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Ahmed Abdel Gawad

Mechanical Power Engineering Department, Zagazig University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Abdel Gawad
Educations
From 1994 to 1998, Ph.D., Mechanical Power Engineering , Egypt-USA: Channel system
From 1990 to 1994, M.Sc., Mechanical Power Engineering , Egypt
From 1985 to 1990, B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering , Egypt
Work Experiences
From April 2010 to July 2015, Professor , Umm Al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia
From February 2009 to April 2010, Professor , Zagazig University, Egypt
From February 2004 to February 2009, Associate Professor , Zagazig University, Egypt
From October 1998 to February 2004, Assistant Professor , Zagazig University, Egypt
From April 1998 to October 1998, Lecturer Assistant , Zagazig University, Egypt
From Apil 1996 to April 1998, Visiting scholar , Virginia Teach, USA
From July 1994 to April 1996, Lecturer Assistant , Zagazig University, Egypt
From October 1990 to July 1994, Demonstrator , Zagazig University, Egypt
Projects
From May 2013 to Present, "An Investigation of the Initiation, Maintenance and Stability of the Halocline underlying the Operation of Solar Ponds: Application to the Construction and Operation of an Experimental Solar Pond" , -Partner of the project that is supported by "King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, KACST", 12-MAT2969-10, Saudi Arabia
From 2005 to 2008, "Development of an Industry – Linked Mechatronics Program with Training of Trainers (DIMPTOT)" , -Member of the research team that is funded by the Tempus Scheme from the European Union, JEP – 33108 – 2005, Egypt
From 1999 to 2002, “Computer-Based Expert System for Gas Reforming and Turbomachinery Utilities - Operation and Preventive and Predictive Maintenance” , -Member of the research team that received funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the University Linkages Grant II, Egypt
From July 1999 to September 1999, "Optimum Design of Hydrofoil Systems" , -Member of the research team that is funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA
From January 1997 to April 1998, "Nonlinear Active Control of Dynamic Systems" , -Member of the research team that is funded by Office of Naval Research (ONR), N00014-96-1-1123, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Sate University (Virginia Tech), USA
Speciality
Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
Turbulence modeling and simulation
Building aerodynamics
Environmental pollution (air and water)
Fire dynamics simulation
Mechatronics applications
Neural Networks and Neuro-Fuzzy applications
New and Renewable energies
Road-vehicle aerodynamics
Turbomachinery
Journal Articles
"Performance Evaluation of the Tandem C4 blades for Axial-Flow Compressors", Special Issue: Hands-on Learning Technique for Multidisciplinary Engineering Education, American Journal of Aerospace Engineering (AJAE), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 74-92, January 2015. doi: 10.11648/j.ajae.s.20150201.17. Authors: Atef M. Alm-Eldien, Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad, Gamal Hafaz, and Mohamed G. Abd El Kreim
"Computational Investigation of Aerodynamic Characteristics and Drag Reduction of a Bus Model ", Special Issue: Hands-on Learning Technique for Multidisciplinary Engineering Education, American Journal of Aerospace Engineering (AJAE), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 64-73, January 2015. doi: 10.11648/j.ajae.s.20150201.16. Authors: Eyad A. Mohamed, Muhammad N. Radhwi, Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad
"Hands-on Engineering Education by Construction and Testing of Models of Sailing Boats", Special Issue: Hands-on Learning Technique for Multidisciplinary Engineering Education, American Journal of Aerospace Engineering (AJAE), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 11-30, January 2015. doi: 10.11648/j.ajae.s.20150201.12. Author: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"Proposed Simple Electro-Mechanical Automotive Speed Control System", Special Issue: Hands-on Learning Technique for Multidisciplinary Engineering Education, American Journal of Aerospace Engineering (AJAE), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-10, January 2015. doi: 10.11648/j.ajae.s.20150201.11. Authors: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad, and Talal Saleh Mandourah
"A Parametric Study of the Performance of Heat Recovery Wheels in HVAC system", Umm Al-Qura University Journal of Engineering and Islamic Architecture (UQU-UJEA), Vol. 5, No. 2, Ragab 1435 H - May 2014. Authors: Ghassan J. Softah, Muhammad N. Radhwi, and Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"Computational Investigation of the Operation of Heat Conservation Wheels in AHU-Systems", Umm Al-Qura University Journal of Engineering and Islamic Architecture (UQU-UJEA), Vol. 5, No. 2, Ragab 1435 H - May 2014. Authors: Asim M. Wafiah, Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad, and Muhammad N. Radhwi
"New, Simple Blade-Pitch Control Mechanism for Small-Size, Horizontal-Axis Wind Turbines", Journal of Energy and Power Engineering (JEPE), Vol. 7, No. 12, pp. 2237-2248, December 2013 (Serial Number 73). Author: Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad
"Utilization of Whale-Inspired Tubercles as a Control Technique to Improve Airfoil Performance", Transaction on Control and Mechanical Systems (TCMS), Vol. 2, No. 5, May 2013. Author: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"A Modified Diffusion Coefficient Technique for the Convection Diffusion Equation", Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 219, No. 17, pp. 9317-9330, May 2013. Authors: S. A. Mohamed, N. A. Mohamed, A. F. Abdel Gawad, and M. S. Matbuly
"Investigation of the Channel Flow with Internal Obstacles Using Large Eddy Simulation and Finite-Element Technique", Applied and Computational Mathematics Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1-13, 2013. doi: 10.11648/j.acm.20130201.11. Authors: A. F. Abdel Gawad, N. A. Mohamed, S. A. Mohamed, M. S. Matbuly
"Numerical Simulation of Particulate-Flow in Spiral Separators: Part I, Low Solids Concentration (0.3 & 3% Solids)", Elsevier Journal of "Applied Mathematical Modelling - Simulation and Computation for Engineering and Environmental Systems", ISSN 0307-904x, Vol. 37, Issues 1-2, pp. 198-215, January 2013. Authors: Doheim, M. A., Abdel Gawad, A. F., Mahran, G. M. A., Abu-Ali, M. H., and Rizk, A. M.
"Air-flow in Multi-stage Centrifugal Compressor ", Journal of Al Azhar University Engineering Sector (JAUES), Vol. 7, No. 23, pp. 989-1006, April 2012. Authors: Nabil H. Mostafa, Ahmed F. Abdel-Gawad, Yasser M. El-okda, Mohamed S. Emeara
"A Numerical/Experimental Study of A Multi-Stage Centrifugal Compressor", The Egyptian International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Technology (EIJEST), Vol. 14, No. 2, May 2011. Authors: Nabil H. Mostafa, Ahmed F. Abdul-gawad, and Mohamed S. Emear
"Aerodynamic Performance of a High-Turning Turbine Cascade with Varying Tip Clearance", The Egyptian International Journal of Engineering Sciences and Technology (EIJEST), Vol. 14, No. 2, May 2011. Authors: Mohamed R. Shaalan, Ahmed F. Abdul-gawad, and Mahmoud A. Elewa
“Comparison of In-Flight Particle Properties, Splat Formation, and Coating Microstructure for Regular and Nano-YSZ Powders”, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, Vol. 19, No. 1-2, pp. 2-10, Jan. 2010. Authors: A. Elsebaei, J. Heberlein, M. Elshaer, and A. Farouk
Conference Papers
"Design and Optimization of a Multi-Stage Axial-Flow Compressor", Eleventh International Conference of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD11), 19-21 Dec., 2013, Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt, ICFD11-EG-4103. Authors: Atef M. Alm-Eldien, Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad, Gamal Hafaz, and Mohamed G. Abd El Kreim
"Aerodynamic Shape-Optimization of Axial-Compressor Blades", Eleventh International Conference of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD11), 19-21 Dec., 2013, Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt, ICFD11-EG-4096. Authors: Atef M. Alm-Eldien, Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad, Gamal Hafaz, and Mohamed G. Abd El Kreim
"Design, Construction and Operation of Unmanned Ship Model for Multidisciplinary Engineering Education". Eleventh International Conference of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD11), 19-21 Dec., 2013, Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria, Egypt, ICFD11-EG-4016. Authors: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad, Hamza A. Ghulman, and Talal Saleh Mandourah
"Fire Dynamics Simulation of Large Multi-story Buildings, Case Study: Umm Al-Qura University Campus", International Conference on Energy and Environment 2013 (ICEE2013), Universiti Tenaga Nasional, Putrajaya Campus, Selangor, Malaysia, 5-6 March 2013. Authors: A. F. Abdel-Gawad, and H. A. Ghulman
"Numerical Simulation of the Effect of Leading-Edge Tubercles on the Flow Characteristics around an Airfoil", ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2012), Houston, Texas, USA, November 9-15, 2012, IMECE2012-85857. Author: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"Novel Electro-Mechanical Mechanism for Blade Pitch-Control of Horizontal-Axis, Home-scale Wind Turbines", 48th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit (JPC)-10th Annual International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference (IECEC 2012), Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 30 July-1 August 2012, AIAA 2012-4245. Author: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"Optimization of Natural Ventilation of Ancient Buildings towards Sustainability of Modern Buildings – Part 1: One-Story Building", "Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD10)", Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt, 16-19 December, 2010. Author: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"Optimization of Natural Ventilation of Ancient Buildings towards Sustainability of Modern Buildings – Part 2: Two-Story Building", "Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD10)", Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt, 16-19 December, 2010. Author: Ahmed Farouk Abdel Gawad
"A Proposed Program to Predict the Performance of Steam Power Plants", "Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD10)", Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt, 16-19 December, 2010. Authors: Atef M. Alm-Eldien, Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad, and Mohamed G. Abd El Kreim
"Computational Analysis of the Skin-Cracking of the Airplane C-Duct", "Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics (ICFD10)", Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt, 16-19 December, 2010. Authors: Ahmed F. Abdel Gawad, Ahmed H. Backar, and Mohamed W. Al-Hazmi
Honors and Awards
Bronze Medal from Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers, 1994.
Silver Medal from Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers, 1990.
Certificate from Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The certificate is to recognize the efforts in developing Mechanical Engineering Department during the academic year 2009-2010, 31 May 2010.
Certificate from Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The certificate is to recognize the efforts in developing Mechanical Engineering Department during the academic year 2012-2013, 31 December 2012.
Certificate from Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Islamic Architecture, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The certificate is to recognize the efforts in the academic accreditation process (ABET), Fall Semester 2014.
Certificate from Civil Defense Department, Ministry of Interior, Makkah, Saudi Arabia. The certificate is to recognize scientific activities in the field of "Simulation of Fire Dynamics", April 2014.
MARQUIS WHO’S WHO EMERGING LEADERS, USA: 1st Edition, 2007.
MARQUIS WHO’S WHO IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, USA: 9th Edition, 2006-2007.
MARQUIS WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD, USA: 2002-2015.
INTERNATIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL CENTRE (IBC), CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND: 2003-2010.
The American Biographical Institute (ABI) , USA: 2002-2011.
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