Assistant Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University
"Dr. Mir Irfan Ul Haq is currently working as Assistant Professor at the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. He has previously worked with the R&D wing of Mahindra and Mahindra. He has obtained Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from SMVD University and Master of Engineering in Mechanical System Design (Gold Medallist) from National Institute of Technology Srinagar. He has carried his Ph.D. in the area of tribology of lightweight materials. He is actively involved in teaching and research for the past 9 years in the field of materials, tribology and 3D printing. His research interests include lightweight materials, New Product Development and Additive Manufacturing, Development of Green Lubricants, Self-Lubricating Materials and Cutting Fluids, Mechanical Testing of Composites, Friction and Wear of Materials, Surface Engineering.
He has published around 40+ research papers in SCI and Scopus indexed journals. He has edited 03 books and has served as guest editor in reputed journals. Moreover, he has been awarded various research grants for various projects from various agencies like DST and NPIU AICTE. He has attended numerous conferences and workshops both in India and abroad like USA and Singapore. He is member of reviewer boards of various international journals apart from chairing technical sessions in various international and national conferences. Dr. Haq is actively involved in organizing various conferences and workshops. He has also coordinated various student events such as SAEBAJA, ECOKART and TEDX. Moreover, he has supervised around 20 Masters and Bachelor level projects. Dr. Haq has served as member of various committees at national and state level."