Ahmed K Mehanna , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Biography
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Biography

  • Dr. Ahmed Khalifa Mehanna is an Associate Professor of Marine Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Technology, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT). He is currently the Vice Dean of Student Affairs at AASTMT Main Campus, Alexandria. He was the Former Head of the International Research Projects Department at AASTMT. He has received his Ph. D in Marine Engineering from Port-Said University, Port Said, Egypt, 2015. He have an academic backgrounds in marine structures, hydrodynamics, ship design, ship propulsion systems, ship and offshore structures, risk assessment, fluid mechanics and shipbuilding technologies in addition to a strong background in the marine environment field. He have also a field experience in design of a small floating unit. Moreover, He have a strong wide experience and interests in the field of education program quality and accreditation. He have an extensive experience in the international grants and relations, He is working in one of the very successful research teams at AASTMT, We finished six international projects that were funded from the EU under Tempus and Erasmus+ Programs, while we are still working in two funded projects cooperating with European/Arabian/Egyptian Universities under Erasmus+ Program. All of these projects are addressed to the capacity building of higher education to develop the postgraduate education, research activities, and social activities with stakeholders in cooperating with different universities from EU, North Africa and Egypt. Through these international projects, He had participate in developed many labs in AASTMT and create two Master programs (M. Eng. & M. Sc.) as well as participate in the establishing accessibility center for the Students with disability, SwD, at AASTMT.

Courses Added

Courses Added
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ME234 - Thermo-fluids

2017 Fall View All Content
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ME362 - Fluid Mechanics I

2018 Spring View All Content
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ME362 - Fluid Mechanics I

2020 Spring View All Content
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MM346 - Marine Hydrodynamic 1

2015 Fall View All Content
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MM346 - Marine Hydrodynamic 1

2020 Spring View All Content
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MM429 - Electrical Ship Design

2015 Fall View All Content
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MM429 - Electrical Ship Design

2020 Spring View All Content
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MM528 - Ship Propulsion Systems

2011 Spring View All Content
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MM544 - Shipyard Technology

2011 Spring View All Content
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MM545 - Ship Resistance and Powering

2011 Spring View All Content
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MM721 - Marine Propulsion Systems

2019 Fall View All Content
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MM744 - Advanced Marine Hydrodynamics 1

2016 Fall View All Content
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N291 - Maritime Law (or NE 466)

2011 Spring View All Content
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Spring - 2017
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Monday 10am 12pm

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor, Nov 2019 - up till now
    Marine Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Assistant Professor, Aug 2015 - Oct 2019
    Marine Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Oct 2010 - Jul 2015
    Marine Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - GTA, Sep 2008 - Sep 2010
    Marine Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - GTA, Sep 2007 - Aug 2008
    Mechanical & Marine Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)
  • Part Time Teacher Assistance, Feb 2006 - Aug 2007
    Mechanical & Marine Engineering
    Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (AASTMT)

Education

  • Ph.D in Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture, Port Said University, May 2015
  • M. Sc in Ship Design, Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Martitime Transport, Feb 2009
  • Third Engineer Certificate, According to Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping in Marine Engineering, Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Martitime Transport, Jul 2005
  • B. Sc in Marine Engineering, Arab Academy for Science & Technology & Martitime Transport, Feb 2005

List of Publications

    • A. Radwan, A. Elbatran, A. Mehanna, M. Shehadeh, "Experimental Study on Using the Aluminum Sacrificial Anode as a Cathodic Protection for Marine Structures" , 19th International Conference on Marine and Naval Engineering (ICMNE 2017), 13-14 of January 2017, 19 (1) Part VI, Pages: 712-717, Zurich, Switzerland. , 2017.
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    • Ahmed Khalifa Aly Mehanna, "Modeling of Oil Spills Damage Assessment in Marine Environment" , Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture, Faculty Of Engineering, Port Said University , 2015.
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    • Mehanna, Ahmed K, Mohamed Y. Omar, Amr A. Hassan, Eslam A. Turki, E.H. Hegazy & Heba Elkilani, "Modelling of Oil Spill Impacts on Shoreline in Egypt" , Developments in Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources - IMAM 2013, 15th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, Book Chapter, Volume 2, 15 May 2014, Pages 825-834. CRC Press - © 2014 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-1-138-00124-4 , 2014.
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    • Hegazy, E. H., Ahmed Kh Mehanna, Mohamed Y. Omar, Heba Elkilani, and Amr A. Hassan., "Coral Reefs Damage Assessment Due to Oil Pollution in Egyptian Water" , Proceeding in Applied Mechanics and Materials Journal from ICSEEE 2013, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering, Shenzhen, China, 28-29 December 2013, Volume 522-524 (Feb 2014), Pages 725-728. ISSN: 1660-9336. ISBN: 978-303835022-4. , 2014. [link]
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    • Ahmed K. Mehanna, Mohamed Y. Omar, Amr A. Hassan, Eslam A. Turki, E.H. Hegazy & Heba Elkilani, "Modelling of Coral Reefs Damage Assessment in Egypt" , International Marine and Offshore Engineering Conference and Exhibition (IMOC 2014), 3-4 of September 2014, Al Jubail Industrial City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Copyright © 2014 Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport. , 2014.
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    • Ahmed K. Mehanna, Mohamed Y. Omar, Amr A. Hassan, Eslam A. Turki, E.H. Hegazy & Heba Elkilani, "Modelling of oil spill impacts on shoreline in Egypt" , Developments in Maritime Transportation and Exploitation of Sea Resources - Proceedings of IMAM 2013, 15th International Congress of the International Maritime Association of the Mediterranean, A Coruna, Spain, 14-17 October 2013, Volume 2, 2014, Pages 825-833. Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN: 978-113800162-6. , 2013.
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    • Ahmed Khalifa Mehanna / Elsayed Hussein Hegazy, "Proposed Design Formulae for Bulk Carriers" , Port Said Research Engineering Journal (PSERJ), Faculty of Engineering, Suez Canal University, Egypt, Volume 13, No. 2, September 2009, Pages 232–238. Port Said, Suez Canal University, Egypt. ISSN: 1110-6603. , 2009. [link]
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    • Ahmed Khalifa Aly Mehanna, "Development of Design Aspects of Bulk Carriers" , Marine Engineering Department, College of Engineering and Technology, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT). , 2009.
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Affiliation

  • Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT)

Teaching

  • Undergraduate Courses:
    - Marine Hydrodynamics
    - Electric Ship Design
    - Fluid Mechanics
    - Thermo Fluids
    - Maritime Law
    - Ship Design
    - Hydraulics
    - Ship Resistance & Powering
    - Ship Propulsion Systems
    - Naval Arch.& Ship Construction
    - Shipyard Technology
    - Marine Diesel Engines
    Postgraduate Courses:
    - Advanced Marine Hydrodynamics I
    - Marine Propulsion Systems

Fields of Interest

  • Ship Design
  • Marine Hydrodynamics
  • Offshore Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Marine Environmental
  • Ships and Offshore Structures
  • Risk Assessment for Marine Structures

Honours & Awards

  • Distinguished Scientific Publications
    Awards from AASTMT for Distinguished Scientific Publications in International Journals with High Impact Factor in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
  • Tuition Fees Scholarship
    Full Tuition Scholarship as a first prize in my batch, 2000:2005 – Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport- AASTMT, Egypt.

Others

  • Travailing, Reading, Swimming and playing foot-ball

Address : Marine Engineering Department College of Engineering P.O. Box 1029, Abu Qir Campus,Alexandria,Egypt.
emails:
a.khalifa@aast.edu
ahmed_marines@yahoo.com

Phone : +(20 3) 5622366

office phone : +(20 3) 5622366

ext : 1211

Room No: 223

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