Dr. Akbar Niaz Butt


































RANK: Assistant Professor




·      Ph.D.  Materials Engineering, Corrosion Control Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK, 2013.

·      M.Sc. Materials Engineering, Corrosion Control Engineering, University of Manchester, UK, 2003.


·      B.Sc. Materials Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials, University of Punjab, Pakistan, 2001.



  • Corrosion testing.
  • Surface modifications and coatings.
  • Welding and NDT.
  • Materials processing.



  • Assistant Professor (Institute of space technology) 2 years.
  • Research Assistant (Ghulam Ishaq Unversity) 2 years.


  • A Niaz, SU Khan, A Comprehensive Pitting Study of High Velocity Oxygen Fuel Inconel 625 Coating by Using Electrochemical Testing Technique, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2016. 25 (1), 280-289.


  • N. Akbar and MS. Bakare. "Electrochemical corrosion testing and characterization of potential assisted passive layer on HVOF Inconel 625 coating “Corrosion Reviews, 33.1-2 (2015): 63-76.


  • L. Johnson, A. Niaz, A. Boatwright, K.T. Voisey, and D.A. Walsh, Scanning electrochemical microscopy at thermal sprayed anti-corrosion coatings: Effect of thermal spraying on heterogeneous electron transfer kinetics. J. Electroanal. Chem., 2011. 657(1–2): p. 46-53.


  • Bakare, M.S., Butt, A.N, Voisey, K.T and McCartney, D.G, 2010, Microstructural Modifications and Corrosion Behaviour of HVOF sprayed Coatings Using Laser Surface Melting-Inconel 625 and FeCrAlY. In Proceedings of Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) 2010 pp. 296-306.


  • Liu, Z., P. H. Chong, A.N Butt, P. Skeldon and G.E. Thompson., Corrosion mechanism of laser-melted AA2014 and AA2024 alloys. Applied Surface Science, 2005. 247 (1-4) p. 294-299.


  • Virk, M.A., I.H. Khan, K.M. Deen, M. Ahmad and A.N.Butt., Corrosion failure analysis of spent caustic drainage line pipe. Engineering Failure Analysis, 2010. 17(1): p. 128-134.