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Mama Chacha
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering
Université Aix-Marseille I, Marseille, France
1991-1995

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
Université Aix-Marseille I, Marseille, France
1990-1991
 
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
Institute of Industrial Thermal Systems (IUSTI-UP), Marseille, France
1988-1991
 
D.E.U.G. S.S.M.
Université Aix-Marseille I, Marseille, France
1986-1988

 
Selected Publications
2009 - Power Generation Planning for Stochastic Hydrothermal Systems
Authors: T. Aouam, A. Soufyane, M. Chacha
AlHosn University Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2, 31-45, 2009.
2009 - Boundary Stabilization of Memory Type for the Porous-Thermo-Elasticity System
Authors: A. Soufyane, M. Afilal & M. Chacha
Abstract and Applied Analysis, Article ID 280790, 17 pages, 2009
2009 - Three dimensional simulation of thermo-solutal convection in porous media
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
submitted 4th International Conference on Applications of Porous Media, Istanbul, Turkey (2009)
2006 - Bending instability of a slender non-viscous jet induced by a concentric layer
Authors: S. Radev, M. Chacha
2nd International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Al Ain, UAE, January 03-06, 506-510 (2006).
2005 - Thermodiffusion in porous media
Authors: M.Z. Saghir, C.G. Jiang, M. Chacha, Y. Yan, S. Pan, M. Khawaja
in: I. Pop & D. Inghamm (Eds), Transport Phenomena in Porous Media III, Elsevier, 2005, pp
2005 - Solutal-thermo-diffusion in a vibrating rectangular cavity
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 44, 1-10 (2005).
2005 - Thermodiffusion in porous media
Authors: M.Z. Saghir, C.G. Jiang, M. Chacha, Y. Yan, S. Pan, M. Khawaja
Transport Phenomena in Porous Media III, Eds. I. Pop & D. Ingham, Elsevier (2005).
2005 - 3D numerical simulations of thermodiffusion experiment for a ternary mixture on-board Foton
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
Microgravity sci. technol. XVII-2, 31-37 (2005).
2005 - Buoyancy & capillary-driven convection in liquid layer overlying a porous substrate in the presence of evaporation at the free surface
Authors: M. Chacha
The 6th Annual UAE University Research Conference, Al Ain, UAE, April 24-26, (2005).
2005 - Numerical Study of Liquid Column Instability and Breakup
Authors: M. Chacha
First Middle East International Conference on Advances in Civil, Mechanical and Material Engineering, Amman, Jordan, May 10-13, (2005)
2005 - Buoyancy and capillary-driven convection in double-layer cavity
Authors: M. Chacha, R. Kozak, M.S. Bou-Said, M.Z. Saghir
First Middle East International Conference on Advances in Civil, Mechanical and Material Engineering, Amman, Jordan, May 10-13, (2005).
2005 - Convection-free thermodiffusion in a Water-Ethanol mixture subject to varying thermal boundary conditions
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
ASME 2005 Heat Transfer Summer Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, July 17-22, (2005).
2005 - Influence of g-jitters on thermodiffusion in a ternary mixture: comparison between onboard ISS and FOTON platforms
Authors: Y. Yan, M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
56th International Astronautical Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, October 17-21, IAC-04-J.6.02 (2005).
2005 - Thermocapillary convection in a binary liquid layer overlying a porous layer in the presence of Soret effect
Authors: M. Chacha, R. Kozak, M.Z. Saghir
56th International Astronautical Congress, Fukuoka, Japan, October 17-21, IAC-04-J.6.02 (2005).
2004 - g-jitters on-board spacecraft Foton: effect on Thermodiffusion in a ternary mixture
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
6th International Meeting on Thermodiffusion (IMT6), Varenna, Italy, July 1-6, 2004
2004 - Three dimensional modelling of Thermodiffusion experiment for a ternary mixture onboard FOTON
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
55th International Astronautical Congress, Vancouver, Canada, October 4-8, IAC-04-J.6.02 (2004).
2004 - Compositional variation considering diffusion and convection for binary mixture in porous media
Authors: D. Faruque, M.Z. Saghir, M. Chacha, K. Ghorayeb
Journal of Porous Media, Vol. 7, No. 2, 1-19, (2004).
2003 - Line-to-Line Short-Circuit-Based Finite-Element Performance and Parameter Predictions of Large Hydro-generators
Authors: R. Wamkeue, I. Kamwa, M. Chacha
IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion vol. 18, No. 3, 370-378, (2003).
2003 - Unbalanced Transients-Based Maximum Likelihood Identification of Induction Machines Parameters
Authors: R. Wamkeue, I. Kamwa, M. Chacha,
IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion vol. 18, No. 1, 33-40 (2003).
2003 - Influence of thermal boundary conditions on double-diffusion process in a binary mixture
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir, J.C Legros, S. Van Vaerenbergh
Philosophical Magazine, vol. 83, No. 17-18, 2109-2129 (2003).
2003 - Effects of g-jitters on-board Foton spacecraft on thermodiffusion in a ternary mixture
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir, V. Shevtsova, J.C. Legros,
54th International Astronautical Congress, Bremen, Germany, September 29 – October 3, IAC-03-J.2.10 (2003).
2003 - Thermodiffusion in a compressible binary mixture subject to different thermal excitations
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering 31st Annual Conference, Moncton, Canada, June 4-7, (2003).
2003 - Influence of low frequency g-jitters on double-diffusive process in a binary mixture
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir, J.C. Legros
Spacebound 2003, Toronto, Canada, May 4-8, (2003).
2002 - Influence of thermal boundary conditions on double-diffusive process in a binary mixture
Authors: M.Z. Saghir, M. Chacha
International Meeting on Thermodiffusion 5 (IMT5), Lingby, Danmark, August 5-9, 2002
2002 - SCCO-DSC Modeling: Numerical Study of the Solutal Thermodiffusion in a Binary Mixture
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
DSC Term Review, ESA, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 19, 2002.
2002 - SCCO-DSC Modeling: Numerical Study of the Solutal Thermodiffusion in a Binary Mixture
Authors: M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir
DSC Term Review, CSA, Montreal, Canada, October, 2002.
2002 - Finite-Element Modelling of Multiple Rotor Circuits Synchronous Machines
Authors: N. Elkadri, R. Wamkeue, I. Kamwa, M. Chacha
International Journal of Modelling and Simulation vol. 22, No. 4, 239-244, (2002).
2002 - Transient convection of Te doped GaSb induced by g-jitter
Authors: M.Z. Saghir, M. Chacha, M.R. Islam
Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 234, 285-295 (2002).
2002 - Thermodiffusion in Binary Mixture in the Presence of g-jitter
Authors: M. Chacha, D. Faruque, M.Z. Saghir, J.C Legros
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 41, 899-911 (2002).
1996 - Disintegration of cylindrical columns in liquid–fluid systems: direct numerical simulation
Authors: M. Chacha, R. Occelli, L. Tadrist, S. Radev
In: A. Steinchen (Ed), Dynamics of Multiphase Flows. across Interfaces. Lecture Notes in Physics, Springer-Verlag, 1996, pp. 211-230 (ISSN 3540608486).
1950 - Compositional Variation of Binary Systems in a Porous Cavity due to the Presence of Soret Effect
Authors: D.M. Faruque, M. Chacha, M.Z. Saghir, K. Ghorayeb
1st International Conference on Applications of Porous

 
Research
  • Numerical Heat and Mass Transfer in Free and Porous Media including Nanofluidics 
  • Multiphase and Free Surface Flows (stability analysis of liquid bridges and of liquid jets with applications to fiber and ink jet printing technology, wetting behavior of evaporating drops, liquid film dynamics) 
  • Materials Science (surface coating, crystal growth) 
  • Rheological and Dynamic Behavior of non-Newtonian Fluids (transport of suspensions and biomedical applications) 
  • Energy Systems (innovative energy conversion and storage systems, optimization of energy conversion systems) 
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery (thermodiffusion in multi-component systems, suspensions and asphaltene deposit in oil reservoirs) 
  • Boundary Layer Flows
 
Honors/Awards
  • Best teaching performance of the department of applied sciences, UQAT (2000)

  • French highest distinction for Ph.D. (1995)

  • French government scholarship for graduate studies (1991-1994)

  • Cameroon government scholarship for higher education (1986-1991)

 
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