Dr Norie Allafi Ali Akeel

Dr Norie Allafi Ali Akeel

Dr Norie Allafi Ali Akeel

Assistant Professor
Phone: +968 26850100 Extn: 598
Location: Barka building

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Norie Akeel has been working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering at Sohar University in Oman since 2014. He was the program coordinator for three years. He received his Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical and Materials Engineering at UKM, Malaysia, in 2008 and 2013, respectively. His research areas are fracture mechanics, finite element analysis, composite materials, and engineering design. He has published several research papers in journals and conference proceedings. He also serves regularly on the organisation committee at international conferences and is a reviewer for international journals. Moreover, he reviews international publications and participates on the organising committees of international conferences. His current focus involves increasing the research output through collaboration and interaction with industry and communities.


  • ​​Ph.D. In Mechanical and Materials Engineering, UKM, Malaysia, 2013
  • M.Sc. In Mechanical and Materials Engineering, UKM, Malaysia, 2008
  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, University of Sebha, Libya, 2002

Teaching Interest

  • Engineering Drawing & Computer Drafting
  • Engineering of Materials
  • Strength of Materials
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Failure Analysis
  • Advanced Machine Design
  • Finite Element Method
  • Engineering Design
  • Fracture Mechanics

Research Interest

  • ​Mechanical & Materials Engineering
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Composite Materials
  • Heat treatment
  • Finite Element Analysis

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