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Ammar Irhoma
PhD Product Design

Thesis title: Development of Sustainability Management System for petroleum industry

Ammar is a PhD student in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment. Ammar's research aims to investigate the sustainability problems associated with petroleum industry to develop a Sustainability Management System to enhance sustainability performance of petroleum companies.

Ammar's research interests lie in:

  • Advanced design and manufacturing engineering
  • Sustainability and energy management
  • Mechanical design
  • Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Engineering and operational management
  • Advanced manufacturing technology, lean manufacturing, quality control and engineering management.


  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
  • Master's of science (MSc) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • BEng (honours) in Mechanical Engineering
  • Higher National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (HND).

In addition to being a PhD researcher, Ammar is a part-time lecturer on the BSc (Hons) Product Design course. Ammar also supervises final year BSc (hons) product design projects and lectures on the Design Practice 1 module. Ammar has been teaching since February 2010 at Derby College Engineering Academy as a Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Lecturer.

External activities

  • Member of the Institute of Learning
  • Associate member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)
  • Member of organising / international committee of the 5th International conference on Advanced Design and Manufacture, 25-28 September 2013, Valencia, Spain.
  • Part-time lecturer (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) Derby College, Derby, UK.
  • Derby Award in leadership and management from Institute of Leadership and Management.

Director of Studies 

Professor Daizhong Su

Research groups / centres and projects 

Advanced Design and Manufacturing Engineering Centre (ADMEC)


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