Mohammed Hassan

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Graduate Researcher
Weber Space Science and Technology Building, Room 317
mohammed.hassan (at)


  • B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, 2010, American University of Sharjah, UAE
  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, 2011, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, KSA
  • M.Sc., Aerospace Engineering, 2014, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, expected 2015, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Research Experience

  • Thesis: Investigation of the potential benefits of simultaneous technology implementation and network optimization on the overall fuel consumption within the U.S. air transportation network.
  • 2011-Present: Research in Advanced Design Methods and Aircraft Conceptual and Preliminary Design:
    • NASA Fixed Wing (FW) project – Vehicle and fleet level assessment of the N+3 concept models: Developed a computational environment for structural weight prediction of the MIT Double-Bubble concept.
    • FAA sponsored research project – Assessing aircraft level fuel efficiency improvements by changing design mission specifications: Conducted scenario based assessments of airline operations considering interaction with other modes of transportation.
    • FAA sponsored research project – En route jet aircraft noise prediction: Developed a calibrated low order engine sizing model to be used within a noise modeling environment.
    • NASA Environmentally Responsible Aviation (ERA) project – Vehicle and fleet assessment of ERA vehicles: Currently developing a network optimization module for fleet analysis. Research in air transportation network design and evolution.
  • 2010-2011: Research in Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • 2009-2010: Research on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles