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.

Esteem

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


24 results

Effect of cutting tools and working conditions on the machinability of TI-6AL-4V using vegetable oil-based cutting fluids

Presentation / Conference
Gariani, S., Shyha, I., & Inam, F. (2016, May)
Effect of cutting tools and working conditions on the machinability of TI-6AL-4V using vegetable oil-based cutting fluids. Paper presented at International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey
The cutting of titanium alloys is usually associated with low productivity, poor surface quality, short tool life and high machining costs. This is due to the excessive genera...

Effect of varying mixing ratios and foaming direction on polyurethane foam for additive manufacturing applications

Conference Proceeding
Oppon, C., Hackney, P., Shyha, I., & Birkett, M. (2015)
Effect of varying mixing ratios and foaming direction on polyurethane foam for additive manufacturing applications. In A. E. W. Rennie, & R. Bibb (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Conference on Rapid Design, Prototyping and Manufacturing (RDPM) 2015. , (69-77

Effect of Varying Mixing Ratios and Pre-Heat Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Polyurethane (PU) Foam

Journal Article
Oppon, C., Hackney, P., Shyha, I., & Birkett, M. (2015)
Effect of Varying Mixing Ratios and Pre-Heat Temperature on the Mechanical Properties of Polyurethane (PU) Foam. Procedia Engineering, 132, 701-708. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.12.550
The continuous growth of the usage of Polyurethane foams requires that designers and manufacturers investigate the appropriate factors that affect their production and full us...

Drill geometry and operating effects when cutting small diameter holes in CFRP

Journal Article
Shyha, I., Aspinwall, D., Soo, S., & Bradley, S. (2009)
Drill geometry and operating effects when cutting small diameter holes in CFRP. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 49(12-13), 1008-1014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmachtools.2009.05.009
The paper details experimental results when drilling small holes (1.5 mm diameter cemented carbide drills with varying end point and helix geometry) in thin quasi-isotropic, u...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Cladding and machining of steel / nickel super alloy stacks