Mehran Koohgilani

Dr Mehran Koohgilani

  • 01202 961401
  • mkoohgilani at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Product Design
  • Poole House P314, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Mehran has many years experience as a designer and has interests in design methods, manufacturing, material selection and applied technology. He is an active member of the Design Simulation Research Centre. He has been involved with PhD research supervision for many years. During his time as an academic at Bournemouth University he has run a number of units in the areas of Applied Technology, Technological Principles, Science & Technology, Materials & Processing, design methods, projects, manufacturing and Design Management Commercialisation as well as Business Development. Additionally to this he is also involved with project supervision on the technology and management support on all Design Courses and is more directly involved with Final Year Projects for BSc (Hons) Design Engineering. Mehran's research focus is in the field of Composite Materials and Neural Networks in which he is supervising PhD students. Mehran has also been instrumental in the development and validation as well as accreditation of several undergraduate courses in Design.

Journal Articles

Chapters

  • Koohgilani, M. and Dyer, B.T.J., 2009. A New Breed of Design Students and their attitude to Technology. In: McMahon, C., Hogarth, P., Ion, W. and Clarke, A., eds. Creating a Better World -Proceedings of the 11th Engineering and Product Design Education Conference, 2009. London: Institute of Enegineering Designers and The Design Soceity, 330-335.
  • Koohgilani, M. and Saidpour, H., 1995. A Review of the applications and Properties of High Performance in Synthetic Fibres Used in Marine. In: Graczyk, T., Jastrze╠Ębski, T. and Brebbia, C.A., eds. Marine technology and transportation: proceedings of the First International Conference on Marine Technology, ODRA 95. Southampton, England: Computational Mechanics.
  • Koohgilani, M. and Saidpour, H., 1995. High Performance Ropes for Catenary Mooring. In: Graczyk, T., Jastrze╠Ębski, T. and Brebbi, C.A., eds. Marine technology and transportation: proceedings of the First International Conference on Marine Technology, ODRA 95. Southampton, England: Computational Mechanics.

Conferences

  • Koohgilani, M., Powell, J. and Underwood, G., 2015. RP or not RP: That is the co-creation question. 246-251.
  • Koohgilani, M., 2014. How Interactive can a Lecture Become? In: Design Education & Human Technology Relations 4-5 September 2014 University of Twente.
  • Koohgilani, M., Khan, Z.A. and Parkinson, B., 2011. A novel softer and more creative approach for materials selection while Incorporating emotional aspects. In: 13th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education.
  • Koohgilani, M., 2010. Technophobia, an old problem, increasing challenges, new and old solutions. In: EPDE2010: 12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: When Design Education and Design Research Meet 2-3 September 2010 Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim.
  • Koohgilani, M., 2010. Unscrambling the vocabulary of technology for designers and vice versa. In: EPDE2010: 12th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education: When Design Education and Design Research Meet 2-3 September 2010 Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim.
  • Koohgilani, M. and Dyer, B.T.J., 2009. A New Breed of Design Students and their attitude to Technology. In: EPDE'09: 11th International Conference on Engineering Product Design Education: Creating a Better World 10-11 September 2009 University of Brighton, England.
  • Koohgilani, M. and Dyer, B.T.J., 2009. A New Breed of Design Student and their Attitude to Technology. In: International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education 10-11 September 2009 University of Brighton.
  • Koohgilani, M. and Saidpour, H., 1994. High Performance Synthetic Fibre Ropes For Mooring Of Ships And Offshore Installations. In: The Proceedings of International Seminar of Polymer Science & Technology May 1994 Shiraz, Iran. University of Shiraz: Iranian Journal of Polymer Science and Technology.

Reports

Theses

Qualifications

  • PhD in Damage Accumulation in High Performance (Bournemouth University, 1998)
  • MSc in Polymer Science & Engineering (University of North London, 1993)
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering Design & Production (South Bank University, 1992)

Memberships

  • Institute of Mechanical Engineers, CEng (2015-),
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Member (2014-),
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