Faculty Profile

Dr Nabeel Amin

Adjunct Professor

School of Textile and Design

 : [email protected]   

October 2008 –          PhD Committee

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

The PhD Committee take cares after the new programs of Post Graduate being offered at the university and my responsibilities are to get the programs of my school approved and to give input for the other schools and to design Postgraduate and Doctoral Handbook in accordance with the HEC. The handbook contains complete information right from the admission criteria till the defence of the thesis for the participant/applicant.

October 2008 –          Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASAR)

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

  • To approve the research topics for MS and PhD of different schools and the curricula for the advanced degrees
  • To provide research plan and present research output of the School

October 2008 –          Quality Enhancement Centre Committee

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

Look after the quality of academics of all the individuals and to design a procedure in accordance with the HEC regulations. Generate reports and counsel the faculty of STD as well on their individual performances feedbacks collected by the third party and the school itself from the participants. Support in conducting the quality feedbacks and surveys for the university and to compile the reports.

October 2008 –          Deans Committee

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

Dean’s committee is the decision making body whose suggestions is moved to the BOG. All academic, evaluation, activities calendar, grading, degrees, rules and regulations etc are discussed in this committee.

October 2008 –          Budget Committee

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

Budget committee looks after the annual budgets of the university and being the head of the three main domains of UMT, I am responsible for the profit and loss, future needs, income generation and budget making and planning. This is then approved by the BOG.

October 2008 –          Marketing Committee

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

Improve the branding of the university through the marketing tools. Collecting feedback from the stake holders on the imaging and branding of the university. Integrating all the support departments for the effective marketing campaign

October 2008 –          Academic Council

To date                       University of Management and Technology Lahore

Responsibilities:

  • To get approved all the programs of STD from Academic Council and to give input in the development of systems for the university
  • Responsible for the different decisions taken for the marketing, launching and planning of the new degree programs
  • To upgrade the School’s facilities

                                    Member Technical Board for Textile

                                    TEVTA, Punjab, Pakistan

Responsibilities:

To recruit professional in TEVTA for the higher positions in the textile, curriculum and training sections

                                    Member Selection Board of Textiles

                                    Punjab University

Responsibilities:

Interview the potential candidates for the recruitment at PU textile department.

                                    Member board of studies for Textiles

  • Punjab University Member Board of Studies
  • The University of Faisalabad, Pakistan

  Responsibilities:

As being the member of the board of studies I am responsible to evaluate and design the curriculum and subjects for the undergraduate and post graduate degrees offered at Textile Department of the Punjab University.

October 2008 –          Consultancy and Training Projects:

  • Project Director Training KHADI Craft training and production at Multan

                                    Ministry of Industries Pakistan

The KHADI Craft Development Company (KCDC) is the largest project of the Public (Ministry of Industries Pakistan) and Private Partnership of worth Rs. 400 million above which focuses on the development of the Artisans in the field of Textile. The main objectives of the projects are:

  • To develop the skill in the artisans specially females in the Southern Punjab with 11 units
  • It consists of largest number of Handlooms and semi auto machines. The major task is to utilise environmentally free Greener Approaches with least energy consumption, least wastages and higher quality
  • To develop brands in Pakistan and in International market
  • To uplift the living of the local community and be a source of poverty alleviation
  • Training of the 300 workers every year for the industry and entrepreneurial activities
  • Utilisation of natural raw material and add value to the end products

I have been successful right from the launching of the project and in getting it in operation. I am the technical expert and consultant for the company. I have designed the training manuals of different courses in English and Urdu along with their practical and evaluations. The hiring of the team, it’s training and launching of the project along with its marketing and industrial linkages have been successfully carried out. My role in the project as Lead Technical Consultant is:

 

  • To design the project technically with the selection of machines and other equipment
  • To get the machinery installed and working
  • Prepare the training modules and material for the trainees
  • To lead a team of people for production and training
  • To develop a  world class testing lab
  • To produce value added products and set a plan for successive exports all over the globe
  • To run the training and research centre along with the new product developments
  • Conduct research and development on the natural and sustainable products
  • The project trainings will cover industrial engineering tools, TQM, production efficiencies, low wastes and high quality products

Technical Consultant Southern Punjab Embroidery Industries training

                                    Ministry of Production

Responsibilities:

The Southern Punjab Embroidery Industries (SPEI) is the largest project of the Public (Ministry of Production Pakistan) and Private Partnership of worth Rs. 800 million above which focuses on the development of the Artisans in the field of Hand and Machine Embroidery and Garments. The main objectives of the projects are:

  • To develop the skill in the artisans specially females in the Southern Punjab with 11 units
  • It consists of largest number of Handlooms and semi auto machines. The major task is to utilise environmentally free Greener Approaches with least energy consumption and sustainability, least wastages and higher quality
  • To develop brands in Pakistan and in International market
  • To uplift the living of the local community and be a source of poverty alleviation
  • Training of the 300 workers every year for the industry and entrepreneurial activities
  • Utilisation of natural raw material and add value to the end products

I have been successful right from the launching of the project and in getting it in operation. I am the technical expert and consultant for the company. I have designed the training manuals of different courses in English and Urdu along with their practical and evaluations. The hiring of the team, it’s training and launching of the project along with its marketing and industrial linkages have been successfully carried out.

My role in the project as Lead Technical Consultant is:

  • To design the project technically with the selection of machines and other equipment
  • To get the machinery installed and working
  • Prepare the training modules and material for the trainees
  • To lead a team of people for production and training
  • To develop a  world class testing lab
  • To produce value added products and set a plan for successive exports all over the globe
  • To run the training and research centre along with the new product developments
  • The project trainings will cover industrial engineering tools, TQM, production efficiencies, low wastes and high quality products

 

  • Gen-Prom Project UNDP (United Nations Development Program)

The project’s main focus is on the sustainable development of the textile garments products. The project focuses on the training and skill development of about 5000 female workers in the textile apparel and garments sector.  My role in the project as Lead Technical Consultant was:

  • Design the project for UNDP and industry
  • Make a feasibility and help in the implementation of the project successfully in the industry
  • The project mainly focused on the trainings as per the requirements of the Industrial Engineering

Achievements:

The project was initially designed for 3 years where as after its successful implementation and value added results the project has been extended for five years with a funding of Pk. Rs. 500 million each in Punjab and Sindh region. This project again has been renewed and has been spread in other provinces. It has successfully trained thousands of textile workers and has improved the garments sector a lot with huge savings in terms of financial aspect and in terms of others.

  • Heading technical wing of Centre for Management and Development (CMD)

I am working as senior trainer and also heading a technical wing of CMD. My responsibilities include:

  1. Conducting trainings after comprehensive training need analysis
  2. Designing of projects for Industry, Public, Social Sector (NGOs etc), Education and other multi nationals
  3. Conduct consultancies

I have been very successful in the development of all the above sectors and have worked on many projects for CMD which earned a good amount of profit for the organization.

  • LAHORE MEAT COMPANY

The LMC Project of Punjab Government with Turkish Company for which training, supply chain distribution channels and marketing was the major task.

  • TEVTA (Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority) Pakistan

I am consultant for TEVTA and I have developed many courses for the industry through TEVTA. The courses include spinning, weaving, processing and garments. The projects have been carried out successfully. The training modules being developed by me would be run all over Punjab in about 100 vocational centres of TEVTA.

  • Consultant and Trainer for NPO (National Productivity Organization) of Pakistan

I am consultant of NPO in the Textile and industrial sector in the following areas;

  1. Development of sustainable technology in textile
  2. Energy conservation in the industry
  3. Benchmarking the best practices in the textile sector
  4. Application of total quality management and other quality and productivity tools in the industry
  5. Conduction of energy and productivity audits in the textile sector
  • Consultant and Trainer for SMEDA (Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority) of Pakistan

I am consultant of SMEDA in the Textile and industrial sector in the following areas;

  1. Development of sustainable technology in textile
  2. Energy conservation in the industry
  3. Benchmarking the best practices in the textile sector
  4. Application of total quality management and other quality and productivity tools in the industry
  5. Conduction of energy and productivity audits in the textile sector
  • Consultant and Technical Trainer for Interloop Industries, Faisalabad for quality and standardized testing

Interloop is the second Largest Socks manufacturing company of the world. They start from the fiber till the packing of the final product. I am responsible for;

  1. Preparation of the labs of the Interloop for the accreditation of ISO 17025, which includes whole documentations, training and other related activities.
  2. Vertical Sampling Facility (VSF) which integrates all Interloop units globally. Developing up of systems for PD for every process.
  3. Looking after the training of the processing teams for the better development of the processes and lowering of the faults
  • Looking after the trouble shooting of the processes which includes color matching, fibrillation, feel, creasing, etc Development of quality systems
  • Training need analysis of the employees
  • Making of training manuals and modules
  • Training in the technical, quality and other related areas
  • Auditing of labs and other technical departments quarterly
  • Research and development
  • TNA and training on quality & productivity
  • Carbon foot print
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Training
  • Research and development in textile processes
  • Process optimization of the technical areas
  • Product developments
  • Research publications (keeping in view the secrecy of the organization)
  • Proposal and a concept paper to be written on the Industrial textiles to explore the opportunities in this vast field for Interloop Limited
  • Accreditation of labs for ISO 17043
  • Working on a patent for testing of cotton and bamboo blends

 

Achievements:

  1. There is a long list of achievements one of which is the accreditation of one lab of Interloop successfully running its International Testing as per ISO 17025 accreditation and saving timing and money as they had to send the samples to other labs out of country
  2. An issue of cardboard colour bleeding was successfully handled of Nike products which would have resulted in huge losses. This included the quality and process enhancement of the card board suppliers and paper printers
  3. An issues of feel and dye uptake was handled successfully
  4. Trainings are being carried out and many goals have been achieved already
  5. Other works are in progress and are being carried out successfully

 

October 2008 –          Member National Curriculum Review Committee

To date                       NAVTCC, TEVTA, HEC in Leather, Textile and Allied Degrees

Responsibilities:

Manual Developments for Embroidery, Garments, Weaving etc for Ministry Projects

I am responsible to design the Degree program, Vocational and other training manuals and complete courses along with evaluations and other necessary information as a member of the National Team for all over Pakistan.

 

                                    External Examiner, Paper Setter, Trainer

                                    Punjab Vocational Technical Council, NTS

Responsibilities:

I am evaluator for the textile test and exams for the undergraduate and post graduate degree programs.

                                    Associated with National Productivity Organization (NPO) Pakistan                                         Ministry of Industries Pakistan as Trainer/Expert

Responsibilities:

  • As being the Textile, Industrial Engineering, Productivity and Quality Expert of ISO 17025 Expert and auditor I am on the panel of experts and trainers of NPO. I am also involved in the Energy Auditing for the Textile Industry by NPO.
  • Coordinator benchmarking project in Textile Spinning Sector NPO       Interloop Industries Pakistan, for Asian Productivity Organization (APO)

                                    Associated with Small and Medium Enterprise Development Authority                                                (SMEDA) Pakistan, Ministry of Industries Pakistan as Trainer/Expert

Responsibilities:

Consultant for Institute of Textile and Clothing (ITC)

                                    Project of Ministry of Commerce, Pakistan under Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design (PIFD) Lahore

I made the PC-1 for the development of a new university and was responsible for all it’s planning. The approval was given by the Prime Minister and the project was carried under the Ministry of Commerce.

                                    Visiting Faculty Member Textile,

  • Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Pakistan Institute of Fashion Design (PIFD), Lahore, Pakistan
  • GC University Faisalabad
  • Bahauddin Zakriya University (BZU) Multan Pakistan

 Responsibilities:

The major responsibilities to design a course and deliver successfully with all practical skills imparted. I have had excellent feedback from all the universities.

Experience and expertise for Quality Associations and Industries

  • Assessor from Pakistan National Accreditation Council (PNAC)

Ministry of Science and Technology, Pakistan on lines of ISO 17025 & ISO 17020 (for Textile & Leather Industrial Laboratories)

  • Assessor for Textile & Leather Industrial Laboratories

United Nations Development Organization (UNIDO) and Norwegian Accreditation (NA) Norway on lines of ISO 17025

  • Member Proficiency Testing Provider

Interloop Lab in Pakistan

  • Member of ASTM Technical Committees
  • Member Accreditation Panel ISO 17020 with PSQC, (Pakistan Standard Quality Control Authority)

Responsibilities:

As a quality expert I am responsible to audit, evaluate and train the quality staff. In ASTM I am responsible for the balloting of the new testing and also for the evaluation of the test methods. For others i work as technical expert for auditing and training of the labs.

                                    Consultant and Technical Trainer

  • Interloop Industries, Faisalabad for quality and standardized testing, trouble shooting, research and development
  • Associated with Ministry of Textiles Pakistan as Trainer/Expert
  • TEVTA Punjab
  • Consultant Business Support Fund (BSF), USAID for Textile Industries, Pakistan
  • Technical Trainer Pakistan Textile Exporters Association Lab, Faisalabad for quality and standardized testing
  • External Verifier, Pakistan City & Guild UK
  • Trainer and Consultant for Social Sector NGOs
  • Faculty selection for GIFT University Gujranwala

Responsibilities:

I am responsible for the designing, evaluation and implementation of the latest curricula. I am working as expert in the following areas:

  • Specialization areas in industrial trainings;
  • Energy conservation for the industry
  • Productivity and process optimizations
  • Environmentally friendly methods for industries
  • Quality management
  • Benchmarking

                                    Head/Convener for Curriculum Development

                                    Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA)

Areas for curriculum development

Responsibilities:

To design, develop, and monitor the curricula developments and their trainings to the trainers.

  • Processing (Dyeing, Printing, Finishing)
  • Spinning
  • Weaving/Knitting
  • Garments
  • Textile Design

WORK EXPERIENCE

Since September 2006- October 2008:

Head, Textile Engineering Department and Apparel Technology Department

Center for Textile Training and Consultancy (CTTC)

Chairman University Libraries Committee

Assistant Professor Textile and Quality Trainer at The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan, with responsibilities teaching advanced textile courses and as quality assurance head of the university.

Coordination and training with National Productivity Organization (NPO) Pakistan, SMEDA, PRGTTI, Industries and other Services sectors in the areas of Best Practices, Energy Conservation and Quality Control Systems e.g., Innovative Quality Control Circles, etc. 

Responsibilities:

  1. 1.      Run the department comprising of 25 faculty members and 350 students of MS Textile Chemistry, MS Textile Management, MBA Textile, BS (Honors) Textile Engineering and Fashion & Apparel Design Technology
  2. 2.      Up gradation of the department
  3. 3.      Fulfilling all academic and administrative duties
  4. 4.      Teaching MS Textile Chemistry and other Coloration subjects to undergraduates
  5. 5.      Conduct research and development, final year projects, training and industrial consultancies
  6. 6.      Coordinate with different private and governmental bodies for training seminars, etc
  7. 7.      Designed new curriculum for MS Textile Chemistry, MS Textile Management, MBA Textile, BS (Honors) Textile Engineering and Fashion & Apparel Design Technology
  • May 2005-September 2006: 

 

v  Assistant Professor Textile, University of Management and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan.

Consultant and trainer as Textile Head at Center for Management Development (CMD),   

I started M Sc Textile Chemistry Degree classes for the First Time in Pakistan at University of Management and Technology and have taught the following advanced courses to M Sc and B Sc Textile Engineers:

  1. Dyestuff Chemistry (M Sc and Ph D)
  2. Advanced Wet Processing (M Sc and Ph D)
  3. Analytical Chemistry and Techniques for Textiles and Pharmacy (D-Pharm, M Sc and Ph D)
  4. Color Physics (B Sc Textile)
  5. Wet Processing (B Sc Textile)
  6. Fiber Technology (B Sc Textile)

 

 EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

October 2002 –          PhD

September 2006        Dyeing, Printing & Heterocyclic High Performance Polymer Sciences for Environmentally Friendly Wash-off of Reactive Dyes in Printing & Dyeing on different textile fibers

School of Design, Centre for Technical Textile

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

October 2001 –          MSc (with distinction)

September 2002        Textile Coloration Technology

Department of Colour & Polymer Chemistry

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

September 1998 –     BSc Honours (Gold Medalist)

August 2001               Textile Technology and Management

Hamdard University Pakistan.

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