College / Department

Teaching areas

Advanced Structural Analysis, Advanced Mechanics of Materials, Finite Element Method, Composite Materials, Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity.

Research areas

Computational Solids and Structural Mechanics, Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis, Constitutive Modeling, Damage Mechanics, Impact, Composites.


BSc, University of Technology, Baghdad-Iraq, 1992
MSc, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid-Jordan, 1997
PhD, Louisiana State University (LSU), Baton Rouge-LA, 2005

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, Sharjah-UAE, 2008–Present
Bradley University, IL, USA 2007-2008
Louisiana State University, LA, USA, 2005-2006
Technical Laboratory, Dubai-UAE 1998–2000
University of Sharjah, Sharjah-UAE, 2000–2001


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Engineering Mechanics Institute (EMI)
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