Bashir Khoda, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

The University of Maine
Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center, Room 248
Orono, ME 04469-5711
(207) 581-5183;


External Engagements:

  • Editorial Board Member, Scientific Report (2023).
  • Affiliated Faculty, Advanced Structures and Composites Center (ASCC), UMaine.
  • Affiliated Faculty, Bio-medical Science and Engineering, UMaine.
  • Affiliated Faculty, Interdisciplinary Material Science and Engineering Program, UMaine.

Teaching Areas:

  1. MEE 150: Engineering Mechanics: Statics
  2. MEE 330: Manufacturing Engineering (Newly developed, Spring 2020)
  3. MEE 430: Digital manufacturing (Newly developed, Spring 2022)

Research Areas:

  • Digital Manufacturing
  • Additive Manufacturing/ 3D Printing
  • Bio-Manufacturing

Principal Sponsors:


Select Research / Collaboration Activities:

  • Collaborative Proposal: Mechanics of Knots and Tangles of Elastic Rods”, NSF; Duration: Oct 21-Sep 24
  • “Data-driven innovations in agricultural production system: Wild Blueberry Case Study”, Maine Technology Institute Duration: June 23-May 26.
  • “New Bio-Inspired 3D Printing Functionalized Lattice Composites for Actively Preventing and Mitigating Internal Corrosion”, DOT; Duration: Oct 18-Sep 21

Select Publications / Conference Presentations:

  • Maxwell B., Scott Tomlinson and Khoda,. “Investigation of the Interfacial Adhesion Strength of Parts Additively Manufactured on Fabrics.” ASME Open J. Engineering ASME. January 2023 2 021024 doi:
  • Khoda, W. Gramlich, A. Shovon, and I. Khlail. “Effect of MW of PMMA on Particle Transfer by Dip Coating Process from Liquid Particle Carrier System”, Progress in Organic Coating 2023, 176, p. 107394.
  • Khalil, Dezhong Tong, Guanjin Wang, Mohammad Jawed and B. Khoda,. “Systematic Variation of Friction of Rods”, Journal of Applied Mechanics, 2022, p.1-12.
  • Shovon, A. Alam, W. Gramlich and B. Khoda,. “Micro-particle entrainment from density mismatched liquid carrier system.” Scientific Report, 2022, 12, p. 9806.
  • Habib, M. and Khoda, “Rheological Analysis of Bio-ink for 3D Bio-printing Processes.” Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 2022, 76 p. 708-718
  • Habib, M. A.*, Sanku M., Venkatachalem, S. and Khoda, B., “3D Printability of Alginate-Carboxymethyl Cellulose Hydrogel,” Materials, 2018, 11(3) pp.454; doi: 10.3390/ma11030454.

Professional Activities / Memberships:

  • SME (Society for Manufacturing Engineers)
  • ASME (American Society for Mechanical Engineers)
  • IISE (Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers)
  • Member, America Makes