Assoc. Prof. Dr. Qasım Zeeshan

Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2009    PhD in Flight Vehicle Design
Dissertation:  Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization for the Conceptual Design of Aerospace Systems
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, P.R.China

2006    MS in Flight Vehicle Design
Thesis:  Spacecraft Mission Analysis and Design
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (BUAA), Beijing, P.R.China

2000    BE in Mechanical
Final Year Project: Preventive Techniques for Corrosion in Pipelines
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), College of E&ME, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Sep 2015 to date
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Via Mersin 10, Turkey

Courses:

  • Principles of Computer Aided Engineering (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017)
  • Mechanical Vibrations (Fall 2015)
  • Rigid Body Dynamics (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016)
  • Dynamics of Machinery (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)
  • Manufacturing Technology (Fall 2016)
  • Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (Spring 2016)
  • Systems Control (Spring 2017)

Member: ABET Committee, Graduate Committee, Summer Training Committee, Capstone Projects Committee
Supervising Undergraduate, MS & PhD candidates    

Mar 2010 to July 2015
Adjunct Faculty Member, Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Institute of Space Technology (IST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Courses:

  • Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization * (Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2015)
  • Space Mission Analysis and Design * (Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2014)
  • Spacecraft System Design * (Fall 2011)
  • Spacecraft Dynamics and Control (Fall 2011, Fall 2012)
  • Flight Dynamics (Spring 2012, Spring 2013)
  • Structural Optimization (Fall 2013)
  • Mechanical Vibrations (Fall 2014)

    * Taught for the first time in Pakistan
 

Sep 2012 to Jan 2015
Visiting Faculty Member, Department of Mechanical Engineering
International Islamic University (IIU), Islamabad, Pakistan
Courses:

  • Advanced Numerical Analysis (Fall 2014)
  • Design Optimization (Fall 2013)
  • Engineering Ergonomics (Fall 2012)
  • Engineering Computational Analysis (Fall 2014)
  • Numerical Techniques and Optimization in MATLAB (Spring 2011)
  • Production System Design and Analysis (Fall 2012)
  • Project Management (Spring 2013,  2014)
  • Research Design (Spring 2015)
  • Technology Management (Spring 2013)
  • Mechanics of Materials (Spring 2014)

Jun 2012 to Sep 2012
Visiting Faculty Member, School of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, (SMME)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Course: Design Optimization (Spring 2012)
Co-Supervising MS and PhD students in the area of Design Optimization

Feb 2013 to Jul 2013
Visiting Faculty Member, NUST Business School, (NBS)
National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Course: Management Science (Spring 2013)

Oct 2006 to Sep 2009
Teaching & Research Assistant, School of Astronautics
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, BUAA, P.R.China
Assistant to Prof. Dong Yunfeng, for the co-supervision of Masters Students (2007-2009)
Course co-coordinator/assistant to Prof. Xiao Yelun for the course “Spacecraft Dynamics” (2006)

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Dec 2012 to Feb 2015
General Manager (Mechanical and Aerospace)
NATIONAL ENGINEERING & SCIENTIFIC COMMISSION (NESCOM), H-11/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

Team Leader:

  • Project management for all phases of project life cycle including feasibility, proposal, preliminary design and analysis, prototype development, verification, validation and operations support. Conduct of technical reviews of stakeholder requirements, and project progress reviews; preparation of contracts and evaluation of tenders; conduct tests, document results, and liaison with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals and present reports.
  • System Design and Analysis: feasibility, design, performance evaluation and performance enhancement of mechanisms and systems.
  • Assignment, co-ordination and review of technical work of project teams comprising of engineers, technologists and technicians.
Senior Team Member:
  • Program management, planning, monitoring and control of various research and development projects from inception to delivery.
  • Risk Management of systems as per AS9100 Rev C and design modifications to mitigate system malfunctions and failures.
  • Recruitment and Training of mechanical and aerospace engineers.


Dec 2005 to Nov 2012
Manager (Mechanical and Aerospace)
NATIONAL ENGINEERING & SCIENTIFIC COMMISSION (NESCOM), H-11/4, Islamabad, Pakistan

Senior Team Member:

  • Project Management for all phases of project life cycle including feasibility, proposal, preliminary design and analysis, prototype development, verification, validation and operations support.
  • System Design and Analysis: feasibility, design, performance evaluation and performance enhancement of mechanisms and systems.
  • Investigation of failures and recommendation of workable solutions for nonconformance parts and products.
  • Implementation of Quality Management System (QMS) as per AS9100 Rev B.


Nov 2000 to Nov 2005
Assistant Manager (Mechanical and Aerospace)
NATIONAL ENGINEERING & SCIENTIFIC COMMISSION (NESCOM), H-11/4, Islamabad, Pakistan
Team Member:

  • System Design and Analysis: feasibility, design, performance evaluation and performance enhancement of mechanisms and systems.
  • Configuration Management of research and development projects. Development of manufacturing and acceptance test procedures; maintenance, operational and safety standards; and schedules for timely completion of projects.