Dr. Faisal Khan

Dr. Faisal Khan is a Professor and the Canada Research Chair Tier I of Offshore Safety and Risk Engineering. He is also a member of Oil and Gas Engineering Board of Studies at Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and a visiting professor at Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania, Australia. In 2000, He founded the Safety and Risk Engineering Group (SREG) at Memorial University of Newfoundland which is now known as the Centre for Risk, Integrity, and Risk Engineering (C-RISE) with 40+ team members including academics, research engineers, and graduate students who are doing research on a wide range of theoretical and applied research activities mainly related to process safety and asset integrity management. 

Dr. Khan’s areas of research interest include: safety and risk engineering, inherent safety, risk management, and risk-based integrity assessment and management. He is actively involved with multinational oil and gas companies on the issue of safety and asset integrity. In 2006, he spent a few months as risk and integrity expert with Lloyd's Register, a risk management organization. He has also served as Safety and Risk Advisor to Government of Newfoundland, Canada, Lloyd's Register EMEA, SBM Modco, Qatargas and others. In 2008 and 2009, he visited Qatar University and Qatargas LNG Company as Process Safety and Risk Management Chair. He has authored seven books, and over 300 research articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences on safety, risk and reliability engineering. He has offered training programs/workshops on safety and risk engineering in different places including St John's, Tehran, Dubai, Beijing, Aberdeen, Doha, and Kuala Lumpur.

Contact Info

Faisal Khan

Professor and Canada Research Chair (Tier I)
Director, Centre for Risk, Integrity and Safety Engineering (C-RISE)
Email: fikhan@mun.ca

Tel: +1 (709) 864-8939