Dr. Wajid has ten years of teaching, research, and industrial experience. He taught to undergraduate and postgraduate programs of Mechanical Engineering and Renewable Energy. Dr. Wajid is currently Senior Lecturer at the De Montfort University (DMU), Dubai in the faculty of Science, Engineering, and Computing (SEC). Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor in University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore Pakistan and Dhofar University, Oman. He also worked in Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd as an executive trainer for the vehicle general repair.

Dr. Wajid did his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Hanyang University, South Korea. His research focuses on Energy and Environment.  He has registered one patent and published 27 peer-reviewed international journal papers.

Saleem, M.W., Imran, S., Zafar, M.N., Usman, M., Habib, M.S. and Badshah, M.A., 2021. Steady and controlled desalination via capacitive deionization: performance assessment and optimization of hybrid CV-CC process. Separation Science and Technology, 56(7), pp.1272-1289.

Saleem, M.W., Abbas, A., Asim, M., Uddin, G.M., Chaudhary, T.N. and Ullah, A., 2021. Design and cost estimation of solar powered reverse osmosis desalination system. Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 13(6), p.16878140211029090.

Rezk, H., Saleem, M.W., Abdelkareem, M.A. and Al-Dhaifallah, M., 2020. Radial movement optimization based optimal operating parameters of a capacitive deionization desalination system. Processes, 8(8), p.964.

Saleem, M.W. and Kim, W.S., 2018. Parameter-based performance evaluation and optimization of a capacitive deionization desalination process. Desalination, 437, pp.133-143.

Saleem, M.W., Im, B.G. and Kim, W.S., 2018. Electrochemical CDI integration with PRO process for water desalination and energy production: concept, simulation, and performance evaluation. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 822, pp.134-143.

Ullah, A., Saleem, M.W. and Kim, W.S., 2017. Performance and energy cost evaluation of an integrated NH3-based CO2 capture-capacitive deionization process. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 66, pp.85-96.

Saleem, M.W., Jande, Y.A.C., Asif, M. and Kim, W.S., 2016. Hybrid CV-CC operation of capacitive deionization in comparison with constant current and constant voltage. Separation Science and Technology, 51(6), pp.1063-1069.

Renewable Energy; Desalination Systems; Salinity Gradient based Power (SGP) generation systems; Carbon Capture; Artificial Neural Network based Process Optimization.

Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer; Engineering Mechanics; Energy and Environment;

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

Thermodynamics; Heat and Mass transfer; Sustainable Energy Systems; Energy Resources and Management