Dr. Nafeesa Shaheen (PhD NUST, Islamabad)

Assistant Professor
PhD Structural Engineering NUST, Islamabad 2022
MS Building Engineering UET Lahore 2015
BE Architectural Engineering UET Lahore 2012
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2022
Lecturer NICE, NUST 2018 – 2020
Visiting Lecturer UET, Lahore (Narowal Campus) 2015 – 2016
Teacher Assistant UET, Lahore 2014 – 2015
Instructor TEVTA 2013 – 2014
Design Engineer RECO STEEL FRAMING Building Systems 2012 – 2013
1. N. Shaheen, S. A. Rizwan, R.A. Khushnood and T. A. Bier. “Mechanical and energy performance of variably cured Effective Microorganisms cementitious composite designed via Taguchi” Journal of Cleaner Production (2021): 127350. (IF:11.07) [Quartile Q1]
2. N. Shaheen, R.A. Khushnood, M.Ali and W. S. Alaloul “Self-Healing Nano-Concrete for Futuristic Infrastructures: A Review” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (2022): (IF:2.62) [Quartile Q2]
3. R.A. Khushnood, A Arif, N. Shaheen and A.G. Zafar. “Bio-inspired self-healing and self-sensing cementitious mortar using Bacillus subtilis immobilized on graphitic platelets” ” Construction and Building Materials (2022): (IF:7.69) [Quartile Q1]
4. N. Shaheen, R.A. Khushnood and F. Adnan. “Isolation of alkaliphilic calcifying bacteria and their feasibility for enhanced CaCO3 precipitation in bio-based cementitious composites” Journal of Microbial Biotechnology. (2021): 10.1111/1751-7915.13752. (IF:6.575) [Quartile Q1]
5. R.A. Khushnood, Z. Ali, N. Shaheen and S. Ali. “Bio-mineralized self-healing recycled aggregate concrete for sustainable infrastructure” Science of the Total Environment (2020): (IF: 10.753) [Quartile Q1]
6. N. Shaheen, R.A. Khushnood, W. Khaliq, H. Murtaza, R. Iqbal and M.H. Khan. “Synthesis and characterization of bio-immobilized nano/micro inert and reactive additives for feasibility investigation in self-healing concrete” Construction and Building Materials 226 (2019): [Quartile Q1]
7. N. Shaheen, R.A. Khushnood and S.U. Din “Bio-immobilized Limestone Powder for Autonomous Healing of Cementitious Systems: A Feasibility Study.” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (2018). (IF: 2.098) [Quartile Q2]
8. R.A. Khushnood , S.U. Din, N. Saheen, S. Ahmad and F. Zarrar ” Bio- inspired self- healing cementitious mortar using Bacillus subtilis immobilized on nano/micro additives” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (2018). https://doi/full/10.1177/1045389X18806401 (IF: 2.77) [Quartile Q1]
9. N. Shaheen , S. Arif, A. kahn, ” Thermal Performance of Typical Residence in Karachi with Different Materials for Construction” Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology (2016).
10. N. Shaheen, A. Fatima & M. Ali “Phase Change Materials (PCMs) Application in Building Envelop- a Review” Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 2017-5(1), pp.49-62.
1. N. Shaheen, R.A. Khushnood and A. Khalid., “Influence of bio-immobilized lime stone powder on self-healing behaviour of cementitious composites”.(2018) In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 431, No. 6, p. 062002). IOP Publishing
2. A. Khalid,. R.A. Khushnood and N. Shaheen., Improving the mechanical properties of cementitious composites with graphite nano/micro platelets addition.”(2018) In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 431, no. 6, p. 062005. IOP Publishing
3. S. Rizwan & N. Shaheen, “Investigation of shear capacity of Pre-stressed concrete beams using Response-2000”, Presented in International Conference of Civil Engineering held in Tirana, Albania (ICCE 2017).

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