College / Department

Teaching areas

Thermofluid, Renewable Energy, Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, combustion and Design and Ethics

Research areas

Thermal management of gas turbine (jet impingement, blade cooling, film cooling and cross flow heat transfer). Electronics cooling (two phase material, loop heat pipe, heat pipes, porous fin and micro-channel heat sink). Energy (innovative fuel combustion and testing such as LPG, Hydrogen, methyl ester and water diesel emulsion). Renewable Energy (solar chimney, downdraft tower and solar-hydrogen hybrid system). Cooling technology (vortex tube and phase change).


PhD, University of Cincinnati, USA, 2003
MS, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan, 1999
BSc, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Jordan, 1997

Professional experience

Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2016 - till now
Associate Professor, United Arab Emirates University, UAE, 2007-2016
Research Scientist, General Electric Research Center, USA, 2005-2007
Structure Analyst Engineer, Honeywell International, USA, 2003-2005
Adjunct Instructor, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, USA, 2001-2003


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). American Solar Energy Society (ASES). American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). Design For Six Sigma (DFSS)-Green Belt Certified, 2004, 2006. Question Behind the Question (QBQ).
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