

Dr.
Hassan M. Badr 
Professor 





Contact
Information 


Office 
Bldg22 Room226 



Office Phone 
9663860 2543 



Fax 
9663860 2949 (ME Dept) 



Email 
badrhm@kfupm.edu.sa 



Websites 
Personal
Page 








Education 



Ph.D. 
(Mechanical Engineering), The
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 1977 



M.Sc.

(Mechanical Engineering), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1973 



B.Sc 
(Mechanical Engineering), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1967 








Courses
Taught 
ME 201 
Dynamics 
ME 203 
Thermodynamics 
ME 311 
Fluid Mechanics 
ME 411 
ME Senior
Project I 
ME 412 
ME Senior
Project II 
ME 425 
Compressible
Fluid Flow 
ME 438 
Pumping
Machinery 
ME 532 
Advanced Fluid
Mechanics I 
ME 536 
Convective Heat
Transfer 
ME 555 
Advanced Fluid
Mechanics II 



Research Areas 
Steady and timedependent boundarylayer
flows, heat convection from twodimensional and axisymmetric bodies, Heat
convection in oscillating flows, Thermal and chemical pollution in coastal
areas, Erosion in various flow passages, and water circulation in natural
circulation boilers. 


Representative
Publications 


H.M. Badr
and S.C.R. Dennis, "Timedependent viscous flow
past an impulsively started rotating and
translating circular cylinder", Journal
of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 158, pp.
447486, 1985.


H.M. Badr,
S.C.R. Dennis, S. Bates and F.T. Smith,
"Numerical and asymptotic solutions for merging
flow through a channel with an upstream splitter
plate", Journal of Fluid Mechanics,
Vol. 156, pp. 6381, 1985.


T.E. Base and H.M. Badr, "Unsteady lift
and drag predictions using simulated
pseudoturbulence models", The Arabian
Journal for Science and Engineering,
Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 169181, 1987.


H.M. Badr,
"Heat transfer in transient buoyancy driven flow
adjacent to a horizontal rod", Int. J.
Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 30, No. 10,pp.
1997


H.M. Badr,
M. Coutanceau, S. Dennis and C. Menard,
"Unsteady flow past a rotating circular cylinder
at Reynolds numbers 103 and 104", Journal
of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 220, pp.
459484, 1990.


H.M. Badr,
"Mixed Convection from a Straight Isothermal
Tube of Elliptic Crosssection", Int. J.
Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 37, No. 15, pp.
23432365, 1994.


H.M. Badr,
"A Numerical Study of Thermal Pollution in Sea
Water", The Arabian Journal for Science
and Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp.
318, 1995.


H.M. Badr,
S.C.R. Dennis, S. Kocabiyik and P. Nguyen,
"Viscous Oscillatory Flow Past a Circular
Cylinder at small to moderate Strouhal Number ",
Journal of Fluid Mechanics , Vol.
303, pp. 215232, 1995.


H.M. Badr,
S.C.R. Dennis, and S. Kocabiyik, "Symmetrical
Flow Past an Accelerated Circular Cylinder",
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 308,
pp. 97110, 1996.


H.M. Badr,
"Effect of freestream fluctuations on laminar
forced convection from a straight tube",
Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol.
40, No. 15, pp. 36533662, 1997.


R. Alassar and H.M. Badr, "Oscillating
Viscous Flow Over a Sphere", Computers and
Fluids, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 661682,
1997.


H.M. Badr,
" Laminar Natural Convection From an Elliptic
Tube With Different Orientations", ASME
Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119, No.
4, pp. 709718, 1997.


M.A. Habib, I.U. Haq, and H.M. Badr,
"Calculations of turbulent Flow and Heat
Transfer in Periodically ConvergingDiverging
Channels", Computers and Fluids,
Vol. 27, No. 1, pp. 95120, 1998.


R. Alassar, H.M. Badr and H. Mavromatis,
" Heat Convection from a Sphere in an
Oscillating Free Stream ", Int. J. Heat
Mass Transfer, Vol. 42, No. 7, pp.
12891304, 1998.


F. Mahfoudh and H.M. Badr, "The Flow
Structure in the Wake of a Rotationally
Oscillating Cylinder", ASME J. Fluids
Engineering, Vol. 122, pp. 290301,
2000.


S. Rahman and H.M. Badr, "Natural
Convection from a Wavy Vertical Surface Embedded
in Saturated Porous Media”, Industrial and
Engineering Chemistry Research,
Vol. 41, pp. 44224429, 2002.


M.A. Habib, S.A.M. Said, H.M. Badr, I.
Hussaini and J.J. AlBagawi, “Effect of Geometry
on Flow Field and Oil/Water Separation in
Vertical Deadlegs”, Int. Journal of
Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow,
Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 1348362, 2005.


M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr, S.A.M. Said, I.
Hussaini and J.J. AlBagawy, “On the development
of deadleg criterion”, ASME Journal of
Fluids Engineering, Vol. 127, No. 1, pp.
124–135, January 2005.


M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr, S.A.M. Said, E.M.
Mokheimer, I. Hussaini and M. AlSanaa,
“Characteristic of flow field and water
concentration in a horizontal deadleg”,
Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer,
Vol. 41, pp. 315326, 2005.


S.A.M. Said, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr and S.
Anwar, “Numerical investigation of natural
convection inside an inclined parallelwalled
channel”, Int. Journal for Numerical
Methods in Fluids, Vol. 49, No.
5, 569582, 2005.


S.A.M. Said, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr and S.
Anwar, “Turbulent natural convection between
inclined isothermal plates”, Computers &
Fluids, Vol. 34, No. 9, pp.
10251039, 2005.


H.M. Badr,
M.A. Habib, S. Anwar, R. BenMansour and S.A.M.
Said, "Turbulent natural convection in vertical
parallelplate channels”, Journal of
Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.
43, No. 1, pp. 7384, 2006.


R. B. Mansour, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr, S.
Anwar, and S.A.M. Said, "Comparison of Different
turbulence models and inlet conditions in
predicting turbulent natural convection in
vertical channels”, Arabian Journal for
Science and Engineering, Vol. 32, No.
2B, pp. 191218, 2007.


R. Alassar and H.M. Badr, "Heat
convection from a sphere placed in a fluctuating
free stream", Journal of the American
Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE),
Vol. 53, No. 7, pp. 16701677, 2007.


R. BenMansour, H.M. Badr, A. Qaiyum
Shaik and N. Maalej, “Modeling of
pulsatile blood flow in an axisymmetric tube
with a moving indentation”, Arabian
Journal for Science and Engineering,
Vol. 33, No. 2B, pp. 529550, 2008.


F.M. Mahfouz and H.M. Badr, “Heat
convection between two confocal elliptic tubes
placed at different orientations”,
Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics,
Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 639663, 2009.


M.H. Sharqawy, S.A. Said, E.M. Mokheimer, M.A.
Habib, H.M. Badr and N.A. AlShayea,
“First in situ determination of the ground
thermal conductivity for borehole heat exchanger
applications in Saudi Arabia”, Journal of
Renewable Energy, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp.
22182223, 2009.


M.H. Sharqawy, E.M. Mokheimer and H.M. Badr,
“Effective pipetoborehole thermal resistance
for vertical ground heat exchangers”, Int.
Journal of Geothermal Research
(Geothermic), Vol. 38, No. 2, pp.
271277, 2009.


M. H. Sharqawy, E. M. Mokheimer, M. A. Habib,
H. M. Badr, S. A. Said and N. A. AlShayea,
“Energy, exergy and uncertainty analyses of the
thermal response test for a ground heat
exchanger”, International Journal of
Energy Research, Vol. 33, No. 6, pp.
582592, 2009.


M.H. Sharqawy, H.M. Badr and E.M.
Mokheimer, “Natural Convection from a Vertical
Ground Heat Exchanger Embedded in a
SemiInfinite Porous Medium”, In press,
Int. J. of Computational Thermal
Sciences.


M.H. Sharqawy, E.M. Mokheimer and H.M. Badr,
“Effective pipetoborehole thermal resistance
for vertical ground heat exchangers”, In press,
Int. Journal of Geothermal Research.






