Dr. S.A. Sherif is a tenured Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and is the Founding Director of the Wayne K. and Lyla L. Masur HVAC Laboratory and the Director of the Industrial Assessment Center at the University of Florida. He is a Fellow of ASME, a Fellow of ASHRAE, an Associate Fellow of AIAA, a Member of Commission B-1 on Thermodynamics and Transfer Processes of the International Institute of Refrigeration, and a Member of the Advisory Board of Directors of the International Association for Hydrogen Energy. He is currently the Technical Editor of the ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, an Associate Editor of Solar Energy and an Editor Emeritus of the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. He is a past Associate Technical Editor of the ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, and the ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. He is a Book Review Editor of ASME’s Applied Mechanics Reviews, a Collections Editor for Scrivener Publishing, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Exergy, International Journal of Automotive and Mechanical Engineering, Open Energy and Fuels Journal, Open Renewable Energy Journal, International Journal on Energy and Environment, ISRN Mechanical Engineering, Pioneer Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer and its Applications, and Conference papers in Energy. He is the recipient of the E.K. Campbell Award of Merit from ASHRAE in 1997 for “outstanding service and achievement in teaching” and a “TIP” teaching award from the University of Florida in 1998. He is the recipient of the 2001 Kuwait Prize in Applied Sciences, an ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award (2003), and an ASHRAE Exceptional Service Award (2010). In 2007, he received a Superior Accomplishment Award from the University of Florida. In 2008, he was elected as an ASHRAE Distinguished Lecturer. He has over 400 publications and two US patents.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2013