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Professor Mohamed Saafi

Professor

Mohamed Saafi

Lancaster University

Engineering Building

LA1 4YR

Lancaster

Tel: +44 1524 594070

Research overview

Mohamed Saafi, Professor and Chair in Structural Integrity and Materials.  His research focuses on the development of Functional Materials and Smart Sensors for Energy and Civil Infrastructure.  He developed several structural integrity monitoring tools using MEMS, graphene and carbon nanotubes.  Professor Saafi is currently conducting research activities in the following areas:

  • Functional Materials for Demanding Environments
  • Smart Materials for Energy and Civil Infrastructure
  • Durability of Cementitious Materials
  • Structural Health Monitonitoring using Smart Sensors
  • Bridge Scour Monitoring
  • Graphene and other 2D material-based cement nanocomposites
  • Big Data and Cyber Physical Nuclear-Civil Infrastructure Systems
  • Effect of Climate Change on Critical Infrastructure

PhD supervision

Smart Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilisation
Condition Monitoring of Power Cables in Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs)
Smart Sensors for Condition Monitoring of Concrete Structures

Current Teaching

ENG 120 Electronic Information Systems

ENG 216 Mechanics

Additional Information

ARTICLES IN POPULAR PRESS

“Structural Health Monitoring Tests Planned for Bridges” ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine, April 2012.

“Smart paint set to revolutionize how structures are monitored” Heralds Scotland, March 2012.

“Smart paint Oi! You’ve missed a bit” The Economist, February 2012.

“Smart paint set to revolutionize safety monitoring of large structures” Scottish Business News, January 2012.

 "Wireless nano sensors could save bridges and buildings” Space Daily, May 2010.

 “Wireless nano sensors could save bridges and buildings” Carbon Based Climate change Adaptation, April 2010.

“Wireless Nano Sensors Alert Engineers to Problematic Cracks and Damage to Buildings, Bridges, and others Structures” Zimbio.com, April 2010.

“Wireless watchout” UKEngineering, April 2010.

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