Dr. Mohammad A. Alshudeifat

Dr. Mohammad A. Alshudeifat

Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Address: Abu Dhabi, UAE, P.O.Box: 127788

Telephone: +971 50 520 4496

Fax: +971 (0)2 447 2442

Email: mohd.shudeifat@ku.ac.ae


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University (USA), 2010
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University (USA), 2007
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Jordan University of Science & Technology (JOR),2000
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Jordan (JOR), 1996
  • Undergraduate courses in dynamics, vibration, control, thermodynamic, statics, solid mechanics, engineering economy, and Aircraft structures
  • Undergraduate courses in mathematics for mechanical engineers
  • Undergraduate courses in engineering design and drawing
  • Graduate courses in dynamics, nonlinear dynamics, vibration and control
  • Dynamics and vibration
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Nonlinear energy sinks (NES)
  • Structural health monitoring (SHM)
  • Damage detection in structural and rotordynamic systems
  • Order reduction of structural dynamic systems
  • Renewable energy


  • M.A. AL-Shudeifat, N. E. Wierschem, L. A. Bergman and A. F. Vakakis, (2016), Numerical and Experimental Investigations of a Rotating Nonlinear Energy Sink, Meccanica. DOI: 10.1007/s11012-016-0422-2.
  • M.A. AL-Shudeifat, Vakakis, A.F., Bergman, L.A., (2016), Shock Mitigation by Means of Low- to High-Frequency Nonlinear Targeted Energy Transfers of a Large-Scale Structure, J. Comput. Nonlinear Dynam., 11, 021006. DOI: 10.1115/1.4030540.
  • M.A. AL-Shudeifat (2015), Stability Analysis and Backward Whirl Investigation of Cracked Rotors with Time-Varying Stiffness, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 348, pp. 365–380. DOI:10.1016/j.jsv.2015.03.007.
  • M.A. AL-Shudeifat (2015), Amplitudes Decay in Different Kinds of Nonlinear Oscillators, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, 137(3), pp. 031012-9. DOI: 10.1115/1.4029288.
  • A.F. Vakakis, M.A. AL-Shudeifat, M.A. Hasan, (2014), Interactions of propagating waves in a one-dimensional chain of linear oscillators with a strongly nonlinear local attachment, Meccanica, 49(10), 2375-2397. DOI: 10.1007/s11012-014-0008-9.
  • M.A. AL-Shudeifat (2014), Highly efficient nonlinear energy sink, Nonlinear Dynamics, 76(4), 1905-1920. DOI: 10.1007/s11071-014-1256-x.
  • M.A. AL-Shudeifat (2013), On the finite element modeling of an asymmetric cracked rotor, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 332(11), 2795–2807. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2012.12.026.
  • G. Chaozhong, M.A. AL-Shudeifat, J. Yan, L.A. Bergman, D.M. McFarland, E.A. Butcher (2013), Application of Empirical Mode Decomposition to a Jeffcott Rotor with a Breathing Crack, Journal of Sound and Vibration, 332, 3881- 3892. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2013.02.031.
  • M. A. AL-Shudeifat, N. Wierschem, D. D. Quinn, A. F. Vakakis, L. A. Bergman, B. F. Spencer Jr., (2013), Numerical and Experimental Investigation of a Highly Effective Single-Sided Vibro-Impact Nonlinear Energy Sink for Shock Mitigation, International Journal of Non-linear Mechanics, 52, 96–109. DOI:10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2013.02.004.
  • M. A. AL-Shudeifat, E.A. Butcher (2011), New Breathing Functions for the Transverse Breathing Crack of the Cracked Rotor System: Approach for Critical and Subcritical Harmonic Analysis” Journal of Sound and Vibration, 330(3), 526-544. DOI:10.1016/j.jsv.2010.08.022.