Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

General, Quantitative, Instrumental, Forensic and Environmental chemistry.

Research areas

Research directed into providing cleaner and safer environment through air and liquid filtration with the main focus on public health: (1) Chemical characterization and health assessment of Arabian incense & Alternative Tobacco Products such as shisha (waterpipe), e-cigarettes, and Medwakh (dokha).(2) Development and modifications of activated carbon adsorbents from natural, synthetic and waste materials. (3) Air monitoring for GCC airports: Sand sampling, characterization and treatment. (4) Conversion of waste material into biooil. (5) Promoting undergraduate science education and research.

Education

PhD, Analytical Chemistry, City College of the City University of New York, United States
Other, Analytical Chemistry, City College of the City University of New York, United States
BS, Analytical Chemistry, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon

Professional experience

Chair- Elect at American Chemical Society, United Arab Emirates(2019 - Present)
Associate Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2015 - Present)
Assisatnt Professor at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates(2009 - 2015)
Principal Scientist at Donaldson Company Inc., United States(2011 - 2011)
Senior Scientist at Donaldson Company Inc., United States(2007 - 2009)
Lead Engineer at Donaldson Company Inc., United States(2006 - 2007)
Teaching Adjunct at City College of New York, United States(2002 - 2006)

Memberships

American Chemical Society, USA, 2006 - present
Hong Kong Chemical, Biological& Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES), 2018 - 2019
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), 2012 - 2018
IASH, USA, 2007 - 2011
Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering (IPRIME), 2011 - 2011
American Filtration and Separations Society, 2008 - 2010
Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering (IPRIME), 2008 - 2009
American Carbon Society, USA, 2007 - 2008
American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR) , USA, 2006 - 2007
American Chemical Society, USA, 2002 - 2006
American Carbon Society, USA, 2004 - 2005
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