Dr. Alrasheed received his Ph.D. in 2011 from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He received the M. S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA and the B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


 


Research Interests:




  • Thermal System Design and Optimization 

  • Solar and Hydrogen Energy

  • Soft Computing (fuzzy logic, neural networks, and genetic algorithms)

  • Refrigeration and HVAC

  • Air pollution and Health

  • Environmental Monitoring






Publications:




  • M. R. Alrasheed, C. W. de Silva, and M. S. Gadala, "Evolutionary optimization in the design of a microchannel heat sink,"  in the book MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS  Devices, Design, Control, Operation, and Monitoring, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL (In Press 2007).

  • Alrasheed, M.R., de Silva, C.W., and Gadala, M.S., "A modified particle swarm optimization and its application in electronic heat sink design" InterPACK 2007, Vancouver,B.C., July 8-12, 2007.

  • M. R. Alrasheed, C. W. de Silva, and M. S. Gadala, "Evolutionary optimization in the design of a microchannel heat sink," , International Symposium on Collaborative Research in Applied Science (ISOCRIAS), Vancouver, BC., pp. 203-213,  October 2005.

  • M. R. Alrasheed, C. W. de Silva, and M. S. Gadala, “A New Extension of Particle Swarm Optimization and  its Application in Electronic Heat Sink Design” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 11-15, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA