Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Before coming to Purdue, Dr. Ahmed Hassanein was senior scientist and group leader at the USDOE's Argonne National Laboratory. He has more than 25 years of experience in research and development in the fields of nuclear engineering and material science.
Dr. Hassanein is nationally and internationally recognized as one of the world's foremost experts in the area of modeling material responses to different radiation sources. He has developed unique models and comprehensive computer packages to predict material behavior, lifetime issues, plasma evolution, and fluid hydrodynamics under various irradiation conditions. These models are being used in several national and international research fields.