Portrait of Dr Taimoor Asim Dr Taimoor Asim

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Biography

Dr. Taimoor Asim graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences & Technology (2007, Pakistan), followed by a Master’s in Automotive Engineering from the University of Huddersfield (2008). Dr Asim joined the University of Lahore in the Department of Technology in 2008 where he worked as a lecturer for two years and completed a number of projects in the development of course structure and curriculum and headed the industrial training and placement bureau from 2009-2010. Dr Asim obtained his PhD in Computational Fluid Dynamics from the University of Huddersfield in 2013.

Currently, Dr Asim is working at the University of Huddersfield in the capacity of Research Fellow in Energy, Emissions and the Environment research group.

Research and Scholarship

Dr Asim specialises in Computational Fluid Dynamics and has published more than 30 research articles in various conferences and journals. Dr Asim has a keen interest in pedagogic research and is a co-author of a book chapter in this area. Some of the external organisations with whom Dr Asim has worked/ is working are Weir Valves & Controls, H R Blowers, Cummins Turbo Technologies, M2 Freightliners, IOU Theatre, A R Turbo, Corus, Rubert & Co. etc.

Publications and Other Research Outputs

Article

Sendanayake, I., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2017) ‘Development of Novel Vehicle Design Modelling Functions for Quantifying Vehicles’ ShapesInternational Journal of Research, Science, Technology & Management , 7 (2), pp. 26-31. ISSN 2455-2240

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2017) ‘Large Eddy Simulation based Analysis of Complex Flow Structures within the Volute of a Vaneless Centrifugal PumpSadhana . ISSN 0256-2499

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Alseddiqi, M. (2016) ‘Development of an Information Quality Framework with Enhanced Treatment for Pedagogical Content in EngineeringInternational Journal of Handheld Computing Research , 7 (3), pp. 16-23. ISSN 1947-9158

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Abushaala, S. and Jain, A. (2016) ‘Development of a Design Methodology for Hydraulic Pipelines Carrying Rectangular CapsulesInternational Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping , 146, pp. 111-128. ISSN 0308-0161

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2016) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Optimal Design of Hydraulic Capsule Pipelines Transporting Cylindrical CapsulesPowder Technology , 295, pp. 180-201. ISSN 0032-5910

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2016) ‘Optimal design of hydraulic capsule pipelines transporting spherical capsulesCanadian Journal of Chemical Engineering , 94 (5), pp. 966-979. ISSN 0008-4034

Mostafa, A., Andrew, B., Laszlo, K., Rakesh, M. and Taimoor, A. (2015) ‘Drive Cycle Optimisation for Pollution ReductionInternational Journal of Environmental Science and Development , 6 (10), pp. 727-731. ISSN 2010-0264

Enbaya, A., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, R. (2015) ‘Fire Safety Analysis of a Railway Compartment using Computational Fluid DynamicsInternational Journal of COMADEM , 18 (3), pp. 37-44. ISSN 1363-7681

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Numerical Investigations on the Effect of Blade Angles of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine on its Performance OutputInternational Journal of COMADEM , 18 (3), pp. 3-10. ISSN 1363-7681

Alghadhi, M., Ball, A., Kollar, L., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2014) ‘Fuel Consumption Tabulation in Laboratory ConditionsInternational Journal of Recent Development in Engineering and Technology , 2 (4), pp. 29-38. ISSN 2347-6435

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Kollar, L. and Pradhan, S. (2014) ‘Optimal sizing and life-cycle cost modelling of pipelines transporting multi-sized solid-liquid mixturesInternational Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping , 113, pp. 40-48. ISSN 0308-0161

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Ubbi, K. and Zala, K. (2013) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Optimal Design of Vertical Axis Marine Current TurbinesProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference , 11, pp. 323-327. ISSN 2212 - 8271

Shahzad, A., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Paris, A. (2013) ‘Performance of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine under Accelerating and Decelerating FlowsProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference , 11, pp. 311-316. ISSN 2212 - 8271

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Paris, A. and Zala, K. (2013) ‘Optimal Design Methodology for On-shore Hydraulic Pipelines Transporting Spherical CapsulesProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference , 11, pp. 305-310. ISSN 2212 - 8271

Kollar, L., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2013) ‘Particle size effects on optimal sizing and lifetime of pipelines transporting multi-sized solid-liquid mixturesProcedia CIRP: TESC 2013 - 2nd International Through-life Engineering Services Conference , 11, pp. 317-322. ISSN 2212 - 8271

Pradhan, S., Mishra, R., Ubbi, K. and Asim, T. (2013) ‘Optimal design of a four-sensor probe system to measure the flow properties of the dispersed phase in bubbly air-water multiphase flowsSensors and Actuators A: Physical , 201, pp. 10-22. ISSN 0924-4247

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Nearchou, A. and Ubbi, K. (2012) ‘Effect of the Length and Diameter of a Cylindrical Capsule on the Pressure Drop in a Horizontal PipelineJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012069. ISSN 1742-6596

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Fault Simulations of a Vertical Axis Wind TurbinesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012138. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Optimal Design of Capsule Transporting Pipeline carrying Spherical CapsulesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012070. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘A Study on Optimal Sizing of Pipeline Transporting Equi-sized Particulate Solid-Liquid MixtureJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012072. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Ido, I. (2012) ‘Pressure Drop in Capsule Transporting Bends Carrying Spherical CapsulesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012068. ISSN 1742-6596

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Kollar, L. (2012) ‘Optimisation of a Horizontal Capsule Transporting Pipeline carrying Cylindrical CapsulesJournal of Physics: Conference Series , 364 (1), p. 012071. ISSN 1742-6596

Book Section

Enbaya, A., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, R. (2016) ‘Numerical analysis of a railway compartment fire’. In: Current Trends in Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety: An Industry Perspective (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering). : Springer. pp. 471-484. ISBN 978-3319235967

Alseddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2012) ‘Development of an Extended Information Quality Framework for E-Learning System Content for Engineering Education Courses (EECs)’. In: Learning with Mobile Technologies, Handheld Devices, and Smart Phones: Innovative Methods.. Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. pp. 162-170. ISBN 9781466609365

Conference Item

Swinton, J., Eshaafi, T., Asim, T., Irons, J. and Mishra, R. (2017) ‘Effect of Manufacturing Method of a Centrifugal Fan Hub on its Heat Dissipation Characteristics’. In: COMADEM 2017, 10-13 July 2017, University of Central Lancaster, UK

Sendanayake, I., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2017) ‘Development of novel vehicle design modelling functions for quantifying vehicles’ shapes’. In: International Conference on Mechanical, Energy & Power Systems, ICMEPS-2017, 20-21 January 2017, Bhopal, India

Aboufares, G., Zala, K., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2016) ‘Effects of Sand Particle Size on the Performance Characteristics of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’. In: 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 15-17, 2016, MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India

Walker, J., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Adams, M. (2016) ‘Life-Cycle Cost Modelling of Pneumatic Conveying Pipelines for the Lean Phase Transport Condition’. In: 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 15-17, 2016, MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India

Charlton, M., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2016) ‘The effect of manufacturing method induced roughness on severe service control valve performance’. In: 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 15-17, 2016, MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India

Al-Hamad, S., Kollar, L., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2016) ‘Development of an Integrated Connectedness Model to evaluate the effectiveness of Teaching and Learning’. In: 15th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society, 13th – 15th September 2016, Swansea University Bay Campus, Wales, UK

Hamza, E., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2016) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Transient Thermal Analysis of Friction Stir Welding’. In: 6th International and 43rd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, December 15-17, 2016, MNNITA, Allahabad, U.P., India

Freegah, B., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Zala, K. (2015) ‘Numerical Investigations on the Effects of Transient Heat Input and Loading Conditions on the Performance of a Single-phase Closed-loop Thermo-syphon’. In: 42nd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 14th - 16th December 2015, Surathkal, India

Ahmed, N., Asim, T., Mishra, R., Sivagnanasundaram, S. and Eynon, P. (2015) ‘Optimal Vaneless Diffuser Design For A High-End Centrifugal Compressor’. In: COMADEM 2015, 1st-4th December 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Effect of solar heat flux and thermal loading on the flow distribution within the riser pipes of a closed-loop solar thermo-syphon hot water system’. In: COMADEM 2015, 1st - 4th December 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Numerical Investigations on the Performance Degradation of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Operating in Dusty Environment’. In: FLUVISU 2015, 16th-20th November, Pleumeur-Bodou/Lannion, France

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Flow Diagnostics in Hydraulic Capsule Pipeline Bends’. In: FLUVISU 2015, 16th-20th November, Pleumeur-Bodou/Lannion, France

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Numerical Investigations on Vortical Structures in the Near Tongue Region of a Centrifugal Pump during Transient Operation’. In: FLUVISU 2015, 16th-20th November, Pleumeur-Bodou/Lannion, France

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Kaysthagir, S. and Aboufares, G. (2015) ‘Performance Comparison of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine using Commercial and Open Source Computational Fluid Dynamics based Codes’. In: The International Conference on Jets, Wakes and Separated Flows, 16-18 June 2015, Stockholm, Sweden

Enbaya, A., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, R. (2015) ‘Numerical Analysis of a Railway Compartment Fire’. In: ICRESH-ARMS Conference, 1-4 June 2015, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Taimoor, A., Rakesh, M., Matthew, C. and Carlos, O. (2015) ‘Capacity Testing and Local Flow Analysis of a Geometrically Complex Trim Installed within a Commercial Control Valve’. In: The International Conference on Jets, Wakes and Separated Flows, 16-18 June 2015, Stockholm, Sweden

Alghadi, M., Ball, A., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2015) ‘Drive Cycle Optimisation for Pollution Reduction’. In: 2nd International Conference on Petroleum and Petrochemical Engineering, 10-11 January 2015, Dubai (UAE)

Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2015) ‘Numerical Investigations on the Transient Performance of a Centrifugal Pump’. In: 42nd National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 14th - 16th December 2015, Surathkal, India

Al-Obaidi, A., Pradhan, S., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Zala, K. (2014) ‘Numerical studies of the velocity distribution within the volute of a centrifugal pump’. In: 27th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 16th - 18th September 2014, Brisbane, Australia

Alghadhi, M., Ball, A., Kollar, L., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2014) ‘Fuel Consumption Tabulation in Laboratory Conditions’. In: International Research Conference on Engineering, Science and Management, 4-5 June 2014, Dubai

Freegah, B., Asim, T., Albarzenji, D., Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2014) ‘Effect of the shape of connecting pipes on the performance output of a closed-loop hot water solar Thermo-syphon’. In: 3rd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 17th - 18th June 2014, Lulea, Sweden

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Numerical Analysis of a Closed Thermo-syphon Hot Water Solar System under Steady and Transient Loading Conditions’. In: 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power FMFP 2013, 12-14 December 2013, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Asim, T., Sendanayake, I. and Mishra, S. (2013) ‘Numerical Analysis of Atherosclerosis and Aneurysm in Carotid Bifurcations using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power FMFP 2013, 12-14 December 2013, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Asim, T., Sendanayake, I., Mishra, R., Zala, K. and Ubbi, K. (2013) ‘Effects of a Moving Surface Boundary Layer Control Device (MSBC) on the Drag Reduction in Heavy Commercial Vehicles’. In: 40th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics & Fluid Power FMFP 2013, 12-14 December 2013, NIT Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Effects of condenser volume on the performance of a solar thermo-syphon’. In: Annual Researchers' ConferenceComputing & Engineering 2013 (CEARC'13), December 2013, University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK , pp. 140-145

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Effect of Blade Faults on the Performance Characteristics of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’. In: 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Ubbi, K. (2013) ‘Effect of the Shape of Stator Blades on the Performance Output of a Vertical Axis Marine Current Turbine’. In: 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Freegah, B., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2013) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Analysis of a Closed Thermo-Siphon Hot Water Solar System’. In: 26th International Congress of Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering Management, 11-13 June 2013, Helsinki, Finland

Tesfa, B., Mishra, R., Asim, T. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘Drill Bit Performance Investigation Using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: Proceedings of the Thirty Ninth 39th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th - 15th December 2012, SVNIT Surat, Gujarat, India , p. 10

Park, K., Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘Condition Based Monitoring of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th-15th December 2012, Surat, India

Shahzad, A., Asim, T., Park, K., Pradhan, S. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Numerical Simulations of Effects of Faults in a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine’s Performance’. In: 2nd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 13-14 December 2012, Lulea, Sweden

Rao, V., Mishra, R., Asim, T. and Pradhan, S. (2012) ‘An Investigation on Ventilation Air distribution within Rectangular and Circular Enclosures’. In: Thirty Ninth National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 13th-15th December 2012, Surat, India

Park, K., Asim, T., Mishra, R., Shahzad, A. and Marangwanda, G. (2012) ‘Computational Fluid Dynamics based Performance Optimisation of Vertical Axis Marine Current Turbines’. In: 2nd International Workshop and Congress on eMaintenance, 13-14 December 2012, Lulea, Sweden

Park, K., Asim, T. and Mishra, R. (2012) ‘Simulation Based Approach to Predict Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Faults using Computational Fluid Dynamics’. In: 1st International Conference on Through-life Engineering Services (TESConf 2012), 5th-6th November 2012, Bedfordshire, UK

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, V. (2012) ‘Spatiotemporal Growth of Laminar Boundary Layers in a Concentric Annulus’. In: Computing and Engineering Researchers’ Conference, March 2012, University of Huddersfield , pp. 86-90

Asim, T., Mishra, R. and Rao, V. (2012) ‘Effect of Eccentricity on Pipe Boundary Layer Growth for Flows in Annulus’. In: Computing and Engineering Researchers’ Conference, March 2012, University of Huddersfield , pp. 75-79

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Saqib, M. and Ubbi, K. (2011) ‘Pressure Drop in Capsule Transporting Pipeline Carrying Spherical Capsules’. In: 38th National Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power, 15-17 December 2011, Bhopal, India

Asim, T., Mishra, R., Saqib, M. and Ubbi, K. (2011) ‘Optimisation of a Capsule Transporting Pipeline Carrying Spherical Capsules’. In: Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management 2011, 14-15 December 2011, Lulea, Sweden

Alsiddiqi, M., Mishra, R. and Asim, T. (2011) ‘Development of an Extended Information Quality Framework for E-Learning System Content for Engineering Education Courses’. In: International Conference on Education & Learning in Mobile Age 2011 CELMA'11, 1-2 June 2011, Windermere, Lake District, UK

Blunt, L., Jiang, X., Zeng, W. and Asim, T. (2009) ‘A new way to evaluate steel sheet surfaces’. In: The 9th International Symposium on Measurement Technology and Intelligent Instruments (ISMTII-2009), 29 June - 2 July 2009, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Thesis

Asim, T (2013) Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Diagnostics and Optimal Design of Hydraulic Capsule Pipelines Doctoral thesis, University of Huddersfield.

Esteem

  • Member of organising committee and reviewer of 25th International Congress of Condition Monitoring & Diagnostic Engineering Management (COMADEM 2012)

Previous research supervisions

Name

Degree

Year of Completion

Title of Thesis

Capacity

Funding

Ghada Aboufares

M.Res.

Expected 2015

Optimal Design of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Operating under Dusty Weather Conditions

Director of Studies

Libyan Government

Kyooseon Park

Ph.D.

Awarded 2013

Optimal Design of a Micro Vertical Axis Wind Turbine for Sustainable Urban Environment

Co-Supervisor

Self-Funded

Salah Al Hamad

Ph.D.

Awarded 2013

Blended Learning System for Further and Higher Education Mechanical Engineering Courses in Bahrain

Co-Supervisor

Bahraini Government

Basim Freegah

Ph.D.

Expected 2015

Optimisation of a Closed Thermo-Syphon Solar Hot Water System

Co-Supervisor

Iraqi Government

Sufyan Abushaala

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Design and development of a Novel Energy Capture Device for Domestic Applications

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Karina Zala

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

An integrated and sustainable approach to engine performance and aerodynamics to reduce fuel consumption and emissions in automotive vehicles

Co-Supervisor

Fee Waiver Scholarship

Ahmed Al-Obaidi

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Experimental and theoretical study of the cavitation phenomenon in the impeller of a centrifugal turbomachine

Co-Supervisor

Iraqi Government

Noukhez Ahmed

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Experimental and Numerical Investigation on Transient Performance of an IC Engine Running on Natural Gas

Co-Supervisor

Fee Waiver Scholarship

Fajer Mohamed

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

The Design of an Integrated Natural Energy Collection System for Large Buildings

Co-Supervisor

Fee Waiver Scholarship

Adil Rafique

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Inverse Design of Complex Valve Shapes

Co-Supervisor

KTP Associate

Ngqabutho Sibanda

Ph.D.

Expected 2016

Effect of geometric imperfection on control valve performance

Co-Supervisor

KTP Associate

Abdualmagid Algadi

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Compressed Natural Gas as an Alternative Fuel for Internal Combustion Engines

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Abubaker Abdulwahab

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Feedback Linearizing Control of Backward Driven Front-steering Vehicle

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Nirjhor Kaysthagir

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Biodiesel Characterisation and CI Engine Performance and Emission Fuelled by Biodiesel Blends under Steady and Transient Condition

Co-Supervisor

Part Funded

Anwer Enbaya

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Application of Computational Fluid Dynamics modelling in the process of forensic fire investigation

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Hawre Hussein

Ph.D.

Expected 2017

Optimal design of a multi-phase pipelines transporting oil, gases and solid particles

Co-Supervisor

Libyan Government

Achilleos Paris

M.Res.

Expected 2014

Inverse design of a diffuser for a desired Compressor Map

Co-Supervisor

Self-Funded

Research Degree Supervision

Current opportunities

  • Please contact this member of staff to discuss possible opportunities.

Enterprise Activities

Dr Asim has provided consultancy services to Mainstream Measurements, Halifax Fans, Orange Box, Westin Design, Jet Reaction etc.

Teaching and Professional Activities

Dr Asim has been actively involved in numerous research and industrial projects, and supervising/co-supervising a number of Masters and PhD students. His research interests include CFD, pipeline design, sustainable/renewable energy, aerodynamics/aeroacoustics and turbomachinery.

Course Leader of Masters by Research in Renewable Energy at University of Huddersfield