Khawaja Zafar Elahi

Bio: 
Personal Details: Date of birth: 08 - 05 - 1950 Place of birth: Mandi Baha ud Din , Pakistan Permanent Address: Insaf Cloth House Mandi Baha ud Din Pakistan Present Address: Department of Mathematics King Saud University P.O.Box 2455 RIYADH 11451 SAUDI ARABIA Education: 1974 - 1977 Dr.-Ing. (Computational Fluid Mechanics). Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Computer Science, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University Hannover, Hannover, Germany. 1971 - 1973 M.Phil. (Applied Mathematics) Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Quaid - I- Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. 1969 - 1971 M.Sc. ( Applied Mathematics) Department of Mathematics , Punjab University , Lahore, Pakistan. Merit: First Position was obtained in order of merit and was awarded with Gold Medal. 1967 - 1969 B.Sc.(Mathematics & Physics) Punjab University, Lahore , Pakistan.

Khawaja Zafar Elahi

 
Associate Professor,
Off: 00966 1  4676482
Mobile: 00966 509870956
 
E-Mail:
kzelahi@ksu.edu.sa;
kzelahi@gmail.com
 
Web Page: http://faculty.ksu.edu.sa/khawaja/default.aspx
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Summary of experience:
 
Over 43 years of experience in teaching and research in Saudi Arabia, Germany, and Pakistan.
 Area of expertise:
 Applied Mathematics, Computational Modeling and Dynamical Oceanography.
 
 
 
Professional Experience:
 
Oct.1995  -       date:            Associate Professor in Applied Mathematics
Sep.1981 -Oct.1995:            Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, King Saud University, Riyadh.
 
             July 1979 - Sep.1981:         Assistant Professor in Applied Mathematics,
                                                           Department of Mathematics, Quaid -I-Azam University,
         Islamabad.
 
            Sep.1973 - July 1979:            Lecturer in Applied Mathematics,
Department of Mathematics, Quaid -I-Azam University,  Islamabad.
 
              Mar.1974 - Oct.1977:         Doctoral Research Student (DAAD, German Exchange Program).
            Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Computer Sciences,
    Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University Hannover,        Hannover, Germany.
 
 
 
Worked as referee for

  1. KACST  research projects
  2. Promotion to Associate Professor in Tabuk University.

 
 
 
 
                  Post Graduate Teaching
 

  1. Post Graduate Courses

 
 612M            Methods in Fluid Dynamics
                       This course was developed for the post  graduate students of Faculty of Science, King Saud University.
         
 512M           Fluid Dynamics
                       This course was developed for the post  graduate students of Faculty of      Science, King  Saud University.
                    
505M           Numerical Linear Algebra
               This course was developed for the post graduate students of Faculty of                 Engineering, King Saud University. I have developed it and have taught this course many times.
 
506M            Numerical Solution of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
                     This course was developed for the post  graduate students of Faculty of Engineering, King Saud University. I have developed it and  I have been teaching this course since 1985.
     
                  These courses were developed for the post graduate students (M.Sc and P.hd ) of
                  King Saud University, Riyadh.
 

  1. Post Graduate Courses  for students of M.Phil
  • Boundary Layer Theory
  • Turbulence

                        These courses were developed for the post graduate students (M.Phil) of Department of Mathematics,             Quaid I Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
                        I taught these courses from 1979 - 1981.
                       

  1. Post Graduate Courses  student of M.Sc

 

  • Fluid Mechanics.
  •  Mechanics of continuous media.

 
Theses courses were developed for the post graduate students (M.Sc) of Department of Mathematics, Quaid I Azam. University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
I taught these courses from 1979 - 1981
 
MASTERS AND M.Phil  SUPERVISION:
 

  1. Solution of  non- linear Partial differential equations in Fluid Dynamics

     Nasreen Kauser  for M.Phil, Quaid I Azam. University University , Islamabad 1981
 

  1. Numerical model of the tide  in the Bay of Bengal,

Tahira   Tasneem     for M.Phil  Quaid I Azam. University University , Islamabad 1981
    

  1. Numerical model of the Hydrodynamics in the Arabian Gulf.

 Ohood  Bint Hamad Al Dabiyan  for M.Sc   King Saud University,  Riyadh      2009.
 
 
Courses Co-ordination
 

  • M-204   From Year  1416 – 1426                (11 years )
  • M- 105  From Year  1412 – 1416, 1427- 1430     (8 years)
  • M-107   From Year 1430 – to date                   (5 years)

 
I have done my job of coordination with the satisfactions  of my colleagues, students and the chairman. As a coordinator of  courses M- 105 and M – 204 , I  introduced the multiple choice examinations system. I developed lecture notes for these courses to help my colleagues and students.
 
I am teaching using SMART board. I am posting my lectures on M 107 and M 506  on my Web Site and students can access these.
          
        Undergraduate Teaching
 
For 33 years I have been teaching and contributing to the development for a number of courses for the Engineering students including the following:
 

  • Numerical Analysis
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Calculus of one variable
  • Calculus of  several variables
  • Calculus for the students of Pharmacy
  • Calculus for the students for of Medicine
  • Numerical solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations

 
 
 
 

  1. Courses development /improvement

                                   
Being a member of the Applied Mathematics specialist group at King Saud University, Riyadh,
I contributed in developing program for the graduate and postgraduate students.
Particularly, I have developed courses on

  • Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis,
  • Numerical Linear Algebra,
  • Numerical solutions of Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations

 
I have developed Multiple Choice System for the First Calculus course, which is supported by the Bank of problems and lecture note on the Calculus of one variable. 
I have developed Multiple Choice System for the Differential Equations course, which is supported by the Bank of problems and lecture note on the Differential Equations for the Engineering Students.
During my carrier I have developed lecture notes on differential subjects, which are being used by my colleagues and students.
 
1.Lecture Notes for the course of Differential Calculus of one variable.

  1. Lecture Notes for the course of Vector Calculus and Linear Algebra .
  2. Lecture Notes for the course of Numerical Analysis.
  3. Lecture Note for the Differential Equations for the Engineering Students
  4. Lecture Note for the Numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations for the post graduate  Engineering Students

 

  1. Books

                1. Differential Equations
      Co-author with Dr. Mustafa and Dr Saad Maslub.   (Completed)    
                      2. Linear Algebra for Engineers
                              Dr. Rizwan will be co-author   ( In progress)
 

  1. E-Learning   Developing course on Linear Algebra and Calculus  under

     KSU Digital  Course Project
 
 

  1. Graduate Thesis Examiner/ Evaluator of research proposals

                       
I have been on the panel as an external examiner for three Master’s Thesis of Faculty of Computer Sciences at the King Saud University.
I have been working with KASCT for evaluation of research proposals.
 
 
                     
 ACADEMIC DISTINTIONS:
 
1.Gold Medalist of Punjab University, being First Position holder in M.Sc (1971).
2. Research fellow, Quaid - I - Azam University, Islamabad (1971- 1973).
3. Research fellow, DAAD Bonn, Germany   (1974 - 1977).
4. Research Fellow, Interantional center for mechanical sciences year 1976, 1978 , Udina , Italy
5.  Associate member for year 1983,  International center for theoretical Physics,  Trieste,    Italy.
 
 
 
 
Projects Completed:
 

  • Principal Investigator in a Research Project on

 “Numerical Study of the Physical   processes along the coastal areas of Pakistan”,
from  Quaid - I - Azam University, Islamabad (1980 - 1981).

  • Principal Investigator in a Research Project on

“ Study of the Physical  processes governing currents along the coastal areas of Pakistan”,
from  UNESCO/UNDP PAK/77/010/MATHEMATICS I(1979 - 1981).

  • Principal Investigator in a Research Project on

“Prediction of Tides in Pakistan  Waters”, Pakistan Navy, Islamabad (1981)

  • Principal Investigator in a Research Project on “Reproduction of the Tidal phenomena in the Bay of Bengal" Research center, College of Science , King Saud University  /Math/1419/25 (1998-2000)

 
 
PUBLISHED PAPERS:
              
   1.   Khawaja Zafar  Elahi  (1978)

Berechnung von lokalen Gezeitenphanomennen in einem Gebiet mit  geringem beobachtngsmaterial mit Anwendng auf die Sonmiani-Bucht  (Pakistan) Mitt. des Franzius-Inst. der Univ. Hannover Nr. 48,   p. 171- 315, Hannover.

              2.   Khawaja Zafar  Elahi  (1978)
                    The wind -driven circulation in the Northern Arabian Sea, Proc. ASCE
                    16th Int. Conf.Coastal Eng., vol . 4, p. 2708-2714.      
              3.   J. Sundermann, Khawaja Zafar  Elahi  (1979)
Constructional effect on the dynamical processes in a tidal inlet, Proc. 18th IAHR Congress, vol.  4, p. 21-221, Calgary.
              4.   Khawaja Zafar  Elahi , Saleem Asghar  (1980)
Mathematical investigation for improvement of approach channel (Sonmiani-Port), Eleventh Annual Iranian Mathematical Conference, Mashad,
p. 74-83.
             5.    Khawaja Zafar  Elahi , M. Shafique (1980)
Harmonic constants in the Arabian Sea, Univ. of Punjab Journal of Mathematics,   vol. XIII, p. 55-67.
             6.    Khawaja Zafar  Elahi , K. Rashid (1981)
Mathematical model of the Northern Arabian Sea , Ocean Management, vol. 6,  p.149-158.
             7.    M.A.Noor, Kh.Z.Elahi and K.I.Noor  (1982)
Mixed Finite Element Method for non-linear problems, Proc. 4th Int. Conf.on Finite Elements in Water Resources, p. 2.91 - 2.99, Hannover.
             8.   Kh.Z.Elahi , M.A.Noor  (1983)
Tidal Dynamics of the Pakistani Coastal Waters, Proc. Int. Conf. on coastal and port Engineering in developing countries, VII. pp. 1330-1339,  Colombo.
             9.   Khawaja Zafar  Elahi and J. Sundermann (1989)
Tidal Charts of the Arabian Sea North of 20oN. Pak. J. Sci. Ind. Res., vol.33  No.10.  Oct.  1989,  pp. 672-678.  
            10.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi (1991)
                   A Numerical model for tides in the Gulf of Oman, The Arabian J. of  Sci. and  Eng. Vol. 16,  No.2A. ,pp. 173-188.
11.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi and R.A.Ashrafi (1992)
Computer modeling of the Tides of the Arabian Gulf, Computer modeling of Sea and Coastal Regions, Ed. Partridge, Computational Mechanics Publications, Southampton, pp. 161-173.
            12.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi and R.A.Ashrafi (1992)
Tidal modeling of the Arabian Gulf, Hydraulic and Environmental Modeling Coastal Waters Ed: Falconer, R.A., Chandler-Wilde & Sqlin, Ashgate Pub. Ltd. U.K.,pp. 89-98.
            13.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi and R.A.Ashrafi (1993)
                   A Numerical model for the tides in the Arabian Gulf, The Arabian J. of  Sci. and  Eng. Vol. 18,  No.1. ,pp. 63-73.
            14.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi and R.A.Ashrafi (1994)
A two dimensional depth integrated numerical model for tidal flow in the Arabia gulf,   Acta Oceanograhic Taiwanic, No.32, pp. 1-15.
            15.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi (1994)
 Numerical Modelling of M2-tide in the Bay of Bengal, Acta Oceanographic , No33, pp.39-48.
            16.  Khawaja Zafar  Elahi (1995)
A Numerical model for the tide in the  Pakistani coastal waters, Pak. J of Sci. and Ind. Res.,vol.38.No.3-4, pp.152-158.
 

CONFERENCES ATTENDED / PARTICIPATED
 
1.  Participated in the All Pakistan Mathematics Conference, Lahore, Pakistan ,1977.
2.  Attended 17th Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic Research,       Baden - Baden , Germany, 1977.
3. Participated in the 16th Coastal Engineering Conference, American Society of Civil    Engineering , Hamburg, Germany, August 27 to Sep. 9, 1978.
4. Participated in the 18th Congress of the International Association of Hydraulic  Research, Calgary, Itlay, Sep. 10 - 14 ,1979.
5. Participated in the 17th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics , Canberra, Australia, Dec 2 - 15 , 1979.
6. Participated in the 11th Annual Iranian Mathematical Conference, Mashad , Iran, 1980.
7.  Attended the International Conference on Recent Technological Advances in Earth Sciences Studies, Quaid - I - Azam University, Islamabad , 1980.
8. Participated in the 1st  Conference of  Mathematics, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1982.
9. Participated in the   International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in    Developing countries, Colombo, Sri Lanka, March 20 - 26, 1983 .
10. Participated in the 18th General Assembly of the International Union
     of Geodesy and Geophysics/International Association for the Physical
     Sciences of Ocean, Hamburg, Germany, August 15 - 27 , 1983.
11. Attended the 7th National Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Jan.21-25,1984.
12. Participated in the   International Conference on Computer modeling of Seas and
     Coastal   regions, Southampton, U.K., April 27-29,1992.
 13. Participated in 2nd International Conference on Hydraulic and Environmental  
 Modeling of coastal, Estuaries and River Waters, Bradford, U.K., Sep. 22-4,1992.
14. Attended the Annual Conference of the Saudi Arabian Mathematical Society,  Riyadh,  April 5-7,1994.
15. Participated  in the school on Numerical Simulation on Partial Differential Equations:  Methods, Algorithms, Applications. ICTP , Trieste, Italy, Sep. 9 - 27, 1996.
16. Attended “The 2nd Forum for University Teaching, Learning Outcomes Assessment”, King Saud University, Riyadh. Feb 9 -12, 2013
17. Attended Workshop on “ Establishing Science Mathematical Research Institute, King Saud University, Riyadh, Feb 19, 2013.
18. Attended Workshop of E- Learning, King Saud University, Riyadh, Feb 24,  2013.
19. Attended Training program on Black Board and  Software for Distance learning,
       King Saud University, Riyadh, Nov,  2013.
20. Attended Training program on Smart Board, King Saud University, Riyadh, Nov,  2013.
21. Attended  workshop on Equilibrium and optimization Methodology in Finance and Economics. Riyadh, King Saud University, Nov 9 – 11 2015.
 
 
Personal Details:
 
  Date of birth:                                    08 - 05 - 1950
                         
  Place of birth:                        Mandi Baha ud Din , Pakistan
 
 Permanent Address:              Insaf  Cloth House
                                                  Mandi Baha ud Din
                                                  Pakistan
 
 Present Address:                    Department of Mathematics
                                                  King Saud University
                                                  P.O.Box 2455
                                                  RIYADH  11451
                                                  SAUDI  ARABIA
Education:
 
1974 - 1977           Dr.-Ing. (Computational Fluid Mechanics).
Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Computer Science,
Faculty of Civil Engineering, Technical University Hannover,
Hannover, Germany.
 
1971 - 1973           M.Phil. (Applied Mathematics)
Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
Quaid - I-  Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
 
1969 - 1971           M.Sc. ( Applied Mathematics)
   Department of Mathematics ,
   Punjab University ,
   Lahore, Pakistan.
Merit:  First Position was obtained in order of merit and was  awarded with Gold Medal.
 
 1967 - 1969          B.Sc.(Mathematics & Physics)
   Punjab University,
  Lahore , Pakistan.