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Dr Hoang Nguyen

Assistant Professor

Department: Mechanical and Construction Engineering

Hoang Nguyen is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Mechanical and Construction Engineering. Hoang is a structural engineer with a background in value engineering and structural analysis of residential houses and office buildings. Prior to joining Northumbria, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the School of Engineering, University of Glasgow where he worked on the fracture analyses and structural integrity of graphite bricks in UK nuclear power plants within a project funded by EDF Energy. Before that, Hoang finished his PhD at Northumbria University where his work focused on the numerical prediction of structural/mechanical behaviours of functionally graded microstructures by means of generalised continua and isogeometric analysis. He also worked for more than three years in the industry before pursuing an academic career.

His research interests include:

  • Data-driven predictions of materials and structures
  • Structural engineering and optimisation
  • Structural integrity
  • Finite element methods
  • Mechanics of microstructures
  • High-performance computing

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Efficient mix design method for lightweight high strength concrete: A machine learning approach, Sifan, M., Nguyen, H., Nagaratnam, B., Thamboo, J., Poologanathan, K., Makul, N. 1 Sep 2023, In: Structures
  • Prediction of shear capacity of steel channel sections using machine learning algorithms, Dissanayake Mudiyanselage, M., Nguyen, H., Poologanathan, K., Gatheeshgar, P., Upasiri, I., Rajanayagam, H., Suntharalingam, T. 1 Jun 2022, In: Thin-Walled Structures
  • Efficient machine learning models for prediction of concrete strengths, Nguyen, H., Vu, T., Vo, T., Thai, H. 10 Jan 2021, In: Construction and Building Materials
  • Application of PHT-splines in bending and vibration analysis of cracked Kirchhoff–Love plates, Videla, J., Contreras, F., Nguyen, H., Atroshchenko, E. 1 Apr 2020, In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
  • Isogeometric analysis for size-dependent nonlinear thermal stability of porous FG microplates, Thanh, C., Tran, L., Bui, T., Nguyen, H., Abdel-Wahab, M. 1 Aug 2019, In: Composite Structures
  • Vibration of cracked functionally graded microplates by the strain gradient theory and extended isogeometric analysis, Nguyen, H., Atroshchenko, E., Ngo, T., Nguyen-Xuan, H., Vo, T. 15 May 2019, In: Engineering Structures
  • Geometrically nonlinear polygonal finite element analysis of functionally graded porous plates, Nguyen, N., Nguyen, H., Lee, S., Nguyen-Xuan, H. 1 Dec 2018, In: Advances in Engineering Software
  • A polygonal finite element method for laminated composite plates, Nguyen, N., Nguyen, H., Phan, D., Nguyen-Xuan, H. 1 Nov 2017, In: International Journal of Mechanical Sciences
  • A refined quasi-3D isogeometric analysis for functionally graded microplates based on the modified couple stress theory, Nguyen, H., Nguyen, T., Abdel-Wahab, M., Bordas, S., Nguyen-Xuan, H., Vo, T. 1 Jan 2017, In: Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering
  • Geometrically nonlinear isogeometric analysis of functionally graded microplates with the modified couple stress theory, Nguyen, H., Atroshchenko, E., Nguyen-Xuan, H., Vo, T. 1 Dec 2017, In: Computers & Structures

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