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Dr. Samir Mekid

PhD, CEng, PG Cert, FWIF, MIoN, MIMechE
Contact Information
Office Bldg-22 Room-161

966-3-860 7746

966-3-860 2949 (ME Dept)


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CEng.  Chartered Engineer IMechE, registered by the Engineering Council UK. 2008.      
PG Cert. Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice, The University of Manchester, UK, 2006      
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Compiegne University of Technology, France, 1994      
M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), Compiegne University of Technology, France, 1989      
B.Sc (Mechanical Engineering) Ecole National Polytechniques, Algiers, Algeria, 1988      
Courses Taught      
ME-307 Machine Design-I      
ME-308 Machine Design-II      
ME-413 System Dynamics and Control      
ME-464 Production Engineering II      
ME-557 Modern Control of Linear Systems      
ME-411-412 Senior Design Projects      

Research Areas

Precision Machine Design, Instrumentation, Sensing, Metrology, Mechatronics, and Robotics.

Design for Nano & Micro-scale systems



Representative Publications  
  • L.Li and S.Mekid, Resin Velocity and Temperature in Screw Processing, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, Volume 47, Issue 11 November 2008 , pp 1162 – 1169

  • S.Mekid , No-Contact Measurements Probe, US 7911614 B1.
  • S.Mekid, Telescopic Ball bar Gauge, US 7997001.

  • S.Mekid, Spherical Joint with Internal Brake, US 0310305 A1

  • S. Mekid, Portable Airbag Scale-Temperature-Humidity Device, US20110272197
  • Samir Mekid, Introduction to Precision Machine Design & Error Assessment, CRC Press, December 2008, ISBN: 9780849378867

  • Holmberg, K., Adgar, A., Arnaiz, A., Jantunen, E., Mascolo, J. and Mekid, S. (Eds), E-maintenance. ISBN 978-1-84996-204-9, Springer Verlag, New York, USA, 2010.



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