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Dr. Ammar Mushtaq
Assistant Professor
Department of Computational Sciences

RCMS
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Research Center of Modeling and Simulation(RCMS), Academic-I Building, NUST Campus, H-12, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel : +92-51-9085-5736

Specialization
Computational Fluid Dynamics

Education
PhD Computational Science and Engineering (NUST)

​Dr. Ammar Mushtaq is working in RCMS NUST since 2012. He completed BSc (Honors) in Computational Physics (2008) from University of the Punjab and MS and PhD Computational Science and Engineering (2010, 2015) from NUST. He  was actively involved in HEC funded projects “External Flow Analysis of Trucks being used in Pakistan for Drag Reduction with the Aim of Achieving Substantial Fuel Savings” and “Aerodynamic Design and Optimization of an Energy Efficient Ceiling Fan”. His current research interest includes:
 
  • Non-Newtonian fluids
  • Heat Transfer in Nanofluids 
  • Flow control in  Turbo machinery
  • Internal and external flow analysis
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    Dr. Mushtaq has published 17 articles in ISI indexed journals and 8 peer reviewed conference papers. He is also reviewer of following prestigious journals:
     
  • International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
  • International Journal Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow
  • Journal of Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
  • Journal of Aerospace Engineering
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    Mr. Mushtaq is pursuing research in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Applied Mathematics mainly:
  • Applications of boundary layer theory in the flow and heat transfer analysis of
  •                        >   Newtonian, Non-Newtonian and Nanofluids
  • Flow Controlling via active and passive techniques
  • Aerodynamic design improvements and optimization
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    Journal  

  • A Mushtaq, M Mustafa, T Hayat, A Alsaedi (2016), Numerical Study for Rotating Flow of Nanofluids caused by an Exponentially Stretching Sheet, Advanced Powder Technology 27 (5), 2223-2231
  • A Mushtaq, JA Khan, M Mustafa, T Hayat, A Alsaedi (2016), Consequences of convection-radiation interaction for magnetite-water nanofluid flow due to a moving plate, Thermal Science, 212-212
  • Z Shafique, M Mustafa, A Mushtaq (2016),  Boundary layer flow of Maxwell fluid in rotating frame with binary chemical reaction and activation energy, Results in Physics 6, 627-63
  • A Mushtaq, M Mustafa, T Hayat, A Alsaedi(2016), Boundary Layer Flow over a Moving Plate in a Flowing Fluid Considering Non-linear Radiations, Int. J. Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 26 (5), 1617 - 1630
  • JA Khan, M Mustafa, A Mushtaq(2016), On Three-Dimensional Flow of Nanofluids Past a Convectively Heated Deformable Surface: A Numerical Study, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 94 (3), 49-55
  • A Mushtaq, M Mustafa, T Hayat, A Alsaedi (2016), A Numerical Study for Three-Dimensional Viscoelastic Flow Inspired by Non-linear Radiative Heat Flux, International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 80 (3), 83-87
  • M Mustafa, A Mushtaq, T Hayat, A Alsaedi (2016), Rotating Flow of Magnetite-Water Nanofluid over a Stretching Surface Inspired by Non-linear Thermal Radiation, PLoS ONE 11 (2), e0149304
  • A Mushtaq, S Abbasbandy, M Mustafa (2016), T Hayat, A Alsaedi, Numerical Solution for Sakiadis Flow of Upper-Convected Maxwell Fluid using Cattaneo-Christov Heat Flux Model, AIP Advances 6 (1), 015208
  • M. Mustafa, A. Mushtaq (2015), Model for Natural Convective Flow of Visco-elastic Nanofluid Past an Isothermal Vertical Plate, European Physical Journal Plus 130(9), 1-9.
  • M. Mustafa, A. Mushtaq, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi (2015), Model to Study the Nonlinear Radiation Heat Transfer in the Stagnation-Point Flow of Power-Law Fluid, Int. J. Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow 25(5), 1107-1119. 
  • A. Mushtaq, M. Mustafa, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi (2015), Numerical Study of Nonlinear Radiation Heat Transfer Problem for the Flow of Second Grade Fluid, Bulgarian Chemical Communications 47(2), 725-732.
  • M. Mustafa, A. Mushtaq, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi (2015), Radiation Effects in Three-Dimensional Flow Over a Bi-Directional Exponentially Stretching Sheet, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 47, 43-49. 
  • A. Mushtaq, M. Mustafa, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi (2014), On the Numerical Solution of the Nonlinear Radiation Heat Transfer Problem in a Three-Dimensional Flow, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung A 69(12), 705-713.
  • M. Mustafa, A. Mushtaq, T. Hayat, B. Ahmad (2014), Nonlinear Radiation Heat Transfer Effects in the Natural Convective Boundary Layer Flow of Nanofluid Past a Vertical Plate: A Numerical Study, PLoS ONE 9(9), e103946.
  • A. Mushtaq, M. Mustafa, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi (2014), Nonlinear radiative heat transfer in the flow of nanofluid due to solar energy: A numerical study, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 45(4) 1176-1183.
  • A. Mushtaq, M. Mustafa, T. Hayat, A. Alsaedi (2014), Effects of Thermal Radiation on the Stagnation-Point Flow of Upper-Convected Maxwell (UCM) Fluid Over a Stretching Sheet, Journal of Aerospace Engineering 27(4) 04014015.
  • A. Mushtaq, M. Mustafa, T. Hayat, M. Rahi, A. Alsaedi (2013), Exponentially Stretching Sheet in a Powell–Eyring Fluid: Numerical and Series Solutions, Zeitschrift für Naturforschung A 68(12), 791-798
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    Conference

  • E. Adeeb, A. Maqsood, A. Mushtaq, Z. Hussain (2015), Shape Optimization of Non-Linear Swept Ceiling Fan Blades through RANS Simulations and Response Surface Methods, 12th  International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • S. Kausar, A. Mushtaq, S. Kousar (2014), Control Strategy of Cylinder via Synthetic Jet Actuator on Separation Point, 2014 IEEE 17th  International Multi-Topic Conference (INMIC),Karachi, Pakistan 
  • A. Afaq, A. Maqsood, K. Parvez, A. Mushtaq (2014), Study on the Design Improvement of an Indoor Ceiling Fan, 11th  International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Junaid A. Khan, A. Mushtaq, K. Parvez, S. Ahmed (2012), Studying the Performance of Transonic Axial Flow Compressor by Implementing Circumferential Grooves, Tip Recess and Tip Injection, 50th  Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, AIAA-2012-329, Nashville, USA
  • A. Mushtaq, K. Parvez, S. Ahmed, Junaid A. Khan (2011), Parametric Study of Tip Injection on Stability of Transonic Axial Flow Compressors, 49th  Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, AIAA-2011-744, Florida, USA
  • Junaid A. Khan, K. Parvez, S. Ahmed, A. Mushtaq (2011), Effect of Circumferential Grooves and Tip Recess on Stall Characteristics of Transonic Axial Compressor Rotor, 49th  Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, AIAA-2011-743, Florida, USA
  • M. A. Chishty, K. Parvez, S. Ahmed, H. R. Hamdani, A. Mushtaq (2011), Transition Prediction in LPT Using Gamma Theta Model and Passive Control of Separation, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, 2011-IMECE-62148, Colorado, USA  
  • Presentations

  • Non-linear Radiative Heat Transfer in the Boundary layer Flow of Water-Based Nanofluid, 3rd National Computational Science Conference (NCSC 2015), Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad Pakistan.
  • Nonlinear Radiative Heat Transfer Effects in the Flow of Powell-Eyring Fluid, 6th  International Conference on Recent Developments in Fluid Mechanics (RDMF 2015), School of Natural Sciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad Pakistan.
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  • CSE 801:   Computational Fluid Dynamics                    (Spring 2015, 2016)
  • CSE 881:   Applied Mathematics for CSE                       (Spring 2014)
  • SYSE 804: Modeling, Simulation and Optimization      (Fall 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • CSE 805:   Introduction to Modeling and Analysis        (Fall 2012, Spring 2013)
  • MATH 901: Advanced Engineering Mathematics          (Spring 2016)