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Dr. Marwa AbdelGawad

Dr. Marwa AbdelGawad

Instructional Assistant Professor

Office Number: 234G
Office Phone: +974 4423 0528


Interest Areas

  • Corrosion behavior of light metal alloy systems
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Course curriculum development
  • Innovation in teaching and learning

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University (USA), December 2022
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University (USA), May 2012
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The American University in Cairo (Egypt), February 2008

Experience

  • Visiting Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (January – July 2023)
  • Instructor of Record, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (August – December 2022)
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Science Department, Texas A&M University at Qatar (August 2020 – May 2022)
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (January 2017 – May 2020)
  • Research Associate, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (September 2012 – December 2016)
  • Teaching Associate, Mechanical Engineering Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar (2008 – 2009)

Honors

  • Academy of Future Faculty Fellow
  • Graduate Student Association, President
  • Graduate Student Representative on Center for Teaching and Learning Advisory Board, TAMUQ

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Shunmugasamy, V. C., AbdelGawad, M., Sohail, M. U., Ibrahim, T., Khan, T., Seers, T. D., and Mansoor, B., 2023, “In vitro and in vivo study on fine-grained Mg-Zn-RE-Zr alloy as a biodegradable orthopedic implant produced by friction stir processing,” Bioactive Materials. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioactmat.2023.06.010
  • AbdelGawad, M., Usman, C. A., Shunmugasamy, V. C., Karaman, I., and Mansoor, B., 2021, “Corrosion behavior of Mg-Zn-Zr-RE alloys under physiological environment – Impact on mechanical integrity and biocompatibility,” Journal of Magnesium Alloys. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jma.2021.11.025
  • AbdelGawad, M., Mansoor, B., Vaughan, M. and Karaman, I., 2020, “Effect of 2 wt.% Ag Addition on Corrosion Properties of ZK40 for Biodegradable Applications,” Magnesium Technology 2020, Springer International Publishing, pp. 243-252. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-36647-6_38 
  • AbdelGawad, M. W., Mansoor, B., and Chaudhry, A. U., 2018, “Corrosion Characteristics of Two Rare Earth Containing Magnesium Alloys,” Magnesium Technology 2018, Springer International Publishing, pp. 43-53. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-72332-7_9 
  • AbdelGawad, M., Tafreshi, R., and Langari, R., 2012, “Controls-Oriented Modelling and LQR Control of Natural Gas HCCI Engines,” International Journal of Vehicle Performance. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJVP.2013.058281