Faculty Profile

Dr Zeeshan Ahmad

Acting Chairperson, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor

School of Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. Zeshan Ahmad received his PhD degree from University of Genoa, Italy. He also worked as Postdoctoral researcher for 2 years in PMAR Robotics Lab, University of Genoa, Italy. He received his MS Mechanical Engineering degree from Hanyang University, South Korea and BS in Mechanical Engineering from UET Lahore. Having over the fourteen years of progressive experience in Research and development, industry and Academia. He worked on one of the 7th Frame Work European Funded Project AUTORECON - AUTOnomous and Cooperative Machines for Highly RECONfigurable Assembly Operations of the Future. The focus of AUTORECON project was: To develop the reconfigurable and sensing network in order to pick randomly placed components and route them by using cooperative robot handling in automotive industry. The field of interests includes; Robotic system for manufacturing, Manufacturing, CAD, FEA, and Design Optimization.

  • CAD
  • Design Optimization
  • Mechanics
  • Finite Element Method
  • Structural Analysis
  • Flexible Manufacturing
  • Robotic Systems for Manufacturing
Name of Organization Designation Start Date End Date
University of Management & Technology (UMT), Lahore Assistant Professor 01-02-2016 Present
Publication Type Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Fatigue Life of Megawatt-Scale Composite Wind Turbine Blades with Shallow-Angled Laminates Mechanics of Composite Materials 0.801 2019
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Design and optimization of open-channel water ultraviolet disinfection reactor Chemical Papers 1.246 2019
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Finite element analysis and statistical optimization of end-burr in turning AA2024 Metals 2.259 2019
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Fixture layout optimization for multi point respot welding of sheet metals Journal of Mechanical Science & Technology 1.221 2018
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Computational analysis of viscous flow using modified sparse point representation method Journal of Engineering Technology 0.910 2018
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Impact of asymmetric lamp positioning on the performance of a closed-conduit UV reactor Ain Shams Engineering Journal 3.091 2017
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Nonlinear response topology optimization using equivalent static loads—case studies Engineering Optimization 1.809 2017
International Publications with impact factor (2.0 and above) Design and testing of a highly reconfigurable fixture with lockable robotic arms Journal of Mechanical Design 2.828 2016
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Optimization of lamp arrangement in a closed-conduit UV reactor based on a genetic algorithm Water Science and Technology 1.624 2016
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Reconfigurability and Flexibility in a Robotic Fixture for Automotive Assembly Welding Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots II 0.000 2016
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Design and testing of a novel stepless lockable joint for use in reconfigurable fixtures ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences 0.000 2014
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Fixture Layout Optimization Using Element Strain Energy and Genetic Algorithm International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Design and Analysis, Paris France, 07-08 October 2013 0.000 2013
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Preliminary Study on Fixture Layout Optimization Using Element Strain Energy International Conference on Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Venice Italy, 14-15 April 2013 0.000 2013
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Fixture layout optimization for large metal sheets using genetic algorithm International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Stockholm Sweden, 15-16 July 2013 0.000 2013
International Publications with impact factor (less than 2.0) / JCR / SJR Preliminary Study on Nonlinear Static Response Topology Optimization Using Equivalent Load Transactions of the Korean society of Mechanical Engineers- A, 0.000 2009
Conference Papers (presented in International Association) Preliminary Study on Nonlinear Response Topology Optimization Using Equivalent Loads Proceedings of the KSME 2009 Fall Annual Meeting 0.000 2009
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD - Mechanical Engineering University of Genoa Italy
MS - Mechanical Engineering Hanyang University Korea
Position Start Date End Date
Director Postgraduate Studies, SEN 12-04-2017 Present
  • Rector’s Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • FYP 3rd Position in Pakistan Auto show 2020 - PAPAAM
  • Pakistan Engineering Council
  • National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) HEC Pakistan
  • Reviewer of the International Journals
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