Amal Esawi

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Personal information

Title: 

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
The American University in Cairo
Department: 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Science and Technology Research Center (STRC)
Address: 
Falaki Academic Center, Room 515
City: 
Cairo
Country: 
Egypt
Phone: 
+202-797-5786
Fax: 
+202-795-7565

Education

Ph.D. in engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, 1995.

M.Sc. in Materials Engineering, the American University in Cairo, 1990.

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in materials, the American University in Cairo, 1989.

Exchange student with the Open Door program. Shelby County High School, American High School Diploma, Kentucky, USA  (1983).

Competences

Mechanical Engineering.

Mechanical Design.

Materials Engineering.

Selection of Manufacturing Processes in Materials-Selection Software Design.

Languages: 

Arabic

English

Jobs

Work history: 

2005- Present: Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The American University in Cairo.

2004- Present: Assistant Director, The Yousef Jameel Science and Technology Research Center, The American University in Cairo.

1995-2000: Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge.

1986: Research assistant at Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands.

Honorary office and memberships: 

Member of: ASME, Egyptian Engineering Syndicate, Materials Research Society.

Productions and works: 

Has several publications to her name, including:

Ashby, M. and Esawi, Amal “Cost-based Ranking for Manufacturing Process Selection.” Integrated Design and Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering ‘98, Proceedings of the 2nd IDMME Conference held in Compiegne, France, 27-29 May, 1998. Ed. Jean-Louis Batoz, Patrick Chedmail, Gerard Cognet and Clement Fortin. Massachusetts: Kluwer Academic Publishers,  2000;

Esawi, Amal and Farag, M. “Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites: Potential and Current Challenges”, Materials & Design, In Press (2006);

Esawi Amal and Morsi, K. (2006), “Effect of Mechanical Alloying Time and Carbon Nanotube (CNT) content on the evolution of Aluminum (Al)-CNT Composite Powders”, Journal of Materials Science, In Press (2006).

Contributed in designing: 'CPS Software', Granta Design, Rustat House, 62 Clifton Road, Cambridge CB1 7EG, UK. with Ashby, M.F. and Cebon, D. (1998).