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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-578: Mechanical Properties of Engineering Polymers
  • ME-574: Advanced Materials Science
  • ME-480: Plastics: Materials and Processing
  • ME 409: Design and Manufacturing of Composite Structures
  • ME-306: Manufacturing Processes II
  • ME-322: Manufacturing Processes I
  • ME-216: Materials Science & Engineering

Research Areas

  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Polymer Membranes
  • Ion Transport Membranes
  • Carbon Fibers
  • Polymer Processing (Extrusion, Blending,  Fiber Spinning, Film Blowing)

Representative Publications      
  
  • M. AlQahtani, K. Mezghani; “Thermally rearranged polypyrrolone membranes for high-pressure natural gas separation applications”, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 51, 262–270, 2018.
  • N. U. Qadir; S.A. Said; R.B. Mansour; K. Mezghani; A. Ul-Hamid, “Synthesis and water sorption properties of a series of exfoliated graphene/MIL-100(Fe) composites”, RSC Advances, DOI: 10.1039/C7RA01091E, 17353-17356, 2017.
  • M. Nemitallah; M. Habib; H. Badr; S. Said; R. Ben-Mansour; E. Mokheimer;  K. Mezghani; A. Jamal, “Oxy-fuel combustion technology: current status, applications, and trends” International Journal of Energy Research, 41, 12, 2017.
  • K. Mezghani; A. Hamza, “Application of Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2O3+δ membranes in an oxy-fuel combustion reactor”, J. Membrane Science, 518, 254-262, 2016.
  • K. Mezghani; A. Hamza, M.A. Habib, D. Lee, Y. Shao-Horn, “Effect of Microstructure and Thickness on Oxygen Permeation of La2NiO4+δ Membranes”, Ceramics International, 42, 666-672, 2016.
  • M. Nemitallah, M.A. Habib, K. Mezghani, “Experimental and Numerical Study of Oxygen Separation and Oxy-combustion Characteristics Inside a Button-Cell LNO-ITM Reactor”, Energy, 84, 600-611, 2015.
  • Al-Qadhi M.; Merah N.; Mezghani K.; Khan Z.; Gasem Z.; Sougrat R., “Effect of High Shear Mixing Parameters and Degassing Temperature on the Morphology of Epoxy-Clay Nanocomposites” Advanced Materials Research, 652-654,  159-166, 2013.
  • S. Imashuku, L. Wang, K. Mezghani, M.A. Habib, Y. Shao-Horn, “Oxygen Permeation from Oxygen Ion-Conducting Membranes Coated with Porous Metals or Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conducting Oxides”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 160 (11), E148-E153, 2013.
  • 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

  • K. Mezghani; A. Hamza, “System for combusting a methane stream and a method of combustion”, USA Patent Number: US 10,539,324 B2, January 21, 2020.
  • K. Mezghani; M. A. Habib; A. Hamza, “Sealing Agent for Ion Transport Membranes”, USA Patent Number: US9834471, November 17, 2017.
  • N.Y. Abu-Thabit, S.M. Zaidi, S.A. Ali, K. Mezghani, “Fuel Cell Membrane” USA Patent Number: US9099711B2, August 4, 2015.
  • A. Ghoniem; Y. Shao-Horn, M. A. Habib; K. Mezghani; R. Ben-Mansour; “Integrated Polymeric-Ceramic Membrane Based Oxy-Fuel Combustor” USA Patent Number: US9004909B2, April 14, 2015.
  • R. Ben-Mansour; K. Mezghani, “Leak Detection Band” USA Patent Number: U.S. 8289173B2, October 16, 2012.

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 “Crystallization Kinetics of Polymers,” chapter in Physical Properties of Polymers Handbook. J.E. Mark, American Institute of Physics 1996, P 417.



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