Prof. Hani Ahmad Abu Qdais
Integrated solid waste treatment and management, Waste to energy, climate change and water treatment and management.
Professor of Environmental Engineering
Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)
Civil Engineering Department
Arabic, English, Russian
Thematic field of expertise:
Energy Recovery, Landfilling, Producer Responsibility, Sustainability, Climate, Biomass, Resource management, Mixed Waste, Composting
Geographical field of expertise:
France, Germany, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, United Arab Emirates
Thematic field of interest:
Energy Recovery, Landfilling, Logistics, Material Recovery, Policy Tax Instruments, Producer Responsibility, Reuse, Reduce, Sustainability, Climate, Biomass, Hazardous Waste, Industrial Waste, Plastics, Mixed Waste, Composting
Geographical field of interest:
Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
Detailed description of working activity
Having more than 30 years of diverse experience in public, private and academic sectors, Dr. Abu Qdais has obtained more than 3 million US$ of fund for his research and consultation projects. He has published more than 60 papers in international refereed journals and proceedings of international conferences (H Index: Scopus = 22, Google Scholar = 28).
Professor of Water & Environmental Engineering, Civil
Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science & Technology
2013 - 2016, Assistant to The President, Jordan University of Science &Technology
2008-2013, Director, Queen Rania Al Abdalla Centre for Environmental Science & Technology, Jordan University of Science & Technology
2006-2008, Dean of Scientific Research and Graduate Studies, German Jordanian University
2010 to Present, Professor of Water & Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science & Technology
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK,1998, Thesis title" Management of Solid Waste Composting in Hot Climate: Abu Dhabi"
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan,1987, Thesis Title" Solid Waste Management for the City of Irbid: Current Status and Possible Improvements"
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Kharkov Institute for Municipal Engineers, Kharkov, USSR, 1982.
Member of Privatization Committees of Abu Dhabi Water Department
Member of the Board of Director of Abu Dhabi Environment Group (NGO)
Representative of Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Department in the Project Committees at the Department of Planning
Member of Referee Committee for State Prize in Environment, Jordan
Member of the National Committee to Prepare a National Master Plan of Solid Waste Management in Jordan
Member of The National Committee to Prepare the Jordanian State of Environment Report