Principal Investigator

Dr. Muhammad Jahan

Muhammad Pervej Jahan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 
56 Garland Hall
650 E. High St
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056



Postdoctoral, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2010 - 2012
Ph.D., National University of Singapore (NUS), 2009
B.Sc. Eng., Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 2004

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Micro and Nano Machining
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • Lean Manufacturing/Systems
  • Manufacturing Education
  • SPM based nano-patterning
  • Materials characterization


Assistant Professor, Miami University
July, 2016 – Present

Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky University (WKU)

August, 2012 – June, 2016 
Research Associate, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville 
August 2010 – August 2012
R&D Engineer, Makino Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore 
September 2009 – July 2010
Research Scholar, National University of Singapore (NUS) 
August 2005 – July 2009


  • Research project selected as one the "Projects that could provide strong return on investment for NSF funding", April 2017
  • Invited to join “Expert Educator Team (EET)” for the LIFT manufacturing institute, the APLU, and the NCMS, January 2017.
  • “Outstanding Reviewer Award” certificate from Journal of Manufacturing Processes, Elsevier, October 2016
  • "Best Paper Award" ICAMT 2016 Conference, Oct 7-8, 2016, Venice, Italy
  • “William E. Warner Professional Practice Award” from Epsilon Pi Tau, February, 2016
    • “Prolific Proposer Award”, Office of Sponsored Program & Research, WKU, 2015
    • “Early Investigator Award”, Office of Sponsored Program & Research, WKU, 2015
    • “Outstanding Reviewer Award” certificate from International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Elsevier, September 2015
    • Research highlighted by KY-NSF-EPSCoR, August 4, 2015
    • Nominee, 'Ogden Junior Faculty Award for Research', WKU, 2015
    • Nominee, 'Research and Creativity Award' Ogden College of Science and Engineering, Western Kentucky University, 2014
    • 'First time PI Award' Office of Research, Western Kentucky University, 2014
    • 'Best Paper Award' at ATMAE 2014 Annual Conference, Nov 19-22, St Louis, MO
    • ‘Rudisill Scholarship/Award’ from the Epsilon Pi Tau (International Honor Society for Professions in Technology), 2014
    • ‘Outstanding Paper Award’ from Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) for the best paper in North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC 40), June 2012
    • ‘A. M. Strickland Prize’for the best paper published in the Proceedings of IMechE as a significant contribution to the field of manufacturing, Division of Manufacturing Industries of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK, June 2010 
    • JUÁN DE LA CIERVA’ research grant from Ministry of Science and Innovation, Spain, June 2010 (didn’t join)
    • 'Heidenhain Scholarship' from European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN) as a scheme of supporting young researchers, 2010 
    • 'Most Downloaded Articles 2005 to 2010' award certificate from Elsevier, 2010 
    • 'Heidenhain Scholarship' from the EUSPEN, 2007
    • ‘Research Scholarship’ by National University of Singapore (NUS), August, 2005 – July, 2009 
    • ‘University Merit Scholarship’ from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), 1998 -2003 
    • ‘Technical Scholarship’ from BUET, 1998-2003