Name

Dr Muhammad Khan

Job Title

Senior Lecturer in Engineering Management

Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Engineering
Subject(s) Engineering Management 
Tel 01902 321756
Email muhammad.khan@wlv.ac.uk

Dr Muhammad Khan

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.

  • Lean Thinking
  • Process Improvement
  • Lean Product Development
  • Managing the design process
  • Innovation Management
  • Product and Service Design
  • Project Management
  • Systems Engineering
  • Knowledge Management
  • Design Strategies
  • Ethics for engineers & the impact of engineering
  • Customer Value
  • Lean Product Development
  • Set-Based Design/ Set-Based Concurrent Engineering (SBCE)
  • Design Thinking and Design Strategies
  • Process improvement in Engineering
  • Process improvement in other disciplines (e.g. Healthcare) 

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.

 

 

Articles (in-progress)

 

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.