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Dr Samiur Rahman SHAH
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

SMME
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
H-12, NUST HQ, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90856070

Specialization
Automotive Engineering, Engine Thermodynamics, Combustion and Emissions

Education
PhD (Mechanical), Ecole Centrale Nantes, France

Mechanical Engineer with experience in the field of internal combustion engines, automotive engineering and hybrid vehicle technologies.
Key Attributes:
•Experience in experimental design, instrumentation, experimental data analysis.
•Worked with Research Laboratories, OEMs and Automotive Consultants on Engine Development and Testing and Hybrid Vehicle Technologies development. 

Education and Professional Qualifications

Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, FRANCE, 2011
PhD Fluid Dynamics and Transfers: Experimental and Thermodynamic Study of Intake Water Injection on an Automotive CR Direct Injection DIesel Engine for the Reduction of In-cylinder Pollutant Emissions. Involved development of a Water Injection system, its development / instrumentation / data acquisition and analysis. Development of thermodynamic models was also performed to predict state of water during a complete engine operation cycle.

Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, FRANCE, 2006
M.Sc. Applied Thermodynamics and Propulsion: Modules included Experimental and Computational Methods, Automotive / Aerospace and Aeronautic powerplants (Piston, Turbine and Rocket Motors), Turbocompressors, Internal Combustion Engine Thermodynamics, Vehicle Performance Simulation, Finite Element Methods, Combustion. M.Sc. Thesis: Optimisation of an internal combustion engine thermodynamic cycle for efficiency with physical / structural limitations.

1. ​Diesel Engine Combustion

2. Diesel Engine Water Injection

3. Engine Thermodynamics

4. Engine Cycle Optimisation

5. Engine Testing and Instrumentation

6. Vehicle Dynamic Performance Simulation

7. Fuel-Electric Hybrid Powertrain Design

8. Fuel-Electric Hybrid Powertrain Thermal Management System Design

9. Fuel-Electric Hybrid Air Conditioning System Design

Publications

 

1. Conference SAE World Congress, Detroit, MI, USA, SAE paper 2009-01-1439: Experimental study of Inlet Manifold Water Injection on a Common Rail HSDI automobile Diesel Engine, compared to EGR with respect to PM and NOx Emissions and Specific Consumption

 2. Conference 9th International Conference on Engines and Vehicles (ICE2009), Naples, Italy, SAE paper 2009-24-0138: Experimental study of an LP EGR System on an Automotive Diesel Engine, compared to HP EGR with respect to PM and NOx Emissions and Specific Fuel Consumption

 3. Revue: Energy and fuels 2009 -23 (2), ISSN 0887-0624, pp. 690-703: New phenomenological six-zone combustion model for direct injection Diesel engines

 4. Revue: SAE International journal of engines, ISSN : 1946-3936, march 2010, Volume 2 (2), pp. 597-610: Experimental study of an LP EGR System on an Automotive Diesel Engine, compared to HP EGR with respect to PM and NOx Emissions and Specific Fuel Consumption

 5. Revue: Energy, ISSN: 0360-5442, Volume 35, issue 9, septembre 2010, pp. 3628-3639: Experimental study of inlet manifold water injection on combustion and emissions of an automotive direct injection Diesel engine

 6. Revue: SP-2243, ISBN: 978-0-7680-2139-4, SAE international publisher, april 2009 (15 pages/229): Experimental study of Inlet Manifold Water Injection on a Common Rail HSDI automobile Diesel Engine, compared to EGR with respect to PM and NOx Emissions and Specific Consumption

 

​2004-2005 Teaching / Research Assistant at UET Taxila. Practical and theoretical coursework for “Programming in C-language” and “Introduction to electro-mechanical systems”. Initiated development of Electro-Mechanical Systems laboratory at the Department of Mechanical Engineering

2012- Assistant Professor at SMME, NUST Islamabad.
PG - Internal Combustion Engine Technologies
UG - Machine Design
Faculty Project Supervisor - I.Mech.E Formula Student

EMC, France - ​Research Engineer specialising in the Research and Development of a flexible, series hybrid vehicle project. Development of tools for vehicle performance simulation, design of thermal and power management systems according to specifications. Design of vehicle power train and regenerative braking system, mechanical and thermal design of range extender and energy-optimised air conditioning system. Responsible for the verification of simulation and development tools and mechanical developments on the project.