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Research

I- Computational Mechanics Research Group

Research Projects

HJIMO: Human Joint Impact Measurement and Optimization (CNRS-L funded)

WOLFTP: Automated tape placement optimization (European project)

Concrete as Non-Newtonian fluid design

Advanced simulation of soft materials: Properties identification of living tissues in collaboration with ETH

SIMULTOOL: Simulation of composite material forming process

MOR techniques: Advanced simulations using model order reduction techniques

Stabilized Mixed PGD formulation for fluid flow

 

People

Ghnatios, Chady, Doctorate, 2012, Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Centrale de Nante, France

 

Research and Teaching Assistants

Continuing

Himo, Rawad, BE in Mechanical Engineering from Notre Dame University-Louaize 2017, Research Assistant since 2015
Khalil, Sophie, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant since 2018
Salloum, Noel, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Research Assistant since 2017
Sarkis, Serge, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Research Assistant since 2017

 

Former

Alexios Rustom, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant 2017 - 2018

 

Publications

 

Book Chapters
[1] 1. F. Chinesta, A. Leygue, E. Cueto, A. Ammar, C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, “PGD Based Advanced Numerical Modeling of Materials and Processes”, Centrale Nantes edition, Nantes (France), 2012.
[2] F. Chinesta, E. Abisset-Chavanne, J.-V. Aguado, D. Borzacchiello, E. Lopez, A. Barasinski, D. Gonzalez E. Cueto, C. Ghnatios, J.-L. Duval, “Big-data, machine learning, data-based models and data-driven simulations, avatars and internet of things, boarding the fourth industrial revolution”. In “Modeling, successes and limites”, Academy of technology-CNRS, Paris (France), pp. 131-146, 2017.
[3] C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, A. Barasinski, F. Chinesta, “Proper Generalized Decomposition BasedModel
[4] Order Reduction Applied to Problems Defined in Degenerated Domains. In “ASME-ACIER book
[5] series”, American society of mechanical engineers (USA), submitted.

Refereed Journal Publications
[1] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, E. Cueto, A. Leygue, P. Breitkopf, P. Villon. “Methodological approach to efficient modeling and optimization of thermal processes taking place in a die: Application to pultrusion”. Composites Part A, 42 (2011), 1169-1178.
[2] B. Bognet,  C. Ghnatios, F. Barasinski, F. Masson, F. Chinesta, A. Poitou, A. Leygue. “Composites Manufacturing Processes: Towards an Advanced Simulation”. Revue de Composites et Matériaux Avancés, 8 (2011), 1-15.
[3] C. Ghnatios, F. Masson, A. Huerta, A. Leygue, A. Cueto, F. Chinesta. “Proper Generalized Decomposition Based Dynamic Data-Driven Control of Thermal Processes”. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 213-216 (2012), 29-41.
[4] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, E. Cueto, A. Leygue, A. Poitou.“Optimizing Composites Forming Processes by Applying the Proper Generalized Decomposition”. American Insitute of Physics proceedings, 1315 (2010), 197-202.
[5] C. Ghnatios, F. Masson, A. Leygue, E. Cueto, F. Chinesta. “Proper Generalized Decomposition Based Dynamic Data-Driven Control of Material Forming Processes”. American Insitute of Physics proceedings, 1353 (2010), 1163-1168.
[6] F. Chinesta, A. Leygue, B. Bognet,  C. Ghnatios, F. Poulahon, F. Bordeu, A. Barasinski, A. Poitou, S. Chatel, S. Maison-Le-Poec. “First Steps Towards an Advanced Simulation of Composites Manufacturing by Automated Tape Placement”. International Journal of Material Forming, vol 7-1, first online september 2012, pages 81-92.
[7] C. Ghnatios, A. Ammar, A. Cimetiere, A. Hamdouni, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “First Steps in the Space Separated Representation of Models Defined in Complex Domains”. ASME proceedings 44847, vol 1 (2012), 37-42. DOI : 10.1115/ESDA2012-82489.
[8] F. Poulahon,  C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, A. Barasinski, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “A Numerical Approach for the Evaluation of Residual Stresses in the Automated Tape Placement Process”. ASME proceedings 44861, vol 3 (2012), 41-49. DOI : 10.1115/ESDA2012-82544.
[9] F. Masson, F. Chinesta,  C. Ghnatios, E. Cueto, L. Dala, C. Law. “Numerical Tools for the Control of the Unsteady Heating of an Airfoil”. Journal of Mechanics Engineering and Automation, 3 (2013), 339-351.
[10] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, C. Binetruy. “3DModeling of Squeeze Flows Occurring in Composites Laminates”. International journal of material forming, published online October 2013, DOI 10.1007/s12289- 013-1149-4.
[11] B. Bognet,  C. Ghnatios, R. Lurot, A. Barasinski, A. Leygue, C. Binetruy, F. Chinesta.“Models defined in stratified-plate domains, a review on efficient 3D PGD-Based solution procedures”. Revue des composites et matériaux avancées, 24 (2014), pages 97-109.
[12] D. Canales,  C. Ghnatios, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta, I. Alfaro, E. Cueto, E. Feulvarch, J.M. Bergheau. “Numerical Simulation of Friction Stir Welding by an Eficient 3D Uupdated LagrangianModel”, ASME proceedings, doi:10.1115/ESDA2014-20285.
[13] E. Cueto,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, N. Montes, F. Sanchez, A. Falco. “Improving computational efficiency in LCM by using computational geometry and model reduction techniques”, Key Engineering Materials, vol 611-612, (2014), pages 339-343.
[14] J. Justo, F. Chinesta, E. Graciani,  C. Ghnatios, F. Paris.“Study of the ultrasonic compaction process of composite laminates - Part II: Advanced numerical simulation”. International Journal of Material Forming, September 2015, vol 8-4 (2015), pages 625-637.
[15] F. Bordeu,  C. Ghnatios, D. Blouze, B. Carles, D. Sireude, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta.“Parametric 3D elastic solutions of beams involved in frame structures”. Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science, vol. 2-3, (2015), pages 233-248.
[16] N. Bur, P. Joyot,  C. Ghnatios, P. Villon, E. Cueto, F. Chinesta.“On the use of model order reductionfor simulating automated fibre placement processes”, AdvancedModeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences, vol. 3-4 (March 2016), pages 1-18.
[17] C. Ghnatios, G. Xu, M. Visonneau, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta, A. Cimetiere.“On the space separated representation when addressing the solution of PDE in complex domains”. Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems - Series S, vol. 9 number 2, (2016), pages 475-500.
[18] C. Ghnatios, E. Abisset-Chavane, C. Binetruy, F. Chinesta, S. Advani.“3D Modeling of Squeeze Flow of Multiaxial Laminates”. Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, vol 234 (August 2016), pages 188-200.
[19] C. Ghnatios, E. Abisset-Chavane, F. Chinesta, R. Keunings. “3D modelling of squeeze flow of unidirectional and fabric composite inserts”. American Institute of Physics extended proceedings, 1769, (2016), pages 1 - 10.
[20] J.-V. Aguado, D. Borzacchiello,  C. Ghnatios, F. Lebel, R. Upadhyay, C. Binetruy, F. Chinesta.“A Simulation App based on reduced order modeling for manufacturing optimization of composite outlet guide vanes”. Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Engineering Sciences, vol.4-1, 2017, pages 1-26.
[21] C. Ghnatios, C. Mathis, R. Simik, N.D. Spencer, F. Chinesta.“Modeling soft, permeable matter with the Proper Generalized Decomposition (PGD) approach, and verification by means of nanoindentation”. Soft Matter, 13, (2017), pages 4482-4493. DOI: 10.1039/c7sm00246g.
[22] H. Tertrais, R. Ibanez, A. Barasinski,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta.“On the Proper Generalized Decomposition applied to microwave processes involving multilayered components”. IEEE transactions on electromagnetics, submitted.

International Conference Proceedings
[1] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, E. Cueto, A. Leygue, A. Poitou.“Optimizing Composites Forming Processes by Applying the Proper Generalized Decomposition”. AMPT (Advances in Material Processing Technologies) 2010, Paris (France), 2010.
[2] C. Ghnatios, F. Masson, A. Leygue, E. Cueto, F. Chinesta. “Proper Generalized Decomposition Based Dynamic Data-Driven Control of Material Forming Processes”. 14th ESAFORM International Conference on Material Forming. Belfast (United Kingdom), 2010.
[3] C. Ghnatios, F. Masson, E. Cueto, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “On the Dynamic Data-Driven Simulationof Coupled Models”. Coupled 2011 - Computational Methods for Coupled Problems in Science andEngineering, Kos (Greece), 2011.
[4] C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta, A. Poitou. “Parametric modeling of compositelaminates”. ICCM, International Conference on Composite Materials 2011, Jeju Island (South Korea), 2011. Published online.
[5] C. Ghnatios, A. Ammar, A. Cimetiere, A. Hamdouni, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “First Steps in the Space Separated Representation of Models Defined in Complex Domains”. Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Nantes (France), 2012.
[6] F. Poulahon,  C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, A. Barasinski, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “A Numerical Approach for the Evaluation of Residual Stresses in the Automated Tape Placement Process”. Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Nantes (France), 2012.
[7] C. Ghnatios, J.V. Aguado, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “Off-line solutions of non-linear models in the context of on-line controllers”. ECCOMAS 2012, Vienna (Austria), 2012.
[8] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta. “Advanced modelling of the Out-Of-Autoclave Thermoplastics Prepreg Consolidation”. Complas 2013, Barcelona (Spain), 2013.
[9] J. Justo,  C. Ghnatios, E. Garciani, F. Paris, F. Chinesta.“PGD Analysis of the Heating of a Composite Laminate During Ultrasonic Compaction”. METACOMP 2013, Valencia (Spain), 2013.
[10] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, C. Binetruy. “Efficient 3D based simulation procedures for models defined in plate-like stratified domains”. Reduced Basis, POD, PGD 2013, Blois (France), 2013.
[11] E. Lopez, E. Abisset-Chavanne,  C. Ghnatios, Ch. Binetruy, F. Chinesta, S. Comas-Cardona. “Towards image-based homogenization by combining scanning techniques and reduced order modeling”, European Congress on Composite Materials ECCM 2014, Sevilla (Spain), 2014.
[12] J. Justo, F. Chinesta, E. Garcia,  C. Ghnatios, F. Paris. “Modeling the heat distribution of a composite laminate during ultrasonic compaction with the PGD”, European Congress on Composite Materials ECCM 2014, Sevilla (Spain), 2014.
[13] E. Cueto,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, N. Montes, F. Sanchez, A. Falco. “Improving computational efficiency in LCM by using computational geometry and model reduction techniques”, ESAFORM 2014, Otaniemi (Finland), 2014.
[14] D. Canales,  C. Ghnatios, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta, I. Alfaro, E. Cueto, E. Feulvarch, J.M. Bergheau. “Numerical Simulation of Friction Stir Welding by an Eficient 3D Uupdated Lagrangian Model”, ESDA 2014, Copenhagen (Danemark), 2014.
[15] C. Ghnatios, E. Cueto, F. Chinesta. “Advanced computational strategies for fast and reliable simulation of LCM processes”, FPCM 12, Twente (Holland), 2014.
[16] E. Lopez, E. Abisset-Chavanne,  C. Ghnatios, Ch. Binetruy, F. Chinesta. “Towards real time thermal conductivity homogenization of heterogeneous microstructures”, Thermacomp 2014, Lake Bled (Slovenia), 2014.
[17] C. Ghnatios, A. Leygue, M. Beringhier, J.J. Rodenas, J. Fuenmayor, F. Chinesta. “A simple adaptive procedure for separated representations in engineering applications”, 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics WCCM 2014, Barcelona (Spain), 2014.
[18] C. Ghnatios, D. Blouze, B. Carles, D. Sireude, F. Bordeu, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “Structure optimization using PGD based computational vamedecum”, 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics WCCM 2014, Barcelona (Spain), 2014.
[19] H. Tertrais, A. Barasinski,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta.“Microwave heating of a thin laminate composite part”. 16th International Conference on Heating by Electromagnetic Sources, Padova (Italy), 2016.
[20] C. Ghnatios, E. Abisset-Chavanne, C. Binetruy, F. Chinesta, S. Advani.“3DModeling of Squeeze Flow of Unidirectionally Thermoplastic Composite Inserts”. 19th ESAFORM Conference, Nantes (France), 2016.
[21] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, A. Barasinski.“Electrical Fields Simulation in Heterogenous Domains Using the Proper Generalized Decomposition”. ECCOMAS congress 2016, Crete island, (Greece), 2016.
[22] F. Chinesta, J.V. Aguado, D. Borzacchiello,  C. Ghnatios, E. Cueto, D. Gonzalez.“Computational vamedecums for large industrial applications”. ECCOMAS congress 2016, Crete island, (Greece), 2016.
[23] C. Ghnatios, E. Abisset-Chavanne, C. Binetruy, F. Chinesta, S. Advani.“3D simulation of composite strands compression molding by using the proper generalized decomposition”. European Congress on Composite Materials ECCM 2016, Munich, (Germany), 2016.
[24] F. Chinesta, E. Abisset-Chavanne, J.V. Aguado, A. Barasinski, D. Borzacchiello,  C. Ghnatios.“Advanced modeling and real time simulation of composites manufacturing processes: realizing technological dreams”. European Congress on Composite Materials ECCM 2016, Munich, (Germany), 2016.
[25] A. Barasinski, H. Tertrais,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta.“Microwave heating of composite parts”. European Congress on Composite Materials ECCM 2016, Munich, (Germany), 2016.
[26] A. Barasinski, E. Abisset-Chavanne,  C. Ghnatios, J.V. Aguado, D. Borzacchiello, F. Chinesta. “Advanced model order reduction for simulating composites forming processes”. European Congress on Composite Materials ECCM 2016, Munich, (Germany), 2016.
[27] C. Ghnatios.“Optimization of composite forming processes using nonlinear thermal models and the proper generalized decomposition”. The third international conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Application ACTEA 2016, an IEEE conference, Beirut, (Lebanon), 2016.
[28] C. Ghnatios, C. Mathis, F. Chinesta.“Poroelastic properties identification through micro indentation modeled by using the Proper Generalized Decomposition”. The third international conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Application ACTEA 2016, an IEEE conference, Beirut, (Lebanon), 2016.
[29] H. Tertrais,  C. Ghnatios, A. Barasinski, F. Chinesta, “Proper generalized decomposition simulation of composite materials heating by using microwaves and electromagnetic fields”. 17th Biennial Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation (CEFC 2016), Miami (USA), 2016.
[30] H. Tertrais, R. Ibanez, A. Barasinski,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, “Simulation of Microwave Heating of a Composite Part in an Oven Cavity”. 20th international Esaform Conference on Material Forming (ESAFORM 2017), Dublin, (Ireland), 2017.
[31] C. Ghnatios, A. Barasinski, I. Fernandez Villegas, G. Palardy and F. Chinesta, “Computational vamadecum of the coupled mechanical/thermal behavior of composite materials during ultrasound curing”, 7th international conference on Coupled problems (Coupled 2017), Rhodes (Greece), June 2017.
[32] M. Perez, A. Barasinski, B. Courtemanche,  C. Ghnatios, E. Abisset-Chavanne, F. Chinesta.“Thermal simulation of the laser-assisted tape placement process”. Journées Nationales sur les Composites, JNC 2017, Paris (France), June 2017.
[33] C. Ghnatios and G.-P. Zehil, “3D modeling of the vane test in a power-law cement paste by means of the proper generalized decomposition”, 14th international conference on computational plasticity (Complas 2017), Barcelona (Spain), September 2017.
[34] H. Tertrais  C. Ghnatios, A. Barasinski and F. Chinesta, “Microwaves heating in composites laminates processing: advanced simulation based on the PGD in-plane-out-of-plane-decomposition”, 33th international conference on Polymer Processing Society (PPS33), Cancun (Mexico), December 2017.
[35] C. Ghnatios, A. Rustom, G. Asmar, E. Chakar. “A reduced order model based manifold technique for automated defect judging, application to structural holes”, 29th IEEE international conference on microelectronics (ICM2017), Beirut (Lebanon), December 2017.

National Conference Proceedings
[1] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, A. Poitou, A. Ammar, A. Leygue.“Modélisation Avancée de la Mise en Forme de Composites”. Matériaux 2010, Nantes (2010).
[2] B. Bognet,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta. “Modélisation Thermique Avancée dans des Structures Composites”. Matériaux 2010, Nantes (2010).
[3] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, A. Leygue, P. Villon, P. Breitkopf, A. Poitou. “Stratégies avancés d’optimisation et analyse inverse basées sur l’utilisation de la PGD”. 10ème Colloque National en Calcul des Structures, Giens (2011). Published online.
[4] B. Bognet,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, A. Leygue, A. Poitou. “Modélisation Avancée des Procédés de Fabrication des Structures Composites”. Journées Nationales sur les Composites, JNC2011, Poitiers (2011). Published online.
[5] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, A. Barasinski, A. Leygue, A. Poitou. “Modélisation et simulation 3D paramétrique des champs de température dans des plaques composites”. MECAMAT Aussois (2011).
[6] C. Ghnatios, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta, A. Cimetiere, A. Hamdouni, P. Villon. “Stratégies avancées d’optimisation et analyse inverse basées sur l’utilisation de la PGD”. Congrès francais de la mécanique CFM Besancon (2011).
[7] C. Ghnatios, S. Chatel, A. Barasinski, F. Chinesta.“Modélisation avancée de la consolidation des matériaux composites à matrice thermoplastique”. Journées Nationales sur les Composites, JNC 2013, Nantes (2013).
[8] J. Justo, E. Graciani, F. Paris,  C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta. “PGD analysis of the heating of a composite laminate during ultrasonic compaction. X Congreso Nacional de Materiales Compuestos, Algeciras, Spain, (2013).

International Conferences Without Proceedings
[1] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta, A. Huerta, A. Leygue. “Resolution and Post Treatment of Multidimensional Problems Using the Proper Generalized Decomposition”. Reduced Basis, POD and PGD Model Reduction Techniques, Paris (France), 2011.
[2] C. Ghnatios, A. Ammar, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta, A. Cimetiere, A. Hamdouni. “Shape Optimization of Complex Domains Using the Proper Generalized Decomposition”. World Congress on Computational Mechanics, Sao Paulo (Brazil), 2012.
[3] E. Giner,  C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “Application of the Proper Generalized Decomposition (PGD) to 3D Cracked plates and estimation of the discretization error”. SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra, Valencia (Spain), 2012.
[4] C. Ghnatios, F. Chinesta; “3D transient parametric simulation of the tape placement process using the Proper Generalised Decomposition". ASME - McMat 2015, Seattle (USA), 2015.
[5] J.V. Aguado, D. Borzacchiello,  C. Ghnatios, F. Lebel, R. Upadhyay, C. Binetruy and F. Chinesta, “A simulation App based on reduced order modeling for manufacturing optimization of composite outlet guide vanes”, 7th international conference on Coupled problems (Coupled 2017), Rhodes (Greece), June 2017.
[6] H. Tertrais,  C. Ghnatios, A. Barasinski and F. Chinesta, “Microwaves heating in composites laminates processing: advanced simulation based on the PGD in-plane-out-of-plane-decomposition”, 7th international conference on Coupled problems (Coupled 2017), Rhodes (Greece), June 2017.
[7] C. Ghnatios, H. Tertrais, A. Barasinski and F. Chinesta, “Electrical fields simulation in heterogeneous domains”, 4th international workshop on Reduced Basis, POD and PGD model reduction techniques (MORTech 2017), Sevilla (Spain), November 2017.

 

National Conferences Without Proceedings
[1] C. Ghnatios, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “Calcul inverse “on-line” basé sur des solutions “off-line” PGD paramétriques”. Journée thématique AFM Problèmes Inverses, Lyon (2011).
[2] C. Ghnatios, A. Barasinski, B. Bognet, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta.“Utilisation de la PGD dans l’optimisation et le contrôle de procédés industriels”. Groupement de Recherche GdR: Mise en oeuvre des composite et propriétés induites, Nantes (2011).
[3] C. Ghnatios, A. Leygue, F. Chinesta. “Sur l’utilisation de la PGD dans simulation de la mise en forme des matériaux composites”. Journée envol recherche fondation EADS, Paris (2012).
[4] F. Chinesta,  C. Ghnatios, B. Bognet, F. Poulahon, A. Barasinski. “Acquis, défis et verrous de la réduction de modèles dans la simulation des procédés de fabrication des structures composites”. Groupement de Recherche GdR : Mise en oeuvre des composites et propriétés induites, Lyon (2012).
[5] C. Ghnatios, C. Binetruy , F. Chinesta.“Simulation avancée du “Squeeze Flow” dans les matériaux composites thermoplastiques”. Groupement de Recherche GdR composites : Mise en oeuvre des composites et propriétés induites, Toulouse (2013).

 

Invited Talks
[6] “Modélisation et simulation de la dépose de bandes thermoplastiques”. Groupement de Recherche : mise en oeuvre des composites et propriétés induites, Nantes (France), 2011.
[7] “Utilisation de la PGD pour la simulation des problèmes thermiques non-linéaires”. Invited lecture at LTN, polytechnic university of Nantes, Nantes (France), 2013.
[8] “Modélisation de la consolidation des matériaux composites thermoplastiques”. Forum Plasturgie Composites (FPC), Paris (France), 2013.
[9] “Advanced Modeling and simulation of Materials and Processes”.  Plenary lecture, TCOP thematic conference, Piriac sur mer (France), 2013.


 

Grants & Funds

  • N. Metni, I. Hage and C. Ghnatios, GRP CNRS-L, 30,000,000 L.L., 2017-2019
  • C. Ghnatios, Advanced simulation of composite materials, Centrale Innovation, 12000 euros, 2018-2020

 

 

II- Control & Robotics Research Group

Research Projects

  • Visual serving control for flying unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Micro-thrust instrumentation system design and testing
  • Impact of Integrating Solar Thermal Panels in Lebanese Buildings on the Indoor Environment
  • Platform Design for Testing Fractional Calculus Controllers
  • Pendulum Platform design for Linear Controllers Testing

 

People

Faculty

Metni, Najib, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame university-Louaize

 

Research and Teaching Asssistants

Actual

Nsaif, Maryam, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Research Assistant since 2017

Azar, Lorenzo, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Research Assistant since 2017

Alawiyyeh, Imad, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Research Assistant since 2017

El Kik, Michel, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Research Assistant since 2017

 

Publications
[1] Rabel Rizkallah, Najib Metni, Jessica Mouawad and Ramy Saad, Design and Modeling of an Autonomous Multi-Link Snake Robot, Capable of 3D Motion. In Proceedings of the 2015 Third International conference on Control, Mechatronics and Automation (ICCMA 2015), Barcelona, Spain, December 2015.
[2] Noel El Khazen, Daniel Asmar, Najib Metni and Elie Shammas, Humanoid Fall Avoidance from Random Disturbances Predicted via a Decision Volume. In Proceedings of the 2014 5th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob 2014), pages 866-871, August 2014. doi:10.1109/BIOROB.2014.6913889
[3] Najib Metni, Sensor Fusion for Attitude and Bias Estimation for a VTOL UAV. In Proceedings of the 2010 ASME 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and analysis (ESDA 2010), volume 5, pages 363-368, Istanbul, Turkey, July 2010. doi:10.1115/ESDA2010-24989
[4] Najib Metni, Neuro-Control of an Inverted Pendulum using Genetic Algorithm. In Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications (ACTEA 09), p. 27, NDU, Lebanon, June 2009. doi:10.1109/ACTEA.2009.5227952
[5] Najib Metni, Tarek Hamel and François Derkx, Homography-Based Visual Tracking Control Law For A UAV With Adaptive Depth Estimation. In Proceedings of the 44th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and European Control Conference (ECC-CDC’05), Sevilla, Spain, December 2005. doi:10.1109/CDC.2005.158313
[6] Najib Metni, Jean-Michel Pfimlim, Tarek Hamel and Phillippe Souères, Attitude and Gyro Bias Estimation for a Flying UAV. In Proceedings of the 2005 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2005), pages 1114-1120, Alberta, Canada, August 2005. doi:10.1109/IROS.2005.1544997
[7] Jean-Michel Pfimlim, Tarek Hamel, Phillippe Souères and Najib Metni, Nonlinear Attitude and Gyroscope’s Bias Estimation for a VTOL UAV. In Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, July 2005. doi:10.3182/20050703-6-CZ-1902.02008
[8] Najib Metni, François Derkx, and J-L.Sorin, The Current Use of VTOL UAVs for Bridge & Monument Inspection & Upcoming Requirements. Invited paper and talk in the 2004 unmanned Vehicles Systems Technology (UVS Tech), Brussels, Belgium, November 2004.
[9] Najib Metni, Tarek Hamel, and François Derkx, A UAV for Bridge’s Inspection: Visual Servoing Control Law with Orientation Limits. In Proceedings of the 5th IFAC/EURON Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV’04), Lisbon, Portugal, July 2004.
[10] Najib Metni, Tarek Hamel and Isabelle Fantoni, Visual Servoing with Orientation Limits of the X4-Flyer. In Proceedings of the 7th IEE European Control Conference (ECC’03) Cambridge, UK, September 2003.

 

Grants & Funds

  • T. Salem and N. Metni, GRP CNRS-L, 32,000,000 L.L., 2017-2019

 

 

III- Solid Mechanics and Manufacturing Research Group

Research Projects

Statistically optimized and experimentally validated turning tool life estimation and prediction

 

People

Faculty

Asmar, Ghazi, Ph.D., 1998, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Missouri, USA
Francis, Francis, Ph.D., 2003, Mechanical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
Hage, Ilige, Ph.D., 2015, Mechanical Engineering, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Ishac, Joanne, Ph.D., 2016, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tulsa, USA

 

Publications
[1] Francis F. (2016) “Engineering Approach with Quality Function Deployment for an ABET Accredited Program: A case Study”. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol4, No. 2, pp 65-70, doi 10.12691/ajme-4-2-4. May 2016.
[2] Francis F. (2015) “Nano Engineering for Nano Sustainability”. IOSR Journal of Engineering (IOSRJEN) ISSN (e) 2250-3021, ISSN (p): 2278-8719, vol.05, issue 11,pp 25-27, November 2015.
[3] Francis F. (2014) “Designing E-Learning Process”. IOSR Journal of Engineering (IOSRJEN), ISSN (e) 2250-3021, ISSN (p): 2278-8719, vol 04, PP 07-10, December 2014.
[4] Francis F. (2014) “Engineering for Sustainability: A Solar coffee Machine (Solacoff)”. European International Journal of Science and technology,Vol.3 No 4. PP: 15-20, May 2014.
[5] Francis F. (2012) the Elaboration Process – An Approach for Sustainable Product Development: A Case Study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING, DOI:10.1080/19397038.2012.656730
[6] Francis, F., “Electrochemical Machining of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Alloys” published in the “International Journal of Steel and Related Materials”, ISSN 1611-4442, June 2011
[7] Francis, F., “Sustainable Engineering- a Focus on Green Product Design” published in the “International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (IJTAM), ISSN 0973-6085, July 2010.
[8] I. Hage, R. Hamade. Segmentation of histology slides of cortical bone using pulse coupled neural networks optimized by particle-swarm optimization. Comput. Med. Imaging Graphics 2013;. 37-7 (2013): 466-474.
[9] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Geometric-attributes-based segmentation of cortical bone slides using optimized neural networks. 2015 Journal of bone and mineral metabolism (2015): 1-15.
[10] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Automatic detection of cortical bone’s Haversian osteonal boundaries. Aims Medical Science, Volume 2 (4): 328–346.
[11] I. Hage, R. Hamade : Intracortical stiffness of mid-diaphysis femur bovine bone: lacunar–canalicular based homogenization numerical solutions and microhardness measurements. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 2017 Sep 1;28(9):135.
[12] I. Hage, R. Hamade: an experimentally validated combined stiffness formulation for a finite domain considering volume fraction, shape, orientation, and location of a single inclusion. Accepted (International Journal of Applied Mechanics) (https://doi.org/10.1142/S1758825118500114)
[13] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Structural micro processing of Haversian systems of a cortical bovine femur using optical microscope and matlab. In ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. 595-601). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
[14] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Micro-FEM Orthogonal Cutting Model for Bone Using Microscope Images Enhanced Via Artificial Intelligence. Procedia CIRP 2013;8:384-9.
[15] I. Hage, R. Hamade.: Micro FEM simulations of single-cutting-edge sawing of cortical bone. In ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. V03AT03A049-V03AT03A049. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
[16] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Structural Feature-attribute-based Segmentation of Optical Images of Bone Slices Using Optimized Pulse Coupled Neural Networks (PCNN). In ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (pp. V03BT03A019-V03BT03A019). American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
[17] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Smart segmentation of Bone histology slides using Pulse coupled neural networks (PCNN) optimized by particle-swarm optimization (PSO). In 6th ECCOMAS Conference on Smart Structures and Materials 2013, Politecnico di Torino (pp. 24-26).
[18] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Statistical and physical micro feature-based segmentation of cortical bone images using artificial intelligence. Materials Science Forum (Vol. 783, pp. 222-227).
[19] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Toward quantifying geometric microstructural differences between primary and secondary osteons via segmentation.. In Biomedical Engineering (MECBME), 2014 Middle East Conference on (pp. 371-374). IEEE.
[20] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Observations on the Geometric Distribution of Micro-structural Features in Cortical Bone. In Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering (Vol.1) (2014).
[21] I. Hage, R. Hamade, S. Mu'tasem: Application of homogenization theory to study the mechanics of cortical bone. In ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper accepted. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
[22] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Effect of an ellipsoidal void's volume fraction, shape, orientation, and location on the composite’s elastic modulus. ICMCSF 2015. Paper accepted.
[23] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Distribution Of Porosity In Cortical (Bovine) Bone. In ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition pp. V003T03A085-V003T03A085.
[24] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Segregation Of Cortical Bone's Haversian Systems Via Automated Image Segmentation. In ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper accepted. American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
[25] I. Hage, C. Seif, R. Hamade: Measuring Compressive Modulus of Elasticity Across Cortical Bone Thickness of Mid-Diaphysis Bovine Femur. ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, pp. V003T04A071 V003T04A071. 16. , 2016.
[26] R. Hamade, C. Seif, I. Hage, , A Design of Experiment to Study the Effects of Cutting Speed and Feed on the Generated Drilling Thrust and Torque in Aluminum Alloys. Accepted. ASME IMECE 2017.
[27] I. Hage, R. Hamade: Micro-FEM Orthogonal Cutting Model for Bone Using Microscope Images Enhanced Via Artificial Intelligence. Procedia CIRP 2013;8:384-9.
[28] M. Kiani, J. Ishak, R. Walker, S. Babaeidarabad, “Numerical Modeling and Experimental Investigation of M-4330 Low Alloy and 17-4 PH Stainless Steels Low Cycle Fatigue Behavior”, Experimental Techniques, Volume 42, Pages 93-104, 2018.
[29] M. Kiani, J. Ishak, M.W. Keller, and S.M. Tipton, “Comparison between Nonlinear FEA and Notch Strain Analysis for Modeling Elastoplastic Stress-Strain Response in Cross bores”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Volume 118, Pages 45-54, 2016.
[30] J. Ishak, M. A.A. Santos, S. M. Tipton, “Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Cyclic Strains in Coiled Tubing Surface Defects for Fatigue Life Assessment", manuscript submitted for the SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, March 2017.
[31] J. Ishak, S.M. Tipton, “Numerical Analysis of Stress/Strain Fluctuations in Coiled Tubing during Deepwater Deployment” presented at the SEM 13th International Congress in Orlando, Florida, June 2016.

 

 

IV- Thermofluids Research Group

Research Projects

Heat Transfer and Mixing Enhancement in Multifunctional Heat Exchangers/Reactors

 

People

Faculty

El-Hayek, Michel, Docteur Européen, 1997, Sciences Appliquées, Faculté Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium
Bou Mosleh, Charbel, Ph.D., 2005, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, USA
Habchi, Charbel, Doctorate, 2010, Energy and Thermal Sciences, Universite de Nantes, France

Ph.D. Candidates / Research and Teaching Assistants

Continuing

Karkaba, Hassan, Ph.D. Candidate at IMT Lille Douai, since 2017
Khanjian, Assadour, Ph.D. Candidate at IMT Lille Douai, since 2014
Mehra, Bineet, Ph.D. Candidate at IMT Lille Douai, since 2015
Mjallal, Ibrahim, Ph.D. Candidate at University of Angers, since 2017
Himo, Rawad, BE in Mechanical Engineering from Notre Dame University-Louaize 2017, Research Assistant since 2015
Lakkis, George, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant since 2017
Nemer, Rami, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant since 2017
Raii, Khalil, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant since 2015
Rustom, Alexios, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant since 2017
Saad, Micheline, Mechanical Engineering student, Notre Dame University-Louaize 2018, Research Assistant since 2017
Rida, Ali, MS in Mechanical Engineering from Lebanese International University, 2016, Research Assistant since 2016

 

Former

Oneissi, Mohammad, Ph.D. from University of Nantes in 2017.
Ali, Samer, Ph.D. from IMT Lille Douai in 2015.

Publications
[1] T. Lemenand, C. Habchi, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini, Vorticity and convective heat transfer downstream of a vortex generator. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2018, 125, 342-349.
[2] B. Mehra, J.V. Simo Tala, C. Habchi, J-L. Harion, Local field synergy analysis of conjugate heat transfer for different plane fin configurations. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2018, 130, 1105-1120.
[3] S. Ghanimeh, C. Abou Khalil, C. Bou Mosleh, C. Habchi, Optimized anaerobic-aerobic sequential system for the treatment of food waste and wastewater. Waste Management, 2017, 71, 767-774.
[4] A. Khanjian, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, S. Bougeard, T. Lemenand, Effect of the angle of attack of a rectangular wing on the heat transfer enhancement in channel flow at low Reynolds number. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2017, 1-12.
[5] S. Ali, C. Habchi, S. Menanteau, , T. Lemenand, J.L. Harion, Three-dimensional numerical study of heat transfer and mixing enhancement in a circular pipe using self-sustained oscillating flexible vorticity generators. Chemical Engineering Science, 2017, 162, 152-174.
[6] A. Khanjian, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, S. Bougeard, T. Lemenand, Effect of rectangular winglet pair roll angle on the heat transfer enhancement in laminar channel flow. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2017, 114, 1-14.
[7] T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, C. Habchi, H. Peerhossaini, Micro-mixing measurement by chemical probe in homogeneous and isotropic turbulence. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2017, 314, 453-465.
[8] J. Matar, J. Youssef, P. Rahme and C. Bou-Mosleh. “A Nearshore Heaving-Buoy Sea Wave Energy Converter For Power Production”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 145, pp. 136-143 (2016).
[9] W. Chehaze, D. Chamoun, C. Bou-Mosleh and P. Rahme. “Wave Roller Device for Power Generation”, Procedia Engineering, Vol. 145, pp. 144-150 (2016).
[10] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini, Turbulence statistics downstream of a vorticity generator at low Reynolds numbers. Physics of Fluids, 2016, 28, 105106.
[11] C. Habchi, G. Antar, The Dynamics of of Two-Dimensional Turbulence Excited at Two Scales using Electromagnetic Forces. Physics of Fluids, 2016, 28, 055102.
[12] M. Oneissi, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, S. Bougeard, T. Lemenand, Novel design of delta winglet pair vortex generator for heat transfer enhancement. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2016, 109, 1-9.
[13] S. Ali, S. Menanteau, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, J.L. Harion, Heat Transfer and Mixing Enhancement by Using Multiple Freely Oscillating Flexible Vortex Generators. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016, 105, 276-289.
[14] C. Habchi, G. Antar, Direct numerical simulation of electromagnetically forced flows using OpenFOAM. Computers and Fluids, 2015, 116, 1-9.
[15] C. Habchi, J.L. Harion, Enhanced mixing by optimized streamwise and angular positioning of longitudinal vorticity, Applied Thermal Engineering, 2015, 86, 269-280.
[16] S. Ali, C. Habchi, S. Menanteau, T. Lemenand, J.L. Harion, Heat Transfer and Mixing Enhancement by Free Elastic Flaps Oscillation. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015, 85, 250-264.
[17] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, A. Al Shaer, H. Peerhossaini, Experimental Study of the Flow Field behind a Perforated Vortex Generator, Journal Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics, 2015, 16, 221-229.
[18] M. Khaled, M. Gad El Rab, C. Habchi, A. Al Shaer, A. Elmarakbi, F. Harambat, H. Peerhossaini,  Analysis and modeling of the thermal soak phase of a vehicle - Temperature and heat flux measurements. International Journal of Automotive Technology, 2015, 16, 221-229.
[19] L. Pacheco, D. Della-Valle, O. Le Corre, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, H. Peerhossaini, Modeling Open-Flow Steam Reforming of Methanol Over Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 Catalyst in an Axisymmetric Reactor. Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 2015, 8, Page: 20353.
[20] C. Habchi, J.L. Harion, Residence time distribution and heat transfer in circular pipe fitted with longitudinal rectangular wings. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014, 74, 13-24.
[21] T. Lemenand, C. Habchi, D. Della Valle, J. Bellettre, H. Peerhossaini. Mass transfer and emulsification by chaotic advection. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014, 71, Pages: 228-235.
[22] A. Ghanem, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, Hassan Peerhossaini. Mixing Performances in Swirl Flow and Corrugated Channel Reactors. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 2014, 92, Pages: 2213-2222.
[23] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, M. Khaled, A. Elmarakbi, H. Peerhossaini. Mixing assessment by chemical probe. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2014, 20, Pages: 1411-1420.
[24] C. Habchi, M. Khaled, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, A. Elmarakbi, H. Peerhossaini. A semi-analytical approach for temperature distribution in Dean flow. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014, 50, Pages: 23-30.
[25] M. Khaled, C. Habchi, F. Harambat, A. Elmarakbi, H. Peerhossaini. Leakage effects in car underhood aerothermal management: temperature and heat flux analysis. Heat and Mass Transfer, 2014, 59, Pages: 1455-1464.
[26] F. Hachem, M. Khaled, M. Ramadan, C. Habchi, Boundary Layer Development on a Concave Surface: Flow Visualization and Hot Wire Velocity Measurements. Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, 2014, 8, Pages: 1177-1182.
[27] C. Habchi, J.L. Harion, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, F. Hachem, A. Elmarakbi. Chaotic mixing by longitudinal vorticity. Chemical Engineering Science, 2013, 104, Pages: 439–450.
[28] C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, J.L.Harion, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Partionned solver for strongly coupled fluid-structure interaction. Computers and Fluids, 2013, 71, Pages: 306–319.
[29] A. Ghanem, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, Hassan Peerhossaini. Energy efficiency in process industry – High-Efficiency Vortex (HEV) multifunctional heat exchanger. Renewable Energy Journal, 2013, 56, Pages: 96–104.
[30] C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, J.-L.Harion, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Enhancing heat transfer in vortex generator-type multifunctional heat exchangers. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2012, 38, Pages: 14–25.
[31] A. Ghanem, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, Hassan Peerhossaini, Heat-Transfer Enhancement by Artificially Generated Streamwise Vorticity. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2012, 395, Page: 012051.
[32] A. Mardaru, K. Souidi, A. Marcati, G. Jinescu, C. Habchi, D. Della Valle, G. Djelveh. Effect of impellers configuration on the gas dispersion of high-viscosity fluid using Narrow Annular Gap Unit. Part 2: numerical approach. Chemical Engineering Science, 2012, 75, Pages: 63-74.
[33] K. Carlberg, C. Bou-Mosleh and C. Farhat, “Efficient Nonlinear Model Reduction via a Least-Squares Petrov-Galerkin Projection and Compressive Tensor Approximations”, International Journal For Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 86, No.2, pp. 155-181 (2011).
[34] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, L. Pacheco, O. Le Corre, H. Peerhossaini. Entropy production and field synergy principle in turbulent vortical flows. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2011, 50, Pages: 2365-2376.
[35] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. A new adaptive procedure for using chemical probes to characterize mixing. Chemical Engineering Science, 2011, 66, Pages: 3540-3550.
[36] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Turbulent mixing and residence time distribution in novel multifunctional heat exchangers-reactors. Chemical Engineering and Processing, 2010, 49, Pages: 1066-1075.
[37] H. Mohand Kaci, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Flow structure and heat transfer induced by embedded vorticity. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 2010, 53, Pages: 3575-3584
[38] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Alternating mixing tabs in multifunctional heat exchanger-reactor. Chemical Engineering and Processing. 2010, 49, Pages: 653-661.
[39] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Turbulence behavior of artificially generated vorticity. Journal of Turbulence, 2010, 11, Number 36.
[40] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Liquid-liquid dispersion in a chaotic advection flow. International Journal of Multiphase Flow, 2009, 35, Pages: 485-497.
[41] C. Habchi, S. Ouarets, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, J. Bellettre, H. Peerhossaini. Influence of viscosity ratio on droplets formation in a chaotic advection flow. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 2009, 7, Number 50.
[42] C. Bou-Mosleh and C. Farhat, “A Stress-Based Optimization Method for Reproducing In-Flight Loads Using Concentrated Forces”, AIAA Journal, Vol. 46, pp. 1273-1277 (2008).
[1] Y. Aoun, M. Kadi and C. Bou-Mosleh, “Thermal Foundation Benefits and Efficiency”, Proceedings of ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Tampa, Florida, USA, November 3-9, (2017).
[2] E. Karam, P. Moukarzel, M. Chamoun, C. Habchi, C. Bou-Mosleh, Design of a hybrid photovoltaic thermal system in Lebanon, 3rd E3PE, Beirut, Lebanon, 2017.
[3] A. Khanjian, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, T. Lemenand. Effect of the angle of attack of a rectangular vortex generator on the heat transfer in a parallel plate flow. 3rd ACTEA Conference, NDU, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, 2016.
[4] A. Hannouch, V. Militian, M. Hajj-Hassan, C. Habchi. Computational fluid dynamics for a closed infant incubator. 22nd LAAS International Science Conference, USEK, Kasslik, Lebanon, 2016.
[5] A. Khanjian, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, T. Lemenand. Heat transfer enhancement in channel flow downstream a rectangular winglet pair vortex Generator. 21th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, 2015.
[6] M. Oneissi, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, T. Lemenand. Novel design of delta winglet pair for heat transfer enhancement. 21th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, 2015.
[7] C. Habchi, G. Antar. Direct Numerical Simulation of Electromagnetic Forcing Flows. 5th LSMS, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[8] C. Habchi, M. Khaled, M. Ramadan, G. Harika. Fire Management of Underground Car Park Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. ASHRAE ICEBD-MET, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[9] W. Salameh, A. Assi, C. Habchi, M. Khaled. Cooling PV Arrays Using the Return Air Flow of Air Conditioning Systems. ASHRAE ICEBD-MET, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[10] M. Khaled, M. Ramadan. C. Habchi, M. Chouman. Heating water using the recovered waste heat from boilers in HVAC applications – thermal modeling and parametric analysis. ASHRAE ICEBD-MET, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[11] I. Hamiye, J. Faroukh, H. Hassaui, A. Assi, C. Habchi, M. Khaled. Design of micro-hydropower system – case study. 20th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[12] M. Jannoun, M. Hemady, A. Assi, B. Abdul Hay, C. Habchi. Phase change materials (PCM) and their applications. 20th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[13] H. Jawhar, A. Assi, B. Abdul Hay, C. Habchi. Cooling Photovoltaic Panels Using Phase Change Materials. 20th LAAS International Science Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, 2014.
[14] C. Habchi, M.F. Khalil, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Flow past a row of trapezoidal tabs: experimental and numerical studies. 11th ICFD, Alexandria, Egypt, 2013.
[15] F. Hachem, M.F. Khalil, M. Khaled, C. Habchi. Boundary layer development on concave surface in gas turbine applications– Flow visualization and hot wire velocity measurements. 11th ICFD, Alexandria, Egypt, 2013.
[16] M. Khaled, M.F. Khalil, M. Ramadan, C. Habchi, F. Harambat. Effect of engine blockage on the flow induced by a vehicle fan in a simplified model. 11th ICFD, Alexandria, Egypt, 2013.
[17] M. Ramadan, M. Khaled, M.F. Khalil, C. Habchi, L. Stainier, A.Leroyer. A conservative algorithm for fluid-structure interaction problems. 11th ICFD, Alexandria, Egypt, 2013.
[18] A. Ghanem, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Energy Efficiency in Process Industry – High-Efficiency Vortex (HEV) Multifunctional Heat Exchanger. ICRE, UAE University, Al Ain, UAE, 2012.
[19] C. Habchi, M. Khaled, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. The temperature distribution in Dean flow: an analytical approach. ICTEA, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2009.
[20] C. Habchi, S. Ouarets, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, J. Bellettre, H. Peerhossaini. Viscosity effects on liquid-liquid dispersion in laminar flows. ICHMT, Hamamat, Tunisia, 2009.
[21] B. Mehra, J.V. Simo Tala, C. Habchi, J.L Harion. Analyse des performances de transfert d’une ailette plane selon le principe local de synergie. SFT, Marseille, France, 2017.
[22] B. Mehra, J.V. Simo Tala, C. Habchi, J.L Harion. Analyse des transferts thermiques conjugués de trois géométries d’ailettes planes selon le principe local de synergie de champ. 13th CIFQ, Saint-Lô, France, 2017.
[23] M. Oneissi, A. Khanjian, D. Bougeard, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, T. Lemenand. Intensification des transferts par génération de vorticité. 13th CIFQ, Saint-Lô, France, 2017.
[24] E. Jabagi, G. Chibani, C. Abou Khalil, C. Bou-Mosleh and S. Ghanimeh. “Treatability and Energy Potential of Waste in Anaerobic-Aerobic Sequential Systems”, Procedings of the 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste – VENICE 2016, Great School of St. John the Evangelist, Venice, Italy, November 14-17, (2016).
[25] C. Khairallah, E. Eid, P. Rahme and C. Bou-Mosleh. “Analysis of a wave roller energy-harvesting device”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Computational Tools for Engineering Applications – ACTEA 2016, pp. 32-36, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, July13-15, (2016).
[26] C. Habchi, F. Azizi. Hydrodynamic and heat transfer characterization of screen-type static mixers. Eurotherm 106, Paris, France, 2016.
[27] M. Oneissi, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, T. Lemenand. Novel design of delta winglet pair vortex generator for heat transfer enhancement. Eurotherm 106, Paris, France, 2016.
[28] A. Hannouch, V. Militian, M. Hajj-Hassan, H. Khachfe, C. Habchi. Computational fluid dynamics model for a closed infant incubator. 5th International Conference on Global Health Challenges, IARIA, Global Health Challenges Conference, Venice, Italy, 2016.
[29] J. Matar, J. Youssef, P. Rahme and C. Bou-Mosleh. “Towards Clean Power Production Using Wave Energy”, Proceedings of the 21st LAAS International Scientific Conference, pp. 432-433, Beirut, Lebanon, April 15-17, (2015)
[30] W. Chehade, D. Chamoun, C. Bou-Mosleh and P. Rahme. “Wind-waves hybrid system concept for power generation”, Proceedings of the 21st LAAS International Scientific Conference, pp. 882-883, Beirut, Lebanon, April 15-17, (2015)
[31] S. Ali, S. Menanteau, C. Habchi, J.L. Harion, T. Lemenand. Etude de l’intensification des transferts de chaleur dans un écoulement laminaire par mise en place de générateurs de vorticité flexibles. 12th CIFQ, Québec, Canada, 2015.
[32] C. Bou-Mosleh, P. Rahme, P. Beaino, R. Mattar and E. Abi Nassif, “Contribution to Clean Energy Production Using a Novel Waver Energy Converter”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries – REDEC 2014, pp. 108-111, Beirut, Lebanon, November 26-27, (2014). doi:10.1109/REDEC.2014.7038540.
[33] C. Bou-Mosleh and S. Patel, “CFD-Based Aerodynamic Analysis of Damaged Delta Wings”, Proceedings of ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Montreal, Canada, November 14-20, (2014). doi:10.1115/IMECE2014-38420.
[34] P. Rahme, C. Bou-Mosleh, G. Asmar and F. Lachaud. “Numerical model for composite material laminates with ply drop in compression”, 20th LAAS International Scientific Conference, Hadath, Lebanon, March 27-29, (2014)
[35] C. Habchi, H. El Hage, J.L. Harion, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, S. Menanteau, A. Elmarakbi, H. Peerhossaini. Numerical simulation of the interaction between fluid flow and elastic flaps oscillations. FEDSM ASME, Nevada, USA, 2013.
[36] C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, J.L. Harion, M. Khaled, A. Elmarakbi. Intensification du transfert de chaleur par des générateurs de vorticité et des protrusions. SFT, Gerardmer, France, 2013.
[37] J.A. Zambaux, J.L. Harion, S. Russeil, P. Bouvier, C. Habchi. Analyse de l’influence de la présence d’un coude sur les performances thermo-hydrauliques d’un tube à déformations successives alternées. SFT, Gerardmer, France, 2013.
[38] S. Ali, S. Menanteau, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, J.L. Harion, A. Elmarakbi. Numerical analysis and simulation of the interaction between a Von Kármán vortex street and elastic flaps. 21th CFM, Bordeaux, France, 2013.
[39] F. Hachem, M. Khaled, C. Habchi. Visualisation d’écoulement et analyses de profils de vitesse sur une surface concave pour des applications de turbines à gaz. 21th CFM, Bordeaux, France, 2013.
[40] A. Ghanem, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, C. Habchi, H. Peerhossaini. Vortically Enhanced Heat Transfer and Mixing: State of the Art and Recent Results. FEDSM ASME, Puerto Rico, USA, 2012.
[41] A. Ghanem, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Heat transfer enhancement by artificially generated streamwise vorticity. 6th European Thermal Sciences Conference, Eurotherm, Poitiers, France, 2012.
[42] D. Amsallem, C. Bou-Mosleh and C. Farhat, “Nonlinear Model Reduction Unsing Local Reduced-Order Bases”, 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics – ICIAM 2011, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 18-22 (2011)
[43] C. Bou-Mosleh, “CFD-Based Aerodynamic Analysis of a Battle-Induced Damaged F-16 Wing”, International Conference on Advanced Research and Applications in Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame University-Louaize, Lebanon, June 13-15, (2011)
[44] K. Carlberg, D. Amsallem, J. Cortial, C. Bou-Mosleh, and C. Farhat, ‘‘Efficient Model Reduction of Large-Scale Nonlinear Systems in Fluid Dynamics,’’ 2011 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Reno, NV, February 28–March 4 (2011)
[45] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Turbulence length scales in a vortical flow. AJK, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, 2011.
[46] A. Ghanem, C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Intensification des transferts convectifs par vorticité longitudinale. SFT, Perpignan, France, 2011.
[47] Z. Anxionnaz, F. Theron, P. Tochon, R. Couturier, P. Bucci, C. Gourdon, M. Cabassud, S. Lomel, G. Bergin, H. Peerhossaini, T. Lemenand, C. Habchi. RAPIC project: Toward COMPETITIVE heat-exchanger/reactors. EPIC, Manchester, UK, 2011.
[48] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. On the correlation between vorticity flux and heat transfer coefficient. IHTC, ASME, Washington, USA, 2010.
[49] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. On the synergy field between velocity vector and temperature gradient in turbulent vortical flows. ThETA 3, Cairo, Egypt, 2010.
[50] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Intensifying the turbulent kinetic energy dissipation rate by redistributing the streamwise vorticity. GPE-EPIC, Venise, Italy, 2009.
[51] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Hydrodynamic and thermal behavior for different mixing tabs orientations. SFGP, Marseille, France, 2009.
[52] C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, D. Della Valle, H. Peerhossaini. Effets des rangées de perturbateurs pariétaux sur les transferts de chaleur. SFT, Vannes, France, 2009.
[53] A. Rajasekharan, C. Farhat and C. Bou-Mosleh, “Application of a Dynamic Variational Multiscale Method to the LES of Separated Turbulent Flows,” AIAA Paper 2007-0726, 45th Aerospace Science Meeting and Exhibit Conference, Reno, Nevada, January 8-11 (2007)
[54] J. G. Michopoulos, C. Farhat and C. Bou-Mosleh, “On Data-Driven Modeling and Simulation of Aero-Thermo-Mechanically Degrading Nonlinear Continuum Systems,” Proceedings of the ASME 2006 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Philadelphia, PA, September 10-13 (2006)
[55] C. Bou-Mosleh, C. Farhat and K. Maute, “A Stress-Control-Based Live-Fire Ground Testing Methodology,” AIAA Paper 2004-1540, 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, California, April 19-22 (2004)

 

Grants and Funds

  • H. Karkaba, C. Habchi, T. Dbouk, D. Bougeard, S. Russeil, IMT Lille Douai, 27,000 €, 2017 to 2020
  • F. Keyrouz and C. Bou-Mosleh, GRP CNRS-L, 36,000,000 L.L., 2017-2019
  • C. Habchi, Research Commission Angers University, Visiting Researcher, 3000 €. 2017
  • C. Habchi, T. Lemenand, F. Azizi, PIE CEDRE, 2017-2018
  • A. Khanjian, C. Habchi, S. Russeil, D. Bougeard, Ph.D. Thesis grant, IMT Lille Douai, SmartHX, 27,000 €, 2013 to 2016
  • P. Rahme, M. Hayek, C. Bou-Mosleh, I. Tawk and H. Rishmany, GRP CNRS-L, 32,000,000 L.L., 2014-2016
  • S. Ali, C. Habchi, S. Menanteau, J.L. Harion, Ph.D. Thesis grant, IMT Lille Douai, Vorflex 2, 27,000 €, 2012 to 2015

 

 

V- Chemicals and Bioproducts Processing Research Group

Research Projects

The synthesis of biobased epoxy resins using lignin

 

People

Faculty

Feghali, Elias, Doctorate, 2015, Chemistry, Universite Paris XI, France

 

Publications
[1] E. Feghali, L. Barloy, J-T. Issenhuth, L. Karmazin-Brelot, C. Bailly, and Michel Pfeffer, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6186–6194. Cyclometalation of (2R,5R)-2,5-Diphenylpyrrolidine and 2-Phenyl-2-imidazoline Ligands with Half-Sandwich Iridium(III) and Rhodium(III) Complexes.
[2] L. Barloy, E. Feghali, M. Henry, L. Karmazin-Brelot, C. Bailly, and M. Pfeffer, Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6195–6200. Serendipitous Self-Assembly of Cyclometalated Complexes through Hydrogen Bonds: Dimers or Chains within Compact or Porous Networks.
[3] E. Feghali, T. Cantat, Chem.Commun, 2014, 50, 862-865. Unprecedented organocatalytic reduction of lignin model compounds to phenols and primary alcohols using hydrosilanes.
[4] E. Feghali, O. Jacquet, P. Thuéry and T. Cantat, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2014, 4, 2230-2234. Catalytic hydrosilylation of oxalic acid: chemoselective formation of functionalized C2-products.
[5] E. Feghali, T. Cantat, ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 980-984. Room Temperature Organocatalysed Reductive Depolymerisation of Waste Polyethers, Polyesters and Polycarbonates.
[6] E. Feghali, G. Carrot, P. Thuéry, C. Genre, T. Cantat, Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, 8, 2734-2743.
[7] Convergent Reductive Depolymerisation of Wood Lignin to Isolated Phenol Derivatives by Metal-Free Catalytic Hydrosilylation.
[8] E. Feghali, T. Cantat, International Patent WO 2016005836 A1, filed on 09/07/2014. Lignin depolymerisation process using mild reaction conditions.
[9] E. Feghali, T. Cantat, International Patent WO 2016005837 A1, filed on 09/07/2014.Process for the preparation of aromatic compounds from lignin.
[10] E. Feghali, T. Cantat, International Patent Application WO 2016/098021 A1, filed on 17/12/2014. Depolymerisation process for oxygenated polymeric materials.


 
 
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