Professor of Engineering
Department: Nuclear Engineering
Dr. Mohamed A Bourham
Burlington Nuc Labs 1122, Box 7909
Raleigh, NC 27695
Web Site: http://www.ne.ncsu.edu/people/faculty/bourham.html
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
Department of Nuclear Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC 27695-7909
Alexandria University, Egypt, Electrophysics Engineering, B.Sc., 1965
Cairo University, Egypt, Electrical Engineering Plasma Science, M.Sc., 1969
Ain Shams University, Egypt, Electrical Engineering Plasma Science, Ph.D., 1976
Research Areas: Plasma-matter interaction, fusion engineering, propulsion, industrial and non-ideal atmospheric plasmas, physics of beams, wide area x-ray systems, fuel failure monitoring, shielding and radiation attenuation studies.
June 08-Present NC State University; Professor of Nuclear Engineering
July06-June08 - NC State University; Professor and Interim Department Head
1987-2006 - NC State University; Visiting Assoc. Prof., Research Assoc. Prof., Assoc. Prof. then Professor and Undergraduate Administrator.
1965-1987 - Nuclear Research Center, Atomic Energy Authority, Egypt; Senior Engineer, Senior Lecturer, Senior Researcher, Assist. Prof., then Assoc. Prof. of Plasma and Fusion Engineering.
Honors and Awards:
-The 2004-2006 NCSU Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor (Named and awarded 2004)
-The 2003 College of Engineering George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Adviser Award
-Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, Full Member, Inducted 1989.
Member of: American Nuclear Society , American Physical Society, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Association for Advancement of Science, American Society for Engineering Education, University Fusion Association, Fusion Power Associates, National Defense Industrial Association, Electric Launch Association, New York Academy of Science, US Naval Institute, National Association of Scholars.
Sigma Xi President Elect 2011-2012, Vice President 2010-2011, Executive Committee 2009-2011, Chair of membership Committee 2009-2011, Departmental Liaison Officer (Permanent)
NCSU Faculty Senate: 2010-present
Publications: Close to 200
Contract Funding at NCSU:
US Army Strategic Defense Command, Varian Cross Field & Receiver Protector Products, US Army Watervliet Arsenal "Benét Labs.", Sandia National Lab, US Army Ballistic Research Laboratory, US Army Research Office, US Army Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, NCSU Mars Mission Center, NASA, Idaho National Engineering lab., US Office of Naval Research, US Naval Research laboratory, University of California San Diego, US Department of Energy, US Department of Commerce “National Textile Center”, US Department of Agriculture, NSF International, NSF, Institute of Textile Technology, Nonwoven Cooperative Research Center, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Grancrete, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, DoE NEUP, DoEd GAANN.