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Nuclear and mechanical engineering educator

Said Ibrahim Abdel-Khalik, American Nuclear and mechanical engineering educator. Achievements include three patents for gaseous control system for nuclear reactors. Fellow American Nuclear Society; member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Professional Reactor Operators Society, American Institute Physics, Association Egyptian-American Scholars, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Abdel-Khalik, Said Ibrahim was born on August 9, 1948 in Alexandria, Egypt. Came to the United States, 1969. Son of Ibrahim Saad and Esha Farag (Ahmad) A.-K.

Education

Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Alexandria University, 1967. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1973.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow in chemical engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1973-1974;assistant professor nuclear engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1976-1978;associate professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1978-1982;professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1982-1987;Georgia Power distinguished professor nuclear engineering, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1987-1989;associate director school mechanic engineering, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, 1990-1992;southern nuclear distinguished professor, Georgia Institute Technology, Atlanta, since 1993;instructor, Alexandria U., 1967-1969;senior engineer, Babcock & Wilcox, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1975. Guest research scientist Nuclear Research Center, Karlsruhe, Federal Republic Germany, 1979. Visiting professor École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Institute de Genie Atomique, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1982.

Consultant Kewaunee Nuclear Plant, Green Bay, Wisconsin, since 1983, numerous research organizations and governmental agys. Board directors Rechargeable Battery Industries Corporation, Middleton, Wisconsin.

Achievements

  • Achievements include three patents for gaseous control system for nuclear reactors.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Nuclear Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Chair Fusion Energy Division American Nuclear Society 2005. Member American Society Engineering Education (Glenn Murphy award 1999), Professional Reactor Operators Society, American Institute Physics, Association Egyptian-American Scholars, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, chess.

Connections

Married Sharon Lora Duncan. 1 child, Faith Austen Khalik.

father:
Ibrahim Saad A.-K.

mother:
Esha Farag (Ahmad) A.-K.

spouse:
Sharon Lora Duncan

child:
Faith Austen Khalik Abdel-Khalik