Current Position
Director of Research and Community Engagement
Research Field of Interest
Mechanical Engineering (Thermodynamics and Thermal Power), Laser Systems Design, Industrial and Medical Applications of Lasers
Mechanical Engineering
Specialization (General)
Thermal Power
Specialization (Specific)
Thermodynamics of Gas Lasers
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Academic Degree:

PhD (Mech. Eng.), 1989 College of Engineering / University of Glasgow / U.K

MSc (Mech. Eng.), 1985 College of Engineering / University of Liverpool / U.K

BSc (Mech. Eng.), 1976 College of Engineering / University of Mosul / Iraq


4. Recent Publications:

  • The study of Heat Transfer Characteristics for Water Based Platinum nano-fluid, 1st  Scientific Conference on nano-technology, University of Bahrain, May 2014.
  • Biological Application of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Technique for Determination of Trace Elements in Hair, Talanta (ELSEVIER 2013), Vol. 117 (2013),  pp. 176-183.
  • Design and Construction of Q-switched Nd:YAG Laser System for LIBS Measurements, Optics & Laser Technology, 44 (2012), pp. 130–135.
  • Study of Surface Heat Treatment of Co-Cr Alloy Using Laser Technology, 5th Scientific Conference, College of Science, University of Babylon (Iraq), May 2010, CSASC Ar. V., Vol. 5 (2010).



5. Teaching and Academic Experience:

 5.1 Teaching Experience :

Period: since 1989,

Subjects: Thermodynamics, Internal Combustion Engines, Heat Transfer, Power Plants, Boiling

Heat Transfer, Gas Turbines, Gas Dynamics, Gas Discharge, Laser Systems, Industrial Applications of Lasers, Kinetic Theory of Gases.

 Study: Undergraduate, Postgraduate: MSc, PhD.


5.2 Supervising :

MSc. Students: (5) since 2009

PhD. Student: (1) since 2009


5.2 Academic Experience :

       Director, Research and Community Engagement, Gulf University, January 2017 - continue.

Professor, College of Engineering, Gulf University, October 2014 - continue.

President, Gulf University, September 2012 - September 2014.

Dean, College of Engineering, Gulf University, October 2011- August 2012.

Coordinator, Quality Assurance Directorate, Gulf University,  June 2011- August 2012.

Professor, College of Engineering, Gulf University, March 2010 - September 2011.

Visiting Professor, NILES, University of Cairo (Egypt),  February 2006 - February 2010.

Dean, College of Laser and Optoelectronics Engineering, University of Technology (Iraq),

          June 2003 - October 2005.

Head of Department, University of Technology (Iraq), 1998 - 2003

Lecturer, Al-Nahrain University (Iraq), 1994 - 2002

Faculty Member, University of Technology (Iraq), 1989 - 1998


6. Professional Experience:

  • Member of Iraqi Forum for Intellectuals and Academics, 2015 - continue.
    • Member of Egyptian Laser Society, 2006 - continue.
  • Member of Egyptian Society of Industrial Applications of Lasers, 2006 - continue.
  • International  Advisor and Technical Reviewer for the National Postgraduate Conference (NPC 2009), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia 2009.
  • Consultant and Member of Group for Research in Engineering and Advanced Technology (GREAT), University of Cairo (Egypt), 2009 - 2010.
  • Member of Board of Directors, Laser Technology Center at NILES, University of Cairo (Egypt),     2007 - 2009