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Dr. Salim Azzouz

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(940) 397 4536
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Professor
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Engineering
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219G

Bio

Dr. Salim Azzouz has a Bachelor and Master degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, Europe. He has also a License in Mechanics from Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France. Dr. Salim Azzouz earned his PhD. degree in Engineering Mechanics from the Aerospace Engineering Department at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. He worked as an engineer with Laiteries Reunies Geneve (Dairy Industry), Switzerland, Europe and Siemens VDO (Automotive Industry), Newport News, Virginia, USA. He is currently a full Professor at the McCoy School of Engineering at Midwestern State University (MSU), and has been teaching there for the past fifteen years. His fields of expertise include computational structural mechanics, non-linear finite elements applied to aerospace structures, smart materials, and energy production systems. 

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia PhD in Engineering Mechanics 2005
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland MS/BS in Mechanical Engineering 1990
Louis Pasteur University, Strasbourg, France Licence of Mechanics 1986
University Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France General Academic Study Degree in Physics and Chemistry 1982
Employer Position Start Date End Date
SIEMENS VDO, Newport News, VA Intern Engineer
Midwestern State University Associate Professor and Interim Co-Chair
Midwestern State University Associate Professor
Laiteries Reunies Geneve (Geneva Reunited Dairies), Geneva, Switzerland Mechanical Engineer
Midwestern State University Associate Professor
Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX Assistant Professor
Midwestern State University Professor
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA Research Assistant / Adjunct Faculty

Refereed Journals

1. Ghoman, S. S., and Azzouz, M. S., "Supersonic Aerothermoelastic Nonlinear Flutter Study of Curved Panels: Frequency Domain," Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 49, No. 4 (2012), pp. 1075-1090, doi: 10.2514/1.C031575.

2. Ghoman, S. S., and Azzouz, M. S., “Supersonic Aerothermoelastic Nonlinear Flutter Study of Curved Panels: Time Domain,” American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Journal of Aircraft (Vol. 49, No. 4, July-August 2012, DOI: 10.2514/1.C031615, Technical Note).

3. Przekop, A., Azzouz, M. S., Guo, X., Mei, C., Azrar, L., “Finite Element Multiple-Mode Approach to Non-linear Free Vibrations of Shallow Shells,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 42, No. 11, November 2004, pp. 2373-2381.

4. Azzouz, M. S., Ro. J. J., “Control of Sound Radiation From an Active Constrained Layer Damping Treated Plate into an Acoustic Cavity Using Structural Intensity Approach,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 8, September 2002, pp. 903 – 918.

5. Azzouz, M. S., Bevan J., Ro. J. J., Mei, C., “Finite Element Modeling of MFC/AFC Actuators and Performance of MFC” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 12, September 2001, pp. 601 – 612.


Conference Proceedings

1. S. Azzouz, and G. Bernard, “A Gear-Chain Based Transmission for the Machine Elements Design Laboratory,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition Conference, Paper IMECE2017-71753, Pittsburg Convention Center, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, November 11-15, 2018, (Accepted for presentation).

2. J. Brown, B. Scheffe, D. de Alwis, S. Azzouz, “Increasing the Pressure Tolerance Limit of A plate Heat Exchanger,” Presented at the Southwest Emerging Technology Symposium, El Paso, April 14, 2018. 

3. M. Elsharafi, C. Chancellor, C. Duckworth, M. Arshad, R. Denwe, O. Lafleur, Z. Mao, M. S. Azzouz, S. Wang, “Heat Transfer Technology to Convert Plastic Trash to Oil,” Proceedings of the 2017 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Volume 8: Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering, Paper No. IMECE2017-70953, pp. V008T10A050; 11 pages doi:10.1115/IMECE2017-70953, Tampa, Florida, November 3-9, 2017.

4. M. S. Azzouz, J. Brink, “Twists And Turns of a Senior Design Project,” Proceedings of the 2016 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2016-66194, Phoenix, Arizona, November 11-17, 2016.

5. D. Goodey, A. Fidlar, V. Denawakage Don, D. Hudnell, R. Pemberton, M. S. Azzouz, and J. Brink, “A Pneumatic Multi-Dome Active Energy Harvesting System,” Proceedings of the 2016 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2016-66162, Phoenix, Arizona, November 11-17, 2016.

6. K. Duke, D. Wilson, K. Ressel, J. Nwoke, M. Soto, M. S. Azzouz, “Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission for Wind Turbines,” Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2015-50683, Houston, Texas, November 13-21, 2015.

7. M. Coffey, R. Dalke, D. Sutton, R. Williams, J. Brink, J. M. Weller, and M. S. Azzouz, “Active Road Rumble Energy Harvesting System,” Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2015-52171, Houston, Texas, November 13-21, 2015.

8. M. S. Azzouz, A. Chatterjee, R. Rorabaugh, C. Venegas, K. Duke, C. Smith, J. M. Weller, “Active Road Rumble Energy Harvesting Panels,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2013-64483, San Diego, California, November 15-21, 2013.

9. M. S. Azzouz, A. Fagbe, Z. Evetts, and E. Rosales “Active Conical and Planetary Gearing System for Wind Turbines,” IMECE 2012-86430, presented at the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition conference, Houston, Texas, November 9-15, 2012.

10. M. S. Azzouz, Daniel McMullan, Anh Dao, Daniel Brooking, Mark Weller “Active Gearing System for Wind Turbines,” to the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Denver, Colorado, November 11-17, 2011. 

11. J. Brink, S. Azzouz, D. McDonald, S. Wang, I. Azouz, “An Interdisciplinary Engineering Education Model,” 2011 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, Houston, TX, March 9-11, 2011.

12. M. S. Azzouz, and J. Smith, “Reduced-Order Nonlinear Stiffness Matrices in Panel Flutter,” AIAA 2011-1994, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Denver, CO, 2011.

13. M. S. Azzouz, and C. Hall, “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of a Rotating MFC Actuator,” AIAA 2011-2547, 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Orlando, FL, 2010.

14. M. S. Azzouz, “Flow Angle Effects on Supersonic Flutter of Clamped Curved Panels,” AIAA-2009-2595, 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA, 2009.

15. S. Ghoman, M. S. Azzouz, and C. Mei “Time Domain Method for Nonlinear Flutter of Curved Panels under Yawed Supersonic Flow at Elevated Temperature,” AIAA-2009-2598, 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA, 2009.

16. M. S. Azzouz, “Pre-Flutter Modes Analysis of Curved Panels Using Nonlinear Finite Elements,” AIAA-2008-2314, 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, 2008.

17. S. Ghoman, C. Mei, and M. S. Azzouz, “Frequency Domain Method for Flutter of Curved Panels under Yawed Supersonic Flow at Elevated Temperatures,” AIAA-2008-2312, 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL, 2008.

18. M. S. Azzouz, and C. Mei “Finite Element Time Domain - Modal Formulation for Nonlinear Flutter of Composite Curved Panels,” AIAA-2006-1732, 47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Newport, RI, 2006.

19. M. S. Azzouz, and W. Mokhtar “Fluid Structure Interaction - Nonlinear Flutter of Cylindrical Panels,” AIAA-2006-693, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, NV, 2006.

20. Azzouz, M. S., Mei, C.,” Nonlinear Flutter of Cylindrical Panels Under Yawed Supersonic Flow Using Finite Elements,” AIAA-2005-2373, 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Austin, Texas, April 2005.

21. Azzouz, M. S., Guo, X., Przekop, A., Mei, C.,” Supersonic Non-linear Panel Flutter of Cylindrical Shell Panels Using Finite Elements,” AIAA-2004-2043, 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Spring, California, April 2004.

22. Przekop, A., Guo, X., Azzouz, M. S., Mei, C.,” Reinvestigation of Non-linear Random Response of Shallow Shell Using Finite Element Modal Formulation,” AIAA-2004-1553, 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Spring, California, April 2004.

23. Przekop, A., Azzouz, M. S., Guo, X., Mei, C., Azrar, L., “Non-linear Stiffness Estimation for Modal Finite Element Approach to Free Vibration of Shallow Shells,” AIAA-2004-1615, 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Spring, California, April 2004.

24. Przekop, A., Guo, X., Azzouz, M. S., Mei, C.,” Large Amplitude Response of Shallow Shells to Acoustic Excitation,” 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics, Southampton, United Kingdom, July 2003.

25. Azzouz, M. S., Przekop, A., Mei, C., Azrar, L., “Finite Element Analysis of Rotating MFC/AFC Actuators,” 6th Mechanics Congress, Tangier, Morocco, April 2003.

26. Azzouz, M. S., Guo, X., Przekop, A., Mei, C., “Non-Linear Flutter of Shallow Shell Under Yawed Supersonic Flow Using FEM,” AIAA-2003-1516, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Norfolk, Virginia, April 2003.

27. Azzouz, M. S., Guo, X., Przekop, A., Mei, C., “Comparison of PDE/Galerkin and FEM for Non-Linear Aerospace Structure Analyses,” AIAA-2003-1856, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Norfolk, Virginia, April 2003.

28. Przekop, A, Azzouz, M. S., Guo, X., Mei, C., Azrar, L., “Multimode Large Amplitude Free Vibrations of Shallow Shells Considering In-plane Inertia, AIAA-2003-1772, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Norfolk, Virginia, April 2003.

29. Przekop, A., Guo, X., Azzouz, M. S., Mei, C., “Nonlinear Response and Fatigue of Shallow Shells to Acoustic Excitation Using Finite Element,” AIAA-2003-1710, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Norfolk, Virginia, April 2003.

30. Azzouz, M. S., Bevan J., Ro. J. J., Mei, C. “FE Modeling of MFC/AFC Actuators” SPIE 8th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Newport Beach, California, March 2001.

31. Azzouz, M. S., Ro. J. J. “Control of Sound Radiation From an Active Constrained Layer Damping Treated Plate into an Acoustic Cavity Using Structural Intensity Approach” SPIE 7th Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, Newport Beach, California, March 2000.


Presentations

1. Blair, B., Grantley, S., Azzouz, S., “Building an Experiment Set-Up to Analyze Different Types of Materials Using a Portable Spectrometer”, UGROW Symposium, Midwestern State university, July 5, 2018.

2. Azzouz, S., “Spectroscopy & Quantum Mechanics”, UGROW Workshop, Midwestern State university, May 29, 2018.

3. Azzouz, S., “New Disruptive Technologies”, Yes Camp Workshop, June 27, 2018.

4. Ivey, J., Orozco, J., Witherspoon, S., Munoz, J., Azzouz, S., “ Automation of a Gear/Chain Transmission,“ Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 2, 2018

5. Brown, J., Scheffe, B., De Alwis, D., Azzouz, S., “ Increasing the Pressure Tolerance Limit of a Plate Heat Exchanger,“ Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 2, 2018

6. Moss, K., Nyikayaramba, V., Azzouz, S., “ Studying the Separation of Salt Ions when Exposed to an Electric Field,“ Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 2, 2018

7. Brown, J., Scheffe, B., De Alwis, D., Azzouz, S., “ Increasing the Pressure Tolerance Limit of a Plate Heat Exchanger,“ Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, April 25, 2018, Midwestern State University.

8. Moss, K., Nyikayaramba, V., Azzouz, S., “ Studying the Separation of Salt Ions when Exposed to an Electric Field,“ Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, April 25, 2018, Midwestern State University.

9. Ivey, J., Orozco, J., Witherspoon, S., Munoz, J., Azzouz, S., “ Automation of a Gear/Chain Transmission,“ 22nd North Texas Student Area Conference, April 21, 2018, Midwestern State University.

10. Brown, J., Scheffe, B., De Alwis, D., Azzouz, S., “ Increasing the Pressure Tolerance Limit of a Plate Heat Exchanger,“ 22nd North Texas Student Area Conference, April 21, 2018, Midwestern State University.

11. Moss, K., Nyikayaramba, V., Azzouz, S., “ Studying the Separation of Salt Ions when Exposed to an Electric Field,“ 22nd North Texas Student Area Conference, April 21, 2018, Midwestern State University.

12. Brown, J., Scheffe, B., De Alwis, D., Azzouz, S., “Increasing the Pressure Tolerance Limit of A plate Heat Exchanger,” Presented at the Southwest Emerging Technology Symposium, El Paso, April 14, 2018

13. Juan Orozco, Seth Witherspoon, Joshua Munoz, and James Ivey, “Automation of a Gear/Chain Transmission,” National Council of Undergraduate Research, (NCUR 2018), University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK, April 5, 2018.

14. Ivey, J., Orozco, J., Witherspoon, S., Munoz, J., Azzouz, S., “ Automation of a Gear/Chain Transmission,“ Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 6, 2017

15. Brown, J., Scheffe, B., De Alwis, D., Azzouz, S., “ Increasing the Pressure Tolerance Limit of a Plate Heat Exchanger,“ Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 6, 2017

16. Moss, K., Nyikayaramba, V., Azzouz, S., “ Studying the Separation of Salt Ions when Exposed to an Electric Field,“ Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 6, 2017

17. Azzouz, S, Baer, D, Garcia, E., Henry, L., Perera, C., Shed, D. R., Taylor, T., “A Planetary Gear Control System for a Wind Turbine Transmission,” Renewable Energy, Structural Health Monitoring, and Distributed Structural Systems session at the ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Tampa, Florida, November 9, 2017.

18. Shawver, N., Aleman, S., Nyikayaramba, V., Azzouz, S., “Salt Ions Separation Study when Exposed to an Electric Field”. UGROW Symposium, Midwestern State University, July 6, 2017.

19. Azzouz, S., “Sustainable Energy Systems”, Yes Camp Workshop, Midwestern State University, June 19, 2017.

20. Azzouz, S., “Water & Energy,” UGROW WORKSHOP, Midwestern State University, May 31, 2017.

21. Bhandari, S., Perera, C., “Desalination,” IdeaMSU 2017 organized by Dr. Scott Manley director of the Munir Abdul Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, Dillard College of Business. The students ranked second in the competition and received collectively a $1000 stipend. They also won the IdeaMSU People’s Choice contest and won $250 additional stipend. Midwestern State University, May 12, 2017

22. Garcia, E., Shed, D. R., Taylor, T., Perera, C., Henry, L., Baer, D., Azzouz, S., “ Planetary Gear Control Based System for a Wind Turbine,” Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 3, 2017.

23. Albakhurji, A., Atemenwan, E., Clampitt, G., Love, J., Selzer, H., Stanley, M., Azzouz, S., “ Multi-Chain Based Continuously Variable Transmission for Wind Turbines,” Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 3, 2017

24. Bhandari, S., Gordon, k., Ezeodum, I., Azzouz, S., “Large Deflection Non-linear Coefficients of a Free Vibrating Laminated Composite Shallow Shell Panel,” 21st North Texas Student Area Conference, Midwestern State University, April 29, 2017,.

25. Albakhurji, A., Atemenwan, E., Clampitt, G., Love, J., Selzer, H., Stanley, M., Azzouz, S., “ Multi-Chain Based Continuously Variable Transmission for Wind Turbines,” 21th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 29, 2017.

26. Garcia, E., Shed, D. R., Taylor, T., Perera, C., Henry, L., Baer, D., Azzouz, S., “ Planetary Gear Control Based System for a Wind Turbine,” 21th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 29, 2017.

27. Albakhurji, A., Atemenwan, E., Clampitt, G., Love, J., Selzer, H., Stanley, M., Azzouz, S., “ Multi-Chain Based Continuously Variable Transmission for Wind Turbines,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 27, 2017.

28. Whyms, C. Jr., Sweeting, M., Fruechtl, V., Hewakuruppu, G., Franke, Y., Azzouz, S., “A Study of the Factors Triggering the Idea of Sustainability: The German and U.S. Experiences,” Celebration of Scholarship Forum, Midwestern State University, April 27, 2017.

29. Garcia, E., Shed, D. R., Taylor, T., Perera, C., Henry, L., Baer, D., Azzouz, S., “ Planetary Gear Control Based System for a Wind Turbine,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 27, 2017.

30. Garcia, E., Shed, D. R., Taylor, T., Perera, C., Henry, L., Baer, D., Azzouz, S., “ Planetary Gear Control Based System for a Wind Turbine,” Senior Design Proposal Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 7, 2016.

31. Albakhurji, A., Atemenwan, E., Clampitt, G., Love, J., Selzer, H., Stanley, M., Azzouz, S., “ Multi-Chain Based Continuously Variable Transmission for Wind Turbines,” Senior Design Proposal Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 7, 2016.

32. Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “Twists And Turns of a Senior Design Project,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2016-66194, Phoenix, Arizona, November 11-17, 2016

33. Goodey, G., Fidlar, A., Denawakage Don, V., Hudnell, D., Pemberton, R., Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “A Pneumatic Multi-Dome Active Energy Harvesting System,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2016-66162, Phoenix, Arizona, November 11-17, 2016.

34. Perera, C., Azzouz, S., “Searching for Mechanical Forms and Patterns in Living Creatures,” UGROW 2016 Symposium, July 5, 2016.

35. Azzouz, S., “Sustainable Energy System,” Yes Camp, June 23, 2016.

36. Moore, W., Lovelace, P., Galbraith, N., Perera, A. N., Mombo, L., Azzouz, S., “Counter Rotating Dual Rotor Multi-Generator Wind Turbine,” Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 4, 2016.

37. Goodey, G., Fidlar, A., Denawakage Don, V., Hudnell, D., Pemberton, R., Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “A Multi-Dome Active Road Rumble Energy Harvesting System,” Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 4, 2016.

38. Peralta, S., Krawietz, J., Virgin, j., McKenzie, A., Vincent, W., Azzouz, S., “Bevel Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission for Cars and Trucks,” Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 4, 2016.

39. Gustave, J. C., Tucker, B., Sissel, J., Philip, N., Azzouz, S., “Chain based Planetary Gear Transmission,” Senior Design Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, May 4, 2016.

40. Gustave, J. C., Philip, N., Azzouz, S., “SD3 Transmission,” IdeaMSU contest organized by the Dillard Business College. April 28, 2016, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX, Ranked Second.

41. Gustave, J. C., Tucker, B., Sissel, J., Philip, N., Azzouz, S., “Chain Based Dual Planetary Gear Transmission,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 28, 2016.

42. Gustave, J. C., Tucker, B., Sissel, J., Philip, N., Azzouz, S., “Chain Based Dual Planetary Gear Transmission,” 20th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University , April 16, 2016.

43. Moore, W., Lovelace, P., Galbraith, N., Perera, A. N., Mombo, L., Azzouz, S., “Dual Rotors Wind Turbine with Tower Integrated Electricity Generator,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University April 28, 2016.

44. Moore, W., Lovelace, P., Galbraith, N., Perera, A. N., Mombo, L., Azzouz, S., “Dual Rotors Wind Turbine with Tower Integrated Electricity Generator,” 20th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 16, 2016.

45. Peralta, S., Krawietz, J., Virgin, j., McKenzie, A., Vincent, W., Azzouz, S., “Bevel Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Powertrain Transmission,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 28, 2016.

46. Peralta, S., Krawietz, J., Virgin, j., McKenzie, A., Vincent, W., Azzouz, S., “Bevel Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Powertrain Transmission,” 20th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 16, 2016.

47. Goodey, G., Fidlar, A., Denawakage Don, V., Hudnell, D., Pemberton, R., Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “A Pneumatic Dome Shaped Active Road Rumble,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 28, 2016.

48. Goodey, G., Fidlar, A., Denawakage Don, V., Hudnell, D., Pemberton, R., Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “A Pneumatic Dome Shaped Active Road Rumble,” 20th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 16, 2016.

49. Moore, W., Lovelace, P., Galbraith, N., Perera, A. N., Mombo, L., Azzouz, S., “Counter Rotating Dual Rotor Multi-Generator Wind Turbine,” Senior Design Proposal Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 2, 2015.

50. Goodey, G., Fidlar, A., Denawakage Don, V., Hudnell, D., Pemberton, R., Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “A Multi-Dome Active Road Rumble Energy Harvesting System,” Senior Design Proposal Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 2, 2015.

51. Peralta, S., Krawietz, J., Virgin, j., McKenzie, A., Vincent, W., Azzouz, S., “Bevel Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission for Cars and Trucks,” Senior Design Proposal Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 2, 2015.

52. Gustave, J. C., Tucker, B., Sissel, J., Philip, N., Azzouz, S., “Chain based Planetary Gear Transmission,” Senior Design Proposal Presentation, McCoy School of Engineering, Midwestern State University, December 2, 2015.

53. Goodey, G., Fidlar, A., Denawakage Don, V., Hudnell, D., Pemberton, R., Azzouz, S., and Brink, J., “A Pneumatic Dome Shaped Active Road Rumble,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 19, 2015.

54. Gustave, J. C., Tucker, B., Sissel, J., Philip, N., Azzouz, S., “Chain Based Dual Planetary Gear Transmission,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 19, 2015.

55. Moore, W., Lovelace, P., Galbraith, N., Perera, A. N., Mombo, L., Azzouz, S., “Dual Rotors Wind Turbine with Tower Integrated Electricity Generator,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 19, 2015.

56. Peralta, S., Krawietz, J., Virgin, j., McKenzie, A., Vincent, W., Azzouz, S., “Bevel Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Powertrain Transmission,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 19, 2015.

57. Azzouz, S., Brink, J., “Ups and Downs of a Senior Capstone Project,” Society of Engineering Science 52nd Technical Meeting, Technology-Enabled Engineering Education Session, October 26- 28, 2015

58. Wilson, D., Duke, K., Ressel, K., Soto, M., Nwoke, J., Azzouz, S., “Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission,” IdeaMSU contest organized by the Dillard Business College. Midwestern State University, May 9, 2014, Ranked third.

59. Coffey, C., Dalke, D., Sutton, S., Williams, R., Azzouz, S., “Active Pneumatic Road Rumble System,” IdeaMSU contest organized by the Dillard Business College, Midwestern State University, May 9, 2014, Ranked third.

60. Davis, C., Goon, G., Rizan, R., Courtney, C., Azzouz, S., “Alpha Stirling Dish Engine for the Engineering Heat Transfer Lab” IdeaMSU contest organized by the Dillard Business College, Midwestern State University, May 9, 2014, Ranked third.

61. Davis, C., Goon, G., Rizan, R., Courtney, C., Azzouz, S., “Alpha Stirling Dish Engine for the Engineering Heat Transfer Lab” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 25, 2014, Ranked first on the Spring 2014 Forum.

62. Coffey, C., Dalke, D., Sutton, S., Williams, R., Azzouz, S., “Active Pneumatic Road Rumble System,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 25, 2014, Ranked third on the Spring 2014 Forum.

63. Wilson, D., Duke, K., Ressel, K., Soto, M., Nwoke, N., Azzouz, S., “Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, April 25, 2014.

64. Davis, C., Goon, G., Rizan, R., Courtney, C., Azzouz, S., “Alpha Stirling Dish Engine for the Engineering Heat Transfer Lab” 18th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 5, 2014.

65. Coffey, C., Dalke, D., Sutton, S., Williams, R., Azzouz, S., “Active Pneumatic Road Rumble System,” 18th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 5, 2014.

66. Wilson, D., Duke, K., Ressel, K., Soto, M., Nwoke, N., Azzouz, S., “Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission,” 18th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 5, 2014.

67. Azzouz, S. “Tunisia after the Revolution,” Invited by Dr. Preda M. from Political Science department to lecture about the situation in Tunisia, Midwestern State University , April 3, 2014.

68. Dalke, R., Azzouz, S., “Active Pneumatic Road Rumble System” Presentation at the Texas Academy of Science (TAS 2014), Texas A. & M University at Galveston, Galveston Island, March 7 to 10, 2014.

69. Azzouz, S., “Finite Elements Analysis”. UGROW Workshop, Midwestern State University, February 12, 2014.

70. Azzouz, S., “A Comparison between Analytical and Numerical Solutions in Determining Mechanical Part Stresses under Various Load Configurations” at the UGROW faculty presentation session, December 18, 2013.

71. Davis, C., Goon, G., Rizan, R., Courtney, C., Azzouz, S., “Alpha Stirling Dish Engine for the Engineering Heat Transfer Lab” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 22, 2013.

72. Coffey, C., Dalke, D., Sutton, S., Williams, R., Azzouz, S., “Active Pneumatic Road Rumble System,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 22, 2013.

73. Wilson, D., Duke, K., Ressel, K., Soto, M., Nwoke, N., Azzouz, S., “Gear Based Quasi-Continuous Variable Transmission,” Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum, Midwestern State University, November 22, 2013.

74. Azzouz, S., Chatterjee, A., Rorabaugh, R., Venegas, C., Duke, K., Smith, C., Weller, J.M. “Active Road Rumble Energy Harvesting Panels,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2013-64483, San Diego, California, November 15-21, 2013.

75. Azzouz, S. “Tunisia after the Revolution,” Invited by Dr. Narayanan S. from Political Science department to lecture about the situation in Tunisia, Midwestern State University, October 21, 2013.

76. Thomas, T., Courtney, W., Azzouz, S., “A New Concept of Capturing Asteroids,” UGROW Symposium, Midwestern State University, July 5, 2013.

77. Azzouz, S., “An Introduction to the Laws of Astrodynamics and the Challenges of Space Exploration,” UGROW Workshop, Midwestern State University, May 31, 2013.

78. Bates, C., Harasimo, J., Wynn, D., Azzouz, S. “Ion Separation Machine” 17th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University, April 13, 2013.

79. Chatterjee, A., Venegas, C., Rorabaugh, R., “Active Road Rumbles Energy Harvesting Machine” 17th North Texas Area Student Conference, Midwestern State University , April 13, 2013.

80. Azzouz, S., “Orbital Mechanics of Space Objects,” UGROW Retreat Session, Midwestern State University, March 27, 2013.

81. Azzouz, S., Fagbe, A., Evetts, Z., Rosales, R. “Active Conical and Planetary Gearing System for Wind Turbines,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition conference, November 9-15, 2012, Houston, TX.

82. Rorabaugh, R., Azzouz, S., “Energy Harvesting and Recycling,” UGROW Symposium, July 6, 2012. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

83. Azzouz, S., “Energy Harvesting and Recycling,” UGROW Workshop, May 23, 2012. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

84. Alexander, D., Ryan, J., Azzouz, S. “Fire Extinguishing Sapphire System,” IdeaMSU 2012 Contest, Dr. Jeff Stambaugh, Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, May 11, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

85. Milne, A., Duke, J., Alleyne, A., Azzouz, S., ”Saltwater Desalination Using Ions Concentration Mapping” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 9, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

86. Fagbe, A., Evetts, Z., Rosales, R., “Active Conical and Planetary Gearing System for Wind Turbines” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 9, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

87. Alexander, D., Ryan, J., Nnorodim, S., Azzouz, S., “Sapphire Fire Suppression System for SAFB” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 9, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

88. Milne, A., Duke, J., Alleyne, A., Azzouz, S., ”Saltwater Desalination Using Ions Concentration Mapping” 16th North Texas Area Student Conference, March 31, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

89. Fagbe, A., Evetts, Z., Rosales, R., “Active Conical and Planetary Gearing System for Wind Turbines” 16th North Texas Area Student Conference, March 31, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

90. Alexander, D., Ryan, J., Nnorodim, S., Azzouz, S., “Sapphire Fire Suppression System for SAFB” 16th North Texas Area Student Conference, March 31, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

91. Chatterjee, A., Azzouz, S., “Harvesting Energy at Midwestern State University,” 16th North Texas Area Student Conference, March 31, 2012, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls,

92. Azzouz, S., “Active Road Mechanisms for Harvesting Energy,” UGROW Retreat Session, February 27, 2012. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

93. Azzouz, S., “Research on Wind Turbines,” Presentation to Dr. Rogers (MSU President), Dr. Alisa White (MSU Provost), Mr. Jim McCoy (CEO Echometer), December 2011, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

94. Azzouz, S., McMullan, D., Dao, A., Brooking, D., Weller, M. “Active Gearing System for Wind Turbines,” International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2011) conference, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado.

95. Chatterjee, A., S., Azzouz, S., “Harvesting Energy at MSU,” UGROW Symposium, July 5, 2011. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

96. Azzouz, S., “Energy, Past, Present, and Future,” UGROW Workshop, May 27, 2011. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

97. Azzouz, S., Smith, J., Mei, C. “Reduced-Order Nonlinear Stiffness Matrices in Panel Flutter,” AIAA 2011-1994, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (International Conference on Structural Dynamics), April 4-7, 2011, Denver, Colorado.

98. Brink, J., Azzouz, S., McDonald, D., Wang, S., Azouz, I., “An Interdisciplinary Engineering Education Model,” 2011 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Gulf Southwest Annual Conference, March 9-11, Houston, TX.

99. Azzouz, S., “Energy Harvesting by High Pressure Shock Absorbers,” UGROW Retreat Session, February 23, 2011. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

100. Azzouz, S., ”Energy, Past, Present, and Future,” Faculty Forum, February 16, 2011, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.


101. Lawrence, B., Musong, S., Claiborne, P., Knight, C., Azzouz, S. “Educational Gear Train Apparatus,” IdeaMSU 2011 Contest, Dr. Jeff Stambaugh, Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise (won 1st. place, $600), May 6, 2011, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

102. Dao, A., McMullan, D, Brooking, D., Azzouz, S. “Active Gearing System for Wind Turbine,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 4, 2011, Midwestern State University.

103. Lawrence, B., Musong, S., Claiborne, P., Knight, C., Azzouz, S. “Educational Gear Train Apparatus,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 4, 2011, Midwestern State University.

104. Dao, A., McMullan, D, Brooking, D., Azzouz, S. “Active Gearing System for Wind Turbine,” 15th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 9, 2011, Midwestern State University.

105. Lawrence, B., Musong, S., Claiborne, P., Knight, C., Azzouz, S. “Educational Gear Train Apparatus,” 15th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 9, 2011, Midwestern State University.

106. Musong, S., Azzouz, S. “A Comparison Between Analytical and Finite Element Methods in Determining Shaft Stresses under Various Load Configurations,” 15th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 9, 2011, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

107. Azzouz, S., “Career Path for Engineers,” Big Brothers Big Sisters/MSU Dream Big College day, October 15, 2010, Southern Hills Elementary School, Wichita Falls, TX.

108. Nnorodim, S., Azzouz, S., “Energy Harvesting and the Concept of Recycling Energy,” UGROW Symposium, July 1, 2010. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

109. Azzouz, S., “Harvesting and Recycling Energy,” UGROW Workshop, June 4, 2010. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

110. Masuoka, J., McDonald, D., Azzouz, S., “Enrichment and Isolation of Methanogens from Local Sources & Maintaining Cultures for Use in Biogas Generation,” UGROW Retreat Session, May 27, 2010, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

111. Azzouz, S., “Energy Harvesting and the Concept of Recycling Energy,” UGROW Retreat Session, May 27, 2010, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

112. Hall, C., Azzouz, S., “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of a Rotating MFC Actuator,” AIAA 2010-2547, 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (International Conference on Structural Dynamics), May 12, 2010, Orlando, Florida.

113. Hall, C., Azzouz, S. “Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis of a Rotating MFC Actuator,” 14th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 10, 2010, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

114. Anto, K., Azzouz, S. “A Comparison Between Analytical and the Numerical Approach in Determining Stresses under Various Load Configurations,” 14th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 10, 2010, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

115. Azzouz, S., “The History, Geography, Economy, and Political Landscape of Tunisia,” Invited talk by the French Club (Dr. Stuart McClintock), March 26, 2010, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

116. Azzouz, S., “Energy,” Presentation in Dr. Brink’s Class Introduction to Engineering, October 5, 2009. Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

117. Azzouz, S., “Renewable Energies,” Camp BEYOND, ESC Region 9, June 15 and 18 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

118. Azzouz, S., ”Variable to Constant Motion Transforming Machines,” UGROW Retreat Session, May 28, 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

119. Azzouz, S., “Flow Angle Effects on Supersonic Flutter of Clamped Curved Panels,” 50th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, May 4-8, 2009, Palm Springs, California. 

120. Ghoman, S., Mei, S., Azzouz, S., “Time Domain Method for Nonlinear Flutter of Curved Panels under Yawed Supersonic Flow at Elevated Temperature,” 50th International Conference on Structural Dynamics, May 4-8, 2009, Palm Springs, California.

121. Azzouz, S., “The History, Geography, Economy, and Political Landscape of Tunisia,” Political Science Department, Government and Politics of the Middle East Course, Dr. Michael Preda, April 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

122. Baker, N., Daniel, M., Azzouz, S. “Determination of Beams Natural Frequencies,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

123. Cadette, C., Capps, M., Marrast, L., Whittle, L, Azzouz, S. “Solar Tracker System,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

124. Austrie, R., Antoine, D., Franklin, B., Azzouz, S. “Variable Inertia Motion Control Flywheel/Shaft System,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

125. Clemans, J., Davis, N., Noel, D., Taylor, C. A., Azzouz, S. “Variable to Constant Rotational Speed Motion Conversion Machine,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

126. Eloi, D., Marshall, D., Symank, N., Thomas, G., Azzouz, S. “Experimental Refrigeration System,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

127. Davenport, T, Lovelace, W, Pierre, P., Azzouz, S. “Torque Distributing Machine,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

128. Baker, N., Daniel, M., Azzouz, S. “Determination of Beams Natural Frequencies,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

129. Cadette, C., Capps, M., Marrast, L., Whittle, L, Azzouz, S. “Solar Tracker System,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

130. Austrie, R., Antoine, D., Franklin, B., Azzouz, S. “Variable Inertia Motion Control Flywheel/Shaft System,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

131. Clemans, J., Davis, N., Noel, D., Taylor, C. A., Azzouz, S. “Variable to Constant Rotational Speed Motion Conversion Machine,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University.

132. Eloi, D., Marshall, D., Symank, N., Thomas, G., Azzouz, S. “Experimental Refrigeration System,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University.

133. Davenport, T, Lovelace, W, Pierre, P., Azzouz, S. “Torque Distributing Machine,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University.

134. Bataller, C., Azzouz, S., “Wind Speed Control Using PLC’s,” 13th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 4, 2009, Midwestern State University.

135. Azzouz, S., Azouz, I, “Flow Angle Effects on Supersonic Flutter of Curved Panels,” IAJC-NAIT-IJME Joint International Conference on Engineering and Technology, November 17-19, 2008, Nashville, Tennessee, 

136. Azzouz, S., “Finite Elements Analysis and Control of Multifunctional Materials,” Mechanical Engineering COSM Seminar, November 14, 2008, Midwestern State University.

137. Brink, J., Azzouz, S., “Integrated Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering,” Mechanical Engineering COSM Seminar, November 14, 2008, Midwestern State University.

138. Azzouz, S., “Presented the Senior Design Projects and a Machine Dynamics Lecture to the Visiting American Board of Engineering and Technology, ABET, Auditors,” ABET Accreditation of the Mechanical Engineering Program, September 2008, Midwestern State University.

139. Paramo, D., Azzouz, S., ”Finite Element Modeling of Multifunctional Materials,” UGROW Symposium, July 7, 2008, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

140. Azzouz, S., “Finite Elements Analysis for Biological Systems,” UGROW Workshop, June 4, 2008, Midwestern State University.

141. Azzouz, S., “Finite Elements Analysis and Control of Multifunctional Materials,” UGROW Retreat Session, May 29, 2008, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.

142. Gutierrez, J, Henslee, M, Pagdonsolan, M., Parillon, C., Azzouz, S., Crow, B., Percy, D., Rosella, C., Stradley, R., Williford, J., “X - Tool Project RO99 iTube eXtraction Tool,“ Project conducted in partnership with Saint-Gobain Vetrotex, America. Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2008, Midwestern State University.

143. Blackette, S., Meisel, J., Nakanishi, Y., Azzouz, S., “Rotational Speed/Displacement Motion Conversion Machine,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2008, Midwestern State University.

144. Ferguson, Z., Holliday, B., John, R., Azzouz, S., “Galvanic Treatment Machine,” Senior Design Capstone Project Presentation, May 2008, Midwestern State University.

145. Blackette, S., Meisel, J., Nakanishi, Y, “Rotational Speed/Displacement Motion Conversion Machine,” 12th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 5, 2008, Midwestern State University.

146. Holliday, B., John, R., Ferguson, Z., “Flexible Galvanic Treatment Machine,” 12th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 5, 2008, Midwestern State University.

147. Parillon, C., Gutierrez, J., Henslee, M., Pagdonsolan, M., “iTube Extraction with X-Tool Using CAE Software, 12th North Texas Area Student Conference, April 5, 2008, Midwestern State University.

148. Ghoman, Mei, C., Azzouz, S., “Frequency Domain Method for Nonlinear Flutter of Curved Panels under Yawed Supersonic Flow at Elevated Temperature,” 49th International conference on Sructural Dynamics, April 7-10, 2008, Schaumburg, IL.


149. Azzouz, S., “Pre-Flutter Analysis of Curved Panels Using Finite Elements,” 49th International conference on Structural Dynamics, April 7-10, 2008, Schaumburg, IL.

150. Azzouz, S., McDonald, D., “Finite Elements Analysis and Control of Multifunctional Materials,” Mechanical Engineering COSM Seminar, March 28, 2008, Midwestern State University.

151. Anto, K, Azzouz, S., “Biogas Generation from Organic Waste,” UGROW Symposium, July 2007, Midwestern State University.

152. Azzouz, S., “Finite Elements Analysis for Biological Systems,” UGROW Workshop, June 2007, Midwestern State University.

153. Azzouz, S. “Waste Management and Sustainable Agricultural Practices,” UGROW Retreat Session, May 25, 2007, Midwestern State University.

154. Azzouz, S., Azouz, I., “Non-Linear Flutter of Curved Panels under Yawed Supersonic Flow Using Finite Elements,” Faculty Forum, March 6, 2007, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX.