1. Mir, I.; Maqsood, A.; Akhtar, S.; and Eisa, S. A. (2019). Guidance and control of standoff air-to-surface carrier vehicle. The Aeronautical Journal. 123(1261), 283-309. (Impact Factor ~ 0.696)
  2. Mir, I.; Taha, H.; Eisa, S. A. and Maqsood, A. (2018). A controllability perspective of dynamic soaring. Nonlinear Dynamics. 2018, 1-16. (Impact Factor ~ 4.339)
  3. Mir, I.; Eisa, S. A. and Maqsood, A. (2018). Review of dynamic soaring: technical aspects, nonlinear modeling perspectives and future directions. Nonlinear Dynamics. 2018, 1-28. (Impact Factor ~ 4.339)
  4. Mir, I.; Maqsood, A.; and Akhtar, S. (2018). Biologically Inspired Dynamic Soaring Maneuvers for an Unmanned Air Vehicle Capable of Sweep Morphing. International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences. 19(4), 1006-1016. (Impact Factor ~ 0.45)
  5. Usman, M., Maqsood, A., Mulkana, S. R. and Riaz, R. (2018). Gap Effect on Flight Performance and Longitudinal Stability of Biplane Micro Air Vehicles. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research. 7 (6), 635-642. (Scopus indexed)
  6. Adeeb, E., Sohn, C. H., Maqsood, A. and Afaq, M. A. (2018). Design Optimization of Ceiling Fan Blades with Nonlinear Sweep Profile. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics. 11(5), 1153-1162. (Impact Factor ~ 1.09)
  7. Alam, M. and Maqsood, A. (2018). Conceptualization of Corporate Setup of an Aviation Engineering Complex through Systems Engineering Process. International Journal of Science and Engineering Investigations. 7 (79), 110-114. (Google Scholar indexed)
  8. Mir, I.; Maqsood, A.; Eisa, S. A.; Taha, H.; and Akhtar, S. (2018). Optimal Morphing Augmented Dynamic Soaring maneuvers for Unmanned Air Vehicle Capable of Span and Sweep Morphologies. Aerospace Science & Technology. 79(2018), 17-36. (Impact Factor ~ 2.228)
  9. Ahmed, W., Maqsood, A. and Riaz, R. (2018). Multiple Time Scale Ananlysis of Pressure Oscillations in Solid Rocket Motors. Results in Physics. 8(2018), 1068-1075. (Impact Factor ~ 0.9)
  10. Mulkana, S. R. and Maqsood, A. (2017). Nature Inspired Scalable Design Trends for Flapping Wing Configurations. European Journal of Advances in Engineering and Technology. 4(11), 814-820.
  11. Bibi, A., Maqsood, A., Sherbaz, S., and Dala, L. (2017). Drag Reduction of Supersonic Blunt Bodies using Opposing Jet & Nozzle Geometric Variations. Aerospace Science & Technology. 69(2017), 244-256. (Impact Factor ~ 2.057)
  12. Afaq, M. A., Maqsood, A., Butt, S. I., Tauqeer, T. and Hasan, A. (2017). Aerodynamic Investigation and Redeisgn of Ceiling Fan Blades for Enhanced Energy Efficiency. MAEJO International Journal of Science & Technology. 11(2), 97-114. (Impact Factor ~ 0.312)
  13. Ramzan, M. and Maqsood, A. (2016). Dynamic Modeling & Analysis of a High Pressure Regulator. Mathematical Problems in Engineering. 2016. (Impact Factor ~ 0.802)
  14. Adeeb, E., Maqsood, A., Mushtaq, A. and Sohn, C. H. (2016). Parametric Study and Optimization of Ceiling Fan Blades for Improved Aerodynamic Performance. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics. 9(6), 2905-2916. (Impact Factor ~ 0.888)
  15. Manzoor, M., Maqsood, A. and Hasan, A. (2016). Quadratic Optimal Control of Aerodynamic Vectored UAV at High Angle of Attack. International Review of Aerospace Engineering. 9(3), 70-79. (Scopus indexed)
  16. Sherbaz, S., Maqsood, A. and Khan, J. (2015). Machinery Options for Green Ship. Journal of Engineering Science & Technology Review. 8(3), 169-173. (Scopus indexed)
  17. Bibi, A., Maqsood, A. and Go, T. H. (2015). Review on Analysis & Modeling of Dynamic Stability Characteristics of Atmospheric Entry Vehicles. NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences. 7(1), 15-21.
  18. Go, T. H. and Maqsood, A. (2015). Effect of Aspect Ratio on Wing Rock at Low Reynolds Number. Aerospace Science and Technology. 42, 267-273. (Impact Factor ~ 2.057)
  19. Maqsood, A. and Go, T. H. (2015). Aerodynamic Characteristics of a Flexible Membrane Micro Air Vehicle. Aircraft Engineering & Aerospace Technology. 87(1), 30-37. (Impact Factor ~ 0.519)
  20. Maqsood, A. and Go, T. H. (2013). Parametric Studies and Performance Analysis of a Biplane Micro Air Vehicle. International Journal of Aeronautical & Space Sciences. 14(3), 229-236. (Impact Factor ~ 0.4)
  21. Maqsood, A. and Go, T. H. (2013). Lift Estimation of Low Aspect Ratio Annular Wings Based on Suction Analogy. AIAA Journal. 51(2), 529-534. (Impact Factor ~ 1.638)


  1. Mir, I, Maqsood, A. and Taha, H. E. and Eisa, S. A. (2019). Soaring Energetics for a Nature Inspired Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum, California, USA. (AIAA 2019-1622)
  2. Mir, I, Maqsood, A. and Akhtar, S. (2017). Dynamic Modeling & Stability Analysis of a Generic UAV in Glide Phase. 2017 International Conference on Mechanical, Material and Aerospace Engineering, China. (DOI: 10.1051/matecconf/201711401007)
  3. Mir, I, Maqsood, A. and Akhtar, S. (2017). Optimization of Dynamic Soaring Maneuvers to Enhance Endurance of a Versatile UAV. IOP Conference Series: International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering, Thailand. (doi:10.1088/1757-899X/211/1/012010)
  4. Mir, I, Maqsood, A. and Akhtar, S. (2017). Optimization of Dynamic Soaring Maneuvrs for a Morphing Capable UAV. AIAA Information Systems-AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace, Grapevine, Texas, USA. (AIAA 2017-0678)
  5. Bibi, A., Hussain, Z., Khan, F. and Maqsood, A. (2017). Quantitative Evaluation of Security and Privacy Perceptions in Online Social Networks: A Case Study. 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  6. Mumtaz, S., Maqsood, A. and Sherbaz, S. (2016). Computational Modeling of Dynamic Stability Derivatives for Generic Airfoils. 3rd International Conference on Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, China.
  7. Adeeb, E., Maqsood, A. and Musthaq, A. (2015). Effect of Number of Blades on Performance of Ceiling Fans. 4th International Conference on Advances in Mechanics Engineering, Spain.
  8. Adeeb, E., Maqsood, A., Musthaq, A. and Hussain, Z. (2015). Shape Optimization of Non-linear Swept Ceiling Fan Blades through RANS simulations and Response Surface Methods. 12th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  9. Ahmad, S., Ahmad, R. and Maqsood, A. (2014). Parametric Screening and Design Refinement of Ceiling Fan Blades. International Conference on Manufacturing & Engineering Technology (ICMET), China. Pages: 591-595; CRC Press 2014.
  10. Afaq, M. A., Maqsood, A., Parvez K. and Mushtaq, A. (2014). Study on the Design Improvement of an Indoor Ceiling Fan. 11th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  11. Maqsood, A., (2013) Modeling & Simulation: A Methodology to Accelerate Research Endeavors of Pakistan. 1st Kinnaird Multidisciplinary Research Conference, Lahore, Pakistan.

Graduate Thesis:

  1. Imran Mir (2018). Dynamics, Numerical Optimization and Control of Dynamic Soaring Maneuvers for a Versatile Unmanned Air Vehicle. (PhD)
  2. Muhammad Hamza Naeem (2019). Drag Reduction in Supersonic Blunt Bodies using Active Opposing jets and Passive Dimples and Bumps. (MSc)
  3. Hamood-ur-Rehman (2019). Stability Considerations of High Lift Devices. (MSc)
  4. Fahad Nawaz (2019). Aerodynamic Assessment of Generic Airfoil with Active Flow Control. (MSc)
  5. Aamir Sultan (2019). Numerical Investigation of Wing-Rock Phenomenon of Low Aspect Ratio Rectangular Wings at Low Reynolds Number. (MSc)
  6. Huzaifa Saeed (2019). Effect of Corrugation on Dynamic Stability of Dragonfly Airfoil. (MSc)
  7. Mishma Akhtar (2018). Two Dimensional Flight Trajectory Tracking and Analysis of Pterygota . (MSc)
  8. Murtaza Alam (2018). Development of Corporate Framework for Aviation Engineering Setup. (MSc)
  9. Muhammad Umair (2018). Development of Technical Facility Layout for Aviation Engineering Setup. (MSc)
  10. Shakeel Awan (2017). Modeling and Performance Estimation of Formation Flight. (MSc)
  11. Syed Muhammad Tashfeen Javad (2017). Development of Surrogate Models for Aircraft Performance Estimation. (MSc)
  12. Muhammad Umar (2017). Flight Dynamic Analysis of Versatile Morphing Capabilities for UAV Applications. (MSc)
  13. Muhammad Adnan Ashraf (2017). Modeling of Scalability Laws for Unmanned Air Vehicles. (MSc)
  14. Waqas Ahmed (2016). Multiple Time Scale Analysis of Pressure Oscillations in Combustion Chambers. (MSc)
  15. Atiqa Bibi (2016). Drag Reduction in Supersonic Blunt Bodies Using Opposing Jets. (MSc)
  16. Muhammad Usman (2016). Flight Performance and Longitudinal Stability of Biplane MAVs under Gap Variation.(MSc)
  17. Muhammad Ramzan (2015). Modeling and Simulation of Generic Pressure Regulators. (MSc)
  18. Saad Shahzad Sultan (2015). Nonlinear Flight Dyamic Analysis of Blunt Body Entry Vehicles Using Multiple Time Scales Method. (MSc)
  19. Muhammad Saleem Mumtaz (2015). Computational Modeling & Analysis of Pitch Damping Derivatives for Generic Airfoils at Low Reynolds Number. (MSc)
  20. Muhammad Kamran Khan Tareen (2014). Analysis of Surge Phenomena in Axial Flow Compressors. (MSc)
  21. Mubashra Manzoor (2014). Control Synthesis for High Angle of Flight of an Unmanned Air Vehicle Using Aerodynamic Vectoring. (MSc)
  22. Ehsan Adeeb (2014). Computational Analysis of Forward Sweep Effect on Ceiling Fan Blades. (MSc)
  23. Shamraiz Ahmed (2014). Design Optimization of Ceiling Fan Blades using Design of Experiments & Response Surface Methods. (MSc)
  24. Muhammad Aaqib Afaq (2013). Aerodynamic Design & Optimization of Energy Efficient Ceiling Fan. (MSc)
  25. Arooj Fatima (2013). Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Gap on Biplane Wings for MAV Applications. (MSc)