Dr. Numan Abu-Dheir
CURRENT AND FUTURE RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Microstructure Refinement of Metallic Alloys
Casting, Semisolid Processing and Welding
Cutting Tools Coatings and Wear Characterization
Quality Assessment and Metallurgical Examination of Laser Welded Sheets, KFUPM IP 2008/20
Vibration-Assisted Arc Welding of Oil-Pipes Steel, KFUPM, #JF070005
Performance of Nano-Scale Multi-Layered Coatings on Cutting Tools, KACST, AR-27-106
Numan Abu-Dheir, Marwan Khraisheh, Kozo Saito, Alan Male, "Silicon morphology modification in the eutectic Al-Si alloy using mechanical mold vibration," Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, vol 393A, 2005, pp 109-117.
Numan Abu-Dheir, Marwan Khraisheh, Kozo Saito, Alan Male, "Towards Designing and Controlling the Microstructure and Properties of Aluminum Alloys Castings Using Mold Vibration," Transactions of the North America Manufacturing and Research Institute of SME, vol 33, 2005, pp 311-317.
Numan Abu-Dheir, Marwan Khraisheh, Kozo Saito, Alan Male, "Effect of Mold Vibration on the Solidification Process during Gravity Die Casting of AA 356," Solidification of Aluminum Alloys, TMS 2004 proceedings, pp 361-368.
Numan Abu-Dheir, Marwan Khraisheh, Kozo Saito, "A Numerical Investigation of the Solidification of Al-12.6%Si Alloy During Mold-Vibration," Materials Processing under the Influence of External Fields, TMS, 2007, pp. 113-122.
Numan Abu-Dheir, "Controlling Microstructure Using Mold Vibration," MS&T, Nov 2003, Chicago, IL.
Numan Abu-Dheir, "Silicon Morphology Modification in the Eutectic Al-Si Alloy Using Mechanical Mold Vibration," MTS, March 2004, Charlotte, SC.
Numan Abu-Dheir, "Microstructure and Mechanical Properties Examination Resulting from the Application of Mold Vibration to Solidifying Aluminum Alloys," ASME Region VI Graduate Student Technical Conference, 2004 Lexington, KY.