Prof. Khalil is currently working as a professor and head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Sharjah.After graduating from Minia University, Faculty of Engineering, in 1990, he worked for three years in Sugar and Integrated Industries Company (SIIC) as a planning and follows up engineer. In July, 1995, he moved from SIIC to work as a demonstrator in Faculty of Energy Engineering, Aswan University, Egypt. In 1996 he completed his Master Degree. In 1998 he was accepted into the Trans-Century Training Program for Talents by the Ministry of Education of China and the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt as a scholarship student to complete his Ph. D degree. He earned PhD in 2002. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2002. He got an opportunity for Postdoc fellowship in Chonbuk National University(CBNU), South Korea from 2004-2005. He was later selected through the Long-Term Foreign Faculty Program for another 2 years in the same University. In 2008, he has been appointed as Associate Professor in Faculty of Engineering, King Saud University. He has published more than 100 ISI papers of international standard with high impact factor in addition to 3 patent and two book chapters. He is also running more than five funded projects. He has promoted to the rank of full professor in both Saudi Arabia and Egypt in 2011