Islam Shyha

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Prof Islam Shyha

Professor

Biography

Prof. Islam Shyha is Head of Engineering and Mathematics at Edinburgh Napier University's School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. He is a Professor of Manufacturing Engineering.
Prof. Shyha has worked in higher education for over 20 years. He received his Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice from Northumbria University, PhD from The University of Birmingham, MSc, and BSc from Alexandria University. He also worked at Northumbria University, The Birmingham University and Alexandria University.
He has extensive experience in the conventional and non-conventional machining of composite materials. His work is supported by the UK Research Council, Innovate UK and industry. Prof. Shyha is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), teaches mechanical and manufacturing engineering courses and supervises MSc and PhD projects in advanced manufacturing Engineering.
He also held honorary posts at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom and the Vietnamese German University in Ho Chi Minh City. Prof. Shyha has over 110 publications in journals and international conferences to his credit, as well as a patent on a novel composite machining tool. He also contributes to the global research communities and actively participates as a reviewer for a number of manufacturing and materials journals.

Research Areas

Esteem

External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner at The University of Wolverhampton
  • External Examiner at The University of Central Lancashire
  • External Examiner at The University of Derby

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy

 

Membership of Professional Body

  • Member (MIMechE) - Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) - Engineering Council, UK
  • Research Affiliate (RA) - The International Academy for Production Engineering (CIRP)
  • Certified Engineer – Egyptian Engineers Syndicate, Egypt

 

Date


78 results

Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications

Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, L., Onyianta, A., 'rourke, Lu, Z., Wilson, C., …Shyha, I. (in press)
Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications. Materials, Methods & Technologies, 16, 149-159
With the rapid development of wearable technology, flexible dielectric materials with environmental-friendly, low-cost and high-energy efficiency characteristics are in increa...

Preparation of Elastomeric Nanocomposites Using Nanocellulose and Recycled Alum Sludge for Flexible Dielectric Materials

Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, B. L., Onyianta, A. J., Wang, B., Wilson, C., O'Rourke, D., …Lu, Z. (in press)
Preparation of Elastomeric Nanocomposites Using Nanocellulose and Recycled Alum Sludge for Flexible Dielectric Materials. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, https://doi.org/10.1142/s2010135x22420085

Energy storage properties in Nd doped AgNbTaO3 lead-free antiferroelectric ceramics with Nb-site vacancies

Journal Article
Lu, Z., Sun, D., Wang, G., Zhao, J., Zhang, B., Wang, D., & Shyha, I. (in press)
Energy storage properties in Nd doped AgNbTaO3 lead-free antiferroelectric ceramics with Nb-site vacancies. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, https://doi.org/10.1142/s2010135x22420061

Response surface method for optimisation of SLA processing parameters

Journal Article
El-Sayed, M. A., El-Nakeeb, N., Shyha, I., & Ghazy, M. (2022)
Response surface method for optimisation of SLA processing parameters. International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 64(3/4), 222-241. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijmpt.2022.122890
In the current study, response surface method (RSM) was applied to correlate stereolithography (SLA) process parameters such as layer thickness, hatch overcure, and part orien...

Approach to breech face impression comparison based on the robust estimation of a correspondence function

Journal Article
Zhang, H., Zaman Robin, A. U., Zhu, J., Lu, C., Fang, C., & Shyha, I. (2022)
Approach to breech face impression comparison based on the robust estimation of a correspondence function. Forensic Science International, 333, Article 111229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2022.111229
Forensic firearm analysis concerns an attempt to determine if ammunition is associated with a specific firearm based on tool-marks produced by it. A feature-based method using...

Investigation of control algorithm for long-stroke fast tool servo system

Journal Article
Gong, Z., Huo, D., Niu, Z., Chen, W., & Shyha, I. (2022)
Investigation of control algorithm for long-stroke fast tool servo system. Precision Engineering, 75, 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precisioneng.2022.01.006
Fast tool servo (FTS) is an efficient and reliable method in precision machining for fabricating freeform surfaces or microarrays with sub-micrometric form accuracy. In this p...

Nondestructive Inspection (NDI)

Book Chapter
Mook, G., & Shyha, I. (2021)
Nondestructive Inspection (NDI). In K. Grote, & H. Hefazi (Eds.), Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering (215-232). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-47035-7_7
This chapter discusses various nondestructive inspection () methods. Nondestructive inspection includes all methods to characterize a material without indenting, extracting sa...

Machinability investigation of polymer/GNP nanocomposites in micro-milling

Journal Article
Fu, G., Huo, D., Shyha, I., Sun, F., & Gao, Q. (2022)
Machinability investigation of polymer/GNP nanocomposites in micro-milling. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 119, 2341-2353. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-021-08471-8
Nanoparticles such as graphene have been added to various polymer matrices to enhance the mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of polymer materials that require comp...

Finite element and experimental studies on the machining process of polymer/graphene nanoplatelet nanocomposites

Journal Article
Fu, G., Sun, F., Sun, F., Huo, D., Shyha, I., Fang, C., & Gao, Q. (2022)
Finite element and experimental studies on the machining process of polymer/graphene nanoplatelet nanocomposites. Composites Part B: Engineering, 230, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2021.109545
Polymer matrix composites reinforced with graphene derivatives are receiving increasing attention in academia and industry. For future applications, however, the machinability...

Micro-end-milling of carbon nanotube reinforced epoxy nanocomposites manufactured using three roll mill technique

Journal Article
Le, B., Kernin, A., Khaliq, J., Fu, G., Huo, D., Bilotti, E., …Shyha, I. (2021)
Micro-end-milling of carbon nanotube reinforced epoxy nanocomposites manufactured using three roll mill technique. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 70, 307-320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2021.08.048
Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been applied as nano-fillers to improve mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of polymers. Despite near net shape techniques could be used...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Cladding and machining of steel / nickel super alloy stacks

Current Post Grad projects