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Dr. M. Mahabat Khan

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR/HOD MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Muhammad Mahabat Khan has earned his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Computational Fluid Dynamics from Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France. He is currently serving as Associate Professor and Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at Capital University of Science and Technology, Islamabad. He is also leading the thermo-fluids research group, FlowTherm. With over five years of experience as an Advanced Development Engineer at Continental Automotive, France, he has contributed significantly to the development of the Euro-VI gasoline direct injection system. His expertise extends across various research areas, including Thermal Energy Storage, Energy Efficient Buildings, Heat Transfer Enhancement, Multiphase and Turbulent Flows. His involvement in advanced engineering projects underscores his impactful contributions to innovative technologies and systems.

QUALIFICATION
PhD Computational Fluid Dynamics Ecole Centrale de Lyon, France 2014
MSc Advanced Mechanical Engineering University of Leeds, UK 2009
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST) Since – 2019
Assistant Professor Capital University of Science & Technology (CUST) 2015 – 2019
INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE
Development Engineer Advanced Development Engineer, Continental Automotive France SAS, Advanced System Engineering 2010 – 2014
Research Scholar University of Leeds, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering 2009 – 2010
MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES
PEC Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
1. Heat transfer enhancement
2. Latent thermal energy storages
3. Phase change materials
4. Large Eddy simulations
RESEARCH SUPERVSION
1. Ph.D. Heat Transfer Enhancement of Target Surface using Impinging Jets – Scholar Name: Liaqat Hussain – Status: Research phase (2024)
2. Ph.D. Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Bone Scaffolds – Scholar Name: Shummaila Rasheed – Status: Completed (2024)
3. Ph.D. Numerical Investigation of Thermal-Hydraulic Performance of Dimpled Tubes- Scholar Name: Rizwan Sabir – Status: Completed (2023)
4. Ph.D. Design of Phase Change Material based Enhanced Thermal Energy Storage System – Scholar Name: Shahid Shafiq – Completed (2023)
5. MSc. PCM based Battery Thermal Management System for Lithium-ion cells – Scholar Name: Sarmad Ali – Status: Completed (2024)
6. MSc. Performance Enhancement of Latent Thermal Energy Storage through Vibration Plates – Scholar Name: Syed Abaad ul Hassan – Status: Research Phase (2024)
7. MSc. Optimization of Tube and Enclosure Configurations for Melting Performance Enhancement of Phase Change Material – Scholar Name: Tabish Haider – Status: Completed (2024)
8. MSc. Heat Transfer Enhancement of Latent Thermal Energy Storage System using Multiple Tubes and Modified Shell Designs – Status: Completed (Sep 2020)
9. MSc. Energy Efficiency Enhancement of Residential Buildings in Pakistan by using Phase Change Materials in Building Envelop – Status: Completed (Sep 2020)
10. MSc. Numerical Study of Laminar Flow Past Circular Cylinder with Waviness in the Confining Walls – Scholar Name: Liaqat Hussain – Status: Completed (Sep 2019)
11. MSc. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Power Cycles for Waste Heat Recovery of Gas Turbine – Scholar Name: Abubakr Ayub – Status: Completed (2018)
SR.JOURNAL PUBLICATIONSYEAR
1L. Hussain, M.M. Khan, N. Ahmed,” Flow Performance Enhancement of a Fluidic Oscillator Through the Integration of Rectangular Ribs On Coanda Surface”, Journal of Fluids Engineering2024
2S. Ali, M.M. Khan, M. Irfan,” Thermal Performance Enhancement of Lithium-Ion Batteries Using Phase Change Material and Fin Geometry Modification”, World Electric Vehicle Journal, Vol. 15 (2)2024
3B. Hussain, M. Irfan, M.M. Khan, S. Ullah, F. Hasnain, “Geometric optimization of fin structures for accelerated melting of phase change material in a triplex tube heat exchanger”, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 79 (2), p. 1101622023
4S. Rasheed, W. A. Lughmani, M. M. Khan, D. Brabazon, M. A. Obeidi, I. U. Ahad “Conforming porosity design and deformation behavior of additively manufactured bone scaffolds with Finite Element Modelling and mechanical properties investigations”, Journal of Functional Biomaterials, Vol. 10(14)2022
5R. Sabir, M. M. Khan, M. Imran, N.A. Sheikh, M. Irfan, “Role of transverse dimples in thermal-hydraulic performance of dimpled enhanced tubes”, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 1392022
6F.U. Hasnain, M. Irfan, M. M. Khan, “Branched fins and nanoparticles for the enhanced thermal performance during the melting-solidification cycle of latent energy storage unit”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 46(15)2022
7L Hussain, M. M. Khan*, “Recent Progress in flow control and heat transfer enhancement of impinging sweeping jets using double feedback fluidic oscillators: A review”, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 144(12)2022
8H. F. Ahmed, F. Kaiser, M. M. Khan*, “Influence of passive wake control on thermal-hydraulic performance of a cylinder confined in wavy channel under high blockage ratios”, Thermophysics and Aeromechanics, Vol. 29 (3)2022
9L. A. Khan, M. M. Khan*, “Influence of angular orientation of fins on thermal charging and discharging performance of latent heat storage unit”, High Temperature, Vol. 60 (2)2022
10M. Khan, M. M. Khan*, M. Irfan, N. Ahmad, M. A. Haq, I. Khan, M. Mousa “Energy Efficiency Enhancement of Residential Buildings in Pakistan by using Phase Change Materials in Building Envelope”, Energy Reports, Vol. 82022
11S. Shafiq, M. M. Khan*, “Effects of fin length distribution functions and enclosure aspect ratio on latent energy storage performance of dual-wall-heated unit”, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 53 (9)2022
12R. Sabir, M. M. Khan*, N. A. Sheikh, “Numerical investigation of thermal-hydraulic performance of U-tubes enhanced with ellipsoidal 45o dimples”, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 144 (8)2022
13F. Kaiser, M. M. Khan, H. F. Ahmed, M. Irfan, IU Ahad, “Performance characteristics of PCM based thermal energy storage system for fluctuating waste heat sources”, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Vol. 342022
14R. Qaiser, M. M. Khan, H. F. Ahmed, F. K. Malik, M. Irfan, IU Ahad “Performance enhancement of latent thermal energy storage system using effective geometric designs of tubes and shell”, Energy Reports, Vol. 82022
15R. Sabir, M. M. Khan, N. A. Sheikh, IU Ahad, “Effect of dimple pitch on thermal-hydraulic performance of tubes enhanced with ellipsoidal and teardrop dimples”, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Vol. 312022
16L. Hussain, M. M. Khan, M. Masud, F. Alam, Z. Rehman, L. Amanowicz, K. Rajiski, “Heat Transfer Augmentation through Different Jet Impingement Techniques: A State-of-the-Art Review”, Energies, Vol. 14 (20)2021
17S. Shafiq, M. M. Khan*, M. Irfan, “Performance Enhancement of Double-wall-heated Rectangular Latent Thermal Energy Storage Unit through Effective Design of Fins”, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Vol. 27 (10)2021
18L.A. Khan, M. M. Khan*, H. F. Ahmed, M Irfan, IU Ahad, D. Brabazon, “Dominant roles of eccentricity, fin design and nanoparticles in performance enhancement of latent thermal energy storage unit”, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 43 (11)2021
19M. Khan, A Khalid, WA Lughmani, M. M. Khan, “A use case of a wave power potential estimation in the exclusive economic zone”, Ocean Engineering, Vol. 237(8)2021
20F. U. Hasnain, M. Irfan, M. M. Khan*, L. A. Khan, H. F. Ahmed “Melting performance enhancement of a phase change material using branched fins and nanoparticles for energy storage applications”, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 38(6)2021
21L. Hussain, M. M. Khan*, “Passive control of vortex shedding and drag reduction in laminar flow across circular cylinder using wavy wall channel”, Fluid Dynamics, 56 (2)2021
22R. Qaiser, M. M. Khan*, L. A. Khan, M. Irfan, “Melting performance enhancement of PCM based thermal energy storage system using multiple tubes and modified shell designs”, Journal of Energy Storage, Vol. 33(1)2021
23L. A. Khan, M. M. Khan*, “Role of orientation of fins in performance enhancement of a latent thermal energy storage unit”, Applied Thermal Engineering, 1752020
24R. Sabir, M. M. Khan*, N. A. Sheikh, IU Ahad, D. Brabazon, “Assessment of thermo-hydraulic performance of inward dimpled tubes with variation in angular orientations”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 1702020
25A. Ayub, N. A. Sheikh, R. Tariq, M. M. Khan, C. Invernizzi, “Exergetic optimization and comparison of combined gas turbine supercritical CO2 power cycles”, Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Vol. 10(4)2018
26M. M. Khan*, J. Hélie, M. Gorokhovski, “Computational methodology for non-evaporating spray in quiescent chamber using Large Eddy Simulation”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 102, p. 102-1182018
27M. M. Khan*, N. A. Sheikh, A. Khalid, W. A. Lughmani, “Experimental characterization of sprays under highly evaporating conditions” Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54(5), 1531-15432018
28E. Khalid, S. Manzoor, N. A. Sheikh, M. Ali, H. M. Ali, M. M. Khan., “Numerical Investigation of Transient Response of a Coupled Two Degrees of Freedom Symmetric Airfoil before Flutter”, International journal of Aeroacoustics, Vol. 17 (3), 275-2942018
29M. M. Khan*, J. Hélie, M. Gorokhovski, “Experimental and Numerical study of Flash Boiling in Gasoline Direct Injection Sprays”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 123, 377-3892017
30M. M. Khan*, N. A. Sheikh, “Experimental characterization of sprays under highly evaporating conditions,” Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 31(4)2017
31M. M. Khan*, J. Helie, M. Gorokhovski, N. A. Sheikh, “Air Entrainment in Multi hole Gasoline Direct Injection Sprays”, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 10 (4)2017
32M. Ali, M. H. Iqbal, N. A. Sheikh, H. M. Ali, S. Manzoor, M. M. Khan “Performance investigation of air velocity effects on PV modules under controlled conditions”, International Journal of Photoenergy, Vol. 2017, 1-102017
33M. R. Bhatti, N. A. Sheikh, S. Manzoor, M. M. Khan, “Numerical studies of Hydrogen Peroxide Thermal Decomposition in a Shock Tube using OpenFOAM”, Journal of Thermal Science, Vol. 26(3)2017
34M. M. Khan* and N. A. Sheikh, “Identification and characterization of coherent structures in gasoline injector nozzle flow using proper orthogonal decomposition”, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 30(8), 3673-36802016
35J. Hélie, M. M. Khan, M. Gorokhovski, “Large eddy simulation of a turbulent spray jet generated by high-pressure injection: impact of the in-nozzle flow”, Journal of Turbulence, Vol. 17(9), 823-8462016
36N. A. Sheikh, S. Manzoor, M. M. Khan, M. Ali, “Hydrodynamic description of a vibrofluidized granular bed driven at high frequency”, The European Physical Journal Applied Physics, Vol. 75(3)2016
37Q. Abbas, M. M. Khan, R. Sabir, Y. M. Khan, Z. U. Koreshi, Numerical simulation and experimental verification of air flow through a heated pipe. International Journal of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Vol. 10(2), 7-122010
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
S. Ali, M. M. Khan, “Experimental Investigation of Battery Thermal Management System of Lithium-Ion Cells Using PCM”, Engineering Proceedings. 2023, 45(1), 52.
Saifullah, M. M. Khan, M. Irfan, “Geothermal Heat Pumps Utilizing Existing Water Boreholes in Pakistan”, Engineering Proceedings. 2023, 45(1), 6.
M. M. Khan, M. J. Hyder, M. Irfan, M. Masud, “Statement of Peer Review”, Engineering Proceedings. 2023; Vol. 45(1), 9.
M. M. Khan, M. J. Hyder, M. Irfan, M. Masud, “Preface: The Third International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering 2023 (ICAME-23)”, Engineering Proceedings. 2023, 45(1), 10.
M. M. Khan, M. J. Hyder, M. Irfan, M. Masud, Statement of Peer Review. Engineering Proceedings. 2022; Vol. 23(1), 37.
R. Sabir, M. M. Khan, N. A. Sheikh, “Thermal Hydraulic Performance Augmentation of Dimpled Enhanced Tubes for Different Dimple Shapes Using Variation in Radial Dimples”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Islamabad, 2021
R. Sabir, M. M. Khan, N. A. Sheikh, “Thermal hydraulic performance enhancement of U-tubes using inward ellipsoidal 45-degree dimples”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Islamabad, 2021
L. Hussain, M. M. Khan, “A review on jet impingement cooling methods”, International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Islamabad, 2021
A. Ayub, N. A. Sheikh, R. Tariq, M. M. Khan, “Thermodynamic Optimization of Air Bottoming Cycle for Waste Heat Recovery”, Energy Systems for Sustainable Development, Lahore, 2018.
M.M. Khan, J. Helie, N. Lamarque, J. Chesnel, N. Lu, “Large Eddy Simulations for atomization and spray”, LES4ICE– Rueil-Malmaison, Paris, France, 2014.
M. M. Khan, J. Helie, M. Gorokhovski, et. al, “Numerical analysis of multihole Gasoline Direct Injection sprays”, International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems – Heidelberg, Germany, 2012.
M. M. Khan, J. Helie, A. A. Burluka, “POD application for the flow characterization at the exit of a gasoline nozzle at low pressure”, European Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems – Estoril, Portugal, 2011.

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