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Dr Shahid Ikramullah Butt (HoD Research)
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

SMME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, SMME
Tel : +925190856057

Specialization
Industrial Engineering and Digital Manufacturing

Education
PhD (Mechanical Manufacturing), Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Research
  1. Provide simulation and modeling of production facility to improve productivity.
  2. Use of Ergonomics to improve working condition of the shop floor.
  3. Improvement in Die casting technique, machining techniques etc.
  4. Improvement in the weld strength by introducing new welding techniques like Stir Friction Welding etc.
  5. Implementation of Six Sigma
  6. Modification in facility layout
  7. Providing QFD solutions to incorporate customers' requirements into product.
  8. Short courses on Lean Manufacturing, ISO 9000-2008, Project management, Job Shop scheduling etc.
  9. Design and development of test rigs for product quality and performance evaluation.
  10. Improvement / optimization of machining processes.
  11. Failure analysis of parts / components / assemblies.
  12. Impact / crash performance of components / assemblies.
  13. Finite element analysis to validate / improve existing design.
  14. Weight reduction / Optimization of existing / newly designed parts.
  15. Composite parts design and analysis.
 
                                                  Research publications in ISI and SCI Expanded journal
Srl #
Author
Co-Author
Paper Title
Journal / Conference
Indexed by / Sponsors
Vol
(No)
Pages
1
Shan-e- Fatima
Shahid I Butt
Optimization of Process Parameters for Plasma Arc Welding (PAW) of Austenitic Stainless Steel (304L) with Low Carbon Steel(A-36)
 
IMechE Part L Journal of Materials: Design and Applications
IF=.746
Published online on 29 April 2015
Published online
2
K. A. Al-Ghamdi
Shahid I Butt
Force Variations with Defects and a Force-Based
Strategy to Control Defects in SPIF
 
Materials and Manufacturing Processes, October, 2014
IF=1.486
29 (10)
1197-1204
3
Muhammad Umer
Shahid I B
Intelligent Pheromone up Gradation Mechanism through Neural Augmented Ant Colony Optimization (NaACO) Meta heuristic in Machine Scheduling
 
Scientia Iranica, 2014
ISI SCI
IF=.348
21(5)
1726-1731
4
Mohsin Jamil
Shahid I B
Optimal Control based Intelligent Controller for Active Suspension System
 
Life Science Journal, Dec 2013
ISI SCI IF=.165
 10 (10s)
653-659
5
Jiping Lu
Shahid I B
Tolerance-based Structural Design of Tubular-Structure Loading Equipments
 
International Journal of Computational Intelligence System. May, 2011.
SCI-Expanded
IF: 1.471
4 (3)
329-336
6
Usama U
Shahid I B
Comparative Analysis for Different Modeling Methods in High Speed Turning Operations for Hardened Steel
 
Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2008.
SCI / Scopus / Compendex
IF=.883
54(12)
850-854
7
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Application of an improved Production Activity Control architecture for shop floor information system in digital manufacturing
 
Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 2006.
 
 
 
SCI / Scopus
IF=.263
19(4)
483-486
8
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Application of Genetic Algorithms and Rules in the Scheduling of Flexible Job Shops.
Journal of Applied Sciences. July 2006.
 
SCI Expanded / Scopus
6(7)
1586-1590
Research publications in Refereed Journals
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Author
Co-Author
Paper Title
Journal / Conference
Indexed by / Sponsors
Vol
(No)
Pages
1
Umer Asghar
Shahid I B
Mathematical Modeling of Manufacturing Process Plan, Optimization analysis with Stochastic and DSM modeling Technique.
Advanced Materials Research, 2013
Scopus
816-817 (2013)
1174-1180
2
Usman Attique
Shahid I B
Assembly Line Balancing Type-2 Using Unequal Multiple Operators
Advanced Materials Research, 2013
Scopus
816-817 (2013)
1169-1173
3
Usama Umer
Shahid I Butt
Experimental and FEM study of serrated chip formation in high speed turning processes
Advanced Materials Research. 2011
Scopus
Volume 264-265
1021-1026
4
Lu Yuan
Shahid I B
The research of man-hour dynamic parameter modelling and visualisation
International Journal of Modelling, Identification and Control. April, 2010
Inderscience publisher / Scopus
9(1-2)
176-181
5
Faheem Yousuf
Shahid I B
Six Sigma Implementation to Reduce Rejection Rate of Pump Casings at Local Manufacturing Company
 
IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Jul-Aug 2013.
IOSR
7 (4)
96-112
6
Zhang Faping
Shahid I B
Minimum Normal Force Principle Based Quantitative Optimization of Clamping Forces for Thin Walled Part
 
Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology. June 2008.
 
Compendex / Scopus
17( 2)
148-152
7
Zhang Faping
Shahid I B
Layered Design of Manufacturing Setup Planning Based on the Manufacturing Resources Capability
 
Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, January 2008
 
Science Direct/ Compendex / Scopus
14(1)
11-16
8
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Verification of production activity control architecture using PETRI NET tools
 
Information Technology Journal. Aug, 2007.
 
Scopus
6(6)
924-928
9
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Dynamic scheduling of flexible job shops
 
Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2007.
Scopus / EI
16(1)
18-22
10
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Scheduling in Flexible Job Shop under machine breakdowns with the initial setup times – A practical application
 
WSEAS Transactions on Systems, 2006.
Scopus / Compendex
5(9)
2224-2229
11
Zhang Faping
Shahid I B
Genetic algorithm based production planning for alternative process production
 
Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (English Ed.), September, 2009.
 
Compendex / Scopus
18(3)
278-282
12
M Yasir Anwar
Shahid I Butt
Reverse Engineering in modeling of aircraft propeller blade – First step to product optimization
IIUM Engineering Journal, 2014
Malaysian Citation Index / International Islamic University Malaysia
 
15 (02)
43-57
13
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
An Improved Production Activity Control Architecture for Shop Floor Information System in Digital Manufacturing.
Computer Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing. 2005
 
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database (http://www.cnki.net)
 
15(2)
56-60
14
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
An Improved Production Activity Control Architecture for Shop Floor Control
Computer Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing. 2005
 
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database (http://www.cnki.net)
 
15(1)
59-63
15
A M Wain
Shahid I B
Use of Quality Control Circles - A Fad or Need
Computer Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing, 2006.
 
China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database (http://www.cnki.net)
 
16(1)
44-49
16
H K Niazi
Shahid I B
The RFID based manufacturing and inventory revolution
Computer Aided Drafting, Design and Manufacturing, 2005.
 
China Knowledge Resource Integrated 31Database (http://www.cnki.net)
 
15(1)
46-51
17
Faheem Yousuf
Shahid I B
Reduction in repair rate of welding processes by determination and controlling of critical KPIVs
 
International Journal of production management and engineering, Jan 2014.
EBSCO / Universitat Politècnica de València
2(1)
23-36
18
S. K. Hasnain
Shahid I Butt
Government-Industry-University Linkage: Pakistan Perspective
The Pakistan Engineer
The Institution of Engineers Pakistan
 
 
Feb–Mar 2003
31-35
Research publications in Conferences
Srl #
Author
Co-Author
Paper Title
Journal / Conference
Indexed by / Sponsors
Vol
(No)
Pages
1
Umer Asghar
Shahid I Butt
Robust Hybrid Normalized Convolution and Forward
Error Correction in Image Reconstruction
 
10th International Conference on Innovations in Information Technology (INNOVATIONS), 2014
IEEE Explore
DOI: 10.1109/INNOVATIONS.2014.6987561
54-59
2
Raja Waseem Tahir
Shahid I B
Optimization and Analysis of Cutting Parameters Using Cryogenic Media in Machining of Alloy Steel (D406A)
 
The 11th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2013), Sep, 2013
Cranfield University, UK
 
 
3
Rizwan Moeen
Shahid I B
Supplier Sift - A Strategic Need of Modern Entrepreneurship
‘International Conference on Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing’, Istanbul, Turkey. June 20-21 2013.
World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.
78
2037-2042
4
Jiping Lu
Shahid I B
Research on Assembly Quality Evaluation Based on Markov Chain
IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, Hong Kong, 8-11 December, 2009.
IEEE Explore
 
1366-1370.
5
Zhang Faping
Shahid I B
An integrated methodology for workpiece fixture system stiffness calculation and error control
 
International Conference on Measuring Technology & Mechatronics Automation, ICMTMA 2009, 11-12 April 2009.
IEEE Explore / Compendex
v 2
487-490
6
ZHANG Faping
Shahid I B
Research on object oriented information modeling in manufacturing planning for CAPP
IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, 8-11 Dec 2008.
 
IEEE Explore / Compendex
 
847-851
7
Yuan Lu
Shahid I B
An algorithm for excess stock matching Based on Fuzzy Integrated Evaluation
International Conference of Production and Operation Management (ICPOM’08), 8 – 10 December, 2008, Xiamen, PR China.
 
Springer / Xiamen Univ., Xiamen, China
 
 
8
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Performance Measure for Rescheduling Algorithm of Flexible Job Shop
38th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2008, Beijing, China.
 
Beihang University, Beijing, China
 
1810-1814
9
Yuan Lu
Shahid I B
The Research of Man-Hour Dynamic Parameter Modeling and Visualization
 
International Conference on Modelling, Identification and Control, Jun 29-July 2, 2008.
 
IJMIC / Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ., China.
 
 
10
Usama U
Shahid I B
High Speed Turning of H-13 Tool Steel using Ceramics and PCBN
2nd Tehran International Congress on Manufacturing Engineering, Dec 10-13, 2007, IUST, Tehran, Iran.
SME Iran / Iran Univ of Sciences and Technology
 
 
11
Shahid I B
Sun Houfang
Rescheduling of Flexible Job Shops under machine Breakdowns
Proceeding of the 10th WSEAS International Conference on Systems, 10th – 12th July, 2006, Athens, Greece.
WSEAS, Athens, Greece
 
154-159
12
Cheng Guangyao
Shahid I B
Research on Intelligent CAPP System based on PDM.
Proceedings of the International Technology and Innovation Conference (IET Conference Publications), 6-7 November 2006. Hangzhou, China.
 
Scopus
Vol (2006)  Issue(CP524)
8-13
 
Dr Shahid Ikramullah - Patent Filing
 
Ø  A patent with the title “An autonomous structure for detection and positioning of sand mold sprue against a fixed pouring point using vision based technique coupled with microcontroller hardware for sand casting” is resubmitted with I&C on 12th May 2015 for onward submission to Controller of Patents at The Patent Office, Karachi. Patent Application # 696 / 2013 and was received on 11 Oct 2013.
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 
 
Head of Research – SAMME – Sep 2015 to Todate
Ø  To promote research activities in the department by bridging gap between industry and academia.
 
Head of Mechanical Engineering Department – Dec 2011 to Feb 2015
 
Ø  Responsible for all the activities for smooth running of undergraduate programme in Mechanical Engineering Department.
Ø  Assigning subjects to the faculty for the semester.
Ø  B.E. Mechanical curriculum updating and implementation according to the latest international and industrial requirements.
Ø  Worked to get the program accredited from Pakistan Engineering Council.
Ø  Currently, working to implement Outcome Based Education (OBE) system to get program accredited according to Washington Accord requirements.
Ø  Worked to hold DICE Automotive 2014 event in collaboration with DICE Foundation, USA in NUST in 2014.
 
Associate Professor – July 2007 to Todate
Ø  Teaching Post Graduate students subjects like Manufacturing Processes, Advanced Machining Technologies, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Quality and Reliability Management, Supply Chain Management, Product Life Cycle Management etc.
Ø  Worked as Head of Academics and Deputy Controller Examination during this period.
Ø  Supervising M.S. students for their thesis.
Ø  Worked to establish B.E. degree program in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering under the Institute of Manufacturing Engineering.
Ø  Also worked to get the Accreditation from Pakistan Engineering Council.
 
Lecturer – December 1998 to January 2004
 
Topics covered in teaching:
Ø Management and its functions, Human Resource Management, Operations Research (Linear Programming – Simplex Method, Big M Technique, Dual Simplex Method, Inventory Control Models, PERT/CPM), and Total Quality Management.
Ø Engineering Economy, which makes possible for the students to select or reject any project based on it’s worth.
Ø Engineering Drawing that covers from line work to orthographic and isometric projections.
 
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
 
Packages Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
Department Incharge (December 1994 – August 1998)
 
Responsibilities undertaken;
Ø Production planning and scheduling of the shop floor.
Ø Stocks inventory management.
Ø Control the quality control section to maintain quality of the product.
Ø Look after the maintenance activities of the shop floor for smooth running of machines.
Ø Steps taken to implement ISO9002.
 
DESCON Engineering (Pvt) Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
Assistant Engineer (April 1994 – November 1994)