Mr. Vahid Nekouie
Research AreasMechanics of Bulk metallic glass, Mechanics of thin film glasses, Finite element Analysis and modelling
RoleResearch Student
InstitutionLoughborough University
EducationDec 2011-Now, PhD ”Deformation behaviour of Zr-Cu-based metallic glasses: Experimental and numerical studies”, Loughborough University, UK

Feb 2008-Mar 2010, MPhil. “Improving thermo-mechanical behaviour and electrical properties of advanced composites”,University of Sheffield, UK

Sep 2006- Oct 2007, MSc. in Nanomaterials for Nanoengineering,Jointly run by the University of Sheffield and Leeds University,UK

Sep 1996- Feb 2001,BSc. Materials Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology,Iran

About•PhD Full Scholarship - Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UK 2011-2014.
•Prize for the best poster presentation in Deformation and Fracture of Composites (DFC10) Sheffield, UK, April 2009
•Andrew Carnegie Research Fund form IOM3, 09/2009, UK
Alumni Award for Postgraduate Research (2007/2008, 2008/2009)
• Iran - Sheffield Scholarship for the Taught Program , Sep 2006
Publications•M. Miri, V. Nekouie, R. Golestanian, Non-linear dynamics of a rock-pinion-rack devices powered by dynamic Force , Journal of Physical Review E 81, 016104, 2010

•V. Nekouie, U. Kuhn, A. Roy and V.V. Silberschmidt, (2013), “Quasi-static and dynamic deformation of Zr-based bulk metallic glass”, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 451-55, 2013

•V. Nekouie, G. Abeygunawardane-arachchige ,U. Kuhn, A. Roy, and V.V. Silberschmidt, (2013), “Indentation-induced deformation localisation in Zr-based metallic glass ” Journal of alloys and compounds, DOI, 2013 .
Conferences•July 2014, 11th . World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), Barcelona, Spain.
•July 2014, Advances in Micromechanics of Materials (MICROMECH2014), Rzeszow, Poland, 2014.
•December 2013, 13th European Nano-mechanical User Group meeting , Oxford, UK.
•September 2013, International Symposium on Dynamic Deformation and Fracture of Advanced Materials (D2FAM), Loughborough University, UK.
•July 2013, 20th International Symposium on Metastable, Amorphous and Nano-structured Materials (ISMANAM2013), Torino, Italy,
•June 2012, Departmental research day- Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UK.
•September 2010, The international conference on Interface & Interphases in Multicomponent Materials, University of Sheffield, UK.
•September 2009, 4th International Conference on Carbon Based Nanocomposites (CNTComp 09), Hamburg, Germany.
•April 2009, Deformation Fracture Composites (DFC 10), Sheffield, UK.