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Dr Hamed Farokhi

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering


Hamed received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in 2017. He joined Northumbria University as a Senior Lecturer in 2018. Prior to joining Northumbria University, he was a Post-doctoral Research Associate at Imperial College London working on a European Project, where he was conducting research on Probabilistic Optimisation of Composite Structures.

Hamed’s research interests fall mainly into nonlinear vibration and dynamic analysis of mechanical systems in macro/micro/nano scales and their applications in energy harvesting and structural design and optimisation. He has published more than 90 papers in international refereed journals. He has been invited as a peer-reviewer by more than 25 international journals and has been awarded the recognition of Outstanding Reviewer by several Elsevier journals. Additionally, he was endorsed by the Royal Academy of Engineering as an exceptional promise in Mechanical Engineering.




Campus Address

Wynne-Jones Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • A constrained broadband nonlinear energy harvester, Farokhi, H., Ghayesh, M. 1 Oct 2019, In: Energy Conversion and Management
  • A coupled longitudinal-transverse nonlinear NSGT model for CNTs incorporating internal energy loss, Ghayesh, M., Farokhi, H., Farajpour, A. Apr 2019, In: European Physical Journal Plus
  • A coupled nonlinear continuum model for bifurcation behaviour of fluid-conveying nanotubes incorporating internal energy loss, Farajpour, A., Ghayesh, M., Farokhi, H. 1 Mar 2019, In: Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
  • A New Geometrically Exact Model for Buckling and Postbuckling Statics and Dynamics of Beams, Farokhi, H., Ghayesh, M. 1 Jul 2019, In: Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME
  • A nonlinear viscoelastic model for NSGT nanotubes conveying fluid incorporating slip boundary conditions, Farajpour, A., Farokhi, H., Ghayesh, M. 1 Jun 2019, In: JVC/Journal of Vibration and Control
  • Application of nanotubes in conveying nanofluid, Farajpour, A., Ghayesh, M., Farokhi, H. 28 Feb 2019, In: Microsystem Technologies
  • Chaos in fluid-conveying NSGT nanotubes with geometric imperfections, Ghayesh, M., Farokhi, H., Farajpour, A. 1 Oct 2019, In: Applied Mathematical Modelling
  • Chaotic motion analysis of fluid-conveying viscoelastic nanotubes, Farajpour, A., Farokhi, H., Ghayesh, M. 1 Mar 2019, In: European Journal of Mechanics, A/Solids
  • Extremely large dynamics of axially excited cantilevers, Ghayesh, M., Farokhi, H. 25 Jun 2019, In: Thin-Walled Structures
  • Extremely Large Oscillations of Cantilevers Subject to Motion Constraints, Farokhi, H., Ghayesh, M. Mar 2019, In: Journal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME


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