Nadimul Haque Faisal

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School of Engineering, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK (Jan 2013 – Present)

PhD/MRes Researchers & Team

In progress

Vinooth Rajendran [PhD Thesis, as first supervisor with Dr Anil Prathuru, Dr Carlos Fernandez, Dr Radhakrishna Prabhu, Feb 2021-Present]

Mahmoud AlGaiar [PhD Thesis, as first supervisor with Dr Andrei Petrovski, Dr Mamdud Hossain, Feb 2021-Present]

Joshua Thakur [MRes Thesis, as first supervisor with Prof James Njuguna, Feb 2019-Present]

Ebikapaye Petretomode (Jeffrey) [PhD Thesis, as co-supervisor with Dr Gbenga Oluyemi, Feb 2020-Present]

Aslan Bulekbay [PhD Thesis, as co-supervisor with Dr Reza Sanaee, Feb 2020-Present]

Haval Rostam Kukha Hawez [PhD Thesis, as co-supervisor with Dr Reza Sanaee, Oct 2019-Present]

Obinna Iheukwumere [PhD Thesis, as co-supervisor with Dr David Moore, April 2020-Present]


Alasdair Crawford [PhD Thesis: Defect detection and condition assessment of adhesively-bonded joints using acoustic emission techniques, as co-supervisor with Dr Ghazi Droubi, Oct 2016-Feb 2021]

Yakubu Bolagun [PhD Thesis: Numerical and experimental study of the impact of temperature on relative permeability in an oil and water system, as co-supervisor with Dr Draco Iyi, Prof Babs Oyeneyin, Oct 2016-Nov 2020]

Ayman Mostafa [PhD Thesis: Laser induced fractures in porous media, as co-supervisor with Dr Mamdud Hossain, Feb 2017-August 2020]

Chrysantus Chikere [PhD Thesis: Electrochemical determination of gallic acid in food matrices using novel materials, as co-supervisor with Dr Carlos Fernandez (first supervisor) & Prof Paul Kong Thoo Lin, Feb 2016-May 2020]

Kristof Starost [PhD Thesis: Assessment of nanoparticle emission of polypropylene, polyester and epoxy nanocomposites during automated drilling process, as co-supervisor with Dr James Njuguna, 2014-2020]

Collins Zorasi [MRes Thesis: Petrophysical and geomechanical characterization of a marginal (Wabi) field reservoir in north-central Niger Delta, as first supervisor with Dr Sheikh Islam, Feb 2018-Sept 2019]

Anil Kumar Prathuru [PhD Thesis: Structural and residual strength analysis of metal-to-metal adhesively bonded joints, as first supervisor with Prof Iain Steel and Dr Sha Jihan, Nov 2013-June 2018]

Semester 1 [September – December]
EN2701: BEng/MEng – Mechanics of Solids (Torsion, Stresses in Beams, Strain Energy) [Lecture]
EN2703: BEng/MEng – Mechanical Engineering Design 1 (MATLAB, SolidWorks) [Tutorial] (2013-17)
EN4600, EN4604: BEng/MEng – Honours Project (Engineering) [Supervision]
EN4701: BEng/MEng – Failure Analysis (Creep, Theories of Failure, Fracture Mechanics) [Lecture, Module Coordinator]
EN5601: MEng – Group Project (Engineering) [Supervision]

Semester 2 [January – May]
EN1701: BEng/MEng – Introduction to Design, Materials & Manufacture [Lecture, Module Coordinator] (2013-18)
EN2500: BEng/MEng – Dynamics [Lab] (2012-13)
EN3501: BEng/MEng – Engineering Analysis 1 (Stress Concentration, Fatigue, Buckling, Cylinders, Rotating Components, Plates) [Lecture/Lab, Module Coordinator] (2013-2020)
EN3600: BEng/MEng – Group Project (Engineering Stage 3) [Assessment]
EN3602: BSc Engineering – Integrative Engineering Project [Supervision]
EN5500: MEng – Engineering Analysis 3 (Vibration Instrumentation, Dynamics, Modal Testing, Frequency Response Function, Signal Processing, Finite Element Analysis) [Lecture]
ENM232: MSc – Processing and Pipelines (ENM232) (Tubing stress; Pipe design principles, codes, standards; Design factors, loads and buckling) [Lecture] (2017)

ENM403: MSc – Biomaterials (ENM403) (Nanomechanics of Biological & Polymeric Materials) [Lecture] (2020-Present)

Semester 3 [June – August]
EN5500: MEng (Fast track) – Engineering Analysis 3 (Vibration Instrumentation, Dynamics, Modal Testing, Frequency Response Function, Signal Processing, Finite Element Analysis) [Lecture]
EN4601: BEng/MEng – Pre-project Industrial Placement [Supervision/Assessment]
EN4604: MEng – Individual Project [Supervision/Assessment]
EN5600: MEng – Post-project Industrial Placement [Supervision/Assessment]

Other administrative duties or public engagement at the School of Engineering
• Research Degree Coordinator: November 2017 – Present
• Placement coordinator – Undergraduate programs [August 2016 – Aug 2019]
• Admissions Tutor – Undergraduate Studies [August 2013 – July 2016]
• Co-ordinator – Undergraduate Marketing (RGU’s School of Engineering) [March 2014 – July 2016]
• Internal Moderator – Undergraduate Modules
• Module Co-ordinator – Undergraduate Modules
• Member of Moderation Panel – Industrial Placement Modules
• Member of Undergraduate Assessment Committee and Board Meetings
European Coordinator of Erasmus [2013 – 2016]
• Project Supervision/Advisor

College of Engineering, Alfaisal University, Riyadh, KSA (Sept 2010 – Dec 2012)
ME312: BS – Mechanics of Materials II, ABAQUS finite element analysis [Lecture]
ME205: BS – Introduction to Computer Aided Design, Solid Edge modeling [Lecture]

Mechanical Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (Sept 2009 – Mar 2010)
• MSc Biomedical Engineering (Materials & their Biomedical Applications) [Lecture]
ME105: BEng/MEng – Mechanical Engineering Design [Lab]

Mechanical Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK (Oct 2004 – May 2009)
BEng/MEng – Statics & Dynamics, Strength of Materials; Strain Measurement of Metal Sheets; Tensile Testing of Metals; Process Planning; ABAQUS finite element analysis; Co-supervised 8 students in their final year research projects [labs, tutorials, assessments, P/T]

Basil Paterson Tutorial College, Edinburgh, UK (Oct 2006-May 2007)
• Tutor in Physics/Maths for SQA/GCSE/A-2 School level exams (P/T)