Dr. Qasim Nagaya


Dr. Qasim Nagaya



Dr. Qasim Nagaya is currently serving as Professor in the department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Haripur, Pakistan. He did Doctor of Engineering from Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT), Toyohashi, Japan. He has an extensive experience in the Structural Analysis and Explicit Finite Element Analysis.


  • Ph.D in Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi Japan, 1994.
  • MS Engineering. Production Systems Engineering. Shape optimization of circular ring structures based upon stress concentration (1987):


  • Investigation of energy absorption capabilities of compressed and uncompressed crushable foams. Mechanical Engineering Journal, Bulletin of the JSME, Vol. 2, No. 5, 2015 (JSME), DOI:10.1299/mej.14-00510.
  • Modeling Large Deformation and Failure of Expanded Polystyrene Crushable Foam Using LS-DYNA. Modelling and Simulation in Engineering, Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 292647, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/292647
  • The damage of unconfined granite edge due to the impact of varying stiffness projectiles. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 59(2013) 11-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2013.03.004.
  • Experimental And Numerical Study On The Orthogonal And Oblique Impact On Water Filled Pipes. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 38 (2011) 330e338 doi:10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2010.12.001
  • Impact resistance of a rectangular polycarbonate armor plate subjected to single and multiple impacts. International Journal of Impact Engineering, doi:10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2008.12.005


  • October 13, 2021 to date working as Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, PAF-IAST, Mang, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • July 20 , 2017 to September 30, 2021. CAE Engineer, Technology Development Department, Brother Industries Ltd. Nagoya, Japan. : LS DYNA Expert.
  • October 12, 2000 to July 01 2017. Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering International Islamic University Malaysia.
  • Feb. 28, 1998 to June 18, 2000. Assistant Professor. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, E & ME College Peshawar Road Rawalpindi Pakistan National University of Science & Technology.
  • July 22 1996- Feb. 13, 1998.Instructor. FUJI Machine Manufacturing Co., Ltd. Chiryu, Japan. Production Management software, Programming for Surface Mount Technology (SMT) machines, and Technical Translation from Japanese to English. Taught technical courses in Japanese and English to local and international customers.
  • Oct. 16, 1994 - July 17, 1996. Assistant Professor. Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Topi, District Swabi, NWFP, Pakistan.
  • July 1 1992- Oct. 7, 1994. Assistant Professor. Department of Energy Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan.

Awards & Prizes

  • Silver Medal IRE2011
  • Bronze Medal IRIE2010
  • Bronze Medal KERIE2009
  • Bronze Medal at KERIE2009
  • Bronze Medal for development of friction Welder 2004
  • Presidential award for outstanding student 1974-1976
  • MONBUSHO scholarship to pursue Master of Engineering in Japan 1984-1987


Structural Analysis
Explicit Finite Element Analysis