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Akram is a Research Fellow who joined the Brunel Composite Centre in August 2020. The Brunel Composites Innovation Centre (BCC) is a shared research and technology capability specialising in novel composites processing and joining technologies, applied to industrial environments.

Akram is a Chartered Engineer and an Artificial Intelligence enthusiast. He is working on publicly funded research projects and client oriented consultancy and research projects focusing on developing non-detructive testing procedures and structure health monitoring systems for composite materials across multiple industries. He has industrial and project management experience as he was involved in developing mid-to-high TRL equipment for the Oil & Gas industry and the Aerospace industry prior joining BCC.


  • Chartered Engineer, Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  • Member of the Welding Institute


The key responsibilities while working in BCC include:

  • Managing collaborative research projects
  • Managing and providing technical consultancy to clients through research projects
  • Analysing opportunities, developing ideas and writing project proposals
  • Writing research papers and dissemination materials
  • Designging exepriments and conducting experimental activities