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Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC)
Dr Syed Aqueel Shah (HoPGP IME)
Associate Professor
Department of Engineering Sciences

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
PNS Jauhar, Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Karachi – 75350, Pakistan
Tel : +92-300-8131490

Specialization
Non-Conventional Machining Processes

Education
Ph.D in Manufacturing Engineering

PhD in Manufacturing Engineering and working as Head of Post Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering Department.HEC approved supervisor and also working as Associate Professor.
PhD Topic: Investigation of Variables Effecting Kerf Width Surface Roughness and Material Removal Rate in Wire Electrical Discharge Machining.
More than seven years of teaching, research and development experience withinternational and national universities/organizations such as King Saud University, UET Lahore, PN Dockyard, Refrigeration and Air conditioner manufacturers, Denim industry, National private Hospital, PCSIR and NUST Pakistan.

Qualification
Ph.D (Manufacturing Engineering)  2012
Non-Conventional Machining Processes
Institution: University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
M.Sc. (Manufacturing Engineering)  2006
Casting Processes
Institution: University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) 1995
Institution: NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
Higher Secondary School Certificate(HSSC) F.Sc.(Pre-Engineering) 1990
Institution: Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul, Abbottabad, Pakistan.
Secondary School Certificate(SSC) Science
Institution: F.G  High School Warsak, Peshawar, Pakistan
Research Interests
Research interests include but not limited to the following:

Advance Manufacturing technologies
Manufacturing System Engineering
Project Management
Product development Management
Quality Management
Renewable Energy Projects
CAD/CAM
Power Generation and Distribution
Renewable Energy
​​Publications

1. Aqueel Shah, N.A. Mufti, E. Bamberg, “Material Removal Rate, Kerf, and Surface Roughness of Tungsten Carbide Machined with Wire Electrical Discharge Machining”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 20, No. 1. Pp. 71-76, 2011.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11665-010-9644-y
Impact Factor 0.86
2. Arsalan  Qasim, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah, Saeed  Khalid, Mohammad A Sheikh, “Optimization of process parameters for machining of AISI-1045 steel using Taguchi design and ANOVA”, Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory Volume 59, Pages 36–51, 10 December 2015.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1569190X15001185
Impact Factor 1.38
3. Sarah Ahmed, Sohaib Z Khan, Tariq M Khan, Yasir F Joya, Aqueel Shah, Muhammad A Khan, “Material properties assessment of AISI 316L stainless steel using non-destructive evaluation technique”, Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Volume 31, Issue 4, Pages 1–11, 08 January 2016.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/10589759.2015.1121265
Impact Factor0.63
4. Rafey Khan, S. Nisar, A. Shah, M. A. Khan, S. Z. Khan & M. A. Sheikh, “Reducing machining distortion in AA 6061 alloy through re-heating technique”Materials Science and Technology Pages 731-737, issue 6, volume 33, 20 Oct 2016.
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/02670836.2016.1243335
Impact Factor 1.9
5. MateenTariq,SalmanNisar, AqueelShah, SohaibAkbar,Muhammad AliKhan and Sohaib ZiaKhan, “Effect of hybrid reinforcement on the performance of filament wound hollow shaft”, Composite Structures, Pages 378-387, Volume 184, 15 January 2018.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0263822317320111
Impact Factor3.318
6. MateenTariq,SalmanNisar, AqueelShah, SohaibAkbar,Muhammad AliKhan and Sohaib ZiaKhan, “Effect of Carbon Fiber Winding Layer on Torsional Characteristics of Filament Wound Composite Shafts”, Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering,Volume 40, pp198, 21 March  2018.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40430-018-1099-3
Impact Factor 1.235
7. Behzad Ahmed Zai, M. A. Khan, Kamran Khan, Salman Nisar, Majid Shahzad, Aqueel Shah,"Low Velocity Impact Characterization of Fiber Reinforced Composites with Hygrothermal Effect" , Journal of Testing and Evaluation,Volume 47, issue 1, January 2019.https://www.astm.org/DIGITAL_LIBRARY/JOURNALS/TESTEVAL/PAGES/JTE20170620.htm
Impact Factor 0.66
8. Shamoon Jamshed, Aqueel Shah, Shafiq R. Qureshi,”Numerical Flow Analysis and Heat Transfer in Spirally Grooved Tubes in Heat Exchangers”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology,Transactions of Mechanical Engineering, pp1-10, 28 june 2018.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40997-018-0218-1
impact factor 0.595
9. Shamoon Jamshed, Aqueel Shah, Shafiq R. Qureshi,AhmadHussain,”Investigation of Entropy Generation Rate and its Minimization in Helical Grooved Tubes”Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology,pp 4983–4991, Volume 32, issue 10,  23 October 2018.
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12206-018-0946-6
Impact Factor 1.194
10. Behzad Ahmed Zai, MA Khan , Kamran A Khan, Asif Mansoor, Aqueel Shah and Majid Shahzad, "The role of dynamic response parameters in damage prediction", Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Volume 233, issue 13, Pages 1-17, 11 April  2019.
https://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/Y2yeWbyyv87DPP9HyEHN/full
Impact Factor 0.996
11. Ali Zia Naqvi,Tariq MairajRasool Khan,M. Ghazanfar Ali,Muhammad Imran,and Aqueel Shah, "Evaluation of heat treatment effect on impact strength of glass fiber reinforced composite material using NDT technique" in Materials Performance and Characterization, Volume 9, No. 1, Pages 72-81, 13 February 2020.

Impact Factor 0.996
12. Muhammad Imran, Nadeem Kureshi, Tariq Mairaj, Salman Nisar and Aqueel Shah, “Determinants of Overhauling Failures: Evidence from OEM Intensive Maritime Capital Projects”, Industrial Engineering & Management, Volume 7(3): 260, 17 September 2018.
https://www.omicsonline.org/open-access/determinants-of-overhauling-failures-evidence-from-oem-intensive-maritime-capital-projects-2169-0316-1000260-105411.html
Impact Factor 2.121

13. Muntazir Abbas, Salman Nisar, Aqueel Shah, Faisal Imtiaz Khan,  “Effect of T6 heat treatment on mechanical properties of ceramic reinforced cast aluminum alloy”, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, volume 12, number 2, Pages 17–24, 14 June 2015
Impact Factor 0.48
http://ijmse.iust.ac.ir/article-1-799-en.html&sw=Effect+of+T6+Heat+Treatment
SCOPUS JOURNAL
14. TanzilaYounas, Aqueel Shah, Tahir Hussain, “An Experimental Study on the Deterioration of Paint Coatings in the Bilges of a Sea Vessel”, Research Journal of Engineering and Technology(ISSN:0254-7821), Mehran University, Volume 35, No. 2, Pages 171–180, 02 April  2016.
http://publications.muet.edu.pk/archive_by_issue2.php?j_id=33
HEC PAKISTAN RECOGNIZED JOURNAL
15. Muhammad Babar, Imthias Ahmed, Aqueel Shah, Essam A. Alammar, Nazar H. Malik and Faisal R. Pazheri, "An Algorithm for Load Curtailment in Aggregated Demand Response Program", Second IEEE-PES Conference in Middle East on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, 08 - 11 December, Jeddah, 2012 Saudi Arabia.

16. Muhammad Babar , T.P. ImthiasAhamed, Essam A. Al-Ammar, Aqueel Shah, “A Novel Algorithm for Demand Reduction Bid based Incentive Program in Direct Load Control”, Energy Procedia,  Volume 42,  Pages 607–613, 20 November 2013

17. Babar, Muhammad; Ahamed, TP; Shah, Aqueel; Al-Ammar, Essam A; Malik, NazarH;"Novel algorithm for aggregated demand response strategy for smart distribution network" Electric Power and Energy Conversion Systems (EPECS), 2013 3rd International Conference IEEE

18. Babar, M.; Ahamed, T.P.I. ; Al-Ammar, E. ; Shah, “A.Consolidated Demand Bid Model and Strategy in a Constrained Direct Load Control Program”, GCC Conference and Exhibition (GCCCE), 2015 IEEE 8th,1-4 Feb. 2015, Pages1-6, Muscat

19. Abdul Rahim, Aqueel Shah, Salman Nisar, “Comparison of Gear Profile and Lead Variation developed by CNC Wire-EDM and Hobbing”, 5th International Mechanical Engineering Congress, The Institute of Engineers Pakistan, Karachi, page 9, 9-10 May 2015

Professional Experience
1. Head of Post Graduate Program-Mechanical Engineering department PNEC NUST Karachi, Pakistan (Sep. 2016-Present)

Management of PhD and MS programs, interviews/selection of students, correspondence with NUST main office regarding PG student’s affairs including conferences, withdrawals, scholarships, freezing semesters, curriculum review, awards, warnings, convocations, student’s progress seminars etc and consultancy to all PG students. Arrangement of permanent and temporary visiting faculty according to requirements.  Appraisal of DEAN/VP/VC/Commandant of the college.

2. Head of Post Graduate Program--Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department PNEC NUST Karachi, Pakistan (2013- Aug. 2016)

Advertisements of PhD and MS programs, entry test arrangements and schedules, interviews/selection of students, suggesting advisors, correspondence with NUST head office regarding PG student’s affairs including conferences, withdrawals, scholarships, freezing semesters, curriculum review, awards, warnings, convocations, student’s progress seminars etc. Keeping track and record of all “on campus” and “off campus” students, monitoring of their research work progress in consultation with their advisors/supervisors and consultancy to all PG students. Allocation of subjects to Faculty Members, preparation of time table, arrangement of permanent and temporary visiting faculty according to needs, monitoring of Evening program, and student feedback.  Appraisal of DEAN/VP/VC/Commandant of the college.

3. Teaching--Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department PNEC NUST Karachi, Pakistan (2009-Present)

Experience at PNEC, NUST Karachi, 03 years after MS and 07 years after PhD. Teaching PG and UG classes both. Teaching engineering related professional courses to Armed Forces Officers. Maintenance of training logs, continuous assessment, attendance record keeping, warnings and awards through DEAN, consultancy etc.

4. Chief Engineer of Medium Size Steam Propulsion Ship Karachi, Pakistan (2003-2004)

1.5 years of independent management of 140 men onboard ships. Supervision/maintenance/repair and operation of Boilers, Steam turbines, Gearboxes, Propellers and shafting, Diesel generators, Turbo Generators, Power generation and distribution. High pressure Air compressors, Refrigeration and air conditioning plants (Up to 75 tons capacity), Distilling plants, Fuel storage and transfer systems, AVCAT fuel and fueling systems. Follow up of maintenance management system and implementation of preventive maintenance schedule

5. Industrial: Shipbuilding and Repair Governmental Organization Karachi, Pakistan (2002-2003)

01 year of operation, planning & conduct of overhaul of 16 in number MTU Germany diesel engines at PNSC workshops Karachi. It included Inventory Control, Spares, Materials and Measuring instruments. Liaison and Correspondence with repair agencies such as PN dockyard, Karachi Shipyard and Pakistan National Shipping Corporation

6. Chief Engineer of Small Size Diesel Propulsion Ship Karachi, Pakistan (2000-2002)

02 years of independent management of 40 men onboard ship. Supervision/maintenance/repair and operation of Diesel Engines, Gearboxes, Propellers and shafting, Diesel generators, Power generation and distribution. Follow up of maintenance management system and implementation of preventive maintenance schedule

7. Industrial: Shipbuilding and Repair Governmental Organization  Karachi, Pakistan (1999-2000)

01 year of Quality Assurance Management at PN Dockyard Karachi according to   ISO 9000 as Deputy Manager Calibration.

8. Deputy Chief Engineer of Medium Size Steam Propulsion Ship Karachi, Pakistan (1998-1999)

01 year of assisting Chief Engineer in management of 120 men onboard ship. Supervision/maintenance/repair and operation of Boilers, Steam turbines, Gearboxes, Propellers and shafting, Diesel generators, Turbo Generators, Power generation and distribution. High pressure Air compressors, Refrigeration and air conditioning plants, Distilling plants, Fuel storage and transfer systems, Follow up of maintenance management system and implementation of preventive maintenance schedule