College / Department

Teaching areas

Principles of Chemical Engineering, Heat Transfer, Air Pollution Control, Waste Management and Control, Process Design, Safety and Economics, Environmental Engineering (Graduate)

Research areas

Biofiltration, Modeling of Chemical and Biological Reactors, Air Pollution Control, Hazardous Waste Management, Waste to Energy Technologies


B.S. Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), 1985.
M.S. Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM), 1989.
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), USA, 1994.

Professional experience

Visiting Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada, January 2014-August 2014, (Sabbatical)
Professor (2016-to present), Associate Professor (2008-to 2016), Assistant Professor (2006-2008), American University of Sharjah (AUS), Sharjah, UAE.
Director of Research (2000-2006), BIOREM Technologies Inc., Guelph, ON, CANADA.
Post Graduate Researcher (1998-1999), Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA.
Assistant Professor (1994-1998), Department of Chemical Engineering, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.


Member of Professional Engineers Association(PEO), ON, Canada.

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