Dr. G. Hussain

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Dr. G. Hussain

Associate Professor

Qualifications: Ph. D
Research Interests: Incremental Forming; Friction Stir Welding; Hybrid Welding; Thermomechanical Processing of Nano Composites; Surface Engineering; Machining; Water Jet Cutting; Additive Manufacturing; Sustainable Manufacturing; Process Modeling & Optimization; Mechanical

EDUCATION

Master leading to Ph.D in Manufacturing Engineering (Oct 2004 –  Mar 2009)

College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nanjing. P.R. China

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering. (May 1996 –  Aug 2000)

                             Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Academic Experience (Post PhD)
    • Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus, Turkey [Department of Mechanical Engineering BE program: ABET accredited] Assistant Professor (Sep. 2012 – Feb 2014)
    • Wah Engineering College, University of Wah, Wah Cantt, Pakistan [Department of Mechanical Engineering]Assistant Professor (Sep.  2009 – Feb.  2012)
    • Offered Courses:

Undergraduate Level: Manufacturing Processes, Materials Science, Engineering Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Statics, Strength of Materials, Modeling Software NX

  Graduate Level: Theory of Plasticity, Advanced CAD/CAM: Principles & Applications

  • R& D Experience  (Post PhD)

 Mar 2009 – Sep 2012

  • R& D Experience  (Pre PhD)

                                                          Feb 2001 to Aug 2004.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

Collaborations with Universities:

  • King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
  • Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, P.R. China
  • Dalian University of Technology, P.R. China
  • Eastern Mediterranean University, TRNC, Turkey
  • National University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
  • UET Peshawar, Pakistan

Membership of Editorial Boards:

  • International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications of Science
  • International Journal of Material Science and Applications
  • Advances in Materials

Reviewing/ Editoriaship for International Referred Journals (SCI/SCI-E):

  • Guest Editor and Editorial member ” International Journal of Lightweight Materials & Manufacture”
  • International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture (Ranked as top journal in Manufacturing)
  • Journal of Materials Processing Technology (Ranked as 2nd top journal in manufacturing)
  • International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (Ranked as 3rd top journal in manufacturing)
  • International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  • Journal of Mechanical Science & Technology
  • Laser in Engineering
RECOGNITIONS AND AWARDS

  • Listed in WHO IS WHO (data base of successful people from around the world)
  • Leading rsearcher in incremental forming
  • Foreign Expert, China
  • HEC approved supervisor
  • Member of International Association of Engineers- IAENG (62598)
  • Professional member of Pakistan Engineering Council
  • Member of Pakistan Institute of Engineers
  • Professional member SME, USA
Publications in International Journals

  1. Samad A, Aqib M, *Hussain G, Ilyas M. An experimental study on interfacial fracture toughness of 3D printed ABS/CF-PLA composite under mode I, II & mixed mode loading, Journal of thermoplastic composite materials, 2019 (Accepted) (IF: 1.343)
  2. Ahmad W, *G Hussain, Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, Altaf, K. Mechanical properties of an additive manufactured CF-PLA/ABS hybrid composite sheet. Journal of thermoplastic composite materials, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1177/0892705719869407 (IF: 1.343)
  3. Hongyu Wei, *G. Hussain, Mechanical characteristics of a roll-bonded Cu clad steel sheet processed through incremental forming, Metallurgical & Materials Trnsactions A, 2109, doi.org/10.1007/s11661-019-05366-y (IF: 1.985).
  4. Hongyu Wei, Abdul Latif, *G. Hussain, Behzad Heidarshenas, Khurram Altaf, Influence of tool material, tool geometry, process parameters, stacking sequence and heat sink on producing sound Al/Cu lap joints in friction stir welding, Metals, 2019 (Accepted) (IF: 2.23).
  5. Y. Sagheer-Abbasi, S. I. Butt, G. Hussain, S. H. Imran, A.M. Khan, R. A. Baseer.Optimization of parameters for micro friction stir welding of aluminum 5052 using taguchi technique,International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology,Volume 102, pp. 369–378, 2019 (IF: 2.6).
  6. Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain. On the free-surface roughness in incremental forming of a sheet metal: A study from the perspective of ISF strain, surface morphology, post-forming properties, and process conditions. Metals, Vol. 9, pp. 553, 2019 (IF: 1.7)
  7. I. Khan, *G. Hussain, Khalid A. Al-Ghamdi, R. Umer. Investigation of impact strength and hardness of uhmw polyethylene composites reinforced with nano-hydroxyapatite particles fabricated by friction stir processing. Polymers, Vol. 11, pp. 1041-1055 (IF: 2.93).
  8. H. Wei, *G. Hussain, A. Iqbal, Zhang Z.P. Surface roughness as the function of friction indicator and an important parameters-combination having controlling influence on the roughness: Recent results in incremental forming. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 101, pp. 2533–2545, 2019 (IF: 2.6).
  9. H. Wei, M. M. Tariq, *G. Hussain, I. Khan, M. Imran Khan, Wasim A. Khan. Butt joining of bi-Layered aluminum sheets throughfriction stir welding: tensile stresses, bendingstresses, residual stresses, and fractrography, Metals ,Vol 9, pp. 384, 2019 (IF: 2.23).
  10. Malik Hassan, A. Ali, M. lyas,  *G. Hussain, I. Haq, Experimental and numerical simulation of Steel/Steel (St/St) interface in bi-layer sheet metal, International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture, Vol 2, pp. 89-96, 2019.
  11. Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, G. Hussain, Bulging in ISF of cold bonded multi-layered Cu clad sheet: Influence of forming conditions and bending, Transactions of Non-Ferrous Metals, Society of China, Vol. 29, pp. 112-122, 2019 (IF: 1.8)
  12. *G. Hussain, Wasim A. Khan, H. Anas Ashraf, H.Ahmad, Hamza Ahmed, Ali Imran, I. Ahmad, K.Rehman, G.Abbas, Design and development of a lightweight SLS 3D printer with a controlled heating mechanism: Part A. 2019, doi.org/10.1016/j.ijlmm.2019.01.005.
  13. M. Ilyas, *G. Hussain, C. Espinosa, Failure and Strain Gradient Analyses in Incremental Forming using GTN model, International Journal of Lightweight Materials and Manufacture, Vol. 2, pp. 177-185, 2018.
  14. S. Khan, *G. Hussain, M. Ilyas, M. Imran Khan, H. Rashid, Wasim A Khan. Appropriate heat treatment and incremental forming route to produce age-hardened components of Al-2219 alloy with minimized form error and high formability, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 256, pp. 262-273, 2018 (IF: 3.65)
  15. I. Khan, *G. Hussain, M. Ilyas, M. Tariq, Fabrication of UHMW Polyethylene / nano Hydroxyapatite biocomposite via heat assisted Friction Stir Processing, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol.96, pp. 3651–3663, 2018 (IF: 2.6)
  16. X. Shi, *G. Hussain, S.I. Butt, F. Song, D. Huang, Y. Liu. The state of residual stresses in the Cu/Steel bonded laminates after ISF deformation: An experimental analysis, Journal of  Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 30, pp.  14–26, 2017 (IF: 2.81)
  17. *G. Hussain, Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, Empirical modeling and simultaneous optimization of energy efficiency/demand, cost and productivity in incremental forming of metallic clad composite, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 42, pp. 20375-20385, 2017 (IF: 4.23)
  18. Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, On the CO2 characterization in incremental forming of roll bonded laminates, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 156, pp. 214–225, 2017 (IF: 5.65).
  19. Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, Stress-gradient due to incremental forming of roll-bonded laminates, Materials and Manufacturing Processes Vol. 32, pp. 1384-139, 2017 (IF: 2.7)
  20. B. Heidarshenas, G. Hussain, M.B.A. Asmael, Development of a TiC/Cr23C6 composite coating on 304 stainless steel substrate through a tungsten gas process, Coatings, Vol. 80, pp. 1-12, 2017 (IF: 2.35)
  21. K.A. Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, R. Hashemi, Fabrication of metal-matrix AL7075T651/TiNnano composite employing friction stir process, Proc. IMechE, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 231, 2017 (IF: 1.445)
  22. A.B. Dawood, S.I Butt, G. Hussain, M.A. Siddiqui, A. Maqsood, F. Zhang, Thermal model of rotary friction welding for similar and dissimilar metals, Metals, Vol. 224, pp. 1-14, 2017 (IF: 1.7)
  23. *G. Hussain, M. Ranjbar, S. Hassanzadeh, Trade-off among mechanical properties and energy consumption in multi-pass friction stir processing of Al7075 alloy employing neural network based genetic optimization. Proc. IMechE, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 231, pp. 129-139, 2017 (IF: 1.445).
  24. *G. Hussain, H. Valaei, Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, B. Khan, Finite element and experimental analyses of cylindrical hole flanging in incremental forming, Transactions of Non-ferrous Metals Society of China, Vol. 26, pp. 2419-2425, 2016 (IF: 1.8)
  25. A. Iqbal, Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, G. Hussain, Effects of Tool Life Criterion on Sustainability of Milling, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 139, pp. 1105-1117, 2016 (IF: 5.65)
  26. *G. Hussain, A.R. Mahna, A. Iqbal, Response surface analysis of cold formability of polymers in incremental sheet forming: Effect of parameters and associated thermal softening, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, Vol. 17, pp. 1-9, 2016 (IF: 1.66
  27. Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, Parameter-formability Relationship in ISF of Tri-Layered Cu-Steel-Cu Composite Sheet Metal: Response Surface and Microscopic Analyses, International Journal of Precision and Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 17, pp. 1633-1642,  2016(IF: 1.66)
  28. W. Hongyan, W. Hongyu, G. Hussain, T. Kemei, A. Iqbal, R. Weifeng,Plasma surface Cu alloyed layer as a lubricant on stainless steel sheet: wear characteristics and on-job performance in incremental forming,  Journal of Wuhan University of Technology-Mater. Sci. Ed, Vol. 31, pp. 422-428, 2016 (IF: 0.524)
  29. Khalid A Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, On the comparison of formability of roll bonded Steel-Cu composite sheet-metal in incremental forming and stamping processes, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 87, pp. 267–278, 2016 (IF: 2.6)
  30. B. B. Lemopi Isidore, G. Hussain, S. Pourhassan Shamchi, Wasim A Khan, Prediction and control of pillow defect in single point incremental forming using numerical simulations, Journal of Mechanical Science & Technology, Vol. 30, pp.  2151-2160, 2016 (IF: 1.2)
  31. *G. Hussain, R. Hashemi, H. Hashemi, Khalid A. Al-Ghamdi, An experimental study on multi-pass friction stir processing of Al/TiN composite: some microstructural, mechanical and wear characteristics. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 84, pp. 533–546, 2016 (IF: 2.6)
  32. K. A. Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, R. Hashemi, SPIF of Cu/Steel clad sheet: Effect of heat treatment on bond force and formability, Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 31, pp. 758-763, 2016 (IF: 2.7)
  33. *G. Hussain, K.A. Al-Ghamdi, K. Bijanrostami, Determination of optimum process parameters for cutting hole in a randomly-oriented glass fiber reinforced epoxy composite by milling process: maximization of surface quality and cut-hole strength. Polymer and Polymer Composites, Vol. 24, pp. 81-89, 2016 (IF: 0.46)
  34. H. Khalatbari, A. Iqbal, Xiaofan Shi, Lin Gao, G. Hussain, M. Hashemipour, High speed incremental forming process: A trade-off between formability and time efficiency, Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 30, pp. 1354-1363, 2015 (IF: 2.7)
  35. R. Hashemi, *G. Hussain, Wear performance of Al/TiN dispersion strengthened surface composite produced through friction stir process: a comparison of tool geometries and number of passes, Wear,  325-325 (2015) 45–54 (IF: 2.96)
  36. A. R.  Ilkichi, R. Soufi, *G. Hussain, R. Vatankhah Barenji,  A. Heidarzadeh, Establishing mathematical models to predict grain size and hardness of the friction stir-welded AA-7020 aluminum alloy joints, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, Vol. 46B, pp. 357-365, 2015 (IF: 1.834)
  37. H. Wu, Y. Li, X. Tang, *G. Hussain, H. Zhao, Q. Li, A. Adedotun, Nano-mechanical characterization of plasma surface tungstenized layer by depth-sensing nano-indentation measurement, Applied Surface Science, Vol. 324, pp. 160–167, 2015 (IF: 4.44)
  38. K.A. Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, Threshold tool-radius condition maximizing the formability in SPIF considering a variety of materials: experimental and FE investigations. International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 88, pp. 82–94, 2015 (IF: 5.1)
  39. K.A. Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, Forming forces in incremental forming of a geometry with corner feature: investigation into the effect of forming parameters using response surface approach. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. Vol. 76, pp. 2185-2197, 2015 (IF: 2.6)
  40. X. Shi , *G. Hussain, G.  Zha, M. Wu, F. Kong, Study on formability of vertical parts formed by multi-stage incremental forming. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 75, pp. 1049-1063, 2014  (IF: 2.6)
  41. K.A. Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain, S.I. Butt, Force variations with defects and a force-based strategy to control defects in incremental forming. Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 29, pp. 1197–1204, 2014 (IF: 2.7)
  42. K.A Al-Ghamdi, A. Iqbal, G. Hussain, Machinability comparison of AISI 4340 and Ti-6Al-4V under cryogenic and hybrid cooling environments: A knowledge engineering approach. Proc. IMechE, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 229, pp. 2144-2164, 2015 (IF: 1.445)
  43. *G. Hussain, K.A Al-Ghamdi, H. Khalatbari, A. Iqbal, M. Hashemipour, Forming parameters and forming defects in incremental forming: Part B, Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 29, pp. 454–46 0, 2014 (IF: 2.7)
  44. K.A Al-Ghamdi, *G. Hussain. The pillowing tendency of materials in incremental forming: Experimental and FE analyses. Proc. IMechE, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 229, pp. 744-753, 2015 (IF: 1.445)
  45. *G. Hussain, Experimental investigations on the role of tool size in causing and controlling defects is SPIF process, Proc. IMechE, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 228, pp. 266–277, 2014 (IF: 1.445)
  46. *G. Hussain, H.R. Khan, N. Hayat, Guidelines for tool size selection for SPIF of an aerospace alloy, Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 28, pp. 324–329, 2013 (IF: 2.7)
  47. A. Iqbal, H.C Zhang, L.L Kong, G. Hussain, A rule-based system for trade-off among energy consumption, tool life, and productivity in machining process, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 26, pp. 1217-1232, 2013 (IF: 3.67)
  48. *G. Hussain, M. Hashemipour, A. Iqbal, H. Khalatbari, Role of tool size in suppressing defects in SPIF process. Advanced Materials Research,Vol. 746, pp 167–172, 2013.
  49. *G. Hussain, N. Hayat, L. Gao, Pyramid as test geometry to evaluate formability in SPIF, Journal of Mechanical Science & Technology, Vol. 26, pp. 2337-2345, 2012 (IF: 1.128)
  50. *G. Hussain, L.Gao, N. Hayat, Forming parameters and forming defects: Correlation, empirical modeling and optimization, Materials & Manufacturing Processes, Vol. 26, pp. 1546-1553, 2011 (IF: 2.7)
  51. A. Iqbal, N.U. Dar, G. Hussain, Optimization of abrasive water jet cutting of ductile materials, Journal of Wuhan University of Technology, Material Science Edition, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 2011 (IF: 0.52)
  52. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, Improving profile accuracy in SPIF through statistical optimization of forming parameters, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 25, pp. 77-82, 2010 (IF: 1.2)
  53. *G. Hussain, N. Hayat, L. Gao, Role of material properties in improving sheet formability in SPIF process, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 139-141, pp. 600-604, 2010. 
  54. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, On the effect of curvature radius on the spif-ability, Advanced Material Research. Vols. 129-131, pp. 1222-1227, 2010.
  55. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, A new parameter and its effect on formability in single point incremental forming: A fundamental investigation, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 24, pp. 1-7, 2010 (IF: 1.2)
  56. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, N.U. Dar, A. Iqbal, New methodologies for determination of precise forming limit curve in single point incremental forming process. Advanced Material Research, Vol. 97-101, pp. 126-129, 2010.
  57. L. Lai, W.L. Zhou, G. Hussain, Prediction and research of single point incremental forming limit, Advanced Material Research, Vol. 97-101, pp. 4005-4009, 2010.
  58. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, N.U. Dar, The formability of annealed and pre-aged AA-2024 sheets in single point incremental forming, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 46, pp. 543-549, 2010 (IF: 2.6)
  59. Li, Lei, Wanlin Zhou, G. Hussain, Prediction of single point incremental forming limit, Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 46, pp. 102-107, 2010 (IF: 0.81)
  60. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, A new formability indicator in single point incremental forming, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 209, pp. 4237–4242, 2009 (IF: 3.147)
  61. XuZiran, L. Gao, G. Hussain, Z.Cui, Performance of flat end and hemispherical end tools in single point incremental forming, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 46, pp. 1113-1118, 2009 (IF: 2.7)
  62. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, Empirical modeling the influence of operating parameters on the spifability of a titanium sheet using response surface methodology. Proc. IMechE, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture Vol. 223, pp. 73–81, 2008 (IF: 1.445)
  63. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, Z. Cui, Y.C. Pang, N.U. Dar, Tool and lubricant for negative incremental forming of a commercially pure titanium sheet, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 203, pp. 193–201, 2008 (IF: 3.65)
  64. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, Z.Y. Zhang, Formability evaluation of the pure titanium sheet in the cold incremental forming process, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 37, pp. 920–926, 2008 (IF: 2.7)
  65. W. Hongyan, P. Zhang, J. Li, G. Hussain, Z. Xu, The friction and wear properties of Ti–Al–Nbintermetallics by plasma surface alloying, Tribology Letters, Vol. 30, pp. 61–67, 2008 (IF: 2.18)
  66. *G. Hussain, N. Hayat, L. Gao, An experimental study on the effect of thinning band on the sheet formability in negative incremental forming, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 48, pp. 1170–1178, 2008 (IF:5.1)
  67. F. Guoqiang, L. Gao, G. Hussain, Wu Zhaoli, Electric hot incremental forming: A novel technique, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 48, pp. 1688–1692, 2008 (IF: 5.1)
  68. *G. Hussain, N.U. Dar, L. Gao, M.H. Chen, A comparative study on the forming limits of the aluminum sheet in negative incremental forming, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 187–188, pp. 94–98, 2007 (IF: 3.14).
  69. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N. Hayat, The effect of variation in the curvature of a part on the formability in negative incremental forming, International Journal of  Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 47, pp. 2177–2181, 2007 (IF: 5.1)
  70. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, N.U. Dar, An experimental study on some formability evaluation methods in negative incremental forming, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 186, pp. 45–53, 2007 (IF: 3.14).
  71. *G. Hussain, L. Gao, A novel method to test the thinning limits of sheet metals in negative incremental forming, International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture, Vol. 47, pp. 419– 435, 2007 (IF: 5.1)

 

Publications in International Conferences

Contributions in International Conferences

1.       G. Hussain. I. Khan, Characteristics of friction-stir-processed polymer matrix composite, 2nd Annual International Conference on Advanced Material Research and Application, Wuhan, China, 10-12 Nov. 2017

2.      K. Bijanrostami, G. Hussain, M. Hashemipour, A.J. Alehashemi, The empirical investigation on the effects of tool geometry and process parameters on hole drilling of glass finer reinforced composite, Proc. of International Conference on Advanced Technologies, Turkey, 12-15 Aug. 2014.  

3.      G. Hussain L. Gao, Empirical modeling the effects of some process parameters on the formability of an aerospace alloy in incremental forming, Proc. of 9thInternational Conference on Technology of Plasticity, Korea, 7-11 Sep, 2008.

4.      G. Hussain, L. Gao, Wang Hui, N.U. Dar, A fundamental investigation on the formability of a commercially-pure titanium sheet metal in the incremental forming and stamping processes, Proc. of ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, USA, pp. 943–948, 15-18 Oct. 2007.

5.      G. Hussain, L. Gao, Fundamental studies on incremental forming of titanium sheet metal, Proc. of ASME Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, USA, 2006, p. 10, 8-11 Oct. 2006.