Islam Shyha

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Prof Islam Shyha

Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering and Design

Biography

Prof. Islam Shyha is a Professor of Manufacturing Engineering and Head of Mechanical Engineering and Design at the School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Edinburgh Napier University. Prof. Shyha has over 20 years of experience working in higher education. Prof. Shyha 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 and was the Director of Postgraduate Research in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment. Prof. Shyha has been awarded several research projects funded by Newton Fund, Innovate UK, and industrial organisations. He teaches mechanical and manufacturing engineering courses and supervises MSc and PhD projects in the field of advanced manufacturing and materials.

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External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner
  • External Examiner for BSc (Hons) Engineering (Mechanical)

 

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

 

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24 results

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...

Solution Blow Spinning of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Based Fibers for Energy Harvesting Applications: A Review

Journal Article
Atif, R., Khaliq, J., Combrinck, M., Hassanin, A. H., Shehata, N., Elnabawy, E., & Shyha, I. (2020)
Solution Blow Spinning of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Based Fibers for Energy Harvesting Applications: A Review. Polymers, 12(6), https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12061304
Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)-based piezoelectric materials (PEMs) have found extensive applications in energy harvesting which are being extended consistently to diverse fie...

A Review on Nanocomposites. Part 1: Mechanical Properties

Journal Article
Le, B., Khaliq, J., Huo, D., Teng, X., & Shyha, I. (2020)
A Review on Nanocomposites. Part 1: Mechanical Properties. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 142(10), https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4047047
Micromachining of nanocomposites is deemed to be a complicated process due to the anisotropic, heterogeneous structure, and advanced mechanical properties of these materials a...

A Review on Nanocomposites. Part 2: Micromachining

Journal Article
Le, B., Khaliq, J., Huo, D., Teng, X., & Shyha, I. (2020)
A Review on Nanocomposites. Part 2: Micromachining. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 142(10), https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4047138
Micromachining of nanocomposites is deemed to be a complicated process due to the anisotropic, heterogeneous structure and advanced mechanical properties of these materials as...

Solution Blow Spinning of High-Performance Submicron Polyvinylidene Fluoride Fibres: Computational Fluid Mechanics Modelling and Experimental Results

Journal Article
Atif, R., Combrinck, M., Khaliq, J., Hassanin, A. H., Shehata, N., Elnabawy, E., & Shyha, I. (2020)
Solution Blow Spinning of High-Performance Submicron Polyvinylidene Fluoride Fibres: Computational Fluid Mechanics Modelling and Experimental Results. Polymers, 12(5), https://doi.org/10.3390/polym12051140
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) was used to investigate characteristics of high-speed air as it is expelled from a solution blow spinning (SBS) nozzle using a k-ε turbulenc...

Experimental investigation on micromachining of epoxy/graphene nano platelet nanocomposites

Journal Article
Fu, G., Huo, D., Shyha, I., Pancholi, K., & Alzahrani, B. (2020)
Experimental investigation on micromachining of epoxy/graphene nano platelet nanocomposites. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 107, 3169-3183. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-020-05190-4
This paper investigates the effect of graphene nano platelet (GNP) content (%weight fraction) on the machinability of epoxy/GNP nanocomposites. The machinability of nanocompos...

Improving Quality Characteristics and Structural Integrity of Parts by SLA

Journal Article
El-Nakeeb, N., El-Sayed, M. A., Ghazy, M., & Shyha, I. (2019)
Improving Quality Characteristics and Structural Integrity of Parts by SLA. Journal of Engineering Technology, 6,
Stereolithography is one of the most popular techniques of the additive manufacturing process that produces parts from a 3D CAD model by scanning an ultra violet laser beam ov...

Improved non-contact 3D field and processing techniques to achieve macrotexture characterisation of pavements

Journal Article
Edmondson, V., Woodward, J., Lim, M., Kane, M., Martin, J., & Shyha, I. (2019)
Improved non-contact 3D field and processing techniques to achieve macrotexture characterisation of pavements. Construction and Building Materials, 227, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.116693
Macrotexture is required on pavements to provide skid resistance for vehicle safety in wet conditions. Increasingly, correlations between macrotexture measurements captured us...

Experimental Investigation on Micro Milling of Polyester/Halloysite Nano-Clay Nanocomposites

Journal Article
Fu, G., Huo, D., Shyha, I., Pancholi, K., & Saharudin, M. S. (2019)
Experimental Investigation on Micro Milling of Polyester/Halloysite Nano-Clay Nanocomposites. Nanomaterials, 9(7), https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9070917
Efficient machining of the polyester nanocomposite components requires a better understanding of machinability characteristics of such material, which has become an urgent req...

Effects of minimal quantity lubricants reinforced with nano-particles on the performance of carbide drills for drilling nickel-titanium alloys

Journal Article
Rosnan, R., Murad, M. N., Azmi, A. I., & Shyha, I. (2019)
Effects of minimal quantity lubricants reinforced with nano-particles on the performance of carbide drills for drilling nickel-titanium alloys. Tribology International, 136, 58-66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2019.03.029
Drilling of NiTi alloys under two lubricant-coolant strategies; namely flood and minimal quantity nanolubricant; two types of carbides drills, and three cutting speeds was inv...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Cladding and machining of steel / nickel super alloy stacks