Dr. Khaled Asfar
Vice Dean, College of Engineering, JUST University
Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics Virginia Tech, USA 1980
M.Sc., Engineering Mechanics Virginia Tech, USA 1978
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering King Saud University, Saudi Arabia 2015
Rural water and sanitation/decentralized systems
Water and wastewater treatment
PublicationsR. Shadid, L. Abu-Naba’a, W. Al-Omari, K. Asfar, and B. El-Masoud, "Effect of an occlusal screw-access hole on the fracture resistance of permanently cemented implant crowns: a laboratory study”, International Journal of Prosthodontics. Vol. 24(3):267-269, 2011.
K. Asfar, “Configurable Spherical Robot with Telescopic Leg and Robotic Manipulator Arm”, submitted to 2011 Robotics: Science & Systems, June 27-30, 2011, Los Angeles, California.
K. Asfar, C. Webster, Y. Chang, A. Ralston, S. Rosenberger, A. Johns, and P. Hicks, “ Health Monitoring of a Multi-Head Manufacturing Machine”, Structural Health Monitoring and Control Workshop (NSF-funded workshop), 20-23 June, 2010, Amman-Jordan.
K. Asfar, C. Satkoski, S. Mader, E. Shaw, M. Schmidt, and J. Sombart, “ Performance and Dynamics of a Spherical Robot: The Rollbot”, Thirteenth Nonlinear Vibrations, Dynamics, and Multibody Systems Conference, May 23-28, 2010, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia-USA.
K. Asfar, “ A Micromotor Concept ”, the ASME 6th International Conference on Nanochannels, Microchannels, & Minichannels, June 23- 25, 2008, Darmstadt-Germany.
K. Asfar, and T. Kalmar-Nagi,” Dynamics of the Pole Climbing Robot”, Twelfth Nonlinear Vibrations, Dynamics, and Multibody Systems Conference, June 1-5, 2008, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia-USA.
L. Abu-Naba’a, R. Shadid, W. Al-Omari, B. El-Masoud, I. Al-Alem, and K. Asfar, “ The Fracture Resistance of PFM Restorations with Various Screw Retention Modes”, IADR 86th General Session and Exhibition, July 2-5, 2008, Toronto, Canada.
M. Al-Nimr, K. Asfar, and T. Abadi,” Design of a Smart Thermal Insulation System”, Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 30, No. 9, pp. 762-769, 2009.
K. Asfar, and S. Shabah,” Improving the Efficiency of the Vapor Compression Cycle by Condensate Recycling”, AIAA Fifth International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference & Exhibition (IECEC), 25-27 June 2007, Saint Louis, Missouri.
K. Asfar, “ Innovative Design in Senior Graduation Projects”, International Conference on Engineering Education and Technology”, April 2007, Kuwait.
K. Asfar, “ Steel Pipe Manufacturing Problems and Solutions”, A Report submitted to Faculty for Factory (FFF) Initiative on manufacturing problems encountered at the United Octave Steel Industries: Steel Pipe Manufacturing Production, 2006.
K. Asfar, A. Abu-Hawash and S. Al-Qader, “ An Autonomous Vehicle for Landmine Detection and Removal”, The 3rd International Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, December 17-19,2006, Hammamet, Tunisia.
K. Asfar, and D. Al-Ani, “ Wing Rock Control via External Excitation “, ICAS 2006, Hamburg-Germany, September 4-8, 2006.