Dr. Nafis Ahmad

Professor

Email: nafis@ipe.buet.ac.bd | Office Ext: 7638


Research Areas
  1. Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Engineering
  2. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  3. CAD/CAM/CAPP
  4. Industrial Automation and Robotics

Academic Background

Ph.D (2007) Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

M.Engineering (2001) Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

B.Sc. Engineering (1997) Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh


Courses

Postgraduate:

  • Operations Management
  • Production Management
  • Production System Analysis
  • E-commerce & International Trade
  • IT for Business, Control
  • Engineering, Maintenance Management
Undergraduate:
  • Engineering Economy
  • Industrial Management
  • Business Communication
  • CAD/CAM
  • Computer Integrated Manufacturing
  • Machine Tools
  • Manufacturing Process


Selected Publications

  • Nafis Ahmad, Jamal Hossen, Syed Mithun Ali, Improvement of overall equipment efficiency of ring frame through total productive maintenance: a textile case, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer International Publishing AG, , pp1-18, August 2017
  • Jamal Hossen, Nafis Ahmad, Syed Mithun Ali, An application of Pareto analysis and cause-and-effect diagram (CED) to examine stoppage losses: a textile case from Bangladesh, The Journal of The Textile Institute, Taylor & Francis, pp. 2013-2020, Mar 2017
  • Nafis Ahmad, Md. Ahasan-Ul-Karim, A Framework for Application of Reliability Centered Maintenance in the Lead Oxide Production System, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.-860, pp.123-128, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, December 2016
  • Md Shahriar Jahan Hossain, Nafis Ahmad, A Neuro-fuzzy Approach to Select Cutting Parameters for Commercial Die Manufacturing, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier B.V., Vol.-90, pp. 753-759, December 2014
  • Md Shahriar Jahan Hossain, Nafis Ahmad, Surface roughness prediction modelling for commercial dies using ANFIS, ANN and RSM, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol.16 No.-2, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Switzerland, Jan 2014
  • Md Shahriar Jahan Hossain, Nafis Ahmad, Artificial Intelligence Based Surface Roughness Prediction Modeling for Three Dimensional End Milling, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol.-45, pp. 1-18, August 2014
  • Nafis Ahmad, Jamal Hossen, Syed Mithun Ali, Improvement of overall equipment efficiency of ring frame through total productive maintenance: a textile case, The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Springer International Publishing AG, , pp1-18, August 2017(Online)
  • Jamal Hossen, Nafis Ahmad, Syed Mithun Ali, An application of Pareto analysis and cause-and-effect diagram (CED) to examine stoppage losses: a textile case from Bangladesh, The Journal of The Textile Institute, Taylor & Francis, pp. 2013-2020, Mar 2017(Online)
  • Nafis Ahmad, Md. Ahasan-Ul-Karim, A Framework for Application of Reliability Centered Maintenance in the Lead Oxide Production System, Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol.-860, pp.123-128, Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, December 2016
  • Md Shahriar Jahan Hossain, Nafis Ahmad, A Neuro-fuzzy Approach to Select Cutting Parameters for Commercial Die Manufacturing, Procedia Engineering, Elsevier B.V., Vol.-90, pp. 753-759, December 2014
  • Md Shahriar Jahan Hossain, Nafis Ahmad, Surface roughness prediction modelling for commercial dies using ANFIS, ANN and RSM, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol.16 No.-2, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Switzerland, Jan 2014(Online)
  • Md Shahriar Jahan Hossain, Nafis Ahmad, Artificial Intelligence Based Surface Roughness Prediction Modeling for Three Dimensional End Milling, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol.-45, pp. 1-18, August 2014
  • Nafis Ahmad, Tomohisha Tanaka, Yoshio Saito, Machining parameter optimization by genetic algorithm and artificial neural network, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, Switzerland, 2012
  • Ahmad, N., Tanaka, T. and Saito, Y., Optimization of Multipass Turning Parameters by Genetic Algorithm, Advanced Material Research, Vols.264-265, pp.1545-1550, 2011
  • Hossain, M. S. J. and Ahmad, N., Surface Roughness Prediction Model for Ball End Milling Operation Using Artificial Intelligence, Journal of Management Science and Engineering, 2012, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2012, pp.41-54
  • Hossain, M. S. J. and Ahmad, N., Surface Roughness Prediction Modeling for AISI 4340 after Ball End Mill Operation using Artificial Intelligence, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 3, Issue 5, May 2012
  • Hague, A. and Ahmad, N., Crashing Axiom Artis Installation Project By Linear Programming, Bangladesh Research Publication Journal, Vol.6, No.4, pp.356-362, 2012
  • Ahmed M. and Ahmad, N., An Application of Pareto Analysis and Cause -and –Effect Diagram (CED) for Minimizing Rejection of Raw Materials in Lamp Production Process, Journal of Management Science and Engineering, Vol.5, No.3, 2011, pp.87-95
  • Hossain, M. S. J. and Ahmad, N., Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) Based Surface Roughness Prediction Model For Ball End Milling Operation, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research, Vol. 4(3), pp. 112-129, March 2012
  • Islam, S. M., Rahman, Z. B. and Ahmad, N. Designing Solar Three -Wheeler for Disable People, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 3, No.1, January -2012
  • Mahmud and Ahmad, N., Study the Impact of Fatigue and Optimizing Productivity of an Assembly Line of Garment Industry, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research Vol.2, No.11, 2011, pp.1-8
  • Khan, K. A., Noor, A., Hossain, M. S. J. and Ahmad, N., Fuzzy Based Inventory Management System, Bangladesh Research Publication Journal, Vol.7, No.1, 2012, pp.55-59
  • Hossain, M. S. J. and Ahmad, N., Artificial Intelligence Based Surface Roughness Prediction Modeling for Three Dimensional End Milling, International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Accepted for publication in Vol.45, 2012
  • Ahmad, N., Tanaka, T. and Saito, Y., Machining Parameter Optimization by Genetic Algorithm and Artificial Neural Network, International Journal of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies, Submitted Nov. 2011,
  • Hossain, M. S. J. and Ahmad, N., Green Design Principles and Trends of Using Them Among Bangladeshi Consumer Goods Manufacturers, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEM, pp.467-471, Singapore, 2011