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 Dr. Mahmoud Khater

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Contact Information

Office:              Bldg 63-Room 108
Phone:              +966-13-860-7161
Fax:                  +966-13-860-2949 (ME Dept)
Email:              mkhater@kfupm.edu.sa

Education   

PhD., Systems Design Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada 

BSc., MSc., Mechanical Design Dept., Zaqaziq University, Egypt                            

Research Interests

  • Micro/Nano Systems (MEMS/NEMS)
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Energy

Courses Taught

  • ME-201: Dynamics
  • ME-307: Machine Design

​Selected Publications

  • Khater M., Akhtar S., Park S., Ozdemir S., Abdel-Rahman E., Vyasarayani C., and Yavuz M., "Contact Damping in Microelectromechanical Actuators", Applied Physics Letters, V. 105, pp. 253501/1-4 (2014).
  • Khater M., Al-Ghamdi M., Park S., Stewart K., Abdel-Rahman E., Penlidis A., Nayfeh A., Abdel-Aziz A., and Basha M., "Binary MEMS Gas Sensors", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, V. 24, pp. 065007/1-9 (2014).
  • Chung S., Park S., Abdel-Rahman E., Yeow J., and Khater M., "Architecture for MEMS-Based Analog Demodulator", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, V. 23, pp. 045013/1-13 (2013).
  • Khater M., Vummidi K., Abdel-Rahman E., Nayfeh A., and Raman S., "Dynamic actuation methods for capacitive MEMS shunt switches", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 21, pp. 035009/1-12 (2011).
  • Park S., Al-Ghamdi M., Khater M., Abdel-Rahman E., and Yavuz M., "Adjustable Sensitivity MEMS Magnetic Sensor", ASME IDETC/CIE, Buffalo, USA (2014).
  • Park S., Abdel-Rahman E., and Khater M., "Low Voltage Electrostatic Actuation for MEMS Actuator Using Frequency Modulation", ASME IDETC, Oregon, USA (2013).
  • Khater M., Dagdelen T., Abdel-Aziz A., Park S., El-Rayes K., Abdel-Rahman E., and Yavuz M., "Analysis of Thick Wire Bonds under Thermal Loads", The Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Mechanics-CANCNSM 2013, Montreal, Canada (2013).
  • Khater M., Abdel-Rahman E., and Nayfeh A., "Nonlinear Phenomena in MEMS and NEMS: A Micro Sensor for Measuring Minute Gas and Biological Masses", ENOC, Rome, Italy (2011).​
  • Khater M., Vummidi K., Abdel-Rahman E., Nayfeh A., and Raman S., "Dynamic switching of MEMS Shunt Switches", ASME IDETC/CIE, Montreal, Canada (2010).
  • Khater M., Abdel-Rahman E., and Nayfeh A., "A Mass Sensing technique for Electrostatically-Actuated MEMS", ASME IDETC/CIE, California, USA (2009).

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