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Institute of Engineering Sciences members

Professor Alistair Duffy, Director of the Institute of Engineering Sciences

De Montfort University
Queens Building, Room 1.02a
The Gateway
Leicester
LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7056
E: apd@dmu.ac.uk

Dr Meisam Abdi

E: meisam.abdi@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Topology optimization, 3D printed lattice structures, Design for selective laser melting (SLM), Numerical modelling and simulation through FEM, XFEM and meshfree methods


Dr Nikolay Abramov

E: nabramov@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Flight dynamics, aerodynamic modelling, unsteady aerodynamics at separated flow conditions, identification, nonlinear dynamical systems, mathematical modelling.


Dr Richard Bailey BEng (Hons), PhD

E: richard.bailey@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: tribology, corrosion, tribocorrosion, surface engineering, titanium


Dr Reza Baserinia PhD

E: reza.baserinia@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: powder technology, additive manufacturing, discrete element modelling, powder flow behaviour, die filling, hopper discharge


Dr Serhan Cosar

E: serhan.cosar@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Robot perception, human tracking, activity recognition, sparse representation, and distributed estimation


Dr Richard Cross BSc MSc PhD (Associate Professor)

Areas of specialism: nanomaterial synthesis, nano-bio interfaces, neural electrodes, thin films, antibacterial nanosystems, large area electronic materials and devices


Professor Alistair Duffy BEng (Hons), MEng, MBA, PhD, CEng, FIET, FRSA, FIEEE  (Director of IoES)

E: apd@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: electromagnetics, EMC, validation, communications infrastructure, cables, simulation, measurements


Dr Farukh Farukh

E: f.farukh@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: mechanics and micromechanics of fibrous networks, multiscale computational modelling of tissues and nonwoven fibrous networks, fracture, fatigue and creep of advanced materials, mechanics of bones and biomaterials, oxidation-assisted fatigue and creep crack initiation and propagation, finite-element analysis of complex deformational behaviour, damage and fracture of advanced materials under various loading conditions


Dr Ammar Ghazal BSc, MSc, PhD

E: ammar.ghazal@dmu.ac.uk 

Areas of specialism: 5G communication systems, vehicular communication, wireless propagation channel characterisation and modelling, non-stationary channel models, high-mobility wireless propagation, and advanced MIMO communication technologies.


 

Professor Mikhail Goman

E: fmgoman@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Mechanical Principles, Dynamics & Control, Dynamics of Nonlinear Systems.


Dr Sridhar Govindarajan

E: sridhar.govindarajan@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Biosensors, Electrochemistry, Point-of-care Medical Diagnostics, Printing Technology, Flexible electronics, and Nanostructured materials for renewable energy applications


Dr J A Gow MEng, PhD, Ceng, MIET (Associate Professor)

E: jgow@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: power electronics, embedded systems, control, electronic system design


Dr Dean Hamilton

E: dean.hamilton@dmu.ac.uk


Professor Raouf Hamzaoui Dr.rer.nat., MSc, IEEE Senior Member  (Head of the Signal Processing and Communications Systems Group)

E: rhamzaoui@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: video compression, data communication systems, error control systems, pattern recognition


Dr Fuad Khoshnaw BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD (Metallurgical Engineering), PhD (Manufacturing Engineering), Ceng

E: Fuad.hassankhoshnaw@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: welding, corrosion, electronics packaging, fracture mechanics, coating and powder technology


Dr Xin Kai Li

E: xkl@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: mathematical modelling and numerical algorithms, computational rheology and fluid mechanics of viscoelastic complex fluids, study of lubricant rheological behaviour in dynamically loaded journal bearing systems, numerical methods


Dr Krishna Nama Manjunatha BEng, MSc, PhD

E: krishna.namamanjunatha@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: materials for photovoltaic applications, transparent conductive electrodes, novel nanomaterials synthesis and characterisation, micro- and nano-electronic devices, semiconductor devices fabrication and testing, nanomaterial-based sensors


Dr Mohamed Ismaeel Maricar BEng, MSc, PhD

E: mohamed.ismaeel@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: electromagnetic measurements, RF circuit and antennas design, semiconductor device, communications systems physical layer, IR scope measurements


Dr Adam Moroz

E: AMoroz@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Rapid Product Development, Rapid Prototyping Techniques, Virtual Prototyping


Dr Daniel Paluszczyszyn BSc, Msc, PhD

E: paluszcol@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: Modelling, simulation and optimisation of various systems e.g. water distribution systems, hybrid electric vehicles and others within hybrid systems framework.


Professor Shashi Paul MSc, PhD (Head of the Emerging Technologies Research Centre)

E: spaul@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: emerging photovoltaic materials, emerging electronic memory devices, energy storage materials and devices (such as, Li-Ion batteries, phase change materials), nanomaterials, large area flexible electronics (such as TFTs), reliability of materials and electronic devices


Dr Iulia Salaorou BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA, PGCHE

E: iulia.salaoru@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: digital manufacturing of functional materials and electronic devices, graphene-based electronic devices, green electronics, flexible, bendable electronic devices, novel materials for photovoltaics


Dr Cristian Serdean PhD, MSc, BEng, FHEA

E: cvs@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: digital watermarking, applications of wavelet and multiwavelet transforms, image processing


Dr Yong Sun (Head of the Solid Mechanics and Materials Group)

E:ysun01@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: surface engineering, coating, tribology, wear, corrosion, biomaterials


Dr Abolfazl Zahedi

E: Abolfazl.Zahedi@dmu.ac.uk

Areas of specialism: experimental and computational biomechanics, additive manufacturing, solid mechanics, fatigue and fracture analysis, dynamics & vibrations of structures