Experts Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network. Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Faris Elasha

Lecturer Coventry UniversityFaculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing


Location: Coventry, UK Website: Coventry University Profile


Faris is a Lecturer in Dynamics at Coventry University. Previously he was a Research Fellow at Cranfield University. Through his career, Faris has over 10 years experience as a Mechanical Engineer.
Faris’ research interest focusses on development and advancing the scope and the sensitivity of machinery fault detection, diagnosis, prognosis, performance and emissions monitoring.  His current research investigates: machine diagnostics and prognostics; asset integrity and management; gearbox dynamics and design. His recent involvement in the renewables area includes contributions towards the design of condition monitoring system for tidal turbines (DELTA-Stream tidal turbines). He is the author of some 40 conference and journal papers.