Dr. Zulfiqar Ali

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali

Associate Professor

  •  Address: Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad - 37610, Pakistan
  •  Phone: +92-41-9230081-85 Ext: 189
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  •  Mobile: +923356591262
  •  Fax: +92-41-9230098
  •  Email: zulfiqarmalik@ntu.edu.pk / drzulfiqarali70@gmail.com
  • No. of Journal Publications: 27
  • No. of Conference Papers: 11


Biography

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali is Associate Professor in Department of Yarn Manufacturing at National Textile University Faisalabad Pakistan. His main areas of research include: Functional Textiles; Modeling & Predicting Textile Behavior; Automation.

He has published more than 26 research papers. He is the 1st scholar who is awarded PhD in Textile Engineering by the Pakistani University. He  has won various awards such merit scholarships from 1st year to final year during BSc Textile Engineering. He got egregate top position and also final year top position in BSc Textile Engineering. He won Indigenous scholarship from HEC to complete MPhil leading to PhD.

He has experience of research as co-principal investigator in the HEC funded project number 1422. He is convener of University Character Building Society disciplinary committee. He has taught various courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels including Yarn Manufacturing, Yarn Production Engineering, Textile Raw Materials, Spinning Calculations, Textile Calculations, Post Spinning Operations, Pre-spinning processes 1 & 2, Technical Textiles, Non-woven Textiles, Introduction to textile engineering, Biomechanical engineering of textiles and clothing, PPC in Textiles, Protective Textiles, Research Methodolgy,  and Textiles in sports  


  1. Ph.D. Textile Engineering
    MEHRAN UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY JAMSHORO, SINDH, Pakistan  (2011)
  2. B.Sc. Textile Engineering with specialization in spinning
    National College of Textile Engineering Faisalabad, Pakistan  (1994)

Yarn Manufacturing, Statistical Modeling, clothing comfort, Functional textiles

 

 


  1. Associate Professor, Department of Yarn Manufacturing
    National Textile University, Faisalabad (October, 2020 to present)

  2. Associate Professor/Director Graduate Studies and Research
    National Textile University, Faisalabad (December, 2018 to September, 2020)

    Teaching, research and run the office of graduate studies and research as Director


  3. Assistant Professor/Chairman Department of Yarn Manufacturing
    National Textile University, Faisalabad (2011 to Dec, 2018)

  4. Lecturer
    National College of Textile Engineering, Faisalabad (2001 to 2011)

  5. Technical Manager
    Imran Spinning Mills Phool Nagar (01-01-2001 to 15-02-2001)

  6. Quality Manager
    Imran Spinning Mills Phool Nagar (1999-2000)

  7. Spinning Manager
    Gulistan Textile Mills unit # 04 (1998-1999)

  8. Deputy Spinning Manager
    Mohib Textile Mills Muzaffergarh (1997-1998)

  9. Deputy Spinning Manager
    Gulistan Textile Mills unit # 04 (1995-1997)

  10. Assistant Spinning Manager
    Gulistan Textile Mills unit # 04 (1994-1995)


2020

1

Fatima Iftikhar , Tanveer Hussain , Zulfiqar Ali , Ahsan Nazir , Dominique C. Adolphe & Laurence Schacher,, "Investigation of Thermo-Physiological Comfort and Mechanical Properties of Fine Cotton Fabrics for Ladies’ Summer Apparel", Journal of Natural Fibers, Vol. 17, No. 11, (2020), pp.11

2

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. 04, (2020), pp.04

2019

3

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” ", Materials and Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 34, No. 19, (2019), pp.19

4

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

2018

5

Wasif Latif, Abdul Basit, Zulfiqar Ali, Sajjad Ahmad Baig,, "The Mechanical And Comfort Properties Of Cotton And Regenerated Fibers Blended Woven Fabrics, ", International Journal Of Clothing Science And Technology, Vol. Online, No. **, (2018), pp.**

6

Muhammad Bilal Qadir, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Usman Ali, Amir Shahzad, Tanveer Hussain, "Response surface modeling of physical and mechanical properties of cotton slub yarns", Autex Research Journal, Vol. online, No. **, (2018), pp.**

7

Amir Shahzad, Naseer Ahmad, Zulfiqar Ali, Ali Afzal, Muhammad Bilal Qadir, Zubair Khaliq and Muhammad Qamar Khan, "Statistical analysis of yarn to metal frictional coefficient of cotton spun yarn using Taguchi design of experiment", The Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, Vol. online, No. **, (2018), pp.**

8

Amir Shahzad, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Usman Ali, Zubair Khaliq, Ick Soo Kim, Tanveer Hussain, Muhammad Qamar Khan, Muhammad Zubair, Abher Rasheed, Muhammad Bilal Qadir, " Development and Characterisation of conductive ring spun hybrid yarns", The Journal of Textile Institute, Vol. online, No. **, (2018), pp.**

9

Muhammad Babar Ramzan, Abher Rasheed, Zulfiqar Ali, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Salman Naeem and 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. online, No. **, (2018), pp.**

2017

10

Tanveer Hussain, Farooq Ahmed Arain, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, "Use of Taguchi Method and Grey Relational Analysis to Optimize Multiple Yarn Characteristics in Open-End Rotor Spinning", Autex Research Journal ISSN 1470-9589, eISSN 2300-0929, Vol. Volume: 17, No. Issue: 01, (2017), pp.Issue: 01

11

Muhammad Zubair, Bohuslav Nechar and Zulfiqar Ali, "Predicting specific stress of cotton staple ring spun yarns: Experimental and theoretical results", Fibers & Textiles in Eastern Europe ISSN: 1230-3666, Vol. 25,, No. issue 2 (122), , (2017), pp. issue 2 (122),

2016

12

Jawaria Umar, Tanveer Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Maqsood, "Prediction modeling of compression properties of a knitted sportswear fabric using response surface method", International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 2, (2016), pp.2

2015

13

Tanveer Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Zain Arshad and Ahsan Nazir, "Comparison of aComparison of artificial neural netwComparison of artificial neural network and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for predicting the wrinkle recovery of woven fabricsrk and adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system for predicting the wrinkle recovery of woven fabrics", The Journal of The Textile Institute, Vol. 106, No. 09, (2015), pp.09

2014

14

Noman Haleem, Sayed Ibrahim, Tanveer Hussain, Abdul Jabbar, Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, "Determining the Light Transmission of Woven Fabrics through Different Measurement Methods and Its Correlation with Air Permeability", Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, Vol. 09, No. 14, (2014), pp.14

2013

15

Abdul Moqeet, Abdul Jabbar, Tanveer Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali, & Zahoor-Ul-Haq, "Influence of splicing parameters on retained splice strength, elongation and appearance of spliced cotton/flax blended yarn", Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research, Vol. 38, No. 01, (2013), pp.01

16

Noman Haleem*, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Tanveer Hussain, Qummer Gillani, and Aisha Rehman , "Predicting the Air Permeability of Polyester/Cotton Blended Woven Fabrics", Fibers and Polymers , Vol. 14, No. 7, (2013), pp.7

17

Hafsa Jamshaid, Tanveer Hussain*, and Zulfiqar Ali Malik, "Comparison of Regression and Adaptive Neuro-fuzzy Models for Predicting the Bursting Strength of Plain Knitted Fabrics", Fibers and Polymers , Vol. 14, No. 7, (2013), pp.7

18

Mumtaz Hasan Malik, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Tanveer Hussain, Muhammad Babar Ramzan, "EFFECT OF SEWING PARAMETERS AND WASH TYPE ON THE DIMENSIONAL STABILITY OF KNITTED GARMENTS", AUTEX Research Journal, Vol. 13, No. 03, (2013), pp.03

2012

19

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Noman Haleem, Mumtaz Hasan Malik, and Anwaruddin Tanwari, "Predicting the Tensile Strength of Polyester/Cotton Blended Woven Fabrics", Fibers and Polymers 135-703 Seoul, Korea Science & Technology Center 501, South Korea, Vol. 13, No. , (2012), pp.

2011

20

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Mumtaz Hasan Malik, Tanveer Hussain and Farooq Ahmed Arain , "Development of models to predict tensile strength of cotton woven fabrics", Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, USA, Vol. 6, No. 4, (2011), pp.4

21

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Tanveer Hussain, Mumtaz Hasan Malik and Anwaruddin Tanwari , "Selection of yarn for the predefined tensile strength of cotton woven fabrics", Fibers and Polymers 135-703 Seoul, Korea Science & Technology Center 501, Vol. 12 , No. 2, (2011), pp.2

22

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Tanveer Hussain and Mumtaz Hasan Malik, "Modeling tensile strength of woven fabrics made from polyester/cotton blended warp yarns and 100 % cotton weft yarns", Industria textila, Romania, Vol. 62, No. 1, (2011), pp.1

23

ZULFIQAR ALI MALIK, ANWARUDDIN TANWARI, AND HAFIZ-UR-REHMAN SHEIKH, "Influence of Plain and Twill (3/1) Weave Designs on the Tensile Strength of PC Blended Fabrics", MEHRAN UNIVERSITY RESEARCH JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY, Vol. 30, No. 1, (2011), pp.1

2010

24

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Mumtaz Hasan Malik, Tanveer Hussain and Anwaruddin Tanwari , "Predicting strength transfer efficiency of warp and weft yarns in woven fabrics using adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference system ", Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research New Delhi 110 012, India , Vol. 35 , No. 2, (2010), pp.2

25

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Tanveer Hussain, and Anwaruddin Tanwari , "Predicting tensile strength of yarns required for producing PET/Cotton blended woven fabrics of a predefined tensile strength", Fibers and Polymers 135-703 Seoul, Korea Science & Technology Center 501, South Korea, Vol. 11, No. 3, (2010), pp.3

26

Tanveer Hussain, Zulfiqar Ali Malikand Anwaruddin Tanwari , "Prediction of tensile strength of polyester/cotton blended woven fabrics ", Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research New Delhi 110 012, India, Vol. 35 , No. 3, (2010), pp.3

2009

27

Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Tanveer Hussain, and Zulfiqar Ali, "Effect of fabric count on the tensile strength of blended woven fabrics", Journal of Engineering & Applied Science, , Vol. 28, No. 2, (2009), pp.2


2020

1

Muhammad Bilal Qadir, Amir Shahzad, Ali Afzal, Zubair Khaliq, Zulfiqar Ali*, Bushra Mushtaq, "Development of multi-structural auxetic yarn having wool yarn as core and polyester filament as covering", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT-2020), , Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2020)

2

Zulfiqar Ali, Amir Shahzad, Ali Afzal, Zubair Khaliq, Muhammad Bilal Qadir*, , "Development of sustainable apparel products through dope dyed filaments", 2nd International Conference on Technical Textiles (ICTT-2020), Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2020)

2019

3

Zulfiqar Ali, Amir Shahzad, Zubair Khaliq, Ali Afzal, M. Bilal Qadir, , "Cost of end breakages in ring spinning technique” ", 5th International Conference on Value Addition & Innovation in Textiles, Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2019)

4

Muhammad Bilal Qadir, Zulfiqar Ali, Ali Afzal, Zubair Khaliq, Amir Shahzad, "Enhanced thermo-physiological comfort of denim fabrics with coolmax/Lycra blended weft yarns", 5TH Conference on Value Addition & Innovation in Textiles, Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2019)

2018

5

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Shahnawaz, "Development of Comfortable Fire Resistant Fabrics for Bed Sheets ", 1st International Conference on innovation & Entrepreneurship in Textiles (IETEX 2018) , Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan., (2018)

6

Zulfiqar Ali Malik , Amir Shahzad , Ali Afzal , Zubair Khaliq , Muhammad Bilal Qadir * , "Spun Yarn Quality Requirements for Knitting Industry", 1st International Conference on Emerging Trends in Knitting, Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2018)

2017

7

Zulfiqar Ali Malik1, Tanveer Hussain and Zain Arshad, "Modelling the Wrinkle Recovery of PC Blended Woven Fabrics", 4th International Conference on “ Value Addition and Innovation in Textiles, Venue: National Textile University, Faisalabad, (2017)

2016

8

Zulfiqar Ali, Waseem Ibrahim, "Textiles for near infrared camouflage", 1st National Conference on Technical Textiles, Venue: NTU, (2016)

2014

9

Zulfiqar Ali Malik and Farooq Ahmed Arain, "Modeling the tensile strength of woven fabrics made from 100 % cotton warp yarns and polyester/cotton blended weft yarns", International Young Engineers Conference, Venue: UET Lahore, (2014)

2013

10

Zulfiqar Ali Malik and Farooq Ahmed Arain, "Development of generalized models for yarn selection to meet tensile strength of cotton and poly/cotton woven fabrics", 2nd International Conference on Value Addition & Innovation in Textiles, Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2013)

2011

11

Zulfiqar Ali Malik, "Impact of crossing yarn linear density on the tensile strength of polyester/cotton blended woven fabrics", 1st International Conference on Value Addition & Innovation in Textiles, Venue: National Textile University Faisalabad, Pakistan, (2011)


Book Title Subject Published Year Publisher
Textile Engineering An Introduction Textile 2016 De Gruyter Oldenbourg

2020

1 Master Effect of Different Fancy Yarns on the Physical and Comfort Properties of Knitted Fabrics
2 Master Development of Gauze Dressing Fabric with Improved Antibacterial and Thermal Regulation Properties
3 Master Development of Hybrid Non-Woven Needle Punched Fabric for Thermal Insulation
4 Master A Novel Antibacterial Face Mask with Green Synthesized Nanoparticles and Extract
5 Bachelor Development of curtain cotton fabric with improved shrinkage
6 Bachelor Comparison of knit fabric properties made from normal ring and hybrid yarns
7 Bachelor Development of cut resistance gloves by using polyester and cotton hybrid yarns
8 Bachelor Comparison of hybrid and normal yarn properties made on ring frame

2019

9 Master Investigation of antistatic and comfort properties of conductive knitted fabric for clothing
10 Master Effect of tri-blend ground yarn, plating yarn and fabric construction on thermo-physiological properties of socks
11 Master Development of core spun based auxetic yarns and fabrics for mechanical applications
12 Bachelor Effect of polyester denier on the crease recovery of PC fabrics
13 Bachelor Development of wicking braids by using yarns having novel air cavities
14 Bachelor Development of tri-blend yarn for comfortable ladies winter suiting
15 Bachelor Development of novel hybrid yarn for antistatic purpose

2018

16 Bachelor Development of low cost, comfortable, cut resistant gloves by using Kevlar and other fibers.
17 Bachelor Development of low cost and comfortable fire-fighter's uniform
18 Bachelor Development of cut resistance gloves by using E-glass filaments and other fibers

2017

19 Master Development and characterization of conductive ring spun hybrid yarns
20 Master Influence of different spinning techniques on comfort properties of PC blended woven fabrics
21 Bachelor Impact of traveller wear on quality parameters of yarn
22 Bachelor Development of hollow polyester yarn and fabrics to investgate the aesthetic and comfort properties
23 Bachelor Development of carbon black polyester yarns for NIR Camouflage
24 Bachelor Impact of ring wear on the yarn quality parameters

2016

25 Master Development of comfortable fire resistant sheeting fabrics,
26 Master Development of Antimicrobial Spun Yarns suitable for socks and under garments
27 Master Impact of elastane %age of on dimensional stability of socks
28 Bachelor Development of low cost, comfortable, cut resistant gloves by using Kevlar and other fibers.
29 Bachelor Development of low cost and comfortable fire-fighter's uniform
30 Bachelor Development of cut resistance gloves by using E-glass filaments and other fibers

2015

31 Master Prediction of Pilling Behavior of Nylon/Cotton Blended Knitted Socks
32 Master Comparative study of comfort properties of plaited knitted fabrics for summer apparel use
33 Bachelor Development of improved wound healing yarn for wound care applications
34 Bachelor Production and characterization of natural silk at national textile research center Faisalabad.
35 Bachelor Study the physical and mechanical properties of cellulosic tri-blend ring spun yarns.
36 Bachelor To study the effect of bamboo viscose on the moisture management and anti-bacterial properties of gauze

2014

37 Bachelor Effect of draw frame rubber cots hardness on yarn quality
38 Bachelor Study the relationship of yarn strength and elongation
39 Master Modeling the wrinkle recovery of polyester/cotton woven fabrics
40 Master MODELING THE STRETCH AND RECOVERY PROPERTIES OF KNITTED FABRICS FOR COMPRESSION SPORTSWEAR

2013

41 Master MODELLING THE AIR PERMEABILITY OF POLYESTER COTTON BLENDED WOVEN FABRICS
42 Bachelor Benefits of draw frame in the spinning process
43 Bachelor Effetc of blow room and card waste composition on yarn properties
44 Master Optimizations of sewing parameters to minimize seem damage after washing in knitwear.

2012

45 Bachelor Study of energy conservation in the air conditioning unit at Shamas Textile Mills
46 Bachelor Effect of different spinning systems on yarn hairiness
47 Master Study of moisture management performance of various cotton/polyester yarns in knitted structures

2011

48 Master Effect of sewing parameters on the dimensional stability of knitted garments
49 Master Modeling the mechanical properties of ring spun slub yarn used in denim industry
50 Bachelor Effect of short fibers on drafting wave at finisher draw frame, simplex and ring frame
51 Bachelor Comparison of gentle and aggressive blow room lines and their effect on yarn properties
1
DEVELOPMENT OF LADIES SUMMER WEAR FABRICS WITH IMPROVED THERMO- PHYSIOLOGICAL AND SENSORIAL COMFORT

Awarding Body: HEC
Awarding Year: 2019
Amount: 2

2
Development of an intelligent contamination removal system from cotton during processing in the textile spinning mills

Awarding Body: HEC
Awarding Year: 2011
Amount: 5.968

  • HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor
  • Four years position holder in B.Sc. Textile Engineering
  • Overall and Final Year top award in B.Sc. Textile Engineering
  • B.Sc. Textile Engineering with honors
  • Award of Indigenous fellowship under HEC Indigenous 5000 fellowship scheme for M. Phil leading to Ph.D in the field of Textile Engineering
  • First scholar registered for M. Phil leading to Ph.D in the field of Textile Engineering within Pakistan
  • 1st Ph.D in the field of Textile Engineering produced by any Pakistani University
  • 1st position in Technical Category in DICE Textile Innovation Competition held on March 6-7, 2018