BROCHURE

Muhammad Musaddique Ali Rafique

Faculty

Organizing committee

USA

RMIT University

Publications

M. M. A. Rafique, New DNA based hybrid catalysts, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH& Co. KG Dudweiler Landstraße 99 66123 Saarbrucken Germany, 2014 www.lap-publishing.com (ISBN 978 – 3 – 659 – 60964 – 0)
M. M. A. Rafique, Composite Materials – Processing and technology, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH& Co. KG Dudweiler Landstraße 99 66123 Saarbrucken Germany, 2011 www.lap‐publishing.com (ISBN 978‐3‐8443‐3102‐8)
M. M. A. Rafique, M. Wakeel, M. Elahi, Heat treatment of piston rings, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH& Co. KG Dudweiler Landstraße 99 66123 SaarbruckenGermany, 2011 www.lap‐publishing.com (ISBN 978‐3‐8443‐2125‐8)
M. M. A. Rafique, Bulk metallic glasses and their composites – Additive manufacturing and modeling and simulation. Momentum Press - Engineering, New York, 2018, United States of America
(ISBN-13: 978-1-94708-384-4)
http://momentumpress.net/books/bulk-metallic-glasses-and-their-composites-additive-manufacturing-and-modeling-and-simulation

M. M. A. Rafique, Modeling and simulation of heat transfer phenomena, Ch. – 9, in Heat Transfer Studies and Applications, edited by Salim Newaz Kazi, INTECH Publishing, Vienna, Austria, ISBN 978-953-51-2146-6 (July 29, 2015), DOI: 10.5772/58727 (Second most downloaded chapter)
http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/modeling-and-simulation-of-heat-transfer phenomena
M. M. A. Rafique, Book Chapter (Invited), Castings, edited book, INTECH Publishing, Vienna, Austria, 2018 (in review) M. M. A. Rafique, Stephan Sprenger, Book Chapter (Invited), Fiber-reinforced magneto-polymer matrix composites (FR–MPMCs), Edited book, "Nanotechnology in Aerospace and Structural Mechanics, IGI Gobal, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA, 2018 (in review)

M. M. A. Rafique, Book Chapter (Invited), Bulk metallic glasses and their composites - additive manufacturing, edited book, “Metastable materials”, INTECH Open, London, UK, 2018 (in review) M. M. A. Rafique, Book Chapter (Invited), Fiber reinforced magneto polymer matrix composites, edited book, “Hysteresis of composites”, INTECH Open, London, UK, 2018 (in review)

Education

PhD (Aerospace Engineering) Completed: October 2018
School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3000, AUSTRALIA
Dissertation / Thesis title: Development of Zr based bulk metallic glass matrix composites by inoculation and their laser additive manufacturing (advisor: Prof. Dr. Milan Brandt)
(Webometrics world ranking: 306, National ranking: 12, Engineering ranking: 2)
Master in Nanoscience Completed: June 2014
Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatia / Universidad del Pais Vasco (EHU/UPV), Donostia, San Sebastian, Spain
(Webometrics world ranking: 915, National ranking: 43)
Joint European Masters in Materials Science (EMMS) Completed: October 2010
Technische Universitat Hamburg Harburg, Germany
(Webometrics world ranking: 1386, National ranking: 67) and Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
(Webometrics world ranking: 551, National ranking: 6)
(Transferred to EHU/UPV)
B.Sc. Engg, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Graduated: August 2005
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
(Webometrics World Ranking: 2991, National ranking: 11, Engineering ranking: 1)

RESEARCH AND INTEREST

Co – In charge Ceramics Laboratories
Interdisciplinary Research Center in Biomedical Materials, COMSATS Institute of Information technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Developed process, equipment and tooling for:
• Continuous flow hydrothermal synthesis of oxides (Zn)
• Batch hydrothermal synthesis of phase pure and doped (Fe – complex, Titania) hydroxyapatite
• Batch hydrothermal synthesis of biological apatite
• Manufacturing of new (modified) batch hydrothermal vessel(s)
• Scale up of phase pure hydroxyapatite production (10 Kg yield) by wet precipitation method.
• Workshop establishment (Machine, woodwork, electric, foundry and fitting)

Co – In charge Polymer Laboratories
Co – In charge Characterization suite
Interdisciplinary Research Center in Biomedical Materials, COMSATS Institute of Information technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Developed process, equipment and tooling for:
• Batch hydrothermal synthesis of phase pure hydroxyapatite and doped hydroxyapatite.
• Sol gel processing of hydroxyapatite
• Design, Manufacturing, operation, optimization, atomization and scale up of hydrothermal, precipitation and sol gel processes.
• Design, manufacturing and operation of methods, materials and machinery.

HONORS AND AWARDS

2019
Lead Symposium Organizer: Bulk metallic glasses and their composites – progresses, outcomes and prospects, Materials Science and Technology 2019, Portland, OR, USA
Lead Symposium Organizer: Bulk metallic glasses and their composites – structure, properties and manufacturing – advancements and progresses, 2019 Annual MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA
2018
2018 Composite Materials Congress Scholarship, organized by International Association of Advanced Materials, Stockholm, Sweden.
Lead Symposium Organizer: Bulk Metallic Glass Matrix Composites – Challenges and Triumphs, Materials Science and Technology 2018, Columbus, Ohio, USA
Student Travel Grant, 2018 Materials Science and Technology Conference, Columbus, OH, USA
Assistant Symposium Organizer: Bulk Metallic Glasses XVI, 2019 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Graduate Student Travel Grant, 2018 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Student Monitor: 2018 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Symposium Assistant: 2018 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2017
Judge undergraduate poster competition, 2017 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibition, Boston, MA, USA
Symposium Assistant: 2017 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibition, Boston, MA, USA
Engineering Top – up Scholarship, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, 2017
RMIT University, HDR Publication Incentive Award, 2017
Graduate Internship, Siemens AG, Muelheim, Germany, 2017 (disapproved by supervisor)
Symposium Assistant: 2017 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibition, Phoenix, AZ, USA
2015
RMIT PhD International Scholarship (RPIS), School of Graduate Research (SGR), RoyalMelbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University), Melbourne, VIC 3000, Australia, 2015
2014
Chief Minister Financial Grant, for Master in Nanoscience at Euskal Horriko Unibertsitatia/Universidad del Pais Vasco, Donostia, San Sebastian, Spain 2013 – 2014, Government of Punjab, Pakistan, 2014
PhD Recruiting Grant, Department of Dentistry, HELATH, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2014 (Resident permit archived)
2013
DIPC/CFM Scholarship, Euskal Horriko Unibertsitatia/Universidad del Pais Vasco, Donostia, San Sebastian, Spain, 2013
2008
Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for study of Joint European Masters in Materials Science (EMMS) at Technische Universitat Hamburg Harburg (Germany), Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal), Aalborg Universitet (Denmark) (2008)
PhD Position (Mechanical Engineering) (Fully funded) at School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA (www.mme.wsu.edu) (2008) (visa archived)
2005
Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) and University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Lahore Gold Medals for overall best performance in four years of undergraduate degree in UET Lahore, Pakistan (2005)