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Dr. Bilal Mansoor

Dr. Bilal Mansoor

Associate Professor and Director of Student Engineering Enrichment

Office Number: 234F
Office Phone: +974.4423.0240

Interest Areas

Design of New Materials for Extreme Environments
Advanced Manufacturing
Multiscale Mechanical, Electrochemical and Thermal Characterization of Materials
Engineering Education

Dr. Mansoor is currently steering the following events:
Annual Materials Science and Engineering Symposium
Workshop on Materials Selection, Reliability and Corrosion issues
Workshop on Manufacturing for the Future: Towards Competitive Demand-Driven Qatar Industry


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Dec 2010
  • M. S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Apr 2007


  • Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (August 2019 – present)
  • Director of Student Engineering Enrichment, Texas A&M University at Qatar (June 2019 – present)
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (May 2016 – August 2019)
  • Qatar-Shell Research and Technology Center, Faculty Fellow (May 2017 - Current)
  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, USA (September 2015 – May 2016)
  • Research Engineer, Thixomat Inc., Livonia, USA (Jan 2006- Dec 2006) 


  • Early Career Faculty, Research Excellence Award, TAMU Qatar, 2018
  • 2nd place, Best Rep. Image of an Outcome (BRIO) Competition, Qatar National Research Fund, 2018
  • Best Poster Award for the Research Team, Materials Symposium, Qatar, 2017
  • Best Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Student Engineer’s Council, TAMU Qatar, 2013


  1. C. Shunmugasamy, B. Mansoor, Compressive behavior of a rolled open-cell aluminum foam, Materials Science and Engineering A. 715 (2018).
  2. C. Shunmugasamy, B. Mansoor, Aluminum foam sandwich with density-graded open-cell core: compressive and flexural response, Materials Science and Engineering A. 731 (2018).
  3. U. Chaudhry, B. Mansoor, T. Mungole, G. Ayoub, D.P. Field, Corrosion mechanism in PVD deposited nano-scale titanium nitride thin film with intercalated titanium for protecting the surface of silicon, Electrochimica Acta. 264 (2018).
  4. T Mungole, B Mansoor, G Ayoub, DP Field, Bifurcation in deformation mechanism to overcome strength-ductility paradox in metal-ceramic multilayer thin-films, Applied Physics Letters. 113 (2018),