prof.turky

 

Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat)

Professor of Civil Engineering

Dr. Turki Obaidat is a Professor of Civil Engineering at Jordan University of Science and
Technology (JUST) and currently on leave at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan (ZUJ). He is
the President of Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan (ZUJ) since October 2015. Prof. Obaidat
received his Ph.D in Civil Engineering from Purdue University (U.S.A.) in 1988. He is involved
in teaching, research, training and consultation. He published more than seventy research articles
in different scientific journals and conferences. In addition, he has long and extensive experience
in academic administration at JUST. He was the Head of Civil Engineering Department (19931995),

Director of the Consultative Center (2000-2004), Dean of Scientific Research (20042005),

and Dean of Faculty of Engineering (2005-2007). Professor’s Obaidat sound academic
leadership is proved by leading the Faculty of Engineering at JUST to obtaining accreditation by
the American Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET). Also, he led the administration
development committee and put forward the framework of the first strategic plan at JUST.
During the period 1997-2000, Prof. Obaidat worked as Roads Expert in Dubai Government
where he supervised the planning and the design of mega transportation projects in Dubai City.
Owing to his outstanding achievements not only in engineering profession, but also in strategic
planning and total quality management, he was awarded Dubai Excellence Prize in 1999. Prof.
Obaidat was also the Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific
Research and Director of the Scientific Research Support Fund in Jordan for three years (20072010).

During his career, he was involved in different activities and projects related to fund
raising, strategic planning, performance measurement, accreditation, and quality assurance of
higher education.

1. Address
– President
– Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan.
– P. O. Box (130)
– Amman-Jordan 22110
Tel: 00962- 6-4291511 / 502
Mobile: 00962- 799640003
Fax: 00962-6-4291432
Email: president@zuj.edu.jo

2. Personal Information
Date of Birth: December 1, 1957
Nationality: Jordanian
Marital Status: Married

3. Education

a. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering (Transportation), Purdue
University, USA, May 1988.
b. Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Transportation), Yarmouk University,
Jordan, May 1984.
c. Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (General), Tishreen University, Syria,
June 1980.

4. Titles of Theses

a. Ph.D.: An Evaluation of Effects of Routine Maintenance on Highway Pavement
Surface Condition.
b. Master: The Effect of Changes in Vehicle Loading Limits – The Case of Jordan.

5. Academic Experience

a. Professor of Civil Engineering, on leave at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan,
Amman, Sep. 2013- Present.
b. Professor of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology,
Irbid- Jordan, Dec. 2001- Present.
c. Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and
Technology, Irbid – Jordan, Dec. 1993– Dec. 2001.
d. Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Al-
Ain, U.A.E, Sept. 1995 – Aug. 1997.
e. Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and
Technology, Irbid – Jordan, Sept. 1988 – Dec. 1993.
f. Full time Lecturer, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid-
Jordan, Aug. – Sept. 1988.
g. Post Doctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, USA, May – Aug. 1988.
h. Part-time Lecturer, Howara Community College, Irbid- Jordan, 1981 – 1983.
i. Part-time Lecturer, Ibin Khaldoon Community College, Irbid-Jordan, 1982 -1983.
j. Teaching Assistant, Yarmouk University, Irbid-Jordan, Oct. 1980 – Aug. 1985.

6. Administrative Experience

a. President, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, June 2015 – present.
b. Vice President for Scientific Faculties, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Oct.
2014 – June 2015.
c. Vice President, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Oct. 2013- Sep. 2014.
d. Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Oct.
2013- Sept. 2015.
e. Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research,
July 2007- June 2010.
f. Director of the Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF), June 2007- Jan. 2010.
g. Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Jordan Univ.of Science & Technology, Sept.
2005- June 2007.
h. Dean of Scientific Research, Jordan University of Science & Technology, Irbid-
Jordan, Sept. 2004- Aug. 2005.
i. Director of the Consultative Center for Science and Technology (CCST), Jordan
University of Science and Technology, Irbid- Jordan, Sept. 2000- Aug. 2004.
j. Head, Roads Planning Section, Dubai Municipality, Dubai, U.A.E., Aug. 1997-
Sept. 1998.
k. Chairman, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and
Technology, Irbid- Jordan, Sept. 1993 – Aug. 1995.

7. Administrative and Professional Achievements

A- President, Al- Zaytoonah University of Jordan, June 2015 – present:
1. The university entered the QS International Ranking in 2017 among the top 100
Arab universities and the top 10 Jordanian universities.
2. The university entered the International Green Metrics ranking in 2016. The rank
of ZUJ improved from 326 to 282 in 2017.
3. The university obtained ISO 9001:2015 certificate which covered all academic
and administrative aspects, and focused on risk management and leadership.
4. Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Nursing obtained the Quality Assurance
certificate from Accreditation Commission of Higher Education Institutions.
5. Preparation of the following documents for ZUJ:
a. Policies Document, 2015.
b. Organizational Structure and Job Descriptions, 2016.
c. The Strategic Plan (2017-2020).
d. The Risk Management Strategic Plan, 2017.
6. Reviewing and development of existing by-laws, regulations, and curriculum.
7. Preparation of new regulations related to scientific research, student affairs, and
university environment.

B- Vice-President and Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Al-Zaytoonah University
of Jordan, Sept. 2013- June 2015:
1. Development of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor the university
strategic plan (2012-2016).
2. Preparing regulations, standards, and guidelines for scientific research.
3. Conducting cooperation agreements with international higher education
institutions.
4. Monitoring the implementation of the quality assurance system.
5. Coordinating the students and faculty exchange with EU universities supported by
ERASMUS + program funded by the European commission.
C- Secretary General, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
(MHESR)and Director of SRSF, July 2007-June 2010:
1. Major participation and coordination in preparing the National Strategy for Higher
Education and Scientific Research (2007-2012).
2. Follow-up the quality assurance and key performance indicators (KPIs) of the
strategic action plans of the public and private universities.
3. Supervising the implementation and quality assurance of the following projects and
programs:
a. Higher Education Reforms for Knowledge-based Economy Project (HERfKE)
in cooperation with the World Bank (WB).
b. King Abdullah II Prize for Excellence Governmental Performance and
Transparency.
c. MHESR Mid-term (3 years) Development Program to achieve the objectives of
the National Agenda, in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning and
International Cooperation.
4. Preparation of the strategic action plan (2007-2012) for the Scientific Research
Support Fund (SRSF).
5. Preparation and implementation of the by-laws, regulations, standards and
guidelines, and performance indicators for the SRSF.
6. Coordinating and strengthening the relationship between the MOHESR and
different local, regional and international organizations and agencies (WB, UNDP,
USAID, EU, etc…) in issues related to higher education and scientific research.

D- Dean of Engineering, Dean of Scientific Research and Director of the Consultative
Center at JUST, Sep. 2000- June 2007:
a. Preparation of the Strategic Plan Framework (2005-2010) for Jordan University of
Science and Technology (JUST).
b. Chairing the Handing Over Committee, King Abdullah I Hospital.
c. Leading the Administrative Development Committee at the university level.
d. Conducting several lectures and training courses on Total Quality Management
(TQM) and quality assurance to the employees at JUST.

e. Supervising the implementation and quality assurance of the consultations, studies
and short training courses in the Consultative Center for Science and Technology.
f. Supervising the international projects in the Faculty of Engineering.
g. Preparation of the strategic action plan for the Faculty of Engineering.
h. Leading the preparation and coordination activities in the Faculty of Engineering
to fulfill the requirements of ABET Accreditation.

E- Roads Planning Expert & Technical Advisor of Roads Department, Dubai
Municipality, U.A.E, August 1997 – August 2000. The scope of work involved the
following tasks:

1. Preparation of the plans and development studies to improve the technical and
administrative performance of Roads Department, General Projects Department
and Follow-up and Development Office for Roads and General Projects Sector.
These studies handled the following main issues :
a. Strategic Planning.
b. Total Quality Management ( TQM) and Quality Assurance.
c. Performance Measurement and Indicators.
d. Value Engineering (VE).
e. Intelligent Transportation Systems ( ITS).
f. Dubai Program for Excellence Performance.

2. Development of the existing Pavement Management System ( PMS ) and
training the engineers and technicians incharge of the road network pavement
evaluation and estimation of maintenance and rehabilitation needs.

3. Preparation of the terms of reference and supervising the study and design stages
related to roads rehabilitation projects through international consultants. These
projects are :
a. Rehabilitation of Margham Road ( R657 ) .
b. Rehabilitation and Road Safety Audit of Hatta Road ( R647 ) .
c. Rehabilitation and Road Safety Audit of Jabal Ali – Lehbab Road (R708).

4. Chairman of the technical committees that supervised the study and design
stages of the following big road projects through international consultants :
a. Dubai Ring Road ( R577 and R677 ) .
b. Improvement of Al Ittihad Road ( R682 ) .
c. Comprehensive Improvement of interchanges at Sheikh Zayed Road
(R659).

5. Supervised the preparation of the following technical manuals and research projects
conducted by international consultants :
a. Geometric Design Manual for Dubai roads (R660).

b. Traffic Impact Studies Guide for land use and development control in
Dubai.
c. Asphalt Mix Design Research and Pavement Design Manual (R360/1).

6. Conducting the following short training courses for the engineers in Roads
Department:
a. Geometric Design of Highways .
b. Design of Flexible pavements.
c. Pavement Management Systems.
d. Pavement Evaluation Procedures and Maintenance & Rehabilitation
needs.
e. Feasibility Studies of Transportation Engineering Projects .

7. Participation in preparing and reviewing the roads maintenance contract
documents sponsored by General Maintenance Department.

F- Part-time Consultant for Road Affairs, Ministry of Public Works and Housing,
Amman – Jordan, April 1993 – Aug. 1995.
– Development of road data bank
– Preparing technical reports regarding the evaluation and maintenance of existing
roads.
– Conducting several studies on traffic safety, pavement performance and
maintenance management.

E- Consultant for the following engineering projects at JUST, Sept. 1988 – Aug. 1995:
– Design of the highway and main interchanges near the University.
– Evaluation of road network condition inside the University.
– Design of parking garages for King Abdullah Hospital.

8. Teaching Experience

a. Graduate Level Courses (JUST)
CE 741 Analytical Techniques in Transportation.
CE 743 Advanced Pavement Design.
CE 745 Pavement Management System.
CE 703 Symposium in Civil Engineering (Master Program).
CE 809 Symposium in Civil Engineering (Ph.D program).

b. Undergraduate Level Courses (JUST)
CE 200 Engineering Drawing.
CE 341 Surveying.
CE 343 Surveying Laboratory.
CE 344 Route Surveying.
CE 442 Highway and Traffic Engineering.

CE 546 Highway Maintenance.
CE 591 Graduate Transportation Engineering Project – Part I.
CE 592 Graduate Transportation Engineering Project – Part II.
CE 442 Highway Design (modified curriculam).
CE 443 Pavement Materials & Design (modified curriculam).

c. Undergraduate Level Courses (U.A.E University)
50700225 Fundamentals of Engineering 1-A.
50711215 Statics.
50713473 Highway Engineering.
50713518 Advanced Highway Engineering.
50713517 Transportation Engineering.
50713520 Special Topics in Transportation Engineering.
50719585 Senior Project I.
50719590 Senior Project II.

d. Community College Level Courses: (Jordan)
– Soil Mechanics.
– Reinforced Concrete.
– Route Surveying.
– Sanitary Engineering.

9. Research Interest

a. Highway Maintenance Management System.
b. Evaluation of Pavement Condition and Performance.
c. Pavement Design.
d. Traffic Accident Analysis.
e. Cost Effectiveness of Transportation Engineering Projects.
f. Axial Load Distribution and Analysis.
g. Impact of Traffic and Transportation Projects on Environment.
h. Value Engineering.
i. Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Engineering Education.
j. Strategic Planning, Quality Assurance and Performance Measurment for Higher
Education and Scientific Research.

10. Supervision of Master Theses

1. Osama N. Abu Daoud, “Pavement Distresses Evaluation of the Promary Roads
Network in Jordan Using Startegic Highway Research Program (SHRP) Procedure”,
August 2014.
2. Abdullah I. Al-Adhami, “Development of Pavement Quality Index (PQI) for the
Primary Road Network in Jordan”, August 2014.
3. Khaled E. Al-Balas, “Performance-Based Comparison between Superpave and
Marshall Asphalt Mixtures Using Limestone Aggregates in Jordan”, May 2011.

4. Fatin I. Abu Al-Bandoura, “Traffic Safety at Roundabonts in Jordan”, Aug. 2006.
5. Ala’a M. Al-Sharo’a, “Effect of Utility Cuts on Pavement Condition of the Street
Network in Irbid City”, Aug. 2006.
6. Muna S. Shdeifat, “Evaluation of Road Pavement Maintenance by Contract in
Jordan”, Jan. 2005.
7. Ghassan T. Abdul-Jabbar, “Field Inspection and Laboratory Testing of Highway
Pavement Rutting in Jordan”, Aug. 1995.
8. Eswan A. Gawdet, ” Development of A Procedure to estimate Resurfacing Needs for
the Primary Highways in Jordan”, July, 1995.
9. Ahmad S. Al-Atieh, “Development of an Instrument for Recording and Evaluating
Pavement Roughness-JUST Profilometer”, June 1994.
10. Munther Y. Al-Kofahi, “Evaluation of Pavement Deterioration of the Street Network
in Irbid City”, Dec. 1993.
11. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, “Effect of Traffic Movement and Volume on Air Pollution in
Irbid City”, Dec. 1993.
12. Majed Q. Al-Zumot, “Prediction of Traffic Accidents in Jordan”, Nov. 1993.
13. Jehad Q. Al-Azzam, “Evaluation of Pavement Distresses of Rural Roads in Jordan”,
Sept. 1993.
14. Khaled Y. Abu-Abed, “Effect of Using Different Pavement Surface Material on Skid
Resistance and Pavement Condition”, April 1993.
15. Adnan M. Shiyab, “Evaluation of Military Airfield Pavement in Jordan”, December
1992.
16. Husni M. Abu-Assi, “Evaluation of the Status of Street Network in Municipalities in
Jordan”, March 1992.
17. Moh’d S. Kheder, “Development of Maintenance Strategies for the Rural Road
Network in Jordan”, Oct. 1991.
18. Yahya A. Al-Smadi, “Evaluation of Pavement Surface Condition and Maintenance
Expenditures in Amman City”, March 1991.
19. Rafique Q. Mansour, “The Effect of Axle Load Limit Policy on Land Transport Cost
in Jordan”, June 1990.

11. Research, Development, and Consultation Funds

A. Research Projects

1. Development of a Maintenance Management System for the Roads and Parking Network
at Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan (ZUJ).
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Sobhi M. Al-Bazlameet and Hisham S. Ahmad.
Project No. 15/2015, Supported by the Deanship of Research at ZUJ, May 2015- Oct.
2017 (JD 48,850).
2. Pavement Distress Evaluation of the Primary Roads Network in Jordan using the Strategic
Highway Research Program (SHRP) Procedure.
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Osama Nasri Abu- Daoud. Project No. 220/2013,
Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Nov. 2013- Sept. 2014 (JD 4,640).

3. Introducing New Technologies and Advanced Methodologies for Asphalt Mixtures of
Highway Pavements in Jordan.
Ghazi G. Ai-Khateeb, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Taisir S. Khedaywi.
Project No. H/1/02/2008, Supported by the Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF),
Jordan, Nov. 2008-Nov. 2012 ( JD 279,200).
4. Effect of Utility Cuts on Pavement Condition of the Street Network in Irbid City.
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Ala’a M. Al-Sharo’a.
Project No. 192/ 2004, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Dec. 2004-Oct.
2005 (3,200).
5. Evaluation of Road Pavement Maintenance by Contract in Jordan.
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Muna Al- Shudeifat.
Project No. 115/2003, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST June 2003-July
2004 (JD 3,000).
6. Pavement Condition Evaluation of the Civil Airports in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Abdullah M. Al-Shamsi, Supported by the Council
of Research at United Arab Emirates University, April 1996-Aug. 1997 (JD 8,200).
7. Characteristics of Road Network in North Badyeh.
Hashem R. Al-Masaeid and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).
Project No. 34/94, Supported by the Higher Council for Science and Technology, Jordan
Feb. 1994-Jun 1995 (JD 7,300).
8. Descriptive Model for Fatality Rates of Traffic Accidents in Jordan.
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).
Project No. 35/ 93, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Oct.1993-June 1994
(JD 800).
9. Evaluation of Effects of Soil Properties on Pavement Condition in Irbid City.
Azm S. Al-Homoud and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).
Project No. 34/92, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Oct. 1992-Sept. 1994
(JD 12,000).
10. Effect of Using Different Surface Materials on Overlay Design and Skid Resistance.
Hashem R. Al-Masaeid and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).
Project No. 21/92, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Sept. 1992-Aug.
1993 (JD 3,200).
11. Disaggregate Modeling of Traffic Accidents in Jordan.
Mohammad Hamed and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).
Project No. 17/91, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, April 1991- Dec.
1991 (JD 1,200).
12. Soil Stabilization for the Better Performance of Flexible Pavements.
Adnan A. Basma, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Abdel- Majeed Al- Kabariti
Project No. 26/90, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Sep. 1990- Dec.
1991 (JD 5,500).
13. Evaluation of Road Maintenance Management System in Jordan.
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Riad M. Nusiar

Project No. 25/90, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Feb. 1990-Jun. 1991
(JD 3,000).
14. Development of an Instrument for Recording and Evaluating Pavement Roughness.
Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Adnan A. Basma.
Project No. 4/90, Supported by the Deanship of Research at JUST, Sep. 1990-Feb. 1992
(JD 4,500).

B. Develepment and Consulation Projects

15. Refugees Education Support in mena Countries (RESCUE), Supported by Erasmus +
Program, European commission, Oct. 2016- Oct. 2019 (€ 947,665).
16. EU-EG-JO Joint Master Programme in Intelligent Transport Systems, Supported by
Tempus Program, European Commission, Feb. 20120-Jun. 2015 (€ 950,000).
17. Development of the road master plan for BUSET skyline complex in Dubai, Arab
Consultation Bureau, Jan. 2012-June 2012 ($ 30,000).
18. Bridging the Gap between University Graduates and the Requirements of the Labor
Market, funded by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). July 2007-Oct.
2009, ($ 550,000).
19. Facilitating the Introduction of a Modern Quality Assurance System for Technical
Education in Jordan. Project Coordinator. Supported by Tempus Program, European
Commission, Feb. 2006-Feb. 2007 (€ 122,000).
20. Develepment of Information and Communication Technology Learning Pentagram (ICTLP),

Supported by Tempus Program, European Commission, Feb. 2004-Feb. 2007 (€
391,693).
21. Develepment of infrastructure services in cities and urban areas in Jordan, funded by the
World Bank, April 2004- Nov. 2006 ($ 55,000).
22. Develepment of pavement design scenarios of Dubai-Fujairah freeway. Wilbur Smith
Associates, USA, April 2003- July 2003 ($ 36,000).
23. Develepment of a comprehensive trafic study for Municipility of Greater Irbid, Jun.
2001- Dec. 2003 (JD 10,000).
24. Development of the existing pavement management system for Dubai Municipality
(DMPMS), Texas Research and Development Institute (TRDI), USA, Sept. 2000- Aug.
2001 ($ 47,000).
25. Development of a data bank and maintenance management system for the road network
in Jordan, Ministry of Public Work and Housing, April 1993- Aug. 1995 (JD 10,800).
26. Short training courses inside and outside Jordan pertaining to Transportation
Engineering, Total Quality Management, Value Engineering, and Maintenance
Management Systems 1989- 2010 (JD 110,000).

11. Publications (Google Scholar, H-index=9; Research Gate, RG= 16.26).

A. Civil Engineering

* Journals

1. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Taisir S. Khedaywi, and
Mohammad S. Elayan, “Studying Rutting Performance of Superpave Asphalt
Mixtures using Dynamic Greep and Simple performance Tests”, Road Materials and
Pavement Design Jornal, Volume 19, Issue. 2, 2016, pp. 315-333.
2. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Mohammad S. Elayan, “Gap Acceptance
Behavior at U-Turn Median Openings – Case Study in Jordan”, Jordan Journal of
Civil Engineering, Volume 7, No. 3, 2013, pp. 332-341.
3. Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, Taisir S. Khedaywi, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and
Ahmad Mirwais Najib, “ Laboratory Study for Comparing Rutting Performance of
Limestone and Basalt Superpave Asphalt Mixtures”, Journal of Materials in Civil
Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 25, No. 1, Jan. 2013, pp. 21-29.
4. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Shdeifat, M.S., and Ramadan, K.Z., ” Evaluation
of Road Pavement Maintenance by Contract in Jordan, ” Jordan Journal of Civil
Engineering, Vol.1, No. 3, 2007, pp.221-233.
5. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Adnan M. S. Shiyab, “ Prediction of Pavement
Remaining Service Life Using Roughness Data- Case Study in Dubai “, International
Journal of Pavement Engineering, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2003, pp. 121-129.
6. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), M.T. Obaidat, G.T. Abdul-Jabbar and T.S.
Khedaywi, “ Field Inspection and Laboratory Testing of Highway Pavement
Rutting”, Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 6, Dec. 2000, pp. 1-11.
7. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), N.A. Saeed and J.Widdup, “ Towards the
Development of An Improved Asphalt Overlay Design Procedure for Major Roads in
Dubai “, Road and Transport Research Journal , Australian Road Research Board (
ARRB ) , Vol.9 , No.1 , March 2000 , pp.20 –33.
8. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Saad A. Abo-Qudais,, “Practice, Performance
and Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Concrete Pavement in Jordan”, Journal of
Routes/Roads, World Road Association (PIARC), No. 301, Jan. 1999, pp. 41 – 48.
9. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), M. T. Obaidat, and Riad M. Nuseir, “Evaluation of
Road Maintenance Management System in Jordan”, Journal of Indian Highways,
Indian Road Congress, Vol. 26 No. 10, Oct. 1998, pp. 49 – 56.
10. Hashem R. Al-Masaeid, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and M. T. Obaidat,
“Traffic Volume Forecasting Models for Rural Desert Towns”, Institute of
Transportation Engineers (ITE) Journal on the Web, May 1998, Abstracted on page
13 of its ITE Journal on the Web Publication http:www.ite.org.
11. M. T. Obaidat, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and K. A. Ghuzian, “A Stereometric
Knowledge Based System for Maintenance of Street Networks”, Canadian Journal of
Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, No. 2, Apr. 1998, pp. 220 – 231.

12. Hashem R. Al-Masaeid, Jihad S. Al-Sharaf and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat),
“Effect of Road Roughness and Pavement Condition on Traffic Speed “, Road
Engineering Association of Asia and Australia (REAAA), No. 11, Jan. 1998, pp. 8 –
14.
13. Azm S. Al Hmoud and Turki I. Al Suleiman (Obaidat), “ Loss in Serviceability of
Pavements Due to Expansive Clay Subgrades”, Environmental & Engineering
Geoscience Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, Summer 1997, pp. 277-294.
14. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Fouad A. Gharayebeh, “An Investigation of
Road Shoulder Condition Rating Procedures”, Journal of Indian Highways, Indian
Road Congress, Vol. 25, No. 12, Dec. 1997, pp. 29-37.
15. Fouad A. Gharaybeh and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Effect of Road Shoulder
Characteristics on Pavement Condition,” Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol.36,
No. 4, July 1997, pp.377-389.
16. Hashem R. Al-Masaeid, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Khaled Y. AbuAbed,

“Effect of Aggregate Type on Pavement Skid Resistance of Rural Roads”,
Highway Research Bulletin, Indian Road Congress, No. 56, Jun. 1997, pp. 71 – 80.
17. M. T. Obaidat, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and G.T. Abdul-Jabbar,
“Quantification of Pavement Rut Depth Using Stereo Vision Technology”, Journal of
Surveying Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 123, No. 2, May 1997, pp. 55 – 70.
18. M. T. Obaidat and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “A Proposed Information
Technology Framework to Improve Road Maintenance Management Systems”, The
International Journal of Construction Information Technology (CIT), Vol. 4, No. 2,
Winter 1996,, pp. 85 – 93.
19. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and G.G. Al-Khateeb, “Effect of Traffic
Movement and Delay on Air Pollution”, Road and Transport Research Journal,
Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), Vol. 5, No. 4, Dec. 1996, pp. 4-18.
20. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), A.M. Shiyab, and H.R. Al-Masaeid, “Development
of Models for Prediction of Airfield Pavement Deterioration”, Road and Transport
Research Journal, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB), Vol. 5, No. 3, Sept.
1996, pp. 82-95.
21. H. R. Al-Masaeid, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), M. M. Hamed, and K. R.
Halawa, “Impacts of Small Rural Towns on Road Safety and Traffic Operation”,
Journal of Road and Transport Research, Australian Road Research Board, Vol. 3,
No. 1, March, 1994, pp. 86-98.
22. Hashem R. Al-Masaeid, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Donna C. Nelson,
“Pedestrian Speed-Flow Relationship for CBD Areas in Developing Countries”,
Transportation Research Record 1396, Transportation Research Board, National
Research Council, Washington, D.C., 1993, pp. 69-74.
23. Sanjay Asnani, Khaled Ksaibati, and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Consistence
of Roughness and Rut Depth Measurements Collected with Eleven South Dakota
Road Profiles”, Transportation Research Record 1410, Transportation Research
Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., 1993, pp. 41-51.

24. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Adnan A. Basma, and Khaled Ksaibati, “An
Examination of Pure Environmental Effects on Pavement Condition”, Transportation
Research Record 1388, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council,
Washington, D.C., 1993, pp. 52-59.
25. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Adnan A. Basma, Y. F. Al-Soboh and T. S.
Khedaywi, “Effect of Highway Class on Flexible Pavement Serviceability”, Journal
of Indian Highways, Indian Road Congress, Vol. 21, No. 1, 1993, pp. 13-22.
26. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Yahya A. Al-Smadi, “Pavement Condition
Evaluation and Modeling of the Street Network in Amman City”, Mu”tah Journal of
Research and Studies, Natural and Applied Science Series, Mu”tah University, Vol.
7, No. 2, Dec. 1992, pp. 37-63.
27. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Evaluation of Traffic Helpers Idea in Irbid
District”, Road Safety Journal, Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road Accident,
Amman, Jordan, Vol. 9, No. 3, Dec. 1992, pp. 30-32 (in Arabic).
28. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), M. S. Kheder and Hashem R. Al-Masaeid,
“Development of Pavement Performance Models for Rural Roads”, Journal of Road
and Transport Research, Australian Road Research Board, Vol. 1, No. 4, Dec. 1992,
pp. 88-101.
29. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Hashem R. Al-Masaeid, “Descriptive Model
for Fatality Rates of Traffic Accidents in Jordan”, Journal of Institute of
Transportation Engineers(ITE), Vol. 62, No. 4, April 1992, pp. 37-39.
30. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Effect of Vehicles and Engineering Design of
Roads on Noise”, Environmental Message Journal, The Jordanian Society for the
Control of Environmental Pollution, Vol. 1, No. 2, March 1992, Amman, Jordan, pp.
36-40 (in Arabic).
31. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Effect of Traffic and Engineering Design of
Roads on Air Pollution”, Environment Message Journal, The Jordanian Society for
the Control of Environmental Pollution, Vol. 1, No. 1, Dec. 1991, Amman, Jordan,
pp. 32-35 (in Arabic).
32. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and R. Q. Mansour, “Effect of Axle Load Limit on
Land Transport Cost in Jordan”, Journal of Arab Land Transport, 10th Year, No. 22,
Dec. 1991, Amman, Jordan, pp. 25-29 (in Arabic).
33. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), K. C. Sinha, and J. D. Riversion, “Effect of
Pavement Age and Traffic on Maintenance Effectiveness”, American Society of Civil
Engineers (ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 117, No. 6,
Nov./Dec. 1991, pp. 644-659.
34. T. S. Khedaywi, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Ezzidin Katkhuda, “Current
Methods of Pavement Evaluation in Jordan”, Journal of Road Research, Australian
Road Research Board, Vol. 21, No. 2, June 1991, pp. 6-15.
35. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), A. H. Al-Balbissi, and A. H. Al-Shihab, “Analysis
of the Factors that Cause Vehicle Accidents in Irbid City”, Road Safety Journal,
Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road Accidents, Amman, Jordan, Vol. 6, No. 20,
June 1990, pp. 26-28 (in Arabic).

36. Adnan A. Basma and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Climate Consideration in
New AASHTO Flexible Pavement Design”, American Society of Civil Engineers
(ASCE), Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 117, No. 2 Mar/Apr. 1991, pp.
210-223.
37. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Effect of Axle Loads Changes on Highways in
Jordan”, Qatar Construction Magazine, Doha, Qatar, Vol. 1, No. 10, Oct. 1989, pp.
52-57 (in Arabic).
38. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), K. C. Sinha, and Thomas Kuczek, “Effect of
Routine Maintenance Expenditure Level on Pavement Service Life”, Transportation
Research Record 1216, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council,
Washington, D.C., 1989, pp. 52-57.
39. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), K. C. Sinha, and V. L. Anderson, “Effect of
Routine Maintenance on Pavement Roughness”, Transportation Research Record
1205, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.,
1988, pp. 20-28.

* Conferences

40. Subhi M. Bazlamit, Hesham S. Ahmad, and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat),
“Pavement Maintenenance Applications Using Geographic Information Systems”, 7

International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management,
EISEVIER, Procedia Engineering, 182(2017) 83-90.
41. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), ” Effect of Human Factor on Variability of
Pavement Condition Data”, International Conference on Advances in Civil and
Environmental Engineering, Malaysia, 2015.
42. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Keynote Speaker, ” A New Generation of Urban
Bus System: European Bus System of the Future (EBSF)”, International Conference
on Sustainability in Design and Innovation, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, May,
2014.
43. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Fatin I. Abu Al-Bandoura, “Traffic Safety at
Roundabouts in Urban Areas – Case Study in Jordan”, Proceedings of the Fifth
Jordanian Civil Engineering Conference, Amman, Jordan, Jan. 2012.
44. Al-Khateeb, G., Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Khedaywi, T.S., “Evaluation
of Construction Limestone Aggregate Sourced in the Northern Part of Jordan Using
Superpave Tests,” Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Structural and
Construction Engineering (ISEC-6), Zurich, June 2011.
45. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Muna S. Shdeifat and Khaled Z. Ramadan,
“Evaluation of Road Pavement Maintenance By Contract in Jordan”, Proceedings of
the 3
rd
International Transportation Conference, Amman-Jordan, March 2007.
46. Adnan M. Shiyab, Hamid Nikraz, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Alia I.
Mohammed, “Estmation of the Effective Structural Capacity of Flexible Pavements
Based on Deflection Data, Dubai Emirate Experience”, Proceedings of the Third
Gulf Conference on Roads (TGCR06), Oman, March 2006.
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47. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Moh’d S. Kheder, “ Evaluation of Pavement
Condition of the Rural Road Network in Jordan”, Proceedings of Jordan
International Conference on Sustainable Development of Transportation Systems,
Amman- Jordan, April 2004.
48. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Nasser A. Saeed, Adnan M. S, Shiyab and Sultan
A. H. Al- Khafaili, “ New Methodology for Rehabilitation of Heavily Trafficed
Roads- Case study in Dubai”, Proceedings of the Second Gulf Conference on Roads,
Abu Dhabi- U. A. E., March 2004.
49. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat),”Applications of Intelligent Transportation
Systems (ITS) in Reducing Traffic Congestions, Symposium on the Traffic
Solutions of Major Intersections in Amman City, Jordan Roads Society, Amman,
Nov. 2001.
50. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Nasser A. Saeed , Adnan M.Shiyab and Sultan H.
Al Khafaili, “ Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Low – Volume Roads in Hot
Climate- Case Study in Dubai”, Proceedings of Jordan Second Civil Engineering
Conference , Amman – Jordan , Nov.1999.
51. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Adnan M. Shiyab and Sultan Al Khefali,
“Pavement Condition Evaluation of Road Network and Estimation of Maintenance
and Rehabilitation Needs in Dubai Emirate”, Proceedings of Symposium on
Highway and Bridge Maintenance Management and Contract , Arab Urban
Development Institute, Riyadh, Apr. 1999.
52. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Sultan Al-Khefali, “Existing Situation and
Future Development of Pavement Management System in Dubai Emirate”,
Proceedings of the First International Conference on Performance of Roads, Bridges
and Airport Pavements in Hot Climates, Dubai, April 1998.
53. Adnan. A. Basma, Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and M. T. Obaidat, “
Feasibility of Using Artificial Neural Networks in Assessing Pavement Condition”,
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference in Civil Engineering on Computer
Applications (ICCE-96), Vol. 1, Bahrain, April 1996.
54. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and M. T. Obaidat, “Innovative Approach Toward
Better Road Maintenance Management Systems”, Presented in the 1996 Annual
Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., Jan. 1996.
55. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), G. G. Al-Khateeb, A. Z. Rabi and A. R. Awad,
“Effect of Traffic Volume on Air Pollution in Urban Areas: Case Study in Jordan”,
Proceedings of Second International Conference on Air Pollution, Vol. 1, Barcelona,
Spain, Sept. 1994.
56. M. M. Hamed and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “The Impact of Oil Rationing
on Commuters Work Mode Choice in Amman Area: an Empirical Study”,
Proceedings of the Jordanian Conference on Civil Engineering, University of Jordan,
Vol. 1, June 1992.
57. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Yahya A. Al-Smadi, “Development of
Pavement Maintenance Cost Models for the Street Network in Amman City”,

Proceedings of the Jordanian Conference on Civil Engineering, University of Jordan,
Vol. 1, June 1992.
58. Adnan A. Basma and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Economic Feasibility of
Lime and Cement Stabilization of Soils in Northern Jordan”, Proceedings of the
Jordanian Conference on Civil Engineering, University of Jordan, Vol. 1, June 1992.
59. Adel R. Awad and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “The Environmental Impact of
Transport System and Policies”, Presented at the 32nd Science Week, Damascus
University, Syria, Nov. 1992.
60. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), T. S. Khedaywi, and Yousuf F. Al-Soboh,
“PAVER System in Evaluating Pavement Condition in Developing Countries”,
Presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of Transportation Research Board, National
Research Council, Washington, D.C., Jan. 1992.
61. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), A. H. Al-Balbisi, and A. H. Al-Shihab, “Effect
of Vehicle and Related Variables on Road Accidents”, Proceedings, Symposium on
the Effects of Traffic Violation on Road Accidents, Jordan Society for the
Prevention of Road Accident, Amman, Jordan, March 1990.

B. Higher Education, Strategic Planning, and Quality Assurance

62. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Academic Independence at Universities”,
Workshop on the Development of Jordanian Higher Education, Economic and
Social Council, Dead Sea, Sept. 2017.
63. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “The Role pf University Research in Sustainable
Development” 4
th
Arab- Euro Conference on Higher Education (AECH 4),
Morocco, April 2017.
64. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Governance in Jordanian Higher Education
legislations between Theory and Practice”, The First Forum of Jordanian Education
Society, Dead Sea, April, 2016.
65. Feras M. Al-Azzeh and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), ” Quality Management in
Higher Education Institutions: Adaptation or Creation? Case Study at Al-Zaytoonah
University of Jordan”, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference, The Arab
Organization for Quality Assurance in Education, Muscat, Oman, Dec. 2014.
66. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “ A Road Map for the Investment in the Arab
Intellectual Capital”, Keynote Speaker, Proceeding of the 1
st
Arab Intellectual
Capital, Coordinted by the Arab Organization for Administrative Development and
Ministry of Civil Service in Oman, Muscat, April, 2013.
67. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “ The Role of Strategic Planning in the
Development of Higher Education and Determination of its Policies”, Symposium
on Strategic Planning in Higher Education, Coordinated by the Union of Islamic
Universities, Yarmouk University, Irbid-Jordan, Oct. 2012.
68. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Higher Education in Jordan: Achievements and
Challenges”, Presented in the Jordanian Society for Sciences and Culture, Amman,
Jordan, April 2011.

69. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Funding of Scientific Research in Jordan and its
Relation to Drivers of Change,” The 15
th
Jordan Science Weak, Higher Council for
Science & Technology, Amman, Jordan, May 2010.
70. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Waleed Maani “The Reality of Higher
Education in Jordan”, The 12
th
Conference for Ministers of Higher Education &
Scientific Research in the Arab World, Lebanon, Dec. 2009.
71. Turki Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Fayez Khasawneh, and Shadi Masaedeh,” Higher
Education in Jordan”, the Regional Arab Conference on Higher Education, Cairo,
Eygpt, June 2009.
72. Fuad Gharaybeh and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Experience and Evaluation
of Engineering Education in Jordan”, Proceedings of the 2
International
Conference on Engineering Education and Training (ICEET-2), Kuwait, April
2007.
73. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) “Development of Accreditation Standards for
Civil Engineering”, Symposium on Recent Techniques in Engineering Teaching
and Training, Union of Arab Engineers and Association of Jordanian Engineers,
Amman-Jordan, May 2005.
74. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Munther Kandah, “JUST Experience in
Supporting Jordanian Industry”, First Industrial Scientific Day, Al- Hasan Industrial
Zone, Irbid- Jordan, May 2004.
75. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Adnan Sahawneh and Talal Hijazi, “The
Experience of Jordan University of Science and Technology in Development and
Training of Human Resourses”, Proceedings of The Third Arab Conference in
Administration, Arab Organization for Administative Development, Lebanon, Oct.
2002.
76. Shawkat Q. Hailat and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Desriptive and
Analytical Statistical Study of Parallel Program at Jordan University of Science and
Technology”, Proceedings of the 23
rd
Conference on Registration and Admition at
Arab Universities (ARAB-ACRAO), Amman- Jordan, April 2002.
77. Sa’ad Hijazi, Hazem S. Zibdeh and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “CyberCity:
An Example of JUST Commitment to Development of Jordan”, International
Conference on Scientific and Technological Entrepreneurship in Universities and
Research Institutes, Beirut –Lebanon, Nov., 2000.

13. Membership in Councils, Boards, and Committees

A. National Level

1. Chairman, Sport Union of Jordanian Universities, Sept. 2017- Present.
2. Chairman, General Education Curricula, Strategic plan for Human Resources
Development (2016-2025).
3. Memebr, Development of the Implementation Plan of Higher Education Strategic plan
(2014- 2018), Quality Assurance Component Committee, National Strategy for Higher
Education and Scientific Research (2014-2018), May 2015.
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4. Member, Preparation Committee of Quality Assurance Criteria in Higher Education
Institutions, Accreditation Comission of Higher Education Institutions, Jordan, 3/2014
– 10/2014.
5. Vice-Chair, Board of Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF), Ministry of Higher
Education and Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.
6. Member, Higher Education Council, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific
Research, July2007- June 2010.
7. Member, Education Council, Ministry of Education, Sep. 2007- June 2010.
8. Member, E-TVET Council, Ministry of Labor, Feb.2008- June 2010.
9. Member, Board of the National Center for the Human Resource Development, July
2007- June 2010.
10. Member, Board of the National Information Technology Center, July 2007- June 2010.
11. Vice Chairman, the Higher Committee for Certificates Equalivancy, Ministry of Higher
Education & Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.
12. Vice Chairman, the Higher Committee for Certificates Recognition, Ministry of Higher
Education & Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.
13. Member, Steering Committee, Higher Education Development for Knowledge
Economy Project in cooperation with the World Bank, Sept. 2007- Oct. 2009.
14. Chairman, Steering Committee, Bridging the Gap between University Graduates and
the Requirements of Labor Market in cooperation with the UNDP, Oct. 2007- Dec.
2009.
15. Chairman, Steering Committee, Determination of National Research Priorities for the
Coming Next 10 Years, a project funded by SRSF and implemented by the Higher
Council for Science and Technology (HCST), June 2009- Oct. 2010.
16. Chairman, Steering Committee, the National Conference for Development of Study
Plans, Methods of Education and Learning, and Scientific Research, Amman, Jordan,
June 2010.
17. Chairman, Roads Maintenance Code Committee, Ministry of Public Works and
Housing, Jordan, Oct. 2006- July 2007.
18. Member, Board of Trustees, Al Zarqa Private University , Jordan, Dec. 2005 – July
2007.
19. Chairman, Higher Technical Committee for Engineering Programs, University
Achievement Exam, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Amman
– Jordan, Dec.2005 – July 2007.
20. Member, National Technical Committee for Roads’ Codes, Ministry of Public Works
and Housing , Jordan, June 2005 – July 2007.
21. Engineering Technical Committee, Jordanian Accreditation Board, Ministry of Higher
Education and Scientific Research, June 2004- July 2007.
22. The National Committee for Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education and
Scientific Research, Sept. 2004-Sept.2005.
23. Chairman of Human Resourses Development Committee, technical team, Development
of Greater Amman Strategy 2020, March 2004- June 2005.

24. Technical Committee, Industrial Research and Developement Fund, Higher Council for
Science and Technology, Sept. 2001-August 2004.
25. Royal Committee for Training and Development of Retired Service Men and Veterans,
Ministry of Education, Oct. 2001-August 2004.
26. Human Resources Committee, Jordan 2020 Scenarios, The Higher Council for Science
and Technology, Dec. 2000- August 2001.
27. Data Bank and Road Master Plan Committee, Ministry of Public Works and Housing
(MPWH), April 1993-Aug. 1995.
28. Road Accidents Investigation and Reconstruction Manual Committee, Technical
Office for Traffic Studies, Public Security Directorate, March – June, 1993.
29. Chairman of the Technical Committee for Traffic and Accident Evaluation in Irbid
Governorate, Jordan, Feb. 1993 – Aug. 1995.
30. The National Committee for Remote Sensing, Jordanian Geographic Center, Oct. 1992
– Feb. 1994.
31. President, Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road Accidents, Irbid Branch, 1990 –
Aug. 1995.

B. University Level (JUST)

1. Higher Committee for Strategic Planning, July, 2005 – June 2007.
2. Chairman of Scientific Research Committee, Sept. 2004-Aug. 2005.
3. Deans Council, Sept. 2004-June 2007.
4. Chairman of Administrative Development and Total Quality Management (TQM)
Committee, April 2002-June 2007.
5. Follow up Agreement Committee, CyberCity, Oct.2000-Sept. 2001.
6. Faculty Members Private Work Committee, Sept.-Dec. 2000.
7. Chairman of the Handing Over Committee, King Abdullah Hospital, Oct.-Nov. 2000.
8. Technical Committee for Transportation Engineering Projects.
9. University Council, 1992/1993, 2002/2003, 2004/2005, 2005/2006, 2006/2007.
10. Coordinator of the Technical Committee for Evaluation of the JUST Road Network,
June 1991 – Aug. 1995.

C. Faculty of Engineering Level

1. Chairman, Faculty Council, Sept. 2005 – June 2007.
2. Chairman, Graduate Studies Committee – Sept. 2005 – June 2007.
3. Faculty Council, 1989/1990, 1993/1994, 1994/1995 (JUST)
4. Engineering Training Committee, 1991/1992 (JUST)
5. Graduate Studies Committee, 1993/1994, 1994/1995 (JUST).
6. Social Service and Continuous Education Committee, 1995/1996 (U.A.E.
University).
7. Scientific Research Committee, 2003/2004 (JUST).

D. Department Level

1. Chairman, Studying the condition of laboratories committee, Nov. 2003-
Feb. 2004 (JUST).
2. Chairman of Scientific Research Committee, 2003/2004 (JUST).
3. Graduate Studies and Research Committee 1996/1997 (U.A.E. University).
4. Graduate Studies Committee 1995/1996 (U.A.E University).
5. Curriculum Committee 1995/1996 (U.A.E University).
6. Coordinator of the graduate studies and Scientific Research Committee,
1993/1994. (JUST).
7. Consultant of the Scientific Society of Civil Engineering Students, 1988 –
1990. (JUST).
8. Supervisor of Engineering Training, 1991/1992 (JUST)
9. Social Committee, 1989/1990, 1990/1991, 1991/1992, 1992/1993 (JUST).
10. Curriculum Committee, Coordinator, 1989/1991, 1991/1992, 1992/
1993, 2000/2001 (JUST).
11. Laboratories Committee, 1988-1994. (JUST).
12. Scientific Research Committee, 1989/1990, 1990/1991 (JUST)
13. Graduate Studies Committee, 1989/1990, 1990/1991, 2001/2002,
2002/2003 (JUST).
14. Scientific Research Committee, 2011/2012.
15. Accriditation Committee, 2012/2013.

15. Community Service

1. Participation in establishing Irbid Branch of the Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road
Accidents, 1983.
2. Major participation in establishing Irbid Branch of the Jordan Society for the Control of
Environmental Pollution, 1992.
3. Conducting a number of public speeches related to traffic safety on occasions such as the
“International Traffic Day”.
4. Organized several lectures on traffic safety for drivers in Irbid Region.
5. Conducting a number of lectures related to traffic safety at schools in Irbid Region.
6. Conducting a series of lectures on maintenance and management of airfield pavements,
Civil Aviation Authority, Amman, Jordan, Aug. 1992.
7. Consulted by the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH) of Jordan on several
road maintenance and evaluation projects.
8. Consulted by the Municipality of Irbid on road maintenance projects, traffic and accident
Problems.
9. Major participation in the “Traffic Helpers Idea in Irbid Region” which was organized by
the Police Department in Irbid Region.
10. Participation in the preparation of a course on “Traffic-Accident Investigation and
Reconstruction”, Public Security Department, Amman, Jordan, 1993.

11. Participation in the Preparation of a proposal to establish a Traffic Village in Al-Ain City,
U.A.E University, July, 1996.
12. Training courses on geometric design of highways, pavement design, pavement
management systems and transportation economy, Dubai Municipality, Sep. 1998 – Dec.
1998.
13. Conducting a series of lectures on Total Quality Management (TQM) for all level of
employees at JUST, Oct. 2000.
14. Training courses on the development of highway pavement design technology, the
Consultative Center for Science and Technology (CCST), JUST, June 2001, June 2002,
Sept. 2003.
15. Training courses on management and maintenance of highway pavements, the
Consultative Center for Science and Technology (CCST), JUST, Aug. 2001, Sept. 2002,
May 2004.
16. Training course on surveying, the Consultative Center for Science and Technology
(CCST), JUST, May 2002.
17. Training course on recent developments in roads maintenance, Ministry of Municipal
Affairs and Agriculture, Qatar, Dec. 2002.
18. Lecture on asphaltic concrete mix design using the Superpave System, Ministry of Public
Works and Housing (MPWH), Amman, Jordan, June 2003.
19. Training Course on Train the Trainers, Al- Huson University College, Al- Balqa
University, supervised by the Arab Union for Technical Education, March 2004.
20. Founder and President, Al-Yarmouk Comission for Cultural and Social Development,
Irdbid, 2004-2008.
21. Conducting a series of lectures on strategic planning at Jordanian Universities, 2005-2007.

16. Member in Scientific and Professional Societies

1. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), USA
2. Association of Jordanian Engineers.
3. Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road Accidents.
4. Jordan Roads Society.
5. Jordan Society for the Control of Environmental Pollution.
6. Arab Organization for Administrative Development.
7. Jordanian commission for Supporting National Industry.
8. Jordanian Acadimission Society.
9. Society of Faculty Members, JUST.

17. Reviewer

1. Transportation Engineering Journal, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
USA.
2. Journal of Scientific Studies, Jordan University, Jordan.
3. Journal of Research and Studies, Mu”tah University, Jordan.
4. Journal of Engineering and Technology, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.

5. Al- Najah University Research Journal, Palestine.
6. Engineering Research Journal, United Arab Emirates University, U.A.E.
7. Third Jordanian Civil Engineering Conference, Jordan Engineers Association.
8. Reviewer of Several Academic Promotions.
9. Jordan International Conference on Sustainable Development of Transportation
Systems, Amman-Jordan, April 2004.
10. Evaluation of General Specifications for Construction of Urban Roads in Saudi
Arabia, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, April 2005.
11. Arab Engineering Education and Training Conference, Arab Engineers Union,
Amman-Jordan, May 2007.
12. Glossary of Trasportation Engineering Terms, Arab Organization for Education,
Culture, and Science, Aug. 2007.
13. Member of Editorial Board and Reviewer, Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering,
JUST.
14. Research Projects, Council of Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education,
Palestine, June 2013.
15. The 13
th
Annual Conference on Goveronance and Public Administration in the Arab
Countries, the Arab Organization for Administrative Development, Cairo, Dec. 2013.
16. The 6th Annual Conference, The Arab Organization for Quality Assurance in
Education, Muscat, Oman, Dec. 2014.
17. Evaluation of a book proposal on engineering economy, Prince Sultan University.
KSA, Feb. 2015.

18. Awards and Scholarships

1. Appreciation Award “Honoring the creative people who won Arabic and global
prizes“. Ministry of culture. Amman-Jordan, 2001.
2. Dubai Excellence Award, Consultative and Specialized Jobs, Dubai Program for
Excellence Performance, Dubai – U.A.E, April 1999.
3. Ph.D Scholarship, Yarmouk University, Irbid – Jordan, August 1985.
4. Minister of Education Award, One of the Best Students in the High schools, Hartha
Secondary school, Irbid – Jordan, Academic year 1972 / 1973.

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