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Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC)
Dr Muhammad Nasir Bashir
Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering Sciences

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
PNS Jauhar, Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Karachi – 75350, Pakistan
Tel : +92-318-5129523

Specialization
Material Engineering

Education
PhD in Material Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Dr Muhammad Nasir Bashir is Self-motivated, hardworking, committed individual and good team player as well as confident in handling the task ​independently. He is quite able to work simultaneously on different assignments well. Reading and report writing major strengths. Love to interact and learn from people with diverse culture and background. Flexible and friendly with high motivation for learning and growth.

Research Interest
• Materials Engineering 
• Electronic packaging materials 
• Coating, ball milling 
• Mechanical and Structural properties of materials 
• Electrical and Crystallographic properties of materials 
• Nanoparticles, Graphene sheets, microparticle 
• Lead-free solder joint 
• Electromigration
​​REVIEWER OF INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS 
- Journal of Materials Science & Technology 
- Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 
- Journal of Electronic Materials 

Research Grants 
- 2016-2017 One year project accomplished PostgraduateResearch Grant (PPP student grant). Project number PG146-2016A University of Malaya KL Malaysia.
- 2013-2016 High Impact Research Project High Impact Research Grant Malaysia (UM.C/HIR/MOHE/Eng/26 Grant No. D000026-16001). Provided by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

Ongoing Research Projects:
- Effect of Sn microparticles on mechanical properties of SnBi solder Alloy
- Effect of Co nanoparticles on material properties of SnBi solder Alloy
- Fabrication of vertical pyrolysis unit for formation of graphene from waste material 
- Alloying addition on the microstructure and corrosion performance of aluminium alloy prepared by powder metallurgy method.

Co-Supervision of postgraduate student 
- Siah Meng Zhe: University Malaya Student number KGA17002 Master by research 

Co-Supervision of undergraduate student 
- Low Joo Qing University Malaya Student number KEM 150058 FYP student 
- Chan Weng Xin University Malaya Student number KEB150051 FYP student 

Online profile:
ISI indexed Journal Papers

1. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A., Rahman, A. Z. M. S., Fazal, M., & Kao, C. (2015). Reduction of electromigration damage in SAC305 solder joints by adding Ni 
nanoparticle through flux doping. Journal of materials science, 50(20), 6748-6756 (Published). Impact factor 2.5

2. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A., Rahman, A. Z. M. S., & Fazal, M., (2015). Effect of cobalt doping on the microstructure and tensile properties of lead-free solder subject to
electromigration. Journal of materials science and technology, 32, 1129–1136 (Published). Impact factor 2.7

3. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A., Improving mechanical strength of Cu/SAC305/Cu solder joint by the addition of Ni nanoparticles doped flux under electromigration.
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics (Published). Impact factor 2.019 

4. M. M. Quazi, M. Ishak, A. Arslan ,M. Nasir Bashir & Imran Ali, Scratch adhesion and wear failure characteristics of PVD multilayer CrTi/CrTiN thin film ceramic coating deposited on AA7075-T6 aerospace alloy. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology (Published), Impact factor 1.04. 

5. M. M. Quazi, M. Ishak, A. Arslan,b M. A. Fazal, Farazila Yusof, B. S. Sazzad, M. Nasir Bashir and M. Jamshaid,  Mechanical and tribological performance of a hybrid MMC coating deposited on Al–17Si piston alloy by laser composite surfacing technique, RSC Advance (Published), Impact factor 2.94.

6.Manzoore Elahi. M.Soudagar,Nik-Nazri, Nik-Ghazali,Irfan AnjumBadruddin,N.R.Banapurmath,T.M.YunusKhanb, M. Nasir Bashir,NaveedAkram,RijavanFarade,AsifAfzal, The effects of graphene oxide nanoparticle additive stably dispersed in dairy scum oil biodiesel-diesel fuel blend on CI engine: performance, emission and combustion characteristics (Published) Impact factor 5.12.

Conference papers
1. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A., Rahman, S., Zayed, A., & Fazal, M. (2014). Effect of Ni nanoparticles on intermetallic compounds formation in SAC305 solder joint under
high current density. Paper presented at the Electronics Manufacturing Technology Conference (IEMT), 2014 IEEE 36th International.

2. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A. The effect of Ni and Co nanoparticles doped flux on crystallographic structure of interfacial IMC of SAC305 solder joint under
electromigration, AMPT2016 conference University of Malaya KL Malaysia.

3. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A. Effect of Ni and Co nanoparticle doped flux on properties of Cu/SAC305/Cu solder joints. CAM Postgraduate Symposium 2017 19
April 2017 Faculty of Engineering.

4. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A. Improving mechanical and electrical properties of Cu/SAC305/Cu solder joints under electromigration by using Ni nanoparticle doped
flux. 3rd International Conference on the Science & Engineering of Materials 2017 University of Malaya KL Malaysia.

5. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A. Effect of Ni and Co nanoparticle doped flux on the microstructure of SAC305 solder matrix. 3rd International Conference on the Science
& Engineering of Materials 2017 University of Malaya KL Malaysia.

6. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A. Improved Lead-Free Solder Micro-Joints for Electronic Packaging Using Reactive Nanoparticle-Doped Flux, AMPT 2018 Dublin
City University Ireland.

7. Bashir, M. N., Haseeb, A.S.M.A. Reactive Nanoparticle Doped Flux for High ReliabilityElectronic Micro-joints, keynote paper at 4th International Conference on Structure, Processing and Properties of Materials, SPPM2018, 1-3 March 2018, Dhaka, Bangladesh

- Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Sciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
Sep 2019 – Present

- Postdoctoral research fellow in In university of Malaya Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
2017-2019

- Teaching Assistant for the subjects of Processes in Semiconductors Manufacturing (KMEB 4352) and Research Methodology course (KXGX 6101) in University of  Malaya Malaysia.
2015 - 2017 ​

- Manufacturing Engineer at Flextronics Technology Johor Bharu Malaysia.
Jan 2010 - Dec 2010

Research Assistant during the Ph.D. program in the University of Malaya under High Impact Research Project High Impact Research Grant Malaysia (UM.C/HIR/MOHE/Eng/26 Grant No. D000026-16001). Provided by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.
-One year parallel project accomplished PostgraduateResearch Grant (PPP student grant). Project number PG146-2016A.
2013 - 2017
 
Teaching
- Materials and processes in Semiconductors Manufacturing (Course code KMEB 4352) 
- Research Methodology (Course code KXGX6101)
- Introduction to Oil and Natural Gas Engineering ( Course Code ME-449)
Manufacturing Engineer at Flextronics Technology Johor Bharu Malaysia.
Jan 2010 - Dec 2010
-  Troubleshooting of Jupiter Xerox colour photocopier machine during the final verification test.
Troubleshooting of Xerox Sorcery black and white photocopier machine during the final verification test.
-  Repairing the defects in the machines during FVT and PVT tests Monitoring the backchannel of machines during the repairing.