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 Dr. Khalifa, Atia E.

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​Associate Professor​

Contact Information

Office: Bldg 63-Room 104
 
Office Phone: +966- 13 -860- 1295
 
Fax: +966-13-860 -2949 (ME Dept)
 
 
Personal Page address

Education

Post-Doctoral Fellowship  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge MA, USA, Center of clean water and clean energy, 2010-2011.
Ph.D.                                     King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Mechanical Engineering, 2009
M. Sc.                                    King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Mechanical Engineering, 2005
B. Sc.                                     Minoufiya University,  Egypt, Mechanical power Engineering, 1998
 

 
Teaching Courses

  • ME 203           Thermodynamics
  • ME 311            Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 315           Heat Transfer ​
  • ME 316           Thermo-fluids Lab
  • ME 452           Measurements and Lab Project
  • ME 606           Independent  research
  • ME 532          Advanced Fluid Mechanics-I
 
 
Research Areas
 
  • Pumping machinery
  • Leak detection in pipelines
  • Water desalination
  • Combustion
  • ​General thermo-fluids sciences
 
Representative Publications (Recent appreciated)

  • Lawal, DU; Khalifa, AE ; Experimental investigation of an air gap membrane distillation unit with double-sided cooling channel ;2016
  • Dahiru U. Lawal & Atia E. Khalifa ; Experimental investigation of an air gap membrane distillation unit with double-sided cooling channel ;2015
  • Khalifa, AE; Antar, MA; Farag, MS ; Experimental and Theoretical Comparative Study of Performance and Emissions for a Fuel Injection SI Engine with Two Octane Blends ;2015
  • Khalifa, A; Lawal, D; Antar, M; Khayet, M ; Experimental and theoretical investigation on water desalination using air gap membrane distillation ;2015
  • A. Khalifa, D. Lawal, M. Antar, M. Khayet ; Experimental and Theoretical Investigation on Water Desalination Using Air Gap Membrane Distillation ;2015
  • Khalifa, AE; Lawal, DU ; Performance and Optimization of Air Gap Membrane Distillation System for Water Desalination ;2015
  • A. E. Khalifa and Dahiru U. Lawal ; Performance and Optimization of Air Gap Membrane Distillation System for Water Desalination ;2015
  • Khalifa, AE ; Water and air gap membrane distillation for water desalination - An experimental comparative study ;2015
  • Dahiru U. Lawal, Binash A. Imteyaz, Mohamed A. Antar, Atia E. Khalifa ; Performance of Spark Ignition Engine using Gasoline-91 and Gasoline-95 ;2014
  • Khalifa, Atia E. ; Effect of Blade Exit Shape on Performance and Vibration of a Double Volute Centrifugal Pump ;2014
  • Habib, MA; Said, SA; Khalifa, A; Nemitallah, MA; Ayinde, T ;  Experimental Investigation of the Flow Maldistribution Inside an Air-Cooled Heat Exchanger ;20
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  • Dahiru U. Lawal and Atia E. Khalifa ; Flux Prediction in Direct Contact Membrane Distillation ;2014
  • Dahiru U. Lawal and Atia E. Khalifa ; Theoretical and Statistical Models for Predicting Flux in Direct Contact Membrane Distillation ;2014

Patents

  • Atia Khalifa and Samir Mekid, “PIPELINE LEAK DETECTION AND REPAIR DEVICE”
    US8925590B2- Jan. 2015.
  • Rached Ben-Mansour, Dimitris Chatzigeorgiou, Atia Khalifa,   Changrak Choi, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, " Leak Detection System based on Force Transduction ", US patent No. 8869599, Oct. 2014.