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Associate Professor Yasir Al-Abdeli

Associate Professor

Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 5439
Email: Y.Al-Abdeli@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO5.225  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5672-9448

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

Unit Coordination

  • ENM1102 Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design
  • ENS2108 Mechanical Science
  • ENS2160 Thermodynamics
  • ENS5216 Advanced Thermofluids

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:

  • Turbulent Jets (Swirl, Impinging)
  • Combustion (Gas Flames, Biomass)
  • Energy Systems (Renewable, Hybrid)
  • Engineering Education (Flipped L&T, PBL)

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 Outputs

Journal Articles

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Journal Articles

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.03.068.

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). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3413-8_12.

Journal Articles

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.

Journal Articles

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Journal Articles

  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.07.116.

Journal Articles

  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G. (2013). The effects of including intricacies in the modelling of a small-scale solar-PV reverse osmosis desalination system. Desalination, 311(2013), 127-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2012.11.006.
  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G. (2013). The impact of renewable energy intermittency on the operational characteristics of a stand-alone hydrogen generation system with on-site water production. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 38(28), 12253-12265. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2013.07.031.

Conference Publications

  • Thomas, B., Ahmed, Z., Al-Abdeli, Y., Matthews, M. (2013). The Optimisation of a Turbulent Swirl Nozzle Using CFD. Proceedings of The Australian Combustion Symposium (271-274). University of Western Australia.

Conference Publications

  • Clarke, D., Al-Abdeli, Y., Kothapalli, G. (2011). Modelling Small-Scale Stand-Alone (PV) Energy Systems with Reverse Osmosis Integration. MODSIM2011, 19th International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. (3031-3037). Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.

Conference Publications

  • Al-Abdeli, Y. (2009). Cooperative work supplemented by eGroups: learner perspectives. Proceedings of 20th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (375-380). University of Adelaide.

Conference Publications

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Davis, M. (2008). Schlieren Imaging Of Banded Structures In Transitional Jets. Proceedings of the 5th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion (19-22). University of Western Australia.

Journal Articles

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A. (2007). Turbulent swirling natural gas flames: stability characteristics, unsteady behavior and vortex breakdown. Combustion Science and Technology, 179(1-2), 207-225.
  • Masri, A., Kalt, P., Al-Abdeli, Y., Barlow, R. (2007). Turbulence-Chemistry Interactions in Non-Premixed Swirling Flames. Combustion Theory and Modelling, 11(5), 653-673.

Conference Publications

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Karri, V., Bullen, F., Nguyen, P., McCullough, J., Avery, S. (2007). Learning Platforms For Renewable Energy Awareness: Hydrogen Powered Vehicles. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education & Training (ICEET-2) (9). College of Engineering & Petroleum, Kuwait University.

Journal Articles

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A., Marquez, G., Starner, S. (2006). Time-varying behaviour of turbulent swirling nonpremixed flames. Combustion and Flame, 146(1-2), 200-214.

Conference Publications

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Bullen, F. (2006). Connecting Teaching and Research Through Problem Based Learning in Thermal and Automotive Engineering,. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AaeE), (10). Australasian Association for Engineering Education.
  • Burke, P., Al-Abdeli, Y., Karri, V. (2006). Alternative and Sustainable Fueling Options for Two Wheeled Vehicles. Second International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications (ICTEA2-67-1to 67-5). Ryerson University.

Journal Articles

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A. (2004). Precession and recirculation in turbulent swirling isothermal jets. Combustion Science and Technology, 176(5-6), 645-665.

Journal Articles

  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A. (2003). Recirculation and Flowfield Regimes of Unconfined Non-Reacting Swirling Flows. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 27(5), 655-665.
  • Al-Abdeli, Y., Masri, A. (2003). Stability characteristics and flowfields of turbulent non-premixed swirling flames. Combustion Theory and Modelling, 7(4), 731-766.

Conference Publications

  • Guo, B., Fletcher, D., Marquez, G., Al-Abdeli, Y., Starner, S., Masri, A. (2003). RANS Calculations and measurements of instabilities in swirl-stablised jets and flames. Proceedings of 2003 of the Australian Symposium on Combustion & 8th Australian Flame Days (6). Monash University.

Research Projects

  • 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, $99,517.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy, A study into the use of torrefied biomass in a fixed bed biomass combustor
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Freeboard effects in a fixed bed biomass combustor
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Downstream air dilution and raw biomass pulverization into swirling flames

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, Flow and Heat Transfer Characteristics of Turbulent Swirling Impinging 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
  • Doctor of Philosophy, A study into the effects of spray and jet characteristics on flash evaporation system
  • S1 Engine Modeling Using Artificial Neural Networks as Virtual Sensors prediction

Associate Supervisor

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