Industrial & Production Engineering

    Faculty Profile

    Dr. Mohammad Muhshin Aziz Khan

    Professor

    Contact Information:

    • Office Address: Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet-3114, Bangladesh
    • Phone: 88-0821-713491, 714479, 713850, 717850, 716123, 715393 Ext. 2637, 01611012105
    • Email: muhshin-ipe@sust.edu

    Biography:

    Mohammad Muhshin Aziz Khan is a Professor of Industrial and Production Engineering Department, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), Sylhet, Bangladesh. At present, he is acting as the Head of the department. Also, he is the Associate Editor of the esteemed SUST Journal of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Advanced Manufacturing Technology from the University of Pisa, Italy. He possesses wide knowledge and expertise in Production Technology and Management; Process Design and Development, Process and Quality Control, Production Process Optimization, Production Loss Reduction, Environment Conscious Manufacturing, Human Factors in Manufacturing, and Energy Management in particular. He is actively involved in various research and development activities. He has published articles in various national and international journals, e.g., Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Optics and Laser Technology, CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, Int. Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, Int. Journal of Industrial and System Engineering, Int. Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, etc.

    Education:

    • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical, Nuclear and Production Engineering, University of Pisa (UniPi)
    • M.Sc. in Industrial and Production Engineering, Department of Industrial and Production Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)
    • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET)

    Research Interests:

    • Industry 4.0 Adaptation in Manufacturing Sector
    • Manufacturing Process Sustainability
    • Productivity Measurement and Enhancement Issues
    • Machining and Welding
    • Process Design and Optimization
    • Occupational Injuries and Risk Assessment

    Active Research Project

    1. Exploring and managing key factors affecting Industry 4.0 Implementation in industrial sectors of Bangladesh.
    2. Investigating and mitigating productivity and sustainability issues of manufacturing and service industries
    3. Laser Engraving.
    4. Developing an energy-efficient industrial pick-and-place robot arm.

    Previous Research Project

    1. Laser Beam Welding of Stainless Steels.
    2. Design, Development and Optimization of a Nano-stereolithography (NSTL) System: X-Y-Z stages Motion System.
    3. Effects of Minimum Quantity Lubrication by Vegetable Oil-based Cutting Fluid on Machinability of Steel.
    4. Effects of Cryogenic Cooling by Liquid Nitrogen Jet on Tool Wear, Surface Finish and Dimensional Deviation in Turning Different Steels.
    5. Design and Construction of MQL Facilities and Process Parameter Optimization for Turning Stainless Steel under MQL Environment.
    6. Development of CAD Based Part Program Generation Software.
    7. Development in the Gas-flow Control Knob of Usual Household Kitchen Burner by Zone Optimization and Recalibration.
    8. Design of an Absorption Type Solar Fluid Heater.
    9. Design and Development of a Low Cost Domestic Natural Convection Based Solar Passive Dryer: an Effective Tool for Fruit and/or Vegetable Preservation.
    10. Developing Technology for a Conventional Mud-oven Used in the Rural Bangladesh: A Highly Cost Reducing and Environmentally Friendly Technology for the Poor Village Folks.
    11. Performance Assessment and Improvement of a Printing Press in Effectiveness and Efficiency Terms.
    12. Productivity Assessment and its Improvement Strategies for Small Metal Workshops.
    13. Productivity Assessment and Its Improvement Strategies for Export Oriented Button Manufacturing Organizations.
    14. Productivity Factor Analysis in Cement Industries of Bangladesh.
    15. Workplace Productivity: An Exploratory Study in Private and Public Banks.
    16. Status of Teaching and Learning in Public Universities: A Case Study.
    17. Attributes of Occupational Injury among the Workers of Chemical Industry and Safety Issues.
    18. Impact of Psychosocial Job Characteristics, Office Physical Environment and Office Furniture Mismatch on Job Satisfaction.
    19. Job Satisfaction among the Administrative Staffs in the Public Universities of Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study
    20. Rear End Collision: Rear Light Configurations and Their Impact on Drivers’ Reaction Time.
    21. Optimization of Energy Utilization in Steam Generation Unit Used in Textile and Apparel Industry
    22. Laser Surface Treatment Mediated Adhesively Bonded Joining Process
    23. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) regarding Personal Protective Measures: A Concern among Labor-oriented Unorganized Small Industries
    24. Grey-Taguchi Approach to Optimize the Non-conventional Manufacturing Processes
    25. Energy Consumption and Production Rate in Machining: Prediction, Optimization and Environmental Impact analysis
    26. The Emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in the industrial section of Bangladesh: exploring and managing key success factors

    External Affiliations:

    • Member of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)
    • Member of Bangladesh Society of Mechanical Engineers (BSME)
    • Member of Bangladesh Computer Society (BCS)
    • Associate Editor, SUST Journal of Science and Technology (SUST JST)
    • Editorial Board Member, Digital Manufacturing Technology

    Awards & Recognition:

    • 2022: SUST Research Grant, Bangladesh
    • 2020: SUST Research Grant, Bangladesh
    • 2019 : Dean's Award for Research Excellence
    • 2018 : SUST Research Grant, Bangladesh
    • 2016 : SUST Research Grant, Bangladesh
    • 2012 : UGC Research Grant, University Grant Commission
    • 2012 : SUST Research Grant, Bangladesh
    • 2009 : Research Grant for PhD, University of Pisa and Continental Automotive Italy Spa
    • 2007 : Brain Korea 21(BK 21) Research Grant, S. Korea
    • 2006 : UGC Research Grant, University Grant Commission
    • 2004 : RIB Research Grant , Research Initiative Bangladesh
    • 2003 : UGC Research Grant, University Grant Commission
    • 1995 : Technical Scholarship, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh
    • 1986 : Bangladesh Government Merit Scholarship

    Journal Publications

    1. A. Sayem, P.K. Biswas, M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli and M.D. Mura, 'Critical Barriers to Industry 4.0 Adoption in Manufacturing Organizations and Their Mitigation Strategies', Journal of Manufacturing and Material Processing. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmmp6060136
    2. C.J. Moin, M. Iqbal, A.B.M. Malek, and M.M.A. Khan, 'Exploring the Manufacturing Flexibility Issues to Build a Framework to Implement the Manufacturing Flexibility of a Supply Chain: A Review', International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJISE.2022.10049929
    3. C.J. Moin, M. Iqbal, A.B.M. Malek, M.M.A. Khan, and R. Haque, 'Prioritization of Environmental Uncertainty and Manufacturing Flexibility for Labor-Intensive Industry: A Case Study on Ready-Made Garment Industries in Bangladesh', Systems. 10/3 (2022): 67.
    4. M. Sadat, N. Albab, F. Chowdhury, and M.M.A. Khan ‘Numerical Simulation Approach to Investigate the Effects of External Modifications in Reducing Aerodynamic Drag on Passenger Vehicles’, International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, 19/1(2022):9563-9576
    5. M. M. A. Khan, Ahmed Sayem, and P.K. Biswas, ‘Workplace productivity of service industry: evidence from public and private Banks of Bangladesh’, International Journal of Services and Operations Management. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSOM.2021.10044815
    6. M.M.A. Khan, S. Saha, L. Romoli, and M.H. Kibria, ‘Optimization of Laser Engraving of Acrylic Plastics from the Perspective of Energy Consumption, CO2 Emission and Removal Rate’, Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 5/3(2021):78
    7. M.M. Uddin, G. Sakaline and M.M.A. Khan, 'Enhancing OEE as a Key Metric of TPM Approach-A Practical Analysis in Garments Industries', European Journal of Engineering and Technology Research, 6/2 (2021):142-147.
    8. S. Saha, N. A. Sayem, M. M. A. Khan, and P. K. Biswas, ‘Overall performance of steam system used in garment industries in Bangladesh: a case study–based approach,’ Energy Efficiency, 14/2 (2021): 1-18
    9. P.K. Biswas, M.H. Kibria, J. Hasan, M.M.A. Khan, 'Productivity determinants of cement industries and their impacts assessment: a survey-based approach,' Journal of Production Systems and Manufacturing Science, 1/2(2020).
    10. P.K. Biswas, S. Saha, S. Das, S.R. Sourov, M.M.A. Khan, 'User Satisfaction of Electric Vehicles (EVs) as an Alternative Form of Public Road Transport System: A Survey-based Approach', SUST Journal of Science and Technology, 29/1(2019): 33 – 38.
    11. M.H. Kibria, M.M.A. Khan, A.B.M.A. Malek, P.K. Biswas, 'Inventory Cost Minimization Through Item Categorization and Demand Forecasting: A Case Study-based Approach', International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, 8/12(2019): 823 – 827
    12. F. Moroni, L. Romoli, M.M.A. Khan, 'Design of laser-textured surfaces to enhance the strength of adhesively bonded joints', International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 85(2018): 208-218
    13. M.M.A. Khan, C.A.A. Rashed, S. Saha, M.A. Islam, 'What Makes Employees Satisfied with Their Jobs', Review of General Management, 26/2(2017): 46 – 62
    14. L. Romoli, F. Moroni, M.M.A. Khan, 'A study on the influence of surface laser texturing on the adhesive strength of bonded joints', CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 66/1 (2017): 237 - 240.
    15. L. Romoli, M.M.A. Khan, M. Valentini, 'Through-the-thickness selective laser ablation of ceramic coatings on soda-lime glass, Optics and Laser Technology, 90 (2017): 113 – 121.
    16. M.M.A. Khan, M.A. Islam, ‘Scenario of Productivity Measures and Their Applications in Improving Operational Performance of Manufacturing SMEs’, International Journal of SME Development, 1/2(2016): 79 – 100.
    17. A.F.M. Salahuddin, M.M.A. Khan, M.O. Ullah, N. Jahan, ‘Job Satisfaction and University Administrative Staffs: An Exploratory Study, Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, 10/4 (2015): 27 – 39.
    18. J. Hasan, M.M.A. Khan, S. Saha, S.K. Nahar, Z. Halim, M.A. Islam, ‘Rear End Collision: Status, Drivers’ Perception and Impact of Rear Light Configuration of Driver Reaction Time’, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology, 4 /11 (2015): 215 – 220.
    19. S. Saha, A. Sayem, T.I. Sipon, J. Hasan, S.K. Nahar, M.M.A. Khan, Z. Halim, M.A. Islam, ‘Application and Benefits of Activity Based Costing over Traditional Costing Approach: A Case Study on an Export Oriented Ceramics (Tiles) Manufacturing Industry’, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology, 4 /11 (2015): 70 – 84.
    20. S.K. Nahar, M.A. Islam, J. Hasan, S. Saha, N. Morshed, M.M.A. Khan, ‘Production Interruptions and Their Impact in Manufacturing Industry’, International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology, 4 /11 (2015): 221 – 230.
    21. A. Sayem, Md. Anisul Islam, M.M.A. Khan, ‘Productvity Enhancement through Reduction of Changeover Time by Implementing SMED Technique in Furniture Industry’, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 17/1(2014):15 – 33.
    22. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, G. Dini, ‘Laser beam welding of dissimilar stainless steels in a butt joint configuration’, Optics and Laser Technology, 49(2013): 125-136.
    23. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, Marco Fiaschi, G. Dini, and F. Sarri, ‘Laser beam welding of dissimilar stainless steels in a fillet joint configuration’, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 212/4(2012): 856-867.
    24. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, R. Ishak, M. Fiaschi, G. Dini, M. De Sanctis, ‘Experimental Investigation on Seam Geometry, Microstructure Evolution, and Microhardness Profile of Laser Welded Martensitic Stainless Steels’, Optics and Laser Technology, 44(2012):1611-1619.
    25. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, Marco Fiaschi, G. Dini, and F. Sarri, ‘Multi-response Optimization of Laser Welding of Stainless Steels in a Constrained Fillet Joint Configuration Using RSM’, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 62(2012):587-603.
    26. M.M.A. Khan, M.A.H. Mithu, Z. Halim, A. Sayem, ‘Statistical design approach to process parameter optimisation for turning AISI 9310 alloy steel under minimum quantity lubrication environment’, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Material, 11/2(2012): 154-181.
    27. Abul Mukid Mohammad Mukaddes, Nasima Bagum, Md. Anisul Islam and Mohammad Muhshin Aziz Khan (M.M.A. Khan), ‘The application of quality function deployment to improve the teaching techniques in higher education’, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 11/1-2 (2012): 97-109.
    28. M.A.H. Mithu, A. Sayem, M.M.A. Khan, ‘Assessment of factors affecting employee appeal and retention of nurses in Bangladesh’, International Journal of Engineering Management and Economics, 3/4(2012):326-340.
    29. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, G. Dini, M. Fiaschi, A simplified energy-based model for laser welding of ferritic stainless steels in overlap configurations, CIRP Annals - Manufacturing Technology, 60/1(2011):215-218.
    30. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, M. Fiaschi, G. Dini, F. Sarri, ‘Experimental design approach to the process parameter optimization for laser welding of martensitic stainless steels in a constrained overlap configuration’, Optics & Laser Technology, 43 (2011):158–172.
    31. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, M. Fiaschi, F. Sarri, G. Dini, ‘Experimental investigation on laser beam welding of martensitic stainless steels in a constrained overlap joint configuration’, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 210 (2010):1340–1353.
    32. M.M.A. Khan, A.B.M. Abdul Malek, M.A.H. Mithu, and D.K. Das, ‘Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of natural circulation rectangular box-type solar domestic Water heating system’, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 29/3(2010):164-177.
    33. M.M.A. Khan, M.A.H. Mithu, and N.R. Dhar, ‘Effects of minimum quantity lubrication (MQL) by vegetable oil-based cutting fluid on turning AISI-9310 alloy steel’, Journal of Material Processing Technology, 209(2009):5573–5583.
    34. M. A.H. Mithu, M.M.A. Khan, and N.R. Dhar, ‘Effects of Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) on Chip Formation Mode, Tool Wear, and Surface Roughness in Turning AISI-1040 Steel with Uncoated Carbide Tool’, International Journal for Manufacturing Science and Production, 9/1-2(2008):107-118.
    35. Khan, M.M.A., and Dhar, N.R., ‘Performance Evaluation of Minimum Quantity Lubrication by Vegetable Oil in terms of Cutting Force, Cutting Zone Temperature, Tool Wear, Job Dimension and Surface Finish in Turning AISI-1060 Steel’, International Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE: A, Springer-Verlag GmbH, 7/11(2006):1790-1799.
    36. Dhar, N.R., Kamruzzaman, M., Khan, M.M.A. and Chattopadhyay, A.B., ‘Effects of cryogenic cooling by liquid nitrogen jets on tool wear, surface finish and dimensional deviation in turning different steels’, International Journal of Machining and Machinability of Materials, 1/1(2006):115-131.
    37. Dhar, N.R., and Khan, M.M.A., ‘An Experimental Study of Cryogenic Cooling Effects in Machining AISI-4140 Steel’, the Journal of Engineering and Technology, 5/1(2006):21-35.
    38. Khan, M.M.A., Khan, G.M. and Chowdhury, S., (2006) 'A Development in the Gas-Flow Control Knob of Usual Household Kitchen Burner by Zone Optimization and Recalibration', Journal of Energy and Environment: an International Journal, 5(2006):16-30.
    39. Khan, M.M.A., Iqbal, M. and Halim, Z.I., ‘Attributes Of Occupational Injury among the Workers of Chemical Industry and Safety Issues’, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 12/3(2006):327-341.

    Conference Proceedings

    1. M.A.B. Syed, Q. Rahman, H.M. Shahriar, and M.M.A. Khan, Grey-Taguchi Approach for Optimizing Fused Deposition Modeling Process in Terms of Mechanical Properties and Dimensional Accuracy. Proceedings of International Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation and Education 2021 (ICERIE 2021), February 26 - 28, 2021, SUST, Sylhet, Bangladesh
    2. M.A. Islam, M.M.A. Khan, S.K. Nahar, Demand Forecasting Techniques Applicable to the Supplier of Industrial Products in Bangladesh (An Exploratory Study). Proceedings of International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Materials Engineering 2017 (ICMIME 2017), December 28 - 30, 2017, RUET, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
    3. M.M.A. Khan, S. Saha, A.M. Tousif, M.R. Islam and M.A. Islam, Performance Assessment and Improvement of a Printing Press in Terms of Effectiveness and Efficiency. Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanical, Industrial and Materials Engineering 2017 (ICMIME2017), 28-30 December, 2017, RUET, Rajshahi, Bangladesh.
    4. M.A. Islam, M.M.A. Khan, and S., Saha, Application of Analytical Hierarchy Process and Goal Programming for Supplier Selection Applicable to RMG Sector in Bangladesh. Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanical Industrial & Energy Engineering, KUET, December 2015, Khulna, Bangladesh.
    5. M.M.A. Khan, L. Romoli, Marco Fiaschi, and G. Dini, Optimization of Laser Beam Welding of Stainless Steel in Overlap Configuration. Proceedings of the International Conference on Mechanical Engineering 2011 (ICME2011) 18-20 December 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
    6. Rahman, M.M., Arifin, A.K., Nuraini, A.A. and Khan, M.M.A., Effects of Surface Treatments on the Fatigue Behaviour of Cylinder Block for a New Two Stroke Free Piston Engine. Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Paper No. AT-02, pp. 1-6, December 28-30, 2005.
    7. Dhar, N.R., Khan, M.M.A. and Kamruzzaman, M., A Study of Effects of MQL by Vegetable Oil on Cutting Temperature, Chips and Cutting Forces in Turning AISI-1060 Steel. Proceedings of All India Seminar on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing Technologies”, Paper No. 38, pp. 90-97, October 22-23, 2005, National Institute Technology, Rourkela, India.
    8. Dhar, N.R., and Khan, M.M.A., On Effect of MQL by Vegetable Oil on Tool Wear and Job Dimension and Finish in Turning AISI-1060 Steel. Proceedings of All India Seminar on “Recent Advances in Manufacturing Technologies”, Paper No. 37, pp. 82-89, October 22-23, 2005, National Institute Technology, Rourkela, India.
    9. Dhar, N.R., and Khan, M.M.A., Performance Evaluation of Vegetable Oil as Cutting Fluid in Turning Steel. Proceedings of the 5th International Mechanical Engineering Conference & 10th Annual Paper Meet, Paper No. 34, pp. 13-20, Sept 30- Oct 02, 2005.
    10. Khan M. M. A. and Iqbal M., Air Pollution: Cause of Climate Change and Serious Health Hazards for all City Dwellers. Proceedings of BSME –ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Vol. Supplement, PP.S65-S72, 31st December 2001-2nd January, 2002, ISBN 984-32-0029-0.
    11. Iqbal M. and Khan M. M. A.,Virtual Manufacturing. Proceedings of BSME –ASME International Conference on Thermal Engineering, Vol. Supplement, PP.S58-S64, 31st December 2001-2nd January, 2002, ISBN 984-32-0029-0.
    12. Rahman Md. Mustafizur and Khan M. M. A., A strategic Approach of Environmentally Clean Machining. Proceedings of International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 3, PP.49-58, December 26-28, 2001, ISBN 984-32-0038-1.
    13. Malek A.B.M., Khan M. M. A., and Rahman Md. Mustafizur, Green House Gas(GHG) Emission: Bangladesh Perspective. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference and 7th Annual Paper Meet of the Mechanical Engineering Division and IEB, Paper No.29, PP.227-236, October 25-27, 2001, ISBN 984-31-1526-0.
    14. Iqbal M. and Khan M. M. A., Development and Sustainability: Energy Environment Scenario in Asia. Proceedings of International Conference and Workshop on Critical Issues in Energy and Development-Challenges for the OIC Countries, Paper No. 29, PP. 304-313. Nov.20-23, 2000.
    15. Khan M.M.A., Hasan A.B.M. Khalid, Das Dipak K, Design and Performance Test of a Rectangular Box Type Solar Water Heater. Proceedings of Second International Seminar on Renewable Energy for poverty alleviation, PP.206-212, Nov. 26-27, 1999, ISBN 984-32-0683-0.

    Teaching

    • Statistical Quality Control
    • Quality Control and Management
    • Manufacturing Processes I & II
    • Applied Engineering Statistics
    • Tool Engineering

    Graduate Supervision

    1. Theses at M.Sc. Engineering and B.Sc. Engineering levels
    2. PhD position is currently available. Interested students may contact directly with me via email.