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 Badih Jawad
P 248.204.2572
E bjawad@ltu.edu
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Badih Jawad

Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering
Department Chair and Professor

Education

  • PhD, Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University

Courses and Advising

  • Director, PhD Mechanical Engineering program
  • EME 5143 – Internal Combustion Engines
  • EME 6153 – Incompressible Flow I
  • EME 6233 – Convection Heat Transfer
  • EME 6243 – Radiation Heat Transfer

Selected Publications

  1. V. Fernandez, H. Vejdani, and B. Jawad, “Design of an Apparatus to Measure Aerodynamic Forces During Flapping Wings Hovering,” ASME International Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2021
  2. Quigley, J. Klebba, B. Jawad, and L. Liu, “Senior Capstone Project: A Classical Heat Exchanger Demonstration Kit,” ASME International Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2021
  3. Hadi, B. Jawad, M. Hermez, H. Metwally and L. Liu, “Numerical Analysis of the Effect of an Idler Disk on Centrifugal Pump Performance,” SAE International Congress and Exposition Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, 2021
  4. Dong, B. Jawad, L. Liu, and H. Metwally, “Controlling Drag and Down Forces on a Vehicle Side-View Mirror by Applying Vortex Generator Designs on the Bottom Surface,” ASME International Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2020
  5. Sadik, B. Jawad, M. Hermez, H. Metwally, and L. Liu, “CFD Simulation and Design Improvement of Internal Rotating Flow of Turbomachine,” ASME Fluids Engineering Division Summer Meeting, 2020
  6. Sadik, B. Jawad, M. Hermez, and L. Liu, “Improving Centrifugal Pump Performance Under Low Flow Rates by Adding Designed Cylindrical Disks at the Impeller Inlet,” 2020 SAE International Congress and Exposition Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, 2020.
  7. Sadik, B. Jawad, M. Hermez, and L. Liu, “Enhancing the Performance of Centrifugal Pump by Adding Cylindrical Disks at Inlet Suction,” ASME International Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2019
  8. Dong, B. Jawad, L. Liu, and H. Metwally, “Vortex Generator Design to Improve Flow for a Vehicle Side-View Mirror,” ASME International Engineering Congress and Exposition, 2019
  9. Kheirallah, B. Jawad, M. Hermez, L. Liu, and A. Hamieh, “Investigation of the Acoustic Surface Power on a Cooling Fan Using the Mesh Morpher Optimizer,” SAE International Congress and Exposition Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, 2019
  10. E. Attalla, S. Grate, B. Jawad, V. Fernandez, S. Abro, and L. Liu, “LS-Dyna Simulation of the Ballistic and Structural Performance of Transparent Armor Systems with Angled Composite Design and Air Gap Structure,” SAE International Congress and Exposition Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, 2019

Honors and Awards

  • Mary E. and Richard E. Marburger Faculty Member of the Year Award, Lawrence Technological University, 2001
  • Session Organizer, 1995 SAE International Congress & Exposition
  • “Best Instructor of the Year”, The Dearborn Campus Engineers Award, 1991-1993
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Fellow, Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Fellow, The Engineering Society of Detroit
  • “The American Arab of the Year in Education”, The American Arab Professional Network (AAPN), 2013
  • Member, Tau Beta Pi

Activities and Service

  • Member, American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Member, American Nuclear Society
  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Member, American Institute of Physics
  • Member, The American Physical Society
  • Member, The Planetary Society

LTU RECOGNITIONS OF EXCELLENCE

Forbes Top 10% of U.S. Universities
Princeton Review Nation's Green Colleges
Tpp 10 percent, 2022 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings