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 Expert  728761

Expert in Composites, Manufacturing, Design, Polymer, Stress Analysis, Fracture, Failure, Mechanical Behaviour


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert's field of expertise is mechanics of solids, fracture, failure and stress analysis, manufacturing and characterisation of advanced materials with special focus on composites in aerospace, automotive and medical applications using both experimental and simulation techniques. Part of her research is on the biomaterials in dental and tissue engineering applications.

Her current research projects are as follows: 1- Nanocomposites of elastomers for seal applications using nano-clay and nanotube 2- Biodegredable composites of ceramic and polymer for scaffold applications 3- Biocomposites of natural fibres for automotive and sustainable development 4- Ultrasonic welding of composites 5- Optimisaiton of drilling process of stack titanium/composites 6- Procesisng and characterisaiton of titanium based implants for dental applications 7- Fibre assemblies of nonwovens for damping

Previous research projects include: 8- Ultrasonic consolidation for manufacutirng of functional materials (thermomechanical analysis) 9- Ultrasonic consolidation for embedding sensors in three dimensional metal structures 10- three diemensional modelling of adhesively bonded joints 11- optimisaiton of the resin formulaiton for improved peeling and adhesion properties in personal health care 12- textile composites of nonwoven produced by hydroentanglement 13- Microcmechanics of failure and deformation in polymer composites using finite element modelling

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advanced composite

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advanced composite forming

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advanced composite manufacturing

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advanced composite process development

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advanced composite processing

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advanced composite technology

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advanced material

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automotive composite

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carbon-fiber composite

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ceramic composite

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ceramic-matrix composite

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chopped-fiber composite

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composite aircraft structure stress analysis

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composite failure analysis

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composite manufacturing tooling

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composite material

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composite material characterization

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composite material failure

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composite material machining

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composite material manufacturing

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composite material mechanical property

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composite material stress analysis

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composite material testing

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deformation analysis

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finite element analysis

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finite element method

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finite element modeling

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manufacturing simulation

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nanocomposite

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polymer-clay nanocomposite

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stress modeling

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structural analysis

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thermal analysis


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1989   Meng   Petrochemical Engineering   Amirkabir University  
1998   PhD   Micromechanics of Deformation and Failure in Composites   Loughborough University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2003 to

 

(Undisclosed University)

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Lecturer

 

Research in the areas mentioned, teaching at undergraduate BEng, MEng, MSc and PhD levels, Course director for biomedical engineeing, Publication in peer reviewed journals, Proposal for research grants from governement funding bodies and other industrial fundings, Supervision of PhD students and researchers.

1998 to 2003

 

Loughborough University

 

Mechanical Engineering

 

Research Fellow

 

Performing research, lab tests, data analysis, writing reports and peer reviewed papers.

1989 to 1994

 

National Petrochemical Company

 

Management Information IT System

 

System Analyst

 

Development of the management information system using computer based databases for the manufacturing units of national petrochemical company.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

Fellow of Institute of Materials, Minerals, Member of MRS, Member of the Socity of adhesion and adhesives, Member of the INDA, Member of Medilink.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

She has 54 publications, one patent in progress and one recent book in micromechanics of composites.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Polymer Composites  
 - Mechanics of Materials  
 - Proceedings of IMechE, Part H: Journal of Engineering in Medicine  
 - ASME: Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering  
 - Proceedings of IMeche, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2006 to 2009   Defence   Principle Investigator   Running the research project funded by MOD and EPSRC
2006 to 2007   ERO, ONR   Project Leader   Running the research project funded by ERO and ONR for ultrasonic consoldiation of titanium based structures.
2004 to 2006   NHS   Co-investigator   Running a project in collaboration with NHS ambulance trusts for design of stretchers funded by EPSRC.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Metalisation of rubber elastomer for reduced permeability of seals.
  • Nanocomposites of rubber elastomers for improved performance in seal applications.
  • Optimisation of drilling process of composites/titanium stacks (for wing structures) using PCD coated drill bits.
  • Improving the composition and performance of wax strips for depilatory applications.
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Ultrasonic and H.F welding.
  • Expert for consulting on Epoxy potting comparison / replacement.
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Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  
English  
Persian  

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

She has developed several courses for the MSc, PhD and MEng and BEng students. This includes: mechanics of composite materials, structural integrity, materials selection in design, advanced lab.

Other Skills and Services

Supporting tests using well equipped labs and resources available at university, having strong multidisciplinary skills and experience providing solutions that cover a very broad area and aspects of the relevant problem in hand.


 

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