Faculty Profile

Dr Shahid Saghir

PhD Mechanical Engineering Specialization in Non-linear Mechanics of MEMS Structure KAUST, KSA, MS Mechanical Engineering Specialization in Solid Mechanics KAUST, KSA, BS Mechanical Engineering UET, Lahore

Assistant Professor, COD (Mechanical Engineering)

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Dr. Shahid Saghir is currently working as assistant professor and chairman of the ME department at University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Sialkot campus. The department under his leadership has achieved many milestones, and got accreditation with Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC). He’s a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from KAUST with both research and industry experience. His research work consist on modeling, simulation, and testing of the Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) structures. He also has working experience on composites and heterogeneous materials’ development and testing in COHMAS Laboratory of KAUST. He has developed a strong background in Engineering Mechanics and Multiphysics modeling with Mathematica and COMSOL.


1) Saghir, S., & Younis, M. I. (2018). An investigation of the mechanical behavior of initially curved
microplates under electrostatic actuation. Acta Mechanica 229 (7), 2909-2922, doi: 10.1007/s00707-
018-2141-3 , ISI indexed.
2) Saghir, S., Saad, I., Nizar, J. and Younis, M. I. (2017) An Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of
the Mechanical Behavior of Multilayer Initially Curved Microplates Under Electrostatic Actuation.
Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, doi: 10.1115/1.4036398 , ISI indexed.
3) Saghir, S., & Younis, M. I. (2016). Approaches for Reduced Order Modeling of Electrically Actuated von
Karman Microplates. ASME. Journal of Computational and Nonlinear dynamics, doi: 10.1115/1.4034271
, ISI indexed.
4) Saghir, S., & Younis, M. I. (2016). An investigation of the static and dynamic behavior of electrically
actuated rectangular microplates. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 85, 81-93, Doi:
10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2016.06.004 , ISI indexed.
5) Saghir, S., Bellaredj, M. L., Ramini, A., & Younis, M. I. (2016). Initially curved microplates under
electrostatic actuation: theory and experiment.Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 26(9),
095004. doi: 10.1088/0960- 1317/26/9/095004 , ISI indexed.
6) El Yagoubi, J., Lubineau, G., Saghir, S., Verdu, J., & Askari, A. (2014). Thermomechanical and
hygroelastic properties of an epoxy system under humid and cold-warm cycling conditions. Polymer
Degradation and Stability,99, 146-155. doi: 10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2013.11.011 , ISI indexed.
7) Saghir, S., & Younis, M. I., (2016, May). Investigation of the nonlinear static and dynamic behavior of
rectangular microplates under electrostatic actuation. In MATEC Web of Conferences. EDP Sciences. doi:
8) Saghir, S., & Younis, M. I., (2016, August). Initially Imperfect MEMS Microplates under Electrostatic
Actuation: Theory and Experiment. ASME Proceedings | 28th Conference on Mechanical Vibration and
Noise. Doi: 10.1115/detc2016-59838

9) El Yagoubi, J., Lubineau, G., Saghir, S., Selvakumaran, L., Askari, A., & Brown, A. (2013, April).
Experimental investigation of cyclic hygrothermal aging of hybrid composite. In 54th
AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference.
10) Lubineau, G., El Yagoubi, J., Saghir, S., Selvakumaran, L., & Askari, A. H. (2012). Cyclic hygrothermal
aging of aircraft lightning protections: phenomenological overview. AIAA-1012-1900, 1-9. Doi:

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