Associate Professor in Water Resources management – Groundwater Hydrologist
Director of Water Research Center at SQU
Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research – Sept 2016-Sept 2019
College of Agriculture and Marine sciences, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Member of Oman Water Society - Oman
• PhD in Environmental Engineering (Water Resources management – Groundwater Hydrology) – Obtained from the University of Queensland – Australia in June 2007
• My Research focus in water resources management in arid zones with more focus in recharge dam’s efficiency, groundwater hydrology, and numerical modeling, and water resources management. I lead major strategic researchers and consultancy services during the last 10 years, along with co-investigator in other international and regional projects, with a total value of 3 million USD from both national and international funding agencies. I published 45 Refereed papers and more than 40 conference/symposium presentations with several book chapters. I supervised a number of MSc and PhD students enrolled at SQU, and also jointly supervised PhD and MSc students from International Universities as Amsterdam University, Delft Uni of Technology, Dresden Uni of Technology, and Tokyo University-Japan. I established collaboration with leading international institutions such as JPL-NASA – USA, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and Caltech Institute of Technology, USA, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, IHE and Amsterdam University, UAEU, UAE, and many others.