Mireille Hantouche is a PhD candidate in Mechanical Engineering, working under the supervision of Professor Omar Knio. Hantouche's research interests consist of quantifying uncertainty in reaction rate parameters and thermodynamic properties of chemical kinetic models.


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Why uncertainty quantification?

Applying uncertainty quantification to chemical kinetic models gave me first-hand experience in interdisciplinary research. It allowed me to apply complex mathematical concepts to combustion problems.

Education Profile

  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 2011 - 2013
  • BE, Mechanical Engineering, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, 2007 - 2011

Areas of Expertise and Research Interests

  • Uncertainty quantification

Selected Publications

Ahmed, A., Hantouche, M., Khurshid, M., Mohamed, S. Y., Nasir, E. F., Farooq, A., … Sarathy, S. M. (2018). Impact of thermodynamic properties and heat loss on ignition of transportation fuels in rapid compression machines. Fuel, 218, 203–212. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2018.01.030