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College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering  (CEME)
Dr. Zafar Abbas Bangash
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

CE&ME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Peshawar Road Rawalpindi
Tel : +92-51-9278050-4330

Specialization
Fluid Mechanics

Education
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), SPAIN

​Wind tunnel testing, water channels, fluid dynamics and experimental methods

Fluid Structure Interaction.

Structural design and analysis.

DAQ, Labview, imaging, MATLAB,PIV, LIF and OpenCV

​Fluid structure interaction (experimental studies of VIV induced structural vibrations, modes and amplitudes)

Cavity flow

Synthetic Jets and its applications

Bio-inspired propulsion

Wind tunnel and water tunnel testing

PIV and high speed imaging

 

​Indexed publications:

1.    Bangash, Zafar A. and Huera-Huarte, Francisco, J. (2015) “On the flow around the node to anti-node transition of a flexible cylinder undergoing vortex induced vibrations”. Physics of Fluids Vol 27, 065112, July 2015  ( http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/pof2/27/6/10.1063/1.4922816 )

2.    Huera-Huarte, F. J., Bangash, Z. A. and Gonzállez, L. M. (2015) “Multi-mode vortex and wake-induced vibrations of a flexible cylinder in tandem arrangement”. Journal of Fluids and Structures 66, 571-588, 2016 (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889974616301001)

3.    Huera-Huarte, F. J., Bangash, Z. A. and González, L. M., (2014) “Tow tank experiments on the vortex induced vibrations of low mass ratio long flexible cylinders”, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 48, July 2014, pp 81-92 (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S088997461400022X)

4.    Ahmed, A. and Bangash, Z. A., (2009) “Experimental investigation of axisymmetric co- axial synthetic jets,” Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Vol .33 Issue 8, Nov 2009, pp1142-1148  ( http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0894177709001034 )

5.    Bangash, Z. A., Sanchez, R. P., Ahmed, A. and Khan, M. J., (2006) “Aerodynamics of formation flight,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No. 4, pp.907-912

( http://arc.aiaa.org/doi/abs/10.2514/1.13872?journalCode=ja )

6.    Buschle-Diller, G., Ahmed, A., Gowayed, Y., Turel, T., Rifki, R., and Bangash, Z., (2007) “Assesment of continuous and aerated fabric pressure-washing,” Journal of the Textile Institute. Vol. 98, No. 4, pp 319-326, Apr. 2007.

 ( http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00405000701502842#.Vl1qx3rAPtQ )


Conferences and Peer-Reviewed:

1.    Bangash, Z. A. (2017) “An experimental investigatin into the wake of a flexible oscillating cylinder undergoing vortex induced vibrations”. Invited Talk at 14th IBCAST, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2.    Bangash, Z. A. and Huera-Huarte, F. J., (2014) “Vortex structures in the node to antinode transition of an oscillating Flexible cylinder.” 10th European Fluid Mechanics Conference. EFMC10, Copenhagen, Denmark.

3.    Huera-Huarte, F. J., Bangash, Z. A. and González, L. M.,. (2014) “Towing tank experiments on the vortex-induced vibrations of a long flexible cylinder with wake interference.” Proceedings of ASME 33rd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, ASME OMAE 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA. (OMAE2014-23873)

4.    Huera-Huarte, F. J., Bangash, Z. A. and González, L. M.,(2913) “Towing tank experiments on the vortex-induced vibrations of a long flexible cylinder in a stepped current. ” Proceedings of ASME 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering. ASME OMAE 2013 Nantes, France. (OMAE2013-10492)

5.    Huera-Huarte, F. J. and Bangash, Z. A., (2012) “Vortex dynamics at the node to antinode transition of a forced oscillating flexible circular cylinder.” Fluid and Elasticity FE, 2012 San Diego, CA. USA.

6.    Huera-Huarte, F. J., and Bangash, Z. A., (2012) “DPIV around a flexible circular cylinder undergoing cross-flow forced oscillations” ASME 2012 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PVP2012-78535)

7.    Huera-Huarte, F. J. and Bangash, Z. A., (2011) “The flow around the node to antinode transition of an oscillating flexible cylinder.” 64th American Physical Society –Division of Fluid Dynamics, APS. DFD 2011. Baltimore, MD, USA

8.    Rifki R., Khan M. J., Ahmed A. and Bangash. Z. A., “Effect of aspect ratio on the flow field of surface mounted obstacles,” AIAA 2005-4848, 23rd AIAA Aerodynamics Conference., Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 6-9 June 2005.

9.    Bangash, Z. A., Sanchez, R. P., Ahmed, A. and Khan,M. J., “Aerodynamics of formation flight,” AIAA 2004-725, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Science Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV 5-9 Jan 2004.

10.    Bangash Z. A., and Ahmed, A., “Flow visualization of an axisymmetric synthetic jet,” 7th International Symposium on Fluid Control, Measurement and  Visualization, Flucome 03, Milan, Aug. 2003.

11.    Ahmed, A., and Bangash, Z., “Axisymmetric Coaxial Synthetic Jets,” AIAA 2002- 0269, 40th Aerospace Sciences Meeting & Exhibit, Reno, NV, Jan. 2002.

 

Designation From To University / Institute
Assistant Professor ​March 2017 ​Date ​Deptt of Mechanical Engineering,
NUST College of EME
​TVF ​Jan 2016 ​Dec 2016 ​Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
​Teaching / Research Assistant ​Oct 2000 ​May 2004 ​Auburn University, AL, USA
 

Courses Taught

​COURSE CODE COURSE TITLE​
ME-211​ ​Mechanics of Materials
ME-201​ ​Heat Transfer (At IST)
AE-221​ ​Experimental Fluid Dynamics (At Auburn University)
 

​PAF Academy, Risalpur – Engineering Wing. 

Oi/C Msushak aircraft  Periodic Maintenance  and Engine shop.

Duration: September 1995 – August 2000

 

Mechatronix Pakistan.

Structural design and analysis specialist.

Duration: August 2008 – September 2010