College / Department

Teaching areas

General Physics courses for engineering and non-engineering majors, and environmental science courses such as Physical Geography and Environmental Modeling

Research areas

Terrestrial and Outer Planetary Atmospheres and ionospheres,Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics, Climatology and Large-Scale Dynamics (Modeling),Air Quality and Environmental problems


PhD, York University, Canada, 1991
M.S, Lakehead University, Canada, 1982

Professional experience

American University of Sharjah, UAE, 2004 – present
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 2001-2004
Southwest Research Institute, TX, USA,1998-2001
Computational Physics, Inc., VA, USA,1992-1998
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA,1990-1992


American Geophysical Union (AGU, European Geophysical Union (EGU), American Astrophysical Society/Division of Planetary Science (AAS/DPS), Asian Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)
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