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Biology Department, Yarmouk University, Irbid-Jordan.

Phone: +962-27109596 (H), +962-79-510-3051(C)



Ph.D.                2006   Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Georgia State University,

Atlanta, GA.

Thesis (title): Investigation into the mechanism(s) which permit the high rate, degradation of PAHs and related petroleum hydrocarbons in Sequencing Batch Reactors by attached cells in a controlled mixed bacterial community.

M.Sc.              1993   Microbiology and Molecular Biology, Yarmouk University, Irbid-


Thesis: Role of O-acetylserine sulfhydrylase in converting inorganic chemicals to mutagens in Bacillus subtilis.

B.Sc.               1990   Medical Technology, Jordan University of Science and technology,

 Irbid- Jordan.



2021- Present   Professor (Food Microbiology), A’Sharqiyah University, Ibra, Sultanate of Oman. 

2017-2021       Associate Professor (Microbiology), A​'Sharqyiah University, Ibra- Oman.

2013-2017       Associate Professor (Microbial Biotechnology), Yarmouk University, Irbid- Jordan.

2006-2013       Assistant Professor (Microbial Biotechnology), Yarmouk University, Irbid- Jordan.

2000-2005       Graduate Research Assistant, Biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbon, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2001-2004       Graduate Teaching Assistant, Microbiology, Immunology, Principles of Biology, Freshman and Junior Students, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

1997-2000       Full Time Lecturer, Yarmouk University, Biology Department, Irbid-


1992-1994       Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Applied Biological Sciences, Jordan University

of Sciences & Technology, Irbid-Jordan