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Abdel Ra’ouf Mayyas

Abdel Ra'ouf MayyasAbdel Ra’ouf Mayyas, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Program

7171 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Peralta Hall, 335D (map)
Mail Code: 2180

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Expertise: Model based automotive system integration, methods of vehicle testing for next generation automobiles, rapid control prototyping

Abdel Ra’ouf Mayyas is an Assistant Professor of Automotive Engineering in the Polytechnic School, one of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University. He is also on the graduate faculty for the Human Systems Engineering Ph.D. program.

Mayyas received his Ph.D. in 2010 from the Automotive Engineering Department at Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) with a focus on thermal modeling and monitoring of on-board hybrid electric powertrains. After graduation Mayyas worked as a post-doctoral scholar at CU-ICAR for two years with a focus on developing new testing strategies for on-board hybrid eclectic powertrains called “Vehicle Hardware In-the-Loop” VHiL.

Mayyas has led several funded projects by the US Army Automotive Research Center ARC and the Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC). His work is well published in the Journal of Energy Research and the Journal of Power Sources. Previously Mayyas served as a senior automotive engineer at the transportation division of the Jordanian Police Department. During his work in Jordan, Mayyas conducted a research on occupant safety and developed several systems and modules to improve the Police fleet performance. One of his patented developments was awarded the best invention award.

Ph.D. Automotive Engineering, Clemson University, 2010
M.S. Computer Engineering/Embedded Systems, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2006
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Mu’uta University, Jordan, 1996

Outstanding Dissertation Award in Recognition of Excellent Contribution to Advancement of Knowledge in Automotive Engineering, Clemson University, 2011
Award for Best Invention, Philadelphia University, Jordan, 2006
Award for distinguished Engineers, Jordanian Engineering Association, 2002
Prize for Distinguished Engineers, Public Security Directorate, Jordan, 2001

Mayyas A., G.G.Goyal, P. Pisu, J. Rios, ”Model-Based Design: Fuel Cell Hardware-In-the-Loop (FCVHiL)”, Submitted to the International Journal of Automotive Engineering, 2014.

Mayyas A, Sushil Kumar, Shbham Sharma, Jackline Rois, “Internet Distributed Vehicle Hardware in the Loop for automotive system integration., 2014, Submitted to Int. J. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles.

Mayyas A, Sushil Kumar, Shbham Sharma, Jackline Rois, “Vehicle Hardware in the Loop: Equivalent Consumption Minimization Strategy for Parallel through the Road Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PTT-HEV)”, 2014, submitted to the Int. J. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles.

Seshadri Ramalingam, Mayyas A., Dilip Ramani, “Overview of control strategies in Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicles (FCHEV)”, 2014, Submitted to the Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology.

Mayyas A, Dilip Ramani, Shbham Sharma, Keng Hsu, A. M. Kannan ”3D Thermal Modeling of PEM Fuel Cell Stack using Multi-Faceted Approach.”, Accepted to the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, August 2014.

Mayyas, A., Omar, M., and Pisu, P., A. M. Kannan, 2013. “Thermal Modeling & Analysis of an On-Board Internal Combustion Engine Based Powertrain, International Journal of Modern Engineering. Vol. 13, Number 2, Spring/Summer. 2013.

Mayyas A., Robert Prucka, Imtiaz Haque, Pierluigi Pisu, 2013 “Model-Based Automotive System Integration: Using Vehicle Hardware in the Loop VHiL Simulation for an integration of Advanced Hybrid Electric Power Train. 2013. Int. J. Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2013.

Mayyas, A., Prucka, R., Pisu, P., & Haque, I. (2013). Chassis Dynamometer as a Development Platform for Vehicle Hardware In-the-Loop “VHiL”. SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles, 2013, 6(1), 257-267.

Mayyas, A., Omar, M. A., Mayyas, A. R., Qattawi, A., & Shen, Q. (2013). Knowledge-based system, equipped with cluster analysis for eco-material selection: an automobile structure case study. International Journal of Sustainable Engineering, (ahead-of-print), 1-14.

Mayyas A, Ahmad T., et al. “Sustainable lightweight vehicle design: a case study of eco–material selection for body–in–white.” International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing 2.4 (2012): 317-337.

Mayyas A., Ahmad T., et al. “Quantifiable measures of sustainability: a case study of materials selection for eco-lightweight auto-bodies.” Journal of Cleaner Production 40 (2013): 177-189.

Mayyas, A., Omar, M., and Pisu, P., “Comprehensive Thermal modeling of Power Split Hybrid Powertrain Using Battery Cell Model,” Journal of Power Sources 196 (2011) 6588–6594.

Mayyas A., Mohammed Omar, P. Pisu,. “Thermal modeling of an on-board nickel-metal hydride pack in a power-split hybrid configuration using a cell based resistance–capacitance, electro-thermal model”, 2011 “International Journal of Energy Research”.

Ali Alahmer, Mohammad Omar, A. Mayyas, Ala Qattawi, 2011 “Analysis of Vehicular In Cabins Thermal Sensation and Comfort State, under Relative Humidity and Temperature control, using Berkeley and Fanger models.” Building and Environment 48 (2011) 146-163.

Mayyas, A., Qin, S., Mayyas, A. Omar, M. A., “QFD and AHP based optimization methods for selecting a BiW material design”, Journal of Material and Design, 32 (2011) 2771–2782.

“How to be a successful professional in academe & Industry.” Panel Session, American Society for Engineering Education, Indianapolis, IN (June 17, 2014)