Research Projects

Qusai Ibrahim

Current PhD Student

Multi-scale Simulation for Contaminant Mobilization in Organic Enriched Water Infiltration Process

The aim of this project is to give a better description of the dynamic behaviour, contaminant removal, and mobilization process for organic-rich water infiltration through different porous media by using advanced experimental and simulation methods. Treated wastewater and water infiltration processes through different porous media are still under discussion and need clarification. In addition, transport, and redox cycling of contaminates and organic-rich water in these processes need to be analysed in modern ways. The research project titled multi-scale simulation for contaminant mobilization in organic enriched water infiltration process attempts to give a detailed clarification of the dynamic behaviour, biological removal process and to describe mobilization in the removal of these contaminants. Therefore, the current project links between computational fluid dynamics and molecular dynamics simulation for a better description of these processes after performing experimental operations to compare output and measured data using advanced mathematical calculations. The results of this project will lead to a detailed explanation of the transmission through the various media and a basis for minimizing the degradation of water resources in the topsoil to groundwater and rivers.

 

 

Figure. Research methodologies: Numerical Modeling

Profile: I am a PhD student in the School of Engineering of IT Sligo. I do research in water desalination, hydrogen generation, photocatalysis, and energy analysis by using MD simulation in ReaxFF, Material Studio, Ansys fluent, and Solid work. I finished my bachelor’s degree in General Mechanical Engineering in Jordan in 2018 at Al-Balqa’ Applied University. Before I started my master’s degree, my research expert was about energy efficiency and energy cost analysis in different commercial fields, and now I am expert in many other fields such as: nanotechnology, atomic layer deposition (ALD), hydrolysis for hydrogen generation, and photocatalysis. I trained in a company in Jordan for 6 months in the field of designing mechanical engineering systems such as: Firefighting systems, HVAC, and water supply. I co-authored 5 conference papers in the field of hydrogen generation, energy analysis and photocatalysis, and I presented two papers in (2019 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET)), which was in Istanbul-Turkey in August 2019. In addition, I co-authored one journal paper in the field of water desalination by nanotechnology and it published online at journal of molecular modelling in 04/06/2020.

Research interests: Mechanical systems, Membrane technology, Photocatalysis, Hydrogen, generation, Simulation.

Contact: qusai.ibrahim@nullmail.itsligo.ie

Profile links:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Qusai-Ibrahim

https://www.linkedin.com/in/qusai-ibrahim-3b91491b0/

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=_RLH-XQAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Papers

JOURNAL PAPER:

 Ibrahim, Q., & Akbarzadeh, R. (2020). A photocatalytic TiO2/graphene bilayer membrane design for water desalination: a molecular dynamic simulation. Journal of Molecular Modeling, 26(7), 165-165.

CONFERENCE PAPER:

 Akbarzadeh, R., Ibrahim, Q., & Jen, T. C. (2019, August). Photocatalysis and Energy Cost Analysis of Vanadia Titania Thin Films Synthesis. In 2019 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET) (pp. 1-3). IEEE.

  1. Ibrahim, Q., Akbarzadeh, R., & Jen, T. C. (2019, August). Feasibility study of Mg Scrap Hydrolysis for Hydrogen Generation using HCl by Energy Cost Analysis. In 2019 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET) (pp. 1-3). IEEE.
  2. Ibrahim, Q., Akbarzadeh, R., Jen, T. C., & Madyira, D. M. (2019, August). Case Study and Energy Analysis of Power System Management of Confectionery Factory in Jordan. In 2019 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET) (pp. 1-4). IEEE.
  3. Akbarzadeh, R., Ibrahim, Q., Jen, T. C., & Madyira, D. M. (2019, August). Evaluation of Aerated Lagoons Performance and Suggestion to Develop more Sustainable Energy Consumption in a STP Plant, a case study. In 2019 International Conference on Power Generation Systems and Renewable Energy Technologies (PGSRET) (pp. 1-3). IEEE.
  4. Rokhsareh Akbarzadeh, Qusay Ibrahim, Joshua Adeniran, Peter Oviroh, Tien-Chien Jen, Optimization of Mg Scarps Hydrolysis for hydrogen generation using HCl: Experimental and simulation- 2019 November- IMECE, USA