Contact Professor Amer Hameed

Areas of expertise

  • Gun Technologies
  • Vehicle Engineering & Mobility
  • Weapons Engineering


  • BSc (Honours) Mechanical Engineering, NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar Pakistan
  • MSc Gun Systems Design, Cranfield University, UK
  • PhD Gun Barrel Design Optimisation, Cranfield University, UK

Current activities


  • Autofrettage
  • Projectile range enhancement using rocket and base bleed
  • Gun barrel heat transfer
  • Concept Design of an unmanned ground vehicle for IEDs neutralisation 

Teaching and Administration

  • Head for Centre for Defence Engineering
  • Course Director of Vehicle and Weapon Engineering, USA
  • Module manager of BTC - Lethality
  • Module Manager of Gun Systems Design
  • Programme Manager or team leader of various CPD courses delivered abroad including Fighting Vehicle Design


  • BP, GPO, USA
  • KADDB, Jordan
  • BAE Systems
  • General Dynamics Land Systems, UK and USA
  • Ricardo, UK
  • DE&S, UK
  • Dstl, UK
  • Frontier Ballistic Ventures Ltd


  • Brighton University UK
  • Hale university KSA
  • RMC Canada,


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Conference Papers