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Dr Umar Asghar

Dr Umar Asghar, Assistant Professor at UOWD

Dr Umar Asghar

Assistant Professor

Dr Umar Asghar is Assistant Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and currently teaches Dynamics of Mechanisms, Manufacturing Engineering Principles, Mechanical Engineering Design 2 and Sustainable Energy Technologies at undergraduate level.

Qualifications: PhD, University of Bradford, UK; BEng, University of Bradford, UK

Telephone:  +971 4 278 1940

Email: [email protected]

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Dr Umar Asghar is Assistant Professor at the University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) and currently teaches Dynamics of Mechanisms, Manufacturing Engineering Principles, Mechanical Engineering Design 2 and Sustainable Energy Technologies at undergraduate level.

Prior to joining UOWD Dr Asghar was working as lead engineer in the design and development of port access systems for minimally invasive surgery at Surgical Innovations Ltd in UK. 

Dr Asghar has several years’ experience in the industry across Nuclear, Defence, Medical Engineering and Manufacturing. He worked as a design engineer on material handling machines for the nuclear industry and has extensive experience in managing and delivering projects from design engineering, project management, project controls, quality assurance and stakeholder management.

He obtained his PhD from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom specialising in “Polymer Processing and Real-Time Monitoring of Product Quality in Injection Moulding”.

Dr Asghar’s research interests are polymer materials, material characterisation and the material behaviour during the polymer engineering process. His current interest is in additive manufacturing.

His recent publications include:

  • Umar, M. Mulvaney - Johnson, L. Coates, P.D. Speight, R. 'The prediction of product mass through process signals' 2011. Boston, Massachsetts, US: Society of Plastics Engineers 
  • Umar, M. Speight, R. Coates, P.D. Mulvaney - Johnson, L. 'Injection moulding process control through at - process product mass determination'. Proceedings of the Polymer Processing Society 26th Annual Meeting 2010. Banff, Canada 
  • Umar, M. Mulvaney - Johnson, L. Speight, R. Brincat, P. Bakharev, A. Coates, P.D. 'Real - time monitoring of injection moulding for part mass determination'. 2009. Chicago, IL, US: Society of Plastics Engineers

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