Dr. Khalil Khanafer

Dr. Khalil Khanafer

Associate Professor/Senior Manager - Scientific Research Centre

Mechanical
Email: k.khanafer@ack.edu   
Qualification: PhD in Mechanical Engineering: The Ohio State University, USA

  • Fluid Structure Interaction
  • Biomechanics
  • Transport in Porous Media
  • Flow and Heat Transfer
Chapters in Books
  • K. Khanafer, Mohamed Gaith, and Abdalla AlAmiri, Application of Flow-Induced Vibration in Porous Media, Handbook of Thermal Science and Engineering, edited by Francis A. Kulacki. Springer 1-22, (2017)
  • K. Khanafer and K. Vafai, Applications of Nanomaterials in Solar Energy and Desalination Sectors, Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 45, Editors: Ephraim M. Sparrow, Young I. Cho, John Patrick Abraham and John M. Gorman, Elsevier pp. 303-324 (2013).
Full Articles in Refereed Publications
  • Khalil Khanafer and Kambiz Vafai, A Review on the Applications of Nanofluids in Renewable Energy Field, submitted to Journal of Renewable Energy, (2017).
  • Fadhel Azeez, Khalil Khanafer, and Yusuf Ali, Computational Modeling of Flow and Species Distribution in a Membraneless Fuel Cell with Porous Electrodes, Journal of Porous Media (2017), in press.
  • Ehab Hussein Bani-Hani, Khalil Khanafer, Jessica Lopez and Girish Mohanan, Experimental Study on the Air Flow past a Vertical Circular Cylinder Coated With a Porous Material, Special Topics and Reviews in Porous Media (2017), in press.
  • K. Khanafer, A. Ghosh, D. Williams, and R. Berguer, Correlation between MMP and TIMP Levels and Elastic Moduli of Ascending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology (2017), in press.
  • Ehab Bani-Hani, Hussain Qassem, Mohammad Al Kandari, Salem Al Azmi, Musaed Khalid, Hadi Bu-Mijdad, Khalil Khanafer, Ahmad Sedaghat, Experimental Analysis of an Improved Solar Still System with Cooling Fan and Preheating Oil, Energy Engineering 114, 55-71 (2017).
  • Ahmad Sedaghat, Rafat Al Waked, M El Haj Assad, Khalil Khanafer, and Muath NA Bani Salim, Analysis of Accelerating Devices for Enclosure Wind Turbines, Int J Astronaut Aeronautical Eng 2, 1-14 (2017)
  • Khalil Khanafer and Shashi Aithal, Mixed Convection Heat Transfer in a Lid-Driven Cavity with a Rotating Circular Cylinder, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 86, 131-142 (2017)
  • Khalil Khanafer and Kambiz Vafai, Analysis of the Anomalies in Graphene Thermal Properties, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, 104, 328-336 (2017)
  • H. Zargartalebi, M. Ghalambaz, K. Khanafer, and I. Pop, Unsteady Conjugate Natural Convection in a Fluid-Saturated Porous Cavity boarded by Two Vertical Finite Thickness, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 81, 218-228 (2017)
  • Ehab Bani-Hani, Christopher Borgford, and Khalil Khanafer, Applications of Porous Materials and Nanoparticles in Improving Solar Desalination Systems, Journal of Porous Media 19, 993-999 (2016).
  • Bader Al-Shuraiaan and Khalil Khanafer, The Effect of the Position of the Heated Thin Porous Fin on the Laminar Natural Convection Heat Transfer in a Differentially Heated Cavity, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 78, 190-199 (2016)
  • Wang JD, Khafagy ES, Khanafer K, Takayama S, ElSayed ME, Organization of Endothelial Cells, Pericytes, and Astrocytes into a 3D Microfluidic in Vitro Model of the Blood-Brain Barrier, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 13, 895-906 (2016).
  • Mamdouh El Haj Assad, Ehab Bani-Hani, Ahmad Sedaghat, Ali Al-Muhaiteeb, Khalil Khanafer, and Malathe Khalil, New Pneumatic System for Tidal Energy Conversion, Journal of Power and Energy Conversion, 4, 20-27 (2016)
  • K. Khanafer, K. Vafai, and M. Gaith, Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics Around a Flexible Microcantilever in a Fluidic Cell, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, 75, 315-322 (2016).
  • M El Haj Assad, M. AlSarheed, and K Khanafer, Performance Evaluation of MHD Power Plant at Optimal Operating Conditions, The International Journal of Energy, Environment, and Economics 23, 169-180 (2016).
  • Mohamed Al-Hamahmy, Hassan E. S. Fath, and Khalil Khanafer, Techno-Economical Simulation and Study of a Novel MSF Desalination Process, Desalination Journal, 386, 1-12 (2016).