University of Extremadura
Awf Al-Kassir, male, Professor Industrial Engineer, (Ph.D.) from Valladolid University in 1995, graduated (B.Sc.) from mechanical engineering department, Mosul University in 1978. He worked for University of Technology of Baghdad in 1979 and Institute of Technology of Ramady 1980-1988 after getting his (M.Sc.). From 1989-1994, he worked as a researcher and associate professor at the University of Valladolid in Spain. From 1995 up to date he worked as a professor at the University of Extremadura in Spain. He was invited professor at TUBITAK research center of Turkey during the academic year 2009-2010. Also he is the coordinator of Master Bioenergy Subject & lecturer at the Polytechnique Institute of Portalegre in Portugal, 2010-2012. Now he has published more than 150 papers and contributed more than 80 communications to congresses & other books. He participated in national research projects, he was a member of ASHRAE from 1989-1995, he was accepted for colligate in the engineering college of Spain since 1990.
Use of biomass residues for energy production Evaluation of combustion, pyrolysis and gasification processes Refrigeration and air conditioning Heat pumps & thermal comfort Design and optimization of thermal drying systems Energy saving & renewable energy Infrared thermography technique applications Heat transfer in manufacturing processes and heat exchangers design