Dr. Hassan M. Badr, Ph.D.

     Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

     King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, KFUPM Box # 322
     Dhahran: 31261, Saudi Arabia
     Tel.: +966-13-860-2543, Mobile: +966 50 843 9544 and +201003882442 (during summer)

     Fax: +966-13-860-2949

     e-mail: badrhm@kfupm.edu.sa

    Web: : Personal Page

Education

 

Doctor of Philosophy:

Doctor of Philosophy: Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, CANADA, 1977

Major:                              

Fluid and Thermal Sciences

GPA in Graduate Courses:

4.0/4.0

Master of Science:

Mech. Eng. Dept., Ain  Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1973

Bachelor of Science:

Ain Shams University , Cairo, Egypt, 1967

Major:

Mechanical  Engineering, Power Section

 

Experience

Professor:

Mechanical  Engineering  Dept., King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia [Sep., 1988 - Pre­sent].

Thrust Leader:

KACST Technology Innovation Center for Carbon Capture and Sequestration, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia [October 2012 – Present]

Visiting Professor:

University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada  [Sept., 1991 - June, 1992].

Associate Professor:

Mechanical  Engineering  Dept., King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia [April, 1983 - Aug., 1988].

 

Assistant Professor:

Mechanical  Engineering  Dept., King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia [September 1979 - March 1983].

 

 Teaching

Developed and taught many undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of mechanical engineering including, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Compressible Fluid Flow, Pumping Machinery, Advanced Fluid Mechanics I, Advanced Fluid Mechanics II and Convective Heat Transfer.  Developed the Thermofluid Lab Manual and initiated and supervised many senior projects for M.E. students and served as chairman of the examination committee of ME senior projects for several years. Also, supervised many AME students during their Coop Program.

 

Some Recent Publications

 

  • M.A. Nemitallah, R. Ben-Mansour, M.A. Habib, W.H. Ahmed, I.H. Toor, Z.M. Gasem and H.M. Badr, “Numerical Investigation of Solid Particle Erosion Downstream of an Orifice” ASME J. Fluids Engineering Vol. 137, No. 2, pp. 021302 1-11, 2014.

  • W.H. Ahmed, M. M. Bello, M. El Nakla, A. Al-Sarkhi and H.M. Badr, “Experimental Investigation of Flow Accelerated Corrosion under Two-phase Flow Conditions”, Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 267, pp. 34 – 43, 2014.

  • E.F. Azharuddin, H.M. Badr, M. A. Habib, and R. Ben-Mansour, “Numerical Investigation of Combustion Characteristics in An Oxygen Transport Reactor, Int. Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 638-651, 2014.

  • J. Malik, I.H. Toor, W.H. Ahmed, Z.M. Gasem, M.A. Habib, R. Ben-Mansour and H.M. Badr, Evaluating the Effect of Hardness on Erosion Characteristics of Aluminum and Steels, Journal of Materials Engineering & Performance, Vol. 23, No. 6, pp. 2274-2282, 2014

  • J. Malik, I.H. Toor, W.H. Ahmed, Z.M. Gasem, M.A. Habib, R. Ben-Mansour and H.M. Badr, “Investigations on the Corrosion-Enhanced Erosion Behavior of Carbon Steel AISI 1020”, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 9, 6765 – 6780, 2014.

  • M.H. Sharqawy, H.M. Badr and E.M. Mokheimer, “Investigation of Buoyancy Effects on Heat Transfer between a Vertical Borehole Heat Exchanger and the Ground”, Int. Journal of Geothermal Research (Geothermic), Vol. 48, pp. 52-59, 2013.

  • M.A. Habib, Pervez Ahmed, R. Ben-Mansour, H.M. Badr, “Modeling of a combined ITM-porous oxygen transport reactor for oxy-fuel combustion”, Journal of Membrane Science, Vol. 446, pp. 230-243, 2013.

  • E.F. Azharuddin, M. A. Habib, H. M. Badr and R. Ben-Mansour, “Modeling of Ion Transport Reactor for Oxy-Fuel Combustion, Int. Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 37, No. 11, pp. 1265-1279, 2013.

  • R. Ben-Mansour, M. A. Habib, H. M. Badr, E.F. Azharuddin and M. Neematallah, “Characteristics of Oxyfuel Combustion in an Oxygen Transport Reactor, Journal of Energy and Fuels, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 4599-4606, 2012

  • M.A. Habib, R. Ben-Mansour, H.M. Badr, S. F. Ahmed and A. F. Ghoniem, “Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Oxyfuel Combustion in Gas-Fired Water-Tube Boilers”, Computers and Fluids, Vol. 56, pp. 152-165, 2012.

  • Y. Khulief, M.A. Habib, S.A.M. Said, R. Ben-Mansour, H.M. Badr, M. Anis, and AE Khalifa, “Vortex Shedding-Free Strainers”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 226, No. 2, pp. 91-104, 2012.

  • Wael H. Ahmed and H.M. Badr, “Dual-injection Airlift Pumps: an Enhanced Performance”, in press, Journal of Particulate Science and Technology, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 497-516, 2012.

  • H.M. Badr, M.A. Habib, R. Ben-Mansour, S.A.M. Said, T.F. Ayinde and S. Anwar, “Turbulent Free Convection in a Vertical Converging Channel”, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 47, Issue 11, Page 1427-1443, 2011.

  • S. A. M. Said, M. A. Habib, H. M. Badr and R. Ben-Mansour and S. Al-Anizi,” Analysis of Water Circulation in Boilers under Steady State Conditions”, Journal of Computational Thermal Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 261-275, 2011.

Courses Taught

 ·           ME 201 Dynamics

·     ME203 Thermodynamics

·         ME 311 Fluid Mechanics

·         ME 411 ME Senior Project I

·         ME 412 ME Senior Project II

·         ME 425 Compressible Fluid Flow

·         ME 438 Pumping Machinery

·         ME 532 Advanced Fluid Mechanics I

·         ME 536 Convective Heat Transfer

·         ME 555 Advanced Fluid Mechanics II


 

 

 

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