Dr. Muhammad Iftikhar Faraz


































RANK: Assistant Professor




      Ph.D.  Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing , Composite Materials, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, France, 2013.

      M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan, 2006.


      B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan, 2004.




  • Composite Materials.
  • Manufacturing Processes.
  • Renewable Energy.



  • Jul 2013-Aug 2014; Assistant Professor Institute of Space Technology Islamabad.
  • Aug 2014-Aug 2018; Assistant Professor University of Hafr Al Batin-KSA.
  • Aug 2018-Dec 2019; Assistant Professor Grand Valley State University-USA.




  • Asima Razzaque,  Inayatur Rehman, M. Iftikhar Faraz, Characterization of generalized Projective and Injective Soft Modules , Italian Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 2020, 43: pp 802-817.
  • Muhammad Iftikhar Faraz, Rheology of organoclay dispersions and modeling gelation behavior and finding overlap concentration. Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, 2019, 44(12): pp 10117-10126.
  • Tariq Shah, Asima Razzaque, Muhammad Iftikhar Faraz, et al., Literature Survey on Non-associative Rings and Developments, European Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics, 2019, 12(2): pp 370-408.
  • M. I. Faraz, S.J.Picken, N.A.M.Besseling, Characterization and modeling of creep behavior of a thermoset nanocomposite. Polymer Composites , 2015,  36(2): pp 322-329.
  • M. I. Faraz, S.J.Picken, N.A.M.Besseling,A. Korobko, Structure-property relationships and  modeling of the mechanical properties of a high temperature resistant thermoset nanocomposite.  Composites part B, 2014, 56:pp 9-14.
  • M. I. Faraz, S. Bhowmik, C. de Ruijter, F. Laoutid, R. Benedictus, Ph. Dubois, J.V.S.Page  Thermal, Morphological and Mechanical Characterization of Novel Carbon Nanofiber Filled Bismaleimide Composites: Journal of Applied polymer science 2010,117(4): pp 2159-2167.


  • Muhammad Ali Khan, Aqueel Shah, Muhammad Iftikhar Faraz, et al., Analysis of surface treatment of ASTM A516 Grade 70 using Salt spray method, 2019 6th International Conference on Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing (ICMM), October 12-14, 2019; Boston, USA.
  • M. I. Faraz, H. M. S. Iqbal, S. Bhowmik and R. Benedictus, Microgravity Fire at Low and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit and Scope of Space Durable Polymeric Nano Composites, Proceedings 7th International conference on composite science and technology, Jan 20-22 2009,Sharjah, UAE.
  • H.M.S. Iqbal, M.I.Faraz, S.Bhowmik and R. Benedictus, Comparative Study of Adhesion Properties of High Performance Polymer Modified by Atmospheric Pressure Plasma and Low Pressure Plasma, 25th International Symposium SWISS BONDING, 11th-13th May, 2009, Switzerland.
  • M. I. Faraz, S. Bhowmik and R. Benedictus: Synthesis of high temperature bismaleimide /CNF nanocomposites: Thermal and mechanical properties, American society for composites-24th technical conference, 16-17 September, 2009, University of Delaware, USA.
  • S.Bhowmik, R. Benedictus, H.M.S.Iqbal and M.I.Faraz, Application of Polymeric Nano-Composites at Low Earth Orbit and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit, Proceedings 13th European Conference on Composite Materials, June 2-5 2008 Stockholm, Sweden.
  • D.T.Goto, M.I.Faraz, RM.Groves, Low velocity impact  damage monitoring using shearography, Photomechanics 2011, 7-9 February 2011, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium.