Umair Hassan Khan
Research Scientist
Dr Umair H Khan

My role in the department

Research Scientist in the Climate Resilience Program at DPIRD




Contact information

+61 0436 342 639

My background

My research aims to enhance livestock feed efficiency, measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and support the economic sustainability of the Australian livestock industry through innovative approaches and global collaborations. My extensive experience and training in sustainable agriculture, animal nutrition, greenhouse gas emissions, feed formulation, proteomic and genomic data analysis, statistical modelling were gained during my PhD studies and Postdoc research at the University of New England, NSW.  


  • Comparison and validation of methane emission measurements from Greenfeed and Portable Accumulation Chambers for Sheep – as Principal Investigator at DPIRD (On going)
  • Annual methane emissions profile for sheep grazing pasture in southern WA - as Principal Investigator at DPIRD (beginning in March 2024)

Key Expertise

• Animal Nutrition • Feed Efficiency • Animal Production • Greenhouse gas emission in Sheep and Cattle • Proteomic and Genomic Data Analysis • Statistical Modelling • Climate Change .


  • PhD (Animal Nutrition and Molecular Biology) – 2022 – The University of Western Australia, Perth
  • MPhil – Master of Philosophy – Veterinary Microbiology – 2013 – University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
  • DVM – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery – 2011 - University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan

My articles

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