Portrait of Mr Mahbub Rahman Mr Mahbub Rahman

m.rahman@hud.ac.uk | 01484 47


Mahbub graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2014 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. During his degree he specialised in energy systems, which included advanced nuclear fusion and fission technologies and more conventional systems such as finite material power plants. Other specialist areas include power technologies in machines and drives which are used worldwide and can be found in everyday machinery. In 2013 he joined the IRR as part of the Universities IMechE Railway Challenge team. This included designing, manufacturing and testing a scaled locomotive ready to compete in the 2014 challenge. After graduating Mahbub has started his career within the IRR’s Centre for Innovation in rail (CIR).

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Research Degree Supervision

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Enterprise Activities

Currently working on a range of enterprise projects for the IRR’s industrial clients.

Activities have included designing and implementing experimental tests to the requirements agreed with the client or defined in UK/International Standards. This includes tests to asses passenger ride comfort and analysis to help in defining the ride performance for future rolling stock.