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  • Abdul Aziz Afzal

  • Job Title :

    Lab Instructor

  • College :

    College of Engineering

  • Department :

    Mechanical Engineering

Mr. Abdul Aziz Afzal earned his B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), KSA in 2017 and his M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Manufacturing & Applied Materials from KFUPM, KSA in 2019. During his time at KFUPM, he worked as a Research Assistant where he was involved in funded research projects along with providing mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students working on design-based projects. His research interests include application focused material design of alloys and life cycle assessment of manufacturing processes focusing primarily on welding processes. He is co-author of two journal publications(in progress).


  • Afzal, A. Yilbas, B.A, Ashraf, F. and Shaukat, M. (Oct 2019), “Laser Welding of Various Alloys and Life Cycle Analysis.” Optics and Laser Technology (Under Review).
  • Afzal, A. Shaukat, M. (Nov 2019), “Environmental Impact Assessment of Laser, Friction Stir, and TIG welding of AISI 304 Stainless Steel using Life Cycle Assessment.”, Lasers in Engineering (Under Submission).

  • Life Cycle Assessment of Manufacturing Processes.
  • Laser Beam Welding.
  • Friction Stir Welding.
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.
  • Application focused development of Alloys