Fadi Ghaith

Dr, PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Dean of the University (Science and Engineering), Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering, Associate Director of Studies, BSc, MS, PhD, CEng MIMechE, FHEA

20042018
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Research interests

Nonlinear dynamic modeling and simulation of  fluid-structure interaction systems, Solar powered cooling system and Solar desalination.

Biography

Dr. Fadi Ghaith is Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering department within the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences at Heriot Watt University. Also he is  the Associate Director of Studies  at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai Campus. Dr. Ghaith has served different positions in academia as well as industry.Before joining Heriot Watt University, he held a range of positions in the Oil and Gas industry such as design & development engineer, purchasing manager, and Consultant. During his service in these positions he led many projects which exceeded the value of 10 Million USD. His industrial experience is recognized internationally as being Chartered Engineer in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (CEng MIMechE) and professional engineer in the Jordan Engineering Council (PE, JEA). Also he is a member of many international Engineering associations such as ASME, JEA and IAEME.

Dr.Ghaith has about 30 technical papers that have been published in international journals and presented in refereed international conferences. He led a multidisciplinary research in the areas of renewable energy, system dynamics, solid mechanics and engineering education. Also he is a reviewer of many international refereed Journals.

 

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Cooling systems Engineering & Materials Science
Desalination Engineering & Materials Science
Earth (planet) Engineering & Materials Science
Cooling Engineering & Materials Science
Tubes (components) Engineering & Materials Science
Fluid structure interaction Engineering & Materials Science
Solar system Engineering & Materials Science
Heat exchangers Engineering & Materials Science

Research Output 2004 2018

Performance and feasibility of using an integrated solar powered desalination system in United Arab Emirates

Ghaith, F. A. & Mehmood, I. K., 16 Apr 2018, 2018 5th International Conference on Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications (ICREGA). p. 112-116

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Desalination
Productivity
Water
Tubes (components)
Preheating

Engineering design project: approaches and reflections

Ghaith, F., 18 Apr 2017 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Students
Supervisory personnel
Mechanical engineering
Surgery

Enhancing The Performance of the Building’s Vapor Compression Air Cooling System Using Earth-Air Heat Exchanger

Ghaith, F. & Alsouda, F., 26 Jun 2017, ASME 2017 11th International Conference on Energy Sustainability. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ES2017-3200

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cooling systems
Heat exchangers
Compaction
Earth (planet)
Vapors

Performance of solar powered cooling system using Parabolic Trough Collector in UAE

Ghaith, F. & Razzaq, H-U-H., Oct 2017, In : Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. 23, p. 21-32 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Cooling systems
Cooling
Hybrid systems
Operating costs
Sun

Thermal Performance of An Integrated Earth-Air Tunnel System with Building’s External Wall in UAE

Ghaith, F., Al Shakhshir, F. S., Nour, M. I. & Al Lagtah, N. M. A., 17 Jul 2017, In : International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology. 6, 7, p. 206-218 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Tunnels
Earth (planet)
Air
Hot Temperature
Office buildings

Prizes

Academic Senator

Fadi Ghaith (Recipient), 1 Aug 2015

Prize: Election to learned society

senate

CEng MIMechE

Fadi Ghaith (Recipient), 22 Jun 2015

Prize: Other distinction

HEA Fellow

Fadi Ghaith (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Professional Engineer, PE

Fadi Ghaith (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2016 2016

  • 1 Participation in conference

4th International Conference on Electrical, Mechanical, Computer and Mechatronics Engineering 2016

Ghaith, F. (Participant)
4 Feb 20165 Feb 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference