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Dr. Adem Ibrahim

Name: Adem H. Ibrahim
Title: Professor


Norfolk State University
700 Park Avenue
RTC 410N
Norfolk, VA 23504

Office Phone: (757) 823-8346
FAX: (757) 823-2698
Email: ahibrahim@nsu.edu

Brief Biography
Dr. Adem H. Ibrahim received his M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering  from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.. He has worked for The Department of Aerospace Engineering (KTH), Stockholm, The Swedish Defense Ministry (FMV) in Eskilstuna, Sweden, The Swedish Aeronautical Research Institute (FFA) in Stockholm/Bromma and Allen University, Columbia, South Carolina. He has research experience in the areas of Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering, Design Optimization and sensitivity Analysis. Dr. Ibrahim joined Norfolk State University in 1997.

Reasearch Interests
His specific research interests include:

  • Design Optimization  and Sensitivity Analysis
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Operational Research
  • Thermal Energy

List of Important Publications
Recent Publications

  1. “Stability Analysis and Aerodynamic Optimization of Euler Equations Using Variational Methods’, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering (1999)
  2. “Aerodynamic Design optimization Using Euler Equations and Variational Methods”, An International journal of Computers & Fluids (2002)
  3. “ A Variational Method in Design optimization and Sensitivity Analysis for Aerodynamic Application”, Engineering with Computers(2004)
  4. “Variational Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization”, An International journal of Computers & Fluids (2009)
  5. “On dynamics of Spinning Structures”, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, IMECE2012 (2012)
  6. “Development-Fluid-Dynamics-Based Aerothermoelastic Simulation Capability with Application to Flight Vehicles”, AIAA Journal of Aircraft(2016)
  7. “Aerothermoelastic-Acousttics Simulation of flight Vehicles”, AIAA Journal (January 2017)
  8. “Inert State Solution of Ignition and Flame Structure behind Shock Propagation into a

Reactive gas”, International Research Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (October 2017)