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Faissal Moslehy

Professor Emeritus

Office: ENG I, Room 310

Faissal Moslehy is a professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering at UCF. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Florida. He earned all of his degrees in mechanical engineering: a B.S. with highest honors from Cairo University in 1973, an M.S. from Cairo University in 1976, and a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina in 1980.

  • Applied and experimental mechanics
  • Vibration and modal analysis
  • Dynamics of rigid bodies
  • Inverse problems in mechanics
  • Laser speckle and holography
  • Nondestructive evaluation (NDE)
  • Biomechanical engineering
  • Boundary element method

  • Divo, E., MOSLEHY, F., and Kassab, A., "RBF-based laser speckle pattern digital image correlation method for surface strain measurements," Boundary Elements and other Mesh Reduction Methods XXXXI, Proc. of  BEM/MRM 41, A.H.D. Cheng and S. Syngellakis (eds.), WIT Transactions on Engineering Sciences, 2019, Vol 122,  WIT Press, Southampton, UK., pp. 175-187.
  • Zwawi, M., MOSLEHY, F.A., Rose, C., Huayamave, V., Kassab, A., Divo, E., B. Jones, and Price, C., “Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: The path of least energy for closed reduction,” Journal of Orthopedic Research (2016). DOI: 10.1002/jor.23461.
  • Huayamave, V., Rose, C., Serra, S., Jones, B., Divo, E., MOSLEHY, F., Kassab, A., and Price, C., “A patient-specific model of the biomechanics of hip reduction for neonatal Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip: Investigation of strategies for low to severe grades of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip,” Journal of Biomechanics, (2015). No. 48, pp. 2026-2033.
  • Ardila, O., Divo, E., MOSLEHY, F.A., Rab, G., Kassab, A., and Price, C., “Mechanics of Hip-Dysplasia Reduction in Infants Using the Pavlik Harness: A Physical-Based Computational Model,” Journal of Biomechanics, (2013), 46 (9), pp. 1501-1507.
  • Rice, S.L. and MOSLEHY, F.A., "Modeling Friction and Wear Phenomena," J. Wear, Vol. 206, pp. 136-146, 1997.
  • Ulrich, T.W., MOSLEHY, F.A., and Kassab, A.J., "A BEM Based Pattern Search Solution for a Class of Inverse Elastostatic Problems," Intl. Solids & Structures, Vol. 33, No. 15, pp. 2123-2131, 1996.
  • Mueller, S.A. and MOSLEHY, F.A., "An Inverse Vibration Method Applied to Bond Evaluation of Space Shuttle Tiles," ASME J. Vibrations and Acoustics, Vol. 118, No. 3, pp. 454-462, 1996.
  • Kassab, A., MOSLEHY, F.A., and Daryapurkar, A., "Nondestructive Detection of Cavities by an Inverse Elastostatics Boundary Element Method," J. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 45-55, 1994.
  • MOSLEHY, F.A., and Evan-Iwanowski, R.M., "The Effects of Non-Stationary Processes on Chaotic and Regular Responses of the Duffing Oscillator," Intl. J. Non-Linear Mechanics, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 61-71, 1991.
  • MOSLEHY, F.A., Seif, M., and Rice, S.L., "Measurement of Surface Displacements in a Tribological Application," Experimental Mechanics, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 49-54, 1990.
  • Borg, T.K., Ranson, W.F., MOSLEHY, F.A., and Caulfield, J.B., "Structural Basis of Ventricular Stiffness," Laboratory Investigation Journal, U.S.-Canadian Division of the International Academy of Pathology, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 49-54, 1981.

  • Professor Emeritus, UCF, 2017
  • Martin-Marietta Distinguish Professorship, UCF, 1993-1996
  • UCF  Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2013-2014
  • UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2008-2009
  • State University System of Florida Teaching Incentive Program Award, 2002-2003
  • State University System of Florida Teaching Incentive Program Award, 1996-1997
  • State University System of Florida Teaching Incentive Program Award, 1993-1994
  • UCF 30-year Service Award, 2010
  • Pi Tau Sigma Teacher of the Year Award, UCF College of Engineering, 2006-2007