Dr Rehan Shah
BEng (UCL), MSc (Oxf), PhD (UCL), FHEA, MIMA, MInstP

 

Research Group News

April 2024

Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

Dr Rehan Shah invited to deliver research seminar at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford

9 April 2024

Dr Rehan Shah has been specially invited to deliver a research seminar to academic colleagues from the Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (OCIAM) at his alma mater, the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. The title of Dr Shah's seminar 'Static friction models, buckling and lift-off … [more]

King's College, Cambridge

SEMS undergraduate student awarded Vacation Scholarship with Cambridge

8 April 2024

Barbaros Zeren, a first-year undergraduate student under the supervision and mentorship of Dr Rehan Shah, has been selected to receive the QMUL-Cambridge Long Vacation Scholarship award. The scholarship provides an opportunity for eight students from across Queen Mary to attend Kings College Cambridge, and one student to attend St John&… [more]


March 2024

EPC's Sustainability Toolkit

Dr Rehan Shah publishes article for academic educators for the EPC’s newly launched sustainability toolkit

18 March 2024

Dr Rehan Shah has published a guidance article titled 'How can sustainability be integrated in engineering modules through mathematics content?' aimed at academics and educators at all levels in higher education who wish to integrate sustainability into mathematics-specific modules within the engineering curriculum. This forms part of a suite of … [more]

Diversifying the STEM curricula award-winning poster

Dr Rehan Shah and team win 'Best Innovation' Poster Award at QMUL Festival of Education

8 March 2024

Dr Rehan Shah, along with second-year undergraduate SEMS student Ms Ava Dahlia Belafonte were awarded the 'Best Innovation Prize' for their poster showcasing their scholarship research work on 'Making diversity count: empowering students to make STEM curricula more inclusive' at the QMUL Festival of Education 2024. Colleagues and festival attendees were … [more]


February 2024

Enrico Gigantino and his supervisor Dr Verbruggen, and Ava Dahlia Belafonte with her supervisor Dr Rehan Shah at the participation to the Posters in Parliament event.

Students from the Centre for Undergraduate Research present at the Posters in Parliament event

28 February 2024

Two highly talented undergraduate students engaged in research activities at the Queen Mary Centre of Undergraduate Research have presented their research findings at the prestigious Posters in Parliament event. This conference offers a platform for outstanding scholars in the UK to share their insights with a wider audience and highlights … [more]

British Conference for Undergraduate Research

Triple success with three SEMS student projects accepted for presentation at prestigious British Conference for Undergraduate Research

16 February 2024

Three SEMS undergraduate student research projects have been accepted for presentation at the prestigious UK-wide British Conference for Undergraduate Research, being hosted by the London School of Economics (LSE). The students who will be presenting at the conference are Barbaros Zeren and Yash Vaghela, both first year students supervised by … [more]

Hichem Taleb delivers a presentation as part of a two month internship at SEMS

New summer internships programme launched

14 February 2024

As part of a faculty-wide initiative to address systemic underrepresentation of UK BAME students at Postgraduate level, SEMS funded two BAME undergraduate student summer internships. The successful students took part in a variety of work, gaining a broad understanding of research skills and methods as well as academic and industry-based … [more]


January 2024

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Dr Rehan Shah invited as keynote speaker to the University of Kent

24 January 2024

Dr Rehan Shah was specially invited to deliver a reflective teaching workshop on inclusive teaching to academic colleagues from the Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Kent. This was the second event in a series of workshops organised by the Student Success Central Team at … [more]

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SEMS students' research paper accepted for presentation at undergraduate mathematics conference

23 January 2024

Two first year SEMS undergraduate students, Mr Barbaros Zeren and Mr Yash Vaghela, supervised by Dr Rehan Shah, have had their research project paper accepted for presentation at the Institute of Mathematics' (IMA) Tomorrow's Mathematicians Today (TMT) undergraduate mathematics conference, being hosted by the University of Greenwich. Their project, … [more]

Dr Rehan Shah

Dr Rehan Shah awarded LMS grant for workshop on threshold concepts in undergraduate mathematics teaching

8 January 2024

Dr Rehan Shah has been awarded a Teaching and Learning in Higher Education grant by the London Mathematical Society (LMS) for organising a one-day workshop on identifying and recognising the implications of threshold concepts in the teaching of undergraduate mathematics. As part of this initiative, Dr Shah will organise an … [more]


December 2023

AI Advancement Forum

Dr Rehan Shah attends AI Advancement Forum on Revolutionising Education at the Palace of Westminster, House of Lords

15 December 2023

Dr Rehan Shah was specially invited to attend the AI Advancement Forum on Revolutionising Education held at the Palace of Westminster, House of Lords. This was hosted by the University of Surrey for the launch of KEATH.ai (Key Evaluation and Assessment Tools Hub), an advanced AI technology tool that … [more]


November 2023

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Dr Rehan Shah awarded QMUL Centre for Public Engagement grant for project on university-community partnerships

8 November 2023

Dr Rehan Shah has been awarded a Community Engagement grant by the QMUL Centre for Public Engagement (CPE) for a project titled 'Locating communities in community-based learning: empowering local community groups in university-community partnerships' in collaboration with Dr. David Geiringer from the School of History at QMUL. As part of … [more]


October 2023

Dr Rehan Shah

Collaboration with UCL results in publication in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids

19 October 2023

A collaboration led by Dr Rehan Shah in conjunction with UCL academic Prof Gert van der Heijden has resulted in a publication in the reputed Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (JMPS) and is available as an open access paper on https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2023.105464 In this … [more]

Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE)

Dr Rehan Shah awarded ALDinHE education grant for collaborative project with UCL

9 October 2023

Dr Rehan Shah has been awarded an Education Research Grant by the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) to work on a research project titled 'Promoting equity in education for sustainable development through community-based learning and teaching: A case study of two collaborating universities' with a team comprising … [more]


September 2023

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Dr Rehan Shah appointed as Co-Chair of the Ethics Ambassadors Committee for the Engineering Professors Council

19 September 2023

Dr Rehan Shah has been elected to serve as the Co-Chair of the Ethics Ambassadors Committee for the Engineering Professors Council (EPC). The purpose of the committee is to ensure that the Engineering Ethics Toolkit recently published by the EPC remains a high quality and dynamic resource that can feature … [more]

QMUL SEED Award

SEMS student wins QMUL SEED award for education research on Dr Rehan Shah's project, "Community-based placements in engineering education"

12 September 2023

QMUL School of Engineering and Materials Science PhD student Ms Sujitha Kunalan has been successful in securing the Student Enhanced Engagement and Development (SEED) Award from the Queen Mary Academy for her significant contributions as a student research assistant on the co-creational engineering education project titled “Community-based placements in … [more]

Variant flowchart following PRISMA guidelines (Liberati et al. 2009) documenting filtering process and results (adapted from Morelock 2017)

Collaboration with Northeastern University results in a publication in the European Journal of Engineering Education

3 September 2023

A collaboration led by Dr Rehan Shah in conjunction with Northeastern University (USA) academic Dr Andrew Gillen has resulted in a publication in the reputed European Journal of Engineering Education, the flagship journal of the European Society of Engineering Education (SEFI) and is available as an open access paper on … [more]


July 2023

UCL Engineering

Dr Rehan Shah awarded a follow-on renewal of collaborative Engineering Education Research Grant with UCL

7 July 2023

Dr Rehan Shah has been awarded a follow-on renewal collaborative Engineering Education Research Grant through UCL's Centre for Engineering Education to continue working on the cross-institutional interdisciplinary project on community-based placements in engineering education with a team comprising colleagues from UCL including academics from the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, … [more]


June 2023

Engineering Professors Council

Dr Rehan Shah awarded a fully funded place to attend the Engineering Professors Council (EPC) Academics Network Annual Congress 2023

5 June 2023

Dr Rehan Shah has been awarded 1 of 5 fully funded sponsored places for early career academics to attend the Engineering Professors Council (EPC) Academics Network Annual Congress taking place in Hereford, UK from 12-14 June 2023. Dr Shah will represent QMUL to attend this year's annual congress event focusing on 'New … [more]


May 2023

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Success in Faculty of Science and Engineering's BAME Undergraduate Research Internships

24 May 2023

The School of Engineering and Materials Science (SEMS) has been successful in securing a BAME undergraduate research studentship for a summer internship research project to be undertaken by first year BEng Mechanical Engineering student Mr Ismail Moalin, under the joint supervision of Dr Rehan Shah and Prof Henri Huijberts from … [more]

Themes for expectations and values linked to understandings of community-based learning and teaching

Collaboration with UCL results in a publication in the London Review of Education

17 May 2023

A collaboration led by Dr Rehan Shah in conjunction with UCL academic Dr Anne Preston has resulted in a publication in the London Review of Education, an open-access journal publishing rigorous, theoretically based research into contemporary education. Community-based learning and teaching in higher education, and other versions of it, such … [more]


February 2023

Helical rod with relaxed boundary conditions under compression

Collaboration with UCL results in a publication in the Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids

4 February 2023

A collaboration led by Dr Rehan Shah in conjunction with UCL academic Prof Gert van der Heijden has resulted in a publication in the reputed Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids (JMPS) and is available as an open access paper on http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2023.105224. In … [more]


January 2023

UCL Engineering

Dr Rehan Shah awarded a collaborative Engineering Education Research Grant with UCL

30 January 2023

Dr Rehan Shah has been awarded a collaborative Engineering Education Research Grant through UCL's Centre for Engineering Education to work on a cross-institutional interdisciplinary project with a team comprising colleagues from UCL including academics from the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, Institute of Education, UCL East and professional services staff … [more]