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Dr. Nisar A.       ( Associate Professor )

Cell: 0+923028585125      Email: asimnisar@case.edu.pk; aasim_n@yahoo.com

Dr. Nisar A. is affiliated with CASE, since 2003. He is Visiting Research Scholar at Asian Institute of Technology, AIT, Thailand. He did his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology in 2008. Previously he has done his Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering from University of Manchester, U.K. in 2002. He has more than twenty-five journal publications in journals of international repute (cumulative impact factor in ISI indexed journal is more than 12). He has also more than twenty-four international conference publications. In terms of academic productivity and quality of research, the number of citations to his research publications currently stands at 782 in google scholar. His citations H-Index is 8 in google scholar. He has successfully supervised and produced three PhD Scholars at CASE. In addition, more than 12 Masters students have successfully completed their Masters Thesis research work under his supervision at CASE.

Educational Qualification:

Degree Specialization University Year
PHD Mechanical Engineering (Microelectromechanical System;MEMS) Asian Institute of Technology, AIT, Thailand (www.ait.ac.th) 2008
M.Sc Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Systems Management University of Manchester, United Kingdom (www.manchester.ac.uk) 2002
B.Sc Mechanical Engineering University of Engg & Tech Lahore, Pakistan 1993



Research Interest:

Title Description
Engineering and Technology Management




Courses Taught:

Research Methodology for Engineering Managers
Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Dynamics of Professional Management
Marketing of Products and Services
Manufacturing Technology


Key Publications (Journals & Books):

S.No. Key Publications
1 Nisar, A., Afzulpurkar, N. "Three Dimensional, Multifield Analysis of a Piezoelectric Micropump for Drug Delivery System for Treatment of Hemodynamic dysfunction." (2008) Cardivascular Engineering Vol:8 pp:203-218. Springer Netherlands. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10558-008-9060-1 Journal Source Normalized Impact per paper (SNIP): 1.205 ; SJR: 0.310 . Impact Factor: 1.20 22.
2 Nisar, A. Afzulpurkar,N. "Multifield Analysis of a Piezoelectrically Actuated Valveless Micropump" (2008) Sensors & Transducers Journal Vol:94 pp:176-195. (G. Impact Factor 0.987)
3 Nisar A., Afzulpurkar,N. Mahaisavariya "MEMS Based Micropumps in Drug delivery and biomedical applications" (2008) . Sensors and Actuators B Chemical Vol:130 pp:917-942. (Cited 82 times in Google Scholar). Top 25 most downloaded articles in Sensors And Actuators B: Chemical Journal since January 2008 to 2014. http://top25.sciencedirect.com/subject/chemistry/6/journal/sensors-and-actuators-b-chemical/09254005/archive/28/ (Journal Impact Factor 5.401)
4 Nisar A., Afzulpurkar,N. "Design Optimization of MEMS Micropump for Drug Delivery Applications" (2007) Extended summary, Review of advancements in Micro and Nano Technologies (SCI indexed Journal), Vol:In Press.
5 A. Nisar, M.J.J.Schmidt, M.A.S "Finite element analysis for the prediction and optimization of residual stresses caused by laser enamelling process" (2003) IMech. Proc. Part B. Journal of Engg. manufacture Vol:217 pp:1085-1099 Journal Normalized Impact per paper: 1.366
6 A. Nisar, M.J.J.Schmidt, M.A.S "Three-dimensional transient finite element analysis of laser enamelling process with moving heat source and phase change considerations" (2003) Proc. Instn. Mech. Engrs, Part-B Vol:217 pp:753-764 Journal Normalized Impact per paper: 1.366
7 Muhammad Tasleem, Nawar Khan, Asim Nisar (2018). Impact of Total Quality Management and Environment Management System on Sustainable Performance of Selected Industries in Pakistan. Journal of Environmental Science and Management, pp 30-38, v. 21, n.2.
8 Iqbal, F., Nisar, A., & Ali, A. (2018). The Moderating Effect of Job Aid on the Relationship between Work Environment and Employees’ Productivity in Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) of Pakistan. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 8(6), 630– 651. http://dx.doi.org/10.6007/IJARBSS/v8-i6/4261 DOI: 10.6007/IJARBSS/v8-i6/4261
9 Muhammad Tasleem, Nawar Khan, Syed Tasweer Hussain Shah, Muhammad Saleem, Asim Nisar “Sustainable Enterprise Excellence: Cohesion of TQM/BE Models, ISO Standards and Sustainability” RISUS – Journal on Innovation and Sustainability, São Paulo, v. 8, n.4, p.24-41, Dec /2017- ISSN 2179-3565.
10 Muhammad Tasleem, Nawar Khan, Syed Tasweer Hussain Shah, Muhammad Saleem, Asim Nisar “Six Steps Implementation Framework for Corporate Sustainability Performance Management” RISUS – Journal on Innovation and Sustainability, São Paulo, v. 8, n.3, p.3-15, Set 2017 - ISSN 2179-3565
11 Muhammad Tasleem, Nawar Khan, Syed Tasweer Hussain Shah, Asim Nisar “Technical and Quality Standards and Practices in Healthcare Facilities” International Journal of Management Excellence, [S.l.], v. 9, n. 2, p. 1087-1092, Aug. 2017. ISSN 2292-1648. Available at: http://ijmeonline.com/index.php/ijme/article/view/355 . doi:10.17722/ijme.v9i2.355.
12 Sohail Ahmad Phatak, Asim Nisar, “Design and Implementation of an Intra Public Sector Collaboration Framework using Technology”, IJCSNS International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, VOL.17 No.5, May 2017. Indexed in Thomson Reuters. HEC approved X-Category journal.
13 Sohail Ahmad Phatak, Asim Nisar, “Public Complaint Handling Process and the Usage of ICT in Public Sector: An exploratory Study of Ombudsman Sector of Pakistan” Pak. J. Engg. & Appl. Sci. Vol. 20 January, 2017 (p.14–29). HEC approved X-Category journal
14 Amanat Ali, Asim Nisar; “Conceptualizing IT Governance Principles at Strategic Projects Level” International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Vol. 14, Issue 8, 2016. ISSN 1947-5500, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (Journal Impact Factor 0.553) indexed in ESCI - IP & Science - Thomson Reuters - Web of Science.2.
15 Amanat Ali, Asim Nisar; “Exploration of IT Governance Practices and their Effect on Projects Outcomes in Public Sector Organizations of Pakistan” (2016) International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, Vol. 16, Issue 8. Indexed in Thomson Reuters. HEC approved X-Category journal.
16 M. Azam Ishaque Chaudhary, Asim Nisar, Muhammad Muazzam; “Strategy to Develop Knowledge-based Second Opinion Health System” Proceedings of the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (2016) 53 (3B), pp. 185-193. (SJR 0. 0.137) (SNIP 0.242) Indexed in Scopus. HEC approved X-Category journal
17 Azam Ishaque Chaudhary, Asim Nisar; “Escalating Health Care Cost due to Unnecessary Diagnostic Testing” Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology” (2017), Volume 36, No. 3, July, 2017 [p-ISSN: 0254-7821, e-ISSN: 2413-7219]. HEC approved X-Category journal.
18 Amanat Ali, Asim Nisar; “The Existing State of IT Governance Maturity in the Public Sector Organizations of a Less Developed Country: A Case of Pakistan” International Journal of Advanced Computational Engineering and Networking, (2015) Vol 3, Issue 11, Page 26-34. 8
19 Asim Nisar, Khalid Mahmood, Illyas Qureshi; “An Empirical Study on Measurement of Performance through TQM in Pakistani Aviation Manufacturing Industry” International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management (2014) Vol:31, Issue 6 31 (6). Indexed in Thomson Reuters; CiteScore 1.40 ; SJR 0.477 ; SNIP 1.176 2.
20 Ashraf, M.W.; Tayyaba, S.; Nisar, A.; Afzulpurkar, N "Fabrication and Analysis of Hollow Microneedles and Polymeric Piezoelectric Valveless Micropump for TDD System" (2012) Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Communications, Special Issue Vol:6 No: 18 pp:3248-3256. Impact Factor: 1.0614.
21 Muhammad Waseem Ashraf, Shahzadi Tayyaba, Nitin Afzulpurkar, Asim Nisar, Chumnarn Punyasai, Karoon Saejok,Jakrapomg Supadech, Nithi Atthi, Charndet Hruanun, “Optimization of Fabrication Process for MEMS Based Microneedles Using ICP Etching Technology”. Advanced Materials Research, 403-408, 4611-4616.DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.403-408.4611. Journal Normalized Impact per paper: 0.158
22 Ashraf, M.W, Tayyaba, S., Nisar, A., Afzulpurkar, N.,Bodhale, D.,Lomas, T.,Poyai, A.,Tuantranont, A. "Design, Fabrication and Analysis of Silicon Hollow Microneedles for Transdermal Drug Delivery System for Treatment of Hemodynamic Dysfunctions" (2010) Cardiovascular_Engineering 91–108 Volume 10, Number 3, September,_2010 :Springer Netherlands. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10558-010-9100-5. Most downloaded article. http://www.springer.com/biomed/journal/10558 Journal Normalized Impact per paper: 0.915 : Impact Factor: 1.20
23 Muhammad Waseem Ashraf, Shahzadi Tayyaba, Nitin Afzulpurkar, Asim Nisar "Fabrication and Analysis of Tapered Tip Silicon Microneedles for MEMS based Drug Delivery System" (2010) Sensors & Transducers Journal (ISSN 1726- 5479) Vol: 122, Issue 11, November 2010 pp:158-173 (Journal) HEC Recognized:Yes. Ten best articles published in 2010 in Sensors and Transducers Journal. http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/Best_articles_2010.htm (Impact Factor 0.7)
24 Ashraf, M.W., Tayyaba, S., Afzulpurkar, N., Nisar, A., Tuantranont, A., Bohez, E.L.J. "Coupled Multifield Analysis of Piezoelectrically Actuated Microfluidic Device for Transdermal Drug Delivery Applications" (2010), Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 62, pp. 656-660. ISSN:20703740 http://www.waset.org/journals/waset/v62/v62-121.pdf Journal Normalized Impact per paper: 0.116
25 M.W. Ashraf, S. Tayyaba, Asim Nisar, N. Afzulpurkar "Design, Analysis and Fabrication of MEMS-based Silicon Microneedles for Bio-Medical Applications" (2010) The ECTI transactions on electrical eng., electronics, and communications (Print ISSN 1685-9545). Page(s): 83 – 91, ECTI Transaction EEC Vol 9, No 1 (2011) HEC Recognized:Yes. ECTI Transaction EEC Vol 9, No 1 (2011). http://www.ecti-thailand.org/paper/journal_viewlist/34
26 Dhananjay W. Bodhale, Asim Nisar, Nitin Afzulpurkar "Structural and microfluidic analysis of hollow side-open polymeric microneedles for transdermal drug delivery applications," (2010) Microfluidics and Nanofluidics Vol:Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 2010, Volume 8, Number 3, pp:373-392 (http://www.springerlink.com/content/m82mm3l67853x814/ (Journal Impact Factor 2.54)


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