Khan is an R&D/semiconductor process engineer with interests in novel micro and nanofabrication methods and techniques. He has experience in design, fabrication and characterization of nano and microscale devices and structures in IV, III-V, oxides and metals for applications across different disciplines. Khan is affiliated with the Programmable Nanomaterials and Adaptive Material Technologies platforms and is currently working on material systems for energy related applications. His past experiences include work on smart materials along with industry experience in energy/oil & gas and environment sectors and providing consulting services. Khan has an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Texas A&M University. He did his postdoctoral work at Harvard University focusing on nano-optical structures for potential biosensing, novel single photon devices, nanocavity lasers and optomechanics applications.