Department of Civil Engineering/Research & Development (R&D)

Faculty of Civil Engineering is actively involved in research and development activities.
Key areas:

o Signing memorandum of understanding with different stakeholders like NHA, CDA etc.
o Arranging seminars and workshops to build strong relations with industry.
o Collaboration with International Universities to promote research and development through students exchange programs.
R&D – Future Direction
o R&D Labs will be established at the campus with following objectives:
o To write proposal for funded projects o To organize seminars on latest trends in R&D.
o To have video conferencing with other research groups as well institutions
o To establish collaboration between industrial partners and Universities.
o Campus will provides support in form of staff (faculty on part time basis- when required) and student for R&D Activities.

List of Publications

INTERNATIONAL IMPACT FACTOR JOURNALS

 
1. Impact of Superpave mix design method on rutting behaviour of flexible pavements in Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and M.A.Kamal. Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE) 2008.
 
2. Comparison of CRMB Test Sections with Conventional Pavement Section under the same Trafficking and Environmental Conditions Kamran Muzaffar Khan.  Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering (AJSE) 2009.
 
3. Evaluating Rutting Potential of SMA, Superpave and Marshall Mixes using Wheel Tracker Test. Kamran Muzaffar Khan. Kuwait journal for science and Engineering. (KJSE ) 2010.
 
4. Rutting performance of Polyethylene, Lime and Elvaloy modified Asphalt Mixes. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Hanifullah, Mujaddad Afzal, Faizan Ali, Afaq Ahmed, Tahir Sultan. Life Sci J 2013;10(7s): 363-371 (ISSN: 1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 58 (IF 0.158)
 
5. Development of Superpave Performance Grading Map for Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Tahir Sultan, Qazi Umar Farooq, Kiffayatullah Khan, Faizan Ali. Life Sci J 2013; 10(7s):355-362 (ISSN: 1097-8135). http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 57(IF 0.158)
 
 
6. Influence of Different Additives on Cold Recycled Mixes at Environmental Conditions of Pakistan. Khan K M, Ahmed S, Ali F, Sultan T, Kiffayat Ullah. Life Sci J 2013; 10(1):1862-1868] (ISSN: 1097-8135). (IF 0.158) http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 
 
7. Experimental study to compare the effects of Gradation, Additives and Filler Materials on performance of CIR Mixes. Kamran M.K, Faizan A., Tahir S., Shiraz A., Afaq A. Life Sci J 2013; 10(4s):176-184] (ISSN: 1097-8135). (IF 0.158) http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 
 
 
8. Study of Flexible Pavement Distresses on a Section of GT Road, Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Kashif Riaz, Nisar Ahmad, Imtiaz Ahmed, Faizan Ali, Shiraz Ahmed. Paper No. I021004, IJSER Volume 4, Issue6, June 2013 Edition (ISSN 2229-5518). (GISI JIF 2012 0.4510) www.ijser.org 
 
9. Skid Resistance evaluation of Aggregates from Pakistan and Afghanistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Faizan Ali, Ghufran Ahmad Pasha, Shiraz Ahmad, Imran Mehmood. IJSER Volume 4, Issue 5, May 2013 Edition (ISSN 2229-5518). (GISI JIF 2012 0.4510) www.ijser.org 
 
10. Performance Comparison of Cold In-Placed Recycled and Conventional HMA Mixes. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Mumtaz Ahmed Kamal, Faizan Ali, Shiraz Ahmed, Tahir Sultan, IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE), ISSN: 2278-1684 Volume 4, Issue 1 (Nov-Dec. 2012) (IF 1.485 by African Quality Center for Journals), PP 27-31, www.iosrjournals.org
 
11. An empirical relationship between in-situ permeability and RQD of Discontinuous Sedimentary Rocks.M.U.Qureshi, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Nabil Bessaih, Khalid Al Mawali, Khaloud Al-Sadrani ,Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 19/R, pp. 4781-.4790. 2014
 

OTHER JOURNALS

 
12. Evaluation of Moisture Sensitivity of Various Asphalt Mix" by Shiraz Ahmed, Faizan Ali, Kamran Muzaffar Khan. Technical Journal, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, 2013. ISSN: 1813-1786(HEC Recognized)
 
13. Effectiveness of Pedestrian Bridges in Islamabad/Rawalpindi. Mumtaz Ahmad Kamal, Kamran Muzaffar Khan and Imran Hafeez. . Technical Journal, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, 2013. ISSN: 1813-1786(HEC Recognized)
 
14. Performance of Pavements under Extreme Loading and Temperature Conditions using Polymer Modified Bitumen. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and Ali Asghar. . Technical Journal, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, 2013. ISSN: 1813-1786(HEC Recognized)
 
15. "Environmental Impact Assessment of E-35 Road project" by Dr. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Engr. Faizan Ali. Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (SUIJBAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2013 (ISSN 2307-552X). [Papers selected from 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference towards better Pakistan, September 24 -25, 2012.]
 
16. "Green Roofing Technology" by Dr. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Engr. Nabil Ahmed, Engr. Faizan Ali. Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (SUIJBAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2013 (ISSN 2307-552X). [Papers selected from 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference towards better Pakistan, September 24 -25, 2012.]
 
17. "To investigate the Polishing Value of and Skid Resistance of Aggregates from Different Sources" by Engr. Faizan Ali, Engr. Shiraz Ahmed, Dr. Kamran Muzaffar Khan. Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (SUIJBAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2013 (ISSN 2307-552X). [Papers selected from 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference towards better Pakistan, September 24 -25, 2012.]
 
18. Assessment Of Water Scarcity Problems And Rain Water Harvesting Potential In The Areas Of Rawalpindi, Islamabad And Taxila, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (SUIJBAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2013 (ISSN 2307-552X). [Papers selected from 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference towards better Pakistan, September 24 -25, 2012.]
 
19. Developing GIS For UET TAXILA, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (SUIJBAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2013 (ISSN 2307-552X). [Papers selected from 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference towards better Pakistan, September 24 -25, 2012.]
 
20. Reinforced Earth And Its Environmental Impacts, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Sarhad University International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences (SUIJBAS), Vol. 1, No. 1, April 2013 (ISSN 2307-552X). [Papers selected from 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference towards better Pakistan, September 24 -25, 2012.]
 
21. Sustainability of Different Pakistani Building Systems, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, International Poster Journal of Science and Technology, Volume 1, Issue 2-3 (December, 2011), Poster No. 14, Pages No. 52-55.
 
22. Impacts of Margalla Hills Crushing Plants on the Environment, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Engineering News A Quarterly Journal of the Pakistan Engineering Congress April-June 2010, No:14 , Vol.43 Pages 45-52.
 
 
23. Use of EVR using RFID technology to enhance transportation system. Kamran Muzaffar Khan S. N. Kazmi Research Journal University of Engineering & Technology Taxila 2006.
 
24. Blending of cement with GGBS. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani, Research Journal University of Engineering & Technology Taxila 2005.
 
25. Effect of Superplasticisers on fresh and hardened concrete, Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani, Research Journal University of Engineering & Technology Taxila 2005
 
 

CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

 
26. Sanitation System And Municipal Solid Waste In Pakistan, Dr. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Third International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–III)"Advancing Civil, Architectural and Construction Engineering & Management" July 4-6, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand, paper id :133, ISBN 1-884342-02-7
 
27. Evaluating The Performance Of Hot Recycled Pavements In Pakistan, Dr. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Ayesha Butt, Third International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–III)"Advancing Civil, Architectural and Construction Engineering & Management" July 4-6, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand, paper id :119, ISBN 1-884342-02-7
 
28. Green Roofing Technology, Dr. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Engr. Nabil, Engr Faizan Ali, Engr. Shiraz Ahmed, Third International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–III)"Advancing Civil, Architectural and Construction Engineering & Management" July 4-6, 2012 Bangkok, Thailand, paper id :134, ISBN 1-884342-02-7
 
29. To Investigate The Polishing Value And Skid Resistance Of Aggregates From Different Quarries, Faizan Ali, Shiraz Ahmed, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference Towards Better Pakistan SUIT Peshawar, Pakistan, September 24 – 25, 2012
 
30. Assessment Of Water Scarcity Problems And Rain Water Harvesting Potential In The Areas Of Rawalpindi, Islamabad And Taxila, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference Towards Better Pakistan SUIT Peshawar, Pakistan, September 24 – 25, 2012
 
31. Reinforced Earth And Its Environmental Impacts, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference Towards Better Pakistan SUIT Peshawar, Pakistan, September 24 – 25, 2012 
 
32. Environment Impact Assessment Of E-35 Road Project, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Faizan Ali, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference Towards Better Pakistan SUIT Peshawar, Pakistan, September 24 – 25, 2012
 
33. Developing GIS For UET TAXILA, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, 2nd International Multidisciplinary Conference Towards Better Pakistan SUIT Peshawar, Pakistan, September 24 – 25, 2012
 
34. Industrial Pollution In Hattar Industrial Area And Its Remedial Measures, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Faizan Ali, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment & Sustainable Development (EESD2012) MUET Jamshoro, Pakistan, February 27-29, 2012.
 
35. Utilization Of Plastic Waste For Roads Construction, Kamran Muzaffar Khan, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment & Sustainable Development (EESD2012) MUET Jamshoro, Pakistan, February 27-29, 2012
 
36. Energy Efficient Houses, Kamran Muzaffar Khan. 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment & Sustainable Development (EESD2012) MUET Jamshoro, Pakistan, February 27-29, 2012.
 
37. Environmental Impact Assessment of Industrial Area Islamabad, Kamran Muzaffar khan, 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environment & Sustainable Development (EESD2012) MUET Jamshoro, Pakistan, February 27-29, 2012
 
38. Study of Environmental Effects on Pavements in cold areas of Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and MudassarAnwar ,Fourth International    Conference"Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
 
39. Environmental Hazards of Lai Express way project Rawalpindi                                              Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Fourth International Conference "Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan  (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
40. Waste Plastic Bottles as Construction Material. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Fourth International Conference "Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan  (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
41. Sustainability of Old Mud Buildings of Yemen. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Fourth International Conference "Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan  (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
 
42. Study of Environmental Effects on Pavements in cold areas of Pakistan.
Kamran Muzaffar Khan and MudassarAnwar ,Fourth International    Conference"Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
 
43. Environmental Hazards of Lai Express way project Rawalpindi                                              Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Fourth International Conference "Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan  (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
44. Waste Plastic Bottles as Construction Material. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Fourth International Conference "Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan  (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
45. Sustainability of Old Mud Buildings of Yemen. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Fourth International Conference "Environmentally Sustainable Development" COMSATS Abbotabad Pakistan  (ESDev - 2011) 24 - 26 July, 2011
 
46. Evaluation and Reconstruction of earthquake affected roads in Pakistan. 
Kamran Muzaffar Khan, M.A.Kamal and N.Akhter. Second International Conference on Construction in Developing Countries (ICCIDC–II) "Advancing and Integrating Construction Education, Research & Practice"August 3-5, 2010, Cairo, Egypt
 
47. Improvements of safety hazards at Motorway M-2 in Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan Second International Conference on Construction In Developing Countries (ICCIDC–II) "Advancing and Integrating Construction Education, Research & Practice"August 3-5, 2010, Cairo, Egypt
 
48. ZULFI'S FORMULA FOR ANALYSIS OF HARDENED MORTAR Kamran Muzaffar Khan The 34th Conference on OUR WORLD IN CONCRETE & STRUCTURES Singapore, 16-18 August 2009
 
 
49. Design and Construction of Environment Friendly Highways. Kamran Muzaffar Khan 3rd International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESDev 2009) at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Abbottabad (August 16-18 2009
 
50. Recycling Asphaltic Concrete Pavements. Kamran Muzaffar Khan 3rd International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESDev 2009) at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Abbottabad (August 16-18 2009
 
 
51. Environmental Impact Assessment Techniques for Highways. Kamran Muzaffar Khan 3rd International Conference on Environmentally Sustainable Development (ESDev 2009) at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Abbottabad (August 16-18 2009)
 
52. Development of pavement distress identification Manual for M-1 Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan,4th Gulf Road Conference Qatar2008
 
 
53. Engineering geotechnical assessment of wadi dayqah dams and reservoir area. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and M.Usman, Japanese Society of Civil Engineering (JSCE)-9th Symposium 2007.
 
54. Performance Grading (PG) of asphalt for implementing SUPERPAVE mix design method to resist rutting Kamran Muzaffar Khan and M.A.Kamal Sixth International Conference on Sustainable Aggregates, Asphalt Technology and Pavement Engineering (21-22Feb 2007), Liverpool John Moores University UK.
 
 
55. Feasibility of perpetual pavements in developing countries. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and M.A.Kamal, I.Hafeez International Conference on Perpetual Pavements Sep 13-15, 2006 Ohio, USA.
 
56. Road safety issues of Pakistan and solution to the problems. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and N.Akhter 3rd Gulf Conference on Roads Muscat, Oman 6-7 March 2006.
 
 
57. Sustainable transport system: buses a solution for Islamabad Pakistan. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and J.Hussain, 3rd Gulf Conference on Roads Muscat, Oman 6-7 March 2006.
 
58. Effect of Temperature on different properties of concrete. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani,31st Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures" 15-17 August 2006, Singapore
 
 
59. Change in Concrete Properties due to Lack of Curing. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani,31st Conference on "Our World in Concrete & Structures" 15-17 August 2006, Singapore
 
60. Study of concrete's compressive strength  using admixtures Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani 30th Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Singapore 2005
 
 
61. Geometric Improvements at a congested Intersection. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and J.Hussain 7th International Congress on Civil Engineering Tarbiat Modarres University Tehran, (Iran) 8-10 May 2005-06
 
62. Strengthening of Subgrade using soil stabilizer. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and I.Hafeez, Ground improvement conference Portugal 2005.
 
63. Effect of Acidic wastewater on concrete Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani,  2nd Int. Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards" at Singapore from 1-3 Dec.-2004
 
64. Assessment and Repairing Techniques for Fire Damaged Concrete Structures Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani,  2nd Int. Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards" at Singapore from 1-3 Dec.-2004
 
65. Impact of Pedestrian Bridges on Road Safety. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and M.A.Kamal, I.Hafeez International Seminar On Road Safety Held At Nust Rawalpindi From 8-9 Dec. 2004
 
66. Feasibility of Geosynthetics in flexible pavements. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and M.A.Kamal Canadian young geotechnical and geoscientists conference held at Quebec city 27-30 October 2004
 
67. Effect of blending of Portland Cement with GGBS on properties of concrete. Kamran Muzaffar Khan and U.Ghani, 29th Conference on "Our World in Concrete & Structures" 25-26 August 2004, Singapore
 

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