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School of Engineering Research Presentation Day 2016

On the 5th May 2016, the School of Engineering held a Research Presentation Day showcasing the expertise of the academic staff in the School. Over 40 staff attended and presented a summary of their research and their research interests. Click on 'view presentation' adjacent to each staff member below to see a PDF of their presentation - clicking on 'view full profile' will take you to the full profile of the staff member.

Professor Ashraf Ashour

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Ashraf Ashour
  • Sustainable construction materials
  • Repair and retrofit of deteriorated structures
  • Understanding of structural behaviour

Professor Hadj Benkreira

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Hadj Benkreira
  • Thin Film Coating Technology & Science
  • Polymer Processing
  • Upcycling of Elastomeric Waste
  • Rheology of Waxy Crude Oils

Dr Elaine Brown

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Elaine Brown
  • Ultrasound Technology: passive and active
  • In-process measurements and PAT
  • Energy

Dr David Bryant

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David Bryant
  • The Science & Technology of Braking

Dr John Buckley

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John Buckley
  • Biomechanical Modelling Approaches to Quantify Human Movement (locomotion) in Health and Disease

Professor Felician Campean

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Felician Campean
  • Professor of Automotive Reliability Engineering
  • Director, Automotive Research Centre

Dr Andrew Carruthers

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  • Strategic Operations Management of Complex Aerospace Projects
  • Technology Management and manufacturing in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr Fin Caton-Rose

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Fin Caton-Rose
  • Solid Phase Polymer Processing
  • Computer Modelling Research Centre

Professor Phil Coates

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Phil Coates
  • Polymer IRC at Bradford (EPSRC; 1989 -)

Dr Xianghe Dai

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Xianghe Dai
  • Steel and Steel/Concrete Composite Structures
  • Numerical Modelling and Analysis
  • Structures Under Various Loads
  • Construction Material Behaviour and Development.

Dr Tim Gough

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Tim Gough
  • Polymer Processing
  • Rheology
  • Flow Induced Crystallisation
  • Battery Gel Electrolytes
  • Pharmaceutical Processing and Drug Delivery

Dr Colin Grant

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Colin Grant
  • Nature Inspired Surfaces for Biomedical Engineering Applications
  • Biomaterials Characterisation
  • Tissue Mechanics
  • Surface Science
  • Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)

Professor Yakun Guo

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Yakun Guo
  • Water Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Environmental Hydraulics

Dr Michael Honnor

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  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Boundary Element Analysis
  • Meshfree Methods

Dr Chakib Kara-Zaïtri

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Chakib Kara-Zaïtri
  • Reliability and Safety Engineering
  • Risk Modelling and Assessment

Dr Adrian Kelly

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Adrian Kelly
  • Polymer and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Dr Amir Khan

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Amir Khan
  • Development of new acoustic materials using recycled and virgin products
  • Laboratory testing of materials
  • Numerical modelling of the vibro-acoustic performance of noise control solutions
  • Objective noise and vibration measurements
  • In-situ evaluation of the subjective quality of noise control solutions
  • Instrumentation Research

Professor M. Khurshid Khan

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M Khurshid Khan
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Modelling & Simulation For Engineering (Design, Planning and Operations) Systems.

Professor Tahir Khan

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Tahir Khan
  • Joining Technology
  • Smart materials
  • Tribology
  • Surface Engineering

Professor Dennis Lam

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Dennis Lam
  • Developing Innovative Infrastructure for Sustainable Environments

Dr Jian-Ping Li

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Jian-Ping Li
  • Engineering Optimisation

Dr Michael Martyn

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Michael Martyn
  • Polymer processing
  • Ceramics processing
  • Biomaterial Processing
  • Powder Metallurgy

Dr Mostafa Mohamed

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Mostafa Mohamed
  • Geotechnical and Geoevironmental Engineering

Professor Iqbal Mujtaba

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Iqbal Mujtaba
  • Sustainable Energy, Water and Food
  • Process Modelling, Optimisation and Control

Dr Jose Eduardo Munive Hernandez

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Jose Eduardo Munive Hernandez
  • Automotive Research Centre

Dr Peter Olley

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Peter Olley
  • Novel Constitutive Models for Viscoelastic Simulation

Professor Crina Oltean-Dumbrava

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Crina Oltean-Dumbrava
  • Sustainability of Noise Barriers (NB)
  • Sustainability Assessment of NB European (EN) Standards
  • Sustainability and Affordability of Houses

Dr Raj Patel

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Raj Patel
  • Energy, Water & Materials (Experimental & Modelling)

Professor Martin Priest

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Martin Priest
  • Controlling Friction and Wear through Optimal Lubrication

Dr Jaan Hui Pu

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Jaan Hui Pu
  • SWE and Sediment Transport Model Applications

Dr Hong-Sheng Qi

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Hong-Sheng Qi
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Tribology in Automotive Engineering
  • Fuzzy logic in Decision Making and Control
  • Product development, Virtual Prototyping and CAE

Dr Nejat Rahmanian

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Nejat Rahmanian
  • Powder processing
  • Oil/gas processing

Dr Farshid Sefat

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Farshid Sefat
  • Bone Cell Engineering
  • Cornea Tissue Engineering
  • Skin Tissue engineering

Dr Therese Sheehan

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Therese Sheehan
  • Steel-Concrete Composite Structures

Professor Simon Shepherd

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Simon Shepherd
  • Cryptography, Computer Security and Digital Signal Processing
  • Infection Control & Translational Clinical Medicine
  • Hydraulics and Fluid Dynamics
  • Solar Physics

Professor John Sweeney

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John Sweeney
  • Mechanical behaviour of polymers elastic, viscoelastic, viscoplastic
  • Mathematical modelling composites, processes, flow, diffusion…
  • Soft solids gels, biological
  • Shape memory applications medical, civil

Dr Pete Twigg

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Pete Twigg
  • Medical Engineering

Professor Gregory Watts

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Gregory Watts
  • Soundscape studies & anthropogenic noise impacts in National Parks
  • Developing standards for traffic noise mitigation measures
  • Tyre/road surface noise studies
  • Collaborative research with Chinese University of HK and University of Canterbury NZ

Dr Ben Whiteside

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Ben Whiteside
  • Materials characterisation
  • Nano fillers compounding/ processing
  • Design for manufacture
  • New process development
  • Moulding of microscale features and tolerances
  • Micro/nano-structured surfaces
  • Process analytics
  • Materials characterisation – product measurement
  • Inspection/handing systems
  • Process modelling

Professor Alastair Wood

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Alastair Wood
  • Numerical Transport Phenomena
  • Numerical Optimization
  • Industrial Modelling, Simulation, and Optimization
  • Mathematical Analysis

Dr Steve Wright

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Steve Wright
  • Powder Metallurgy processing of Ferrous Materials
  • Selective Laser Sintering of Ferrous Materials
  • Computer aided Alloy Design of Ferrous Materials
  • Microstructural Characterisation
  • Manufacturing Process improvement

Dr Mansour Youseffi

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Mansour Youseffi
  • Tracking Traction Force Changes of Single Cells on the Liquid Crystal Surface
  • Effect of Transforming Growth Factor-β3 on Mono and Multilayer Chondrocytes

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