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Nihad Dukhan

Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Nihad Dukhan
Contact Info:
Campus: McNichols Campus
Building: Engineering
Room: 268
Phone: (313) 993-3285
Dr. Nihad Dukhan
Heat Transfer
Numerical Methods in Heat Transfer
Fluid Mechanics


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toledo
  • M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Toledo
  • B.S.M.E., University of Toledo


Professor of Mechanical Engineering and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), teaches thermal science courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. His research interests are focused on experimental, analytical and numerical modeling of flow and heat transfer in metal foam. He has authored over 140 scientific/engineering publications and edited the most recent book on metal foam’s fundamentals and applications. He is a member of the international scientific committee of the bi-annual conference on metal foam.

Dr. Dukhan earned his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the University of Toledo in 1996, and worked in academia and the industry. In 2014-2015 academic year, he was a Fulbright Scholar at Istanbul Technical University.

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