Mushtak Al-Atabi

Mushtak Al-Atabi
Heriot-Watt University, Malaysia
Senior Deputy Provost

Professor Dr Mushtak Al-Atabi is a mechanical engineer by training. He obtained his PhD from the University of Sheffield in the UK in the area of biological fluid mechanics. Mushtak is currently the Senior Deputy Provost at Heriot-Watt University in Malaysia and formersly served as the Dean of the School of Engineering at Taylor's University (Malaysia). He has pioneered various educational innovations including the development of fully project based engineering curriculum.

Prof. Mushtak has initiated various technologically enhanced education programs. 


 Refereed Journals

Al-Atabi, M.T., Ooi, R.C., Luo, X.Y., Bird, N. and Chin, S.B. 2011. “Computational Analysis of the Flow of Bile in Human Cystic Duct.” Journal of Medical Engineering Physics. In Press.

Al-Atabi, M.T., Espino, D., Hukins, D. and Buchan, K. 2012. “Biomechanical Assessment of Surgical Repair of the Mitral Valve”. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part H, Journal of Engineering in Medicine. Vol. 226, No. 4, April 2012 pp. 275 - 287.

Al-Atabi, M.T., 2011. “Experimental Investigation of the Use of Synthetic Jets for Mixing in Vessels”. Journal of Fluids Engineering. Vol. 133, Issue 9, doi:10.1115/1.4004941.

Shah, Q.H., Mujahid, M., Al-Atabi, M.T., and Abakr, Y.A. 2011. “Load Carrying Capability of Liquid Filled Cylindrical Shell Structures under Axial Compression”. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 516- 529.

Abakr, Y.A., Al-Atabi, M.T., and Baiman, Chen. 2011. “The Influence of Wave Patterns and Frequency on Thermo-Acoustic Cooling Effect” Journal of Engineering Science and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 392- 396.

Al-Atabi, M.T., and Mahdi, A.S. 2011. “CDIO Curriculum for Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Course”. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology. Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 251- 259.

Al-Atabi, M.T., Chin, S.B. and Luo, X.Y. 2005. “Flow Structure in Circular Tubes with Segmental Baffles”. Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing (JFVIP). Vol. 12, No 3, pp 301-311.

Yusaf, T.F., Al-Zuhair, S.A. and Al-Atabi, M.T. 2005 “Performance of Diesel Engine Using an Emulsion of Biodiesel-Conventional Diesel Fuel”. Journal of Mechanical Engineering. Vol. 56, No. 3, pp 137-142.

Al-Atabi, M.T. and Asrar, W. 2005. “Fluidic Thrust Vectoring: Challenges and Opportunities”. Journal of Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 56, No. 1, pp 1-17.