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 Dr. Munteshari, Obaidallah


Assistant Professor 

Contact Information

Office:               Bldg 63-Room 254

Phone:              +966- 13 -860-2364

Fax:                  +966-13-860 -2949 (ME Dept)

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Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 2019

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, KFUPM, 2014

B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, KFUPM, 2011


Courses Taught

  • ME 315: Heat transfer
  • ME 316: ThermoFluid Lab.

Research Areas

  • Thermal management systems
  • Electrochemical energy storages
  • Calorimetry
  • Transport phenomena
  • Heat Transfer and Thermodynamics 

Representative Publications 

  • O. Munteshari, A. Borenstein, R. H. DeBlock, J. Lau, G. Whang, Y. Zhou, A. Likitchatchawankun, R. B. Kaner, B. Dunn, L. Pilon, In operando calorimetric measurements for activated carbon electrodes in ionic liquid electrolytes under large potential windows, ChemSusChem 13(5), 2020, pp. 1013-1026.
  • O. Munteshari, Y. Zhou, B.-A. Mei, L. Pilon, Theoretical validation of the step potential electrochemical spectroscopy (SPECS) and multiple potential step chronoamperometry (MUSCA) methods for pseudocapacitive electrodes, Electrochimica Acta 321, 2019, pp. 134648.
  • O. Munteshari, J. Lau, A. Likitchatchawankun, B.-A. Mei, C. S. Choi, D. Butts, B. Dunn, L. Pilon, Thermal signature of ion intercalation and surface redox reactions mechanisms in model pseudocapacitive electrodes, Electrochimica Acta 307, 2019, pp. 512-524.
  • A. Likitchatchawankun, A. Kundu, O. Munteshari, T. S. Fisher, L. Pilon, Heat generation in all-solid-state supercapacitors with graphene electrodes and gel electrolytes, Electrochimica Acta 303, 2019, pp. 341-353.
  • B. -A. Mei, O. Munteshari, J. Lau, B. Dunn, and L. Pilon, 2017, Physical interpretations of Nyquist plots for EDLC electrodes and devices, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122 (1), pp. 194-206.
  • O. Munteshari, J. Lau, D. S. Ashby, B. Dunn, L. Pilon, Effects of constituent materials on heat generation in individual EDLC electrodes, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 165 (7), 2018, pp. A1547-A1557.
  • O. Munteshari, J. Lau, A. Krishnan, B. Dunn, L. Pilon, Isothermal calorimeter for measurements of time-dependent heat generation rate in individual supercapacitor electrodes, Journal of Power Sources 374, 2018, pp. 257-268.
  • F. A. Al-Sulaiman, H. M. Abd-ur-Rehman, M. A. Antar, O. Munteshari, Experimental investigation of a bubble column humidifier heated through solar energy, Disalination and Water Treatment 60, 2017, pp. 58-69.