PROFESSIONAL & ACADEMIC VITAE
Dr. Thomas Hamade, Ph.D., QEP
1. Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI USA, 1982. GPA Major = 4.0/4.0, GPA Overall: 3.8/4.0, 114 graduate credits with published Ph.D. dissertation. In addition to graduate courses completed all required undergraduate Chemical Engineering courses.
2. M.S. Physical Chemistry, WSU, Detroit, MI USA, 1978. GPA: 3.7/4.0, 78 graduate credits with published M.S. Thesis.
3. A.B. Chemistry, University of Detroit, Detroit, MI USA, 1975. GPA: 3.0/4.0, 132 credits.
4. Honor Societies Membership: Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, & Tau Beta Pi Epsilon of Michigan
■ Quantum Electronics, Inc. 1/1986 – Present, President - CEO, R&D Director, Dearborn Heights, Michigan US.
Multidisciplinary Experience: Utilized strong professional, R&D, and extra-curricula background in chemical engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering & electrical engineering as tools for assessment of project feasibility then lead managerial efforts to successfully complete various patented projects (from inception to production and sales). Project tools used: feasibility studies using technical know-how, design guides & development stages, modeling & simulation (COMSOL, ASPEN & CHEMCAD), optimization, economic feasibility analysis (marketing, capital investment, total manufacturing cost, measure of profitability), proposal creation and technical reports writings, implemented total quality management (TQM) throughout project organization, CPM/PERT planning, scheduling, monitoring, training, procurement (resources such as labor, engineering materials & energy resources, equipment, instrumentation & control, advanced manufacturing processes, etc.), construction and erection of facilities, supervising, prototyping, modifications, production, sales and promotion. Integrated environmental, safety and health standards (OSHA, EPA,DOT) to many engineering projects including monitoring, supervising, training, briefing, and recommended acceptable occupational safety and health hazards, hazardous waste management, and health standards with corrective action coordinated with responsible management of actions taken. Major areas of R&D and commercial products: Environmental & Pollution Control (Aerosol and air filters using coalescers and high voltage electrostatics (ESF), aerosol science technology, electrets filters, auto exhaust emission diagnostics &control using new high voltage electrostatics catalytic converter), wastewater treatment projects (Detroit & Wyandotte MI), remediation of water streams for circuit board manufacturing, medical applications: treatment of biological, bacterial & virus (HIV/AIDS, blood disinfection etc.), VOC emission modeling & control, self service vehicle tire changer, manufacturing automotive throttle positioning device sensor, auto exhaust analysis & control (EPA), photovoltaic solar cells, and ultrasonic attenuation from suspended solids and air turbulence (velocity & conc. Profiles).
1. Certified Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP-IPEP), knowledgeable with environmental & pollution laws, hazardous waste management, government rules & regulations (EPA, OSHA & CFR standards), patent and intellectual property protection, and extensive trade experience negotiating with major vendors, manufacturers and customers. Major R&D projects: Waste water treatment and rehabilitation, auto-exhaust emission and air pollution control, high voltage electrostatics applications for treatment & disinfection of biological- viral & bacterial fluids/solids suspension, application of a new highly efficient catalytic converter system using high voltage electrostatics to possibly replace existing auto catalytic converters, auto-exhaust diagnostics and instrumentation, modeling VOC emission from paint, treatment & recycling of rinse water during circuit board manufacturing, and electrically stimulated air filtration and aerosol science.
2. Patented Projects:
►USA Patent Application # 60891281, “Electrically Stimulated Catalytic Converter Apparatus, and Method of Using Same”, Thomas A. Hamade, February 23, 2007. US 2010/0186376 A1 Publ. Date: July 29, 2010, China Patent Publication 101711445A, June 2, 2010. Developed prototype ready for licensing that has potential to replace existing catalytic converters and/or reduce size significantly to minimize cost and reduce exhaust emission. The new technology utilizes high-voltage electrostatics and corona pre-chargers that have potential for multiple engineering related to air pollution and auto-exhaust emission & control.
►USA Patent # 5876526, "Automotive Flat Tire Repair System Improvement", Thomas A. Hamade and Fahad Alkuwaliet, issued Mar. 2, 1999. Prototype can be retrofitted into existing automobile.
►USA Patent # 5012094, # 5077468, and # 5118942, "Electrostatic Charging Apparatus and Method", T. Hamade, April 30, 1991, Dec. 31, 1991, June 2, 1992. High voltage electrostatics, aerosol & filtration, air pollution, electrets permanently charged polymer battery applications, medical and biological disinfection and disease control (possible cure treatment for AIDS/HIV and other viral-biological contaminated blood & fluids-species).
►USA Patent # 4,853,005, "Electrically Stimulated Filter Method and Apparatus", R. Jaisinghani and T. Hamade, August 1, 1989, European Patent Appl. No. 86905658.0-, 1987.
3. Various consulting projects: Consulted for Multi Tech Resources, Inc. (1993-2006) on projects related to wastewater treatment plants, evaluated compliance and water pollution treatment for circuit board manufacturers, PLC process control for decontamination of water using dissolved oxygen and electrostatics (instrumentation and control), evaluation of rehabilitation plans for Detroit WWTP storm and wastewater treatment systems, assessment and recommendation of upgrading Wyandotte WWTP for the year 2025. Duties assigned to project sites for the City of Detroit and Wyandotte wastewater treatment plants including review of rehabilitation plans, site evaluation and troubleshooting & site assessment, design and replace huge pumps and electrical motors (some 3000HP), instrumentation and control. (1986-2007).
4. Miscellaneous Experience: Previously served many academic and professional organizations by been a member of their committees and boards. Managed many company activities such as supervising employees and generated business from scratch in areas such as provided certification training on auto exhaust emission (MI EPA), auto diagnostics instrumentation and introduced various distributorships for auto repair equipment to service dealers and auto repair facilities. Supplied equipment & installation and trained customers on using equipment. Training included the utilization of many high tech on-board computer auto diagnostics (compliance with auto exhaust emission laws) instruments and machines such as computerized wheel balancers, 4-wheel alignment system, R12-R314a A/C gas recycling, antifreeze recycling, hoists, tire machines, brake lathes, etc. Managing business development, hiring, budget, payroll, training, supervising, finance, facilities, etc.
■ Lawrence Technological University 11/2006 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southfield, Michigan US
Duties: Teaching 5 automotive classes since 2006 through a higher education collaborative international program with China at Shanghai University of Engineering Science, Automotive Engineering & Electrical Engineering Colleges. Taught and developed new classes Engineering Project Management, Automotive Exhaust Emission & Pollution Control, Thermal Systems: Thermodynamics, Fluid Flow & Heat Transfer. Also, teaching Engineering Materials & Advanced Manufacturing Processes. I already taught over 4000 students and trained over 20 professors in China and USA. Job duties included teaching, advising and supervision. Self motivated without any outside supervision beyond assignment of the courses. (Supervisor's Name: Dr. Badih Jawad, Phone: 248-204-2550).
■ University of Detroit Mercy 1/1989 - 12/1992, Assistant to the Dean / Chairman Department of Chemical Engineering, Detroit, Michigan US
Duties: Chaired Department of Chemical Engineering and Department of Polymer & Plastics Engineering, graduate and undergraduate programs including doctoral degrees. Revamped entire curriculum structure and laboratory facilities in preparation to 1992 ABET accreditation visit. Efforts resulted in a high six years accreditation for the department after show cause. Additional duties included: teaching and instruction, scholarly research, curriculum development, introduced new laboratory experiments and courses, departmental budget, supervising and prepare department teaching loads for professors, laboratory manuals, advising manuals, seminars, advising students, doctoral examinations, writing proposals, coop advisor and liaison to industry and other departments.
■ University of Detroit Mercy 1/1986 - 7/2010, Tenured Assistant Professor, Professor Emeritus, Detroit, Michigan US
Duties: Taught almost every course in Chemical Engineering, Polymer & Plastics Engineering programs, graduate and undergraduate. Also, directed many research activities, acted advisor for thesis and dissertation work of many graduate students in various areas of chemical engineering, polymer and pollution & environmental control. Also, was very active in college, university, community and professional activities (held membership AIChE, ACS, ESD, PIPP, SPE, etc.) Received honor award as “Chemical Engineer of the Year” from Engineering Society of Detroit. Many published research work and several USA patents. Because of extensive professional and academic experience in pollution and environmental control I was among the first members inducted to become Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP) by Institute of Professional Environmental Practice (IPEP) Certification Number 11950076 (1995-present). Introduced new courses including plant design and process design II, and renovated unit operation laboratory from scratch to meet ABET accreditation. Served on the Advisory Board of AIChE’s Detroit Chapter (held positions as President, V.P., Board Member, and Advisor). Initiated and participated in many collaborative efforts between the department, E&S College, industry and government organizations to generate financial support. Active in many committees related to curriculum, advising, doctoral program, facility upgrade, etc. Mentored graduate and undergraduate students and many excelled to become scholars and professional leaders with GPA higher than 3.5/4.0. Outreached other departments and participated in recruiting, departmental & college activities, new energy& material resources for Hybrid Electric Vehicles, LiB elecytro-chemistry and automotive applications.
■ University of Michigan Dearborn 1/2006 – Present, Adjunct Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, Chemistry Department, Dearborn, Michigan USA.
Duties: Teach undergraduate general chemistry laboratories to engineering students.
■ American Filtrona Corporation 6/1983 - 11/1985, Research Engineer Project Manager, Richmond, Virginia US
Duties: Air Filtration Laboratory, American Filtrona Corporation, Richmond, VA. Duties: Complete R & D management of air filtration projects. Started from scratch, designed, constructed, validated, and conducted research on high efficiency air filtration laboratory testing facilities for clean room applications then developed new pro-type large industrial type air mist & smoke-smog removal filtration system using high efficiency electrostatic filtration (ESF). Designed, developed, constructed, validated and promoted the commercialization of conventional air oil water filters (coalescers), large industrial ultra efficient electrically stimulated air filters and high charge aerosol electrostatic ionizers. Major R & D efforts on environmental aerosol control and air filtration science involving theoretical & experimental studies of enhanced electrostatics filtration, electret polymer filters (permanently charged polymers), instrumentation and PLC process control. Published several patents (USA & International) and publications related to utilizing electrically stimulated air filtration innovative technology. Management involved supervising, planning, scheduling, monitoring and introducing new air filtration devices from inception, design, testing, validation, proto-typing and commercialization.
■ Wayne State University 1/1977 - 5/1983, Research & Teaching Assistant, Detroit, Michigan US
Duties: Teaching and research assistance at the Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemical Engineering. Research efforts lead to many accomplished publications including one master thesis and Ph.D. Dissertation in areas of crystal growth, cuprous oxide semiconductor and photo-voltaic solar cells fabrication from scratch (including low and high temperature crystal growth & zone refining) & evaluation, ultrasonic attenuation with turbulence and suspended solids. Research studies included fundamental work and laboratory developments and experiments from scratch.
■ Available Energy, Inc. 3/1979 - 5/1983, Engineering Research Consultant Detroit, Michigan US
Duties: Ph.D. Dissertation Research, Wayne State University, College of Engineering Energy Center, Detroit, MI. R & D efforts were geared toward industrial development of a unique ultrasonic flow-meter to control mass loading of gas/solid suspension pneumatics. Experimental validation of the ultrasonic device required the design, construction, instrumentation and testing of a large industrial prototype pilot plant (a mock up of an actual coal powered electric utility combustion burners for Detroit Edison). The pilot plant included a coal feeding, recirculation and collection process. The developed instrument was applied for the first time ever to measure turbulent mean air velocities and gas/solid suspension concentrations. On-site testing and validation of the ultrasonic technique at Detroit Edison Monroe power plant. Fundamental theoretical modeling of turbulence in real pipe flow, sound interaction with turbulence and suspended particles. Modified Kolmogorov’s isotropic spectrum for ideal pipe flow in fluid mechanics with own Hamade’s spectrum for real pipe flow using dimensional analysis. Other duties: Evaluate alternative energy resources.
■ Academic Projects
►Innovative Applications of Corona Pre-Chargers and High Voltage Electrostatics, Thomas A. Hamade, comprehensive draft textbook on electrostatics and corona discharge applications, June 27, 2006 (pending).
► Ph.D. Dissertation, T. A. Hamade, Ultrasonic Attenuation in Pipe Flow of Turbulent Gas and Suspended Solids, Ph.D. Dissertation, Wayne State University, MI. September 1982. R&D, fundamental theoretical modeling of ultrasonic attenuation with turbulence in real pipe flow, and interaction with turbulence and suspended particles. Fundamentally modified classical Kolmogorov’s isotropic spectrum for ideal pipe flow in fluid mechanics with new own Hamade’s spectrum for real pipe flow using dimensional analysis. R&D work resulted in US Patent # 4726235, Ultrasonic Instrument to Measure the Gas Velocity and/or the Solids Loading in a Flowing Gas Stream, Leffert , et al., February 23, 1988. Leffert et al., "Mass Flow Rates in Coal-Air Ducts", paper given to Midwest University Energy Consortium, 4/3, 4/84. Leffert et al., "Ultrasonic Technique for Coal Mass Flow Measurements & Coal Fineness Determination", paper submitted to EPRI, 10/23-25/84, Wash., D.C. C. B. Leffert, T. Hamade and L. Weisman, Mass Flow Rates in Coal-Air Ducts, College of Engineering Energy Center (CEEC), Contract: WSU Acc. # 305-1220, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. February 1982.
►Master Thesis: R&D cuprous oxide semiconductor and photo-voltaic solar cells fabrication and evaluation including zone refining of semiconductor crystals, grinding, etching, junction high vacuum metal deposition, photovoltaic conversion efficiency, theoretical correlation, commercial applications. Research work resulted in MS thesis and publications: T. A. Hamade, Preparation of Cuprous Oxide from Solution, M.S. Thesis, Wayne State University, MI, May 1978. D. Trivich, E. Wang, R. Komp, A(T). Hamade, and A. Bazzi, "Cuprous Oxide Photovoltaic Cells for Solar Energy Conversion", NSF Grant AER-75-23453, presented at Colloque Energies Nouvelles Conferences, Rabat, Morocco, November 1978.
►"Part Design and Material Selection For Single Shot Injection Molded Passenger Airbag Deployment Doors", John J. Bauer and Thomas Hamade, 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Technical Paper Series #950349, Detroit, Feb.28-March 2, 1995.
►"Modeling and Laboratory Simulation of VOC Emission from Coating Mixing Processes", T. Hamade, H. Xiao and M. Bhuiyan, , EPA Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization Conference, Chemical Manufacturing II Session 21, Atlanta, December 13-15, 1994.
►" Electrostatic Processing of Polymer Electrets ", T. Hamade, W. L. Pickwick, ASME 1990 Winter Annual Meeting, Nov. 25-30, Dallas, TX. This has the potential to make a new permanently charged battery with possible applications to space, electronics and automobile industries.
►"Automotive Exterior Body Panels With Polyurea and The Reaction Injection Molding Process", T. Hamade, R. D. Wharfield, ASME 1990 Winter Annual Meeting, Nov. 25-30, Dallas,TX.
■ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Certification & Scientific and Professional Societies (Membership held):
►Qualified Environmental Professional (QEP), Institute of Professional Environmental Practice (IPEP) Certification Number 11950076, 1995-present.
►Auto Exhaust Testing, AET, Inspector (State of Michigan Cert.#Y17165)
►AIChE, ACS, ASEE, IPEP, ESD, SPE, A&WMA(APCA), AAAS, AIC, NYAS
Honors and Awards:
► “Chemical Engineer of the Year 2003” awarded by the Detroit Chapter- American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) at the annual Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) Gold Award ceremony (February 23, 2004).
► First qualified environmental professional (QEP)at the University of Detroit Mercy and among the first few qualified world-wide (certified QEP by IPEP).
► 1989-1993 Program Director and Chairman, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Detroit Mercy. Leadership role resulted in obtaining high record of six years accreditation for the department in 1993 from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
► 1992, 2003 and 2004 AIChE Detroit Chapter Chair. Board of Advisors Member and officer since 1986.
► Wayne State University Fellowship, 1981-1982.
►Marquis "Who's Who in the Midwest", Marquis "Who's Who in Science & Engineering", "Men of Achievement", "1993-1994 International Man of the Year".
► Honor Societies: Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society, Phi Lambda Epsilon, & Tau Beta Pi Epsilon of Michigan.
► Member of Detroit Interfaith Round Table (Christians, Muslims and Jews community organization).
Professional & Community Activities:
►Chairman, 1992 Annual Seminar Day, AIChE-Detroit Chapter, "Plastics Recycling".
► Chairman, 1993 Annual Seminar Day, AIChE- Detroit Chapter, "Aerosol & Coating Technology".
► Organized for many years AIChE Detroit Chapter seminars and tours activities.
►Guest Speaker at many conferences.
► Council member of the Detroit Interfaith Round Table.
►AIChE Detroit Chapter Chair & Vice Chair and Membership Chairman Michigan Education Council, previous member, Board of Directors of MIA, organized several efforts to enhance science and math curriculum for K-12 students. Participated in 1992 AIChE Officers Conference.
TRAINING: Comsol, ASPEN Plus and CHEMCAD software packages for process design analysis modeling and simulation. Software was implemented to all UDM CHE students.
PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS
1. Thomas A. Hamade, “Electrically Stimulated Catalytic Converter Apparatus, and Method of Using Same”, U.S.A. Patent Application # 60891281, February 23, 2007. US 2010/0186376 A1 Publ. Date: July 29, 2010, China Patent Publication 101711445A, June 2, 2010.
2. Thomas A. Hamade, Innovative Applications of Corona Pre-Chargers and High Voltage Electrostatics, comprehensive confidential draft textbook on electrostatics and corona discharge applications, June 27, 2006 (first edition release pending).
3. Thomas A. Hamade and Fahad Alkuwaliet, "Automotive Flat Tire Repair System Improvement", U.S.A. Patent 5876526, issued Mar. 2, 1999.
4. John J. Bauer and Thomas Hamade, "Part Design and Material Selection For Single Shot Injection Molded Passenger Airbag Deployment Doors", 1995 SAE International Congress and Exposition, Technical Paper Series #950349, Detroit, Feb.28-March 2, 1995.
5. T. Hamade, H. Xiao and M. Bhuiyan, "Modeling and Laboratory Simulation of VOC Emission from Coating Mixing Processes", EPA Pollution Prevention/Waste Minimization Conference, Chemical Manufacturing II Session 21, Atlanta, December 13-15, 1994.
6. T. Hamade and H. Xiao, "Modeling and Simulation of VOC Emission", Annual Conference, Center of Excellence in Environmental Engineering, University of Detroit Mercy, October 1994.
7. T. Hamade and etal., Modeling and Laboratory Simulation of VOC Emission from Coating Mixing Processes, Final Project Report, EPA Assistance Agreement #CR 820478-01-2, October 7, 1994.
8. T. Hamade, W. L. Pickwick, " Electrostatic Processing of Polymer Electrets ", ASME 1990 Winter Annual Meeting, Nov. 25-30, Dallas, TX.
9. T. Hamade, R. D. Wharfield, "Automotive Exterior Body Panels With Polyurea and The Reaction Injection Molding Process", ASME 1990 Winter Annual Meeting, Nov. 25-30, Dallas,TX.
10. T. Hamade, "Electrostatic Charging Apparatus and Method", USA Patent # 5,012,094, April 30, 1991.
11. T. Hamade, "Electrostatic Charging Apparatus and Method", USA Patent # 5,077,468, Dec. 31, 1991.
12. T. Hamade, "Electrostatic Charging Apparatus and Method", USA Patent # 5,118,942, June 2, 1992.
13. R. Jaisinghani and T. Hamade, "Effect of Relative Humidity on Electrostatic Filter Performance", APCA, Vol. 37, No. 7, July 1987.
14. R. Jaisinghani and T. Hamade, "Electrically Stimulated Filter Method and Apparatus", USA Patent No. 4,853,005; Aug. 1, 1989. European Patent Appl. No. 86905658.0-, 1987.
15. R. J. Jaisinghani and T. A. Hamade, "Environmental Effects on Electrically Stimulated Air Filtration Performance", Presented by T. Hamade at the Hershey Conference sponsored by APCA, Fiber Society, Filtration Society, "Fibers, Filtration and Electrostatics", Aug. 1985.
16. The Flint Filtration Conference, Air Pollution Control Association. Presented topic on Liquid-Liquid Separation Session, Nov. 1984.
17. C. B. Leffert, T. A. Hamade, R. E. Barry and L. H. Weisman, "Mass Flow Rate Measurements in Coal-Air Ducts", Midwest Universities Energy Consortium (MUEC) " Recent Developments in Electric Utility Research", Technical Conference, Co-sponsors: EPRI and US DOE, Chicago, IL. April 1984.
18. T. A. Hamade, Ultrasonic Attenuation in Pipe Flow of Turbulent Gas and Suspended Solids, Ph.D. Dissertation, Wayne State University, MI. September 1982. R&D work resulted in US Patent # 4726235, Ultrasonic Instrument to Measure the Gas Velocity and/or the Solids Loading in a Flowing Gas Stream, Leffert , et al., February 23, 1988. Leffert et al., "Mass Flow Rates in Coal-Air Ducts", paper given to Midwest University Energy Consortium, 4/3, 4/84. Lefert et al., "Ultrasonic Technique for Coal Mass Flow Measurements & Coal Fineness Determination", paper submitted to EPRI, 10/23-25/84, Wash., D.C.
19. C. B. Leffert, T. Hamade and L. Weisman, Mass Flow Rates in Coal-Air Ducts, College of Engineering Energy Center (CEEC), Contract: WSU Acc. # 305-1220, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI. February 1982.
20. T. A. Hamade, Preparation of Cuprous Oxide from Solution, M.S. Thesis, Wayne State University, MI, May 1978.
21. D. Trivich, E. Wang, R. Komp, A(T). Hamade, and A. Bazzi, "Cuprous Oxide Photovoltaic Cells for Solar Energy Conversion", NSF Grant AER-75-23453, presented at Colloque Energies Nouvelles Conferences, Rabat, Morocco, November 1978.
Participated in many conferences in the areas of Environmental, Aerosol Science, automotive industry, Instrumentation and Process Control, Filtration, Wastewater Treatment and Polymer Processing, A&WMA (APCA), AIChE, ESD, ASME, EPA, SAE.
CONSULTING, RESEARCH AND PROPOSALS (1985-CURRENT):
Research was concerned with the fundamentals and applications of environmental and pollution control technology related to the design of air filters under the influence of high voltage electrostatics, electret air filters and polymers. Also, modeling and control of VOC emission from paint and coating processes to the environment (supported by EPA research grant agreement # CR820478-01-2). Research in aerosol science is focused on electrostatic charge enhancement of aerosol particles to increase filtration efficiency. Enhanced high voltage electrostatics can be utilized for many environmental control applications and biomedical treatments. Extensive computer instrumentation experience related to flow measurements (intrusive and non intrusive techniques), chemical and spectroscopic analysis, electrical, optical, heat and pressure transducers. Computer data acquisition and analysis included ASPEN+ and CHEMCAD for process and plant design, Excel, Windows95, graphical, spreadsheets, word processing, and some programming. Consulted on the following projects:
1. “Wastewater Treatment and Fresh Water Decontamination Using PLC Controlled Dissolved Oxygen Process”, Quantum Electronics Inc. / Multi Tech Resources, January 2004- Current. Possible application as a teaching tool in process control for advanced graduate and undergraduate engineering students (temperature, pressure and concentration controller). 1995-Current, Wastewater Treatment, Wyandotte WWTP and City of Detroit WWTP, design, assessment, modifications and evaluation of processes, power and pumping stations, sewer and storm drain systems, etc. EPA compliance and future plans (2025).
2. “Water Treatment Plant Construction” proposal to Multi Tech Resources, 2004.
3. “Ultrasonic Particulate Measurement (PM) for Diesel Engine”, January 2003 internal proposal to Delphi Automotive with Dr. Wang.
4. “Electrostatic Discharge Apparatus for Treatment of Wastewater, bacterial and virus contamination” Quantum Electronics, Inc./ Multi Tech Resources. Possible replacement or enhancement of chlorine or UV/Chlorine wastewater treatment methods. 2003-current.
5. “Evaluation Reports of the City of Detroit Waste Water Treatment: Rehabilitation of pumping stations, CSO, sewerage and storm water drain systems, inspection of drain systems and manholes”, Multi Tech Resources, 1994-2002.”
6. "Modeling and Laboratory Simulation of VOC Emission from Coating Mixing Processes", EPA Research Grant Agreement No. CR820478-01-2, Principal investigator with two professors and two graduate students, Dec. 1994.
7. “An Investigation of Corona-Based Pre-charger Grid Design Experiments to the Particle Charging of Aerosol”, Principal Investigator, M.S. CHE Thesis, Steve Kuplicki, Univ. of Detroit Mercy, April 19, 1994.
8. “Air Filtration Environmental Laboratory", "Electret Polymer Material", "VOC Modeling and Simulation", and "Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) recycling", 1992-1994 proposals to Center of Excellence in Environmental Engineering and Science (CEEES) and Michigan Material and Processing Institute (MMPI).
9. "Recycling Polymer Composite Annual Seminar Series", Proposal, Center of Excellence Executive Committee, College of E&S, Univ. of Detroit Mercy, May 6, 1992.
10. "Enhanced Electret Polymer Technology with Electrostatic Aerosol Filtration Systems", Proposal, Center of Excellence Executive Committee, College of E&S, Univ. of Detroit Mercy, May 7, 1992.
11. “Optimization of Preform in Blow Molding Process”, Advisor, Doctor of Eng'g Dissertation, Dong-Kyun Lee, University of Detroit Mercy, 1992.
12. “Reaction Extrusion of Polyvinyl Chloride-Polyurethane Paste System”, Advisor, Doctor of Eng'g Dissertation, Samir Khatib, University of Detroit Mercy, 1992.
13. “Studies of the Polyethylene & A-Polycarbonate Blends”, M.S. CHE Thesis, Asad Sabir Ali, University of Detroit, April 24, 1991.
14. “Automotive Exterior Body Panels with Polyurea and the Reaction Injection Molding (R.I.M.) Process”, M.S. CHE Thesis, Ronald Wharfield, University of Detroit Mercy, Dec. 12, 1990.
15. “New Electrostatic Corona Discharge Method for Enhancing Polymer Electrets”, Principal Investigator, M.S. CHE Thesis, Walter Pickwick, University of Detroit, March 1, 1990.
16. “Organic Coatings and Polymeric Substrates Processing”, M.S. CHE Thesis, Wendy Kotelniski, University of Detroit, 1990.
17. "Water Base Aerosol Charging", Proposal to Chrysler Mack Avenue Plant, April 4, 1990.”
18. “Study of Rheological Behavior of Polystyrene Solution, M.S. CHE Thesis, Younger Ahluwalia, University of Detroit, May 1990.”
19. "Reduction of VOC Content from Paint that Meets the EPA 1992 VOC Content Requirements", Consulting Color Custom, Inc., 1990.
20. "Automatic Control Station for Production of Sulfur by Frasch Method", Proposal, American EX-IM, March 20, 1989.
21. "Electrostatic Charging of Water Base Paint Using Novel Charger Technique", Proposal presented to GM Research Center (September 1989).
22. "Innovation in Mist Elimination for Control of Occupational Exposure to Chemicals Associated with Cutting Fluids in Machining Operations", Proposal, Ford Motor Company, UAW-Ford, July 1988.
23. "Analysis of Exhaust Hydrocarbons from Chrysler Vehicles", Proposal, Chrysler Challenge Fund, May 1988.
24. "Correlation of Gaseous Emissions and Engine Operating Parameters for Alcohol Fueled Vehicles", Proposal, Ford Motor Company, September 1988.
25. "Enhanced Electric Polymer Technology with Electrostatic Aerosol Filtration Systems", Research Grant #24-14044-xx-1225, Federal-Mogul, October 19, 1987. Three graduate students were actively involved.
26. "Innovation in HEPA Filtration for the Military", Proposal, US Army CRDEC, #DAA15-87-Q-BAA1, May 1987.
27. "Charged, Non-conducting Polymers for Filter and Electronics Appl.", NSF/Chemistry Dept. , submitted to Dr. Meister for NSF Proposal, Nov. 1987.
28. "Development of a New O2 Concentration Meter Using Electrostatic Technique", ANR Pipeline Company, Feb. 12, 1986.
29. "On-Line Concentration and Particle Count Distribution Meter", Inter-Departmental/Detroit Edison, Feb. 1986.
2. Professor Johannes Schwank: University of Michigan, Chairman Department of Chemical Engineering
Phone Number: (734) 764-3374 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Reference Type: Professional
3. Professor Ali Bazzi: University of Michigan Dearborn, Chairman Department of Chemistry
Phone Number: (313) 593-5367 Email Address: email@example.com Reference Type: Professional
4. Dr. Osman D. Altan: Lawrence Technological University, Professor
Phone Number: (248) 891-1918 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Reference Type: Professional
5. Dr. Badih Jawad: Lawrence Technological University, Chairman Department of Chemical Engineering
Phone Number:(248) 204-2550 Email Address: email@example.com Reference Type: Professional
6. Professor Soo-Il Lee: University of Detroit Mercy, Previous Chairman & Supervisor Dept of CHE
Phone Number: (248) 528-3215 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Reference Type: Professional
7. Dr. Khalil Taraman: Lawrence Technological University, Prof & Previous Dean College of Eng'g
Phone Number: (248) 204-2565 Email Address: email@example.com Reference Type: Professional
Courses Taught & New Courses Developed:
Chemical Engineering (many courses taught for over 15 years), University of Detroit Mercy (UDM)
E 315 Thermodynamics I
E 340 Heat Transfer
CHE 326 Process Analysis (Taught over 15 years)
CHE 338 Process Thermodynamics
CHE 432 Chemical Reaction Engineering
CHE 434 Project Engineering and Management (Taught over 10 years)
CHE 437 Process Application Laboratory
CHE 438 Modeling & Simulation
CHE 460 Process Control
CHE 468 Process Design I (Taught over 15 years)
CHE 470 Process Design II (Taught over 15 years)
CHE 522 Advanced Transport Phenomena (Taught over 15 years)
CHE 526 Advanced Thermodynamics (Taught over 15 years)
CHE 528 Advanced Plant Design (Taught over 15 years)
CHE 532 Advanced Reaction Engineering (Taught over 15 years)
PPE 424 Mech. & Phys Prop of Polymers
PPE 434 Parts, Molding & Design
PPE 438 Polymer Rheology
Automotive, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering departments:
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) & Shanghai University of Engineering Science (SUES)
(Taught each year for 5 years)
EME 1023 Engineering Materials (SUES & Focus Hope)
EME 3023 Manufacturing Processes
EME 4983 Engineering Project Management – New Course
EME 4X8X Automotive Exhaust Emission & Pollution Control – New Course
EME 4982 Introduction to Thermal Systems – New Course (taught once)
Wenzhou University, Computer Technology Department APRIL-MAY 2008
Engineering Project Management with “IT” and “Computer Technology” emphasis & projects
University of Michigan (UM)– Dearborn
CHM 144 General Chemistry Laboratory & Recitation
New & Improved Courses Developed:
XXX xxxx Electric & Hybrid Electric Vehicles (EV & HEV) – New Course (LTU-SUES, pending)
EME 4983 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: Project Engineering Management – New Course - (LTU-SUES: Winter & Fall 2007)
EME 4983 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering: Automotive Exhaust Emission & Pollution Control – New Course (LTU-SUES: Fall 2007)
XXXXXX Engineering Control Laboratory Course: Development to be taught as a common process control course for seniors and graduate students. UDM
CHE 437 Process Application Laboratory: Renovated laboratory from scratch and added new experiments. UDM
CHE 319 Materials Measurement Laboratory (Introduced to satisfy ABET laboratory requirements). UDM
CHE 463/563 Advanced Polymer Engineering Laboratory.
CHE 468 Chemical Process Design I (Introduced to satisfy ABET design requirements). UDM
PPE 570 Advanced Topics in Polymer Processing "SMC Technology". UDM
PPE 571 Advanced Topics in Polymer Processing "Liquid Molding". UDM