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Dr.Syed Fida Hassan

Associate Professor  
     
Contact Information
   
Office Bldg-22 Room-240      
Office Phone 966-3-860 7787      
Fax 966-3-860 2949 (ME Dept)      
Email sfhassan@kfupm.edu.sa      
 
         
Education      
Ph.D. National University of Singapore, Singapore.      
M.Sc. National University of Singapore, Singapore.      
B.Sc Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh.      
         
Courses Taught
ME 205 Materials Science (for non ME student)
ME 216 Materials Science for ME
ME 472 Corrosion Engineering I
ME 474 Physical Metallurgy
ME 466 Fundamentals of Heat Treatment
ME 574 Advance Materials Science
MSE 511 Corrosion in Oil and Petrochemical Industries
   
 
Editor
International Journal of Materials Sciences (http://www.ripublication.com/ijoms.htm)
 

Research Areas

  • Development of light weight structural materials with focus on nanocomposites.

  • Development of inorganic membrane with focus on water desalination.

  • Casting and powder metallurgy.

  • Materials failure analysis

Representative Publications  
  • T Humplik, J Lee, S CO’Hern, B A Fellman, M A Baig, S F Hassan, M A Atieh, F Rahman, T Laoui, R Karnik and EN Wang, “Nanostructured Materials for Water Desalination” Nanotechnology 22 (2011) 292001 (19pp)

  •  S.F. Hassan, “Effect of Primary Processing Techniques on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of nano-Y2O3 Reinforced Magnesium Nanocomposites”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 528 (16-17) (2011) 5484–5490.

  • S. F. Hassan, Khin Sandar Tun and M. Gupta, “Effect of Sintering Techniques on the Microstructure and Tensile Properties of nano-Yittria Particulates Reinforced Magnesium Nanocomposites’’ Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509, 2011, 4341–4347.

  • S.F. Hassan, “Cement Particle Induced Failure of Cold Potable Water Copper Plumbing”, Engineering Failure Analysis, 18(1) (2011) 505-509.

  • S. F. Hassan and M. R. Alam, ‘‘Failure Analysis of Gearbox and Clutch Shaft from a Marine Engine’’, Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention, 10(5) (2010) 393 – 398.

  • Ming-Jen Tan, S. F. Hassan, T. Akahori, and M. Niinomi, ‘‘Formability of Ti–29Nb–13Ta–4.6Zr Biomaterial at High Temperatures’’, Key Engineering Materials, 443, 2010, 620-625.

  • M Paramsothy, SF Hassan, N Srikanth, M Gupta, ‘‘Enhancing the performance of magnesium alloy AZ31 by integration with millimeter length scale aluminium based cores’’, Journal of Composite Materials, 44(9) (2010) 1099-1117.

  • M Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, N Srikanth, M Gupta, ‘‘Simultaneous Enhancement of Tensile/Compressive Strength and Ductility of Magnesium Alloy AZ31 Using Carbon Nanotubes’’, Journal of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology. 10(2) (2010) 956-964.

  • S.F. Hassan, “Hydrogen Induced Premature Failure of Massive Cast Medium Carbon Steel Anchor Fluke”, Journal of Materials and Design, 31 (2010) 956-964.

  •  M Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, N Srikanth, M Gupta, “Enhancing tensile/compressive response of magnesium alloy AZ31 by integrating with Al2O3 nanoparticles”, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 527(1-2) (2009) 162-168.

  • M. Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, N. Srikanth, M. Gupta, “Adding carbon nanotubes and integrating with AA5052 aluminium alloy core to simultaneously enhance stiffness, strength and failure strain of AZ31 magnesium alloy Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 40(9) (2009) 1490-1500.

  • M Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, N Srikanth, M Gupta, “Micro-engineering the stressed macrointerface and enhancing the performance of Mg/Al bimetal macrocomposites”, Materials Science Forum, 618-619 (2009) 221-225

  • M Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, QB Nguyen, N Srikanth, M Gupta, “Selective enhancement of tensile/compressive strength and ductility of AZ31 magnesium alloy via nano-Al2O3 reinforcement integration method alteration”, Materials Science Forum, 618-619 (2009) 423-427. 

  • M Paramsothy, SF Hassan, N Srikanth, M Gupta, ‘‘simultaneously enhanced tensile and compressive response of AZ31-nanoAl2O3 – AA5052 macrocomposite’’, Journal of Materials Science, 44 (18) (2009) 4860-4873.

  • M Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, N Srikanth, M Gupta, “Enhancement of compressive strength and failure strain in AZ31 magnesium alloy”, Journal of alloys and Compounds, 482(1-2) (2009) 73-80.

  • M. Paramsothy, S.F. Hassan, N. Srikanth, and M. Gupta, Toughening mechanisms in Mg/Al macrocomposites: Texture and interfacial mechanical interlocking, Journal of Physics D, 41 (17) (2008), 175402-175410.

  •  M. Paramsothy, N. Srikanth, S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, ‘‘Heat Treating Below Recrystallization Temperature to Enhance Compressive Failure Strain and Work of Fracture of Magnesium’’, Materials Science and Engineering A, 494 (1-2) (2008) 436-444.

  • S.F. Hassan, M.J. Tan and M. Gupta, “High Temperature Tensile Properties of Mg/Al2O3 Nanocomposite”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 486(1-2) (2008) 56-62.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Effect of Submicron Size Al2O3 Particulates on Microstructural and Tensile Properties of Elemental Mg, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 457 (1-2) (2008) 244-250.

  • S.F. Hassan, M.J. Tan and M. Gupta, “Development of Nano-ZrO2 Reinforced Magnesium Nanocomposites with Significantly Improved Ductility”, Materials Science and technology, 23 (2007) 1309-1312.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development and Characterization of Ductile Mg/Y2O3 Nanocomposites, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 123 (3) (2007) 426-467.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Effect of Nano-ZrO2 Particulates Reinforcement on Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Solidification Processed Elemental Mg, Journal of Composite Materials, 41 (21) (2007) 2533-2543.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of Nano-Y2O3 Containing Magnesium Nanocomposites Using Solidification Processing, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 429(1-2) (2007) 176-183.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Effect of Different Types of Nano-size Oxide Particulates on Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Elemental Mg”, Journal of Materials Science, 41 (2006) 2229-2236.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Effect of Particulate Size of Al2O3 Reinforcement on Microstructure and Mechanical Behavior of Solidification Processed Elemental Mg, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 419 (1-2) (2006) 84-90.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Effect of length scale of Al2O3 particulates on microstructural and tensile properties of elemental Mg, Materials Science and Engineering A, 425 (1-2) (2006) 22-27.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Effect of Type of Primary Processing on the Microstructure, CTE and Mechanical Properties of Magnesium/Alumina Nanocomposites”, Composite Structures, 72 (1) (2006) 19-26.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of high performance magnesium nano-composites using nano-Al2O3 as reinforcement”, Materials Science and Engineering A, 392 (2005) 163-168.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Enhancing Physical and Mechanical Properties of Mg Using Nano-Sized Al2O3 Particulates as Reinforcement”, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 36A (2005) 2253-2258.

  •  N. Srikanth, S. F. Hassan and Manoj Gupta, “Energy Dissipation Studies of Mg Based Nanocomposites Using an Innovative Circle-fit Approach”, Journal of Composite Materials. 38 (22) (2005) 2037-2048.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Creation of High Performance Mg Based Composite Containing Nano-size Al2O3 Particulates as Reinforcement”, .Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials, 23 (2005) 151-154.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of high-performance magnesium nano-composites using solidification processing route”, Materials Science and Technology, 20 (2004) 1383-1388.

  • S.F Hassan, K.F. Ho and M. Gupta, “Increasing Elastic Modulus, Strength and CTE of AZ91 by Reinforcing Pure Magnesium with Elemental Copper”, Materials Letter, 58(16) (2004) 2143-2146.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of High Strength Magnesium-Copper Based Hybrid Composites with Enhanced Tensile Properties”, Materials Science and Technology, 19 (2003) 253-259.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Synthesis and Characterization of Magnesium Based Composites Containing Metallic Particulates as Reinforcements”, Materials Science Forum, 437-438 (2003) 305-308.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of a Novel Magnesium/Nickel Composite with Improved Mechanical Properties”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 335(1-2) (2002) L10-L15.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of a Novel Magnesium-Copper Based Composite with Improved Mechanical Properties”, Materials Research Bulletin, 37(2) (2002) 377-389.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of High Strength Magnesium Based Composites Using Elemental Nickel Particulates as Reinforcement”, Journal of Materials Science, 37 (2002) 2467– 2474.

  • S.F. Hassan and M. Gupta, “Development of a Ductile Magnesium Composite Materials Using Titanium as Reinforcement”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 345 (2002) 246–251.

  • S.F. Hassan, K.F. Ho and M. Gupta, “Synthesis of High-Performance Magnesium/Cu, Ni, Ti Composites”, Materials Technology, 17(4) (2002) 224-228.

 

 
Awards

President’s Graduate Fellowship, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 2004.

 
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