Dr. Mohamed Alshehhi

Dr. Mohamed Alshehhi

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Ruwais Building, Room 3004
Office:+971 2 607 5213
Fax: +971 2 607 5200
Email: malshehhi@pi.ac.ae 

Dr. Mohamed Alshehhi is currently the Director of Strategic Planning and an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Petroleum Institute (PI) in Abu Dhabi.

His main research interest is in the area of multiphase flow and separation process with a focus on applications to the oil and gas industry.

Dr. Alshehhi has published articles in renowned refereed journals and conference proceedings. He also delivered several presentations in international conferences. Furthermore, he serves as a reviewer for reputable international journals in the area of HVAC & R.

Dr. Alshehhi has received a number of awards, including best Paper Award from The Advanced Energy System Division, 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ASME (2014), Recipient of ASHRAE Grant-In-Aid Award Program (2007), and Sheikh Rashid Award for Scientific Outstanding Performance in 2005 and 2011.

 

    • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA (2003–2009)
    • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA (2001–2003)
    • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA (1998–2001)
  • Heat Transfer
  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Energy conversion
  • Experimental Reactive Flow
  • Laser Diagnostics
  • Reduced-carbon-footprint Technologies
  • Biofuels
  • Electrostatic Atomization
  • Combustion

Articles in Refereed Journals

  • T. Khan and M. Alshehhi, “Review of black powder in gas pipelines – an industrial perspective,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, vol. 25, pp. 66-76, 2015.
  • N. Kharoua, M. Alshehhi, and L. Khezzar, “Prediction of Black powder distribution in junctions using the Discrete Phase Model,” Powder Technology, vol. 286, pp. 202-211, 2015.
  • H. Ganapathy, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, M. Ohadi, and M. Alshehhi, “Hydrodynamics and Mass Transfer Performance of a Microreactor for Enhanced Gas Separation Processes,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 266, pp. 258-270, 2015.
  • H. Ganapathy, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, M. Alshehhi, and M. Ohadi, “Fluid Flow and Mass Transfer Characteristics of Enhanced CO2 Capture in a Minichannel Reactor,” Applied Energy, vol. 119, pp. 43-56, 2014.
  • L. Khezzar, A. Filali, and M. AlShehhi, “Flow and Heat Transfer of FENE-P Fluids in Ducts of Various Shapes: Effect of Newtonian Solvent Contribution,” Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, vol. 207, pp. 7-20, 2014.
  • M. Alshehhi, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, and M. Ohadi, “Parametric Study on the Separation of Fine Immiscible Oil Droplets from a Gaseous Stream Using an Electrostatic Force,” HVAC & R Research, vol. 19, pp. 471-480, 2013.
  • H. Ganapathy, A. Shooshtari, K. Choo, S. Dessiatoun, M. Alshehhi, and M. Ohadi, “Volume of Fluid-Based Numerical Modeling of Condensation Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Characteristics in Microchannels,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 65, pp. 62-72, 2013.
  •  M. Alshehhi, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, M. Ohadi, and A. Goharzadeh, “Parametric Performance Analysis of an Electrostatic Wire-Cylinder Aerosol Separator in Laminar Flow Using a Numerical Modeling Approach,” Separation Science and Technology, vol. 45, pp. 299-309, 2010.

Articles in Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • N. Kharoua, L. Khezzar, Z. Nemouchi, and M. Alshehhi, “Large eddy simulation of forced and unforced plane jets impinging on a convex surface,” in ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2014.
  • N. Kharoua, M. Alshehhi, and L. Khezzar, “Numerical simulation of solid-phase split at junctions in particle laden pipe flow,” in ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2014.
  • S. Bangerth, H. Ganapathy, M. Ohadi, T. Khan, and M. Alshehhi, “Study of CO2 absorption into aqueous diethanolamine (DEA) using microchannel reactors,” in ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, 2014.
  • H. Ganapathy, S. Steinmayer, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, M. Alshehhi, and M. Ohadi, “Enhanced carbon capture in a multiport microscale absorber,” in ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, San Diego, CA, U.S., 2013.
  • H. Ganapathy, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, M. Alshehhi, and M. Ohadi, “Experimental investigation of advanced microscale reactors for enhanced carbon capture and natural gas sweetening applications,” in ASME 2013 7th International Conference on Energy Sustainability & 11th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology, Minneapolis, MN, U.S., 2013.

Invited Seminars & Conference Presentations / Posters

  • H. Ganapathy, A. Shooshtari, S. Dessiatoun, M. Alshehhi, and M. Ohadi, “High efficiency carbon capture technology utilizing advanced micro-structured surfaces,” in AIChE 2013 Carbon Management Technology Conference, Alexandria, VA, U.S., 2013.
  • A. Shooshtari, R. Kuzmicki, S. Dessiatoun, M. Alshehhi, E. Al-Hajri, and M. Ohadi, “Enhancement of CO2 absorption in aqueous diethanolamine amine using microchannel contactors,” in AIChE 2012 Carbon Management Technology Conference, Orlando, FL, U.S., 2012.
  • M. Alshehhi, S. Dessiatoun, A. Shooshtari, M. Ohadi, and A. Goharzadeh, “Electrohydrodynamics (EHD)-enhanced separation of fine liquid droplets from gas flows – application to refrigeration and process industry,” in Second International Energy 2030 Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2008.

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