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Dr Jibran Khaliq

Associate Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Dr. Jibran Khaliq is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering at Northumbria University. Dr. Khaliq joined Northumbria University in September 2017 after successful postdoctoral experience gained at the Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. From 2011 to 2013, Dr. Khaliq was involved in developing Ultra-hard ceramics for body armours at one of the most successful spin-out companies in London (Nanoforce technology ltd.).

Dr. Khaliq was awarded Doctor of Philosophy, (Ph.D.) in Advanced Energy Materials from the Queen Mary University of London in late 2014. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, followed by an MS in materials and surface engineering from the National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan. His research interests lie in the area of Smart Materials, ranging from ceramics (synthesis and characterisation) to Polymers and Composites. He has collaborated actively with researchers in several countries focusing on developing state-of-the-art material for sensing and actuation applications.

Dr. Khaliq has published several papers on the synthesis of advanced materials in reputed peer-reviewed international journals and holds four patents. Dr. Khaliq has also given invited talks at several national and international conferences. Dr. Khaliq has generated/managed a vast portfolio of research income that exceeds £1M. Notable projects include:

  1. The Royal Society: worth £12,000 (PI)
  2. Innovate UK (Knowledge Transfer Partnership): worth £291,919 (PI)
  3. Innovate UK (Knowledge Transfer Partnership): worth £228,223 (Co-I)
  4. Northumbria University Research and Development Fund (RDF): worth 100,000 (PI)
  5. British Council Institutional Link: worth £297,286 (Co-I)
  6. Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands,  worth €350,000 (PI)
  7. Ph.D. Fellowship: Queen Mary University of London, UK worth ~£100,000 (PI)
Jibran Khaliq

Dr. Khaliq’s research is primarily focused on improving functional properties of SMART engineering materials using fillers and compositional design. Recently, his focus has been in developing advanced functional materials (ceramics, polymers and composites). 

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Processing strategy and composite regulation on dielectric performance in Li2O–Al2O3–B2O3 dielectric systems using SrTiO3, Xiong, S., Chen, D., Zhu, X., Zhu, G., Xiao, H., Gong, W., Liu, L., Khaliq, J., Li, C. 5 May 2024, In: Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • A review on structure–property relationships in dielectric ceramics using high‐entropy compositional strategies, Khaliq, J., Li, C., Chen, D., Liu, L., Yan, N., Zhu, X., Yang, X., Lei, X., Cui, Y. 1 Nov 2023, In: Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • Effects of Infill Line Multiplier and Patterns on Mechanical Properties of Lightweight and Resilient Hollow Section Products Manufactured Using Fused Filament Fabrication, Khaliq, J., Gurrapu, D., Elfakhri, F. 6 Jun 2023, In: Polymers
  • Experimental investigation on thermomechanical properties and micro-machinability of carbon nanofibre reinforced epoxy nanocomposites, Le, B., Fu, G., Khaliq, J., Huo, D., Shyha, I. 4 Aug 2023, In: Journal of Manufacturing Processes
  • Synthesis, crystal structure, and characterization of Na2SrV4O12: A low‐firing dielectric vanadate, Li, C., Meng, Y., Hou, H., Zhang, A., Khaliq, J., Liao, N., Fu, C., Liu, L., Du, H. 1 Jun 2023, In: Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • Tunable Microwave Dielectric Properties in Rare-Earth Niobates via a High-Entropy Configuration Strategy To Induce Ferroelastic Phase Transition, Chen, D., Zhu, X., Xiong, S., Zhu, G., Liu, L., Khaliq, J., Li, C. 15 Nov 2023, In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
  • Influence of filler characteristics on the performance of dental composites: A comprehensive review, Elfakhri, F., Alkahtani, R., Li, C., Khaliq, J. 1 Oct 2022, In: Ceramics International
  • Na2CaV4O12: A low-temperature-firing dielectric with lightweight, low relative permittivity, and dielectric anomaly around 515 oC, Liu, C., Wu, S., Liu, L., Lei, X., Xu, J., Khaliq, J., Li, C. 1 Mar 2022, In: Ceramics International
  • Novel low-εr and lightweight LiBO2 microwave dielectric ceramics with good chemical compatibility with silver, Yin, C., Du, K., Zhang, M., Yang, J., Wang, F., Guo, Y., Cheng, M., Cai, Y., Song, X., Khaliq, J., Li, C., Lei, W., Lu, W. 1 Sep 2022, In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society
  • An experimental investigation on tool wear behaviour of uncoated and coated micro-tools in micro-milling of graphene-reinforced polymer nanocomposites, Shakoori, N., Fu, G., Le, D., Khaliq, J., Jiang, L., Huo, D., Shyha, I. 1 Apr 2021, In: International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

  • Vincent Nkwenti Synthesis And Characterization Of Smart Materials Using 4d Printing Start Date: 01/10/2019 End Date: 04/07/2023
  • Doan Quoc Bao Le Micromachining of Carbon Nanofiller Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites Start Date: 01/09/2020 End Date: 19/11/2021

  • Materials Engineering PhD
  • Materials Engineering MSc
  • Materials Engineering BEng (Hons)
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy FHEA 2019
  • Registered Engineer RE(PEC)


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