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Module Lead:

  • EEM405: Advanced Structural Design
  • EEM207: Engineering Science 3
  • EEM104: Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • EEM102: Engineering Science 2

In the teaching team of:

  • EEM400: Structural Design and Geotechnical Engineering
  • EEM305: Structural Engineering 2
  • ABE106: How to sell your ideas!
  • EEM303: Placement
  • EEM403: Integrating Group Project
  • EEM502: MEng Integrating Group Project
  • EEM516: : Innovation in Design


Structural engineering

  • Numerical modelling of reinforced concrete, timber and asphalt pavement.
  • Fire safety and risk analysis.
  • Structural steel design and traditional structural engineering.
  • Structural stability.

Civil and Environmental engineering 

  • Using sustainable material to enhance pavement characteristics.
  • Human behaviour in fire and the effect of that on designing the buildings to maximizing its safety.
  • Artificial neural network uses in civil engineering.

Public Engagement

Organises annual International Women in Engineering Day (INWED), promoting diversity and accessibility in STEM subjects, with a focus on engineering and a volunteer as part of the podcast team of Technically Speaking | a science and engineering discussion.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Civil Engineering , PhD, University of Manchester

Award Date: 23 May 2018

Master of Science in Structural Engineering, MSc, Mustansiriyah University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2012

Bachelor of Science (First-class) in Civil Engineering, BSc, Mustansiriyah University

Award Date: 30 Jun 2010


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