Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast

Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
Senior Lecturer
Engineering
Telephone: (01792) 606315
Room: Academic Office - A_210
Second Floor
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. & An ocean wave-based piezoelectric energy harvesting system using breaking wave force. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  2. & A robust design of an innovative shaped rebar system using a novel uncertainty model. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 58(4), 1351-1365.
  3. & Development of a morphing wingtip based on compliant structures. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 1045389X1878307
  4. & Fuzzy uncertainty analysis in the flutter boundary of an aircraft wing subjected to a thrust force. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 095441001877389
  5. & Compliant structures based on stiffness asymmetry. The Aeronautical Journal 122(1249), 442-461.

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Teaching

  • EG-260 Dynamics 1 (Mech & Aero)

    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 multi-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

  • Modelling of Eddy Current Sensors for Blade Tip Timing (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
  • Untitled (current)

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

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Shakir Jiffri
    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
  • Stochastic Nonlinear Model Updating in Structural Dynamics (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
  • Design and optimisation of morphing aircraft (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
    Other supervisor: Prof Michael Friswell
  • Analysis of nonlinear MEMS piezoelectric energy harvesters in the presence of manufacturing uncertainties (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Sondipon Adhikari
    Other supervisor: Dr Hamed Haddad Khodaparast
  • '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