Bilal A. Akash

American University of RAK, United Arab Emirates

Bilal A. Akash is a Professor of mechanical engineering and is currently the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Prior to this, he was the Dean of the College of Engineering at the Dhofar University, Dhofar, Oman. He has obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA, in 1992. During his 21 years of academic experience, Akash worked in various universities: King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, University of Qatar, Doha, Qatar, and Applied Science Private University, Amman, Jordan. With more than 90 publications, his work includes thermodynamic analysis of internal combustion engines, combustion, pyrolysis, liquefaction of solid fossil fuels, heat transfer, energy analysis and engineering systems, and solar and alternative energy desalination.

Biography Updated on 23 November 2013

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