Dr Muhammad Khan is a dynamic researcher, educator and innovation consultant.
He holds a first-class honours Masters of Engineering (MEng) degree in Computer-Aided Mechanical Engineering from Kings College London and a PhD from Cranfield University. He has previously worked at BAE Systems and has collaborated with many organisations, including Rolls-Royce, Airbus, VW and Indesit to improve their design processes.
Dr Khan has gained an international reputation for his expertise in lean product development and set-based concurrent engineering, and has published several journal and conference papers related to his research.
2014 Khan, M.S., Al-Ashaab, A., Shehab, E., Kerga, E., Martin, C. and Ewers, P., 2015. Define value: applying the first lean principle to product development. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 21(1), pp.1-30.
2013 Al-Ashaab, A., Golob, M., Attia, U.M., Khan, M., Parsons, J., Andino, A., Perez, A., Guzman, P., Onecha, A., Kesavamoorthy, S. and Martinez, G., 2013. The transformation of product development process into lean environment using set-based concurrent engineering: A case study from an aerospace industry. Concurrent Engineering, 21(4), pp.268-285.
2012 Cabello, A., Flores, K., Flores, M., Khan, M. S. and Al-Ashaab, A., 2012, An
analysis of methods to achieve conceptual robustness for lean product
development, 18th International ICE Conference on Engineering,
Technology and Innovation, 18 - 20 June 2012, Munich (pp. 1-10). IEEE.
2012 Kerga, E. T., Blázquez, A. and Khan, M. S., 2012, "Advanced process planning in lean product and process development", 18th International ICE
Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation, 18-20 June,
Munich (pp. 1-13), IEEE.
2011 Khan, M.S., Al-Ashaab, A., Shehab, E., Haque, B., Ewers, P., Sorli, M. and Sopelana, A., 2013. Towards lean product and process development. International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 26(12), pp.1105-1116.
2011 Khan, M., Al-Ashaab, A., Doultsinou, A., Shehab, E., Ewers, P. and Sulowski,
R., 2011, Set-Based Concurrent Engineering process within the LeanPPD
environment, 18th ISPE Conference on Concurrent Engineering, Vol. 6, 04
- 08 July 2011, Massachusetts (pp. 433-440), Springer London.
2010 Al-Ashaab, A., Flores, M., Khan, M. S., Maksimovic, M., Alam, R., Shehab, E.,
Doultsinou, A. and Sopelana, A., 2010, The Industrial requirements of KBE
for the LeanPPD model, International Conference of Advances in
Production Management Systems, 11 - 13 October 2010, (APMS 2010) Como, Italy.
Khan, M. S., Al-Ashaab, A. and Shehab, E. (2018), “A set-based process model for lean product development”, Journal of Engineering Design.
Khan, M. S., Oyekan, J., Al-Ashaab, A. and Golob, M. (2018), “Developing a knowledge-shelf to support set-based design”, Journal of Engineering Informatics.