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Dr Muhammad Sajid(HoD Research)
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, NUST HQ, Islamabad.
Tel : +925190856065

Computational Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Multiphase Flow

PhD (University of Cergy Pontiose) France

​​MUHAMMAD SAJID received the Bachelor of Engineering degree from the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Masters degree from École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers (ENSAM) ParisTech, France, and doctorate from the University of Cergy Pontoise, France in 2010. He completed a postdoc from the Texas A&M University, Qatar and is currently serving has Head of Department (Research) at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME) NUST.  His research interests include experimental and computational fluid dynamics, flow visualization, as well as multiphase fluid flow and heat transfer phenomena​


  • Bin, Liu, Cai Ling, Li Tianyin, and Sajid Muhammad. "Distilled Water Production by Vacuum Heat Pump." In Desalination and Water Treatment. IntechOpen, 2018.


  • Higher Education Comission (HEC), National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) 2017-18 three year grant for project: A cold side thermal management study of solar photovoltaic cells using active and passive methods for power output enhancement. [Amount 7.23 Million PKR]


  • Receipient of Best​

Journal Papers

  • M. Altaf, M. Sajid*, O. Gillani, E. Uddin, I. Hassan, “Detection and tracking of bubbles in two phase air water flow for non-convergent sinusoidal channel”, IET Image Processing.

  • U. Latif, C. Abdullah, E. Uddin, M.Y. Younis, M. Sajid, S.R. Shah, & A. Mubasha, “Experimental and numerical investigation of the energy harvesting flexible flag in the wake of a bluff body“. Wind and Structures, 2018; 26(5), 279–292.

  • Samad, A. A. Khan, M. Sajid, R. Zahra*, “Assessment of Biofilm Formation by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Hydrodynamic Evaluation of Microtiter Plate Assay”, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association.

  • Saba T, Sajid M, Khan AA, Zahra R*. “Role of Intracellular Adhesion icaAD and agr genes in Biofilm Formation in Clinical S. aureus Isolates and Assessment of Two Phenotypic Methods”. Pak J Med Sci. 2018; 34(3):633-637.

  • Sajid, M.*, Hassan, I., Rahman, A. “An overview of cooling of thermoelectric devices”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 78, 2017, Page 15, ISSN 1364-0321,

  • Bin, L*., Qinqin, L., Zhiyong, Z., Sajid, M. “The effect of the inject pressure on the distilled water by vacuum heat pump”, Desalination, Volume 399, 2016, Page 29, ISSN 0011-9164,

  • Sajid, M.*, Bennacer, R., “Numerical study of decoupled bubble dynamics in nucleate boiling – Defect and Diffusion Forum”, Trans Tech publications Switzerland, Vols. 283-286 (2009) pp 329-334.

Conference Papers

  • G. Shoukat, M. Sajid*, E. Uddin, and Z. Ali, "Numerical Analysis of Alternating Strand Diameter in Spiral Wound Membrane to Maximize Permeate Flux," presented at the ASME 2018 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting (FEDSM2018), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2018.

  • Ibrahim, M. W. B. Khalid, G. Shoukat, and M. Sajid*, "An Integrated Approach for the Teaching of Pipe Network Analysis Using Project Based Learning," presented at the ASME 2018 5th Joint US-European Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting (FEDSM2018), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2018.


  • You, Q., Hassan, I.G.*, Kadem, L., Sajid, M., “Experimental investigation of the effect of inlet orifice on flow boiling instability in a single vertical microtube”, Proceedings of 9th International Conf​