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Ahmad Mayyas

Researcher III-Systems Engineering

Ahmad.Mayyas@nrel.gov | 303-384-7446

Ahmad Mayyas is a member of the Techno Economic Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Areas of Expertise

Life cycle assessment of renewable and sustainable energy systems
Design for sustainability/environment for automobiles
Sustainable manufacturing and energy analysis
Advanced engineering materials (plastic and metal composites)

Research Interests

Life cycle assessment of renewable and sustainable energy systems
Techno-economic analysis of sustainable energy systems (e.g. fuel cells and Li-ion Batteries)

Education

Ph.D in Automotive Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2012
M.Sc. inAautomotive Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2011
M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan, 2007
B.S. in Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan, 2003

Prior Work Experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of California-Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (20132015)
Quality Engineer, Spartanburg Steel Products, Spartanburg, SC (20122013)
Research Assistant, Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) (20092012)
Intern/Reliability Engineer, Universal Instruments, Binghamton, NY (20082009)

Featured Publications

Mayyas, Ahmad, M. Wei, S. Han, and T. Lipman. 2014. Fuel Cell Forklift Deployment in the U.S. Germany: John Wiley & Sons-VHC.

Wei, M., S.Han, Ahmad Mayyas, and T. Lipman. 2014. Recent Deployment and Capacity Trends for Stationary Fuel Cell Systems in the U.S. Germany: John Wiley & Sons-VHC.

Wei, M., T. Lipman, Ahmad Mayyas, J. Chien, S.H. Chan, D. Gosselin, H. Breunig, M. Stadler, and T. McKone. 2014. A Total Cost of Ownership Model for Low Temperature PEM Fuel Cells in Combined Heat and Power and Backup Power Applications. LBNL-6772E.

Mayyas, Ahmad and M. Omar. 2014. "Sustainable lightweight vehicle design: a case study of eco-material selection for body-in-white." International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing 2, no. 4 (August 2012). doi:10.1504/IJSM.2012.048586

Mayyas, Ahmad, Ala Qattawi, and Mohammed Omar. "Measures of Sustainability: A Case Study of Materials Selection for Eco-lightweight Auto-bodies." Journal of Cleaner Production 40 (2013): 177-89. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.08.039

Mayyas, Ahmad, Ala Qattawi, and Mohammed Omar. "Knowledge Based System, Equipped with Cluster Analysis for Eco-Material Selection, An Automobile Structure Case Study." Accepted for publication in International Journal of Sustainable Engineering International Journal of Sustainable Engineering 7, no. 3 (July 2014). doi:10.1080/19397038.2013.798713

Mayyas, Ahmad, Ala Qattawi, Mohammed Omar, and Dongri Shan. "Design for Sustainability in Automotive Industry: A comprehensive Review." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2012 16, no. 4 (2012): 1845-62. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2012.01.012