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Research interests

Soil-structure interaction Elastic / acoustic wave modelling Traffic induced vibration propagation Finite and infinite elements Meshless methods Parallel computing.


PhD at Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France Research Associate at the University of Durham, England Senior Lecturer at the Heriot-Watt University, Scotland Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK.

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Research Output 1994 2020

Explicit time integration with lumped mass matrix for enriched finite elements solution of time domain wave problems

Drolia, M., Mohamed, M. S., Laghrouche, O., Seaid, M. & El-Kacimi, A., 1 Jan 2020, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 77, p. 1273-1293 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Program processors
Wave propagation
Finite element method

A partition of unity finite element method for three-dimensional transient diffusion problems with sharp gradients

Malek, M., Izem, N., Mohamed, M. S., Seaid, M. & Laghrouche, O., 1 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 396, p. 702-717 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Finite element method
Linear systems
Exponential functions

Dynamic calibration of slab track models for railway applications using full-scale testing

Sainz-Aja, J., Pombo, J., Tholken, D., Carrascal, I., Polanco, J., Ferreño, D., Casado, J., Diego, S., Perez, A., Filho, J. E. A., Esen, A., Cebasek, T. M., Laghrouche, O. & Woodward, P., 3 Dec 2019, In : Computers and Structures. 228, 106180.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Enhanced conformal perfectly matched layers for Bernstein–Bézier finite element modelling of short wave scattering

El Kacimi, A., Laghrouche, O., Ouazar, D., Mohamed, M. S., Seaid, M. & Trevelyan, J., 1 Oct 2019, In : Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering. 355, p. 614-638 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

perfectly matched layers
wave scattering
Finite element method
finite element method

Non-linear soil behaviour on high speed rail lines

Dong, K., Connolly, D. P., Laghrouche, O., Woodward, P. K. & Alves Costa, P., Aug 2019, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 112, p. 302-318 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Materials properties