Our People
  • Dr. Bassel Soudan
  • Head of Sustainable Renewable Energy Engineering Department
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:bsoudan@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165052911
  • Specialization:Ph.D., Electrical & Computer Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology,USA, 1994.
  • Research Interests:- Electronic Design Automation
    - VLSI Design
    - Signal Integrity
    - On-chip Interconnect
    - Embedded Systems
    - Information Security
  • Dr. Abdul Hai Al-Alami
  • Associate Chariman of Sustainable Renewable Energy Engineering Department
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:aalalami@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053935
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University at Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Research Interests:- Manufacturing of laminated dies for injection moudling,
    - Testing of insulating materials from organic solid waste,
    - Solar Power reactions steam turbines,
    - Optically selective solar thermal absorbers,
    - Mechanical Energy Storage (buoyancy force,
    - Solar Manufacturing (nonferrous ablation using
    concentrated solar power)
  • Dr. Chaouki Ghenai
  • Chairman: Research Funding Department, Office of Vice Chancellor of Research and Graduate Studies
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:cghenai@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053971
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Orleans, Orleans, France.
  • Research Interests:Research Interests: • Renewable Energy – Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Wind, Bioenergy, Fuel Cell, Wave
    • Energy Efficiency (Building, Industry and Transportation)
    • Energy Storage
    • Hybrid Power System
    • Micro Grid Power System
    • Renewable Energy for Desalination System
    • Renewable and Alternative fuels – Biofuels: Biodiesel, Biogas, Syngas, Bio-oil, Hydrogen, Biohythane
    • Waste to Energy (Gasification, Pyrolysis, Anaerobic Digestion, Transesterification)
    • Modeling and Simulation of Energy Systems
    • Combustion (Solid, Liquid, Gas fuels), Heat Transfer, and Fluid Dynamics - CFD and Laser Diagnostic
    • Clean Energy Technologies
    • Sustainability and Eco Design
    • Energy-Water Nexus
    • Energy Management and Green Building (Net Zero Energy Building)
    • Nano-fluids for Biofuels and Energy Systems
  • Dr. Mohammad Ali Abdelkareem
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:mabdulkareem@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:009715053917
  • Specialization:PhD Chemical Engineering, Gunma University, Japan
  • Research Interests:Development of nanosized catalyst, i.e, nanoparticels, nanofibers and graphene, for the application in DMFC, Urea fuel cells, microbial fuel cell, and solid oxide fuel cell, application of the nanosized materials in the Hydrogen release.Development of an integrated system for electricity production from biogas and solid oxide fuel cell.
  • Dr. Mamdouh Assad
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:massad@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053914
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering Helsinki University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland
  • Research Interests:Renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy and exergy analysis, evaporative cooling, energy conversion systems and industrial ventilation.
  • Dr. Basharia Yousef
  • Academic RankAssociate Professor
  • Email:byousef@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:009715053907
  • Specialization:PhD. Mechanical Engineering, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Research Interests:Renewable Energy, Indoor Quality Air, Thermal Comfort, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Dr. Shek Atiqure Rahman
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:srahman@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053908
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Research Interests:- Solar energy
    - Renewable energy
    - Computational fluid dynamics
    - Drying, Freeze drying
    - Atmospheric freeze drying
  • Dr. Tareq Salameh
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:tsalameh@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053932
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Lund University, Sweden
  • Research Interests:· Renewable Energy – Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Wind, Bioenergy, Fuel Cell
    · Energy Efficiency
    · Energy Storage
    · Hybrid Power System
    · Micro Grid Power System
    · Renewable Energy for Desalination System
    · Biofuels – Biodiesel, Biogas, Syngas, Bio-oil
    · Modeling and Simulation for Energy Systems
    · Combustion, Heat Transfer, and Fluid Dynamics - CFD and Laser Diagnostic
    · Sustainability and Eco Design
    · Energy Management and Green Building
    · Nanotechnology for Energy Systems
  • Dr. Anis Allagui
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:Aallagui@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053931
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada
  • Research Interests:(I) Plasma micro-discharges: synthesis of metallic/bimetallic nanomaterials, metal oxides and nitrides, graphene and reduced graphene oxide, and other carbon derivatives; degradation of organic and inorganic compounds in liquid media, nonlinear dynamics of current and optical emissions time series, high-speed random bit generation.

    (II) Electrochemical energy storage: electric double layer capacitors and hybrid pseudocapacitors, (frequency-domain) impedance spectroscopy, (time-domain) fractional-order analysis, effective capacitance, energy and power, ac line filtering, oscillators, fractional capacitors.

    (II) Electrocatalysis: non-platinum group nanomaterials, materials electrochemistry, ammonia electrooxidation reaction, formic acid oxidation, methanol oxidation for direct method fuel cell, hydrogen evolution reaction.
  • Dr. Ahmed Hachicha
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:ahachicha@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053981
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Thermal Engineering, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, BarcelonaTECH, Spain.
  • Research Interests:- Renewable/Solar energy systems and its applications
    - Concentrating solar power technologies
    - Numerical modeling and Computational fluid Dynamics
    - Combined PV thermal systems
    - Thermo-fluid analysis of energy systems
    - Dust effect on solar systems
    - Energy efficiency
  • Dr. Di Zhang
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:zdi@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053937
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Research Interests:Organic/hybrid PV solar cells; Thin-film optoelectronics; Carbon nanomaterials (graphene, DLC); Metal nanomaterials (metallic nanoparticles & nanostructures)
  • Dr. Abrar Inayat
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:ainayat@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053972
  • Specialization:Ph.D Chemical Engineering Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
  • Research Interests:· Renewable Energy & Sustainable Energy Systems
    · Biomass and Bioenergy
    · Process System Engineering
    · Production of Biofuels
    · Modelling, simulation and optimization of biomass processing technologies
    · Process integration
    · CO2 capture and utilization
    · Heat integration
    · Energy Management
    · Hybrid Energy Systems
  • Dr. Muhammad Tawalbeh
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:mtawalbeh@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053952
  • Specialization:Ph.D Chemical Engineering
  • Research Interests:Membrane separation, Adsorption, Modeling, Materials, Renewable fuels, and Fuel cells.
  • Dr. Zafar Said
  • Academic RankAssistant Professor
  • Email:zsaid@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:009715053925
  • Specialization:Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University Malaya, Malaysia
  • Research Interests:- Nanofluids
    - Stability of suspensions
    -Thermophysical Properties
    -Heating/cooling applications
    -Energy and Exergy efficiencies of solar collectors
    -Renewable Energy
    -Infrared Thermography for NDT
    -Vehicle Thermal Management
  • Eng. Monadhel Alchadirchy
  • Lab Engineer
  • Email:malchadirchy@sharjah.ac.ae
  • Tel:0097165053491
  • Specialization:B.Sc. in Physics, Solid State, Baghdad University, Iraq
  • Research Interests:Semiconductors and Photovoltaic Solar Panel.