Armin Yousefi Kanani
Researcher at Lancaster University
Armin Yousefi Kanani is a researcher at Lancaster University.
His research covers a broad range of both academic and industrial interests, including multi-material joining technology for light-weighting, joint optimisation, material characterisation and property measurement, failure and damage assessment and damage tolerance of fibre reinforced composites and steel-concrete composite structures.
he also works as an Associate Lecturer at Lancaster University, delivering technical and supervisory support to students in the designing and building of their final-year projects. His main responsibility here is providing assistance with FEA modelling and experimental tests. Additionally, he works as an hourly-paid lecturer at Blackpool and the Fylde College, where he teaches ten hours a week. The content he teaches branches across four different modules (Thermofluids and CFD, Engineering Dynamics, Thermodynamic Systems, and Mechanics of Material) and he also takes on a supervisory role for students’ final year projects. He has created a total of four online courses for two different types of engineering software (Ansys and Abaqus) on the website Udemy, amounting to a total of 29 hours of tutorials. Through this, he amassed a following of over 3000 students from 90 countries around the world, obtaining an average student feedback rating of 4.2 out of 5.