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Dr. Basma Abdelgafar
International Affairs Assistant Professor Lina Kassem - Thayyiba Ibrahim
Basma Abdelgafar obtained her Ph.D. in Public Policy from Carleton University in 2003. Her prior studies include a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Public Administration from the American University in Cairo. She has been awarded several prestigious scholarships including the Nippon Foundation Scholarship, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Award (Canada), and the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation Fellowship. Basma was a founding member of the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies Public Policy in Islam Masters Program, Qatar Foundation. Past positions have also included Special Advisor to the President of the Canadian International Development Agency; Policy Analyst in the Canadian Federal Government; and Research Associate at Carleton University and the University of Toronto’s Joint Centre for Bioethics. Past research has focused on intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, and innovation systems in developing countries; the role of the state; and policy analysis. She is currently interested in the nature and role of Islamic studies in the policy sciences and particularly in advancing the maqasid as an analytical tool for policy making and analysis. She is interested in wide variety of policy fields including food security, health and human rights. She is author of The Illusive Tradeoff: Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation Systems, and Egypt’s Pharmaceutical Industry.
Taghreed Abunada
Health Sci/Biomedical Teaching Assistant Dr. Hassan Aziz
Ms. Taghreed Abunada graduated from Bioemdical Science program of Qatar University in 2003. Until recently, she was working as senior lab technologist for the National Center for Cancer Care and Research. she has nine years of dedicated experience in medical technology, hematology, chemistry, point of care testing and proffesional training. She is certified as International Medical Technologist (ASCPi) from the American Society of Clinical Pathology. She is also Certified as Point of Care specialist from the American Association of Clinical Chemistry.
Dr. Mohammed H. Abu-Dieyeh
Biological Environmental Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Al-ghouti
I received my B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Biological Sciences from the University of Jordan, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. In 2006, I granted the PhD degree in Plant Ecology from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Between 1989 and 2002 I was employed in different teaching positions at several universities (Mu’tah University; Intermediate University College; Applied Science University and Faculty of Technology, Qatar University), where I taught a wide spectrum of biological courses. In Sep. 2006, I joined the Department of Biology and Biotechnology at The Hashemite University as assistant professor, and I got the promotion to associate professor in November 2012. I chaired the department for three years (2008-2011). I taught several courses including: General biology, Plant biology, Ecology, Phycology, Selected topics (Sustainable Environment) and Seminar at the B.Sc. level, and two other courses at M.Sc. level: Ecosystem management and Integrated Pest Management. I also supervised seven M.Sc. graduates in different fields of applied ecology and plant sciences.
My current research interest is mainly on applied plant ecology; focusing on plant fungal interactions, weed biology and biocontrol, plant allelopathy, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria, biofuel from algae and aerobiology.
Dr. Abdel-Salam G. Abdel-Salam
Math/Stat/Physics Assistant Professor Mohanad Khasawneh
Abdel-Salam Gomaa Abdel-Salam holds BS and MS (2004) degrees in Statistics from Cairo University and MS (2006) and PhD (2009) degrees in Statistics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech, USA). Prior to joining Qatar University, Dr. Abdel-Salam taught at Faculty of Economics and Political Science (Cairo University), Virginia Tech, and Oklahoma State University. Also, he worked at JPMorgan Chase & Co. as Assistant Vice President in Mortgage Banking and Business Banking Risk Management Sectors. He has published several research papers and delivered numerous talks and workshops.
Dr. Abdel-Salam has awarded couples of the highest prestige awards such as Teaching Excellence from Virginia Tech, Academic Excellence Award, Freud International Award, and Mary G. Natrella Scholarship from American Statistical Association (ASA) and American Society for Quality (ASQ), for outstanding graduate study of the theory and application of Quality Control, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement, and Total Quality Management. He is a member of the ASQ and ASA. His research interests include all aspects of industrial statistics and Economic Capital Models, including statistical process control, multivariate analysis, Regression Analysis, Exploratory and Robust Data Analysis, mixed models, Nonparametric and Semiparametric and profile monitoring.
Oyeloloa Abdulwasiu Adegboye
Math/Stat/Physics Lecturer Mohamed Alodat
Mr. Oyelola Adegboye before joining the department of mathematics, statistics and physics of Qatar University taught at the American University of Afghanistan. He also previously taught at the American University of Nigeria and College of Education, Ilorin, Nigeria.
Mr. Adegboye received his master’s degree in Biostatistics from Hasselt University, Belgium, another master’s degree in Statistics at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. He also earned the status of graduate statistician (GradStat) from the Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom.
His research interests are in spatial and environmental statistics, correlated and multi-level modeling, incomplete and clustered data with applications in biomedical sciences and public health. Mr. Adegboye is a doctoral candidate at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa, working on “Statistical Modeling of Incomplete and Clustered Data with Applications in Population Health Studies in Developing Countries ”. The study investigates the choices of a valid, yet flexible correlation (covariance) structures for modeling spatial, temporal or spatio-temporal data and proposed a robust and efficient method for modeling correlated data.
Dr. Mohamed Youssry Abdelnaby
Material Science and Technology Lecturer [Information not available]
Mohamed Youssry Abdelnaby was born in 20 November 1978 in Egypt. He was graduated from the Department of Chemistry, Alexandria University (Egypt) in 2002. In December 2008, he obtained the PhD degree in Physical Chemistry from University of Calabria (Italy). Throughout 2010-2012, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the University of Bordeaux and Nantes University (France). He joined the Department of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, Qatar University as a visiting member in 2013. His main research interest is in the domain of colloid and polymer science: chracterization and impact in energy, pharmaceutical and environmental applications.
Dr. Adel Fathy Riad Ahmad
Arabic Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammad Mostafa
Nationality: Egyptian
Specialization: Arabic Language: syntax, Morphology and Prosody
  1. Ph.D in Syntax, Faculty of Dar Alouloom, Cairo University 2005, primer gradation of honor.
  2. M.A, in Syntax, Faculty of Dar Alouloom, Cairo University (2000), Excellent Record.
  3. Licence in Holy Quran Recitation (Hafs from Asem)
University teaching experience:
12 years experience in teaching Arabic language and Communication skills UAE University.
  1. Efforts of the Grammarian Badr Aldin Zarkashi.
  2. Ibn Malek's objections to Alzamakhshari.
  3. Grammatical fine research series.
Published Researches
  1. Considering Speaker intention in Grammatical Interpreting.
  2. The Affectation Term in Grammatical Studies.
  3. Sebojh Influence in Fiqh Studies.
  4. Grammatical disagrement Issues at Zarkashi.
  5. indefinite Purposes and general indefinite.
  6. Diglossia between Standard and colloquial Speech.
  7. Objective Questions strategy.
  8. Arguing with Hadith in Grammatical studies.
Books Achieved
Rooting Bana in explaining Banna" for Zrkachi.
Islamic sciences
  1. Workmanship Mufti, Ibn Hajar as a model.
  2. Alhadeeya in Sermons of Imam Ibn Taymiyyah.
  3. Alsoarm wa Alhirab on Prophet and Sahaba darning.
  1. The 6th International Conference of the Department of Grammar, Cairo University, 2010.
  2. The 9th International Conference of the UAE University, 2008.
  3. Conference of (language, philosophy and teaching Hadith) University of Kerala, India 2012.
  4. Overseeing ctivities of conference, " Arabic language and the challenges" at UAE University,2002.
  1. learning strategies, first quarter 2005.
  2. Means of attracting the attention of the students in the lecture, second quarter 2005.
  3. Cooperative learning and its impact on the learning process, the first quarter 2006.
  4. "the use of modern technology in the educational process," the second quarter 2006.
  5. "development plan approach the Arabic language" first quarter 2007. And dealing with the Smart Board SMART BOARD September 2010.
  6. employ computer tablet (iPad) in education 2012
Computer skills:
  1. I have ICDL
  2. I designed CGE test program (computer generated exam)
Zlatan Aganovic
Sport Science Program Teaching Assistant
Born on 29 April 1979 in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
My love for sports resulted in my choice to join and study at the college of Physical education and sport at the Faculty of Tuzla.
At that time I was playing basketball, and also trained athletics – high jump.
During my college studied I was paying attention to training athletics and I managed to become senior champion of Bosnia and Herzegovina in high jump. At that time I was member of senior National team of BiH.
On college I was also being demonstrator for several sports disciplines . After college graduation, I focus my attention to diving, I have been one of the founders and president of the Scuba Diving club „ Scuba“ Tuzla. I am also licensed instructor of SSI( Scuba School International) and SDI ( Scuba Diving International).
Also I was performing individual trainings with basketball players, tennis players and athletics. I was working in several basketball and swimming clubs as a coach.
My theme for master thesis on the Faculty of sport in Sarajevo was " Effects of programmed Diving instruction on Person with Disabilities", which I successfully defended in 2012.
Dr. Mohammed Mossa AlAbsi
Arabic Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad Alobaidi
Nationality : Jordanian
  • Qualifications: Ph.D. in Pre-Islamic Literature with honors from the University of Jordan, 1998. Master's Degree in Pre-Islamic Literature with honors from the University of Jordan, 1994. BA in Arabic Language and Literature from the University of Jordan, 1987.
  • Experience: Serve currently as a faculty member in the Department of Arabic Language,
    Served as head of the Department of Arabic and am a former deputy dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.
    Have offered numerous general and specialized classes for both undergraduate and graduate students.
    Have served as linguistic editor for a number of cultural and academic journals.
    Have served on most committees of the Department of Arabic and the Faculty of Arts.
    Have overseen numerous BA and MA graduation projects and attended their defenses.
    Have presented papers at numerous conferences and seminars, and taken part in various types of academic research.
  • Scientific research: the preparation of a number of scientific research, such as: The Discourse of Introductions and the ‘Reading Charter’, With Examples Drawn from Introductions to the Commentaries of Hasan Kamil al-Sayrafi.
    The Structure of Response in the Commentaries of Hasan Kamil al- Sayrafi on Pre-Islamic Poetry.
    Formation of the Self in the Lamiyah of Aws Ibn Hajar: A Semiotic Reading,
    Discurse & counter – discourse AL-Maneeh's letter to Abu Al-Ala' AL-Ma'ari : A study in text & Paratext.
  • Interaction with the local community: have participated in a series of seminars relating to the local community.
Dr. Mohammed Refaat Al Emam
Humanities/History Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammed Moin Sadeq
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Dr. Lara Ahmad Abdulla Al-Hadid
Social Sciences Lecturer
Dr. Lara A. Al-Hadid received her PhD in the year 2010, in Sociology from the University of Jordan.
Her PhD in Socio-Economic Development, the dissertation entitled "The Impact of Small Loans on the Socio-Economic Conditions of Beneficiaries in Amman governorate" was given with Privilege degree. Her MA was in medical Sociology, theses was entitled "Women Attitudes toward Motherhood Services in Capital Amman", 1999.
She holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Jordan.
  • Dr. Al-Hadid Joined the University of Jordan in the year 2011, as part time lecturer.
  • Acted as Director of Indirect Finance, Development and Employment Fund (DEF) since the year 2009.
  • Head of the Social Performance Management team (SPM) at DEF (2009-2011).
  • Advisor for Gender Based Violence Project (GBV), International Rescue Committee (IRC) Jordan- office, and (GUVS), 2012.
  • 2006-Present, National High Committee Member for Citi-Bank Micro-entrepreneurship Award (CMA) in Jordan.
Her research interests in Gender Issues, Socio-Economical Development and all types of Social Change in general.
Dr. Al-Hadid participated in many conferences and symposiums, and has a number of publications in specialized journals in her field.
Dr. Ahmad Al-Issa
Rhetoric and Linguistic Professor Dr. Rizwan Ahmad
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Dr. Khalid Jamal AlJaber
Gulf Studies Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Yousri Sobhy Al-Sawy Al-Kharashy
Arabic Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Anam Mohammad Al Kabasi
Humanities/History Assistant Professor Dr. Sinan Marufoglu
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Dr. Hassan Ali Al-Mekhlef
Arabic Language Lecturer
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Dr. Khalid Almezaini
Gulf Studies Assistant Professor Dr. Abdalla Baabood
I have received my PhD in 2009 from the University of Exeter in politics, and my BA from the UAE University. My doctoral thesis focused on the role of foreign aid in UAE foreign policy. Prior to joining Qatar University, I was a research fellow at London School of Economics. I have taught International Relations and Middle East politics at three different universities in the UK; Cambridge, Edinburgh and Exeter. In addition to this, my teaching interests include Political Economy of the Gulf, International Relations of the Gulf and Comparative Politics.
My research focus on International Relations (I.R.) of the Middle East and the Gulf in particular, foreign aid and foreign policies of the Arab states. Specifically, I am interested in examining states behaviour in relations to foreign aid, and role of culture and morals in international relations.
Dr. Shatha Almutawa
Humanities/History Assistant Professor Dr. Sherine El-Menshawy
Shatha Almutawa is assistant professor of Islamic History. She holds a PhD from the University of Chicago. Her research interests are in the area of intellectual history. She works on the reception of Greek, Christian, Jewish and Indian thought in the philosophy and literature of the Arabs, and vice versa, especially in the medieval period.
Dr. Khalid Al Qadi
Math/Stat/Physics Lecturer Dr. Abouzaid Shalaby
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Miaad Hamad Al-Qurashi
Math/Stat/Physics Teaching Assistant
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Dr. Farid M. S. Al-Salim
Humanities/History Visiting Assistan Professor Dr. Mohammed Moin Sadeq
I earned my B.A, majoring in history and Middle Easter studies and minor in World and Historical Geography from Bir Zeit University in West Bank, Palestine in 1991. In 1995, I came to the United States to obtain my higher education in History. In 1998, I earned my M.A degree in Middle East and World History from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN.I was accepted at the PhD History program and the Middle East Studies program at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 2000. I had major area of study in modern Middle East, Islamic Studies, World History and International Relations and minor in United State history, Modern British History and Imperialism and I earned my PhD in History in 2008. In 2008, I joined the History Department at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and I am also member of the Security Studies faculty.
My research interest centered on social and economic history of the modern and contemporary Middle East with main focus on Arab Middle East and globalization and security studies. Currently I am working with I.B. Tauris on my first book titled “Palestine and the Decline of the Ottoman Empire: Modernisation and the Birth of the Palestinian Stat” and I hope it will be publish in 2013.I published many articles in Peer Reviewed academic journals and chapter in a book.
Dr. Diab Al Badayneh
Social Science Professor Dr. Kaltham Al-Ghanim
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Dr. Ahmed Galal Bassiouny
Humanities/History Assisitant Professor Dr. Yousuf Al-Abdulla
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Dr. Abdulilah A. Dawoud Bani-Yaseen
Chemistry/Earth Science Associate Professor Dr. Yasser Hussein Abdulra Hussein
Dr. Abdulilah Dawoud Bani-Yaseen, Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, received his B.S. in Chemistry in 1998 from Al-Yarmouk University, Jordan, M.S. in Applied Chemistry in 2001 from Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, and Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry (major)/ Biochemistry (minor), in 2006 from Iowa State University of Science and Technology, USA. Following postdoctoral work at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, USA, working on developing microfluidic platforms interfaced with mass spectrometry for proteomics analysis, he joined the chemistry faculty at Taibah University, Saudi Arabia, in 2007 as assistant professor of Physical Chemistry and Biochemistry; Dr. Bani-Yaseen was promoted to associate professor in 2011. Dr. Bani-Yaseen’s research is focused, but not limited to, on two landscapes, namely photochemistry and fluorescence spectroscopy of materials of biomedical interests including pharmaceuticals, and nano- and microfabrication of miniaturized microfluidic systems and electrochemical sensors for biomedical and biochemical applications, which were interestingly concluded into several publications in various international peer-reviewed reputable journals.
Wahiba Berkane
Math/Physics/Statistics/Math Program Lecturer Dr. Mohamed Alodat
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Dr. Nassima Bousselah
Arabic Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammed Moin Sadeq
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Dr. Mohsen Bouazizi
Social Science Associate Professor Dr. Ali Alshawi
Dr Mohsen Bouazizi is Associate Professor of Sociology at Faculty of Humanities, University of Tunis - Almanar. He is also the Secretary General of the Arab Association of Sociology, and the ex- president of the Tunisian Association of Sociology. Dr Bouazizi has a training in sociology and semio-sociology. He has authored many books and researches in Urban sociology, Culture & Communication. His publication include: Sociology of indifference; The street as text; The Rhetoric of vulgar; the Language and Revolution; Language & Hegemony. Dr Bouazizi has also taken part in many Radio & TV programs discussing current issues. He wrote book introductions and Editorial in the Journal “Idhafat” published by the Arab Association of Sociology. Member, consultant, and reviewer of various journals. Founded the Journal of “Muqaddima” specialized in innovative texts in Sociology.
Dr. Hanan Shawky Esmail
Social Science - Social Work Program Associate Professor
Name: Hanan Shawky El Sayed Esmail
Position: Associated Professor Of Social Work Department "Faculty of Arts & Sciences" Qatar University
Scientific Qualifications:-
  1. Bachelor of Social Work 1984 Faculty of Social Work "Helwan University"
  2. Master Degree of Social Work " Group Specialist " Helwan University"
  3. PhD of Social Work "Group Specialist "Helwan University"
The Most Important Courses I taught:-
  1. Social Group Work (Fundamentals and Entrances)
  2. Communication in Social Work
  3. Field Research Workshops
  4. Entrances To Social Group Work
  5. Theories, Models and Entrances to social Group Work
  6. Applications and Examples in Social Group Work
  7. Readings in Social Work
  8. Reshaping practices in Human Rights
  9. Cases in Human Rights
  10. Research Project in Youth Care
Scientific Activity:-
Participation in Authoring the following publications:-
  1. Skills and Applications in Social Group work 2006
  2. Introduction to the Method of Social Group Work 2007
  3. Introduction to Communication and its Means in Social Work Profession 2007
  4. Readings in Social Work 2007
  5. Scientific Analysis of Social Group Work Method 2008
  6. Introduction to Social Group Work 2010
Dr. Abdulla Eid
Mathematics, Statistics & Physics Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Hala Fattah
Humanities/History Assistant Professor Dr. Maher Abu-Munshar
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Dr. AbdelQader Faydouh
Arabic Associate Professor Dr. Habib Bouhrorh
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Dr. Nagwa Mohamed El Gazzar
Mass Communication Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Syed Hasan
Biological/Environmental Professor Dr. Nabil Zouari
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Dr. Idriss Hamrouche
Arabic Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Siham Hersi
Chemistry and Earth Sciences Teaching Assistant [Information not available]
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Dr. Asma M.Abdel Halim
International Affairs Associate Professor Dr. Jackie Armijo
Dr. Lina Kassem
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Dr. Abdelouahed Hamdi
Math/Physics/Statistics/Math Program Associate Professor Dr. Mohamad Salman
Abdelouahed Hamdi is an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Qatar University
He received his PhD from Blaise Pascal University-Clermont-Ferrand-France 1997 in Applied Mathematics.
He has held a postdoctoral research positions of applied mathematician at the Facultés Notre Dame of Namur in Belgium, at Trier University in Germany, and academic appointments at King Saud University, Riyadh- Saudi Arabia, Kuwait University- Kuwait, Prince Sultan University in Riyadh.
He has also held short visiting appointments at INRIA–Grenoble, France.
Hamdi research interests are in the area of continuous optimization and variational inequalities including theory, algorithmic analysis and its applications. He has published numerous papers and has three books in preparation, and has given invited lectures at many international conferences. He currently serves as a guest editor of Abstract and Applied Analysis and as Reviewer in several International journals as Journal of Global Optimization, Applied Mathematics Letters, Applied Mathematics and Computations.
Dr. Mubarak Hanoon
Arabic Professor Dr. Habib Bouherour
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Dr. Youssef Hasan
Social Science Assistant Professor Head of Social Science
Dr. Youssef Hasan received a doctoral degree in Experimental Social Psychology from Grenoble University (France). Before he joined the Qatar University, he worked at Grenoble University as an Assistant Research Engineer and he also taught courses in Research Methods in Psychology, Media Psychology and Social Psychology. Dr. Hasan is primarily interested in the causes, consequences of human aggression and violence. His research has been featured on television (TF2, Télé Grenoble), on radio (WOSU), in magazines (Forbes magazine), in newspapers (Le Dauphiné Libéré, Fox News). He has presented his experimental results at prestigious international conferences (i.e., Society for Personality and Social Psychology at San Diego, California, USA in 2011, and International Society for Research on Aggression at Luxembourg City, Luxembourg in 2012). Dr. Hasan has published in the fields of media effects with a special emphasis on violent video games. He has two publications in Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, a top tier ISI journal (5-year impact factor = 2.944). He also has a publication in Aggressive Behavior (impact factor=2.63), which is the official journal of the International Society for Research on Aggression. In addition, he has other manuscripts that have been submitted to high impact international journals.
John Herlihy
English Literature and Linguistics Lecturer [Information not available]
John Herlihy was born and grew up in Boston Massachusetts and currently has Miami, Florida as his home base when in the US. He has received BA degree from Boston University and an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University in New York City. He has worked for over thirty years as an academic in a number of countries in the Middle and Far East, including Malaysia, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Over the years, he has specialized in teaching academic, professional, technical writing and research within the university environment, preparing students to be successful as they pursue their studies at university. He has also worked for over ten years in educational management as the Director of three Foundation Programs in the United Arab Emirates, at the Petroleum Institute, at Khalifa University, and at the University of Sharjah. He is affiliated with the Commission for English Language Accreditation (cea) and serves as an international site reviewer for the Commission. He has also published a number of works on Islam and spirituality, including Borderlands of the Spirit and Wisdom’s Journey. He has also written a book of travel essays entitled Journeys With Soul. All these published works are available with the online booksellers.
Dr. Abdallah Zain Hidri
Mass Communication Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Abeer Heider
ANNS Lecturer Dr. Abdalla Abdulrahman
I am an Arabic teacher of more than 13 years’ experience. I have MA in teaching Arabic as a second language from the American University in Cairo. I am currently employed as a full-time instructor in the Arabic Language Institute of the American University in Cairo. For the past seven years, I have helped to develop the department's world-class instruction in modern standard and colloquial Egyptian Arabic, introducing innovative "real-world" teaching experiences, to the acclaim of students and colleagues. In addition to classroom and field instruction of undergraduates of diverse backgrounds, ages and levels of Arabic proficiency, my responsibilities at AUC include Arabic teacher training in AUC's Continuing Education department as well as new faculty Arabic induction.
My extensive experience in Arabic instruction has opened a number of opportunities for me, including teaching in the summer Arabic programs at University of Wisconsin (Madison) and Middlebury University (Virginia), as well as teacher training at language institutes in Jordan and Al Azhar University in Cairo. An opportunity to teach at your distinguished institution would be a welcome step forward in my career.
Dr. Adnan Hayajneh
International Affairs Professor Dr. Youcef Bouandel
Dr. Adnan M. Hayajneh is a visiting professor of Political Science in the department of International Affairs at Qatar University. He received his doctorate in Political Science from the University of Arizona in May 1995. Dr. Hayajneh is the author of over 40 publications with most recent ones focusing on the Arab Spring and US –Middle East relations.
He is a Professor of Political Science at the Hashemite University, Jordan, prior to which he was associated with several institutions, including the United Nations University, Jordan Institute of Diplomacy, The University of Jordan, Al-Bayt University and The University of Arizona.
Dr. Hayajenh's main research interests are in areas of international relations, political and economic development, strategic and security studies, conflict resolution and American foreign policy, with special focus on the Middle East and GCC region. His ongoing research is about the new regional system after the Arab Spring.
Dr. Hayajneh held several leading positions at the Hashemite University namely the Dean of Faculty of Arts and the Dean of Students Affairs.
Dr. Hayajneh is a frequent contributor to Aljazeera International, Aljazeera and many other international media outlets.
Dr. Radhouan Ben-Hamadou
Biological/Environmental Assistant Professor Dr. Yousria
Radhouan Ben-Hamadou, Oceanographer and Ecohydrologist, graduated as fisheries and aquaculture engineer from Tunisian National Institute of Agronomy in 1998. He obtained a Master in Biological Oceanography and Marine Environment in 1999 and was awarded with highest honours a PhD in Environmental Sciences in 2003 both from Pierre & Marie Curie University (Sorbonne Universities, France). He joined the Institute of Marine Sciences and Technologies (Tunisia) where he contributed to the establishment of the Seas National Observatory and was representative to the UNESCO-IOC ODINAFRICA project. In 2004 he was contracted by UNESCO-BRESCE (Italy) to develop DSSs for the ecohydrological management of estuaries. In 2005 he joined the associate laboratory Centre of Marine Sciences – CCMAR (Portugal) as a postdoctoral fellow and recruited in 2006 as senior researcher specialist on coastal ecohydrology and numerical Ecology. He was from 2008 to 2010 invited Professor at the University of Algarve providing marine ecology and modelling related courses. He acted as Deputy Director of the UNESCO-International Centre for Coastal Ecohydrology from 2009 to 2013. He has been heavily engaged recently in Water and Bio-Energy related technology and knowledge transfer to the MENA region leading and co-leading several RTD projects in the region about Algae Biotechnology. He authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications in international journals and books.
Dr. Abdullatif S. Husseini
Health Science/Public Health Program Associate Professor Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim
Abdullatif Husseini: PhD, MPH, MS, is an Associate Professor of Public Health. Abdullatif taught classical epidemiology, advanced epidemiology, research methods, and introduction to public health among other courses. Abdullatif’s research interests include epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors. He also conducts training courses for health professionals, and advocates for the application of research into teaching, policy and practice.
Abdellaziz El Jaouhari
Internatioanl Affairs Assistant Professor Dr. Mazhar AlZoby
Dr. Farhan Chak
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Dr. Adel Jendli
Mass Communication Associate Professor Dr. Noureddine Miladi
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Dr. Loui Khalil
Arabic Associate Professor Dr. Mohamed Alobaidi
My research (time swing) Chosen among the top 43 worldwide research for the six languages recognized by the United Nations and within the top 6 Arab researches, in an international competition held by Germany on behalf of the poet Goethe in 1997.
I was awarded Khalifa Award for Innovation in Education at the level of the Arab world in 2012.
I was awarded Suad Al-Sabah Prize for Criticism Studies in 1994.
My book "Alnathr Alhakaay Agaebya" was short-listed for the Sheikh Zayed International Prize for the book in 2008.
I was chosen by the Canadian Council for Education and Culture as an Adviser for Arabic External Relations and Culture in 2013.
I have more than 10 years experience teaching in universities (Syria, Saudi Arabia and Qatar).
I taught in the Post-graduate Universities Programs for more than 4 years.
I supervised a number of Masters and discussed a number of Masters and PhD and judgment.
I published 10 scientific and literary books, in addition to radio scenarios.
I have published 8 researches in a peer reviewed journals and more than 10 researches in various scientific journals.
I participated in 7 international scientific conferences, private research papers.
I taught Arabic for non-native speakers in the French Institute for Eastern Studies in Damascus, Syria.
I underwent a number of workshops in teaching methods in the University Of Toronto, Canada and in Damascus University, Syria.
I authored and evaluated the educational curricula, High School level, in Syria.
I worked as coordinator of the intellectual content for Space-Toon, a TV channel specializing in children's programs.
Dr. Koko Kayibi
Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Lecturer [Information not available]
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Dr. Hicham Hussain Khodr
Chemistry & Earth Science Teaching Assistant
Hicham Khodr is a Senior Scientist Researcher, a visiting staff member at the Qatar University, Chemistry Department, collaborating research work with Dr John Hassards Qatar Analytica. HK is a graduate of University of East Anglia 1993, where he received his PhD in NMR spectroscopy for investigating large molecules (proteins) interacting with small molecules. Following, HK worked for King’s College London, Pharmacy, from 1993 – 2003 as a postdoctoral research fellow. Here, he gained great academic and industrial experience in the field of inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry and in particularly spectroscopy techniques (including developing an Auto Titration System for characterization and identification of compounds of medical, agriculture and industrial significance and co-supervised PhD and MSc. Pharmacy graduate students. Notable collaborations have been with the University of West Sydney Australia and the Imperial College Department of Chemistry and Material Sciences, London, UK. His medical research interests include the design, synthesis and characterisation of novel metal chelators. These chelators are mainly aimed for the treatment of chronic disease e.g. beta thalassemea. HK has co-authored over 27 research papers.
Zahoor Ahmed Khan
Math/Stat/Physics Teaching Assistant Dr. Abouzaid Shalaby
Zahoor Ahmed completed his MS in Physics on National Fellowship Programme from top rank University of Pakistan, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad in 2008. He received his BSc. and M.Sc. both degrees in Applied Mathematics and Physics from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad in 2003 and 2006 respectively. Recently he is doing his PhD from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad. His MS research work was based on Electromagnetic Waves and Instabilities in Solid State Plasmas theory and simulation. Presently his PhD research work is focus on Waves and Instabilities in under water acoustics and Nano-devices. Mr. Ahmed is presently serving as Assistant Prof./Lab-Incharge in Electronic Devices and Physics Lab of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Wah Campus, Pakistan. He has seven years teaching, research, and teaching assistant experience in different organization. His research interest includes Electromagnetic waves, Under water acoustics, Nanotechnology Mathematical modelling and simulation.
Recently he is appointed as Teaching Assistant in Physics of Qatar University and will join his duties on 1st September 2013.
Dr. Maher Khelifa
Social Science Professor Head of Social Science
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Dr. Mohammad Abdul Mujeeb Khan
Mathematics, Statistics & Physics Teaching Assistant
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Dr. Maria Kristiansen
Health Sciences Associate Professor Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim
Dr. Maria Kristiansen is an assistant professor of public health. She holds a PhD from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and she is honorary fellow at University of Edinburgh, UK. Her research interests are in the area of health promotion, disease prevention, allergy, cancer, palliative care, ethnic and social inequality in health, and religion/spirituality in relation to health. She uses both qualitative and quantitative methods, and has published papers in a number of international scientific journals.
Rana Kurdi
Health Sci/Public Health Program Teaching Assistant Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim
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Dr. Mahmoud Mohamed Naser Kaheel
Arabic Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Emad Abdel Latif
Arabic Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammad Mostafa
Dr. Abdul-Latif studied rhetoric and discourse analysis at Cairo University (Egypt) and Lancaster University (England). He is a member of the editorial boards of al-Arabiyya Journal (USA) and Papers in Linguistics Journal (Egypt). He has published nearly forty papers in Egypt, Morocco, the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Algeria, Netherland, France and England. Dr. Abdul-Latif contributed to the third edition of the Encyclopedia of Islam (Leiden and Brill) and the first and second editions of the Dictionary of African Biography (Oxford). In addition, he has co-authored nine books and translated and reviewed six others from English to Arabic.
Dr. Abdul-Latif has independently authored four books:
  • "Why do Egyptians applaud? Rhetoric of Manipulation in Political Oratory and Concerts".Alain Publisher, Cairo, 2009.
  • "Strategies of Persuasion and Effect in the Arab Political Discourse." The General Egyptian Book Organization, Cairo, 2012.
  • "Rhetoric and Cross-cultural Communication". The General Authority of Cultural Palaces, Cairo, 2012.
  • "The Rhetoric of Liberation: the Struggle over political Discourse in the times of revolution". Al-Tanweer, Beirut, Cairo and Tunisia, 2012.

Dr. Abdul-Latif was awarded the 2011 international Al Muhajir Award of Thought and Literature and Arts, Melbourne, Australia and Cairo University's award for best PhD thesis in 2010. He also received the 2010 Taha Hussein Award for Linguistics and Criticism in Egypt and the Arab World from Egypt’s Supreme Council for Culture. In 2013, he won the prize for best Arab book in Social Sciences from the Egyptian Ministry of Culture for 'The Rhetoric of Liberation.' He makes regular contributions to Egyptian and Arab media. Dr. Abdul-Latif was included in the 30th Pearl Anniversary Edition of Who's Who in the World.
Dr. Magdy Atef Mahfouze
Social Sciences Professor Dr. Ibrahim AlKaabi
Dr Magdy Atef Mahfouz, vice dean of the Social Work Faculty at Helwan University for Post graduates studies
- Visiting Professor of Social group work at the Faculty of Arts and Science at Qatar University (Spring Semester February- June 2012), Head of Social Group work Department – Faculty of soial work –Helwan University. First :Scientific Qualificationes :
  1. Bachlor of Social Work May 1983 , Very Good Degree , at Faculty of soial work –Helwan University.
  2. Master of soial work.- Group Work Specialist – The relationship between the practice of the group work method and irritaion youth towards participation in the development of new communities.
  3. Ph.D. of soial work.- Group Work Specialist – The use of group worker to Techniques Role play and group discussion, and give members the procedures skills
    Supervsion Experiences : 45 thesis , were finished between supervision and dicussions .
Training Fields Experiences
  1. Youth Field .
  2. Local Development .
  3. Addiction .
  4. Mental Helth .
  5. Eldery Field .
Research Experience
  • 17 Studies and Paperes , were finished between conferences and magazeine , In the fieldes as followes :
  • Social work and youth development
  • Social work and labor childern .
  • Social work and Rural Development.
  • Social work theories .
  • Social work and studentes activities.
Books publications :
  • Applied Skills in supervision social group work .
  • Social group work in social work profession .
  • Supervision Professional in social work .
Dr. Lina Majed
Sport and Sciences Program Assistant Professor Dr. zsuzsanna Kneffel
“I have started my career in the sports domain as a high level swimmer. After participating in many regional and international championships, my passion for sports lead me to successfully achieved a Master degree in Sport Sciences (Motor Control and Perception). In 2013, I earned a PhD in ‘Sport, Motricity and Human Movement Sciences’ from Paris-Sud University, France. Since 2009, I have started working as a teaching and research assistant at the Sport Sciences department. My research focused on a multidisciplinary approach on how novices access higher levels of expertise in a sport. More specifically, I studied the movement reorganization and the contribution of metabolic aspects and sensory information to the process of motor learning.”
Ahmed M. Malki
Health Sci/Biomedical Associate Professor Dr. Hassan Aziz
Dr Ahmed M Malki received his PhD in Biochemistry in the field of Molecular Oncology from Edison Institute of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, Ohio University in USA. Dr Malki awarded best publication from Chemistry and Biochemistry Department, Ohio University in 2005. Dr Maki held postdoctoral position at University of California Berkeley, USA via NIH grant in 2006. Dr Malki also received Best Research Award, Global Breast Cancer conference, 2011, Seoul, South Korea and Alexandria University Award for Scientific encouragement in 2011. Dr Malki awarded international and national grants for discovery of novel small molecules targeting cancer cells; he has many peer reviewed international publications and He is serving in editorial board member in number of international journals. Dr Malki presented his research as invited speaker at international conferences and professional meetings. The central theme of Dr Malki's research is the understanding of the signaling pathways that regulate cell proliferation, cell death and designing novel anticancer drugs targeting p53.
Dr. Muhammad Maqbool
Material Sciences Associate Professor Dr. Mariam Al-Maadeed
Dr. Muhammad Maqbool has obtained his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in experimental condensed matter and material physics from Ohio University, USA, in 2005. He also obtained Master of Science degree in Medical & Radiation Physics from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1998. Currently he works as an Associate Professor of Physics at Ball State University, USA. He also worked as a chair of the graduate committee, chair of the undergraduate committee, member of the admissions and credit committee, and member of the curriculum committee at ball State University.
Dr. Maqbool is joining Qatar University as an Associate Professor of Materials Science. His area of research is the growth, fabrication and surface characterization of thin film semiconductor doped optical materials for photonics, biophotonics and surface physics applications. He also works on the investigations of materials for radiation shielding and biomedical applications. He has supervised a number of graduate and undergraduate students in their research projects. He has invented a titanium aluminum nitride infrared microlaser on optical fibers. This is the smallest semiconductor ring laser (SRL) ever produced as reported by the online Wikipedia. He has published over 45 papers in peer reviewed journals and contributed a book chapter.
Dr. Sky Marsen
English Literature and Linguistics Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Amrou Madkour
Arabic Assistant Professor Dr. Mohammad Mostafa
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Dr. Mohamed Adel Manai
Humanities/History Associate Professor Dr. Peter Polak-Springer
Education Ph D in Modern social history Lancaster University, England, UK (1991)
M.A in Modern social history Lancaster University, England, UK (Howard Prize for a distinction dissertation (1988)
Present Teaching position Associate Professor of history High Institute of Humanities of Tunis, University Tunis El Manar Publications
* British Travellers in Tunisia 1800-1930: A History of Encounters and Representations (CPU, 2007)
* British and American Interactions, Perceptions and Images of North Africa (ed) (Publici.T, 2000)
Published articles in the Journal of North African Studies (England), Northern History (England), Chronicon (Ireland), the African Studies Quarterly (USA), the Canadian Journal of History (Canada), les Cahiers de Tunisie, Muqabassat (Tunisia), the British Council publications (Egypt)
Reviews: 15 book and article reviews for the African Studies Quarterly, the Canadian Journal of History and the Journal of South African History.
Present Research/teaching interests: 19th C British history, the British empire, history of imperial encounters, global history. Research project in progress: The British and Americans in Tunisia: An Anthology of sources
Dr. Imad Mansour
International Affairs Assistant Professor Dr. Youcef Bouandel
Dr. Afyare Abdi Elmi
Imad Mansour is Assistant Professor of International Relations. He holds a PhD in Political Science from McGill University. His research interests include foreign policy analysis, ideas in International Relations, regional orders, protracted conflicts and comparative political economy. His work has a regional focus on the contemporary Middle East. From 2005 to 2012, he was Faculty Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at McGill. In 2009 he received Honourable Mention in the McGill Arts Undergraduate Society’s 2008-2009 Excellence in Teaching Award. From 2012 to 2013, he was Visiting Professor at Sciences Po Paris – Campus Moyen-Orient Méditerranée à Menton. As Executive Committee member in the Global South Caucus of the International Studies Association, he was Chair of the First Global South International Studies Conference (29/11 – 1/12, 2012).
Current research includes: a book (under review) on ideas in foreign policy analysis; two books (in progress), one on protracted conflicts with a focus on the Arab-Israeli system, and the other on the international relations of the Middle East; and an article (under review) reframing the influence of “non-state” actors on regional dynamics.
Dr. Mansour is also involved in consulting projects on strategic political risk assessments of the Middle East, public policy and microfinance.
Dr. Mohamed Tahir Mustafa
Math/Physics/Statistics/Math Program Associate Professor Dr. Safeer khan
Dr. Tahir Mustafa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at the Qatar University. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1996 from University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K. He completed postdoctoral research fellowship at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in 1996-97 and later was awarded ICTP Regular Associate Fellowship from 1997 to 2002. In the last fifteen years, he has taught a variety of courses at prestigious institutions, both at undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Mustafa’s research interests include Lie symmetry method, differential geometry, differential equations and their applications. He has published research papers in these areas in highly reputed journals, has participated in several funded research projects and has been involved in supervision of MS and PhD students.
He is a member of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Dr. Mustafa is a recipient of many awards, including KFUPM Excellence in Instructional Technology award (2008), KFUPM Excellence in Teaching Award (2009, 2013) and KFUPM Excellence in Advising award (2011).
Dr. Shiraz Mujtaba
Biological/Environmental Assistant Professor Dr. Talaat
Dr. Mujtaba is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Biological and Environmental Sciences in CAS at Qatar University. Prior to this, he was an Assistant Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA. He has immense experience in areas of Molecular and Cell Biology, Epigenetics and Drug Discovery. He obtained his education from premier institutes in India; including BS from Aligarh Muslim University, MS from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee; and Ph.D from PGIMER, Chandigarh. Subsequently, he discovered one of the fundamental mechanisms of gene regulation, which occurs due to acetylation of lysine residues. In this path, he has patents, awards and numerous publications.
Dr. Mujtaba’s academic interest is centered on gene regulatory mechanisms responsible for human diseases. Like a symphony, nature elegantly evolved a system to facilitate gene expression. Though many genes exist within our cells, at a given moment, only few are active; the underlying reasons are not fully understood. Besides, the post genomic era is witnessing a surge of high-throughput technologies and alliance of biomedical science with information technology, chemistry and physics.
In light of these challenges and advancements, Dr. Mujtaba aims to mentor his students to become the best health professionals and scientists.
Dr. Zead Yousef Mustafa
Math/Physic/Statistic Associate Professor Dr. Hassan Abdallah
My name is Dr. Zead Mustafa , I received My Bachelor degree of Mathematics from Mu’tah University –Jordan in 1997 and My Master degree of Mathematics from Al al-Bayet University-Jordan in 2000. I obtained my PhD of Mathematics from Newcastle University – Australia in 2005, I awarded the outstanding postgraduate (research) student achievement in 2004 from Newcastle University.
In 2006, I joined the department of Mathematics at The Hashemite University as Assistant Professor and in 2011 I promoted to Associate Professor.
My main research interest in the area of Metric space, Generalized metric spaces and fixed point theorems with their applications, I have more than 30 published papers in this area.
Currently I am Associate visiting professor at Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics at Qatar University.
Dr. Ibrahim Mustafa
Health Science/Biomedical Assistant Professor Dr. Hassan Aziz
Dr. Ibrahim Mustafa received a PhD in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Before he joined the Qatar University, he worked at Maldivian Blood Service, National Thalassemia Centre in Maldives, as a Chief Scientific Officer, also as an adjunct lecturer at Maldives National University (MNU), and appointed by President of Maldives, as a member for Maldives Board of Health Science to represent MNU. Dr. Mustafa studies focused on iron chelation therapy and its importance in the Maldives, a hot spot for ß- thalassemia. ß-thalassemia requires regular blood transfusions and chelation therapy to prevent iron toxicity from the donor blood. Improved chelators and therapeutic approaches may have clinical benefits in nations like the Maldives and worldwide transfusion dependent patients. Dr. Mustafa has presented some of his works in major international scientific conferences in his filed including American Association of Blood Banking (AABB) in USA and Canadian Society of Transfusion Medicine (CSTM); he was awarded the “Top Clinical Science Abstract” and gave a well-received presentation on improved high molecular weight iron-chelation therapy in thalassemia at CSTM in 2011 at Toronto, Canada.
Zuzana Pavelkova
ANNS Teaching Assistant [Information not available]
Zuzana Pavelkova received her Master’s degree in Arabic and History and Culture of Islamic Countries from Charles University in Prague, in 2012. Prior to this, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Relations in 2008 from the same University. During her studies, she was chosen for scholarships in Tunis (2007, 2009) and Cairo (2010). Zuzana has worked as a Project Assistant and Project Manager for the Middle East in the Czech non-governmental organization People in Need (2009-2011) and as an assistant and translator at the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Prague (2011-2013).
Dr. Mahmoud Naase
Health Science/Biomedical Associate Professor Dr. Hassan Abdel-Aziz
Until recently Dr Naase was working as assistant professor and programme leader for MSc in Biomedical Sciences at Middlesex University (MU) in London. Also at MU he was the coordinator of research degree for the Biomedical Sciences department since he joined MU in 2004. Previously (2001-2004) he worked as a Tissue Bank Manager at the department on Oncology, St Bartholomew's Hospital, London where as part of his role was to provide training to clinicians and scientists undertaking postgraduate studies. Earlier (1994-2001) he worked as postdoctoral research fellow with the Department of Histopathology at The Royal London Hospital, where he was a member of a large mouse mutagenesis consortium that involved in mapping new mouse models of human disorders. During this time Dr Naase worked as a visiting scientist in the Genetic Technologies Dept. at GlaxoSmithKline. He obtained his BSc in Biomedical Sciences 1983 in Libya then moved to the UK to achieve his MSc in Virology (1986) and PhD in Molecular Biology (1992) from Reading University. His research had generated a number of peer reviewed publications, as well as poster presentations at national and international conferences and he is currently working on the role of HPV and XMRV in prostate cancer and the role of (hCG beta) expression in urogenital tumours.
Shadia Omar
Health Science Teaching Assistant Dr. Hassan Aziz
Shadia has professional experience includes molecular techniques such as conventional RT-PCR, real-time RT-PCR, DNA sequencing, phylogenetic analysis and flow cytometry. She is trained to work in biosafety high containment facilities (BSL3 & 4). Shadia was involved in preparing and writing Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) forms, university teaching, postgraduate education program and undergraduate student training.
Shadia earned BSc in Veterinary Medicine at Khartoum University (Sudan) and MSc in Medical Microbiology at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. While in LSHTM, she worked with the clinical scientist’s team at the Royal Surrey Hospital on the Proteomic Search For Discriminatory Proteins Which Distinguish Invasive Epidemic MRSA project. Shadia received her PhD investigating the virus/cell interaction with cough receptors. She is actively involved in knowledge transfer program to help universities and health care provider to improve their services.
Research interest:
Research interest focuses on the interaction of Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and Human influenza viruses with cell receptors. A major interest is in the transient receptor potential cation channel (TRPV1) as major determinants of induction of disease.
  • British Society for Immunology (BSI)
  • Society for General Microbiology (SGM)
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS)
  • Ulster Immunology Group (UIG)
Dr. Sumith Pathirana
Biological/Environmental Associate Professor Dr. Bala
Dr. Sumith Pathirana is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biological & Environmental Sciences. He completed his BA (Hons) in Geography and Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Statistics at University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka; Masters in Geography at Carleton University, Canada; PhD in GIS and Remote Sensing at Kent State University, Ohio; and Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Learning & Teaching) at Southern Cross University, Australia. Dr. Pathirana joined the School of Environmental Science and Management at Southern Cross University after working as an Assistant Professor in GIS at University of Toledo, Ohio.
Prior to joining Qatar University in Fall, 2013 Dr. Pathirana has taught GIS and Remote Sensing at Southern Cross University (SCU) over 22 years. He was instrumental in establishing both teaching and research programs in GIS and Remote Sensing at SCU. Within his main expertise areas of GIS and Remote Sensing, Dr. Pathirana’s main research focus has been the application of GIS and remote sensing in vulnerability and hazard studies, particularly related to coastal environments. He examines the impact of climate change on coast and coastal ecosystems and vector-borne diseases. He has been involved in a number of research projects on land cover and land use change detection, multi-criteria analysis, and the use of process models in addressing human impact on coastal environments. He also was a recipient of prestigious Japanese government research award (STA) for Foreign Experts to conduct research at the Geographical Survey Institute in Tsukuba, Japan. He was nominated for the award by the Australian Academy of Science.
Dr. Pathirana completed an extensive report on the vulnerability of global coastal zones for UNEP and contributed to the UNEP publication on “One Planet – Many People”. Currently he is working on a collaborative research work with the Medical College, Kobe University on the impact of climate change on vector-borne diseases in Sri Lanka and the Solomon Islands.
Dr. pathirana has published extensively in international journals, international conference proceedings as well produced a number of consultancy reports. He is an academic referee for scientific papers for a range of journals, an assessor nationally competitive large grants and supervises a number of research students (PhD, Masters and Hons).
Dr. Pathirana’s teaching included GIS, Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis and integrated research units in the School of Environment, Science and Management, Southern Cross University. At Qatar University, Dr. Pathirana will be teaching Biostatistics and GIS and Air pollution.
Dr. Tahmina Rashid
International Affairs Associate Professor [Information not available]
Tahmina Rashid has a PhD and a Masters’ (Research) degree in Gender & Politics from the University of Melbourne, Australia; and a Masters in Political Science from Pakistan. She was a Fulbright scholar in 1996 and was also awarded Asia Fellow Award, Ford Foundation in 2004-05 to work in urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is a Gender & Development consultant with a keen interest in South Asian region. Her academic interests include feminist movements in South Asia; Urban/Rural Poverty; Migration & Identity; Development & Human Rights; Post-Conflict and Post Disaster Humanitarian Relief; Sustainable Development; Microcredit and Women’s Empowerment. She is the author of Contested Representations: Punjabi Women in Feminist Debates in Pakistan, Oxford University Press, 2006. She has previously served as Associate Professor in International Studies, at the University of Canberra, Australia and as Program Director International Development, RMIT, Australia and Assistant Professor in Political Science in Pakistan.
Dr. Brahim Saidy
International Affairs Assistant Professor [Information not available]
Dr. Brahim Saidy is an Assistant professor at the Department of International Affairs, in the College of Arts & Sciences. Before he joined Qatar University, he served as an Adjunct assistant professor in International Relations at University of Ottawa and Laval University in Canada. He has taught Contemporary Geopolitics, Political Problems in the Middle East at University of Québec in Montréal (UQAM), and Contemporary Security Issues at University of Sherbrooke. His research interests are in international security institutions with a focus on NATO, civil-military relations in the Arab World, contemporary security and post-conflict reconstruction. He has published several articles and two books on these topics. Presently, he is working on Security Sector Reform (SSR) in the Maghreb in order to understand why SSR is needed and relevant during this period of transition to democracy generated by Arab Spring.
Brahim Saidy obtained his Ph.D in International Relations from the UQAM in June 2009. The subject of his thesis was on Nato’s Mediterranean Dialogue with the Maghreb countries. He also holds a master’s degree in same filed from Laval University, a graduate degree in Strategic Studies and Defense Policy from the High School of International Relations in Paris and he received a bachelor’s degree in Public Law from Mohamed V University in Rabat. He has held post-doctoral position at Nato Defence College in Rome. He is usually invited by Canadian and Arabic media to comment on current events in the Maghreb and Middle East. He speaks Arabic, French and English.
Pathan Sadique
Social Work Teaching Assistant Dr. Nada Adeeb Omar ElTaiba
My name is Sadique Ahmed Pathan and I am honoured to be part of the Social Work Faculty at Qatar University. I am a graduate from the University of Calgary (Bachelor of Social Work Degree) and also a recent graduate from Dalhousie University (Master’s of Social Work Degree). I am also near completion of my Bachelor of Islamic Studies Degree at the University of Jordan. I have a variety of social work experience that spans over approximately 13 years. I have over 10 years of experience in the area of child protection with the Ministry of Child and Family Services in Alberta, Canada. I have held various positions within my role in child protection which included being a case manager, an investigator/assessor, and a crisis intake worker. In addition to this, I have international social work experience, as I was a case manager with the North Somerset Authority in Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom. I have also conducted in-house workshops in the area of cross-cultural competency and also province wide training in this area in Alberta for the Alberta Teacher’s Association. Most recently, I have also worked closely with local social work agencies in Amman, Jordan assisting them in developing training workshops and also involved in research projects.
I am originally from Chicago, U.S.A. but I’ve resided in Edmonton and Calgary, Canada for most of my life. I am happily married and have three wonderful children.
Ignatius Preetesh Pinto
Math/Stat/Physics Teaching Assistant Abouzaid Shalaby
Mr. Ignatius Preetesh Pinto received his M.Sc degree in 2008 in Physics from Bangalore University, India. He is specialized in Crystal Physics. He also carried out a project on “Solving the crystallographic phase problem in the case of a one dimensional crystal” in Raman Research Institute, Bangalore, India. He worked as lecturer in St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, India. After his four year career as a lecturer there, he decided to move to Qatar University in 2012 for better prospects. He also attended the 4th International Congress of Environmental Research at SVNIT, Surat, India.
Currently, he is serving as a teaching assistant in Physics in the department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, College of Arts and Sciences, Qatar University.
Imane Saleh
Biological/Environmental Teaching Assistant Dr. Abdelrahman Khedir
I obtained my Bachelor degree from the Lebanese University, Al Hadath in 2002. Afterwhich, I taught for one year and I applied to a graduate assistantship at the American University of Beirut to pursue a MS degree. I finished my Master’s degree in Microbiology from AUB in 2005. During my MS project I gained experience in different Molecular biology and Microbiology laboratory techniques and I had the opportunity to work as an instructor at the university. My MS project focused on Isolating E. coli and Yersinia from dairy based foods including home-made cheese. Isolates were identified using different biochemical and molecular methods and further classified based on their molecular characteristics. Identified isolates were tested for their sensitivity to commonly used antibiotics. Interesting results were found and the data was published in an international journal. I also worked on a variety of other projects at AUB, the results of all those projects beside two review articles got published over the years. I worked as a Science Laboratory Coordinator for five year in Dubai. Upon moving to Qatar I applied to Qatar University and I am now a Teacher Assistant of Microbiology.
Layla Saleh
International Affairs Assistant Professor
Layla Saleh recently earned her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, with a focus on international relations, comparative politics, and US foreign policy. Her dissertation, “Soft Power, NGOs, and the US War on Terror” explains variation in US government strategies over the course of its long War on Terror, particularly the use of soft power through funding NGOs in the greater Middle East. She has served as an adjunct instructor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University. The wave of change in the Middle East has come to dominate not only her personal and political preoccupations, but also her scholarly agenda. Thus, her current research focuses on the Arab Spring, particularly the uprising-turned-war in Syria, as well as developments in US foreign policy towards the region. Her work has appeared in the Middle East Media Monitor.
Dr. Haitham Sarhan
Arabic Associate Professor Dr. Mohammad alobaidi
Haitham Sarhan is an associate professor who teaches and writes about Classical Arabic Literature and Discourse Analysis. He taught at Philadelphia University, 2007-2012. He received his PhD in Literature and Human Sciences from the University of Jordan in 2005. He participated in a number of international conferences and seminars. His books include: Strategies of Semantic Interpretation of Mu'tazilah (2012), The Sexual Discourse: Approaches to Ancient Arabic Literature, (2010), and Semiotic Systems: A Study in Classical Arabic Narration (2008).
Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Mohamed Shahin
Social Sciences Associate Professor [Information not available]
My name is Dr. Mohamed Mustafa Shahin, I received My Bachelor degree of Social Work in 1995, with very Good and honors and My Master degree of Social Work in area " Social Casework " with excellent degree from Helwan University in 2002.
I obtained my PhD of Social Work in area " Social Casework " from - Al-Azhar University in 2006 with excellent degree.
In 2002, I joined the department of social casework at the high Institute of Social work, Benha, (Ministry of Higher Education) as a Lecturer and in 2006 I have been pointed as Assistance Professor while I promoted to Associate Professor in 2011.
My main research interest in the area of the contemporary scientific developments in the social sciences and processes and modern methods of teaching and practicing social work, I have more than 7 published practical papers in this area. Currently I am a member in several organizations such as, organization of Social Advocacy, Egyptian Society for Research and Community Development (EARCD) and Professional adviser in the Arab Scientific Consultation and Human Resource Development (ASCHRD).
Dr. Ahmad Sikainga
Humanities/History Professor Dr. Ahmed Abushouk
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Dr. Lakshmaiah Sreerama
Chemistry Professor Dr. Ameena Ali M A Fakhroo
Lakshmaiah Sreerama, Ph. D., Senior Fulbright Fellow, Professor of Chemistry and Chairperson – Chemistry division; Department of Chemistry and Physics, St Cloud State University, St Cloud, MN 56301, USA
EDUCATION: Ph.D. (Chemistry/Biochemistry), Bangalore University, Bangalore, India; Postdoctoral training at University of Minnesota, USA.
RESEARCH INTERESTS: Main areas of my research interests include cancer chemotherapy (drug resistance and drug metabolism), bioenergy, environmental toxicology, and forensic toxicology. Broadly stated the following are the four major areas of research being undertaken in my laboratory.
  • Understanding the role of aldehyde dehydrogenases in detoxification/toxification of aldehydes (toxicological and forensic interest) and aldehyde intermediates of anticancer drugs and environmental contaminants.
  • Identifying the molecular basis for the resistance to selective anticancer drugs, e.g., cyclophosphamide, mafosfamide, flavopiridol, UCN-01, and ottelione A and its analogues.
  • Genetic polymorphisms and their relevance to cancer chemotherapy, carcinogenesis and cancer chemoprevention; and environmental susceptibility.
  • Conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to biofuels (ethanol and butanol) and value added products. In this regard we are in the process of optimizing biomass pre-treatment protocols for fermentation and developing thermo-resistant bacterial strains that convert cellulose directly to either ethanol or n-butanol.
Dr. Nasser Ibrahim Soliman
Humanities/History Associate Professor Dr. Abdulqader Alghtani
Dr. Nasser Soliman: was born in Cairo (1968),He got his Ph.D. from Cairo University in 2003. He is an associate professor of modern history since 2008. Most of his academic writings belong to the socio-economic history. He published several books as Social Crisis in Egypt in the seventeenth century (Cairo, 1998) ; "The French in Upper Egypt, the Financial Confrontation 1798-1801" (Cairo, 2005).
All his writings focus on studying of the movement of social forces, with all its contradictions and dynamics. He also pays attention to study the form of authority and its orientations, besides analysis of social structure that emerged (1760-1848).
Through the organization of Cairo Seminar for Ottoman Studies, held at the Egyptian Society for Historical Studies, Dr. Nasser edited eight books, for example: "Justice Between Law and Reality"; "Rejection and Protest", "the Individual and Society," "Elite Culture and the Culture of the Public.".
In the field of translation: he translated two books from French, first, "Artisans and Merchants in Cairo in the Eighteenth Century;" and the second "Muhammad Ali and Napoleon 1807-1814" .
Besides, Dr. Nasser is interested In understanding the origins of modernization experiment in Egypt and the Arab region before the arrival of the West.
Dr. Haydar Badawi Sadig
Mass Communication Associate Professor Dr. Saadia Malik
Haydar Badawi Sadig is associate professor of mass communication. He holds a Ph.D. (in Communication) and an M.A. (in International Affairs)) from Ohio University. He also holds an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. (in Sociology) from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He previously taught at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He also taught in Buffalo, New York; Athens, Ohio; Charlotte, North Carolina; United Arab Emirates; and Khartoum, Sudan. He authored or co-authored “Democracy Endangered: An Islamic Reformist Reading of U.S. Talk-Show Culture“ (2013), “Peace Communication in Sudan: Toward Infusing a New Islamic Perspective” (2011), “Communication Technologies in the Arsenal of Al Qaeda and Taliban: Why the West Is Not Winning the War on Terror” (2011), and “Ustadh Mahmoud Mohamed Taha and Islamic Reform: Embodying and Communicating Absolute Individual Freedom” (2010), among other publications. Dr. Sadig has lectured and published, in both English and Arabic, on Islamic reform communication, cross-cultural communication, international communication, and other related topics. He has appeared on many television and radio broadcasts in the Middle East, Africa, and the United States, including on Aljazeera, Alhurra and others.
Dr. Margaret Sinclair
English Assistant Professor Dr. Erin Holliday
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Dr. Hani Tabba
Chemistry and Earth Sciences Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Vandana Thotathil
Chemistry and Earth Sciences Teaching Assistant [Information not available]
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Dr. Joseph Tyler
English Literature & Linguistic Assistant Professor Dr. Erin
Dr. Joseph Tyler finished his PhD in Linguistics at the University of Michigan in May 2012. He has been teaching for the last year at Qatar University as Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics. His research focuses on meaning from semantic, pragmatic, intonational and sociolinguistic perspectives.
Mohamed Abdel Halim Widatalla
ANNS Lecturer Dr. Abdullah Abdulrahman
I obtained BA. Of Arabic Language from Cairo University and master's degree of Teaching Arabic language to Non-Native Speakers from Khartoum International Institute for Arabic Language, the subordinate of Arab League- Educational Cultural & Scientific Organization and right now I’m working on my Bhd . I built my professional career through my long work practice with featured international educational institutions such as International University of Africa & International Islamic University of Malaysia , thus I have about 20 years’ experience at university level, in the field of teaching Arabic as foreign language and teaching Arabic for special purposes, which experience covers various stages in this field such as lecturing, Curriculum and syllabus development and designing, writing text books, academic administration, supervision and advising. Recently I have significant research activities in the field of foreign language acquisition as a main area of research interest. Through my career I obtained several merits, award and medals such as “Award and Academic Merit in Attainment and Research” from the Arab League- Educational Cultural & Scientific Organization, “Excellent Long Service Award” from the International Islamic University of Malaysia and the “Award of Gold Medal of International Islamic University Malaysia Research, Invention and Innovation 2011(IRIIE 2011). I contributed in a significant way to my previous institutions, and I wish to carry out the fruit of my experience at this distinguished destination.
Dr. Ahmed Zainelabdin
Math/Stat/Physics Teaching Assistant Dr. Abouzaid Shalaby
Dr. Ahmed Zainelabdin has received his PhD in the Physical Electronics and nanotechnology at Linkoping University (Sweden). During his PhD and MSc studies he worked with the synthesis and device applications of low dimensional nanomaterials. The plenteous number of nanostructures that he has explored during his studies have found numerous applications in areas such as lighting and sensing. His PhD investigations have resulted in 20 published papers in peer reviewed scientific journals. Moreover, he has developed in depth understanding of using large number of characterization techniques for nanomaterials and cleanroom protocols. On the other hand, he has taught number of Physics courses at Alneelain University (Sudan) as well as laboratory demonstrations for undergraduate students. During the years 2007-2008 he was appointed as a head of the department of laser and renewable energy at the faculty of Science and Technology Alneelain university (Sudan). Dr. Ahmed has been interviewed by the Swedish national radio for his contribution in the invention of the first light emitting diode based on nanostructures prepared on disposable paper. This invention paves the way for potential applications in green and disposable lighting.
College of Business and Economics
Dr. Mustafa Abdulkarim
Accounting and Info Sys Assosiate Professor Helmi Hammami
Obtained a PhD in Accounting (University of Aberdeen, UK), an MBA in Accounting (University of Malaya, Malaysia) and BSc with honour in accounting from Libya, (University of Sirte). Held the position of Lecturer and Head Accounting Department and was also Head of Examinations Department. Will Join the University of Qatar in Feb 2013 as an assistant professor.
Research Interest:
Determinants of voluntary disclosure; intellectual capital accounting; corporate governance and disclosure ; accounting education; accounting for NGO's.
Disclosure by Libyan and Malaysian banking industry. Journal of Economic Research (Libyan Journal) 2004.
Working papers:
  • Toward Intellectual capital and corporate disclosure studies classification and discussion
  • Choice of CA as a research technique for Intellectual capital disclosure analysis issues
  • Intellectual capital disclosure: Incentives and disincentives
  • The extent of IC voluntary disclosure
Taught Auditing for the fourth year accounting students and Principles of Accounting for first year students. I supervised fourth year accounting students for their research projects. I was also a discussant for some of MSc in accounting research proposals.
Administrative duty:
Head Accounting Department and was also Head of Examinations Department. A member of different committees involved in developing accounting curriculum for undergraduate and graduates programmes.
Dr. Yasir Yasin Sid Ahmed
Management and Marketing Assistant Professor Dr. Anas Al-Bakri
Dr. Yasir Fadol has a Ph.D. in International Business Strategy from Dundee Business School, University of Abertay Dundee, UK and MBA from University of Gezira, Sudan. Dr. Fadol has been working as a lecturer of management in UAE since 1998. Currently he holds a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Strategic Management and Head of Department of Management at the College of Business Administration, University of Dubai. He have been teaching a plethora of management courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These courses include Strategic Management, Principles of Management, International Business Management, Business Ethics, Organizational Behaviour, International Human Resource Management, and Leadership and Effective Teams. Dr. Fadol has also supervised a number of dissertations for MBA students. Dr. Fadol has been working with several local and international institutions such as Morgan International in conducting SHRM’s PHR and SPHR certification. He is also working with Cartus as a cross-cultural training consultant and with USAID. Dr. Fadol’s research interest focuses on International Business, Strategic Management, Organizational Behaviour, and Cross-Cultural Management. He has authored and co-authored a number of research articles that have appeared in international refereed journals. He has also presented a number of papers in international conferences.
Dr. Maysarah Khalil Al-Alami
Management and Marketing Lecturer
Dr. Nedal A. Al-Fayoumi
Finance and Economics Professor
Professor Nedal A. Al-Fayoumi received his MA and Ph.D in Finance from the University of Wales, UK. He also holds MBA in Finance from the University of Jordan (UJ). Before joining Qatar University, he was considered as a distinguished professor of Finance at the UJ. Professor Al-Fayoumi successfully published over thirty papers in banking and finance in high caliber international refereed journals. His research interest covers a wide area, including economics of banking and finance in the emerging economies, corporate finance, and financial markets. Recently, he won the prize of distinguished researcher from the UJ and the prize of the “best paper award” from two international business conferences held in Dublin and in Barcelona. He has been and, in some cases, stills a consultant/ advisor for international public bodies, several private consulting companies and financial institutions. Including but not limited to International Finance Corporation (IFC)/ World Bank, the European Union, EJABI, Bank-Scope, Gulf Stock Exchanges, and NENARACA/ United Nations. During his academic career, professor Al-Fayoumi has been tutoring a number of modules at the under and the post-grad programs. He also received a number of research grants from European universities to examine different issues related to banking sector in the MENA region and to develop Master’s programs at Jordanian universities. Professor Al-Fayoumi handled a number of administrative positions at the JU such as a director general of the financial funds and an acting dean of the business school.
Dr. Mohamed Sami Ben Ali
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor
Doctor Mohamed Sami is an Assistant Professor of Economics at College of Business and Economics, Qatar University. He comes from IHEC Business School of Sousse, Tunisia where he was Head of the Economics Department and member of the Scientific Board. Professor Ben Ali holds a H.D.R Diploma (Habilitation à Diriger des Recherches / Accreditation to supervise research and Ph. D. thesis), the highest European system academic qualification. Previously, he received his Ph. D. in Economics with high honors from University of Lille, France, an M. Phil (D.E.A) in International Finance and International Trade and a B.A. Diploma in Business Economics. His fields of specialization include International and Development Economics. Dr. Ben Ali has been visiting Professor at French universities where he taught various Economics courses. He is currently a research associate of the Economic Research Forum of the Middle East and North Africa. Prof. Mohamed Sami’s research and Publications have dealt with issues involving Capital Flows, Exchange Regimes, Remittances, International Trade, Inflation, Corruption, and Islamic Banking and Finance. He is the author of a Book on Exchange Regimes and Capital Flows and numerous articles in internationally refereed academic journals. He is also serving as peer reviewer and guest editor for international journals.
Dr. Hisham Alrefai
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor [Information not available]
I have received my PhD in finance from the school of economics and finance, university of Western Sydney, Australia in 2012 with a thesis on the vulnerability of MENA stock markets to external shocks (geopolitical and financial). While studying my PhD, I was also employed by the school of economics and finance as a casual academic, and a substitute lecturer and a research assistant with my supervisor. I have presented and published a number of papers from my thesis topic. My research interest include integration of emerging financial markets, international finance, risk modeling (portfolio, industry, country level), economic growth and development of financial markets. My teaching interests include corporate finance, financial institutions and markets, funds and portfolio management, international economics and finance, investment and risk analysis, and economics and macroeconomy.
Baker Ahmad Alserhan
Management and Marketing Associate Professor Dr. Amit Das
Dr. Baker Ahmad Alserhan is the founder of the discipline of Islamic Marketing and the author of the first book in that discipline: The Principles of Islamic Marketing. He is also the president of the International Islamic Marketing association (IIMA) and the Chair of the annual Global Islamic Marketing Conferences (GIMC). He founded two international journals to support Islamic Marketing and he is an active researcher and consultant in Islamic Marketing and Branding. His research expertise and interests include Islamic Marketing, Islamic Branding, Islamic Hospitality, Place branding, Corporate Branding, Event Organizing, Consumer Behavior, and Marketing Research.
Dr. Yaseen Ahmed Mohammed Al-Janadi
Accounting and Information System Assistant Professor Dr. Ousama Anaam
Yaseen Al-Janadi, is an Assistant Professor of Accounting. He received his Master degree of Accounting from International Islamic University (IIUM) Malaysia in 2006 and his PhD from University Technology MARA (UiTM) Malaysia in 2010. His research interests include Corporate Governance, Transparency and Disclosure, Risk Management, and Islamic Finance. He has published in the area of Corporate Governance, Voluntary Disclosure, and Risk Management in journals such as International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship, and Malaysian Accounting Review. Dr. Al-Janadi has an experience of teaching for several subjects of Accounting such as Principle of Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I and II, Financial Reporting Analysis, International Accounting, and Managerial Accounting.
Dr. Idries Al-Jarrah
Finance and Economics Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Abdel Latif M. Anouze
Management and Marketing Assistant [Information not Available] Dr. Najam Saquib
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Dr. Belaid Aouni
Management and Marketing Professor Dr. Omar Ben Ayad
Dr. Belaïd Aouni holds a Ph.D. and a Master in Operational Research from Laval University, Canada. He is regularly invited to participate as a referee in several scientific journals. He has published a large number of papers in prestigious peer reviewed journals. He has been guest editor for several special issues of a) European Journal of Operational Research, b) Information Systems and Operational Research, c) Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, and d) International Transactions in Operational Research. His research interest is focused on multi-criteria decision aid, multi-objective programming, multi-attribute financial portfolio selection, optimization and operations management. He is member of several scientific associations in operational research. He is a past president and vice-president of the Canadian Operational Research Society.
Dr. Emad Awadallah
Management and Accounting Professor Helmi Hammami
Emad has joined Qatar University in February 2013 moving from the University of East London, UK, where he worked as a Principal Lecturer in Management Accounting for four years. Prior to this, Emad worked at several UK universities including Essex University, Hertfordshire University, Middlesex University and Regent's College. Emad also worked at Cairo University, Egypt. Along with his teaching Emad led several Accounting and Finance programmes both at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Emad was also the Director for the Islamic Banking and Finance Research Centre at the University of East London. He supervises PhD and Master's students, conducts research projects, and delivers short courses. Emad is interested in teaching management accounting, auditing and corporate governance. In early 2006, Emad was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the Business School of University of Essex, UK. He conducted his PhD within the field of Auditing and Corporate Governance. Finally, Emad is a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and has more than five refereed published papers in international journals and more than 16 conference papers all of which are in the field of Accounting.
Dr. Abdulkareem Awwad
Management and Marketing Assosiate Professor [Information not Available] Dr. Shobha Das
Biographical data currently unavailable.
Dr. Mohammad Alomari
Accounting and Information System Assistant Professor Dr. Habibullah Khan
Dr. Mohammad Alomari is an Assistant Professor in Information Systems in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems at Qatar University. Graduating from Griffith University (Australia), Dr Alomari received his PhD in Information Systems researching in the area of e-Government adoption. He is also a graduate of a Master of Management Information Systems with Honors (Griffith University), Master of Information Systems (Griffith University), and Bachelor of Computer Information Systems (Jordan University of Science and Technology). In 2006, he was granted a Griffith University Award for Academic Excellence Achievement. Dr. Alomari has published in highly ranked journals such as Information Technology and People Journal. He has published and presented at a number of international conferences and has won an international award in recognition of his research in the area of Applications and Users of the Web at the 'IADIS international Conference WWW/Internet 2009', Rome, Italy.
Dr Alomari has been successful in applying the technological innovation of e-government theories into practice through interaction with citizens as end users. Through his publications and research seminars, he has run constructive discussions about the significant role of social cohesion of Middle Eastern communities in relation to the adoption of e-government. His research interests include e-government adoption; technological innovations; e-services, and cross-cultural studies. Throughout his academic career he has experience teaching in courses including Technological Innovations; E-business; Business Informatics; Database Management; Data Resource Management; Business Intelligence; Business Processes; Business Communication, and Human Resource Information Systems.
Dr. Ahmed Farouk Barakat
Accounting and Information Systems Assistant Professor
I have received the Bachelor and Master degrees in accounting from Ain Shams University in Egypt and the PhD degree in accounting from Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany. I have been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate accounting courses for the past twelve years in top universities in Egypt, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Specifically, I have teaching experience in financial accounting, managerial accounting and auditing, specialized accounting in financial firms, and financial statement analysis. My research interests include the association of corporate governance with firm performance, risk management, narrative disclosures, financial reporting quality, and financial statement fraud in public firms across countries. In my research papers, I cooperate with top-notch academics from Egypt, Germany, the UK, and the USA.
Dr. Imene Becheur
Management and Marketing Assistant Professor Dr. Khurram Sharif
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Dr. Mohamed A. Elafif
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor
I have been teaching for almost more than 12 years in Libya, Australia and Oman. During my teaching career, I have taught several Economics subjects such as International Business, Principles of Economics, People Prices and Profits, Economics of Strategy, Business Economics and Statistics. I have a number of publications in international referred journals. In addition, I have participated in various international conferences as a presenter and as an organizer. Also, I acquired some important positions in different universities and institutes and associations in Libya and Oman such as Head of Higher Institute of Alezdihar for Management and Finance Studies, Head of Department of Strategy and Planning in the Western Region of Scouts and Research Coordinator, Faculty of Business Studies, Gulf College, Muscat – Oman.
Dr. Said Elbanna
Management and Marketing Associate Professor Dr. Shobas Das
Saïd Elbanna, PhD (Birmingham University, the UK), was the founding director of the UAE University Center for Strategic Management (2011-2013). He has been a Visiting Scholar in Birmingham University in the UK and Carleton University in Canada. Saïd also worked at Cairo University (Egypt) and University of Sharjah (UAE). His publications include 19 refereed journal articles, one book, one chapter in a book, and more than 25 conference papers. Saïd published in journals such as Strategic Management Journal, Long Range Planning, and Journal of Management Studies among others. He received funding for 11 research projects, in which distinguished scholars from various international universities such as University of Birmingham (UK), Carleton University (Canada), Athens University of Economics and Business (Greece), Glasgow University (Scotland), Temple University (USA) and Erasmus University (the Netherlands) are involved. His research has received well over 400 Google Scholar citations. He has received several research and teaching awards including the Journal of Management Studies Paper of the Year 2007. He has, in addition, widely served as an advisor, consultant and trainer in the strategic management field for different organizations in the Arab Middle East.
Dr. Adel Elgharabawy
Accounting and Info System Assistant Professor
Adel Elgharbawy is an assistant professor of accounting in the college of Business and Economics at Qatar University. Adel has worked as a senior lecturer in accounting and finance in Westminster Business School-London. He obtained his PhD from Brunel Business School-London, where he was working as a lecturer in Accounting before joining the University of Westminster. He also worked as assistant lecturer in Alexandria University, where he obtained his Bachelor and Masters degrees.
His extensive experience was developed for 20 years of teaching accounting and finance modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His teaching expertise is primarily in the areas of management accounting, financial accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, management accounting, audit and corporate governance. His research focuses on management accounting, performance management systems, management control systems, corporate governance, corporate entrepreneurship, pension, banking and financial crisis and Islamic banking and finance. He has presented his research in a large number of international conferences and published his work in international refereed journals.
Dr. Mohamed Elbashir
Accounting and Info System Assistant Professor Dr. Husam AlDamen
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Dr. Tamer H. Elsharnouby
Management and Marketing Assistant Professor
Tamer Elsharnouby is an assistant professor of marketing at College of Business and Economics, Qatar University. Prior to joining QU, he held various faculty positions at Cairo University and Maastricht School of Management (Cairo Outreach). He has received his doctorate in marketing (direct award) from Keele University, UK. He has over 13 years of teaching experience in Egypt and UK. His main research interests include international relationship marketing, online consumer behaviour, co-creation of value, and marketing for higher education. His work appeared in Journal of Marketing Management, Journal of Relationship Marketing and other outlets including proceedings of the AMA (USA), AM (UK) and EIASM. Dr. Elsharnouby is committed to serve the marketing academia. He serves as a reviewer for International Journal of Qualitative Research in Services and International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising. He has also been invited to review for marketing journals such as European Journal of Marketing, Marketing Theory, Journal of Consumer Behavior and Journal of Marketing for Higher Education. Dr. Elsharnouby is an external examiner to Maastricht School of Management (Cairo Outreach) on their MBA program. Dr. Elsharnouby worked as a Market Survey Advisor for the policy reform project (TAPR II) [USAID funded project] and as a consultant for some Egyptian companies.
Dr. Dalia Abdel Rahman Farrag
Management and Marketing Assistant Professor Dr. Amro Maher
Dr. Farrag has received her PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from Alexandria University and the University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business in 2006 (joint supervision) She has over 15 years experience in the field of marketing on both the academic and practical level and has been awarded the MCIM Chartered Marketer’s status from the Chartered Institute of Marketing- UK.
Her main research interests are in consumer behavior, Islamic marketing, political marketing, social marketing and services marketing. She has presented research papers at various Global conferences in the USA, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia and Egypt as well as published papers in the Journal of International Consumer Marketing, African Journal of Business and Economic Research and the Marketing Research Alert.
Dr. Farrag has experience in teaching Principles of Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, Advertising Management, Marketing Channels, International marketing, public relations and Advanced Marketing at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level during her affiliation with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport (a specialized institution of the State of Arab League) as well as at other various public and private educational institutions in Egypt.
Dr. Ali Labib Ghoniem
Management and Marketing Teaching Assistant [Information not available]
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Dr. Mahmoud Mohamed Abdellatif Khalil
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor [Information not available]
Mahmoud will move from Business Development Department, Ministry of Business and Trade (MBT) in Qatar to Qatar University in September 2013, as he is a planning expert there since October 2010. His role is to assist in setting suitable policies and reform programs to modernize Business Environment in Qatar. This is a part of Economic Diversification Strategy which aims to increase the share of private sector in GDP in alignment with Qatar’s National Development Strategy 2011-2016.
Before joining MBT; Mahmoud was doing PhD in Taxation Policy from August 2006 to August 2010 at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. Whilst studying, he used to work as an associate lecturer of Economics at UNSW. Mahmoud also has a Master Degree in Economics from Keio University (Tokyo- Japan) in 2004 (Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship, 2002-2004) . Mahmoud published a number of articles in international journals in the areas of Taxation and Development and International Taxation.
Mahmoud holds a position as a Tax Officer with the Egyptian Tax Authority since 1995 to date, He used to work in various areas of tax administration ( Tax Audit and Tax Tribunal) in the Investment Tax Office and Large Taxpayer Centre in Cairo - Egypt.
Dr. Ibrahim Lotfi Awad Ibrahim
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor [Information not available]
  • Name: Ibrahim Lotfi Awad Ibrahim
  • Date of Birth: July, 20, 1969
  • Place of Birth: Egypt
  • Foreign languages: English & Czech
  • 2010: Ph.D. in Economics, Major; Economic Theory - Institute of Economic Studies - Faculty of Social Science - Charles University in Prague- Czech Republic.
  • 2006 : PhD Candidate- Institute of Economic Studies - Faculty of Social Science- Charles University in Prague- Czech Republic.
  • 2006 : PhD Candidate - Faculty of Economics and Public Administration - University of Economics in Prague- Czech Republic.
  • 2005 : PhD program- Johannes Kepler University- Linz-Austria
  • 1995-2003: Master Degree in Economics, Department of Economics, Faculty of Commerce, Zagazig University-Egypt
  • 1991: B. Degree in Economics- Faculty of Commerce - Zagazig University – Egypt
  • 2012+ : Assistant professor- Finance Department- College of Business-King Abdulaziz University- Saudi Arabia.
  • 2010-211: Teacher of Economics - Department of Economics - Faculty of Commerce - Zagazig University - Egypt
  • 2006 - 2010 : Teaching Assistant in the Institute of Economic Studies - Faculty of Social Science - Charles University in Prague-Czech Republic.
  • 2004 - 2005 Teaching Assistant in the Department of Economics- Faculty of Commerce - Zagazig University - Egypt
  • 1992-2003 Assistant in the Department of Economics - Faculty of Commerce - Zagazig University- Egypt
Dr. Babiker Ibrahim
Management and Marketing Lecturer
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Dr. Shaif Jarallah
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor [Information not available]
Dr. Shaif Jarallah has obtained his PhD degree in Economics from the Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University, Japan. After earning his PhD, he has acquired the position of Associate Researcher at the East Asia Sustainable Long Term Economic Growth Project at the Graduate School, and recently he has been appointed as a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Financial Management (DeFiMS), SOAS, University of London.
His research interests focus on the area of income-shifting and transfer-pricing behaviour of multinational corporations, corporate governance, and capital structure.
His teaching interests include introductory courses of Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, Corporate Finance, Investment, Transfer Pricing, and Corporate Governance.
Dr. Ahmed Khalifa
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor [Information not available]
After graduation, he worked as a research assistant at Helwan University, Egypt, from 1994-2002. Dr. Khalifa graduated from Texas A&M University with MSc in economics and he got his PhD in economics from Colorado State University in 2009. Dr. Khalifa got an assistant professor position at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 2009/2010 and he was appointed as an assistant professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals 2010-2013. He joined Qatar university as an assistant professor in September 2013. He is a principle investigator and Co-investigator for many peer reviewed funded research in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar. Dr. Khalifa’s research appears in peer reviewed journals like Journal of Futures Markets and International Review of Economics and Finance among many. Dr Khalifa is a referee for prestigious journals like Energy Economics and Economic Modelling.
Dr. Hany Mohamed Moustafa Kamel
Accounting and Information Systems Assistant Professor Dr. Mustafa Elkasih
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Dr. Mazen El Masri
Accounting and Information Systems Assistant Professor Dr. Jennifer Ziegelmayer
Mazen El-Masri, ABD, MSc, PMP, teaches enterprise architecture, computer networks, ISD project management, and IT management in organization. He is also interested in teaching about cyber security, leadership, negotiation, crowd-sourcing, business analytics, and theory building among other topics.
His research is on project risk management and theory of design. He is primarily interested in modelling risk of dynamic and multifaceted phenomena such as large complex software projects, project portfolios, and cyber security. Other research interests relate to "big data", social networks, semantics, and machine learning. His work has appeared in the proceedings of ICIS, AMCIS, and ASAC.
Prior to his academic career, Mazen worked as software engineer, software project manager, and director of software development and architecture. He also advised canadian organizations on IT management and conducted interventions in the management of risk of software implementation projects.
Mazen was awarded the best reviewer prize in 2007 and was nominated for the best RIP research paper in 2012, both at the most prestigious International Conference on Information systems (ICIS).
Mazen received his Bachelor of Computer Science at Lebanese American University, his Masters of Computer Science at Concordia University, and is finishing a PhD in Business Administration (MIS) at HEC Montréal.
Hania Mohsin
Accounting and Information Systems Teaching Assistant
Born and raised in Doha-Qatar, I completed my bachelors in computer science from Ajman University of Science and Technology-UAE in 2005 and masters in data communications systems from Brunel University West London-UK in 2009. For my MSc dissertation, I worked on QoS in IP Network with MPLS and DiffServ and scored distinction. I worked in the industry for almost 1 year as a network support engineer. I keep myself updated with different IT certifications. Now I am appointed as a Teaching Assistance in Qatar University in the department of Accounting and Information Systems.
Dr. Zouhair Mrabet
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor
I got my PHD in Economics from the University of Paris-Est Marne La Vallée, France in 2010. My current position is an Associate Researcher at THEMA (Economic Theory, Modeling and Application) laboratory of Cergy University (France). My research focuses on two areas. The first area is about the impact of trade liberalization on labor market of developing countries. The second is about the contagion effect of financial crises on stock market in the developing countries. One of my researches is published in Region and Development Review. Soon, other articles will be published in the African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, and in the Handbook titled Emerging Markets and the Global Economy. My experience of teaching started in 2005 at Paris-Est Marne La Vallée University as assistant teacher. My last experience is with Cergy University where I worked as Assistant Professor for 2 years. Teaching courses include: Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, Time series, Economic growth and Microeconomics.
Dr. Salem Nechi
Finance and Economics Assistant Professor Dr. Hassan Aziz
Dr. Salem Nechi served as Acting Dean of Business at the Arab Open University. He also was the Assistant Dean at the College of Business Studies and, previously, he was the Chair of the Business Department at Arab Open University. He also served in academic position at the American University of the Middle East in Kuwait. He received his Bachelor, Master and PhD in Economics in 1995, 2003 and 2009, respectively, from Université de Sfax (Tunisia) Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada) and Queen’s University (Canada).
His research interest include Macroeconomics, International Economics & Finance and Time Series Econometrics. His current research agenda focuses on economic and financial aspects related to the Middle East region in general and the GCC Countries in particular. He also served as member and Chair of a number of conferences. Dr. Salem is a World Business Institute Fellow and a member of the American Economic Association (since 2002), Canadian Economic Association (since 2002), Econometrics Society (since 2005), and International Economic Society (since 2007).
Dr. Mohamed Nagy Osman
Accounting and Information Systems Assistant Professor
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Juha Pettari Peralampi
Management and Marketing Lecturer Dr. Amit Das
Biographical data currently unavailable.
Dunia Rodrigues Ponce
Management and Marketing Lecturer Dr. Galanou Ekatenini
Biographical data currently unavailable.
Emad Saif
Centre for Entrepreneurship Lecturer
I completed my BSc degree in Industrial Engineering in 2008 from Ryerson University. Later I completed my MS degree in 2011 in Engineering Entrepreneurship & Innovation from McMaster University. My experience and passion is focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, technology and education.
Dr. Karma Sherif
Accounting and Information Systems Professor Dr. Adam Fadlalla
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Mrs. Lara Tayara
Finance & Economics Senior Research Assistant
Lara Tayara is currently a PhD candidate in Finance. Her research interests include Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Governance , and Financial Institutions. With a Biochemsitry background, she earned her MSc degree in Experimental Surgery from McGill University in 2001 and her MBA from John Molson School of Business (JMSB) in 2004. She is the recipient of the National Bank and the Montreal Chest Institute' Scholarships. In the last four years, she has been teaching various courses in the business colleges such as Corporate Finance, Principles of Finance, CFA level II courses (Assets Pricing and Portfolio Management) as well as Mergers and Acquisitions courses both at JMSB and Qatar University. Lara carries eight years of professional work experience. The last two positions were that of a Marketing Director at APS Inc. and Manager/Consultant for the Concordia Small Business Consulting Bureau. She has established her own consulting company in Canada in 2007 (Absolute Consulting) and has been working on helping entrepreneurs from different parts of the world in establishing and expanding their businesses. Her work has been published in Lancet, American Journal of Physiology, Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology and in the textbook of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.
Heba Samir Younis
Management and Marketing Teaching Assistant [Information not available]
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College of Education
Dr. Hatem Anas Hasan Alkhamra
Psychological Sciences Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Areej Barham
Educational Sciences Associate Professor Prof. Nasra Al Banai
I am Dr. Areej Isam Barham, an Associate Professor in Mathematics Education. I have more than ten years of experiences in the area of mathematics education in different fields including: teaching taught courses for both graduate and post-graduate students, research in mathematics education, supervising students in practicum, supervising master thesis, discussing master students, developing mathematics curricula, reviewing master and doctorate thesis, reviewing articles in international specialized journals, and Societies membership. My research interests is in the area of teaching and learning mathematics, assessing students' learning, developing mathematical curricula, and the professional development for mathematics teachers. Moreover, I have published a number of articles at different educational international journal.
Dr. Fathi Mahmoud Ihmeideh
Psychological Sciences Associate Professor Dr. Fatima Al-Maadadi
Dr. Fathi Ihmeideh is an associate professor of Early Childhood Education. Prior joining to Qatar University, Dr. Ihmeideh has taught at Hashemite University in Jordan and Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman. His research interests include, but not limited to, early literacy development, early childhood technology, and father involvement in early years settings. Dr. Ihmeideh has extensive experience in kindergarten curriculum development, and parenting programs. He has contributed to over 35 peer- reviewed publications in the areas of emergent literacy, parental involvement, and early childhood teacher education, and is an active reviewer in many international journals. Dr. Ihmeideh delivered numerous presentations in local, regional, and international conferences.
Dr. Adel Abo El Rous
Education Assistant Professor Dr. Fatima Al Matawaa
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Dr. Ahmed M. Megreya
Psychological Science Associate Professor Prof. Atman Ikhlef
Obtained a Master in clinical child psychology from Menoufia University (Egypt) in 1996, followed by a PhD in cognitive psychology from the University of Glasgow (UK) in 2005. He was awarded the State (Egypt) Incentive Award for Social Sciences (Psychology) in 2011, and the University (Menoufia) Incentive Award for Psychological and Educational Sciences in 2011. His primary research interests include visual cognition generally and face perception particularly. He has constructed an Egyptian face-matching database, which has been used in many international publications. He is also interested in eyewitness identification, psychological correlates of criminal behavior, criminal thinking, emotion regulation, and psychopathology of personality. He has published on these topics in many prestigious international journals such as "Memory & Cognition" (2006), "Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics" (2007), Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied (2008), "Perception" (2009), "Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology" (2011), Acta Psychologica" (2011), "Laterality" (2011), "British Journal of Psychology" (2012), "Applied Cognitive Psychology" (2012), "Journal of Cognitive Psychology" (2013), and "Criminal Behaviour & Mental Health" (2013). He has also published a book chapter in an international edited book, entitled " Face Recognition: Methods, Applications and Technology". For a full list of publications, see his ReserachGate profile.
Dr. Mohammad Rajab Abdulhalim Nosair
Educational Science Assistant Professor Prof. Ghadnana Bin Ali
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College of Engineering
Revina Merry Abraham
Architecture and Urban Planning Teaching Assistant Shiney Rajan
Revina Merry Abraham, an Architect by profession, was born in Qatar. After completing her schooling in MES Indian School, Qatar, she pursued architectural education in India and received her Bachelors in Architecture from Sathyabama University, India in 2007.
Prior to commencing her tenure at Qatar University, she has been practicing as an Architect at one of the leading architectural firm in Qatar, Diwan Architects, building her experience in developing detail designs from conceptual designs and project coordination for projects such as Hilton Double Tree Hotel at Al Saad, Al Faisal Tower at Westbay, Qatar Academies at Al Khor & Wakra and Premier Inn Hotel at Education City.
She worked with other architectural firms such as Qatar Design Consortium and Malachite Interiors in Qatar working on projects such as Store & Car Park for Diwan Emir at Mesaimeer and Mesaieed Refinery, Security & Gatehouse for Qatar Petroleum at Mesaieed. She also gained professional experience in India from Edifice Architects and Bhargav Associates. Her interest in enriching her career made her seek the position of a faculty in addition to the professional experience.
Dr. Nasser Alaraje
Electrical Eng. Associate Professor Dr. Khaled Ellithy
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Dr. Nasser Mohammed Al-Nohmi
Civil Engineering Teaching Assistant Dr. Abdulrahman Abu-Hijleh
Nasser Mohammed AL-Nohmi is a civil engineer. He received his B.S. degree from Qatar University. After his three-year career as Technical Engineer in the civil engineering filed, Eng. Nasser decided it was time for changing his career path to join Qatar University.
Dr. Wael Alnahhal
Civil Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Ahmed Senouci
Wael Alnahhal received his Bachelor of Science and M. S. in Civil Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology in 2000 and 2002. He then completed his Ph. D. in Structural Engineering from State University of New York-University at Buffalo in 2007. Following his graduation, Alnahhal worked as a senior structural engineer at Halcrow Yolles- A CH2M Hill Company in Toronto-Canada (2007-2012). His role was to design and supervise the construction of a wide range of engineering projects, includes both large and small scale structures utilizing concrete, steel, and FRP composites construction in the Industrial, Commercial, Health Care, Institutional, and Transportation sectors in North America, UK, and Middle East. Alnahhal is a licensed professional engineer (P. Eng.) in Ontario-Canada. Prior to joining Qatar University, Alnahhal joined the faculty at the Department of Construction Engineering at University of Dammam where he was as assistant professor of Structural Engineering in 2012.
Alnahhal is active in research in Fibre-reinforced polymeric (FRP) materials applications in structural engineering, vibration, finite elements; earthquake engineering; and computational mechanics. The contributions of his prior research have been recognized nationally and internationally. His articles have been published in many of the premier journals of his field.
Dr. Rahul Bhosale
Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Shaheen Al-Muhtaseb
Dr. Rahul Bhosale earned his bachelors and master’s degree in chemical engineering from Mumbai University (India) and Institute of Chemical Technology (India) in the year of 2006 and 2008. After completion of the master’s degree, he worked as a process engineer at Pyramid Consulting Engineers PVT. LTD. (India) for 6 months. In January 2009, he was enrolled in the Ph.D. program at South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (USA) and successfully completed his Ph.D. in chemical & biological engineering in March 2012. Before accepting the assistant professor position in chemical engineering department at Qatar University, he was working at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and ETH Zurich (Switzerland) as a postdoctoral research fellow.
Dr. Bhosale is the lead author of 13 peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings and presented his research work in various national and international conferences (25 oral and poster presentataions). He also received numerous awards such as Mines Medal Fellowship, Junior Research Fellowship, Best Undergraduate Student, and awards for best paper written and oral and poster presentations.
Dr. Bhosale has interest in various research areas such as Solar Energy, Alternative Fuels, Catalysis, Nanostructured Material Synthesis and Applications, CO2 Capture, NOx Abatement, Process Development and Intensification, and Multiphase Reactions. He is also interested towards teaching several Chemical Engineering courses such as Fluid Mechanics, Mass Transfer, Heat Transfer, Chemical Reaction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Plant Design.
Dr. Abdelaziz Bouras
Computer Science and Engineering ictQatar Chair/ Professor Dr. Jihad Jaam
Dr. Abdelaziz Bouras is Professor and Research Director in Information Systems and Engineering. His research interests focus on ICT for engineering information management, including ICT for supply chains, open standards, modeling and simulation for lifecycle management (PLM). He guided up to 20 PhD students and published over 100 international papers in these fields. He also leaded an Innovation and Technology Transfer Center for more than 10 years, that leaded to several collaboration projects with industry clusters. Prof. Bouras founded and co-edited several international journals in Information Systems and Project Management (International Journals of Product Lifecycle Management, Modern Project Management, Product Development, etc). He is currently Chair of the International Federation of Information Processing IFIP WG5.1 Group on ICT for global products Lifecycle. He leads or collaborates on various International Projects (EU FP7 EASY, EU FP7 FITMAN, ANR ARP Industry of the Future, FP7 Erasmus-Mundus : Sustainable E-Tourism and cLink projects). He acts as chair or co-chair of several ICT and Engineering international conferences every year (IFIP PLM, SKIMA, etc) and acts as Expert for research agencies (French ANR, Italian ANVUR, Canadian NSERC/FNRT, European Commission). Prof. Bouras has been recently conferred a Honoris-Causa honorary PhD in Science by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand.
Dr. John John Cabibihan
Mechanical and Ind. Eng. Assistant Professor Dr. Woon Jong
John-John Cabibihan was conferred with a PhD in biomedical robotics by the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy in 2007. During his PhD studies, he was awarded an International Scholarship grant by the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France, which he spent at the Laboratoire de Mécanique et Technologie in 2004. From 2008 to 2013, he was an Assistant Professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the National University of Singapore, where he served as the Deputy Director of the Social Robotics Laboratory and an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Singapore Institute of Neurotechnologies (SiNAPSE). He serves at the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Social Robotics, Computational Cognitive Science, Frontiers in Bionics and the International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems. He was a past Chair of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society (Singapore Chapter; terms: 2011 and 2012). He has been active in conference organizations: he was the Program Co-Chair of the 2010 International Conference on Social Robotics, Singapore; Program Chair of the 2012 International Conference on Social Robotics at Chengdu, China; and General Chair of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Cybernetics and Intelligent Systems, Manila, Philippines.
Dr. Usama Ali Ebead
Civil Engineering Associate Professor Dr. Hisham Eid
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Dr. Shaibu Bala Garba
Architecture and Urban Planning Assistant Professor Dr. Hatem Galal Ibrahim
Dr Shaibu Bala Garba has his training and experience in the fields of architecture and planning. He has a B.Sc and M.Sc in architecture from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria Nigeria. He holds a Master of Architecture with specialization in housing from McGill University Montreal Canada, a Master of City and Regional Planning from KFUPM, Dharan and a PhD in Urban Design from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom. Dr. Garba has taught at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and the King Fahd University of Petroleum and the Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
Dr Garba is active in research in the area of urban studies with a focus on urban management and governance, housing and community design issues, and environment and behavior studies. Dr Garba has contributed more than 25 papers in international journals and conferences and has recently published chapters in two books.
Dr. Ghaith Rabadi
Mechanical and Ind. Eng. Associate Professor Dr. Fatih Mutlu
Associate Professor at Old Dominion University in the Department of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering (EMSE). Prior to joining the faculty at Old Dominion, I was a R&D Director at Productivity Apex, Inc., Orlando, Florida. Prior to that, I was a Visiting Assistant professor at the University of Central Florida (UCF) for two years. I received my Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from UCF and while pursuing my Ph.D., I worked at Lucent Technologies semiconductor fabs for three years. I have a M.S. and B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida and the University of Jordan in 1996 and 1992 respectively. In summer of 2003, I worked at NASA Langley Research Center as faculty fellow. I have been involved in research projects (mostly modeling, simulation, analysis, optimization, and scheduling) funded by NASA, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Virginia Port Authority (VPA), Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, MITRE Corporation, STIHL, CACI, Sentara Hospitals and Qatar Foundation through Qatar University. In summer 2008, I received the Fulbright Specialist Program award. My research and teaching interests include Operations Research, Scheduling, Simulation Modeling and Analysis, Applied Optimization, and Supply Chain Management and Logistics, where I taught graduate courses in these topics as well as short courses in Modeling and Simulation and Operations Planning and Scheduling. Currently, I am a Chief Editor for the International Journal of Planning and Scheduling. I also started the web site More information is available at
Dr. Tarek Y. ElMekkawy
Mechanical and Ind. Eng. Professor Dr. Shalogram Pokharel
Dr. ElMekkawy received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the Department of Mechanical Design and Production, Cairo University, Egypt. He received his Ph.D. from University of Windsor, Canada. He has joined the University of Manitoba (UM) in 2003 after working in the Canadian Automotive Industry for two years. He was the Coordinator of the M.Eng. Aerospace School Course (ASC) at the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Manitoba. His research focus is within three streams. The first stream is related to scheduling and performance optimization of manufacturing systems. The second stream is applying Operations Research and Industrial Engineering to improve the healthcare delivery systems. The third stream is in the area of Optimal Design and Operation of Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems. He has received industrial, institutional and national research funding. He has published many papers in international journals, such as AMJ, IJPR, IJPE, IJCIM, IJAMT, IJOR, EJIE, and CIRP Annals. He is a member of the editorial board of the Advances in Industrial Engineering and Management Journal, the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), the Canadian Society of Manufacturing Engineers (CSME), the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba.
Dr. Riyadh Al Raoush
Civil & Architectural Engineering Associate Professor Prof. Osman Elnawawy
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Prodip Kundu
Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Mert Atilhan
Dr. Kundu received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada in March 2013. His primary research interests include process modeling, simulation, optimization and greenhouse gas emission control. He received several student awards, and authored a number of articles in international journals. He also worked as a process engineer in an oil and gas company.
Dr. Faris Tarlochan
Mechanical and Ind. Eng. Associate Professor Dr. Elsadig Mahadi
Dr. Faris Tarlochan will be joining the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering as an Associate Professor this coming September 2013. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Masters of Science in Biomedical Engineering in 1998 and 2001 respectively. He obtained his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2007. Prior to joining Qatar University, he has worked for 12 years in Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Malaysia) from the position of lecturer to Associate Professor, holding key positions such as head of Center for Innovation and Design. As to date, he has published close to 40 conference/proceeding papers and 30 international journals, half of which are ISI indexed. He has supervised more than 20 postgraduate students and 100 undergraduate project students. Dr. Faris is a Chartered Engineer and Professional Engineer registered with the Engineering Council of United Kingdom and Board of Engineers Malaysia respectively. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK. Currently he is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Malaysian Branch of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers UK. Dr. Faris is also on several international journal editorial teams.
Dr. Andrei Sleptchenko
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Samer Fekry
Dr. Andrei Sleptchenko is Oxy Chair and Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. In the recent years, Dr. Sleptchenko has worked as a business consultant at Ab Ovo International on designing and developing planning system for different rail and maritime transportation companies. During 2003-2006, he worked as Assistant Professor and postdoctoral fellow in leading universities in the Netherlands (Eindhoven University of Technology and Erasmus University of Rotterdam) and in the United States (Dartmouth College). He received a PhD degree in Operations Management and Logistics from University of Twente, The Netherlands, and holds a master degree in mathematics from Novosibirsk State University, Russia.
Major research and teaching interests of Dr. Sleptchenko lie in analysis and application of mathematical models with uncertainties arising in logistics and production. He is the author of several academic articles on priority queues, supply systems for repairable items and inventory models published in leading journals such as Stochastic Models, Queueing Systems, European journal of operational research, International Journal of Production Economics, etc. In 2004 his PhD thesis was awarded as best PhD thesis of Beta Research School for Operations Management and Logistics.
Dr. Farah Toma
Chemical Engineering Teaching Assistant Shaden Daghash
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College of Law
Hilary Bell
Law Teaching Assistant Dr. Conrad Sturm
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Dr. Faouzi Balknani
Law Professor Dr. Mohammad Ammar Ghazal
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Dr. Sami Al-Rawashdeh
Law Associate Professor
Dr Sami Al-Rawashdeh is an associate professor of criminal law. He graduated from Mu’tah University with a Bachelor degree in law in 1996. Having received his LLM degree at the Law School, University of Jordan in February 1999, he worked as a Full-time lecturer of Criminal law and Criminal procedure. Before that, he worked as a legal researcher in the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission for three years (1996-1999). He obtained a scholarship from the University of Jordan to pursue his PhD in Law in the United Kingdom where here received his Ph.D degree in Law from University of Aberddeen in 2004. Dr. Al-Rawashdeh worked as a dean assistant for student affairs at the School of Law/University of Jordan from 17/9/2004-17/9/2005, and as a chairman of the public law department from 17/9/2005-18/9/2006. He is a member of the Jordanian Bar Association since 2004. He acted as a Legal Consultant for the Arab Women's Legal Network and Part-time Legal Consultant at the Legislation and Opinion Bureau: the Jordan Prime Ministry. His main areas of research and teaching are criminal law, human rights, criminal law, woman and law as well as the international criminal law.
Dr. Islam Ibrahim AbdAlAziz Chiha
Law Assistant Professor Dr. Abdelhafez El Shemy
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Saber Ali Gdiri
Law Teaching Assistant Dr. Hassan Elbarawy
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Dr. Abdelnaser Zeyad Ali Hayajneh
Law Associate Professor Dr. Imad Kattan
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Dr. Gaber Mahgoub
Law Professor Dr. Ali Negedah

Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt 2001-till present
Head of the Department of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt 2010- 2012
Vice –Dean of the Faculty of Law, Cairo University, Egypt 2007-2010
Associate Professor of Civil Law, Faculty of Law, Kuwait University, Kuwait 1993- 2006
PHD of Civil Law, Dijon University, France 1986
Award of best PHD thesis, Dijon University, France 1987
Courses Taught:
  • Introduction to Law
  • Law of Civil Contracts
  • Effects of Obligations
  • Sources of Obligations
  • Real Rights
  • Real and Personal Securities
  • Civil liability
  • Professional liability
  • Medical Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Law of Insurance
Miss. Zohra Mahmoud
Law Teaching Assistant Dr. Nazzal Kisswani
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Dr. Mouhannad Nouh
Law Associate Professor Dr. Imad Kattan
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Mr. Abdessalem Lachaal
Law Teaching Assistant Dr. Abdelhafez El Shemy
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Dr. Adamantia Rachovitsa
Law Assistant Professor
Adamantia holds a degree in law from the Democritus University of Thrace (Greece) and an LL.M. in Public International Law with distinction from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). She read for her Ph.D at the School of Law of the University of Nottingham (UK). Her research looked at the question of ‘Fragmentation or Unity of Public International Law’ from the perspective of the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights.
Adamantia received outstanding student feedback when teaching at the School of Law of the University of Nottingham (LL.B tutorials on the European Convention on Human Rights; Foundations of Public International Law; and European Union Law) and at the School of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (lectures on Public International Law).
Her research interests lie in the areas of public international law, international human rights law, comparative law, methodology of science and the interaction of new technologies with international law.
Adamantia is a qualified lawyer (barrister and solicitor) in Greece (non-practising at the moment). In the past she specialised in criminal law, provided advocacy to law firms regarding the use of international law at the national level and offered pro bono work for asylum seekers.
Dr. Tarek Rashed
Law Assistant Professor Dr. Imad Kattan

LL.B, LL.M. (Cairo), Ph.D. (Cairo)
Assistant Professor of Civil Law
Professional Experience:
  • Assistant Professor of Civil Law , Qatar University College of Law , January 2013- 2014
  • Lecturer of Civil Law , Cairo University College of Law, July 2012
Courses Taught:
  • Teaching introduction to Law
  • Teaching Law of Civil Contracts
  • Teaching Effects of obligations
  • Teaching Real Rights
  • Teaching sources obligations
Dr. Yassin El Shazly
Law Assistant Professor Dr. Imad Kattan
Dr. Shazly holds a Ph.D. of Business Law, Faculty of Law, University Jean Moulin-Lyon 3, France. His Ph.D. Thesis is on “The legal conflict between Domain Names and Trademarks”. He holds a Master’s Degree in Law and a Master’s Degree in Political Sciences. As a result of his outstanding record, he was also selected to attend the WIPO Summer School 2005 on Intellectual Property and the 2nd EURO-NF Summer School on Socio-Economic and Internet Governance Issues, in Meissen, Germany, 2009.
Dr. Yassin EL Shazly served as a Senior Teacher of Business Law at the Faculty of Law, Ain Shams University, Egypt. Prior to this position, he worked as an assistant at the Faculty of Law, University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France and the Faculty of Law and Political Science, University Lyon 2, France. He also served as a Legal Advisor at the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) and as a Legal Expert at the Egyptian National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA). In 2000, Dr. Shazly was a member of the State Council of the Supreme Court of Egypt.
As a Legal consultant, Dr. Shazly worked for international projects such as the European Commission, Mediterranean Motorways of the Sea II, MEDA MOS II, the African Union Commission (AUC), through its Infrastructure and Energy Department and he provided training for the Yemeni Judiciary reform in July 2010.
Dr. Shazly had wide participation in student activities; He was the Co-trainer of the team of Ain Shams University participating, as the first team of all Egyptian law Schools, in Price Media Law Moot Court Competition, organized by the University of Oxford, UK, in April 2013. Ain Shams team won the first prize in the regional rounds for the Middle East region organized in Doha, Qatar in February 2013. He served for 3 years as well as an Academic Tutor of ASMUN (AIN SHAMS Model United Nations)
Dr. Shazly carried out intensive research work, and was granted the First Price of Human Rights of the city of LYON 2007. He also published several papers in international and regional journals in English, French and Arabic.
College of Pharmacy
Dr. Feras Qasem Alali
Pharmacy Professor Banan Mukhalalati
Prof. Alali was born in Dusseldorf, Germany to a Jordanian family. He holds a Bsc in Pharmacy, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in 1992 (Excellent GPA), PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology/Chemistry of Natural Products 1994-1999, Purdue University, Indiana (GPA 3.9/4.0). Prof. Alali served as the Dean of Pharmacy at JUST, 2011-2013 and at Isra Private University 2008-2009, the Director of the Pharmaceutical Research Center, JUST from 2004-2007 and 2011-2013. Dr Alali enjoyed an Optional Practical Training at Xenobiotic Inc., NJ, 1998-1999, and a Research Leave at Research Triangle Institute, NC in 2004. Dr Alali is an expert in Drug Discovery, Analysis, Quality and Development. Dr Alali supervised more than 25 Msc and Ph.D graduate students. Dr Alali is a full Professor since 2009 with more than 65 papers, two book chapters and a USA patent. Dr Alali is a world authority in natural product chemistry and analysis. Dr Alali was awarded the Highest Recognition Award in Science - Pharmacy in Jordan in 2008 (Royal Decree). Currently, his Elsevier’s Scopus h index is 16 with 900 total citations. Dr Alali is a strong advocate of specialty pharmacy education and currently leading national and regional efforts embracing clinical pharmacy services both at community and hospital sitting.
Dr. Hebatallah Deghady
Pharmacy Teaching Assistant Banan Mukhalalati
Dr. Maguy El Hajj
Dr. Hebatallah Esameldien Deghady is a Teaching Assistant in the faculty of pharmacy at Qatar University. Hebatallah received her BSc degree in 2004, Diploma degree in clinical and hospital pharmacy in 2009 and Pharm D degree in 2011 from Alexandria University.
From 2005 to 2012, she worked at Alexandria Fever Hospital. During that period, she collaborated with the college of pharmacy to move away the hospital pharmacy from its traditional role to more proactive approach involving patient care. She also organized and held workshops to pharmacists in order to share the experience with providing clinical services, including its impact on patients, physicians, payers, and health outcomes. She was chosen to be a speaker at different conferences and events organized by Faculty of Pharmacy, Alexandria Fever Hospital and Alexandria Pharmacy Syndicate.
Hebatallah has been honored due to her outstanding efforts in the foundation of clinical pharmacy department. She is looking forward to playing a role in improving pharmacy education, research and practice in Qatar.
Dr. Hazem Elewa
Pharmacy Clinical Assistant Professor Banan Mukhalalati
Dr. Maguy El Hajj
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Dr. Ayman El-Kadi
Pharmacy Professor Banan Mukhalalati
Dr. El-Kadi was a professor in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) since 2001. At University of Alberta he moved through the ranks from Assistant to Full Professor. He was the Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Division (2005-2008), Director of Graduate Studies (2008-2009), and the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies (2009-2013). Dr. El-Kadi received his BSc in Pharmacy and MSc in Pharmacology from Tripoli and Benghazi University (Libya) in 1990 and 1994, respectively. Also, he is a registered pharmacist in Libya and Canada. In 1999 he received his PhD in Pharmacology from University of Montreal (Montreal, Quebec, Canada). Thereafter, he did postdoctoral training in Molecular Toxicology at the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada). Dr. El-Kadi’s research interests are in the areas of Pharmacology and Molecular and Environmental Toxicology. His research resulted in over 120 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals and similar number of abstracts and presentations. His research is supported by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) and several Biotech companies. He has supervised significant number of undergraduate, MSc, PhD students and postdoctoral fellows. He has served as editor, associate editor and member of the editorial board for a number of journals in the pharmaceutical sciences.
Dr. Ahmed Nader Mohamed
Pharmacy Assistant Professor Banan Mukhalalati
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Dr. Shane Pawluk
Pharmacy Clinical Assistant Professor Banan Mukhalalati
Dr. Maguy El Hajj
Shane Pawluk received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 2009. He then completed a hospital pharmacy residency at Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in 2010 and is expected to receive his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada in May 2013. Shane has worked as a clinical pharmacist in pediatric medicine for several years and continues in a part-time capacity. As a Doctor of Pharmacy student, he has had the opportunity to complete clinical, research and industry clerkships within Canada and internationally.
Throughout his career, Shane has participated in several research projects and has authored a number of peer-reviewed publications and research posters in the areas of hospital pharmacy practice development, clinical pharmacokinetics, and infectious diseases. His primary clinical and research interests include pediatrics, nephrology, infectious diseases and clinical pharmacy practice. He has delivered 14 invited research seminars and numerous lectures to undergraduate pharmacy students, medical students and residents, pharmacists, physicians, and nurses both in Canada and internationally. He has also received research and student awards in pharmacy, and serves as an active member for several professional pharmacy associations.
Noor AlSaden
Pharmacy TA Banan Mukhalalati
Dr. Ashraf Khalil
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College of Sharia and Islamic Studies
Dr. Mohamed Abdel Latif
Islamic Studies Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. AlQurashi AbAlRahim AlBasher
Islamic Studies Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Ahmad Arafat AlKadi
Dawa and Islamic Culture Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Mueel Yousif IzAdin AlSamraay
Sharia and Islamic Studies Professor [Information not available]
  • Accomplished Full Professor in Islamic Studies with over 30 years experience in teaching and research.
  • Research interests focus on Islamic Law & Islam and the Environment
  • Currently supervising 11 postgraduate students, with a more than 45 having been awarded a Ph.D during the last 20 years
  • Regarded as a world expert in fields of expertise, having presented at countless conferences
  • Latest book adopted by 3 publishers in UK, USA, and India and being taught at British and worldwide universities
  • Contracts signed with Lutterworth Press; Cambridge and Ashgate to publish articles and two books in 2013
  • Head of Department of Islamic Studies at the University of Wales- Lampeter ( UK)
Dr. Mahmoud Said Hamida Attia
Islamic Studies Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Mahrous Mohamed Basyouni
Dawa and Islamic Culture Assistant Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Ali Eisa Abdulrahman
Dawa and Islamic Culture Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Mohamed Iqbal Farhat
Dawa and Islamic Culture Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Dr. Ahmad Mohamed Mohamed Abdullah Zayed
Dawa and Islamic Culture Associate Professor [Information not available]
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Foundation Program
Salam Amru A. Jaber Affouneh
English Lecturer Ameen Al Hemyari
Salam Affouneh holds an MEd in TESOL from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. She is a Cambridge ESOL Delta trainer. Salam co-authored English for Nursing of the Garnet Education’s ESAP series which won the HRH The Duke of Edinburgh ESU English Language Book Award in 2009. She planned and participated in several GE and ESP curriculum design and textbook writing projects in different academic institutions in the Middle East. She is a frequent presenter at ELT regional and international conferences. As the International Events Coordinator for the ELT Leadership and Management SIG in IATEFL, she planned and coordinated two international conferences in the UAE and Palestine; these were the first IATEFL conferences in the region.
Amir El-Said Ebrahim Al-Azab
Engligh Lecturer
Amir Al-Azab is doing his PhD on Simultaneous Interpretation.He got his M.A. in Applied Linguistics and Translation studies at the Faculty of Arts. He wrote and translated more than "25" books.He is an international reviewer and a member of the editorial board of IJEL, ELLS, RRP and ESJ.(Amazon Writer)
Marsha Appling-Nunez
English Lecturer June Arber
Marsha Appling-Nuñez, Lecturer of English, holds a MAEd from Cleveland State University of Ohio (2010).
Her original training was in middle childhood as well as curriculum and instruction. Her early presentations focused around the use of technology in the classroom to assist students in achieving oral fluency. She has recently turned her attention to peace education and ethics, and also hopes to pursue this on a doctoral level. She has lead technology workshops at the state and national level.
Additionally, Marsha’s areas of interest include crime and punishment, global topics, U.S. and World History as well as reading and writing.
Mohamed Al Nahas
English Lecturer Musa AbuHuzaima
Mohammad Hosam has a BA in English Literature, and an MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from University of Leeds, UK. He has also obtained a teaching certificate from Cambridge University, and he has recently earned a qualification as a teacher trainer.
M.Hosam has taught English in a variety of contexts and at different levels, including IELTS and TOEFL. He also teaches Arabic to non-native speakers. His research interests include teacher and student motivation as well as effective leadership.
M.Hosam has a great passion for teaching, and he is committed to providing his students with a dynamic and interesting learning environment in which they can grow as individuals. He always strives to motivate his learners to learn and discover so that they not only learn for a short time, but also continue to learn throughout their lives.
Marina Antoniadou
English Lecturer Jessica Davis
My name is Marina Antoniadou. I was born in Nicosia Cyprus and I am an English Language Instructor. I have a BA from the University of Kentucky in the USA and an Msc in TESOL from the University of Stirling in Scotland. I have been living and working in Cyprus most of my life and I am looking forward to joining the faculty team at the University of Qatar.
Phillipa Arthur
English Lecturer David Bartsch
Phillipa Arthur has a BA in Spanish Literature from City College of the City University of New York and an MA in TESOL-Adults from New York University. She has taught an array of adults in the United States, China and the Republic of Korea. Ms. Arthur enjoys all aspects of English language instruction; however, she has a strong interest in assessment and self-directed adult learners. She prefers a dynamic learning environment which: encourages learner input; celebrates diversity- pedagogic or cultural; and cultivates open-minded, tolerant, creative, non-discriminatory, independent, analytic and critical thinkers. Ms. Arthur, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, considers herself a citizen of the world. She is an avid traveller who enjoys myriad hobbies.
Ryan Brendzy
English Lecturer Indrit Bulku
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Danielle Caldron
English Lecturer Farzana Lone
My name is Danielle Caldron. I am originally from The United States where I have spent most of my life living in the vibrant city of San Francisco.
I have been working extensively as a TEFL instructor for the last eight years. I have taught in various countries such as South Korea and Japan in East Asia, and Oman and Kuwait in the Middle East. Although I have taught both young learners and adults, my specialization lies in teaching EAP to university students. My most recent teaching experience was in Bangladesh where I had the exciting opportunity to work as an English advisor for MA level students.
I have also developed my expertise in curriculum development and teacher training. In the future, I hope to pursue research in these two areas at the doctorate level.
Orkun Canbay
English Lecturer Indrit Bulku
Orkun Canbay has worked as a TEFL instructor for the last 14 years in a variety of settings. He holds a BA in ELT and an MA in TEFL from Bilkent University. He has studies published in local and international journals. He has made presentations to local and international conference audiences. Prior to joining QU, Orkun Canbay was working as a lecturer at the department of ELT, Izmir University. He is currently writing his PhD dissertation dealing insightfully with the impact of working memory capacity on writing process.
Noureddine Cherif
English Lecturer Anna Nesterova
My name is Noureddine Cherif. I am from Tunisia. I will be graduating with an MA. in TESL from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona. I have taught Arabic at Allegheny college in Meadville, Pennsylvania as a Fulbright FLTA. For the past two years, I have taught two composition classes for both native and non-native speakers of English.
Mohammed Chadi
English Lecturer Matthew Carey
While much of Mohammed Chadi`s experience has been in ESL both at school and tertiary levels in the Gulf region, his experience as an ESL advisor, change agent and curriculum specialist with Abu Dhabi Education Council has strengthened his leadership skills and helped him have a first hand experience of the very complexity of the change process in education. His Masters in TESOL and M.Sc. in Education and Management have helped him gain a thorough and in-depth understanding of all the aspects related to second language acquisition processes and all the cognitive and affective challenges faced by second language learners in a non English speaking environment where exposure to English is very limited. Currently, Mohammed is working on his Ph.D. on educational leadership that he is expected to complete in 2016.
Peter Cooperwheat
English Lecturer Roger Barlow
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Raewyn Kaye Court
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Greetings. I am looking forward to joining the team at QU. After a lovely few months back home in New Zealand I am ready to return to the Gulf. Having been to Qatar a number of times, I had always enjoyed the sense of development underway. Previously, I taught on the Foundation Program at the Australian College of Kuwait. This was for three years and a great experience. Prior to this I was a lecturer on the English for Academic Program at Auckland University. Recently, I taught for Victoria University's offshore program in China. I welcome this opportunity to work for Qatar University and look forward to meeting with you.
Dr. Mark E. Crane
English Lecturer Travis Wilson
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Julian Draper
English Lecturer Elizabeth Szewczyk
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John Scott Daly
English Lecturer Elisabeth Szewczyk
Scott Daly is from Wales in the UK and worked at the British Council in Doha for four years before joining Qatar University. Before this he taught English in South Korea, England and New Zealand and since arriving in Qatar has completed an MA in Creative Writing with Lancaster University and his Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (Delta). He is currently studying for his MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL and is looking forward to being part of the faculty at Qatar University.
Vhon B. Forester
English Lecturer Garrison Clint Mitchell
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Rudina Gluekar
English Lecturer Pakize Uludag
Rudina Guleker has an MA in TESOL and is currently pursuing her PhD in education. She has taught EFL/ESL in Albania, Turkey, Cambodia, and the USA. Her research interests include critical thinking, SLA, and professional development.
Meredith Hedrick
English Lecturer Daniela Tzenkova
Meredith Hedrick has been teaching English as a Second Language for the past 15 years in variety of settings. Ms. Hedrick recently served as the English as an Additional Language Coordinator at Qatar Foundation’s Qatar Academy. Immediately prior to joining Qatar Academy, she was an ESL Teacher and Middle Years Program Coordinator at a public school in the United States. In addition to teaching both school children and adults, she has written curriculum, led workshops, and developed trainings for international education institutes. She received her Masters of Education from George Washington University.
Jules St. John
English Lecturer Ian Mckay
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Yasemin Inal
English Lecturer Scott Daly
Yasemin Inal joins Qatar University after having taught English for more than 10 years at various colleges and universities in the USA. Her most recent position was at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Yasemin studied Public Relations/Journalism and French at Ohio University where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree. She then pursued her Master’s in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at Columbia University in New York City. Yasemin is very passionate about learning languages herself and she loves to share that passion with her students. Besides teaching English, Yasemin is a motivational speaker, a life coach and a personal development expert. She is the founder of Amplify Your Dreams where she empowers motivated people to dream bigger dreams and to never give up on them. In her free time, Yasemin loves to take long walks or bike rides with her family, write blogs, make inspirational videos, and bake. She LOVES reading personal development books that transform her life. She is into healthy and organic living so you may spot her drinking green smoothies in between classes! The things that she values the most in life are her family, friends and most importantly her faith.
Dr. Magdi A. Kandil
English Lecturer Nawar Hago
Dr. Magdi Kandil received his M.A. and PhD in Applied Linguistics from Georgia State University. He has taught ESL and applied linguistics courses for over 13 years at Georgia State University, Troy University, and Arkansas State University in the United States. Prior to joining Qatar University, Dr. Kandil was a lecturer and Academic Coordinator in the International Center for English at Arkansas State University. His current research interests include genre/text analysis, critical discourse analysis, and English for Specific Purposes. He is also interested in the application of corpus linguistics in the teaching of foreign language as well as in conducting critical discourse analysis.
Tobias Christopher Lee
English Lecturer Peter MacFarquhar
Tobias has taught English for many years and in several countries, including the U.S.A., China, Oman, Germany, and South Korea. He holds a bachelor's degree in English literature and a master's degree in TESOL from SIT Graduate Institute. His academic interests are focused on intercultural rhetoric and ELF communication. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, hiking, reading the classics.
Valentyna Tykhonivna Matusevych
English Lecturer Michael McKenzie
My name is Valentyna Matusevych. I was born and raised in a small town in Ukraine. From my childhood I was very much interested in medicine and foreign languages. My first degree was in Nursing, and I started my professional career as an R.N. at the Children’s Hospital in Ukraine. However, my love for languages was much stronger than I anticipated, so I didn’t pursue the path in Nursing, but chose to become an English Teacher.
I received my B.A. in Linguistics and TEFL at Kiev National Linguistic University in Ukraine. I continued my education in the US and got my master degree in Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Ohio University in 2007. My study at Ohio University gave me the opportunity to grow up personally and professionally, as in addition to full-time study I was working as a Graduate Assistant for the Linguistic Department.
As for my professional background, I have more than 5 years of experience teaching English at the secondary and private language schools in Ukraine and 4 years of experience teaching at the university level in the US, in the Middle East including Oman and Saudi Arabia, and in Cambodia. I taught a variety of courses including general English, Academic English, Business English, Medical English, and TOEFL preparation.
My job gave me immense opportunities to travel and learn new cultures. I have travelled extensively and visited many countries in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Brooke Meyer
English Lecturer Lucie Rogers
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Ahmed Nazif
English Lecturer David Coupland
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Sarah Nash
English Lecturer Pakize Uludag >
Sarah Nash is originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana, U.S.A. She graduated from Tennessee Technological University located in Cookeville, Tennessee, U.S.A. with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations in English and Sociology. She then went on to graduate with a Master of Arts in TESOL from Southern Illinois University located in Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A. all while teaching as a graduate assistant at SIUC's Center for English as a Second Language (CESL). After graduation, she continued to teach at CESL as an adjunct instructor and is now eagerly anticipating joining the lecturers in Qatar University's Foundation Program.
Lilian Olarinko
English Lecturer John Scott Daly
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Kate Mastruserio Reynolds
English Professor
Dr. Kate Mastruserio Reynolds serves as an Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Foundation Program for the University of Qatar. With a Bachelors and Masters of Arts in French language and literature background and a doctoral degree in TESOL/ Literacy from the University of Cincinnati, she has taught language courses at a variety of levels in ESL/EFL and French. She worked at a teacher educator and program coordinator in TESL/TEFL and Bilingual Education at the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire from 2001-2013. She has taught diverse TESOL teacher preparation courses at Southern Connecticut State University, Harvard University's Intensive English Language Program, the University of Cincinnati, and the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute” in Ukraine. Her scholarly activities have included a Fulbright award for teaching in Ukraine, presentations at TESOL International Association, American Association of Applied Linguistics, UkraineTESOL, PeruTESOL and articles in the TESOL Quarterly, Modern Language Journal, Journal of Educational Technology, and a recently published chapter in TESOL International Association’s volume Integrating Language and Content. She was the 2013 TESOL International Association Convention Planning Chair.
Kashif Raza
English Lecturer Aaron Monroe
Kashif Raza from Pakistan holds his second master’s degree in TESOL from Oklahoma City University, USA. His first MA was in English Language and Literature from Pakistan. With a strong background in literature, law, psychology, history, geography and languages (Punjabi, Urdu, English, Persian, Arabic), and a language teaching experience of more than 5 years, Mr. Raza has developed his interests in second language acquisition, CALL, curriculum development, assessment and discourse analysis. He intends to pursue his PhD in Discourse Analysis and Curriculum Development. He has been presenting at International TESOL Conference and OKTESOL Conference. His main topics of presentations included Applications of Google Drive in Collaborative Activities; Role of Teacher Feedback in Teaching SLW to Arabic Students; Strategies to Make Cheating and Plagiarism a Learning Experience in L2 Classrooms; and A Survey Study of Perceptions of Faculty and International Students in Higher Education. Prior to joining Qatar University, Mr. Raza was Director of Community English School at Oklahoma City University, instructor at Community Literary Centers Oklahoma, USA, and associate instructor at ELS, Oklahoma City University, USA. He is currently working on implying Google Drive as a tool for creating a curriculum for English language learning based on project based learning and communicative language teaching.
Christina Marie Rivera
English Lecturer Farzana Lone
Christina Rivera received her M.A. in TESL from the University of Texas at San Antonio and her B.A. in Anthropology/Archaeology from the University of Texas at Austin. She has eight years of experience teaching English to adults, primarily English for Academic Purposes, and is a certified writing and speaking examiner for IELTS. Christina has taught in the United States, China, and Mexico and looks forward to teaching in the Middle East at Qatar University.
Lucie Rogers
English Lecturer Clint Mitchell
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Halah Simon
English Lecturer David Bartsch
Ms. Halah C. Simon graduated from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland in 2010 with an MLitt. in Literary Studies. She received her MA in English Linguistics and MA in English Literature from University of Karachi, where she taught South Asian Literature. She also holds B.Sc (H) and M.Sc in Economics from University of Karachi. Prior to joining Qatar University, she was associated with Iqra University, Karachi as an assistant professor and a senior research associate in the Faculty of Education and Learning Sciences.
Ms. Simon has extensive experience of teaching a range of courses at foundation, graduate and postgraduate levels. Her primary research interests include: examining the alternative lineation schemes in metaphysical poetry; exploring psycho-symbolic master-servant relationships in Elizabethan literature; and investigating the use of language as an instrument of tyranny and suppression of truth in the works of George Orwell.
Her current analyses deal with higher education, educational interventions, qualitative research methods and public sector education. Ms. Simon has presented papers at international conferences and has a number of research publications to her credit. She earned her Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA) from British Council, Colombo in 2012.
Cody Stewart
English Lecturer Pavel Tzenkov
Cody Stewart is originally from Cookeville, Tennessee, U.S.A. He graduated from Tennessee Technological University located in Cookeville, Tennessee, U.S.A. with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with Concentrations in Psychology and Sociology. He then went on to graduate with a Master of Arts in TESOL from Southern Illinois University (SIUC) located in Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A. all while teaching as a graduate assistant at SIUC's Center for English as a Second Language (CESL). After graduation, he continued to teach at CESL as an adjunct instructor and is now bursting with anticipation to join the lecturers in Qatar University's Foundation English Program.
Sotiria Vogli
English Lecturer Danielle Caldron
Sotiria Vogli holds a BSc in Social Sciences (Salford, UK), an MA in Criminal Justice (Brunel, UK) and an MA in Applied Linguistics (Birmingham, UK). Soti, a Greek native, has been teaching English in language schools, colleges and universities in Greece, China and Kuwait, for the last twenty years. Over the years she has been actively involved in syllabus and curriculum design, and she has developed and delivered numerous ESP, EAP, General English, and exam preparation courses.
Melissa Van De Wege
English Lecturer Eileen Plumb
Ms. Melissa Van De Wege is excited to have joined the fine team of faculty in the Foundation Program this year. Melissa is originally from Seattle, Washington. She holds a B.A. in Spanish, a TESOL Certificate, an M.A. in TESOL, and a Certificate in the Teaching of Writing. She has taught business ESL; EAP; writing composition to U.S. domestic and international students; and has also taught Spanish. Melissa thoroughly enjoys teaching English and has a special affinity for teaching and using writing as a rhetorical tool. In addition, her research focus is on how the rhetorical elements of the main idea, development, parallelism, and word repetition are demonstrated in the writings of native Arabic speakers. She plans to quickly expand her research, and in order to do that, she is learning Arabic. When all is said and done, though, her true passion lies in her students. She likes building a positive rapport with them. Melissa ultimately desires that they are motivated to utilize language in order to reach out to others across cultural boundaries to further the greater good.
Rachel Wyman
English Lecturer David Moran
Rachel Wyman is from Boston. She received her M.A. in English Language Teaching & Applied Linguistics from King's College, University of London and her B.A. in English Literature & Composition from Westmont College in California. She has been teaching English for eight years and has also worked as a Language Testing Supervisor. She has worked in the United States, the Czech Republic, South Korea, China, Myanmar, Kuwait, Qatar and the U.K. Her research interests focus on Corpus Linguistics and Political Discourse Analysis.
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Shareholder Rights: Citizens United and Delaware Corporate Governance Law, 28 J. of Law & Politics 51 (2012) Available at SSRN: or .

Plato, The Prince, and Corporate Virtue: Philosophical Approaches to Corporate Social Responsibility, 45 San Francisco University Law Review 1, (2010); co-author Colin Marks (available at SSRN: ).

Congress, Corporate Boards, and Oversight: A Public Law / Private Law Comparison, 44 University of Richmond Law Review 771 (2010) (available at SSRN: ).

A Fresh Look at the Constitutional Rights of Teens: Sex and Drugs at the Supreme Court, 45 Idaho Law Review 71 (2008); co-author Michael P. Forrest.

Updated Lessons in Conducting Basic Legal Research By Pro Se Litigants Who Cannot Afford an Attorney, 11 Scholar 1 (2008); co-authors Michael P. Forrest and Michael Martinez, Jr
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