• University of Huddersfield
    Queensgate
    Huddersfield
    HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Dr Fadlallah is currently a senior lecturer in Engineering (Mechanical) at the School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, UK. He received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechatronics Engineering and Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sultan Qaboos University, Oman and PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.

Prior to joining the University of Huddersfield, Dr Fadlallah worked as an Industrial Mechanical Engineer at MORKS REID, where he helped organizations develop mechanical-based solutions and feasibility assessments for Renewable Energy systems. Dr Fadlallah has also taught at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, where his work included courses in Mechanical Design, Product Development, and Engineering Investigative Studies.

As a researcher, he has also worked for Sultan Qaboos University in Oman as well as the Lincoln University in New Zealand on a number of Bio-Mechanics and Environmental compliance assessments projects.

He has authored and co-authored over twenty four journal articles in top journals, a book chapter and eight conference proceedings. His current research interests include Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) systems, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Composite Materials, and Engineering Mechanics and Design applications.

Previous Employment

  • Mechanical Engineer, MORKS REID - 2020 → 2021

  • Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology - 2019 → 2021

  • Researcher, Lincoln University - Jun 2016 → Dec 2016

  • Researcher, Sultan Qaboos University - Sep 2013 → May 2015

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 2 - Zero Hunger
  • 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 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Mechanical Design
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Numerical modelling
  • Fluid-Structure Interaction
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Techno-economic analysis
  • Material Science
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Optimization

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