Portrait of Ali

Muhammad Ali

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Office: ENGR 304
Phone: (907) 786-1106
Email: afma1@uaa.alaska.edu

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2007 MS Mechanical Engineering, Grand Valley State University, 2003 BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, 1999

Professional and Departmental Service

 

2008-Present   Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Related Experience – Professional History

2000-2001          National University of Science and Technology Instructor

1999-2001 Engineering Systems (AutoDesk Islamabad), Professional Training Instructor

Consulting, Patents, etc.

2005-PresentConsultant, Terex Cranes

2007Compact Energy Absorbing Structure (Patent application under preparation)

2008-Present   Member of ME faculty search committee

2008-Present   Member of ME student advising committee

2008-Present   FE Exam Refresher Series

Professional Development (2004-present)

Telescopic Boom Design Training at Terex Cranes, Waverly, Iowa, 2008.

ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Boston, MA, 2008.

32nd NE Bioengineering Conference, Easton, PA, 2006.

Abaqus User’s Conference, Boston, MA, 2006.

9th International Conference on Structure Under Shock and Impact, New Forest, UK, 2006.

9th International Fatigue Congress, Atlanta, GA, 2006.

ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 2006.

Research Interests

2006-Present   American Society of Mechanical Engineers

2006-Present   Society of Automotive Engineers

2007-Present   Tau Beta Pi

Publications

 

M. Ali, A. Qamhiyah, D. Flugrad, M. Shakoor. Theoretical and Finite Element Study of a Compact Energy Absorber. International Journal of Advances in Engineering Software, Vol 38, 2, 2008.

M. Ali, T. Wagner, M. Shakoor, P. Molian. The State-of-the-Art Review of Laser Nanomachining. Journal of Laser Applications, Vol 20, 3, 2008

M. Ali, M. Shakoor, D. Flugrad, A. Qamhiyah. Stresses in Conical Rollers. International Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, Vol 42, 8, 2007.

M.Ali, A. Qamhiyah, D. Flugdrad, M. Shakoor. Compact Energy Absorbing Structure: A Finite Element Study. Proceedings of the 32nd NE Bioengineering Conference”, Easton, Pennsylvania, 2006.

M.Ali, A. Qamhiyah, D. Flugrad, M. Shakoor. Compact Energy Absorber. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Abaqus User’s Conference , Boston, Massachusetts, 2006

M. Ali, A. Qamhiyah, D. Flugrad, M. Shakoor. Compact Energy Absorbing Cellular Structure. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Structure Under Shock and Impact, New Forest, UK, 2006.

M. Shakoor, M. Ali, A. Qamhiyah, D. Flugrad. Cam Fatigue Life Prediction for Translating Roller- Follower Systems. Proceedings of the 9th International Fatigue Congress, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006.

M. Shakoor, M. Ali, A. Qamhiyah, D. Flugrad. Cam Size Optimization Based on a Fatigue Life Model. 2006 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006.