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  • Phone:

    +966-13-849-9359

  • Email:

    melhassan@pmu.edu.sa

  • Office No:

    S-034

  • Mouhammad El Hassan, Ph.D., P.Eng.

  • Job Title :

    Associate Professor

  • College :

    College of Engineering


  • Department :

    Mechanical Engineering


Dr. Mouhammad El Hassan is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the College of Engineering at Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University.

Previously, he was Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Beirut Arab University, Senior Researcher at the University of Alberta and Adjunct Professor at the University of Calgary. He was also Lead Researcher and CTO in Canadian companies.

He received his Ph.D., B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, in 2008 and 2004, his M.S. in Biomechanics from University of Paris in 2004 and his MBA from the Administration and Management Institute of Valenciennes in 2007.

Dr. El Hassan's current fields of research include experimental and numerical investigation of turbulent flows (subsonic and supersonic Jets, cavity flows, etc.), active and passive flow controls, optimization of supersonic ejectors (heat pumps and distillation plants), and cardio-vascular flows. He also investigate the heat transfer and Aeroacoustics of several industrial applications.

   

Dr. El Hassan has published numerous scientific papers in top-ranked scientific journal and international conferences. He independently developed grant proposals for a variety of funding sources, including government and private sectors. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA, Canada) and the National Technology Research Center, Aeronautics and Space division (France). Dr. El Hassan is also a reviewer of many top-ranked international journals, such as Physics of Fluids and the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Fluid Mechanics, University Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, France (2008)
  • Master in Management and Business Administration (MBA). Institute of Administration and Management of Valenciennes, France (2007)
  • Master in Biomechanics, Cardio-Vascular Flows. University of Paris, France (2004)
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics. University of Valenciennes, France (2004

Published journal papers

 

  1. El Hassan M., Sobolik V., Chamkha A. and Kristiawan M. “Kinematics of helical flow between concentric cylinders with axial through flowInternational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 182, 121938 (2021).

  2. El Hassan M., Bukharin N., Al-Kouz W., Zhang J.-W. and Li W.-F. “A Review on the Erosion Mechanism in Cavitating Jets and Their Industrial Applications” Appl. Sci., 11, 3166 (2021).

  3. Hussien A.A., Al-Kouz W., El Hassan M., Janvekar A. and Chamkha A. “A review of flow and heat transfer in cavities and their applications” Eur. Phys. J. Plus 136, 353 (2021).

  4. Zhang J., Li W., Xu X., El Hassan M., Liu H. and Wang F. “Effect of geometry on engulfment flow regime in T-jet reactors” Chemical Engineering Journal, 387, 124148 (2020).

  5. Zhang J., Yao T., Li W., El Hassan M., Xu X., Liu H. & Wang F. “Trapping region of impinging jets in a cross-shaped channel” AICHE Journal, DOI: 10.1002/aic.16822 (2020).

  6. El Hassan M. “Numerical investigation of the flow dynamics inside supersonic ejectors” Arabian Journal of Science and Technology. 45, p.909–919 (2020).

  7. El Hassan M., Assoum HH., Bukharin N., Abed-Meraim K. and Sakout A. “Investigation of thermo-physical fluid properties effect on binary fluid ejector performance” Energy Reports 6, 287-292 (2020).

  8. Bukharin N., El Hassan M., Nobes D. and Omelyanyuk M. “Reducing energy consumption during bitumen separation from oil sand” Energy Reports 6, 206-213 (2020).

  9. Alotaibi H.M., El Hassan M., Assoum H.H., Meraim K.A., Sakout A. “A review paper on heat transfer and flow dynamics in subsonic circular jets impinging on rotating disk” Energy Reports 6, 834-842 (2020).

  10. Cameron K., El Hassan M., Sabbagh R., Freed D.H., Nobes D.S. “Experimental investigation into the effect of compliance of a mock aorta on cardiac performance” PLOS ONE, 15 (10), e0239604 (2020).

  11. Assoum HH, Hamdi J, El Hassan M., K Abed-Meraim and Sakout A. “Turbulent kinetic energy and self-sustaining tones: Experimental study of a rectangular impinging jet using high Speed 3D tomographic Particle Image Velocimetry” Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Sciences 14 (1), 6322-6333 (2020).

  12. El Hassan M. and Bukharin N. “Numerical investigation of the flow dynamics inside single fluid and binary fluid ejectors” Journal of Physics: IOP Science 1276 (1), 012012 (2019).

  13. Kristiawan M., El Hassan M., El Faye A. and Sobolik V. Experimental investigation of Taylor-Couette-Poiseuille flow at low Taylor and Reynolds numbers” PLOS ONE 14 (4), e0212728 (2019).

  14. Kristiawan M., El Hassan M., Jirout T. and Sobolik V. Three-segment electrodiffusion probes for wall shear rate measurements” Research Trends: Current Topics in Electrochemistry. 20: 85-94 (2018).

  15. El Hassan M. and Keirsbulck L."Passive control of deep cavity shear layer flow at subsonic speed" Can. Journal Physics/Rev. can. phys., https://doi.org/10.1139/cjp-2016-0822 (2017).
  16. El Hassan M., Bourgeois J. and Martinuzzi R. “Boundary layer effect on the vortex shedding of wall-mounted rectangular cylinder” Experiments in Fluids, 56:33; doi:10.1007/s00348-014-1882-6 (2015).

  17. Assoum H.H., El Hassan M., Abed-Meraim K. and Sakout A. “The vortex dynamics and the self-sustained tones in a plane jet impinging on a slotted plate” European journal of Mechanics-B/Fluids, 48, 231-235 (2014).

  18. El Hassan M., Assoum H.H., Martinuzzi R., Sobolik V. and Sakout A. “Experimental investigation of the Wall Shear Stress in a circular orifice imping jet” Physics of Fluids, 25(7), 077101-10 (2013).

  19. Assoum H.H., El Hassan M., Abed-Meraim K., Martinuzzi R. and Sakout A. “Experimental analysis of the aero-acoustic coupling in a plane impinging jet on a slotted plate” Fluid Dynamics Research, 45, 045503 (2013).

  20. Miron P., Vetel J., Garon A., Michel Delfour and El Hassan M. “Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation on Lagrangian Coherent Structures” Journal of computational physics, 231(19), 6419-6437, (2012).

  21. El Hassan M., Assoum H.H., Sobolik V., Vetel J., Abed-Meraim K., Garon A. and Sakout A. “Experimental investigation of the Wall shear stress and the vortex dynamics in a circular impinging jet” Experiments in Fluids, 52(6), 1475-1489, (2012).

  22. Meslem A., Dia A., Beghein C., Ammar A., Nastase I. and El Hassan M. “Numerical simulation of free cross-shaped jet” Meckanika, 18(4), (2012).

  23. El Hassan M., Meslem A. and Abed-Meraim K. “Experimental investigation of the flow in the near-field of a cross-shaped orifice jet” Physics of Fluids, 23(4), 045101, (2011).

  24. Ilinca Nastase, Amina Meslem and El Hassan M. “Image processing analysis of vortex dynamics of lobed jets from three-dimensional diffusers” Fluid dynamics research, 43, 065502, (2011).

  25. Meslem A., Dia A., Beghein C., El Hassan M., Nastase I. and Vialle P-J “A comparison of three turbulence models for the prediction of parallel lobed jets in perforated panel optimization” Building and Environment, 46(11), 2203-2219, (2011).

  26. El Hassan M. and Meslem A. “Time-resolved stereoscopic PIV investigation of the entrainment in the near field of circular and daisy-shaped orifice jets” Physics of Fluids, 22(3), 035107 (26 pages), (2010).

  27. Meslem A, El Hassan M. and Nastase I. “Analysis of jet entrainment mechanism in the transitional regime by time-resolved PIV” Journal of Visualization, 14(1), 41-52, (2010).

  28. El Hassan M., Keirsbulck L. and Labraga L. “Non oscillating/oscillating shear layer over a deep cavity at low-subsonic speeds” Flow, turbulence and combustion, 82(3), 359-374, (2009).

  29. El Hassan M., Keirsbulck L. and Labraga L. “Aero-acoustic coupling inside large deep cavities at low-subsonic speeds” Journal of Fluid Engineering, 131(1), 011204, (2009).

  30. Keirsbulck L., El Hassan M., Lippert M. and Labraga L. “Control of cavity tones using a spanwise cylinder” Can. Journal Physics/Rev. can. phys., 86(12), 1355-1365, (2008).

  31. El Hassan M., Labraga L. and Keirsbulck L. “Turbulent boundary layer over a deep cavity: friction coefficient and streamwise velocity components” Can. Journal Physics/Rev. can. phys., 85(12), 1447-1457, (2007).

 

International conference papers

 

  1. El Zohbi B., Bukharin N., Assoum H.H., Abed-Meraim K., Sakout A. and El Hassan M., “Investigation of the effects of the jet nozzle geometry and location on the performance of supersonic fluid ejectors” The 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment Research. September 13-17 2021.
  2. Assoum H.H., Hamdi J., El Hassan M., Mrach T., Meraim K.A., Sakout A. “Energy transfers between aerodynamic and acoustic fields in a rectangular impinging jet” 7th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering. September 26-29, 2020.
  3. El Hassan M., Assoum H.H, Abed Meraim K. and Sakout A. Investigation of Thermo-Physical Fluid Properties Effect on Binary Fluid Ejector Performance” 6th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering (CPESE2019), Okinawa, Japan, September 20-23, 2019.
  4. Bukharin N., El Hassan M., Nobes D. and Omelyanyuk M. “Reducing Energy Consumption during Bitumen Separation from Oil Sand” 6th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering (CPESE2019), Okinawa, Japan, September 20-23, 2019.
  5. Assoum H.H., El Hassan M., Hamdi J., AlKheir M., Abed Meraim K. and Sakout A. Turbulent Kinetic Energy and Self-Sustaining Tones in an impinging jet using High Speed 3D Tomographic-PIV” 6th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering (CPESE2019), Okinawa, Japan, September 20-23, 2019.
  6. Assoum H.H., El Hassan M., Hamdi J., AlKheir M., Abed Meraim K. and Sakout A. Turbulent Kinetic Energy and Self-Sustaining Tones in an impinging jet using High Speed 3D Tomographic-PIV” 6th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering (CPESE2019), Okinawa, Japan, September 20-23, 2019.
  7. El Hassan M. and Bukharin N. “Numerical investigation of the flow dynamics inside single fluid and binary fluid ejectors” International Conference on Recent Advances in Fluid and Thermal Sciences (iCRAFT 2018), Dubai, UAE, December 5-7, 2018.
  8. El Hassan M., Hunt A. and Nobes D. “Experimental Investigation of the Vortex Dynamics in Circular Jet Impinging on Rotating Disk”. 5th International Conference on Experimental Fluid Mechanics – ICEFM July 2-4, 2018 Munich, Germany.
  9. El Hassan M., Hunt A., Nobes D. “Experimental Investigation of the Flow Dynamics and Heat Transfer in Reciprocating Stirling Engine Flows” Future Energy Systems Symposium. March 14, 2018 Edmonton, Canada.
  10. Yusuf Y., Ansari S., Bayans M., Sabbagh R., El Hassan M. and Nobes D. “Study of Flow Convergence in Rectangular Slots using Particle Shadowgraph Velocimetry” 5th International Conference on Experimental Fluid Mechanics – ICEFM July 2-4, 2018 Munich, Germany.
  11. Assoum H.H., El Hassan M., Hamdi J., Ali M., Abed-Meraïm K. and Sakout A. “Dynamics of a plane impinging jet in the presence of self-sustaining sound: Correlation between the acoustic field and the transverse velocity” International Conference On Materials & Energy-ICOME 2016.
  12. Assoum H.H., El Hassan M., Hamdi J., Hammoud A., Abed-Meraïm K. and Sakout A. “The turbulent kinetic energy and the acoustic field in a rectangular jet impinging a slotted plate” International Conference On Materials & Energy-ICOME 2016.
  13. El Hassan M., Gubanov A., May W. and Martinuzzi R. “Numerical investigation of the flow dynamics of a supersonic fluid ejector” International Conference on Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow, August 11-12, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic.
  14. El Hassan M. and Martinuzzi R. “Experimental study of the interaction between the horseshoe system and the vortex shedding of a wall-mounted rectangular cylinder” 66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 24 - 26, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.
  15. Hosseini Z., El Hassan M. and Martinuzzi R. “Shedding characteristics along the span in the wake of a low-aspect-ratio  pyramid” 66th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 24 - 26, 2013, Pittsburgh, PA.
  16. Chen Z., El Hassan M., Hosseini Z. and Martinuzzi R. “Numerical investigation of the flow prediction around a wall-mounted rectangular cylinder” AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 24-27 2013, San Diego, USA.
  17. Assoum, H.H., Sakout, A., Abed-Meraïm, K., Alia, A., El Hassan M., Vetel, J. “Experimental investigation of the vibration of a slotted and a non-slotted plates and the acoustic field in a plane impinging jet” Proceedings - European Conference on Noise Control, 2012, pp. 801-806.
  18. Assoum, H.H., Sakout, A., El Hassan M., Vetel, J., Alia, A., Abed-Meraïm, K. “Experimental investigation of the vibration of a slotted plate and the acoustic field in a plane impinging jet” Acoustics 2012, France, hal-00810574.
  19. El Hassan M., Assoum H.H., Sobolik V., Vetel J., Abed-Meraim K., Garon A. and Sakout A. “Wall shear stress and vortex dynamics in a circular impinging jet” Experimental Fluid Mechanics Conference 2011, November 22-25 2011, Liberec, Czech Republic.
  20. Meslem A., Dia A., Beghin C., El Hassan M., Nastase I. and Vialle P.J. “Twin Cross-shaped Jets Numerical Simulation For Innovative Air Diffuser” 12th international conference on Air Distribution in rooms June 19-22 2011, Trondheim, Norway. 
  21. Nastase I., Meslem A., El Hassan M. and Melikov A. “Hemisphere lobed nozzle jet analysis for mixing and personalized ventilation” 12th international conference on Air Distribution in rooms June 19-22 2011, Trondheim, Norway.
  22. El Hassan M. and Meslem A. “Streamwise vorticity and entrainment in circular and daisy-shaped orifice jets” 7th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (HEFAT), 19-20 July 2010, Antalya, Turkey.
  23. Meslem A., Eswari N., El Hassan M., Ramechecandane S and Nastase I. “Numerical simulation of a turbulent jet flow issued from a daisy-shaped orifice” HEFAT, 19-20 July 2010, Antalya, Turkey.
  24. El Hassan M., Keirsbulck L., Labraga L. and Meslem A. “Contrôle passif de l'écoulement turbulent affleurant une cavité profonde” 9ème Congrès de Mécanique, 21-24 April, Marrakech, Morocco.
  25. Meslem A, El Hassan M. et Nastase I. “Dynamique tourbillonnaire et entrainement dans la région initiale d'un jet rond et d'un jet marguerite à bas nombre de Reynolds” 19ème Congrès Français de Mécanique, 24-28 Août, Marseille, France.
  26. El Hassan M., Labraga L., Keirsbulck L. and Lippert M. “Control of deep cavity tones using a spanwise cylinder at subsonic speeds” 6th HEFAT International Conference, 30June-2July 2008, Pretoria, South-Africa.
  27. Lalot S., El Hassan M., Keirsbulck L., Lippert M. and Labraga L. “Neural models of a deep cavity” The 19th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 17-21 August 2007, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  28. El Hassan M., Labraga L. and Keirsbulck L. “Aero-acoustic oscillations inside large deep cavities” 16th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, 421-428; 3-7 December 2007, Brisbane, Australia.
  29. El Hassan M., Labraga L. and Keirsbulck L. “Écoulement turbulent affleurant une cavité profonde” 18ème Congrès Français de mécanique, 27-31 Août 2007, Grenoble, France.

Dr. El Hassan's current fields of research include:

  • Experimental and numerical investigation of turbulent flows (Jets, cavity flows, etc.),
  • Active and passive flow controls,
  • Optimization of supersonic ejectors (heat pumps and distillation plants),
  • Cardio-vascular flows.   

 

  • Professional Engineer of Alberta: Order of Engineers of Alberta (APEGA, Canada).
  • Member of the Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics Research Center of Technology (France).
  • Member of the Agency for Environmental and Energy Management (France).