2014.
​6. Analytic and numeric solutions for stagnation point flow with melting, thermaldiffusion and diffusion-thermo-effects, M. Awais, T Hayat, M. Mustafa, K Bhattacharyyaand M. Asif Farooq, International Journal of Numerical Methodsfor Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 438-454, 2014.
​5. Stagnation-point flow of nanofluid through different utilization of thermal radiationeffect, M. Mustafa, M. Asif Farooq, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi and S. J. Liao, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 1107-1115, 2014.
​4. Numerical and series solutions for stagnation point flow of nanofluid over an exponentiallystretching sheet, M. Mustafa, M. Asif Farooq, T. Hayat and A. Alsaedi.Plos One, Vol. 8, number 5, e61859, 2013.
3. Cartesian grid method for the compressible Euler equations using simplified ghost point treatments at embedded boundaries, M. Asif Farooq, Are Skøien and B.Müller. Computers & Fluids, Vol. 82, pp. 50-62, 2013.
​2. Accuracy assessment of the Cartesian grid method for compressible inviscid flows using a simplified ghost point treatment, M. Asif Farooq and B. Muller. Rakenteiden Mekaniikka (Journal of Structural Mechanics), Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 279-291, 2011.
​1. Partial slip effects on the flow and heat transfer characteristics in a third gradefluid, T. Hayat, M. Asif Farooq, T. Javed, and M. Sajid.Non-Linear Analysis:Real World Applications, Vol. 10, Issue 2, pp.745-755, 2009

Courses Taught:

Linear Algebra and ODE

Numerical Analysis II

Numerical Methods in Chemical Engineering