- Funding options in the Design for Additive Manufacturing are available. The funding is dependent on applicant's profile.
- Applicants from China holding CSC scholarship May also apply.
- Applications from applicants supported by external scholarships/funding will be considered based on review of Academic credentials and proposed research statement.
- Self-motivated and research oriented candidates with CGPA>3.3/4 encouraged to apply with their CV, list of publications, and a research statement.
2007-2011 Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France
2006-2007 M.S. Design Innovation & Industrial Production, Arts et Métiers ParisTech, France
1998-2002 B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
Position Summary/ Research Interest:
My research interests are centered around the areas of concurrent design and manufacturing with applications towards Design and Manufacturing Process improvement, Bio Medical Engineering, Computer aided Design, Oil and Gas, and Industrial Automation. These are divided into following 5 research themes.
Lifecycle based design; robustness in early design concept; robust design; virtual prototyping; design for X; design for developing world
Tolerance analysis and optimization; uncertainty management in manufacturing
Variation management in FDM based manufacturing processes; tolerancing for additive manufacturing; design for bio printing; 3D scanning
Design Theory & Methodology:
Transdisciplinary design processes; cognitive aspects of Transdisciplinary design; automation through quantitative design process
Autonomous multi rotor platforms for payload deployment; model based design
A number of research projects are available in the above areas at graduate and undergraduate levels. Students motivated to pursue graduate/undergraduate research and researchers interested in collaboration are welcome to contact me for further info.
An up to date list of publications along with links can be reached by clicking any of the following links:
Google Scholar Profile
2015-Present Partner for STEM in Higher Secondary Education, Singapore Government
2015 Bronze award in S.A.F.E. competition, Ministry of Home Affairs, Singapore
2013 Best Paper award, International Conference on Engineering Design, Seoul, Korea
2010 Best paper award, CIRP Design Conference, Nantes, France
2010 Global Doctoral Ambassador for ParisTech group, France
2009-2011 Graduate student association representative on university administration committee
2005 Excellence award on outstanding management of health &safety in industry
2004 Roll of Honor, Certificate in Gas Turbine Design fundamentals, SNGPL, Pakistan
2002 University Roll of Honor, B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering