Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast

Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
Senior Lecturer
Engineering
Telephone: (01792) 606315
Room: Academic Office
Second
Engineering Central
Bay Campus

Research interests

Structural Dynamics
Uncertainty modelling, propagation and identification, probabilistic and non-probabilistic methods
Aeroelasticity: Flutter, gust response
Morphing aircraft
Active and Passive Vibration control
Robust design
Reduced Order Modelling
Composite structures

Publications

  1. & Model updating strategy for structures with localised nonlinearities using frequency response measurements. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 100, 940-961.
  2. & Localisation of local nonlinearities in structural dynamics using spatially incomplete measured data. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 99, 364-383.
  3. & Energy harvesting using porous piezoelectric beam with impacts. Procedia Engineering 199, 3468-3473.
  4. & Nonlinear MEMS Piezoelectric Harvesters in the presence of geometric and structural variabilities. Procedia Engineering 199, 3456-3461.
  5. & Fuzzy finite element model updating of the DLR AIRMOD test structure. Applied Mathematical Modelling 52, 512-526.

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Teaching

  • EG-260 Dynamics 1

    Elements of vibrating systems; simple harmonic motion; use of complex exponential representation. One-degree-of-freedom systems; natural frequency; effect of damping; harmonic excitation; rotating out-of-balance; vibration transmission. Transient dynamics; frequency domain analysis; impulse response function. Undamped mutli-degree-of-freedom systems; eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Lagrange's equation and its physical interpretation.

  • EG-M69 Advanced Airframe Structures

    Following a brief introduction to aircraft structures and structural components, the Advanced Aircraft Structures module covers advanced structural topics such as airframe loads and airworthiness, stress analysis of aircraft components (including wings and fuselages), structural idealisation, thin plate theory, applications of advanced composites in aircraft structures and aeroelasticity.

Supervision

  • Analysis of nonlinear MEMS piezoelectric energy harvesters in the presence of manufacturing uncertainties (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Sondipon Adhikari
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
  • Design and optimization of morphing aircraft (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
  • Stochastic Model Updating for Nonlinear Structural Dynamics Using Perturbation Methods (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
  • Robust Condition Monitoring of Gas Turbines«br /» (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
  • Control Design of Flexible Link Robots with Smart Materials (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Charles Yang
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
  • Thesis title to be decided later (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
    Other supervisor: Prof Sondipon Adhikari
  • 'Uncertainty quantification utilising MATLAB and FE modelling applied to composite structures' (awarded 2017)

    Student name:
    EngD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast

Career History

Start Date End Date Position Held Location
2014 Present Senior Lecturer College of Engineering, Swansea University
2013 2014 Lecturer College of Engineering, Swansea University
2012 2013 Research Officer College of Engineering, Swansea University
2011 2012 Research Associate School of Engineering, University of Liverpool
2007 2011 Research Assistant School of Engineering, University of Liverpool
2004 2007 Research Assistant Iran University of Science and Technology
1999 2004 Vibration Engineer AIRIC

Academic History

Date Qualification Location
2010 PhD University of Liverpool
2002 MSc Sharif University of Technology
1998 BSc Mechanical Engineering Ferdowsi University, Mashad

Key Grants and Projects

  • ‘Robust Gust Load Alleviation (RGLA) in composite aircraft structures’ Sêr Cymru National Research Network (NRN) Industrial Fellowship 2016 - 2017

    , £29,953

  • ‘Data-drive multidisciplinary design optimization of aircraft structures (MOAD) under uncertainty’ Sêr Cymru National Research Network (NRN) 2016 - 2017

  • British Council/Russia - Workshop in Uncertainty Quantification in Inverse Problems 2016

    , with £2000

  • Sêr Cymru National Research Network (NRN) industrial fellowship 2016

    , £900

  • ‘Efficient stochastic design (EStDe) of composite aircraft structures’, Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Fellowship 2015 - 2016

    , £29,406

  • Funded by ESPRC - Stochastic nonlinear aeroelastic models subject to unsteady loads 2017 - 2019

    , £124,697

  • Funded by ATI/ESPRC - Exploiting Aeroelastic Deflections For Improved Aircraft Performance 2016

    , £19,600

  • Funded by ERC/Clean Sky - Development of Methods for Deriving Optimized Shapes of Morphing Structures Considering both Aerodynamic Performance and Specific Mechanical Morphing Boundary Conditions (OPTIMOrph) 2017 - 2019

    , £113,875

  • Funded by NRN - Travel Grant 2017 - 2018

    , £10,000