Dr. Mohammad Roshun Paurobally

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia, Australia, 1998.


Dr. Mohammad Roshun Paurobally received a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering with first class honours in 1993, followed by a Ph.D in the field of Applied Acoustics and Control in 1998. He focuses on research in acoustics, dynamics, vibration, control as well as condition monitoring and has received several research grants with colleagues from Australia. His primary research interest lies in the field of active control of noise and vibration. He has supervised 11 postgraduate students as well as over 120 undergraduate project students over the past 15 years. Dr. Mohammad Roshun Paurobally joined Qatar University from The University of Western Australia (UWA) in Fall 2015.

Dr. Paurobally has published over 35 papers in leading International Journals and Conference Proceedings, worked on several industry projects in his field and has an international patent. With his colleagues he received the “Best Paper Award” at the 2002 International Symposium on Active Control of Sound and Vibration, ACTIVE 2002 in Southampton, UK. He is a regular speaker at the International Congress on Sound and Vibration held every year and has been an organising committee member for several conferences. Dr. Paurobally reviews papers for several International Journals on a regular basis. He also has collaborative research with colleagues around the world.

Dr. Paurobally’s interest in teaching spans dynamics, acoustics, vibration, control and mechatronics. He has taught acoustics, dynamics, vibration and control systems for many years and has been nominated for several Teaching Awards. He has taught Dynamics, Control Systems, Mechanical Vibration and Mechanisms since 2015. He has also contributed in curriculum development and accreditation of courses. He is passionate about student learning and improving Engineering Education.

He is a graduate member of Engineers Australia (EA) and the International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration (IIAV). Additionally to sitting on and chairing several university committees, he has been a member of EA Western Australia Mechanical branch, the Industry Advisory Panel, and the Higher Education Advisory Committee of Western Australia before joining Qatar University. He currently serves on various committees in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Qatar University.