Publications - 2007
S. Dessiatoun & M. Ohadi, "Electrohydrodynamically (EHD) enhanced heat transfer
system and method with an encapsulated electrode,“ United States Patent No.
7,159,646, January 2007.
L. Ernst, G. Zhang, W. van Driel, P. Rodgers, S. Marco, M. Meuwissen & O. de Saint
Leger (Eds), Thermal, mechanical and multiphysics simulation and experiments in
micro-electronics and micro-systems – proceedings of EuroSIME 2007, Maastricht, NL: Shaker Publishing.
S. M. Stewart, J. E. Olearski, P. Rodgers, D. Thompson & E. A. Hayes (Eds),
Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference for Middle East Teachers of Science,
Mathematics and Computing (METSMaC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007.
D. A. Siginer, Guest Editor, J. Fluids Engineering (Transactions of the ASME), special
issue on “Electric and Magnetic Field Effects at the Micro and Nano Scale Systems
and Flows in Material Processing” dedicated to selected papers presented at the
IMEC&E’05 and FEDSM’06, vol.129, no.4, 2007.
V. Eveloy, D. Das, N. Vichare, and M. Pecht, “Electronic hardware reliability,” in The
RF and Microwave Handbook, Second Edition, Mike Golio (Ed), Boca Raton, Florida,
USA, CRC Press, 2007.
E. Ng, S. C. Fok & J. Richardson, "Laser doppler perfusion imaging: clinical
diagnosis,” in Cancer Imaging: Lung and Breast Carcinomas, M. Hayat, (Ed), USA:
Elsevier, 2007, pp. 107-118.
Theses and Dissertations
A. Karrech, “Behaviour of granular materials under vibration – Application to
ballasted railways,” Ph.D. dissertation, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées,
Paris, France, 2007.
C. Mandel, “Design, construction and commissioning of an experimental multiphase
flow characterization facility,” M.S. thesis, Mannheim University of Applied
Sciences, Mannheim, Germany, 2007.
V. Eveloy, Y. Hwang & M. Pecht, “The effect of electro-static discharge on electrical
overstress susceptibility in a gallium arsenide MESFET based device,” IEEE
Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 200-208, 2007.
F. L. Tan & S.C. Fok, “Remote access of electronic resources for thermal plant using
mobile devices,” International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, vol.
30, no. 4, pp. 270-279, 2007.
A. Karrech, D. Duhamel, G. Bonnet, J. N. Roux, F. Chevoir, J. Canou, J. C. Dupla and
K. Sab, “A computational procedure for the prediction of settlement in granular
materials under cyclic loading,” Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and
Engineering, vol. 197, no. 1-4, pp. 80-94, 2007.
A. Karrech, A. Seibi & T. Pervez, “Damping effect on mechanical waves in an elastic
solid expanded tubular,” Journal of Pressure Vessels Technology, ASME Transaction,
vol. 129, pp. 698-712, 2007.
H. Sakamoto & F. A. Kulacki, “Buoyancy driven flow in saturated porous media,”
Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 129, pp. 727-734, 2007
F. A. Kulacki, J. H. Davidson & M. Hebert, “On the effectiveness of baffles in indirect
solar storage systems,” Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 129, pp. 494-498,
T. Baummer, S. Dessiatoun, M. Ohadi & A. Shooshtari, ‘”Force-fed evaporation and
condensation utilizing advanced micro-structured surfaces and micro-channels,’’
Microelectronics, doi:10.1016/j.mejo.2007.07.005, 2007.
N. Vichare, P. Rodgers, V. Eveloy & M. Pecht, “Environment and usage monitoring
of electronic products for health assessment and product design,” Quality
Technology and Quantitative Management Journal, Special Issue on “New and
Emerging Trends in Reliability”, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 79-94, 2007.
A. C. Seibi & T. Pervez, “Strain measurements in baffles of high density
polyethylene mobile water tanks,” J. of Experimental Mechanics, vol. 31, no. 5, pp.
A. Seibi, A. Karrech & T. Pervez, “Post-expansion tube response under mechanical
and hydraulic expansion – a comparative study,” Journal of Pressure Vessels
Technology, vol. 129, no. 1, pp. 118-124, 2007.
J. Sheikh-Ahmad & J. Twomey, “ANN constitutive model for high strain-rate
deformation of Al 7075-T6,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol. 186, pp.
J. Sheikh-Ahmad, J. Twomey, D. Kalla & P. Lodhia, “Multiple regression and
committee neural network force prediction models in milling FRP,” Machining
Science and Technology, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 391-412, 2007.
M. F. Letelier & D. A. Siginer, “On the flow of a class of viscoinelastic-viscoplastic
fluids in tubes of non-circular contour,” Int. J. Engineering Science, vol. 45, no. 11, pp.
D. A. Siginer, Editorial, special issue on “Electric and magnetic field effects at the
micro and nano scale systems and flows in material processing,” ASME J. Fluids
Engineering , vol. 129, no. 4, pp. 1-2, 2007.
S. W. Scott & J. Ahmad, “Introducing global stewardship to Engineering students in
the Arab world: the Petroleum Institute’s STEPS program focuses on
sustainability,” in Proceedings of the 114th Annual American Society of Engineering
Education, ASEE 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, p. AC 2007-920.
S. W. Scott & J. Ahmad, “Preparing Engineering students for environmental
stewardship in the 21st century: PI design teams develop plastics recycling plan,”
in Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference for Middle East Teachers of Science,
Mathematics and Computing (METSMaC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007, pp. 231-241.
V. Eveloy & P. Rodgers, “Introducing Mechanical Engineering to students in the
Gulf region,” in Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference for Middle East Teachers
of Science, Mathematics and Computing (METSMaC), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007, pp. 213-
P. Kalinowski, A. Goharzadeh, A. Molki & M. Ohadi, "A direct methanol fuel cell
experimental set-up for mechanical engineering undergraduate students,” in
Proceedings of the International conference on Engineering Education and Training
(ICEET), Kuwait, 2007, pp. ICEET-2-1180.
A. Goharzadeh, P. Rodgers & C. Mandel, "Innovative fluid mechanics experiments
for modern mechanical engineering program,” in Proceedings of the 114th Annual
American Society of Engineering Education, ASEE 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, p AC
T. Watanabe & I. Kubo, “Development of an advanced stirling engine generator for
solar application,” in 13th International Stirling Engine Conference, Tokyo, Japan
F. L. Tan & S.C. Fok, “Thermal management of mobile phone using phase change
material,” in Proceedings of the 9th Electronics Packaging Technology International
Conference, Singapore, 2007, pp. 836-842.
E. Cetegen, T. Baummer, S. Dessiatoun & M. Ohadi, “Force-fed condensation and
evaporation on micro-structured surfaces: application to self-contained thermal
management of high flux electronics”, IMECE2007-42001, Proceedings of the 2007
ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle,
Washington, Nov. 2007.
S. Dessiatoun, S. Choudhury, E. Cetegen, E. Al Hajri & M. Ohadi, “Studies on
condensation of refrigerants in a high aspect ratio microchannel and in a novel
micro-groove surface heat exchanger,” ICNMM2007-30179, Proceedings of the
ASME Fifth International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels and
Minichannels, Puebla, Mexico, June 2007.
T. Baummer, E. Cetegen, M. Ohadi, S. Dessiatoun, “Force-fed evaporation and
condensation utilizing advanced micro-structured surfaces and micro-channels,”
Thermal Challenges in Next Generation Electronic Systems (THERMES 2007), New
P. Foroughi, S. Dessiatoun, A. Shooshtari, & M. Ohadi, “Experimental
characterization of an EHD ion-drag micropump for cryogenic micro-pumping
applications,” IMECE2007-42177, Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International
Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Seattle, Washington, Nov. 2007.
F. Boukadi, M. Sahraoui, A. C. Seibi & A. Barhoumi, “A mathematical model to
simulate gas-oil gravity drainage in a naturally-fractured oil-wet reservoir,” in
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied
Optimization, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007.
A. C. Seibi, T. Pervez & F. Boukadi, “Development of operating envelops for casings
in deviated wells using a user-friendly computer program,” in Proceedings of the
2nd International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization,
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2007.
T. Pervez, A. C. Seibi, S. A. Al-Hiddabi, F. K. Al-Jahwari, S. Z. Qamar & F. Marketz,
“Solid tubular expansion in horizontal wells,” in 15th SPE Middle East Oil & Gas Show,
Bahrain, 11-14, 2007, p. SPE105704.
R. Asmatulu & D. A. Siginer, “Manipulation of organic and inorganic colloidal
particles by dielectrophoretic forces,” in ASME IMEC&E, ISBN: 0-7918-3812-9,
Seattle, Washington, USA, 2007, p. IMECE2007-44093.
F. M. Letelier & D. A. Siginer, “Magnetorheological flow in pipes: An exploration of
the time variation of herschel-bulkley parameters,” in ASME IMEC&E, ISBN: 0-7918-
3812-9, Seattle, Washington, USA, 2007, p. IMECE2007-43915.
D. A. Siginer, F. M. Letelier, J. P. Ruliez & O. F. Corral, “An inverse method for
material characterization of magnetorheological dampers,” in 5th Joint ASME/JSME
Fluids Engineering Conference, ISBN: 0-7918-3805-6, San Diego, California, USA,
2007, p. FEDSM2007-37305.
D. A. Siginer, “Interplay of inertia and elasticity, enhanced heat transfer and
change of type of vorticity in tube flow of nonlinear viscoelastic fluids,” in 60th APS
Annual Fluid Dynamics Division Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 2007, p. DFD07-