Plenary Lecture / Keynote Address

6 Nov 2019 : Hybrid Experimental-Computational Characterization of Materials for Reliability and Life Prediction Models, Plenary Lecture, 2nd International Conference on Material Technology and Energy (ICMTE), 6-8 Nov 2019, Miri, Sarawak.

11 Dec 2018 : Damage Mechanics Perspective on fatigue of Fiber-reinforced Polymer Composite Laminates, Keynote Speech, 6th International Conference on Composites: Characterization, Fabrication and Application, 11-12 December 2018, Tehran, Iran.

16 Feb 2018 : Lesson Learned from Engineering Simulations: Advances and Challenges, Keynote Address, 1st International Graduate Conference on Emerging Trends in Multidisciplinary Approaches (IGCETMA2018), 16-18 Feb 2108, UTM Johor.

10 June 2015 : Structural Materials for Power Generation Systems: Assessment of Materials Performance and Integrity, Keynote Talk, Second Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technology, PGSRET 2015, 10-11 June 2015, Islamabad, Pakistan.

18 Feb 2014 : Assessment of Progressive Failure Processes in Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composite Laminates, Keynote Speech, The Bi-Annual International Conference on Experimental Solid Mechanics (X-Mech 2014), 18-19 Feb 2014, Tehran, Iran.

9 June 2013 : Assessment of Material Damage during Sheet Metal Deformation and Failure Process, Keynote Address, 9th Intl. Conf on Fracture and Strength of Solids (FEOFS), 9-13 June 2013, Jeju Island, Korea.

27 Feb 2012 : Simulation of Sheet Metal Deformation Processes – Issues and Challenges, Keynote Address, ICADME 2012, 27-28 Feb 2012, Penang, MALAYSIA

3 Nov. 2010 : Materials Integrity: Assessment and Prediction, Keynote Lecture, 5th National Seminar on Structural Integrity, 3-4 Nov. 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

7 June 2010 : Numerical Modeling of Damage and Fracture in Engineering Materials and Structures – Opportunities and Challenges, Keynote Lecture, 8th Int’l Conf. on Fracture and Strength of Solids (FEOFS2010), 7-9 June 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

26 Jan 2008 : Addressing Reliability Issues in Electronics Packaging Through Numerical Modeling, Keynote Lecture, Conference on Manufacturing and Electronics Technology (COMET), 26-27 Jan 2008, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

14 Feb. 2007 : Numerical Experiments in the Evolution of Engineering Products – Opportunities and Challenges, Syarahan Perdana Profesor (Inaugural Talk), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.


Invited Lectures

06 Sept 2018 : Damage Mechanics-based Approach to Quantify the Failure Processes in Through-Silicon Vias, Invited Talk, 38th International Electronics Manufacturing Technology (IEMT) Conference, 4-6 September 2018, Melaka, Malaysia

10 Jan 2018 : Interlaminar Fatigue Damage of FRP Composite Laminates, Invited Talk 1, and Exploiting Nanoindentation Measurements for Constitutive and Damage Responses, Invited Talk 2, 15th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology (IBCAST), 9-13 Jan 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan.

26 Aug 2018 : Deformation and Fracture Processes of Adhesive Joints, Invited Talk, 11th International Conference on Fracture and Strength of Solids 2018 (FEOFS 2018), 26-29 August 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

17 June 2018 : Incremental Fatigue Damage Simulation for Reliability Assessment of Steel Wire Ropes under Fretting Fatigue Conditions, Invited Talk, RESET Special Session, European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2018), 17 – 21 June 2018, Trondheim, Norway.

12 Apr 2017 : Multifunctional Materials and their Engineering Applications, Guest Lecture, University of Southampton, Malaysia Campus, 12 Apr 2017.

11 Jan 2017 : Fatigue of FRP Composite Laminates – Damage Mechanics Perspective, Invited Talk, 2017 14th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology (IBCAST), 10-14 Jan 2017, Islamabad, Pakistan.

27 Feb 2016 : Unified Framework for the Prediction of the Failure Processes based on Damage Mechanics, Invited Talk, 2016 International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Modeling and Mechatronics (IC4M2016), 27-29 Feb 2016, Kuala Lumpur.

13 Jan 2016 : Damage-based Reliability Assessment of FRP Composite Laminates for Aero-structural Applications, Invited Talk, 2016 13th International Bhurban Conference on Applied Science and Technology (IBCAST), 12-16 Jan 2016, Islamabad, Pakistan.

23 Feb 2014 : Classical and Damage-based Models for Reliability Prediction of Solder Joints in BGA Packages, Invited Talk, First International Seminar on Nanotechnology 2014, Nanotechnology Center, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran.

14-15 May 2012 : Computational Engineering in the Development of Advanced Lightweight Vehicle Structure – Issues and Challenges, Invited Paper, NATDES 2012, Shah Alam, Malaysia

21-23 Feb 2012 : Simulation of Materials Damage and Fracture in CFRP Composites for Structural Applications, Invited Paper, SAMPE ASIA 2012 Conference and Exposition, Kuala Lumpur.

20–21 Oct 2011 : Finite Element Simulation of Spot Welded Joint Failure Process, Invited Paper, 2011 South East Asia Abaqus Users’ Conference, SINGAPORE

8 Oct. 2010 : Damage and Failure Process in Sheet Metal Components: Modeling Aspects, Technical Seminar, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

18 Feb. 2009 : Engineering Analysis within the Numerical Experiment Framework, Invited Lecture, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia (UTeM) Melaka.

10-11 Nov 2008 : Modeling the Mechanics of Solder/Intermetallics Interface Fracture Process in Solder Interconnects, Invited Paper, 2nd South East Asia Abaqus Users’ Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

20 Aug 2008 : UNECE R66 – Rollover Test Using Computer Simulation, Guest Speaker, SAE Technical Talk, Kuala Lumpur.

29-30 Oct 2007 : Fatigue Lives of Solder Joints Subjected to Accelerated Temperature and Mechanical Load Cycles, Invited Paper, South East Asia Abaqus Users’ Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Sept. 2005 : New Composite Substrates for Electronics Applications, Technical Seminar, Polymer and Rubber Institute of Malaysia, PRIM, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia,.

13 Sept. 2005 : Modeling of Sn-Pb Solder Joints in a Surface Mount Assembly Using Elastic-Viscoplastic and Unified Inelastic Strain Theories, Invited paper, 4th Simulating Reality Conference, MSC Software Inc., Kuala Lumpur.

Nov. 2003 : Evolution of Stress and Strain States in a Solder Joint During Thermal Cycling, INTEL-University Research Seminar, INTEL Technology, Penang.

6 Nov. 2003 : Mechanics of Fatigue Crack Bridging in SiCf/Ti MMC, Durability by Design Seminar, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

1991 : Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and its Challenges, Professional Discussion Program, Advanced Computing Laboratory, ACL, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.