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Prof.Abdul Hai Al-Alami Chair Academic RankProfessor


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Research Interests:

  • - Manufacturing of laminated dies for injection moudling,
    - Testing of insulating materials from organic solid waste,
    - Solar Power reactions steam turbines,
    - Optically selective solar thermal absorbers,
    - Mechanical Energy Storage (buoyancy force,
    - Solar Manufacturing (nonferrous ablation using
    concentrated solar power)


- Ph.D.Queen’s University of Kingston,Ontario, Canada -2002-2006 - M.Sc The University of Jordan-Amman.- 2000 - B.Sc. Jordan University of Science and Technology-Irbid-1998
- August 2012 – Present : Assitant Professor- Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Sharjah. - Sept 2010 – Aug 2012 : Faculty member Higher Intitute of Technology, Al Ain, U.A.E. - Summer 2010: Visiting Assistant Professor, German Jordanian University. - Feb 2006- Sept 2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan. - Fall-2002, 2003, 2004: Lead Teaching Assistant, Queen's University of Kingston, Ontario, Canada - Sept 2001-Aug2002: Technical Instructor, Jordan Airline Training and Simulation Co. - 1999-2001: Technical Assistant, Manufacturing Process Lab, University of Jordan. - Feb 2001-Aug2001: Quality Control Engineer, Moha Factory for Industrial Engineering. - Feb 1999- May 2000: Business Manager, Yarmouk Distribution Center. - Feb 1998- Jan 1999: Quality Control Engineer, Moha Factory for Industrial Engineering. - Jun-1997-Sept1997: Trainee Engineer, Moha Factory for Industrial Engineering.
Below is listed the research areas that I have worked on, and am interested in since I started working at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Hashemite University in 2006: - Manufacturing (laminated dies for injection moudling). - Material Testing (insulating materials from organic solid waste). - Solar Power (reactions steam turbines) - Solar Materials (optically selective solar thermal absorbers) - Mechanical Energy Storage (buoyancy force) - Solar Manufacturing (nonferrous ablation using concentrated solar power)
- Abdul Hai Alami, Microstructural, optical and thermal characterization of synthetic clay as a passive cooling medium, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 88C, pp. 442-446, 2014. - A.H. Alami, Anis Allagui, and Hussain Alawadhi, Microstructural and optical studies of CuO thin films preparedby chemical ageingof copper substratein alkaline ammonia solution, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 617C, pp. 542-546, 2014. - Abdul Hai Alami, “Assessment of Using Secondary Concentrators for Nonferrous Material Removal Applications”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 939, pp. 506-513, 2014. - Abdul Hai Alami, “Analytical and experimental evaluation of energy storage using work of buoyancy force”, J. Renewable Sustainable Energy, Vol. 6, 2, 2014. - Abdul Hai Alami, “Effects of evaporative cooling on efficiency of photovoltaic modules”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 77, 668-679, 2014.
Selected Senior Design Projects: Mechanical energy storage in superconductor-based flywheels
- Mentored two teams at Siemens Student Award 2013 to win First and Third places. - Best paper award at the International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection (SEEP 2014).
Training and consultations on various energy and mechanical systems
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