Dr. Syed Talha Ali Hamdani

Dr. Syed Talha Ali Hamdani

Dr. Syed Talha Ali Hamdani

Associate Professor

  •  Address: Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad - 37610, Pakistan
  •  Phone: +92-41-9230081-82 Ext: 295
  •  Mobile: 0333-6650735
  •  Fax: +92-41-9230098
  •  Email: hamdani.talha@ntu.edu.pk / hamdani.talha@gmail.com
  • No. of Journal Publications: 24
  • No. of Conference Papers: 6


Dr. Talha Hamdani received his degree of Doctorate of Philosophy at the age of 27 from The University of Manchester, UK. Currently, He is working as Associate Professor (tenured) at National Textile University, Faisalabad. He has an excellent research potential and an ability to actively contribute to the research projects goals as well as has a proven publication track record. He has an ability to interact with all researchers in a constructive, creative and professional manner during conversation, conferences and seminars. He possesses sound knowledge and experience in textile product development and management. He has a major contribution in the field of smart textiles. Recently, He won the HEC start-up grant for the development of non-woven sensor. He has been serving as an editorial member of EJMT.

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Textile Science and Technology
    School of Materials, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom  (2011-2014)

Smart Materials; Functional Textiles; Intelligent systems; Woven Structures

  1. Graduate Teaching Assistant Training certificate
    The University of Manchester, UK (2012)

  2. PEEF Scholarship Holders Workshop - 2011
    Punjab Educational Endowment Fund (2011)

  3. Certificate of Merit
    Regional Boy Scout Association, Multan (2002)

  4. Certificate of Appreciation
    Pakistan Lovers Open Scout Group, Khangarh (2003)

  5. Merit Certificate
    Pakistan Youth League  (2003)

  6. Quaid-i-Azam Scout Certificate
    Pakistan Boy Scouts Association, Punjab Branch (2003)

  7. Certificate of Merit
    Government Pilot Secondary School, Multan (2001)

  8. Certificate of Traffic Cadet Course
    Superintendent Traffic Police, Multan (2003)

  9. Certificate of Honor
    Nawa-e-Waqt, Multan (2002)

  10. Invitational Training Program on Capacity Building for Administrators
    Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) (2013)

  11. 1st Position Over All Punjab In Speech Competition Of Punjab Boy Scout Association
    Punjab Boy Scout Association (2003)

  1. Associate Professor
    National Textile University, Faisalabad (Since May, 2021)

  2. Assistant Professor
    National Textile University, Faisalabad (2015 - 2021)

    Teaching and Research

    Undergraduate subject(s): Introduction to Textile Engineering; Weaving mechanism, High Performance Fibres

    Postgraduate Subject: Smart Materials

    Member Board of Advance Studies and Research

    Chief Organizer National Conference on Technical Textiles

  3. Team Leader (Sales Consultant)
    Next Group PLC, UK (2012 - 2015)

    Providing Customer Service

    To work as part of the sales team in order to provide excellent customer service through; Providing and continuously developing their product knowledge, Understanding and demonstrating customer care and high levels of customer service both on the sales floor and till points, Replenishing stock and maintaining high standards of merchandising and housekeeping, Displaying good listening skills, and identifying customer needs and responding to them quickly.

    Working as Part of a Team

    To work as part of the sales team through; Supporting and helping colleagues with their work and getting involved in day-to-day activities as and when required, Showing a genuine interest in other people and willingness to help, Using initiative at all times, and Showing flexibility & willingness to meet store needs during the period of employment regarding hours, work and duties.


    To communicate effectively with line management on a daily basis to ensure; Adherence to all Company policies and procedures e.g. timekeeping, absence reporting procedures etc., Maintaining and demonstrating security and Health and Safety awareness - ensure that standards are adhered to at all times and Actively supporting and communicating with colleagues, customers and managers.

  4. Graduate Research Assistant
    University of Manchester, UK (2012 - 2014)

    Project HARKEN (Heart and respiration in-car embedded nonintrusive sensors)

    Characterisation, development, improvement and final testing of textile based cardio-respiration solution 

  5. Quality Assurance Officer
    Mahmood Group of Industries (2009 - 2011)

    • Analysed testing requirements of all the products on machines.

    • Proposed and implemented methods and equipment that would detect defects introduced during the production process.

    • Provided expert resolution of the most troublesome of weaving process issues.

    • Designed and implemented production plans with minimum down time for quick production.

    • Control and maintenance of the laboratory and shed. 

    • Accountable for the distribution, calibration and repair of test equipment and laboratory facility.



SULTAN ULLAH, HASSAN IFTIKHAR AHMED, & SYED TALHA ALI HAMDANI, "Effect of washing and temperature on electrical properties of conductive yarns and woven fabrics", Industria Textila, Vol. 73, No. 01, (2022), pp.01



Hassan Iftekhar Ahmed, Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab & Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, "Development of 3D auxetic structures using para-aramid and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene yarns", The Journal of The Textile Institute, Vol. 112, No. 9, (2021), pp.9


Muhammad Saleem, Muhammad Yasin Naz, Shazia Shukrullah, Shaukat Ali & Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, "Ultrasonic biosynthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles for improved self-cleaning and wettability coating of DBD plasma pre-treated cotton fabric", Applied Physics A, Vol. , No. , (2021), pp.


Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani & Yasir Nawab, "Effect of Fabric Structure on the Performance of 3D Woven Pressure Sensor", Fibers and Polymers, Vol. 22, No. , (2021), pp.



Hassan Iftekhar, Raja Muhammad Waseem Ullah Khan, Yasir Nawab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Satyam Panchal, "Numerical Analysis of Binding Yarn Float Length for 3D Auxetic Structures", Physica Status Solidi B: Basic Solid State Physics, Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.


Hassan Iftekhar, Raja Muhammad Waseem Ullah Khan, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Abdul Qadeer, Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, "Study of comfort performance of novel car seat design for long drive", Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 234, No. 2-3, (2020), pp.2-3



Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, & Tanveer Hussain, "Compression and recovery behavior of three-dimensional woven spacer composites", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. Article in press , No. , (2019), pp.


Muhammad Kashif, Syed TA Hamdani, Muhammad Zubair, Yasir Nawab, "Effect of Interlocking Pattern on Short Beam Strength of 3D Woven Composites", Journal of Composite Materials, Vol. 53, No. 20, (2019), pp.20


Amir Shahzad, Abher Rasheed, Zubair Khaliq, Muhammad Bilal Qadir, Muhammad Qamar Khan, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Zulfiqar Ali, Ali Afzal, Muhammad Irfan, Muhammad Shafiq & Ick Soo Kim, "Processing of metallic fiber hybrid spun yarns for better electrical conductivity", Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 34, No. 9, (2019), pp.9


Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Tanveer Hussain, and Abdelghani Saouab, "Effect of Pile Height on the Mechanical Properties of 3D Woven Spacer Composites", Fibers and Polymers, Vol. 20, No. 6, (2019), pp.6



Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Tanveer Hussain, Mehmet Karahan, Yasir Nawab, Mumtaz Ali, "Study of influence of interlocking patterns on the mechanical performance of 3D multilayer woven composites", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 37, No. 7, (2018), pp.7


Muhammad Kashif, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, "Optimization of 3D woven preform for improved mechanical performance", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 48, No. 7, (2018), pp.7


Furqan Khurshid, Sarmad Aslam, Usman Ali, Amir Abbas, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Fiaz Hussain, "Optimization of Break Draft, Pin Spacer and Rubber Cots Hardness to Enhance the Quality of Ring Spun Yarn Using Factorial Design", Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, Vol. 13, No. 2, (2018), pp.2


Adeela Nasreen, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, "Development and characterization of three-dimensional woven fabric for ultra violet protection", International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, Vol. 30, No. 4, (2018), pp.4


Muhammad I Khan, Jehanzeb Akram, Muhammad Umair, Syed TA Hamdani, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Zeeshan, "Development of composites, reinforced by novel 3D woven orthogonal fabrics with enhanced auxeticity", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 49, No. 5, (2018), pp.5



Muhammad FURQAN KHURSHID; SARMAD Aslam; USMAN Ali; Amir Abbas; Syed Talha Ali Hamdani; FIAZ Hussain, "Comparative analysis of siro yarn properties spun on ring and pneumatic compact spinning systems", Industria Textila, Vol. 68, No. 4, (2017), pp.4


Liaqat, M., Samad, H. A., Hamdani, S. T. A., & Nawab, Y, "The development of novel auxetic woven structure for impact applications", The Journal of The Textile Institute, Vol. 108, No. 7, (2017), pp.7



Husain MD, Atalay O, Naqvi S, Hamdani STA, and Kennon R, "Measuring Human Body Temperature through Temperature Sensing Fabric", AATCC Journal of Research, Vol. 3, No. 4, (2016), pp.4


Hamdani, S.T.A., A. Fernando, and M. Maqsood, "Thermo-mechanical behavior of stainless steel knitted structures", Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, No. 9, (2016), pp.9


Hamdani, S. T. A., Fernando, A., Hussain, M. D., & Potluri, P, "Study of electro-thermal properties of pyrrole polymerised knitted fabrics", Journal of Industrial Textiles, Vol. 46, No. 3, (2016), pp.3


Maqsood, M., Nawab, Y., Hamdani, S. T. A., Shaker, K., Umair, M., & Ashraf, W, "Modeling the effect of weave structure and fabric thread density on the barrier effectiveness of woven surgical gowns", The Journal of The Textile Institute, Vol. 107, No. 7, (2016), pp.7


Maqsood M, Nawab Y, Shaker K, Umair M, Ashraf M, Baitab DM, Hamdani STA, Shahid S, "Modelling the Effect of Weave Structure and Fabric Thread Density on Mechanical and Comfort Properties of Woven Fabrics", The Journal of Association of Universities for Textiles (AUTEX), Vol. 16, No. 3, (2016), pp.3



Syed Talha Ali Hamdani and Anura Fernando, "The application of a piezo-resistive cardiorespiratory sensor system in an automobile safety belt", Sensors, Vol. 15, No. 4, (2015), pp.4



Hamdani, S.T.A.; Potluri, P.; Fernando, A, "Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Textile Heating Fabric Based on Silver Coated Polymeric Yarn", Materials, Vol. 6, No. 3, (2013), pp.3



Zeeshan, M., Ali, M., Anjum, A.S., Hamdani, STA, Nawab, Y., "Shape Memory Polymers and Their Composite for Structural Applications", 1st International Conference on Advanced Materials & Processing 2017 (ICAMP-17), Venue: Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan, (2017)



Hamdani S.T.A, A. Fernando, and P. Potluri, "Study of Pyrrole polymerised knitted heating fabrics", The 90th Textile Institute World Conference: Textiles, Inseparable from the human environment, Venue: Poznan, Poland, (2016)


Hamdani S.T.A, "Smart Textiles", IGATEX Pakistan - 2016, Venue: Lahore - Pakistan, (2016)



Hamdani STA, Fernando A, Nawab Y, "Knitted heating pad", 3rd International Conference on value addition and innovation in textile, Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, (2015)



Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Anura Fernando and Parasd Potluri, "The Application of a Piezo-Resistive Cardiorespiratory Sensor System in an Automobile", 1st International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications, Venue: Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, (2014)


Hamdani S.T.A, Potluri P, Fernando A, "Thermo-mechanical behaviour of stainless steel knitted structures", 1st NED International Textile Conference, Venue: NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, (2014)

Book Title Subject Published Year Publisher
Structural Textile Design: Interlacing and Interlooping Fabric Manufacturing 2017 CRC Press
Book Chapter - Computer Applications in Textiles Textile Engineering An introduction 2016 Walter de Gruyter GmbH - Berlin, Boston


1 MS/MPhil Energy harvesting from Human body motion using piezo-electric yarn


2 MS/MPhil Development of smart socks for the measurement of burnt calories


3 MS/MPhil Development of low cost piezo resistive fabric for sensing applications
Development Of Smart Socks For Measuring Number Of Calories Burnt

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2020
Amount: 14

Development of smart fabrics for renewable energy from human body movements

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2017
Amount: 1

1st National Conference on Technical Textiles (26-27 Sept. 2016)

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2016
Amount: 1

Development of low cost piezo-resistive nonwoven fabric for sensing applications

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2015
Amount: 1

PEEF Foreign Scholarship - 2011
Punjab Educational Endowment Fund  (2011)
Travel Grant - 1st NED Int. Textile Conf.
Manchester Doctoral College PGR Conference Fund  (2014)
Travel Grant - International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customization (ITMC 2015)
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan  (2015)
Travel Grant - The 90th Textile Institute World Conference (TIWC-2016)
Higher Education Commission, Pakistan  (2016)
Award of Excellence
Pakistan Youth Association  (2002)
  • HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor
  • Professional Engineer

Professional Engineer
Pakistan Engineering Council

The Textile Institute, UK

Asian Council of Science Editors

Technology and Innovation Support Center (WIPO)

International Society for Development and Sustainability

Associate Fellow
Advance HE, UK