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Mr. Manzar Masud

LECTURER
PROFILE SUMMARY

Manzar Masud received his BSc degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Institute of Space Technology in Pakistan, and he earned his MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from HITEC University, also in Pakistan. Presently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, National University of Science and Technology in Pakistan. His research interests include computational mechanics, mechanics of composite materials, bio-hybrid composite materials, material characterization and the optimization of manufacturing processes. With over a decade of teaching experience, Manzar Masud currently serves as a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Capital University of Science and Technology in Pakistan.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Scholar Mechanical Engineering SMME, NUST, Pakistan Since – 2018
MS Mechanical Engineering HITEC University, Taxila, Pakistan 2014
BS Aerospace Engineering Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 2009
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Lecturer Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2020
Lecturer Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt 2011 – 2020
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
Research Assistant HSCL, Hanyang University, South Korea 2016 – 2017
Application Engineer SUMICO Technologies, Pakistan 2009 – 2011
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
Member Pakistan Engineering Council
HONORS & AWARDS
1. Runner-up (2nd position) in the Final Year Design Project Competition during “Project Exhibition 2023”, held at CUST. Project Title: Parametric optimization of Gravitational Water Vortex Turbine for Enhanced Torque Generation”
2. Won IGNITE funding for the project titled as “Design and Fabrication of Automatic Wheel-Chair Convertible into Bed, Sitting and Standing Mode”.
3. Won CUST-ORIC funding for the project titled as “Design and Fabrication of Automatic Wheel-Chair Convertible into Bed, Sitting and Standing Mode”.
4. Won IGNITE funding for the project titled as “Levitating Frictionless Vertical Windmill”.
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
  1. Mechanics of materials
  2. Mechanics of composite materials
  3. Bio-hybrid composite materials
  4. Material characterization
  5. Optimization of manufacturing processes
  6. Renewable Energy
RESEARCH PROJECTS
  1. Levitating Frictionless Vertical Windmill
  2. Analysis of Human Femur Bone using Finite Element Analysis under Static Load Conditions
  3. Design and Fabrication of Automatic Wheel-Chair Convertible into Bed, Sitting and Standing Mode
  4. Design and Fabrication of Smart Automated Nursing Assistant
  5. Experimental Investigation of Bio-Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Composites under Tensile Loading
  6. Experimental Investigation of Bio-Hybrid Fiber Reinforced Composites under Impact Loading
  7. Design and Manufacturing of Aerial Vehicle for Agricultural Purposes
  8. Parametric optimization of Gravitational Water Vortex Turbine for Enhanced Torque Generation
RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. Sattar, A., Manarvi, I. A., & Masud, M. (2012). Prediction of Wrinkling Initiation and Growth in Aluminum 5456-H116, Alloy Sheets by Finite Element Analysis of Yoshida Test. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 197, 686–690.
2. Masud, M., Manarvi, I. A., & Sattar, A. (2012). Finite Element Analysis (FEA) for Wrinkling Initiation in ASTM A36 Steel Sheet Metals. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 197, 681–685.
3. Muhammad, H. A., Abdullah, H. M., Rehman, Z., Lee, B., Baik, Y.-J., Cho, J., Imran, M., Masud, M., Saleem, M., & Butt, M. S. (2020). Numerical Modeling of Ejector and Development of Improved Methods for the Design of Ejector-Assisted Refrigeration System. Energies, 13(21), 5835.
4. Ali, M. U., Khan, H. F., Masud, M., Kallu, K. D., & Zafar, A. (2020). A machine learning framework to identify the hotspot in photovoltaic module using infrared thermography. Solar Energy, 208, 643–651.
5. Tariq, S., Tariq, A., Masud, M., & Rehman, Z. (2022). Minimizing the casting defects in high-pressure die casting using Taguchi analysis. Scientia Iranica, 29(1), 53–69.
6. Ali, M. U., Saleem, S., Masood, H., Kallu, K. D., Masud, M., Alvi, M. J., & Zafar, A. (2022). Early hotspot detection in photovoltaic modules using color image descriptors: An infrared thermography study. International Journal of Energy Research, 46(2), 774–785.
7. Hussain, L., Khan, M. M., Masud, M., Ahmed, F., Rehman, Z., Amanowicz, Ł., & Rajski, K. (2021). Heat Transfer Augmentation through Different Jet Impingement Techniques: A State-of-the-Art Review. Energies, 14(20). https://doi.org/10.3390/en14206458
8. Masud, M., Kharusi, M. S. M. al, Ali, M. U., Mubashar, A., Hussain, S. J., Tariq, A., Rehman, G. U., Akhtar, M. H., & Javeed, S. (2021). Prediction of the Ultimate Strength of Notched and Unnotched IM7/977-3 Laminated Composites Using a Micromechanics Approach. Polymers, 13(20), 3491.
9. Azeem, M., Irfan, M., Masud, M., Rehman, G. U., Ali, H., Ali, M. U., Zafar, A., Muhammad Niazi, U., Rahman, S., & Legutko, S. (2022). Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Effect of Static and Fatigue Loading on Behavior of Different Double Strap Adhesive Joint Configurations in Fiber Metal Laminates. Materials, 15(5), 1840.
10. Azeem, M., Irfan, M., Masud, M., Rehman, G. U., Ali, H., Ali, M. U., Zafar, A., Muhammad Niazi, U., Rahman, S., & Legutko, S. (2022). Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Effect of Static and Fatigue Loading on Behavior of Different Double Strap Adhesive Joint Configurations in Fiber Metal Laminates. Materials, 15(5), 1840.
11. Almalki, Y. E., Ali, M. U., Kallu, K. D., Masud, M., Zafar, A., Alduraibi, S. K., Irfan, M., Basha, M. A. A., Alshamrani, H. A., & Alduraibi, A. K. (2022). Isolated convolutional-neural-network-based deep-feature extraction for brain tumor classification using shallow classifier. Diagnostics, 12(8), 1793.
12. Haroon, M., Rasheed, S., Irfan, M., Masud, M., & Munawar, M. A. (2022). Computational Investigation of the Flow Structure through an Over-Expanded Nozzle. Engineering Proceedings, 23(1), 7.
13. Hassan, M., Mubashar, A., Masud, M., Zafar, A., Umair Ali, M., & Rim, Y. S. (2022). Effect of Temperature and Al2O3 NanoFiller on the Stress Field of CFRP/Al Adhesively Bonded Single-Lap Joints. Coatings, 12(12), 1865.
14. Masud, M., Ali, M. D., Irfan, M., Rasheed, S., & Haroon, M. (2022). Numerical Investigation of Impact and Compression after Impact Performance of 45° Biaxial Composite Laminates. Engineering Proceedings, 23(1), 18.
15. Hayat, I., Tariq, A., Shahzad, W., Masud, M., Ahmed, S., Ali, M. U., & Zafar, A. (2023). Hybridization of Particle Swarm Optimization with Variable Neighborhood Search and Simulated Annealing for Improved Handling of the Permutation Flow-Shop Scheduling Problem. Systems, 11(5). https://doi.org/10.3390/systems11050221
16. Mobeen, M., Jaweed, S., Abdullah, A., Rasheed, S., & Masud, M. (2023). Parametric Optimization of Gravitational Water Vortex Turbines for Enhanced Torque Generation. Engineering Proceedings, 45(1), 3.
17. Aslam, N., Haroon, M., Munawar, M. A., Rasheed, S., & Masud, M. (2023). Investigation of Progressive Delamination Growth Characterization in Composite Materials. Engineering Proceedings, 45(1). https://doi.org/10.3390/engproc2023045035
18. Abbas, S. M., Ali, H., Naqvi, S. A. A., Iqbal, M., Jabbar, H. H., Azeem, M., & Masud, M. (2023). A Novel Low-Cost Machine for Evaluating Helmet Performance in Bike Accident Scenarios. Engineering Proceedings, 45(1), 39.
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