1. Bachelor Study
Degree: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering - Automotive Engineering Program
Year of Graduation: 1995
University: Palestine Polytechnic University (PPU), Hebron, Palestine
Grant: 5-years, PPU academic distinction scholarship (1990-1995)
Graduation Project: Controller design for automotive transmission system
2. Master Study
Degree: Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics and Design)
Year of Graduation: 1998
University: University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Grant: 2-years, DAAD scholarship (1996-1998)
Thesis: Thermoelastic vibration and damping of vibrating rectangular plates
3. PhD Study
Degree: PhD in Mechanical Engineering /Dynamics and control
Year of Graduation: August, 2006
University: University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany.
Grant: 3-years DAAD scholarship (2003-2006)
Thesis: Modeling and control of elastic ship-mounted cranes using variable-gain model-based controller.
Employment and Professional Experiences
2006 - : Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at PPU,
2010-2012: Head of Mechanical Engineering Department
1998-2003: Lecturer in the mechanical Engineering department at PPU (Teaching many undergraduate courses as: Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering Design, Robotics, Dynamics and Vibrations, Control Systems, AutoCAD, and control theory labs)
1999-2002: Teaching and training graduate engineers (Mechanical, Electrical and Architecture Engineers) to use CAD software in drafting and design, Engineering Association, Hebron
1995-1996: Teaching assistant and supervisor on the applied Mechanics Laboratories, PPU
Teaching and research interests
Dynamics and Control of Mechatronics systems, Control systems design, Machinery Dynamics and Vibrations, Mechanical Engineering Design.
Mechanical Engineering Department,
Palestine Polytechnic University,
PO Box. 198, Hebron, Palestine.