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SHARAF-ELDEEN, Yahya I.
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering
Personal Overview ASME, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers , Member
AIAA, The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics , Senior Member
ASEE, The American Society for Engineering Education , Member, served as Program Chair and Division Chair, International Division
IASTED, The International Association of Science and Technology for Development , International Program Committee (IPC) member, Power and Energy Systems (PES)
SAE International, Society of Automotive Engineers , serving as Faculty Adviser
Tau Beta Pi, The Engineering Honor Society , served as Adviser and Chief Adviser
Pi Tau Sigma, The International Mechanical Engineering Honor Society
Alpha Epsilon, The Honor Society of Agric., Food, and Biological Engineering
Golden Key, Golden Key International Honor Society
Theta Tau, Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity , served as Adviser
P.E., Registered Professional Engineer
Educational BackgroundB.Sc. Honors Alexandria University, Alexandria, EGYPT
M.Sc. Alexandria University, Alexandria, EGYPT
Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Recognition & AwardsP.E., Registered Professional Engineer, FL
Professional ExperienceDepartment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL ,1989-present
Professional Engineer, Structural Composites, Inc. , 1993-present
Consulting Engineer, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1987-1989
Lecturer and Research Faculty, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1980-1987
Instructor and Research Associate, Mathematics and Engineering, The Ohio State University, 1975-1979
Lecturer, Engineering, Alexandria University, Alexandria, EGYPT
Current ResearchResponse of Occupants in Automobile Collisions
Condition Monitoring and Fault Diagnostics of Rotating Machinery
Impacts of Wind and Solar-PV Energy Systems in Residential and Utility Applications
Thermal Analysis of Air-Cooled Electronic Equipment
Dynamics and Control of Robot Manipulators
Selected PublicationsJacob, A., and Y. I. Sharaf-Eldeen. "Диагностирование зубчатой передачи с помощью нового метода контроля состояния роторного оборудования." 2005. www.vibration.ru/d_zub_peredach.shtml
Also published at,
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., and R. L. Sullivan. "Utility Integration of WECS Technologies: Relevant Issues and Major Concerns." ASME International CIE Conf., Vol. 1: 703-708. ASME, New York, NY, 2003.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., and R.L. Sullivan. An Assessment of the State of Knowledge on Utility Integration of WECS Technologies. Proc. of PES-2002, Power and Energy Systems, IASTED, https://www.actapress.com/Abstract.aspx?paperId=26530 , May 2002.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., A. Jacob, and Per Eric Tapia. New Technique for Monitoring and Diagnosing Rotating Machinery. Proc. of the 40th International Symposium, Instrumentation in the Aerospace Industry, pp 621-640. ISA, Instrument Society of America. May 1994.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., and K. Rengarajan. Thermal Analysis of Air-Cooled Electronic Equipment. ASME International CIE Conf., pp 517-526. ASME, New York, NY, August 1992.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., Moretti, P.M., Parker, J.D., and R.G. Ramakumar. Evaluation of WECS Performance and Economics in Utility-Interconnected Application. ASME Energy-Sources Technology Conf., SED-Vol. 5: 189-193. ASME, New York, NY, January 1988.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I. Simulation Methods for Generation Planning of Electric-Utility Systems with Intermittent Power Sources. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation. Mechanical Engineering. Oklahoma State University, 1987. http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?query_id=1&page=0&osti_id=6698977
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., and P.M. Moretti. Probabilistic Modeling of WECS/Utility Systems. ASME Energy-Sources Technology Conf., SED-Vol. 3: 113-121. ASME, New York, NY, February 1987.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., P.M. Moretti, J.D. Parker, and R.G. Ramakumar. Performance and Economics of Individually-Owned Wind Systems in Utility-Interconnected Applications. ASME International CIE Conf., Vol. 3: 95-100. ASME, New York, NY, August 1987.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., P.M. Moretti, J.D. Parker, and J.H. Mize. Economics of Wind Energy Conversion Systems in Electric Utility Applications. ASME International CIE Conf., Vol. 3: 41-49. ASME, New York, NY, August 1987.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., and P.M. Moretti. Simulation of Electric Utility Systems with Wind Turbine Generators. ASME International CIE Conf. , Vol. 3: 239-244. ASME, New York, NY, July 1986.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., P.M. Moretti, and J.D. Parker. Wind Systems for Residential and Agricultural Applications: Performance and Economics. ASAE Paper No. 86-4520. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI, December 1986. http://www.osti.gov/energycitations/product.biblio.jsp?osti_id=6981363
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., M.Y. Hamdy, and J.L Blaisdell. "Falling Rate Drying of Fully Exposed Biological Materials: A Review of Mathematical Models." ASAE Paper No. 79-6522. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI, December 1979.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Y.I., M.Y. Hamdy, H.M. Keener, and J.L Blaisdell. "Mathematical Description of Drying Fully Exposed Grains." ASAE-CSAE Paper No.79-3034. ASAE, St. Joseph, MI, June 1979.
Sharaf-Eldeen, Yahya Ibrahim. Mathematical simulation of drying fully exposed ear and shelled corn. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation. Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering. The Ohio State University, 1979. Sharaf-Eldeen, Yahya Ibrahim