Citizenship: Dual National: Pakistan
utilization of alternative clean energy sources, i.e., solar, wind, bio, Geo,
and fuel cells to serve the society and humanity
Clean energy based HVAC systems, Smart distributed Grid-systems.
analytical and numerical investigations of clean energy electric and thermal
and Fluid interactions CFD simulations/analysis
development/fabrication and testing/instrumentation of clean energy systems
Engineering economic analysis of
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering July, 2012, Queen’s University Kingston, Canada
M. A. Sc. Mechanical Engineering March, 2009, Queen’s University Kingston, Canada
M. Sc Mechanical Engineering March, 1999
NUST University, Islamabad, Pakistan
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering March 1985 UET
University, Lahore, Pakistan
a. Assistant Professor: 3/2019- Present
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Lahore, Lahore,
b. Sr. Energy Specialist: 6/2018 – 3/2019
QSBR Innovations Inc.
(Queens University at Kingston-Canada)
Project research funding of half Million US $ from KACST, Saudi Arabia
Working on a Collaboration
Research Projects between QSBR/KACST (Saudi Arab) with the title “Design,
fabrication, instrumentation/testing and installation of an energy-efficient solar
assisted hybrid desiccant evaporative air-conditioning system prototype for the
hot and humid climatic conditions of coastal regions and an innovative
evaporative air-conditioning system for
the hot and dry weather conditions of central regions of Saudi Arabia”
Professor: 2/2014 –6/2018 (Four
Mechanical Engineering, Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University Riyadh, Saudi
Associate 7/2012- 2/2014 (Two Years)
Queen’s University at Kingston, Canada
Solar Calorimetry Laboratory—Solar
• Developed numerical model of residential solar collectors: Thermal conditions were studied numerically using the Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes (RANS) and
Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling approach. Radiation
exchange between the surfaces of the solar collector was modeled using the
Discrete Ordinate Radiation Model.
Air University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Department of Mechatronics Engineering
Professor 6/ 2001- 6/2005 (Four Years)
Department of Mechanical and
Manufacturing Engineering, University of Zimbabwe,
Administration Experience – (Military Service-
16 Years)-EME Corps of Pakistan Army
Captain/Major (Senior Mechanical
Engineer/ Project Manager), 5/1986- 5/2001
simulations with TRNSYS-18 and GAMBIT /ANSYS-FLUENT, LES/RANS CFD simulations:
of geometry and flow cases by running scripts in window environment,
knowledge of ICEM CFD,
of unsteady boundary conditions with user defined functions
in MATLAB/SIMULINK, Experience in SOLIDWORKS,
· TRYNSIS Simulation
Laboratory and Instrumentation Skills
and data acquisition systems
of unsteady internal flows
Member of American
Society of Mechanical Engineers,
Member of Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers,
Engineers Ontario (PEO),
Green Building Council,
Green Building Council
Awards & Honours
Award (Ph.D) 2009-2012
Award (MA.Sc) 2007-2008
1. Shafqat Hussain, Stephen J. Harrison,
"Evaluation of thermal characteristics of a flat plate Solar Collector
with a back mounted air channel" International
Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.
123 (2017), August 2017, pp. 940-952, ISSN
: 1359-4311, Impact factor: 3.77
2. Shafqat Hussain, “A CFD Study of Natural Convection and
Radiation Exchange in an Asymmetrically Heated Inclined Channel and
Validation”, Imam Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol 1 (2) (2016), PP. 64-74.
Monday, August 21, 2017, IP: 126.96.36.199]
3. Ahmed Almogbel, Saleh Alajlan, Shafqat Hussain, “Heat Transfer
Simulation for Nano-Coated Glass in Saudi Arabia” Int'l Journal of Advances in
Mechanical & Automobile Engg. (IJAMAE) Vol. 3, Issue 1(2016) ISSN
2349-1485, E-ISSN 2349-1493
4. Shafqat Hussain, Stephen J. Harrison,
"Experimental and Numerical investigations of passive air cooling of a residential
flat-plate solar collector under stagnation conditions” International Journal of Solar Energy, Vol 122 (2015)
1023–1036, ISSN: 0038-092X, Impact factor:
5. Shafqat Hussain, Nashmi Al-Rasheedi1, S.M.F. Hasani, “A CFD Study of a Naturally
Ventilated Three-storied Simple Atrium Building with a Curved Glazed Roof"
International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering-IJCSE, Vol.1 (3), (
2014). ISSN: 0976 4399
6. Shafqat Hussain, Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “Numerical Investigations of Buoyancy-driven
Natural Ventilation in a Simple Three Storey Atrium Building and Thermal
Comfort Evaluation”, International Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.
57 (2013) pp.133-146. ISSN: 1359-4311,
Impact factor: 3.77
Hussain, Patrick H. Oosthuizen, , “Numerical Study of
Buoyancy-driven Natural Ventilation in a Simple Three-storey Atrium Building”,
International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment, Vol. 1 (2012) PP.
141-157. ISSN: 22126090, 22126104,
Hussain, Patrick H. Oosthuizen,“Validation of Numerical Modeling of
Conditions in an Atrium Space with a Hybrid Ventilation System”,
International Journal of Building and Environment, Vol. 52(2012) pp. 152-161.
0360-1323, Impact Factor: 5.05
and Patrick H. Oosthuizen,“Numerical Investigations of Buoyancy-driven Natural
Ventilation in a Simple Atrium Building and its Effect on the Thermal Comfort
Conditions”, International Journal of Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol.40
(2012) PP.358-372, ISSN :
1359-4311, Impact Factor: 3.77
10. Shafqat Hussain, Patrick H. Oosthuizen,
Abdalrahim Kalendar, “Evaluation of Various Turbulence Models for the
Prediction of the Airflow and Temperature Distributions in Atria”, International
Journal of Energy and Buildings, Vol.48 (2011) pp.18-28, ISSN
Patrick H. Oosthuizen, Shafqat Hussain and Brant Pepply,
“A Numerical Study of the Performance of an Autothermal
Reformer for Use in Fuel Cell Powered Unit for Trucks” Chemical Engineering
Transactions, Vol.18, 2009, pp. 653-658. ISSN: 2283-9216, Impact Factor: 0.82
1. Ahmed Almogbel,
Saleh Alajlan, Shafqat Hussain, "Heat Transfer Simulation for
Nano-Coated Glass in Saudi Arabia" Proceedings of 3rd International
Conference on Advances in Software, Control and Mechanical Engineering
(ICSCME'2016) on Paris at Sept. 21-22, 2016.
Al-Mogbel, Shafqat Hussain, Mohammad A. Almashaal, "An Experimental
Study of Evaporative Cooling System for Buildings in Saudi Arabia
Climate.", Proceedings of ASME-ATI-UIT 2015 conference on Thermal Energy
Systems: Production, Storage, Utilization and the Environment,17 – 20 May,
2015, Napoli, Italy
3. Shafqat Hussain, Nashmi
Al-Rasheedi1, S.M.F. Hasani1 and Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “A CFD study of a
naturally ventilated three-storey simple atrium building with a curved glazed
roof", CSCE 2014, Conference, June 7th to 8th, Rome,
4. Shafqat Hussain and Patrick H.
Oosthuizen, “Numerical Study of Thermal Comfort in an Atrium Space with a Hybrid Ventilation System”, Proceeding
of the 13th UK Heat Transfer Conference 9UKHTC 2013) 2nd-3rd
September 2013, London, United Kingdom. .
Hussain and Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “Numerical Modeling of Buoyancy-driven
Natural Ventilation and Thermal Comfort Performance in a Simple Three-storey
Atrium Building”, International Mechanical Engineering Congress &
Exposition November 9-15, 2012, Houston, Texas, USA.
Hussain and Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “Numerical Modeling of the Effect of
Thermal Mass on the Transient
Thermal Performance of a Simplified Atrium Building”, Proceedings of the 10th
on Heat Transfer ASME Conference 2012 SUMMER July 8-12, Puerto, Rico, USA,.
Shafqat Hussain and Patrick H.
Oosthuizen, “Numerical Modeling of Buoyancy-driven Natural Ventilation in a
Simple Three- storey Atrium Building”, Proceedings of the 20th Annual
Conference of the CFD Society of Canada, May 9-11, 2012 Alberta, Canada,
Hussain and Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “Numerical Study of an Atrium Integrated
with Hybrid Ventilation System”, Proceedings of 23rd Canadian Congress of
Applied Mechanics, Vancouver, BC, Canada-June 5-9 ,2011,
Hussain and Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “Validation of Numerical Study of Flow and
temperature distribution in an Atrium space”,
Proceedings of 19th Annual Conference of the CFD Society of Canada
Montreal, Canada, April
Shafqat Hussain and Patrick H. Oosthuizen, “ An
Evaluation of Turbulence Models for the Numerical
Study of Flow
and temperature Distribution in Atria”, Proceedings of 18th Annual Conference
of the CFD Society of Canada London, Canada, May 18-19 2010.
Shafqat Hussain, Patrick H. Oosthuizen and Brant
Pepply, “A Numerical Study of the Performance of an
Reformer for Use in Fuel Cell Powered Unit for Trucks”, 12th Conference Process
Integration, Modeling and Optimization for Energy saving and Pollution
Reduction, Rome, Italy-10-13 May 2009.
Shafqat Hussain, and C.S. Reddy, “The Production
of Biodiesel from Oil and Fats with High Free Fatty
Automotive Engineering Congress”, Belgrade, Serbia - May 30-June1, 2005.
Shafqat.Hussain and C.S Reddy, “The Potential of
Biodiesel Production in Zimbabwe”, Zimbabwe
Institute of Engineers 7th Congress, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
- June 26-27, 2003.
Journal Papers Reviewed
Use in Swedish Multi-family Buildings" International Journal of Energy and
Buildings, ENB0D-12-00273, Apr 02, 2012.
2."MHD Free Convection Flow Past an Impulsively
Started Infinite Vertical Plate with Thermal Stratification and Radiation"
"Experimental Study of PCM Melting in a Triplex Tubes Latent Heat Thermal
Storage for Liquid Desiccant Air Conditioning System" International
Journal of Energy and Buildings, ENB-D-12- 01055, Nov 25, 2012.