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Mechanical Engineering Engineer

Location:
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Posted:
March 14, 2018

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Sabah F. H. Alhamdi

ac4s82@r.postjobfree.com j 859-***-****

*** ****** ** *** *** Lexington KY 40503 j linkedin.com/in/sabah-alhamdi-21861276 ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering, Thermal-Fluids Apr 2018 University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

GPA 3.769/4.00, Advisor: Sean C.C. Bailey

Dissertation Topic: External Intermittency E ects on the Universality of Local Dissipation Scales in Turbulent Boundary Layer Flows with and without Free-Stream Turbulence M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Power Generation Apr 2008 University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq

GPA 82.305/100 (1st out of 48 graduates), Advisor: Arkan Kh. Al-Taie Thesis Topic: Study of Flow Separation between Two Axial Compressor Blades B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, General Mechanics Aug 2004 University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq

GPA 78.139/100 (4th out of 70 graduates)

Project: An Experimental and Numerical Study of Convection Heat Transfer in a Porous Plate RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Ph.D Program Research, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Aug 2012{Present

Set up experiments to conduct measurements of turbulent boundary layer pro les using hot-wire anemometer probe at di erent Reynolds numbers and conditions for two

ow regimes in a wind tunnel

ow facility

Analyzed data to study the e ects of a locally oscillating wall on a turbulent boundary layer to produce drag reduction

Used the same data and more collected data to study the universality of local dissipation scales in external wall-bounded

ow with and without free-stream turbulence

Studied external intermittency e ects on the local dissipation scales in turbulent boundary layer ows

Used ve separated data set of turbulent pipe

ow at a wide rage of high Reynolds number to study the variation of von Ka rma n constant

Graduate Research, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq Sep 2004{Apr 2008

Built three axial compressor blades

Conducted experiments to implement pressure measurements on and between two axial compressor blades in a wind tunnel

Visualized the

ow development and its separation on the third blade and on NACA Airfoils using a smoke tunnel

Used the collected data to study the

ow separation between two axial compressor blades Undergraduate Research, University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq Aug 2003{Aug 2004

Implemented an experimental and numerical study of convection heat transfer in a porous

at plate

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY Aug 2015{Present 1

Engineering Experimentation II (ME 311)

Instructed students to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data. graduates would have:

A thorough understanding of the experimental design process;

The ability to plan, design, conduct and analyze experiments using modern principles, including use of randomization and factorial design methods;

Knowledge of basic probability necessary for modeling variability in data;

Knowledge of basic statistics that includes methods for collecting data (design of experiments and sample surveys) and analyzing and interpreting data using computers;

Hands-on experience in conducting laboratory experiments and eld surveys to collect data.

Assisted students to develop an ability to e ectively communicate multimodally. Speci cally, graduates would have:

An ability to write a clear and concise technical report dealing with an experimental design and test;

An ability to present and defend an experimental design project and results in oral discussions with engineering colleagues;

An ability to combine textual and visual information to communicate technical concepts e ectively.

Graded plans’ of experiments and formal reports

Computer Aided Engineering Graphics (ME 205), Statics (EM 221)

Created, modi ed, and added homework solutions and posted them on classroom management software (Canvas)

Evaluated homework, quizzes, and exams and posted grades on Canvas

Held o ce hours to help students better understand the course materials and assignments Faculty, University of Misan, Misan, Iraq Jan 2009{Aug 2011

Calculus lll, Calculus lV, Statistics, and Ordinary Di erential Equations

Developed syllabus, lectures, and assignments for the courses

Utilized a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, media, group discussions, and role-playing

Graded assignments and exams

Held o ce hours and advised students while working on their capstone projects FIELD EXPERIENCE

Engineer and Head of Mechanical Department

Directorate of Misan Sewage, Misan, Iraq Dec 2005{Jan 2009

Led supervision committees of four sewage and four rainwater-draining projects

Served as a member of supervision committees of 12 sewage projects and 9 rainwater-draining projects

Implemented as a chair of committees three sewage projects and conducted maintenance of six sewage water treatment plants

Supervised and studied design diagrams of wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) project

Attended meetings and discussed projects details in all above projects with other members of supervision committees and contractors

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Received three safety awards for adherence to all safety procedures

Wrote weekly progress reports and projection plans Supervising Engineer

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Basra, Iraq Oct 2005{Jan 2006

Performed maintenance of several AC transformers

Managed groups of engineers and workers

Wrote daily implementation reports and plans

Engineer at the Scienti c and Engineering Consulting Bureau University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq Sep 2004{Apr 2008

Tested PVC and GRB pipes used for wastewater and sewage projects TECHNICAL SKILLS

Matlab, Fortran, LabVIEW, FLUENT, GAMBIT;

Creo (Pro/ENGINEER), AutoCAD, Hand-Drafting;

Windows and Mac Operating Systems;

Statistical Software for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics: JMP, R, SAS, Statistica;

Latex, Microsoft O ce (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Experimental facilities used for testing

uids

ow: Wind Tunnel, Oil Tunnel, Water Tunnel, Smoke Tunnel for

ow visualization

Measurement of Fluids Flow Properties: Hot-Wire Anemometry, PIV, Pitot Tube, Tube Manometer, Data Acquisition

RECOGNITIONS, HONORS, AND AWARD

Two Certi cates of Appreciation from the Dean of the College of Education at the University of Misan for tremendous e orts as a member of the examination committees for the academic years 2008-2009 and 2009-2010

Certi cate of Appreciation from the Dean of the College of Education at the University of Misan for great e orts as a member of the Organizing Committee of the First Scienti c Conference at the university in 2011

Certi cate of Appreciation from the President of the University of Technology in Baghdad for ranking rst among the department master graduates in 2008

Three Awards from the Director of the Misan Sewage for nishing projects on time in 2006, 2007, and 2008

Receipt of Competitive Scholarship from the O ce of the Prime Minister of Iraq through the Higher Committee for Education Development (HCED) in Iraq

Professional Membership: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

Membership: Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership and Honor Society (O K) JOURNALS PUBLICATIONS, AND CONFERENCE AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Sean C. C. Bailey (In Preparation), \The variation of von Ka rma n coe cient in turbulent pipe

ow", For submission to Journal of Fluid Mechanics. 3

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Sean C. C. Bailey (In Press), \External intermittency compensation of dissipation scale distributions in a turbulent boundary layer", Physical Review Letters.

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Sean C. C. Bailey (November 2017), \Universality of local dissipation scales in turbulent boundary layer

ows with and without free-stream turbulence", Physics of Fluids, vol. 29, no. 11.

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Sean C. C. Bailey (March 2017), \Local dissipation scales in external wall-bounded

ows with and without free-stream turbulence", AIAA, The 42snd Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium, Dayton, OH.

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Sean C. C. Bailey (March 2016), \The e ect of a locally oscillating wall on a turbulent boundary layer", AIAA, The 41st Dayton-Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium, Dayton, OH.

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Sean C. C. Bailey (April 2016), \The e ect of a locally oscillating wall on a turbulent boundary layer", the 1st ME Graduate Student Poster Competition, Department of MechanicalEngineering, University of Kentucky, College of Engineering, Lexington, KY_

Muther S. Hameed, Buraq T. Shealash, and Sabah Faleh Habeeb (2011), \Computing pressure e ect on projectile at an altitude 4Km above the sea level", College of Education Journal, University of Misan, Misan, Iraq, No. 22 V 96.

Sabah F. H. Alhamdi and Arkan K. H. Al-Taie (June 2010), \Flow separation of axial compressor cascade blades", The Journal of Engineering, University of Baghdad, Baghdad Iraq,No. 3 V 16. 4

REFERENCES

Sean C. Bailey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

283 Ralph G. Anderson Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0503

859-***-****, ext. 80648, ac4s82@r.postjobfree.com

Ph.D Advisor and Dissertation Chair

Arkan Kh.Al-Taie, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair

University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq

Mechanical Engineering

ac4s82@r.postjobfree.com

M.Sc. Advisor and Thesis Chair

Christine Goble, Ph.D.

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

265 Ralph G. Anderson Building, Lexington, KY 40506-0503

859-***-****, ext. 80652, ac4s82@r.postjobfree.com Instructor for one of the courses I assisted teaching Farhan H Muhammed, B.Sc.

Engineer and Director

Directorate of Misan Sewage, Misan, Iraq

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

(001)-772-***-**** or (001)-780-***-****

Supervisor when I worked at the Directorate of Misan Sewage Abdulbassat M. Ayal, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair

University of Misan, college of Education, Misan, Iraq Department of Mathematics

(001)-770-***-****, ac4s82@r.postjobfree.com

Department Chair at the University of Misan

Dusan P. Sekulic, Ph.D.

Professor

University of Kentucky, College of Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

414F RMB, Lexington, KY 40506-0108

859-***-****, ac4s82@r.postjobfree.com

Professor at University of Kentucky

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