Prof. Dr. F. Ahmad Khalid,SI

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Prof. Dr. F. Ahmad Khalid, Sitara-i-Imtiaz

Rector, Professor


BSc (Engineering) 1980
University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore

CEng (London)
PEng (PEC)
LL.B. 1985, Islamia College, Karachi University

D.Phil. 1991
University of Oxford, UK.

Research Interests: 

Research in processing and characterization of materials, nanomaterials & nanotechnology.

Representative Publications

Accumulative Impact Factor = 126.28

  • Khalid, F.A., and Edmonds, D.V., “Observations Concerning Transformation Interfaces in Steels”, J. Acta Met. & Mat., vol. 41, (1993), pp.3421-3434.
  • Khalid, F.A., and Edmonds, D.V., “Effect of Vanadium on the Grain Boundary Carbide Nucleation of Pearlite in High- Carbon Steels”, J. Scripta Met. et Mat. vol. 30, (1994), pp.1251-1255.
  • Khalid, F.A., Goldthorpe, B.D. and Edmonds, D.V., “Deformation Substructure of Explosively Shocked Polycrystalline Iron”, J. Mat. Eng. and Performance, vol. 5, (1996), pp.23-26.
  • Khalid, F.A., Hussain, N., and Shahid, K.A., “Microstructural Characteristics of High Temperature Oxidation in Nickel Base Superalloy”, J. Mat. Eng. and Performance ASM, vol. 6, (1997), pp.219-222.
  • Khalid, F.A., and Bhatti, M.R., “Microstructure and Properties of Sintered Tungsten Heavy Alloys”, J. Mat. Eng. and Performance ASM, vol. 8, (1999), pp.46-50.
  • Khalid, F.A., Hussain, N. and Shahid, K.A., “Microstructure and Morphology of High Temperature Oxidation in Superalloys”, J. Mat. Sci. and Eng. A, vol. A265, (1999), pp.87-94.
  • Khalid, F.A. and Benjamin, S.E., “Role of Deformation Substructure on High Temperature Oxidation Behaviour of Inconel 625”, J. Oxidation of Metals, vol. 54, (2000), pp.63-71.
  • Khalid, F.A., “Copper Precipitation in Grain Boundary M23C6 Carbides in Alloy Steel”, J. Scripta Mat., vol. 44, (2001), pp797-801.
  • Khalid, F.A., “Comparison of Microstructure and Coating Characteristics of Hard metal Inserts”, J. Materials Processing Technology, vol. 122, (2002), pp.381-385.
  • Khalid, F.A.., Beffort, O., Klotz, U., Keller, B.,Gasser, P, and Voucher, S., Study of Microstructure and Interfaces in an Aluminium-C60 Composite Material, J. Acta Materialia, vol. 51 (2003), pp.4575-4582.
  • Khalid, F.A., Beffort, O., Klotz, U., Keller, B and Gasser, P, Microstructural and Interfacial Characteristics of Aluminium Diamond Composite Materials, J. Diamond and Related Materials, vol. 13, (2004), pp.393-400.
  • Kleiner S, Bertocco F, Khalid F.A and Beffort O, Decomposition of Process Control Agent During Mechanical Milling and its Influence on Displacement Reactions in an Al-TiO2 System, J. Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 89, 2005, 362-366.
  • Klotz, U.E, Khalid, F.A and Elsener, H.R, Nanocrystalline Phases and Epitaxial Interface Reactions during Brazing of Diamond Grit with Silver Based Incusil-ABA Alloy, J. Diamond and Related Materials, vol. 15, 2006, pp.1520-1524.
  • Shakoor RA and Khalid FA, Comparison of Shape Memory Behaviour and Properties of Iron Based Shape Memory Alloys Containing Samarium Addition, J. Mat. Sci. & Eng. A, vol. 457, 2007, pp.169-172.
  • Khalid FA, Bashir M, and Arshad SN, Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Copper Matrix Nanocomposites, J. Nanoparticles, vol. 1, 2008, pp.164-173.
  • Shakoor RA and Khalid FA, Thermomechanical Behavior of Fe-Mn-Si-Cr-Ni Shape Memory Alloys Modified with Samarium, J. Mat. Sci. & Eng. A, vol. 499, 2009, pp.411-414.
  • Zaghaim, H and Khalid, FA, Characterization of Sm-Co-Sn Alloys, J. Mat. Characterization, vol. 61, 2010, pp.1274-1280.
  • Mateen A, Saha GC, Khan TI and Khalid FA, Tribological Behavior of HVOF Sprayed duplex Nanocrystalline and Microcrystaliline WC-17-Co Coatings, J. Surf. Coatings & Tech. vol. 206, 2011, pp.1077-1084.
  • Bhatty MB; Khalid FA and Khan AN, Behavior of Calcia-Stabilized Zirconia Coating at High Temperature, Deposited by Air Plsma Spraying System, J. Thermal Spray Technology, vol. 2012, pp.121-131.
  • Chani M T S, Karimov K S, Khalid FA and Moiz SA, Polyaniline Based Impendence Humidity Sensors, Solid Sate Sci., vol. 18, 2013, pp.78-82.
  • Farooq U, Khalid FA, Zaigham H, and Abidi IH, Superelastic Behavior of Ti-Nb-Al Ternary Shape Memory Alloys for Biomedical Applications, Mat. Lett., vol. 121, 2014, pp.58-61.
  • Muhammad Zain-ul-abdein, Kabeer Raza Fazal A. Khalid, Tarek Mabrouki, Numerical investigation of the effect of interfacial thermal resistance upon the thermal conductivity of copper/diamond composites, Mat. and Design, vol. 86, 2015, pp.248–258.
  • Z. Abbas S, F. Ahmad Khalid and H. Zaigham, Indentation and deformation behavior of FeCo-based bulk metallic glass alloys, Mat. Sci. & Eng. A, vol. 654, 2016, pp.426–435.
  • S. Zameer Abbas, F. Ahmad Khalid and H. Zaigham, Indentation Fracture Toughness Behavior of FeCo-Based Bulk Metallic Glass Materials, Noncrystalline Solids, vol. 457, 2017, pp.86 – 92.
  • Adnan Maqbool, Rizwan Ahmed Malik, Ali Hussain, Fazli Akram, Muhammad Asif Rafiq, Mohsin Saleem, Fazal Ahmad Khalid, Tae-Kwon Song, Won-Jeong Kim and Myong-Ho Kim, Evolution of ferroelectric and piezoelectric response by heat treatment in pseudocubic BiFeO3–BaTiO3 ceramics, Journal of Electroceramics 2018, vol. 41, pp.99–104
  • S. Zameer Abbas, R. Ali, F. Ahmad Khalid, K.A. Khan and M.A. Rehman, Effect of Au addition on crystallization kinetics and thermal stability of (Fe0.5Co0.5)71Nb4Si5B20 bulk metallic glass, Mat. Sci. Tech., 2019, vol.35, pp.376-382