Islam Shyha
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Prof Islam Shyha

Professor

Biography

Prof. Islam Shyha is Head of Engineering and Mathematics at Edinburgh Napier University's School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment. He is a Professor of Manufacturing Engineering.
Prof. Shyha has worked in higher education for over 23 years. He 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, The Birmingham University and Alexandria University.
He has extensive experience in the conventional and non-conventional machining of composite materials. His work is supported by the UK Research Council, Innovate UK and industry. Prof. Shyha is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), teaches mechanical and manufacturing engineering courses and supervises MSc and PhD projects in advanced manufacturing Engineering.
He also held honorary posts at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom and the Vietnamese German University in Ho Chi Minh City. Prof. Shyha has over 130 publications in journals and international conferences to his credit, as well as a patent on a novel composite machining tool. He also contributes to the global research communities and actively participates as a reviewer for a number of manufacturing and materials journals.

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Advisory panels and expert committees or witness

  • Promotion reviewer and panel membership: Birmingham City University
  • Member of The Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering (SRPe)
  • Promotion panel membership: Anglia Ruskin University

 

Conference Organising Activity

  • International Scientific Committee Member

 

Editorial Activity

  • Associate Editor - Polymeric and Composite Materials
  • Guest Editor for a special issue on Piezoelectric Nanofibers: Recent Development, Challenges, and Applications, Materials
  • Lead Guest Editor for International Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics (Special issue on Advanced Manufacturing Technology)

 

External Examining/Validations

  • Periodic Review Panel Member - Anglia Ruskin University
  • External Examiner at The University of Wolverhampton
  • External Examiner at The University of Central Lancashire
  • External Examiner at The University of Derby

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Student Led Teaching Award, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK
  • Best Lecturer Award, Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK
  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Newton Prize applications for The UK National Commission for UNESCO
  • Newton Fund/British Council, Institutional Research Links and International Workshops
  • The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
  • The Royal Society, Royal Society Wolfson Visiting Fellowship

 

Invited Speaker

  • Production of Nanofibers at Napier for Multiple Applications - Yalova - Turkey
  • Preparation of Cellulose Nanocomposites with Addition of Recycled Alum Sludge As Separators in Energy Storage Device Applications - Sapporo - Japan
  • Micromachining of Polymeric Nanocomposites: Challenges and Opportunities - Bangkok - Thailand
  • The environmental impact of micro machining nano composite structure materials - Paris - France

 

Media Activity

  • Graduate Apprenticeships: Engineering Design and Manufacture
  • Arranging meeting with the Egyptian Higher Education Minister to discuss potential collaboration

 

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

 

Public/Community Engagement

  • Invited to participate in the launch of the innovative green room in Kuwait

 

Research Degree External Examining

  • PhD External Examiner at the University of Birmingham, UK
  • PhD External Examiner at Sheffield University, UK
  • PhD External Examiner at Lancaster University, UK
  • PhD External Examiner at Newcastle University, UK
  • PhD External Examiner at Thapar University, Patiala, Punjab, India

 

Reviewing

  • Book Reviewer - Elsevier
  • Book Reviewer - CRC Press
  • Journal Reviewer - International Journal of Materials and Product Technology
  • Book Reviewer - CRC Press
  • Journal Reviewer - The International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture
  • Journal Reviewer - International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology

 

Visiting Positions

  • Visiting Fellow, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering, Newcastle University, UK

 

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Exploring advances in nanofiber-based face masks: a comprehensive review of mechanical, electrostatic, and antimicrobial functionality filtration for the removal of airborne particulate matter and pathogens

Journal Article
Le, B., Omran, N., Elnabawy, E., Hassanin, A. H., Mahmoud, K., Shehata, N., & Shyha, I. (in press)
Exploring advances in nanofiber-based face masks: a comprehensive review of mechanical, electrostatic, and antimicrobial functionality filtration for the removal of airborne particulate matter and pathogens. Emergent Materials, https://doi.org/10.1007/s42247-023-00622-9
The filtration of airborne particulate matter (PM) and aerosols utilizing nonwoven fibrous materials has received significant research concern due to the continuing global pan...

Design for Additive Manufacturing and Finite Element Analysis of Fe-Mn Biodegradable Fracture Fixation Plate with Varying Porosity Levels

Conference Proceeding
Shaikh, M., Kahwash, F., Lu, Z., Alkhreisat, M., & Shyha, I. (2024)
Design for Additive Manufacturing and Finite Element Analysis of Fe-Mn Biodegradable Fracture Fixation Plate with Varying Porosity Levels. In Industrializing Additive Manufacturing: Proceedings of AMPA2023 (239-254). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-42983-5_17
Fracture fixation plates are osteosynthesis implants used to fix fractured bones in a human body. They are either left in the body or required to be removed after a bone heali...

Electro-blown spinning: New insight into the effect of electric field and airflow hybridized forces on the production yield and characteristics of nanofiber membranes

Journal Article
Elnabawy, E., Sun, D., Shearer, N., & Shyha, I. (2023)
Electro-blown spinning: New insight into the effect of electric field and airflow hybridized forces on the production yield and characteristics of nanofiber membranes. Journal of Science: Advanced Materials and Devices, 8(2), Article 100552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsamd.2023.100552
Electro-blown spinning (EBS) is an emergent hybridized nanofibers formation technology. Recently, there has been a great interest in introducing this novel method for producin...

Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications

Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, L., Onyianta, A., 'rourke, Lu, Z., Wilson, C., …Shyha, I. (2022)
Preparation of flexible dielectric nanocomposites using nanocellulose and recycled alum sludge for wearable technology applications. Materials, Methods & Technologies, 16, 149-159
With the rapid development of wearable technology, flexible dielectric materials with environmental-friendly, low-cost and high-energy efficiency characteristics are in increa...

Preparation of Elastomeric Nanocomposites Using Nanocellulose and Recycled Alum Sludge for Flexible Dielectric Materials

Journal Article
Sun, D., Saw, B. L., Onyianta, A. J., Wang, B., Wilson, C., O'Rourke, D., …Lu, Z. (in press)
Preparation of Elastomeric Nanocomposites Using Nanocellulose and Recycled Alum Sludge for Flexible Dielectric Materials. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, https://doi.org/10.1142/s2010135x22420085

Energy storage properties in Nd doped AgNbTaO3 lead-free antiferroelectric ceramics with Nb-site vacancies

Journal Article
Lu, Z., Sun, D., Wang, G., Zhao, J., Zhang, B., Wang, D., & Shyha, I. (in press)
Energy storage properties in Nd doped AgNbTaO3 lead-free antiferroelectric ceramics with Nb-site vacancies. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics, https://doi.org/10.1142/s2010135x22420061

Solution blow spun piezoelectric nanofibers membrane for energy harvesting applications

Journal Article
Omran, N., Elnabawy, E., Le, B., Trabelsi, M., Gamal, M., Kandas, I., …Shehata, N. (2022)
Solution blow spun piezoelectric nanofibers membrane for energy harvesting applications. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 179, Article 105365. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2022.105365
Energy harvesting systems have benefited from the use of one-dimensional nanostructures such as nanofibers. For example, the conversion of mechanical energy to electrical ener...

Response surface method for optimisation of SLA processing parameters

Journal Article
El-Sayed, M. A., El-Nakeeb, N., Shyha, I., & Ghazy, M. (2022)
Response surface method for optimisation of SLA processing parameters. International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 64(3/4), 222-241. https://doi.org/10.1504/ijmpt.2022.122890
In the current study, response surface method (RSM) was applied to correlate stereolithography (SLA) process parameters such as layer thickness, hatch overcure, and part orien...

Approach to breech face impression comparison based on the robust estimation of a correspondence function

Journal Article
Zhang, H., Zaman Robin, A. U., Zhu, J., Lu, C., Fang, C., & Shyha, I. (2022)
Approach to breech face impression comparison based on the robust estimation of a correspondence function. Forensic Science International, 333, Article 111229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2022.111229
Forensic firearm analysis concerns an attempt to determine if ammunition is associated with a specific firearm based on tool-marks produced by it. A feature-based method using...

Investigation of control algorithm for long-stroke fast tool servo system

Journal Article
Gong, Z., Huo, D., Niu, Z., Chen, W., & Shyha, I. (2022)
Investigation of control algorithm for long-stroke fast tool servo system. Precision Engineering, 75, 12-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.precisioneng.2022.01.006
Fast tool servo (FTS) is an efficient and reliable method in precision machining for fabricating freeform surfaces or microarrays with sub-micrometric form accuracy. In this p...

Pre-Napier Funded Projects

  • Cladding and machining of steel / nickel super alloy stacks

Current Post Grad projects