Mahmoud Taha Moharam Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor, Environmental Engineering


Assistant Professor in the Environmental Engineering Program

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Education: Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, MO, USA in 2017

Research Areas: Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Nuclear Engineering

Research Interests: Separation and reactions engineering, Transport phenomena, Nonconventional water sources, Safety systems in nuclear reactors, heat transfer enhancement

Keywords: Multiphase reaction engineering, Thermal-hydraulics, Wastewater treatment, Waste valorization, Passive safety systems, Computational fluid dynamics, nanofluids, membranes

1) Mahmoud M. Taha, Shaaban Nosier, Mohamed H. Abdel-Aziz, Mohamed A. El-Naggar, “Solid-liquid mass transfer in a bubble column reactor with tube bank internals”, Experimental Heat Transfer, accepted 2020.
2) Mahmoud M. Taha, Ibrahim A. Said, Shoaib Usman, and Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, “Temperature and velocity instrumentation and measurements within a separate-effects facility representing modular reactor core”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 136, pp. 148-158, 2019.
3) Mahmoud M. Taha, Ibrahim A. Said, Shoaib Usman, and Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan, “Experimental investigation of natural circulation in prismatic modular reactor (PMR) core uniformly heated channels”, AICHE Journal, vol. 64, issue (9), pp. 3467-3478, 2018.


1) Experimental and computational investigations of plenum-to-plenum heat transfer under natural circulation in a prismatic very high temperature reactor, NEUP DOE.
2) Faculty of Engineering (Alexandria University) fund for students’ graduation projects.
1) Multiphase Flows and Reactors Engineering and Applications Laboratory (mFReal) Fellowship, USA.
2)  Recognized as an excellent speaker in Ignite Rolla 2015, Missouri S&T, Rolla, MO, USA.
3) Member in several professional organizations for chemical engineers such as the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE).