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suhil mahmoud kiwan
Mechanical Engineering - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Mechanical Engineering from Illinois Technical Institute, 1995
  • Msc. of Mechanical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1989
  • Bsc. of Mechanical Engineering from Yarmouk University, 1984

    Publications
  • Kiwan, SM, "Computations of a shear-driven three-dimensional turbulent boundary layer.," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 1997
  • Wark, Candace and Hites, Michael and Nagib, Hassan and Kiwan, Suhil, "Comparison Of Scaling Laws For Turbulent Boundary Layers At High Reynolds Numbers," APS, vol. , no. , pp. -1-2, 1998
  • Kiwan, S and Al-Nimr, MA, "Using porous fins for heat transfer enhancement," J. Heat Transfer, vol. 123, no. , pp. 790-795, 2001
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "Effect of radiative losses on the heat transfer from porous fins," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 46, no. , pp. 1046-1055, 2007, Elsevier Masson
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "Thermal analysis of natural convection porous fins," Transport in porous media, vol. 67, no. , pp. 0-0, 2007, Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Kiwan, S and Zeitoun, O, "Natural convection in a horizontal cylindrical annulus using porous fins," International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat \& Fluid Flow, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Alzahrany, Mohammed Sabty, "Effect of using porous inserts on natural convection heat transfer between two concentric vertical cylinders," Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, vol. 53, no. , pp. 870-889, 2007, Taylor \& Francis
  • Al-Nimr, MA and Kiwan, S, "Effect of thermal losses on the microscopic two-step heat conduction model," International journal of heat and mass transfer, vol. 44, no. , pp. 1013-1018, 2001, Pergamon
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Nimr, MA, "Flow and heat transfer over a stretched microsurface," Journal of heat transfer, vol. 131, no. , pp. 0-0, 2009, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection
  • Al-Nimr, MA and Kiwan, S and Al-Alwah, A, "Size optimization of conventional solar collectors," Energy, vol. 23, no. , pp. 373-378, 1998, Pergamon
  • Kiwan, S and others, "Examination of the thermal equilibrium assumption in periodic forced convection in a porous channel," Journal of Porous Media, vol. 5, no. , pp. 0-0, 2002, Begel House Inc.
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Nimr, MA, "Investigation into the similarity solution for boundary layer flows in microsystems," Journal of heat transfer, vol. 132, no. , pp. 0-0, 2010, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Khodier, Mohanad, "Natural convection heat transfer in an open-ended inclined channel-partially filled with porous media," Heat Transfer Engineering, vol. 29, no. , pp. 67-75, 2008, Taylor \& Francis
  • Al-Salem, Khaled and Oztop, Hakan F and Kiwan, Suhil, "Effects of porosity and thickness of porous sheets on heat transfer enhancement in a cross flow over heated cylinder," International communications in heat and mass transfer, vol. 38, no. , pp. 1279-1282, 2011, Pergamon
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Ali, Mohamed E, "Near-slit effects on the flow and heat transfer from a stretching plate in a porous medium," Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, vol. 54, no. , pp. 93-108, 2008, Taylor \& Francis
  • Kiwan, SM and Al-Nimr, MA, "Analytical solution for conjugated heat transfer in pipes and ducts," Heat and mass transfer, vol. 38, no. , pp. 513-516, 2002, Springer-Verlag
  • Kiwan, S and Al-Nimr, M and Al-Sharo'a, M, "Trial solution methods to solve the hyperbolic heat conduction equation," International communications in heat and mass transfer, vol. 27, no. , pp. 865-876, 2000, Pergamon
  • Al Zahrani, Mohammad Sebty and Kiwan, Suhil, "Mixed convection heat transfer in the annulus between two concentric vertical cylinders using porous layers," Transport in porous media, vol. 76, no. , pp. 391-405, 2009, Springer
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "Using localized wall discharge to control the fluid flow and heat transfer for the flow over a backward facing step," International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat \& Fluid Flow, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Bataineh, Khaled M and Moh?d A, Al-Nimr and Kiwan, Suhil M, "Double-disk rotating viscous micro-pump with slip flow," Microsystem technologies, vol. 16, no. , pp. 1811-1819, 2010, Springer-Verlag
  • Anani, A and Allan, F Abu and Kiwan, S, "A three-pronged approach to the study of efficiency of solar water collectors in Jordan," Solar \& wind technology, vol. 5, no. , pp. 379-386, 1988, Pergamon
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Moh'd A, Al-Nimr, "Temperatures of circular rods due to rotational and oscillatory axial sliding motion," International journal of thermal sciences, vol. 40, no. , pp. 392-399, 2001, Elsevier Masson
  • Alshare, Aiman and Al-Kouz, Wael and Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Khalidi, Ammar and Hader, Montasir, "Computational modeling of gaseous flow and heat transfer in a wavy microchannel.," Jordan Journal of Mechanical \& Industrial Engineering, vol. 10, no. , pp. 0-0, 2016
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "CONTROLLING OF FLUID FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER IN A FLOW OVER A BACKWARD FACING STEP USING LOCALIZE WALL JET," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Al-Nimr, MA and Okor, MH and Kiwan, S, "Liquid seeping into porous medium," Heat and mass transfer, vol. 37, no. , pp. 157-160, 2001, Springer-Verlag
  • Al-Kouz, Wael and Alshare, Aiman and Alkhalidi, Ammar and Kiwan, Suhil, "Two dimensional analysis of low pressure flows in the annulus region between two concentric cylinders," SpringerPlus, vol. 5, no. , pp. 0-0, 2016, Springer International Publishing
  • Alkhalidi, Ammar and Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Kouz, Wael and Alshare, Aiman, "Conjugate heat transfer in rarefied gas in enclosed cavities," Vacuum, vol. 130, no. , pp. 137-145, 2016, Pergamon
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "Laminar Mixed Convection Heat Transfer Induced by a Stretching Flat Plate in a Porous Medium," International Journal of Heat Technology, vol. 24, no. , pp. 29-26, 2006, Edizioni ETS
  • Moh'd A, Al-Nimr and Kiwan, Suhil M and Talafha, Samer, "Hybrid solar-wind water distillation system," Desalination, vol. 395, no. , pp. 33-40, 2016, Elsevier
  • Al-Kouz, Wael and Sari, Ma?en and Kiwan, Suhil and Alkhalidi, Ammar, "Rarefied flow and heat transfer characteristics over a vertical stretched surface," Advances in Mechanical Engineering, vol. 8, no. , pp. 0-0, 2016, SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England
  • Qawasmi, Abeer and Kiwan, Suhil, "EFFECT OF METHODS OF CALCULATING WEIBULL DISTRIBUTION PARAMETERS ON," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Al-Kouz, Wael and Kiwan, Suhil and Alshare, Aiman and Alkhalidi, Ammar, "Flow and Heat Characteristics of Low Pressure Flows in the Annulus Region between Two Concentric Horizontal Cylinders," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Al-Kouz, Wael and Kiwan, Suhil and Alshare, Aiman and Hammad, Ahmad and Ammar, Ammar, "Two-Dimensional Analysis of Low Pressure Flows in the Annulus Region between Two Concentric Cylinders with Solid Fins.," Jordan Journal of Mechanical \& Industrial Engineering, vol. 10, no. , pp. 0-0, 2016
  • Qoaider, Louy and Kiwan, Suhil and Thabit, Qahtan, "Investigation of the Flowability and the Thermal Behavior of Sand/Basalt-Mixture in Moving Bed Heat Exchanger (MBHX) as Heat Transfer Medium for Concentrating Solar Tower Plants.," Jordan Journal of Mechanical \& Industrial Engineering, vol. 10, no. , pp. 0-0, 2016
  • Qawasmi, Abeer and Kiwan, Suhil, "Effect Weibull distribution parameters calculating methods on energy output of a wind turbine: A study case," Environmental Engineering, vol. 14, no. , pp. 163-73, 2017
  • Qoaider, Louy and Thabit, Qahtan and Kiwan, Suhil, "Innovative sensible heat transfer medium for a moving bed heat exchanger in solar central receiver power plants," Applied Solar Energy, vol. 53, no. , pp. 161-166, 2017, Allerton Press
  • Al-Nimr, Moh'd A and Kiwan, Suhil and Sharadga, Hussein, "Simulation of a novel hybrid solar photovoltaic/wind system to maintain the cell surface temperature and to generate electricity," International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 42, no. , pp. 985-998, 2018
  • Dyak, Ahmad T Abu and Abu-Lehyeh, Emad O and Kiwan, Suhil, "Assessment of Implementing Jordan's Renewable Energy Plan on the Electricity Grid," Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, vol. 11, no. , pp. 0-0, 2017
  • Al-Kouz, Wael and Alshare, Aiman and Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Muhtady, Ahmad and Alkhalidi, Ammar and Saadeh, Haneen, "Two-dimensional analysis of low-pressure flows in an inclined square cavity with two fins attached to the hot wall," International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 126, no. , pp. 181-193, 2018, Elsevier Masson
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Khammash, Abdel Latif, "Investigations into the spiral distribution of the heliostat field in solar central tower system," Solar Energy, vol. 164, no. , pp. 25-37, 2018, Pergamon
  • Al-Nimr, Moh'd and Kiwan, Suhil and Sharadga, Hussein, "A hybrid TEG/wind system using concentrated solar energy and chimney effect," International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 42, no. , pp. 2548-2563, 2018
  • Kiwan, Suhail and others, "Effect of radiative losses on the parabolic two-step heat conduction model," Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 39, no. , pp. 0-0, 2000, IOP Publishing
  • Al-Kouz, Wael and Kiwan, Suhil and Alkhalidi, Ammar and Sari, Ma'en and Alshare, Aiman, "Numerical Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement for Low-Pressure Flows in a Square Cavity with Two Fins Attached to the Hot Wall Using Al2O3-Air Nanofluid," Strojni{\v{s}}ki vestnik - Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 64, no. , pp. 26-36, 2018, journal of mechanical engineering
  • Y. Al-Douri, Q. Khasawneh , S. Kiwan, U. Hashim, S.B. Abd Hamid, A.H. Reshak, A. Bouhemadou , M. Ameri, R. Khenata, "Structural and optical insights to enhance solar cell performance of CdS Nanostructures," energy conversion and Management, vol. 82, no. , pp. 238-243, 2014, Elsevier
  • Ammar Alkhalidi, Suhil Kiwan, Wael Al-Kouz, Aiman Alshare, Ma?en Sari, "RAREFACTION AND SCALE EFFECTS ON HEAT TRANSFER CHARACTERISTICS FOR ENCLOSED RECTANGULAR CAVITIES HEATED FROM BELOW," Thermal Science, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2017, Vin{\v{c}}a Institute of Nuclear Sciences
  • Kiwan, S. and Aldoss, T. and Bawaneh, M., "Incompressible viscous flow between rotating multi-finite discs simulating vaneless impeller pump," International Journal of Heat and Technology, vol. 25, no. , pp. 9-16, 2007
  • Kiwan, S.M. and Aldoss, T.K. and Almomani, E.M., "Incompressible viscous flow in a porous medium enclosed by two rotating discs," International Journal of Heat and Technology, vol. 26, no. , pp. 147-154, 2008, Edizioni ETS
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Dyak, Ahmad T Abu and Abu-Lehyeh, Emad O, "ASSESSMENT OF INTEGRATIG RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS TO THE ELECTRICITY GRID IN JORDAN," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Kiwan, S. and Venezia, L. and Montagnino, F. M. and Paredes, F. and Damseh, R., "Techno-Economic Analysis of a Concentrated Solar Polygeneration Plant in Jordan," Jordan Journal of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, vol. 12, no. , pp. 1-6, 2018, SRF
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Hamad, Saif Al, "Optimum optical performance of hillside solar central tower systems using spiral distribution," Solar Energy Engineering, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2018, ASME
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Nimr, M. and Salam, Qamar I Abdel, "Solar chimney power-water distillation plant (SCPWDP)," Desalination, vol. 445, no. , pp. 105-114, 2018, Elsevier
  • Kiwan, S and Abo Mosali, A and AlGhasem, A, "Smart Solar-Powered LED Outdoor Lighting System Based on the Energy Storage Level in Batteries," Buildings, vol. 8, no. , pp. 0-0, 2018, MDPI
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "On the Natural Convection Heat Transfer from an Inclined Surface with Porous Fins," Transport in Porous Media, vol. , no. , pp. 1-13, 2018, Springer Nature
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Soud, Qusai, "NUMERICAL INVESTIGATION OF SAND-BASALT HEAT STORAGE SYSTEM FOR BEAM-DOWN SOLAR CONCENTRATORS," Case studies in thermal engineering, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2018, Elsevier
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Zeitoun, Obieda and Alkhalidi, Ammar, "Transient Heat Transfer for the Cooling of PVC Tubes using Water Jet," Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2018, Elsevier BV
  • Kiwan, Suhil, "Emerald Article: Using localized wall discharge to control the fluid flow and heat transfer for the flow over a backward facing step," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Khammash, Abdel Latif and Kiwan, Suhil, "CLIFF-SIDE HELIOSTAT FIELD FOR SOLAR CENTRAL TOWER SYSTEM," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Alkhalidi, Ammar and Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Kouz, Wael and Owhaib, Wahib and Alshare, Aiman, "Rarefied flow and heat transfer characteristics of rectangular cavities with heated concave surface," Advances in Mechanical Engineering, vol. 11, no. , pp. 0-0, 2019, SAGE Publications Sage UK: London, England
  • Alkhalidi, Ammar and Kiwan, Suhil and Hamasha, Haya, "A Comparative Study Between Jordanian Overall Heat Transfer Coefficient (U-Value) and International Building Codes," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2019
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Khammash, Abdel Latif, "Optical performance of a novel two receivers solar central tower system," Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2019, ASME
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Elyasa, Al\_Gharaibeh, "Jordan toward a100 \% renewable electricity system," Renewable Energy, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2019, Elsevier
  • Venezia, L and Montagnino, FM and Kiwan, S and Damseh, F Paredes1 R, "Techno-Economic Performance Analysis of a Solar Polygeneration Plant in Italy," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Radaideh, Mohammed I and others, "Investigation of a new hybrid fuel cell--ThermoElectric generator--absorption chiller system for combined power and cooling," International Journal of Refrigeration, vol. 113, no. , pp. 103-114, 2020, Elsevier
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Saud, Qusai, "Experimental investigation of the thermal performance of a sand-basalt heat storage system for beam-down solar concentrators," Case studies in thermal engineering, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, Elsevier
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Salim, Ismail and others, "A hybrid solar chimney/photovoltaic thermal system for direct electric power production and water distillation," Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, vol. 38, no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, Elsevier
  • Alshare, A. and Al-Kouz, W. and Alkhalidi, A. and Kiwan, S. and Chamkha, A., "Periodically fully developed nanofluid transport through a wavy module," Journal of thermal analysis and calorimetry, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, Springer
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Al-Gharibeh, Elyasa and Abu-Lihia, Emad, "Wind Energy Potential in Jordan: analysis of the first large-scale wind farm and techno-economic assessment of potential farms," Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, vol. 143, no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Digital Collection
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Alwan, Hamzeh and Abdelal, Nisrin, "An experimental investigation of the natural convection heat transfer from a vertical cylinder using porous fins," Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 179, no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, Pergamon
  • Hammad, Ahmad and Al-Kouz, Wael and Alshare, Aiman and Kiwan, Suhil and Alkhalidi, Ammar, "FLOW CHARACTERISTICS FOR LOW PRESSURE SOLAR PARABOLIC TROUGH COLLECTOR," , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Al-Nimr, Moh'd and Kiwan, Suhil and Keewan, Ashraf, "A novel approach to improve the performance of solar-driven Stirling engine using solar-driven ejector cooling cycle," International Journal of Energy Research, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2020, John Wiley \& Sons, Inc. Chichester, UK
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Ali, Mohamed E, "FLOW AND HEAT TRANSFER CHARACTERISTICS INDUCED BY A STRETCHING SURFACE IN A POROUS MEDIA," , , pp. 0-0
  • Qoaider, Louy and Thabit, Qahtan and Kiwan, Suhil, "Performance assessment of a moving-bed heat exchanger with a sensible heat transfer medium for solar central receiver power plants," , 2017, pp. 1-5, IEEE
  • Al-Kouz, W and Kiwan, S and Sari, M and Alkhalidi, A, "Similarity solution for rarefied flow over a vertical stretched surface," , 2017, pp. 0-0, AIP Publishing LLC
  • Kiwan, Suhil and Ahmad, Hisham and Alkhalidi, Ammar and Wahib, Wahib O and Al-Kouz, Wael, "Photovoltaic Cooling Utilizing Phase Change Materials," , 2020, pp. 0-0, EDP Sciences
  • Alshwawra, Ahmad and Al-Kouz, Wael and Kiwan, Suhil and Alshare, Aiman and Alkhalidi, Ammar A. T., "Flow characteristics for low pressure solar parabolic trough collector," , 2016, pp. 0-0
  • Kiwan, S and Damseh, R and Venezia, L and Montagnino, FM and Paredes, F, Techno-Economic Performance Analysis of a Concentrated Solar Polygeneration Plant in Jordan, GCREEDER, 2016
  • Al-Rub, FA Abu and Kiwan, S and Khasawneh, Q and Emtairah, T, Jordan current status on renewable energy and energy efficiency: analysis and recommendations for curricula development, ICREGA?14-Renewable Energy: Generation and Applications, Springer, Cham, 2014
  • "A hybrid TEG/wind system using concentrated solar energy and chimney effect", International journal of Energy Research
  • "A hybrid solar chimney/photovoltaic thermal system for direct electric power production and water distillation", Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments
  • "A novel approach to improve the performance of solar-driven Stirling engine using solar-driven ejector cooling cycle", International Journal of Energy research
  • "A novel water freezing desalination plant integrated into a combined gas power cycle plant", Energy
  • "An experimental investigation of the natural convection heat transfer from a vertical cylinder using porous fins", Applied Thermal Engineering
  • "Development of a simple sustainable camping shelter for addressing the needs of refugees in Jordan", Results in Engineering
  • "Experimental investigation of the thermal performance of a sand-basalt heat storage system for beam-down solar concentrators", Case Studies in Thermal Engineering
  • "Experimental investigation of water desalination using freezing technology", Case Studies in Thermal Engineering
  • "Impact of COVID-19 Response Measures on Electricity Sector in Jordan", ENERGIES
  • "Investigation of a New Hybrid Fuel Cell-Thermoelectric Generator-Absorption Chiller System for Combined Power and Cooling", International journal of refrigeration
  • "Investigations into the spiral distribution of the heliostat field in solar central tower system", Solar Energy
  • "Jordan toward a 100% Renewable Electricity System", Renewable Energy
  • "On the Natural Convection Heat Transfer from an Inclined Surface with Porous Fins", Transport in porous media
  • "Optical performance of a novel two receivers solar central tower system", Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
  • "Optimum optical performance of hillside solar central tower systems using spiral distribution", Journal of Solar Energy Engineering
  • "Periodically fully developed nanofuid transport through a wavy module", Suhil M Kiwan
  • "Rarefied flow and heat transfer characteristics of rectangular cavities with heated concave surface", Advances in Mechanical Engineering
  • "Rarefied flow and heat transfer characteristics over a vertical stretched surface", Advances in Mechanical Engineering
  • "Simulation of a novel hybrid solar photovoltaic/wind system to maintain the cell surface temperature and to generate electricity", International journal of Energy Research
  • "Solar chimney power-water distillation plant (SCPWDP)", Desalination
  • "Structural and optical insights to enhance solar cell performance of CdS nanostructures", Energy conversion and management
  • "Thermal cooling of photovoltaic panels using porous material", Case Studies in Thermal Engineering
  • "Transient Heat Transfer for the Cooling of PVC Tubes using Water Jet", Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science
  • "Two-dimensional analysis of low-pressure flows in an inclined square cavity with two fins attached to the hot wall", International Journal of Thermal Sciences
  • "Wind Energy Potential in Jordan: analysis of the first large-scale wind farm and techno-economic assessment of potential farms", Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME
  • Dean , Faculty Of Engineering, Sep 2020 - Sep 2022
  • Dean , Faculty Of Engineering, Sep 2018 - Sep 2020
  • Head of the Center, Energy Research Center, Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
  • Assistant Dean, Faculty Of Engineering, Sep 2001 - Sep 2003
  • Academic Chef of Section, Mechanical Engineering, Sep 1998 - Sep 2000
  • Academic Chef of Section, Mechanical Engineering, Dec 1997 - Aug 1998
  • Faculty Member, Mechanical Engineering, Sep 1996 - Present
  • Full-time Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, Jan 1996 - Sep 1996
  • ALTERNATIVE ENERGY RESOURCES
  • CSP-CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER
  • DESIGN OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SYSTEMS
  • DESIGN OF THERMAL SYSTEMS
  • ENERGY CONVERSION TECHNOLOGIES
  • ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS LAB
  • ENGINEERING PRACTICE
  • FLUID MECHANICS
  • FLUID MECHANICS (1)
  • HEATING VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING
  • HEATING,VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING
  • INTERMEDIATE FLUID MECHANICS
  • MODELLING SIMULATION AND OPTIMIZATION
  • OPTIMIZATION
  • RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • RENEWABLE ENERGY LAB
  • SELECTED TOPICS IN FLUID MECHANICS AND HEAT TRANSFER
  • THERMO FLUIDS LAB
  • THERMODYNAMICS
  • THERMODYNAMICS( 1)
  • WIND ENERGY