Khalid M Saqr , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biography
Education
Affiliation
Honours & Awards
Field Of Interest
Work Experience
Publications
Research Indicators
Funds and Projects
Teaching
Office hours
Others

Biography

  • Dr. Khalid Saqr is specialized in computational fluid dynamics & turbulence modeling. He has published one text book, more than 40 articles in international refereed journals & contributed over 25 papers in international conferences & seminars. Dr. Saqr is a founding executive editor & current Editor-in-Chief of CFD Letters, a Scopus© indexed international peer-reviewed journal for computational fluid dynamics (http://cfdl.issres.net).
    Throughout his career, Dr. Saqr has worked in diverse applications of CFD including:
    - Modeling of compact heat exchangers for thermoelectric applications
    - Simulation of supersonic propulsion engines depending on pulse detonation principle
    - Modeling of swirl-stabilized industrial combustion systems
    - Analysis of human intracranial/cerebral hemodynamics
    - Modeling building aerodynamics in urban contexts

    Dr. Saqr is a co-founder & senior research scientist at the Research Center for Computational Neurovascular Biomechanics (RCCNB), a national center of excellence funded by the Egyptian State Ministry of Scientific Research in April 2013 under the STDF-CSE scheme. Dr. Saqr is the head of scientific computing group at the center.

    ORCiD: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3058-2705
    Scopus Author ID: 23567148300

Funds and Projects

  • Research center for Computational Neurovascular Biomechanics (RCCNB)
    Funded Project - 9,000,000 LE
Spring - 2014
DayFromTo
Tuesday 10am 12pm

Work Experience

  • Director, AAST Publishing Center, Nov 2014 - up till now
    Arab Academy for Science Technology Maritime Transport
    http://apc.aast.edu
  • Assistant Professor, Sep 2013 - up till now
    Mechanical Engineering Department
    Arab Academy for Science Technology Maritime Transport
  • Senior Research Scientist, Jun 2013 - up till now
    Computational Biomechanics Division
    Research Center for Computational Neurovascular Biomechanics
    RCCNB is a national center of scientific excellence, founded under the CSE scheme of STDF under the supervision of the Egyptian National Academy of Scientific Research.
  • Visiting Lecturer, Jul 2012 - Sep 2013
    Mechanical Engineering Department
    Arab Academy for Science Technology Maritime Transport
  • Visiting Lecturer, Aug 2011 - Jan 2012
    Thermofluids Department
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD Researcher, Dec 2008 - Jul 2011
    High-Speed Reacting Flow Laboratory
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Research Assistant, Dec 2006 - Nov 2008
    Thermofluids Department
    Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering / Fluid Mechanics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Aug 2011
  • Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering / Thermofluids, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Nov 2008
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Power Engineering, Alexandria University, Jul 2004

List of Publications

Affiliation

  • Editor-in-Chief
    CFD Letters - An International Journal
    http://cfdl.issres.net
  • International Conference on Energy & Thermal Sciences (ICETS 2014)
    Member of the international advisory board
  • International Marine and Offshore Engineering Coneference (IMOC 2014)
    Member of the scientific committee
  • Member
    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Middle East and North Africa Stroke and Interventional Neurology Journal of Case Reports
    It is the official journal of MENA-SINO for publication of the interesting cases in the field of strroke medicine , spine intervention, interventional neurology , neurosurgery neuroradiology.
  • Referee
    - International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
    - International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow
    - Energy Conversion and Management
    - Energy Policy
    - International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
    - Applied Mathematical Modeling
    - Engineering Applications of Computational Fluid Mechanics
    - Thermal Science
    - International Journal of Thermal Sciences
  • The 7th International Meeting on Advances in Thermofluids (IMAT 2014)
    Member of the International Advisory Board - Session Chairman (Fluid Mechanics)
  • Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UTM (December 2014)
    Delivered two invited lectures on CFD and Turbulent Combustion Modeling. Conducted research workshops with the High-Speed Reacting Flow Laboratory of UTM
  • Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UTM (February 2014)
    Delivered an invited lecture on fluid turbulence and its modeling.
    Conducted research workshops with the High-Speed Reacting Flow Laboratory of UTM
  • Visiting Scholar at the High-Speed Reacting Flow Laboratory, UTM (October, 2015)
    Conducted CFD workshop and contributed to postgraduate supervision, research and proposal writing at HiREF.
  • World Virtual Conference on Advanced Research in Mechanical & Materials Engineering (18-22 March 2014)
    Member of the Scientific Committee

Teaching

  • PhD Thesis Supervision:
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    1- Ahmed Samir (2012-Present), Modeling and Optimization of Wells Turbine Systems Using CFD and Exergy/Entropy Analysis, Joint Supervision with University of Strathclyde, U.K.

    2- Mohamed M.M. Selim (2010-Present), Finite Volume Based Fluid Structure Interaction Analysis , Joint Supervision with University of Alabama at Birmingham, U.S.A

    3- Samar Mahrous (2014-Present), Modeling of Instabilities and Transition to Turbulence of Cerebrovascular Blood Flow, Joint Supervision with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

    4- Enass Z. Elgazzar (2011-Present), Simulation heat transfer for multi-phase flows in marine pipeline, Joint Supervision with University of Strathclyde, U.K.

    5- Iham Ziedan (2015 - Present), Investigation of the effects of surface roughness due to sand storms on the aerodynamic performance of wind turbine blades, Joint Supervision with Aston University, U.K.

    M.Sc Thesis Supervision:
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    1- Mohamed S. Soliman (Graduated in 2013) Hydrodynamic Induced Stresses on Subsea Pipelines Subjected to Turbulent Currents, Marine Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    2- Arabi H. Radwan (Graduated in 2014) Numerical Investigations of Turbulent Unconfined Swirl Stabilized Flames, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    3- Maryam Sadrzadeh (Graduated in 2014)
    Deal Cycle Analysis of A Pulse
    Detonation Engine, HiREF Laboratory, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

    4- Ahmed El-Halawani (Graduated in 2014) Zero Dimensional Computer Code for Modeling Marine Diesel Engine Performance, Marine Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    5- Mohamed Shokry (Graduated in 2015) Modeling Fluid Transport and Filter Cake Formation in Deep Wellbore Drilling, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    6- Tamer Adel (Graduated in 2015) Development of a GPU Accelerated CFD Code, Marine Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    7- Yomna Rashad (2014-Present) Simulation of Non-Newtonian Blood Flow and FSI for Modeling Intracranial Aneurysms, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    8- Omar Tawfik (2013-Present) Large Eddy Simulation of Pulsatile Blood Flow in Cerebral Aneurysms, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    9- Mona Maged Hammad (2014-Present) CFD Simulation of Wind Flow and Heat Trnasfer Around Medium-Height Buildings, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    10- Ahmed El Shafei (2014-Present) Modeling and Simulation of Submarine Pipelines, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    11- Mohamed Mostafa Habiba (2014-present) Analytical and Numerical Investigations of Unstable and Transitional Blood Flow in Human Arteries, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    12- Mohamed Nour (2014-Present) Experimental and Numerical Studies of Emulsion Flow in a Diffuser, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    13- Mohamed Yousef (2014-Present) Numerical Simulation of Fluid-Structure Interaction of Floating Offshore Structures, Mechanical Engineering Department, College of Engineering & Technology, AASTMT

    Subjects Taught:
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    ME-465 :: Computational Fluid Dynamics

    ME-461 :: Fluid Mechanics II

    ME-755 :: Advanced Computational Methods

    ME-756 :: Advanced Mathematics

Fields of Interest

  • Chemically Reacting Flows
  • Biofluid Mechanics
  • non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
  • Turbulence Modeling
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Research Indicators

Honours & Awards

  • AASTMT Award for Distinguished Publications - 2015
  • AASTMT Award for Distinguished Publications - 2016
  • Best Paper Award
    International meeting in Advances in Thermofluids (2010), national University of Singapore
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
    UTM Research Fellowship is awarded to outstanding researchers who contribute to the university's strategic research objectives.

Others

  • Philosophy of science (Logical positivism, Dialectical materialism, Scientific realism)

    History (The Renaissance, European enlightenment, Middle east and SE Asia colonial history, WW2, Cold war history)

    Visual Arts (Impressionism and modern painting)

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