Hafiz Muhammad Ali

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Ali, currently working as an associate professor of Mechanical Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, received his doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom, in 2011. He was a postdoc at the Water and Energy Laboratory of the University of California at Merced, United States, during 2015-16. Thermal sciences, heat transfer, and solar energy are his major areas of interest. Over the span of several years, he supervised numerous undergraduate and postgraduate students and his work produced more than 150 papers featured in various reputed international journals. He also participated at several international and national conferences as an invited speaker and delivered keynote talks. His other research interests include electronics cooling, condensation, nanofluids, heat transfer devices, and thermal management. He is the recipient of the "Best Young Research Scholar Award" for 2017 in the Engineering category, conferred by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan at the 7th HEC Outstanding Research Award Ceremony. He also had the honor of receiving HEC's Best Research Paper Award (2013/2014) and Research Productivity Award by Pakistan Council of Science and Technology (2016-17). Apart from his academic duties, he is actively involved with editorial duties at several international journals, notably Heat Transfer Engineering (Taylor & Francis), Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry (Springer), International Journal of Thermofluids (Elsevier), Journal Thermal Science, and Journal of Mechanical Engineering.

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