Islam Shyha

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Prof Islam Shyha

Professor

Biography

Prof. Islam Shyha is Head of Mechanical Engineering and Design at Edinburgh Napier University's School of 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 100 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

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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

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

 

Date


68 results

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...

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...

Optimisation of Cutting Fluid Concentration and Operating Parameters based on RSM for Turning Ti–6Al–4V

Journal Article
Gariani, S., Elsayed, M., & Shyha, I. (in press)
Optimisation of Cutting Fluid Concentration and Operating Parameters based on RSM for Turning Ti–6Al–4V. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-021-07623-0
The paper details experimental and optimisation results for the effect of cutting fluid concentration and operating parameters on the average surface roughness (Ra) and tool f...

Advances in Machining of Composite Materials: Conventional and Non-conventional processes

Book
Shyha, I., & Huo, D. (Eds.)
(2021). Advances in Machining of Composite Materials: Conventional and Non-conventional processes. Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-71438-3
This book covers a wide range of conventional and non-conventional machining processes of various composite materials, including polymer and metallic-based composites, nanostr...

Study of Air Pressure and Velocity for Solution Blow Spinning of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Nanofibres

Journal Article
Atif, R., Combrinck, M., Khaliq, J., Martin, J., Hassanin, A. H., Shehata, N., …Shyha, I. (2021)
Study of Air Pressure and Velocity for Solution Blow Spinning of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Nanofibres. Processes, 9(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/pr9061014
Solution blow spinning (SBS) is gaining popularity for producing fibres for smart textiles and energy harvesting due to its operational simplicity and high throughput. The who...

Factors Affecting the Piezoelectric Performance of Ceramic-Polymer Composites: A Comprehensive Review

Journal Article
Eltouby, P., Shyha, I., Li, C., & Khaliq, J. (2021)
Factors Affecting the Piezoelectric Performance of Ceramic-Polymer Composites: A Comprehensive Review. Ceramics International, 47(13), 17813-17825. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.03.126
Over the past few decades, piezoelectric materials have emerged as one of the powerful platforms for energy harvesting applications. Nowadays, they offer sustainable solutions...

An experimental investigation on tool wear behaviour of uncoated and coated micro-tools in micro-milling of graphene-reinforced polymer nanocomposites

Journal Article
Shakoori, N., Fu, G., Le, B., Khaliq, J., Jiang, L., Huo, D., & Shyha, I. (2021)
An experimental investigation on tool wear behaviour of uncoated and coated micro-tools in micro-milling of graphene-reinforced polymer nanocomposites. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 113, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-021-06715-1
Nanomaterials such as graphene have been added to various matrices to enhance mechanical, thermal and electrical properties for various applications requiring intricate design...

Development of Affordable Steel-Framed Modular Buildings for Emergency Situations (Covid-19)

Journal Article
Gatheeshgar, P., Poologanathan, K., Gunalan, S., Shyha, I., Sherlock, P., Rajanayagam, H., & Nagaratnam, B. (2021)
Development of Affordable Steel-Framed Modular Buildings for Emergency Situations (Covid-19). Structures, 31, 862-875. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2021.02.004
This paper presents the development of novel affordable steel-framed modular units for construction with enhanced overall (healthcare, structural, fire, and lightweight) perfo...

Performance of a new hybrid cutting-abrasive tool for the machining of fibre reinforced polymer composites

Journal Article
Shyha, I., Huo, D., Hesamikojidi, P., Eldessouky, H., & El-Sayed, M. A. (2021)
Performance of a new hybrid cutting-abrasive tool for the machining of fibre reinforced polymer composites. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 112, 1101-1113. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-020-06464-7
A new hybrid cutting-abrasive machining tool (turn-grind) is detailed for high-quality machining of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, comprising single point carbide ...

Local Buckling Strength and Design of Cold-Formed Steel Beams with Slotted Perforations

Journal Article
Degtyareva, N., Perampalam, G., Poologanathan, K., Gunalan, S., Shyha, I., & Mcintosh, A. (2020)
Local Buckling Strength and Design of Cold-Formed Steel Beams with Slotted Perforations. Thin-Walled Structures, 156, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tws.2020.106951
Providing staggered slotted perforations to the Cold-Formed Steel (CFS) beams is a new approach being used in light gauge steel construction aiming to enhance both the fire an...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Cladding and machining of steel / nickel super alloy stacks