College / Department

Teaching areas

• Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I• Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II • Introduction to Chemical Engineering I• Introduction to Chemical Engineering II • Heat Transfer • Process Control • Separation Processes • Biochemical Engineering • Water and Wastewater Technology • Chemical Process Safety • Mass Transfer • Experimental Design Strategies• Advanced Thermodynamics for graduate students • Advanced Process Control for graduate students

Research areas

- Water Disinfection - Microbial fuel cell - Adsorption of heavy metals, phenols and dyes using biologicalmaterials activated by different methods.- Effect of salt on vapor-liquid equilibria - Effect of salt on liquid-liquid equilibria - Sorptive storage of natural gas- Electroosmotic Dewatering - Separation of azeotropic systems using adsorptive distillation


1984-1988 B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.
1993-1997 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering(Bioenvironmental Engineering). University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario Thesis: Removal of heavy metals from wastewater using Biological Materials
1991-1993 M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering / Biotechnology University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario. Thesis: Production of Phytase and Reduction of Phytic Acid Content in Canola Meam by Solid State Fermentation using Asperillus carbonarius

Professional experience

2007 - 2002: Assistant and then Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at JUST
2003 - 2007: Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Qatar University
Sep 2007 - Aug 2010: Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at JUST
Sep 2010 - Sep 2014: Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of Academic Development and Quality Assurance Center at JUST
Sept. 2014 - Present Visiting Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at American University of Sharjah (AUS)


Jordanina Engineers Association, Chemical Engineering, Member - Member of Editorial Board in Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment (JFAE) - Member of Editorial Board in Chemical Product and Process Modeling
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