Atef El Khatib Resume


501, Al Jazeera Building, Al Dana, Abu Dhabi

General Information

  • Location  Abu Dhabi
  • Category  Faculty Of Engineering
  • Address 501, Al Jazeera Building, Al Dana, Abu Dhabi
  • Language Arabic and English
  • Highest Degree Level Ph.D. (Feb. 2021)
  • Total Years of Experience 5
  • Expected Job Level Lecturer, research assistant, research associate, assistant professor

I am a Ph.D candidate in mechanical engineering with 5 years of proven theoretical and practical experience and clear research plans in my fields of interest, looking for a job in an academic institution that can utilize my experience for the good of its academic and research progress and for the development of my professional career.

I have worked in various engineering design projects including aerodynamic systems such as design and installation of a wind tunnel at aerodynamics lab, BAU and hydraulic projects including pump stations design and surge protection against water hammering events.

I have also worked as a lecturer at Beirut Arab University for three years where I lectured senior and junior level courses and conducted researches in fluid mechanics field besides working as a research assistant in a renewable energy research performed at University of Exeter.

My research experience and interest lie in the domains of Water Systems (Hydraulics and Turbomachinery), Aerodynamics and Aero-acoustics, and Renewable Energy especially semitransparent photovoltaic and building integrated photovoltaic applications. I have a clear scopes for future work in these three domains and ready to be integrated with another research where I can utilize my knowledge to the best of scientific advancement.


September 2015 to June 2016
Beirut Arab University Master in Fluids Engineering

Masters Thesis Title: Water Hammer Enhancement Using Flywheel in Pumping Systems

September 2017 - February 2021
Beirut Arab University Ph.D. in Fluids Engineering

Thesis Title: Fluid Dynamics and Localization of Acoustic Sources in SubSonic Flows around Flat Plates

Work Experience

August 2016 to August 2019
Beirut Arab University Lecturer

Lectured courses: Fluid Mechanics I and II, Pump Technology, Fluid System Design, Hydraulic Circuit Design, Measurement and Instrumentation, Engineering Drawing

January 2016 to August 2019
Private, University of Exeter Research Assistant

Research assistant in renewable energy - semitransparent photovoltaic in building integrated photovoltaic applications

August 2015 to August 2019
Freelance Design Engineer

Worked in projects of:
Pump Stations Design
Pump Stations Protection
Pump Selection
HVAC Systems
Wind Tunnel Design and Installation and Measurement Equipment Selection
Fire Tube Boiler Design

Summary of Skills

Engineering Design

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Liwa College
Fatima Bint Mubarak Street
(Al Najda Street previously), Al Danah,
Baniyas Tower B,
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.