Prof. Abid Ali Khan

    Ph.D. (Univ. of Limerick, Ireland)




    Ergonomics, Human Response to Vibration, Industrial Engineering, EMG based Prosthetics/Rehabilitation


    Ergonomics Research Division, Department of Mechanical Engineering, ZH College of Engineering & Technology





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Abid is Professor in the department and is also associated with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Biomedical and Human Factors Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology. He has B.Sc. Engineering (Mechanical) and M.Sc. Engineering (Industrial and Production Engineering) from AMU, Aligarh. He got his PhD from the University of Limerick, Ireland, funded by the European Union as a Research Assistant. He teaches Ergonomics, Experimental Methods & Analysis, Design of Experiments, and Research Methodology. His research interest is Occupational Ergonomics, Human response to vibration, Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorder (WMSD), EMG etc. He has published papers in various International and National journals and conferences. His work has been published in Ergonomics, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Applied Ergonomics, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, Occupational Ergonomics, Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation etc. He is involved in the R& D activities related to the following areas: > Whole-body vibration exposure > Hand-arm vibration exposure > Ergonomic evaluation of new designs > EMG based prosthetics
  1. Publication

    1. Alam, M. M., Khan, A. A., & Farooq, M. (2018). Effect of whole-body vibration on neuromuscular performance: A literature review. Work59(4), 571-583.

    2. Siddharth Bhardwaj & Abid Ali Khan (2018) Ergonomics investigation for orientation of the handles of wood routers, International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics,DOI: 10.1080/10803548.2017.1373479

    3. Ahmed SS, Rehman SA, Ansari MK, Khan AA, Farooq O, Khan AH. A comparative study on evaluation of role of 1.5 mm microplates and 2.0 mm standard miniplates in management of mandibular fractures using bite force as indicator of recommendation. Natl J Maxillofac Surg [serial online] 2016 [cited 2016 Dec 25];7:39-44. Available from:

    4. F Bano, Z Mallick, AA Khan, The effect of grip force, stroke rotation and frequency on discomfort for a torqueing tasks. 2016, WORK 53 (4), 691-708

    5. Farooq. M., and Khan, A.A., 2014, Effect of Shoulder rotation combined with elbow flexion on discomfort and EMG activity of ECRB muscle. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (Elsevier)- 44 (6), 882–889.

    6. Singh, J., and Khan, A.A., 2014, Effect of coating over the handle of a drill machine on vibration transmissibility, Applied Ergonomics (Elsevier) - 45, 239-246.

    7. Farooq. M., and Khan, A.A., 2012, Effect of shoulder rotation, upper arm rotation and elbow flexion in a repetitive gripping task, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation (IOS Press, Netherlands)-43 (3), 263-278.
    8. Khan, A. A., O'Sullivan, L. W. and Gallwey, T. J., 2010, Effect on Discomfort of Frequency of Wrist Exertions Combined with Wrist Articulations and Forearm Rotation, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (Elsevier, UK) – 40, 492-503.
    9. Khan, A. A., O'Sullivan, L. W. and Gallwey, T. J., 2009. Effects of combined wrist and forearm posture, and two levels of relative force on discomfort, Ergonomics (Taylor & Francis, UK), 52 (10), 1265-1275.
    10. Khan, A. A., O'Sullivan, L. W. and Gallwey, T. J., 2009. Effects of combined wrist deviation and forearm rotation on discomfort score, Ergonomics (Taylor & Francis, UK) 52 (3), 345-361.
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