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Pakistan Navy Engineering College (PNEC)
Dr Tahir Abdul Hussain Ratlamwala
Assistant Professor
Department of Engineering Sciences

PNEC
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
Habib Ibrahim Rehmatulla Road, Karachi
Tel : +92-333-2216721 ; +92-313-2446780

Specialization
Design, analysis and experimental investigation of Cu-Cl based integrated systems

Education
PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Honors and Awards

2014           Governor General Gold Medal in Academics, Canada.
2015           Who's Who in the World Publication

2013-2014   Ontario Government Scholarship-International, UOIT, Canada.

2011-2014   Ontario Research Excellence Fund, UOIT, Canada.

2011-2014    Dean’s Scholarship, UOIT, Canada.

2009-2010   Chancellor’s List, AUS, U.A.E.

2009-2010   Dean’s List, AUS, U.A.E.

2009            Honorary Award in Fareej Competition, U.A.E

2009            NAC: 2nd Place in Project Competition, U.A.E.

2009            ISMA09: 3rd Place in Project Competition, U.A.E.

2008            Most Valuable Student Employee: University Library, AUS,  U.A.E.

Scientific and Professional Societies

2016-Present   Member, Pakistan Engineering Council, Islamabad, Pakistan.

2011-Present  Member, International Association for Hydrogen Energy, Miami, USA.

2011-Present  Member, World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies,  Nottingham, UK.

Professional and Research Interests

· Hydrogen energy and fuel cells;

· Absorption cooling systems;

·  Photocatalytic hydrogen production reactors;

·  Thermochemical water splitting cycles and applications;

· Sustainable energy technologies;

· Solar thermal systems and applications;

· Desalination systems;

· Wind turbine systems and applications;

· Energy conversion and conservation;

· Energy and exergy analyses of thermal and chemical systems and their applications.

Reviewer
Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
Energy-The International Journal, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
Energy and Buildings, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Elsevier Science Ltd.,   UK;
International Journal of Energy Research, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., UK;
Fuel, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
International Journal of Exergy, Inderscience Enterprise Ltd., Switzerland;
Journal of Cleaner Production, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
Energy Efficiency; Springer, Netherlands;
Engineering Science and Technology: An International Journal, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Elsevier Science Ltd., UK;
International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Inderscience Enterprise  Ltd., Switzerland;    
Journal of Independent Research and Computing, SZABIST, Pakistan.

International Conference and Course Organization Activity
Session Chair, International Conference on Energy Systems Istanbul 2016, 21-23 December 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.    
Co-Founding Chair, International Conference on Viable Energy Trends (InVEnT-2016), 30-31 January 2016, Sharjah, U.A.E;
Scientific Committee Member, International Conference on Sustainable Energy, 28th October 2016, Vienna, Austria;
Managing Committee Head, 20th National Research Conference, 10th May 2014, Karachi, Pakistan;
Paper Review Committee Member, International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE-2014), 8-12 June 2014, Istanbul, Turkey;
Organizing Committee Member, SET-2012, 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies, 2-5 September 2012, Vancouver, Canada;
Organizing Committee Member, Exergy and Its Applications for Better Environment and Sustainability (Summer Course), 30th April- 4th May 2012, Oshawa, Canada. 

References
1. Professor Ibrahim Dincer
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4, Canada 
+1-905-721-8668 (ext: 5723)
Ibrahim.dincer@uoit.ca

2. Professor Mohamed Gadalla
American University of Sharjah
University City, PO Box 26666, Sharjah, U.A.E.
+971-6-5155471
mgadalla@aus.edu

3. Dr. Ameen El-Sinawi
The Petroleum Institute
P.O. Box 2533, Abu Dhabi, UAE
+971-2-6075509
aelsinawi@pi.ac.ae
Papers in Refereed Journals
1. Okonkwo, E.C., Essien, E.A., Akhayere, E., Kavaz, D., Abid, M., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Thermal performance analysis of a parabolic trough collector using water-based green-synthesized OLE-TiO2 and BH-SiO2 nanofluids”, Solar Energy 170, 658-6710, 2018, (Impact Factor: 4.739).
2. Okonkwo, E.C., Abid, M., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Numerical analysis of heat transfer enhancement in a parabolic trough collector based on geometry modifications and working fluid usage”, ASME:Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 140 (5), 051009, 2018. (Impact Factor: 1.19)
3. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Abid, M., “Performance Analysis of Solar Assisted Multi-Effect Absorption Cooling Systems Using Nanofluids: A Comparative Analyses”, International Journal of Energy Research 42 (9), 2901-2915, (2018). (Impact Factor: 2.598)
4. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I., “Energy and exergy analyses of hybrid photocatalytic hydrogen production reactor for Cu-Cl cycle”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 43 (9), 4167-4176, 2018. (Impact Factor: 3.647)
5. Rabbani, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Development of a new heliostat field based integrated solar energy system for cogeneration”, Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering 43 (3), 1267-1277, 2018. (Impact Factor: 0.865)
6. Okonkwo, E.C., Okwose. C.F., Abid, M., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Second law analysis and exergo-economic optimization of a solar tower driven combined cycle power plant using supercritical CO2”, Journal of Energy Engineering 144 (3), 04018021-12, 2018. (Impact Factor: 0.85)
7. Khan, M.S., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Abid, M., “Energy, exergy and economic feasibility analyses of a solar driven 60 MW conventional steam power plant using nanofluid”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Mechanical Engineering, (2018), (Available Online). (Impact Factor: 0.768)
8. Okonkwo, E.C., Abid, M., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Effects of synthetic-oil nanofluids and absorber geometries on the exergetic performance of the parabolic trough collector”, International Journal of Energy Research, (2018), (Available Online). (Impact Factor: 2.598)
9. Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Atikol, U., "Solar assisted multi-generation system using nanofluids: A comparative analyzes", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (33), 21429-21442, 2017. (Impact Factor: 3.647)
10. Allouhi, A., Boharb, A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., et al., “Dynamic analysis of a thermoelectric heating system for space heating in a continuous-occupancy office room”, Applied Thermal Engineering 113, 150-159, 2017. (Impact Factor: 3.634)
11. Sharifishourabi, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Alimoradiyan, H., and Sadeghizadeh, E., “Performance Assessment of a multi-generation system based on organic rankine cycle”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Mechanical Engineering 41 (3), 225-232, 2017. (Impact Factor: 0.595)
12. Adedeji, M.J., Ruwa, T., Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., and Dagbasi, M., “Energy, exergy, economic and environmental analysis of photovoltaic thermal systems for absorption cooling application”, Energy Procedia 142, 916-923, 2017. 
13. Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Atikol, U., "Performance assessment of parabolic dish and parabolic trough solar thermal power plant using nanofluids and molten salts", International Journal of Energy Research 40 (4), 550-563, 2016. (Impact Factor: 2.598)
14. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Comparative exergo-environmental assessments of solar based hydrogen production systems”, International Journal of Global Warming 10 (4), 373-391, 2016. (Impact Factor: 0.77)
15. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Experimental study of a hybrid photo-electrocatalytic hydrogen production reactor”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41 (19), 7904-7918, 2016. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
16. Younas, T., Shah, A. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., "An experimental study on the deterioration of paint coatings in the bilges of a sea vessel", Journal of Engineering & Technology 35 (2), 171-180, 2016.
17. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Comparative energy and exergy analyses of two solar-based integrated hydrogen production systems”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40 (24), 7568-7578, 2015. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
18. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Experimental study of hybrid photocatalytic hydrogen production reactor for Cu-Cl cycle”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39 (35), 20744-20753, 2014. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
19. Rabbani, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Transient energy and exergy analyses of a solar based integrated system”, ASME: Journal of Solar Energy Engineering 137 (1), 011010-011010-8, 2014. (Impact Factor: 0.94)
20. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Energetic and exergetic investigation of novel multi-flash geothermal systems integrated with electrolyzers”, Journal of Power Sources 254, 306-315, 2014. (Impact Factor: 5.211)
21. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Performance assessment of solar based integrated Cu-Cl systems for hydrogen production”, Solar Energy 95, 345-356, 2013. (Impact Factor: 3.541)
22. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Development of a geothermal based integrated system for building multigenerational needs”, Energy and Buildings 62, 496-506, 2013. (Impact Factor: 2.465)
23. Gadalla, M.A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Kanoglu, M., “Performance assessment of an integrated absorption cooling-hydrogen liquefaction system using geothermal energy”, International Journal of Exergy 12 (2), 205-225, 2013. (Impact Factor: 0.92)
24. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Performance analysis and evaluation of a triple effect ammonia-water absorption-refrigeration system”, International Journal of Energy Research 37 (5), 475-483, 2013. (Impact Factor: 2.598)
25. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Energy and exergy analyses of an integrated solar-based desalination quadruple effect absorption system for freshwater and cooling production”, International Journal of Energy Research 37(13) 1569-1579, 2013. (Impact Factor: 2.598)
26. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Comparative efficiency assessment of a multi-flash integrated system based on three efficiency definitions”, International Journal of Low Carbon Technology 8(4), 238-244, 2013. (Impact Factor: 0.75)
27. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Efficiency assessment of key psychometric processes”, International Journal of Refrigeration 36 (3), 1142-1153, 2013. (Impact Factor: 1.702)
28. Dincer, I. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Importance of exergy for analysis, improvement, design, and assessment”, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment 2 (3), 335-349, 2013.  (Impact Factor: 2.514)
29. Dincer, I. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Development of novel renewable energy based hydrogen production systems: A comparative study”, Energy Conversion and Management 72, 77-87, 2013. (Impact Factor: 3.590)
30. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Energy and exergy analyses of a Cu–Cl cycle based integrated system for hydrogen production”, Chemical Engineering Science 84, 564-573, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.613)
31. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I., and Aydin, M., “Energy and exergy analyses and optimization study of an integrated solar heliostat field system for hydrogen production”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (24), 18704-18712, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
32. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I., Gadalla, M.A. and Kanoglu, M., “Thermodynamic analysis of a new renewable energy based hybrid system for hydrogen liquefaction”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (23), 18108-18117, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
33. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Performance analysis of a novel integrated geothermal-based system for multigeneration applications”, Applied Thermal Engineering 40(1), 71-79, 2012. (Impact Factor: 3.269)
34. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Thermodynamic analysis of a novel integrated geothermal based power generation-quadruple effect absorption cooling-hydrogen liquefaction system”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (7), 5840-5849, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
35. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Thermodynamic analysis of an integrated geothermal based quadruple effect absorption system for multigenerational purposes”, Thermochimica Acta 535, 27-35, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.105)
36. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer I., “Comparative efficiency assessment of novel multi-flash integrated geothermal systems for power and hydrogen production”, Applied Thermal Engineering 48, 359-366, 2012. (Impact Factor: 3.269)
37. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Naterer, G.F., “Energy and exergy analyses of integrated hybrid sulfur isobutane system for hydrogen production”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37 (23), 18050-18060, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
38. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., El-Sinawi, A.H., Gadalla, M.A. and Aidan A., “Performance analysis of a new designed PEM fuel cell”, International Journal of Energy Research 36 (11), 1121-1132, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.598)
39. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Gadalla, M.A. and Dincer, I., “Thermodynamic analysis of an Integrated PEMFC-TEARS- geothermal system for sustainable buildings”, Energy and Buildings 44(1), 73-80, 2012. (Impact Factor: 2.465)
40. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Gadalla, M.A. and Dincer, I., “Performance assessment of a combined PEM fuel cell and triple-effect absorption cooling system for cogeneration applications”, Fuel Cells 11(3), 413-423, 2011. (Impact Factor: 3.149)
41. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Gadalla, M.A. and Dincer, I., “Performance assessment of an integrated PV/T and triple effect cooling system for hydrogen and cooling production”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 36(17), 11282-11291, 2011. (Impact Factor: 2.930)
42. Gadalla, M.A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Energy and exergy analyses of an integrated fuel cell and absorption cooling system”, International Journal of Exergy 7(6), 731-754, 2010. (Impact Factor: 0.92)
43. Uzair, M., Shah, A., Nisar, S., Saleem, S., Shah, A., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Experimental investigation of bare spots in a continuous hot dip galvanizing process using DMAIC approace”, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, (2017), (Under Review).
44. Abid, M., Khan, M.S., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Techno-environmental analysis of a parabolic dish assisted recompression with and without reheat s-CO2 Brayton cycle”, International Journal of Exergy, (2017), (Under Review).
45. Okonkwo, E.C., Abid, M., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “A comparative study of heat transfer enhancement in parabolic trough collectors based on modified receiver geometry”, Journal of Energy Engineering, (2018), (Under Review).
46. Shah, S.A.S., Shah, A., Shah, A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “An experimental study on the role of discrete seawater conditions on Cu-Ni 90 /10: A Comparative Analysis”, Journal of Marine Structures, (2018), (Under Review).
47. Ufaq, Shah, A., Nisar, S., Shah, A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Study of the effects of the open sea water and Karachi harbour water on the integrity of hull paint coatings”, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions of Mechanical Engineering, (2018), (Under Review).
48. Ul Haq, M.I., Shah, A., Shah, A., Ahmad, A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Study of corner error while machining tungsten carbide with wire electric discharge”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, (2018), Under Review).
49. Ashraf, L., Shah, A., Shah, A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Effects of discrete seawater conditions on Mild Steel: A Comparative Study”, Journal of Marine Science and Application, (2018), (Under Review).
Papers in Refereed Proceedings in International Conferences​
1. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Waseem, S., Bham, A.A., and Salman, Y., “Geothermal and solar based multigeneration system- A comparative analysis”, 10th International Exergy, Energy, and Environment Symposium, 01-04 July 2018, Katowice, Poland. 
2. Abid, M., Khan, M.S., and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Comparative energy, exergy and exergoeconomic analysis of solar driven super critical carbon dioxide power and hydrogen generation cycle”, 10th International Exergy, Energy, and Environment Symposium, 01-04 July 2018, Katowice, Poland. 
3. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Ali, S.I., Riaz, A., Hamza, S.M., “Municipal solid waste based multigeneration system for different districts of Karachi”, 7th Global Conference on Global Warming¬, 24-28 June 2018, Izmir, Turkey.
4. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Okonkwo, E., and Abid, M., “4-E (Energy, Exergy, Exergoeconomic, and Exergoenvironmental) analysis of a parabolic trough collector using a converging-diverging receiver tube”, 7th Global Conference on Global Warming¬, 24-28 June 2018, Izmir, Turkey. 
5. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Waseem, S., Bham, A.A., and Salman, Y., “ Geothermal and solar energy based multigeneration system for a district”, 7th Global Conference on Global Warming¬, 24-28 June 2018, Izmir, Turkey. 
6. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Raja, A.A., Jaffry, S.R., Zafar, U., “Geothermal and solar energy amalgamated multigeneration sysrtem escorting diverse needs of a district”, 7th Global Conference on Global Warming¬, 24-28 June 2018, Izmir, Turkey. 
7. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Khawaja, M.D., Ejaz, F., and Tanzeel, A., “ Concentrated parabolic collector and geothermal based intgerated system for a district”, 7th Global Conference on Global Warming¬, 24-28 June 2018, Izmir, Turkey. 
8. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Abid, M., and Atikol, U., “Comparative performance analysis of diathermic nanofluids used as absorption fluids in parabolic trough solar thermal power plant”, 16th International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE-2018), 9-11 May 2018, Famagusta, North Cyprus. 
9. Okonkwo, E.C., Essien, E.A., Abid, M., Kavaz, D., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Performance evaluation of a parabolic trough collector using Oil-based Olive leaf-synthesized nanofluids”, 16th International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE-2018), 9-11 May 2018, Famagusta, North Cyprus.
10. Adedeji, M.J., Ruwa, T., Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., and Dagbasi, M., “Energy, exergy, economic and environmental analysis of photovoltaic thermal systems for absorption cooling application”, 9th International Conference on Applied Energy, ICAE2017, 21-24 August 2017, Cardiff, UK.
11. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Abid, M., “Performance analysis of solar assisted multi-effect absorption cooling system using nanofluids: A comparative study”, International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium (IEEES-9), Paper No: 214, 14-17 May 2017, Split, Croatia.
12. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Alimoradiyan, H., “Energy, exergy and exergoenvironmental assessments of solar assisted absorption cooling systems and conventional air-conditioning system: A comparative study”, International Conference on Energy Systems Istanbul 2016, Paper No: 2045, 21-23 December 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.    
13. Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Atikol, U., " Solar assisted multi-generation system using nanofluids: A comparative analyzes", The 8th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Paper No: 344, 01-04 May 2016, Antalya, Turkey.
14. Karimzadeh, M. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Thermodynamic analysis of an integrated biomass and solar-based system for septuple generation”, International Conference on Viable Energy Trends (InVEnT-2016), 30-31 January 2016, Sharjah, U.A.E. (accepted).
15. Kalaf, O. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Energy and exergy assessment of integrated solar energy system for multigeneration”, International Conference on Viable Energy Trends (InVEnT-2016), 30-31 January 2016, Sharjah, U.A.E. (accepted).
16. Sahebari, R.J. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Design of a biomass based multigeneration system”, International Conference on Viable Energy Trends (InVEnT-2016), 30-31 January 2016, Sharjah, U.A.E. (accepted).
17. Sharifishourabi, M. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Energetic and exergetic analysis of a novel multigeneration system”, International Conference on Viable Energy Trends (InVEnT-2016), 30-31 January 2016, Sharjah, U.A.E. (accepted).
18. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., "Experimental study of a hybrid photo-electrocatalytic hydrogen production reactor", International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-15), Paper No: 46, 03-06 May 2015, Oshawa, Canada.
19. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., "Electrochemical, energy, exergy and exergoeconomic analyses of hybrid photocatalytic hydrogen production reactor for Cu-Cl cycle", The 7th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Paper No: C-01, 27-30 April 2015, Valenciennes, France.
20. Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Atikol, U., "Comparative energy and exergy analyses of parabolic trough solar thermal power plant using nano-fluids", The 7th International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, Paper No: C-24, 27-30 April 2015, Valenciennes, France.
21. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Comparative energy and exergy analyses of solar based hydrogen production systems”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE 2014), Paper No: 281, 08-12 June 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.
22. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Comparative exergo-environmental assessments of solar based hydrogen production systems”, Proceedings of the Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW-14), Paper No: 27, 25-29 May 2014, Beijing, P.R. China.
23. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Experimental study of hybrid photocatalytic hydrogen production reactor”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-14), Paper No: 3008, 2-5 February 2014, Fukuoka, Japan.
24. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., " Energy and exergy analyses of an integrated solar energy-based hydrogen production and liquefaction System", ¬Proceedings of The Sixth International Exergy, Energy and Environmental Symposium (IEEES-6), Paper No: IEEES6-282, 1-4 July 2013, Rize, Turkey.
25. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Performance assessment of multi-flash geothermal-based hydrogen production systems”, Proceedings of World Hydrogen Energy Conference 2012, Paper No: HPB1.4, 3-7 June 2012, Toronto, Canada.
26. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Use of solar PV/T integrated with binary power plant and electrolyzer or SMR for hydrogen production: A comparative study”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-12), Paper No: 281GEN, 24-27 June 2012, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
27. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla, M.A., “Comparative environmental impact and sustainability assessments of hydrogen and cooling production systems”, Proceedings of Global Conference on Global Warming (GCGW-2012), pp. 351-361, 8-12 July 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.
28. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Comparative performance assessment of geothermal-based hydrogen production methods”, Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012), Paper No: 158, 2-5 September 2012, Vancouver, Canada.
29. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Reddy, B.V. and Dincer, I., “Energy and exergy analyses of an integrated system for utilization of excess power from thermal power plant”, Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Sustainable Energy technologies (SET-2012), Paper No: 427, 2-5 September 2012, Vancouver, Canada.
30. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Gadalla, M and Dincer, I., “Evaluation of a PEM fuel cell integrated with a quadruple effect absorption cooling system for enhanced building operations”, Proceedings of ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 9th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference (ESFuelCell2011), Paper No: ESFuelCell2011-54566, 10 pages, 7-10 August 2011, Washington, DC, USA.
31. Gadalla, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Kanoglu, M., “Thermodynamic analysis of a new renewable energy based hybrid system for hydrogen liquefaction”, Proceedings of ASME 2011 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 9th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference (ESFuelCell2011), Paper No: ESFuelcell2011-54586, 11 pages, 7-10 August 2011, Washington, DC, USA.
32. Gadalla, M.A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Kanoglu, M., “Performance assessment of an integrated absorption-hydrogen liquefaction system using geothermal energy”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-11), Paper No: 267REN, 19-22 June 2011, Thessaloniki, Greece.
33. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Gadalla, M.A. and Dincer, I., “Evaluation of a triple effect absorption air conditioning system integrated with PEM fuel cell”, Proceedings of ASME 2010 8th International Fuel Cell Sciences, Engineering and Technology Conference 2010, pp. 707-717, 14-16 June 2010, New York, U.S.A.
34. Gadalla, M.A., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I., “Evaluation and analysis of an integrated PEM fuel cell with absorption cooling system for sustainable building operation”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Enhanced Building Operations, Paper No: ESL-IC-10-10-80, 11 pages, 26-28 October 2010, Kuwait.
35. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Gadalla, M.A.,  and Dincer, I., “Performance assessment of an integrated PV/T and triple effect cooling system for hydrogen and cooling production”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrogen Production (ICH2P-10), pp. 387-401, 16-18 June 2010, Istanbul, Turkey.
36. ELSinawi, A.H., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Gadalla, M.A., “Performance analysis of a newly designed PEM fuel cell”, Proceedings of Energy Conference and Exhibition (EnergyCon), 2010 IEEE International, pp. 472-477, 18-22 December 2010, Manama, Bahrain.

Refereed Book
1. Dincer, I. and Ratlamwala T.A.H. "Integrated Absorption Refrigeration Systems - Comparative Energy and Exergy Analyses," Springer, Switzerland, 2016.
2. Dincer, I. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H., “Energy Management”, Comprehensive Energy System, Elsevier, Oxford, 2018. 

Refereed Book Contributions
1. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I. “Energy Management in District Energy Systems,” in Comprehensive Energy Systems. I. Dincer, Elsevier, New York, 2018, Chapter 5.23.
2. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I. “Sustainable Energy Management,” in Comprehensive Energy Systems. I. Dincer, Elsevier, New York, 2018, Chapter 5.8.
3. Alimoradiyan, H. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H. “Energy, Exergy and Environmental Assessments of Solar Assisted Absorption Cooling Systems and Conventional Air-Conditioning System: A Comparative Study,” in Exergetic, Energetic and Environmental Dimensions. I. Dincer and C. Ozgur Colpan, Elsevier, New York, 2018, Chapter 13. 
4. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I. “Electrochemical, Energy, Exergy and Exergoeconomic Analyses of Hybrid Photoctalytic Hydrogen Production Reactor for Cu-Cl Cycle,” in Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability. F. Aloui and I. Dincer, Springer, Switzerland, 2017, Chapter 46.
5. Abid, M., Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Atikol, U. “Comparative Energy, Exergy, and Environmental Analyses of Parabolic Trough Solar Thermal Power Plant Using Nanofluids,” in Exergy for A Better Environment and Improved Sustainability Vol. 1. F. Aloui and I. Dincer, Springer, Switzerland, 2017, Chapter 64.
6. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I. "Comparative performance assessment of two geothermal-based integrated systems for hydrogen production," in Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies Vol 1. I. Dincer, A. Midilli and H. Kucuk, Eds., Springer, Switzerland, 2014, Chapter 4.
7. Ratlamwala, T.A.H. and Dincer, I. "Energy and exergy analyses of an integrated solar based hydrogen production and liquefaction system," in Progress in Exergy, Energy, and the Environment. I. Dincer, A. Midilli and H. Kucuk, Eds., Springer, Switzerland, 2014, pp.99-110.
8. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Reddy, B.V. "Exergetic and environmental impact assessment of an integrated system for utilization of excess power from thermal power plant," in Causes, Impacts and Solutions to Global Warming. I. Dincer, C.O. Colpan and F. Kadioglu, Eds., Springer, New York, 2013, pp.803-824.
9. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Dincer, I. and Gadalla M.A. "Comparative environmental impact and sustainability assessments of hydrogen and cooling production systems," in Causes, Impacts and Solutions to Global Warming. I. Dincer, C.O. Colpan and F. Kadioglu, Eds., Springer, New York, 2013, pp.389-408.
10. Dincer, I. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H. "Exergy analysis of solar energy systems," in Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications. N. Enteria and A. Akbarzadeh, Eds., CRC Press, London, 2013, pp.97-118.
11. Dincer, I. and Ratlamwala, T.A.H. "Solar thermal power systems," in Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. S.A. Elias et al., Eds., Elsevier, New York, 2013, Chapter 05931. 
12. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., Shafiq, M.T. and Sonmez, U. "Partially compliant bistable six-bar mechanism," in Handbook of Compliant Mechanisms. L.L. Howell, S.P. Magleby and B.M. Olsen, Eds., John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2013, pp.257. 
 
Papers in Workshop Proceedings
1. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., and Dincer, I. "Thermodynamic analysis of solar heliostat field Based integrated Systems for hydrogen production", Proceedings of Ontario Research Excellence Workshop, 28 April 2014.
2. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., and Dincer, I. "Experimental investigation of hybrid photo-electrocatalytic hydrogen production reactor", Proceedings of Ontario Research Excellence Workshop, 28 April 2014.
3. Ratlamwala, T.A.H., and Dincer, I. "Hydrogen production using heliostat field based integrated Cu-Cl systems: Thermodynamic analysis", Proceedings of Ontario Research Excellence Workshop, 22 April 2013.

Research Projects
“Dual flat plate solar collector with integrated energy storage”, Principal Investigator, 2016-2017;
“Salinity gradient based solar pond”, Principal Investigator, 2016-2017;
"Nano-Fluid based solar absorption cooling system", Co-Principal Investigator, 2014-2016;
"Submerged machining", Co-Principal Investigator, 2014-2016;
"Magnetic wind turbine", Co-Principal Investigator, 2014-2015;
“Design, analysis and experimental investigation of concentrated solar power generator prototype”, Project’s Supervisor, 2014;
“Design, analysis and experimental investigation of controlled solar heat for green dialysis”, Project’s Supervisor, 2014;
“Design, analysis and experimental investigation of hydrogen fuel cell”, Project’s Co- Leader, 2008-2011;
“Design, analysis and manufacturing of foldable bicycle”, Project’s Co-Leader, 2007- 2008.

Citation by Other Researchers
Received 540+ citations.

Positions Held
October 2017-Present
Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering Sciences, National University of Sciences and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
August 2016-October 2017
Head of Research Committee, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
January 2016-October 2017
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Mechatronics, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
October 2014-August 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus via Mersin 10, Turkey.
January 2014-September
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Mechatronics, Shaheed Zulfikar 2014Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.
September 2011-December 2013
Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada.
September 2011-December 2013
Research Assistant, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada.
January 2012-May 2012
Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences,University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada.
August 2009-May 2011
Graduate Teaching Assistant/Graduate Research Assistant, College of Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, U.A.E.
September 2007-May 2009
Senior Student Assistant, University Library, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, U.A.E.

Universities Attended
September 2011-December 2013
Ph.D. (CGPA: 4.3/4.3) (Governor General of Canada Gold Medal), 
Thesis Title: Design, analysis and experimental investigation of Cu-Cl based integrated systems, Supervisor: Prof. Ibrahim Dincer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada. 
August 2009-May 2011
M.Sc. (CGPA: 3.7/4.0), Thesis Title: Thermodynamic analysis of integrated fuel cell and solar energy systems, Supervisor: Prof. Mohamed Gadalla, Co-Supervisor: Prof. Ibrahim Dincer1, Department of Mechanical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, U.A.E. 1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Canada. 
August 2005-August 2009
B.Sc. with Minor in Engineering Management (CGPA: 3.33/4.0), Department of Mechanical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, U.A.E.
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Assistant Professor 
Renewable Energy;
Thermodynamics;
Advanced Thermodynamics;
Fluid Mechanics;
Heat Transfer;
Statics;
Linear Algebra and Ordinary Differential Equations;
Numerical Methods;
Theory of Machines;
Applied Computational Methods for Engineers;
Transformation Techniques.

Teaching Assistant
Thermodynamics I and II;
Heat Transfer;
Fluid Mechanics;
Powertrain Design;
Linear Algebra;
Calculus II.

Labs Assistant
HVAC;
Internal Combustion Engines;
Control Systems.

Supervision and Committees
Chair of Research Committee at SZABIST;
Supervising one Ph.D. student;
Supervising 5 MSc. students;
Supervised 11 undergraduate final year projects;
Member of Board of Studies for mechatronics department at SZABIST;
Member of mechatronics engineering final year project examination committee.