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Dr. Ibrahim Galal Hassan

Dr. Ibrahim Galal Hassan

Professor and Faculty Ombuds Officer

Office Number: 234D
Office Phone: +974.4423.0290

Dr. Ibrahim Hassan has 20 years of expertise in Heat Transfer and Thermal Fluid Sciences. His research covers power generation turbomachinery, heat exchanger devices, cooling technologies like district cooling systems, multiphase flows in oil drilling, and lattice structures for energy storage. He's also taught over 100 Mechanical Engineering Course Sections with excellence.


  • Ph.D., University of Manitoba, Canada, 1995.
  • PDF, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1996-1998.


  • Professor, Texas A&M University at Qatar, 2013 - Present.
  • Interim Chair, Mech. Eng. Program, Texas A&M Univ. at Qatar, Sept. 2019 - March 2020.
  • Graduate Program Director,  Concordia University, Montréal, Canada,  2005 - 2006.
  • Assistant to Tenured Full Professor, Concordia Univ., Montréal, Canada,  2000 - 2013.


  • Received the Faculty Excellence Award in 2021 for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service.
  • Fellow ASHRAE and Fellow ASME.
  • Received the Prestigious NSERC “National Science and Research Council of Canada” Discovery Accelerator Supplement (DAS) Award,  2010-2013.
  • Awarded Major Research Grants, g., from NSERC, PWC, CRIAQ, MDEIE, CFI  (Canada);  TEES-Texas A&M University (USA); and QNRF (Qatar), 2000-2023.
  • A Member of the Society of Professional Engineers of Ontario, Canada, 2002-Present.


  1. Hassan, I., “Thermal-Fluid MEMS Devices: A Decade of Progress and Challenges Ahead”, ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, V 128, Issue 11, pp. 1221-1233, 2006.
  2. Saleh, W., Bowden, C., Hassan, I., and Kadem, L., “Techniques of PIV in Stratified Two- Phase Headers”, Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, v 35, n 1, pp. 82-95, 2011.
  3. El Ayoubi, W. S. Ghaly, and I. G. Hassan, "Aerothermal Optimization and Experimental Verification for Discrete Turbine Airfoil Film Cooling," Journal of Propulsion and Power, volume 31, No. 2, 2015.
  4. Nurettin Sezer, Hamad Yoonus, Dongxue Zhan, Liangzhu (Leon) Wang, Ibrahim Hassan, Aziz Rahman, Urban Microclimate and Building Energy Models: A Review of the Latest Progress in Coupling Strategies. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 184, 113577, 2023.
  5. SA Khan, MA Rahman, M Khraisheh, IG Hassan, “ Advances in 3D Printed Periodic Lattice Structures for Energy Research: Energy storage, Transport and Conversion Applications, 112773, Materials & Design Journal, 2024