Faculty Profile

Emad Jassim

Mechanical Science and Engineering
Emad Jassim
Emad Jassim
Director of Undergraduate Programs
  • Undergraduate Advising
156 Mechanical Engineering Bldg
1206 W. Green
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-3634
Lecturer
156 Mechanical Engineering Bldg
1206 W. Green
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-3634

Affiliation

  • Undergraduate Advising

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2006, Dissertation: Probabilistic Flow Regime Map Modeling of Two-phase Flow, Advisors: Profs. Ty Newell and John Chato.
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 2001, Advisor: Prof. Ty Newell
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, 1999, Undergraduate, Highest Honors

Academic Positions

  • University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Director of Undergraduate Programs, 2010 to present: As Director of Undergraduate Programs I serve as the chief advisor, oversee the operation of the undergraduate programs office with four staff members reporting to me, support the Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs in developing and implementing the department￿s vision, teach thermal/fluids courses (including refrigeration and cryogenics, energy conversion systems, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer), and manage the senior design program.
  • University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Senior Design Project Coordinator and Lecturer, 2007-2010
  • National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Visiting Research Associate, summer 2007
  • University of Illinois Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2006-2007

Other Professional Employment

  • 2001 to 2003 Henneman Raufeisen and Associates Inc. Industrial Technology Group (ITG) Project Engineer: Design of industrial and commercial HVAC&R systems, cogeneration power plant mechanical and thermal systems, design of chilled water, compressed air, steam, coal handling, water treatment, piping (including stress analysis), hydraulics systems, conducting energy audits and feasibility studies, and interaction with clients including formal presentations. Consulting work included projects for AC Humko, Caterpillar Inc., Central Illinois Energy, CILCO, City of Geneva, Hudson Technologies Inc., Illinois State Geological Survey, Kraft Inc., Leander￿s Bagels, and Mitsubishi Motors

Major Consulting Activities

  • 2015 R Systems: Datacenter cooling design
  • 2012 President and Founder of Jassim Consulting Incorporated
  • 2012 The Libman Company: Paint booth HVAC design
  • 2010 Quaker Oats: Boiler efficiency evaluation
  • 2009-2010 Dobbins, Fraker, Tennant, Joy and Pearlstein: Engineering consulting/expert witness
  • 2007-2009 Cerro Flow Products Inc.: Designed and built a heat transfer lab with Newell Instruments
  • 2008 Cazoodle Inc.: Evaluated and proposed solutions to cool their datacenter

Professional Registrations

  • Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois, 2008-present

Selected Articles in Journals

  • 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.
  • 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, 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, 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • E.W. Jassim, An Entrepreneurial Capstone Design Option: U of I MechSE Innovation Trophy Competition, 2016 Capstone Design Conference, Columbus, OH, paper 61, 2016.
  • E.W. Jassim, Formulation of Capstone Design Projects for Experiential Learning, 2014 Capstone Design Conference, Columbus, OH, paper 74, 2014.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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, 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.

Invited Lectures

  • E.W. Jassim, and M.L. Philpott, U of I MechSE-The Changing (ME) Middle Class, 2013 ASME Education Leadership Summit, Plenary Session I, San Diego, CA 2013.
  • 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, 2012 Capstone Design Conference, May 30, 2012. Champaign, IL.
  • J. Crain, J Barnett, A Dozier, E.W. Jassim, P. Jones, Panel discussion: Strategies for Attracting Industry Projects, 2012 Capstone Design Conference, May 31, 2012. Champaign, 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, 2012 Capstone Design Conference, May 31, 2012. 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, and S. Roberts-Leib, Technical Details of Implementing Best Practices, DCEER Data Center Energy Conservation Workshop, May 7th , 2009. Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, Data Center Cooling, Student ASHRAE Chapter November 13, 2008. Champaign, IL.
  • E.W. Jassim, Blue Waters Cooling Tower 61st Annual Short Course for Illinois Institutional Chief Engineers, October 21, 2008. Champaign, IL.
  • 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.

Honors

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

Research Honors

  • Intel research program outstanding mentor for undergraduates, 2006

Other Honors

  • UIUC Engineering Council Award for Excellence in Advising, 2015
  • MechSE Staff Award for Exemplary Service, 2014
  • UIUC Campus Excellence in Undergraduate Advising Award, 2013
  • U of I Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2004-2006
  • U of I Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Graduate Fellowship, 2000-2001
  • UIUC Bronze Tablet, 2000
  • B.T. Chao Award, 2000
  • American Consulting Engineers Council Scholar of the Year Award, 1999