Dr Sheida Afshan
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences
- Institute of Materials and Manufacturing
- Structural Integrity
Sheida Afshan is a Lecturer in Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Brunel University London. She is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Her principal research interests are structural testing, numerical modelling and the development of design guidance for steel structures. She is a member of the European Committee responsible for Eurocode 3 – Part 1.4 (CEN/TC250/SC3 WG4 Evolution of EN 1993-1-4 - Stainless steel).
- Lecturer in Structural Engineering, Brunel University London, 2015-current.
- Research Associate, Imperial College London, 2013-2015.
- PhD in Structural Engineering, Imperial College London, 2010-2013
Academic and professional qualifications:
- PhD and DIC, Imperial College London, 2013.
- MEng in Civil Engineering (1st Class Hons), Imperial College London, 2010.
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).
- Chartered Engineer (CEng).
- Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE).
Newest selected publications
Al-Dujele, R., Cashell, KA. and Afshan, S. (2018) 'Flexural behaviour of concrete filled tubular flange girders'. Journal of Constructional Steel Research. ISSN: 0143-974X Open Access Link
Winful, D., Cashell, KA., Afshan, S., Barnes, AM. and Pargeter, RJ. (2018) 'Behaviour of high strength steel columns under fire conditions'. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 150. pp. 392 - 402. ISSN: 0143-974X
Pournaghshband, A., Afshan, S. and Foster, ASJ. (2018) 'Structural fire performance of axially and rotationally restrained stainless steel columns'.Eighth International Conference on Thin-Walled Structures (ICTWS 2018). Lisbon, Portugal.
Afshan, S., Zhao, O. and Gardner, L. (2018) 'Standardised material properties for numerical parametric studies of stainless steel structures and buckling curves for tubular columns'. Journal of Constructional Steel Research. ISSN: 0143-974X Open Access Link
Afshan, S., Zhao, O. and Gardner, L. (2017) 'Standardised Material Properties for Numerical Parametric Studies of Structural Stainless Steel Elements'.Stainless Steel in Structures – Fifth International Experts Seminar. London, UK. 18 - 19 SeptemberOpen Access Link