Rai Waqas Azfar Khan

Rai Waqas Azfar Khan
National University of Sciences and Technology | NUST · Department of Construction Engineering & Management

PhD Supply Chain Mgmt. MS Total Quality Mgmt. MS Water Resources Engg. B.E Civil

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July 2015 - present
National University of Sciences and Technology
Position
  • Secretary Research Center for CPEC
July 2015 - October 2018
National University of Sciences and Technology
Position
  • Head of Department
July 2013 - September 2017
National University of Sciences and Technology
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
July 2012 - July 2013
The University of Manchester
Field of study
  • Split PhD Scholar Sustainable Supply Management
January 2005 - September 2006
University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
Field of study
  • Water Resources Engineering
January 2003 - December 2004
University of the Punjab
Field of study
  • Total Quality Management

Publications

Publications (11)
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This research focuses on the mediating role of construction materials, sustainable use between the construction supply chain integration and the construction industry performance. In this concern, the case of Pakistan was considered specifically. The research design employed in this study was quantitative and a close-ended survey questionnaire was...
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Risk management in construction projects is an important process to achieve the project objectives in terms of cost, quality and time. Construction projects faces delays, cost overrun and quality defects due to avoidance of risk factors by contractors, clients and consultants. So the present study aims to investigate the risk factors that influence...
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River Ravi was major source of recharging groundwater table around Lahore City. However, scenario has totally been changed after indus water treaty (IWT) between India and Pakistan. In dry season, almost 60 K.M long reach of river (Ravi siphon to Baloki Headwork) passing nearby the Lahore city is converted into drain. The groundwater table which is...
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Present Chinese energy supply chains are mostly dependent upon imported crude oil, but the route which is followed by crude oil ships passes through the Malacca Straits which is not very safe route. To judge how much China is worried about Malaccan dilemma could be accessed through Chinese recent action, in which they have assembled oil pipeline wh...
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China has recently emerged as the technological and economic giant and an attractive place for investment for MCNs (Multi-National Companies). Many of the high ranked MNC's have shifted their production facilities to China due to low production cost.Finished products are transported through sea routes passing through Singapore and Sri Lanka, to dif...
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TiO2 nanoparticles and nanofibers have been used to carry out a comparative study of the destruction of H2S gas. Effects of sulphur doping have also been incorporated to assess the maximum destruction potential of the nanomaterials. An analysis has been made in this paper to evaluate and compare the performance of pure and sulphur-doped TiO2 nanopa...
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Me--asurement of Supply Chain (SC) performance with regards to key practices of SC paradigms is the area which is under research. Presently there are no guidance or set rules under which we can measure SC performance. The lack of clarity and comparability concerns in this area creates misunderstanding and makes it more difficult to formulate a clea...
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In last two decades there is major shift in terms of manufacturing; because almost all kind of manufacturing has been shifted to countries having lowest production cost. But this phenomenon has posed many challenges to Global Logistics and Supply Chain Managers, as transportation distances and lead time has also extended many folds. Extended distan...
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In the recent past, China's emergence as an economic giant has not only affected regional supply chains; but has even challenged the existing global logistics practices. Most of the destinations of Chinese shipping vessels are Middle East, Europe or North America. These vessels customarily follow the longer route from China to Singapore, Sri Lanka,...

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Better communication and infrastructure for third world countries: through G7 based B3W or China's BRI?
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During submission of manuscript to Journal potential reviewers are reported with whom author could have conflict of interest but can author report conflict of interest with some potential editor as well and most importantly How?
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Novel corona-virus (COVID-19) according to your personal view, how long this pandemic will last?
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What is difference among Adopt vs Adapt vs Adaptation in research
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How humanitarian supply chain management is different from traditional supply chain management ?
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What are the advantages of RG?

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Projects (2)
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We consider the use of various methods and models in robotics, industry, medicine and economics
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Formulation of Framework for Measurement of Sustainable Performance of Supply Chain (Operational, Social, Economic and Environmental) by evaluating Impacts of Lean Agile Resilient and Green Practices of Supply Chain