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Mr.Abdul Aleem, B. Jabbar

Lecturer  
Administrator -Center of Excellence for Scientific Research
Collaboration with MIT
     
Contact Information
   
Office Bldg-23 Room-060      
Office Phone 966-3-860  2364      
Fax 966-3-860 2949 (ME Dept)      
Email abaleem@kfupm.edu.sa      
Websites Personal Page      
         
Education      
M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia, 1989      
B.Sc Mechanical Engineering, UVCE, Bangalore University , India, 1982      
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland. 2011      
         
Courses Taught
ME 205 Materials Science, Lecture and Lab
ME 206 Manufacturing Processes -1 Lecture and Lab
ME 215 Materials Science for M.E
ME 306 Manufacturing Processes - II
ME 473 Corrosion Engineering - II
 
 

Research Areas

Corrosion, Materials and Manufacturing

   

Special Areas of Interest within the Broad Field:

 
  • Development and applications of new alloys with improved mechanical and corrosion resistance for industrial applications, particularly for desalination plants.

  • Environmental degradation of metal matrix composites.

  • Lasers application sin manufacturing and surface engineering

 

Incorporated Areas of Research;

 
  • Enhancement of learning of corrosion by models and multimedia approach

  • Development of models for teaching corrosion labs to undergraduate students and short course participants

  • Experimental work related to testing of nanoparticles doped paints and nanocoatings in salt environment.

 

Participated in M.S. Thesis Committee as member

 
  • Effect of heat treatment on the flow induced corrosion of Al-SiC(P) composites at elevated temperature,” August 1995, KFUPM

  • Role of intermatallic particles in initiation and control of localized corrosion of Al-SiC Composites,” May 2001, KFUPM

  • Corrosion Characteristics of scandium alloy Al 5052 in neutral sodium chloride solution,”

  • Mechanical, Microstructural and corrosion characteristics of advanced Al-Mg alloys with Scandium and Zirconium additions at elevated temperatures.

 

 

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL PROJECTS AS CO-INVESTIGATOR 

 
  • King Abdul Aziz Center of Science and Technology (KACST) Funded Project: “Corrosion-Erosion Characteristics of Al-SiC Composites at Elevated Temperatures and Controlled Velocities in Marine Environment” KACST-AR-14-65. (Completed) 2001

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) – University of Brmen (Germany) Collaboration Project. “The Effect of Flow Induced Corrosion on the Corrosion Resistance of Cu-Ni alloys and Steel in Seawater Containing Suspended Solids Particles,” Project approved by KACST and the Ministry of Science & Technology, Germany. (Completed) 2000

  • King Abdul Aziz Center of Science and Technology (KACST) Funded Project. “Role of Intermetallic particles in initiation and Control of localized corrosion of Al-SiC Composites,” KACST-LG-3-13 (Completed), 2002

  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project. “Suitability of Nickel Beryllium alloy as Futuristic Condenser tube Material for Salt Water Environment,” (Completed), June 2003

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Fast Track Funded Project.  “ A study of Water Sorption Characteristics of Aluminum Powder filled Epoxy Adhesive “ (Completed), December 2003

  • Applied Research Institute Grants- King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-  “Electrochemically  synthesized conducting polymer films as primer for protective coatings on mild steel” ( Completed) March 2004

  •  Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project.: “The Erosion-Corrosion of a high performance discontinuously reinforced  Aluminum matrix composites Al-6092-17.5 SiC (P) in marine environment,”  SABIC 2002-09, ( Completed) April 2005

  • Academic Development Center - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project. “Development of a hybrid model for enhancement of learning for multidisciplinary area”, (Completed) April 2005

  • Internal Grant Scheme-College of Engineering Science- King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project.:. “Use of nanoparticles in development of long life and self cleaning coatings for harsh environment”, (Completed) May 2006

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project: “Exploring the corrosion behavior of new generation scandium reinforced aluminum alloys for service performance” –   KFUPM – INT 288 (Completed) April 2009

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Fast Track Funded Project "Mechanical properties of TiN coated and duplex treated Ti-6Al-4V" -Fast track 2005/15 – (Completed)- 2008

  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project. “A study on Environmental degradation of Aluminum joints bonded by rubber modified and Aluminum filled Epoxy adhesive"  SABIC – 2006/15 (Completed) March 2009

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project: “Ceramic Oxide Thin Film Gas Sensor for monitoring of Carbon Oxide" (Completed), PH/CERIUM/355, June 2009

  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project. KFUPM: “Surface Improvement of cemented carbide cutting tool: Method of Laser Treatment" SABIC – 2007/21 (Completed- Final Report Submitted), June 2009

  • King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (MIT) – Collaboration Research Project:” Solar Thermal to Electric Energy Conversion” R3-CE-08 (In-Progress)

  • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) - King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM)-Funded Project. "Laser Bending of  Sheet Metals: Metallurgical Changes and Stress Analysis (In-Progress)

 

Patents:

 
  • A patent is pending with the US office on Al-Mg-Sc alloys along with Dr. Zaki Ahmad and Dr. Anwar ul Hameed of RI, KFUPM

  • A patent disclosure has been submitted on Laser Gas nitriding with Dr. B.S.Yilbas and Dr. A.F.M. Arif

 
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
 

Papers in Professional and Refereed Journals

 
  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “The prediction of corrosion behavior of aluminum alloys by open circuit potential measurements,” Int. Journal of Light Metal Age, Dec. 1990

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, ”Effect of suspended solids on flow induced corrosion of a modified Al-Mg alloy,” Journal of materials and Engineering and performance, 1(1), Feb. 1992, p. 61.

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, ”Effect of heat treatment on the corrosion resistance of a modified Al-Mg alloy in seawater,” Journal of materials and Engineering and Performance, 2(5), Oct. 1993.

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, ”The corrosion performance of 90-10 Cupronickel in Arabian Gulf water containing Ammonia,”International Journal of Desalination, 95, 1994, p. 307.

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, ”Review and Application of closed loop system in flow induced corrosion,” Journal of Materials Engineering and performance, 3(3), June 1994.

  • Z Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “Evaluation of pitting potential of Aluminum alloys,” Japan      Journal of Corrosion Engineering, 44(9), 1995, p.407

  • B.S.Yilbas, A.Z.Sahin, Z.Ahmad & Abdul Aleem,” Study on corrosion properties of TiN coated and nitrated Ti-6 Al-4 V material,” Corrosion Science,37(10), 1995, p.1627

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “Mechanical properties and corrosion resistance of aluminum alloys 6090 SiC(P)-T4 in Arabian Gulf water,” Advanced Composite Letters, 4(3),1995,p.91

  • Z.Khan,Z.Ahmad & Abdul Aleem,” Corrosion and corrosion fatigue resistance of Al-Mg alloys,” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Theme issue,20(20, 1995,p.369

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, ”Effect of temper on the corrosion of Al-SiC composite alloy,” Corrosion, 52(11), 1996.

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” Evaluation of corrosion behavior of Al-Mg-Li alloys in Arabian Gulf water,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 1997

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” Effect of velocity and elevated temperature on the pitting of Al-SiC Composites,” British Corrosion Journal, 33(3), 1998, p. 230

  • Z.Ahmad, Abdul Aleem, D.Mcnamara, T.Langen and S.Al-Abbas,” The corrosion behavior of new titanium based metal ceramic composite in corrosive internal combustion engine fluids,” Journal of Plastic and Reinforced Composites, 18(9), 1999, p. 844

  • B.S.Yilbas, A.Z.Sahin, Z.Al-Garni, Z.Ahmad & Abdul Aleem,” Plasma nitriding of Ti-6Al-4 V alloy to improve mechanical properties,” Surface Coating and Technology, 80, 1996, p.287

  • B.S.Yilbas, A.Coban, M.Sunar & Abdul Aleem,” Investigations in to nitrided spur gear,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 5(6),1996, p.728

  • B.S.Yilbas, A.Z.Sahin & Abdul Aleem,” Investigations in to the properties of friction welding of aluminum bars,” Journal of Materials Processing and Technology,”54 (1-4), 1995, p. 76.

  • B.S.Yilbas, Nickle, Coban, Shuja & Abdul Aleem,” Laser melting of plasma  nitrided Ti-6 Al-4 V alloy,” Wear,212,1, 1997, p. 215

  • B.S.Yilbas, M.M.Khalid, Kahraman, Abdul Aleem & A.Qutub,“ The corrosion behavior of TiN coated and uncoated Incoly 800 alloy,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 7(6), 1998

  • B.S.Yilbas and Abdul Aleem,” Theoretical and Experimental investigations in to laser surface melting of 321 austenitic steels,” Lasers in Engineering, 9, 1999, p.115-125

  • Z.Ahmad,P.Paulette & Abdul Aleem,” Mechanism of localized corrosion of aluminum silicon carbide composites in a chloride environment,’ Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, 35 (2000) 2573-2579

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” Corrosion resistance of Al 6013-20SiC(P) in salt spray chamber,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Volume 9 (3), June 2000, 338-343.

  • Z.Ahmad, Anwarul-Hamid & Abdul Aleem, “The corrosion behavior of scandium alloy Al 5052 in neutral sodium chloride solution,” Corrosion Science, Vol. 43, 2001 pp 1227-1243

  • Z.Ahmad, I.Allam & Abdul Aleem,” Effect of environmental factors on the atmospheric corrosion of mild steel in aggressive sea coastal environment,” Anti-Corrosion, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2000

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “ Degradation of aluminum metal matrix composites in salt water and its control “ Materials and Design, Vol. 23, 2002 pp. 173-180

  • B.S.Yilbas, A. Aleem and Zainul-Abdeen, “Wear properties of punch with sheared edge”, Industrial Lubrication and Tribology , Vol, 55, No. 3, 2003, pp116-120

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “ The mechanical properties and localized corrosion of Al 6092 composites in Arabian Sea water,” Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes , Vol 18, No. 4, 2003, pp 643-651

  • Z. Ahmad, Faleh Al-Sulaiman and Abdul Aleem, “Corrosion behavior of carbon reinforced plain-weave laminates,’’  Journal of reinforced plastics and composites       Vol. 23, No. 10, 2004. pp 1041-1049

  • Z. Ahmad, Abdul Aleem and Anwarul-Hameed, “Effect of secondary phases on the localized corrosion behavior of hypoeutectic Al-Si-Mg composites in neutral sodium chloride solutions,” Corrosion, Vol. 60, No. 10, October 2004, P 954

  • B.S. Yilbas, M.Khaled and Abdul Aleem, “Corrosion behavior of high velocity oxygen fuel (HVOF) coated sheet,”  Journal of thermal spray technology, Vol. 12(4), December 2003.

  • Z. Ahmad, A Abdul Aleem and Anwarul Hamid, “ Effect of scandium addition on the mechanical and corrosion behavior of Al-Mg alloys”, Book chapter in “ Trends in Electrochemistry  and corrosion at the beginning of the 21st century, Book edited by Prof. Enric Brillas and Prof. Dr. Pere – Lluis Cabot, University of Barcelona, ISBN, 84-475-2639-9, P. 1069, 2004

  • B.S. Yilbas and Abdul Aleem, “Laser hole drilling quality and efficiency assessment”, Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 218, part B. 2004, pp. 225

  • B.S.Yilbas, Sunar, Zuhair Gassem, Abdul Aleem and Zain, “ Study in to mechanical    properties of TiN coating on Ti-6Al-4V alloy through 3 point bending test”, Journal of Industrial Tribology,   Vol. 58, No. 2,  2006, P. 118.

  • M.Al-Harthi, R. Kaharaman, B. Yilbas, M. Sunar and  Abdul Aleem, “ Influence of water immersion on the single-lap shear strength of aluminum joints bonded with aluminum-powder-filled epoxy adhesives”, Journal of Adhesion science technology., Vol0 18, No. 15-16, 2004, pp 1699-1710.

  • S.U. Rahman, M.S.Abu-Al-Hamayel and Abdul Aleem, “Electrochemically Synthesized Polypyrole Films as Primer for Protective Coatings   on Carbon Steel” Jornal of Surface and Coating Techology”   Vol. 200, 2006, P. 2948

  • B.S.Yilbas and Abdul Aleem, "Dross formation during laser cutting process", Journal of  Applied Physics, Vol. 39, no 7, Apr 7, 2006, P. 1451-1461

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, "Corrosion behavior of a Discontinuously Reinforced Composites in Salt Water Environment" Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Volume 25, Number 14, 2006, P. 1507

  • Z C. Karatas, B.S. Yilbas, Abdul Aleem and M. Ahsan ”Laser treatment of cemented carbide cutting tool”, J. Material Processing Technology, Vol. 183(2-3), pp. 234-240, 2007.

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “The effect of Inhibitors on the Susceptibility of Al6013/SiC Interface to Localized Corrosion", Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol. 18 (2) March 2009, p 129

  • Abdul Aleem and Z.Ahmad, “Corrosion behavior of Al6013-20SiC (P) at controlled velocities and elevated temperatures”, Journal of Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology,   Vol. 44,  Number 4, 2009, P. 312-320

  • Z.Ahmad and  Abdul Aleem, “ The Erosion- corrosion behavior of Plasma sprayed Nanostructured Titanium Dioxide Coating in Sodium Chloride – Polystyrene Slurry , Corrosion - NACE ,Vol. 65, Number 9, 2009, P. 611-623 

  •  B.S. Yilbas, M. Sunar, Z. Qasem, and Abdul Aleem., “Laser gas assisted nitriding and TiN coating of Ti-6Al-4V alloy experimental and numerical investigation of mechanical properties”, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Vol. 209, Issue 3, February 2009, pp 1199-1208

  • B.S. Yilbas., A.F.M. Arif, and Abdul Aleem., “Laser cutting of holes in thick sheet metals:  Development of Stress Field”, Optics and Lasers in Engineering, Available online April 2009

  • B.S. Yilbas., A.F.M Arif, C. Karatas and Abdul Aleem., “Laser gas assisted nitriding of alumina surface,” Surface Engineering, Vol. 25, No.3, 2009, p. 235 Engineering, Available online April 2009

  • B.S. Yilbas, A.F.M Arif , and Abdul Aleem., “Laser cutting of large-aspect- ratio rectangular blanks in thick sheet metal: thermal stress analysis" Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Vol. 223, Part B. October 2008, pp 63-71

  • A.F.M.Arif, B.S.Yilbas and Abdul Aleem., “Laser Cutting of Thick Sheet Metals: Residual analysis,” Optics and Laser Technology, vol. 41, 2009, p 224-232

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “Resistance of nanostructured titanium dioxide coatings to erosion corrosion,"  Tribology ,  Vol 3, No 1, p 41-48

  • B.S.Yilbas, A.F.M Arif and Abdul Aleem., “Laser cutting of rectangular blanks in thick sheet steel: Effect of cutting speed on thermal stresses" Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, accepted to be published in 2009

  • B.S. Yilbas, A.F.M Arif., and Abdul Aleem., “Laser cutting of sharp edge: Thermal stress analysis" Optics and lasers in Engineering, accepted to be published in 2009

  • Z. Ahmad, Abdul Aleem and M. Abbas "Effect of Scandium Doping on the Corrosion Resistance and Mechanical Behavior of Al-3Mg Alloy in Neutral Chloride Solutions – Journal of Material Science (Submitted)

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “The Eroison-Corrosion and Market Potential of Titanium Dioxide Thermal Sprayed Coatings in Saudi Arabia and Gulf region" Journal of Thermal Spray Coatings (Submitted)

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, "Effect of Nano Al (Scx-1 Zrx) Precipitates on the Mechanical and Corrosion Behavior of Al 2.5 Mg Alloys" Werkstoffe and Korrosion (Materials and Corrosion) –(Submitted)

  • B.S.Yilbas, S.Z. Shuja, S.M.A. Khan, Abdul Aleem, "Laser melting of carbide tool surface: Model and experimental studies", Applied Surface Science, volume 255, No. 23, 2009, pp9396-9403

Papers in Conferences:

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “Effect of heat treatment on the corrosion resistance of Al-Mg alloy in seawater,” Proceedings of Corrosion and its Control Symposium, Riyadh, May, 16-18, 1992

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “Performance of a new SiC composite in environmental chamber,” Recent Developments in Materials and Modeling, Dhahran, Nov. 11-12, 1997

  • Z. Ahmad, P. Paulette and Abdul Aleem,” Mechanism of localized corrosion of Al-SiC composites in chloride containing environment,” 8th MECC, NACE, Bahrain, May 18-20, 1998

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” Corrosion behavior of Al 6013-20 SiC(P) in neutral chloride solutions at elevated temperature,” Metal  Matrix Composites VI, U.K., Nov. 26-27, 1997

  • Z.Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” Inhibition of flow induced corrosion of Al-6013-20 SiC(P)-T4 composites in 3.5 wt% NaCl solution,” 14th International Corrosion Congress, Capetown, South Africa, 26-31 Sep. 1999

  • B.S.Yilbas, Abdul Aleem & Coban,” Corrosion properties of a plasma nitrided and laser melted Ti6 Al-4 V alloy,” Surface Treatment, Oxford, U.K., 15-17 July 1997

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul  Aleem “ Degradation of Aluminum metal matrix composites in salt water and its control”  International Conference, Advances in Production and Processing of Aluminum, 12-15 Feb. 2001, Bahrain

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul  Aleem, “ Scandium alloy Al 5052- A high performance alloy for marine environment “ European Congress on Corrosion, EURO 2000, 10-14 Sept. 2000, UK

  • Z. Ahmad and   Abdul Aleem, “Localized corrosion of Hypo-eutectic Al-Mg alloys and the effect of secondary phases” International conference on Corrosion (Corrosion Odyssy), Sep. 18-20, 2001

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” The effect of secondary phases on the localized corrosion of hypo eutectic Al-Si-Mg composites in neutral sodium chloride solution,” Ninth international conference on composite engineering, ICCE/9, July 1-6, 2002, San Diego – USA

  • Z. Ahmad and Abdul Aleem,” Localized corrosion behavior of Al-6013-20 SiC (P) composites under controlled flow”, Tenth international conference on composite engineering, ICCE/10, July 20-26, 2003, New Orleans – USA

  • Z. Ahmad and   Abdul Aleem, “ Corrosion behavior of Nickel Beryllium alloys in salt water environment” International conference on application of Traditional and high performance materials in harsh environments, Jan 20-22, 2004 , American University of Sharjah, UAE

  • R. Kahraman, Mamdouh Al-Harthi, Sunar and Abdul Aleem, “  Effect of water/moisture sorption of the mehanical performance of Aluminum filled epoxy adhesive”, International Mechanical Engineering Conference, Kuwait, December 5-8, 2004 , Kuwait

  • Zaki Ahmad, Abdul Aleem, “ The effect of cerium chloride and sodium molybdate Treatment on the susceptibility of Al 6013/SiC interface to localized corrosion”, 16th international Corrosion Congress, Beijing, China, Sep 19-24, 2005

  • Zaki ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “ Effect of scandium doping on the mechanical and corrosive characteristics of Al-Mg alloys’, EUROCORR 2005, September 4-8, 2005, Lisbon, Portugal

  • S.U.Rahman, M.A.Abu-Hamayel, Ba-Shammak and Abdul Aleem, “ Electrochemically synthesized conducting polymer films as a  primer for protective coatings on mild steel”, International Society of Electrochemistry – 55th Annual meeting, 19-24 September 2004,  Thessaloniki

  • Zaki Ahmad and Abdul Aleem, “Effect of Scandium doping on the mechanical and corrosive characteristics of Al-Mg-Sc alloys", 2nd International conference on Application of Traditional and high Performance materials in harsh environment, April 20-24, 2006, American University of Sharjah, UAE 

 
 
   
 
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