Chemical Engineering Faculty - Tarig Abdelgadir Hassan

Tarig Abdelgadir Hassan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemical Engineering
Luther H. Foster Hall, Room # 104,
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL  36088
Phone: 334-724-4599
Fax: 334-724-4188   
E-mail: tarig.hassan@live.com, tarig.hassan@tuskegee.edu



Education:

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama ,USA, 2010
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA,2008
  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, SUDAN, 2002

Professional Experience:

  • Quality Consultant  (2002-2004)

      International Center for Quality, Khartoum, SUDAN

Current Project:

  • Pyrolysis behavior of organic materials for production of biochar and other materials
  • Advanced corrosion studies on ferro-chromium steels under extreme conditions for simulation and development of  Generation IV nuclear reactor materials.
  • Development of environmentally friendly materials from renewable resources for different engineering and structural applications

Honors and Awards:

  • Recipient of the Alabama EPSCoR Graduate Research Scholars Program Award – Rounds 3, 4 and 5. (2008, 2009 and 2010)
Research Area:
  • Synthesis and fabrication of shear thickening fluid (STF) and STF/fabric composites using different techniques and characterization of their rheological properties, stab resistance and flexibility
  • Synthesis of nanostructured materials using different synthesis techniques and characterization of their chemical, thermal, mechanical and morphological properties
  • Processing, fabrication and characterization of high strength polymeric nanocomposite materials
  • Investigation of corrosion and degradation of structural materials such as carbon steel and stainless steel that are of relevance to the nuclear industry.
  • Development of novel nanomaterials for water purification and filtration applications
Recent Publication:
  • “Sonochemical Effect on Size Reduction of CaCO3 Nanoparticles Derived from Waste Eggshells” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijay K. Rangari, Rohit K. Rana and Shaik Jeelani. Accepted for publication in Ultrasonics Sonochemistry (2013)
  • “Sonochemical Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-Based Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijay K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani. Accepted for publication in International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials (2012)
  •  “Synthesis, Processing and Characterization of Shear Thickening Fluid (STF) Impregnated Fabric Nanocomposites” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijay K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani. Materials Science and Engineering A 527 (2010) 2892-2899
  •  “Sonochemical Synthesis and Rheological Properties of Shear Thickening Silica Dispersions” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijay K Rangari and Shaik Jeelani. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 17(5), (2010) 947-952
  •  “Synthesis and Characterization of (Fe3O4/MWCNTs)/Epoxy Nanocomposites” Wanda D. Jones, Vijay K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan and Shaik Jeelani. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 116, (2010) 2783-2792  
  •  “Size Reduction of WO3 Nanoparticles by Ultrasound Irradiation and its Applications in Structural Nanocomposites” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Quentin Mayo and Shaik Jeelani. J. of Composites Science and Technology 69, (2009) 2293-2300 
  •  “Titanium Carbide Infused Phenolic Balsa Foam Nanocomposite” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Clifton Mayo and Shaik Jeelani. International Journal of Nanoscience, Vol. 7, Nos. 4 & 5 (2008) 235-243
  •  “Closite Clay Infused Phenolic Foam Nanocomposites”  Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Yuanxin Zhou, Hassan Mahfuz, Shaik Jeelani and Barton C. Prorok.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 103, (2007) 308-314  

Selected  Presentations:

  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-Based CaCO3/Bioplast Gs 2189 Nanocomposites” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani. SAMPE-TECH 2012, October 22-25, 2012. Charleston, SC. USA
  • “Utilization of Eggshell Waste in the Synthesis of Bio-Based Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani NOBCChE 2011 Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting November 11-12, 2011, Auburn, AL. USA
  • “Size Reduction of Egg Shell Particles: The Effect of Ball Milling and Sonication Time Variation” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari, Shaik Jeelani and Rohit K. Rana, MRS Fall Meeting, Nov 29-Dec 4, 2010, Boston, MA. USA
  • Bio-based Calcium Carbonate Nanoparticles and their polymer nanocomposites, Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani, 2nd International Conference on Natural Polymers ICNP, September 24-26, 2010, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  • “Mechanochemical and Sonochemical Synthesis of Bio Based Nanoparticles” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijay Rangari, Victor Fallon, Yaseen Farooq and Shaik Jeelani, Nanotech 2010 - Nanotechnology Conference & Expo, June 21-24, 2010 Anaheim, CA. USA
  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Eggshell/Polylite bionanocomposite” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani, SAMPE 2010, May 17-20, 2010. Seattle, WA. USA
  • “Synthesis, Fabrication, Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Eggshell Based Bio-Nanocomposite” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K Ragnari and Shaik Jeelani, Gordon Research Conference – Composites, January,17-22, 2010. Ventura, CA. USA
  • “Sonochemical Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-Based Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles”  Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K Ragnari and Shaik Jeelani,  MRS 2009 Fall Meeting, Nov 30-Dec 4, 2009. Boston, MA. USA
  •  “Fabrication and Characterization of Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced by Carbon Nanofiber” 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13 -19, 2009.  Lake Buena Visa, FL. USA
  •  “Fabrication and Characterization of High Strength Antimicrobial Nanocomposite Fibers” 2009 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13 -19, 2009.  Lake Buena Visa, FL. USA
  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Calcium Carbonate Nanoparticles Derived from Eggshell” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani SAMPE '09, May 19-21, 2009. Baltimore, MD. USA
  •  “Synthesis and Characterization of Calcium Silicate via Mechanochemical and Sonochemical Method” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani NanoTech 2009, May 3-7, 2009. Houston, TX. USA
  •  “Synthesis of Bio Calcium Carbonate Nanoparticles by Size Reduction of Eggshell” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Ragnari and Shaik Jeelani, MRS 2009 Spring Meeting, April, 13-17, 2009. San Francisco, CA. USA
  •  “Understanding Fumed Silica Suspension Rheology: The Effect of Shear History on Particles Structure and Rheology” Dennis P. Kalman, Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari, Donald Kessler III, Norman J. Wagner. AIChE Annual Meeting 2008, November 16-21, 2008. Philadelphia, PA. USA
  •  “Synthesis, Fabrication, Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Bio-Nanocomposites” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya Rangari and Shaik Jeelani 2008 AL EPSCoR Annual Conference & Stakeholder Symposium. July 22-24, 2008, Montgomery, AL. USA
  •  “Synthesis and Mechanical Properties of Shear Thickening Fluid/Kevlar Composite for Body Armor Application” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan and Shaik Jeelani. SAMPE '08 Long Beach, Material and Process Innovations: Changing our World, May 16-21, 2008. Long Beach, CA. USA
  • “Synthesis and Characterization of Shear Thickening Fluid/Kevlar Composite for Body Armor Applications” Tarig A. Hassan, Vijaya K. Rangari and Shaik Jeelani NSBE National Convention 2008 Technical Poster Session. March 19-23, 2008. Orlando, FL. USA 
  •  “Thermal and Mechanical Properties of SiC/SiO2 Epoxy Nanocomposite” Vijaya K. Rangari, Fredrick Baker, Tarig A. Hassan and Shaik Jeelani. CANCOM-2007, Aug.14-17, 2007. Winnipeg, Canada
  •  “Effect of Ultrasound on Tungsten Oxide Nanoparticles and its Applications in Epoxy Nanocomposite” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Quentin Mayo and Shaik Jeelani. The 16th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM-16) July 8-13, 2007. Kyoto, Japan
  •  “Titanium Carbide Infused Phenolic Balsa Foam Nanocomposite” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Clifton Mayo and Shaik Jeelani. The International Symposium on Plasticity 2007, June 2-6, 2007. Alyeska, Alaska. USA 
  •  “Synthesis and Characterization of Shear Thickening Fluid for Body Armor Applications” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan and Shaik Jeelani. SAMPE 2007, June 3-7, 2007. Baltimore, MD. USA 
  •  “Sonochemical Coating of TiC Nanoparticles on Expandable Polymeric Microspheres, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Microspheres/Epoxy Nanocomposites” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Quentin Mayo and Shaik Jeelani Nanotech 2007, May 20-24, 2007. Santa Clara, CA. USA
  •  “Synthesis of Shear Thickening Fluid Using Sonochemical Method” Vijaya K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Hassan Mahfuz and Shaik Jeelani, Nanotech 2006, May 7-11, 2007. Boston, MA. USA  Technical Proceedings of the 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade show Vol. 2 Page 893
  •  “Synthesis, Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Cloisite Clay Infused Phenolic Foams” Vijay K. Rangari, Tarig A. Hassan, Yuanxin Zhou and Shaik Jeelani SAMPE 2006. April 30- May 4, 2006. Long Beach, CA. USA
     
Affiliations:

  • Materials Research Society (MRS)
  • The Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)