Dr Fuad Khoshnaw

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Engineering and Sustainable Development

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

T: 0116 207 8886

E: fuad.hassankhoshnaw@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr. Fuad Khoshnaw received PhD in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering from Loughborough University, UK, in 2010.

He studied Production and Metallurgical Engineering BSc in 1986 at the Technical University, Baghdad, Iraq, from where he received his MSc in 1991 and PhD in 1995.

He worked as Associate Professor between 1996 to 2004, at Salahaddin University, Hawler, Kurdistan-Iraq, and in 2004‐2005, he was a Chevening scholar at the Centre for Scientific Enterprise, London. Between 2010 and 2016 he worked as Professor of Materials and Manufacturing and also as a Dean of Faculty of Engineering at Koya University, Kurdistan.

In June 2018 He joined DMU as Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering and Sustainable Development. He has published more than 25 papers in different international journals and conferences in the fields of material science, welding, fracture mechanics and corrosion engineering.

Research group affiliations

Institute of Engineering Sciences (IES) 

Research interests/expertise

Welding Technology, Corrosion Engineering and Surface Protection, Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics and Electronics Packaging

Areas of teaching

Mechanics of Materials, Engineering Design, Materials Engineering, Corrosion, Welding and Casting Technology


PhD (2010), Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK,

BSc (1986), MSc (1991) and PhD (1995) - University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq.

Courses taught

MSc Module: Structural Integrity - Design against Failure

Materials Engineering

Mechanics of Materials

Design of Machine Elements

Corrosion Engineering and Surface Protection

Welding Technology

Honours and awards

Winning fully funded Chevening Scholarship to study Commercialization of Technology Course in London Business School, London, 2005.

Membership of external committees

Series Editor of "Corrosion Atlas" book - Elsevier, USA, 2018. 

Membership of professional associations and societies

CEng., MIET 2008

Externally funded research grants information

Winning a research grant funded by FNRS at Mons University in Belgium. The research started in 2018/2019 for 2 months. The title of the research project is "Effect of Metallurgical Aspects during Welding Duplex Stainless Steel Alloys"

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