Professional Activities

         Professional Experience

             Visiting Professor of Chemical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 9/2007 present.

             Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan,  1990 Present

              Head, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Jordan,  Amman- Jordan, 2002-2005.

             Sabbatical Leave, Chemical Engineering Department, Amman College of Engineering & Technology,     Al-Balqa' Applied University Amman-Jordan, 2000-2001.

             Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, University of Jordan,     Amman-Jordan, 1999-2000.

             Assistant Dean for Student Affairs & Training, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan Department, 1993-1997.

             Research & Teaching Assistant, Chemical Engineering Department, Amman-Jordan, 1981-1982.

             Production Engineer, Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company, Zarka-Jordan, 1979-1981. 

        Awards Received

             Kaiserslautern University Research Fellowship Awards, summer of 2007, 2006, 2004, 2003,  2002 and 2001. Visiting Professor at the Institute of Thermal Process Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Technical University of Kaiserslautern, GERMANY.

             Jordan University Award for Distinguished Paper for the academic year 2003/2004. The research    work is published in Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 77, 163-173.

             German DAAD Research Fellowship Award, summer of 1997.    Visiting Professor at the Institute         of Thermal Process Engineering,             Faculty of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Technical        University of Kaiserslautern, GERMANY.

             USAID Fellowship Award, summer of 1994. Special Summer Program in Modeling, Simulation and Optimization of Chemical Processes, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. 

        Professional review activities

         Potential reviewer to the following Journals:

             Chemical Engineering Science Journal

             Chemical Engineering Communications Journal

             Biotechnology Progress Journal

             Dirasat  Scientific Journal (University of Jordan)

             Mu'ta Scientific Journal (University of Mu'ta)

             Almanar Journal (Al al-Bayt University)

       Professional membership

      Jordan Engineering Association