King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

Electrical Engineering Department

                                                                                           Mohammed Zahed Mustafa Khan

  Associate Professor

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    Dr. Mohammed Zahed Mustafa Khan received his B.E. degree in electronics and communication from Osmania University, India, in 2001, M.S. degree in electrical engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia, in 2004, and PhD degree in electrical engineering from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, in 2013. Prior to joining KFUPM, he was a SABIC postdoctoral research fellow in Photonics Laboratory, KAUST, from 2014 – 2015.


    From 2001 – 2002 and 2004 – 2009, he was a lecturer of electronics and communication engineering, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India, and electrical and electronics engineering technology, KFUPM – Hafr Albatin campus, Saudi Arabia, respectively.


    Dr. Khan is a Senior Member of IEEE, Senior Member of Optica (formally OSA), and Member of SPIE.


    Research Interests

    Dr. Khan's prior research involved developing numerical models for integrated optics device simulation. Currently, he is working on simulation and experiments (both device and system level) on novel semiconductor optoelectronic devices, particularly on laser diodes for applications in high bit-rate optical communications and sensing. (click here for more details)

    Research Openings Announcement !

    Master's and PhD research projects openings! Funding available for the students.  Also, chance to work at KAUST and KSU. Interested students can contact me via email.

    Office Hours

    Semester 221 (Fall 2022)

    UTR 12:00 to 12:30 PM, M 2:00 to 3:00 PM
    You can also fix an appointment by sending an email to me

    Contact Information

    Electrical Engineering Department

    Office: Building 59, Room 1087

    Phone: +966 (13) 860-1498 (O), +966 (13) 860-3535 (Fax)

    P. O. Box: 2070 

    King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)
    Dhahran - 31261, Saudi Arabia

    email: zahedmk (at)


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