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Fayyaz  Rehman

Dr Fayyaz Rehman

Senior Lecturer

Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering

023 8201 3328 ext. 3328 Room no. RM312

Biography

Fayyaz Rehman is an associate professor in the Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering at Solent University. He graduated in mechanical engineering from the University Of Engineering and Technology (Pakistan) in 1995. He has over five years industrial experience of working as a mechanical/structural designer both in UK and overseas. In 2000, he obtained his MSc in Computer Aided Engineering Design from the University of Strathclyde and PhD from the same university in 2006. He worked as project coordinator on a European commission funded project worth of over 1 million Euros at the University of Strathclyde, UK. He is a fellow of Higher Education Academy, a chartered engineer and a member of Institution of Engineering Designers. 

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Industry experience

    Fayyaz worked from June '06 to July '06 as a structural design engineer at Doosan Babcock Energy Ltd., Renfrew, Scotland, UK and from March '95 to October '00 as a assistant manager (design) at Heavy Mechanical Complex (HMC) Taxila, Pakistan.
  2. Research interests

    To continue enhancing my skills and professional development by doing research generally in the following areas...
    To continue enhancing my skills and professional development by doing research generally in the following areas...
    • Life cycle based design analysis.
    • Decision making in engineering design.
    • Functional reasoning in product design.
    • Context based knowledge management.
    • Concurrent engineering/DFX.
    • CAD/CAM/CAE.
    • Machine and materials design.
    • Application of artificial intelligence in mechanical/structural design. 
  3. Recent publications

    Fayyaz's recent publications include conference papers and academic journal articles. For more information, follow the link below...

    'Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXVIII'. edited by Fayyaz Rehman, Nicholas Woodfine and Ramesh Marasini, Hampshire Printing Press, Southampton, UK, ISBN: 9780992695842, ISSN: 9772053337006, August 2014.

    Selamet, S., Rehman, F., Messenger, M., 'Investigating Inclusive Design for a Window Catch', 12th  International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Southampton Solent University, Southampton, September 2014, UK.

    Benham, R., Rehman, F., 'An Overview of Rapid Prototyping in Archaeology', 12th  International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Southampton Solent University, Southampton, September 2014, UK.

    Benham, R., Rehman, F., 'A Study into the Effects of How Machined Stress Concentrations Influence the Flexural Strength of Balsa Wood', 12th  International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Southampton Solent University, Southampton, September 2014, UK.

    Rehman, F., Burman, B., 'Design & Development of a Novel House Hold Compressing Device for a Wheelie Bin', 11th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Cranfield University, Bedford, September 2013, UK

    Benham, R., Rehman, F., 'A comparison of the failure modes of PMMA and polypropylene test pieces cut using different manufacturing methods', 10th  International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Aston University, Birmingham, September 2012, UK.

    Rehman, F., Rae, M., Benham, R., Miller, E., 'Design And Development Of A New And Novel Vehicle Roof Top Ladder Clamping System', 10th  International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Aston University, Birmingham, September 2012, UK.

    Benham, R., Rehman, F., 'An Empirical Study Of A Comparison Of The Failure Modes Of Two Polymeric Materials Cut Using Different Manufacturing Methods', International Conference On Design And Advances In Mechanical Engineering, December 2011, India.

    Rehman, F., Yan, X.T., Benham, R., 'Evaluation Of A Design Concept Selection Tool By Reasoning Context Knowledge', 9th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Glasgow Caledonian University, September 2011.

    Rehman, F., Yan, X.T., Li, Y., Tan, X., Miller, E., Woodfine, N., 'Strengthening Asian Advanced Design And Manufacture Education Through A Framework Approach', International Conference On Engineering Design, ICED 11, 15 - 18 August 2011, Technical University Of Denmark.

    Rehman, F., Yan, X.T., 'Application of Context Knowledge in Supporting Conceptual Design Decision Making', International Journal of Product Development, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2011.

  4. Awards

    Fayyaz's awards include: October 2000 - Full ORS Scholarship for PhD - UK higher education vice-chancellors’ committee and September 1999 - Full Scholarship for MSc - University of Strathclyde, UK.