Luqman Hakim Ahmad Shah

PhD Student

Contact Information

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1

Phone: (519) 998-8958


Biographical Information

2010: Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Research Interests

  • Friction stir welding
  • Dissimilar welding
  • Laser welding

Thesis Supervisor(s)

  • Professor Adrian Gerlich
  • Professor Scott Walbridge​


  • ‘Review of research progress on aluminium–magnesium dissimilar friction stir welding’, LH Shah, NH Othman, A Gerlich. Science and Technology of Welding and Joining, 2017, 23(3), 256-270.
  • ‘Design guideline for intermetallic compound mitigation in Al-Mg dissimilar welding through addition of interlayer’, LH Shah, A Gerlich, Y Zhou. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 2017, 94(5), 2667-2678.
  • ‘Friction-stir processing of a cold sprayed AA7075 coating layer on the AZ31B substrate: Structural homogeneity, microstructures and hardness’, F Khodabakhshi, B Marzbanrad, LH Shah, H Jahed, AP Gerlich. Surface and Coatings Technology, 2017, Vol.331, 116-128.
  • ‘Effect of tool eccentricity on the properties of friction stir welded AA6061 aluminum alloys’, LH Shah, S Guo, S Walbridge, A Gerlich. Manufacturing Letters, 2018, Vol.15, 14-17.

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