Essam Eldin Khalil

Cairo University, Egypt


Essam Eldin Khalil was born in Glasgow Scotland on July 12, 1948. He received his B.S. (1971) and M.S. (1973) degrees in mechanical engineering from Cairo University, Egypt, and D.I.C. (1976) and Ph.D. (1977) degrees from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London University, UK. Currently, he is a Professor of mechanical engineering at Cairo University since June 1988. He has over 38 years of experience in design and simulation of combustion chambers for terrestrial and aerospace applications. He published over 380 papers in journals and conference proceedings on combustion, energy, and indoor air quality control. Moreover, he developed and delivered advanced courses in heat transfer, gas turbine combustion, and terrestrial energy. Since 2004, he has been the Deputy Director of Region VII. His focus has been on further development of AIAA international cooperation with International peer societies, academia, and aerospace professionals. He was a Member of ThermoPhysics TC (2000–2010), Terrestrial Energy TC (2003–2008), and a Member of the Steering Committee of International Energy Conversion Conference (IECEC). He is the Technical Chair of IECEC 2009. In addition, he assisted with the cosponsorship from the Egyptian Society of Mechanical Engineers at IECEC. Khalil is a member of the International Activities Committee (2009). He is a Fellow of ASME, a Fellow of ASHRAE, a Convenor for ISO TC205WG2 on Energy Efficiency, a Member of ISO TC163, a Distinguished Lecturer for ASHRAE, and an authorized Instructor for ASME and RWTUV. He won the Outstanding Achievement in Science Award, Cairo University, in 2005, 2006, and 2008, the Best Paper Award from AIAA Terrestrial Energy TC, in 2005, and the ASME George Westinghouse Award in 2009.

Biography Updated on 15 February 2010

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