Messiha Saad, Clinical Assistant Professor

Messiha Saad
Messiha SaadCollege of Engineering, Clinical Assistant Professor, Mechanical EngineeringFloyd 134C509-372-7452
Education
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1993
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, 1982
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Suez Canal University, 1978

Joined WSU Tri-Cities in 2014 from North Carolina A&T State University

Academic Interests

Teaching

  • Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Analysis
  • Thermal Systems Design
  • Energy Conversion Systems
  • Mechanical Systems Design
  • Engineering Mechanics (Statics & Dynamics)
  • Internal Combustion Engines
  • Solar Energy
  • HVAC
  • Continuum Mechanics

Research

  • Renewable Energy
  • Thermal Characterization of Composite Materials and Foams
  • Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Internal Combustion Engines, Emissions, and Air Pollution
Recent Publications
  • Messiha Saad, Sandi Miller, Torrence Marunda, II, “Thermal Characterization of IM7/8552-1 Carbon-Epoxy Composites”, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering   Congress & Exposition IMECE2014-40030, Montreal, Canada, November 14-20, 2014
  • Melanie Patrick, Messiha Saad, “3D Examination of the Thermal Properties of Carbon-Carbon Composites”, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2014-40146, Montreal, Canada, November 14-20, 2014
  • Doleman, B., & Saad, M. “Thermal Characterization of AS4/3501-6 Carbon-Epoxy Composite”, Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer, 4(2). 2013. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5098/hmt.v4.2.3006
  • Amber Vital, Bradley Doleman, Messiha Saad, “Thermophysical Properties of AS4/3501-6 Carbon-Epoxy Composite”, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering   Congress & Exposition IMECE2013-65186, San Diego, California, November 15-21, 2013. doi: 10.1115/IMECE2013-65186
  • Melanie Patrick, Messiha Saad, “Examination of Thermal Properties of Carbon-Carbon and Graphitized Carbon-Carbon Composites”, Frontiers in Heat and Mass Transfer (FHMT), Vol. 3, No. 4 (2012). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5098/hmt.v3.4.3007
  • Melanie Patrick, Amber Vital, Darian Bridges, Messiha Saad, “Thermal Properties of Carbon and Graphite Foams”, Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMECE2012. Houston, Texas, USA. November 9-15, 2012. doi: 10.1115/IMECE2012-88115
  • Messiha Saad, Darryl Baker, Rhys Reaves, “Thermal Characterization of Carbon-Carbon Composites”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Denver, Colorado. November 11-17, 2011. doi: 10.1115/IMECE2011-64061
  • Sean Slate, Matthew Fuini, Damion Rose, Alexander Kutterer, Brandon Patton, Windell Cox, Messiha Saad, “Design Of A Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle In The Capstone Design Course”, Proceedings of IMECE09, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, November 13-19, 2009. doi: 10.1115/IMECE2009-11466
  • Messiha Saad, “Hands-On Experience with Rankine Cycle in the Thermal Science Laboratory Course”, ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Austin, TX. June 14 – 17, 2009
  • Messiha Saad, “Hands-On Experience with a Turbojet Engine in the Thermal Science Laboratory Course”, 2008 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA June 22 – 25, 2008
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