Faculty Profile

Emad Jassim

Emad Jassim
Emad Jassim

Education

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999, Undergraduate GPA 4.0/4.0
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2001
  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006, Graduate GPA 3.9/4.0

Academic Positions

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2006-2007
  • Visiting Research Associate, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), summer 2007
  • Senior Design Project Coordinator and Lecturer, University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2007-2010
  • Director of Undergraduate Programs, University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2010 to present

Other Professional Employment

  • Project Engineer, Henneman Raufeisen and Associates Inc. Industrial Technology Group (ITG), Champaign, IL, 2001 to 2003

Major Consulting Activities

  • NCSA, Urbana, IL: Developed the concept design for the Blue Waters supercomputer cooling system (waterside economizer) that was predicted to save over $2 million dollars per year in cooling cost, and aided in the awarding of the supercomputer to NCSA, 2007
  • Cerro Flow Products Inc., Sauget, IL: Designed and built a heat transfer lab with Newell Instruments, 2007-2009
  • Cazoodle Inc., Champaign, IL : Evaluated and proposed solutions to cool their datacenter, 2008
  • Dobbins, Champaign, IL: Fraker, Tennant, Joy and Pearlstein: Engineering consulting/expert witness, 2009-2010
  • Quaker Oats, Danville, IL: Boiler efficiency evaluation, 2010
  • President and Founder of Jassim Consulting Incorporated, Champaign, IL, 2012
  • Jassim Consulting Incorporated for The Libman Company, Arcola, IL: Paint booth HVAC design, 2012
  • Jassim Consulting Incorporated for R Systems, Champaign, IL : Data center cooling design, 2015
  • Jassim Consulting Incorporated for Penn Aluminum International LLC, Sauget, IL: Air conditioning heat transfer lab assessment, 2017

Professional Registrations

  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Illinois, 2008-present

Other Undergraduate Advising Activities

  • Chaired the MechSE Engineering Open House Committee and served as a technical advisor and resource for numerous projects 2011-2017

Selected Articles in Journals

  • E.W. Jassim, Alexander F. Vakakis, and Norman Miller, "Experimental Nonlinear Localization in a Periodically Forced Repetitive System of Coupled Magnetolastic Beams", Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, Volume 137, 2000, Pages 192-201.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, and J.C. Chato, "Refrigerant Pressure Drop in Chevron and Bumpy Style Flat Plate Heat Exchangers", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 30, 2006, Pages 213-222.
  • V.G. Nino, E. W. Jassim, P.S. Hrnjak, T.A. Newell, "Flow-Regime Based Model for Pressure Drop Predictions in Microchannels", HVAC&R Research, Volume 12, Number 1, 2006, Pages 17-34.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, "Prediction of Two-phase Pressure Drop and Void Fraction in Microchannels Using Probabilistic Flow Regime Mapping", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 49, 2006, Pages 2446-2457.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, "Two-phase Flow Visualization in Chevron and Bumpy Style Flat Plate Heat Exchangers", Heat Transfer Engineering, Volume 27, Number 9, 2006, Pages 20-27.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, J. C. Chato, "Probabilistic Determination of Two-Phase Flow Regimes in Horizontal Tubes Utilizing an Automated Image Recognition Technique", Experiments in Fluids, Volume 42, 2007, Pages 563-573.
  • E.W. Jassim, T.A. Newell, and J.C. Chato, "Prediction of Refrigerant Void Fraction in Horizontal Tubes Using Probabilistic Flow Regime Maps", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume 32, Number 5, 2008, Pages 1141-1155.
  • E.W. Jassim, T.A. Newell, and J.C. Chato, "Prediction of Two-phase Condensation in Horizontal Tubes Using Probabilistic Flow Regime Maps", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Volume 51, Number 3-4, 2008, Pages 485-496.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • E.W. Jassim, J.C. Chato, C.A. Infante Ferreira, T.A. Newell, "Two-Phase Pressure Drop and Flow Visualization in Chevron and Bumpy Plate Heat Exchangers", IIF-IIR Commission B1, Paderborn, Germany, May 2001.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, "Modeling of Two-Phase Heat Transfer in Smooth Tubes Using Probabilistic Flow Regime Maps", International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, paper R055, 2006.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, and J. C. Chato, "Probabilistic Determination of Two-Phase Flow Regimes Utilizing an Automated Image Recognition Technique", International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, paper R056, 2006.
  • M. Alonso, E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, "Experimental Measurement of Oil Hold-up During Refrigerant Condensation and Evaporation in Two Phase Flow", International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, paper 2448, 2010.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, B. E. Newell, "Prediction of Two-Phase Heat Transfer in Horizontal Multi-Port Microchannels Using Probabilistic Flow Regime Maps", International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, paper 2447, 2010.
  • E.W. Jassim, "Formulation of Capstone Design Projects for Experiential Learning", 2014 Capstone Design Conference, Columbus, OH, paper 74, 2014.
  • E.W. Jassim, "An Entrepreneurial Capstone Design Option: U of I MechSE Innovation Trophy Competition", 2016 Capstone Design Conference, Columbus, OH, paper 61, 2016.

Invited Lectures

  • E.W. Jassim, "The Use of Probabilistic Flow Regime Map Modeling in Micro-Channels", 2005 ASHRAE Summer Meeting. Seminar #19. June 26, 2005, Denver, CO.
  • E.W. Jassim, " Blue Waters Cooling Tower", 61st Annual Short Course for Illinois Institutional Chief Engineers, October 21, 2008, Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim," Data Center Cooling", UIUC ASHRAE Student Chapter, November 13, 2008, Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, and S. Roberts-Leib, "Technical Details of Implementing Best Practices", DCEER Data Center Energy Conservation Workshop, May 7th , 2009, Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, T. A. Newell, B. E. Newell, "Prediction of Two-Phase Heat Transfer in Horizontal Multi-Port Microchannels Using Probabilistic Flow Regime Maps", International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, paper 2447, 2010,
  • E.W. Jassim, A. Fiorino, M. Grimwade, M. Lancelot, M. Zappulla, "NCSA Blue Waters Project and MechSE Involvement", ACRC Industrial Review Board Meeting Keynote Speaker, March 27, 2012, Urbana, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, and B. Wendes, "Senior Design Projects with a Humanitarian Impact- A Shell Oil Company and U of I Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering Partnership", Capstone Design Conference, May 31, 2012, Champaign, IL.
  • J. Crain, J Barnett, A Dozier, E.W. Jassim, P. Jones, "Panel discussion: Strategies for Attracting Industry Projects", Capstone Design Conference, May 31, 2012, Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, and T. Durbin, "Blue Waters Design Projects: National Center for Supercomputing Applications involvement in the U of I MechSE Senior Design Program", Capstone Design Conference, May 30, 2012, Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, and M.L. Philpott, "U of I MechSE-The Changing (ME) Middle Class", ASME Education Leadership Summit, Plenary Session I, March 14, 2013, San Diego, CA.

Teaching Honors

  • College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award (2017)
  • Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2017)
  • MechSE Five-Year Effective Teaching Award (2013)
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent (All semesters taught from 2009-2017, but one )

Other Honors

  • Scholar of the Year Award (1999)
  • B.T. Chao Award (2000)
  • Bronze Tablet (for top 3% of graduating class) (2000)
  • Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Graduate Fellowship (2000-2001 and 2004-2006)
  • Campus Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award (2013)
  • MechSE Staff Award for Exemplary Service (2014)
  • Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising (2015)