Messiha Saad, Assistant Professor

Saad 
Education:
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering,      North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC,    1993 
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering,       North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, 1982
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering,        Suez Canal University, Egypt, 1978
 Academic experience:
  • 8/2007 – date        Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
  • 8/2005 – 7/2007    Adjunct Associate Professor - Eminent Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
  • 8/2001 – 7/2005    Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
  • 8/1997 – 7/2001    Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY.
  • 1/1994 – 7/1997    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC.
 Current membership in professional organizations:
  • Member, ASME
 Service activities:
  • Reviewed more than 15 conference and journal papers for American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) as well as for Advance in Engineering Education (AEE) a Journal of Engineering Education Application, and ASME.
  • Reviewed and checked the accuracy of chapter 8 of the solution manual of the "Introduction to Fluid Mechanics", book by Fox et.al. 7th edition, John Wiley & Son Inc.
  • Conducted 5 workshops on Gas Turbine engine for NIA and NASA teacher workshop at A&T in 2003,2004,2005,2006, and 2007.
  • Served as a judge on the 3rd Annual Innovative STEM Conference/20th Annual Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium/3rd Annual Innovative STEM Symposium, Morgan State University March 11-13, 2010.
 Professional Development Activities (2007-2013):
  • Attended Boeing Site Visit and Kickoff, September 6, 2012.
  • Attended several training on the Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) from NETZSCH, 2012.
  • Attended Student Banner workshop in 2012.
  • Attended Banner finance workshop, 2012.
  • Attended Aggie Mart workshop, 2012.
  • Spent the spring break of 2011 conducting research at ORN, March 7-11, 2011
  • Attended training on the Xenon flash method at Anter Corporation, Pittsburg, PA, 2/15/2011.
  • Attended NASA Education Stakeholders' Summit: "An Innovative Solution to Support the STEM Workforce of Tomorrow", Marriott Westfield Conference Center at Chantilly, VA. September 13-15, 2010.
  • Attended "3rd Annual Innovative STEM Conference/20th Annual Maryland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium /3rd Annual Innovative STEM Symposium", Morgan State University, March 11-13, 2010.
  • Attended "NSF Grant Writing Workshop", Arlington, Virginia. February 22-23, 2010
  • Attended "NIA & NASA Langley visit", October 26, 2009.
  • Attended "Joint NASA-NSF Research and Education Opportunities Conference for Principle Investigators, Faculty, and Partners", Chantilly, VA. February 22-24, 2007.
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