Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology
Department:Engineering and the Built Environment
Areas of Expertise: Built environment
Habtom is Deputy Head of Department. He has extensive experience of both working and teaching in the engineering industry.
Habtom holds a PhD in manufacturing simulation and performance optimisation from the University of Bath. He is a fully chartered engineer and member of the UK Engineering Council. Habtom’s research interests include manufacturing simulation and rapid prototyping. He has also worked as a consultant for Ford Motors, Selex, Galileo and Wilkin & Sons.
Mebrahtu, H., Dionysopoulos, T., Mileham, A.M., 2009. Manufacturing Performance Optimisation: The Simulation-Expert Mechanism Approach. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 223(12), pp.1625-1634.
Mebrahtu, H. and Ladbrook, J., 2008. Simulation and Performance Improvement Process at Ford Powertrain Operations. The Industrial Simulation Conference, 9-11 June 2008, Universite de Lyon I, France, pp.126-132.
Mebrahtu, H., Strange, C., Walker, R. and Roman, S., 2006. Simulation Case Study: An Analysis of Reactor Refuelling Lead Time in a Power Plant. Proceedings of the 4th Industrial Simulation Conference 2006, 5-7 June, University of Palmero, Italy, pp.217-222.
Mebrahtu H., Walker, R.W. and Mileham, T., 2004. Performance Enhancement Using an Expert Mechanism in a Manufacturing Simulator. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Part B. Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 218(2), pp.245-249.
Mebrahtu, H., Walker, R. and Mileham, A.R., 2004. Knowledge-Based Optimisation in a Manufacturing Simulator. Proceedings of the 21st International Manufacturing Conference (Ireland), 1-3 Sept 2004, University of Limerick, Ireland, pp.243-250.
Mebrahtu, H., Walker, R. and Mileham, A.R., 2004. Automating Part of the Model Verification Process. Proceedings of the 2nd Industrial Simulation Conference, 7-9 September 2004, University of Malaga, Spain, pp.384-388.
Mebrahtu, H., Walker, R. and Mileham, A.R., 2003. Performance Enhancement Using an Expert Mechanism in a Manufacturing Simulator. Proceedings of 1st Industrial Simulation Conference, University Politecnica De Valencia, Spain, 9-11 June 2003, pp.299-303.