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 Dr. Khaled Mezghani

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Associate Professor      

Contact Information

Office               Bldg-63 Room-310                                
Phone               966-13-860 4498                                      
Fax                   966-13-860 2949 (ME Dept)                                 
Email               mezghani@kfupm.edu.sa
Websites          Personal Page​                         

Education                                   

Ph.D.                (Polymer Engineering), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 1996                               

M.Sc.               (Polymer Engineering), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 1992                             

B.Sc                 (Materials Science and Engineering), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 1990          

Courses Taught

  • ME 206             Manufacturing Processes I
  • ME 215             Materials Science for ME
  • ME 216             Materials Science & Engineering
  • ME 306             Manufacturing Proceses II
  • ME 480             Plastics and Plastics Processing
  • ME 574             Advance Materials Science
  • ME 578             Mechanical Properties of Engineering Polymers

Research Areas

  • Nanocomposites
  • Polymer Membranes
  • Ion Transport Membranes​
  • Polymer Processing (Fiber Spinning, Film Blowing, Extrusion)​

Representative Publications         

  • Mezghani, K; Hamza, A; Habib, MA; Lee, D; Shao-Horn, Y ; Effect of microstructure and thickness on oxygen permeation of La2NiO4+delta membranes ;2016
  • Habib, MA; Ahmed, P; Ben-Mansour, R; Mezghani, K; Alam, Z; Shao-Horn, Y; Ghoniem, AF ;Experimental and Numerical Investigation of La2NiO4 Membranes for Oxygen Separation: Geometry Optimization and Model Validation ;2015
  • Nemitallah, MA; Habib, MA; Mezghani, K ; Experimental and numerical study of oxygen separation and oxy-combustion characteristics inside a button-cell LNO-ITM reactor ;2015​
  • D. Lee, A. Grimaud, E. Crumlin, K. Mezghani, M. Habib, Z. Feng, W. Hong, M. Biegalski, H. Christen, Y. Shao-Horn, “Strain Influence on the Oxygen Electrocatalysis of the (100)-Oriented Epitaxial La2NiO4+δ Thin Films at Elevated Temperatures”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, DOI: 10.1021/jp404121p, 2013.​
  • K. Mezghani, “Long Term Environmental Effects on Physical Properties of Vinylester Composite Pipes” Polymer Testing, 31, 76-82, 2012.
  • Mezghani K.; M.; Furquan S.; Tabatabaei S.; Ajji A., “Effect of Blend Ratio of H-LLDPE and LDPE on the Tear Properties of Blown Films” International Polymer Processing, 29 (3), 392–398, 2012
  • Abu-Thabit Nedal.; Ali S. A.; Zaidi S. M. J.; Mezghani K., “Novel Sulfonated Poly(ether ether ketone) / Phosphonated Polysulfone Polymer Blends for Proton Conducting Membranes” Journal of Materials Research, 27 (15), 1958-1968, 2012.
  • Mezghani K.; Farooqui M.; Furquan S.; and Atieh M., "Influence of carbon nanotube (CNT) on the mechanical properties of LLDPE/CNT nanocomposite fibers," Materials Letters, 65, 3633-3635, 2011.
  • M.A. Habib; H.M. Badr; S.F. Ahmed; R. Ben-Mansour; K. Mezghani; S. Imashuku; G.J. la O’; Y. Shao-Horn; N. Mancini; A. Mitsos; P. Kirchen; A. Ghoneim,  “A Review of Recent Developments in Carbon Capture Utilizing Oxy-fuel Combustion in Conventional and Ion Transport Membrane Systems” International Journal of Energy Research, 35, 741-764, 2011.​

Patents

  • R. Ben-Mansour; K. Mezghani, “Leak Detection Band” USA Patent Number: U.S. 8289173B2, October 16, 2012.​
  • K. Mezghani; R. Ben-Mansour, “Leak Detection System for Pipes and Couplings” Technology Disclosure at the USA Patent Office, 2009, Patent Pending # 12/659807. Publication number: US 2011/0227721 A1 

Books

  • R. Patki; K. Mezghani; P.J. Phillips “Crystallization Kinetics of Polymers,” chapter 39 in Physical Properties of Polymers Handbook. J.E. Mark, American Institute of Physics, 2006.​
  • K. Mezghani; P.J. Phillips “Polymorphism in Isotactic Polypropylene Crystals,” chapter in The Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia: Synthesis, Properties and Applications. CRC Press, Inc, V 9, P 6637, 1996.