Dr. Ali J. Chamkha is a Professor in the Manufacturing Engineering Department at the Public Authority for Applied Education & Training in Kuwait. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University in 1989. His primary research areas are multiphase...
Training and employee development are key aspects of sustained organizational performance. During my academic career, I had the opportunity to give several training short courses in the areas of mechanical engineering and management to engineers working in various Kuwaiti...
and Previous Positions
Chairman and Full Professor, November 2014 – Present, Mechanical Engineeing Department, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Al-Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Managing Director, May 2014 – November 2014, Future Projects International for Trading and...
HONORS AND SOCIETIES
Phi Kappa Phi -- National Honor Society
Tau Beta Pi -- National Engineering Honor Society
Sigma Xi -- The Scientific Research Society
NSPE -- National Society of Professional Engineers
AIAA -- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Ali J. Chamkha
Dean of Research Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Prince Sultan Endowed Chair for Energy and Environment
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, 1989.
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1987.
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1986.
The opportunities to teach and work with students and to develop new educational materials and techniques as well as performing high quality research are my primary reasons for choosing an academic career. My academic background, teaching experience, research experience and...
My research is primarily concerned on analytical and computational modeling of various problems arising in the dynamics of different fluids (Newtonian, non-Newtonian power-law type, polar, micropolar, viscoelastic, particulate suspensions and nanofluids) with heat and/or mass...