College / Department

Teaching areas

Process Dynamics and Control, Computer Numerical Methods, Process Modeling and Simulation, Process Design, Safety, and Economics, Petroleum Refining, Fluid Flow, Statistical Design of Experiments, Advanced Process Analysis and Control.

Research areas

Advanced control, modeling, simulation, and optimization of petrochemical and environmental chemical processes, water desalination and wastewater treatment plants, drug delivery systems, and heat integration processes. Ionic liquids and its applications.


B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait, 1986
M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait, 1990
PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 1996

Professional experience

Kuwait University, Kuwait, 1986-1990
American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2004-Present
Aspen Technology Inc., TX, USA, 1998-1999
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA, 2003
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 1996-2004


American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Jordan Engineers Association
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