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Design and Manufacturing Research Group

GROUP MEMBERS

  • Dr Shahid Ikramullah

  • Dr Khalid Akhtar

  • Dr Mushtaq Khan

  • Dr Husain Imran

  • Engr. Naweed Hassan

EXTERNAL MEMBERS

  • Dr Riaz Ahmed (NUST)

  • Dr Rehan Akhtar (PILO)

  • Dr Nauman Ahmed (CEME)

  • Dr Syed Waheed (HIT-Defence)

  • Dr Liaqat Ali​

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Product Design & Development

  • Laser Manufacturing/Material Processing

  • Surface Treatment and Sand Casting

  • CNC / High Speed Machining

  • Rapid Prototyping (RP)

  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies and performance

  • Manufacturing System Modeling & Simulation

  • Lean Manufacturing & Facility Layout

  • Solar Powered Transportation

INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS(COMPLETED)

  • Manufacturing & Fabrication of Electric Bus for H-12 Campus

  • APU (Auxiliary Power Unit Test Rig) ​

  • Manufacturing of Jatropha Seed Bio-Diesel Plant & Installation

  • Design and development of Mechanical Knee Joint (Collaboration MVRDE)

  • Various Project for Heavy Industries Taxil ​

  • Phone Casing for Secure Communication (for AWC using RP facility)

  • LSC (Laser Shot Controller) Box

  • Design and fabrication of Jaw opening mechanism for dinosaurs (Natural History Museum Islamabad)​

  • Design and development of small scale autoclave for chemicals testing​

  • Design and development of test rig for drilling of hard rocks in petroleum exploration (HEC Startup Research Grant IPFP)​​

RESEARCH PROJECTS(COMPLETED)

  • Syntronics Ltd. Implementation of Six Sigma approach (Extrusion, Weaving, Cutting & Stitching Departments)

  • Production Optimization of Ceiling Fan Production Shop at Starco Fan Industry.

  • Reduction in Welding Defects and Rejection Rates at Pakistan Welding Institute.

  • Implementation of Statistical Quality Control Tools at Refrigerator production line of Haier Industries to improve

  • Quality and enhance Productivity.​

INDUSTRIAL & RESEARCH PROJECTS(IN PROGRESS)

  • Design and Development of Environmental chamber for testing of single photovoltaic solar cell in Cryogenic conditions.

  • Effect of fatigue on surface finish of machined.

  • Aluminum Alloys (AL6061).

  • Development of a feature-code based on ISO14649 for machining of pockets and holes on CNC milling Machine.

  • Development of Production Software to calculate production time of article stitching for ? Service Shoes Industry?.

  • Rectification/Removal of defects in 9x19mm ammo.​​

PUBLICATION

​​​​​​Research Papers

​Journals

​Conferences

​Book Chapters​

​6

​12 ISI, 09 Non-ISI

​39

​1

 

STUDENTS REGISTERED WITH DMRG

​​​​​PhD Students

​Ms Students

​6

​38

 

LAB FACILITIES

  • MICRO CIM LAB

  • CAD CAM LAB

  • MEASUREMENT AND INSTRUMENTATION LAB

  • CNC LAB (LATHE MILLING)

  • RAPID PROTOTYPING (RP) LAB

  • COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING LAB​

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