Faculty Syed Asad Ali Zaidi

Mr. Syed Asad Ali Zaidi

Assistant Professor
  • Pakistan Navy Engineering College
  • 021348503023
  • asadali@pnec.nust.edu.pk
  • Doctoral
Summary

Dr. Asad Ali Zaidi is a skilled, research-oriented, and dedicated instructor with a Doctorate Degree in Power Engineering & Engineering Thermophysics. His research area is renewable energy.

Academic Background
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (POWER ENGINERING AND ENGINEERING THERMOPHYSICS) Doctoral Harbin Engineering University September 01, 2016 - June 27, 2019
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) (MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCE) Masters University of Karachi July 02, 2013 - December 30, 2015
Master of Engineering (ME) (MATERIALS ENGINEERING) Masters NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi June 01, 2010 - June 30, 2013
Bachelor of Engineering (BE) (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) Bachelor National University of Sciences and Technology August 01, 2005 - January 30, 2009
Honours and Awards
Certificate of Reviewing Certificate of Reviewing Original Articles in recognition to the review made for International Conference on Engineering Technologies and Social Sciences (ICETSS 2017) held at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Conference Center Bangkok Thailand from 7-8 August, 2017. August 08, 2017
Certificate of Reviewing Certificate of Reviewing Original Articles in recognition of the review made for 4th IEEE International Conference on Engineering Technologies and Applied Sciences (ICETAS 2017) held at AMA International University, Bahrain from 29 Nov-1 Dec, 2017. December 01, 2017
HEC Approved Superviser Recognized as HEC Approved PhD Supervisor in the discipline of Engineering & Technology for a period of three (03) years August 18, 2020
CSC Scholarship CSC Scholarship was awarded by Chinese Scholarship Council for PhD study. The scholarship covered (including tuition fee, lodging, living allowance and medical insurance) August 15, 2016
Presentation Certificate Certificate for Presenting the Paper on 6th International Mechanical Engineering Congress on Green Systems and Innovation (2016).The certificate was awarded for presenting a paper on "Design and Thermal Analysis of Parabolic Trough Solar Thermal Power Plant", at IEP Convention Centre, Karachi. The event was jointly organized by IEP Karachi center and NED University in collaboration with HEC Pakistan. June 02, 2016
Participation Certificate Certificate of Participation for workshop on Nuclear Power and Policy. This certificate was awarded for attending a two-day workshop on Nuclear Power and Policy at Safety Analysis Centre (SAC) Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) , Karachi held at 25-25 Nov 2015. November 25, 2015
Appreciation Certificate Certificate of Appreciation for working at F22P Ship No. 4 (PNS Aslat). This certificate of recognition and appreciation was awarded for performing duty on F22P ship No.4 (PNS Aslat) as Assistant Manager (Outfit Design) with Chinese TA Team from China Shipbuilding and Offshore Company. November 20, 2012
PhD Researcher in Bioenergy PhD Researcher in Bioenergy Harbin Engineering University, China September 21, 2016 - July 04, 2019.
Publications
Performance analysis of hydrogen fuel cell with two-stage turbo compressor for automotive applications November 01, 2021 Nabeel Ahsan, Ans Al Rashid, Asad A. Zaidi, Ramsha Imran, Sikandar Abdul Qadir Energy Reports - Volume 7, Pages 2635-2646
Mapping the field of microbial fuel cell: A quantitative literature review (1970–2020) November 01, 2021 Muhammad Nihal Naseer, Asad A. Zaidi, Hamdullah Khan, Sagar Kumar, Muhammad Taha bin Owais, Juhana Jaafar, Nuor Sariyan Suhaimin, Yasmin Abdul Wahab, Kingshuk Dutta, Muhammad Asif, S.F. Wan Muhamad Hatta, Muhammad Uzair Energy Reports - Volume 7, Pages 4126-4138
Natural fiber reinforced composites: Sustainable materials for emerging applications September 01, 2021 Muhammad Yasir Khalid, Ans Al Rashid, Zia Ullah Arif, Waqas Ahmed, Hassan Arshad, Asad A. Zaidi Results in Engineering - Volume 11, Article Number 100263
Effect of Autoclave Pretreatment on Biogas Production through Anaerobic Digestion of Green Algae August 26, 2021 RuiZhe Feng, QiaoYan Li, Asad A. Zaidi, Hao Peng, Yue Shi Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering - Volume 65, Issue 4, Pages 483-492
Recent developments in gallium nitride technology for sensor applications August 25, 2021 Yasmin Abdul Wahab, Muhammad Nihal Naseer, Ibrar Ullah, Asad A. Zaidi, Mohd Rafie Johan Malaysian NANO-An International Journal (MNIJ) - Volume 1, Issue 1, Page 28-46
In-situ crossover diagnostics to assess membrane efficacy for non-aqueous redox flow battery August 01, 2021 Kashif Mushtaq, Tiago Lagarteira, Asad A. Zaidi, Ad´elio Mendes Journal of Energy Storage - Volume 40, Article Number 102713
NaOH–urea pretreatment for biogas enhancement from algal biomass anaerobic digestion June 29, 2021 RuiZhe Feng, Asad A. Zaidi, QiaoYan Li, Kun Zhang, Yue Shi Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy - Volume 13, Article Number 033102
Substrate degradation, biodiesel production, and microbial community of two electro-fermentation systems on treating oleaginous microalgae Nannochloropsis sp June 01, 2021 Yue Shi, Kaiguo Huang, Xinxiang Pan, Guobing Liu, Yuhang Cai, Asad A. Zaidi, Kun Zhang Bioresource Technology - Volume 329, Article Number 124932
Nanoparticles Synergistic Effect with Various Substrate Pretreatment and their Comparison on Biogas Production from Algae Waste June 01, 2021 Asad A. Zaidi, Sohaib Zia Khan, Hamad Almohamadi , Essam R. I. Mahmoud, Muhammad Nihal Naseer Bulletin of Chemical Reaction Engineering & Catalysis - Volume 16 (2), Pages 374-382
Energy Analysis of Methanol Synthesis via Reverse Water-Gas Shift Reactor May 23, 2021 Asad A. Zaidi, Muhammad Nihal Naseer, Tahir Abdul Hussain Ratlamwala Book on Methanol - Energy, Environment, and Sustainability - Pages 85-100
Fuel Cell designing with optimal high speed air compressor April 26, 2021 Nabeel Ahsan, Mahrukh Mehmood, Asad A. Zaidi Energy and Thermofluid Engineering - Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 29-38
Effect of helium xenon as working fluid on centrifugal compressor of power conversion unit of closed Brayton cycle power plant February 08, 2021 Adil Malik, Qun Zheng, Shafiq ur Rehman Qureshi, Asad A. Zaidi, Tasneem Yaqoob, Arif Aziz International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - Volume 46, Issue 10, Pages 7546-7557
Super Capacitors in Various Dimensionalities: Applications and Recent Advancements December 01, 2020 Yasmin Abdul Wahab, Muhammad Nihal Naseer, Asad A. Zaidi, Talha Umair, Hamdullah Khan, Muhammad Mobin Siddiq, Muhammad Sabir Javed Book on Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences - Pages 1-10
Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) of a Commercial HVAC Air Handling and Condensing Unit July 14, 2020 Sohaib Ahmed, Muhammad Asif, Syed Asad A Zaidi European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology - Volume 7(7), Pages 1-6
Effect of Volume Loading Rate and C/N on Ship Domestic Sewage Treatment by Two Membrane Bioreactors May 25, 2020 Yuhang Cai, Asad A. Zaidi, Peiqi Sun, Yue Shi, Kun Zhang, Aqiang Lin Periodica Polytechnica-Chemical Engineering - Volume 64(3), Pages 328-339
Pre-Feasibility Study of a Biogas Pant for Cattle Farms Based in Pakistan May 01, 2020 Syed Tahaul Huda, Muhammad Saad Chinoy, Muhammad Hamza Zafar Malick, Asad Yaqoob, Muhammad Asif, Asad A Zaidi European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology - Volume 7(5), Pages 11-16
Effect of helium xenon as working fluid on the compressor of power conversion unit of closed Brayton cycle HTGR power plant March 20, 2020 Adil Malik, Qun Zheng, Shafiq ur Rehman Qureshi, Asad A. Zaidi International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - Volume 45, Issue 16, Pages 10119-10129
Energy and exergy analyses of a solar desalination plant for Karachi Pakistan February 01, 2020 Adil Malik, Shafiq R. Qureshi, Nasir Abbas, Asad A. Zaidi Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments - Volume 37, Article Number 100596
A case study in the textile industry for the reduction of cost of quality December 23, 2019 Muhammad Rehan Yasin, M Nasir Bashir, Syed Asad Ali Zaidi Journal of Advances in Technology and Engineering Research - Volume 5(6), Pages 219-230
Effect of hydraulic retention time on pollutants removal from real ship sewage treatment via a pilot-scale air-lift multilevel circulation membrane bioreactor December 01, 2019 Yuhang Cai, Xin Li, Asad A. Zaidi, Yue Shi, Kun Zhang, Ruizhe Feng, Aqiang Lin, Chen Liu Chemosphere - Volume 236, Article No. 124338
Effects of sono-assisted modified precipitation on the crystallinity, size, morphology, and catalytic applications of hematite (α-Fe2O3) nanoparticles: A comparative study December 01, 2019 Diaa Eldin Fouad, Chunhong Zhang, Tadele Daniel Mekuria, Changlong Bi, Asad A. Zaidi, Ahmer Hussain Shah Ultrasonics Sonochemistry - Volume 59, Article No.104713
Influence of salinity on the biological treatment of domestic ship sewage using an air-lift multilevel circulation membrane reactor December 01, 2019 Yuhang Cai, Asad A. Zaidi, Yue Shi, Kun Zhang, Xin Li, Shihao Xiao, Aqiang Lin Environmental Science and Pollution Research - Volume 26, Issue 36, Pages 37026–37036
Concept Design of the Underwater Manned Seabed Walking Robot October 15, 2019 Asghar Khan, Wang Liquan, Wang Gang, Muhammad Imran, Hafiz Muhammad Waqas, Asad A. Zaidi Journal of Marine Science and Engineering - Vol. 7, Issue 10, Article No. 366
Effect of pH on Pollutants Removal of Ship Sewage Treatment in an Innovative Aerobic-Anaerobic Micro-Sludge MBR System July 05, 2019 Yuhang Cai, Teng Ben, Asad A. Zaidi, Yue Shi, Kun Zhang, Aqiang Lin, Chen Liu Water Air and Soil Pollution - Vol. 230:163
Nitrogen removal augmentation of ship sewage by an innovative aerobic-anaerobic micro-sludge MBR technology July 01, 2019 Yuhang Cai, Teng Ben, Asad A. Zaidi, Yue Shi, Kun Zhang Process Biochemistry - Volume 82, Pages 123-134
Conjoint effect of microwave irradiation and metal nanoparticles on biogas augmentation from anaerobic digestion of green algae June 27, 2019 Asad A. Zaidi, Feng RuiZhe, Adil Malik, Sohaib Zia Khan, Asad J. Bhutta, Yue Shi, Kashif Mushtaq International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - Volume 44, Issue 29, Pages 14661-14670
Conceptual Design of Composite Sandwich Structure Submarine Radome June 18, 2019 Lili Tong, Asad A. Zaidi, Javid Iqbal, Waqas Ahmed, Fazal e Ahad, Hafiz Muhammad Waqas, Dongyan Shi, Muhammad Imran, Sohaib Zia Khan Materials - Materials 2019, Vlo. 12 No.12, Paper No. 1966
Effect of vacuum heat treatment process on toughness and wear of H13 tool steel material June 04, 2019 Sajid H. Siyal, Asad A. Zaidi, Muhammad Samiuddin, Subhan A. Jogi, Imran Samo, Asif Shah European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology - Volume 6(5), Pages 42-49
Processing Efficiency, Simulation and Enzyme Activities Analysis of an Air-Lift Multilevel Circulation Membrane Bioreactor (AMCMBR) on Marine Domestic Sewage Treatment March 25, 2019 Yuhang Cai, Xin Li, Asad A. Zaidi, Yue Shi, Kun Zhang, Peiqi Sun, Zheng Lu Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering - Vol.63, No.3, Pages 448-458
Combining Microwave Pretreatment with Iron Oxide Nanoparticles Enhanced Biogas and Hydrogen Yield from Green Algae January 07, 2019 Asad A. Zaidi, Ruizhe Feng, Adil Malik, Sohaib Z. Khan, Yue Shi, Asad J. Bhutta, Ahmer H. Shah Processes - Vol.7, Issue 1, Article No. 24
Design study of community-scale reverse osmosis (RO) based solar powered desalination system for remote locations in Pakistan September 05, 2018 Danial Laiq, Abdul Aleem, Asad A. Zaidi European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology - Volume 5, Issue 9, Pages 730-739
Nanoparticles augmentation on biogas yield from microalgal biomass anaerobic digestion August 02, 2018 Asad A. Zaidi, Feng RuiZhe, Yue Shi, Sohaib Z. Khan, Kashif Mushtaq International Journal of Hydrogen Energy - Volume 43, Issue 31, Pages 14202-14213
An Experimental and Comparative study about the engine emissions of conventional diesel engine and dual fuel engine. June 27, 2018 Ghazanfer Mehdi, Asad A. Zaidi, M. Mustafa Azeem, Salman Abdu Sukkur IBA Journal of Emerging Technologies (SJET) - Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 81-87
Optimisation of Microwave Pretreatment for Biogas Enhancement through Anaerobic Digestion of Microalgal Biomass. June 15, 2018 RuiZhe Feng , Kun Zhang , Yue Shi, Asad A. Zaidi Periodica Polytechnica Chemical Engineering - Volume 63, Issue 1, Page 65-72
Performance Enhancement of Centrifugal Compressor with Addition of Splitter Blade Close to Pressure Surface April 03, 2018 Adil Malik, Qun Zheng, Asad A. Zaidi, Hamza Fawzy Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics - Volume 11, Issue 4, Pages 919-928
Progress of Microalgal Biodiesel Research in Pakistan February 20, 2018 Asad A. Zaidi, Adil Malik, Kashif Mushtaq, Feng RuiZhe, Yue Shi HSOA Journal of Plant Science: Current Research - Volume 2, Issue 1, Article Number 100004
Design and Performance Analysis of a Solar Powered Hybrid Rickshaw for Commercial Use in Pakistan October 15, 2016 N. Saleh, Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi, Serkan Abbasoglu, Syed Faiz Ahmed Journal of Environmental Science and Technology - Volume 9, Issue 6, Pages 472-480
Design and Performance Analysis of Floating Dome Type Portable Biogas Plant for Domestic Use in Pakistan-manufacturing Cost Optimization August 15, 2016 Syed Faiz Ahmed, Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi Biotechnology - Volume 15, Issue 5, Pages 112-118
Design and performance analysis of floating dome type portable biogas plant for domestic use in Pakistan April 01, 2016 Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi, Syed Jawid Askari Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments - Volume 14, Pages 21-25
Conferences
OPEN-ENDED LAB ASSESSMENT OF PSYCHOMOTOR LEARNING IN OUTCOME BASED EDUCATION IMPLEMENTED AT AN ENGINEERING COLLEGE IN PAKISTAN December 03, 2020 - December 06, 2020 Sohaib Z. Khan, Asad A. Zaidi, Habibah Norehan Haron, Talish Mahmood International Conference on Studies in Engineering, Science, and Technology (ICSEST) - Turkey
STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) ANALYSIS FOR BALANCING LOAD IN ENGINEERING EDUCATION DURING ONLINE CLASSES IN COVID-19 ERA December 03, 2020 - December 06, 2020 Sohaib Z. Khan, Asad A. Zaidi, Habibah Norehan Haron International Conference on Studies in Engineering, Science, and Technology (ICSEST) - Turkey
Combined MgO nanoparticle and microwave pre-treatment on biogas increase from Enteromorpha during anaerobic digestion December 15, 2019 - December 16, 2019 Yue Shi, Kaiguo Huang, Ruizhe Feng, Renjie Wang, Guobing Liu, Asad A. Zaidi, Kun Zhang 2nd International Conference on Air Pollution and Environmental Engineering 15-16 December 2019, Xi'an, China - China
Optimization of nickel nanoparticles concentration for biogas enhancement from green algae anaerobic digestion December 08, 2019 - December 09, 2019 Asad A. Zaidi, Sohaib Z.Khan, Yue Shi IE 2019: Sustainable & Integrated Engineering International Conference - Malaysia
Impact of flow-fields on the performance of vanadium redox flow battery June 27, 2019 - June 28, 2019 Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi, Adelio Mendes 3rd Doctoral Congress Engineering (DCE19) - Portugal
Numerically simulated performance assessment for integration of PEM fuel cell stack into an automobile June 27, 2019 - June 28, 2019 Nabeel Ahsan, Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi 3rd Doctoral Congress Engineering (DCE19) - Portugal
Design and Fabrication of Automatic Single Axis Solar Tracker for Solar Panel January 30, 2019 - January 31, 2019 Ghazanar Mehdi, Naveed Ali, Shafquat Hussain, Asad A. Zaidi, Ahmer Hussain Shah, M. Mustafa Azeem 2nd International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET) - Pakistan
Comparative and numerical evaluation of methanol blends in CI diesel engine November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018 Asad A. Zaidi, Salman Abdu Ahmed, Song Zhou, Yongming Feng, Yuanqing Zhu, Adil Malik 2018 IEEE 5th International Conference on Engineering Technologies & Applied Sciences - Thailand
Design and aerodynamic analysis of 50 kw combine cooling, heating and power (CCHP) micro-gas turbine plant and its vaneless centrifugal compressor November 22, 2018 - November 23, 2018 Adil Malik, Qun Zheng, Shafiq ur Rehman Qureshi, Asad A. Zaidi, Salman Abdu Ahmad IEEE 5th International Conference on Engineering Technologies and Applied Sciences (ICETAS) - Thailand
The Electrochemical Society, find out more Current Density Improvement for Vanadium Redox Flow Cell Having Interdigitated Flow-Field September 30, 2018 - October 04, 2018 Kashif Mushtaq, Ricardo Monteiro, Asad A. Zaidi, Nuno Delgado, Adelio Mendes AiMES 2018 Meeting - Mexico
Biogas production via microalgal biomass anaerobic fermentation-Experimental and modelling approach (Effect of Metal Nanoparticles) August 21, 2018 - August 23, 2018 Asad A. Zaidi, Shi Yue, Sohaib Zia Khan, Adil Malik, Kashif Mushtaq 17th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies – SET 2018 - China
Performance optimization of centrifugal compressor through double splitter impeller April 12, 2018 - April 15, 2018 Adil Malik, Qun Zheng, Shafiq-ur-Rehman Qureshi, Guo-qiang Yue, Syed Asad Ali Zaidi Third Chinese International Turbomachinery Conference (CITC-2018) - China
Financial aspect for commercial production of portable biogas plant in Pakistan June 08, 2017 - June 09, 2017 Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi, Syed Jawid Askari 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering - Portugal
Designing and fabrication of a portable water purification system for remote regions and disaster affected areas June 08, 2017 - June 09, 2017 Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi, Muhammad Asif 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering - Portugal
Development of natural fiber reinforced polymer composite as construction material for thermal insulation application June 08, 2017 - June 09, 2017 Kashif Mushtaq, Asad A. Zaidi, Muhammad Asif 2nd Doctoral Congress in Engineering - Portugal
Teaching Experience:
Lecturer Nazeer Hussain University June 01, 2013 - February 19, 2014
Visiting Lecturer Dow University of Health Sciences April 01, 2009 - December 11, 2009
Professional Experience:
Mechanical Engineer Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd December 14, 2009 - June 01, 2013