Dr Almajd Alhinai

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Senior Lecturer Almajd Alhinai PhD, MRAeS

Senior Lecturer


I am a Senior Lecturer in the Future Transportation subject group where I teach across various courses including; Aerospace, Automotive, and Railway engineering. I am also the course leader for the High Speed Rail and infrastructure. My research interests include; Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Biomechanics, and rapid prototyping. I am currently the academic lead for the UAV_LAB@SHU that supports the students to take part in various national/international aerospace student design competitions. 


 - PhD graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sheffield.
- Researcher assistant at the Institution of Innovation and Sustainable Engineering at Derby University. 
- Lecturer in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering in Chesterfield College
- Guest lecturer in Automotive Engineering at Hubei University of Automotive Technology (China).
- Senior lecturer and EASA instructor in Aeronautical Engineering at the Military Technological College (Oman).
- Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering at Coventry University.  

Senior Lecturer


Department of Engineering and Mathematics

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

- Individual project supervision for undergraduate (BEng) and postgraduate (MSc) students
- Supervision of the MEng group project
- Academic lead of the UAV_LAB@SHU

Subject area: TESOL

Courses taught:
- Aerospace Engineering
- Automotive Engineering
- High Speed Rail and Infrastructure 

Modules taught:
- Aircraft Design
- Flight Mechanics and Simulation
- Propulsion Systems and Aerodynamics
- Vehicle Body Styling and Design
- Professional Practice
- High Speed Rail and Infrastructure Technical Project
- System Thinking Tools and Understanding the Environment of Railway Projects


Conference papers

Al Hinai, A.M.A., & Nowakowski, A. (2012). Understanding the drag reduction properties of the flow over k and d -type rough surfaces. In European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, Vienna, 10 September 2012 - 14 September 2012.

Theses / Dissertations

Al Hinai, A.M.A. (2015). An investigation of classifying the flow over rough surfaces into k- and d- type in turbulent channel flow. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Nowakoski, A. https://etheses.whiterose.ac.uk/11255/

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