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Masud Khan

MSc (Engineering, Moscow), PhD (Syd Uni), MSR (USA), MIEAust, CPEng
Adjunct Professor
School of Engineering and Technology
(03) 9616 0533
0435828945 Mobile Phone
120 Spencer Street - Room 3.10 (Level 3)
Melbourne, Vic 3000
About Me

I am a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology at CQUniversity. I am the Campus Leader for the Engineering and Project Management staff at Melbourne campus. I am the Research Leader of Clean Energy Group within the Center for Intelligent Systems (CIS).

My area of teaching is thermofluid mechanics and my research activities include fluid modelling and flow properties, rheology, thermofluid and sustainable energy, energy efficient technologies.


·         Government National Scholarship to study Engineering in the USSR (1976-1982)

·         Sydney University Postgraduate Research Award Scholarship (1984-1988)

·         Junior Research Fellow at University of Sydney (1988-1989)

·         Award of Excellence in Research Higher Degree (RHD) Supervision, CQUniversity, 2005

·         Harmony Hero Award, Central Queensland Multicultural Association (CQMA), 2008


Professional Experience

Academic/Professional Appointments

Jan 2009 - Present

Professor, School of Engineering and Technology

Central Queensland University, Australia

April 2003 - Dec 2008

Associate Professor, Faculty of Sciences, Engineering & Health

Central Queensland University, Australia

Jan 1995 - March 2003

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering & Physical Systems

Central Queensland University, Australia

July 1990 - Dec 1994

Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering,

Central Queensland University, Australia

Sept 1984 - June 1990

Junior Research Fellow/Research Assistant

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia

Mar 1983 - Aug 1984

Terminal Engineer, Jamuna Oil Co. Ltd., Bangladesh

Dec 1982 - Feb 1983

Assistant Engineer, Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation,  Dhaka, Bangladesh

Visiting Professorships

April 2006 - June 2006

Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

July 2000 - Dec 2000

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA

July 1992 - Jan 1993

Visiting Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering,

Ecole Polytechnique, University of Montreal, Canada

Professional Memberships

· Member, Institution of Engineers, Australia.

· Member, Australian Society of Rheology

· Member, International Advisory, BSME-ASME Thermofluids Conferences.

· Member, Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE)



· Campus Leader, School Of Engineering & Technology, Melbourne Campus

· Member, University Academic Board

· Member, School Research Advisory Committee

· Research Leader (Energy), Centre for Intelligent Systems (CIS)


· Deputy Dean Research, School of Engineering & Technology (2013-2014)

· Deputy Director, Power and Energy Centre`(2013-2014)

· Head, Department of Infrastructures (2007-2009)

· Head, School of Advanced Technologies & Processes (SATP) (2001-2007)

· Acting Director, Centre for Power and Energy

· Graduate Research Coordinator(GRC) (2012-2013)

· Chair and Member, Faculty Research Committee

· Member, Faculty Education Committee

· Member, Research Higher Degree Committee

· Deputy Associate Dean (Research)

· Member, Faculty Planning & Development Committee

· Member, Faculty Management Committee

· Member, Faculty Staffing Committee

· Coordinator, International Activities

· Chair, Course Evaluation Working Committee

· Member, University Publishing unit

· President, Central Queensland Multicultural Association (CQMA)

Professional Interests

Research, teaching and consultancy in the areas of:

  • Fluid Mechanics & Thermofluid Engineering
  • Flow of Industrial Fluids, Minerals & Slurries
  • Non-Newtonian Fluids & Rheological Characterisation
  • Energy Efficient Technology & Processes
  • Building, Renewable and Sustainable Energy
  • Editor

    · Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Springer

    · Member, Editorial Board, Open Journal of Fluid Dynamics, Scientific Research Publishing

    · Member (Editor), Editorial Board, Electronic Journal of New Materials, Energy and Environment, Academia Serdica Acta Ltd

    Research Interests

    Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering not elsewhere classified

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