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Muhammad Ali

Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, ESP Lab
Stocker Center 257
Phone: 740.593.1389

Research Interests: CAD/CAM/CAE, energy absorbing and impact protection issues, functionally graded cellular biomaterials and structures, composite materials

All Degrees Earned: Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University, 2007; M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Grand Valley State University, 2003; B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, 1999

Research Report (2)

  • Ali, M., Alam, K. (2016). Horizontal Wet Electrostatic Precipitator.

Conference Proceeding (33)

Journal Article, Academic Journal (18)

  • Ali, M., Al-Majali, Y., Kennedy, M., Alam, K. (2018). Integration of novel hybrid composite discharge electrode with semi-pilot novel cross-flow electrostatic precipitator. 12. Journal of the Air \& Waste Management Association; 68: 1346--1356.
  • Ali, M., Hedrick, C., Lutfullaeva, A., Alam, K. (2018). Performance Evaluation of Novel Wet Vibrational Precipitator. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association.
  • Bhave, T., Tehrani, M., Ali, M., Sarvestani, A. (2018). Hysteresis Friction and Nonlinear Viscoelasticity of Rubber Composites. Journal of Composites Communications; 9: 92-97.
  • Ohioma, E., Ali, M., Kraft, F., Alam, K. (2017). Development of Aluminum Alloy 6063 T6 and T7 Material Models and Their Effects on Energy Absorbing Characteristics of Cross Axial Members. Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design.
  • Ali, M., Alam, K., Majali, A., Kennedy, M. (2017). Novel Hybrid Composite Discharge Electrode for Electrostatic Precipitator. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association; 67:
  • Ali, M., Pasic, H., Alam, K., Tiji, S., Mannella, N., Silva, T., Liu, T. (2016). Experimental study of cross-flow wet electrostatic precipitator. 12. Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association; 66:
  • Denrie, E., Jenson, S., Alexander, B., Paloma, F., Kim, S., Ali, M., Miller, J. (2016). On Software-Based Remote Vehicle Monitoring for Detection and Mapping of Slippery Road Sections. International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research; 16: 13.
  • Ali, M., Alam, K., Ohioma, E. (2016). Energy Absorption Characteristics of a Carbon fiber Composite. International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial, Mechatronics, and Manufacturing Engineering; 10.
  • Ali, M., Ohioma, E., Kraft, F., Alam, K. (2015). Theoretical, Numerical, and Experimental Study of Dynamic Axial Crushing of Thin Walled Pentagon and Cross-Shape Tubes. Elsevier: Thin-Walled Structures; 94: 20.
  • Ali, M., Ravens, T., Petersen, T., Bromaghin, A., Jenson, S., , . (2015). Impact of sediments on wear performance of critical sliding components of hydrokinetic devices. Elsevier: Renewable Energy; 80: 10.
  • Bromaghin, A., Ali, M., Ravens, T., Petersen, T., Hoffman, J., , . (2014). Experimental Study of Abrasion Characteristics for Critical Sliding Components for Use in Hydrokinetic Devices. Elsevier: Renewable Energy; 66: 10.
  • Kara, T., Ali, M., Paris, A., , . (2014). Finite Element Analysis for Large Displacement J- integral Test Method for Mode I Interlaminar Fracture in Composite Materials. Elsevier: Finite Elements in Analysis and Design; 83: 43-48.
  • Ali, M., Kim, S., Matthews, T. (2013). Modeling of a compact functionally graded cellular structure: a finite element study for medium and high strain rates. 4. International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design/Springer; 9: 1569-1713.
  • Lobontiu, N., Cullin, M., Hoffman, J., Ali, M. (2013). CIRCULAR-AXIS FLEXURE HINGES. 1. Oradea: Fascicle of Management and Technological Engineering/ANNALS OF THE ORADEA UNIVERSITY; XXII (XII): 181-184.
  • Lobontiu, N., Cullin, M., Ali, M., Hoffman, J. (2013). Planar Compliances of Thin Circular-Axis Notch Flexure. 2. 1072954 Registered office: Mortimer House,37-41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH: Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines: An International Journal/Taylor & Francis; 41: 202-221.
  • Ali, M., Qamhiyah, A., Wagner, T., Shakoor, M., Molian, P. (2008). The State-of-the-Art Review of Laser Nanomachining . 3. Laser Institute of America: Journal of Laser Applications; 20: 16.
  • Ali, M., Qamhiyah, A., Flugrad, D., Shakoor, M. (2008). Theoretical and Finite Element Study of a Compact Energy Absorber. 2. Elsevier: International Journal of Advances in Engineering Software; 39: 12.
  • Ali, M., Qamhiyah, A., Flugrad, D., Shakoor, M. (2007). Contact Stresses in Conical Rollers. 8. SAGE: International Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design; 42: 10.


  • Ali, M., Alam, K. Thermally activated, self-governing, bi directional, fixed pad hydrodynamic thrust bearing.
  • Ali, M., Alam, K. Hybrid Composite Discharge Electrode for Use in an Electrostatic Precipitator.
  • Ali, M., Alam, K. Ballistic Body Armor Damage Sensing System and Related Methods.
  • Pasic, H., Ali, M., Alam, K., Jenson, S. Fluid filled safety barrier for guardrail terminal replacement.
  • Pasic, H., Alam, K., Ali, M. Device for Measuring ESP Efficiency.