Tanveer Saleh
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Dr Tanveer Saleh has been in the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at the International Islamic University Malaysia since 2012. He completed his Ph.D in 2009 at the National University of Singapore. He worked in NUS spin-off company, Mikrotools Pte Ltd. for three years. He also worked at the University of British Columbia, Canada, as a postdoctoral fellow for more than one year before he joined IIUM.

  • Ph.D in Engineering (Mechanical) - Doctor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore
  • Master of Science (Mechatronics) - Masters Degree, National University of Singapore
  • B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor Degree, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka
  • 2019 - 2021 , Bentham Science
  • 2016 - 2020 , Deerhill Publishing
  • 2016 - 2020 , Taylor and Francis
  • 2014 - 2019 Executive Committee Member of Robotic and Automation Society,
  • 2016 - 2019 , American Research Journals
DESIGN OF MACHINE ELEMENTS 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
ENGINERING DESIGN 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
INTERGRATED DESIGN PROJECT 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
MECHATRONICS ENGINEERING LAB II 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2016/2017
MECHATRONICS LAB III 2019/2020 2020/2021
MECHATRONICS SYSTEM DESIGN 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
Manufacturing Mechatronics 2020/2021
PROJECT 1 2018/2019 2019/2020
Project II 2019/2020
ROBOTICS 2019/2020
Robotics 2020/2021
THEORY OF MACHINES AND MECHANISMS 2012/2013 2013/2014 2016/2017 2017/2018
In Progress
2019 - Present Pulsed Eddy Current System Prototype for Assessment of Under-Insulation Corrosion
2019 - Present Investigation on the energy saving capability of a Variable Inertia Magneto Rheological (MR) Flywheel.
2019 - Present Development of an Intelligent Knowledgebase for uEDM Operation
2018 - Present Micro Hole Machining for Laser Application
2018 - Present Modeling and Experimental Investigation on Laser-micro Electro discharge machining based hybrid microfabrication process
2018 - Present Fundamental Investigation on Laser-EDM Based Micromachining Technology (AOARD GRANT)
2018 - Present Fundamental Investigation on Laser-EDM Based Micromachining Technology
2018 - -1 Micro Hole Machining for Laser Application
2017 - 2017 Design of the 4th Axis for DT-110 Multipurpose Machinetool
2016 - 2019 Development of a Prototype of Carbon Nanotube based Angular Sensor
2014 - 2017 Development of a 3-D ?-Patterning Process for Vertically Aligned Cardon Nanotubes (VACNT) for New Types of Sensor Fabrication
2014 - 2016 Design and Development of Shoe-Tying Robotic Hands for Prosthetics and Humanoid Application
2014 - 2017 Investigation on the Effect Of "Nano-Powder" in Micro-Wire Electro-Discharge Machining (?-WEDM) Process for Fabricating Micro Actuators with Nanometric Mirror Surface
2013 - 2014 MEMS Based electrostatic Acutator Development for 2 x 2 Optomechanical Swithch
2013 - 2016 Study of Effects of Patterning Process on Carbon Nanotube(CNT) Forest Surface
2013 - 2016 Novel Real-Time Snatch Robbery Detection And Prediction For Smart Surveillance System
2013 - 2016 Parametric Investigation to Optimize Dynamic Range of Magnetorheological Damper for Prosthetic Limbs
2013 - 2015 Development of a BCI (Brain Computer Interface) and Shape Memory Alloy Based (SMA) Assistive Hand for Disabled People
19 Februari 2013 Bronze Medal. IRIIE 2013 organizing committee - University level.
2019 Modular robotic platform for autonomous machining. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology
2019 Artificial neural network modelling and analysis of carbon nanopowder mixed micro wire electro discharge machining of gold coated doped silicon. International Journal of Materials Engineering Innovation , 10 (4) pp.346-363
2019 PDMS-based dual-channel pneumatic micro-actuator. Smart Materials and Structures , 28 (11) pp.1-11
2019 A review on micro-patterning processes of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes array (VACNTs Array). Current Nanoscience , 15 (4) pp.328-353
2019 An ex-situ method to convert vertically aligned carbon nanotubes array to horizontally aligned carbon nanotubes mat. Materials Research Express , 6 (2) pp.1-8
2018 Optical characterization of tip bended vertically aligned carbon nanotubes array. Chemical Physics Letters , 711 pp.37-41
2018 Copper–cobalt thermoelectric generators: power improvement through optimized thickness and sandwiched planar structure. IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices , 66 (8) pp.3459-3465
2018 Editorial: Advanced nanomaterial synthesis and their applications for engineering research. Current Nanomaterials , xx (xx) pp.1
2018 Towards achieving nanofinish on silicon (Si) wafer by μ-wire electro-discharge machining. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , 99 (9) pp.3005-3015
2018 Combination of fused deposition modelling with abrasive milling for attaining higher dimensional accuracy and better surface finish. IIUM Engineering Journal , 19 (2) pp.221-231
2017 Optical anisotropy in micromechanically rolled carbon nanotube forest. Electronic Materials Letters , 13 (5) pp.442-448
2017 Empirical modeling of micromechanical bending process of vertically aligned carbon nanotube forest using response surface methodology. Cogent Engineering , 4 (1) pp.1-13
2017 Development of localised electrochemical deposition control system for fabricating micro EDM electrode. International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials , 19 (3) pp.260-276
2017 Concept of a programmable fixture for 3-Axis CNC. International Journal of Engineering Materials and Manufacture , 2 (3) pp.49-57
2017 Comparative study of conventional and magnetically coupled piezoelectric energy harvester to optimize output voltage and bandwidth. Microsystem Technologies , 23 (7) pp.2663-2674
2016 A hybrid machining process combining micro-EDM and laser beam machining of nickel-titanium based shape memory alloy. Materials and Manufacturing Processes , 31 (4) pp.447-455
2016 Micro glow plasma for localized nanostructural modification of carbon nanotube forest. Applied Physics Letters , 109 pp.081604-1
2016 Investigation of anisotropic reflectance from densified arrays of vertically aligned carbon nanotube forests (VACNTs). Chemical Physics Letters , 658 pp.343-346
2016 Enhancement of reflectance of densified vertically aligned carbon nanotube forests. Carbon Letters , 18 pp.67-70
2016 Study on micro-patterning process of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes (VACNTs). Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures pp.88-99
2015 Remote interior temperature control of parked vehicles. Advanced Materials Research , 1115 pp.494-498
2015 Development of a Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) based assistive hand. Advanced Materials Research , 1115 pp.454-457
2015 Experimental study on improving μ- WEDM and μ-EDM of doped silicon by temporary metallic coating. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , 78 pp.1651-1663
2015 A piezoelectric based energy harvester with magnetic interactions: modelling and simulation. Advanced Materials Research , 1115 pp.549-554
2015 Development of an angle sensor using optical polarizer. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences , 10 (23) pp.17416-17420
2014 Micropatterning polypyrrole conducting polymer by pulsed electrical discharge. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering , 299 (2) pp.198-207
2014 Enhancing μ-wedming (wire electro-discharge machining) of polished silicon wafer by conductive coating. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Research , 5 (1-2) pp.1-17
2013 High-power MEMS switch enabled by carbon-nanotube contact and shape-memory-alloy actuator. Physica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials , 210 (4) pp.631-638
2013 Dry micro-electro-discharge machining of carbon-nanotube forests using sulphur-hexafluoride. Carbon , 52 pp.288-295
2012 Transforming carbon nanotube forest from darkest absorber to reflective mirror. Applied Physics Letter , 101 (6) pp.061913-1
2011 In-process truing for ELID (Electrolytic In-Process Dressing) grinding by pulsewidth control. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering , 8 (2) pp.338-346
2011 Field-emission-assisted approach to dry micro-electro-discharge machining of carbon-nanotube forests. Journal of Applied Physics , 110 (10)
2010 Efficient dressing of the wheel in ELID grinding by controllable voltage with force feed back. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology , 46 (1-4) pp.123-130
2010 Development, modeling, and experimental investigation of low frequency workpiece vibration-assisted micro-EDM of tungsten carbide. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering , 135 (2) pp.054503-1
2010 Modelling for fabrication of microelectrodes by localized electrochemical deposition for micro-electrodischarge machining. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture , 224 (11) pp.1741-1755
2010 A multiprocess machine tool for compound micromachining. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture , 50 (4) pp.344-356
2008 Development of an on-machine profile measurement system in ELID grinding for machining aspheric surface with software compensation. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture , 48 (7-8) pp.887-895
2007 Development and performance evaluation of an ultra precision ELID grinding machine. Journal of Materials Processing Technology , 192/93 pp.287-291

Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Development of an active fixture for ultrasonically assisted micro electro-discharge machining. In: 7th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics Engineering - ICOM'19
2019 Development and performance evaluation of modular RC-based power supply for micro-EDM. In: 7th IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics Engineering - ICOM'19
2019 Micromachining using fiber laser for various metallic workpieces. In: FEIIC - International Conference on Engineering Education and Research FICEER 2019
2019 Prototype of single degree of freedom optical resolver. In: 4th International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive, and Aerospace Engineering 2018 (ICMAAE’18)
2019 Hexapod robot for autonomous machining. In: 4th International Conference on Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering (ICMAAE 2018)
2017 Design and development of a hybrid machine combining rapid prototyping and CNC milling operation. In: Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 2016 (AMPT 2016)
2017 An assistive robotic hand based on human computer interface (HCI) and shape memory alloy (SMA) actuator. In: 9th International Conference on Robotic, Vision, Signal Processing and Power Applications Empowering Research and Innovation
2017 An improved machining process of polished silicon using nano powder mixed micro-wire electro discharge machining. In: 2017 World Congress on Micro and Nano Manufacturing
2017 Improvement of dimensional accuracy of 3-D printed parts using an additive/subtractive based hybrid prototyping approach. In: 6th International Conference on Mechatronics - ICOM'17
2017 An experimental investigation on the effect of nanopowder for micro-wire electro discharge machining of gold coated silicon. In: Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 2016 (AMPT 2016)
2016 An experimental investigation of gold coated silicon using nano powder mixed micro-wire electro discharge machining. In: Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies, 2016 (AMPT 2016)
2016 Anisotropic carbon nanotube for new type of angle sensor development. In: International Conference on Advances in Functional Materials (AFM 2016)
2015 Development and performance evaluation of a linear actuator based Wwarable assistive device. In: Asian Control Conference (ASCC 2015)
2015 Development and performance evaluation of a linear actuator based wearable assistive device. In: 2015 10th Asian Control Conference (ASCC 2015)
2015 Application of VACNTs in MEMS devices. In: World Congress on Microscopy: Instrumentation, Techniques and Applications in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences (WCM 2015)
2014 Micro-Mechanical Bending (M2 B) method for Carbon Nanotube (CNT) based sensor fabrication . In: Smart Instrumentation, Measurement and Applications (ICSIMA), 2014 IEEE International Conference on
2014 Inner ambient control of the parked vehicle in a hot sunny day by remote access. In: International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014 (IRIIE2014)
2014 Improving μ-wire electro-discharge machining operation of polished silicon wafer by conductive coating. In: 9th International Conference on MicroManufacturing (ICOMM 2014)
2014 Piezoelectric based vibration energy harvester with tip attraction magnetic force: modeling and simulation . In: Mathematics and Computers in Science and Industry (MCSI)
2013 µ-Patterning of Carbon Nanotube patterning of Carbon Nanotube (CNT) forest for MEMS applications . In: 5th International Conference on Mechatronics (ICOM'13)
2013 A new μ-patterning method for Carbon Nanotube (CNT) forest and its remarkable optical transformation. In: 16th International Conference on Advances in Material and Processing Technology AMPT 2013
2012 High-precision dry micro-electro-discharge machining of Carbon-Nanotube forests with ultralow discharge energy . In: International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
2004 Design of a gyroscopically stabilized single-wheeled robot. In: Conference on Robotics, Automation and Mechatronics


Book Section

2019 Near net shape machining by Micro-EDM and Micro-WEDM. In: Micro-electrical Discharge Machining Processes Technologies and Applications Springer . ISBN 978-981-13-3073-5 , pp.231-264
2017 ELID grinding and EDM for finish machining. In: Comprehensive materials finishing Elsevier Inc. . ISBN 978-0-12-803249-7 , pp.364-407
2015 Electro-discharge machining for non-metal based fabrication process. In: Electrical Discharge machining (EDM), Types, Technologies and Applications Nova Publishers . ISBN 9781634835985 , pp.383-424
2014 Electrolytic In-Process Dressing (ELID) grinding for nano-surface generation. In: Comprehensive materials processing Elsevier . ISBN 9780080965321 , pp.483-522