College / Department

Teaching areas

Energy systems,design of solar filed collector, renewable & hybrid energy systems,HVAC systems design,thermodynamics, energy conservation & management, internal combustion engines, statistical thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and design of compact heat exchangers.

Research areas

Energy systems including integrated renewable energy systems, optimization and hybridization of power plants, HVAC systems design, Fuel cells, design of thermal systems, absorption solar based systems, innovative cooling systems for power plants using Maisotsenko coolers and desiccant cooling systems, modeling and simulation, thermal stability of composite structures, integrated power and desalination systems, energy management systems.


B.Sc. (First Hons.), Mechanical Engineering, University of Helwan, 1975
M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Al-Azhar, 1981
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama, 1988

Professional experience

University of Helwan, Cairo, 1975-2006.
Technical Consultant, January–August 2000, Modern Technology, Ajman and Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Consultant to Development Research & Technological Planning Center, Cairo University, 1993-2000
Consultant for many projects in different industries such as sugar companies, power plants, ceramic industry, 1993-2000.
Department of Engineering Mechanics, University of Alabama , Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA, 1988-1993


Egyptian Syndicate for Engineers, 1975 - Now,American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME),1986-Now.
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