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Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC)
Dr Salman Nisar
Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
PNS Jauhar, Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Karachi – 75350, Pakistan
Tel : +922148503039

Specialization
Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Education
PhD (Mechanical Engineering)

Dr Salman Nisar has been teaching at PNEC NUST for a couple of years. He holds Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK and his field of specialisation is Advanced  Manufacturing Technology. He has done MS in Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Systems Management from the University of Manchester, UK and Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, NUST, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  1. Strain Rate & Welding Parameters on structural Performance of Butt Fusion Welds in HDPE
  2. Analysis of Factors Affecting the Reliability of Refurbished Transformers at K-Electric Transformer Workshop
  3. Optimisation of Metal Cutting Process Parameters while Machining AISI Steel
  4. Process FMEA in Electronics Contract Manufacturing
  5. Optimisation of ASTM A36 Low Carbon Steel using Austempering Heat Treatment Process
  6. Enhancement in Mechanical Properties of LM25 Aluminum Alloy
  7. Optimisation of machining parameters for ADC10 Aluminium Alloy using Taguchi Technique
  8. To determine the Overall Equipment Effectiveness of Tyre Curing Press and to Investigate the
  9. Causes of its Reduction
  10. Reducing Residual Stresses for optimal Machining of Al-6061 (T-6) alloy through Re-heating
  11. technique
  12. Sigma level evaluation of chocolate production line using DMAIC approach
  13. Reduction of Changeover Time in Pressure Die Casting Process
  14. Facility Layout Optimization using Value Stream Mapping for Porta Cabin Manufacturing Industry
  15. Feasibility Study for the Implementation of Smart House Project and Working on Net Metering Smart Grid
  16. Improving Production Using VSM in an Automobile Parts Manufacturing Company
  17. To optimise productivity of Electronic Queue Management System Controllers in Wavetec
  18. Damage Detection using Lamb Wave Technique for Structural Health Monitoring
  19. Optimising an Off-set printing press through Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) calculation
  20. Effect of Hybrid Fiber Reinforcements on Torsional Strength of Carbon Fiber Hollow Shafts
  21. Optimisation of Process Parameters for Laser Welding of AA5083 of aluminium alloy
  22. Facility Layout Optimisation of Exhaust Muffler Manufacturing using Discrete Event Simulation

Articles published in Science Citation Indexed Journals

1. Salman Nisar, M. A. Sheikh, Lin Li and Shakeel Safdar, “Effect of Thermal Stresses on Chip-free Diode Laser Cutting of Glass” (2009), Optics and Laser Technology, Vol:41 (3), pp:318-327.
Impact factor: 1.64 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlastec.2008.05.025
2. Salman Nisar, Lin Li, M. A. Sheikh and Andrew Pinkerton, “The Effect of Continuous and Pulsed Beam Modes on Cut Path Deviation in Diode Laser Cutting of Glass” (2010), The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol:49 (1), pp:167-175.
Impact factor: 1.12 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00170-009-2373-4
3. Salman Nisar, M. A. Sheikh, Lin Li, Andrew Pinkerton and Shakeel Safdar, “The Effect of Laser Beam Geometry on Cut Path Deviation in Diode Laser Chip-free Cutting of Glass” (2010), Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (ASME), Vol:132 (1), pp:11002-11010.
Impact factor: 0.60 http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4000695
4. Salman Nisar, M. A. Sheikh, Lin Liand Shakeel Safdar, “The Effect of Material Thickness, Laser Power and Cutting Speed on Cut Path Deviation in High-Power Diode Laser Chip-free Cutting of Glass” (2010), Optics and Laser Technology, Vol:42 (6), pp:1022-1031.
Impact factor: 1.64 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optlastec.2010.01.024
5. Salman Nisar, Lin Li and M. A. Sheikh “Laser Glass Cutting Techniques – A Review” (2013), Journal of Laser Applications, Vol:25 (4), pp: 042010_1 - 042010_11
Impact factor: 0.57 http://dx.doi.org/10.2351/1.4807895
6. Salman Nisar, Sohaib Z Khan, Muhammad Ali, Lin Li and M. A. Sheikh “Comparison of Cut Path Deviation Between CO2 and Diode Lasers in Float Glass Cutting” (2014), Journal of Russian Laser Research, Vol:35 (2) , pp: 182-192
Impact factor: 0.71 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10946-014-9412-9
7. M. A. Khan, S. Z. Khan, W. Sohail, H. Khan, M. Sohaib and Salman Nisar “Mechanical Fatigue in Aluminium at Elevated Temperature and Remaining Life Prediction based on Natural Frequency Evolution” (2015), Journal of Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, Vol:38 (8) , pp: 897-903
Impact factor: 0.86 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ffe.12287
8. M. Bilal Kadri, Salman Nisar, Sohaib Zia Khan, Waqar A Khan “ Comparison of ANN and Finite Element Model for the Prediction of Thermal Stresses in Diode Laser Cutting of Float Glass” (2015), International Journal for Light and Electron Optics, Vol: 126 (9), pp 1959-1964.
Impact factor: 0.67 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijleo.2015.05.033
9. Arsalan Qasim, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah, Saeed Khalid and Mohammed A Sheikh “Optimization of process parameters for machining of AISI-1045 steel using Taguchi design and ANOVA” (2015), Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Vol: 59, pp: 36-51. Impact factor: 1.38 http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.simpat.2015.08.004
10. Saeed Khalid, Salman Nisar, Armin Troesch, “Radiation and Diffraction Velocity Potentials for Multi-Hulled Vessels in 2D” (2016), Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol: 41(11) pp: 4573-4582 Impact factor: 0.34 http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s13369-016-2184-5
11. Abdul Rafey Khan, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah, Muhammad Ali Khan, Sohaib Zia Khan, Mohammed A. Sheikh “Reducing Machining Distortion in AA 6061 Alloy through Re-heating Technique” (2017), Journal of Materials Science and Technology, Vol:33 (6), pp: 731-737. Impact factor: 0.95 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02670836.2016.1243335
12. M.Z. Siddiqui, S.Z. Khan, M.A. Khan, M. Shahzad, K.A. Khan, , Salman Nisar, D. Noman, “A Projected Finite Element Update Method for Inverse Identification of Material Constitutive Parameters in transversely Isotropic Laminates”(2017), Experimental Mechanics, Vol:57 (5), pp: 755-772
Impact factor: 1.76 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11340-017-0269-z
13. Mateen Tariq, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah, Sohaib Akbar, Muhammad Ali Khan, Sohaib Zia Khan, “Effect of Hybrid Reinforcement on the Performance of Filament Wound Hollow Shaft” (2018), Composite Structures, Vol:184 (1), pp 378-387
Impact factor: 3.85 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.09.098
14. Mustafa Jan, Saeed Khalid, Akbar Awan, Salman Nisar “Proposing Probabilistic Operational Risk Assessment Model for Textile Industry Using Bayesian Approach” (2018), Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe, Vol:26 1(127), pp 10-20.
Impact factor: 0.57 https://doi.org/10.5604/01.3001.0010.5860
15. Mateen Tariq, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah, Tariq Mairaj, Sohaib Akbar, Muhammad Ali Khan, Sohaib Zia Khan, “Effect of Carbon Fiber Winding Layer on Torsional Characteristics of Filament Wound Composite Shafts” (2018), Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Vol:40 (4), pp 198
Impact factor: 1.23 https://doi.org/ 10.1007/s40430-018-1099-3
16. M.Z. Siddiqui, S.Z. Khan, M.A. Khan, M. Shahzad, K.A. Khan, Salman Nisar, “A Novel Test Configuration Design Method for Inverse Identification of In-plane Moduli of a Composite Plate under the PFEUM framework” (2018), Strain (An international journal for experimental mechanics). Published Online June 2018 Impact factor: 1.70 https://doi.org/10.1111/str.12280
17. Behzad Ahmed Zai, M. A. Khan, M. K. Park, Majid Shahzad, M. A. Shahzad, Salman Nisar, S. Z. Khan, Kamran Khan, and Aqueel Shah “Low-Velocity Impact Characterization of Fiber Reinforced Composites with Hygrothermal Effect ” (2018), Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Published Online June 2018
Impact factor: 0.67 https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20170620
18. Murtaza Hussain, Asif Mansoor, Shafiq ur Rehman Qureshi, Salman Nisar “Bearing Degradation Prognosis Using Structural Break Classifier” (2018), Mechanika, Vol:24 (4), pp 456-461. ISSN: 1392-1207 Impact factor: 0.52 http://dx.doi.org/10.5755/j01.mech.24.4.20740
19. M A Khan, K A Khan, S Z Khan, Salman Nisar, A Starr, “Fracture life estimation of Al-1050 thin beams using empirical data and a numerical approach” (2018), Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring, Vol:60 (7), pp 363-368. Impact factor: 0.56 https://doi.org/10.1784/insi.2018.60.7.363
20. Umer Zahid, S Z Khan, M A Khan, H K Bukhari, Salman Nisar, K A Khan “A methodology of flexibility analysis of pipeline systems” (2018), Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Article published online: December 2018 Impact factor: 0.54 https://doi.org/10.1177/0954408918812275

Articles published in other Journals

1. Ahmed Faraz, Salman Nisar and Muhammad Amir Khan “Effect of Welding Parameters on Structural Performance of Fusion Welded Extruded and Injection Molded HDPE Joints” (2014), Journal of Space Technology, Vol: 4 (1), pp 114-119. (ISSN 2077-3099)
https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.ist.edu.pk/downloads/jst/previous-issues/june-2014/19.pdf&embedded=true
2. Najeeb Niazi, Salman Nisar and Aqueel Shah “Austempering Heat Treatment of AISI 4340 Steel and Comparative Analysis of Various Physical Properties at Different Parameters” (2014), International Journal of Multidisciplinary Sciences and Engineering, Vol: 5 (10), pp 6-11. (ISSN 2045-7057)
http://www.ijmse.org/Volume5/Issue10/paper2.pdf
3. Muntazir Abbas, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah and Faisal Imtiaz “Effect of T6 Heat Treatment on Mechanical Properties of Ceramic Reinforced Casted Aluminum Alloy” (2015), Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, Vol:12 (2) , pp: 18-25.
Scopus Indexed. http://ijmse.iust.ac.ir/browse.php?a_code=A-10-127-82&slc_lang=en&sid=1
4. Mustafa Jan, Saeed Khalid, Akbar Awan, Salman Nisar “Optimization of Injection Molding Process for Sink Marks Reduction by Integrating Response Surface Design Methodology and Taguchi Approach” (2016), Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Vol:12(1), pp 45-79.
HEC Recognized Journal ‘X’ Category. http://journals.pu.edu.pk/journals/index.php/jqtm/index
5. Faizan Saleem, Salman Nisar, Muhammad. A. Khan, Sohaib. Z. Khan, Mohammad A. Shiekh “Overall Equipment Effectiveness of Tyre Curing Press: A Case Study”, (2017), Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Vol:23 (1), pp: 39-56.
Scopus and ESCI http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JQME-06-2015-0021
6. Mustafa Jan, Akbar Awan, Muhammad S. Khalid and Salman Nisar, “ Ensemble approach for developing a smart heart disease prediction system using classification algorithms”, (2018), Journal of Research Reports in Clinical Cardiology, Vol: 9, pp:33-45.
Emerging Source Citation Index (ESCI); https://doi.org/10.2147/RRCC.S172035
Papers published in conference proceedings
1. Salman Nisar, M. A. Sheikh, Lin Li and Shakeel Safdar “Evaluation of Minimum Distance for Split Rectangular Beam for Glass Cutting” (2007), pp:143-146, Proceedings of the 35th International MATADOR Conference(Formerly The International Machine Tool Design and Research Conference), Taiwan, China; Publisher: Springer London.
2. Salman Nisar, Farhan Nazir, Lin Li and M. A. Sheikh, “Thermal and Stress Characteristics in Diode Laser Chip-free Cutting of Glass” (2008), pp:678-687, 27th International Congress on Application of Laser and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Temecula, CA America, Publisher: Laser Institute of America.
3. Salman Nisar, Lin Li, M. A. Sheikh, and Andrew Pinkerton, “A Comparison of Cut Path Deviation with Continuous and Pulsed Beam Modes in Diode Laser Chip-free Cutting of Glass” (2009), pp:1070-1079, 28th International Congress on Application of Laser and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Orlando, FL America, Publisher: Laser Institute of America.
4. Nuri A. Abukhshim, Salman Nisar, M.A Sheikh and Paul T. Mativenga, “Machining of Heavy Tungsten Alloy with Ceramic and Coated Carbide Tools” (2009), Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, Florida, USA. 1-3 June 2009, Publisher: Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
5. Abdul Rahim, Aqueel Shah and Salman Nisar, “Comparison in Profile and Lead Variation of Spur Gear developed by CNC Wire-EDM and Hobbing” (2015), pp: 76-81, Proceedings of Energy, Sustainability and Mechanical Design Conference (5th International Mechanical Engineering Congress), Karachi, Pakistan, 9-10 May, 2015, Publisher: Institute of Engineers Pakistan and NED University.
6. Hamza Shams, Sajid Saleem and Salman Nisar, Characterization of nano-level coefficient of friction of oleophobic and superhydrophobic coatings on 316L SS in harsh conditions, 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Southeastern Section, Charlottesville, Virginia, November 11, 2016, Volume 61, Number 19. http://meetings.aps.org/Meeting/SES16/Session/G4.9
 
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018: Associate Professor (Tenure Track Scheme)
Apr 2010 - Oct 2016​: Assistant Professor at Department of Industrial Manufacturing Engineering and Management
Pakistan Navy Engineering College,National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), PK

Previous Academic Positions Held:
Sep 2016 - Aug 2017: Head of the Department
Aug 2012 - Sep 2016: Post Graduate Programme Coordinator 
Sep 2007 - Jan 2010: Teaching Assistant (part-time)
The University of Manchester, UK.
List of courses taught:
1. Advanced Manufacturing Processes – UG
2. Stress Analysis – UG
3. Finite Element Method – UG
4. Metrology and Gauging – UG
5. Manufacturing Systems - UG
6. Maintenance and Productivity Improvement - UG
7. Manufacturing Strategies and Technologies - UG/PG/PhD
8. Computer Integrated Manufacturing – UG/PG/PhD