Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Khan is a Professor of Structural Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering and Managing Director of Center of Excellence for Concrete Research and Testing at King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). He is an Adjunct Professor of Structural Engineering, Department of Civil at Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA.
He is formerly an Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham, UK. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Sheffield, UK in 1999. He has vast teaching and research experience at highly reputed universities. During his career, he taught more than a dozen different undergraduate and graduate courses on subjects related to structural engineering. He has vast experience in course and curriculum development in a wide spectrum of civil engineering. He is actively involved in the development and accreditation of undergraduate and graduate programs and has been actively involved in developing a strategic plan for engineering and its implementation.
Dr. Khan is actively engaged in research in areas related to materials and structural engineering. His primary research interests are developing blast and impact-resistant materials; structural behavior of concrete-filled tubes; fiber-reinforced concrete structures; cement-based and polymer-based fiber-reinforced composites; nano- and micro-mechanics of composite materials; sustainability and environmental impact; self-compacting concrete; prediction modeling; application of artificial intelligence. He is listed in the top 2% of scientists in the world in both the life-long citation impact of his work and the citation impact of his work for a single calendar year continuously since 2019, by Stanford University, USA.
He has served as principal investigator/co-investigator on numerous research projects locally and internationally. He has carried out numerous concrete materials/structure industry research and consultancy projects, in the UK and in the KSA. He successfully completed several international collaborative research projects with USA, Germany, Canada, and UK.
Dr. Khan has published over 250 technical papers, holds 25 patents, edited/co-edited 7 volumes, authored/co-authored 2 books, and supervised numerous MSc and Ph.D. theses. He conducted numerous MSc and Ph.D. thesis oral examinations including two jury oral examinations at the University of Bahrain and the University of Sherbrooke (Canada). He got 4 gold and 2 silver medals for his inventions at the International level and recipient of 8 Excellence and Distinguished awards. He serves as editor/associate editor of 6 international journals. He has delivered over 30 invited lectures/seminars, over 25 conference lectures in various countries including the USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Singapore, Malaysia, Netherlands, Hong Kong, and China. He has served over 20 international conferences as a technical committee member and is a regular reviewer for over 15 highly reputed international journals. He is a member of numerous international professional bodies including ACI, ASCE, and ICT. He is an approved examiner for American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certification Programs and conducted numerous certification programs for practicing engineers.