Dr. Zafar Said
Dr. Zafar Said
Institute Center for Smart and Sustainable Systems (iSmartLab), Pakistan
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University Malaya, Malaysia, Oct. 2014 (Fast Track Masters leading to Ph.D.)
Worked on the thesis titled "Effect of thermo physical properties on the energy & exergy efficiencies of flat plate solar collector using metal oxides and SWCNTs based nanofluids"
Master of Engineering (Mechanical), University Malaya, Malaysia, Feb. 2011.
Thesis titled "Investigation on fundamental optical properties of nanofluids"
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (Hons.), University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia, Sept. 2008 Worked on the thesis titled "(SPT), Parametric Study of mixed convection heat transfer in a lid driven square cavity filled with nanofluids. "
American Degree Transfer Program (Liberal Arts) 2006-2007
Help University College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Academic Positions
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Masdar Institute, U.A.E., April. 2014 - Present.
Masdar Institute.
Ph.D. Research Fellow, University Malaya, Malaysia, Feb, 2012- April, 2014.
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.
Research Engineer, University Malaya, Malaysia, Nov. 2011 – Feb, 2012.
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering.
Industrial Experience
Trainee Engineer (Quality Control), Al Anwar Ceramic Tiles Company SAOG, Oman April 2010 – July 2010
Freelancer in conducting Marketing Surveys Dec. 2003 –August, 2010
Part time marketing, Incubix, Oman, Dec. 2010 – Jan. 2013
Founder and Manager of Coffee Lab, University Malaya, Malaysia, July, 2013 – April, 2014
FDN 451 Microeconomics, Masdar Institute
Lab Instructor & In charge:

iSmart Lab, 2014-present ( Engineering Systems and Management, Masdar Institute, UAE)
Nanofluids Lab instructor (2012-2014) (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Demonstrator for Mechanical Lab (SEM I - 2013/ 2014) (University of Malaya, Malaysia)