Full Name:
Ahmed Mohamed Taher Ahmed Alaa Eldin
Academic Rank:
Assistant Professor
ASU Email:
ahmed_eldeinhussin@eng.asu.edu.eg
Departmment:
Mechanical Power Engineering
Graduation Year:
2001

Dr. Ahmed Taher Hussin graduated in 2001 from the Mechanical Power Engineering department at Ain Shams University. He joined the same department as a demonstrator and finished his MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the same department in 2006. He then joined the University of Leeds in the UK as PhD student. Having obtained his PhD he joined Ain Shams University in 2013 as an assistant professor. His research activities are focused on combustion, Heat Engines, Waste Heat Recovery systems and Energy Efficiency.


Degrees:
Oct. 2008 – Sep. 2012:
PhD in Combustion in Engines, School of Mechanical Eng., University of Leeds, the UK.
Major and area of specialization: Mechanical Engineering, thermo-fluids and Combustion.
PhD Thesis: “Renewable Fuels in Internal Combustion Engines”.
Jan. 2002 – Nov. 2006:
M.Sc. in Mechanical Power Eng., Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Egypt.
Major and area of specialization: Mechanical Engineering, thermo-fluids and Heat engines.
MSc Thesis: “Design, construction and testing of a Gamma-type Stirling engine”.
Sep. 1996 – Jun 2001:
B.Sc. in Mechanical Power Eng., Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Egypt.
Honors/Merits: Graduated the first on my class (Distinction with honour degree).

Awards:
• PhD scholarship at the School of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Leeds, the UK, (2008-2013)
• MSc scholarship at the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Egypt (2002-2006)
• Dean of Engineering Award for Excellence, Ain Shams University, Egypt (2001)
• Annual Ain Shams Uni. Award for Excellent Academic Achievements, (1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000)


Books:
Not Available
Published Research:

1. T.M. Gadelkareem, A.M.T.A. Eldein Hussin, G.M. Hennes, A.A. El-Ehwany, 2018, “Stirling cycle for hot and cold drinking water dispenser”, International Journal of Refrigeration, ISSN 0140-7007, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2018.11.033.

2. Ibrahim Gad-el-Hak, Ahmed Eldein Hussin, Ashraf Moustafa Hamed, Nabil Abdel Aziz Mahmoud, 2018, “Numerical Investigation of the Effects of Number of Rotor and Nozzle Blades on the Performance of an ORC Turbo-Expander”, American Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Automation. Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 49-62

3. Gad-el-Hak, I., Hussin, A. E., Hamed, A. M., Mahmoud, N. A., 2017, “3D Numerical Modelling of Zeotropic Mixtures and Pure Working Fluids in an ORC Turbo-Expander”, International Journal of Turbomachinery, Propulsion and Power, 2(1),2

4. A. M. Hamed, A. E. Hussin, M. M. Kamal, A. R. Elbaz, 2017,"Combustion of a hydrogen jet normal to multiple pairs of opposing methane–air mixtures”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: 0957650916685944.

5. Bardin M. E.; El-Dein Hussin; Gushchin P. A.; Vinokurov VA; Burluka AA, 2014 “Technical aspects of ethyl tert-butyl ether (ETBE) for large-scale use as gasoline improver”. Energy Technology, vol. 2, pp.194-204.

6. Burluka A. A., El-Dein Hussin, Ling Z. Y., Sheppard C. G. W., 2012 “Effects of large-scale turbulence on cyclic variability in spark-ignition engine”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 43, pp. 13-22.

7. Burluka, A. A.; El-Dein Hussin; Sheppard, C. G. W.; Liu, K. X.; Sanderson, V., 2011, “Turbulent Combustion of Hydrogen-CO Mixtures”, Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, vol. 86, pp.735-749.

8. Burluka A. A., El-Dein Hussin A.M.T.A., Mandilas C., Sheppard C. G. W., 2009 “Experimental study of role of instabilities in turbulent premixed combustion” In: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Turbulence, Heat and Mass Transfer, Rome, Italy, 14-18, pp. 651-654.

9. A. A. El-Ehwany, G. M. Hennes, A. M. T. Hussin, 2006 “The First Egyptian Stirling Engine”, Ain Shams Engineering Journal, Volume 4, Issue 2, June, Pages 307-316

Published Research in Confernces:
1. A Shouman, A. El-Dien Hussin, A. Hamed, M. Serag El-Din, N. Mahmoud, A. El-Baz, (2017), “Performance evaluation of a novel dual vane rotary compressor”, International Conference on Compressors and their Systems, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, volume 232, 1, pages 012060
Educational and Research Projects:
March 2019 – Present:
Co-Principal Investigator in a joint research project “Renewable Energy-based Fresh Water Provisioning Technology in Rural Areas of Egypt”, (ReFreshTEC) between Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University and University of Northumbria, the UK, and funded by the British Council and Science & Technology Development Fund, (STDF), Egypt-UK Newton-Musharafa, (77K £):
The project aims at design and commercialize a novel small-scale low-cost Solar/Biomass Thermal Water Pumping system for irrigation and desalination sectors in Egypt. My role is to manage and ensure the project is properly conducted administratively and scientifically.

Aug. 2018 – Present:
Researcher in a joint research project “Development of a biochar system for optimal conversion of Egyptian agricultural waste to Energy”, between Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and funded by Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, (ASRT), (1M L.E.). My role is supervising the process of design and development of a laboratory scale biocharring reactor.

Oct. 2014 – Present:
Researcher in a joint research project, “Advanced high-efficient power-generation”, (Ad-Pow-Gen), funded by Europe-Africa (ERAfrica) and Science and Technology Development Fund, (STDF). The project aims at enhancing the efficiency of micro gas turbines by using multi fuels such as hydrogen, biogas, syngas, and biodiesel, (100,000 €). My role is to investigate experimentally novel methods to enhance the combustion efficiency and reduce emissions.
Sep. 2015 – Present:
Researcher in a research project “Power Generation from the Sun”, (POWERSUN), funded by Science and Technology Development Fund, (STDF). The project aims at producing electricity from solar energy based on Organic Rankine Cycle, (1000,000 L.E.). My role is to design and select the cycle components, in addition to test the cycle performance at different operating conditions.
Sep. 2013 – Oct. 2015:
I was a team member in a funded project by TEMPUS, “Clean Energy and Research in Environmental Studies”, (CERES), (500,000 €). My role was:
1. Instructor of the workshop “Introduction to Biomass Energy”, June 2014.
2. Building up a postgraduate curriculum of “Transport phenomena”, Dec. 2013.
3. Consultant of solar energy experiment setup and purchase, Nov. 2013.
4. Consultant of wind energy experiment setup and purchase, Nov. 2013.
Oct. 2008 – Sep. 2012:
Research Assistant at the combustion lab in the School of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Leeds, the UK. My role was to investigate experimentally the combustion characterisation (speed of laminar and turbulent flames, and auto-ignition) of synthetic fuels and biofuels for sponsors come from the automotive industry, fuel manufacturers and power generation, such as Siemens and Shell.


Consulting and Engineering Projects:
HVAC Consultant for Delta Life Assurance project at Ever Green Bldg., Egypt, Oct. 2015.

Consultant of waste heat recovery system for GasChill, at Borg El-Arab, Egypt, Mar. 2015.

Consultant of waste heat recovery system at Oceania Engineering System, Egypt, Jan. 2015

Consultant of waste heat recovery system for Kahraba at Borg El-Arab, Egypt, Mar. 2014.

Supervised Thesis:
8 MSC
3 PhD
Other:
Not Available