Dr. Maen Abdelqader Alkhader | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Composite materials, Finite element analysis, Solid mechanics, Mechanics of materials, Aerospace structures, Material science, Computational mechanics, Design and manufacturing

Research areas

Experimental and computational solid mechanics Fiber reinforced composites Dynamic behavior of materials (high-strain-rate response) failure and fatigue Time dependent materials (viscoelastic materials) Impact mitigation

Education

PhD, Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States, 2008
MS, Mechanical And Aerospace Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States, 2004
BS, Mechanical Engineering/ Production, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2000

Professional experience

Assistant Professor, American University of Sharjah (AUS), United Arab Emirates, 2015 - Present
Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University, New York, United States, 2011 - 2015
Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, California, United Arab Emirates, 2009 - 2011
Staff Engineer, Caterpillar Simulation Center-Belcan Engineering, Illinois, United States, 2008 - 2009

Memberships

Society for learning analytics research SoLAR, March 2018
Society of Experimental Mechanics, USA, June 2010
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA, January 2004
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