Dr. (Hafiz) M. Ilyas Khan is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Psychology from the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh in 1984. Prof. Khan did M.A (Psychology) from AMU in 1976 and B.A (Psychology) from Shibli National PG College, Azamgarh affiliated to Gorakhpur University in 1974 with First Division, First Rank securing Gold Medals. In all, he received 06 Gold Medals at varied educational levels. Prof. Ilyas was also honored as Scientist (Pool Officer) award by the Council of Scientist and Industrial Research, Government of India, New Delhi in 1989. He received University and National Merit scholarships, JRF and SRF at varied academic levels. He has over twenty seven years of teaching and research experience. His research work is on Experiment Psychology, Health Psychology, Psychology of Personality, and Stress and Health.
He has successfully guided 01 M.Phil dissertations, 08 Ph.D. thesis and 02 Post Doctoral Fellows under his supervision at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has authored, co-authored and edited 2 books and contributed 50 research papers, theoretical articles in National and International Journals and many chapters in books. Prof. Khan has attended and presented papers in the various national and International Conferences and Seminars.
He has standardized 03 psychological tests. Prof. Khan is fourth time elected member of Executive Council from teaching category of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. His current areas of research are: Personality and Social Psychology, Health Psychology.