People

Amne El Cheikh

Assistant Professor

Office: Bassil 201
Extension: 2808
Email: amne.elcheikh@lau.edu.lb

Office Hours:
T: 12:30-14:00
W: 10:00 - 11:00 (online: Webex link)

Research Interests 

  • Design of efficient thermal storage systems using PCM
  • Novel techniques used to improve the thermal-hydraulic performance of heat exchangers
  • Performance enhancement of wind turbines using CFD simulations

Selected publications

Journals

  1. El Cheikh A., Jacobi A. M., A Mathematical Model for Frost Growth and Densification on Flat Surfaces, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 77:604-611, 2014.

Conferences

  1. El Cheikh A., Jacobi A. M., Frost Growth and Densification on Flat Surfaces, International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue (2012), USA.
  2. El Cheikh A., Jadayel O., Aerodynamic Assessment of a new base wing profile for low-speed aircraft, 9ème Congrès de la Mécanique (2009), Morocco.

Academic Degrees

PhD, Mechanical  Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2014
MS, Mechanical  Engineering, University of Balamand, Lebanon, 2009
BS, Mechanical  Engineering, University of Balamand, Lebanon, 2007

Professional Memberships

ASHRAE