Dr. Asim Farooq


Dr. Asim Farooq

Assistant Professor & HOD


  • PhD in Civil Engineering (Transportation Planning Engineering), University of Science and Technology Beijing , China (2016-2019)
  • M.Sc in Transportation Systems, (Road, Highways and Rail design), Technical University Munich, Germany (2012-2015)
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, CECOS University of IT & Emerging Sciences, (2007-2011)


  • Head of Department at Center of Excellence in Transportation Engineering :Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Haripur-KPK, Pakistan (March-2021)
  • Assistant Professor cum Director Career Development Center (CDC) at CECOS University of IT & Emerging Sciences, Peshawar (Pakistan)- (July-2019-March-2021)
  • Teaching Assistant (Subjects taught: GIS, Transportation Networking)-(2017-2019)
  • Lecturer at ABASYN University, Department of Civil Engineering, Peshawar (Pakistan)(September-2015-August-2016)


  • An integrated Multi-criteria, SWOT and GIS Analysis approach to evaluate travelers Modes Priority: An Application to Peshawar, Pakistan, Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2021, Impact Factor (HEC-Index Publication) https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/5564286
  • An Empirical Assessment of Factors Influencing Injury Severities of Motor Vehicle Crashes on National Highways of Pakistan, Journal of Advanced Transportation, 2021, Impact Factor (HEC-Index Publication) https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/6358321
  • Supervised Learning Methods for Modeling Concrete Compressive Strength Prediction at High Temperature, Journal of Material, 2021, Impact Factor (HEC-Index Publication) DOI: 10.3390/ma14081983
  • Effect of Used Motor Oil and Bitumen as additives on the Permeability and Mechanical Properties of low Plastic soil, Advances in Materials Science and Engineering, 2020, Impact Factor, (HEC-Index Publication) https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/1360197
  • Influence of waste Plaster of Paris on the microstructural characteristics and strength behavior of unfired mud block, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 2020 Impact Factor (HEC-Index Publication) https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-020-04749-3

Projects Completed

  • Peshawar BRT Analysis approach to evaluate travelers Modes Priority: An Application to Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Transportation Planning and networking for the Jingjinji Project (1 Billion-USD)
  • Passenger attraction and transit demand modeling for the Jingjinji Project
  • Downsizing Strategy for Cars (Planning for People in Beijing City (China)
  • Sustainable Mobility Analysis and Application to Beijing City (China)
  • BMW, Munich and Munich municipality Project ‚ÄúDeveloped a concept for sustainable development and mobility for the area of Bayernkaserne. Munich, Germany (1 Million-Euro).
  • Brainstormed strategies for the reduction of CO2 emissions in Pakistan for Reduction of Transport Emission.

Current Projects

  • National Highway (N-55) to determine distress level, Develop a mobile app to recognize the Crack causes & Mitigation.
  • Link Resistance for Peshawar City, analyze & generate the delay mathematical model.
  • Development of a system based on artificial intelligence to identify and detect material fatigue in steel rails used in tracks and steel wheels used in rolling stock on railways.
  • To study the current and potential freight markets in Pakistan and in the region and develops and plan for a futuristic freight train operations on Pakistan Railways.
  • Uninterrupted solar power solution for Pakistan Railways (PR) new signaling system installed on Main Line -1 between Lodhran and Shandara Stations.
  • Development of terminal facilities for bulk freight movement on Pakistan Railways network so as to facilitate multi modal transportation.


  • First Prize for Outstanding Scholar and Graduate of the year 2019, USTB China 2019
  • Outstanding Research Scholar, USTB China 2018
  • Chancellor Award, USTB China 2016
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