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Dr Rehan Zahid
Lecturer
Department of Mechanical Engineering

SMME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, NUST HQ, Islamabad.
Tel : +925190856084

Specialization
Engine Tribology

Education
PhD (Mechanical), University of Malaya, Malaysia

Professional Memberships / Affiliations

  • PEC Registered Engineer (R.E.)

Certifications

  • Pro/Engineer Wildfire 5.0 Instructor 

  • Hydraulic and Pneumatics Systems Instructor

  • CNC Programming Instructor 

  • Administrative Duties

  • Worked as Faculty Sponsor of NUST Media Club

  • Worked as Coordinator for Undergradaute Students

  • Wored as Sports Coordinator

PhD Thesis

  • Tribological analysis of Diamond-like Carbon coatings in combination with bio-lubricants for engine cam-tappet interaction

Master Thesis

  • Developed a novel technique for tappet rotation measurement​ 

  • Mufti, R. A., Zahid, R., Qureshi, F., & Aslam, J. (2015). Innovative technique of measuring follower rotation in real production engine using Gradiometer sensor and the effect of friction modifier. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, 67(4), 285-291.

  • Mufti, R. A., Zahid, R., Qureshi, F., Aslam, J., Afzal, N., & Bhutta, M. U. (2015). Measuring the tribological performance of all the tappets in a production engine using magnetometer sensors and the effect of lubricant rheology. Lubrication Science, 27(4), 251-263.

  • Zahid, R., Masjuki, H. H., Varman, M., Mufti, R. A., Kalam, M. A., & Gulzar, M. (2015). Effect of lubricant formulations on the tribological performance of self-mated doped DLC contacts: A review. Tribology Letters, 58(2), 32.

  • Habibullah, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Gulzar, M., Arslan, A., & Zahid, R. (2015). Tribological characteristics of Calophyllum inophyllum–based TMP (trimethylolpropane) ester as energy-saving and biodegradable lubricant. Tribology Transactions, 58(6), 1002-1011.

  • Khurram, M., Mufti, R. A., Zahid, R., Afzal, N., & Bhutta, U. (2015). Experimental measurement of roller slip in end-pivoted roller follower valve train. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part J: Journal of Engineering Tribology, 229(9), 1047-1055.

  • Gulzar, M., Masjuki, H. H., Varman, M., Kalam, M. A., Mufti, R. A., Zulkifli, N. W. M., ... & Zahid, R. (2015). Improving the AW/EP ability of chemically modified palm oil by adding CuO and MoS 2 nanoparticles. Tribology International, 88, 271-279.

  • Khurram, M., Mufti, R. A., Zahid, R., Afzal, N., Bhutta, M. U., & Khan, M. (2016). Effect of lubricant chemistry on the performance of end pivoted roller follower valve train. Tribology International, 93, 717-722.

  • Zahid, R., Masjuki, H. H., Varman, M., Kalam, M. A., Mufti, R. A., Zulkifli, N. W. B. M., ... & Azman, S. S. B. N. (2016). Influence of intrinsic and extrinsic conditions on the tribological characteristics of diamond-like carbon coatings: A review. Journal of Materials Research, 31(13), 1814-1836.

  • Azman, S. S. N., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Masjuki, H., Gulzar, M., & Zahid, R. (2016). Study of tribological properties of lubricating oil blend added with graphene nanoplatelets. Journal of Materials Research, 31(13), 1932-1938.

  • Zahid, R., Hassan, M. B. H., Varman, M., Mufti, R. A., Kalam, M. A., Zulkifli, N. W. B. M., & Gulzar, M. (2016). A Review on Effects of Lubricant Formulations on Tribological Performance and Boundary Lubrication Mechanisms of Non-Doped DLC/DLC Contacts. Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, 1-28.

  • Zahid, R., Hassan, M. B. H., Alabdulkarem, A., Varman, M., Mufti, R. A., Kalam, M. A., ... & Lee, T. (2017). Investigation of the tribochemical interactions of a tungsten-doped diamond-like carbon coating (W-DLC) with formulated palm trimethylolpropane ester (TMP) and polyalphaolefin (PAO). RSC Advances, 7(43), 26513-26531.

  • Gulzar, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Varman, M., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Mufti, R. A., ... & Yunus, R. (2017). Dispersion Stability and Tribological Characteristics of TiO2/SiO2 Nanocomposite-Enriched Biobased Lubricant. Tribology Transactions, 60(4), 670-680.

  • Gulzar, M., Masjuki, H. H., Kalam, M. A., Varman, M., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Mufti, R. A., & Zahid, R. (2016). Tribological performance of nanoparticles as lubricating oil additives. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 18(8), 223.

  • Gulzar, M., Masjuki, H. H., Varman, M., Kalam, M. A., Zulkifli, N. W. M., Mufti, R. A., ... & Arslan, A. (2016). Effects of biodiesel blends on lubricating oil degradation and piston assembly energy losses. Energy, 111, 713-721.

  • Gulzar, M., Masjuki, H. H., Alabdulkarem, A., Kalam, M. A., Varman, M., Zulkifli, N. W. M., ... & Yunus, R. (2017). Chemically active oil filter to develop detergent free bio-based lubrication for diesel engine. Energy, 124, 413-422.

  • Zahid, R., Hassan, M. B. H., Alabdulkarem, A., Varman, Kalam, M. A., M., Mufti, R. A., Zulkifli, N. W. B. M., & Gulzar, M., Bhutta M. U., Ali M. A., Abdullah U., Yunus, R. (2017) . Tribological characteristics comparison of formulated palm trimethylolpropane ester and polyalphaolefin for cam/tappet interface of direct acting valve train system. Industrial Lubrication and Tribology, In Press.


​Undergradaute Subjects

  • Measurement and Instrumentation

  • Engineering Drawing and Graphics

  • AutoCAD

U​ndergradaute Labs

  • Thermodynamics Lab

  • Fluid Mechanics Lab

  • Mechanics Lab

  • Mechanics of Materials Lab

  • CAD/CAM

Postgradaute Labs

  • Advanced Manufacturing Processes 

  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

Short Courses

  • Basic and Advanced Pro/engineer Wildfire 5.0

  • Hydraulics and Pneumatic Systems

  • CNC Programming

  • LabVIEW