Dr.Mohammad Sultan Khan

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada2005
  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, KSA 1996
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, with Honors, Univ. of Engg. and Tech. Lahore, Pakistan 1990

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Two phase Heat Transfer 
  • Fouling of Heat Exchangers


  • Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, ADU, April 2017 - Now
  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, ADU, Aug. 2015 - Mar 2017
  • Professor/Head of Department, Mechanical Engineering, MAJU, Pakistan2011 - 2015

Research & Scholarly Activities

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Fellowships Award
  • Authored or co-authored over 30 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings
  • Developed heat transfer and pressure drop correlations for plate heat exchangers for publication in ASHRAE handbook
  • Reviewer of Journal of Thermal Sciences and Engineering Applications, ASME Heat Transfer Division

Funded Research and Grants

  • ASHRAE Research Project: Evaporation in Corrugated Flooded Plate Heat Exchangers with Ammonia and Ammonia/Miscible Oil. Funding of about US$ 100,000
  • Three undergraduate capstone projects at ADU funding of more than AED 10,000

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Mechanical Engineer, Worked on 1200 MW thermal power generation projects.
  • Carried out several final year undergraduate projects for the industry.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers
  • Member, Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers