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Dr. Mohammad Almajali

Associate Professor

Dr. Mohammad Almajali is currently an associate professor at Rabdan Academy in UAE. He has an extensive industrial and academic experience in both civilian and military fields. He started his career as an Aeronautical Engineer working on aircraft maintenance and got promoted until heading the maintenance division. Dr. Almajali has solid background in aviation, maintenance, teaching, training and administration. He supervised several projects for graduate and undergraduate students in addition to coordinating EU funded projects for capacity building in the Jordanian higher education institutions. He was a member in many committees for leasing, purchasing and integrating and updating engineering and high technology systems. Dr. Almajali headed the Aerospace section at the Jordanian Defense Entity “King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau” where he supervised and developed several projects concerning defense technology. He also taught many Engineering (Aerospace and Mechanical) courses in several Universities including HCT in UAE. Dr. Almajali has several articles published in a high impact peer reviews Journals


    • PhD in Engineering from Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at University of Dayton (UD) – OH/USA
    • M. S in Aeronautical Engineering from US Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) – Wright Patterson Air Force Base – OH/USA
    • B. S in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering from Jordanian University of Science and Technology (JUST) – Irbid/Jordan.
    • Staff and Senior staff college from King Hussain College/ Jordan
    • Defense Technology from King Abdullah Design and Development Bureau. 

Teaching Areas

    Applied mechanics, aviation, engineering technology, and advanced math

Research Interests

    • Higher Education
    • Structural material and analysis
    • Porous media
    • Unmanned aerial and ground vehicles


    M. Almajali. “Engineered Carbon Foam for Temperature Control Applications". Ph.D Dissertation.

    M. Almajali and S. Mall." Effects of Phase Difference Between Axial and Normal Loads on Fretting Fatigue Behavior of Titanium Alloy" Master Thesis at AFIT.

    M. Almajali, K. Lafdi, and S. Shaikh. "Interfacial and capillary pressure effects on the thermal performance of wax/foam composite. Journal of Applied Physics 102, 033506 (2007).

    K. Lafdi, M. Almajali, and O. Huzayyin, “Thermal Properies of Copper Coated Carbon Foams". Carbon, 47; 2620-2626, 2009.

    M. Almajali and K. Lafdi. " Assessment of carbon foam geometry during coating process". Carbon, 48 (2010) 4238-4247

    M. Almajali , K. Lafdi, Paul, Ozden Ochwa. " Mechanical Properties of Copper Coated Carbon Foams". Carbon, 48; 1604-1608, 2010.

    M. Almajali, K. Lafdi, and Paul, “Effect of copper coating on infiltrated PCM/foam" Energy Conversion and Management (2013), pp. 336-342.

    D’Angelo1, M. Almajali, K. Lafdi, A. Delort, and M. Elmansori." Augmented Cooling Vest System Subassembly: Design and Analysis”: Journal of Energy Conversion Management (2014); 79:140–145.

    M. Almajali and A. Al-Mahadin, "Thermal Conductivity of Carbon Foam Assuming Spherical Unit Cell," 2019 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019, pp. 1-4

    A. Al-Mahadin and M. Almajali, "Simplified Mathematical Modelling of Wing Tip Vortices," 2019 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019, pp. 1-6

    Almajali M, Mall S, Almahadin A (2019) Fretting Fatigue Behavior Under Phase Difference Between Axial and Contact Loads. Sch J Appl Sci Res Vol: 2, Issu: 5 (16-22)

    Mohammad Almajali, Intruding Thermal Insulation and Teaching by Hand Concepts In Engineering Program Of Jordanian Universities, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH VOLUME 9, ISSUE 10, OCTOBER 2020, pages 74-79.

    Almajali, M., and Quran, O. (January 14, 2021). "Parametric study on the performance of combined power plant of steam and gas turbines." ASME. J. Thermal Sci. Eng. Appl. OCTOBER 2021, Vol. 13 / 051006-1 doi: https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4049753

    Mohammad Almajali, “Prediction of effective thermal conductivity of coated metals foams using cubic unit cell”, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Volume 25, 2021, 100989, ISSN 2451-9049, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2021.100989

    Almajali, MR, Quran, O, Lafdi, K. Performance evaluation of coated carbon foam material in heat exchanger applications. Int J Energy Res. 2022; 1- 11. doi:10.1002/er.7686.

    Ra’ed Mayyas and Mohammad R. Almajali, 2022 ‘Effect of COVID-19 on Energy Sector in Jordan” International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 12(2), 1-10.

    Almajali, M., Al Afif, R., & Maaith, O. (2022). Makerspace, higher education and technical institutions. Industry and Higher Education, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/09504222221114058.

    Mohammad Almajali, Investigation of Titanium Alloy Material by Mixing of Plain and Fretting Fatigues, Mu'tah Lil-Buhuth wad-Dirasat, Natural and Applied Sciences Series Vol. 38. No. 1, 2023. 91

Dr. Mohammad Almajali
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