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Professor Nadimul Faisal

Biography Prof Nadimul Faisal (PhD, FHEA, CEng MIMechE, MIMMM) is currently a Professor of Surface Engineering & Micromechanics in the School of Engineering (Mechanical) at Robert Gordon University (RGU), Aberdeen, UK. He joined RGU in 2013 as Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering.

He previously worked as Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Alfaisal University, a Teaching Fellow at University of Strathclyde, and a Research Assistant at Heriot-Watt University. He has worked as Junior Research Fellow at Surface Engineering Division, International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, India.

Experience includes leading & co-leading research funded by Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), Centre of Excellence for Sensor and Imaging Systems (CENSIS), The Data Lab, The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), Innovate UK, Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), and Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL).

He has collaborated on number of commercial projects funded by small & large companies.

He is Member of IMechE and CEng, and IMMM. He is Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and Member of RSE’s Young Academy of Scotland (MYAS). He is EPSRC Full College member.
Research Interests Thermal spray coatings (e.g. HVOF/APS/Suspension) & thin films
Sensor based instrumented mechanical testing
Acoustic emission (AE) sensor-based condition monitoring
Indentation contact mechanics & nanomechanical testing
Corrosion monitoring (electrochemical, acoustic emission)
Fracture mechanics (Failure Mode-I, II, mixed-mode), adhesive joints
Neutron residual strain/stress measurement (Engin-X/STFC) of thermal spray coatings, geological rocks
Analytical/Numerical modelling
ResearcherID E-6450-2010
Scopus Author ID 23093752700