Suhaib received his MEng degree (Master of Engineering) in Mechanical Engineering from Cardiff University with First Class Honour. For his undergraduate project which was under the supervision of Professor H.P. Evans in the Tribology Group, he developed a mathematical model based on elliptical lubricated contacts. The paramount aim was to study the thermal changes that occur due to the various modes of heat transfer when a Newtonian fluid is employed to separate two surfaces moving at constant speed. Moreover, he adjusted the model in order to compute the power dissipation in the contact due to the resistance of shear forces occurring at both contacts.
Due to his passion for research, he is currently pursuing a PhD degree in the Tribology Group at Imperial College London under the supervision of Professor Daniele Dini and Dr. Tom Reddyhoff. His research focuses on thermal elastohydrodynamic lubrication (TEHL) in journal and sliding bearings and the methods used to detect the wear that can be imposed on bearings during high load mechanisms.