Professor M Moatamedi
Chair of Multiphysics
University of Tromso
Professor Moatamedi completed his MSc and PhD at The University of Sheffield, MBA at Manchester Business School of The University of Manchester; and LLM International Business Law at The University of Leeds. He holds the Chair of Multiphysics at University of Tromso in Norway. Prior to his current post he was the Technical Manager for the Centre for Nuclear Engineering at Imperial College London. Previously at Narvik University, Cranfield University, The University of Salford and The University of Sheffield, he held senior managerial positions and also carried out research and teaching in the areas of Multiphysics, Fluid Structure Interaction, Modelling and Simulations and Engineering Design. During his stay in Narvik he was the Founding Director of High North Technology Centre; at Cranfield the Director of Motorsport Engineering and Management; and at Salford the Director of the Centre for Engineering Materials and the Director of Aerospace Engineering. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed publications, commercial reports and presentations including keynote addresses at international symposiums and conferences. He has risen substantial funding for research and innovation projects from the UK and overseas research councils, European Union, industry and other sources. He successfully supervised many PhD students to completion and many more graduate projects. He has extensive teaching experience on a wide range of engineering, management and law subjects including modelling and simulations, project management and intellectual property. He has been an external examiner for many research and teaching programmes internationally including the current engineering courses at Emirates Aviation University. His stakeholders’ management, industrial research and engineering experience includes working with the Ministry of Defence, the Health and Safety Executive, Electrolux, Shell, Hitachi, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, BAE System and Airbus UK. He is the founder, Executive Director and the President of The International Society of Multiphysics (www.multiphysics.org), the Editor-in-Chief of ‘The International Journal of Multiphysics’ and the Chairman of the associated annual conferences. He has also served on advisory boards of many international conferences and events. He is Fellow Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society, Fellow Member of The Nuclear Institute, Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and Member of the Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences. He served as the Chairman of the Manchester Branch of the Royal Aeronautical Society and he has been a member of a number of national and international scientific committees; and advisor to a few industrial and governmental bodies including the Office for Nuclear Regulations (ONR), in addition to being the lead person to devise the multiphysics competence standards for European Union. He served as a member of the Board of Governors of European Nuclear Education Network and is currently a member of the Council and the Board of Directors of NAFEMS, the Vice Chairman of its Multiphysics Working Group, a board member of CSDI Foundation and also the Vice Chairman of the Association of Aerospace Universities. He has served as a Visiting Professor, Scientist and Senior Research Fellow at a number of institutions including Universities of Manchester (UK), Tongji (China), Kumamoto (Japan), Strathclyde (UK), King Saud (Saudi Arabia), Lille (France); as well as Beijing Institute of Technology (China) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA).
Multiphysics, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Modelling and Simulations and Engineering Design.