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Professor Mohamed Saafi


Mohamed Saafi

Lancaster University

Engineering Building



Tel: +44 1524 594070

Research overview

Mohamed Saafi, Professor and Research Chair.  His research focuses on the development of multifunctional and sustainable civil infrastructure systems.  Professor Saafi is currently conducting research activities in the following areas:

  • Functional Materials for Civil Infrastructure
  • Artificial Intelligence in Civil Infrastructure
  • Storage of CO2 and Methane in Concrete Materials
  • Durability of Cementitious Materials
  • Up-cycling Wastes towards the Development of Smart Concrete materials
  • Developement of Bio-based 2D materials for Concrete Applications
  • Structural Health Monitonitoring using Smart Sensors
  • Big Data and Cyber Physical 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

Additional Information


“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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