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Arifur Khan
Research Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Khan is a Research Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at El Paso. He obtained a BS and MS degree in Applied Chemistry & Chemical Engineering from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and PhD in Electrical Electronic and Computer Engineering from School of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan. He has a professional membership as a senior member at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronomic (AIAA). Dr. Khan’s previous research involvement was plasma enhanced CVD to study kinetics and dynamics of H/O/D under ultra-high vacuum, development of Electron Emitting Film (ELF) and Surface Charging Monitor (SCM) with circuitry, space environment durability testing, space grade material properties (electrical) changes with space exposure, circuit designing, testing and payload development, Space plasma parameters measurement by double Langmuir probe (DLP), machine-computer interface, etc. Dr. Khan was an active member of various satellite projects such as Horyu-II and Horyu-IV (Japan), Micro-Dragon (Vietnam), BIRDS-1 (Multinational but Japan based). Now he is working on development of small spacecraft testing laboratory with teaching of graduate and undergraduate students at UTEP.

KEYWORDS

  1. Small Spacecraft
  2. Space Environment
  3. Space material interaction

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Energy & Environment
  2. Cross-cutting: Emerging Technologies: Information Technology, Biotechnology & Nanotechnology