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Omar Es-Said - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Omar Es-Said

Graduate Program Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering | Loyola Marymount University


Seaver College of Science and Engineering


Phone: 310.338.2829
Email: Omar.Es-Said@lmu.edu
Office: Doolan Hall 207

Omar S. Es-Said is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Mechanical Engineering Dept., Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA. He teaches undergraduate courses in Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanics of Materials, Metallurgy and Processes, graduate courses in Theory of Elasticity, Fracture Mechanics and Materials Selection in Design. He also works with direct undergraduate student projects and graduate research. Dr. Es - Said was the Director of the LMU Graduate Program from 1986 to 1991, an Assistant Professor from 1985-1992, and an Associate Professor from 1992-1998. Dr. Es-Said graduated with a Ph.D in Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science with a minor in Computer Science (Numerical Analysis) (Nov. 5 1985), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. He graduated with a B.S., Physics with a minor in Psychology (June 1976), The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt.

Education (3)

University of Kentucky : Ph.D., Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science; minor in Computer Science 1985

The American University in Cairo: M.S., Solid State Physics 1979

The American University in Cairo: B.Sc., Physics; minor in Psychology 1976

Areas of Expertise (4)

Characterizations of 3D printed materials

Failure Analysis

Fracture Mechanics

Experimental Techniques

Accomplishments (6)

Distinguished Scientist (professional)

Distinguished Scientist for Port Hueneme Navy Base 2010-2018

Award (professional)

Obtained National Science Foundation, NASA, Navy, DOE grants, and Private Industry for a total of $3.2 Millions

Technical Evaluator (professional)

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) invited technical evaluator 2003 & 2005

Award (professional)

Recipient of several awards starting with SAE Teetor Educational Award 1994 until 2011 Elmer L. Hann Award, The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

Associate Editor (professional)

Associate Editor of the ASM Journal of Material and Engineering Performance (2008-present)

Keynote Speaker (professional)

Plenary and keynote speaker in several conferences

Event Appearances (3)

Fatigue Properties of Aluminum Lithium 2195

2018 12th International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACEX2018)  Mercure Hotel Amsterdam City in Amsterdam, The Netherlands


“Can Charpy Impact Testing (High Strain Rate) Detect The Presence of Hydrogen In High Strength Steels?”

Materials Technology and Manufacturing Innovations-Theme: Experimenting materials to rewrite the history  Moscow Russia


Fatigue Behavior of Aluminum Lithium Alloys

Asia Conference on Mechanical and Materials Engineering (ACMME 2019)  Tokyo, Japan


Articles (6)

Evaluation of 4330M Steel for Fasteners Applications

Journal of Defect and Diffusion Forum

A. AlSumait, C. Delgado, F. Aldhabib, X .Sun, F. Alzubi, K. Tovalin, A. Cheng, R.M. Del Campo, Y.J. Li, B. Ramsey, L. Zeng, O.S. Es-Said

Vol. 380, pp. 198-211, 2017

A Comparison of the Fatigue Life of Shot-Peened 4340M Steel with 100, 200, and 300% Coverage

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance

A. AlSumait, Y. Li, M. Weaser, K. Niji, G. Battel, R. Toal, C. Alvarez, and O.S. Es-Said


March 2019, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 1780–1789 DOI 10.1007/s11665-019-03891-w

The Effect of Tempering, Composition, and Orientation on the Fatigue Life of 2195 Aluminum Lithium Alloys

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance

K. Shen. S, Es-Said, S, Thaung. A, Sarno. L, Guevara, M. Weber, A. Dehbozorgi, Y. Li and O. S. Es-Said

The Effect of Temper, Grain Orientation, and Composition on the Fatigue Propertues of Forged Aluminum-Lithium 2195 Alloy,” (2019). K. Shen. M. Timko, Yong-Jun Li, Nathan Santos, S. Es-Said, S, Thaung., L, Guevara, R. Riebe, and O. S. Es-Said, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vo. 28, No. 9, pp: 5625-5638, 2019

The Effect of Incomplete Solution Treatment on the Tensile Behavior and Mechanical Anisotropy of 2195 Aluminum Lithium Alloy

Diffusion Foundations Journal

Wesley Walker, Rudolf Marloth, Ye Thura Hein and Omar S. Es-Said

ISSN: 2296-3642, Vol. 22, pp 109-117 doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/DF.22.109 © 2019 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland

Large Versus Small Grain Sizes on Fatigue Life of Aluminum Aircraft Wheels

Defect and Diffusion Forum

Fahad Alzubi, Mark Timko, Yongjun Li, Ray Toal, Kelly Tovalin, and Omar S. Es-Said

ISSN: 1662-9507, Vol. 391, pp 174-194 doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/DDF.391.174 © 2019 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland

The Effect of Component Orientation on the Fracture Toughness of Ti-6Al- 4V

Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance

The Effect of Component Orientation on the Fracture Toughness of Ti-6Al- 4V,” (co-authors: A. Guiterez, M. Hahn, Y. Li, W. Hohorst, M. Schwartz, J, Orlita, and O. S. Es-Said), Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, JMEPEG (2019) 28:7155–7164