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Biography Dr. Muhammad Younas is a lecturer at the School of Engineering, Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen, UK. He joined RGU as a lecturer in Manufacturing Engineering and his research is focused on conventional and non conventional manufacturing with the focus on machining characteristics and performance of metals and alloys, with an emphasis on sustainable production.

Dr. Younas is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and his research interests lie in the development of sustainable manufacturing practices, optimization of manufacturing processes, reduction of energy consumption, and enhancement of the environmental performance of products and processes. He is dedicated to advancing the field of manufacturing engineering by investigating innovative approaches that minimize environmental impact, improve resource efficiency, and promote sustainable design and production practices.

As a lecturer and researcher, Dr. Younas actively contributes to the academic community through teaching, supervision of research projects, and publication of research articles in reputable journals.
Research Interests Sustainable Manufacturing/life cycle analysis: He is interested in sustainable manufacturing that minimize the environmental impact of industrial processes. This includes the adoption of energy reduction strategies in the life cycle of product/ processes.

Optimization Techniques in Manufacturing: His research also focus on the application of optimization techniques to enhance manufacturing processes. This involves production efficiency, resource utilization, scheduling, and quality control.

Energy Analysis in Manufacturing: He is also passionate about energy analysis in manufacturing, energy-saving opportunities that improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in manufacturing operations.
Teaching and Learning Manufacturing Technology
Engineering Materials
Design, Materials and Manufacture
Computer Aided Engineering