Jeries Abou-Hanna

Jeries Abou-Hanna

Professor and Director, MTAM Material Testing Lab

    Business and Engineering Convergence Center 3277
    (309) 677-2725


Ph.D, University of Alabama
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Alabama

Professional Experience

Israel Institute of Technology (IIT), Argonne National Lab, Oak Ridge National Lab, Consultant to various industries

Research Interests 

Materials Testing, Failure Analysis, Design, Elevated Temperature Design, Nano-Scale Experimental, Mechanics of Engineered Surfaces, Vehicle Mechanics, Impact Dynamics



  • ME341: System Dynamics
  • ME 342: Design of Machine Elements
  • ME 344: Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines
  • ME 540: Mechanical Vibration
  • ME 557: Advanced Design of Machine Elements
  • ME 577: Finite Element Methods in Engineering
  • ME 591: Advanced Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis


Mechanical behavior of materials;  Failure analysis; High temperature design