Dr Khalid Al-Ghamdi BSc, MSc, PhD


Honorary Research Fellow

School of Mechanical Engineering


Contact details

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 4201

Fax +44 (0) 121 414 3541

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


Khalid A. Al-Ghamdi is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at King Abdulaziz University and an Honarary Research Fellow in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Birmingham.


  • PhD in Optimisation in Experimental Design, University of Birmingham, 2011 
  • MSc in Operations Management, University of Birmingham, 2005 
  • BSc (Hons) in Industrial Engineering, King Abdulaziz University


Khalid A. Al-Ghamdi qualified with a BSc (Hons) in Industrial Engineering from King Abdulaziz University in 2000. He worked for the Saudi Airlines during the period 2000-2002. He was awarded a scholarship to pursue his postgraduate studies from King Abdulaziz University in 2003. In 2004, he joined the University of Birmingham where he earned an MSc in Operations Management (2005) and a PhD in Optimization in Experimental Design (2011). He is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and his research interests include Design of Experiments, Quality Engineering and Operations Research.


Research themes

  • Statistical Design and Analysis of Experiments 
  • Robust Parameter Design & Taguchi Methods 
  • Six Sigma 
  • Operations Research

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