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Dr Suhail Zaki Farooqui
Associate Professor
Department of Engineering Sciences

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
PNEC Habib Rahmatullah Road Karachi
Tel : 0322-2485194


PhD Computational Physics University of Texas at Austin USA


Patent No.







A Single Vacuum Tube Based Solar Cooker




246 / 2011

A Process for Making Low Cost Wind Turbine Electric Generators

Examination Report Replied


472 / 2011

A Mould Free Process for Making Ultra Light Weight Wind Turbine Blades 

Examination Report Replied


515 / 2011

A Self Starting High Speed Vertical Axis Wind Turbine with Distributed Blade Sections

Examination Report Replied


538 / 2011

A Gravity Driven Sun Tracking System for Solar Cookers

Under Process


567 / 2011

A Direct Drive Electric Generator for Vertical Axis Wind Turbines

Examination Report Replied


589 / 2011

The Knee Separator for Comfort During Leisure and Sleep

Examination Report Replied


620 / 2011

A Fridge without Power

Under Process


411 / 2012

A Retractable Thorny Self–Defense Stick

Under Process


International Journals:

1.                  A Vacuum Tube Based Improved Solar Cooker, Sustainable Energy Systems and Assessments, Elsevier Press, 3: 33-39, 2013.

2.                  A Gravity Based Tracking System for Box Type Solar Cookers, Solar Energy, Elsevier Press, 92, 62-68, 2013.

3.         Conversion of Squirral Cage Induction Motors to Wind Turbine PMG; Renewable Energy, Elsevier Press, 41: 345-349, 2012.

4.         A Proposal for The Establishment of a Gravitational Wave Detector Interferometer in Pakistan; Astrophysics and Space Science, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 258: 221-235, 1998.

HEC / NUST / PNEC Recognized Journals:

1.                  An Innovative Approach to Making Ultra Light Weight Wind Turbine Blades, Research Journal of the Mehran University of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 31, Nos. 2, 201-210, 2012.

2.         Renewable Energy Research at the Pakistan Navy Engineering College, NUST Journal of Engineering Sceinces, Vol. 4: No. 1: 10-16, 2011.

3.                  A Numerical Study of the Evolution of a Collisionless Cosmic System; Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, ISSN: 0377-2969, 33, 37-42, Nos. 1-2 (1996).

4.         Role of Small Wind Turbines and Their Issues, TECHNOCRAT Journal of Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Vol. 4: 8-11, Nov. 2012.

5.         Doubly-Fed Induction Generators in Remotely Located Wind Turbines, Technocrat Journal of Science & Technology, Vol. 3: 46-53, Nov, 2008.

6.         Wind Power for Remote areas of Pakistan – A Case Study, Technocrat Journal of Science & Technology, Vol. 2: 51-56, Nov. 2006.

Refereed International Conferences:

1.         A Vacuum Tube Based High Power Solar Cooker, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment and Sustainability, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Feb. 27-29, 2012.

2.         An Innovative Single Vacuum Tube Based Solar Cooker, 1st International Conference on Energy Systems Engineering, EME College, Rawalpindi, Oct. 25-27, 2010.

3.         Autonomous Wind Turbines with Doubly-Fed Induction Generators, 3rd International Conference on Energy & Environment, Malaysia, 978-1-4244-5145-6/09/$26.00 ©2009 IEEE, IEEE Xplore, pp. 78-86, Dec 7-8, 2009.

4.         A Complete Order Model Dynamic Simulation of a Stand-Alone Doubly-Fed Induction Generator, NORDIC / IEEE Workshop on Power & Industrial Electronics, LUND University of Technology, Sweden, June 12-14, 2006.

5.       Small Wind Turbines and Energy Independence, 1st International Conference on Energy & Environment, Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Nawab Shah, Feb. 26-28, 2009.

6.         A 5th Order Model Simulation Using Vector Control of a Doubly-Fed Induction Generator Coupled to a Stand-Alone Wind Turbine,  IC4/IEEE 1st International Conference on Computers, Controls and Communication, PNEC. Karachi, Nov. 12-13, 2007.

7.         A Complete Design & Make Scheme for Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Blades Using NACA 4415 and Flat Airfoils, 2nd ASME / BSME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Vol. II: 925-931, 2-4 January 2004.

8.         Comparative Performance Analysis of Horizontal and Vertical Axis Wind Turbines, 4th International Mechanical Engineering Conference & 9th Annual Paper Meet, Institute of Engineers – Bangladesh, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Vol. I: 227-232, 28-31 December, 2004

9.         Establishment of an Observatory Housing a 1.5 Meter Telescope – The Case for Pakistan to Join the Network of Oriental Robotic Telescopes; Seminars of the United Nations / ESA, 9th  International Workshop on Basic Space Science, Touluse, France, No.13, pp 77-86, June 27-30, 2000.

10.       3-D Simulations of Pancakes and Galaxy Formation; Astronomische Nachrichten, Astronomical Notes, Vol. 324, pp. 112, Supplementary Issue 1, 2003,,  Annual Scientific Meeting of Astronomische Gesellschaft, Berlin, Sept. 23-28, 2004.

11.       Limits on Neutrino Masses as Constituents of Dark Matter Halos Around Spiral Galaxies, (Abstract); 5th School on Non-Accelerator Particle Astrophysics, Abdus-Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 29 June-10 July, p. 368, 1998.

12.       Detection of Radon Gas From the Uranium Ore Using Liquid Scintillators (Abstract); 11th International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs, Nathiagali, Pakistan, 5-27 July, p. 114, 1985.

13.       A Study of the Formation of Dwarf Galaxies Using PPPM Simulation Method; Proceedings,  20th International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs, Nathiagali, Pakistan, 22 June-13 July, 1995.

14.       A Simple Approach for the Designing and Fabrication of Twisted, Tapered and Cambered Airfoil Blades for 500 and 1000 watt Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines, 2nd International Mechanical Engineering Congress, Karachi, Pakistan, TECH 2-3, 26-28 September, 2003.

Refereed National Conferences:

1.         Prospects of Solar Thermal Power Generation for Pakistan, 3rd National Conference on Energy & Environment, Quiad-e-Awam University of Engineering Science & Technology, Nawabshah, March 18-20, 2010.

2.         Rebirth of Small Wind Power Systems, National conference on Physics and the World of Today, December 16-17, 2009.

3.         Globalization of Wind Power; 2nd National Conference on Energy & Environment, Issues, Concerns and Options; Quaid-i-Awam University of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Nawab Shah, March 27-29, 2008.

4.             Theoretical Performance Analysis of a 3-kW, Fixed Pitch, Straight Bladed, Vertical Axis Wind Turbine, International Workshop on Vacuum in Renewable Energy Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, April 15-19, 2003.

5.         Project Designing of an Off-Grid Wind-Diesel Hybrid Power System for a Village in Shahbandar, Sindh, Workshop on Renewable Energy Sector Under WSSD Plan of Implementation, Ministry of Environment, Islamabad,  1-2 February, 2005

6.         A Bird’s Eye View Over the 20th Century Physics, International Seminar on “Physics in our Lives”, COMSATS, Islamabad, 23-24 February, 2005

7.         Computer Simulations of Large Cosmological Systems Using Particles and the Study of a CDM Dominated System; Symposium on Relativity, Astrophysics and Cosmology, National Center of Physics, Quiad-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 18-20 Nov., 1999.


1.                  Population - More than Ever Before, Dawn Images, Jan. 22, 2012.

2.         Renewable energy Research at Pakistan Navy Engineering College, Green Pakistan Energy solutions, Center for Energy Systems, NUST, pp. 33-34 Oct-Dec. – 2011.

3.         Top of Form RE Research, PN Engineering College, Engineering Review, pp. 7-9, July 1-15, 2011

4.         Socio-Economic Development of Pakistan – Role of Science & Technology, ‘Mohadis Al-Bahar’, PNEC magazine, May. 2010 

5.         The Roadmap to Scientific Creativity, ‘Mohadis Al-Bahar’, PNEC magazine, Nov. 2007.

6.         On the K-2 Track, ‘Mohadis Al-Bahar’, PNEC magazine, Nov. 2007.

7.         Reinventing the Wheel, ‘Sci.-Tech World’, cover page article, the Daily “Dawn”, December 23,         2006.

8.         And the Nobel goes to ……, ‘Science Tech - World’, the “Daily Dawn”, June 25, 2005.

9.         Harnessing the Wind Energy in Pakistan, ’ Science dot Com’, cover page article, the “Daily Dawn”, April 19, 2002.

10.       Wind – The Fuel of the Future,’ Science dot Com’, cover page article, the “Daily Dawn”, April 27, 2001.

11.       What Scientists Study During a Solar Eclipse; the “Daily Dawn”, Karachi, October 1999.

12.       Leonid Meteor Shower is on the Way; the “Daily Dawn”, Karachi, 15 November 1999.

13.       Comet Watch – Hale Bopp is Coming; the “Daily Business Recorder”, Karachi, February 29, 1997.

14.       Comet Hale-Bopp is Here; daily “The News”, Karachi, February 23, 1997.

15.       Comet Hale-Bopp Over Pakistani Skies; daily “Nawa-i-Waqt”, Karachi, May 30, 1997.

16.       A Visitor from the Outer Space; The Satellite News, Karachi, July 1997.

17.       Exploring the Universe Through Space and Time; the “Daily The News”, Karachi, November 21, 1997.

18.       Scientific Analysis of a Total Solar Eclipse; ; the “Daily Jang”, Karachi, December 1996.

19.       A Look at the Solar Eclipse; The Satellite News, Karachi, March 1996.

20.       Extraterrestrial Life – Beyond the Solar system; AMASTROPAK annual publication, December 1996.

21.       Possibilities for the Emergence of Life on Jupiter after its impact with Shoe-Maker Levy-9; the “Daily Jang”, Karachi, March 31, 1995.

22.       Total Solar Eclipse in Pakistan; the “Daily Dawn”, Karachi, October 23, 1995.

Books Contributed:

1.         Reviewed and enhanced the contents of the lab. manual of “Physical Science” course at the University of Texas at Austin, USA

2.         Contributed Chapter 20 titled  “Wind Power Generation”  to the Book:   “Earth Covered Cities – The Way Forward”, Al-Jannat Printing Press, 2005,    by Dr Babar Hamid Chauhan (S.I.), Chairman: Urban Settlement Habitat