• Speaker | Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Shafie|Curtin University
  • Biography
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Shafie is presently working in Curtin University, Malaysia as a Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering department. He joined Curtin University, Malaysia Campus in September 2014. He obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Monash University, Australia with specific research focuses on mechanical characteristics of nano materials. His Masters by research degree from RMIT University, Australia was supported by automotive industry to address mechanical design related issues for automotive body-in-white structures. He had served as a Project Engineer in an engineering consulting firm in Melbourne from Dec 2007 to Oct 2008. He has been aiming for lifelong learning and developing a career as a successful engineering educator and researcher. Some key areas of strength are desire for continuous improvements; strong background in the principles of mechanical engineering, ability to grasp new concepts and methodologies quickly, efficiently plan, direct and co-ordinate the activities of engineering teaching and research.

  • Speaker | Prof. M. Kaloop | Mansoura University, Incheon Disaster Prevention Research Center
  • Biography
  • Prof. M. Kaloop, PhD, MsC, BsC, is a senior structure and civil engineering. He is an Assistant Professor with the Faculty of Engineering, Mansoura University, since 2010. His principal research interests are in sensor fusion and signal processing for structures health monitoring and geodetic positioning, surveying engineering and structural deformation monitoring and analysis. From 2010 he teaches the courses "Surveying Engineering applications and Theory of Error Analysis" and "Construction Equipment and Methods" of undergraduate and "Computer Applications" of postgraduate students. He also teaches training courses "Steel Structure Design, Inspection, Maintenance & Durability" and "blast resistance building" at Haward Technology Middle East from 2011. He has published more than 70 papers mainly for the civil and structural health monitoring and serves as a reviewer in more than 8 scientific journals and evaluator for ER Africa funded researcher. Further he is well versed many engineering software’s. Now, he is a researcher on Incheon Disaster Prevention Research Center on South Korea.