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Dr. Sajjad Haider
Associate Professor
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National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
 
Tel :  051-90854652

Specialization
Flood modeling, Sediment Transport

Education
PhD (Hydraulic Engineering, National Institute of Applied Sciences, France), MS(Civil Engineering) Pakistan

Mr Sajjad Haider has a long experience of teaching & research at NUST. He has been a faculty member of the university since January 2003. He is a 1991 graduate of University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar (Pakistan) in BSc Civil Engg. (Honours) where he stood 3rd in his batch. He was an awardee of the Ministry of Science & Technology scholarship in 1994 and proceeded to National Institute of Applied Sciences, France​ in 1996 for postgrad studies.
  • Flow Division at a Free-Surface, Three-Channel Intersection Using 1d Shallow Water Equations
  • Rainfall–runoff, flood inundation and sensitivity analysis
  • Planning of Hydraulic Flushing Schedule for Prolonging the Life of a Hydropower Plant
  • Development of a flood forecasting system using IFAS​

Referred journals​​

  1. Sajjad Haider, Hamza Farooq Gabriel, Ammara Mubeen (2019): Flow Division at a Free-Surface, Three-Channel Intersection Using 1d Shallow Water Equations, Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering 44:8489-850
  2. Muhammad Junaid Siddiqui, Sajjad Haider, H.F. Gabriel & Aamir Shahzad (2018): Rainfall–runoff, flood inundation and sensitivity analysis of the 2014 Pakistan flood in the Jhelum and Chenab river basin, Hydrological Sciences Journal, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2018.1546049
  3. Munawwar Iqbal, Abdur Razzaq Ghumman, Hasham Nisar Hashmi, Sajjad Haider, (2018): Planning of Hydraulic Flushing Schedule for Prolonging the Life of a Hydropower Plant, Iranian Journal of Science & Technology Transactions of Civil Engineering, DOI: 10.1007/s40996-018-0181-5
  4.  Aamir Shahzad, Hamza Farooq Gabriel, Sajjad Haider et al. (2018): Development of a flood forecasting system using IFAS: a case study of scarcely gauged Jhelum and Chenab river basins, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 11(383), DOI:10.1007/s12517-018-3737-6
  5. Munawwar Iqbal, Abdur Razzaq Ghumman, Sajjad Haider et al., (2018): Application of Godunov Type 2D Model for Simulating Sediment Flushing in a Reservoir, Arabian  Journal for Science and Engineering, DOI:10.1007/s13369-018-3381-1
  6. Sajjad Haider, Hamza Farooq Gabriel, Shaukat Ali Khan: Supercritical Flow simulation at a right channel Junction. Comaprison between a uniform and a sparse mesh, KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, vol. 21, No. 7, 2984-2990, 2017
  7. E. Mignon, A. Paquier, S. Haider, ‘Modeling floods in dense urban area using 2D shallow water equations’, Journal of Hydrology, Elsevier Amsterdam, No. 7 , vol. 327(1),  186-199, 2006
  8. S. Haider, A. Paquier, R. Morel, J.Y. Champagne, ‘Urban flood modeling using computational fluid dynamics’ Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers UK, Journal of Water & Maritime Engineering, No 2, vol 156, 129-135, 2003
  9. A. Paquier, J. M. Tanguy, S. Haider, B. Zhang, ‘Estimation des niveaux d’inondation pour une crue éclair en milieu urbain: l’exemple de la crue de Nimes d’Octobre 1988’ Revue des Sciences de l’eau, National Institute of Scientific Research (INRS), Quebec, Canada, No. 1, vol 16, 79-102, 2003
  10. S. Haider, T. Akram, ‘Two-dimensional Urban Flood Modeling’ Science Technology and Development, Pakistan Council for Science & Technology, No. 2, vol 25, 19-25, 2006
  11. S. A. Memon, W. K. Nukulchai, S. Haider, ‘Application of moving kriging shape functions on plate problems’, NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences, No. 1, vol. 1
  12. Shahid M., Gabriel H. F., Nabi A., Haider S., Khan S. A. & Shah S. M. A. (2014). “Evaluation of Development and Land Use Change Effects on Rainfall-Runoff and Runoff-Sediment Relations of Catchment Area of Simly Lake Pakistan”, Life Science Journal, Volume 11 - Special Issue 7 (Supplement 1107s), 25, 2014. life1107s, pp. 11 – 15. ISSN 1097-8135. Impact Factor: 0.165 (2012)
  13. Arslan Mushtaq, Shaukat Ali Khan, Hamza Farooq Gabriel, and Sajjad Haider (2015). “Seismic Vulnerability Assessment of Deficient RC Structures with Bar Pullout and Joint Shear Degradation,” Advances in Civil Engineering, vol. 2015, Article ID 537405, 10 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/537405

Refereed conferences


  1. A. Paquier, N. Riviere, S. Proust, J. Y. Champagne, S. Haider, R. Morel, B. Gay, ‘Ecoulement autour d’un obstacle. Experimentation en canal et modelisation bidimensionnelle’ PNRH Conference, Toulouse, France, 379-383, 2000
  2. M. H. El-Husseini, P. Venet, G. Rojat, S. Haider, ‘High current ageing test for metalized propylene film capacitors having different geometric shape’ 9th International Conference on Power Electronics and Motion Control EPE-PEMC, Kosice, Czech Republic, vol 3, 234-237, 2000
  3. A. Paquier, P. Farissier, P. Ramez, S. Haider, P. Maurel, ‘Simulating floods in complex situations using 2D model’ IAHR 29th Biennial Conference, Beijing. International Association of Hydraulic Engineering & Research, 130-135, 2001
  4. S. Haider, A Paquier, ‘Additional 2D computations on Toce river test case. Influence of the details of topography when modeling houses’, Concerted Action on dam Break Modeling (CADAM). Proceedings from the Zaragoza meeting 18/19 Nov 1999, Zaragoza, Spain. Published by EU Commission, Luxembourg,173-183,2000
  5. A Paquier, S. Haider, ‘Computations performed by Cemagref on Toce test cas.’, Concerted Action on dam Break Modeling (CADAM). Proceedings from the Milan meeting 6/7 May 1999, Milan, Italy. Published by EU Commission, Luxembourg,63-73,2000
  6. S. Haider, T. Akram, Shakil Ahmad, ‘2d Numerical Simulation of River Hydrodynamics-Application to Indus River reach downstream Ghazi barrage’ 2nd International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development, CIIT, Abbotabad. Comsats, 659-665, 2007
  7. Fawad S. Niazi, T. Akram, S. Haider, ‘Seepage Assessment of Hattian Bala Landslide Dam Using Hydrological Data’. 62nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference GeoHalifax, ISBN: 978-0-92050545-8, 20-24 Sept. 2009, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, p 1141-1148.
  8. S. Haider, H.F. Gabriel, ‘Investigation of Dam Break Modeling Using Two Finite Volume Models’. International Conference on Water Resources Engineering & Management (ICWREM-2011), UET Lahore, Pakistan, ISBN 978-969-546-020-7, p 61-66.
  9. S. Haider, S.A. Memon, M. Ukasha, ‘Modeling Dam Break by 2D Shallow Water Equations’, International Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (ICEES 2011), NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, p 300-304.
  10. S.A. Memon, A. Q. Bhatti, S. Haider, ‘Comparison of Finite Element Method and Mesh Free Methods-A Review’, International Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology (ICEES 2011), NUST, Islamabad, Pakistan, p 256-259.
  11. Gabriel H. F., Haider S., Umer M. & Moinuddin O. (2016). “Application of Sustainable Eco-technologies for Wasterwater Treatment – A Case Study”. International Conference: Asia-Pacific Policy Dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation in Dryland Region, November 21 – 23, 2016. Organized by UNESCO & PMAS Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Open Channel Hydraulics, sediment Transport, Computational Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics I and II, Hydraulic Engineering.​

  • ​​May 2009 to present: Associate Professor in NUST Institute of Civil Engineering, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan (NUST)
  • Jan 2003 to May 2009: Assistant Professor in National Institute of Transportation, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (SCEE), National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
  • Sept 2001 to Jan 2003: Junior Engineer in Water Wing of Water and Power Development Authority, Pakistan (Wapda)
  • July 1996 to Sept 2001: MS & PhD in France
  • June 1992 to July 1996: Junior Engineer in Water Wing of Water and Power Development Authority, Pakistan (Wapda)