Nadimul Haque Faisal

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Current Project(s)
• Thermally sprayed metamaterial coatings for photovoltaic energy harvesting applications (#TheMetaCoat), funded under Pump Priming Project scheme, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), N. Sellami, F. M. Sukki (Co-I), S. Z. Islam (Co-I), T. Hussain (Co-I), S. Goel (Co-I), T. K. Mallick (Co-I) [November 2018]

• CFD optimization and verification for icing effect on the performance of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), funded under Pump Priming Project scheme, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK; S. Z. Islam (PI), N. H. Faisal (Co-I) [November 2018]

• Phase 2: Design and development of new non-threaded drill pipe connector, funded by Stab-in-Pipe Ltd and Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), J. Njuguna (Co-I) [January 2019]

• Innovative manufacturing process of turtle pack composites, funded by SFC Innovation Voucher with Turtle Pack, N. H. Faisal (PI), J. Njuguna (Co-I), K. Pancholi (Co-I) [October 2019]

Key Projects Completed
• Neutron scattering of sandstone subjected to uniaxial compression in cryogenic conditions, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1920741), N. H. Faisal (PI), Reza Sanaee (Co-I), K Pancholi (Co-I) (two days of beamtime) [September 2019]

• Corrosion Inspection System, funded by SFC Innovation Voucher with Emzie Ltd, N. H. Faisal (PI), C. Fernandez (Co-I), W-K Fung (Co-I), M. G. Droubi (Co-I) [March 2019]

• Design calculations for the pressure of the pipework in accordance with ANSI B31.3, funded by Combined Pumps Ltd., Aberdeen, UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), S. Z. Islam (Co-I) [Dec 2018]

Neutron scattering of porous rocks subjected to uniaxial compression in cryogenic conditions for offshore drilling operations in Arctic, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1810235), N. H. Faisal (PI), Reza Sanaee (Co-I), R. M. Singh (Co-I), Abbie Mclaughlin (Co-I), (two days of beamtime) [April 2018]
• Corrosion Correlation in Splash Zone, funded by Interface Standard Innovation Vouchers (Scottish Funding Council) in partnership with CorrosionRADAR Ltd; N. H. Faisal (PI), C. Fernandez (Co-I), J. A. Steel (Co-I) [February 2018]

• Corrosion Under Insulation: Detection, Location and Quantification, funded by Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) in partnership with CorrosionRADAR Ltd; N. H. Faisal (PI), C. Fernandez (Co-I), J. A. Steel (Co-I) [January 2018]

Neutron scattering study of stress-strain behaviour of porous geological materials, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1720331), N. H. Faisal (PI), Reza Sanaee (Co-I), R. M. Singh (Co-I), Notional value of £16165 (one day(s) of beamtime) [September 2017]
• Rope mooring system, funded by Interface Standard Innovation Vouchers (Scottish Funding Council) in partnership with AquaMoor Ltd, Scotland; N. H. Faisal (PI) [October 2017]
• Design and development of new non-threaded drill pipe connector (Stage 1), funded by The Stab-in-Pipe Ltd, Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), J. Njuguna (Co-I) [Aug 2017]
• Analysis of net positive suction head of a positive displacement pump (P6), funded by Combined Pumps Ltd., Aberdeen, UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), S. Z. Islam (Co-I) [Jan 2017]
• Damping solution for small bore pipework, funded by Xi Engineering Consultants Ltd., Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), UK; K. Pancholi (PI), G. Droubi (Co-I), N. H. Faisal (Co-I) [2016]
Mixed flow particle measurement and monitoring, funded by SMS Oilfield Ltd in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence for Sensor and Imaging Systems (CENSIS), UK; N. H. Faisal with Ghazi Droubi [2016]
Neutron diffraction residual strain measurements of plasma sprayed solid oxide fuel cells (experiment number RB1510238), in association with Dr Rehan Ahmed (Co-I) and funded by Engin-X, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK [2015]
• Atomistic simulations of thermal spray coating formation and processes, funded by The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland [2014]
• Advance anode materials for direct hydrocarbon proton conducting solid oxide fuel cell (PC-SOFC) in auxiliary power unit, in collaboration with Alfaisal University and Saudi Aramco [2011-13]
• Nano-composite carbide coatings for wear resistant applications, in association with Dr Rehan Ahmed (PI) and in collaboration with Alfaisal University and Saudi Aramco [2011-13]
• Finite element analysis to assess the quality of thermal spray coatings using Vickers indentation, sponsored by IDEAS Research Institute, Robert Gordon University [June – August 2013]
• Nano-structured Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Orthopaedic Implants – Modelling the role of residual stress (experiment number RB910205), in association with Dr Rehan Ahmed (PI) and funded by Engin-X, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK [2009]
• Residual stress characterization using neutron and synchrotron diffraction in laser formed steel plates, in association with Dr Rehan Ahmed (PI) and funded by Engin-X, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK [2009]
• Combined acoustic emission and ultrasonic testing of adhesive bond strength, Heriot-Watt University [2009]
• Residual strain measurements of thermally sprayed alumina coatings using Neutron beam diffraction (experiment number RB810413), in association with Dr Rehan Ahmed (PI) and funded by Engin-X, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK [2008]
• Acoustic Emission Monitoring of HVOF Thermal Spray Process, in association with Prof Bob Reuben, Prof Iain Steel and Dr Rehan Ahmed, funded by Heriot-Watt University & supported by Monitor Coatings Limited, UK [2005]
• Acoustic Emission Analysis for Quality Assessment of Thermally Sprayed Coatings, Doctoral thesis funded by Heriot-Watt University, UK [2004-2009]
• Electro-Spark Coatings (ESC) for Enhanced Performance of Twist Drills (Project No. III.5(80)/2000-ET), in association with Mr K. R. C. Somaraju, Mr. D. S. Rao, Dr. Shrikant Joshi and Dr. G. Sundararajan and funded by Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India [2001-2003]