• Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin, 1997
  • M.S. The University of Texas at Austin, 1993
  • B.S. Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, 1988


Academic Interests and Expertise

Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer; Inverse Heat Transfer; Pseudospectral Methods; Modeling and Simulation; Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing

Areas of Research Interest
  • Large Scale Modeling of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer;  Wind Farms;  Transport of Atmospheric Pollutants
  • Sustainability;  Renewable Energy
  • Ground-Source Assisted (Geothermal) Cooling/Refrigerant-Free Air Conditioning
  • Open Source Software on High Performance Computing Platforms (BeoShock)
Areas of Teaching Interest
  • Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics;  Fluid Mechanics;  Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Engineering for the Environment
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer;  Turbulence and Modeling
Working Papers

For Peer Review

  • Ahmed, I.,  Power Density of Wind Farms.
  • McKenna, M., Ahmed, I., and Yeo, D.-H., Effects of Reduced Mesh Resolution on LES of ABL.

Open Access Textbook (OAT)

  • Energy & Sustainability (with a Primer on Engineering Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer)

Areas of Service

Current Service

  • Graduate Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering
  • Campus Sustainability, WSU

In Recent Past

  • Faculty Senate, WSU
  • Bicycling and Pedestrian Advisory Board, City of Wichita
Other Interests

Squash at the Heskett Center;  Sailing on Lake Cheney;  Mountain Biking