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Prof. Dr. Ashraf Ali Professor Mechanical Engineering Department
email: ashraf.ali@nhu.edu.pk phone: ++922136362046-54 www.nhu.edu.pk

INTRODUCTION

 

List of Publications:


Publications: Twenty nine research publications in well reputed international journals and refereed conferences EXCLUDING local Conference
presentations, invited lectures, local newspaper article and internal reports.


(i) List of Publications in International Journals

1."Growth Rate Data on Bainite in Alloy Steels", A. Ali and H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, Materials Science and Technology, vol. 5, 1989, pp. 398-402.
2."Nucleation of Widmanstätten Ferrite", A. Ali and H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, Materials Science and Technology, vol. 6, 1990, pp. 781-784.
3."Microstructure of High Strength Steel Refined with Intragranularly Nucleated Widmanstätten Ferrite", A. Ali and H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, Materials Science and Technology, vol. 7, 1991, pp. 895-903.
4."Incomplete Reaction Phenomenon in High Strength Bainitic Steels", A. Ali, M. Ahmed, F. H. Hashmi and A. Q. Khan, Metallurgical Transactions A, vol. 24A,
October 1993, pp. 2145-2150.
5."On The Reverse Transformations in a High Strength High Hardenability Fe-C-Si-Mn-Mo Steel, A. Ali and H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, Journal of Materials Science, vol. 27, 1993, pp. 3137-3144.
6."Austenite Reversion in Cold Formed Maraging Steel Grade 18%Ni-350, A. Ali, M. Ahmed, F. H. Hashmi and A. Q. Khan, Materials Science and Technology, vol. 10, 1994, pp. 97-101.
7."Magnetic Properties of Maraging Steel in Relation to Deformation and Structural Phase Transformations, M. Ahmed, A. Ali, S. K. Hasnain, F. H. Hashmi and A. Q. Khan, Acta Metallurgica et Meterialia, vol. 42, No. 3, 1994, pp. 631-638.
8."Bainitic Microstructures Formed by Split Isothermal Transformations in a Fe-C-Si-Mn-Mo Steel", Ashraf Ali, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, vol. 27A, May, 1996, pp. 1141-1147.
9. “Influence of Ti Content on Magnetic and Microstructural Properties of Fe-28Cr-15Co-3.5Mo Permanent Magnets”, Z. Ahmed, A. ul Haq, S.W. Hussain, A. Ali and T. Abbas, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (JMMM), vol. 257 No. 2-3, 2003, pp. 397-402.
10. “Texture Development During processing of Fe-28Cr-15Co-3.5Mo Hard Magnets”, Z. Ahmed, A. ul Haq, S.W. Hussain and A. Ali, Journal of Physique D: Appl. Phys., 2003
11. “Magnetic Properties and Cold Rolling Texture of Fe-Co-V Alloy”, Z. Ahmed,
A. Ali, S. Khan, R. Qayyume, M. Farooque and A. Tauqir, Physica Status Solidi Journal, 2003.
12. “Failure Analysis of AISI-304 Stainless Steel Styrene Storage Tank”, Muhammad Sajid Ali Asghar, Fawad Tariq and Ashraf Ali, J Failure Analysis and Prevention, ASM International, DOI 10.1007/s11668-010-9352-9, 2010
13. “Elastic and Plastic Properties of Soda Lime Glass by Micro-Indentation”, F. Hussain, A. Ali, Key Engineering Materials, vol. 442 (2010) pp 294-300
14. “Evolution of microstructure and mechanical properties during quenching and tempering of ultrahigh strength 0.3C Si–Mn–Cr–Mo low alloy steel”, Fawwad Tariq, Nausheen Naz, Rasheed Ahmed Baloch, Ashraf Ali, Journal of Materials Science, DOI 10.1007/s10853-009-4160-x, 2010
15. “Failure Analysis of WC-2Ni-1Co Rotor Part”, M. Faraz, Fawwad Tariq, Ashraf Ali, Nausheen Naz, Journal Failure Analysis and Prevention, DOI 10.1007/s11668-010-9358-3, vol. 10, 2010, pp. 312-321.
16. “Synthesis of Single and Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Improved Arc Discharge Method”, S. Sami-Ullah, S.M.W.H. Waqar, F. Hussain and A. Ali,
Key Engineering Materials, Trans Tech Publications, vol. 510-511, 2012,
pp. 124-131.

(ii) List of Papers Published in International Refereed Conferences and Symposia Proceedings:

1."Effect of Deformation on the Reversion of Austenite in 18 wt.% Nickel 2400MPa Maraging Steel", A. Ali and M. Ahmed, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Matreials, 20-24th September 1993, Islamabad Pakistan, 1994, pp. 254-261.
2."The Kinetics and Mechanism of Bainite Transformation in High Strength Steel", A. Ali and H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia, Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Matreials, 20-24th September 1993, Islamabad Pakistan, 1994, pp. 247-253.
3."Mechanism of Thermally Stable Austenite Reversion in 18%Ni-350 Maraging Steel", A. Ali, M. Ahmad and M. Azam, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, 17-21st September 1995, Islamabad Pakistan, pp. 369-373.
4."Processing of Alnico Magnets", A. Ali, A. Tauqir, A. ul Haq and A. Q. Khan, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, 17-21st September 1995, Islamabad Pakistan, pp. 393-398.
5."Powder Production Processes for Alnico Permanent Magnet Alloys", M. Khalid, A. Ali, H. Zhaigham, A. Tauqir, A. ul Haq, F. H. Hashmi, and A. Q. Khan, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, 17-21st September 1995, Islamabad Pakistan, pp. 399-406.
6. “Effect of Magnetic Annealing on the Properties of Fe-Cr-Co Alloys”, A. Ali, M. K. Rao, A. ul Haq and A.Q. Khan, Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Heat Treatment of Materials, May 13-15, 1998, Beijing, China, pp. 364-369.
7. “Effect of Thermo-magnetic Treatment on Magnetic Properties and Microstructure of Fe40.75Cr32.4Co24.6Mo2.0Ti0.2 Alloy”, Z. Ahmed, A. Ali, A. ul Haq and A.Q. Khan., First Regional Conference on Magnetic and Superconducting Materials MSM 99, Sep. 27-30, 1999, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1999, pp. 1068-1074.
8."Development of Fe-Cr-Co-Mo Permanent Magnets", Z. Ahmed, S.W. Hussain, A. Ali, A. ul Haq and T. Abbas, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, Islamabad Pakistan, 2001, pp. 115-118.
9. “Deformation Texture in Fe-49Co-8V Magnetic Alloy”, Z. Ahmed, A. Ali, S. Khan, R. Qayyume, M. Farooque, Accepted for publication in the Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, Islamabad, Pakistan, September 8-11, 2003.
10. “Magnetic and Microstructural Properties of Vicalloy Type II”, S. Khan, R. Qayyume, A. Ali, Z. Ahmed and M. Farooque, Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, Islamabad, Pakistan, September 8-11, 2003.
11. “Effect of Thermal Aging on the Magnetic Properties of Co-Fe-V Alloy, “ S. Khan. R. Quyyume, A. Ali, Z. Ahmad, M. Farooque, A. Tuqir: 2nd Iner. Conference on Structure, Processing and Properties of Materials, SPPM, (2004) pp.729-735
12. “Grain Size Determination of Medium Carbon Steel by Ultrasonic Velocity Measurement”, Muhammad Sohail, Ashraf Ali, 10th International Symposium on Advanced Materials, Islamabad, Pakistan, September 8-11, 2003.
13. “Successful Usage of Prepackaged Polumer-Modified Cementatiou Materials in Efficiency Improvement and Rehabilitation of Water-Retaining Structures”, Mussarrat Ullah Khan Afridi, Ashraf Ali, Adullah Saand, Muhammed Ismail and Saifuddin Sumadi, 12th International Congress on Polymers in Concrete, ICPIS-07, September 26-28, 2007, Chuncheon, Korea.

(iii) List of Publications in Local Journals:

1. “Effect of Different Irradiation Times on Microhardness and Depth of Cure at a Nanocompisite Resin”, Sidra Akram, Sayed Yawar Ali Abidi, Shahbaz Ahmed, Ashraf Ali Meo, and Fazal-ur-Rehman Qazi, Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (JCPSP), July 20011, vol. 21, No. 07, pp. 411-414.
2. “FAILURE ANALYSIS OF BOILER TUBES IN LAKHRA COAL POWER PLANT”, Asif Shah, M. Moazam Baloch and Ashraf Ali, Science International. Lahore, Pakistan, vol. 22(2), 125-127, 2010
(iv) Presentations in Local Conferences:

1."Re-cycling of Alnico Magnets", A. Ali, M. Khalid, A. Tauqir, A. ul Haq and A. Q. Khan, Presented in 5th National Symposium on Frontiers in Physics, QAU, Islamabad, Dec. 26-28, 1995.
2."On the Phase Transformations in an Fe-Cr-Co Permanent Magnet Material, A. Ali and A. ul Haq, Presented in 1st International Conference on Phase Transformations, 1-3rd September 1996, Islamabad Pakistan.
3."Ductile Magnets: State of the Art, A. Ali and A. ul Haq, Presented in 1st National Seminar on Materials and Metallurgy, 1-2nd October 1996, Karachi Pakistan.
(v) Public Awareness Articles:

(i)"Advances in Magnetic Materials", Ashraf Ali, The daily Pakistan Observer Islamabad, 22 September 1995.
(ii) “An Overview of Symposium on Advanced Materials (ISAM-2003)”, Ashraf Ali, published in the monthly Engineering Horizon, Lahore, September 2003.

EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

1991CompletedUniversity of Cambridge, Cambridge, U.K.Ph. D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science

1980CompletedDawood College of Engineering and Technology (DCET) -NEDUET, Karachi, PakistanB.E. in Metallurgical Engineering