Prof. Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
Professor Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf is the Vice President of Integrated Mechanical Material Corrosion Consulting (IM2C), Texas, USA, a Full Professor at Central Metallurgical Research and Development Institute, Egypt, and a Former Full Professor of Manufacturing Engineering at University of Texas, USA. He has 27 years of experience working in R&D with a blend of both industrial and academic leadership. He is the recipient of numerous national and international prizes and awards including the Humboldt Research Award for Experienced Scientists, at Max Planck Institute, Germany; Fulbright Scholar, NSF, and Dept. of Energy Fellowships, USA; Shoman Award in Engineering Science; and the State Prize of Egypt in Advanced Science and Technology, and more. He is a member of TMS-USA, EPSRC-UK, European Science Foundation - College of Expert Reviewers, Fulbright Alumni, Alexander von Humboldt Alumni, Max Planck Institute Alumni, etc.
Dr. Makhlouf has published over 200 journal articles, as well as 17 books and handbooks for Springer and Elsevier on a broad range of cross‐disciplinary research fields including advanced multifunctional materials, nanotechnology, smart coatings, corrosion, biomaterials, waste/water treatment, and materials for energy applications. Dr. Makhlouf has served as both a Senior Editor and board member of many international journals, as well as a reviewer for several international funding agencies in USA, Germany, UK, Qatar, Belgium, EU, Georgia, Kazakhstan. He is a Consultant and Reviewer for several universities such as Ghent University, University of Luxembourg, University of Texas, Al-Imam University, American University in Sharjah, Tezpur University, Jazan University, King Saud University, University of Hail, and Advisory Editor for Elsevier USA. He effectively supervised and graduated 10 PhD and master’s students, and 3 postdoctoral scientists.