Dr.Hussien Ali Hussien, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Illinois USA 1998
  • M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois USA 1992
  • B.Sc. with Honors in Mechanical Engineering, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan 1989

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Modeling and simulation of Multi-body Systems Dynamics applications.
  • Mechanical systems dynamic, vibration, and finite Element analysis.
  • Design Methodology, Computer-aided Design, and Computer Integrated Design.
  • General machine design and product development


  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE. 2013 - Now
  • Assistant Professor, Sudan University of Science & Technology, Sudan. 2011 - 2013
  • Product Development Engineer, Ford Motor Company, USA. 2000 - 2011
  • Product Development Engineer, Altair Engineering, Inc, USA. 1998 - 2000

Research & Scholarly Activities

  • North American Product Programs Award for " Truck Durability Road to lab Migration Achievement" Ford Motor Company (Dearborn Michigan July 2009)
  • World Wide Proving Grounds Vehicle Engineering Achievement Award for "Non-Destructive PT Mount Load Transducer" Ford Motor Company (Dearborn Michigan June 2008)
  • Authored or co-authored over 5 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings and more than 30 Technical Reports at Ford Motor Company.

Consultancy & Industry Experience

  • Twelve plus years of experience in Automotive Industry leading research in product development.
  • Consultant for several engineering projects in the USA, such as:
    1. Twin I Beam Suspension Bracket Loads Assessment With Coil Spring Stiffness Reduction by up to 25%, Ford Motor Company
    2. Root Cause Analysis for Suspension Shock Failures in Durability Verification Test, Ford.
    3. Power Train and Chassis Modal Separation to Reduce PT Mounts Peak Loads, Ford.
    4. Durability Test Development for Pickup’s Tailgates Which Equipped with Step & Flexible Extension Mechanisms, Ford Motor Company
    5. Investigated and analyzed a work piece fixture called the Particulate, Boeing Commercial Airline Company.
    6. Fatigue life of the Leads of the electronic components due to the vibration of the board (PCB). Motorola, Automotive & Industrial Electronic Group.

Membership of Scientific & Professional Societies

  • Member of the SAE Society of Automotive Engineers and served as technical papers reviewer.
  • Member of the PMI project management institute. I am also a licensed PMP.