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Dr. Zamir Hussain
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 :  +92-51-9085-5739

Specialization
Statistics

Education
Ph.D. in Statistics

​Dr. Zamir Hussain is working as an Assistant Professor at National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, since 2013. He received his PhD from Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan in October 2012. Currently, he is engaged in graduate teaching and research in NUST. He is doing research in applied statistics in general and estimation of extreme events in particular. His research has been published in quality international journals. The current research interests of Dr. Zamir Hussain are associated with:
  • Estimation of quantiles at ungauged sites using Principal Component Analysis
  • Modeling of Scalability Laws for Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAVs)
  • Significance of corner stone courses in influencing freshmen attitudes towards engineering
  • Effectiveness of admission policy for post graduate students
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    1. Title: Application of the Regional Flood Frequency Analysis to the Upper and Lower Basins of the Indus River, Pakistan

    Author:  Zamir Hussain
    Journal: Water Resources Management (Impact factor: 2.259)
    Publisher: Springer
    Year:  2011 
    No. of citations: 3
     

    2. Title: Regional Flood Frequency Analysis of the Seven Sites of Punjab, Pakistan, Using L-moments

    Authors: Zamir Hussain and G.R. Pasha
    Journal: Water Resources Management (Impact factor: 2.259)
    Publisher: Springer
    Year:  2009 
    No. of citations: 16
     

    3. Project title: Capacity Assessment, Gap Analysis and Costing of Universal Birth Registration System in Pakistan for Children under Age of Five

    Year: 2013-14
    Funded by: UNICEF
     

    M.Phil Thesis Co-Supervised

    1. Title: Rainfall Frequency Analysis of Various Meteorological Observatories of Northern Areas of Pakistan

    By : Asad Hussain
    Year:  2012
    Department: Department of Statistics
    University: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi,Pakistan.
     

    2. Title: Quantile Regression Analysis of Blood Pressure Levels for Different Factors of Adults

    By : Sumaira Mubarik
    Year : 2012
    Department: Department of Statistics
    University: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

    • Malik, Q., Witte, J.C., Zafar, N. and Hussain, Z. (2016). Influences on freshman attitudes toward engineering: Lessons from a case study of a Major EngineeringUniversity in Pakistan. International Journal of Engineering Education. (Accepted) Journal’s Web: http://www.ijee.ie/
    •  Hussain, Z. (2011). Application of the Regional Flood Frequency Analysis to the Upper and Lower Basins of the Indus River, Pakistan. Water Resources Management. 25, 2797-2822. This paper received 15 citations so far and is available online at the following link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/n376775510031p11/
    • Hussain, Z. and Pasha, G. R. (2009). Regional Frequency Analysis of the Seven Sites of Punjab, Pakistan, Using L-moments. Water Resources Management. 23, 1917- 1933. This Paper received 35 citations so far and is available online at the following link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/p67l152886413786/

    CONFERENCE PUBLICATION

     
  • Adeeb, E., Maqsood, A., Mushtaq, A. and Hussain, Z. (2015). Shape Optimization of Non-Linear Swept Ceiling Fan Blades through RANS Simulations and Response Surface Methods. Proceedings do 12th Internation Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology (IBCAST) 385 Islamabad, Pakistan. 13th – 17th January. This paper is available on line at the following link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7058532
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  • ​Assistant Professor, Research Centre for Modeling and Simulation (RCMS), National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan, from October 2013 till date.
  • Lecturer, Department of Econometrics and Statistics, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad, Pakistan, from January 2010 to September 2013.
  • Visiting Faculty at University Institute of Information Technology, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
  • Two years teaching experience in Askari College Rawalpindi Cantt., Pakistan as lecturer in Statistics, from 2003-2004.