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Dr Sheida Afshan PhD, DIC, MEng, FHEA, CEng

Lecturer in Structural Engineering

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Sheida Afshan is a Lecturer in Structural Engineering in the Department of Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering at University of Southampton.

She is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. 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). Sheida’s main research work includes structural testing, numerical modelling and the development of design guidance for steel and steel-concrete composite structures.

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Research interests

  • Stainless steel structures
  • High strength steel structures
  • Steel-concrete composite structures
  • Deformation based design methods
  • Performance based fire engineering design
  • Experimental investigation of structural materials and components
  • Numerical methods in structural engineering
  • Structural safety and reliability analysis
  • Constitutive nonlinear material models

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Dr Sheida Afshan
Engineering, University of Southampton, Southampton Boldrewood Innovation Campus, Burgess Road, Southampton, SO16 7QF

Room Number: 178/4021/B1

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