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Dr. Ishtiaq Hassan (PhD UET, Taxila)

Associate Professor/HoD Civil Engineering
PROFILE SUMMARY

Rich experience in both Design and Management. Design experience includes planning and design of Plumbing (Public Health Engineering) of residential areas and all types of buildings including high-rise buildings. Management experience includes successful running of an independent section in NESPAK Islamabad office and looking after number of projects as Project Manager dealing with various Clients. Outstanding professional educational career and remained position holder in B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD degrees earned from UET Taxila. Have good presentation skills and command on English language. Have passed CSS Examination held by FPSC. Member BASR UET Taxila. Member various Research Committees CED of UET Taxila.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Civil Engg. Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering UET Taxila 2011
MSc Civil Engg. Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering UET Taxila 2007
BSc Engg. Civil Engineering UET Taxila 1999
Intermediate Pre-Engineering F.G. Sir Syed College The Mall Rawalpindi Cantt. 1993
Matriculation Science F.G. Technical High School Tariqabad Rawalpindi 1991
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Since – 2016
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad 2015 – 2016
Assistant Professor Muhammad Ali Jinnah University Islamabad Campus 2014 – 2015
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
Principal Engineer NESPAK 2011 – 2014
Senior Engineer NESPAK 2003 – 2011
Junior Engineer NESPAK 1999 – 2003
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
HoD Civil Engineering Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Since – 2017
Project Manager NESPAK Islamabad office 2007 – 2014
Group Leader (Infrastructure and Public Health Engineering) NESPAK Islamabad office 2006 – 2014
Group Leader (Public Health Engineering) NESPAK Islamabad office 1999 – 2014
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Professional Engineer Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
Associate member American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Senior Member (UACSE) The Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (theIRED)
HONORS & AWARDS
1. First position in M.Sc. Civil Engineering
2. Passed CSS Examination held by FPSC
3. Overall Second position holder in B.Sc. Civil Engineering
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS

1. Water Resources
2. Irrigation Engineering
3. Hydrology
4. Public Health Engineering (Plumbing)
5. Infrastructure Design (Water Supply, sewerage, drainage, roads)
6. Environment
7. Surveying

RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. PhD Evaluation of Water Distribution System and Reservoir Ranking in Indus River Basin: A Hydro-Political Perspective. Scholar Name: Shahmir Janjua – Status under foreign evaluation (Sep 2020)
2. PhD Predicting streamflow using model data fusion techniques. Scholar Name: M. Hassan – Status: thesis under preparation (Sep 2020)
3. PhD Effectiveness of Geometrical Design of Stilling Basin Appurtenances Downstream of the Barrage – Scholar Name: M. Waqas Zafar – Status: synopsis completed; research work started (Sep 2020)
4. PhD Climate change Impact on Jhelum River Basin. Scholar Name: Arsam Awan – Status: preparing for synopsis (Sep 2020)
5. MS Hydraulic and Financial Comparison of Combined and Separate Sewers for a residential colony in Islamabad.
6. MS Evaluation of Hydraulic Conditions of Soan River downstream of Chirah to Plan and Propose Water Turbine
7. MS Evaluation of Limitations of Rational method for Runoff Calculation for Urban Areas of Islamabad
8. MS Evaluation of Water Losses in Unlined Canal: A Case Study of Malik Branch Canal, Bahawalnager, Pakistan.
9. MS Comparative Evaluation of Hydropower Potential of Jhelum and Indus Basins Using GIS
10. MS Optimum Lengths of Lining to Reduce Losses in Watercourses by Using Advanced Non-linear Modelling
11. MS Comparative Study of Hydroponic and Geoponic systems
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Muhammad Hassan and Ishtiaq Hassan. Improving ANN based Stream-flow Estimation Models for The Upper Indus Basin Using Satellite-derived Snow Cover Area. Acta Geophysica (accepted for publication) 2020
2. Shahmir Janjua; Ishtiaq Hassan; Mahdi Zarghami; ShaÕqul Islam. Addressing supply-demand gap in shared rivers using water diplomacy framework: utility of game theory in the Indus river within Pakistan. Water Policy wp2020109. https://doi.org/10.2166/wp.2020.109.
3. Shahmir Janjua and Ishtiaq Hassan. Use of Bankruptcy Methods for resolving Interprovincial water conflicts over trans-boundary River: Case study of Indus River in Pakistan. River Research and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3621. First published: 31 March 2020.
4. Shahmir Janjua and Ishtiaq Hassan. Trans-boundary Water Allocation in Critical Scarcity Conditions: A Stochastic Bankruptcy Approach. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology-Aqua 69 (3): 224–237. https://doi.org/10.2166/aqua.2020.014. 2020.
5. Shahmir Janjua and Ishtiaq Hassan. Fuzzy AHP-Topsis multi-criteria decision analysis applied to the Indus Reservoir System in Pakistan. Water Supply, ws2020103 224-237. https://doi.org/10.2166/ws.2020.103. 2020.
6. Shahmir Janjua and Ishtiaq Hassan. The role of three enabling conditions for resolving interprovincial water disputes in Pakistan’s Indus Basin. Water Policy. Online August 11, 2020. https://doi.org/10.2166/wp.2020.230.
7. A. R. Ghumman, I. Hassan, Q. U. Z. Khan & M. A. Kamal. “Investigation of impact of environmental changes on precipitation pattern of Pakistan”. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Vol. 185: PP 4897–4905, 2012.
8. Ishtiaq Hassan; Abdul Razzaq Ghumman; Hashim Nisar Hashmi; Abdul Sattar Shakir. “Investigation of the impact of global warming on precipitation pattern of Saudi Arabia”. Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems. Vol. 27 (4), pp 364-376, 2010
9. Ishtiaq H, Osama R, Furqan M. A, Zakir U, Hamza A, Shehryar A, Arsalan M and Aruba W. “Reducing water demands by adopting harvesting and recycling techniques in Pakistan.” Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), vol 14, no. 4, pp. 79-88, 2019.
10. Arsam Ahmed Awan, Ishtiaq Hassan, Muhammad Hassan, “Optimizing lining length of watercourses for increased water saving in Punjab, Pakistan”, Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), (Article in Press) No: 2, Pages: 173-180, 2017.
11. Ishtiaq Hassan. “Rainwater Harvesting – an alternative water supply in the Future for Pakistan”. Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), ISSN: 2220-6663 (Print) 2222-3045 (Online) 2016.
12. Ishtiaq Hassan; Abdul Razzaq Ghumman, Hashim Nisar Hashmi. “Global warming and temperature changes for Saudi Arabia” (2016). Journal of Biodiversity and Environmental Sciences (JBES), ISSN: 2220-6663 (Print) 2222-3045 (Online), Vol. 8, No. 1, p. 179-191, 2016.
13. Abrar Hashmi, Saira Ahmed and Ishtiaq Hassan. “Optimizing Pakistan’s Water Economy Using Hydro-economic Modelling.” Journal of Business and Economics, Vo. 11 No. 2, 2019, 111-124.
14. I. Hassan, A.R. Ghumman, Y. Ghazaw, R. H. Abdel-Maguid, B. Samreen. “Climate Change Impact on Precipitation in Arid Areas of Pakistan.” International Journal of Water Resources and Arid Environments 6(1): 80-88, ISSN 2079 7079), 2017.
15. Hassan I. and Ghumman AR. “Application of Civil Engineering Software for Downscaling GCM Results”. (2015). International Invention Journal of Engineering Science and Technology Vol. 2(1) pp. 1 -9, February, 2015.
16. Ishtiaq Hassan; Abdul Razzaq Ghumman; Hashim Nisar Hashmi. “Impact of Environmental Changes and Global Warming on Temperature in Pakistan”, Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 30. No. 1, 2011 [ISSN 0254-7821], 2011
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
1. Hamid Ali Shah and Ishtiaq Hassan. December 5th – 7th, 2019. “Evaluation of Limitations of Rational method for Runoff Calculation for Urban Areas of Islamabad.” 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan.
2. Adnan Ahmad Khan, Ishtiaq Hassan and Muhammad Muneer. December 5th – 7th, 2019. “Evaluation of Water Losses in Unlined Canal: A Case Study of Malik Branch Canal, Bahawalnager, Pakistan”. 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan
3. Aruba W. and Ishtiaq H. “Comparative Analysis of Solid Waste Management Practices in Higher Education Institutions of Developing Countries” 3rd Asian Conference on Science, Technology & Medicine, ACSTM, February 12-14, 2019, Deira, Dubai UAE.
4. I. Hassan, A.R. Ghumman , W. Aruba. “Simulating Precipitation of Bahawalpur and its adjoining Cholistan Desert of Pakistan due to Climate Change” 8th International Conference On Water Resources and Arid Environments. Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Jan 22-24, 2019
5. Ishtiaq Hassan, “Simulating Precipitation and temperature Trends in Pkaistan Using Three GCMs under RCP8.5 Scenario.” Seventh International Conference on Advances in Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering – CSM 2018, the IRED, 27-28 October Rome Italy. Oct 2018.
6. Hamza A, Shehryar A, Arsalan M and Ishtiaq H. 2018. “Mitigating Freshwater Needs by Reuse of Greywater for Residential Apartments in Islamabad.” 1st International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology (ICAET-2018) BUITEMS Quetta Pakistan. April 2018.
7. Osama R, Furqan MA, Ishtiaq H, Zakir U. 2018. “Rainwater Harvesting, an important measure to meet water requirement in arid areas of Pakistan.” 1st International Conference on Advances in Engineering and Technology (ICAET-2018) BUITEMS Quetta Pakistan. April 2018.
8. I. Hassan, A.R. Ghumman , Y. Ghazaw , R. H. Abdel-Maguid , B. Samreen. “Climate Change Impact on Precipitation in Arid Areas of Pakistan.” 7th International Conference On Water Resources And Arid Environments-2016”. Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Dec 2016.
9. Ghumman AR, Javed S, Hassan I, Hashmi N., Lateef A. “Impact of Climate Change on Precipitation in Jhelum”. National Multidisciplinary Engineering Conference (NMEC-15) Nov. 20-21, 2015 Lahore. School of engineering, University of Management and Tech. Lahore. March 2015.
10. Ishtiaq Hassan; Abdul Razzaq Ghumman. “Investigation of Climate Change on Water Resources of Pakistan by using GCM Results Downscaling Approaches”. International Training Workshop on “Modeling Features using Environmental Sustainability Approach.” held at SCEE NUST sector H-12 Islamabad. March 2012.
11. Ishtiaq Hassan, Abdul Razzaq Ghumman. “Impact of Global Warming on Flows in the River Indus and the River Jhelum in Pakistan”. World Water Day March 22, 2014 held at Pakistan Engineering Congress Lahore. March 2014.

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