Shaaban Abdallah

Shabaan Abdallah

Professor of Aerospace Engineering & Engineering Mechanics
Graduate Program Chair

721 Rhodes Hall
P.O. Box 210070,
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0070

Phone: (513) 556-3321
Fax: (513) 556-5038

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  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Domain Decomposition Methods
  • Computation of Incompressible Viscous Three-Dimensional Flow in Turbomachinery (Inlet, Duct, Combustor, Compressor, Turbine).


  • Jeffrey H. Shuhaiber, Justin Niehaus, William Gottlibson and Shaaban Abdallah, “ Energy loss And coronary flow simulation following hybrid stage l palliation: a hypoplastic left heart computational fluid dynamic model, Interactive cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,” 17(2013)308-313,doi:10.1093/icvts/ivt193 Advance Access publication 9 May 2013.
  • Fayyad, M.N. Hamdan, S. Abdallah, “ Noise Reduction Factor For a DPF using a six-port Acoustic Model,  ”JJMIE Journal, Vol. 5 No. 5, p 425-432, 2012
  • Marshall C. Galbraith, and Abdallah S., “ Implicit Solutions of the Incompressible Navier -Stokes Equations,” AIAA Journal, vol. 49, no. 11, p2491-2501, 2011.
  • S.M. Soliman ⁎, S. Abdallah, ‘ CFD investigation of powdered vaccine and gas dynamics in biolistic gun, Journal Powder Technology 214 (2011) 135–142.
  • Abdallah, S.; Gutmark, E.; Turner, M.G..,” Numerical simulation of microparticles penetration and gas dynamics in an axi-symmetric supersonic nozzle forgenetic vaccination, ” Journal Powder Technology (2011), 208, 3, 676-683.
  • M.N. Hamdan, S. Abdallah, A.AL-Qaisia, “ Modeling and Study of Dynamic Performance of a Valveless Micropump,” J. of Sound and Vibration, 2010.
  • S. M. Soliman, S. Abdallah, E. J. Gutmark and M. Turner , "Micro-Particles Dispersion and Gas Dynamics in an Axi-Symmetric Supersonic Nozzle" 22nd Annual Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems,ILASS Americas, Cincinnati, OH, May 16-19, 2010.
  • Usman S., Mohammad B.S., and Abdallah S.,” Natural Convection’s Transient Behavior,” J. of Nuclear Technology, vol. 159 pp. 310-318, Sep. 2007.
  • Usman, S., Abdallah, S., Hawwari, M., Scarangella, M. and Shoaib, L., “Integrator Circuit as an Analogy for Convection,” J. of Nuclear Technology, vol. 157, pp. 65-73, Jan. 2007.
  • Khosla, P., and Abdallah, S., “Review of Streamline-based Techniques for Solutions of the Euler Equations,” Int. J. of Computers and Fluids, Vol. 35, pp. 670-675, 2006.
  • Genaidy A., Karwowski W., Ravelo E., Abdallah, S., Shell R., and Holley M.B., “ Theoretical basis for general mixed object handling equations based on mechanical work required, “ Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science,” Vol. 7(5), pp. 469-490, Oct. 2006.
  • Waters, T., Yeung, S., Genaidy, A., Callaghan, J., Barriera-Viruet, H., Abdallah, S., and Kumar, S., “Cumulative Spinal Loading Exposure Methods for Manual Material Handling Tasks. Part II: methodological issues and applicability for use in epidemiological studies,” Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science,” Vol. 7(2), pp. 131-148, March-April, 2006.
  • Abdallah, S., Genaidy, A., Karwowski, W., Sonbol, A., Ravelo, E., Holley, M.B., “Theoretical Basis for General Lifting Equations Based on Mechanical Work Performed During Manual Lifting,” Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, Vol. 6(6), pp. 551-564, November, 2005.
  • Abdallah, S., “Towards Approximate Analytical Solutions for the Navier-Stokes Equations,” Invited Paper at the ASME summer meeting , Houston, TX 2005.
  • Usman, S., Abdallah, S. and Katragadda, N., “Microscopic Aspects of Turbulent Transport Conduction and Convection Unification, ASME Transactions, Vol. 1(3), July, 2004.
  • Abdallah, S., Genaidy, A., Salem, O., Karwowski, W., and Shell, R., “The Concept of Work Compatibility: An Integrated Design Criterion for Improving Workplace Human Performance in Manufacturing Systems,” Int. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, Vol. 14(4), p. 379, 2004.
  • Ghizawi, N., and S. Abdallah, “Parallel Processing Schemes for the Navier-Stokes Equations, Part 1: Scheme Development,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 36, No. 11, p. 2013, November 1998.
  • Ghizawi, N., and S. Abdallah, “Parallel Processing Schemes for the Navier-Stokes Equations, Part 2: Parallel Implementation,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 36, No. 11, p. 2020, November 1998.
  • Abdallah, S., Comments on the Fractional Step Method, J. of Comp.Physics, 116, 2, 1995.
  • Abdallah, S., Parallel Processing for Implicit Solutions of the N.S. Equations, AIAA J., 32, 12, 1994.
  • Huang, Z.J., Merkle, C.L., Abdallah, S. and Tarbell, J.M.,Numerical Simulation of Unsteady Laminar Flow Through a Tilting Disk Heart Valve, J. of Biomechanics, 27, 4, p. 391, 1994.
  • Sotiropoulos, F. and Abdallah, S., A Primitive Variable Method for the Solution of Three-Dimensional Incompressible Viscous Flows, J. of Computational Physics, 102, 2, 1992.
  • Sotiropoulos, F., Abdallah, S., The Discrete Continuity Equation in Primitive-Variable Solutions of Incompressible Flow, J. of Computational Physics, 95, pp. 212-227, 1991.
  • Abdallah, S. and Smith, C., Numerical Solutions for Three-Dimensional Inviscid Incompressible Flow in Turbomachines, ASME J. of Turbomachinery, 112, pp. 391-398, 1990.
  • Sotiropoulos, F., Abdallah, S., Fully Implicit Solutions of the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in Primitive Variables, J. of Computational Physics, 87, 2, 1990.
  • Abdallah, S., McBride, M.W. and Smith, C.F., Unified Equation of Motion (UEM) Approach as Applied to S1 Turbomachinery Problems, ASME J. of Fluids Engineering, 110, pp. 251-256, 1988.
  • Abdallah, S., Henderson, R.E., Improved Approach to the Streamline Curvature Method in Turbomachinery, J. of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 109, pp. 213-217, 1987.
  • Abdallah, S., Numerical Solutions for the Pressure Poisson Equation with Neumann Boundary Conditions Using a Non-Staggered Grid I, J. of Computational Physics, 70, pp. 182-192, 1987.
  • Abdallah, S., Numerical Solutions for the Incompressible Navier-Stokes Equations in Primitive Variables II, Journal of Computational Physics, 70, pp. 193-202, 1987.