At DMU Dubai he is heading B.Eng. Mechanical Engineering and M.Sc. Energy and Sustainable Development. He believes in engaging student experience, hands on learning and critical thinking as his core teaching strategies.

Dr. Hassan Ali did Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Queen Mary, University of London and comes with 15 years of experience in teaching, management, and research. He is working and Lead Engineering  at De Montfort University Dubai, has won several research funding, supervises Masters and Ph.D. Students and published 35 papers in leading international research journals. He is actively involved in collaborative research with universities and industry in Pakistan, UAE and UK. 

Core area of research are energy conservation, heat transfer, air-conditioning, and sustainable development. He is member of technical committee of CIBSE UAE, working group lead of Energy conservation Subgroup in Clean Energy Business Council MENA and collaborating with companies in UAE. He is currently working on development of Policy Guidelines for building retrofits in UAE and TM 65 “Embodied Carbon Calculation” for UAE and KSA.

 Ali, H., Wang, H., Briggs, A., & Rose, J. W. (2013). Effects of Vapor Velocity and Pressure on Marangoni Condensation of Steam-Ethanol Mixtures on a Horizontal Tube. ASME J. Heat Transfer , 135, 1-10.

Farukh, F., Demirci, E., Ali, H., Acar, M., Pourdeyhimi, M., & Silberschmidt, V. V. (2015). Nonwovens Modeling: A review of The Finite Element Strategies. Journal of Textiles , 1 - 8.

Imran, S., Emberson, D. R Hussain, A., Ali, H., Ihracska, B., & Theodosios, K. (2015). Performance and specific emissions contours throughout the operating range of hydrogen-fueled compression ignition engine with diesel and RME pilot fuels. Alexandria Engineering Journal 54, 3, 303–314.

Theodosios, K., Imran, S., Chung, N., Ali, H., Emberson, D., & Crookes, R. J. (2015). Combustion-response Mapping Procedure for Internal-Combustion Engine. Applied Energy, 156, 149–158.

Ali, H., Hayat, N., Imran, S., Farukh, F., Ali, H.M (2017). Key Design features of Multi glazed windows. Thermal Science. 21, 2673-2687.

Kamran M S, Ali H, Farhan M, Wang H S, (2016) Performance optimization of room temperature magnetic refrigerator with layered/multi-material microchannel regenerators. International Journal of Refrigeration. 68, 94-106.

Ali H M, Ali H, Ali M, Imran S and Kamran M S (2018). Effect of condensate flow rate on retention angle on horizontal low-finned tubes. Thermal Science, 22, 435-441.

 Bashir M A, Ali M H, Amber K M, Ali H. (2018). Performance Investigation of Photovoltaic Modules by Back Surface Water Cooling. Thermal Science, 22, 2401-2411.

Waqas A Lughmani , F Farukh, K Bouazza-Marouf, H Ali (2017) Drilling resistance: A method to investigate bone quality. Acta of Bio Engineering and Bio Mechanics. 19, 45-53.

Ali, H., Kamran M S, Ali H M, Wang H S (2017). Marangoni Condensation of Steam-Ethanol Mixtures on a Horizontal Low-Finned Tube, Applied Thermal Engineering. 117, 366-375.

Sajjad, M., Ali, H., Kamran, M.S., (2020)Thermal-hydraulic analysis of water based zirconium oxide nanofluids in segmental baffled shell and tube heat exchangers. Thermal science. 24, 1195-1205.

 Ali, H., Kamran, M.S., Ali, H.M., Imran, S., (2019) Condensation heat transfer enhancement using steam-ethanol mixtures on a horizontal finned tube. International Journal of Thermal Science. 140, 87-95.

Shaukat, R., Ali, H., Imran, S., Kamran, M.S., (2019) Numerical investigation of melting heat transfer during microencapsulated phase change slurry flow in micro channels. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 26, 551-575.

Ali, H, Rafique, N, Ali, M. (2019) Effect of condensate flow rate and vapor velocity on condensate retention for Pin-Fin tube. Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer. 26, 619-630.

S, Adnan, Ali, M., Anwar, M., Ali, H., (2019) Header Design Optimization of Mini-Channel Heat sinks using CuO-H2O and Al2O3-H2O Nanofluids for Thermal Management. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 12, 44, 10327-10338.

Maqbool, Y., Rafique, M Z., Hussain, A., Ali H. (2019) An implementation framework to attain 6R-based sustainable lean implementation - A case study. IEEE access. 7 (1), 561-579.

 Sajjad, M., Kamran, M.S.,Ali, H. (2019) Effects of various Evaluation criteria on heat transfer enhancement of nanofluids - A case study of water based Cu2O nanofluids. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 2/2020.

H. M. Ali, H Ali, M Abubakar, A Saeed (2019) condensate retention as a function of condensate flow rate on horizontal enhanced pin-fin tubes. 23, 3887-3892.

M.S. Kamran, A Rahman, M Adnan, H Ali, F Noor, (2019). Diagnostics of reciprocating machines using vibration analysis and ultrasound techniques. Insight - Non-Destructive Testing and Condition Monitoring 61(11):676-682. DOI:10.1784/insi.2019.61.11.676.

M.Anwar., HA Tariq, A.A. Shaukat, H.M. Ali and H.Ali (2020).Numerical study for heat transfer enhancement using Cu2O nanofluids through mini channels heat sinks for microprocessor cooling. Thermal science.24, 2965-2976.

H Ali, M.S. Kamran, S. Abbasi (2020). Marangoni Condensation of Steam-ethanol mixtures Using Low-Ethanol Concentrations.  Heat Transfer Research. 51, 851-863.

S. Abbasi, H. Farooq, H. Ali, A. H. Kazim, R. Nazir, (2020) Deformation of Emulsion Droplet with Clean and Particle-Covered Interface under an Electric Field. Materials 13(13):2984.

 Muzaffar Ali*, Waqas Ahmad, Nadeem Ahmed Sheikh, H Ali, Rubeena Kousar. Performance Enhancement of a Cross Flow Dew Point Indirect Evaporative Cooler with Circular Finned Channel Geometry. Journal of Building Engineering. Accepted Date: 2 November 2020.

A Qamar, Z Anwar, H Ali,  R Shaukat, S Imran, A Arshad, H M Ali, T Korakianitis. Preparation and dispersion stability of aqueous metal oxide nanofluids for potential heat transfer applications: a review of experimental studies. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Accepted: 16 October 2020.

Imdad Aaqib, H Ali, Farooq Haroon, Ali Hafiz Muhammad, (2022)Effect of condensate flow rate, surface tension, density and vapor velocity on condensate retention of wire wrapped tubes. Thermal Science 2022 Volume 26, Issue 1 Part B, Pages: 545-552

Qamar, A., Anwar, Z.,  H. Ali, Imran, S., Shaukat, R., & Mujtaba Abbas, M. (2022). Experimental investigation of dispersion stability and thermophysical properties of ZnO/DIW nanofluids for heat transfer applications. Alexandria Engineering Journal, 61(5), 4011–4026.

Ramzan, M., Kamran, M. S., Saleem, M. W., H. Ali, & Zeinelabdeen, M. I. M. (2021). Energy Efficiency Improvement of the Split Air Conditioner Through Condensate Assisted Evaporative Cooling. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 46(8), 7719–7727.

Rasheed, Sabir and Ali, Muzaffar, H. Ali and Sheikh, Nadeem Ahmed, Experimental Evaluation of Indirect Evaporative Cooler with Improved Heat and Mass Transfer. Available at SSRN: or

Rasheed, S., Ali, M., H. Ali, Sheikh, N. (2021). Experimental Analysis of the Dew Point Indirect Evaporative Cooler Operating with Solar Panels. Engineering Proceedings, 12(1).

29. Siddiqi, H.-R., Qamar, A., Shaukat, R., Anwar, Z., Amjad, M., Farooq, M., Abbas, M. M., Imran, S., H. Ali., Khan, T. M. Y., Noor, F., Ali, H. M., Kalam, M. A., & Soudagar, M. E. M. (2022). Heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of ZnO/DIW based nanofluids in small diameter compact channels: An experimental study. Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, 39, 102441.

Rasheed, S., Ali, M., H. Ali, & Sheikh, N. A. (2022). Experimental evaluation of indirect evaporative cooler with improved heat and mass transfer. Applied Thermal Engineering, 217, 119152.

Rasheed, S., Ali, M., H. Ali, Sheikh, N. A., & Hussain, A. (2022). Experimental analysis of dewpoint indirect evaporative cooler operating with solar panel. Journal of Engineering Research (Kuwait), 10.

H. Ali, Sajid Kamran, Farukh Farukh, Wajid Saleem, Samna Batool, Saqib Jivani Condensation heat-transfer enhancement using steam-ethanol mixtures on a horizontal bank of tubes, Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, Volume 30, Issue 5, 2023, pp. 43-59.

Adnan Qamar, Rabia Shaukat, Shahid Imran, Muhammad Farooq, Muhammad Amjad, Zahid Anwar, H. Ali, Muhammad Farhan, M.A. Mujtaba, Theodosios Korakianitis, M.A. Kalam, Fares Almomani, Effect of surfactants on the convective heat transfer and pressure drop characteristics of ZnO/DIW nanofluids: An experimental study, Case Studies in Thermal Engineering, Volume 42, 2023, 102716

Energy conservation, heat transfer, renewable energy

Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer

PhD. Mechanical Engineering, Queen Mary, University of London.

Fluid Mechanics, Heat transfer

14th International Heat Transfer Conference. Washington DC: ASME (2010)
21st Symposium on Transport Phenomena. Kaohsiung City, Taiwan (2010)
14th International UK Heat Transfer conference, Edinbourgh, UK (2016)

PhD Student. Adnan Qamar, 2nd Supervisor.