Amir Hussain Idrisi| Mechanical Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr. Amir Hussain Idrisi | Mechanical Engineering |Best Researcher Award

Assist Prof Dr at Michigan Technological University, United States

A seasoned researcher and educator in Mechanical Engineering, I hold a PhD from United Arab Emirates University, with extensive expertise in additive manufacturing, composite materials, and material characterization. Currently serving as an Assistant Teaching Professor at Michigan Technological University, I teach various mechanical engineering courses and supervise graduate and undergraduate research projects. My research has led to innovative solutions, such as systems for durability evaluation and wear performance assessment of materials. I am proficient in statistical analysis, programming, and manuscript writing, with numerous publications and conference presentations. Recognized with multiple awards, I aim to contribute to the growth of an esteemed organization while further developing my skills and knowledge.

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🎯 Objective Career

To become a profitable asset of an organization of repute, where I will work for the growth of the organization and in turn develop my skills and personality, making the best use of my competencies, capabilities, and competitiveness.

🔑 Key Skills

Good interpersonal skills and an ability to work as part of a team. Knowledge of and ability to pay strict attention to the research protocol. Experience in handling Metal matrix and polymer matrix composite. Hands-on experience with various fabrication techniques such as Squeeze casting, Hand layup process, compression molding, Injection molding, Additive manufacturing (3D printing).Experience performing and analyzing various material characterization techniques such as tensile test, compression test, hardness measurement, Impact tests, SEM, DSC, TGA, FTIR, DMA. Design and carry out statistical analyses of data and develop graphical methods to display results for further in-depth review and analysis, utilizing programming languages and software such as Python, Minitab, LabVIEW, ANSYS, MATLAB. Supervising undergraduate and master students. Ability to write research manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Experience in writing proposals for research grants. Giving effective verbal presentations in seminars, meetings, and poster sessions. Effective teaching.

🎓 Professional Qualifications

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Jun 2021 United Arab Emirates University, UAE. Master of Technology in Computer Aided Design, Mar 2014
Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India. Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, May 2011 Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India. Diploma in Engineering in Automobile Engineering, May 2007 Government Polytechnic Bareilly, India

📚 Teaching and Research Experience

Assistant Teaching Professor
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan (Aug 2022 – Present)
Spring 2024

  • MEEM2901 – Mechanical Engineering Practice – I
  • MEEM4695 – Additive Manufacturing
  • MEEM5695 – Additive Manufacturing

Fall 2023

  • MEEM2901 – Mechanical Engineering Practice – I
  • MEEM3400 – Mechanical System Design and Analysis
  • MEEM3901 – Mechanical Engineering Practice – III
  • MEEM5990 – Special Topics
  • MEEM6500 – Supervised Practicum

Summer 2023

  • MEEM2150 – Mechanics of Materials

Spring 2023

  • MEEM3901 – Mechanical Engineering Practice – III
  • MEEM4695 – Additive Manufacturing
  • MEEM5695 – Additive Manufacturing

Fall 2022

  • MEEM2901 – Mechanical Engineering Practice – I
  • MEEM3400 – Mechanical System Design and Analysis

Research Associate
United Arab Emirates University, UAE (May 2017 – May 2022)

  • Designed and manufactured an innovative hydraulic multi-sample loading frame for durability evaluation of composite materials subjected to sustained tensile load and harsh environments.
  • Designed and manufactured an innovative system for wear performance assessment of gears for industrial applications.
  • Designed and manufactured a system for durability evaluation of composite materials subjected to sustained twisting load and harsh environments.
  • Mechanical Performance Assessment of Internally-Defected Materials Manufactured Using Additive Manufacturing Technology.
  • Fabricated woven Kevlar nanocomposite reinforced with SiC, Al₂O₃, and MWCNT using hand layup process to analyze the damage resistance of the composite.
  • Fabricated recycled carbon fiber composite using injection and compression molding technique.
  • Assisted and led research tasks associated with other combustion projects.
  • Supervised two groups of graduate students in graduation projects and two master’s students in planning and performance of experimental work and results discussion.
  • Written proposals for research grants.
  • Involved in taking tutorials and grading undergraduate students.

Assistant Professor
SRMS College of Engineering and Technology, Bareilly, India (Jun 2014 – Jan 2017)

Lecturer
SRMS College of Engineering and Technology, Bareilly, India (Jul 2011 – May 2014)

Courses Taught:

  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermal and Hydraulic Machines
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Quality Management

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Member of Proctorial Board.
  • Coordinator of Training Development and Placement Cell.
  • Faculty in-charge in National level cultural fest “ZEST” (2012-2015).
  • Faculty in-charge in National level sports meet “AAMOD” (2013-2014).

Engineer Trainee
TATA Motors Ltd., Lucknow, India (Jul 2007 – Aug 2008)

  • Study and analysis of Product Design modifications received from Engineering Research Center (ERC), Tata Motors, Pune and implement the same in the Production Line for existing models.
  • Coordinate with Production in solving vehicle assembly related problems.
  • Update, create, and delete part numbers in SAP system.
  • Follow up with ERC (Pune) for implementation of modification requests/suggestions generated at TATA Motors, Lucknow and discrepancies in design.
  • Analysis of Design improvements and their implementation in vehicles.

📑 Research Proposal

Bhisham Sharma (PI), Sriram Vijayan, Amir Hussain Idrisi, Parisa Abadi, Terri Frew, Enabling the Science and Art of Additively Manufactured Ceramics, Research Excellence Fund, Michigan Technological University, Total project cost: USD 88,423. (Granted). Amir Hussain Idrisi (PI), Influence of Environmental Conditions and Sustained Dynamic Bending Load on the Crude Oil Pipeline: Investigation and Modeling, American Chemical Society, Total project cost: USD 172,150 (Submitted)

🔬 Project Experience

Prediction of long-term effects of sustained loads and offshore environment on composite structure (2017-present). Development of Aluminium matrix composite using Al 6061 alloy reinforced with ceramic nano Al₂O₃ particulate (2015-2016). Development and investigation of Aluminium matrix composites reinforced by SiC particles and analysis using Ansys in connecting rod application (2011-2013)

📚 Supervision Experience

PhD Student: Dung Tran (August 2023- present). Master Student Thesis (Advised as Mentor): Recycling of Cured Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Resin Laminated Composites Scraps: Processing and characterization (2019-2022), The effect of different environments on the mechanical behavior of laminated composite (2018-2020). Undergraduate Student Projects: Design and development of an innovative system for wear performance assessment of gears for industrial applications (2018-2019). An innovative hydraulic multi-sample loading frame for durability evaluation of composite materials subjected to combined sustained load and harsh environments (2017-2018). Design, analysis, and installation of Solid waste power plant and use of generated power in space cooling/heating using absorption refrigeration system (2015-2016). Design and installation of pico-Hydro power system in water supply pipe for high rise building (2014-2015)

🏆 Honors and Awards

Travel grant for the 12th Annual International Workshop on Advanced Materials (IWAM-2019), Feb 23-25, 2020 organized by Ras Al Khamiah Center for Advanced Materials (RAK CAM). Chancellor Innovation Award (2019) for the project titled “Design and development of an innovative system for wear performance assessment of gears for industrial applications”. Young Achiever Award in International Business & Academic Excellence Awards 2019 (IBAE Awards 2019), 30 October 2019, organized by GISR foundation and American College of Dubai, UAE. Awarded for partially funded conference, HPAIR Asia Conference 2019, AUGUST 16 – 20, 2019, organized by Harvard College Project for Asian and International Relations at Nur-sultan (Astana), Kazakhstan. First place in Graduate Student Research and Innovation Competition, 12th March 2019, under most innovative idea category at UAE University. Awarded for Fully funded postgraduate academic forum (AUAPAF 2018) organized by Asian Universities Alliance (AUA), 20-22 Oct 2018, at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Second place at the national level competition (2018) “Think Science competition and fair” in the category of “applied science and engineering”. Best paper award in SRMS International Conference of Science and Technology 2015 at Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering and Technology, Bareilly

🌍 International Publications

  1. Maryam Al Kuwaiti, Amir Hussain Idrisi, Asima Zahoor, Mostafa S.A. ElSayed, Abdel-Hamid Mourad, Impact of compaction process on the carbon epoxy composite under varied environmental conditions, Polymers (Under Review).
  2. Abdel-Hamid I. Mourad, Amir Hussain Idrisi, Beckry M. Abdel-Magid,

Publications Top Notes 📝

Conventional Stir Casting Versus Ultrasonic Assisted Stir Casting Process: Mechanical and Physical Characteristics of AMCs

  • Authors: AH Idrisi, AHI Mourad
  • Journal: Journal of Alloys and Compounds
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 805
  • Pages: 502-508
  • Citations: 139

 

Long-Term Durability of Thermoset Composites in Seawater Environment

  • Authors: AHI Mourad, AH Idrisi, MC Wrage, BM Abdel-Magid
  • Journal: Composites Part B: Engineering
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 168
  • Pages: 243-253
  • Citations: 74

 

Damage Assessment of Nanofiller-Reinforced Woven Kevlar KM2plus/Epoxy Resin Laminated Composites

  • Authors: AHI Mourad, AH Idrisi, N Zaaroura, MM Sherif, H Fouad
  • Journal: Polymer Testing
  • Year: 2020
  • Volume: 86
  • Article Number: 106501
  • Citations: 35

 

Mechanical Performance Assessment of Internally-Defected Materials Manufactured Using Additive Manufacturing Technology

  • Authors: AH Ismail Mourad, AH Idrisi, JV Christy, DT Thekkuden, H Al Jassmi, …
  • Journal: Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 3
  • Issue: 3
  • Article Number: 74
  • Citations: 31

 

Wear Behavior of AA 5083/SiC Nano-Particle Metal Matrix Composite: Statistical Analysis

  • Authors: AH Idrisi, AHI Mourad, DT Thekkuden, JV Christy
  • Journal: IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Year: 2018
  • Volume: 324
  • Issue: 1
  • Article Number: 012087
  • Citations: 31

 

Development and Testing of Al5083 Alloy Reinforced by SiC Particles

  • Authors: AH Idrisi, VD Singh, V Saxena
  • Journal: International Journal of Scientific Research Engineering & Technology
  • Year: 2014
  • Volume: 2
  • Issue: 11
  • Pages: 697-704
  • Citations: 31

 

Investigation on the Durability of E-Glass/Epoxy Composite Exposed to Seawater at Elevated Temperature

  • Authors: AH Idrisi, AHI Mourad, BM Abdel-Magid, B Shivamurty
  • Journal: Polymers
  • Year: 2021
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 13
  • Article Number: 2182
  • Citations: 28

 

Wear Performance Analysis of Aluminum Matrix Composites and Optimization of Process Parameters Using Statistical Techniques

  • Authors: AH Idrisi, AHI Mourad
  • Journal: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A
  • Year: 2019
  • Volume: 50
  • Pages: 5395-5409
  • Citations: 28

 

Chi Ma | Mechanical Design | Best Scholar Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Chi Ma ‌ | Mechanical Design|Best Scholar Award 

Assoc Prof Dr at Chi Ma Chongqing University China

Dr. Ma Chi, an Associate Professor at Chongqing University, specializes in numerical control equipment. Over the past five years, he has authored or coauthored 40 SCI papers with an average impact factor of 6.7355, earning over 1700 citations. His research, published in top journals like Int. J. Mach. Tools Manuf. and ASME’s J. Manuf. Sci. E-T, has garnered significant academic and industrial acclaim. He holds more than 20 national invention patents, contributing to substantial economic and social benefits. Dr. Ma has led six major research projects and serves on several prestigious editorial and professional committees.

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📚Education 

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University (2012-2017) Advisor: Prof. Xuesong Mei. B.Eng. in Mechanical Design, Manufacture, and Automation, Xi’an Technological University (2008-2012)

✨ Work Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow / Associate Professor, Chongqing University (2018-Present) Lecturer, Chongqing University (2018-2020) Joint Ph.D. Student, University of California, Berkeley (2016-2017) Advisor: Prof. David B. Bogy

🧑‍🔬Research Interests

High-efficiency and precision processing, Thermal error prediction and compensation in machining equipment, Simulation modeling of machining errors, Topology optimization in cooling systems for machining tools

🏅 Professional Achievements

Publications: Authored/coauthored 50 SCI papers, average impact factor: 6.7355 Key journals: Int. J. Mach. Tools Manuf., ASME’s J. Manuf. Sci. E-T, J. Manuf. Process., Mech. Syst. Signal Pr. Citations: Over 1700 on SCI. Patents: Holds over 20 national invention patents. Projects: Presided over six major scientific research projects including National Key Research and Development Plan projects Participated in multiple high-profile projects like National Defence Project, National Natural Science Foundation key projects. Awards: First Prize of Chongqing Municipal Scientific and Technological Progress First Prize of Technological Invention of Machinery Industry Silver Prize of the 24th China Patent Award

📊 Project Undertaking

I have presided over a total of six scientific research projects including the National Key Research and Development Plan projects, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) top/youth projects, the Chongqing Natural Science Foundation top projects, the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and the Chongqing Municipal Overseas Returned Scholars Support Plan projects, and participated in two major special projects, the National Defence Project, the National Natural Science Foundation key projects, the 04 Scientific and Technological Major Special Projects, and the National Key Research and Development Plan projects, among others, for six projects.

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

 

  1. 📄 Li M, Ma C*, Zeng S, et al. Cooling water jacket design of motorized spindle system using multi-objective topology optimization[J]. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2023, 224: 120112.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2023.120112
  2. 📄 Li M, Zeng S, Hu J, Ma C*. Free-mounted cooling plate multi-objective topology optimization method towards precision machine tool heat dissipation An experimental and numerical study[J]. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2023, 241: 124394.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2023.124394
  3. 📄 Li M, Ma C*, Liu J, et al. Topology optimization design of cooling water jacket structure for high-speed spindle-bearing system[J]. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 2023, 102: 1-22.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2023.07.034
  4. 📄 Li M, Ma C*, Liu J, et al. Thermal error prediction of precision boring machine tools based on extreme gradient boosting algorithm-improved sailed fish optimizer-bi-directional ordered neurons-long short-term memory neural network model and physical-edge-cloud system[J]. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 2024, 127: 107278.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2023.107278
  5. 📄 Luo F, Ma C*, Liu J, et al. Effect of gas-liquid phase change of axial rotating heat pipe on fluid-thermal-solid behaviors of high-speed spindle[J]. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2023, 232: 121117.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2023.121117
  6. 📄 Luo F, Ma C*, Liu J, et al. Theoretical and experimental study on rotating heat pipe towards thermal error control of motorized spindle[J]. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2023, 185: 108095.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2022.108095
  7. 📄 Zeng S, Ma C*, Liu J, et al. Sequence-to-sequence based LSTM network modeling and its application in thermal error control framework[J]. Applied Soft Computing, 2023, 138: 110221.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2023.110221
  8. 📄 Gui H, Liu J, Ma C*, et al. Industrial-oriented machine learning big data framework for temporal-spatial error prediction and control with DTSMGCN model[J]. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2023.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10845-023-02095-3
  9. 📄 Zhang L, Liu J, Ma C*, et al. Intelligent integrated framework towards high-accuracy machining[J]. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 2023, 40: 101359.
    🔗 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jestch.2023.101359
  10. 📄 Luo F, Ma C*, Liu J, et al. Thermal error prediction and control method combining residua-based one-dimensional convolution-minimum gate unit model with physical-data-edge-cloud terminal architecture[J]. Neural Computing and Applications, 2023, 41: 103234.

Senay Mihcin | Biomechanics | Women Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Senay Mihcin | Biomechanics | Women Researcher Award

Assoc Prof Dr. Izmir Yüksek Teknoloji EnstitüsüThis link is disabled., Izmir, Turkey

👩‍🔬 A seasoned Mechanical Engineer with a distinguished academic background and extensive expertise in biomechanics and mechatronics. Holding a PhD from Loughborough University, UK, and having supervised numerous MSc and PhD theses, I excel in both academic and practical aspects of mechanical engineering. With a track record of securing substantial grants and leading innovative research projects, including those funded by TÜBİTAK and the China National Key R&D Program, I am at the forefront of cutting-edge developments in the field. Additionally, my proficiency in lecturing, mentoring, and workshop facilitation underscores my commitment to advancing education and knowledge dissemination.🌟

 

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📚 Education and Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Loughborough University, UK
  • MSc in Mechatronics and Management Science, Sabanci University, Turkey
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey

🏆 Grants Received

TÜBİTAK 2232 International Outstanding Researcher Award Project: New Generation Implants for AllBudget: 3,800,000 TL for 3 years China National Key R&D Program Project: 3D Printing Technology of Integrated Material & Structure for Medical ApplicationsTotal Funding: 13,230,000 RMB. Scientific Research Projects (SRP)Project: Wearable motion capture technologies and assessment of data for biomechanics applicationsBudget: 30,000 TL for 12 months. TÜBİTAK 2209 for Graduation Projects Projects:Innovative Coatings of Implants and Testing in Biomechanical ApplicationsDesign of Dip Coating Machinery for Automated Coating of Biomedical ImplantsBudget: 4,000 TL each for 12 months

🎓 Lectures Given

  • ME 409 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
  • BMT609 Doctorate Thesis Studies
  • BME 449 Medical Technology Management
  • BMT 602 Human Motion and Simulations
  • BME402 Graduation Project
  • BMT640 Medical Technology Management
  • BME 305 Biomechanics
  • BMT589 Special Topics
  • BME 303 Bio transport Phenomena
  • ME 556 Medical Technology Management
  • ME557 Human Motion and Simulations
  • ME457 Introduction to Biomechanics
  • ME 402 Graduation Project

👨‍💼 Employment History

Mechanical Engineering, Associate Professor Izmir High Technology Institute, Turkey July 2023 to Present. Mechanical Engineering, Assistant Professor Izmir High Technology Institute, Turkey February 2020 to July 2023. Head of Biomechanics Unit, Assistant Professor Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Turkey April 2018 to February 2020. Research Associate University College of London, UK August 2017 to April 2018. Team Leader, Trans-fusimo Project (EU, FP7)University of Dundee, UK May 2014 to July 2017.

🤝 Supervising and Mentoring Activities

Supervisor of MSc ThesisHakki Kose: Thesis on ‘Wearable motion capture systems’, Expected Graduation: August 2019, Izmir Katip Celebi University, TurkeyCo-Supervisor and Mentor for PhD CandidateSerkan Çizmecioğlı: Thesis on ‘Evaluation of Upper Extremities using Motion Capture Systems as an alternative system to Fugl Mayer Test for Stroke Patients after Physio Therapy’, Istanbul University, May 2018 to present at Izmir Katip Çelebi University, TurkeyCo-Supervisor for MSc ThesisSamet Çıklaçandır: Thesis on ‘FE modelling of Acetabular Bone Fractures in Elderly Patients with Osteoporosis’, Graduated in February 2019, Izmir Katip Çelebi University, TurkeyCo-Supervisor for PhD ThesisIoannis Karakitsios: Thesis on ‘Verification of the ExVivo-Thiel embalmed model for liver treatment with Magnetic Resonance-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) before clinical practice’, May 2014 to March 2017, Dundee University, UKMentor for Lab Management, Quality Systems, and Protocol DevelopmentAndrew Dennison: Mentoring during FP7 funded projects – TRANSFUSİMO and FUTURA, May 2014 to June 2017, Dundee University, UKMentor for PhD ThesisJonathan Farnsworth: Thesis titled ‘The effects of surface gradient on the human spine’, April 2005 to June 2009, Loughborough University, UK

🏅 Professional Memberships and Honours & Awards

Travel Award, IEEE, MEMEA ISTANBUL, Turkey, July 2019Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Biomedical Sciences and EngineeringMember of the European Society of Movement Analysis for Adults and ChildrenMembership of Chartered Engineers (CEng), Institution of Mechanical EngineersMembership of ESB, European Society of BiomechanicsBA Festival of Science Finalist for Perspectives Poster Session, Exeter University, September 2004Full Scholarship from EPSRC for a PhD, Computer Science Department, Loughborough University, 2003-2007Full Scholarship for the Leaders for Industry Program, Sabanci University, 2001-2003Scholarships for undergraduate education from Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1996-2001Turkish National Scholarship for High School Students, Eskisehir, 1993-1996

📜 Certificates

Agile Quality Management, ISO 13485, and Risk Management, University College of London, January 2018, London, UKExablate System Architecture, Software, Hardware, Maintenance, Trouble Shooting, Applications, Lab Tour Training, Haifa, Israel, March 2016Digital Operating Room Summer School 2015 (DORS), Leipzig, Germany, August 2015Quality Management: Risk Assessment, Managing Product and Process Risks using ISO 14971, QCS International, March 2015Exablate Conformal Bone System 2100 (Insightec), Research mode sonication, practical course, Dundee, UK, October 2015MR fundamentals for research mode for abdominal scanning hands-on course provided by GE, Dundee, UK, September 2015Clinical Good Practice (CGP) by National Health and Research Institute (NHRI)Teaching Skills for Postgraduates and Research Assistants Professional Development, Loughborough University, 2004

🛠️ Additional Skills

Programming skills in Pascal, Visual Basic, Basic, C++, JavaScript, RCommand of CAD programs: Abaqus, SolidWorks, Catia, Cadkey, Patran, Nastran, Ansys, Madymo 6.4, HyperWorks 7.0Proficient in SPSS, MatLab, RSLinx, RSView WorksAdvanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and referencing tools: Endnote, RefWorksExperience with Vicon, C-motion, Visual 3D, Biomechanics of Bodies (BoB), and image processing tools: Scan IP, Snap ITKWorking knowledge of Agile Quality Management System in project management for ISO 13485English and Turkish driving licencesLanguages: Turkish (Native), English (Advanced), Italian, German, French (Elementary)

🔄 Workshops

  • Various workshops including Continuing Medical Education, Interviewing Techniques, Plagiarism & Citation Management, Dreamweaver Web Page Creation, Statistics, Personal Organisation & Time Management, Leadership & Management, and more.

🎓 Thesis Supervision

  • Supervised and advised several thesis projects covering a range

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Principles of focused ultrasound
    • Journal: Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies
    • Year: 2018
    • Volume: 27
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 41-50
    • Authors: S Mihcin, A Melzer
    • Citations: 29

 

  1. Title: Investigation of wearable motion capture system towards biomechanical modelling
    • Conference: 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Medical Measurements and Applications
    • Year: 2019
    • Authors: S Mihcin, H Kose, S Cizmeciogullari, S Ciklacandir, M Kocak, A Tosun, …
    • Citations: 17

 

  1. Title: A focused ultrasound treatment system for moving targets (part I): generic system design and in-silico first-stage evaluation
    • Journal: Journal of therapeutic ultrasound
    • Year: 2017
    • Volume: 5
    • Pages: 1-14
    • Authors: M Schwenke, J Strehlow, D Demedts, S Haase, D Barrios Romero, …
    • Citations: 16

 

  1. Title: Wearable motion capture system evaluation for biomechanical studies for hip joints
    • Journal: Journal of Biomechanical Engineering
    • Year: 2021
    • Volume: 143
    • Issue: 4
    • Pages: 044504
    • Authors: S Mihcin, S Ciklacandir, M Kocak, A Tosun
    • Citations: 12

 

  1. Title: Finite element study of PEEK materials applied in post-retained restorations
    • Journal: Polymers
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 14
    • Issue: 16
    • Pages: 3422
    • Authors: H Yu, Z Feng, L Wang, S Mihcin, J Kang, S Bai, Y Zhao
    • Citations: 9

 

  1. Title: Evidence-based cross validation for acoustic power transmission for a novel treatment system
    • Journal: Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies
    • Year: 2017
    • Volume: 26
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 151-161
    • Authors: S Mihcin, J Strehlow, D Demedts, M Schwenke, Y Levy, A Melzer
    • Citations: 9

 

  1. Title: Feasibility study of pre-clinical Thiel embalmed human cadaver for MR-guided focused ultrasound of the spine
    • Journal: Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies
    • Year: 2016
    • Volume: 25
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 154-161
    • Authors: I Karakitsios, S Mihcin, T Saliev, A Melzer
    • Citations: 9

 

  1. Title: Optimization of hip implant designs based on its mechanical behaviour
    • Book: Biomechanics in Medicine, Sport and Biology
    • Year: 2022
    • Pages: 37-43
    • Authors: H Göktaş, E Subaşi, M Uzkut, M Kara, H Biçici, H Shirazi, KN Chethan, …
    • Citations: 8

 

  1. Title: Database covering the prayer movements which were not available previously
    • Journal: Scientific data
    • Year: 2023
    • Volume: 10
    • Issue: 1
    • Pages: 276
    • Authors: S Mihcin, AM Sahin, M Yilmaz, AT Alpkaya, M Tuna, S Akdeniz, …
    • Citations: 6

 

  1. Title: Simultaneous validation of wearable motion capture system for lower body applications: Over single plane range of motion (ROM) and gait activities
    • Journal: Biomedical Engineering/Biomedizinische Technik
    • Year: 2022
    • Volume: 67
    • Issue: 3
    • Pages: 185-199
    • Authors: S Mihcin
    • Citations: 6

Nima Khodadadi | geotechnical engineering | Young Scientist Award

Dr. Nima Khodadadi | geotechnical engineering| Young Scientist Award

Dr. university of Miami, United States

👩‍🔬  Engaged in pioneering research as a Research Assistant in Structural Engineering at the University of Miami, with a focus on innovative approaches under Prof. Antonio Nanni.  Recognized for academic excellence with awards such as the ACI Fellowship foundation and the SEI Futures Fund Student Scholarship. Holds dual Ph.D. degrees in Material and Structural Engineering from the University of Miami and Structural Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology.  Actively contributes to professional committees and engages in voluntary activities, demonstrating a commitment to both academic and societal advancement.🌟

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Position 🏢

University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA Jan 2023–Current Research Assistant, Structural Engineering, Dept. of Civil and Arch Engineering
In the Field of Structure with Prof. Antonio Nanni. Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA May 2022–Dec 2022 Research Assistant, Wind Engineering, Dept. of Civil Engineering Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran Sep 2016–Jan 2021 Research Assistant, Dept. of Civil Engineering In the Field of Structure Optimization with Prof. Ali Kaveh Nakhjevani Academy, Tabriz, Iran Nov 2016–Nov 2021 Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Tutor-Math Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Tutor-Math

Education 🎓

University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA Jan 2023–Current, Ph.D. (Second) Material and Structural Engineering with Prof. Antonio NanniIran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran Sep 2016–Jan 2021, Ph.D. (First) Structural Engineering – Optimization of 3D Frames with New Approach Using Different Shaped Sections; A Comparative Study with Prof. Ali Kaveh GPA: 3.90/4.00 (19.30/20)University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
Sep 2014–Jul 2016, M.Sc. Structural Engineering – Optimal Design of Steel Box Column Using Charged System Search (CSS) Algorithm with Prof. Siamak Talatahri, GPA: 3.93/4.00 (19.69/20)University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran Sep 2010– Jul 2014, B.Sc. Civil Engineering GPA: 3.23/4.00 (16.33/20)

Awards 🏅

Student of the year at 9th Annual Toppel Awards at University of Miami 2024ACI Fellowship foundation 2024SEI Futures Fund Student Scholarship 2024Wulkan Family American Public Transportation Foundation Endowed Scholarship 2023Awarded a Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) 2023Academic Excellence Awardees, University of Miami 20231st rank among students at Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Civil Engineering 2020, 2021Obtaining an award for Iran’s National Elites Foundation 20191st rank among researchers at Iran University of Science and Technology, Department of Civil Engineering 2019Obtaining awards for Iran’s National Elites Foundation 2018Province Educational Gold Medal: Awarded by the University of Tabriz, Master of Science (M.Sc.) 2017M.Sc. thesis marked, 20 out of 20 20161st rank among students at University of Tabriz Master of Science (M.Sc.) 2016Among 1% of approximately 30,000 Participants Who Passed Iranian Nationwide Universities’ Master Entrance Exam in the Field of Civil Engineering 20101230th rank among more than 310,000 participants in 2010 Iranian National University Entrance Exam in the whole country1st rank student for four consecutive years of high-school and pre-university curriculum

Voluntary Activities 🤝

E-Board of ACI’s Task Group on Artificial Intelligence ACI 135 Committee Voting Member- Machine Learning-Informed Construction and DesignE-Board of Graduate Student Association (GSA) at University of MiamiACI 130-00 Committee Member- Sustainability of ConcreteACI 440-00 Committee Member- Fiber Reinforced Polymer ReinforcementACI 440-0G Committee Member- FRP StudentTeaching physics and mathematics to high school poor students as a charityTransplant Organ Procurement Unit MemberBlood Donation Group MemberDisaster Engineering Assistance Team (Varzeghan & Kermanshah Earthquakes)

Publications Top Notes 📝

  1. Title: Mountain gazelle optimizer: a new nature-inspired metaheuristic algorithm for global optimization problems
    Authors: B Abdollahzadeh, FS Gharehchopogh, N Khodadadi, S Mirjalili
    Journal: Advances in Engineering Software
    Volume: 174
    Pages: 103282
    Year: 2022
    Citations: 151

 

  1. Title: Meta-heuristic optimization and keystroke dynamics for authentication of smartphone users
    Authors: ESM El-Kenawy, S Mirjalili, AA Abdelhamid, A Ibrahim, N Khodadadi, …
    Journal: Mathematics
    Volume: 10
    Issue: 16
    Pages: 2912
    Year: 2022
    Citations: 116

 

  1. Title: Stochastic paint optimizer: theory and application in civil engineering
    Authors: A Kaveh, S Talatahari, N Khodadadi
    Journal: Engineering with Computers
    Volume: 38
    Pages: 1921-1952
    Year: 2020
    Citations: 100

 

  1. Title: Classification of monkeypox images based on transfer learning and the Al-Biruni Earth Radius Optimization algorithm
    Authors: AA Abdelhamid, ESM El-Kenawy, N Khodadadi, S Mirjalili, DS Khafaga, …
    Journal: Mathematics
    Volume: 10
    Issue: 19
    Pages: 3614
    Year: 2022
    Citations: 98

 

  1. Title: Al-Biruni Earth Radius (BER) Metaheuristic Search Optimization Algorithm
    Authors: M El Sayed, AA Abdelhamid, A Ibrahim, S Mirjalili, N Khodadadi, …
    Journal: Computer Systems Science and Engineering
    Volume: 45
    Issue: 2
    Pages: 1917-1934
    Year: 2023
    Citations: 91

 

  1. Title: Metaheuristic optimization for improving weed detection in wheat images captured by drones
    Authors: ESM El-Kenawy, N Khodadadi, S Mirjalili, T Makarovskikh, M Abotaleb, …
    Journal: Mathematics
    Volume: 10
    Issue: 23
    Pages: 4421
    Year: 2022
    Citations: 85*

 

  1. Title: Feature selection in wind speed forecasting systems based on meta-heuristic optimization
    Authors: ESM El-Kenawy, S Mirjalili, N Khodadadi, AA Abdelhamid, MM Eid, …
    Journal: Plos one
    Volume: 18
    Issue: 2
    Pages: e0278491
    Year: 2023
    Citations: 83

 

  1. Title: Classification of Breast Cancer Using Transfer Learning and Advanced Al-Biruni Earth Radius Optimization
    Authors: AA Alhussan, AA Abdelhamid, SK Towfek, A Ibrahim, L Abualigah, …
    Journal: Biomimetics
    Volume: 8
    Issue: 3
    Pages: 270
    Year: 2023
    Citations: 79*

 

  1. Title: An archive-based multi-objective arithmetic optimization algorithm for solving industrial engineering problems
    Authors: N Khodadadi, L Abualigah, ESM El-Kenawy, V Snasel, S Mirjalili
    Journal: IEEE Access
    Volume: 10
    Pages: 106673-106698
    Year: 2022
    Citations: 79

 

  1. Title: Advanced dipper-throated meta-heuristic optimization algorithm for digital image watermarking
    Authors: ESM El-Kenawy, N Khodadadi, A Khoshnaw, S Mirjalili, AA Alhussan, …
    Journal: Applied Sciences
    Volume: 12
    Issue: 20
    Pages: 10642
    Year: 2022
    Citations: 76*

 

 

ALEXANDER FORDJOUR | Mechanical | Excellence in Research

Dr. ALEXANDER FORDJOUR | Mechanical |Excellence in Research

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

Experienced researcher with a diverse academic background, holding a PhD in Fluid Machinery Engineering from Jiangsu University, China. Proficient in numerical simulation, construction planning, and optimization, with a keen interest in sprinkler irrigation systems. Holds membership in prestigious organizations like the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers and the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Actively contributes as a journal reviewer for publications such as the American Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology and the European Scientific Journal. Passionate about advancing engineering solutions for sustainable resource management and agricultural development.

🌐 Professional Profiles

 

🎓 Academic Background

PhD in Fluid Machinery Engineering Jiangsu University, China MSc in Water Resource Engineering and Management Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) BSc in Engineering Physics University of Cape Coast, Ghana

🔍 Research Interests

  • Numerical Simulation
  • Construction Planning and Management
  • Optimization
  • Sprinkler Irrigation

👨‍💼 Professional Memberships

  • Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
  • Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology

📝 External / Professional Roles Journal Reviewer:

  • American Journal of Science, Engineering and Technology
  • European Scientific Journal

 

📚Top Noted Publication

  1. Title: Experimental study on the effects of pressure loss on uniformity, application rate and velocity on different working conditions using the dynamic fluidic sprinkler
    Authors: Zhu, X., Fordjour, A., Agyen Dwomoh, F., … Dai, X., Oteng, J.
    Journal: Heliyon
    Volume: 10
    Issue: 5
    Pages: e27140
    Year: 2024
    Citations: 0

 

  1. Title: Structural design and performance characteristics of the fluidic sprinkler application technology for saving irrigation water: a review
    Authors: Dwomoh, F.A., Zhu, X., Fordjour, A., … Yuan, S., Li, H.
    Journal: Journal of Agricultural Engineering
    Volume: 54
    Issue: 2
    Pages: 1452
    Year: 2023
    Citations: 0

 

  1. Title: Modelling of water drop movement and distribution in no wind and windy conditions for different nozzle sizes
    Authors: Zhu, X., Lewballah, J.K., Fordjour, A., … Ofosu, S.A., Dwomoh, F.A.
    Journal: Water (Switzerland)
    Volume: 13
    Issue: 21
    Pages: 3006
    Year: 2021
    Citations: 2

 

  1. Title: Performance optimization of a newly designed dynamic fluidic sprinkler
    Authors: Zhu, X., Fordjour, A., Yuan, S., Dwomoh, F.A., Issaka, Z.
    Journal: Applied Engineering in Agriculture
    Volume: 37
    Issue: 1
    Pages: 33–41
    Year: 2021
    Citations: 1

 

  1. Title: Analysis of water droplet distribution in wind for the fluidic sprinkler
    Authors: Dwomoh, F.A., Yuan, S., Li, H., … Mensah, R., Fordjour, A.
    Journal: Water (Switzerland)
    Volume: 12
    Issue: 12
    Pages: 3320
    Year: 2020
    Citations: 3

 

  1. Title: Effect of riser height on rotation uniformity and application rate of the dynamic fluidic sprinkler
    Authors: Fordjour, A., Zhu, X., Jiang, C., Liu, J.
    Journal: Irrigation and Drainage
    Volume: 69
    Issue: 4
    Pages: 618–632
    Year: 2020
    Citations: 9

 

  1. Title: Comparative evaluation on performance characteristics of an impact sprinkler with nozzle-dispersion devices and rotary plate sprinkler
    Authors: Issaka, Z., Li, H., Jiang, Y., … Chen, C., Fordjour, A.
    Journal: Applied Engineering in Agriculture
    Volume: 36
    Issue: 3
    Pages: 321–329
    Year: 2020
    Citations: 4

 

  1. Title: Numerical simulation and experimental study on internal flow characteristic in the dynamic fluidic sprinkler
    Authors: Fordjour, A., Zhu, X., Yuan, S., Dwomoh, F.A., Issaka, Z.
    Journal: Applied Engineering in Agriculture
    Volume: 36
    Issue: 1
    Pages: 61–70
    Year: 2020
    Citations: 5

 

  1. Title: The collection method for crop fungal spores based on an efficient microfluidic device
    Authors: Wang, P., Yuan, S., Yang, N., … Fordjour, A., Chen, S.
    Journal: Aerosol and Air Quality Research
    Volume: 20
    Issue: 1
    Pages: 72–79
    Year: 2020
    Citations: 18

 

  1. Title: Modeling the application depth and water distribution uniformity of a linearly moved irrigation system
    Authors: Liu, J., Zhu, X., Yuan, S., Fordjour, A.
    Journal: Water (Switzerland)
    Volume: 11
    Issue: 4
    Pages: 827
    Year: 2019
    Citations: 10

elyas bayat | Structural Engineering | Best Researcher Award

Mr. elyas bayat |Structural Engineering | Best Researcher Award

👨‍🏫Profile Summary

With a Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from Genoa University and extensive academic and professional experiences, I specialize in structural design, vibration analysis, and construction management. Proficient in software like SAP2000 and ANSYS, I’ve collaborated on diverse projects, including bridge design and dynamic response assessment of floor structures. As a Structural Design Engineer and Construction Project Manager, I’ve demonstrated leadership and technical prowess, earning recognition such as the Young Researcher Award. Committed to excellence, I bring a blend of research acumen, teaching proficiency, and practical expertise to advance engineering solutions and contribute effectively to the field.

🌐 Professional Profiles

 

 

📚 Education

Genoa University, Genoa, Italy Jan 2022 – Jan 2023, Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering (DICCA), Research Associate in Structural Engineering, Supervisor: Prof. Maria Pia Repetto, Project Subject: Inspection, maintenance, and safety of existing bridges in Genoa, Utilizing a Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) approach introduced by the Italian Welding Institute, Performing a risk assessment of structural components in a selected set of bridges. Genoa University, Genoa, Italy Nov 2019 – Sep 2023, Department of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering (DICCA), Ph.D. Student in Structural Engineering, Supervisor: Prof. Federica Tubino, Thesis Subject: Vibration serviceability assessment of lightweight floor structures subjected to human-induced excitation, Investigating the dynamic response of floors under single pedestrian walking load: a deterministic approach, Investigating the dynamic response of floors under single pedestrian walking load: a probabilistic approach, Investigating the dynamic response of floors under multi-pedestrian walking loads: a probabilistic approach, Vibration serviceability assessment of real floor structures. Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran Sep 2013 – Nov 2015, Department of Structural Engineering M.Sc. Student in Structural Engineering, Thesis Subject: Performance Evaluation of Passive Tuned Mass Dampers for Reduction of Bridges Traffic Vibrations. Tafresh University, Tafresh, Iran Sep 2008 – Oct 2012, Department of Civil Engineering, B.Sc. Student in Civil Engineering, Final Research Project: Monotonic undrained triaxial tests for saturated sand and sand-silt mixtures’ shear strength

🎓 Academic Experiences

Teaching civil engineering courses, Sep 2018 – Jun 2019, Payam-e-Golpayegan Institute of Higher Education, Golpayegan, Iran, Courses: Design of Steel Structures, Bridge Engineering, Cost Estimation in Project Management, Concrete Technology Lab. Research collaboration, Feb 2016 – Mar 2017, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, Research Subject: Damage and vulnerability assessment of RC buildings subjected to blast loading near the building

🏗️ Work Experiences

Structural Design Engineer Nov 2017 – Present Zelzeleh Mohaseb Office, Khomein, Markazi, Iran Engineering the structural design of concrete and steel buildings Utilizing design software, computer-aided design (CAD), and other tools for design plans. Construction Site Engineer Nov 2017 – Nov 2019 Zelzeleh Mohaseb Office, Khomein, Markazi, Iran Supervising construction operations on site for building projects Performing regular inspections to verify adherence to technical drawings, standards, and safety regulations. Construction Project Manager Oct 2016 – Oct 2017. Zelzeleh Mohaseb Office, Khomein, Markazi, Iran Overseeing and coordinating all aspects of construction for building projects Planning, budget management, team coordination, quality control, and client communication Bridge Design Engineer Mar 2016 – Aug 2016. Arces Pol Pars Company, Tehran, Iran Becoming familiar with bridge design codes and standards Collaborating with senior engineers to contribute to the design of bridges

🛠️ Technical Skills

  • Software & Tools: SAP2000, ETABS, CSIBridge, ANSYS, Abaqus, LS-DYNA, AutoCAD, SketchUp
  • Programming Skills: MATLAB, Fortran
  • Other: MS Office, LaTeX, Windows

🏆 Honors & Awards

Young Researcher Award Sep 2021 9th International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures, Tokyo, Japan. Ph.D. Scholarship Sep 2019 Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Mechanics and Materials, Genoa University, Genoa, Italy Ranked among the top 1% July 2013 National graduate entrance exam for Master of Science studies, Iran

📜 Certificates

Structural Design Engineer Certificate (Nov 2017), Construction Site Engineer Certificate (Nov 2017), Membership in the Australian Association for Steel-Concrete Composite Structures (July 2019), Attendee at XI International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN 2020), Athens, Greece, Attendee at the webinar “Human-Induced Floor Vibrations; Controlling the Bounce” (Feb 2022), RWDI constructing engineering, Completion of courses during the Ph.D. program (Nov 2019- Nov 2022), Genoa University, Genoa, Italy

📚Top Noted Publication

  1. Title: Dynamic response assessment of floors under multi-pedestrian walking loads: a probabilistic analysis
    Journal: Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing (Accepted)

 

  1. Title: Human-induced vibrations of floors: A probabilistic approach
    Journal: Engineering Structures
    Volume: 300
    Year: 2024
    Page: 117198

 

  1. Title: Dynamic response of floors induced by a single walking pedestrian: deterministic and probabilistic approaches
    Conference: XII International Conference on Structural Dynamics (EURODYN), 2023

 

  1. Title: Dynamic response of floors induced by a single walking pedestrian including walking path variability
    Journal: Structures
    Volume: 46
    Year: 2022
    Pages: 1280–1292

 

  1. Title: Vibration serviceability assessment of a historic suspension footbridge
    Journal: Buildings
    Volume: 12
    Year: 2022
    Pages: 732

 

  1. Title: Dynamic characterization and vibration serviceability assessment of a historic suspension footbridge
    Conference: 11th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS), 2022

 

  1. Title: Experimental and numerical characterization of the dynamic behaviour of a historic suspension footbridge
    Conference: 9th International Conference on Experimental Vibration Analysis for Civil Engineering Structures (EVACES), 2021

 

  1. Title: Numerical performance assessment of Tuned Mass Dampers to mitigate traffic-induced vibrations of a steel box-girder bridge
    Journal: Structural Engineering and Mechanics
    Volume: 78
    Issue: 2
    Year: 2021
    Pages: 125-134