Pauline Khan

Khan, Pauline | Faculty

Ed.D., Teaching Professor in Technical Communication, College of Engineering

306 Gorguze Family Laboratory



About Pauline

Pauline Bary Khan is a Teaching Professor in Technical Communication in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan. She has taught classes in technical communications to undergraduate and graduate students at the College of Engineering since 1997. She has also co-authored the book A Practical Guide to Technical Reports and Presentations for Scientists, Engineers and Students. Her research is on the topic of group culture, climate, and communication.

Prior to her teaching career, Dr. Khan worked as an engineering and project manager to design manufacturing systems in the information technology field, to manufacture and test engine blocks for the automotive industry, and to research coatings for high-speed and high-temperature machining applications. Dr. Khan has a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters of Science in Technical Communication, both from the University of Michigan. Her Doctorate in Education was earned from Southern New Hampshire University.


Ed.D., Southern New Hampshire University
M.S., Technical Communication, University of  Michigan
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan