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Nabeel Safdar, M.Sc.



Appelstr. 9A

30167 Hannover

Room 425


Tel.:      +49-511-762-4208

Fax:      +49-511-762-2236


E-mail: n.safdar@isd.uni-hannover.de


Consultation hours: by appointment

Teaching Activities

Supervision of student works:

  • Project (B.Sc.) & bachelor theses, seminar (M.Sc.) and master theses are welcome by arrangement.

Research Focus

  • Material modelling of UD Composites under compressive load
  • Stochastic modelling
  • Uncertainties quantification in material model
  • Damage modelling

Research Projects

  • IRTG1627 – International Research and Training Group IRTG 1627

Journal Papers

A. Dean, N. Safdar, R. Rolfes (2019): A Co-Rotational Based Anisotropic Elasto-Plastic Model for Geometrically Non-Linear Analysis of Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites: Formulation and Finite Element Implementation, Materials, 12(11), 1816
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma12111816


N. Safdar, B. Daum, R. Rolfes (2018): Stochastic Compressive Failure Surface Modelling for the Unidirectional Fibre Reinforced Composites under Plainstress., 6th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM 6 -ECFD 7 2018), Glasgow, UK


N. Safdar, B. Daum, S. Scheffler, R. Rolfes  (2019): Experimental characterization of fibre waviness and probabilistic compressive failure surface of continuous unidirectional fiber reinforced composites, 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on the Mechanical Response of Composites (COMPOSITES 2019), Girona, Spain

N. Safdar, R. Rolfes, O. Allix (2018): Probabilistic Compressive Failure Surfaces under Plainstress for the Unidirectional Fibre Reinforced Composites., IRTG1627 annual Workshop, Roscoff, France


  • since 2016: Research associate at the Institute of Structural Analysis
    (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
  • 2013 – 2016: Master’s programme “Computational Engineering”
    (Ruhr-University Bochum), master thesis “Forced Response Analysis of a Shrouded Turbine Stage Including Two Different Transient Blade-Row Models and a detailed Non-Linear Structural Analysis” (Chair of Thermal Turbomachines)
  • 2008 – 2012: Bachelors in “Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering”
    (University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan), bachelor thesis “CAD Model Development of Blood Platelets Separator using Coordinate Measuring Machine”