دليـل الموظفيــن

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Dr.SAUD IQBAL
Dean
Office: Admin Building
E-mail:saud-iqbal@asu.edu.om

Education
* Ph.D. Clinical Nutrition,
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, U.K.
* M.S. Metabolic Human Nutrition,
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE.  U.S.A.
* P.G. Fellowship
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL , U.S.A.

 

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Dr. ADEL N.Z GINDY
Head of Department of Marine Science and Fisheries
Office: Cabin # 2, Office No. 7
Extn: 320
E-mail:adelgindyi@asu.edu.om

Education
* Doctor of Philosophy- Aquaculture
University, of Aberdeen , Scotland UK. 1988
* Bachelor degree. Agriculture Mansoura University Egypt

Research Interests:
Marine fish farming , Marine Cage Farming, Shrimp Farming

 

yahiya

Dr.YAHYA A. ISMAIL
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Head
Office: Cabin # 2, Office No: 4
E-mail:aiyahya@asu.edu.om

Education
* Doctor of Philosophy – Chemistry (Intelligent Polymers)
Aligarh Muslim University – India
* Master of Philosophy-Chemistry (Solid State Chemistry)
Aligarh Muslim University – India
* Master of Science-Chemistry
Aligarh Muslim University – India
* Bachelor of Science- Chemistry
University of Calicut- India

Research Interests:
Advanced Materials and Intelligent Polymers for Advanced Applications: –  Conducting Polymers based artificial muscles and sensors, sensing actuators, bio mimetic properties and  brain –machine interfacing,  Nano fibers based on Hydrogel/EAP  hybrid systems for bio artificial muscles, energy storage etc.

 

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Dr. MUHAMMAD LUQMAN
Assistant Professor- Chemistry
Office: Cabin # 2, Office No: 6
E-mail:luqman.polymers@asu.edu.om

Education
*
Doctor of Philosophy-Polymer Science and Engineering
Chosun University- South Korea-2007
* Master of Science-Industrial Chemistry
Aligarh Muslim University- India-2001
* Bachelor of Science-Industrial Chemistry
Aligarh Muslim University- India-1999

Research Interests:
(Present and near Future, but not limited to….)
Synthesis/Development, Processing, Characterizations (Thermal/Mechanical/Rheological/ Electrical/Morphological)
of  Polymeric Materials (Ionomer/Polyelectrolytes/non-ionic Polymer Nanocomposites/Blends)
for Advanced Industrial Applications including

Excellent Heat and Flame Resistance, High Impact and Scratch Resistance, Excellent Transparency, UV Resistance, Excellent Antistatic, Dielectric and Mechanical Strength

Artificial Muscles, Actuators and Sensors, Biomimetic Smart Materials, Membrane Applications (Desalination, Gas/Gas, Gas/Liquid and Liquid/Liquid Separations, Water Treatment, Energy Generation and Storage), Shape Memory, Construction Industry, Catalysis, Biocompatible/degradable, Drilling Fluid Applications.

(Highly Enthusiastic to Work on Interdisciplinary/Specialized Projects)

Research Publications (Last Four Years-Representatives Only):

Studies on Thermal, Mechanical, Morphological, and Viscoelastic Properties of Polybenzimidazole Fiber Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composites, Shan Faiz,  Arfat Anis, Mohammad Luqman, Saeed M. Al Zahrani, Polymer Composites, July 8, 2014,http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pc.23148

Developments in Shape Memory Polymeric Materials, Arfat Anis, Shan Faiz, Mohammad Luqman, Anesh Manjaly Poulose, Syed K.H. Gulrez, Hamid Shaikh, Saeed M. Al-Zahrani, Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, December 8, 2013, 52(15),1574-1589,http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03602559.2013.824466

“Ion Exchange Technology I: Theory and Materials”, Inamuddin and Mohammad Luqman, Chapters-16, Pages-555, ISBN: 978-94-007-1699-5 (Print), 978-94-007-1700-8 (Online), SpringerNetherlands, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-1700-8

Sulfonated Polystyrene-based Ionic Polymer-metal Composite (IPMC) based-Actuator, Mohammad Luqman, Jang-Woo Lee, Kwang-Kil Mun and Young Tai Yoo, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, January 25, 2011, 17(1), 49-55, Elsevier,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2010.10.008

Conference Presentations (Two Years-Representatives Only):Mohammad Luqman, Yahya A. Ismail and Mohamamd Changej, Chemistry of Water for Agricultural and Social Needs, Symposium on “Aflaj, Cultural Heritage and Development Necessity”, Scientific Innovation Hall, Ministry of Education, Ibra, North Al Sharqiyah, Oman, 8-9th June, 2015 (Oral Presentation and Panel Member for Final Question and Answer Session)
Mohammad Luqman (Proud for getting Selected-cum-Invited/Among 90 out of 300 American-Arab Scientists/Researchers), Ionic Polymer Metal Composite (IPMC) Actuator based on a Non-perfluorinated Polymer, 2nd Arab-American Frontiers of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium, Muscat, Oman, December 13-15, 2014 (Poster Presentation)

 

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Prof. Falah Khalil Al-Ani
BVMS, PhD in Pathology, Kansas State University, USA.
Fulbright Scholar, USA.
Biology Section, College of Applied Sciences
A’Sharqiyah University,
P.O. Box 42, Postal Code 400
Ibra, Sultanate of Oman
Tel: +968 – 255 60 700 Ext- 317
Office: Cabin # 2, Office No: 12
Mobile: +968- 92323694
Email: falahkalani@asu.edu.om
www.asu.edu.om

Professor of Anatomy & Physiology

Education

Doctorof Philosophy- Pathology (1985)
Kansas State University, USA.

Bachelordegree-(BVM&S)- Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
Baghdad University, Iraq (1973)

ONGOING RESEARCH:
*
The effects of camel milk consumption on the health and nutritional status of lactating women in the sultanate of Oman
* Studies on bacterial and fungal skin infection in diabetic people in the Sultanate of Oman
* Experimental studies on the effects of cuttlefish ink on rats

RESEARCH Articles:
*
Pathophysiology of breast edema in lactating women (2015) Global Journal of Medical Research Vol. 1(1): 1-7.
* Analytical study for the nutritional, environmental and health situation of Bedouins in Sultanate of Oman(send for publication)
* Isolated fungi from skin of diabetic people in Jordan (send for publication)

دراسة عن الاصابة الجرثومية والفطرية للجلد في مرضى السكري في سلطنة عمان
دراسة تحليلية للواقع البيئي والغذائي والصحي للسكان البدو بسلطنة عمان

Research Interests:
Evaluating of camel milk in treatment of certain human chronic diseases with some emphasis on diabetic patients.

 

sadath

MOHAMMAD SADAT ALI
Lecturer- Microbiology
Office: Cabin # 2, Office No: 11
E-mail:mdsadatali@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Philosophy-Microbiology
Annamalai University- India
Master of Science-Microbiology
Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University- India
Bachelor of Science- Microbiology
Osmania University-India
Bachelor of Education
Osmania University-India

Research Interests:
Antimicrobial Activities of Medicinal Plants, Tibb-an-Nabawi (Healing with the medicine of the Prophet (PBUH) & Alternative Medicine.

 

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Dr. JAMAL SALAH
Mathematics Assistant Professor
Extn: 326
E-mail:drjamals@asu.edu.om

Education

PhD-Mathematics (2012)
UKM University Malaysia
Research Interests:
Riemann Hypothesis & Robin’s Inequality.
Fractional Calculus
Analytical number Theory

 

ahmed

AHMAD YACOUB AL-AZAB
Lecturer- Mathematics
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 4  Extn: 316
E-mail:ahmad.alazab@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science-Mathematics (2009)
University of Jordan-Jordan
Bachelor of Science-Mathematics (2001)
Baghdad University-Iraq

Research Interests:
Modern Methods of Teaching Mathematics.
Thinking Skills in mathematics.

 

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AHMAD MUHAMMAD ABDELQADER
Lecturer- Mathematics
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 4  Extn: 316
E-mail:ahmed.abdelqader@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science-Mathematics
Yarmouk University
Bachelor of Science- Mathematics
Yarmouk University

 

 
 

shafeena

SHAFEENA ALI MC
Lecturer- Physics
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 2  Extn: 318
E-mail:Shafeena.ali@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science-Physics
Calicut University- India
Bachelor of Science- Physics
Calicut University-India
Bachelor of Education
Calicut University-India

Research Interests:
Nuclear irradiation on polymeric materials

 

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MARITES T SUAREZ
Lecturer- Physics
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 2   Extn: 318
E-mail:maritests@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science – Physics Education
Cagayan State University-Philippines
Bachelor of Science- Computer Engineering
St. Paul University Philippines

 

 

 

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SHEIKHA SAID AL-SAWAFI
Teaching Assistant – Food Science and Human Nutrition
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 5  Extn: 251
E-mail:sheikha.alsawafi@asu.edu.om

Education

  • Bachelor of Science-Food Sciences & Human Nutrition
    Sultan Qaboos University-Oman

 

 

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KAWTHER SULEIMAN ALHARTHI
Lab Technician- Chemistry
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 5   Extn: 251
E-mail:Kawther.ALHarthi@asu.edu.om

Education

  • Bachelor of Science-Applied Chemistry (2011)
    Higher College of Technology

 

 

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SYED SIKANDER HASAN
Technician-Biology/Microbiology
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 6  Extn: 251
E-mail:sikandrhasan@asu.edu.om

Education
* Master of Science

Research Interests:
Molecular biology

 

 

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Dr.HAKIKILLA H SHAH
Lecturer
Office: Cabin # 2, Office # 11
E-mail:hakikshah@asu.edu.om

Academic Qualification
* Ph.D. in Chemistry (Co-Funded: British Council, UK PhD Research Scholarship)
On Joint project between University of Bath, UK & Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
M.Sc. in Chemistry
Pune University, India
B.Sc. in Chemistry
North Maharashtra University, India

Research Profile

• Research projects at ASU as PI:
TRC-FURAP (2015), Oman “Green Extraction and Fractionation of Phenolic Antioxidants from Selected Medicinal Plants in Oman”, Funded: (Grant no. FRP/ASU/14/003-CAS-2, Budget 2400 OMR 0r $ 6200) –Status: Completed Aug.2015
ASU-FSFR, Oman; “Ferrocenyl Di-ynes and Poly-ynes: Synthesis, Characterization, Electrochemistry and X-ray Crystallography” Funding agency: (Grant no. ASU-FSFR/CAS/DOB-02/2015, Budget 2000 OMR 0r 5200 $) – Status: Running 2015-2016
TRC-FURAP (2016), Oman “Chemical and Microbiological investigation of essential oils from Orange Peel”; (Budgeted 2400 OMR 0r $ 6200) – Status: Applied

• Research projects I worked for:
Title: “Exploiting η5-Fullerene Chemistry for ew Photovoltaic Materials”
Funding agency: British Council PMI 2 Connect – Research Co-operation in the Gulf States (Budget 36021 GBP or $ 51,000); Date: 2010-2012
Title: “Conjugated Organometallics and Organic Polymers for Light-Emitting Devices and Solar Cells.”
Funding agency: The Research Council (TRC) Open Research Grant no.: ORG/SQU/EI/13/015, Budget 234,000 OMR or $ 600,000); Date: 2013-till date
Title: “Design, Synthesis and Chemistry of Metalla-ynes and Poly-metalla-ynes.”
Funding agency: IG-Sultan Qaboos University, Oman; Date: 2012-2013 Read More

 

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Dr. FARUCK LUKMANUL HAKKIM

Cancer Biologist

Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 4

Extn: 251

E-mail:hakkim.faruck@asu.edu.om

Research Interests:
Cancer Drug Discovery and Cellular Signaling

 

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Dr. VANDITA SINGH
Lab Technician-Food Science
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 2
E-mail:vandita.singh@asu.edu.om

Education
PhD in Food Science and Nutrition (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman)
P.G. Diploma in Patent Law (Nalsar University of Law, India)
Master of Science-Chemistry (Lucknow University, India)
Bachelor of Science-Chemistry (Lucknow University, India)

Research Interest
.Value added Functional products from locally grown fruits and vegetables.
Isolation and characterization of bioactive compounds from natural products and its potential health benefits.

 

SAJID-HUSSAIN

 

SAJID-HUSSAIN
LECTURER
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 6 , Ext # 251
E-mail:sajidhussain@asu.edu.om

Education
M.Sc (Hons) Food Technology
B.Sc (Hons) Agriculture

Experience
Worked as Scientific Officer at PCSIR (March 2003 to Feb 2016)

 

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Eunice Palis
Lecturer
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 3, Ext No. 324
E-mail:e.palis@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science in Applied Nutrition (minor in Biochemistry) University of the Philippines Los Banos-Philippines
Bachelors of Science in Nutrition University of the Philippines Los Banos-Philippines

Experience
Teaching Assistant, Human Nutrition Program Health Sciences Department, Qatar University

 

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Eunice Palis
Lecturer
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 3, Ext No. 324
E-mail:e.palis@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science in Applied Nutrition (minor in Biochemistry) University of the Philippines Los Banos-Philippines
* Bachelors of Science in Nutrition University of the Philippines Los Banos-Philippines

Experience
Teaching Assistant, Human Nutrition Program Health Sciences Department, Qatar University

 

 

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Shahana Bashar
Lecturer
Office: Cabin # 3, Room # 5, Ext. 326
E-mail:shahanabashar@asu.edu.om

Education
Master of Science (Food Science & Nutrition) University of Peshawar PAK
Bachelor of Science (Food Science & Nutrition) University of Peshawar PAK

Experiences
Lecturer Food Science & Nutrition (2009-2015)
Consultant (UN-WFP)
Consultant (UNICEF)

 

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Name: Dr. Nasiruddin Khan
Position: Assistant Professor – Human Nutrition
Office: Cabin # 4, Office No. 3
Extn: 387
E-mail: knasiruddin@asu.edu.om

Education:
Doctorate: Human Nutrition from University of Barcelona, Spain.
Master:        1. Nutrition and Metabolism: University of Barcelona, Spain.
Inorganic Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University and
Biotechnology from Bundelkhand University, India

Research Interests:
Dietary polyphenols, antioxidants, cocoa and chocolate in cardiovascular diseases
Dietary nutrients, diabetes, obesity, metabolic syndrome, vitamin D status.

Experience:
 5 years of experience having served as Assistant Professor in King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.

 

 

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Asila Saud al Maskari
Lab Technician- Chemistry
Office: Cabin # 3, Office # 3
Ex.No: 324
E-mail: Asila.almaskari@asu.edu.om

Education

Bachelor of Science-Applied Chemistry (2013)
sultan Qaboos university

 

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Thuraya Said Mohammed Al Harthy
Lecturer- Chemistry
Office: Porta Cabin # 3 Office No:5
E-mail: tsmalharthy@asu.edu.om

Education:

Master of Science-Chemistry
Sultan Qaboos University- Oman

Bachelor of Education – Chemistry
Sultan Qaboos University- Oman

Related Experience:

September 2011 –May 2013
As a teaching assistant and lab instructor in chemistry course (Chem2101), in Sultan Qaboos University (as part of the MSc scholarship).

Research Interest:
Environmental applications of Nanotechnology, water purification, chemical synthesis of nanostructures, photocatalysis and analytical chemistry applications. 

Activities & Achievements:

Conferences and Symposiums
1- An oral presenter in Nanotechnology for Water Treatment and Solar Energy Applications conference held in Golden Tulip Hotel. December15 – 16 , 2015
Muscat, Oman. The presentation title: Supported ZnO Nanostructures: synthesis and possible implantation in

water treatment plants.

2-  As a participant in First SQU Internarial Chemistry Conference, titled as: Recent Trends in Drugs Development held in Sultan Qaboos University. November 10-12, 2015 Muscat, Oman.

3- As a participant in Developing Academic Advising Symposium held in Arab Open University. April 22- 23,2014 Muscat, Oman.

 4- Head of organizing committee and presenter in Food Science and Nutrition: Future Perspectives Symposium, held in A’sharqiyah University.  April 8,2014  Ibra, Oman. The presentation title: Nanotechnology and Food.

5- Head of organizing committee and presenter in first year student orientation meeting, held in A’sharqiyah University.  October 21st 2014 Ibra, Oman. The presentation title: Academic Advising.

6- As a participant and poster presenter in Marine Biotechnology Symposium, held in Sultan Qaboos University on November 12-13,2013 Muscat, Oman.

The poster title: Supported ZnO Nanostructures: Synthesis and Photocatalytic Activity.

7- As poster presenter in College of Science celebration of SQU “University day”, held in SQU on February 5th ,2013 Muscat, Oman. The poster title: Sand Supported ZnO Nanostructures.

8- As a participant in the International Council on Education for Teaching (ICET), 54th World Assembly, titled as: Maintaining Strategic Agility: Managing change and assuring quality in education for teaching. December 14-17, 2009 Muscat, Oman.

Awards
2015
Best Oral Presentation Award in Nanotechnology for Water Treatment and Solar Energy Applications conference held in Golden Tulip Hotel. December15 – 16 , 2015 Muscat, Oman. The presentation title: Supported ZnO Nanostructures: Supported ZnO nanostructures: synthesis and possible implantation in water treatment plants.