Dr. Noha Hussein | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Materials Science, Manufacturing Processes, Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), CAD/CAM, Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM), Advanced Manufacturing systems, Automation of Manufacturing Systems, Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials.

Research areas

Material modeling, predicting failure behavior using numerical or experimental techniques, tailoring performance through developing functionally graded/composite/nano materials, optimizing manufacturing process to minimize cost /enhance sustainability, using facility planning/simulation/automation tools to improve system’s performance specifically manufacturing and traffic systems.


PhD, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States, 2005
MS, Mechanical Engineering /design, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2001
BS, Mechanical Engineeringdouble Option: 1. Materials & Manufacturing 2. Designminor: Computer Science, The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 1999

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2013 - Present
Associate Professor, Mechanical And Industrial Engineering Department, ALHOSN University, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013 - 2013
Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering Department, ALHOSN University, AbuDhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2006 - 2013
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant, Engineering Mechanics Department, Virginia Tech, Virginia, United States, 2001 - 2005
Teaching And Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, The American Univesirty in Cairo, Egypt, 1999 - 2001
Mechanical Engineer, Dar Al-Handasah Consultants, Egypt, 1999 - 2000


Egyptian Syndicate for Engineers, ESE, Local, February 1999
Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, IISE, International, March 2015 - 2017
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, SAMPE, International, March 2015 - 2017
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME, International, February 1999 - 2017
Society of Women in Engineering, ALHOSN University, UAE., SOWIE, Local, February 2009 - August 2013
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