Dr. Mohammed Omar

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Dr. Omar Mohammed
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
222 Fluor Daniel Innovation Building
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634
864- 656-5537
momar@clemson.edu


EDUCATION
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2005, Mechanical Engineering
B.S., University of Jordan, 2001, Mechanical Engineering


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Clemson University, 2006-present, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Visiting Scholar, Instrumentation Engineering Division, Toyota Motor Corporation, Aichi-Japan
University of Kentucky, 2005-2006, Post-doctoral scholar
University of Kentucky, 2001-2005, Research Assistant


CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky TMMK, Georgetown, Kentucky (2005-2006), Root cause analysis of manufacturing related defects.

Dana Incorporated, Tennessee, (2005) development of processing routines for fuel cell inspection.

Sherwin Williams Marine coatings, Atlanta, GA, (2005), Application of NDT tools for inspecting marine-coated ballast tanks.


MEMBERSHIPS
Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineering ASME
Member, American Society of Nondestructive testing ASNT
Member, Society of Automotive Engineering SAE
Member, International Society for Optical Engineers SPIE
Member, Society of Manufacturing Engineers SME


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
American Society of Nondestructive Testing, Automotive NDT topical conferences, Organizing committee (2005-present)
Reviewer: Journal of Industrial Robots (2004-present)
Reviewer: Journal of Infrared Physics and Technology (2004-present)
Painting Technology Consortium, advisory technical board, (2006)

 
PUBLICATIONS
Refereed Journal Publications
Omar, M.A., Hassan, M., Saito, K., and Alloo, R.“IR self-referencing for in depth defect detection” Journal of Infrared Physics and Technology, 46, 283-289 (2005).

Omar, M.A., Hassan, M., Saito, K., and Donohue, K.” Infrared Thermography for inspection automotive welded joints” International Journal of nondestructive testing and evaluation, 39, 1-7 (2006).

Omar, M.A., Chuah, K., and Saito, K.“Thermal machine vision system for automotive protective coating” Journal of Quantitative Infrared Thermography, 2, (2005).

Omar, M.A., Hassan, M., and Saito, K.”Optimizing thermography depth probing with a dynamic point spread function” Journal of Infrared Physics and Technology, 46, 506-514 (2005).

Omar, M.A., Viti, V., Saito, K., and Liu, X.”Self adjusting robotic painting system” Journal of Industrial Robots, 33, 50-55 (2006).

Omar, M.A., Chuah, K., Saito, K., Alloo, R., and Sakakibara, M.” IRSIS Infrared Seed Inspection system” Journal of Infrared Physics and Technology, 48, 240-248 (2006).

Omar, M.A., Kuwana, K., Saito, K. and Couch, C.”In Thermography for investigating industrial welding fires in automotive stations” To appear in Journal of Fire Technology.

Omar, M.A., Ghariebeh, B., Salazar, A., and Saito, K.“IRT and UVF fluorescence for marine coatings inspection” International Journal of nondestructive testing and evaluation, 40, 62-70 (2007).

Darras, B. Khraisheh, M., Abu-Farha, F. and Omar, M.A.” Friction Stir Processing of AZ31 Commercial Magnesium Alloy” To appear in Journal of Materials Processing Technology.

Darras, B., Omar M. A. and Khraisheh, M.“Experimental thermal analysis of friction stir processing” To appear in Materials Science Forum.

Ghariebeh, B. , Omar M. A. and Saito, K..“ Fluorescence emission sensing in coatings: Method for defects detection in coated surfaces of structural elements” To appear in Progress in Organic Coatings.

 

Conference Proceedings (Reviewed)
Omar, M., Zhuo, Y., Liu, J.” Automated applications of the infrared imagers in the automotive assembly lines: products and process control” Thermosense Proceedings 2007, Defense and Security Symposium FL.

Sekluic,D.P., Omar, M., Salazar, A. and Zhao, H.“Spatially distributed microwave heating for advanced material processing”Proceedings of the 13 th Int. Heat Transfer Conference, MPR-10, Sydney, Australia (2006).

Omar, M.A., Saito, K.”thermographic approach toward subsurface material characterization” Proceedings of ASME-IMECE Congress, Orlando, FL (2005).

Omar, M.A. Alloo, R., and Saito, K.”Infrared thermography for inspecting the adhesion integrity” Proceeding of the ASME-IMECE Congress, Anaheim, CA (2004).

Omar, M.A., Saito, K.”Nondestructive evaluation of industrial coatings” Proceedings of the 3 rd Middle-east nondestructive conference & expo. Bahrin, (2005).

Omar M.A., Saito, K.”Naval holiday detection using thermography” Proceedings of the 14 th SSPC-RUST, annual convention, Louisville (2004).


Conference Proceedings
(Unreviewed)
Omar, M.A., Saito, K., and Suzuki, O.“In Infrared thermography for products and process control”, Proceedings of the ASNT-Automotive topical conferences, Birmingham (2005)

Omar, M.A., and Saito, K., Aslan, M.”Bi-directional polarization approach to mottling detection in automotive metallic coatings” Proceedings of the Painting Technology Workshop, Lexington (2005)

Omar, M.A., and Saito, K.,”Real-time, automated system for seed detection on newly painted car shells”Proceedings of the Painting Technology Workshop, Lexington (2004)

Omar, M.A., Ghariebeh, B., and Saito, K.,”Smart optical-fluorescent paint for marine-coatings”Proceedings of the Painting Technology Workshop, Lexington (2006)

Chuah, K., Wasel, W., and Omar, M.,”PDCA approach to thermography implementation in automotive plants”Proceedings of the Painting Technology Workshop, Lexington (2006)


Research Reports
Omar, M. and Saito, K., “Feasibility study of IRT implementation in MIG welding cells” University of Kentucky, Report No. 2, Toyota Motor Corporation Japan, (February 2005).

Omar, M. and Saito, K., “Development of testing methods for CFRP panels” University of Kentucky, Final-report, Toyota Motor Corporation Japan, (December 2005).

Omar, M. and Saito, K., “Thermal vision applications for steel production, automotive steel rolls” University of Kentucky, Report No. 1, Nippon Steel Japan, (June 2005).

Omar, M. and Saito, K., “Pilot-run of an automated IRT system for Seed detection on newly painted car shells” University of Kentucky, Final-Report, Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America TMMNA, (August 2004).

 

Other Scholarly Publications
Omar, M.A.., Technical Classes and Tutorials “Machine vision integration in automotive painting booths” Painting Technology Consortium Seminars (October 2006).

 

PRESENTATIONS
Omar, M.A., “New quality perspectives in the US automotive production”, William Maxwell Reed Seminars, Lexington (11,2006).

Omar, M.A.., “Automated inspection systems for painting-booths” Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada TMMC, Cambridge, ON (09, 2005).

Omar M.A. “CFRP inspection using thermography”, Toyota Motor Corporation, Instrumentation Engineering Division Aichi, Japan (11, 2005).

Omar, M.A. “IRT for the automated MIG welding inspection”, Dana Inc. Engineers and Directors Conference, Detroit (08, 2004).

Omar, M.A., “Novel processing routines for IRT systems”, William Maxwell Reed Seminars, Lexington (01,2005).

 

PATENTS
“Methods and apparatus for inspecting surfaces and coatings” US-Patent, US 2005/0186327, Joint patent with Toyota Motor Manufacturing, US.

“Novel processing routine for IRT application” US-patent, Patent-pending (2005), Joint patent with Toyota Motor Manufacturing.

“Methods and apparatus for inspecting surfaces and coatings”, European, Japanese patent, Patent-pending (2004), Joint patent with Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Japan.

“Nondestructive testing apparatus for seam welding” US-patent, Patent-pending (2005), University of Kentucky.


Honors and Awards
Marquis Who’s Who list for (2005-2006)
Nominated for “man of the year” list (2005)
Expertise List, American Biography Institute ABI (2005-2006)
Strathmore's Who’s Who list for (2004 – 2005)
American Medal of Honor, American Biography Inst. 2005/2006
Tennessee Valley Authority Fellowship two-year recipient (2002,2003)
Outstanding Graduate Student Award, University of Kentucky (2003)
Al-Shami Mechanical Engineering Award, University of Jordan (2001)
United Nation Five-Year Scholarship recipient, (1996-2001)
University of Jordan academic scholarship recipient, (1998,1999 & 2000)


Sponsored Research
“Development of inspection procedures and tools for CFRP panels and fuel-cells spacers” Toyota Motor Corporation Japan, Co-PI, $235,000, (2005-2006).

“Feasibility study for oxide-layers automated detection” Nippon Steel Inc. Japan, Co-PI, $85,000, (2005-2006).

“Development of an automated system for seed detection on newly painted car shells” Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Co-PI, $96,000, (2004-2005).

“Development of an inspection apparatus for HDPE fuel-tanks” Toyota Motor Manufacturing North America, Co-PI, $65,000, (2004).

 

OTHER SPONSORED ACTIVITY
Travel Grant, Instrumentation Engineering Division at Toyota Motor Corporation Japan $10,000 (2005).

 

GRADUATE STUDENT ADVISING
Current Graduate Advising
Yi Zhuo (PhD), “Novel processing algorithms for thermographic sequences,” (Oct. 2009).


TEACHING
Courses Taught (Beginning Fall 2006)
ME 493 / 693, Fundamentals of Internal Combustion Engines
University of Kentucky courses: ME523 Combustion and Energy Conversion


New Course Development

AuE 880 Design/Manufacture project management
AuE 867 Vehicle Manufacturing Processes I
AuE 833 Automotive Manufacturing: an Overview
ME 493 / 693, Fundamentals of Internal Combustion Engines


UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SERVICE
Continuing Education
“Machine-vision basics and integration” Lecturer (10, 2006).

Committees
Department: Member, Graduate Research Committee (2006 - ).


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