Dr. Mohamed Ahmed Afifi

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Mohamed Afifi is a faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering program and SESC research centre, specializing in metallurgy, thermomechanical processing, and the characterization of metallic materials. With a distinguished career that includes a pivotal role at Brunel University London, focusing on developing light-weight high strength metallic materials for the automotive sector, and a PhD from the Beijing Institute of Technology. Dr. Afifi's work adeptly bridges the gap between academic research and industrial application, evidenced by his numerous contributions to leading journals in materials science.

Research Tracks
  • Thermomechanical Processing of Alloys.
  • Characterization of Metallic Materials.
  • Development of Lightweight, High-Strength Metallic Materials
  • Material Behaviour under Severe Deformation.
Research Project

Introducing Strain Rate as a Manufacturing Parameter

Objective/Contributions: To improve the strength of the 7xxx Aluminum alloys for automotive applications. To provide a fundamental understanding of the strengthening mechanisms of Aluminum alloys and to understand Precipitates-dislocation interaction after the deformation process under different strain rates. To bridge the gap between fundamental research and industrial applications. Outcome
Research Project

Advanced Meta Material with Different Poisson’s Ratio

Objective/Contributions: Finite element analysis using Ansys or MATLAB with different Meta Material structures. Apply additive manufacturing techniques to produce the newly designed material. Apply manufactured material in real-life applications like Robotic arm materials.