Askarinejad, Sina


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Dr. Sina Askarinejad's research activities in the Mechanical Engineering Department revolve around mechanics, materials, and structures. His research focus at University of Dundee, lies on exploring fundamental principles that govern the behavior of materials in engineering and biology across various scales.

Dr. Askarinejad has a specific interest in the bioinspired design of materials and structures. His work in this field involves studying biological composites to inspired the creation of high-performance advanced materials and structures.


Having accumulated both academic and industrial expertise, Dr. Sina Askarinejad joined the University of Dundee as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Prior to his tenure at Dundee, Sina served as a Senior Mechanical Engineer at Dyson Technology, where his research centered on the design of electric motor components and the prediction of durability. Before that, he held a post-doctoral Research Associate position at the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Prof. Norman Fleck. In this role, he contributed to fundamental projects on corrosion, adhesives, and adhesion mechanisms.

Dr. Askarinejad completed his undergraduate studies at the Sharif University of Technology, followed by the attainment of his Master's and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts. Additionally, he holds an MS in Materials Science. His research interests span the intersection of mechanics of materials and structures, computational and data science, biology, and applied mathematics. His focus involves developing data-driven and computational frameworks to predict, control, and engineer the behavior of complex material systems.


Dr. Sina Askarinejad is currently teaching:

ME31002 Solid Mechanics

EG40004 Control and Dynamical Systems II

EG22010 Solid Mechanics

ME22002 Mechanics of Machines


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