About the Author
He is an associate professor of mechnical Engineering at Northeastern University.He received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from the University of akron. He received his B.S.(with highest honor)and M.S., both in mechanical Engineering, from cairo University in Egypt. He has received various honors and awards both in Egypt and the United States of America. He is the recipient of the both the North eastern University Excellance in Teaching award (1983) and the SAE Ralph R. Teetor National Educational Award(1984).