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Dr Liaqat Ali (HoD)
Assistant Professor
Department of Design and Manufacturing Engineering

SMME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, NUST HQ, Islamabad.
Tel : +925190856025

Specialization
Advance Manufacturing Technology

Education
PhD (Manufacturing Engineering), Loughborough University, UK

​PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

  • Member Pakistan Engineering Council   
  • Member Institute of Engineers Pakistan   
  • Reviewer for the International Journal of Engineering Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS: 

  • STEP-NC application to sheet metal working
  • Identification and optimization tool performance parameters
  • Investigation of tool/workpiece interactions for the development of improved tooling
  • Research into the environmental aspects of industrial processes
  • Product Design and Reverse Engineering

 

EXPERIENCE:

 
National University of Sciences and Technology 
Assistant Professor Aug 2011 to date
(School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) 
 
Hands on experience on latest research equipment including:
  • CNC machines
    Solidworks / PRO E , ANSYS, (other CAM sofwares
    CMM
NESCOM, Islamabad, Pakistan

Design and Manufacturing Department 2006 to 2010

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS: 

1. L Ali, S T Newman, J Petzing, “Development of a STEP-compliant inspection framework for discrete components”, Proceedings of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part B-journal of Engineering Manufacture - Proceedings of the IMECHE Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 01/2005; 219(7)

2. S.T. Newman, A. Nassehi, X.W. Xu, R.S.U. Rosso, L. Wang, Y. Yusof, L. Ali, R. Liu, L.Y. Zheng, S. Kumar, P. Vichare, V. Dhokia, “Strategic advantages of interoperability for global manufacturing using CNC technology”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing 24 (2008) 699– 708

3. Iftikhar, A. , M Khan, K Alam, S H I Jaffery, L Ali, Y Ayaz and A Khan, Turbine Blade Manufacturing Through Rapid Tooling (RT) Process and its Quality Inspection. Journal Title: Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes 05/2013; 28(5):534-538

 
4. Sohail Akram, Syed Husain Imran Jaffery, Mushtaq Khan, Aamir Mubashar, Liaqat Ali, “A Numerical Investigation of Effects of Cutting Velocity and Feed Rate on Residual Stresses in Aluminum Alloy Al-6061”, International Journal of Materials, Mechanics and Manufacturing. 02/2015; 3(1):26-30
 
5. M Khan, N A Sheikh, S H I Jaffery, L Ali, K Alam, “Numerical Simulation of Meltpool Instability in the Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Process”, Lasers in Engineering 09/2014; 28:319-336
 
6. Syed Husain Imran Jaffery, Mushtaq Khan, Liaqat Ali, Hassan Abbas Khan, Riaz Ahmad Mufti, Ashfaq Khan, Nawar Khan, Syed M. Jaffery, “ The potential of solar powered transportation and the case for solar powered railway in Pakistan”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 01/2014; 39:270–276
 
7. Saif ur Rehman, Mushtaq Khan, A. Nusair Khan, M. Imran Khan, Liaqat Ali, Syed Husain Imran Jaffery, “ Effect of precipitation hardening and thermomechanical training on microstructure and shape memory properties of Ti50Ni15Pd25Cu10 high temperature shape memory alloys”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 01/2014; 616:275–283
 
8. Saif ur Rehman, Mushtaq Khan, A. Nusair Khan, Liaqat Ali, Sabah Zaman, Muhammad Waseem, Liaqat Ali, Syed Husain Imran Jaffery  “ Transformation behavior and shape memory properties of Ti50Ni15Pd25Cu10 high temperature shape memory alloy at various aging temperatures”, Materials Science & Engineering A619(2014)171–179
 
9. Zahid Faraz, Syed Waheed ul Haq, Aamer Ahmed Baqai, Waseem Akram Tarar and Liaqat Ali, “Reconfigurable fixture locating layout for compliant sheet metal welded assemblies subjected to welding force variations”, Proceedings of the IMECHE Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture 05/2014 Vol.228(5) 740-750

10. Jaffery, S. H. I., Khan, M., Ali, L., & Mativenga, P. T. (2015). Statistical analysis of process parameters in micromachining of Ti-6Al-4V alloy.Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 0954405414564409.
 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS:

 
1. Liaqat Ali, S.T.Newman and J. N. Petzing,  “Development and application of STEP-compliant inspection for CNC and CMM machine systems”,  Proceedings of LAMDAMAP: Laser Metrology and machine Performance VII, 166-172, Cranfield University, UK, 30th June 2005, ISBN 1-861941-18-8
 
2. S.T.Newman, L. Ali, A. Brail, C. Brecher, P. Klemm, R. Liu, A. Nassehi, V.K. Nguyen, F. Proctor, R.S.U. Rosso Jr., I.Stroud, S-H. Suh, M. Vitr, L. Wang, X.W. Xu Professor, “The Evolution of CNC Technology from Automated Manufacture to Global Interoperable Manufacturing”, CARV 2007 2ndInternational Conference on Changeable, Agile, Reconfigurable and Virtual Production / Canada

3. Newman, S.T., Nassehi, A., Xu, W. X., Roberto S. U. R. Jr, Wang, L., Yusof, Y., Ali, L., Liu, R., Zheng, L., Kumar, S., Vichare, P., Dhokia, V. “Interoperable CNC for Global Manufacturing” Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Philadelphia, USA, June 2007, p.p 1-13, ISBN 978-1-427620927
 
4. Khan H. A., Jaffery, S.I., Khan M., and Ali L., Design of an environmental chamber for testing of photovoltaic devices. Proceedings of the World Renewable Energy Forum (WREF-2012), Denver, CO, USA, 13-17 May 2012 (ISBN 9781622760923).
 
5. Iftikhar, A., M. Khan, A Nisar, S. I. Jaffery, Y. Ayaz: Turbine blade manufacturing through Rapid Tooling (RT) process and its quality inspection. Proceedings of the 37th International MATADOR Conference, Manchester UK, 21-23 July, 2012 (Springer: ISBN 9781447144793).
 
6. Ali, L.,  M Khan, S. I.  Jaffery, K Alam and M.  N. Anwar.: A Generalised Featured-Based inspection framework for dimensional inspection of individual machined Parts. Proceedings of the 37th Intl. MATADOR Conference, Manchester, UK, 21-23 July, 2012 (Springer: ISBN 9781447144793).
 
7. Sheikh, N. A., M Khan, K. Alam, H. I. S.  Jaffery, A. Khan  and L.  Ali.: Balling phenomena in Selective Laser Melting (SLM) of pure Gold (Au). Proceedings of the 37th Intl. MATADOR Conference, Manchester, UK, 21-23 July, 2012 (Springer: ISBN 9781447144793).
 
8. Jamshaid, M., S H I Jaffery, M. Khan, L Ali, K. Alam, R. Ahmed, M. R. Shah,  Statistical Analysis of the Effect of Machining Parameters on Fatigue Life of Aerospace Grade Aluminium Alloy (Al 6082T6). Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2013), Cranfield, UK, 19-20 September 2013.

 

9. Tahir, W., S H I Jaffery, L Ali, M. Khan, S. Butt, S. M. Jaffery, Optimization and Analysis of Cutting Parameters Using Cryogenic Media in Machining of High Strength Alloy Steel. Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Manufacturing Research (ICMR2013), Cranfield, UK, 19-20 September 2013.

14 years of experience in Manufacturing Industry