City University London
Dr Sumsun Naher is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics at City University London, London, UK. She graduated with a PhD from Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland where she then took up a Lecturing position in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Her research lies in the area of semi-solid processing, laser processing, simulation and modelling of materials processing technologies and materials characterisation. She has edited five books, co-authored five book chapters and written more than 100 international journal and conference papers. She received DCU Invent Commercialisation Award, 2011, for her innovation and commercialisation of laser peening process for the application of rock drilling hammer. To date she has supervised to completion four PhD students and three post-doctoral researchers. Currently, she is leading a research group of four full-time PhD students. She is an active reviewer of many national and international funding bodies including European Science Foundation and European Commission and also an external PhD examiner for European and Asian Institutes. Dr. Naher is an organizing committee member of many International Conferences and a Chartered Member of IMechE, UK and She was a main participant and management committee member in an EU COST Action Thixosteel project. In 2017, she was the Co-Chair of the 20th International Conference on Materials Forming, Esaform2017.
Semi-solid processing, laser processing, simulation and modelling of materials processing technologies and materials characterisation