Nadimul Haque Faisal

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2019

• Innovative manufacturing process of turtle pack composites, funded by SFC Innovation Voucher in partnership with Turtle Pack, N. H. Faisal (PI), J. Njuguna (Co-I), K. Pancholi (Co-I) [contract research, £5000]
• Project: 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), Notional value of £38160 (two days of beamtime).
• Project: KTP with Rubbertatkins Ltd, J. Njuguna (PI), K. Pancholi (Co-I), N. H. Faisal (Co-I) [2 years project]
• Project: Corrosion inspection system, funded by Interface Standard Innovation Vouchers (Scottish Funding Council) in partnership with Emzie Ltd; N. H. Faisal (PI), C. Fernandez (Co-I), W-K. Fung (Co-I), M. G. Droubi (Co-I) [contract research, £4982]
• Project: 2nd Stage: A feasibility study and operational assessment of a Non-Threaded Drill Pipe Connection concept, funded by Stab-In-Pipe Ltd, Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), James Njuguna (Co-I) [7 months project, £29952]
• Project: d-Finger Ltd (start-up company); N. H. Faisal (PI) [RGU Accelerator, £10,000]

2018
• Project: Thermally sprayed metamaterial coatings for photovoltaic energy harvesting applications (#TheMetaCoat), funded by Robert Gordon University (pump prime funding), N. H. Faisal (PI), Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki (Co-I), Nazmi Sellami (Co-I), Sheikh Islam (Co-I), Tapas Mallick (University of Exeter), Tanvir Hussain (University of Nottingham), Saurav Goel (Cranfield University) [8 months project, £20000]

• Project: CFD optimization and verification for icing effect on the performance of a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT), funded by Robert Gordon University (pump prime funding), S. Z. Islam (PI), N. H. Faisal (Co-I), M. Hossain (Co-I) [8 months project, £10000]
• Project: Corrosion Under Insulation: Detection, Location and Quantification, funded by CorrosionRADAR Ltd, Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), C. Fernandez (Co-I), J. A. Steel (Co-I) [6 months contract research, £53665]
• Project: Neutron Diffraction Strain Analysis of Ceramic Coatings from Suspension Thermal Spray, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1820468), T. Owoseni (Co-I), D. Tejero-Martin (Co-I), K. Derelizade (Co-I), N. H. Faisal, T. Hussain (PI), Notional value of £57240 (three days of beamtime).
• Project: Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1710193), T. Owoseni (Co-I), D. Tejero-Martin (Co-I), J. Murray (Co-I), Tung Lik Lee (Co-I), J. Kelleher (Co-I), K. Derelizade (Co-I), N. H. Faisal (Co-I), M. Bai (Co-I), T. Hussain (PI), Notional value of £57240 (three days of beamtime).
• Project: 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), Notional value of £38160 (two days of beamtime).
• Project: Smart wire mesh flexible structure for storage container condition monitoring, funded by Sellafield Ltd, FIS360, National Nuclear Laboratory in collaboration with University of Aberdeen, N. H. Faisal (PI), C. Fernandez (Co-I), E. Compatangelo (Co-I) [Stage 1: proposal submission award, £5000]

2017
• Project: 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) [contract research, £4091]
• Project: Rope mooring system, funded by Interface Standard Innovation Vouchers (Scottish Funding Council) in partnership with AquaMoor Ltd, Scotland; N. H. Faisal (PI) [contract research, £4977]
• Project: 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-PI), R. M. Singh (Co-I), Notional value of £19080 (one day(s) of beamtime).
• Project: Analysis of net positive suction head of a positive displacement pump, funded by Combined Pumps Ltd, Aberdeen; N. H. Faisal (PI), S. Islam (Co-I) [contractual work]
• Project: Residual strain measurement in suspension based thermal sprayed nanostructured alumina coatings, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1710193), T. Hussain (PI), J. Murray (Co-PI), N. H. Faisal (Co-I), Notional value of £48495 (three days of beamtime).

2016
• Project: 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) [contract research]

2015
• Project: Design and development of new non-threaded drill pipe connector, funded by The Stab-in-Pipe Ltd, Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), J. Njuguna (Co-I) [1 year project, MRes studentship, £20,000]
• Project: Acoustic emission monitoring, funded by SMS Oilfield Ltd in collaboration with the Centre of Excellence for Sensor and Imaging Systems (CENSIS), UK; N. H. Faisal (PI), M. G. Droubi (Co-I) [contract research, £9500]
• Project: Neutron diffraction residual strain measurements of plasma sprayed solid oxide fuel cells, Neutron beamtime by STFC/Engin-X lab (RB1510238), N. H. Faisal (PI), R. Ahmed (Co-PI), Notional value of £48495 (three days of beamtime).
• Project: Solid oxide fuel cell [N. H. Faisal (PI)]; Sponsored by: IDEAS Research Institute, Robert Gordon University, £1440 (3 months, Summer placement project)

2014
• Project: Atomistic simulations of thermal spray coating formation and processes [N. H. Faisal (PI)]; Sponsored by: The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland (small research grant, £590)

2013
• Project: Finite element analysis to assess the quality of thermal spray coatings using Vickers indentation [N. H. Faisal (PI)]; Sponsored by: IDEAS Research Institute, Robert Gordon University, £1440 (3 months, Summer placement project)
• Project: Characterisation of composite bond adhesive strengths for oil and gas processing applications [N. H. Faisal (PI)]; Sponsored by: IDEAS Research Institute, Robert Gordon University, £84,771 (3 years, studentship)

2011
• Project: Advance anode materials for direct hydrocarbon proton conducting solid oxide fuel cell (PC-SOFC) in auxiliary power unit [N. H. Faisal (PI), R. Ahmed (Co-PI)]; Sponsored by: Saudi Aramco, University Collaboration Program (UCP), $ USD 160,000 (2 years, Industrial collaboration)
• Project: Nano-composite carbide coatings for wear resistant applications [N. H. Faisal (Co-I), R. Ahmed (PI)]; Sponsored by: Saudi Aramco, University Collaboration Program (UCP), $ USD 162,000 (2 years, Industrial collaboration)