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The Faculty Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Raees Fida Swati

Raees Fida Swati

Assistant Professor

PhD (Structural Design of Flight Vehicle)
Aeronautical & Astronautical Science and Technology
School of Astronautics, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China
Area of Specialization:Structural Design & Analysis
HEC Approved Ph.D Supervisor

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Academic Background:

  • PhD Flight Vehicle Design (2014 - 2019)
    Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China
  • MS Aerospace Engineering (2010 - 2013)
    Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • BE Mechanical Engineering (2004 - 2008)
    Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan


  • Research Scholar (September 2014 – February 2019)
    School of Astro, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xian, China
  • Lecturer/Lab Instructor (September 2009 – September 2014)
    Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Assistant Manager Product Support & Sales Engineer (December 2008 – August 2009)
    Skyways Construction & Services Islamabad

Specialization and Research Interests:

  • FEM modelling using multiscale method in aerospace
  • Impact analysis
  • Wind turbine systems
  • FEM, BEM
  • Modelling of Composites and their analysis for aerospace applications

Publications & Conferences

  • Swati, R.F.; Qureshi, S.R.; Sohail, M.U.; Munir, A.; Qureshi, O.M.; Khan, A.A. Micro-Mechanical Investigation of Interfacial Debonding in Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Composites Using Extended Finite Element Method (XFEM) Approach. Micromachines 2022, 13, 1226.
  • Raees Fida Swati, Muhammad AsfandYar Amjad, Muhammad Talha, Hassan Elahi, H. R. Hamdani, Abid Ali Khan & S. R. Qureshi (2022) Crashworthiness study of UCAV’s main landing gear using explicit dynamics, International Journal of Crashworthiness, DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2022.2028449
  • R. F. Swati, W. L. Hua, H. Elahi, and A. A. Khan, “XFEM Damage Analysis of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites and Crack Propagation in Mixed-Mode and Implementation of the Method Using ABAQUS,” Int. J. Mater. Mech. Manuf., vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 286–290, 2018.
  • R. F. Swati, L. H. Wen, H. Elahi, A. A. Khan, and S. Shad, “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Transversal Damage in Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites using X-FEM Analysis,” J. Mech. Sci. Technol., vol. 00, 2018.
  • R. F. Swati, L. H. Wen, H. Elahi, A. A. Khan, and S. Shad, “Extended finite element method (XFEM) analysis of fiber reinforced composites for prediction of micro-crack propagation and delaminations in progressive damage: a review,” Microsyst. Technol., pp. 1–17, Jul. 2018.
  • R.F. Swati, L.H . Wen, S. Shad, A. Qian, A. . Khan, and H. Elahi, “Application of extended finite element method for modeling and analysis of micro-crack propagation and vibration analysis of Femur (Cortical) Bone for the simulation of composite structure and Characterization of proposed Biomimetic Material,” in International Conference on Life Sciences and Human Health System Engineering –Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Approach – 2018, PAF Complex, Sector E-9 Islamabad., 2018.
  • H. Elahi, M. Eugeni, P. Gaudenzi, M. Gul, and R. F. Swati, “Piezoelectric thermo electromechanical energy harvester for reconnaissance satellite structure,” Microsyst. Technol., pp. 1–8, Jun. 2018.
  • H. Elahi, M. Eugeni, P. Gaudenzi, F. Qayyum, R. F. Swati, and H. M. Khan, “Response of piezoelectric materials on thermomechanical shocking and electrical shocking for aerospace applications,” Microsyst. Technol., pp. 1–8, Mar. 2018.
  • R.F. Swati, L.H. Wen, S. Shad, A. A. Khan, and H. Elahi, “Offshore Wind Energy Challenges, Design Improvements, Anti-typhoon Strategies for Offshore Wind Turbine and Structural Health Monitoring,” in International Conference on Environment and Human Health Engineering, Xi’an, China, 2017.
  • H. Elahi, A. Israr, R. F. Swati, H. M. Khan, and A. Tamoor, “Stability of piezoelectric material for suspension applications,” 2017 Fifth Int. Conf. Aerosp. Sci. Eng., no. June, pp. 1–5, 2017.
  • E. Hassan et al., “Automatic Sorting, Counting and Bottle Filling Robotic Station,” Int. J. Sci. Eng. Appl. Sci., vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 203–206, 2017.
  • R. F. Swati, A. A. Khan, and L. H. Wen, “Weight optimized main landing gears for UAV under impact loading for evaluation of explicit dynamics study,” in Advanced Materials, Structures and Mechanical Engineering, 2016, pp. 371–375.
  • R. F. Swati, W. L. Hua, H. Elahi, and A. A. Khan, “Extended Finite Element Method Damage Analysis of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Composites Using Multiscale Method and Study of Crack Propagation in mixed mode using ABAQUS,” 4th Int. Conf. Mech. Mechatronics Res. Xi’an (sian), China.
  • Sohail, M.U., Elahi, H., Islam, Khalid Parvez & Raees Fida Swati, “CFD analysis on the effects of distorted inlet flows with variable RPM on the stability of the transonic micro-compressor”. Microsyst Technol (2021).
  • Construction of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines a Beginners Approach, Publisher: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing Website: 978-3-659-35257-7,3659352578