Iqbal Shareef


Morgan Hall 403
(309) 677-2981

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S., Mech/Mfg. Engineering, Osmania University, Hyd., India
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Osmania University, Hyd., India


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Honors and Awards:

  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Education
  • Strathmore's Who's Who Peoria Area Outstanding Engineer Award


Teaching Interests:

  • Machining and Forming Processes
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Optimal Design
  • Tribology
  • Mechanical Design, Statics, Strength of Materials
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Advanced Solid Mechanics


Research Areas:

  • Modeling of Manufacturing and Machining Processes
  • Green Machining of P/M Parts
  • Design for Manufacturability
  • Optimal Design
  • Tribology
  • Environmentally Benign Manufacturing
  • Nano-Coatings for Dry Machining Applications

Selected Publications:

  • ”Dry Machinability of γ-TiAl” Manuscript prepared for submission to the Journal of Manufacturing Technology, with Chengtun Peng.
  • “Abrasive Wear for Bearing Materials” Manuscript under preparation for submission.
  • “Effect of Microstructure on Sliding Contact Damage and Wear of Ceramic Coatings,” 30th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, March 2006, Accepted for Journal Publication in May 2006. (with Oelayo Ajayi and George Fenske)
  • Dry Machinability of Aluminum Alloys,” World Tribology Conference III, September 2005. (with Manikandan Natarajan, and Oelayo Ajayi)
  • “Use of Forces and Acceleration in Fatigue Life Characterization of Diesel Engine Cams,” Journal of Lubrication Engineering, accepted for publication, April 2005 (with Audhut Karmali, David Cusac, and Michael Kestner).
  • “Effect of Rotary Ultrasonic Machining Parameters on Surface Integrity of Advanced Ceramics,” Journal of Machining Science and Technology, under 2nd review (with Julia Bjerke, and Michael Hasselkorn).
  • “Investigation of Diesel Engine Cam Life Using An Accelerated Fatigue Test Rig,” Proceedings of the STLE 58th Annual Conference, New York, NY, May 2003.