Professional Experience

Associate Professor
Coordinator: Materials and Manufacturing Group
Assistant Professor

   Department of Mechanical Engineering
   King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
   Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

May 2012 - present
Apr 2012 - present
Sep 2006 -
Apr 2012

Guest Researcher
   Materials Performance Group, Metallurgy Division
   Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory
   National Institute of Standards and Technology,
   Gaithersburg, MD, USA.
   Main focus research project: Extraction of quantitative mechanical
    properties from nanoindentation measurements

Jan 2004 - Aug 2006

   Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA

June 2002 - Dec 2003
June - Aug 2001

Research Assistant
   Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA.
Research title: Formation and stability of dislocation boundaries
    and cell structures using multiscale discrete dislocation plasticity;
    funded by Department of Energy (DOE)

Sep 2001 - May 2002
Jan 2000 - May 2001

Graduate Assistant
   King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Sep 1997 - Dec 1999

Mechanical Engineer (Design)
   Petrosin Products Pakistan Pvt. Ltd., Pakistan

Sep 1996 - July 1997

   Pepsi Cola International (Pvt.) Ltd., Pakistan

Aug - Nov 1994