Reema Hajjar

Course Title: Introduction Introduction to Fluid Mechanical Engineering: From a Straw to an Airplane

Reema Hajjar is a PhD student in Engineering Plasma Physics, Minor in Fluid Mechanics at UC San Diego. Reema has been a Graduater Research Assistant for 4 years at the Center for energy Research, UC San Diego. She is the Co-Founder and Co-President of the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Graduate Women Group at UC San Diego. Reema is also an active member of the Association of Women in Science (AWIS), Institute of Electric and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Physical Society (APS) and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE).

  • MS in Computational Plasma Physics, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Labanon
  • PhD in Engineering Plasma Physics and Minor in Fluid Mechanics, University of California, San Diego (in process)
  • Teaching Assistant, Summer Sessions I and II 2015, in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego
  • Physics Instructor at the International College, Lebanon (2009-2011)
  • Laboratory Instructor, American University of Beirut, Lebanon (2007-2010)
  • Women-sphere Summit & Awards on Innovation, Invention and Exploration, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, February 25-26, 2015.
  • The 56th annual Meeting of American Physical Society, Division of Plasma Physics, Poster Presentation, New Orleans USA, October 2731, 2014
  • The 21th International Conference on Plasma Surface Interaction, Poster Presentation, Kanazawa-JAPAN, May 2630, 2014
  • The 55th annual Meeting of American Physical Society, Division of Plasma Physics, Poster Presentation, Denver USA, November 1115, 2013
  • Simulation of Gas Injection and Interaction with Plasmas, Invited Presentation, Juelich GERMANY, May 2011 and Cadarache FRANCE, May 2011.
  • Modeling of aluminum impurity entrainment in the PISCES-A He+ plasma, Journal of Nuclear Material.
  • Transport analysis of impurities injected by laser blow-off in ERCH and NBI heated plasmas of TJII, Journal of Nuclear Fusion (To be published)
  • Massive Gas Jets Interaction with Magnetically Confined Plasmas, Journal of Nuclear Material (To be published)