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Dr. Ishtiaq Hassan

Professor/HoD Civil Engineering
PROFILE SUMMARY

He has an outstanding professional educational career and remained position holder in B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD degrees earned from UET Taxila. He has good presentation skills and command on English language and has passed CSS Examination held by FPSC. He believes in shaping immature minds into mature ones as a Teacher by listening to students, answering them professionally. Inculcating ethics, respect, and a will to do what is needed are the lessons given to students besides nurturing them with required and latest developments in the field of civil engineering as per OBE (Outcome Based Education). He has vast Administrative experience throughout in his professional journey starting from leading a section of engineering design team at the start of professional life; then acting as Project Manager (leading and controlling activities of number of design teams and dealing with client and contractors); acting as Head of the civil engineering (CE) department at CUST and as Director DSE (Directorate of Sustainability and Environment) CUST. Thus, Stability and leadership are the qualities proven from doing services in one Industrial (NESPAK) and one Education (CUST) organizations. He has successfully executed accreditation visits of PEC and HEC.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering UET Taxila 2011
MSc Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering UET Taxila 2007
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Since – 2021
Associate Professor Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad 2016 – 2021
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 Capital University of Science and Technology Islamabad Since – 2017
Project Manager NESPAK Islamabad office 2007 – 2014
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
PEC Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
ASCS Associate member American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
UACSE The Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors (IRED)
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
1. Water Resources
2. Irrigation Engineering
3. Hydrology
4. Public Health Engineering (Plumbing)
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

SR.JOURNAL PUBLICATIONSYEAR
1Zaffar, M.W.; Hassan, I.; Latif, U.; Jahan, S.; Ullah, Z. Numerical Investigation of Scour Downstream of Diversion Barrage for Different Stilling Basins at Flood Discharge. Sustainability2023
2Muhammad Waqas Zafar and Ishtiaq Hassan. Hydraulic investigation of stilling basins of the barrage before and after re-modelling
using FLOW-3D. Water Supply Vol 00 No 0, 1 doi: 10.2166
2023
3Ziya Zhang, Yi Li, Xinguo Chen, Yanzi Wang, Ben Niu, De Li Liu, Jianqiang He, Bakhtiyor Pulatov, Ishtiaq Hassan, Qingtao Meng. Impact of climate change and planting date shifts on growth and yields of double cropping rice in southeastern China in future. Agricultural Systems. Volume 2052023
4Syed Shujaa Safdar GARDEZI1, Nasir SHAFIQ , Ishtiaq HASSAN , M. Usman ARSHID. Life Cycle Carbon Footprint Assessments, Case Study of Malaysian Housing Sector. Environmental and Climate Technologies, (Dec 2021), vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 1003–1017. 7 https://doi.org/10.2478/rtuect2021
5Janjua, S., Hassan, I., Muhammad, S., Ahmed, S., Ahmed., A. (2021). Water Management in Pakistan’s Indus Basin: Challenges and Opportunities. Water Policy2021
6Muhammad Hassan and Ishtiaq Hassan. Improving Artificial Neural Network Based Streamflow Forecasting Models through Data Preprocessing. KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering. DOI 10.1007/s12205-021-1859-y. Published Online2021
7Iram Parvez, Jianjian Shen, Ishitaq Hassan and Nannan Zhang. Generation of Hydro Energy by Using Data Mining Algorithm for Cascaded Hydropower Plant. Energies2021
8Muhammad 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
9Shahmir 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 wp20201092020
10Shahmir 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 published2020
11Shahmir 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.2020.0142020
12Shahmir 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.2020.1032020
13Shahmir Janjua and Ishtiaq Hassan. The role of three enabling conditions for resolving interprovincial water disputes in Pakistan’s Indus Basin. Water Policy. Online2020
14Erum Aamir & Ishtiaq Hassan. “The impact of climate indices on precipitation variability in Baluchistan, Pakistan.” Tellus A: Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 72:1, 1-46, DOI: 10.1080/16000870.2020.18335842020
15A. 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 4897–49052012
16Ishtiaq 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 364-3762010
17Ishtiaq 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. 12011
18Ishtiaq 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. 79-882019
19Arsam 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: 173-1802017
20Ishtiaq 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
21Ishtiaq 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. 179-1912016
22Abrar Hashmi, Saira Ahmed and Ishtiaq Hassan. “Optimizing Pakistan’s Water Economy Using Hydro-economic Modelling.” Journal of Business and Economics, Vo. 11 No. 22019
23Hassan 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 -92015
24I. 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
25Janjua, S.; Hassan, I.; Ali, M.U.; Ibrahim, M.M.; Zafar, A.; Kim, S. Addressing Social Inequality and Improper Water Distribution in Cities: A Case Study of Karachi, Pakistan. Land, 10, 1278 https://doi.org/ 10.3390/land101112782021
26Zaffar, M.W.; Haasan, I.; Ghumman, A.R. Numerical Investigation of Critical Hydraulic Parameters Using FLOW-3D: A Case Study of Taunsa Barrage, Pakistan. Fluids, 8, 310 https://doi.org/10.3390/fluids81203102023
27Zaffar, M.W.; Haasan, I.; Ghumman, A.R. Performance Evaluation of Different Stilling Basins Downstream of Barrage Using FLOW-3D Scour Models. Hydrology, 10, 223. https://doi.org/10.3390/hydrology101202232023

SR.CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONSYEAR
1Hamid 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.2019
2Adnan 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.2019
3Aruba 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.2019
4I. 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, 2019.2019
5Ishtiaq 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 2018.2018
6Hamza 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 2018.2018
7Osama 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 2018.2018
8I. 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 2016.2016
9Ghumman 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 20152015
10Ishtiaq 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 2012.2012
11Ishtiaq 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 2014.2014

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