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 Dr. Sheikh, Anwar K.



Contact Information

Office               Bldg-63 Room-355                                
Phone               966-13-860 2575                                      
Fax                   966-13-860 2949 (ME Dept)                                 
Websites          Personal Page                            


Ph.D.                (Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics), Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, USA, 1978                                   

M.Sc.               (Mechanical Engineering), Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA, 1975 B.Sc (Mechanical Engineering – Production), University of Engineering and                             Technology,  Lahore, Pakistan, 1970                          

Courses Taught

  • ME 206            Manufacturing Process I
  • ME 306            Manufacturing Processes II
  • ME 462            Reliability for ME
  • ME 573            Probabilistic Concepts in Design & Production

Research Areas

Manufacturing, Reliability Engineering

Representative Publications       

  • Ahmad, N; Gondal, MA; Sheikh, AK; Comparative study of different solar-based photo catalytic reactors for disinfection of contaminated water ;2016
  • Ahmad, N; Sheikh, AK; Gandhidasan, P; Elshafie, M  Modeling, simulation and performance evaluation of a community scale PVRO water desalination system operated by fixed and tracking PV panels: A case study for Dhahran city, Saudi Arabia ;2015
  • Suleiman, R; Khaled, M; Wang, H; Smith, TJ; Gittens, J; Akid, R; El Ali, BM; Khalil, A ; Comparison of selected inhibitor doped sol-gel coating systems for protection of mild steel;2014
  • Saheb, N; Khalil, A; Hakeem, AS; Laoui, T; Al-Aqeeli, N; Al-Qutub, AM ; Age Hardening Behavior of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Aluminum Nanocomposites ;2013
  • Qureshi, BA; Zubair, SM; Sheikh, AK; Bhujle, A; Dubowsky, S  Design and performance evaluation of reverse osmosis desalination systems: An emphasis on fouling modeling ;2013
  • Saheb, N; Hakeem, AS; Khalil, A; Al-Aqeeli, N; Laoui, T ;Synthesis and spark plasma sintering of Al-Mg-Zr alloys ;2013
  • Al-Qutub, AM; Khalil, A; Saheb, N; Hakeem, AS ; Wear and friction behavior of Al6061 alloy reinforced with carbon nanotubes ;2013
  • Iqbal, H; Sheikh, AK; Al-Yousef, A; Younas, M ;Mold Design Optimization for Sand Casting of Complex Geometries Using Advance Simulation Tools ;2012
  • Al-Qutub, AM; Khalil, A; Saheb, N; Al-Aqeeli, N; Laoui, T ;Wear Behavior of Spark Plasma Sintered AI2124 Aluminum Alloy Containing Carbon Nanotubes ;2012​


  • KFUPM 20-years Service Award