Dr. Abdul Shakoor is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Center for Advanced Materials (CAM), Qatar University, Doha, Qatar.
He holds a PhD degree in Materials Engineering. He has been teaching various courses of metallurgy and materials science since 2003. His area of research focuses on the synthesis and characterization of advance materials for diversified filed of applications. He is, currently, conducting research on the development of novel cathode materials for sodium/lithium rechargeable batteries, nanocomposite coatings for high wear and anticorrosion applications, shape memory alloys (SMAs), organic solar cells and thermoelectric generators. He has spent almost ten years in industry and gained overwhelming experience of his profession, man management and project execution.
He has been awarded with several academic and professional awards because of his outstanding academic, industrial, teaching and research achievements. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing research projects in the areas of materials science and engineering. He has extensive experience in managing funded projects involving collaborators from around the world. He has been supervising many undergraduate, graduate and industrial projects since long.
His recent research work has been published in prestigious and high impact factor international journals which includes 35 International Journal publications, two patents (one US patent and one Korean Domestic patent), one book chapter and presentations in many international/local conferences so for. He is currently supervising two international academic research projects (1) NPRP-6 ‐ 027 ‐ 2 ‐ 010 “Mechanical properties and erosion‐corrosion of high strength steels for oil and gas transmission pipelines in H2S environment (2) NPRP No.: 7‐159‐2‐076 “Development of high performance metastable aluminum composites using microwave sintering approach” and four industrial research projects having total value of about $1,900,000.