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Farhad Nabhani

T:
01642 342482
Job title:
Professor of Biomechanics and Manufacturing
E:
f.nabhani@tees.ac.uk
School/department:
School of Science & Engineering
 
 
Research institute:
Technology Futures Institute

About Farhad Nabhani

Farhad Nabhani

Farhad Nabhani
Professor of Biomechanics and Manufacturing, School of Science & Engineering
T: 01642 342482
E: f.nabhani@tees.ac.uk
Research institute: Technology Futures Institute

Professor Farhad Nabhani's research interests include:

·  biomechanics
·  designing mechanicals aids
·  effect of flooring in reducing hip fractures
·  developing novel mechanical test rigs for hips, spines lumbers and patella bones
·  creating 3D computer models of bones and stress analysis using FE methods
·  manufacturing systems and design process.
·  ERP implementations, benchmarking, materials process technology
·  lean manufacturing,
·  Supply chain management and Six Sigma

Research interests

Research projects

·  Stockton Casting Ltd, KTP (2006-08) - Upgrade business efficiency by implementing improved operational systems and castings design capability to achieve sustainable capacity and sales increases in existing and future markets.

·  Direct Line Supply Ltd, KTP (2004-06) - To improve the company's warehousing management and logistics performance, efficiency and thus overall competitiveness through benchmarking, profitability analysis and continuous performance measurement based upon both qualitative and quantitative metrics.

·  Thermal Transfer Ltd, KTP (2003-05) - Implementation of ERP system within SME incorporating lean manufacturing techniques to improve efficiency and minimise waste.
 
·  Hedley Purvis Ltd, KTP (2002-04) - The development of a more efficient and cost
effective manufacturing operation and development of a culture of continuous improvement.


Research grants

·  Stockton Casting Ltd, KTP (2006) - £99,044
·  Plastid Design Solution (2006) - £1,500
·  Direct Line Supply, KTP (2004) - £99,000
·  Thermal Transfer Ltd, KTP (2003) - £99,000
·  Hedley Purvis Limited, student case award (2003) - £30,000
·  Bahrain National Gas Company student case award (2002) - £30,000
·  Hedley Purvis Limited, KTP (2002) - £99,000
·  Research into Ageing, Dryburn Hospital (2000) - £10,000
·  Audi Foundation (1999) - £3,400
·  Plastic Design Solution Ltd, case award (1997) - £15,000
·  Wishbone Foundation, Medical Research (1994) - £15,000
·  International Foundation For Water Science and Technology, Government of UAE (1993) - £42,000
·  HEFCE Research student (1993) - £30,000