Dr. Muhammad Umair

Dr. Muhammad Umair

Dr. Muhammad Umair

Assistant Professor

  •  Address: Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad - 37610, Pakistan
  •  Phone: +92-41-9230081-85 Ext: 220
  •  Mobile: +923337482972
  •  Fax: +92-41-9230098
  •  Email: mumair@ntu.edu.pk / umair.ntu@gmail.com
  • No. of Journal Publications: 39
  • No. of Conference Papers: 20



  1. PhD Textile Engineering
    National Textile University , Faisalabad, Pakistan  (2014-2018)
  2. M.Sc. Textile Engineering
    National Textile University , Faisalabad, Pakistan  (2012-2014)
  3. B.Sc. Textile Engineering
    National Textile University , Faisalabad, Pakistan  (2005-2009)

2D and 3D woven structures

3D woven spacer structures

3D multilayer interlock shaped woven structures

Natural and high perfromance fiber reinforced composites

Thermophysiological comfort of woven fabrics

Mechanical charaterization

Statistical modelling


  1. Assistant Professor
    National Textile University (04-Dec-2018 ~ to date)

  2. Advisor/Director Students' Affairs
    National Textile University (23-Sep-2019 ~ to date)

  3. Lecturer
    National Textile University (21-Oct-2013 ~ 03-Dec-2018)
    • To teach subjects
    • Conduct research projects
    • Manage and upgrade the weaving lab and stores

  4. Senior Asst. Manager
    Crescent Textile Mills Ltd Faisalabad (Feb-2010 to Oct-2013 (3 years and 9 months))
    • Managing the quality of weaving shed from induction to greige fabric.
    • To respond internal & external complaints and Audits.
    • Taking corrective and preventive actions for non-conformities in weaving department.
    • Revision and up gradation of SOPs.
    • Managing compliance of weaving department from back process to folding.


2020

1

Muhammad Imran Khan, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Abdul Basit, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Kashif , "Impact of waste fibers on the mechanical performance of concrete composites", Journal of the Textile Institute , Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

2

Usman Ahmed, Asra Tariq, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Zubair Khaliq, Muhammad Umair* , "Comparison of mechanical behavior of biaxial, unidirectional and standard woven fabric reinforced composites", Fibers and Polymers , Vol. 21, No. 6, (2020), pp.6

3

Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Usman Javaid, Muzzamal Hussain, Muhammad Kashif, Yasir Nawab* , "Effect of weaving patterns on damage resistance of 3D woven jointless T and H shaped reinforcements", Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures, Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

4

Khubab Shaker, Raja Muhammad Waseem Ullah Khan, Madeha Jabbar, Muhammad Umair, Asra Tariq, Muhammad Kashif, Yasir Nawab*, "Extraction and characterization of novel fibers from Vernonia elaeagnifolia as a potential textile fiber", Industrial Crops and Products, Vol. 152, No. , (2020), pp.

5

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. , No. , (2020), pp.

6

Zaheer Abbas, Salma Shahid, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair*, "Effect of glass microspheres and fabric weave structure on mechanical performance of hemp/green epoxy composites", Polymer Composites , Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

7

Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Muzzamal Hussain, Yasir Nawab*, "Mechanical Performance of 3D Woven Jute/Green Epoxy Composites with Novel Weaving Patterns", Journal of Industrial Textiles , Vol. , No. , (2020), pp.

8

Hassan Iftekhar, Raja Muhammad Waseem Ullah Khan, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Abdul Qadeer, Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab and 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

2019

9

Muhammad Imran Khan, Jehanzeb Akram, Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali 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, (2019), pp.5

10

Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asgghar, Tanveer Hussain, 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

11

Ghulam Ali Bajwa, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Zahid Rizwan, "Techno-mechanical properties of cocoon, raw silk and filament of two mulberry silkworm (Bombyx mori L.) strains", Materials Science & Engineering Technology , Vol. 50, No. , (2019), pp.

12

Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Tanveer Hussain , "Compression and recovery behaviour of 3D woven spacer composites", Journal of Industrial Textiles , Vol. , No. , (2019), pp.

2018

13

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

14

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, (2018), pp.1

15

Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Madeha Jabbar, Danish Mahmood Baitab, Yasir Nawab, Ali Afzal, Sheraz Ahmad , "Effect of fabric structural design on the thermal properties of woven fabrics", Thermal Science, Vol. , No. , (2018), pp.

16

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. , No. , (2018), pp.

17

Aisha Rehman, Madeha Jabbar, Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab, Mariam Jabbar, Khubab Shaker , "A study on the interdependence of fabric pore size and its mechanical and comfort properties", Journal of Natural Fibers , Vol. , No. , (2018), pp.

18

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. , No. , (2018), pp.

19

Yasir Nawab, Kuhammad Kashif, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Ali Asghar, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Zeeshan, "Development & Characterization of Green Composites using Novel 3D Woven Preforms", Applied Composite Materials, Vol. , No. , (2018), pp.

20

Muhammad Usman Javaid, Jiri Militky, Jakub Weiner, Jana Salakova, Abdul Jabbar, Muhammad Umair, "Effect of surface modification and knife penetration angle on the Quasi-Static Knife Penetration Resistance of para-aramid fabrics", The Journal of The Textile Institute, Vol. , No. , (2018), pp.

2017

21

Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Naseer Ahmad, Muzzamal Hussain, Madeha Jabbar, Yasir Nawab, "Simultaneous optimization of woven fabric properties using principal component analysis", Journal of Natural Fibers , Vol. 14, No. 6, (2017), pp.6

22

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 Fibers and Fabrics , Vol. 12, No. 4, (2017), pp.4

23

Madeha Jabbar, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair Yasir Nawab, "Optimizing the performance of woven protective gloves using grey relational analysis", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 108, No. 10, (2017), pp.10

24

Adeel Zulifqar, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Danish Mahmood Baitab, Muhammad Maqsood, "Investigation of multi-layered woven car seatbelts with optimum performance", Industria Textila, Vol. 68, No. 2, (2017), pp.2

25

Muhammad Maqsood, Muhammad Imran Khan, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab, "Recycling of warp size materials and comparison of yarn mechanical properties sized with recycled materials and virgin materials", Journal of theTextile Institute , Vol. 108, No. 1, (2017), pp.1

26

Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Jawairia Umar, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, , "Comparison of compression properties of stretchable knitted fabrics and bi-stretch woven fabrics for compression garment", Journal of Textile Institute, Vol. 108, No. 4, (2017), pp.4

27

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

28

Muhammad Umar Nazir, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Imran Khan, Zohaib Fazal, Muhammad Umair, "Investigating the effect of material and weave design on the comfort properties of bilayer woevn fabrics", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 108, No. 8, (2017), pp.8

29

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. 125, (2017), pp.125

30

Waqas Ashraf, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Mehmat Karahan , "Investigation of mechanical behvior of woven/knitted hybrid composites", Journal of the Textile Institute , Vol. 108, No. 9, (2017), pp.9

2016

31

Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Munir Ashraf, Danish Mahmood Baitab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Salma Shahid, "Modelling the effect of weave structure and fabric thread density on mechanical and comfort properties of woven fabrics", Autex research journal , Vol. 16, No. 3, (2016), pp.3

32

Muhammad Umair, Tanveer Hussain, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Maqsood, Madeha Jabbar , "Effect of woven fabric structure on the air permeability and moisture management properties", Journal of The Textile Institute , Vol. 107, No. 5, (2016), pp.5

33

Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Waqas Ashraf, "Modeling the effect of weave structure and fabric thread density on the barrier effectiveness of woven surgical gowns", Journal of The Textile Institute , Vol. 107, No. 7, (2016), pp.7

2015

34

Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Usman Javaid, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair , "Development of Seersucker Fabrics using Single Warp Beam and Modeling of their Stretch-Recovery Behavior", Journal of The Textile Institute , Vol. 106, No. 11, (2015), pp.11

35

Muhammad Maqsood, Tanveer Hussain, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair , "Prediction of Warp and Weft Yarn Crimp in Cotton Woven Fabrics", Journal of The Textile Institute, Vol. 106, No. 11, (2015), pp.11

36

Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab,Muhammad Usman Javaid, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Maqsood, "Development of 3d woven fabric based pressure switch", Autex Research Journal , Vol. 15, No. 2, (2015), pp.2

37

Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Sheraz Ahmed, 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

38

Azam Ali, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Munir Ashraf, Abdul Basit, Salma Shahid, Muhammad Umair , "Impact of hydrophobic treatment of jute on moisture regain and mechanical properties of composite material", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites , Vol. 34, No. 24, (2015), pp.24

39

Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab, Mumtaz Hasan Malik, Khubab Shaker , "Development and characterization of three-dimensional woven-shaped preforms and their associated composites", Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites , Vol. 34, No. 24, (2015), pp.24


2020

1

Zahid Rizwan, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Ghulam Ali Bajwa , "Quantitative Manifestation of Techno mechanical Traits of Cocoon Filament of Mulberry Silkworm (Bombyx mori) strains", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT 2020) , Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad-Pakistan., (2020)

2

Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, "An Approach to Approximate the Fluid Flow Through Reinforcement", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT 2020) , Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2020)

3

Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, "Prediction of Air Permeability using Fabric Geometrical Parameters", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT 2020) , Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan , (2020)

4

Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Muhammad Kashif, "Joint-less 3D Shaped Woven Fabrics with improved Peel Strength", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT 2020), Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad-Pakistan, (2020)

5

Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Umar Nazir, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Usman Javaid , "Comparison of Thermo-Physiological Comfort Properties of Cellulosic based Woven Fabrics", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT 2020) , Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad-Pakistan, (2020)

6

Usman Ahmed, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Ali Raza, "Development of Light Weight and Flexible Neck Guard Fabric for Ice Hockey Players", 4th International Textile Conference , Venue: NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, (2020)

2019

7

Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, "Status of Composite Materials Industry in Pakistan: Challenges and opportunities", Conference on Emerging Materials and Processes (CEMP) , Venue: National center of Physics Islamabad, Pakistan, (2019)

8

Muhammad Umair, Syed Talha Ali Hamdani, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Tanveer Hussain , "Mechanical behavior of 3D woven spacer fabric reinforced composites", 5th International Conference on Value Addition and Innovation in Textiles (COVITEX 2019), Venue: National textile University Faisalabad-Pakistan, (2019)

2018

9

Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Kashif, Muhammad Ayub Asghar, Ali Asghar, Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Zeeshan , "Development & Characterization of Green Composites Using Novel 3D Woven Preforms", The 8th World Conference on 3D Fabrics and Their Applications , Venue: The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, (2018)

10

Muhammad Zeeshan, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Kashif , "Mechanical Characterization of Economical, Waste Based Hybrid Composites for Automotive Applications", 1st International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology (ICAET), Venue: BUITEMS, Quetta , (2018)

2016

11

Waqas Ashraf, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, "Investigation of impact strength of woven/knitted hybrid laminated composites", 13th IBCAST International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology , Venue: Islamabad Pakistan., (2016)

2015

12

Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab, Mumtaz Hasan Malik, Muhammad Maqsood, Jasim Zia, "Study of jointless shaped woven composites", 12th IBCAST (International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences & Technology), Venue: Islamabad, (2015)

13

Khubab Shaker, Munir Ashraf, Yasir Nawab, Madeha Jabbar, Muhammad Umair, Azam Ali, "Development of natural fiber reinforced functional composites", COVITEX 27-28 March 2015, Faisalabad-Pakistan, Venue: Faisalabad, (2015)

14

Muhammad Maqsood ,Yasir Nawab, Haritham Khan, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair , "Effect of weave structure and fabric thread density on barrier effectiveness of woven surgical gowns ", MedTex 13-15 May Lodz Poland., Venue: Poland, (2015)

2014

15

Muhammad Umair, Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Maqsood, Adeel Zulifqar, Danish Mehmood Baitab, "To study the effect of loom parameters to optimize the woven fabric width using Taguchi approach", 14th Autex World Textile Conference, Venue: Bursa - Turkey, (2014)

16

Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Usman Javed, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, Muhammad Maqsood, Adeel Zulfiqar, Danish Mehmood Baitab, "Development of textile pressure sensors using multilayer interlock woven fabrics", 14th Autex World Textile Conference, Venue: Bursa - Turkey, (2014)

17

Muhammad Maqsood, Tanveer Hussain, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, "Prediction of warp and weft yarn crimp in cotton woven fabrics", 14th Autex World Textile Conference, Venue: Bursa Turkey, (2014)

18

Muhammad Umair, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Maqsood,, "3D shaped woven structures for structural composite applications", First International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2014)

19

Muhammad Maqsood, Yasir Nawab, Khubab Shaker, Muhammad Umair, "Prediction of crimp % for warp and weft yarns in cotton woven fabrics", First International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: Lahore - Pakistan, (2014)

20

Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Muhammad Umair, AdeelZulfiqar, Muhammad Maqsood, Danish Mehmood Baitab,, "Finite Element Modelling of Resin Flow in Woven Reinforcement for Composites Using Resin Transfer Moulding", First International Young Engineers Convention, Venue: Lahore - Pakistan, (2014)


Book Title Subject Published Year Publisher
Handbook of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications Green Fiber Reinforced Concrete Composites 2020 Springer
Advanced Textile Testing Techniques Textile Greige Fabrics (Woven and Knitted) (Chapter #06) 2017 CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA
Fabric Manufacturing Calculations Process and Product Yarn Count Calculations (Chapter#01) 2017 Higher Education Commissions, Pakistan
Structural Textile Design; Interlacing and Interlooping Specialty Fabric Structures (Chapter#05) 2017 CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, USA
Textile Engineering, an Introduction Fabric Manufacturing (Chapter#04) 2016 DE GRUYTER

2020

1 Master Development of Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Composite
2 Master Modeling of the Comfort Properties of Woven Fabrics Using Genetic Algorithm
3 Bachelor Creep behavior of shaped woven composites
4 Bachelor Investigate the moisture transport behavior of cellulose fibers W.R.T weave and construction
5 Bachelor Fabric shear and buckling behaviour
6 Bachelor A global overview of denim and status in Pakistan

2019

7 Bachelor Development of multilayer fabrics from technical yarns for better preforms
8 Bachelor Comparison of comfort properties of woven fabrics made using different cellulosic yarns
9 Bachelor Effect of picking pattern on thermo-physiological comfort of bi-layer fabrics
10 Bachelor Development of different multilayer patterns for shaped woven structures
11 Master Novel 3D multilayer auxetic fabrics for armoring: development and finite element analysis
12 Master Development and characterization of auxetic geometry based woven preforms and corresponding composites
13 Master Effect of glass micro spheres and fabric structure on mechanical properties of composites

2018

14 Master Energy harvesting using woven fabric structures

2014

15 Bachelor Twist Loss in Weft Yarn during Air jet Weft Insertion and Its Impact on the Tensile Strength of Single Yarn and Fabric
16 Bachelor 3D multilayer woven interlock tubular structures
1
Functional, light weight, durable and high strength detachable composite furniture for indoor and outdoor use

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission of Pakistan under Technology Development Fund (TDF03-112)
Awarding Year: 2019
Amount: 14


Professional Engineer TEXTILE/591
Pakistan Engineering Council

Member (TEXTILE__M-19887/FBD-179)
The Institute of Engineers, Pakistan

Membership / 2973
The Textile Institute

Regular member
Pakistan Engineers Forum

President (Founding)
Engineers Scholars Society