Prof. Mousa Mohsen


 

Title:  Dean – School of Engineering / Professor – Mechanical Engineering / Director – RAK Research and Innovation Center
School: School of Engineering
Department: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department
Office:  Bldg. G-319A
Phone: Ext. 1203
Email: mousa.mohsen@aurak.ac.ae

Mousa S. Mohsen is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, currently he is the Dean of School of Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah, where he obtained his PhD in mechanical engineering from Wayne State University, Michigan, USA in 1991, and MS and BS degrees from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1983 and 1982, respectively. He was involved in many administrative positions; the Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies, Vice Dean of Engineering, Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Department. His research interests are energy systems, renewable energy, water treatment and desalination, integration of energy and water systems, environment and decision making. In his research, Prof. Mohsen focuses on both the theoretical aspects and practical issues of the problems and he is interested in participating in interdisciplinary projects. His published work exceeds sixty journal papers, and he was an invited speaker in different international conferences and workshops. Prof. Mohsen was involved in curriculum development for a number of undergraduate and graduate programs. Prof. Mohsen managed and coordinated several research projects that are funded by regional and international agencies such as European Commission, Middle Desalination Research Center and NATO science for peace program. Prof. Mohsen is the Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Sustainable Water and Environmental System and Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and he is an associate editor for other international Journals. In 2009 he was awarded the National Research Leader Award by Elsevier Scopus. He is on the directors board of the International Association of Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability, Canada and on the Scientific board of the Sharing Knowledge Foundation, Geneva. He is a member of the International Scientific Committee of many International conferences.

  • Ph. D. Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA, 1991
  • M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, USA, 1988
  • M. Sc. Structural Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, 1983
  • B. Sc. Civil Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo , Buffalo, New York, 1982
Research Interests

  • Energy Systems
  • Energy Policy and Energy Economics
  • Renewable Energy; Solar, wind energy and oil shale
  • Water Treatment and Desalination
  • Integration of Water and Energy Systems
  • Environment Analysis
  • Multi Criteria Decision Analysis
  • Applied Mechanics

Publication

  • M. S. Mohsen and B.A. Akash, “Evaluation of domestic solar water heating system in Jordan using analytic hierarchy process”, Energy Conversion & Management, Vol.38 No.18, 1997, 1815-1822. pdf-logo
  • B. A. Akash, O.R. Al-Jayyousi, and M. S. Mohsen, “Multi-criteria analysis of non-conventional energy technologies for water desalination in Jordan”, Desalination, 114, 1997, 1-12. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and B. A. Akash, “Potentials of wind energy development for water pumping in Jordan”, Renewable Energy, 14, 1998, 441-446. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and B. M. Saleh, “Evaluation of in-situ pavement moduli using a high resolution tiltmeter”, ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 124 No.5, 1998, 443-447.
  • M. S. Mohsen and B. A. Akash, “Potentials for development of wind energy for water desalination in Jordan”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 22, 1998, 683-690. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and B. Akash, “Energy analysis of the steel making industry”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 22 No. 12, 1998, 1049-1054. pdf-logo
  • B.A. Akash, and M. S. Mohsen, “Potentials for development of hydro-powered water desalination in Jordan“, Renewable Energy, Vol. 13 No. 4, 1998, 537-542. pdf-logo
  • B.A. Akash, M. S. Mohsen, O. Osta, and Y. Elian, “ Experimental evaluation of a single-basin solar still uses different absorbing materials”, Renewable Energy, Vol. 14, 1998, 307-310. pdf-logo
  • B. A. Akash and M. S. Mohsen, “Energy analysis of Jordan’s rural residential sector”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 40 No.12, 1999, 1251-1258. pdf-logo
  • O. R. Al-Jayyousi and M. S. Mohsen, “Evaluation of fog collection in Jordan”, Water and Environmental Management Journal,Vol.13, 1999, 195-199.
  • B. A. Akash, R. Mamlook, and M. S. Mohsen, “ Multi-criteria selection of electric power plants using Analytical Hierarchy Process”, Electric Power Systems Research Journal, Vol. 52 No.1, 1999, 29- 35. pdf-logo
  • B. A. Akash and M. S. Mohsen, “Energy analysis of Jordan’s urban residential sector”, Energy- the International Journal, Vol.24, No.9, 1999, 823- 831. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and O.R. Al-Jayyousi, “Brackish water desalination: an alternative for water supply enhancement in Jordan”, Desalination, Vol.124, 1999, 163-174. pdf-logo
  • B.A. Akash, M. S. Mohsen, and W. Nayfeh, “Experimental study of the basin-type solar still under local climate conditions”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 41, 2000, 883-890. pdf-logo
  • M. Abu-Hilal and M. S. Mohsen, “Vibration of beams with general boundary conditions due to a moving harmonic load”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 232(4), 2000, 703-717.
  • M. S. Mohsen and B. A. Akash, “Some prospects of energy savings in buildings”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 42 No. 11, 2001, 1307-1315. pdf-logo
  • J. O. Jaber and M. S. Mohsen.” Behaviour of two Jordanian oil shales at drying”, Oil Shale Journal, Vol.18 No.1, 2001, 47-55.
  • J. O. Jaber and M. S. Mohsen. “Evaluation of non-conventional water resources in Jordan”, Desalination, Vol. 136, 2001, 81-92. pdf-logo
  • J.O. Jaber, M. S. Mohsen, S.D. Probert and M. Alees, “Future electricity-demands and greenhouse- gas emissions in Jordan”, Applied Energy, Vol. 69, 2001, 1-18. pdf-logo
  • R. Mamlook, B.A. Akash, and M. S. Mohsen, “A Neuro-fuzzy program approach for evaluating electric power generation systems”, Energy – the International Journal, Vol. 26, No.6, 2001, 619-632. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and J. O. Jaber, “A Photovoltaic powered system for water desalination”, Desalination, Vol. 138, 2001, 129-136. pdf-logo
  • O. R. Al-Jayyousi and M. S. Mohsen, “Evaluation of small home-use RO units in Jordan” Desalination, Vol. 139, 2001, 237-247. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and A.M. Al-Fahed Nuseirat, “Experimental and theoretical evaluation of the performance of a compact solar water heater”, DIRASAT, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2001, 171-180.
  • J. O. Jaber, M. S. Mohsen and M. Amr, “Where to with Jordanian oil shales”, Oil Shale Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4, 2001, 315-334.
  • J. O. Jaber, M. S. Mohsen and S.D. Probert, “Free-moisture removal from oil shale”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 40, 2001, 858-863. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and B. A. Akash, “On integrated solar water heating system”, International Communication in Heat and Mass Transfer“, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2002, 135-142. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and J. O. Jaber, “Potential of industrial wastewater reuse”, Desalination, Vol. 152, 2002, 281-289. pdf-logo
  • M. D. Afonso, A. M. Alvas and M. S. Mohsen, “Crossflow microfiltration of marble processing wastewater”, Desalination, Vol. 149, 2002, 153-163. pdf-logo
  • B. A. Akash and M. S. Mohsen, “Current situation of energy consumption in the Jordanian industry”, Energy – The International Journal, Vol. 44, 2003, 1501-1510. pdf-logo
  • J. O. Jaber, M. S. Mohsen and A. Al-Sarkhi, “Energy analysis of Jordan’s commercial sector”, Energy Policy, Vol. 31, No. 9, 2003, 887-894.
  • J. O. Jaber, A. Al-Sarkhi, B. A. Akash and M. S. Mohsen, “Medium-range planning economics of future electrical power generation”, Energy Policy, Vol. 32, 2004, 357-366. pdf-logo
  • M. D. Afonso, J. O. Jaber and M. S. Mohsen, “Brackish groundwater treatment by reverse osmosis in Jordan”, Desalination, Vol. 164, 2004, 157-171. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen, ” Treatment and reuse of industrial effluents: Case study of a thermal power plant”, Desalination, Vol. 167, 2004, 75-86. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and M. J. Al-Kirshy, “An interactive computer software for disk cam system design”, Summer Computer Simulation Conference, July11-15, 1999, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A, 293-298.
  • M. S. Mohsen and M. Abu-Hilal, M. Abdeljawad and O. Al-Jurf, “A novel design for stone hammering machine”, 3rd Jordanian Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Conference, May 9-12, 1999, Amman, Jordan, 819-830.
  • B.A. Akash, W. Nayfeh and M.S. Mohsen, “Experimental study of the basin-type solar still”, 3rd Jordanian Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Conference, May 9-12, 1999, Amman, Jordan, 133-140.
  • M. S. Mohsen, “Experimental optimization study on compact solar water heater”, World Renewable Energy Congress, July 1-7, 2000, Brighton, U.K., 1019-1022.
  • M. S. Mohsen,”A Continuum theory for describing soft tissue behaviour” Second International Symposium on Mechanics of Human Movement and Biomaterials, August 5-7, 2001, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • M. S. Mohsen and Salman Shobaki, “Economics of a solar-powered water desalination system”, World Renewable Energy Congress, June 29- July 5, 2002, Cologne, Germany.
  • B. A. Akash, M. S. Mohsen and J. O Jaber, “The Jordanian experience in solar energy technologies”, World Renewable Energy Congress, June 29- July 5, 2002, Cologne, Germany.
  • J. O. Jaber, A. Al-Sarkhi, B. A. Akash and M. S. Mohsen,” Alternative fuels for power generation options in medium-range planning: thermo-economic analysis”, Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, June 2-7, 2002, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • M. S. Mohsen and J. O Jaber, B. A. Akash and R. Mamlook,  “Assessment of various residential heating systems using fuzzy sets and analytical hierarchy process methods”, First International Exergy, Energy and Environment Symposium, July 13-17, 2003, Izmir, Turkey.
  • B. A. Sharkawy and M. S. Mohsen, “Fuzzy auto-tuning system for the conventional PID controller with application to the antilock braking”, 8th International Conference on Production Engineering Design and Control, December 27-29, 2004, Alexandria, Egypt.
  • S. Abdallah, M. Abu-Hilal and M. S. Mohsen, “Performance of a photovoltaic reverse osmosis system under local climatic conditions”, Desalination, Vol. 183, 2005, 95-104. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen, “Water strategies and potential of desalination in Jordan”, Desalination, Vol. 203, 2007, 27-46. pdf-logo
  • Jamal O. Jaber, Qazem M. Jaber, and M. S. Mohsen,” evaluation of conventional and renewable energy sources for domestic space heating using fuzzy logic”, World Renewable Energy Congress IX, August 19-25, 2006, Florence, Italy.
  • Jamal O. Jaber, Q.M. Jaber, S.A. Sawalha and M. S. Mohsen, ” Evaluation of conventional and renewable energy sources for space heating in the household sector”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 12, 2008, 278-289. pdf-logo
  • Y. Ali, M. Mustafa, S. Al-Mashaqbah, K. Mashal, M. S. Mohsen, “Potential of Energy Savings in the Hotel Sector in Jordan”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 49, 2008, 3391-3397. pdf-logo
  • Salman Shobaki, M. S. Mohsen, “Modeling and forecasting of electrical power demands for capacity planning”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 49, 2008, 3367-3375. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen, Ahmed Al-Ghandoor and Ismael Al-Hinti, “Thermal Analysis of Compact Solar Water Heater under Local Climatic Conditions”, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 36, 2009, 962-968. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen and Salem Gammoh, “Performance evaluation of reverse osmosis desalination plant: A case study of Wadi Ma’in, Zara and Mujib Plant”, Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 14, 2010, 265-272.
  • Wisam M. Abu-Jadayil, Mousa S. Mohsen, “Design and Manufacturng of Self Actuating Traction Drives with Solid and Hollow Rollers”, Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 4, 2010, 467-476. pdf-logo
  • M. S. Mohsen, “Potential for Wind-Powered Desalination Systems in Jordan”, Int. J. of Thermal & Environmental Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2010, 109-123. pdf-logo
  • Sanopoulos D, Ćosić B, Mohsen M.S., Krajačić G, Duić N. “Renewable Energy Solutions for The Regions: Integrated Approach To Energy and Water Systems”, CEST2011: 12th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology; September 8-10, 2011; Rhodes Island, Greece.
  • Sanopoulos D, Ćosić B, Mohsen M.S., Krajačić G, Duić N. “Integrated renewable energy systems and water supply”, The 6th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems; September 25-29, 2011; Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Dimitris Sanopoulos, Mousa Mohsen, Brian Vad Mathiesen  Paris Voutetakis,  Goran Krajačić, Neven Duić,Daniel R. Schneider, “Improving capacity of Jordanian Research in Integrated Renewable Energy and Water supply – JoRIEW project”, The 6th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems; September 25-29, 2011; Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  • Abu Jadayil, W. and Mousa Mohsen, “Experimental Investigation of Self Actuating Traction Drives with Solid and Hollow Rollers”, International Review of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2011, 637-645.
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