Staff profile

Farhan Khan

KTP Associate - Product Development & Process Engineer

Research centre

Institute for Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE)



Muhammad Farhan Khan is a KTP research associate at the Institute of Innovation in Sustainable Engineering (IISE) University of Derby, working in partnership with Icon Aerospace Technology Ltd. The aim of the project is to innovate and grow the production capabilities of the company using state of the art design and manufacturing methods. He has a background in mechanical engineering. Before joining Derby University he has worked on structural design optimisation of a medical device at the University of Nottingham where he was a member of the additive manufacturing and 3D printing research group (AM3DPRG). He holds a masters degree in engineering from Loughborough University.

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In the media

Innovative collaboration with University set to drive industry change


Derby’s Knowledge Transfer Partnerships highlighted internationally

22nd June, 2016

Recent publications

Muhammad Khan, David Brackett, Ian Ashcroft, Christopher Tuck, Ricky Wildman. "A novel approach to design lesion-specific stents for minimum recoil," 2016, ASME Journal of Medical Devices doi:10.1115/1.4034880

Muhammad Khan, Gavin Williams, Angelo Maligno. "An investigation into the performance of metal coated additively manufactured polymer lattice structures." 5th World Congress on Materials Science & Engineering, June 13-15, Alicante, Spain (2016)