FACULTY PROFILE – Dr. Mehrab Khan
Category: November 9, 2016
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name Dr. Mehrab Khan  dr-mehrab-khan
Email  mehrab.bukc@bahria.edu.pk
Phone 021-99240002Ext: 380
Research Area Ophiolites, Tectonics, Igneous and Metamorphic petrology.Currently working on ophiolites of western suture zone of Indo-Pakistani plate.
Number of Publications Authored over 32 referred research papers in many peer-reviewed national and international journals, conference proceedings and seminars. Out of 32     research papers 15 research papers were published in impact factor journals.
AFFILIATIONS
Designation Adjunct Professor
Department Department of Earth and Environmental Science
University Bahria University Karachi Campus
QUALIFICATION
DEGREE PASSING YEAR MAJORS UNIVERSITY
Post-doctorate

Post-Doctorate

2008

2005

Geology

Geology

Ball State University, USACardiff University, United Kingdom
 Ph.D. 1999 Geology  University of the Balochistan, Pakistan (Ph.D. was carried out under collaborative research program between France and University of Balochistan)
M.Phil. & M.Sc. 1989 & 1985 Geology University of Balochistan, Pakistan
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
DESIGNATION FROM TO ORGANIZATION
Adjunct Professor  1 Feb 2021  present Bahria University Karachi Campus
Senior Professor Dec. 2015 Jan 2021 Bahria University Karachi Campus
Professor August 2005 June 2015  University of Balochistan, Quetta
Associate Professor June 2002 August 2005 University of Balochistan, Quetta
Assistant Professor Nov. 1997 May 2002 University of Balochistan,  Quetta
Lecturer Nov. 1989 Nov. 1997 University of Balochistan,  Quetta

FOREIGN COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH PROGRAMS

  1. Collaborative research program with Prof. Dr. Kirsten Ngaire Nicholson, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA from 2008 to 2009.
  2. Collaborative research program with Prof. Dr. Andrew C. Kerr, School of Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Cardiff University, Main Building, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3YE, UK in 2005 to present.
  3. Collaborative research program with Dr. Randall William Law – Fulbright scholar in Pakistan, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Anthropology, USA. from April, 2001 to 2004. I also supervised Mr. Randall Willaim Law during his Ph.D. work in Pakistan.
  4. Collaborative research program between Dr. Edwin Gnos, Switzerland from 1995 to 1998.
  5. Collaborative research program between Prof. Dr. Adolphe, A. Nicolas, and Prof. Dr. Francoise Boudier, Department of Laboratory de Tectonophysique, University of Montpellier II, France from 1992 to 1995.
  6. Collaborative research program between Dr. David. H. Alderton and  Prof: R. J. L Colvine of the Department of Geology, Royal Holloway & Bedford New College (London University) UK in 1993.

MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES IN PROFESSONAL SSOCIATIONS (ADMINISTRARIVE EXPERIENCE)

  1. Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Balochistan, Quetta, from 11th Dec 2013 to 11 Dec 2015.
  2. Acting Vice Chancellor, Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University, Quetta, from 3rd September 2011 to 17 the October 2011.
  3. Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Balochistan, Quetta, from 07th May 2010 to 31-5-2012
  4. Dean Faculty of Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Balochistan, Quetta from 06-04-2013 to 14-12-2015.
  1. Chairperson, Department of Geology, University of Balochistan, Quetta; from November, 2008 to 06-05-2010.
  2. Provost Students Hostel, University of Balochistan, Quetta; Pakistan from June to August 2003.
  3. Deputy Provost Students Hostel, University of Balochistan, Quetta; Pakistan from 2001 to December 2003.
  4. Resident Warden Students Hostel, University of Balochistan, Quetta; Pakistan from 1997-2001.
  5. Warden, Students Hostel, University of Balochistan, Quetta; Pakistan from 1987-97.
  6. Member of syndicate, University of Balochistan, Quetta from January 2009 to 2012.
  7. Member of Board of Advance & Research Studies, University of Balochistan, Quetta from 2009 to present.
  • Member of the Academic Council, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan 2005 to present. University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan 2005 to present.
  • Member of Finance and Planning Committee, University of Balochistan, Quetta, from 2010 to 2012.
  • Member of Selection Board, University of Balochistan, Quetta, from 2010 to 2012.
  • Member of Senate, University of Balochistan, Quetta, from 2010 to 2012.

PUBLICATIONS

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

  1. Kakar, M.I., MAhmood, K., Khan, M., Arif, M., 2015. Petrology and geochemistry of mafic dykes from the Muskim Bagh Ophiolite (Pakistan): implications for petrogenisis and emplacement, Turkish Journal of Earth Sciences (2013 impact Factor = 1.474).21: 165:178.
  2. Kakar, M.I., Mahmood, K., and Khan, M,. Plavsa, D, 2014. Petrology and Geochemistry of Amphibolites and Grenschists associated with the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite (NW Pakistan): Implications for protolith and Ophiolite emplacement, Arabian Journal of Geosciences (2013 impact Factor = 1.152). DOI 10.1007/s12517-014-1613-6.
  3. Kakar, M.I., Khan, M., Mahmood, K., Kerr, A,C., 2014. Facies and distribution of metamorphic rocks beneath the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite, (NW Pakistan): tectonic implications. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences (HEC X-category journal) 47 (2): 115-124.
  4. Kakar, M.I., Kerr, A.C., Collins, A.S., Mahmood, K., Khan, M., McDonald, I., 2014. Supra subduction zone tectonic setting of the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite, northwestern Pakistan: insights from geochemistry and petrology. Lithos (2013 impact Factor = 3.6)202-203:190-206.
  5. Kakar, M.I., Collins, A.S., Mahmood, K., Foden, J.D., Kerr, A, C., and Khan, M. 2013, Lithology and distribution of metamorphic rocks beneath the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite, Balochistan, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, (Submitted).
  6. Kakar, M.I.,  Ker, A, C., Collins, A.S., Mahmood, K., Khan, M. McDonald, I., 2013. Supra-Subduction Zone tectonic setting of the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite, northwestern Pakistan: Insights from geochemistry and Sr-Nd isotopes. Journal Lithos (Submitted with Manuscript Number: LITHOS4075).
  7.  Kakar, M.I. Mahmood. K. Kerr. A, C., and M., 2013. Petrology of the Mantle rocks from the Muslim Bagh Ophiolite, Balochistan, Pakistan, Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences, 46, (2), 101-112.
  8.  Kakar, M.I., Mahmood, K.,Khan ,M., Kasi, A.K.and Manan .R. A..2013. Petrotogy and geochemistry of gabbros from the Muslim Bagh ophiolite: implications for their Petrogenesis and tectonic setting, Journal of Himalayan Earth  Sciences, 46(1),19- 30.
  1. M. Kaker, Alan S. Collins, Khalid Mahmood, John D. Foden Mehrab Khan (2012) U-Pb Zircon crystallization of the Muslim Bagh ophiolite: Enigmatic remains of an extensive pre-Himalayan arc. Geology. 40 (12) 1099-1102.
  2. 10. Kakar, Khalid Mahmud, Andrew C. Kerr, Alan S, Collins, Mehrab Khan, M. Tahir Shah and Aimal Khan Kasi (2012) Geochemistry and petrogenesis of volcanic rocks from Bagh complex, northern Balochistan, Pakistan. Journal of Himalayan Earth Sciences. 45 (1) 17-29.
  3. Kerr C, Khan M, Iain McDonald ( 2010)  Eruption of basaltic magma at Tor Zawar mountain, Balochistan, Pakistan, 27 January 2010: geochemical and petrological constraints on petrogenesis . Mineralogical Magazine. 74 (6) 1027- 1036.
  4. K.N. Nicholson; Khan M, K. Mahmood (2010) Geochemistry  of  the Chagai – Raskoh arc  Pakistan: dynamics spanning  the Cretaceous to the Quaternary. Lithos 118, 338-348.
  5. Kerr, C; Khan M, Mahoney J, (2010) Late Cretaceous alkaline sills of the south Tethayan suture zone, Pakistan: Initial melts of the Reunion hotspot. Lithos 117,161-171.
  6. Khan, M; Kerr, C; Mahmood, M; (2007) Formation and tectonic evolution of the Cretaceous-Jurassic Muslim Bagh ophiolitic complex, Pakistan: Implications for the composite tectonic setting of ophiolites. Journal of the Asian Earth Sciences. 31, 112-127.
  7. Nabi, G; Khan, M., Ayub, M; and A, Imtaiz; (2003), Lithofacics of the Nagri
    Formation on Old Kach Road near Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan. Balochistan          University Journal. 4, 44-53.
  8. Mahmood, K; Prichard, H; Macleod, J.C., Khan, M., Fisher, Peter; and Gnos, E; 2002), Platinum-Group Minerals assemblages in Chromites from the Muslim Bagh phiolite, Balochistan, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 13, 9-20.
  9. Nabi, G; Khan, M., Siddiqui, Rehan-ul-Haq; Farooqui, A.M., and Ayub, M; (2002), Geology, Geochemistry and Tectonic Setting of doleritic sills of Qila-Saifullah District, Balochistan, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 13, 41-51.
  10. Khan, M., Mahmood, K; Khan, A.S., and Nabi, G; (2002), Sheeted Dyke Complex in the crustal section of the upper tectonic unit of Bela ophiolite, Balochistan, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 13, 1-10.
  11. Gnos, E; Khan, M., & Mahmood, K; Villa; & Khan, A.S, (2000), Age and tectonic setting of the Ras Koh ophiolites, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 11, 105-118.
  1. Niamatullah, M; Nabi, G; & Khan, M., (2000), Structural and tectonics of Koh-e Maran, Koh-e-Siah fold and thrust zone, District Kalat, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica.11, 119-127.
  2. Mahmood, K; and Khan, M., (1999), Structural characteristics of gabbroic rocks from Saplai Tor Ghar massif Muslim Bagh ophiolite. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica.10, 26-37.
  3. Khan, M., Gnos, E., Mahmood, K; & Khan, A.S; (1999), Metamorphic rocks
    associated with the Bela ophiolites. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 10, 37-44.
  4. Khan, M., Gnos, E; Mahmood, K; & Khan, A.S; (1999), Genetically two
    different types of Basaltic rocks from Bela ophiolites Balochistan, Pakistan.
    Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 9, 27-36.
  5. Nabi, G; Ayub, M; and Khan, M., (1998), Hydrothermal alteration of various rocks suits from Sinjrani volcanic group of Chagai Balochistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 9, 21-27.
  6. Gnos, E., Mahmood, K; Khan, M., Khan, A.S; & Armbruster, Th; (1998), Natrolite from the Bela ophiolite Pakistan. Journal of Gemmology. 26 (5), 308-312.
  7. Gnos, E., Khan, M., Mahmood, K; Khan, A.S; Shifique, R.A; & Villa, I; (1998), The Bela oceanic lithosphere assemblages and its relation to the reunion hotspot. Terra Nova. 10, 90-95.
  8. Mahmood, K., Boudier, F., Khan, M., & Khan, A.S; (1997), Structures in the sheeted dyke complex of the Muslim Bagh ophiolite, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 8, 22-29.
  9. Mahmood, K., Gnos, E., Khan, M., & Khan, A.S., (1997), A Natrolite occurrence from Bela ophiolite, Khuzdar, Pakistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 8, 39-44.
  10.  Mahmood, K; Khan, M., & Khan, A.S; (1996), Structural classification of chromite pods in Muslim Bagh ophiolites, Pakistan. Bi.annual research journal “Pakistan Studies” University of  Balochistan, Quetta. xii-xiii, 121-132.
  1. Niamatulla, M; Farooqui, M. A; Khan, M., (1994), Control of lithology on structural style along  old Kach–Quetta road. Karachi University Journal of Science. 22 (1 & 2), 43–46.
  2. Aubry, T; Durrani, K.H; & Khan, M., (1991), Biostratigraphy of the upper Cretaceous Parh Limestone from Quetta Region. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 5,121-128.
  3. Aubry, T; Ahmed, Z; & Khan, M., (1988), A preliminary study of the cherts from Balochistan. Acta Mineralogica Pakistanica. 4, 102-112.