Dr. Sheraz Ahmad

Dr. Sheraz Ahmad

Dr. Sheraz Ahmad

Director Graduate Programs, FET

  •  Address: Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad - 37610, Pakistan
  •  Phone: +92-41-9230081-85 Ext: 108
  •  Mobile: +92-321-6638838
  •  Fax: +92-41-9230098
  •  Email: sheraz@ntu.edu.pk / itsadeelnaz@hotmail.com
  • No. of Journal Publications: 35
  • No. of Conference Papers: 20


Biography

Sheraz Ahmad is working as assistant professor in the department of materials and testing at National Textile University. His main areas of research are related to fibre science, inter-fibre friction, machine design and instrumentation. He developed an instrument to measure inter-fibre friction during his Ph.D research work. He has published eight papers in national and international renowned journals. He has attended many nation and international conferences and presented his research work.

He has got funding of 0.5 million to date. He is currently working on the research project " Development of conductive yarn for SMART applications" . He also worked as assistant manager Quality for three and half year in Crescent Textile Mills LTD. 


  1. PhD-Textiles
    LPMT-ENSISA, Université de Haute Alsace, France  (2012)
  2. Master-Fibre Sciences & Mechanics
    ENSISA / Université de Haute Alsace, France  (2009)
  3. Master-Fibre Technology
    University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan  (2004)
  4. Bachelor of science
    University of the Punjab, Lahore,, Pakistan  (1999)

Fibres, Technical Textiles, Inter-fibre Friction, Natural Fibre Reinforced Composites


  1. Associate Professor
    National Textile University (31-05-2019 to Date)

  2. Assistant Professor
    National Textile University  (25-10-2012 to 30-05-2019)

    Teaching, Research, Management


  3. Assistant Manager
    Crescent Textile Mills Limited (2005-2008)

    Major responsibilities include, Customer Quality Assurance, Testing & Handling of Incoming Raw Material, Final Audit of all Out Going Products. Customer Complaint Tracking, co-ordination in new product development.



2020

1

Tehseen Ullah, Yasir Nawab, Sheraz Ahmad, "Development of Helical Auxetic Yarn with Negative Poison’s Ratio by Combinations of Different Materials and Wrapping Angle", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. In Press, No. , (2020), pp.

2

Nauman Ali Choudhry, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Lyndon Arnold, Lijing Wang, "Design, Development and Characterization of Textile Stitch-Based Piezoresistive Sensors for Wearable Monitoring", IEEE Sensors, Vol. 20, No. 18, (2020), pp.18

3

Sheraz Ahmad, Karamat Subhani, Abher Rasheed, Munir Ashraf, Ali Afzal, Muhammad Babar Ramzan, Zahid Sarwar, "Development of conductive fabrics by using silver nano Particles for electronic applications", Journal of Electronic Materials, Vol. 49, No. 2, (2020), pp.2

4

Khurram Shehzad Akhtar, Sheraz Ahmad, Ali Afzal, Wardah Anam, Zulfiqar Ali, Tanveer Hussain, "Influence and comparison of emerging techniques of yarn manufacturing on physical–mechanical properties of polyester-/cotton-blended yarns and their woven fabrics", The Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 111, No. 4, (2020), pp.4

2019

5

Muhammad Haris Ameer, Yasir Nawab, Zulfiqar Ali, Abdelatif Imad, Sheraz Ahmad, "Development and characterization of jute/ polypropylene composite by using comingled nonwoven structures", The Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 110, No. 11, (2019), pp.11

6

Ali Afzal, Omer Harzallah, Jean-Yves Drean, Niaz Ahmad, Sheraz Ahmad., "Performance characterization of multifunctional different cross-sectional shaped coaxial composite filaments for SMART textile applications", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 48, No. 6, (2019), pp.6

7

Muhammad Babar Ramzan, Abher Rasheed, Zulfiqar Ali, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Salman Naeem, Ali Afzal, "Impact of wash types and stitching parameters on shrinkage of knitwear made from pique fabric", International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, Vol. 31, No. 2, (2019), pp.2

8

Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Madeha Jabbar, Danish Mehboob Baitab, Yasir Nawab, Ali Afzal, Sheraz Ahmad., "Effect of Fabric Structural Design on the Thermal Properties of Woven Fabrics", Thermal Science, Vol. 23, No. 5, (2019), pp.5

9

Wardah Anam, Munir Ashraf, Muhammad Bilal Qadir, Khurram Shehzad Akhtar, Sheraz Ahmad, Ali Afzal, Tehseen Ullah, "Influence of Yarn Manufacturing Techniques on dyeing behavior of Polyester/Cotton Blended Woven Fabrics", Fibres and Polymers, Vol. 20, No. 12, (2019), pp.12

2018

10

Mumtaz Ali, Muhammad Zeeshan, Sheraz Ahmad, Bilal Qadir, Yasir Nawab, Aima Sameen Anjum, Rabia Riaz, "Development and mechanical characterization of weave design based 2D woven auxetic fabrics for protective textiles ", Fibres and Polymers , Vol. 19, No. 11, (2018), pp.11

11

Mumtaz Ali, Muhammad Zeeshan, Sheraz Ahmad, Bilal Qadir, Yasir Nawab, Aima Sameen Anjum, Rabia Riaz, " Development and Comfort Characterization of 2D-Woven Auxetic Fabric for Wearable and Medical Textile Applications ", Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, Vol. 36, No. (3) , (2018), pp.(3)

12

A. Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Nauman Ali, Ateeq ur Rehman, Muhammad Babar Ramzan., "Geometrical Model to Calculate the Consumption of Sewing Thread for 504 Over-edge Stitch", The Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 109, No. 11, (2018), pp.11

13

Khurram Shehzad Akhter, Ali Afzal, Kashif Iqbal, Zahid Sarwar, Sheraz Ahmad, "Investigation of Manufacturing and Processing Techniques on Shade Variation and Performance Characteristics of Woven Fabrics", Journal of Engineered Fibre and Fabrics, Vol. 13, No. 3, (2018), pp.3

14

Azam Ali, Nhung H. A. Nguyen, Vijay Baheti, Munir Ashraf, Jiri Militky, Tariq Mansoor, Muhammad Tayyab Noman, Sheraz Ahmad, "Electrical Conductivity and Physiological Comfort of Silver Coated Cotton Fabrics", The Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 109, No. 5, (2018), pp.5

15

Faheem Ahmad, Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Zahid Chohan, Sheraz Ahmad. Muhammad Tausif, "Mechanical and Comfort Properties of Hydroentangled Nonwovens from Comber Noil", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 47, No. 8, (2018), pp.8

16

Zaid Masood, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Mehmet Karahan, "Mechanical behaviour of hybrid composites developed from textile waste", Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe, Vol. 26, No. 1(127), (2018), pp.1(127)

2017

17

Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, "A Study on the Twist Loss in Weft Yarn During Air Jet Weaving", Journal of Engineered Fibre and Fabrics, Vol. 12, No. 4, (2017), pp.4

18

Muhammad Haris Ameer, Khubab Shaker, Munir Ashraf, Mehmet Karahan, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Ali Nasir, Yasir Nawab, "Interdependence of moisture, mechanical properties and hydrophobic treatment of jute fibre reinforced composite materials", The Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 108, No. 10, (2017), pp.10

19

Sheraz Ahmad, Munir Ashraf, Azam Ali, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Ali Afzal, Yasir Nawab, Abher Rasheed, "Preparation of Conductive Polyethylene Terephthalate Yarns by Deposition of Silver & Copper Nanoparticles", Fibres and Textiles in Eastern Europe, Vol. 25, No. 5(125), (2017), pp.5(125)

20

Ali Afzal, Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, Muhammad Mohsin, Faheem Ahmad, Yasir Nawab, "Characterization and modelling of thermal resistance of Cotton/Polyester Blended Double Layer Interlock Knitted Fabrics", Thermal Science, Vol. 21, No. 6, (2017), pp.6

21

Ali Afzal, Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, Faheem Ahmad, Fatima Iftikhar, Yasir Nawab., "Influence of Fabric Parameters on Thermal Comfort Performance of Double Layer Knitted Interlock Fabrics", Autex Research Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, (2017), pp.1

22

Muhammad Umar Nazir, Khubab Shaker, Sheraz Ahmad, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Maqsood, "Investigating the mechanical behavior of composites made from textile industry waste", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 108, No. 5, (2017), pp.5

23

Ali Afzal, Jean-Yves Drean, Omar Harzallah, Nabyle Khenoussi Sheraz Ahmad, Niaz Ahmad., "Development of multifunctional different cross-sectional shaped coaxial composite filaments for SMART textile applications", Textile Research Journal, Vol. 87, No. 16, (2017), pp.16

2016

24

Muhammad Mohsin , Nasir Sarwar, Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, Faheem Ahmad, Ali Afzal, Muhammad Sohail Zafar., "Maleic acid crosslinking of C-6 fluorocarbon as oil and water repellent finish on cellulosic fabrics", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 112, No. 4, (2016), pp.4

25

Zulfiqar Ali. Raza, Fiaza Anwar, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Aslam., "Fabrication of ZnO incorporated chitosan nanocomposites for enhanced functional properties of cellulosic fabric", Materials Research Express, Vol. (In Press), No. , (2016), pp.

2015

26

Waqas Ashraf, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Maqsood, Haritham Khan, Habib Awais, Shahbaz Ahmad, Munir Ashraf, Sheraz Ahmad., "Development of Seersucker Knitted Fabric for Better Comfort Properties and Aesthetic Appearance", Fibres and Polymers , Vol. (In Press), No. , (2015), pp.

27

Sheraz Ahmad, Faheem Ahmad, Ali Afzal, Abher Rasheed, Muhammad Mohsin , Niaz Ahmad , "Effect of weave structure on thermo-physiological properties of cotton fabrics", AUTEX Research Journal , Vol. 15, No. 1, (2015), pp.1

28

Muhammad Awais, Muhammad Tausif, Faheem Ahmad, Abdul Jabbar, Sheraz Ahmad, "Inclusion of Recycled PPTA Fibre in Development of Cut-resistant Gloves", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 106, No. 4, (2015), pp.4

29

Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, Munir Ashraf, Abdul Basit, "A Statistical Approach For Obtaining The Controlled Woven Fabric Width", Autex Research Journal, Vol. 15, No. 4, (2015), pp.4

2014

30

Ali Afzal, Tanveer Hussain, Muhammad Mohsin, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, "Statistical models for predicting the thermal resistance of polyester/cotton blended interlock knitted fabrics", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 85, No. , (2014), pp.

31

Muhammad Mohsin, Umar Farooq, Naveed Ramzan, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Ahsan, "Softener impact on environment friendly low and zero formaldehyde cross-linker performance for cotton", Industria Textila , Vol. 65, No. 3, (2014), pp.3

32

Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Mohsin, Faheem Ahmad, Ali Afzal, "Geometrical model to calculate the consumption of sewing thread for 301 lockstitch", Journal of the Textile Institute , Vol. 105, No. 12, (2014), pp.12

33

Ali Afzal, Tanveer Hussain, Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Abdul Basit, Ahsan Nazir, "Investigation and modeling of air permeability of Cotton/Polyester blended double layer interlock knitted fabrics", Fibres and Polymers, Vol. 15, No. 7, (2014), pp.7

2012

34

Sheraz Ahmad, Artan Sinoimeri, Shahram Nowrouzieh, "The Effect of the Sliver Fibre Configuration on the Cotton Inter-fibre Frictional Forces", Journal of Engineered Fibre and Fabrics , Vol. 7, No. , (2012), pp.

2008

35

Sheraz Ahmad, Iftikhar Ahmad, Sajjad Ahmad Baig , "The Effect of Nipper Guage and Drafting Zone Guages at Combing Machine on Yarn Quality Parameters", Journal of Quality and Technology Management , Vol. IV, No. 1, (2008), pp.1


2020

1

Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Haris Ameer, Yasir Nawab, Zulfiqar Ali, "Development & Characterization of Helical Auxetic Yarn by Wrapping Method", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, (2020)

2

Ziauddin, Tahseen Ullah, Faheem Ahmad, Sheraz Ahmad, "INFLUENCE OF TRI-BLEND YARNS ON THERMOPHYSIOLOGICAL COMFORT OF WOVEN FABRICS", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, (2020)

2019

3

Sheraz Ahmad and Abher Rasheed, "Development and Characterization of Functional Composite Membrane for Anti-bacterial and reducing Fouling Problem", 5th International Conference on Value Addition and Innovation in Textile – COVITEX, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, (2019)

4

Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Haris Ameer, Yasir Nawab, Zulfiqar Ali, "Effect of chemical treatments on mechanical and moisture properties of jute reinforced polyester composites", 5th International Conference on Value Addition and Innovation in Textile – COVITEX, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, (2019)

5

Zuhaib Ahmad, Birgita Kolcavova Sirková, Sheraz Ahmad and M. Salman Naeem, "Application of Fourier series to analyze the deformation of yarn in multifilament double layer woven structures", 5th International Conference on Value Addition and Innovation in Textile – COVITEX, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, (2019)

2018

6

N. Ali, A. Rasheed, N. Nasir, N. Mahmood, S. Ahmad, M. Jabbar,, "Development of a smart garment for the performance evaluation of athletes", AUTEX, Venue: Istanbul Turkey, (2018)

7

A. Rehman, A. Rasheed, T. Hussain, M. Ashraf, S. Ahmad, Babar Ramzan, N. Ali,, "Effect of different processing techniques and softner treatments on the surface friction of cotton fabric", Fibre Society Conference, Venue: Tokyo Japan, (2018)

8

Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, "DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION OF MODIFIED ELECTROSPUN NANOWEBS FOR USE IN RESPIRATORY FILTERS", International Conference on Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Textiles IE-TEX 2018 , Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, (2018)

2017

9

Ali Afzal, Jean-Yves Drean, Nabyl Khenoussi, Omer Harzallah, Sheraz Ahmad, Niaz Ahmad Akhtar , "Development of Core Sheath Filament for SMART Textile Applications", Fiber Society’s 2017 Fall Conference, Venue: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA., (2017)

10

Abher Rasheed, Nauman Ali, Sheraz Ahmad, "SMART Textiles: Engine for Economic Growth", 1st National Conference on Technical Textiles, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2017)

2016

11

Ali Afzal, Jean-Yves Drean, Nabyl Khenoussi, Sheraz Ahmad, Niaz Ahmad Akhtar,, "Development of Composite Filament by Conventional Melt Extruder", The Fiber Society 2016 Spring Conference., Venue: University of Haute-Alsace Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Ingénieurs Sud-Alsace Mulhouse, France , (2016)

12

Ali Afzal, Jean-Yves Drean, Nabyl Khenoussi, Omer Harzallah, Sheraz Ahmad, , "Evaluation of dimensional stability in cutting of coaxial composite filaments", 16th AUTEX World Textile Conference, Venue: Ljubljana Slovenia, (2016)

2015

13

Ali Afzal, Jean-Yves Drean, Nabyl Khenoussi, Sheraz Ahmad, Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, , "Influence of spinneret parameter on the development of composite polymeric technical filaments", 15th AUTEX World Textile Conference , Venue: Bucharest, Romania, (2015)

14

Ali Afzal, Jean-Yves Drean, Nabyl Khenoussi, Niaz Ahmad Akhtar, Sheraz Ahmad,, "Influence of drawing parameter on the development of composite polymeric technical filaments", 3rd International Conference on Value Addition and Innovation in Textile – COVITEX, Venue: NTU Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2015)

2014

15

Sheraz Ahmad, Irfan Akhtar, Abher Rasheed, N. Ahmad, "An Approach to fabric drape measurement: Design and development of a digital drape meter ", 1st International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, (2014)

16

Fatime Iftikhar, Muhammad Hadi, Sheraz Ahmad, Faheem Ahmad, "Combined effect of seams and stitches on seam strength and drape of woven garments ", 1st International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: University of Engineering & Technology Lahore, (2014)

2011

17

Sheraz Ahmad, Gerald Barbier, Artan Sinoimeri, Christian Pidancier , "An Approach of Fibre To Fibre Friction Measurement: Modified and Improved Static Friction Tester", ITMC-Intelligent Textiles & Mass Customization,, Venue: Casablanca & Marrakesh, Morocco., (2011)

18

Sheraz Ahmad, Artan Sinoimeri , "Effect of Fibre Hooks and Crimp on Fibre to Fibre Friction of Cotton", International Conference on Textile and Clothing-3, Venue: University of Management & Technology Lahore Pakistan, (2011)

19

Yasir Nawab, Sheraz Ahmad, Farid Hussain Mangi,, "Effect of Fibre Fraction on Thermal/Cure Deformation of Thermoset Comoposites", 1st International Conference on Value Addition and Innovation in Textile – COVITEX , Venue: NTU Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2011)

2010

20

Sheraz Ahmad Artan Sinoimeri , "Effect of Fibre Surface Properties on Inter-fibre Friction of Cotton", 10th world textile conference AUTEX 2010, Venue: Vilnius Lithuania., (2010)


Book Title Subject Published Year Publisher
Fibres for Technical Textiles Textiles 2020 Springer Nature
Advanced Textile Testing Techniques Textiles 2017 CRC Press Taylor & Francis
Textile Raw Materials Textiles 2017 Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Introduction to Textile Engineering Textiles 2016 De Gruyter Publisher

2020

1 PhD Development of low cost ballistic armor using natural fiber reinforced composites
2 MS/MPhil Ecofriendly Synthesis of Polymeric Functional Membrane for Bacterial Disinfection of Water
3 MS/MPhil Development of Impact Abrasion Resistance Fabric for Motor Bikers
4 MS/MPhil In-situ Synthesis of Un-saturated Polyester Resin from TPA Recovered by Post-Consumer PET Bottles
5 Bachelor Effects of Different Amounts of Lubricant Application on the sewing thread performance properties
6 Bachelor Effect of fabric structural parameters of knitted fabric on seam strength and seam efficiency
7 Bachelor Drape and comfort properties of needle-punched nonwovens by using various textile fibers
8 Bachelor Effect of different softeners on moisture management of knitted fabrics

2019

9 MS/MPhil Development of impact resistant Auxetic Gloves using helical auxetic yarns.
10 MS/MPhil Relationship of selected fabric properties with physical comfort of t-shirt.
11 Bachelor To Study the Process of Product Development and Samples Failures in Marketing
12 Bachelor Implementation of Improved Quality Management System
13 Bachelor To Design SOPs of Merchandizing Department
14 Bachelor Implementation of Traffic Light System and Measurement System Analysis in Apparel Industry for Quality Improvement of the Product and Skills Level of Quality Control Inspector
15 Bachelor Case Study in Merchandising Department
16 Bachelor Improvement of Operators Skill and Accuracy Level by Implementation of Quality Management System
17 Bachelor Study and Improvement in defect per hundred Units (DHU%) in Garment Manufacturing

2018

18 Bachelor Effect of spreading parameters on dimensional stability of denim garments
19 Bachelor Relationship between sewing thread properties ang garment life
20 Bachelor Performance evaluation of different CAD systems

2017

21 MS/MPhil Influence of Different Spinning Techniques on Comfort Properties of Woven Fabrics Made from Polyester/Cotton Blended Yarn
22 MS/MPhil Investigation of Color Strength, Washing Fastness & Hand Properties of Fabrics Made from Ring, Open End & MVS Yarns.
23 MS/MPhil Development of Green Composite Support Plate for Bone Fracture
24 MS/MPhil Comparison of Fabric Hand With Objective Evaluation of Fabrics
25 MS/MPhil Development and Characterization of 2D Woven Auxetic Fabric for Advanced Applications

2016

26 MS/MPhil Chemical Resistant and Fire Retardant Natural Fiber Reinforced Composites
27 MS/MPhil Development of Banana Fiber Extraction and Wet Laid Nonwoven Machine
28 MS/MPhil Relationship Between Ease Allowance and Body Measurements
29 MS/MPhil Development of wearable monitoring system for sports
30 MS/MPhil Development of Conductive Fabrics By Using Silver Nano Particles for Smart Applications
31 Bachelor Development of Knitted Heating pads

2015

32 MS/MPhil Development and Characterization of Echo friendly /Green Composites
33 MS/MPhil Development Of Chitosan Based Nanofinishes And Their Application On Various Fabrics
34 MS/MPhil Effect of Fiber Linear Density and Fabric Area Density on Dyeing of Needlepunched PET Nonwovens
35 MS/MPhil 3D woven comingled thermoplastic composites
36 Bachelor Flax woven denim for antimicrobial protection
37 Bachelor Effect of fiber type and weave structure on drape of woven fabrics
38 Bachelor Green composites, structural study
39 Bachelor Modelling the comfort properties of Bilayer woven fabrics
40 Bachelor Optimization of comfort property of knitted seer sucker fabric.
41 Bachelor Investigation of comfort properties of knitted denim
42 Bachelor Investigation of mechanical behavior of single knit fabric and its derivatives
43 Bachelor Development of high performance gloves

2014

44 MS/MPhil Modeling of Seam Strength and Elongation for Denim Fabric
45 MS/MPhil Effect of Fabric Construction On Thermal And Water Vapor Resistance Of Cotton Woven Fabrics
46 Bachelor Fabrication of low cost composite parts from industrial fibrous waste
47 Bachelor A Novel Approach of Fabric Drape Measurement

2013

48 Bachelor Design & Development of Antibacterial gown for patients having Burnt and Wet Wounds
49 Bachelor Combined Effect of Seams & Stitches on Seam Performance
1
Upgradation of Physical Testing Lab

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2017
Amount: 3

2
Development of modified nano-webs for technical applications

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2016
Amount: 6

3
Development of Conductive Yarn for SMART Applications

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2013
Amount: 0.5

1
University Best Teacher Award
National Textile University  (2020)
  • HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor