Alam, Shah

Personnel Profile

Alam, Shah, Ph.D., P.E., Assistant Professor

Alam, Shah, Ph.D., P.E.


Ph.D., Louisiana State University, USA, 2005

M.S., South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, USA, 2002

M.S, Bangladesh University of Eng. & Tech, Bangladesh, 1998

B.S., Bangladesh University of Eng. & Tech, Bangladesh, 1993


Registered Professional Engineer in Texas (TBPE No. 113655)

Research Interests

  • Composite Structures Design and Analysis

  • Mechanical System Design and Analysis

  • Solid Mechanics

  • Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics

  • Computational Biomedical System Analysis

  • Finite Element Analysis (Static, Dynamic, Impact, CFD, Thermal, etc.)

  • Renewable Energy

  • Structural Integrity of Aerospace, Offshore and Subsea Structures

Recent Publications

  • M.S. Alam, M.A. Wahab and C.H. Jenkins, “Mechanics in Naturally Compliant Structures,” Journal of Mechanics of Material, 39, pp.145-160, 2007.

  • M.A. Wahab, M.S. Alam, Su-Seng Pang and Jerry Pack, “Stress analysis of non-conventional composite pipes” Journal of Composite Structures, 79(1), 2006, pp. 125-132.

  • M.A. Wahab, M. S. Alam, M.J Painter and P.E. Stafford, “Experimental and Numerical Simulation of Restraining Forces in Gas Metal Arc Welded Joint,” American Welding Journal (Research Supplement) 85(2), February, 2006.

  • M.S. Alam and M.A. Wahab, “Modeling of Fatigue Crack Growth and Propagation Life of Joint of Two Elastic Materials Using Interface Elements,” International Journal of Pressure Vessel and Piping, 82, 2005, pp. 105-113.

  • M.S. Alam and C.H. Jenkins, “Damage Tolerance Design in Naturally Compliant Structures,” International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 14(4), 2005, pp. 365-384.

  • M.S. Alam and M.A. Wahab, “Finite Element Modeling of Fatigue Crack Growth in Curved-Welded Joints Using Interface Elements,” Journal of Structural Integrity & Durability, 1(3), 2005.

  • M.A. Wahab, J.H. Park, M.S. Alam and S. S. Pang, “Effect of Corrosion Prevention Compounds on Fatigue Life in 2024-T3 Aluminum Alloy,” Journal of Material Processing Technology, 174, pp. 211-217, 2006.

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 309
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: (361) 593-2459
Personal Website:

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