Professor Dr. Nawaf Hazim Saeid

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+673 2461020 Ext 1225
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+673 2461035/6
Email | nawaf.saeid@utb.edu.bn

Assistant Vice Chancellor (Research)

Qualifications

  • PhD

Career or Professional Bodies

  • The Higher Education Academy, UK

Current Teaching Module

  • Heat Transfer
  • Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Fluid Mechanics

Research Areas of Expertise

  • Thermodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
  • Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
  • Thermal Energy Management
  • Acoustics and Noise control
  • Numerical Techniques
  • Computer Programming

Research Cluster

  • Energy and Environment

Other Achievements/ Most Prominent Publications

Chapters in Books:

  • H. Saeid, “Computational aspects for natural convection in a cavity using vorticity-stream function method”. In G.R. Liu, V.B.C. Tan and X. Han (eds.), Computational Methods, Springer, 2006, pp. 255-261. ISBN 978-1-4020-3952-2 (Print) 978-1-4020-3953-9 (Online)

Journals:

  • H. Saeid, Mixed Convection Jet Impingement Cooling of a Rectangular Solid Heat Source Immersed in a Porous Layer, Journal of Porous Media, In Press.
  • A. Mahdi, H. A. Mohammed, K. M. Munisamy, N. H. Saeid, Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Combined Convection Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow around Circular Cylinder through Rectangular and Trapezoidal Open-Cell Aluminum Foams, Chemical Engineering Communication, In Press. (IF = 0.788). DOI:10.1080/00986445.2013.863188
  • A. Mahdi, H. A. Mohammed, K. M. Munisamy, N. H. Saeid, Review of Convection Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Porous Media with Nanofluid, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 41, pp. 715-734, 2015. (IF = 5.51).
  • A. Mahdi, H. A. Mohammed, K. M. Munisamy, N. H. Saeid, The Influence of Various Geometrical Shapes on Mixed Convection through an Open – Cell Aluminium Foam Filled With Nanofluid, Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 11, No. 5, PP. 1275-1289, 2014. (IF = 1.03)
  • Altawallbeh, N. Saeid and I. Hashim, Double-diffusive convection in Partially-Heated and Partially-Salted Porous Cavity, Journal of Porous Media, 16 (10) 903-919 (2013). (IF = 0.707)
  • H. Saeid, Diffuser perforation effects on the performance of a vent silencer, Noise Control Engineering Journal, 61 (3), pp. 355 – 362, May-June 2013. (IF = 0.462)
  • H. Saeid, Magnetic field effects on entropy generation in heat and mass transfer in porous cavity, International Journal of Physical Sciences, Vol. 8 (17), pp. 728-739, 9 May, 2013. (IF = 0.366)
  • Altawallbeh, N. Saeid and I. Hashim, Magnetic field effect on natural convection in a porous cavity heating from below and salting from side, Advances in Mechanical Engineering. Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 183079, (IF = 0.5).
  • Altawallbeh, N. H. Saeid and I. Hashim, Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Field Effect on Natural Convection in a Porous Cavity Heating from Below and Salting from Side, World Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 21, PP. 1-5, 2013. (IF = 0.23)
  • W. Ding, N.H. Saeid and S.C. Cheah, Performance Analysis of TiO2 Nanofluid Heat and Fluid Flow in a Circular Pipe using Two-Phase Model, Journal of Energy Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 33, pp. 187-209, 2011.
  • H. Saeid and Tan Heng Chia, Investigation of thermal performance of air to water heat exchanger using nano-fluids, IIUM Engineering Journal, Vol. 12 No. 3 (2011) 59-66.
  • Saleh, N. H. Saeid, I. Hashim and Z. Mustafa, Effect of Conduction in Bottom Wall on Darcy–Bénard Convection in a Porous Enclosure, Transport in Porous Media, (2011) 88:357–368. (IF = 1.47)
  • H. Saeid and Tan Jun Wong, Effect of Periodic variation of Sol-air temperature on the Performance of Integrated Solar Collector Storage System, Engineering, 2010, 2, 832-840.
  • Saleh, I. Hashim, N.H. Saeid, Effect of Time Periodic Boundary Conditions on Convective Flows in a Porous Square Enclosure with Non-Uniform Internal Heating, Transport in Porous Media (2010) 85:885–903. (IF = 1.47)
  • C. Wong and N.H. Saeid, Unsteady mixed convection of a confined jet in a fluid-superposed high porosity medium, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Vol. 56, pp. 827–845, 2009. (IF = 1.117)
  • C. Wong, N.H. Saeid, C.S. Tan, Visualization of mixed convective rolls of a slot jet in a fluid-superposed metallic porous foam heated from below, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Vol. 56, pp. 20-41, 2009. (IF = 1.117)
  • H. Saeid, Effect of Oscillating Jet Velocity on the Jet Impingement Cooling of an Isothermal Surface, Engineering, Vol. 1, pp. 133-139, 2009.
  • C. Wong and N.H. Saeid, Jet impingement cooling of a finite thickness solid layer conjugated with porous medium, Numerical Heat Transfer Part A, Vol. 55, pp. 706-720, 2009. (IF = 1.117)
  • C. Wong and N.H. Saeid, Numerical study of mixed convection on jet impingement cooling in an open cavity filled with porous medium, Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 36, pp. 155-160, 2009. (IF = 1.189).
  • C.Wong and N.H. Saeid, Numerical study of non-Darcian effects on jet impingement cooling in a horizontal porous layer in the mixed convection regime, Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 36, pp. 45-50, 2009. (IF = 1.189).
  • C. Wong and N.H. Saeid, Numerical study of mixed convection on jet impingement cooling in a horizontal porous layer under local thermal non-equilibrium conditions, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, Vol. 48, pp. 860-870, 2009. (IF = 2.563)
  • C. Wong and N.H. Saeid, Numerical study of mixed convection on jet impingement cooling in a horizontal porous layer-using Brinkman-extended Darcy model, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, Vol. 48, pp. 96-104, 2009. (IF = 2.563)
  • H. Saeid, Effect of Prandtl number on transient free convection from vertical plate, Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 29-42, 2008.
  • H. Saeid, Conjugate Natural Convection in a Porous Enclosure Sandwiched by Finite Walls under Thermal Non-equilibrium Conditions, J. Porous Media, vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 259-275, 2008. (IF = 0.612)
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Mixed Convection about a Horizontal Cylinder in a Porous Medium using the Thermal Non-equilibrium Model, Int. J. of Transport Phenomena, vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 249-259, 2007.
  • H. Saeid, Jet impingement interaction with cross flow in horizontal porous layer under thermal non-equilibrium conditions, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 50 pp. 4265-4274, 2007. (IF = 1.500)
  • H. Saeid, Conjugate natural convection in a porous enclosure: effect of conduction in one of the vertical walls, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, vol. 46, No. 6. pp. 531-539, 2007. (IF = 2.563)
  • H. Saeid, Maximum density effects on natural convection from a porous cavity under thermally non-equilibrium conditions, Acta Mechanica, vol. 188, No. 1-2, pp. 55-68, 2007. (IF = 0.775)
  • H. Saeid, Conjugate natural convection in a vertical porous layer sandwiched by finite thickness walls, Int. Comm. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 210-216, 2007. (IF = 0.945)
  • H. Saeid and A. A. Mohamad, Jet impingement cooling of a horizontal surface in a confined porous medium: mixed convection regime, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 49, pp. 3906-3913, 2006. (IF = 1.482)
  • H. Saeid, Natural convection from two thermal sources in vertical porous layer, Trans. ASME J. Heat Transfer, vol. 128, No. 1, pp. 104-109, 2006. (IF = 0.886)
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Periodic mixed convection in horizontal porous layer heated from below by isoflux heater, Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 2B, pp. 153-164, 2006. (IF = 0.082)
  • H. Saeid and Y. Yaacob, Natural Convection in a Square Cavity with Spatial Sidewall Temperature Variation, Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 683-697, 2006. (IF = 0.936)
  • H. Saeid, g-Jitter induced free convection over a vertical flat plate, ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development, vol. 23, issues 1&2, pp. 133-143, 2006.
  • H. Saeid and K.N. Seetharamu, Finite Element Analysis for Co-current and Counter-current Parallel Flow Three-fluid Heat Exchangers, Int. J. of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 324-337, 2006. (IF = 0.478)
  • H. Saeid, Analysis of Free Convection about a Horizontal Cylinder in a Porous Medium Using a Thermal Non-equilibrium Model, Int. comm. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 33, No.2, pp. 158-165, 2006. (IF = 0.708)
  • H. Saeid, Natural convection in a square porous cavity with an oscillating wall temperature, Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering, vol. 31, No. 1B, pp. 35-46, April 2006. (IF = 0.082)
  • H. Saeid and A. A. Mohamad, Natural convection in a porous cavity with spatial sidewall temperature variation, Int. J. of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow, vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 555-566, 2005. (IF= 0.436)
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Mixed convection from two thermal sources in a vertical porous layer, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 48, No. 19-20 pp. 4150-4160, 2005. (IF = 1.347).
  • H. Saeid, Letter to the Editor, Comments on “Numerical investigation of laminar natural convection on a heated vertical plate subjected to a periodic oscillation”, by X.R. Zhang, S. Maruyama and S. Sakai, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 48, No.11, pp. 2347-2348, 2005. (IF = 1.347).
  • H. Saeid, Natural convection in porous cavity with sinusoidal bottom wall temperature variation, Int. comm. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 32, No. 3-4, pp. 454-463, 2005. (IF = 0.489).
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Natural convection from discrete heater in a square cavity filled with a porous medium, J. Porous Media, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 55-63, 2005. (IF = 0.592).
  • H. Saeid and A. A. Mohamad, Periodic free convection from a vertical plate in a saturated porous medium, Non-equilibrium model, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, vol. 48, No.18, pp. 3855-3863, 2005. (IF = 1.347).
  • H. Saeid, Mixed convection flow along a vertical plate subjected to time-periodic surface temperature oscillations, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, vol. 44, No.6, pp. 531-539, 2005. (IF = 2.563).
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Non-Darcy natural convection in a square cavity filled with a porous medium, Fluid Dynamics Research, Vol. 36, pp. 35-43, 2005. (IF = 0.58).
  • H. Saeid, Analysis of mixed convection in a vertical porous layer using non-equilibrium model, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 47 No. 26, pp. 5619-5627, 2004. (IF = 2.522)
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Maximum density effects on natural convection from a discrete heater in a cavity filled with a porous medium, Acta Mechanica, Vol. 171, No. 3-4, pp. 203-212, 2004. (IF = 1.297)
  • H. Saeid, Transient free convection from vertical wall with oscillating surface and ambient temperatures, ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development, Vol. 21, Issue 2&3, pp. 167-177, 2004.
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Transient free convection in a square cavity filled with a porous medium, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 47, No. 8-9, pp. 1917-1924, 2004. (IF = 2.522)
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Viscous dissipation effect on free convection in a porous cavity, Int. comm. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 31, No. 5, pp. 723-732, 2004. (2.124)
  • H. Saeid, Periodic free convection from vertical plate subjected to periodic surface temperature oscillation, Int. J. Thermal Sciences, Vol. 43, Issue 6, pp. 569-574, 2004. (IF = 2.563)
  • H. Saeid, Transient free convection from vertical wall with oscillating surface temperature, ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development, Vol. 20, Issue 3&4, pp. 261-269, 2003.
  • H. Saeid, Improved method for modeling eddy viscosity and dissipation near the wall of boundary layer with pressure gradients, ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development, Vol. 20 Issue 2, pp. 163-176, 2003.
  • H. Saeid, Using two time scales of turbulence for boundary layer flows, ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 45-55, 2002.
  • N. Constantinescu, S. Danaila, and N. H. Saeid, A new turbulence model for predicting heat transfer in boundary layer flow, Rev. Roum. Sci. Techn.- Mec. Appl., Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 3-18, 1998.
  • Danaila, N. H. Saeid, and V. N. Constantinescu, Prediction of turbulent thermal boundary layer using variable Prandtl number turbulence model, Rev. Roum. Sci. Techn.- Mec. Appl., Vol. 42, No. 3-4, pp. 223-240, 1997.

Conference Proceedings:

  • H. Saeid, Porous Lining Effects on the Performance of a Vent Silencer, 8th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, May 25-28, 2015, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • H. Saeid, Esa Yunus and On Chee Fei, CFD Simulation of Air Flow around a Hovercraft, 5th Brunei International Conference in Engineering and Technology, November 1-3, 2014, Brunei Darussalam.
  • H. Saeid, Siti Mazulianawati binti Haji Majid, Chong Sin Yee and Ak. Hj. Abd Azim Pg Hj Jamaluddin, Air Conditional System Optimization for Energy Management: A Case Study, 5th Brunei International Conference in Engineering and Technology, November 1-3, 2014, Brunei Darussalam.
  • H. Saeid and Azlina Diyanah Hamid, Jet Impingement Cooling of a Rectangular Solid Heat Source Immersed in a Porous Layer, International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy ICERE 2014, 7 – 8 May 2014, Paris – France.
  • H. Saeid, CFD Simulation of a Vent Silencer: Diffuser Perforation effects, 7th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X2013), Special Session 1, Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD), 01-04 July, 2013, Madrid – Spain.
  • H. Saeid, Entropy Generation in Heat and Mass Transfer in Porous Cavity Subjected to a Magnetic Field, 9th International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics, HEFAT2012, pp. 504-508, 16 – 18 July 2012, Malta.
  • Altawallbeh, N. H. Saeid and I. Hashim, Numerical simulation of magnetic field effect on natural convection in a porous cavity heating from below and salting from side, 2nd International Conference on Mathematical Applications in Engineering (ICMAE 2012), 3-5 July 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid, Effect of local thermal non-equilibrium on natural convection from a porous enclosure saturated with water near 4oC, 7th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, July 18-22, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • K. Yong, S.M. Salim, N. H. Saeid, S. C. Cheah, Wall y+ approach for dealing with pollutant prediction in 2d street canyon, 7th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, July 18-22, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Saleh, N. Saeid and I. Hashim, Darcy-Benard conjugate convection in a Porous Enclosure, Seminar Kebangsaan Sains Komputer dan Matematik (SKSKM 2010), 21-22 December 2010, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid and Lee Yan Sheng, Performance Analysis of a Rectangular Cross-Sectional Earth-to-Air Heat Exchanger, 4th World Engineering Congress 2010, Conference on Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, pp. 31- 36, 2-5 August 2010, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid and Tan Heng Chia, Thermal performance investigation of cross flow heat exchanger using nano-fluids, 4th World Engineering Congress 2010, Conference on Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, pp. 37-42, 2-5 August 2010, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid, Natural convection in a porous enclosure saturated with water near 4oC, invited paper in Seminar on Computational Mathematics, Residence Hotel, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, pp. 1-6, 29 December 10, 2009, Kajang, Malaysia.
  • W. Ding, S.C. Cheah and N. H. Saeid, Parametric Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement using Nanofluids, 3rd Int. Conference on Energy and Environment, pp. 348-352, 7-8 December 2009, Malacca, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid and Yousif A. Abakr, Periodic Jet Impingement Cooling of an Isothermal Surface, 6th Int. Conf. on Computational Heat & Mass Transfer, paper No. 264, pp. 159-164, May 18-21, 2009, Guangzhou, China.
  • C. Wong and N.H. Saeid, Jet Impingement Cooling of a Finite Thickness wall in a Horizontal Porous Layer, 6th Int. Conf. on Computational Heat & Mass Transfer, paper No. 265, pp. 477-482, May 18-21, 2009, Guangzhou, China.
  • M. Hamdan, A. A. Al-Talib, N. H. Saeid, K. Sopian and A. Ali, An Experimental and Simulation Study on A Novel Design of Stratified-Integrated Solar Water Heater with A Triangular Shape, ISBN 978–983–43571–1–5, World Engineering Congress 2007, 5-7 august 2007, Penang, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid, Effect of wall conduction on conjugate natural convection in porous enclosure, 17th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 4-8 September 2006, Toyama, Japan.
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Mixed convection boundary layer flow about a sphere in a porous medium using thermal non-equilibrium model, Paper Number 3, pp. 1-8, 3rd Int. Conf. Applications of Porous Media, May 29- June 3rd, 2006, Marakish, Morocco.
  • H. Saeid and A. A. Mohamad, Jet impingement on a discrete heater in a thermally non-equilibrium porous layer, Paper Number 1, pp. 1-7, 3rd Int. Conf. Applications of Porous Media, May 29- June 3rd, 2006, Marakish, Morocco.
  • H. Saeid, Analysis of natural convection in a porous cavity saturated with cold water using a thermal non-equilibrium model, Int. Conference on Modeling and Simulation 2006, pp. 392-397, 3 – 5 April 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid, Natural convection in an enclosure with non-uniform sidewall temperature, 2nd International Conference on Thermal Engineering Theory and Applications, published on CD, 3-6 Jan. 2006, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
  • H. Saeid and K.N. Seetharamu, Finite Element Analysis for Counter flow Three-fluid Heat Exchanger, Eighteenth national and Seventh ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, pp. 800-805, 4-6 January 2006, IIT Guwahati, India.
  • H. Saeid, S. Shuib and R. Razali, Free convection on variable temperature wall in porous media, published on CD in SPACE Conference, International Advanced Technology Congress, 6-8 December 2005, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid and I. Pop, Transient mixed convection in a horizontal porous layer heated from below, 4th International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, pp. 269-274, 17-20 May 2005, Paris-Cachan, France.
  • H. Saeid and Mohd Z. Abdullah, Combined time scale of turbulence for velocity and thermal fields in boundary layer flows, Seventeenth national and Sixth ISHMT/ASME Heat and Mass Transfer Conference, pp. 67-72, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, 5-7 January 2004, India.
  • H. Saeid, One-Dimensional Multi-Layer Analysis of Bioheat Transfer in Skin Burn Injury, International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, pp. 381-386, 27-29 August 2003, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • H. Saeid, Turbulent thermal diffusivity modeling in boundary layer flow, The 3rd International Conference on Numerical Analysis in Engineering NAE 2003, pp. 9.25-9.34, 13-15, March, 2003, Batam Island, Indonesia.
  • H. Saeid, Two-equation turbulence model for thermal field in a circular jet, Proceedings of National conference on Aerodynamics and Related Topics 2001, pp. 66-79, 27 December 2001, University of Science Malaysia, Pulau Pinang – Malaysia.

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