Ahmet Z. Sahin, PhD is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He is an Aeronautical Engineer and received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Before joining KFUPM, he had an industrial experience on the Design and Manufacturing of Testing Machinery and equipment used in Aerospace and Automobile Industries in TESTEK Inc., Livonia, MI, USA. During his academic position at KFUPM, he offered and participated in several short courses and workshops on industrial maintenance and safety issues. Involved in the development of several Labs. He has published over 120 technical Journal/Conference papers and he is the recipient of the KFUPM Distinguished Researcher Award, 2000.