Mr Ebrahim Afkhami

Job: Part time lecturer

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

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Personal profile

I am currently doing PhD in mechanical engineering at DMU. My research interest includes additive manufacturing processes and the design of tablets using 3D printer and dissolution test of tablets using Aparatus. I am also working as a part time lecturer at DMU, teaching subjects like Design and manufacture, Dynamics including BSc and MSc student project supervision.

Before joining DMU, I was working in the mechanical engineering industry as a consultant engineering in the field of water transmission.

Research group affiliations

Institute of Engineering Sciences (IES)

Research interests/expertise

  • 3D printing/additive manufacturing
  • Numerical methods; FEA
  • Experimental Mechanics

Areas of teaching

  • ENGD1008-Design and manufacture
  • ENGD1106-Mechanical Principles-Dynamics


  • De Montfort University, Leicester, UK (Jan 2021-now)
  • PhD Student in Production and Manufacturing
  • Shahrood University of Technology, Shahrood, Iran (2005-2008)
  • MSc in Mechanical Engineering-Applied Design
  • Azad University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran (2001-2005)
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering-Heat &Fluid Mechanics

Courses taught

Statics, Strength of Materials, Thermodynamics, Fundamental of Corrosion, Fluid Mechanics, English in Mechanical Engineering, Solidworks and Catia. 

Current research students

Dr. Reza Baserinia, Dr. MEisam Abdi, Prof.Geoff Smith