Professor Mohammad Omar Hamdan | American University of Sharjah

Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Thermofluid, Renewable Energy, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, combustion and Design and Ethics

Research areas

Thermal management of gas turbine (jet impingement, blade cooling, film cooling and cross flow heat transfer). Electronics cooling (two phase material, loop heat pipe, heat pipes, porous fin and micro-channel heat sink). Energy (innovative fuel combustion and testing such as LPG, Hydrogen, methyl ester and water diesel emulsion). Renewable Energy (solar chimney, downdraft tower and solar-hydrogen hybrid system). Cooling technology (vortex tube and phase change).

Education

PhD, Mechanical Engineering With Focus On Thermo-fluid Area, University of Cincinnati, United States, 2003
MS, Mechanical Engineering With Focus On Thermo-fluid Area, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 1999
BS, Mechanical Engineering With Focus On Thermo-fluid Area, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 1997

Professional experience

Professor, Mechanical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2020 - Present
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2016 - 2020
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UAE University, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013 - 2016
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UAE University, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2007 - 2013
Research Scientist (lead Project Engineer), General Electric Research Center, NY, United States, 2005 - 2007
Structure Analyst Engineer, Honeywell Int., CA, United States, 2003 - 2005
Adjunct Instructor, College Of Applied Science, University of Cincinnati, OH, United States, 2003 - 2003

Memberships

ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers, August 2007
AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, August 2013 - August 2014
ASES - American Solar Energy Society, May 2010 - May 2012
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