Fathy Ismail

Contact information

Research interests

  • Machining dynamics
  • 5 axis machining
  • Machinery diagnostics
  • Experimental modal analysis
  • Mechatronics
  • Automotive


  • 1983, Doctorate, Mechanical Engineering, Dissertation title: "Identification, Modelling and Modification of Mechanical Structures from Modal Analysis Testing", McMaster University
  • 1974, Master's, Production Engineering,Thesis title: "Adaptive Control of Process Quality", U. of Alexandria
  • 1970, Bachelor's, Mechanical Engineering (Production Section), U. of Alexandria

Selected/recent publications

  • Ahmadi, K., Ismail, F., Machining chatter in flank milling, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 50(1), 2010, 75 - 85
  • Ahmadi, K., Ismail, F., Modeling of machining chatter in ball end milling including process damping, 12th CIRP conference on modeling of machining operations, May 2009, San Sebastian Spain, 1 - 10