Sajid A. Khalifa is an Assistant Professor and Chair of Design Department in the College of Architecture and Design} at Effat University. He holds a BSc in Industrial Design Engineering from Coventry University, England, an MSc in Rapid Product Development from De Montfort University, England, and a PhD, also in Manufacturing Systems, from the De Montfort University, England.
Before joining Effat University in 2016, Dr Khalifa had worked for 15 years in the British Design and Manufacturing Industries and for past five years taught at various levels in academia in England.
Dr. Khalifa’s research interests lie mainly in Product design, Manufacturing, Process planning, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing. He is also active in emerging technologies such as advanced virtual prototyping and 3D Printing and various disciplines of Design.