Mr. Taha Waqar earned his B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), KSA in 2016 and his M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Manufacturing & Applied Materials from KFUPM, KSA in 2018. 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 students working on design-based projects. His research interests include application focused material design of composite materials, process parameter optimization of manufacturing processes and development of innovative computational modelling tools. He is a co-author of two journal publications along with two conference proceedings in Italy and USA.