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

 

Date


28 results

Effect of hydrogen content on the double oxide film defects and properties of aluminium castings: A review

Journal Article
El-Sayed, M. A., Shyha, I., & Basuny, F. H. (2018)
Effect of hydrogen content on the double oxide film defects and properties of aluminium castings: A review. Journal of Engineering Technology, 6, 225-244
Entrapped double oxide films are known to be the most detrimental defects in cast aluminium alloys. In addition, hydrogen dissolved in the aluminium melt was suggested to pass...

Comparison of cutting mechanism when machining micro and nano-particles reinforced SiC/Al metal matrix composites

Journal Article
Teng, X., Chen, W., Huo, D., Shyha, I., & Lin, C. (2018)
Comparison of cutting mechanism when machining micro and nano-particles reinforced SiC/Al metal matrix composites. Composite Structures, 203, 636-647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.07.076
Recently, metal matrix composites (MMCs) reinforced with nano-particles receive increasing attention from academia and industries. The cutting mechanism of nano MMCs is believ...

Dynamic simulation of machining composites using the explicit element-free Galerkin method

Journal Article
Kahwash, F., Shyha, I., & Maheri, A. (2018)
Dynamic simulation of machining composites using the explicit element-free Galerkin method. Composite Structures, 198, 156-173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.05.034
Machining operations are performed on composite parts to obtain the final geometry. However, machining composites is challenging due to their low machinability and high cost. ...

Analysis of Microstructure and Chip Formation When Machining Ti-6Al-4V

Journal Article
Shyha, I., Gariani, S., El-Sayed, M., & Huo, D. (2018)
Analysis of Microstructure and Chip Formation When Machining Ti-6Al-4V. Metals, 8(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/met8030185
Microstructure and chip formation were evaluated during the step shoulder down-milling of Ti-6Al-4V using a water-miscible vegetable oil-based cutting fluid. Experiments were ...

An evaluation of dust release when machining nano-structured composite materials

Presentation / Conference
Shyha, I., Deary, M., & Huo, D. (2018, March)
An evaluation of dust release when machining nano-structured composite materials. Paper presented at International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering: Recent Advances and Challenges, Alexandria

Finite element modelling on cutting mechanism of nano Mg/SiC metal matrix composites considering cutting edge radius

Journal Article
Teng, X., Huo, D., Chen, W., Wong, E., Zheng, L., & Shyha, I. (2018)
Finite element modelling on cutting mechanism of nano Mg/SiC metal matrix composites considering cutting edge radius. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 32, 116-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2018.02.006
In the last two decades, metal matrix composites (MMCs) have been utilised in various industrial applications owing to their high strength-to-weight ratio and superior wear re...

An experimental study on tool wear behaviour in micro milling of nano Mg/Ti metal matrix composites

Journal Article
Teng, X., Huo, D., Shyha, I., Chen, W., & Wong, E. (2018)
An experimental study on tool wear behaviour in micro milling of nano Mg/Ti metal matrix composites. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 96, 2127-2140. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-018-1672-z
With the development of metal matrix composites (MMCs), the mechanical properties of MMCs with a small volume fraction of nano-sized particles were found to be even superior t...

Environmental stress cracking resistance of halloysite nanoclay-polyester nanocomposites

Journal Article
Saharudin, M., Wei, J., Shyha, I., & Inam, F. (2017)
Environmental stress cracking resistance of halloysite nanoclay-polyester nanocomposites. World Journal of Engineering and Technology, 5, 389-403. https://doi.org/10.4236/wjet.2017.53033
The environmental stress cracking resistance of halloysite nanoclay-polyester nanocomposites was investigated using fracture mechanics approach. The incorporation of halloysit...

Process Optimisation for Internal Cylindrical Rough Turning of Nickel Alloy 625 Weld Overlay

Journal Article
Chan, L., Shyha, I., Dreyer, D., Hamilton, J., & Hackney, P. (2017)
Process Optimisation for Internal Cylindrical Rough Turning of Nickel Alloy 625 Weld Overlay. International Journal of Chemical, Molecular, Nuclear, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, 11(4),
Nickel-based superalloys are generally known to be difficult to cut due to their strength, low thermal conductivity, and high work hardening tendency. Superalloy such as alloy...

Experimental Analysis of System Parameters for Minimum Cutting Fluid Consumption when Machining Ti-6Al-4V Using a Novel Supply System

Journal Article
Gariani, S., Shyha, I., Inam, F., & Huo, D. (2018)
Experimental Analysis of System Parameters for Minimum Cutting Fluid Consumption when Machining Ti-6Al-4V Using a Novel Supply System. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 95, 2795-2809. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00170-017-1216-y
This paper presents the development of a new controlled cutting fluid impinging supply system (Cut-list) to deliver an accurate quantity of cutting fluid into machining zones ...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Cladding and machining of steel / nickel super alloy stacks