• Assistant Professor

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University (2015)
  • M.S., Materials Science, Florida State University (2011)
  • B.S., Nuclear Engineering, Alexandria University, Egypt (2008)

Research Interests

  • Modeling and simulations of irradiation effects in nuclear materials, Multi-scale modeling of materials, co-evolution of microstructure and physical properties of materials under extreme conditions.

Selected Publications

  • K. Ahmed, M. Tonks, Y. Zhang, B. Biner, and A. El-Azab, “Particle-grain boundary interactions: A phase field study” Computational Materials Science 134, 25, 2017.
  • K. Ahmed , T. Allen, and A. El-Azab, “phase field modeling for grain growth in porous solids” Journal of Materials Science 51, 1261, 2016.
  • A. El-Azab, K. Ahmed, S. Rokkam, and T. Hochrainer, “Diffuse interface modeling of void growth in irradiated materials. Mathematical, thermodynamic and atomistic perspectives”, Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 18, 90, 2014.
  • K. Ahmed, J. Pakarinen, T. Allen, and A. El-Azab, “Phase field simulation of grain growth in porous uranium dioxide”, Journal of Nuclear Materials 446, 90, 2014.