Faculty Rao Arsalan Khushnood

Dr. Rao Arsalan Khushnood

  • NUST INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
  • PAKISTAN
  • arsalan.khushnood@nice.nust.edu.pk
  • Doctoral
Summary

Academic Background
Doctorate in Structural Engineering (STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING) Doctoral Polytechnic University January 03, 2012 - May 04, 2015
M.E. Structural Engineering (Structural Engineering) Masters National University of Sciences and Technology August 03, 2009 - August 02, 2011
B. E. Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering) Bachelor National University of Sciences and Technology July 11, 2005 - July 27, 2009
Honours and Awards
Best Researcher Award Best Researcher Award 2018-19
Who’s Who in the World Name appears in Marquis Who’s Who in the World in Science & Engineering 2019-20.
Merit Scholarships Awarded with Merit Scholarships on securing distinctions in each academic semester
Foreign Doctorate Scholar Awarded with fully funded Foreign Doctorate Scholarship by Higher Education Commission.
Best Teacher Award Best Teacher Award 2017-18
Researcher PhD Candidate/Researcher Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy January 01, 2012 - May 31, 2015.
Publications
Synthesis, characterization and application of graphene oxide in self consolidating cementitious systems August 16, 2021 Majeed Ullah, Shahzada Burhan Ahmad Imtiazi, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Erum Pervaiz, Wisal Ahmed, Asad Ullah, Zarar Ali Qureshi Construction and Building Materials - Volume 296, Article Number 123623
Isolation of alkaliphilic calcifying bacteria and their feasibility for enhanced CaCO3 precipitation in bio‐based cementitious composites February 25, 2021 Amna Jalil , Nafeesa Shaheen, Fazal Adnan, Rao Arsalan Khushnood Microbial Biotechnology - Pages 1-16
Comparative performance of different bacteria immobilized in natural fibers for self-healing in concrete October 20, 2020 Momina Rauf, Wasim Khaliq, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Iftikhar Ahmed Construction and Building Materials - Volume 258, Article Number 119578
Spalling sensitivity and mechanical response of an ecofriendly sawdust high strength concrete at elevated temperatures October 20, 2020 Ehsan Ullah Khan, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Waqas Latif Baloch Construction and Building Materials - Volume 258, Article Number 119656
Analysis of full-scale aircraft impact to reinforced concrete and steel plate reinforced concrete multiple barriers protecting nuclear power plants October 01, 2020 Muhammad Sadiq, Wasim Khaliq, Muhammad Ilyas, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Shaukat Ali Khan, Pan Rong Structures - Volume 27, Pages 732-746
Comparative assessment of impact analysis methods applied to large commercial aircraft crash on reinforced concrete containment October 01, 2020 Muhammad Sadiq, Muhammad Ilyas, Shaukat Ali Khan, Pan Rong, Wasim Khaliq, Rao Arslalan Khushnood PLoS ONE - Volume 15(10), Article Number e0237264
Influence of graphite nano/micro platelets on the residual performance of high strength concrete exposed to elevated temperature August 30, 2020 Hafiz Waheed Iqbal, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Waqas Latif Baloch, Adnan Nawaz, Rana Faisal Tufail Construction and Building Materials - Volume 253, Article Number 119029
Sustainable incorporation of lime-bentonite clay composite for production of ecofriendly bricks August 01, 2020 Usman Javed, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Shazim Ali Memon, Fazal E. Jalal, Muhammad Saeed Zafar Journal of Cleaner Production - Volume 263, Article Number 121469
Sustainable incorporation of waste granite dust as partial replacement of sand in autoclave aerated concrete July 30, 2020 Muhammad Saeed Zafar, Usman Javed, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Adnan Nawaz, Tayyab Zafar Construction and Building Materials - Volume 250, Article Number 118878
Pyrolytic carbonaceous reinforcements for enhanced electromagnetic and fracture response of cementitious composites March 01, 2020 Ayesha Mahmood, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Muhammad Zeeshan Journal of Cleaner Production - Volume 248, Article Number 119288
Bio-mineralized self-healing recycled aggregate concrete for sustainable infrastructure February 10, 2020 Rao Arsalan Khushnood , Zarar Ali Qureshi , Nafeesa Shaheen, Sikandar Ali Science of The Total Environment - Volume 703, Article Number 135007
A comparative study on performance evaluation of hybrid GNPs/CNTs in conventional and self-compacting mortar February 01, 2020 Furqan Farooq, Sardar Kashif Ur Rahman, Arslan Akbar, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Muhammad Faisal Javed, Rayed alyousef, Hisham Alabduljabbar, Fahid Aslam Alexandria Engineering Journal - Volume 59, Issue 1, Pages 369-379
Experimental Investigation of Hybrid Carbon Nanotubes and Graphite Nanoplatelets on Rheology, Shrinkage, Mechanical, and Microstructure of SCCM January 01, 2020 Furqan Farooq, Arslan Akbar, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Waqas Latif Baloch Muhammad, Sardar Kashif Ur Rehman, Muhammad Faisal Javed Materials - Volume 13(1), Article Number 230
Development of structural thermal energy storage concrete using paraffin intruded lightweight aggregate with nano-refined modified encapsulation paste layer December 20, 2019 Naseem Iqbal, Sher Afgan, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Shazim Ali Memon Construction and Building Materials - Volume 228, Article Number 116768
Structural health assessment of fire damaged building using non-destructive testing and micro-graphical forensic analysis: A case stud December 01, 2019 Ahmed Aseem, Waqas Latif Baloch, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Arslan Mushtaq Case Studies in Construction Materials - Volume 11, Article No. e00258
Synthesis and characterization of bio-immobilized nano/micro inert and reactive additives for feasibility investigation in self-healing concrete November 30, 2019 Nafeesa Shaheen, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Wasim Khaliq, Habib Murtaza , Rafay Iqbal , Muhammad Humza Khan Construction and Building Materials - Volume 226, Pages 492-506
Fire performance of concrete containing nano-fibers and graphite nano-particles November 15, 2019 Wisal Ahmed, Waqas Latif Baloch, Rao Arsalan Khushnood Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement-Based Materials - Part II: Applications, Chapter 11
Impact of pyrolytic carbonaceous nano inerts addition on fracture and electromagnetic interference shielding characteristics of cementitious composites October 01, 2019 Anum Khalid, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Ayesha Mahmood Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics - Volume 103, Article Number UNSP 102320
Effect of adding graphite nano/micro platelets on salt freeze-thaw resistance of nano-modificent concrete July 05, 2019 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Ahmad Nawaz Materials Research Express - Volume: 6, Issue: 9, Article Number: 095023
Durability of sustainable concrete subjected to elevated temperature ? A review February 28, 2019 Shazim Ali Memon, Syed Farasat Ali Shah, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Waqas Latif Baloch Construction and Building Materials - Volume 199, Pages 435-455
Eco-friendly utilization of corncob ash as partial replacement of sand in concrete January 20, 2019 Shazim Ali Memon, Usman Javed, Rao Arsalan Khushnood Construction and Building Materials - Volume 195, Pages 165-177
Bio-inspired self-healing cementitious mortar using Bacillus subtilis immobilized on nano-/micro-additives January 03, 2019 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, siraj ud din, Nafeesa Shaheen, sajjad ahmad, filza zarrar Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures - Volume: 30, Issue: 1, Pages 3-15
Influence of multi-walled carbon nanotubes on the residual performance of concrete exposed to high temperatures October 10, 2018 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Waqas Latif Baloch, Wasim Khaliq Construction and Building Materials - Construction and Building Materials Volume: 185 Pages: 44-56
Theoretical and experimental analysis of multifunctional high performance cement mortar matrices reinforced with varying lengths of carbon fibers October 01, 2018 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Shad Muhammad, sajjad ahmad, Jean-Marc Tulliani, Muhammad Uzair Qamar, Qareeb Ullah, Shaukat Ali Khan, Ahsen Maqsoom Materiales de Construcción - Volume 68, Issue 332, Article Number e172
Structural reliability analysis of superstructure of highway bridges on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): a case study August 24, 2018 Abdur Rasheed, muhammad Usman, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Syed Hassan Farooq, Asad Hanif, Noman A. Khan Journal of Structural Integrity and Maintenance - Volume:3, Issue: 3, Pages 197-207
Eco-friendly self-compacting cement pastes incorporating wood waste as cement replacement: A feasibility study July 20, 2018 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Muhammad Usman, Asfand Yar Khan, Syed Hassan Farooq, Asad Hanif, Shengwen Tang, Syed Ali Rizwan Journal of Cleaner Production - Volume: 190, Pages: 679-688
Lateral Load Performance Analysis of Dhajji Dewari Using Different Infills July 01, 2018 Hafiz Muhammad Rashid, Shaukat Ali Khan, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Junaid Arsalan Ahmad International Journal of Strategic Engineering (IJoSE) - Volume 1, No.2, Pages 1-12
Bioimmobilized Limestone Powder for Autonomous Healing of Cementitious Systems: A Feasibility Study June 03, 2018 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Nafeesa Shaheen, Siraj uddin Advances in Materials Science and Engineering - Volume 2018, Article ID 7049121, 9 pages
Flow duration curve regionalization with enhanced selection of donor basins June 01, 2018 Muhammad Uzair Qamar, Daniele Ganora, Pierluigi claps, Muhammad Azmat, Muhammad Adnan Shahid, Rao Arsalan Khushnood Journal of Applied Water Engineering and Research - Volume: 6, Issue: 1, Pages: 70-84
Effect of Elevated Temperatures on Mechanical Performance of Normal and Lightweight Concretes Reinforced with Carbon Nanotubes May 24, 2018 Waqas Latif Baloch, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Shazim Ali Memon, Wisal Ahmed, Sajjad Ahmad Fire Technology - Volume 54, Pages 1331-1367
Effective use of sawdust for the production of eco-friendly and thermal-energy efficient normal weight and lightweight concretes with tailored fracture properties May 20, 2018 Wisal Ahmed, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Shazim Ali Memon, Sajjad Ahmad, Waqas Latif Baloch, Muhammad Usman Journal of Cleaner Production - Volume: 184 Pages: 1016-1027
High-Temperature Residual Strength and Microstructure in Air-Entrained High-Strength Concrete May 01, 2018 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Farhan Waheed, Wasim Khaliq ACI Materials Journal - Pages 425
Ensembling Downscaling Techniques and Multiple GCMs to Improve Climate Change Predictions in Cryosphere Scarcely-Gauged Catchment April 09, 2018 Muhammad Azmat, Muhammad Uzair Qamar, Shakil Ahmad, Muhammad Adnan Shahid, Ejaz Hussain, Sajjad Ahmad, Rao Arsalan Khushnood Water Resources Management - Volume 32, Pages 3155–3174
Applications of Nano Technology in Civil Engineering: A Review January 01, 2018 Arslan Shamim, Sajjad Ahmed, Anwar Khitab, Waqas Anwar, Muhammad Usman, Rao Arsalan Khushnood International Journal of Strategic Engineering - Vol.01, No.1, Pages 48-64
Synthesis and Applications of Nano Titania Particles: A Review January 01, 2018 A. Khitab, S. Ahmad, M.J. Munir, S.M.S. Kazmi, T. Arshad , Rao Arsalan Khushnood Reviews on Advanced Materials Science - Volume: 53, Issue:1, Pages 90-105
Fracture toughness and failure mechanism of high performance concrete incorporating carbon nanotubes September 29, 2017 Anwar Khitab, Sajjad Ahmad, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Syed Ali Rizwan, Giuseppe Andrea Ferro, Luciana Restuccia, Mustajab Ali, Imran Mehmood Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale - Vol. 42, Pages 238-248
A Sustainable Graphene Based Cement Composite July 13, 2017 Sardar Kashif Ur Rehman, Zainah Ibrahim, Shazim Ali Memon, Muhammad Faisal Javed , Rao Arsalan Khushnood Sustainability - Volume 9, Issue 7, Article Number 1229
Elaboration and characterization of novel humidity sensor based on micro-carbonized bamboo particles February 01, 2017 Ahmed S. Afify, Sajjad Ahmad, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Pravin Jagdale , Jean-Marc Tulliani Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical - Volume 239, Pages 1251-1256
Model swapping: A comparative performance signature for the prediction of flow duration curves in ungauged basins October 11, 2016 Muhammad UzairQamar, Muhammad Azmat, Muhammad Jehanzeb Masud Cheema, Muhammad Adnan Shahid , Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Sajjad Ahmad Journal of Hydrology - Volume 541, Pages 1030-1041
Carbonized nano/microparticles for enhanced mechanical properties and electromagnetic interference shielding of cementitious materials June 01, 2016 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Sajjad Ahmad, Luciana Restuccia, Consuelo Spoto, Pravin Jagdale, Jean-Marc Tulliani, Giuseppe Andrea Ferro Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering - Volume 10, Pages 209–213
Modified fracture properties of cement composites with nano/micro carbonized bagasse fibers October 01, 2015 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Sajjad Ahmad, Giuseppe Andrea Ferro, Luciana Restuccia, Jean Marc Tulliani, Pravin Jagdale Fracture and Structural Integrity - Volume 34, Pages 1140-1147
Improvement in electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness of cement composites using carbonaceous nano/micro inerts June 15, 2015 Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Sajjad Ahmad, Patrizia Savi, Jean-Marc Tulliani, Mauro Giorcelli, Giuseppe Andrea Ferro Construction and Building Materials - Volume 85, Pages 208-216
Paradigms for Employing Interactive Computing Tools and Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) in Structural Engineering Problems January 01, 2015 Fawad Ahmed Najam, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Syed Ali Rizwan IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology - Volume 8, No. 1, Pages 25-315
Conferences
Retrofitting of damaged reinforced concrete bridge structure June 12, 2019 - June 14, 2019 Muhammad Fawad, K Kalman, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Muhammad Usman 25th International Conference on Fracture and Structural Integrity - Italy
Improving the mechanical properties of cementitious composites with graphite nano/micro platelets addition August 08, 2018 - August 09, 2018 Anum Khalid, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Samar Saleem, Shah Zaib Farooq, Nafeesa Shaheen 14th International Conference on Concrete Engineering and Technology (CONCET 2018) - Malaysia
Influence of bio-immobilized lime stone powder on self-healing behaviour of cementitious composites August 08, 2018 - August 09, 2018 Nafeesa Shaheen, Rao Arsalan Khushnood, Siraj ud din, Anum Khalid 14th International Conference on Concrete Engineering and Technology (CONCET 2018) - Malaysia
Teaching Experience:
Lecturer NUST, Pakistan August 31, 2011 - February 29, 2012
Laboratory Engineer NUST Pakistan August 01, 2009 - August 31, 2011
Professional Experience:
Internee Frontier Works Organization February 01, 2009 - April 30, 2009