Dr. Muhammad K. Akbar

Muhammad K. Akbar

 

 

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Name:              Muhammad K. Akbar

Title:                Assistant Professor

Address:          Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering,

                      Tennessee State University,

                      3500 John A. Merritt Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209-1561

Telephones:     (615) 963-5392, FAX: (615) 963-5496, E-mail: makbar@tnstate.edu

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

2004, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

2001, M.Sc. in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Alabama.

1998, M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

1995, B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012 – Present, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee

2008 – 2012, Senior Research Associate, Northrop Grumman Center for High Performance Computing, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi.

2005 – 2008, Visiting Assistant Professor, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Savannah, Georgia

1996 – 1998, Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

Outstanding Teacher Award 2006, Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah, Georgia.

GWW School of Mechanical Engineering nomination for the Georgia Tech Chapter Sigma Xi Best PhD Thesis Award in 2005.

“On gas–liquid two-phase flow regimes…” – titled journal article was among the most cited articles in the International Journal of Multiphase Flow (Elsevier) for the period 2002-2005.

Outstanding M.S. graduate research assistant of the year 2001, Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics Department, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

 

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Akbar, M.K., Aliabadi, S. “Hybrid Numerical Methods to Solve Shallow Water Equations for Hurricane Induced Storm Surge Modeling”. Environmental Modelling & Software. Under review.

Akbar, M.K., Aliabadi, S., Patel, R, and Watts, M. “Fully Automated and Integrated Multi-Scale Forecasting Scheme for Emergency Preparedness”. Environmental Modelling & Software (Accepted - March 2012).

Akbar, M.K., Rahman, M., S.M. Ghiaasiaan. "Particle Transport in a Small Square Enclosure under Laminar Natural Convection Induced by Temperature Gradient". J. Aerosol Sci., 40 (2009) 747 - 761.

Akbar, M.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “Simulation of Taylor Flow in Capillaries Based on the Volume-of-Fluid Technique”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 45(15) , July 2006, 5396-5403.

Akbar, M.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “Simulation of Taylor Flow in Capillaries Based on the Volume-of-Fluid Technique”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 45(15) , July 2006, 5396-5403.

Akbar, M.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “A CFD Model for Aerosol Transport in Rising Gas Bubbles,” J. Aerosol Sci., 37, 2006, 735–749.

Akbar, M.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “Radiation Heat Transfer and Soot Thermophoresis in Laminar Tube Flow,” Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Volume 47, Issue 7, 2005, 653 - 670.

Akbar, M.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “Modeling the Gas Absorption in a Spray Scrubber with Dissolving Reactive Particles”, Chem. Eng. Sci., 59(5), March 2004, 967-976.

Akbar, M.K., Ghiaasiaan, S.M., and Karrila, S., “An Experimental Study of Interfacial Surface Area Concentration in a Short Column Subject to Paper Pulp-Water-Gas Three-phase Flow,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 59(5), March 2004, 1079-1086.

Akbar, M.K., Yan, J., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “Mechanism of Gas Absorption Enhancement in a Slurry Droplet Containing Reactive, Sparingly Soluble Micro Particles”, Int. J. Heat and Mass Transfer, 46, 2003, 4561-4571.

Akbar, M.K., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “Stability of stratified gas-liquid two-phase flow in a horizontal annular channels,” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 28, 2003, 17–21.

Akbar, M.K., Plummer, D.A., and Ghiaasiaan, S.M., “On gas–liquid two-phase flow regimes in microchannels,” Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 29, 2003, 855-865.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Reviewer:
    • International Journal for Multiscale Computational Engineering
    • Annals of Nuclear Energy
    • International Journal of Numerical Methods
    • Chemical Engineering Science
    • American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
    • Chemical Product and Process Modeling
  • Member of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

 






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