Department of Agricultural Mechanization

Prof. Dr. Mansoor Khan Khattak
Chairman / Professor
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Mailing Address:
Department of Agricultural Mechanization, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, 25130, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
About Chairman:
Prof. Dr. Mansoor Khan Khattak
He joined the university service in July, 1987 as Assistant Agriculture Mechanization Officer/Lecturer in the department of Agricultural Mechanization. He did his Ph.D in 2005 from Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam. He completed his post doctoral in 2007 from Auburn University, USA. He is the Author of one Book “Introduction to Petroleum Technology” and published 23 research articles in National and International Journals.
PhD from Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam. 2005
Post Doc from Auburn University, USA. 2007
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Area of Specialization:
Farm Machinery, Agricultural Mechanization, Renewable Energy.
Professional Responsibilites & Activities:
Teaching, Research & Administration.
Research Projects:
Project Approved By Provincial Government:
Rs. 0.320 million
Development and Dissemination of flat plate solar collector for agricultural purposes.

Projects Completed:
  • Conducting research studies on "Effect of Deep Tillage Practices on Root Growth and Yield of Wheat Corn Rotation" funded by UGC at AUP Farm Malakandher and CCRI Pirsabak. These studies are for duration of two years (October 1999 to October 2001) and the cost of the project was .65 million.
  • Conducting studies on optimal tillage practices funded by ALP-PARC at Karak and D.I.Khan. These studies are for duration of three (2001-2004) years and the cost of the project is 2.5 millions.
- American Society of Agricultural Engineering and Biological Engineering from January 2007 onward
- Soil Science Society of Pakistan from January 2008 onward
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