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Curriculum Vitae

Ramadan Bassiouny, PhD

Associate Professor

Dept. of Mechanical Power Eng. & Energy

Faculty of Engineering

Minia University

Minia 61111

EGYPT

Personal ID: 

Name: Ramadan Bassiouny Mohamed Abdul-Ghani Khater

Date of Birth: December 25, 1965.

Place of Birth: Minia, Egypt.

Marital Status: Married, three daughters and son.

Address: Dept. of Mechanical Power Eng. & Energy

Faculty of Engineering, Minia University,

Minia 61111, Egypt.

E-mail: ramadan9@yahoo.com

Phone #: 02-086-2594385 (H),

02-086-2362083 +ext. 207 (O)

02-016-391-6415 (Cell)

Fax #: 02-086-2346674 


Qualifications:

§ Ph.D. Texas A&M University, USA, 2000 (Advisor: Prof. DennisL.O’Neal).

§ M.Sc. Minia University, Egypt, 1993.

§ B.Sc. Minia University, Egypt, 1988.

 

Languages: 

English (excellent)

Arabic (Native language)


Occupations:

§ Interim Dept. Head, since August 2013 till now.

§ Executive Manager of Quality Assurance and Accreditation unit, August 2015.

§ Associate Professor, Dept. of Mech. Eng. & Energy, Minia University, since August           2009 till now.

§ Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mech. Eng. & Energy, Minia University, since Dec.               2000- 2009.

§ Teaching Assistant, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, TX,             USA, spring of 2000.

§ Teaching Assistant, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, TX,             USA, fall of 1999.

§ Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Minia University,1993-1996.

§ Demonstrator, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Minia University,1988-1993.  


Affiliations:

§ Member, Egyptian Engineering Syndicate.

§ Associate Member, ASME, 2000.

§ Student Member, ASME, 1999.

§ Student Member, ASHRAE, 1999.

§ President, Egyptian Student Association Unit, TAMU, 1997.

§ Member, Minia University faculties club.

§ Member, Quality Assurance and Accreditation Program unit in the faculty of                       engineering, Minia University, 2005-2006.

 

Quality Assurance Training Sessions:

Ø Program specifications and Curriculum maps for higher education institutions, Dec.            12-13, 2013.

Ø Effective Learning in higher education institutions, Dec. 14-15, 2013

Ø Self-Evaluation of higher education institutions, Jan. 8-9, 2014.

Ø External Evaluation of higher education institutions, Jan. 10-11, 2014

 

Teaching Experience:

§ Taught and has been teaching the following courses:


¯ Undergraduate level:

Refrigeration and air conditioning, Heat transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Industrial ventilation, Pollution, Hydraulic Machines, Energy systems, Heat engines, Mathematics, Engineering Computer applications, Pollution, IT, Profession ethics and legislations, Technical Writing, QBASIC and FORTRAN, CFD.

Course Taught at Texas A&M Univ. (Fall 1999 and Spring 2000) Intermediate Fluid mechanics / Thermodynamics.


¯ Graduate level:

Advanced Engineering Computer Applications, Numerical Methods in Energy Science (finite difference, finite volume, and finite element methods), Evaporative Cooling, Automobile Air Conditioning, Ventilation systems.


Interested areas: 

    CFD, Thermo-fluids area, refrigeration and air conditioning,


Computer skills:

▪ Microsoft package (Word, Excel, Power point, access).

▪ Visio for technical drawings.

▪ Engineering Equation Solver, EES

▪ Tecplot, Sigmaplot.

▪ ANSYS, FLOTRAN.

▪ FLUENT-GAMBIT

▪ Ms-Dev for FORTRAN programming.

▪ HTML, and Internet browser and search.

 

Awards:

▪ Distinction certificate, Faculty of Engineering, Minia University, 2008.

▪ Distinction Plaque, Faculty of Engineering, Minia University, 2007.

▪ Listed in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2003-2004, 7th edition.

▪ Gaining a Teaching Assistant position at Texas A&M University 1999-2000.


 

Training and Other Experiences:

▪ Revised the graduate program bylaws with vice dean for graduate studies.

▪ A Reviewer for the International Journal of Refrigeration.

▪ Acts a Reviewer for the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer on2008.

A Reviewer for the Journal of Energy and Buildings since 2008.

A Reviewer for the journal of Applied Thermal Engineering.

A Reviewer for the Minia Journal of Engineering and Technology, MJET.

 

Publications:

Books:

P Nader S. Korah and Ramadan Bassiouny 2010. Scientific and Technical        Writing: An Engineering Approach, Book No. 23736/2010, Monsha’at Al               Ma’aref publishing Co., Alex, Egypt.

 

The book is a text book that is mainly designed for the first- year students of Mech. Engineering major or any technical or scientific major.


Sample of Scientific Articles:

1. Ramadan Bassiouny, Nader S. Korah. Studying the features of air flow induced by a         room ceiling-fan, J. Energy and Buildings, Volume 43, Issue 8, August 2011, Pages        1913-1918

2. Ibrahim M. El Moghazy, Ramadan Bassiouny, Hamada M. A. Rahman.                       Experimental Investigation of the Performance of Refrigeration System using R406a           and R134a. MJET, faculty of Engineering, Minia university, July 2011.

3. Ramadan Bassiouny. Evaluating the Effect of the Space Surrounding the Condenser of     a Household Refrigerator. The International Journal of Refrigeration, (2009.), V 32    ( 7) 1-12.

4. Ramadan Bassiouny and Nader S. A. Koura. Effect of Solar Chimney Inclination             Angle on Space Flow Pattern and Ventilation Rate. Energy and Buildings, 41 (2009)         190-196.

5. Ramadan Bassiouny and Nader S. A. Koura. Effect of Solar Chimney Inclination             Angle on Space Flow Pattern and Ventilation Rate. Energy and Buildings, 41 (2009)         190-196.

6. Ramadan Bassiouny and Dennis O’Neal. A Numerical Study of Pressure Distribution       and Flow through Rigid Short-Tube Orifices. ASHRAE Transactions 108(1), 2002.

7. M. Bassily Hanna, and R. Bassiouny. 2002. Increasing the exergy of the power plants     using the solar chimney idea. Institut für Thermische Energietechnick, Universität               Kassel, Kassel. 29.08.2002, Germany.