Dr. Muhammad Waris Ali Khan is a professional mechanical engineer who graduated in 2003 from NED University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan. He then worked as an Assistant Manager of BMR Projects at a state-owned integrated iron and steel making complex and was actively involved in the project management of its expansion program. Later, he moved to Malaysia in 2009 to pursue postgraduate research studies. He completed his MSc (2011) and Ph.D. (2015) studies in civil engineering with a specialization in project management from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. He has served as a Senior Lecturer (2016-2021) at the Faculty of Industrial Management, Universiti Malaysia Pahang. He is certified in two prominent international project management certifications from PMI: CAPM® and PMP®.