Faculty & Staff
Dr. Arslan Afzal
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. (PhD Research from Germany, USA & Pakistan)
Phone :  
Mobile : 0332-6975287  
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Email : [email protected]
Address : Department of Energy Systems Engineering, Pir Mehr Ali Shah, Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi
Work Experience : 9 Year(s)
Research Interest :
  • Utilization of renewable energy
  • Solar Energy (Photovoltaic & Thermal)
  • Food processing & Agricultural Engineering
  • Total Publications : 18
    Publications (Latest Ten)
    1. Afzal, A., T, Iqbal. K. Ikram, M. Anjum, M. Umair, M. Azam, S. Akram, F. Hussain, M. Zaman, A. Ali, F. Majeed, 2023.Develpment of a hybrid mixed-mode solar dryer for product drying. Heliyon (2023) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2023.e14144 (Impact Factor 3.77)

    2. Hussain, F., G. Ceribasi, A. Ceyhunlu, R. Wu, M.J.M Cheema, R. Noor, M. Anjum, M. Azam, A. Afzal, 2022. Analysis of Precipitation Data Using Innovative Trend Pivot Analysis Method and Trend Polygon Star Concept: A Case Study of Soan River Basin, Potohar Pakistan. Journal of Applied Metrology and Climatology. 61: 1861-1880. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-22- 0081.s1. (Impact Factor 3.5)

    3. Hussain, F., R. Wu, M.J.M Cheema,G. Nabi, R. Noor, M. Anjum, M. Azam, A. Afzal, 2022. Analysis of Temperature Data Using the Innovative Trend Pivot Analysis Method and Trend Polygon Star Concept: A Case Study of Soan River Basin, Potohar, Pakistan. Pure and Applied Geophysics. 61: 1861-1880. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00024-022-03203-9. (Impact Factor 2.3)

    4. Nadeem, M., M. Anjum, A. Afzal, M. Azam, F. Hussan, M. Usaman, M. Mashood, M. Ahsan, F. Majeed, 2022. Assessment of multi-satellite precipitation production over the Himalayan Mountains of Pakistan, South Asia. Sustainability (2022) 14-8490 https://www.mdpi.com/2071- 1050/14/14/8490 (Impact Factor 3.25)

    5. Lee, j., M. Azam, S. Rehman, M. Waseem, M. Anjum, A. Afzal, M. Cheema, M. Mehtab, M. Latif, R. Ahmad, M. Umer, A. Sarwar, S. Rehman, 2021. Spatio-temporal variability of drought characteristics across Pakistan. Paddy and Water Environment (2022) 20:117-135 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10333-021-00881-4 (Impact Factor 2.31)

    6. Arslan. A., A. Munir, W. Amjad, J.L. Alvarado, M. Umair, M. Azam, M.N. Anjum, 2021. Use of perforation and mathematical modeling to increase solar based steam distillation system efficiency. Journal of solar energy engineering (ASME). DOI: 10.1115/1.4051316. (Impact Factor 2.38)

    7. Asif, A., T. Iqbal, M.J.M. Cheema, A. Afzal, M. Yasin, Z, Haq, A. Malik and K.S. Khan, 2021. Development of a Low-Cost Biomass Furnace for Greenhouse Heating. Sustainability (MDPI). Doi. 10.3390/su13095152. (Impact Factor 3.25)

    8. Sajeela, A., Y. Bao, M.S. Butt, R. Shukat, A. Afzal and J.Y. Huang, 2021. Fabrication and characterization of gum arabic- and maltodextrin-based microcapsules containing polyunsaturated oils. Journal of food and agriculture. DOI 10.1002/jsfa.11309 (Impact Factor 3.64)

    9. Hamza, A., M. Anjum, MJM. Cheema, Chen, X, A. Afzal, M. Azam, M.K. Shafi and A. Gulakhmadov 2020. Assessment of IMERG-V06, TRMM-3B42V7, SM2RAIN-ASCAT, and PERSIANN-CDR Precipitation Products over the Hindu Kush Mountains of Pakistan, South Asia. International Journal of Remote Sensing doi:10.3390/rs12233871 (Impact Factor 4.8)

    10. Afzal, A., A. Munir, A. Ghafoor and J. Alvarado 2017. Development of hybrid solar distillation system for essential oil extraction. International Journal of Renewable Energy (ELSEVIER) vol 113, Issue 5, 2017. Pages: 22-29 (Impact Factor 8.01)

    Awards & Honors
    1. Global Clean-tech Innovation Program (Finalist)

    2. Pakistan Innovation grand challenge (Best student in whole Pakistan)

    3. Resilient Community Design Challenge (2nd Position) USA

    4. Development of indigenous renewable energy technologies for sustainable agriculture (Total amount 6.8 million) HEC NRPU Project

    5. Design, Development of solar dryer for processing of on-farm different perishable agriculture products (Total amount one million) HEC SRGP Project

    6. SDG Alumni Project (German DAAD funded project 80,000 Euros)