Dr. Yasir Nawab

Dr. Yasir Nawab, currently a professor (tenured), is a globally acknowledged researcher in the domain of textiles and composites materials. He did Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on fiber-reinforced composite materials from Université de Nantes, France, and Post-doc & HDR (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches) from University of Le Havre Normandy, France. He is listed among top 2% highly cited scientists in the world by Elsevier in 2023. He has 19 years of research & industry experience gained while working with known national and international industries dealing with complete value chain of textiles and composite materials. He led development of several innovative technologies/ industrial solutions which are successfully licensed/transferred to industry for commercialization. He has experience to lead multidisciplinary projects involving cross-functional and multi-institutional teams. He has completed 24 funded R&D projects. He is leading as a Principal Investigator, the grand challenge Fund project “Enhancement of Global Competitiveness of Pakistani Textile Export Value-chains By Capacity Building and Product Diversification (www.knowtex.pk)” worth Rs. 207 million (Sponsored by World Bank and Higher Education Commission, Pakistan) executed by a consortium of 4 universities and more than 20 textile industries. He is an expert on student-centered teaching and has experience in developing course curricula. He has experience of working as Head of Department, Director of Graduate Studies & Research, etc. at National Textile University. He is the founding Director of National Centre of Composite Materials. He has authored over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, 9 books, 3 patents and 54 conference communications including several keynote talks. Eleven Ph.D. and 55 MS engineering students have completed their degrees under his supervision. He has been awarded HEC’s Best University Teacher Award in 2017, Dice Leadership Award in 2018 and National Engineering Excellence Award by IEP in 2024.


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As an expert academic researcher, he has dedicated his career to advancing knowledge in his field through rigorous research and publication of his findings.


As a teacher, he has the opportunity to impact the lives of his students by fostering a love for learning and guiding them towards their full potential.


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Phone: +92-41-9230081-85 Email: ynawab@ntu.edu.pk