Dr. Badar began working as an assistant professor in the Industrial & Mechanical Technology Department since Fall 2002. He has been teaching courses like Engineering Graphics with CAD, Mechanical Power Systems, Thermo Systems, etc. He is a member of IIE and ASME and SME. Dr. Badar is actively conducting applied research in several areas. 


  • University of Oklahoma, Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, 2002.
  • King Fahd Univ. of Petroleum & Minerals (Saudi Arabia), M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1993.
  • Aligarh Muslim University (India), M.S., Industrial Engineering, 1990
  • Aligarh Muslim University (India), B.S., Hons, 1988.
  • Coordinate Metrology(CMM)
  • Failure Analysis
  • Stochastic Modeling
  • Reliability


  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges (2002).
  • Member of Alpha Pi Mu, an Industrial Engineering Honor Society.


  • M.A. Badar, S. Raman, and P.S. Pulat, "Intelligent search-based selection of sample points for straightness and flatness estimation", ASME J. of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, accepted.
  • M.A. Badar, S. Raman, and P.S. Pulat, "Search-based selection of sample points for form error estimation", ASME Proceed. of the ASME Manufacturing Engineering Division - 2000, R.J. Furness(ed), MED-Vol 11, 73-80(Nov-2000).
  • S.M. Zubair, A.K. Sheikh, M.O. Budair, and M.A. Badar, "A maintenance strategy for heat-transfer equipment subject to fouling: a probabilistic approach, "ASME J. of Heat Transfer, 119, 575-580(1997). 
  • A.K. Sheikh, A.Z. Al-Garni, and M.A. Badar, "Reliability analysis of aeroplane tyres," Int. J. of Quality & Reliability Mgmt.,13, 8, 28-38(1996).
  • M.A. Badar, "Taguchi approach to quality: a review," Int. Conf. on CAD, CAM, Automation, Robotics, & factories of Future, (Dec 1996), New Delhi, India.
  • M.A. Badar and S.M. Zubair, "On thermoeconomics of a sensible-heat thermal-energy-storage system," ASME J. of Solar Energy Engineering, 3, 255-259(1995).
  • A.K. Sheikh, M. Ahmed, and M.A. Badar, "Fatigue life prediction of assemblies of rotating parts," Int. J. of Fatigue, 17, 1, 35-41(1995).
  • M.A. Badar and R.R. Guntur, "On design automation of full journal bearings," IACM 3rd World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Vol.2, 1753-1754, (Aug 1994), Chiba, Japan.
  • M.A. Badar and R.R. Guntur, "A Knowledge-based approach to design partial journal bearings," ASME Advances in Design Automation 1994, Vol 1, 631-638(1994).
  • M.A. Badar, S.M. Zubair, and A.K. Sheikh, "Uncertainity analysis of heat-exchanger thermal designs using the Monte carlo simulation technique," Energy- The Int. J., 18, 8, 859-86691993).

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