Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Alam Shah, Ph.D., P.E.


Assistant Professor

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 309
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
Voice: (361) 593-2459
E-mail: shah.alam@tamuk.edu

Research Interests

  • Development of Novel Composite Materials for Armor, Space Shuttle, Missile, Aircraft, Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel, Wind Turbine Blade, etc.
  • Design and Development of Composite Armor and Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels for Best Performance
  • Design and Analysis of Mechanical Systems and Components (Biomedical system, pressure vessel, diving system, crane, rotating equipment, etc.)
  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics of Metal and Composite
  • Finite Element Analysis (Static, Dynamic, Impact, CFD, Thermal, etc.)
  • Renewable Energy
  • Design and analysis of Xmas Tree, BOP, Valves, Seals, Pipeline and Risers, etc. used in Oil and Gas Industries.

Education

Ph.D., Louisiana State University, USA, 2005

M.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA, 2002

M.S, Bangladesh University of Eng. & Tech, Bangladesh, 1998

B.S., Bangladesh University of Eng. & Tech, Bangladesh, 1993

Recent Publications

  • Guodong Guo, Shah Alam, and Larry Peel, “Advanced Hybrid Composite Armors for Ballistic Impact”, Composite part C: 3 (2020) 100061.
  • Shah Alam, Gregory Yandek, Joseph Mabry and Richard Lee, “Design and development of a filament wound composite overwrapped pressure vessel”, Composite part C, 2 (2020), 100045.
  • Ruaa Al-Mezrakchi1, Ahmed Al-Ramthan, and Shah Alam, “Designing and modeling new generation of advanced hybrid composite sandwich structure armors for ballistic threats in defense applications”, AIMS Materials Science, 2020, 7(5): 608–631.
  • Shah Alam, Babatope Adegbesan, Damodar Khanal, “Ballistic Performance of Sandwich Composite Armor System”, International Journal of Composite Materials 2020, 10(2): 40-49.
  • Shah Alam and Samhith Shekhar, “Ballistic Performance of Sandwich Composite Armor System”, ASME 2020 IMECE International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Portland, Oregon.
  • Shah Alam and Mohammad Saquib, “Impact on a Composite Armor system”, ASME 2019 IMECE International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Shah Alam and Rahul Yelamanchili, “Thermal Analysis of A Concentrated Photovoltaic Thermal System At Different Operating Conditions”, ASME 2018 IMECE International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Ohio, Pennsylvania.
Alam Shah, Ph.D., P.E.