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Mechanical Engineering

Ramy Harik

Assistant Professor

harik E-mail:
Phone: 803.777.xxxx
Fax: 803.777.0106
Office: 1000 Catawba Street
Room 5310
Columbia, SC 29208
Links: McNair Center

Dr. Harik’s research interest include automated tool path planning for fiber placement, automation of process planning for aircraft structural parts, mechanical feature shape recognition based on persistent heat signature, 5-axis flank milling optimization and obtaining an optimal part build orientation efficiently in additive manufacturing.


  • Ph.D., Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Université de Lorraine - France, 2007
  • M.S., Automated Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Université de Lorraine - France, 2004
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Lebanese University ULFG2 - Lebanon, 2003

Selected Publications

  • R. Harik, A. Nicolas, M. Dassouki, A. Bernard, “Geometrical and aerodynamic enhancement analysis of a birdlike wing”, Accepted for publication in International journal for computer-aided engineering and software (2014), ISSN: 0264-4401
  • R. Harik, J. Issa, “Design of a vibration absorber for harmonically forced damped systems”, (2013), Accepted for publication in Journal of Vibration and Control, ISSN: 1077-5463
  • R. Harik, H. Gong, A. Bernard, “5 Axis Flank Milling: a state of the art”, Computer Aided Design, Volume 45 (3) (2013), pp. 796-808
  • S. Chandrasegaran, K. Ramani, R. Sriram, I. Horváth, A. Bernard, R. Harik and W. Gao, “The evolution and challenges of knowledge representation in product design systems”, Computer Aided Design, Volume 45 (2) (2013), pp. 204-228