Dr. Abdul Mateen


Dr. Abdul Mateen

Associate Professor & Chairman


Dr. Abdul Mateen did his PhD and MS from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology. During his PhD he worked at the University of Calgary, Canada for one year. He did his BS in Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science from UET Lahore and his F. Sc. From Islamia College Peshawar.

Dr. Mateen has extensive experience in minerals, extractive metallurgy, thermal spray coatings, nanostructured and energy conversion materials.

Academic & Administrative Experience:

  1. Chairman Department of Minerals Resources Engineering June 9th, 2022, till date.
  2. Chairman Department of Materials Science and Engineering, PAF-IAST, March 25th, 2021, to June 9th, 2022.
  3. Manager Office of Research Innovation & Commercialization (ORIC) Nov. 24th, 2020, till date
  4. Member Executive Council of the Institute from Jan. 27th, 2021, till date
  5. Member Selection Board of the Institute, Feb. 16th, 2023, till date
  6. Member Tenure & Promotion Committee, Faculty of Chemical, Mechanical, Materials & Minerals Engineering, Aug. 5th, 2022 till date.
  7. Member Innovation Technology Park Committee of the Institute May 7th, 2023, till date.
  8. Member Research & Conferences committee of the Institute, Aug. 31st, 2022 till date.
  9. Member Institute Disciplinary Committee June 18th, 2021, till date.
  10. Associate Professor, Pak-Austria Fachhochschule Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology, Nov. 13th, 2020, till date
  11. Tenured Associate Professor, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, June 13th, 2018 to Nov. 12th
  12. Assistant Professor, Institute of Space Technology, Islamabad, June 13th, to June 12th, 2018
  13. Visiting Faculty Member at Institute of Space Technology, March 13th, 2012 to June 12th 2012
  14. Graduate Assistant/ Course Instructor, GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Aug. 2010 to May 2011
  15. Associate, University of Calgary, Aug 2009 to June 2010


  • PhD, Materials Engineering FMSE, GIK Institute of Engineering, Pakistan
  • MS, Materials Science and Engineering FMSE, GIK Institute of Engineering, Pakistan
  • BSc, Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, UET, Lahore


  1. Tauseef Ahmed, Abdul Mateen & Soonil Lee, “Improved tribological performance and enhanced tensile adhesive strength of micro- to near-nanocrystalline WC-17 wt. %Co coatings sprayed using HVOF”, Ceramics International (W), 5th 2024.
  2. Zeeshan Abbasi, Abdul Mateen, Muhammad Attiq ur Rahman, & Abdul Wadood, “Improved tribological behaviour of concentrated chromite coatings developed by HVOF and Plasma spray techniques” Journal of Materials Research & Technology (W), 21 Sep. 2023
  3. Guanghui A. Zhu, A. Chee, Tauseef Ahmed, Muhammad Shahoor,  Abdul Mateen, Tribological performance and corrosion resistance of HVOF WC-17 wt. % Co coatings: influence of micro-to-nanoscale morphology”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (W), August 26th, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-023-11943-8
  1. Faiza Khan, Talha Mubashir, Kainat Ahmed, Muhammad Shahoor, Abdul Mateen, Soonil Lee, Tauseef Ahmed, “Fabrication and Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes-Based Pressure Nanosensors: A Study on Piezoresistive Behaviour”, Transactions on Electrical and Electronic Materials (X), Accepted: 20 August 2023 https://doi.org/10.1007/s42341-023-00472-6
  1. Zeeshan Abbasi, Abdul Mateen, Akbar Niaz, Muhammad Atiq Ur Rehman, Abdul Wadood, “Development and characterization of natural Chromite coating on metal substrate using plasma spray process” ACS Omega (W) vol.8, pp. 15193-15202, 18 April 2023.

Areas of Interest

  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Mineral Processing
  • Surface Engineering and Tribology
  • Thermal Spray Coatings
  • Energy Conversion Materials
  • Nanocomposites