Experience: 29 Years (10 Yrs Industry + 2 Yr Design/Consultancy + 17 Yrs R&D/Teaching)

Experience: 29 Years (10 Yrs Industry + 2 Yr Design/Consultancy + 17 Yrs R&D/Teaching)



Profession:Electrical Engineer, Senior Member IEEE, IEP, IEEEP and registered with PEC.

Date of birth:March 19, 1959.

Present post: Professor

Experience: 29 Years (10 Yrs Industry + 2 Yr Design/Consultancy + 17 Yrs R&D/Teaching)


B.SC. University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Lahore, Pakistan (1983)

1983 Thesis title: Cable Sizing and Termination in Electrical Distribution Design

M.SC University of Reading, School of Science and Engineering, Reading, UK. (1988)

1988 Thesis title: Fiber optic voltage and current sensors.

Ph.D. University of Essex, School of Science and Engineering, Colchester, UK. (1991)

1991 Thesis title: Development of High Power Lasers

Job Assignments:


As Foreign Faculty Professor (2006) and Chairman Department of Electrical Engineering (for two years as Chairman), Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Park Road, Islamabad


As Foreign Faculty Professor (2004) and Head of Electronics Engineering Department in Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, G-7/1 Suharwardy Road Islamabad.


As Associate Professor and Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, UPM, Malaysia


Worked as Sr. Electrical Engineer and Project Manager in Zedan Consultants, for SCECO-E and SABIC Petrochemical Industries Al-Jubail, Al-Khober, Saudi Arabia, on power quality study.


Worked as Protection Engineer at 220/132 kV substation Wapda, Ghakhar, under Wapda GSO Lahore Circle, Cricket House Lahore, Pakistan.


Worked as Transmission Engineer at 220/132 kV Grid Stations and Transmission Lines under SS&T Division Wapda, Gujranwala, GSO Lahore Circle, Pakistan.


Worked as Research Assistant for M.SC and Ph.D. in Reading/Essex Universities, England UK.


Worked as a typical SDO WAPDA in Zafarwal Subdivision, Sialkot Circle, under Gujranwala Region, Wapda Gujranwala, Pakistan.


Worked as Assistant Director (Planning), Mapping Cell – USAID Program, under the Area Electricity Board Wapda, Gujranwala Region, Wapda Gujranwala, Pakistan.


Worked as Assistant Director (EHV Transmission Line Construction), Second 500 KV Circuit Tarbella-Faisalabad-Jamshoroo, in Collaboration with Imperial Construction Company, Greave & Cotton, TEPSCO Japan, Canada and NESPAK, under overall supervision of Wapda


Worked as Junior Engineer (Design and Testing), high voltage switchgear, transformers and control panels in Climax Electrical Industries, Gujranwala Pakistan

Training Courses

1. “Electric Power Quality”, Organized by Austriallian Co in Collaboration with Singapore at

Marriot Hotel Kuala Lumpur, 12-14 November 2003.

2. “High Voltage Testing”, Organized by UMIST Electrical Engineering Research Centre and

PES IEEE at UPM, August 22-24, 2003.

3. “Teaching Methods”, Organized by Faculty of Engineering, at Faculty of Education, UPM,

11-13 October 2000 Malaysia.

4. “Multimedia Mathematics”, Organized by Faculty of Science, at Computer Science Center,

UPM, 20-23 July 2000 Malaysia.

5. “Fiber Optic and Photonics”, Organized by Malaysian Telecom., at University Malaya,

Photonic Center, 16-20 July 2000 Malaysia

6. “Electromagnetic Compatibility”, Organized by Department of Electrical & Electronic

Engineering, University Putra Malaysia, July 1999, Malaysia.

7. “How to become a good teacher”, Organized by Faculty of Engineering, Seminar Hall,

Faculty Kejurutraan, April 1998 UPM Malaysia.

8. “Optical Communication Workshop”, Organized by Essex University in Collaboration

with Southampton University and British Telecom Harwich, 5-15 September 1991.

9. “ Superconductors”, Organized by Universtat Karlsruhe, 6-12 July 1984, Germany.

Work Experience


Worked as technician on a fiber optic communication line project in Karlsruhe, Germany.

1984-1984: (JE in Climax Electrical Industries Gujranwala)

Worked as transformer design engineer. The existing designs were modified as per user requirements. Supervised the winding, construction and testing divisions of transformer section in Climax Industries, Gujranwala. Furthermore, assisted other engineers working on switchgear and Air Conditioners. Got good experience on HVDC.

1984-85: (AD in EHV Line Construction WAPDA Lahore)

Worked as electrical engineer in an electrical a utility (WAPDA) in Pakistan. I supervised construction of 500 kV transmission line project from Tarbella Dam to Faisalabad. It was being conducted by TEPSCO Japan in collaboration of ICC, NESPAK and Grieve & Cotton Pakistan. My responsibility was to supervise the job of contractors on site to note their progress and the quality of work. Got experience of CPM, PERT, Drawing Work and Quality Control regarding excavation, backfilling, earthing, tension, sag and the related tasks.

1985-1986: (AD in Distribution Planning, CAEB WAPDA Gujranwala)

On completion of above project the WAPDA transferred me from EHV wing to Distribution Planning wing under CAEB WAPDA Gujranwala, Where undersigned worked on US-AID distribution planning project with NESPAK Consultants. Basic job was on mapping of 11 kV distribution feeders on global latitudes and longitudes. Major tasks include 11 kV line repair, maintenance, renovation, augmentation, bifurcation and electrification of new villages.

1986-1987: (SDO in Distribution Operation, WAPDA Wazirabad & Pasrur Divisions)

On successful completion of US-AID mapping cell project, undersigned requested for transfer in Distribution Operation Subdivision of WAPDA in Wazirabad Division. Major duties were to manage the maintenance staff, little bit renovation, revenue collection, metering, billing and line loss reduction using technical and management skills. Undersigned was transferred to Zafarwal subdivision in April 1987 due to departmental reasons. Got good experience of public dealing, emergency supply restoration and MV line load balancing. I also had additional charge of recovery Magistrate WAPDA whilst the basic job was distribution line maintenance and attending of troubleshooting on 11 kV electric networks. Undersigned qualified for MSC/Ph.D scholarship in UK/USA, while working as SDO (E) Subdivision WAPDA Zafarwal. In parallel with above job also coordinated research in PINSTECH Islamabad.

1987-1992: (RA in Reading & Essex Universities, UK)

Acquired MSC and Ph.D. degrees from Reading and Essex Universities UK. During study period in England, conducted research on application of lasers and fibre optics in power industry. Developed fibre optic CTs and PTs for use with protective relays, SCADA and Telemetry. Designed a tunable wavelength DFB dye laser for fiber optic communication applications and developed a 200fs DFB laser.

1992-1993: (AE in Transmission & Maintenance Ghakkhar)

After higher study WAPDA appointed me in grid system operation at 220 kV Grid Station Ghakhar. My duty was to take care of lines and substations maintenance. Got maintenance experience of some 220, 132 and 66 kV Substations and their inter-connecting lines. My responsibility was to note discrepancies of substations & transmission lines and routine maintenance of MV /HV switchgears and transmission lines. Various equipment supervised include MV to EHV level power transformers, Switchgears such as SF6, Air blast, Vacuum and Oil CBs of different makes i.e. ABB, GEC, Siemons, Merlin Gerlin and Messwalander. Other equipment include rectifiers, emergency supplies, DC battery and capacitor banks.

1993-1994: (AE Power System Protection 220 kV G/S Ghakhar)

Resumed WAPDA utility in Pakistan as protection and instrumentation engineer in 1991 after completion of study period. His responsibility was to keep the protection and control of 28 Substations healthy. He used to carry out the routine testing as well as emergency trouble shooting as and when required for the above 28 Substations. The trouble shootings could be DC failure, contractor dropout, and open/close problem of EHV circuit breaker, slow/fast metering, distance relay mal-function, and inability to recognize faults, indiscriminate tripping or routine testing. Besides it got experience of testing various types of distance relays such as L8b (BBC), PYTS (GEC), 7SA (Siemens) and Micromho (GEC) etc. Also got experience of testing differential, Bucholz, overcurrent undervoltage relay and many others such as CDG and CTU, CAG, VTT & CTIG (BF) frequency relays. It also includes experience of C&DF testing, open/short circuit testing, CT saturation testing, grids commissioning testing and various types of protection schemes.

1995-1997: (Project Manager in Zedan Consultants, Saudi Arabia)

Joined Ms Zedan Consultants as Project Manager in Saudi Arabia to conduct a power quality project of SCECO-E for SABIC Affiliates Riyadh. The SABIC industrial organizations in Al-Jubail consist of the Petrochemical, Rubber & Plastics, Power Cables, Fertilizers, Steal and Medicines manufacturing facilities. These 14 organizations fed from SCECO-E were visited for data and site inspection regarding, SVC equipment earhing, UPS, connections of protection & control, capacitor started motors, DOL started large motors, compressors, PLCs, the computer controlled processes and extruders etc. The simulation of SCECO-E transmission and distribution network along with SABIC industries loads was conducted using ETAP Program. A big power quality project completed under leadership of underwriter. Other international R&D organizations such as Siemons and GEC USA assisted to complete this project.

1997-2004: (Lecturer, Associate Professor, University Putra Malaysia)

Working as Associate Professor in Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University Putra Malaysia. Supervising and lecturing to the graduate and postgraduate students. Acted as coordinator for final year practical industry training, final year student projects and external moderator for Prime College franchised with UPM. The subjects that I have been teaching for last four years include: Opto-electronics (KEE 3201), AC/DC drives, Electrical Machines (KEE 3302), Engineering Mathematics (KKK), Network synthesis (KEE), Protective Relaying (KEE 4307), High Voltage Engineering (KEE 4317), Electric Power Quality (KEE 4309), Generation and Operation of Power System (KEE 4306). Worked as a team with juniors and seniors colleague lecturers at UPM. Conducted three short-term and two IRPA projects and currently involved in two IRPA and one Top Down Projects. Designed experiments for undergraduate power laboratory and working on establishment of a high voltage laboratory in new complex of UPM. Proposed new subjects and designed their contents such as Power Quality, High Voltage Engineering and Numerical Relaying.

2004-2006: (Professor, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology)

Joined FUUAST Islamabad as Professor under HEC (FFHP) scheme for one year extendible to multiple years for promotion of research activities and inducing quality culture in academics. Pro Vice Chancellor of FUUAST appointed me as Head of Electronics Engineering Department. As part of job I have furnished the University Building with appropriate labels and name plates and written introductory pages of University. I am involved in Laboratory establishments for electronics engineering department and physics department. I have developed course structure of BS (Engineering Physics) and BE (Electronics Engineering) in the light of HEC directives and PEC requirements for accreditation of engineering degree program.

2006-2017: (Professor, CIIT Islamabad)

I have been supervising five MS and two PhD students in Electrical Engineering. I have developed six undergraduate and one postgraduate laboratory in campus. We have won two HEC research grants.

(He is proud of teaching Power System Protection course which 99.99% Electrical Engineers can’t)

Publications (170)

  1. International Impact Factor (24)
  2. International without Impact Factor (24)
  3. Local Pakistani Journals/Magazines (14)
  4. International Conferences (108)

International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 6, Issue 9,

September-2015 520 ISSN 2229-5518 IJSER © 2015

Live Line Selective Load Shedding


Adnan Ahmad




Shoaib Rauf,


Nasrullah Khan

A- Impact Factor Journals

1 J. Ikram, N Khan, Yong-min You, Byung-il Kwo, Optimization using 2D analytical method developed for single coreless stator and double rotor AFPMSG, Energies, 2016 (Submitted)

2 A. Kalair, N. Abas, N. Khan Comparative study of HVAC and HVDC Power Systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 59, 1653-1675, 2016 (IF 5.7)

3 Rauf, N Khan, A Wahab, Application of DC-grid for Efficient Use of Solar PV System in Smart Grid, Procedia Computer Science, 2016, Accepted (ISI Indexed Journal)

4 M. Idrees, N Khan, Noor U, Design of a low voltage fast transfer switch, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7, 260-266, March 2016

5 N. Abas. M. Shaheen, N. Khan, Transition from TDL to SDL Education System, WCLTA 2016

6 T. J. Khan, N Khan, Obstacles in learning English as a second language among intermediate students of of Districts Mianwali and Bakhar, Pakistan, Open Journal of Social Sciences, 4, 154-162, February 2016

7 Noo U, M. Idrees, N Khan, Design and fabrication of LV Sag/Swell generator for CBEMA/ITI compliance testing, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7, 220-229, February 2016

8 N. Khan, A. Kalair, N. Abas, Design of a repetition rate multiplier, Nonlinear Optics, Quantum Optics: Concepts in Modern Optics, Vol.4, 2016 (Accepted Waiting publication)

9 M Adnan, A Israr, N Khan, M. Irfan, A generic scenario of a load flow study in SAARC Countries Supergrid using HVAC and HVDC, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7, 210-223, January 2016

10 Attiq U R, N Khan, Design and fabrication of a high voltage lightning impulse generator, Engineering, 8, 69-73, March 2016

11 A.Ahmed, Shoab R, N. Khan “Live Line Selective Load Shedding, Int. J. Scientific & Engineering Research, 6 (9), 520-524, 2015.

12 Shoab R, N. Khan, “Prototype smart grid implementation and field trials for load monitoring and sharing using two transformers, Int. J. Engineering and Management Research, 5 (2), 556-563, April 2015

13 Shoab R, MA Ul Haqq, K. Saddiqui, N. Khan, A Ali“Solar Heated Thermoelectric Generator International Journal of Emerging Trends in Electrical and Electronics,11(3), 49-53, 2015 (IF = 0.5)

14 N. Khan, N. Abas, T. Bokhari “Control of DFIG on variable wind speed, International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering, 10 (2), 143-148, 2015 (IF = 0.5)

15 N. Khan, N. Abas, A. Kalair “Pulsed and Continuous Wave (CW) Lasers in Oil, Gas, Coal and Ignition Industries” Lasers in Engineering, 30 (3-4), 137-157, 2015 (IF = 0.45)

16 N. Abas, N. Khan, “Theory and design of counter flow shell and coil heat exchanger for CO2 based solar water heater, Int. J. Thermal & Environmental Engineering, 10 (2), 87-93, 2015 (IF = 0.87)

17 N. Abas, A. Kalair, N. Khan, Review of Fossil Fuels and Future Energy Technologies, Futures, 69, 31-49, 2015. (IF = 1.5)

18 N. Abas, N. Khan, “Parametric quantification of low GWP refrigerant for thermosyphon driven solar water heating system, Int. J. Thermal & Environmental Engineering, 10 (20, 167-176, 2015

(IF = 0.87)

19 M. Musharraf, I. U. Khan, N Khan, “ Design of an oscillating Coil Pendulum Energy Generating System, Procedia Computer Science, 32, 639-646, 2014. (IF = 1.02)

20 N. Abas, N Khan, Carbon Conundrum, Climate Change, CO2 Capture and Consumptions, Journal of CO2 Utilization, Journal of CO2 Utilization, 8, 39-48, 2014.

21 N.Khan, N. Abas, “Comparative study of energy saving light sources”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Vol. 15, pp. 296-309, 2011. ISSN:1364-0321 (GIF=6.018)

22 N. Khan, Z. Saleem and N. Abas. 2008. Photon fired power plants. Lasers in Engineering, Lasers in Engineering, Vol.18, No. 5=6, 383-401, 2008. (GIF = 1.860)

23 N. Khan, Z. Saleem, A. Wahid. 2007. Review of Natural Energy Sources and Global Power Needs. Sustainable Energy Reviews, 12 (2008) 1959–1973. (GIF = 1.780)

24 N. Khan, Z. Saleem and N. Abas. 2008. Endorsement of new SI Units Prefixes for Endorsement of New SI Unit Prefixes for Space, Time, Energy and Matter. Lasers in Engineering, Vol.18, No.1-2, 107-118, 2008 (GIF = 1.860)

25 N. Khan, Z. Saleem, A. Wahid, N. Abas. 2007. Energy Analysis of Solar Vs Laser Lightning. Lasers in Engineering, 17(5-6):311-328. (GIF = 1.860)

26 N. Khan.2004. Ultra-short pulse multicolor distributed feedback dye laser. Lasers in Engineering. l4:1-10. (GIF = 1.860).

27 N. Khan. 2004. Triple overwritten Bragg Gratings based multi-wavelength distributed feedback dye lasers. Journal of Luminescence.106: 321-327. (GIF = 1.684).

28 N. Khan and T. A. Hall. 2004. Pulse line-width and lifetime broadening study of multi-pulse pumped distributed feedback dye lasers”, Elsevier: Optics and Laser Technology. 36: 517-523. (GIF = 0.712).

29 N. Khan and T. A. Hall. 2004. Model of a Multiple Pulses Pumped Distributed Feedback Dye Lasers. Applied Optics. 43(3):678-681. (GIF = 1.534).

30 N. Khan and N. Mariun. 2004. Design and Experimental Characterization of a DC-Excited CW/Repetitively Pulsed Sealed off CO2 Laser. Optics and Laser Technology. 36: 87-94. (GIF=0.712).

31 N. Khan, T. A. Hall and N. Mariun,” Model of Temperature Grating Relaxation Times in Distributed Feedback Dye Lasers”, OSA: Optics Express, Vol. 11, No. 13, 1520-130, 2003. (GIF = 3.219).

32 N. Khan and T. A. Hall,” A Five Line Distributed Feedback Dye Laser”, Elsevier: Optics Communications, Vol. 228, 177-180, 2003. (GIF=1.581).

33 N. Khan,” Demonstration of a Nine Lines Distributed Feedback Dye Laser Using Three Pairs of Pump Beams”, Springer-Verlag: App Phys B: Optics and Lasers, Vol. 78, No. 1, 2003. (GIF=2.08)

34 N. Khan and N. Mariun,” Observation of Discrete Supercontinuum Generation from a Multi-pulse Pumped Distributed Feedback Dye Laser”, Springer-Verlag: App Phys B: Optics and Lasers, Vol. 78, No. 2, 2003. (GIF=2.08).

35 N. Khan, N. Mariun, I. Aris and J. Yeak,” Laser triggered lightning discharge”, IOP: New Journal of Physics, Vol.4, 6.1-61.20, August 14, 2002. (GIF=3.095).

36 N. Khan and M. Idrees,” Overexposure analysis of pulsed DFB dye laser source”, OSA: Journal of Biomedical Optics, Vol.6, N0.1, PP. 1-5, 2001. (GIF=2.709).

B- International Indexed Journals

  1. N. Khan, N. Abas, A. Kalair, Design of high repetition rate pulsed DFB laser, Nonlinear Optics & Quantum Electronics, Accepted for publication in 2015
  1. N. Khan, N. Abas, A. Kalair,” Earthy, Solaris and Atmospheric Energy Sources”, International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, InderScience Publishers, Switzerland, 6 (1), 49-57, 2015.
  1. N. Khan, N. Abas,“ SMART CRIME SCIENCE AND SHABBY CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES, VFAST Transactions on Education and Social Sciences, 6 (1), 55-71, 2015.
  1. N. Khan, N. Abas, I. Hussain, A Chapter on CO2 Fluid Mediated Solar Water Heating in book “Progress in Sustainable Energy Technologies: Generating renewable Energy” edited by Dincer I, Midilli A, Kucuk H, Springer, 2014.
  1. Anam K, N. Abas, N. Khan,” Lightning Interactions with Humans and Lifelines”, Journal of Lightning Research, 6, 1-27, 2014.
  1. N. Khan, S. Rauf, N. Abas, A. Kalair, “A specter of logical challenges haunts smart grid”,

Int Journal of Smart Grid and Clean Technology, 3, 383-397, 2013

  1. N. Khan and N. Abas, “ Powering the people beyond 2050, SCI. Tech and Dev, 31 (2), 133-151, 2012
  1. N. Khan, Hydroelectricity conflicts in southeast Asia, Global Research, 2013
  1. N. Khan, Z. Saleem and A. Wahid.2008. Interaction of Q-Switched & Modelocked YAG Laser Pulses with Perspex. Nonlinear Optics & Quantum Electronics, Vol.38, No.1, 17-27, 2008.
  1. N. Khan, Z. Saleem, W. Ahmad. 2007. Web Based Large Machine Control. WSEAS Transactions on Circuits & Systems.6 (4), 446-451.
  1. Z. Saleem, N. Khan, W. Ahmad and M. Altaf. 2006. Free Space Optical Communication

Under Diverse Weather Conditions. WSEAS Transactions on Electronics. 4(3):225-232.

  1. N. Mariun, N.Md. Saad, M.F. Abas, N. Khan, S. Abdullah. 2007. Power and Energy Characteristics of Continuous Waves/Pulsed CO2 Laser Application in CNG-DI Ignition, WSEAS International Journal of Energy, 1 (2): 22-27.
  1. N. Mariun, D. Ismail, K. Anayet, N. Khan and M. Amran, Simulation, Design and Construction of High Voltage DC Power Supply at 15 kV Output Using Voltage Multiplier Circuits, American Journal of Applied Sciences 3 12): 2178-2183, 2006.
  1. N. Khan, Z. Saleem, A. A. Mirza, N. Mariun, S. Iqbal. 2005. Analysis of four temperature model of a sealed off CO2 laser. AJSTD. 22(1&2):141-154.
  1. N. Khan and N. Mariun. 2004. Influence of Temperature Phase Grating Relaxation Times on the Lasing Characteristics of Q-Switched and Mode-locked Nd:YAG Laser-Pumped Distributed Feedback Dye Lasers. Japanese Society of Optics: The Review of Laser Engineering. 32(4): 277-281.
  1. Z. Saleem, N. Khan, W. Ahmad and M. Altaf,’ Free Space Optical Communication

Under Diverse Weather Conditions’, WSEAS Transanctions on Electronics, Vol. 4, No. 3,