Nationality : Lebanon
Position : Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Dean of Engineering at Kuwait College of Science and Technology
Field of study : Multiphase Fluid-Particle Dynamics, Energy Systems Modelling, Nanofluids Flow Modelling, Transport in Porous Media, Heat and Mass Transfer, Magnetohydrodynamics, and Fluid-Particle Separation
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Prof. Ali J. Chamkha is a Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Dean of Engineering at Kuwait College of Science and Technology. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University, USA, in 1989. His research interests include multiphase fluid-particle dynamics, nanofluids dynamics, fluid flow in porous media, heat and mass transfer, magnetohydrodynamics, and fluid-particle separation. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Nanofluids and has served as an Editor, Associate Editor, or a member of the editorial board for many journals such as ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, ASME Journal of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science, International Journal of Numerical Method for Heat and Fluid Flow, Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, Thermal Science Journal, Scientia Iranica, Special Topics & Reviews in Porous Media, Journal of Porous Media, Journal of Thermal Engineering, Recent Patents on Mechanical Engineering, Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, International Journal of Fluids and Thermal Sciences, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Research, International Journal for Microscale and Nanoscale Thermal and Fluid Transport Phenomena, International Journal of Industrial Mathematics and many others. He has authored and co-authored over 1100 publications in archival international journals and conferences. His current h-index is 125 and his total citations is 50,770. Professor Chamkha was included in the World's Top 2% Scientists 2020, 2021, and 2022 lists (by Stanford University) with a Global Rank of #21, #20, and #23 out of a total of 92,645, 109,724, and 121,447, respectively and Rank #1 at the Arab World level in Mechanical Engineering and Transports category for all these years.