Dr. Abher Rasheed

Dr. Abher Rasheed

Dr. Abher Rasheed

Associate Professor / Chairman

  •  Address: Sheikhupura Road, Faisalabad - 37610, Pakistan
  •  Phone: +92-41-9230081-85 Ext: 212
  •  Mobile: 0310 503 0000
  •  Fax: +92-41-9230098
  •  Email: abher.rasheed@ntu.edu.pk / itsabhergm@hotmail.com
  • No. of Journal Publications: 20
  • No. of Conference Papers: 20


Biography

BS in Textile Engineering from National Textile University Pakistan, MS Materials and Textile Processes from ENSAIT/ENSAM France and PhD in Mechanical/Textile Engineering with focus on SMART textiles from Université de Haute Alsace France. Working at National Textile University Faisalabad since October 2012, current position is Associate Professor, teaching undergraduate and post graduate (MS, PhD) level. Doing research on Wearable monitoring systems, electronic textiles, clothing design and comfort. Have been working for the development of textile-based materials which can be used as electrodes or sensors in the wearable monitoring systems. Worked on the development of electrodes using conductive yarns as well. Have won research funding of around PKR. 20 million, have one international patent, authored 21 peer-reviewed journal articles, contributed in four book chapters and 20 conference publications, have co-edited two international book as well. Fluent in English, Urdu and Punjabi, can speak French as well, experienced in designing and executing research plans/activities.


  1. PhD - Textiles
    LPMT-ENSISA UniversitÚ de Haute Alsace, France 
  2. Masters - Textile Materials and Processes
    ENSAIT/ENSAM , France 
  3. Master-Total Quality Management
    University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 
  4. B.S - Textile Engineering
    National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan 

Functional clothing,Electronic textiles, SMART textiles, Quality management, Sewn Product Engineering


  1. Associate Professor
    National Textile University, Faisalabad (June 2019 - to date)

  2. Assistant Professor
    National Textile University Faisalabad (Oct 2012- May 2019)

  3. Lecturer
    The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad (July 2007 - April 2008)

  4. Lab Instructor
    University of Management and Technology, Lahore (Dec 2005 - June 2007)

  5. Assistant Manager
    Crescent Bahuman Ltd. (Jan 2005 - Sep 2005)


2020

1

Sheraz Ahmad, Karamat Subhani, Abher Rasheed, Munir Ashraf, Ali Afzal, Babar Ramzan & Zahid Sarwar, "Development of conductive fabrics by using silver nanoparticles for smart applications", Journal of Electronic Materials , Vol. 49, No. , (2020), pp.

2

Design, development and characterization of textile stitch-based piezoresistive sensors for wearable monitoring, "Nauman Ali Choudhry, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Lyndon Arnold and Lijing Wang ", Journal of Electronic Materials , Vol. 20, No. 18, (2020), pp.18

3

Asna Mubashraa, Nabeel Aminb, Abher Rasheed, "User Centred Design Conceptualisation of Upper Body Clothing for Female Hemiplegia Patients", International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, Vol. 14, No. 12, (2020), pp.12

2019

4

Amir Shahzad, Zulfiqar Ali Malik, Usman Ali, Zubair Khaliq, Ick Soo Kim, Tanver Hussain, Qamar Khan, Muhammad Zubair, Abher Rasheed, "Development and characterization of conductive ring spun hybrid yarns", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 110, No. 1, (2019), pp.1

5

Muhammad Babar Ramzan, Abher Rasheed, Zulfiqar Ali, Sheraz Ahmad, Muhammad Salman Naeem, 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. 31, No. 2, (2019), pp.2

6

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. 9, (2019), pp.9

2018

7

Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Nauman Ali, Ateeq ur Rehman & Muhammad Babar Ramzan, "Geometrical model to calculate the consumption of sewing thread for 504 over-edge stitch", The Journal of The Textile Institute , Vol. , No. , (2018), pp.

2017

8

A. Afzal, S. Ahmad, A. Rasheed, M. Mohsin, F. Ahmad, Y. Nawab, "Characterization and statistical modelling of thermal resistance of cotton/polyester blended double layer interlock knitted fabrics", Thermal Science, Vol. 21, No. , (2017), pp.

9

S. Ahmad, M. Ashraf, A. Ali, K. Shaker, M. Umair, A. Afzal, A. Rasheed and Y. Nawab, "Preparation of Conductive Polyethylene Terephthalate Yarns by Deposition of Silver & Copper Nanoparticles", Fibers and Textiles in Eastern Europe, Vol. 25,5, No. 125, (2017), pp.125

10

A. Afzal, S. Ahmad, A. Rasheed, F. Ahmad, F. Iftikhar and Y. Nawab, "Influence of Fabric Parameters on Thermal Comfort Performance of Double Layer Knitted Interlock Fabrics", Autex Research Journal, Vol. 17, No. 1, (2017), pp.1

11

M. Umair, K. Shakir, Y. Nawab, A. Rasheed, S. Ahmed, "A Study on the Twist Loss in Weft Yarn During Air Jet Weaving ", Journal of Engineered Fibres and Fabrics, Vol. 12, No. 4, (2017), pp.4

2016

12

M. Mohsin, N. Sarwar, S. Ahmad, A. Rasheed, F. Ahmed, A. Afzal and S. Zafar, "Maleic acid crosslinking of C-6 fluorocarbon as oil and water repellent finish on cellulosic fabrics", Joural of Cleaner Production, Vol. 112, No. 4, (2016), pp.4

2015

13

S. Ahmad, F. Ahmad, A. Afzal, A. Rasheed, M. Mohsin , N. Ahmad, "Effect of weave structure on thermo-physiological properties of cotton fabrics", Autex Research Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, (2015), pp.1

14

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

2014

15

Ali Afzal, Tanveer Hussain, Mumtaz Hassan Malik, Abher Rasheed, Sheraz Ahmad, Abdul Basit, Ahsan Nazir, "Investigation and modeling of air permeability of Cotton/Polyester blended double layer interlock knitted fabrics", Fibres and Polymers , Vol. 15, No. 7, (2014), pp.7

16

A. Afzal T. Hussain, M. Mohsin A. Rasheed, S. Ahmad, "Statistical models for predicting the thermal resistance of polyester/cotton blended interlock knitted fabrics", International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 85, No. , (2014), pp.

17

M. Mohsin, U. Farooq, N. Ramzan, A. Rasheed, S. Ahmad, M. Ahsan , "Softener impact on environment friendly low and zero formaldehyde cross-linker performance for cotton", Industria Textila, Vol. 65, No. , (2014), pp.

18

A. Rasheed, S. Ahmad, M.Mohsin, F. Ahmad, A. Afzal , "Geometrical model to calculate the consumption of sewing thread for 301 lockstitch", Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 105, No. 12, (2014), pp.12

2013

19

M. Mohsin, A. Rasheed, A. Farooq, M. Ashraf, A. Shah, "Environment friendly finishing of sulphur, vat, direct and reactive dyed cotton fabric", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 53, No. , (2013), pp.

20

A. Rasheed, X. Zeng and S. Thomassey, "An approach to design a fuzzy logic model for ease allowance calculation in a loose fitting knee length ladies trouser", Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics, Vol. 8, No. 4, (2013), pp.4


2019

1

1. A. Rehman, A. Rasheed, M. Babar Ramzan, M. Salman Naeem, "Fabric Hand Vs Sensory Comfort; A Comparative Study of Knitted Clothes", 3rd Indonesian Textile Conference, Venue: Bandung, Indonesia, (2019)

2018

2

N. Ali, A. Rasheed, N. Nasir, N. Mahmood, S. Ahmad & M. Jabbar, "Development of a smart garment for the performance evaluation of athletes", AUTEX 2018, Venue: Istanbul Turkey, (2018)

3

Amir Shahzad, Abher Rasheed, Zulfiqar Ali and Bilal Qadir, "Characterization of hybrid smart yarns engineered for versatile applications in sportswear, medical, and multifunctional textiles", Fibre Society Conference, Venue: Tokyo Japan, (2018)

4

4. A. Rehman, A. Rasheed, T. Hussain, M. Ashraf, S. Ahmad, Babar Ramzan and N. Ali, "Effect of different processing techniques and softner treatments on the surface friction of cotton fabric", Fibre Society Conference, Venue: Tokyo Japan, (2018)

5

M. Salman Naeem, Syed Zameer Ul Hassan, Zafar Javed, Abher Rasheed, Zuhaib Ahmed, Hafiz Affan Abid, Saima Javed, "Electrical conductivity and EMI shielding application of high loft non-woven web from acrylic fibrous waste", ICAET, Venue: Quetta Pakistan, (2018)

2017

6

M. Jabbar, A. Rasheed, N. Mehmood, A. Afzal and N. Ali, "Characterization of conductive threads for heating textiles", ICTT, Venue: Faisalabad Pakistan, (2017)

2016

7

A. Rasheed, N. Ali, S. Ahmad , "Smart textiles: Engine for economic growth", NCTT, Venue: Faisalabad Pakistan, (2016)

2015

8

F. Iftikhar, A. Rasheed, N. Mehmood, F. Ahmad , "Development of heating pad for medical applications", ITMC, Venue: Casablanca Morocco, (2015)

2014

9

A. Rasheed, I. Akhtar, F. Iftikhar, A. Afzal, "Modeling of sewing thread consumption for Stitch Class 301", FIYEC, Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2014)

10

S. Ahmad, I. Akhtar, A. Rasheed, N. Ahmad, "An Approach to fabric drape measurement: Design and development of a digital drape meter", FIYEC, Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2014)

11

A. Basit, H. Akbar, A. Rasheed, "An antibacterial patientĺs gown: Design and Development", FIYEC, Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2014)

2013

12

M. W. Arshad, M. I. Akhtar and A. Rasheed , "Effect of TiO2 nano-particles on physical and mechanical properties of cotton fabric", International Conference on Textile and Clothing, Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2013)

2012

13

M. Decrette, A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and J.-F. Osselin , "Image analysis of the thermographs for interface pressure distribution measurement", 41st Textile Research symposium, Venue: Guimaraes, Portugal, (2012)

14

A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and A. Sinoimeri , "Development and integration of a textile pressure sensor in a car seat for interface pressure distribution measurement", AUTEX-2012, Venue: Zadar, Croatia, (2012)

2011

15

A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and J.-F. Osselin , "IR Technology: A tool to study the pressure distribution in a car seat", ITMC-2011, Venue: Casablanca, Morocco, (2011)

16

A. Rasheed, J.-Y. Drean and J.-F. Osselin , "Study of pressure distribution on a car seat by using IR Technology", AUTEX-2011, Venue: ENSISA Mulhouse, (2011)

17

A. Rasheed, X. Zeng and S. Thomassey , " An approach to design a fuzzy logic model for ease allowance calculation in a knee length ladies trouser", International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC 2011), Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2011)

2007

18

A. Rasheed, M Adil and N Amin , "Implementation status of quality management practices in Pakistanĺs apparel industry", International Conference on Futuristic Trends in Textiles (ICFT 2007), Venue: Jalandhar India, (2007)

2006

19

A. Rasheed, N. Amin and Rafaqat Ali, "Derivation of a numerical formula for sewing thread calculation of lock stitch", International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC 2006), Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2006)

20

Mushtaq Mangat, A. Rasheed , "Correlation between stitching thread parameters and garment productivity", International Conference on Textile and Clothing (ICTC 2006), Venue: Lahore Pakistan, (2006)


Book Title Subject Published Year Publisher
Fibers for Technical Textiles Classification of Technical Textiles 2020 Springer Nature, Switzerland
Advanced Textile Testing Techniques Apparel and Home Textiles 2017 CRC Press, USA
Advanced Textile Testing Techniques Conventional & Technical Textiles 2017 CRC Press, USA
Textile Engineering: An introduction Clothing 2016 Degruyter, Germany

2020

1 MS/MPhil Development and Characterization of Textile Based Sensors to Determine Respiration Rate
2 MS/MPhil Development of wearable ECG monitoring system

2019

3 MS/MPhil Identification and evaluation of fabric parameters affecting physical comfort of a woven shirt
4 MS/MPhil Skill enhancement of sewing machine operators using scientific method of training
5 MS/MPhil The relationship of fabric properties with the physical comfort of polo shirt
6 MS/MPhil Implementation of Lean Approaches in Product Development Process of Apparel Industry
7 MS/MPhil Development of ZnO nano-particles based anti-microbial poly-urethane coated fabric for car seat covers

2017

8 MS/MPhil Effect of sleeve angle and body measurements on wearing comfort for body vest.
9 MS/MPhil Comparison of fabric hand with objective evaluation of fabrics
10 MS/MPhil Development of light weight heating vest for Thorax protection after Pneumonectomy

2016

11 MS/MPhil Relationship between body measurements and ease allowance
12 MS/MPhil Development of wearable monitoring system for sports

2014

13 MS/MPhil Modelling of Seam Strength and Elongation for Denim Fabric
1
Development Of A Textile-Based Vest For Vital Signs Monitoring

Awarding Body: HEC
Awarding Year: 2019
Amount: 14

2
Design and development of an expert system for clothing ease allowance prediction

Awarding Body: HEC
Awarding Year: 2017
Amount: 2

3
Development of Smart car seat cover

Awarding Body: Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan
Awarding Year: 2013
Amount: 0.5

  • HEC Approved Ph.D. Supervisor

Registered member
Pakistan Engineering Council