Dr Muhammad Tariq   Nazir
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir

  • 2014-18: Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
  • 2010-12: MEng. in Electrical Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China.
  • 2005-09: BSc in Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan.
Engineering
Sch: Mech & Manufacturing Eng

Dr. M. Tariq Nazir is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney. He did his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the School of Electrical Engineering & Telecommunications, University of New South Wales, majoring in high voltage and insulation technology (Energy Systems Research Group). His PhD thesis title is “Study on Degradation of Polymeric Nanocomposite Dielectric Materials Used for High Voltage Outdoor Insulation” (supervisors: B.T. Phung and M. Hoffman). Since 2010, he has been associated with research and teaching in the area of high voltage power lines insulation, power asset failure, condition monitoring and electrical fire hazards. The laboratories he has worked with, in his career include High Voltage Laboratory, UNSW, State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, State Key Laboratory of Power Transmission Equipment & System Security and New Technology, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China and High Voltage Laboratory, Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 Since September 2018, he has been working in fire and safety research under the supervision of Prof. Guan Heng Yeoh who is centre director of ARC Training Centre for Fire Retardant Materials and Safety Technologies at UNSW. He is a part of UNSW researchers' team working on CRC- Projects of Flame Security International (FSI) to develop commercial flame-retardant products for buildings and bushfire prone areas.

Dr. Tariq is a recipient of the UNSW postdoctoral writing fellowship award, Outstanding research performance award of XJTU, Excellent student paper award (ICEMPE,17), Honor graduate student award of Chongqing University (CQU), UNSW-TFS Scholarship, Chinese government scholarship (CSC) award, and several international travel awards including IEEE NSW DEIS Chapter Travel Grant.

Dr. Tariq is also serving as associate editors of "High Voltage" IET, CEPRI & Waley, "Applied Nanoscience" Springer Nature, "Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Materials" Springer Nature, Guest Editor "Polymers -MDPI" and "Frontiers in Materials". He is a Professional Engineer member (MIEAust.) of Engineers Australia, Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Advance HE, UK, Member of Society of Fire Safety (SFS) and Australasian Association for Engineering Education. He is a member of IEEE and Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS). Moreover, he is a member of IEEE young professionals and a member of the Pakistan Engineering Council.

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SUBJECT AREAS OF SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS:

  • High Voltage Systems - high voltage generation, measurement, and testing, Power System Equipment – condition monitoring and insulation analysis of transmission lines, cables, generators, motors, transformers, and switchgear
  • High Voltage Insulation- partial discharge detection, discharge characteristics, insulation breakdown, dielectric failure mechanism, Overhead insulators’ pollution performance, Overhead power lines under catastrophic bushfires and pole top fires, dielectric properties, Finite Element Method (FEM) simulation modelling
  • Fire and Safety Engineering - Recyclable thermal conductive flame retardant materials, flame retardant polymers, electrical fires, pole top fires, flame retardant coatings and membranes for building infrastructure, ACP composite panels, bushfire prone timber infrastructure and timber power poles

 

MY TEACHING @ UNSW:

  • ELEC9712-High Voltage Systems (Lecturer, course administration, tutorials, examiner)
  • ELEC4611-Power System Equipment (Tutor, lab head demonstrator, tutorials, examiner) 
  • ELEC1111- Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering (Lab demonstrator)

 

SUPERVISION:

  • Weitao Tang (Master thesis), Multifactor environmental aging of silicone rubber nanocomposite material, 2015
  • Zhijun Wang (Master thesis), Study of electrical insulating materials - silicone rubber micro & nanocomposites, 2016
  • Aamir Iqbal (Master thesis), Characterization of service aged high voltage polymeric insulator for deterioration evaluation, 2017
  • Mingrui Zhang (Master thesis), Comparative AC tracking and erosion resistance of Nano-silica/SiR and Nano-BN/EPDM composites, 2017
  • Faizan Tahir Butt (Master thesis), Polymer insulators for high voltage outdoor applications, 2018
  • Reuben Hackett (Master thesis), Testing of overhead polymer insulators in salt fog conditions, 2020

 

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Professional Engineer Member of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA), Advance HE, UK
  • Society of Fire Safety Australia (SFS)
  • Australasian Association for Engineering Education
  • Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS)
  • IEEE Young Professionals
  • Member of Pakistan Engineering Council

 

My NEWSPAPER, NEWSLETTER ARTICLES & IN MEDIA:

 

JOURNAL REVIEW & EDITORIAL ROLES:

Regular reviewer for journals

IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, IET High Voltage, CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, IEEE Access, Applied Surface Science, Energies — Open Access Journal, Applied Sciences — Open Access Journal, Materials — Open Access Journal, Polymers — Open Access Journal, Nano-Structures & Nano-Objectives, Computers & Electrical Engineering, Science of Advanced Materials, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Journal of Elastomers & Plastics, Composites Part B: Engineering, Composites Science and Technology, Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

 

CONFERENCE ORGANISATION & REVIEW:

  • The sole representative of the Australian node for the “3rd IEEE International Conference on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE)” Chongqing, China, April 2021.
  • Member of publications & local arrangements committee for the “11th IEEE International Conference on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials (ICPADM)” Sydney Australia, July 2015.
  • Member of publications & local arrangements committee for the “14th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures (IWAIS)” Chongqing, China, May 2011.
  • Reviewer: ICPADM 2015, ICHVE2016, ICEMPE 2019

 

INVITED TALKS:

 

NATIONAL COLLABORATIONS:

  • Tyree Transformers, Australia
  • TorTech, Pty Ltd. Australia
  • Flame Security International, Australia
  • Fire and Rescue New South Wales
  • New South Wales Rural Fire Service
  • Victorian Building Authority (VBA)
  • Cladding Safety Victoria
  • Composite Materials Engineering
  • CSR, FSI Europe
  • Warringtonfire, Australia

 

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS:

  • Professor Shengtao Li, State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment (SKLEIPE), Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
  • Professor Jiang Xingliang, State Key Laboratory of Power Transmission Equipment & System Security and New Technology, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
  • Professor Shahid Hussain, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jiangsu University, China
  • Shakeel Akram, GEM-IES, University of Montpellier, France
  • Prof. Ayman El-Hag, High Voltage Engineering Laboratory, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Professor Muhammad Amin, Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI), Pakistan

 

TRAINING & COURSES:

  • I have completed my “UNSW Engineering Course Design Institute (CDI)”. I redesigned my course ELEC 9712, High Voltage Systems. This intensive, five-day summer CDI provides me with the skills, knowledge, and support necessary to foster a learner-centred environment.
  • I have completed my course on “Foundations of University Learning and Teaching (FULT)” from UNSW to develop my practice by exploring a range of perspectives, ideas, theories, and practical approaches to learning and teaching in the higher education context.
  • I have completed my training to become an ALLY. ALLY@UNSW Network is a lighthouse program that aims to ensure UNSW is a safe and welcoming place for all LGBTIQ+ students and staff. This training session provides an in-depth discussion of diverse gender, sex, and sexuality.
  • I have completed two days of “Masterclass Optimal Selection of Insulators for Polluted Environment” presented by Dr. Wallace Vosloo (Corporate Specialist High Voltage Engineering at Eskom) and Dr. Igor Gutman (Expert and Marketing Director of Independent Insulation Group in Sweden), Sydney, August 12-13, 2019
  • I have completed my training on “UNSW Engineering - Supervision Skills” presented by Penny Martens Associate Dean (Research & Training), Faculty of Engineering, UNSW, June 19, 2019

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Oct. 2018 – to date:                              

Organization: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Duties: Currently, I am working as a research fellow on CRP projects of Flame Security International at the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW.

July 2018 – Nov. 2018 (Semester 2, 2018):    Sept. 2019 – Nov. 2019 (Term 3, 2019):                                                      

Organization: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Designation: Adjunct Lecturer

Duties: I have worked as a lecturer for ELEC9712 - High Voltage Systems at the Faculty of Engineering, SEE&T, UNSW twice so far. This is a postgraduate course in Energy Systems for students doing master’s degree-by-coursework (MEng or MEngSc) in the SEE&T, UNSW. I was solely responsible for the course administration, all the lectures, tutorials and assessment over the full course duration. My score for quality of teaching for each term is given below as per individual’s MyExperience report.

Role

Term/Semester

MyExperience (Score)

Lecturer [Link]

Term 3, 2019

5.26/6.0

Lecturer [Link]

Semester 2, 2018

5.28/6.0

 

May 2018 – July 2018:                              

Organization: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Designation: Postdoctoral Writing Fellow

Duties: I am the recipient of the highly competitive “Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship” funded by the Faculty of Engineering, SEE&T, UNSW in semester 2, 2018 round. I have worked as a postdoctoral writing fellow for three months with A/Prof. Toan Phung.

March 2015 – June 2018:                              

Organization: University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Designation: Academic Staff (Casual)

Duties: During my casual academic duties at the SEE&T, UNSW, I have a teaching and mentoring experience of the following courses.

  • ELEC4611-Power system equipment (Head lab demonstrator, tutorials, counsellor, maker/assessor)
  • ELEC1111 (lab demonstrator, counsellor)

 

 

Sept. 2016 – Nov. 2016 & May 2017 – July 2017

Organization: State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment (SKLEIPE), Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China

Designation: Visiting Research Fellow

Duties: I have worked with Prof. Shengtao Li at the State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment (SKLEIPE), Xi’an Jiaotong University, as a visiting research fellow under its opening project. I had completed the project entitled “Thermal characteristics and erosion resistance analysis high voltage outdoor insulation” funded by its opening project.

Phone
+61 (2) 9385 6196
Location
Room# 402, Ainsworth Building J17 Kensington Campus, 2052 NSW, Australia

Publications

  • Book Chapters | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yasin G; Muhammad N; Kumar A; Tabish M; Malik MU; Nazir MT; Liu D; Nguyen TA, 2021, 'Chapter Eleven - Nanostructured cathode materials in rechargeable batteries', in Nanobatteries and Nanogenerators, Elsevier, pp. 293 - 319, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-821548-7.00011-7
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Nazir MS; Xingliang J; Akram S, 2012, 'Performance of de-energized polymeric insulating material under various environment stresses', in Materials Engineering and Automatic Control, Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Materials Engineering and Automatic Control (ICMEAC 2012), Trans Tech Publications Ltd, Switzerland, pp. 60 - 63, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.562-564.60
    Book Chapters | 2012
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Malik FH; Liao RJ; Liu B; Nazir MT, 2012, 'Microcontroller based single axis intelligent control sun tracker for parabolic trough collectors', in Materials Engineering and Automatic Control, Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Materials Engineering and Automatic Control (ICMEAC 2012), Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, pp. 1772 - 1775, http://dx.doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.562-564.1772
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Hou H; Yang J; Liu G; Liu J; Abbas M; Hussain S; Shao H; Qiao G; Ghfar AA; Ouladsmane M; Nazir MT; AL-Anazy MM, 2021, 'Designing Optically & Utilization of Thermopile Chip with Resonant Cavity Absorber Structure as IR Absorber', Coatings, vol. 11, pp. 302 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/coatings11030302
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Bhutta MS; Akram S; Meng P; Castellon J; Agnel S; Li H; Guo Y; Rasool G; Hussain S; Nazir MT, 2021, 'Steady-State Conduction Current Performance for Multilayer Polyimide/SiO2 Films', Polymers, vol. 13, pp. 640 - 640, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym13040640
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Tabish M; Malik MU; Khan MA; Yasin G; Asif HM; Anjum MJ; Khan WQ; Ibraheem S; Nguyen TA; Slimani Y; Nazir MT, 2021, 'Construction of NiCo/Graphene Nanocomposite Coating with Bulges-like Morphology for Enhanced Mechanical Properties and Corrosion Resistance Performance', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, pp. 159138 - 159138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2021.159138
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Kumar A; Yasin G; Vashistha VK; Das DK; Rehman MU; Iqbal R; Mo Z; Nguyen TA; Slimani Y; Nazir MT; Zhao W, 2021, 'Enhancing oxygen reduction reaction performance via CNTs/graphene supported iron protoporphyrin IX: A hybrid nanoarchitecture electrocatalyst', Diamond and Related Materials, vol. 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diamond.2021.108272
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Zhou K; Meng P; Castellon J; Agnel S; Wang P; Nazir MT; Chen Y; Hussain H, 2021, 'Charge Transport and Trapping of Surface Modified Stator Coil Insulation of Motors', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 28, pp. 719 - 726, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tdei.2020.009333
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Khan H; Mahmood A; Ullah I; Amin M; Nazir MT, 2021, 'Hydrophobic, Dielectric and Water Immersion Performance of 9000 Hours Multi-stresses Aged Silicone Rubber Composites for High Voltage Outdoor Insulation', Engineering Failure Analysis, pp. 105223 - 105223, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2021.105223
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Butt FT; Phung BT; Yeoh GH; Yasin G; Akram S; Bhutta MS; Hussain S; Anh Nguyen T, 2020, 'Simulation and experimental investigation on carbonized tracking failure of EPDM/BN-based electrical insulation', Polymers, vol. 12, pp. 582 - 582, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym12030582
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Kumar A; Yasin G; Mustafa Korai R; Slimani Y; Furqan Ali M; Tabish M; Nazir MT; Anh Nguyen T, 2020, 'Boosting Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity by Incorporating the Iron Phthalocyanine Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotubes Network', Inorganic Chemistry Communications, pp. 108160 - 108160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.inoche.2020.108160
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Kabir I; Sorrell CC; Mofarah SS; Yang W; Yuen ACY; Nazir MT; Yeoh GH, 2020, 'Alginate/Polymer-Based Materials for Fire Retardancy: Synthesis, Structure, Properties, and Applications', Polymer Reviews, pp. 1 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15583724.2020.1801726
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Javed MS; Khan AJ; Hanif M; Nazir MT; Hussain S; Saleem M; Raza R; Yun S; Liu Z, 2020, 'Engineering the performance of negative electrode for supercapacitor by polyaniline coated Fe3O4 nanoparticles enables high stability up to 25,000 cycles', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.04.173
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Castellon J; Kai Z; Agnel S; Habas J-P; Nazir MT, 2020, 'Dielectric properties and modeling of multilayer polyimide nanocomposite to highlight the impact of nanoparticles dispersion', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 27, pp. 1238 - 1246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tdei.2020.008697
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Yeoh G; Yasin G; Akram S; Bhutta MS; Mehmood MA; Hussain S; Yu S; Kabir I, 2020, 'Enhanced dielectric and thermal performance by fabricating coalesced network of alumina trihydrate/boron nitride in silicone rubber for electrical insulation', Bulletin of Materials Science, vol. 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12034-020-02201-8
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Hussain S; Hassan M; Javed MS; Shaheen A; Ali Shah SS; Nazir MT; Najam T; Khan AJ; Zhang X; Liu G, 2020, 'Distinctive flower-like CoNi2S4 nanoneedle arrays (CNS–NAs) for superior supercapacitor electrode performances', Ceramics International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2020.07.081
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Kabir II; Fu Y; de Souza N; Nazir MT; Baena JC; Yuen A; Yeoh GH, 2020, 'Improved flame-retardant properties of polydimethylsiloxane/multi-walled carbon nanotube nanocomposites', Journal of Materials Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-020-05411-x
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Wang P; Nazir MT; Zhou K; Shoaib Bhutta M; Hussain H, 2020, 'Impact of impulse voltage frequency on the partial discharge characteristic of electric vehicles motor insulation', Engineering Failure Analysis, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2020.104767
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yu D; Kumar A; Nguyen TA; Nazir MT; Yasin G, 2020, 'High-Voltage and Ultra-Stable Aqueous Zinc-Iodine Battery Enabled by N-Doped Carbon Materials: Revealing the Contributions of Nitrogen Configurations', ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c04571
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Wang P; Hui S; Akram S; Zhou K; Nazir MT; Chen Y; Dong H; Javed MS; Ul Haq I, 2020, 'Influence of Repetitive Square Voltage Duty Cycle on the Electrical Tree Characteristics of Epoxy Resin', Polymers, vol. 12, pp. 2215 - 2215, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym12102215
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Wang P; Shijin M; Akram S; Zhou K; Chen Y; Nazir MT, 2020, 'Design of Archimedes Spiral Antenna to Optimize for Partial Discharge Detection of Inverter Fed Motor Insulation', IEEE Access, pp. 1 - 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3033300
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Bhutta MS; Yang L; Ma Z; Nazir MT; Akram S; Mehmood MA; Faiz N, 2020, 'Simulation of thickness controlled DC breakdown of XLPE regulated by space charge & molecular chain movement', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 27, pp. 1143 - 1151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tdei.2020.008742
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Mehmood MA; Nazir MT; Li J; Wang F; Azam MM, 2020, 'Comprehensive Investigation on Service Aged Power Transformer Insulating Oil After Decades of Effective Performance in Field', Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13369-020-04559-7
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Castellon J; Agnel S; Zhou K; Habas J; Nazir MT, 2020, 'Multilayer polyimide nanocomposite films synthesis process optimization impact on nanoparticles dispersion and their dielectric performance', Journal of Applied Polymer Science, pp. 49715 - 49715, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/app.49715
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Ullah I; Amin M; Nazir MT; Hussain H, 2020, 'Impact of accelerated ultraviolet weathering on polymeric composite insulators under high voltage DC stress', CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, http://dx.doi.org/10.17775/CSEEJPES.2020.01900
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yasin G; Arif M; Mehtab T; Shakeel M; Mushtaq MA; Kumar A; Nguyen TA; Slimani Y; Nazir MT; Song H, 2019, 'A Novel Strategy for the Synthesis of Hard Carbon Spheres Encapsulated with Graphene Networks as a Low-Cost and Large-Scalable Anode Material for Fast Sodium Storage with an Ultralong Cycle Life', Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9qi01105f
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Sahoo A; Yu S; Zhang Y; Li S, 2019, 'Surface Discharge Behaviours, Dielectric and Mechanical Properties of EPDM based Nanocomposites containing Nano-BN', Applied Nanoscience, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13204-019-00986-7
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Li C; Xu Y; Lin C; Chen G; Tu Y; Zhou Y; Lei Z; Han T; Suraci S; Wang J; Liu W; Nazir MT; He S; Cavallini A; G M; D F; J H, 2019, 'Surface charging phenomenon on HVDC spacers in compressed SF6 insulation and charge tailoring strategies', CSEE Journal of Power and Energy Systems, http://dx.doi.org/10.17775/CSEEJPES.2019.01220
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Li S; Akram S; Mehmood MA; Yeoh G; Hussain S, 2019, 'Effect of micro-nano additives on breakdown, surface tracking and mechanical performance of ethylene propylene diene monomer for high voltage insulation', Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10854-019-01771-6
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yu S; Wang S; Nazir MT; Wang W; Li S; Phung T; Takada T, 2019, 'Surface trap effects on flashover voltages of epoxy/Al2O3 nanocomposites for high voltage insulation', Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10854-019-02166-3
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yasin G; Arif M; Mehtab T; Lu X; Yu D; Muhammad N; Nazir MT; Song H, 2019, 'Understanding and Suppression Strategies toward Stable Li Metal Anode for Safe Lithium Batteries', Energy Storage Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2019.09.020
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Nazir MT; Castellon J; Agnel S; Kai Z; Bhutta MS, 2019, 'Preparation and distinguish dielectric properties of multi-layer nanoparticles-based polyimide films', Materials Research Express, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/2053-1591/ab5c40
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yasin G; Khan MA; Khan WQ; Mehtab T; Korai RM; Lu X; Nazir MT; Zahid MN, 2019, 'Facile and large-scalable synthesis of low cost hard carbon anode for sodium-ion batteries', Results in Physics, vol. 14, pp. 102404 - 102404, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rinp.2019.102404
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Xie D; Min D; Huang Y; Li S; Nazir MT; Phung T, 2019, 'Classified effects of nanofillers on DC breakdown and partial discharge resistance of polypropylene/alumina nanocomposites', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 26, pp. 698 - 705, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tdei.2019.8726014
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Xie D; Min D; Huang Y; Li S; Nazir MT; Phung BT, 2019, 'Classified effects of nanofillers on DC breakdown and partial discharge resistance of polypropylene/alumina nanocomposites', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 26, pp. 698 - 705, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/tdei.2018.007610
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT; Yu S; Li S; Xie D; Zhang Y, 2018, 'Thermal distribution analysis and suppression mechanism of carbonized tracking and erosion in silicone rubber/SiO2 nanocomposites', Polymer Testing, vol. 70, pp. 226 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2018.07.013
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT; Yu S; Li S, 2018, 'Resistance against AC corona discharge of micro-ATH/nano-Al2O3 co-filled silicone rubber composites', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 25, pp. 657 - 667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2018.006914
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Yu S; Li S; Wang S; Huang Y; Nazir MT; Phung BT, 2018, 'Surface flashover properties of epoxy based nanocomposites containing functionalized nano-TiO2', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 25, pp. 1567 - 1576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2018.007165
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T, 2018, 'Accelerated Ultraviolet Weathering Investigation on Micro/Nano-SiO2 filled Silicone Rubber Composites', High Voltage, vol. 3, pp. 295 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/hve.2018.5004
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Yu S; Li S, 2018, 'Effects of thermal properties on tracking and erosion resistance of micro-ATH/AlN/BN filled silicone rubber composites', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 25, pp. 2076 - 2076, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2018.007125
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Zhang Y; Li S, 2018, 'Dielectric and thermal properties of micro/nano-boron nitride co-filled EPDM composites for high voltage insulation', Micro and Nano Letters, vol. 14, pp. 150 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/mnl.2018.5168
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Yu S; Zhang Y; Li S, 2018, 'Tracking, erosion and thermal distribution of micro-AlN + nano-SiO2 co-filled silicone rubber for high-voltage outdoor insulation', High Voltage, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/hve.2018.5033
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT; Hoffman M; Yu S; Li S, 2017, 'Micro-AlN/nano-SiO2 co-filled silicone rubber composites with high thermal stability and excellent dielectric properties', Materials Letters, vol. 209, pp. 421 - 424, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2017.08.077
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT; Hoffman M, 2016, 'Performance of silicone rubber composites with SiO2 micro/nano-filler under AC corona discharge', IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation, vol. 23, pp. 2804 - 2815, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TDEI.2016.7736840
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir M; Xingliang J, 2012, 'Laboratory investigation on hydrophobicity of new silicone rubber insulator under different environmental conditions', Int’l Journal of Electrical & Computer Sciences IJECS-IJENS, vol. 12, pp. 1 - 8, http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.653.8553&rep=rep1&type=pdf
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Liu R; Nazir MUHAMMADTARIQ, 2012, 'Space Charge Characteristics of LDPE/MMT Nano-Composite Insulation Material under different Fields and Temperatures', International Journal of Electrical & Computer Sciences IJECS-IJENS, vol. 12, pp. 50 - 56, http://ijens.org/Vol_12_I_03/126803-5757-IJECS-IJENS.pdf
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Jiang X; Chen L; Zhang Z; Sun C; Shu L; Nazir MT, 2011, 'Effect of arc-levitating from polluted insulators' surface in the low air pressure on its DC flashover performance', IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, vol. 5, pp. 729 - 734, http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/iet-gtd.2010.0789
  • Conference Papers | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Butt FT; Nazir MT; Hussain H; Phung T; Yeoh G; Akram S, 2020, 'Electrical Field Modeling and Tracking Performance of RTV Silicone Rubber Composite Insulation', in 2020 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Dielectrics (ICD), IEEE, Valencia, Spain, Spain, pp. 533 - 536, presented at 2020 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Dielectrics (ICD), Valencia, Spain, Spain, 05 July 2020 - 31 July 2020, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/icd46958.2020.9341926
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Yeoh G; Phung T, 2020, 'Invited Talk: Role of thermal conductivity on electrical tracking failure of high voltage outdoor insulation', presented at Carbon Materials And Nanotechnology Summit, Singapore, 29 September 2020, https://cman.online/chapter-2/
    Conference Presentations | 2020
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT, 2020, 'Invited Talk: Insulating materials with better tracking, erosion and flame-retardant properties', presented at CIGRE-AP D1 Meeting, 09 July 2020
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Akram S; Castellon J; Agnel S; Habas J-P; Kai Z; Nazir MT, 2019, 'Impact of nanocomposite thin layer on nanoparticles dispersion and their dielectric properties', in 2019 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP), IEEE, Richland, WA, USA, presented at 2019 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena (CEIDP), Richland, WA, USA, 20 October 2019 - 23 October 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ceidp47102.2019.9009938
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung T; Kabir I; Yuen A; Yeoh G; Zhang Y; Yu S; Li S, 2019, 'Investigation on Dry Band Arcing Induced Tracking Failure on Nanocomposites of EPDM Matrix', in 2019 2nd International Conference on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE), IEEE, Guangzhou, China,, pp. 309 - 312, presented at 2019 2nd International Conference on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE), Guangzhou, China,, 07 April 2019 - 10 April 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/icempe.2019.8727291
    Conference Papers | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Tariq Nazir M; Phung BT; Yu S; Zhang Y; Li S, 2018, 'Thermal analysis and tracking process in hybrid composites of silicone rubber', in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials, pp. 404 - 407, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPADM.2018.8401073
    Theses / Dissertations | 2018
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT, 2018, Study on Degradation of Polymeric Nanocomposite Dielectric Materials Used for High Voltage Outdoor Insulation
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT; Li S, 2017, 'Erosion resistance of micro-AlN and nano-SiO2 hybrid filled silicone rubber composites', in Proceedings of the International Symposium on Electrical Insulating Materials, Toyohashi, Japan, pp. 370 - 373, presented at 2017 International Symposium on Electrical Insulating Materials (ISEIM), Toyohashi, Japan, 11 September 2017 - 15 September 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.23919/ISEIM.2017.8088762
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT; Li S; Yu S, 2017, 'Comparative AC tracking and erosion resistance of micro-A1N and BN filled silicone rubber composites', in ICEMPE 2017 - 1st International Conference on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment, Xi'an, China, pp. 603 - 606, presented at 2017 1st International Conference on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE), Xi'an, China, 14 May 2017 - 17 May 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICEMPE.2017.7982169
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Phung BT; Tariq Nazir M; Li S, 2017, 'Effects of nano-SiO2 doping on Tracking Growth and Thermal Accumulation in Silicone Rubber Insulation', in 2017 IEEE 12th Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC), IEEE, Singapore, pp. 56 - 57, presented at 2017 IEEE 12th Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC), Singapore, 02 October 2017 - 04 October 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NMDC.2017.8350501
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Wang Z; Nazir MT; Phung TOAN, 2017, 'Effect of micro–sized filler loading on surface erosion of silicone rubber composite insulators', in Reference: ISH2017_423, CIGRE, Buenos Aires, Argentina, presented at nt’l Symposium on High Voltage Engineering (ISH2017), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 27 August 2017 - 01 September 2017, https://e-cigre.org/publication/ISH2017_423-effect-of-micro-sized-filler-loading-on-surface-erosion-of-silicone-rubber-composite-insulators
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT, 2016, 'AC corona resistance of micro-ATH/nano-Al2O3 filled silicone rubber composites', in ICHVE 2016 - 2016 IEEE International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Application, China, presented at 2016 IEEE International Conference on High Voltage Engineering and Application (ICHVE), China, 19 September 2016 - 22 September 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICHVE.2016.7800609
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT, 2016, 'AC corona resistance performance of silicone rubber composites with micro/nano silica fillers', in Proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Dielectrics, ICD 2016, pp. 681 - 684, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICD.2016.7547707
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT; Phung BT, 2016, 'Ultraviolet weathering resistance performance of micro/nano silica filled silicone rubber composites for outdoor insulation', in CMD 2016 - International Conference on Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis, pp. 1035 - 1038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CMD.2016.7758005
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir M; Phung TT, 2015, 'Effect of AC corona discharge on aging of silicone rubber nanocomposites at high altitude', in 33rd Electrical Insulation Conference, EIC 2015, IEEE, Seattle, WA, pp. 488 - 491, presented at 2015 IEEE Electrical Insulation Conference (EIC), Seattle, WA, 07 June 2015 - 10 June 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICACACT.2014.7223505
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir M; Phung TT; Hoffman M, 2015, 'Effect of AC corona discharge on hydrophobic properties of silicone rubber nanocomposites', in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials, IEEE, Sydney, Australia, pp. 412 - 415, presented at 2015 IEEE 11th International Conference on the Properties and Applications of Dielectric Materials (ICPADM), Sydney, Australia, 19 July 2015 - 22 July 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPADM.2015.7295296
    Theses / Dissertations | 2012
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Nazir MT, 2012, Hydrophobicity Analysis of New HTV Silicone Rubber Under Different Environmental and Saline Water Aging Conditions, Chongqing University, PR China
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Bi M; Jiang X; Zhou F; Chen L; Chao Y; Lan Q; Nazir MT, 2011, 'Influence of Test Methods on DC Flashover Performance of Ice-covered Composite Insulators', Chongqing, China, presented at The 14th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures, Chongqing, China, 08 May 2011 - 13 May 2011, https://www.compusult.com/html/IWAIS_Proceedings/IWAIS_2011/Papers/P2_04_53.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Muhammad Tariq Nazir
    Jiang X; Nazir MT; Chao Y; Chen L; Zhang Z; Sun C, 2011, 'Comparison Of DC Icing Flashover Performances For Pre-polluted Short Samples Of Composite Insulators With Different Configuration In High Altitude Area', Chongqing, China, presented at The 14th International Workshop on Atmospheric Icing of Structures, Chongqing, China, 08 May 2011 - 13 May 2011, https://www.compusult.com/html/IWAIS_Proceedings/IWAIS_2011/Papers/C1_4_12.pdf

Awards

  • Research Fellowship, UNSW under industry-led Collaboration (CRC-P grants), 2018
  • Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship Award, Faculty of Engineering, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW, 2018
  • Outstanding Research Performance Award of State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China for outstanding performance in Opening Research Project No. EIPE16204, 2018
  • Excellent Paper Award and Cash Prize for the paper entitled “Comparative AC tracking and erosion resistance of micro-AlN and BN filled silicone rubber composites” presented at IEEE Int’l. Conf. on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE), Xi’an, May 14-17, 2017
  • TFS Scholarship Award for Ph.D. studies, The University of New South Wales, 2014
  • Honors Graduate International Student award for an excellent student from Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 2012
  • Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) Award for Master studies at State Key Laboratory of Power Transmission Equipment & System Security and New Technology, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 2010
  • Outstanding Reviewing Contribution Award, Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects, 2017

Grants

  • (International (Regional) Cooperation and Exchange Projects) 2019.02-2021.02: Amount-80,000 $ - (Principal investigator: Prof. Shahid Hussain, Collaborator: M. Tariq Nazir)
  • International Collaborative Research Seed Grant: Opening Project No. EIPE16204 Amount- 60, 000 RMB-from State Key Laboratory of Electrical Insulation and Power Equipment (SKLEIPE), Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an China, 2016 (2016.05-2017.12)(Chief Investigator: M. Tariq Nazir; Collaborators: Shihu Yu, B. Toan Phung, Shengtao Li)
  • Int’l Conference Travel Grant for IEEE Int’l. Conf. on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE), 2019, Guangzhou China, April 07-10
  • Int’l Conference Travel Grant for IEEE Int’l. Conf. on Electrical Materials and Power Equipment (ICEMPE), 2017, Xi’an, China, May 14-17
  • IEEE NSW DEIS Chapter Travel Grant for IEEE Int’l. Conf. on Condition Monitoring and Diagnosis (CMD), Xi’an, China, Sept. 25-28, 2016
  • Int’l Conference Travel Grant, Postgraduate Research Student Support (PRSS) (RSTR9000), UNSW, Sydney, 2016
  • Int’l Conference Travel Grant for Conf. on Materials Engineering and Automatic Control (ICMEAC), Jinan, China, April. 2012

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