Jamal Al-Qawasmi, Ph.D.

Dep. of Architecture, King Fahd University for Petroleum & Minerals







Seminars & Conferences






Conference Co-chair,

Responsibilities and Opportunities in Architectural Conservation: Theory, Education, and Practice, Petra University, Amman, Jordan, 3-6 November, 2008

Conference Co-chair,

Digital Media and its Applications in Cultural Heritage, Petra University, Amman, Jordan, 3-6 November, 2008

Conference Co-chair,

Instant Cities: Emergent Trends in Architecture and Urbanism in the Arab World, American University of Sharjah, UAE, 1-3 April, 2008.

Conference Co-chair,

Regional Architecture and identity in the Age of globalization, National School of Architecture and Urbanism, Tunis, Tunisia, 13-15 November, 2007.

Conference Co-chair,

Changing Trends in Architectural Design Education: Sharing Experiences and Building Partnerships across the Mediterranean Rim. 14-16 November, 2006.

Conference Scientific Committee Chair,

Computing in Architectural Design- Rethinking the Discourse: the Second International Conference of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design (ASCAAD 2006). 25-27 April 2006, American University of Sharjah, UAE.

Conference Co-chair,

ASCAAD’s First International Conference of the Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design. 7-9 December 2004, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

Organizing Committee Member, 

Conservation and Regeneration of traditional urban centers in the Islamic world: learning from regional Experiences and Building Partnerships. 19-25 January 2003, Amman, Jordan.

Workshop Organizer,

Computing and Information Technology Applications in Heritage Conservation. 22 January 2002, Irbid, Jordan

Organizing Chair,

The First International Symposium on Computer and Information Technology Applications in Architectural Education and Practice.  16-17 May 2001, Irbid, Jordan.



Department of Architecture, King Abdel Aziz University , Saudi Arabia (April 2005). Presentation title: Virtual Design Studio: Rethinking or integration.

Department of Architecture, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia (March 2004).  Presentation title: Virtual Realty in Architectural Design Education.

College of Architecture, Petra University, Jordan (April 2003).  Presentation title: Research in a shifting Profession: New Directions in Architectural Education.

Department of Architecture, University of Baghdad, Iraq (October 2002).  Presentation title: Architecture Education: Reinventing the Discourse. 

Islamic Architecture Institute, Al Albiet University, Jordan (April 2002).  Presentation title: New Trends in Architectural Design Practice and Education. 

Department of Architecture, Damascus University, Syria (November, 2001). Presentation title: Virtual Teaching: A Paradigm Shift in Architectural Education.