College of Engineering and Technology
Associate Dean for Research and Director for the Center for Sustainability, Professor
Office: Sci Tech 107A
Phone: (252) 328-9649
Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam is a mechanical and an environmental engineer by training. Dr. Abdel-Salam’s research is focused in two areas: technical research in thermo-fluids and engineering education. His technical research includes computational fluid dynamics methods related to combustion processes, fuel injection, fluid flow and micro mixers, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and environmental management. In engineering education, Dr. Abdel-Salam has published in areas related to recruitment to STEM fields, virtual engineering laboratories and distance education.
Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam’s teaching interest is in the areas of thermo-fluids, energy and environmental engineering. The topics include thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, HVAC, refrigeration, energy conversion, thermal-fluids systems, energy processing and transactional power systems, fluid power, hazmat and environmental management, wastewater treatment technology, numerical methods and CFD for Fluids-Thermal Applications.