Dr. Muhammad Ateeq is a Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Enterprise Education & Innovation. He is responsible for delivering modules in the Electrical & Electronics Engineering (EEE) Department, on an MSc Programme in Sensor technologies & Enterprise (which is a joint venture of Liverpool John Moores University, The University of Liverpool and Sensor City), and, at the Centre for Entrepreneurship. He is also working as a Team Leader (part-time) in Library Services at Liverpool John Moores University.
In his previous role, he worked as a Research & Teaching Assistant in the Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, Department of Built Environment at the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, LJMU. He worked on a highly business focused competitive research project in the Low Carbon technologies field.
He has received his PhD in Civil and Microwaves Engineering & MSc in Telecommunications Engineering (with distinction) from Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom. He has received his BCS (Hons.) in Computer Science from Edwardes College (University of Peshawar), Pakistan.
His research interests include Design and development of Electromagnetic wave sensors for various industrial applications, Non-invasive and non-destructive Electromagnetic wave analysis and characterisation of materials, Renewable energies and energy from waste technologies, Microwave engineering and processing of materials, 3D modelling, simulations and analysis using COMSOL Multiphysics, HFSS and Solidworks, Rheological mechanical and viscosity studies of bituminous binders, Design of new bituminous mixes for pavement applications, Mechanical testing of road construction materials (aggregates, bitumen and recycled materials), Phase change materials, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for real-time monitoring and mapping, Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM) systems.
His teaching responsibilities are in Sensors & Systems, Enterprise and Entrepreneurial Skills, Facilities Management Technologies, Buildings/Building Services and Renewable Energy Technologies.
2012, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD (Civil and Microwaves Engineering)
2007, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc (Telecommunications Engineering)
2004, University of Peshawar, Pakistan, BCS (Computer Science)
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Postgraduate Certificate Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (PGLTHE)
Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Enterprise Education & Innovation, Electronics & Electrical Engineering (EEE) & Centre for Entrepreneurship (CfE), Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2017 - present
Research & Teaching Assistant in Low Carbon Technologies: R&D in Energy Assessment & Carbon Footprint, Building Technologies, Sensors & Systems, Renewable Energy Technologies, Microwave Sensing & Analysis, Microwave Material Processing, Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2015 - 2017
Research Assistant: Researcher & Consultant to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Renewable Energy Technologies, Materials Testing & Electromagnetic Waves Sensors Technologies, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - 2015
Research Assistant: Microwave Plasma Technologies, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2013 - 2013
KTP Associate: Civil Engineering (Highways), School of Engineering, University of Liverpool, 2012 - 2013
Teaching Sesssional, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2010 - 2011
Teaching Sessional, School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, 2009 - 2009
Teng KH, Shaw A, Ateeq M, Al-Shamma a A, Wylie S, Kazi SN, Chew BT, Kot P. 2017. Design and implementation of a non-invasive real-time microwave sensor for assessing water hardness in heat exchangers Journal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications, :1-15 >DOI
Ateeq M, Al-shamma'a A. 2017. Experimental study on the Microwave processing of waste tyre rubber aggregates to enhance their surface properties for their use in rubberised bituminous mixtures Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 59 :2951-2960 >DOI >Link
Teng K, Ateeq M, Shaw A, Al-Shamma'a A, Kazi SN, Chew BT, Kot P. 2017. NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION ON USING AN ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SENSOR TO DETECT WATER HARDNESS IN WATER COOLING SYSTEM INDUSTRY International Journal of Electromagnetics and Applications, 7 :38-47 >DOI
Ateeq M, Shaw A, Garrett R, Dickson P. 2017. A Proof of Concept Study on Utilising a Non-invasive Microwave Analysis Technique to Characterise Silver Based Materials in Aqueous Solution Sensing and Imaging: An International Journal, 18 >DOI >Link
Oon CS, Ateeq M, Shaw A, Wylie S, Al-Shamma'a A, Kazi SN. 2016. Detection of the gas-liquid two-phase flow regimes using non-intrusive microwave cylindrical cavity sensor JOURNAL OF ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES AND APPLICATIONS, 30 :2241-2255 >DOI >Link
Ateeq M, Al-Shamma'a A. 2016. Experimental study on the optimisation of chemical treatment to reduce waste rubber aggregates absorption properties CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MATERIALS, 126 :274-285 >DOI
Oon CS, Ateeq M, Shaw A, Al-Shamma'a A, Kazi SN, Badarudin A. 2016. Experimental study on a feasibility of using electromagnetic wave cylindrical cavity sensor to monitor the percentage of water fraction in a two phase system SENSORS AND ACTUATORS A-PHYSICAL, 245 :140-149 >DOI >Link
Almuradi S, Abdul Rasool AA, Alkafaji D, Ateeq M, Al-Shamma'a A. 2015. Temperature Impact in Electromagnetic Non-Invasive Water/Oil/Gas Multiphase Real Time Monitoring ASIAN JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (ISSN: 2321 - 2462), 3 :512-527 >Link
Ateeq M, Senouci A, Al-Nageim H, Al-Shamma'a A. 2012. Microwave spectroscopy for the analysis of absorption properties of treated waste rubber aggregates Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste, 16 :334-342 >DOI
Ateeq M, Wylie S, Al-Shamma'a A, Al-Nageim H. 2012. Microwave spectroscopy: a potential technique to analyse bitumen dielectric and physical properties MEASUREMENT SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 23 >DOI >Link
Conference Publication (journal proceedings)
Muradov M, Ateeq M, Mason A, Cullen JD, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2014. A Novel Non-Invasive And Real-Time Electromagnetic Wave Sensor For The Meat Industry AAMG New Materials and Developments in Sensor Technologies
Muradov M, Cullen JD, Ateeq M, Mason A, Shaw AI, Al-Shamma'a AI. 2014. Determination of Water-holding Capacity in Meat Using Microwave Spectroscopy 9th Built Environment and Natural Environment (BEAN) Conference :50-51
Muradov M, Mason A, Shaw A, Cullen J, Al-Shamma'a A, Abdullah B, Ateeq M. 2014. Real-time monitoring of meat drying process using microwave spectroscopy Eighth International Conference of Sensing Technology (ICST2014) :407-411
Ateeq M, Long G, Senouci A, Al-Nageim H, Al-Shamma'a A. Upgrading coarse and fine waste tyre rubber aggregate material using LJMU technology, chemical additives, and EM waves 8th LCMT Annual International Conference; Sustainable Aggregates, Pavement Engineering, and Asphalt Technology, Design Construction, Management, Performance and Rehabilitations
Ateeq M, Al-Shamma'a A. Upgrading waste tyre rubber aggregate material using microwaves and chemical treatment for bituminous pavements GERI Annual Research Symposium (GARS 2009)
Ateeq M, Senouci A, Al-Shamma'a A, Al-Nageim H. Study and analysis of the properties of upgraded coarse waste rubber aggregates LCMT 9th International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technology in Asphalt, Pavement Engineering, and Highway Maintenance
Ateeq M, Al-Shamma'a A, Al-Nageim H. Waste rubber treatment and its effect on absorption properties of rubber 10th International Conference in Sustainable Construction Materials and Pavement Engineering
Ateeq M, Senouci A, Al-Nageim H, Al-Shamma'a A. A new approach to enhance the properties of waste polymer Built Environment and Natural Environment (BEAN) Conferenc
Ateeq M, Senouci A, Al-Nageim H, Al-Ansari AB, Al-Shamma'a A. Mechanical performance of rubberised bituminous mix design Proceeding of the 11th Annual International Conference on Pavement Engineering and Infrastructure
Ateeq M, Senouci A, Al-Nageim H, Al-Shamma'a A. Optimum percentage of waste rubber aggregates for cost efficient chemical treatment Built Environment and Natural Environment Conference
Oon CS, Al-Shamma'a A, Wylie S, Ateeq M, Kazi SN, Badarudin A. Electromagnetic wave sensor for multiphase flow measurement in the oil and gas industry Built Environment & Natural Environment Conference (BEAN)
Engagement & Impact
Award title: PhD fully funded Scholarship in collaboration between Liverpool John Moores University & Qatar University, Awarding body: Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)
Award title: Kinexus Training Course; Dynamic Shear Rheometer, Awarding body: Malvern Instruments
Award title: Study Requirements for a CMI Level 5 in Management, Awarding body: Ashorne Hill Management College
Institution: Matrix Polymers Ltd, Collaborator: Dr. Lei Wang
Company: Matrix Polymers Ltd, Position or project: Design and development of a sensor
Membership of professional bodies:
AFHEA, The Higher Education Academy
MIET, Institute of Engineering and Technology
Other Professional Activity:
Describe the Professional Activities: Reviewer of the journal of 'Construction and Building Materials'
Describe the Professional Activities: Reviewer of the journal of 'Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures'
Describe the Professional Activities: Reviewer of 'The Scientific Pages of Nanotechnology'
Describe the Professional Activities: Reviewer of the 'Journal of Food Science'
Research Grants Awarded:
Faculty Pump Prime Funding, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, Design and analysis of new smart materials & structures for industrial applications., Rob Darlington, Andy Shaw, Bill Atherton, Grant value (£): 8000, Duration of research project: 6 months
Merseyside SME, Development of a Sensor, Grant value (£): 30k, Duration of research project: 3 years
Title of qualification gained: Planning for Learning; Running Labs and Practicals
Title of qualification gained: Planning for Learning; Introduction to Assessment
Title of qualification gained: Planning for Learning; Induction
Title of qualification gained: Planning for Learning; Small Group Teaching
Title of qualification gained: Planning for Learning; Working with Large Groups
Title of qualification gained: SEDA supporting learning award 2011-2012