Mohammad A. Alim0000-0003-1861-2251
Dr. M. A. Alim is a Professor of Electrical Engineering, Alabama A & M University where he joined in August 1998. He possesses earned M.S. in Physics and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Marquette University in 1980 and 1986, respectively. He developed Undergraduate Microelectronics curricula and established 2,500 sq. ft. Class 1,000 cleanroom facility by securing funds from private and government organizations. His research focus includes piezoelectric transformers, sensors, electrical components, thermistors, varistors, detectors, multi-layered devices, thin-/thick-films, thermoelectrics, passivating insulation, rechargeable batteries, and flexible electronics. He is a known global expert in electroceramics, varistor technology. During 2007-2008 he was NASA Administrator’s Fellow at NASA-MSFC. Also he was Summer Faculty Fellow there in 2001 and 2002. Before joining the academia he was with the power systems' industries for 12+ years. His involvement with nanoparticles (sub-micron size) began in 1980 with the polycrystalline systems. Current research interest includes single crystal and polycrystal based devices for variety applications. He is promoting nanoscale engineering education via incorporating nanoconcept in Senior and Graduate courses. He has been advising/consulting global academia and industries since 1997. His experience includes collaborative efforts in China, India, and within the U.S.A. He possesses knowledge in ISO 9000 procedures and certification. He presented 30+ international seminars beside possessing 75+ journal papers, 2 co-edited books, 1 NASA Technical Memorandum, 11 book chapters, 5 U.S. patents, and 45+ conference abstracts, etc. He serves as external Dissertation committee member for Universites and renders services as reviewer to 12+ international journals beside evaluating books for publishers.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011