Tariq Khraishi


Phone: 505-277-6803
Fax: 505-277-1571

Physical Address

Room 317
Mechanical Engineering Building
Building # 122 on the UNM map

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Assistant Dean for Internships

School of Engineering

Personal Website


PhD, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, 2000

MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, 1996

BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Idaho, 1994


Professor Tariq Khraishi has expertise in the general areas of solid mechanics and materials science including expertise in manufacturing, design and fluid mechanics. He has over 100 papers, several textbooks, book chapters and patents. His work has been funded by NSF, DOD, DOE, NASA and several corporations. Dr. Khraishi and his students have won many international, national, regional and local awards. He is a Fellow of ASME and a member of the editorial board for several journals.

Teaching Interests

  • Materials science and engineering
  • Continuum mechanics
  • Manufacturing/Fabrication methods and techniques

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Dislocation/Plasticity theory and modeling
  • Composite materials

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