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Collaborators

Current and Recent Research Fellows
  • Dr Xiaojun Wei, Characterising dynamic performance of fibre reinforced polymer structures for resilience and sustainability, Oct 2016-Sept 2019 (EPSRC funded project)
  • Dr Justin Russell, Characterising dynamic performance of fibre reinforced polymer structures for resilience and sustainability, Oct 2016-Sept 2019 (EPSRC funded project)
  • Dr Behrouz Zafari, 'Providing Confidence in Composite Materials: DURACOMP', 2014-Feb 2016 (EPSRC funded project). Now Lecturer in Civil Engineering, Kingston University
  • Dr Behrouz Zafari, 'Aspects of Bolted Connections for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures,' Apr 2013-Mar 2014 (EPSRC funded project).
  • Dr Jawed Qureshi, 'Aspects of Bolted Connections for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures,' Dec 2010- May 2013 (EPSRC funded project). Now Senior Lecturer in Structural Engineering and Design in the School of Architecture Computing and Engineering (ACE), at University of East London
Current and Graduated Higher Degree Students
  • A Gand, 'Closed Shapes of Pultruded Fibre Reinforced Polymer Materials,' Surpvising with Dr Tak-Ming Chan (now Hong Kong Polytechnic, Department of Civil nd Environmental Engineering), PT PhD 2013-18.
  • T. N. Tien, 'Lateral-torsional Buckling Resistance of Pultruded Fibre Reinforced Polymer Shapes,' PhD thesis, May 2014. Co-supervisor with Tak-Ming Chan (First) and funded jointly by Vitnamese Government Scholarship and School of Engineering.
  • N. Matharu, 'Aspects of Bolted Connections for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures,' PhD Thesis, September 2014. (EPSRC funded project).
  • B. Zafari, "Startlink Building System and Connections for Fibre Reinforced Polymer Structures," PhD thesis, 2013 (TSB funded project on Startlink Lightweight Building System).
  • K. Butcher, "FEA based Fatigue Life Assessment of an Aircraft Wheel's Locking System," PhD thesis 2011. (Confidential, industry-based project)
  • M. Hazel, "Aircraft Brake Condition Monitoring: A Novel Approach in Determining the Remaining Life of Carbon-Carbon Composite Heat-packs In-service," EngD thesis, 2008. (Confidential industry-based project)
  • I. T. Pearson, "A Method for the Inclusion of Adhesively Bonded Joints in the Finite Element Analysis of Automobile Structures," PhD thesis, 2006.
  • A. Elnur Abbaker, “Behaviour of lightweight framing systems”. PhD thesis, 2006.
  • M. C. Evernden, “Structural evaluation of a novel box beam system of PFRP shapes”. PhD thesis, 2006.
  • C. Lutz, “Structural integrity of bolted joints for PFRP profiles." PhD thesis, 2005.
  • W. Hall, “Finite modelling and simulation for a smart tyre”, PhD thesis, 2003. (Joint supervisor with Dr R. P. Jones)