Tariq Shamim, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair of Department

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (1997)
M.S.E. in Aerospace Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
M.A.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada
B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, NED University, Karachi, Pakistan

Research Interests

  • Carbon Capture & Storage
  • Combustion and Advanced Energy Systems (In Cylinder Combustion Modeling; Flamelet Modeling; Fuel Cell Modeling; Renewable Energy; Thermal Spray)
  • Thermochemical Energy Storage
  • Emission Control Techniques for Gasoline, Diesel and Alternative Fuel-Powered Vehicles
  • Computational Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow (CFD)

Selected Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) (since 2016)
  • Subject Editor of Applied Energy (impact factor 8.426) (since 2015)
  • Vice-Chair and Chair-Elect, ASME K-11 Committee on Combustion (since 2017)
  • Inaugural Outstanding Faculty of the Masdar Institute Award (2015)
  • Appreciation Award from Abu Dhabi Convention Bureau for efforts in building the Abu Dhabi Business Events Industry (2014)
  • Research Affiliate, Technology Development Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), (2010 – 2012)
  • Visiting Faculty Fellowship, American University of Sharjah, UAE (2009–10)
  • Summer Faculty Fellowship, US Department of Energy, Oak Ridge (2008 & 2003)
  • Faculty Affiliate, University of Michigan Energy Institute (2007 - 2015)
  • Editorial Board Member of JP Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2006 - 2009)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Ralph Teetor Award (2004)
  • Visiting Faculty Fellowship, National University of Singapore, (2004)
  • Board of Associates of ASME I.C. Engine Division (since 2002)
  • Registered Professional Engineer, State of Michigan (since 2002)
  • Rackham Faculty Fellowship, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (2000)
  • NASA/DOE Research Assistantship, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (1993–97)
  • Graduate Fellowship, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI (1992)
  • University of Windsor Postgraduate Scholarship, Ontario, Canada (1991–92)
  • Graduated from NED University in top 2% rank, Karachi, Pakistan (1988)

Selected Journal Publications

  • Kurnia, J. C., Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2019, “Advances in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) with Dead-End Anode (DEA) Operation: A Review,” Applied Energy, 252:113416.
  • Soopee, A., Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2019, “Water Droplet Dynamics in a Dead-End Anode Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell,” Applied Energy, 233:300-311.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2019, “Techno-economic Assessment of a Chemical Looping Reforming Combined Cycle Plant with Iron and Tungsten based Oxygen Carriers,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44 (23):11525-11534.
  • Khan, M. N., Shah, S., and Shamim, T., 2019, “Optimization of High Velocity Oxy-fuel Thermal Spray Coatings using Design of Experiments Investigation,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 103 (5-8): 2677-2690.
  • Akhtar, S., Piffaretti, S., and Shamim, T., 2018, “Numerical Investigation of Flame Structure and Blowout Limit for Lean Premixed Turbulent Methane-air Flames under High Pressure Conditions,” Applied Energy, 228:21-32.
  • Zaidani, M., Tajik, A., Qureshi, Z. A., Shamim, T., and Al-Rub, R. K. A., 2018, “Investigating the Flue-Wall Deformation Effects on Performance Characteristics of an Open-Top Aluminum Anode Baking Furnace,” Applied Energy 231:1033-1049.
  • Tajik, A., Shamim, T., Zaidani, M., and Al-Rub, R. K. A., 2018, “The Effects of Flue-Wall Design Modifications on Combustion and Flow Characteristics of an Aluminum Anode Baking Furnace-CFD Modelling,” Applied Energy 230:207-219.
  • Ogidiama, O. V., Abu Zahra, M., and Shamim, T., 2018, “Techno-economic Analysis of a Poly-Generation Solar-Assisted Chemical Looping Combustion Power Plant,” Applied Energy 228:724-735.
  • Ogidiama, O. V., Abu Zahra, M., and Shamim, T., 2018, “Techno-economic Analysis of a Carbon Capture Chemical Looping Combustion Power Plant,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 140(11):112004.1–112004.11.
  • Ogidiama, O. V., and Shamim, T., 2018, “A Computational Investigation of Industrial Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems for NOx Control,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 140(8):082202.1–082202.8.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2018, “Reactor Configuration Designs for an Iron-based Three Reactor Chemical Looping Reforming Process,” (under review) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
  • Akhtar, S., Khan, M. N., Kurnia, J. C., and Shamim, T., 2017, “Numerical Investigation of Energy Conversion and Flame Stability in a Curved Micro-Combustor for Thermo-photovoltaic (TPV) Applications,” Applied Energy, 192:134-145.
  • Sasmito, A. P., Kurnia, J. C., Shamim, T., and Mujumdar, A. S., 2017, “Optimization of Design Parameters for an Open-Cathode Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells Stack utilizing Taguchi Method,” Applied Energy, 185:1225-1232.
  • Yan, J., Shamim, T., Chou, S.K., Desideri, U., and Li, H., 2017, “Clean, Efficient and Affordable Energy for a Sustainable Future,” Applied Energy, 185:953-962.
  • Kurnia, J. C., Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2017, “Performance Evaluation of a PEM Fuel Cell Stack with Variable Inlet Flows under Simulated Driving Cycle Conditions,” Applied Energy. 206:751-764.
  • Hassan, B., Ogidiama, O. V., Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2017, “Energy and Exergy Analyses of a Power Plant with Carbon Dioxide Capture Using Multistage Chemical Looping Combustion,” ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 139(3):032002.1 -032002.9.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2017, “Thermodynamic Screening of Suitable Oxygen Carriers for a Three Reactor Chemical Looping Reforming System,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42:15745-15760.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2017, “Exergoeconomic Analysis of a Chemical Looping Reforming Plant for Hydrogen Production,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 42:4951-4965.
  • Rabbani, S., Sassi, M., and Shamim, T., 2017, “Modelling of Hydrodynamics of Fine Particles Deposition in Packed-Bed Reactors,” The Journal of Computational Multiphase Flows. 9(40):157-168.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2016, “Techno-economic Assessment of a Plant Based on a Three Reactor Chemical Looping Reforming System,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41:22677-22688.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2016, “Investigation of Hydrogen Generation in a Three Reactor Chemical Looping Reforming Process,” Applied Energy, 162:1186-1194.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2016, “Energy and Exergy Analysis of a Power Plant Based on a Three Reactor Chemical Looping Reforming System,” International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering, 11:125-130.
  • Kurnia, J. C., Sasmito, A. P., Shamim, T., and Mujumdar, A. S., 2016, “Numerical Investigation of Heat Transfer and Entropy Generation of Laminar Flow in Helical Tubes with Various Cross Sections,” Applied Thermal Engineering, 102:849-860.
  • Akhtar, S., Kurnia, J. C., and Shamim, T., 2015, “A Three-Dimensional Computational Model of H2-Air Premixed Combustion in non-circular Micro-channels for a Thermo-photovoltaic (TPV) Application,” Applied Energy, 152:47-57.
  • Raj, A., Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2015, “Numerical Investigation of the Effect of Operating Parameters on a Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell,” Energy Conversion and Management, 90:138-145.
  • Al Zeyoudi, H., Sasmito, A. P., Shamim, T., 2015, “Performance Evaluation of an Open-Cathode PEM Fuel Cell Stack under Ambient Conditions: Case Study of the United Arab Emirates,” Energy Conversion and Management, 105:798-809.
  • Gomez, A., Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2015, "Investigation of the Purging Effect on a Dead-End Anode PEM Fuel Cell-Powered Vehicle during segments of a European Driving Cycle", Energy Conversion and Management, 106:951-957.
  • Sasmito, A. P., Ali, M. I., and Shamim, T., 2015, “A Factorial Study to Investigate the Purging Effect on the Performance of a PEM Fuel Cell Stack with a Dead-End Anode,” Fuel Cell, 15:160-169.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2015, “Effect of Particle and Injection Parameters on the Performance of a Dual-Stage High Velocity Oxygen Fuel Thermal Spray System,” Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 2(5):807-816.
  • Gomez, A., Raj, A., Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2014, “Effect of Operating Parameters on the Transient Performance of a PEMFC Stack with a Dead-End Anode,” Applied Energy, 130:692-701.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2014, “Investigation of a Dual-Stage High Velocity Oxygen Fuel Thermal Spray System,” Applied Energy, 130:853-862.
  • Khan, M. N., and Shamim, T., 2014, “Effect of Operating Parameters on a Dual-Stage High Velocity Oxygen Fuel Thermal Spray System,” Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 23(6):910-918.
  • Harichandan, A. B., and Shamim, T., 2014, “Effect of Fuel and Oxygen Carriers on the Hydrodynamics of Fuel Reactor in a Chemical Looping Combustion System,” ASME Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 6(4):041013.1-041013.8.
  • Kurnia, J. C., Sasmito, A. P., Birgersson, E., Shamim, T., and Mujumdar, A. S., 2014, “Evaluation of Mass Transport Performance in Heterogeneous Gaseous in-plane Spiral Reactors with Various Cross-Section Geometries at Fixed Cross-Section Area,” Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 82:101-111.
  • Harichandan, A. B., and Shamim, T., 2014, “CFD Analysis of Bubble Hydrodynamics in a Fuel Reactor for a Hydrogen-fueled Chemical Looping Combustion System,” Energy Conversion and Management, 86:1010-1022.
  • Raj, A., and Shamim, T., 2014, “Investigation of the Effect of Multidimensionality in PEM Fuel Cells,” Energy Conversion and Management, 86:443-452.
  • Sasmito, A. P., Shamim, T. and Mujumdar, A. S., 2013, “Passive Thermal Management for PEM Fuel Cell Stack under Cold Weather Conditions using Phase Change Materials (PCM),” Applied Thermal Engineering, 31:491–493.
  • Sasmito, A. P., Shamim, T., Birgersson, E., and Mujumdar, A. S., 2013, “Numerical Investigation of Water and Temperature Distributions for Open-Cathode Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Stack with Edge Cooling,” ASME Transactions: Journal of Fuel Cell Technology, 10(6):061003.1–061003.9.
  • Noorani, S. and Shamim, T., 2013, “Effect of Time-Varying Humidity on the Performance of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell,” International Journal of Energy Research, 37(10):1223–1231.
  • Noorani, S. and Shamim, T., 2013, “Transient Response of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Subjected to Time-Varying Modulating Conditions,” International Journal of Energy Research, 37(6):535–546.
  • Sasmito, A. P., and Shamim, T., 2013, “Guest Editorial: Importance of ‘‘Drying’’ in Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cell, Drying Technology, 31:491–493.
  • Sasmito, A. P., Shamim, T., Birgersson, E., and Mujumdar, A. S., 2012, Computational Study of Edge Cooling for Open-Cathode Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Stacks,” ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Technology, 9:061008.1–061008.8.
  • Kapas, N., Shamim, T., and Laing, P., 2011, “Effect of Mass Transfer on the Performance of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Systems,” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 133(3):032801.1–032801.9.
  • Shamim, T., 2011, “Effect of Engine Exhaust Gas Modulation on the Cold Start Emissions,” International Journal of Automotive Technology, 12(4):475-487.
  • Khan, M. R. S., and Shamim, T., 2008, “A Numerical Investigation of Regeneration Characteristics of Diesel Particulate Filters under Simulated Transient Exhaust Conditions,” Inst. Mech. Eng. – Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 222(12):2469-2485.
  • Shamim, T., 2008, “Effect of Oxygen Storage Capacity on the Dynamic Characteristics of an Automotive Catalytic Converter,” Energy Conversion & Management, 49(11):3292 -3300.
  • Shamim, T., 2008, “Effect of Engine Exhaust Temperature Modulations on the Performance of Automotive Catalytic Converters,” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 130(1):012801.
  • Vorobev, A., Zikanov, O., and Shamim, T., 2007, “A Computational Model of a PEM Fuel Cell with Finite Vapor Absorption Rate,” Journal of Power Sources, 166:92-103.
  • Shamim, T., Xia, C., and Mohanty, P., 2007, “Modeling and Analysis of Combustion Assisted Thermal Spray Processes,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 46(8):755-767.
  • Shamim, T., 2006, "Effect of Unequal Fuel and Oxidizer Lewis Numbers on Flame Dynamics," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 45(12):1213-1223.
  • Gaustad, M. D., and Shamim, T., 2006, “A Numerical Study of the Effects of Radiative Heat Losses on Diffusion Flames,” Inst. Mech. Eng. – Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 220(8):1189-1199.
  • Shamim, T., 2005, “The Effect of Space Velocity on the Dynamic Characteristics of an Automotive Catalytic Converter,” SAE Transactions – Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 114(4):974-982.
  • Shamim, T., 2005, "Dynamic Response of Automotive Catalytic Converters to Modulations in Engine Exhaust Compositions," International Journal of Engine Research, 6(6):557-567.
  • Shamim, T., 2003, "Effect of Heat and Mass Transfer Coefficients on the Performance of Automotive Catalytic Converters," Int’l Journal of Engine Research, 4(2):129-141.
  • Shamim, T., and Medisetty, V., 2003, “Dynamic Response of Catalytic Converters to Changes in Air-Fuel Ratio,” ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 125(2):547-554.
  • Shamim, T., and Shen, H., 2003, “Effect of Geometric Parameters on the Performance of Automotive Catalytic Converters,” International Journal of Science and Technology, 14:15-22.
  • Shamim, T., 2002, "The Effect of Lewis Number on Radiative Extinction and Flamelet Modeling," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 45(6):1249-1259.
  • Shamim, T., Shen, H., Sengupta, S., Son, S., and Adamczyk, A. A., 2002, "A Comprehensive Model to Predict Three-Way Catalytic Converter Performance," ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 124:421-428.
  • Shamim, T., Shen, H, and Sengupta, S., 2000, “Comparison of Chemical Kinetic Mechanisms in Simulating the Emission Characteristics of Catalytic Converter,” SAE Transactions – Journal of Fuels and Lubricants, 109(4):1700-1708.
  • Shamim, T., and Atreya, A., 2000, "The Effect of Time Dependent Partial Premixing in Radiating Flamelets," Combustion & Flame, 123:241-251.
  • Shamim, T., and Atreya, A., 2000, "Transient Response of a Radiating Flamelet to Changes in Global Stoichiometric Conditions," Combustion & Flame 121:59-74.
  • Atreya, A., Zhang, C., Kim, H.K., Shamim, T., and Suh, J., 1996, "The Effect of Changes in the Flame Structure on the Formation and Destruction of Soot and NOx in Radiating Diffusion Flames," Proceedings of Combustion Institute, 26:2181‑2189.
  • Shamim, T., and McDonald, T.W., 1995, "An Experimental Study of Heat Transfer through Liquid Foam," ASHRAE Transactions, 101, Part I, pp. 150-157.

Work Experience

  • Chair and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Northern Illinois University (2019 – present)
  • Associate Chair of Engineering Programs and Professor, University of Michigan-Flint (2017 – 2019)
  • Adjunct faculty, Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2017 – 2019)
  • Masdar Institute of Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2010–2017)
    • Professor of Mechanical Engineering (2010–2017)
    • Program Head of Mechanical Engineering (2010–2013)
    • PhD Coordinator (2014 – 2016)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (1997 – 2012; leave of absence: 2010-2012)
    • Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduate Student Research Assistant in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (1993 – 1997)
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant in Mechanical Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada (1991 – 1992)
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant in Mechanical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1989 – 1990)
  • Trainee Engineer, Siemens Engineering Co. Ltd, Karachi, Pakistan (1988 – 1989)

Tariq Shamim

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tshamim@niu.edu
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