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Address: Abu Dhabi, UAE, P.O.Box: 127788
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Dr. Rehan Umer received his Ph.D. degree from The University of Auckland, New Zealand in 2008. He then worked as a Research Engineer at CRC-ACS, Brisbane, Australia. He started his postdoctoral research career at the Composite Vehicle Research Center (CVRC), Michigan State University, USA on polymer composites processing. In 2012, he was hired as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi UAE. He is the co-founder of Aerospace Research and Innovation Center (ARIC), a 15 million dollar joint venture between Khalifa University and Mubadala Aerospace. He later became Associate Professor and Associate Director of ARIC. Dr. Umer’s research has been focused on advanced composites manufacturing covering both experimental and modeling studies. Dr. Umer has several industrial collaborations including, Strata, Solvay, UK and NLR, Netherlands. Dr. Umer has edited a book, authored and co-authored many papers in refereed journals, book chapters, and presented at number of international conferences. Dr. Umer’s research interests are in Liquid composites moulding (LCM), Pultrusion, Filament winding, multifunctional nano-composites, Automated fiber placement (AFP), lightweight lattice and sandwich structures.