Personal profile

Biography

Currently working as Lecturer in University of Huddersfield and has completed her PhD in Engineering design process in the department of Engineering and Innovation at The Open University. During her PhD, she has worked as a consultant at the University of the Arts London. Before starting her PhD, she has worked as a research assistant in the Knowledge Media Institute (KMi), at The Open University, on a European project. She has also worked on an EADS Astrium project in Cranfield University just after finishing her MSc degree in Astronautics and Space Engineering. She did a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Integrating design and testing
  • Improving product development process
  • Optimising overlapping in product development process
  • Project management
  • Production management
  • Lean manufacturing and Quality control

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Product development Engineering & Materials Science
Testing Engineering & Materials Science
Product Development Mathematics
Development Process Mathematics
Failure modes Engineering & Materials Science
Industry Engineering & Materials Science
Overlapping Mathematics
Engineering Mathematics

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Research Output 2013 2017

  • 3 Conference contribution
  • 3 Article
1 Citations

A Method for Improving Overlapping of Testing and Design

Tahera, K., Earl, C. & Eckert, C. May 2017 In : IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 64, 2, p. 179-192 14 p., 7852529

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Testing
Product development
Overlapping
Costs
6 Citations

Framework for continuous improvement of production processes

Sahno, J., Shevtshenko, E., Karaulova, T. & Tahera, K. 2015 In : Engineering Economics. 26, 2, p. 169-180 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Failure modes
Costs
Classifiers
Engineers
Monitoring

Highlighting the importance of testing in the product development process

Tahera, K., Eckert, C. & Earl, C. 2015 DS 80-6 Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED 15) Vol 6: Design Methods and Tools - Part 2 Milan, Italy, 27-30.07.15. Weber, C., Husung, S., Cantamessa, M., Cascini, G., Marjanovic, D. & Graziosi, S. (eds.). The Design Society, Vol. 6, p. 21-30 10 p. (ICED)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Product Development
Product development
Development Process
Testing
Linear Process
3 Citations

Improving Overlapping Between Testing and Design in Engineering Product Development Processes

Tahera, K., Earl, C. & Eckert, C. 31 Mar 2014 ASME Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Design Theory and Methodology. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5, 10 p. V005T06A038

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Product Development
Product development
Development Process
Overlapping
Engineering
5 Citations
Product development
Testing
Diesel engines
Costs
Industry