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 Dr. Bilal Qureshi


Assistant Professor

Office             Bldg-63 Room-154                              

Phone            966-13-860 2685                                    

Fax                 966-13-860 2949 (ME Dept.)                                


Website :          Personal Page


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2014
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 2004
  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, National University of Science &Technology, Pakistan, 2000

Courses Taught

  • ME439: Solar Energy Conversion
  • ME 316: ThermoFluid Lab.
  • ME315: Heat Transfer
  • ME311: Engineering Fluid Mechanics
  • ME204: Thermodynamics II
  • ME203: Thermodynamics I
  • ME531: Advanced Thermodynamics

Research Areas

  • Evaporative Heat Exchangers
  • Desalination
  • Multiphase Flow
  • Thermo-economics
  • Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics
  • Energy

Representative Publications 

  • Alazazmeh, A.J., Mokheimer, E. A., Khaliq, A., Qureshi, B.A., Performance Analysis of a Solar-Powered Multi-Effect Refrigeration System, J. Energ. Resour. Tech., 141(7): 072001-072001-13, 2019.
  • Qureshi, B.A., Zubair, S.M., Design of electrodialysis desalination plants by considering dimensionless groups and variable equivalent conductivity, Desalination, 430: 197-207, 2018.
  • Jamil, M.A., Qureshi, B.A., Zubair, S.M., Exergo-economic analysis of a seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant with various retrofit options, Desalination, 401: 88-98, 2017.
  • Qureshi, B.A., Zubair, S.M., Thiel, G.P., Lienhard V, J.H., The reversed chemical engine cycle, Desalination, 398: 256-264, 2016.
  • Siddiqui, O. K., Qureshi, B.A., Zubair, S.M., Dew point refrigeration systems: Normalized sensitivity analysis and impact of fouling, Int. J. Refrig., 55: 60-71, 2015.
  • Qureshi, B.A., Zubair, S.M., The impact of fouling on the condenser of a vapor compression refrigeration system: An experimental observation, Int. J. Refrig., 38: 260-266, 2014.
  • Qureshi, B.A., Zubair, S.M., Mechanical sub-cooling vapor compression systems: Current status and future directions, Int. J. Refrig., 36: 2097-2110, 2013.
  • Al-Sarkhi, A., Sarica, C., Qureshi, B.A., Modeling of droplet entrainment in co-current annular two-phase flow: A new approach, Int. J. Multiphase Flow, 39: 21-28, 2012.
  • Al-Mutairi, E.M., Mirgani, A., Daajani, B.F., Qureshi, B.A., Energy optimization of crude oil separation plant, Int. Proc. Chem., Bio. Environ. Eng., 14: 156-159, 2011.
  • Qureshi, B.A., Zubair. S.M., A Unified approach to predict evaporation losses in evaporative heat exchangers, Int. J. Refrig., 34: 1866-1876, 2011.