Computational Mechanics and Design Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Miss Nava Farhadzadeh

Research Student

+44 (0) 114 222 5724

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street,
S1 3JD


Nava completed her master’s degree in structural engineering with merit at City University London in 2013.  In 2014, Nava joined the University of Sheffield research group to pursue her PhD.  Her PhD thesis is focused on the impact response of buildings under earthquake motions using finite element modelling and experimental tests for developing an elasto-plastic impact element model.


MSc, Structural Engineering, City University London, 2013
BEng, Civil engineering, University of Brighton, 2012
Foundation engineering degree, University of Bath, 2009