Dr. Engr. Fayaz Hussain

Academic Qualifications | Honors, Awards and Training | Academic and Professional Experience | Projects

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Academic Qualifications

PhD (Functional Ceramics and Devices)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering,
The University of Sheffield 

ME: Materials Engineering
Department of Materials Engineering,
NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan  

BE: Metallurgical Engineering
Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering,
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

Honors, Awards and Training

  • Operational and maintenance training on ‘Vibrating Sample Magnetometer’ (VSM-EZ9) from Expert of MicroSense USA, 2019.
  • Training on Laser Particle Analyser and Photospectrometer from China, Dec. 2010
  • Three Days Certificate course on Solar Energy from CCEE, NED, Dec. 2010.
  • Training on Hardness testers of various kinds from Shanghai China, January 2008
  • Certificate course on Cathodic Corrosion protection 2009 from NED University
  • Certificate course on MATLAB from NED University 
  • 2- Days Workshop on "Smart Materials" at NCP Islamabad in 2009.
  • One Day Workshop on "Nanomaterials and Characterization Techniques" GC University Lahore in 2010.
  • 2- Days workshop on "Vacuum and Thin Film Technology" NINVAST, NCP Islamabad in 2010.


Academic and Professional Experience

Associate Professor and Ag. Chairman
October 2020 to date: Department of Materials Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology
Academic Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, Student mentoring, Study projects, Dissertations 
Administrative Responsibilities: Manage the BE programme in the department and research labs.  
Research: Development and management of research projects, Preparation of research proposals for funding agencies

Assistant Professor
June 2010 to Aug 2020: Department of Materials Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology 
Academic Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses, conducting laboratory classes, Student mentoring 

July 2007 to June 2010: Department of Materials Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology 
Academic Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate courses and conducting laboratory classes


Professional Memberships

  • PEC Registered Engineer 

Selected Publications


  1. F. Hussain et al., “Acceptor and donor dopants in potassium sodium niobate based ceramics,” Front. Mater., vol. 7, 2020.
  2. F. Hussain, A. Khesro, Z. Lu, G. Wang, and D. Wang, “Lead Free Multilayer Piezoelectric Actuators by Economically New Approach,” Front. Mater., vol. 7, p. 87, 2020.
  3. S. Hao et al., “Novel scheelite‐type [Ca0. 55 (Nd1‐xBix) 0.3] MoO4 (0.2≤ x≤ 0.95) microwave dielectric ceramics with low sintering temperature,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 2020.
  4. S. H. Abro, M. A. Siddiqui, H. A. Siddiqui, and A. Chandio, “Impact of Nano sized Aluminum Nitride Second phase Particles on Gamma and Alpha Phase Transformation in Less Carbon added Manganese Steel,” Pakistan J. Eng. Appl. Sci., vol. 27, no. 2, 2020.
  5. A. Khesro et al., “Temperature Dependent Piezoelectric Properties of Lead-Free (1-x) K0. 6Na0. 4NbO3–xBiFeO3 Ceramics,” Front. Mater., vol. 7, p. 140, 2020.
  6. F. Hussain, A. Khesro, R. Muhammad, and D. Wang, “Effect of Ta-doping on functional properties of K0. 51Na0. 49NbO3,” Mater. Res. Express, vol. 6, no. 10, p. 106309, 2019.
  7. D. Ahmad, M. Sohail, F. Hussain, H. Siddiqui, and M. Yasir, “Synthesis of Cuprous Oxide nano cubes and platelets using both electrodes of copper,” Mehran Univ. Res. J. Eng. Technol., vol. 38, no. 2, p. 415, 2019.
  8. M. Sohail, F. Hussain, A. D. Chandio, and M. Sheikh, “High temperature effectiveness of ginger extract as green inhibitor for corrosion in mild steel,” NUST J. Eng. Sci., vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 26–32, 2019.
  9. R. Muhammad, S. Khan, F. Hussain, and A. Khesro, “Phase evolution and microwave dielectric properties of (Ca/Sr) Nd4Ti5O17–based ceramic systems,” Mater. Res. Express, vol. 6, no. 11, p. 116304, 2019.
  10. S. H. Abro, M. S. Hanif, and F. Hussain, “On the Effect of γ-phase transformation kinetics upon microstructure response of Cold Heading Quality Steel,” NUST J. Eng. Sci., vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 51–55, 2018.
  11. M. A. Siddiqui, F. Hussain, M. S. Hanif, A. A. Mohamad, and M. Tufail, “Effect of Calcination and Sintering Temperatures on Physical Properties of Barium Titanate Ceramic,” Int. J. Electroact. Mater, vol. 6, pp. 42–47, 2018.
  12. F. Hussain, I. Sterianou, A. Khesro, D. C. Sinclair, and I. M. Reaney, “p-Type/n-type behaviour and functional properties of KxNa (1-x) NbO3 (0.49≤ x≤ 0.51) sintered in air and N2,” J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., vol. 38, no. 9, pp. 3118–3126, 2018.
  13. K. Harun, F. Hussain, A. Purwanto, B. Sahraoui, A. Zawadzka, and A. A. Mohamad, “Sol–gel synthesized ZnO for optoelectronics applications: a characterization review,” Mater. Res. Express, vol. 4, no. 12, p. 122001, 2017.
  14. D. Wang et al., “Composition and temperature dependence of structure and piezoelectricity in (1− x)(K1− yNay) NbO3‐x (Bi1/2Na1/2) ZrO3 lead‐free ceramics,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., vol. 100, no. 2, pp. 627–637, 2017.
  15. A. Khesro, D. Wang, F. Hussain, D. C. Sinclair, A. Feteira, and I. M. Reaney, “Temperature stable and fatigue resistant lead-free ceramics for actuators,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 109, no. 14, p. 142907, 2016.
  16. F. Hussain, “Lead-Free KNN-based Piezoelectric Ceramics.” University of Sheffield, 2016.



  • MM204- Engineering Ceramics and Refractory Materials 
  • MM416- Biomedical and Functional Materials 
  • MM532- Ceramic Engineering

Other Activities

Training of Professionals






Email Contacts


Current Contact (Pakistan):

Postal Address:

Dr. Fayaz Hussain 
Department of Materials Engineering
NED University of Engineering & Technology University Road 
Karachi-75270 Pakistan

Telephonic Contact

Tel Off: (92-21) 99261261 Ext. 2388