January 2021 | a new role
I joined the Editorial Board of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage (specialty section of Frontiers in Energy Research) as a Review Editor.
January 2021 | Delivered a training course
I delivered a 3 days training course on "boilers: theory of operation and energy efficiency" to ~ 20 attendees of engineers, technicians, and workers for the Nile Company for Oil & Detergents. More on the course can be found here.
February 2021 | New paper published
A new paper has been published in Advanced Functional Materials. The paper is on the fabrication and performance of Ultrathin and Non‐Flammable Dual‐Salt Polymer Electrolyte for High‐Energy‐Density Lithium‐Metal Battery. You can check it from here.
March 2021 | a proposal got accepted for funding
A proposal submitted to the Academy of Science, Research, and Technology (Egypt) to support a graduation project on "thermal management of electric vehicle batteries" has been accepted for funding.
April 2021 | a new graduate course is design and offered
A credit-hour-based graduate course titled "heat and mass transfer in electrochemical systems" is designed and offered, for the first time, by Dr. Effat, in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Assiut University.
July 2021 | a lithium-ion battery module is designed and tested
Twelve undergraduate students, I supervised their graduation project, designed and assembled a small-scale lithium-ion battery (LIB) module, integrated with its battery and thermal management system.
Special thanks to the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt, for their generous financial support that made this project possible.