Research & Development

Funding secured/won by the Students 

NIGRI-IGNITE funding for Final Year Projects

The students in Final Year have consecutively succeeded in securing FYP funding in National Grassroots ICT Research Initiative (NGIRI) Program since 2019. Following is the list of projects selected for the funding and the monetary amount appoved for each project. 

List of approved FYPs for NIGRI-IGNITE funding
S. No. Batch Project Title Approved Amount (Rs.)
1    16BM Robotic Arm Controllable using Neural EEG Signals     70,000/-
2 16BM Preparation of Levofloxcin loaded
antimicrobial chitosan and silk Fibron
scaffold for wound dressing
3 16BM Preparation of Silk Fibron coated
antimicrobial polypropylene meshes for
hernia repair
4 16BM Controlled Drug Delivery using
Nanotechnology for Parkinson Syndrome
5 F16BM Design of nano-implant for musculoskeletal tissue and cartilage regeneration 80,000/-
6 F16BM Evolution of Plastic Degrading bacteria 80,000/-
7 F16BM Development of Graphene coated Antibacterial Nonwoven Fabric for Medical Applications 80,000/-
8 F16BM Design and fabrication of an Electrodynamic Atomization System for food coating 80,000/-
9 F16BM Wireless Powered Embedded Cardiac Pacemaker apart Utilization of Resonant Inductive Coupling 80,000/-


RINU funding for Tech-Entrepreneurship

A couple of student projects have also been approved for RINU funding, which is a social entrepreneurship scheme addressing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 


S.No. Student(s) Batch Project Title
01 Khushbu Danish, Zuha Aslam 17BM Smart Blind Walking Stick
02 Noor Hassan Jamali 17BM Turbity, Turbulence, and Reynolds' Number Demonstrator




Faculty Publications


S. No.




Hou, G., M. M. Surhio, H. Ye, X. Gao, Z. Ye, J. Li and M. Ye (2019). "Protective effects of a Lachnum polysaccharide against liver and kidney injury induced by lead exposure in mice." International journal of biological macromolecules 124: 716-723. (SCI, IF 3.67)


Surhio, M. M., Li, J., & Ye, M. (2019). Health-promoting potential of derivatized fungal                                               polysaccharides: a review. In progress (SCI journal).


Wang, Y., Hou, G., Li, J., Surhio, M. M.,  & Ye, M. (2018). Structural characterization, modification through carboxymethylation and sulfation, and in vitro antioxidant and hypoglycemic activities of a polysaccharide from Lachnum sp. Process Biochemistry, 72, 177-187 (SCI, IF 2.49)


Surhio, M. M., Wang, Y., Xu, P., Shah, F., Li, J., & Ye, M. (2017). Antihyperlipidemic and hepatoprotective properties of selenium modified polysaccharide from Lachnum sp. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 99, 88-95. (SCI, IF 3.67)


Surhio, M. M., Wang, Y., Fang, S., Li, J., & Ye, M. (2017). Anti-fatigue activity of a Lachnum polysaccharide and its carboxymethylated derivative in mice. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 27 (2017), 4777-4780. (SCI, IF 2.45).            


Jing, L., Zong, S., Li, J., Ye, M., Surahio, M., & Yang, L. (2017). Potential mechanism of protection effect of exopolysaccharide from Lachnum YM406 and its derivatives on carbon tetrachloride-induced acute liver injury in mice. Journal of Functional Foods, 36, 203-214. (SCI, IF 3.14)


Zong, S., Wu, Y.n., Yang, L., M Surhio, M., & Ye, M. (2016). Ferrous Ion Chelating Modification and Treatment of Iron-Deficiency Anemia of Exopolysaccharide from Lachnum sp. Current Chemical Biology, 10 (2), 109-116. (SCI, IF 0.67)


Jing, L., Zong, S., Li, J., Surhio, M. M., & Ye, M. (2016). Purification, structural features and inhibition activity on α-glucosidase of a novel polysaccharide from Lachnum YM406. Process Biochemistry, 51(10), 1706-1713. (SCI, IF 2.49)


Du, Z., Zong, S., Surhio, M. M., Xu, P., Yang, L., & Ye, M. (2016). Structural characterization and anti-hypoxia activity of an exopolysaccharide isolated from fermentation broth of Lachnum sp. Process Biochemistry, 51(9), 1290-1298. (SCI, IF 2.49)


Du, Z., Shi, F., Liu, D., Ye, H., Surhio, M. M., Li, J., & Ye, M. (2016). Anticoagulant activity of a sulfated Lachnum polysaccharide in mice with a state of hypercoagulability. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 26(22), 5550-5556. (SCI, IF 2.45)


Chen, T., Wang, Y., Li, J., Su, N., Surhio, M. M., Yang, L., & Ye, M. (2016). Phthaloyl modification of a polysaccharide from Lachnum YM262 and immunomodulatory activity. Process Biochemistry, 51(10), 1599-1609. (SCI, IF 2.49)


Chen, T., Zhang, M., Li, J., Surhio, M. M., Li, B., & Ye, M. (2016). Structural characterization and hypoglycemic activity of Trichosanthes peel polysaccharide. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 70, 55-62. (SCI, IF 2.32)


He, Y., Ye, M., Jing, L., Du, Z., Surahio, M., Xu, H., & Li, J. (2015). Preparation, characterization and bioactivities of derivatives of an exopolysaccharide from Lachnum. Carbohydrate Polymers, 117, 788-796. (SCI, IF 4.81)


Ullah MG, Chowdhary BS, Rajput AQ, Baloch AK, Ursani AA, Latif S. Wireless body area sensor network authentication using voronoi diagram of retinal vascular pattern. Wireless personal communications. 2014 Jun 1;76(3):579-89.


Ursani, Z., Ursani, A. A., & Corne, D. W. (2015). A Mass Balancing Theorem for the Economical Network Flow Maximisation. International Journal of Computer Networks & Communications (IJCNC) Vol, 7.  No.6, November 2015, DOI: 10.5121/ijcnc.2015.7602.


Memon, I., Ursani, A., Bohyo, M. and Chandio, R. (2019). Automated Diagnosis of Glaucoma using Deep Learning Architecture. Engineering Science and Technology International Research Journal (ESTIRJ), 3(4), pp.58-62.


Rajper, S., Ursani, A. and Moorat, S. (2019). Automatic Diagnosis of Diabetic Retinopathy Using Morphological Operations. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 48(3), pp.213-223.


Syed Amjad Ali, Amir Mahmood Soomro, Arbab Nighat Khizer , Syed Zain U Abydin,  Awais Yasin “Position-Position Difference Based Haptic Force Feed-back Robotic Control System” Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) Vol.47 (4 DEC) 717-722 (2015)


Syed Amjad Ali, Amir Mahmood Soomro, Arbab Nighat Khizer , Syed Zain U Abydin “Six Degree of Freedom (6-DOF) Force Sensor Based Haptic Force Feedback Robotic System” Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) Vol.47 (3 SEPT) 425- 430 (2015)


Syed Amjad Ali, Amir Mahmood Soomro, Arbab Nighat Khizer “Design, Implementation and Testing of Master Slave Robotic Surgical System” , Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology , vol 34, No 1 (JAN) ,82-91 2015


Arbab Nighat Khizer, Amir Mahmood Soomro, Syed Amjad Ali “A Hybrid Flight  Control for a Simulated Raptor-30 V2 Helicopter” ,  Mehran University Research      Journal of Engineering & Technology , Vol 34, No 2 (APRIL) , 178-182 ,2015.


Soomro Amir Mahmood, Amjad Ali Syed, Shahnawaz Farhan Khahro, Xiaozhong Liao, and Farhan Manzoor. "A Stable Control Strategy for Input-Series Output-Series Connected Boost half Bridge DC-DC Converter." TELKOMNIKA Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering 12, no. 1 (2014): 72-79.(Accession number:  14156055)


Soomro, Amir Mahmood, Amjad Ali Syed, Khizer Arbab Nighat “An Isolated Boost-Three Level Bi-directional DC-DC Converter with Phase Shift PWM” Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) Vol.47 (2 JUNE) 195-198 (2015)


Soomro, Amir Mahmood, Khizer Arbab Nighat, Amjad Ali Syed “Multiphase Boost-Half-Bridge DC-DC converter and its Working Mode Analysis” Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) Vol.47 (2 JUNE) 247- 250 (2015)


Soomro, Amir Mahmood, Amjad Ali Syed, Khizer Arbab Nighat “FPGA Based Control Strategy for Three phase DC-DC converter” Sindh Univ. Res. Jour. (Sci. Ser.) Vol.47 (3 SEPT) 595- 598 (2015)


Kong, Xiangzhan, Xingguang Duan, Amjad Ali Syed, Yonggui Wang, and Ping Li. "Needle Intervention Robot-Assisted Driving System with Augmented Haptic Force Feedback Facility." In 2018 IEEE 8th Annual International Conference on CYBER Technology in Automation, Control, and Intelligent Systems (CYBER), pp. 276-281. IEEE, 2018.


Junaid Rajput1, Abdul Rahim Ansari, Syed Amjad Ali, Designing Prototype of Electronic Sudometer for Qualitative Analysis of Hyperhidrosis, International Journal for Research in Applied Science & Engineering Technology (IJRASET) ISSN: 2321-9653; IC Value: 45.98; SJ Impact Factor: 7.429  Volume 8 Issue III Mar 2020   .


Ali, F., Shaikh, F.K., Ansari, A.Q., Mahoto, N.A. and Felemban, E., 2015. Comparative analysis of VANET routing protocols: On road side unit placement strategies. Wireless Personal Communications, 85(2), pp.393-406.


Bohra, N., Kalwar, S., Ansari, A.Q. and Kotwal, S., 2016. Analyzing the QoS Parameters in Manet for Proactive, Reactive and Hybrid Routing Protocol Using NS-2. Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technology, 9, p.24.


Ansari, A.Q., Memon, A.L. and Shaikh, F.K., 2016. Application Specific Scheduling in WiMAX: Ensuring QoS in Application Mix Environment. Bahria University Journal of Information & Communication Technologies, 9(S), pp.35-40.


Ansari, A.Q., Memon, A.L. and Qureshi, I.A., 2016. Optimizing WiMAX: Mitigating Co-Channel Interference for Maximum Spectral Efficiency. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 35(4), pp.645-656.


Hussain, A., Memon, A.L. and Ansari, A.Q., 2017. A Symmetric RZ-DPSK Based Colorless NG-PON using Optical Carrier Suppression Scheme. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 36(1), pp.129-138.


Rind, M.M., Qureshi, I.A. and Ansari, A.Q., 2017. Measuring the role of trust in m-commerce acceptance: An empirical analysis in context of Pakistan. Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering and Technology, 36(2), pp.321-332.


Salman ul Mouzam Abbasi, Muhammad Daud, Salman Ali and Abdul Qadir Ansari, “Design of Android-Based Remote Patient Monitoring System” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(ijacsa), 9(6), 2018.


Jabeen, S., Qadir, A., Tufail, B. and Ahmed, S., 2018, Diagnostic Accuracy of A/A ratio and A/G ratio for noninvasive prediction of Esophageal Varices in patinets of Cirrhosis with Hepatitis B and C, JSZMC,9(3),pp.1476-1479.


Ansari AQ, Ansari SJ, Khan MQ, Khan MF, Qureshi UA, Khatri Z, Ahmed F, Kim IS. Electrospun Zein nanofibers as drug carriers for controlled delivery of Levodopa in Parkinson syndrome. Materials Research Express. 2019 Apr 17;6(7):075405.


Saleem, M., Saleem, U., Ansari, A.Q., Ahmed, F., Khatri, Z. and Kim, I.S., 2019, September. Synthesis and Release of Ibuprofen Loaded Zein/Gelatin Nanofiber Scaffolds for Potential Application in Burn Wounds. In International Symposium on Advances in Metallurgy & Materials (p. 1). Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences.


M. Arif, M. A. Ali, M. M. Shaikh, and S. Freear, "Investigation of Nonlinear Chirp Coding for Improved Second Harmonic Pulse Compression", Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology,Vol-43, Issue-08, pp. 1690-1702, August, 2017.


S. Kalhoro, A. Baqai, and M. Arif, "Design of a Low Cost Health Status Indication Device using Skin Conductance Technique", Sindh University Research Journal (Science Series), Vol-49, Issue-02, pp. 309-316, June, 2017.


M. Arif, M. A. Samejo, and Farida Memon, "Use of Nonlinear Frequency Modulated Signals for the Enhancement of Subharmonic Response from Contrast Microbubbles", Mehran University Research Journal of Engineering & Technology, Vol-36, Issue-01, pp. 183-192, January, 2017.


M. A. Ali, M. Arif, and W. Kumar, "Joint CIR, CFO, DCO and FI/FS Rx IQ Imbalance Estimation", IET Communications, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, Vol-10, Issue-15, pp. 2025-2033, October, 2016.


F. Memon, F. Jameel, M. Arif, and F. A. Memon, "Model Based FPGA Design of Histogram Equalization", Sindh University Research Journal (Science Series), Vol-48, Issue-02, pp. 435-440, March 2016.


Ansari, Abdul Rahim, and Sunghyun Cho. "Efficient Power Allocation based on CHESS-PC for Energy-efficient Public Safety Networks." IEIE Transactions on Smart Processing & Computing 7, no. 6 (2018): 467-477.


Ansari, Abdul Rahim, and Sunghyun Cho. "CHESS-PC: Cluster-HEad selection scheme with power control for public safety networks." IEEE Access 6 (2018): 51640-51646.


Ansari, Abdul Rahim, Nasir Saeed, Mian Imtiaz Ul Haq, and Sunghyun Cho. "Accurate 3D localization method for public safety applications in vehicular ad-hoc networks." IEEE Access 6 (2018): 20756-20763.


Ansari, Muhammad Adil, Umair Saeed Solangi, Mohsin Shaikh, Kashif Hussain Memon, Shafiullah Soomro, and Abdul Rahim Ansari. "A Framework for Non-Contact Wafer Level Testing of Wireless NoC-based SoCs." International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 12, no. 20 (2017): 9459-9466.


Ansari, Muhammad Adil, Abdul Rahim Ansari, Jinuk Kim, and Sungju Park. "Enabling test/diagnosis of automotive semiconductor chips through FlexRay network." In 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2017.


Sultan, Mueed, Muhammad Mujtaba Shaikh, and Narinder Parshad Chowdhry. "Comparative Analysis of Knee Joint Replacement and Stem Cells Therapy Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis Using Statistical Techniques." Research in Medical and Engineering Sciences 8.4 (2020): 887-897



Details of faculty trainings


S. No.

Type of Training / Orientation






Workshop - on Artificial intelligence in BM Engg.

1 day

April 17, 2018

Dr. A. A. Ursani, Dr. A. Q. Ansari

Barret Hodgson University Karachi


Orientation - on ‘How to Evaluate Laboratory work of the Students’

1 day

11th Nov 2018

Faculty Members

Dept. of BM Engg.


Capacity building workshop - Developing SAR as per PEC Accreditation Manual 2014 for OBE & A Implementation”


1 day



5th December 2017

Dr. A. Q. Ansari and Engr. N. P. Chowdhry

Mehran UET Jamshoro in collaboration with PEC


Training – on

‘Professional Development of Mehran University Students’

1 day

8th August 2017

Engr. N. P. Chowdhry and Dr. A. Q. Ansari




Workshop - Faculty Professional Development

4 days

27-30 March 2017

Dr. A. A. Ursani and Dr. A. Q. Ansari

ORIC, Mehran UET Jamshoro


Workshop on European Union Erasmus+ programs

1 day

12 Nov, 2018

Dr. A A Ursani

Dr. Amjad Ali

Dr. A Q Ansari

HEC Regional Centre Karachi


Workshop - Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

1 day


Dr. Maheen Surahio

Hefei University of Technology, P. R. China


Obesity and the Role of Adipose Tissue in Metabolism and Energy Homeostasis

1 day


Dr. Maheen Surahio

Hefei University of Technology, P. R. China


Medicinal and Functional Foods

1 day


Dr. Maheen Surahio

Hefei University of Technology, P. R. China


Training / Workshop for women on Leadership and Management in Higher Education

3 days


Engr. Rabia Chandio

Engr. Kandeel Khwaja

Engr. Murk Siyal

USPCAS-W MUET &  Society of Women Engrs, ORIC, MUET


OBE assessment and evaluation

1 day


BM faculty

Muazzam Arsalan Bhatti, Alfoze Technologies, Pvt.


Quality OBE Software

1 day


BM faculty

Mr. Sharoon Amin Akhtar, Alfoze Technologies, Pvt.