List of Research Projects Successfully Completed

  1. Fiber Reinforced Concrete.
  2. Identification and Analysis of Road Accidents and Black Spots on N-5 Section from Kharian to T-Chowke Islamabad.
  3. Assessment of Traffic Safety Issues due to auto Rickshaws in Mirpur Azad Kashmir.
  4. Cost Estimating and Scheduling of Multi storey Building.
  5. Quality Analysis of water of Mirpur Azad Kashmir.
  6. Skid resistance of aggregates from different quarries of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir.
  7. Computer Aided Seepage Analysis of Sukain Dyke.
  8. Analysis of Multi Storey Building using ETABS.
  9. Evaluation of locally manufactured silica concrete through destructive and non destructive testing.
  10. Computer Aided Analysis and Manual Design and detailing of a multi storey building in Mirpur Azad Kashmir.
  11. Rutting Resistance of Flexible Pavement using different Asphaltic materials at varying Temperature.
  12. Water supply pipe line design.
  13. Development of sediment load estimation models in upper Indus basin using artificial Neural networking techniques.
  14. Foundation design of 20MW Rasul Hydropower Project.
  15. Flood estimation models for PatrindHydal Power Projects (147 Megawatt)
  16. Environmental impact assessment report of Mangla Dam Mirpur upraising project
  17. Pavement modification: Conventional techniques and CNTs
  18. Sustainability of Construction Materials
  19. Modification of bitumen using CNTs



  1. Anwar Khitab, Waqas Anwar, Iman Mansouri, Malik Kashan Tariq, Imran Mehmood, “Future of Civil Engineering Materials: A Review from Recent Developments”, Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, 41 (2015)
  2. Anwar Khitab, Waqas Anwar, Muhammad Tausif Arshad, Syed Minhaj Saleem Kazmi, Muhammad Junaid Munir " Smart Nano Building Materials: Benefits and Risks" (2014) Journal of The Balkan Tribological Association
  3. Anwar Khitab, Muhammad Tausif Arshad, Syed Amir Ali, 4Syed Minhaj Saleem Kazmi, Muhammad Junaid Munir "Modeling of Chloride Ingress in Concrete using Fick's Laws: Review and Historical Perspective" (2014) Science International
  4. Anwar Khitab, Muhammad Tausif Arshad "Nano Construction Materials: Review" (2014) Reviews of Advanced Materials Science Vol: 3(2014) pp:131-138
  5. Anwar Khitab, Muhammad Tausif Arshad, Nazakat Hussain, Kashan Tariq, Syed Amir Ali, Syed Minhaj Saleem Kazmi, Muhammad Junaid Munir "Concrete reinforced with 0.1 vol% of different synthetic fibers " (2013) Life Science Vol:12(10) pp:934-939
  6. Mujaddad Afza, Imran Hafeez, Bilal Zaidi, Kashif Riaz, Anwar Khitab, Usman Farooqi, Aneeqa Hayat, Amara Asif, Imran Khan "Sensitivity Analysis of Design Variables of Flexible Pavement Design Equation in the AASHTO 1993 Design Guide" (2013) Life Science Vol:12(10) pp:878-882
  7. Imran Hafeez, Kashif Riaz, Jawad Hussain, Muhammad Faisal, Usman Farooqi, Sabahat Hussain, Anwar Khitab, Muhammad Naveed, Aneeqa Hayat "A field study of environment degradation during road construction and its improvement due to sprinkling of water" (2013) Life Science Vol:12(10) pp:888-893
  8. Anwar Khitab, Muhammad Tausif Arshad, Faisal Mushtaq Awan, Imran Khan "Development of an Acid Resistant Concrete: A Review" (2013) International Journal of Sustainable Construction Engineering & Technology Vol:4(2) pp:33-38
  9. Imtiaz Ahmed, Imran Hafeez, Syed Zishan Ashiq, Kashif Riaz, Bilal Ahmed Zaidi & Muhammad Hassan, “Impact Evaluation of Locally Available Modifiers for Stabilization of Sub-grade soil through Triaxial and Impact Hammer Testing techniques", IJSER, Vol 4, Issue 4, pp. 1463-1470, April 2013, ISSN: 2229-5518
  10. Kamran Muzaffar Khan, Kashif Riaz, Nisar Ahmad, Imtiaz Ahmed, Faizan Ali and Shiraz Ahmed, “Study of Flexible Pavement Distresses on a Section of GT Road, Pakistan” IJSER, Vol 4 Issue 6 June 2013, pp. 1104-1113. ISSN 2229-5518
  11. Riaz K, Hafeez I, Khitab A, Hussain M, Ali F, Ashiq S Z, Tariq M.K, Ahmed I. “Comparison of Neat and Modified Asphalt Binders Using Rheological Parameters under Virgin, RTFO and PAV Aged condition” Life Sci J 2013;10(3):2041-2047 ISSN:1097-8135
  12. Anwar Khitab, Muhammad Tausif Arshad, Faisal Mushtaq Awan, Imran Khan and Imtiaz Ahmed, “Evaluation of Silica-Concrete through Destructive and Non-destructive testing” Science International (SI) Journal, 25 (4), 2013, pp.917-920, ISSN 1013-5316 (ISI Indexed)
  13. Hafeez I, Hussain J, Riaz K, Khitab A, Hussain S, Zaidi B, Farooqi U, Hayat A, Ahmed I, Asif A. “Influence of Time and Temperature on Asphalt Binders Rheological Properties” Life Sci J 2013;10(12s):894-898 ISSN:1097-8135
  14. Muhammad Hassan, Muhammad Ali Shamim, Hashim Nisar Hashmi, Syed Zishan Ashiq, Imtiaz Ahmed, Ghufran Ahmed Pasha, Usman Ali Naeem,  Abdul Razzaq Ghumman & Dawei Han, “Predicting streamflows to a multipurpose reservoir using artificial neural networks and regression techniques” Earth Sci Inform, DOI: 10.1007/s12145-014-0161-7
  15. Syed Zishan Ashiq, Imtiaz Ahmed, Imran Hafeez, M. Hassan, Nazakat Hussain & Imran Mehmood, “Suitability Assessment of Gini Moraines as Natural Pozzolanic Materials for Diamer Basha Dam Project” Sindh University Research Journal (SURJ), Submitted for possible publication
  16. Kashif Riaz, Imtiaz Ahmed, Faizan Ali, Muhammad Hussain and Sabahat Hussan, “Influence of Asphalt Binder Modification on Creep Compliance and Rut Potential” submitted to Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering
  17. Muhammad Ali Shamim, Muhammad Hassan, Sameel Ahmed, Muhammad Zeeshan, (2015) “A Comparison of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Local Linear Regression (LLR) Techniques for Predicting Monthly Reservoir Levels” KSCE Journal of Civil Engineering, 02, June, 2015
  18. Muhammad Hassan, Muhammad Ali Shamim, Ali Sikandar, Imran Mehmood, Imtiaz Ahmed, Syed Zishan Ashiq, Anwar Khitab (2015) “Development of Sediment Load Estimation models by Artificial Neural Networking Techniques” Environmental Monitoring and Assessment – Springer Journal, Vol. 187, Issue 11, October, 2015
  19. Malik Kashan Tariq, Anwar Khitab, Tahir Mubeen, Mustajab Ali (2015) “Analysis and remedial measures of failed slopes of expressway Murree through slide 6.0 software, “Journal of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering” (IF: 0.16)
  20. Anwar Khitab, Waqas Anwar, Imran Mehmood, Syed Minhaj Saleem Kazmi, Muhammad Junaid Munir, “Lunar Concrete: Prospects and Challenges”, Vol. 93, Issue 2, Feb 2016. pp.266-272.
  21. Syed MinhajSaleemKazmi, Safeer Abbas, Muhammad JunaidMunir, Anwar Khitab, Exploratory study on the effect of waste rice husk and sugarcane bagasse ashes in burnt clay bricks, 7(2016), Journal of Building Engineering, 372-378 (Elsevier).
  22. Syed MS Kazmi, Safeer Abbas, Muhammad A Saleem, Muhammad J Munir, Anwar Khitab, Manufacturing of sustainable clay bricks: Utilization of waste sugarcane bagasse and rice husk ashes, Construction and Building Materials, 120(2016), 29-41 (Elsevier).
  23. Anwar Khitab, Waqas Anwar, Imran Mehmood, UmerArif Khan, Syed MinhajSaleemKazmi, Muhammad JunaidMunir, SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION WITH ADVANCED BIOMATERIALS: AN OVERVIEW, Sci.Int.(Lahore),28(3),2351-2356,2016.
  24. Syed MS Kazmi, Safeer Abbas, Muhammad A Saleem, Muhammad J Munir, Anwar Khitab, Engineering characteristics of widely used Coarse aggregates in Pakistan: A comparative study, accepted for jan 2017 issue in Pakistan Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, UET Lahore.
  25. Khushnood RA, Muhammad S, Ahmad S, Usman M. “Theoretical and experimental analysis of multifunctional high performance cement mortar matrices reinforced with varying lengths of carbon fibers”, Composite Structures, (Submitted, Under review) (IF:2.421)
  26. Qareeb-Ullah, Khushnood RA, Ahmad S, Usman M, Muhammad S, Tulliani JM. “Fabrication of high performance, economical and sustainable MWCNTs reinforced cement mortar composites by using natural surfactant”, Construction and Building Materials, (Submitted, Under review) (IF:3.853)
  27. Ahmad S, Khushnood RA, Savi P, Giorcelli M, Ferro GA, Tagliaferro A. “The electromagnetic behavior of cementitious composites incorporating MWCNTs”, Journal of Engineering Research, (Submitted, Under review) (IF:0.81)
  28. Ahmed SA, Ahmad S, Khushnood RA, Jagdale P, Tulliani JM. “Elaboration and characterization of novel humidity sensor based on micro-carbonized bamboo particles”, Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical, 2017. Doi: 10.1016/j.snb.2016.09.130 (IF:4.758)
  29. Qamar MU, Azmat M, Cheema MJM, Shahid MA, Khushnood RA, Ahmad S. “Model swapping: A comparative performance signature for the prediction of flow duration curves in ungauged basins”, Journal of Hydrology, 2016. Doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.08.012 (IF:3.043)
  30. Ferro GA, Khushnood RA, Ahmad S et al. “Carbonized nano/micro particles for enhanced mechanical properties and electromagnetic interference shielding of cementitious materials”, Frontiers of Structural and Civil Engineering, 2016: (10)2:209-13. Doi: 10.1007/s11709-016-0330-5
  31. Ahmad S, Tulliani JM, Ferro GA, Khushnood RA, Restuccia L, Jagdale P. Crack path and fracture surface modifications in cement composites. Fracture and Structural Integrity. 2015 Sep 29(34):524-33. Doi: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.34.58
  32. Khushnood RA, Ahmad S, Ferro GA, Restuccia L, Tulliani JM, Jagdale P. Modified fracture properties of cement composites with nano/micro carbonized bagasse fibers. Fracture and Structural Integrity. 2015 Sep 29(34):534-42. Doi: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.34.59
  33. Ahmad S, Khushnood RA, Jagdale P, Tulliani JM, Ferro GA. High performance selfconsolidatingcementitious composites by using micro carbonized bamboo particles. Materials & Design. 2015 Jul 5(76):223-9. Doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2015.03.048 (IF:3.997)
  34. Khushnood RA, Ahmad S, Savi P, Tulliani JM, Giorcelli M, Ferro GA. Improvement in electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness of cement composites using carbonaceous nano/micro inerts. Construction and Building Materials. 2015 Jun 15(85):208-16. Doi: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.03.069 (IF:2.421)
  35. Ferro GA, Ahmad S, Khushnood RA, Restuccia L, Tulliani JM. Improvements in selfconsolidatingcementitious composites by using micro carbonized aggregates. Fracture and Structural Integrity. 2014 Sep 8(30):75-83. Doi: 10.3221/IGF-ESIS.30.11



  1. Anwar Khitab, Waqas Anwar "Advanced Research on Nanotechnology for Civil Engineering Applications" (2015) Advances in Civil and Industrial Engineering (ACIE) Book Series.ISSN: 2326-6139. IGI Global Disseminators of Knowledge. USA.
  2. Anwar Khitab "Materials of Construction" (2012) Allied Books, Lahore, Pakistan.
  3. Anwar Khitab "Modeling of ionic transport in cementitious materials" (2005) INSA Toulouse France.
  4. S Lorente, F Frizon, Anwar Khitab, JP Ollivier "Ionic contamination and decontamination of porous media: a multi-species description" (2005) Transport phenomenon in porous media-III, published by Springer.
  5. S Lorente, F Frizon, Anwar Khitab, JP Ollivier "'Ionic transport through saturated and reactive porous media" (2003) Emerging Technologies and Techniques in Porous Media, NATO Advanced Study Institute.