College / Department

Teaching areas

Since joining AUS, I have taught the following physics courses: Preparatory Physics - PHY001;Conceptual Physics - PHY100; General Physics I- PHY101;General Physics II - PHY102;Physics for architects - PHY 104; Environmental physics - PHY 105; General Physics I- PHY101 Laboratory; General Physics II- PHY102 Laboratory; Modern Physics - PHY 201; PHY 394 Fundamentals of Nanophysics.

Research areas

My research is at the interface between theoretical condensed matter physics and quantum field and gauge theories. The language of these two disciplines helps me"To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour." I use powerful tools from relativistic quantum field theory to solve some strongly correlated condensed matter problems such as the fractional quantum Hall effect and Josephson junction arrays.


Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, University of Montreal, Canada, 1994.
M.Sc. in Physics, Polytechnic School of Montreal, Canada, 1990.
B.Sc. Physics, 1988. University Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco.

Professional experience

Visiting professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver & Department of Physics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada, September 2012 - February 2013
Associate Professor, Physics department, College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, 2007 - to date.
Assistant Professor, physics department, College of Arts and Sciences, American University of Sharjah, 2000 –2006.
Postdoctoral fellow, department of physics and astronomy, University of British Columbia, Canada,1995-1998.
Research Associate,department of physics, University of Concordia, Montreal, Canada, 1995.


The American Physical Society (APS).

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