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Dr Ashraf Ahmed

Dr Ashraf Ahmed
Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering

Howell Building 248

Summary

Ashraf is a chartered Engineer, chartered Environmentalist, and Chartered Water and Environmental Manager of CIWEM. He has BSc, Meng from Egypt, and PhD from the University of Manchester, all in Civil Engineering. Before joining the academia, he worked in industry for a short period in reinforced concrete design. He is currently a Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prior to joining Brunel, he was a lecturer at the School of Natural and Built Environment, Queen’s University Belfast. Ashraf has been involved in research grants totalling more than £2,583,000 from EPSRC, Newton, Innovate UK, and other sources. Current research interests include the use of Artificial intelligence and deep learning in solving Civil Engineering problems especially those related to Environmental issues, water flow, and climate change.

Newest selected publications

Akinosho, T., Oyedele, L., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A., Delgado, M., Akinade, O. and et al. (2020) 'Deep Learning in the Construction Industry: A Review of Present Status and Future Innovations'. Journal of Building Engineering, 32. pp. 101827 - 101827. ISSN: 2352-7102 Open Access Link

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Luo, XJ., Oyedele, LO., Ajayi, AO., Akinade, OO., Delgado, JMD., Owolabi, HA. and et al. (2020) 'Genetic algorithm-determined deep feedforward neural network architecture for predicting electricity consumption in real buildings'. Energy and AI, 2. pp. 100015 - 100015. ISSN: 2666-5468 Open Access Link

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Luo, XJ., Oyedele, LO., Ajayi, AO., Akinade, OO., Owolabi, HA. and Ahmed, A. (2020) 'Feature extraction and genetic algorithm enhanced adaptive deep neural network for energy consumption prediction in buildings'. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 131. pp. 109980 - 109980. ISSN: 1364-0321 Open Access Link

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Abdoulhalik, A., Abdelgawad, AM. and Ahmed, AA. (2019) 'Impact of layered heterogeneity on transient saltwater upconing in coastal aquifers'. Journal of Hydrology, 581. pp. 124393 - 124393. ISSN: 0022-1694 Open Access Link

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Robinson, G., Hamill, GA. and Ahmed, AA. (2018) 'Automated image analysis for experimental investigations of salt water intrusion in coastal aquifers'. Journal of Hydrology, 530. pp. 350 - 360. ISSN: 0022-1694 Open Access Link

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