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Sohail Bashir Qurashi
Associate Dean
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
 
Tel : +92 2148503039

Specialization
Manufacturing Engineering Machine Design Aircraft Systems Engineering (UK)

Education
Master of Science (Manufacturing Engineering & Management), PNEC NUST

​Mechanical Engineer with specialization in Aircraft Engineering from UK and HDR in Manufacturing Engineering.  Experienced in managing and planning periodic and preventive maintenance schedules of aircraft. Proposed and implemented numerous aircraft modifications. Experienced in managing technical human resource, managed aircraft component-maintenance workshops, test-benches, aero-engine test-benches and aircraft refueling vehicles. 
Experienced in leading large maintenance teams and employment in specialized key-areas. Liaised with OEM technical teams for technology & resource acquisition.  Served as a lead engineer in successful acquisition of Z9 helicopters from China, including technical training, review of technical documentation and FATs at OEM factory. Established a technical documentation review methodology with Chinese OEM.

Courses & Qualifications
Strategic Management through Balance Score Card (BSC-Institute Pak Navy)
Aircraft Fatigue & Damage Tolerance Course, Cranfield University, UK
1st & 2nd Line Z9EC Helicopters Training Harbin, China
Advance Safety Management Course (Institute of Air Safety, PAF)
Quality Assurance & ISO-9000 Orientation (Institute of Air Safety, PAF)
Ultrasonic Level-1 NDT Course (Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission)
Certificate of Competency (Aircraft Engineering), UK
System Engineering & Management Course (Aircraft Engineering)  (UK)
Marine Engineering Specialization Course, Pak Navy Engg College, Pakistan
ISO-9000 Internal Quality Auditor Training (Cooper & Lybrand Consulting)
Engineering Officer Certificate of Watch Keeping, Pakistan Navy
Staff Duties Course, Pakistan Navy
​1.  Finite Element Analysis of Bus Chassis using ANSYS software, 1995 (BE Mechanical).
2.  Parametric Modeling of Gear Hobs used for Manufacturing Spur/Helical Gears using Solid Edge. (MS)
3.  Energy Crisis in Pakistan - A Road Map to Overcome (MSc Thesis)
​List of courses taught:

1.    Computer Aided Design – UG
2.    Design of Machine Elements – UG
3.    Machine Design – UG
​1.  Marine Engineer (Ops & Maintenance of Ship Machinery, S/M Construction)            1996-1998

2.  Maintenance, Repair, Modifications of Aircraft & Ground Equipment Operations     2001-2013
-   Gas Turbine, - Hydraulic Pumps , Motors, Controls, Balancing of Rotors/Propellers
-   Preventive Maintenance as per OEM Schedule
-   Condition Monitoring of Machinery using Oil analysis, Vibration Analysis
-   Quality Assurance, Testing of fuels Jet A-1
-   Structural Repairs and Modifications in aircraft
-   Engineering Management
-   Technical Stores Management
-   Safety and Reliability
-   Management of Technical Manpower
    -   Performing TNA
-   Technical Training Syllabi Review

4.    Implementation of Project for Induction of Z9EC Helicopters in Pakistan Navy:        2007-10
-   In-charge Training of Technicians in China & Pakistan.
-   Formulation of Technical Aspects of Factory Acceptance Trials & conduct of FATs.
-   Vetting and scrutiny of documentation associated with FATs, Operation & Maintenance.
-   Organized Liaison b/w Chinese Technical Assistance Team and Pak Navy Team.
-   Successful Induction of Z9 helicopters in Pakistan Navy.
-   Contract Implementation.

5.   Staff-Officer at Aircraft Maintenance Directorate, Naval Headquarters, Islamabad    2004-2006
-  Contract Management & Project Implementation.
-  Indenting & Procurement
-  Technical Scrutiny of foreign & local OEM Proposals
-  Interaction/Negotiations with foreign OEMs like M/s Rolls Royce, GKN- Westland Helicopters (UK), Fokker Services (Holland), M/s CATIC &  HAFEI (China) etc
-  Maintenance Budgeting.
-  Formulation of Staff Requirements
-  Indigenous Development of technical-assets

6.  Technical Stores Management in Aviation Stores Depot.         2013-15

7.  SO(NUST) at PNEC Oct 15- Feb 16