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Associate Professor Yasir Al-Abdeli

Associate Professor

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 5439, Email: Y.Al-Abdeli@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO5.225
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5439
Email: Y.Al-Abdeli@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.225  

 

Yasir is an Associate Professor within the School of Engineering and Leader of the Thermofluids Research Group.

Unit Coordination

  • ENS2108 Mechanical Science
  • ENS2160 Thermodynamics
  • ENM1102 Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design
  • ENS5200 Building Services

Background

  • 2017, Edith Cowan University (Associate Professor)
  • 2008, Edith Cowan University, School of Engineering (Senior Lecturer)
  • 2007, Monash University (Malaysia), School of Engineering (Senior Lecturer)
  • 2003-2006, University of Tasmania, School of Engineering (Post Doctoral Fellow, Hydrogen Energy)

Professional Associations

  • The Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust)
  • Australasian Association for Engineering Education (Member)

Awards and Recognition

University and National Teaching Awards

  • 2010 - Winner, Vice-Chancellor’s Award , Engagement in Learning and Teaching (ECU)

Other

  • 2017 - ongoing, Co-Coordinator, Blended Learning Collaborative Learning Community (ECU)
  • 2017 - ongoing, Member, Mechanical Panel - Engineers Australia Western Australia Division
  • 2016 - ongoing, Assocaite Editor, Australain Journal of Mechanical Engineering
  • 2014 - Workshops Coordinator, Australian Combustion Symposium, The University Club of Western Australia
  • 2010-2013 - Faculty Elected Member, University Academic Board (ECU)
  • 2011 - Technical Chair, Australasian Association for Engineering Education Conference, Fremantle (AAEE)
  • Peer Reviewer: Competitive Grants, Journals and Conferences
  • Examiner, Doctorate and Masters Theses

Research Areas and Interests

Yasir Al-Abdeli is the founder/leader of the Thermofluids Research Group at ECU. His research interests span four main areas:

  • Energy Systems
  • Combustion
  • Turbulent Jets
  • Engineering Education

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Sydney, 2004.
  • Master of Science in Production Engineering, Iraq, 1994.
  • Bachelor of Science in Production Engineering, Iraq, 1990.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • A Study into the use of torrefied biomass in a fixed bed biomass combustor,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2018 - 2022,  $152,000.
  • Freeboard Effects in a Fixed Bed Biomass Combustor,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2018 - 2022,  $76,000.
  • A Comparative Analysis Of Stand-Alone And Grid-Connected Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems Meeting Electric And Thermal Loads,  The Higher Education Commission,Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan,  HEC Scholarship,  2018 - 2022,  $76,000.
  • Stand Alone Solar-Hydrogen Energy System for Remote Areas with Integrated Reverse Osmosis,  National Centre of Excellence in Desalination,  2011 NCEDA PHD Supplementary Scholarship,  2011 - 2014,  $30,000.
  • A Mobile Learning Platform for Sustainability in Power Engineering, Based on Hybrid Renewable Energy,  The Australian Power Institute Limited,  Australian Power Institute - Grant,  2011 - 2012,  $105,517.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Book Chapters

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., (2017), Flipped Classes: Drivers for Change, Transition and Implementation. The Flipped Classroom: Practice and Practices in Higher Education, 193-209, Singapore, Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-3413-8_12.

Journal Articles

  • Das, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Woolridge, M., (2019), Effects of battery technology and load scalability on stand-alone PV/ICE hybrid micro-grid system performance. Energy Journal, 168(February), 57-69.
  • Das, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2018), Effect of load following strategies, hardware, and thermal load distribution on stand-alone hybrid CCHP systems. Applied Energy, 220(June), 735-753, DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.03.068.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Yeoh, G., Patino, D., Guzzomi, N., (2017), Methodologies for processing fixed bed combustor data. Combustion Science and Technology, 189(1), 79-102, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/00102202.2016.1193497.
  • Das, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., (2017), Optimisation of stand-alone hybrid CHP systems meeting electric and heating loads. Energy Conversion and Management, 153(December 2017), 391-408, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier Ltd, DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2017.09.078.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., (2017), Effect of freeboard deflectors on the energy in a fixed bed combustor. Applied Thermal Engineering, 118(25 May 2017), 62-72, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.02.082.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2017), Flow field and thermal behaviour in swirling and non-swirling turbulent impinging jets. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 114(April 2017), 241-256, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2016.12.013.
  • Das, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2017), Optimisation of stand-alone hybrid energy systems supplemented by combustion-based prime movers. Applied Energy, 196(15 June), 18-33, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.119.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2016), Heat transfer characteristics of swirling and non-swirling impinging turbulent jets. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 102(November), 991-1003, Pergamon Press, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.06.037.
  • Brka, A., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2016), Influence of neural network training parameters on short-term wind forecasting. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 35(2), 115-131, Online, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/14786451.2013.873437.
  • Brka, A., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2016), Predictive power management strategies for stand-alone hydrogen systems: Operational impact. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(16), 6685-6698, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.03.085.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2016), Corrections of dual-wire CTA data in turbulent swirling and non-swirling jets. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 70(January 2016), 166-175, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.09.007.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Patino, D., Guzzomi, N., Yeoh, G., (2016), Effect of freeboard deflectors in the fixed bed combustion of biomass. Applied Thermal Engineering, 103(25 June), 543-552, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.04.140.
  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, AR., (2015), Review of laboratory swirl burners and experiments for model validation. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 69(2015), 178-196, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.07.023.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., (2015), Impingement pressure characteristics of swirling and non-swirling turbulent jets. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 68(2015), 722-732, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2015.07.017.
  • Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Matthews, M., (2015), The effect of inflow conditions on the development of non-swirling versus swirling impinging turbulent jets. Computers & Fluids, 118(2015), 255-273, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.compfluid.2015.06.024.
  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2015), Multi-objective optimisation of renewable hybrid energy systems with desalination. Energy, 88(2015), 457-468, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.05.065.
  • Brka, A., Kothapalli, G., Al-Abdeli, Y., (2015), Predictive power management strategies for standalone hydrogen systems: Lab-scale validation. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40(32), 9907-9916, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.06.081.
  • Rashidian, B., Al-Abdeli, Y., Yeoh, G., Guzzomi, N., (2015), Effect of freeboard deflectors on the temperature distribution in packed beds. Applied Thermal Engineering, 89(2015), 134-143, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.05.045.
  • Khodaei Jalalabadi, H., Al-Abdeli, Y., Guzzomi, N., Yeoh, G., (2015), An overview of processes and considerations in the modelling of fixed-bed biomass combustion. Energy, 88(2015), 946-972, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.05.099.
  • Brka, A., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2015), The interplay between renewables penetration, costing and emissions in the sizing of stand-alone hydrogen systems. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40(1), 125-135, London, United Kingdom, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.10.132.
  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G., (2014), The impact of using Particle Swarm Optimisation on the operational characteristics of a stand-alone hydrogen system with on-site water production. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39(28), 15307-15319, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.07.116.

Conference Publications

  • Ahmed, ZU., Al-Abdeli, Y., (2017), Flow characteristics due to jet impact at low swirl intensity. ICERIE 4th International Conference on Engineering Research, Innovation and Education, Paper 156, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  DEFLECTOR EFFECTS IN FIXED BED (BIOMASS) COMBUSTORS AND NON-COMBUSTING PACKED BEDS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  AN EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL STUDY OF SURFACE INTERACTIONS IN TURBULENT SWIRLING JETS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  OPTIMISATION OF STAND-ALONE HYBRID ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR POWER AND THERMAL LOADS

Co-principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  STAND-ALONE SOLAR-PV HYDROGEN ENERGY SYSTEMS INCORPORATING REVERSE OSMOSIS
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  OPTIMISATION OF STAND-ALONE HYDROGEN-BASED RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS USING INTELLIGENT TECHNIQUES
  • S1 Engine Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks as Virtual Sensors prediction

Associate Supervisor

  • Performance appraisal of a four-stroke Hydrogen internal combustion engine
  • Study of Predictive Models for Emissions in Hydrogen Assisted Dual Fuel Internal Comustion Engine
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