Shabaya

Dr.Khaled M. Al-Aribe

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Email: Khaled.alaribe@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada 2012
  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Garyounis University Benghazi, Libya 1999
  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Garyounis University Benghazi, Libya 1992

Mini Bio

 

Research Interests:

  • Bio-nanomaterials; Smart materials; Nano-photonics; Opto-fluidics
Major Publications in the last 5 years (2010-2016):

 

Books

  • SPIE Spotlight E-book entitled “Biofunctionalized Photoelectric Transducers for Sensing and Actuation”, Knopf, G.K. and Al-Aribe, K.M. as part of the series on Biophotonics Sensing and Detection. SPIE Press (July 2017, ISBN 9781510613669)

 

Book Chapters

  • "Light Driven Micro/Nano-fluidic Systems ", Knopf, G.K. and Al-Aribe, K.M. (2012) Optical Nano and Micro Actuator Technology, G.K. Knopf and Y. Otani (Eds), CRC Press, pp. 375-403. (November 27, 2012 by CRC  ISBN 9781439840535)

 

Peer Reviewed Journal Papers

  • “Ionic Polymer Microactuator Activated by Photoresponsive Organic Proton Pumps” Al-Aribe, K.M., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. (2015), Actuators 4, 237-254;
  • “Photo-electric Biotransducer for Activating Ionic Hydrogel Microactuators”. Al-Aribe, K.M., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. (2013), Sensors and Actuators B 176, 1056–1064.

·        “Fabrication of an optically driven pH gradient generator based on self-assembled proton pumps” Al-Aribe, K.M., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. (2012), Microfluidics and Nanofluidics  12, 325-335.

·        “Photoelectric Monolayers Based on Self -Assembled and Oriented Purple Membrane Patches”, Al-Aribe, K.M., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. (2011),. IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 20, 800-810.

 

Published Referred Conference Proceeding Papers

  • “Organic photovoltaic cells based on photoactive bacteriorhodopsin proteins”, Al-Aribe, K., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. (2013), Proceedings of the SPIE Photonics West Conference, San Francisco, California, United States.
  • Photo-Responsive Hydrogel Microvalve Based on BR proton pumps”, Al-Aribe, K., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. (2012), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  


  • “A Photoresponsive hydrogel microvalve activated by bacteriorhodopsin proton pumps.” Al-Aribe, K., Knopf, G.K. (2010), Proceedings of the SPIE Photonics West Conference, San Diego, California, United States.

 

Major Research Awards and Distinctions :

·        SPIE Optics East Best Paper Award “Al-Aribe, K., Knopf, G.K., Bassi, A.S. Reconfigurable microfluidic chip based on a light-sensitive hydrogel. 2006, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

·        Dean’s Graduate Thesis Research Award, 2006, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada