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 a member of the UK Engineering Council. Habtom’s research interests include additive manufacturing, Industry 4.0, manufacturing simulation and optimisation. He has also worked as a consultant for various companies.
Butt, J., Mebrahtu, H. and Shirvani, H., 2018, Numerical and experimental analysis of product development by composite metal foil manufacturing. International Journal of Rapid Manufacturing, 7(1), pp.59-82.
Butt, J., Mebrahtu, H. and Shirvani, H., 2017, August. Production of Multiple Material Parts Using a Desktop 3D Printer. In Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Incorporating the 32nd National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 5–7, 2017, University of Greenwich, UK (Vol. 6, p. 148-153). IOS Press.
Khan, A., Mebrahtu, H., Shirvani, H., and Butt, J., 2017, August. Manufacturing Optimization Based on Agile manufacturing and Big Data. In Advances in Manufacturing Technology XXXI: Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Manufacturing Research, Incorporating the 32nd National Conference on Manufacturing Research, September 5–7, 2017, University of Greenwich, UK (Vol. 6, p. 345-350). IOS Press.
Butt, J., Mebrahtu H., Shirvani H, 2016, Strength analysis of aluminium foil parts made by composite metal foil manufacturing Journal of Progress in Additive Manufacturing June 2016, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp 93–103 DOI: 10.1007/s40964-016-0008-5
Butt, J., Mebrahtu, H and Shirvani, H., 2016. Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Dissimilar Al/Cu Foil; Lap Joints by composite Metal Foil Manufacturing. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronic and Manufacturing Engineering, 10(1). Pp.41-46. Vol:10, No:1, waset.org/Publication/10003321
Butt J, Mebrahtu H., Shirvani H, 2015, Peel and Tensile Test Investigation of Aluminium 1050 foil parts, Int. J. Rapid Manufacturing, 5 (1), pp 95-115.
Butt J, Mebrahtu H., Shirvani H, 2015, Rapid Prototyping by Heat Diffusion of Metal Foil and Related Mechanical Testing, Int J Adv Manufacturing Technology, Springer, DOI 10.1007/s00170-015-7882-8
Esfahlani S S, Shirvani H, Shirvani A, Mebrahtu H. and Nwaubani S, 2013, Design, Development And Numerical Analysis Of Honeycomb Core With Variable Crushing Strength, American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 6 (1): 8-19. DOI:10.3844/ajeassp.2013.8.19
Esfahlani S S, Shirvani H, Shirvani A, Nwaubani S, Mebrahtu H. and Chirwa C, 2013, Hexagonal honeycomb cell optimisation by way of meta-model techniques, International Journal of Crashworthiness, DOI:10.1080/13588265.2013.776337
Abbasalizadeh M, Shirvani A, Mebrahtu H and Mirzaee I, Shirvani H, 2013, An Investigation into Air-Sand-Water Three-phase Flow through the Sandblasting Nozzle, Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows, 5(3) . pp 207-222.
Filip F C, Mebrahtu H, Ărăscu-Klein V, Deaky B, 2012, Method for Optimization of Production Systems by Computer Aided Modeling and Simulation, Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, 5(1), pp67-72.
Abbasalizadeh M, Shirvani H , Shirvani A, Mebrahtu H and Mirzaee I , Comparison of Premixed and Un-Premixed Multi-Phase Flow Through The Nozzle, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering
Mebrahtu H and Walker R, 2010, Automatic Analysis of Manufacturing Simulation Output, Industrial Simulation Conference 2010, Eurosis Publications pp 95-101.
Mebrahtu H., Walker R, Dionysopoulos T, Mileham A M, 2009, Manufacturing Performance Optimisation: The Simulation - Expert Mechanism Approach, IMechE, Part B, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 223(B12), 1625-1634. DOI: 10.1243/09544054JEM1485
Mebrahtu H and Ladbrook J, 2008, Simulation and Performance Improvement Process at Ford Powertrain Operations Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Simulation Conference 2008, Eurosis Publications pp 126-132.