Hisham A. Abdel-Aal
Hisham A. Abdel-Aal obtained his first degree in Mechanical Engineering from Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt in 1984, and his Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte USA in 1998. Dr. Abdel-Aal held several faculty positions in several universities around the world. These included a research Professorship at Arts et Métier ParisTech in France where he initiated efforts of ‘biomimetics and bio-inspired design for green manufacturing’. His research expertise falls within the broad field of tribology, surface characterization, and manufacturing. His current interests entail sustainable design of functional surfaces and design for additive manufacturing Techniques. Dr Abdel-Aal is the author or co-author of more than 100 research papers and several book chapters including several chapters in the prestigious encyclopedia of tribology. He has lectured extensively on the subjects of tribology, surfaces, and sustainable manufacturing.