Bilal Mansoor

Assistant Professor

Mansoor, Bilal

Office: 234I
Phone: +974.4423.0240

Research Interests

Dr. Mansoor’s teaching and research interests include: Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Mechanical Design, Corrosion. Membrane Distillation, Thermomechanical Processing, Nano-structured Metallic Alloys and Composites, Cellular Materials, Superplasticity & Superplastic Forming, Friction Stir Joining, Additive Manufacturing, Hydrogen Storage, Resorbable Biomedical Implants and Biomineralization. 

Awards & Honors

  • Graduate Student Research Assistantship, University of Michigan, USA, 2006-2010
  • Teaching Assistantship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 2006- 2010
  • Departmental Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 2010


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA 2010
  • M. S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA 2006
  • B.S., University of Engineering and Tech., Lahore, Pakistan 2002

Selected Publications

E Guillen-Burrieza, B Mansoor, N Hilal, “Fouling behaviour of PVDF and PTFE membranes under Intermittent Seawater Membrane Distillation Conditions”, Journal of Membrance Science. 438 (2013) 126–139.

RB Saffarini, B Mansoor, R Thomas, HA Arafat, “ Effect of temperature-dependent microstructure evolution on pore wetting in PTFE membranes under membrane distillation conditions”. Journal of Membrance Science, 429 (2013) 282–294.

Q Zaib, B Mansoor, F Ahmad, “Photo-regenerable multi-walled carbon nanotube membranes for removal of pharmaceutical micro pollutants from water”. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts, 15(2013) 1582-1589.

An Albakri, B Mansoor, MK Khraisheh,“ Thermo-mechanical and metallurgical aspects in friction stir processing of AZ31 Mg alloy –a numerical and experimental investigation”, Journal of Materials Processing & Technology, 213 (2013) 279– 290.

B Mansoor, and AK Ghosh, “Microstructure and tensile behavior of a friction stir processed magnesium alloy”, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012), 5079-5088.