CURRICULUM VITAE

Turki I. Obaidat

Professor of Civil Engineering

 

1.     Address 

 

  –        Department of Civil Engineering–        Faculty of Engineering–        Jordan University of Science & Technology  
       P. O. Box (3030)     Irbid-Jordan 22110  
     
  Tel.      : 00962- 2-  7100218 (Home)00962- 2-  7201000 (Office)/ 22139 or 2211600962- 799640003  (Mobile)    
       
  E-mail : :  turk957@just.edu.jo    
                 

 

2.     Personal Information

           

        Date of Birth                 :        December 1, 1957.

        Nationality                     :        Jordanian.

        Marital Status               :        Married.

        Number of Children     :        Four.

 

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

 

         Ph.D.   :  An Evaluation of Effects of Routine Maintenance on Highway Pavement Surface  

                         Condition.

         Master : The Effect of Changes in Vehicle Loading Limits – The Case of Jordan.

 

5.      Academic Experience

 

a-           Professor of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid- Jordan, Dec. 2001-present.

b-           Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid – Jordan, Dec. 1993– Dec. 2001.

c-           Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Al- Ain, U.A.E, Sept. 1995 – Aug. 1997.

d-           Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid – Jordan, Sept. 1988 – Dec. 1993.

e-           Full time Lecturer, Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid- Jordan, Aug. – Sept. 1988.

f-            Post Doctoral Research Associate, Purdue University, USA, May – Aug. 1988.

g-           Part-time Lecturer, Howara Community College, Irbid- Jordan, 1981 – 1983.

h-           Part-time Lecturer, Ibin Khaldoon Community College, Irbid-Jordan, 1982 -1983.

i-            Teaching Assistant, Yarmouk University, Irbid-Jordan, Oct. 1980 – Aug. 1985.

 

6.      Administrative Experience

 

1-     Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.. 

2-     Director of the Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF), June 2007- Jan.2010.

3-   Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Jordan Univ.of Science & Technology, Sept.2005- June 2007.

  3-  Dean of Scientific Research, Jordan Univ. of Science & Technology, Irbid-Jordan,  Sept. 2004- Sept.2005.

4- Director of the Consultative Center for Science and Technology (CCST), Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid- Jordan, Sept. 2000- Aug. 2004.

5- Head and Acting Head, Roads Planning Section, Dubai Municipality, Dubai, U.A.E., Aug.1997- Sept.1999.

     6- Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid- Jordan, Sept. 1993 – Aug. 1995.

 

7.      Professional Experience

        

A-         Secretary General, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research (MoHESR)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:

 

  1. Higher Education Reforms for Knowledge-based Economy Project (HERfKE) in cooperation with the World Bank (WB).
  2. Bridging the Gap between University Graduates and the Requirements of the Labor Market in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
  3. King Abdullah II Prize for Excellence Governmental Performance and Transparency.
  4. MoHESR Mid-term (3 years) Development Program to achieve the objectives of the National Agenda, in cooperation with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation.

 

  1. Preparation of the strategic action plan (2007-2012) for the Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF).
  2. Preparation and implementation of the by-laws, regulations, standards and guidelines, and performance indicators for the SRSF.
  3. Coordinating and strengthening the relationship between the MOHESR and different local, regional and international organizations and agencies (WB, UNDP, USIAD, EU, etc…) in issues related to higher education and scientific research.

 

 

B-          Dean of Engineering, Dean of Scientific Research and Director of the Consultative Center at JUST (Sep. 2000- June 2007):

  1. Preparation of the Strategic Plan (2005-2010) for Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST).
  2. Giving several lectures and training courses on Total Quality Management (TQM) and quality assurance to the employees at JUST.
  3. Supervising the implementation and quality assurance of the consultations, studies and short training courses in the Consultative Center.
  4. Administering the Scientific Research Projects of the faculty members.
  5. Supervising the preparation of the strategic action plan for the Faculty of Engineering.
  6. Leading the preparation activities in the Engineering Department to fulfill the requirements of ABET Accreditation.
  7. Coordination of a project funded by Tempus Program, European Commission entitled “Facilitating the Introduction of a Modern Quality Assurance System for Technical Education in Jordan“, Feb.2006-Feb.2007.

 

 

 

 

C-          Part-time Consultant, Transportation Expert, Arab Consultation Bureau, Amman – Jordan, Jan. 2012- present.

 

 

D-         Part – time Consultant, the world Bank, Washington, D.C., U.S.A, April 2004 – Nov. 2006.

 

  1. Preparation of the training material on Infrastructure Services in Cities and Urban Areas.
  2. Conducted Six training courses for the municipal council members in Jordan on Management of Cities and Urban Areas, Dec.2004 – March 2005.

 

 

E-          Conducted the comprehensive Traffic Study for Municipality of Greater Irbid- Jordan (Jan. 2001- Dec. 2003). The study consisted of 12 technical reports covered the following topics:

  1. Road Safety Audit.
  2. Safety of Pedestrians.
  3. Evaluation and maintenance of pavement network.
  4. Highway capacity analysis and evaluation.
  5. Evaluation of signalized and un-signalized intersections.
  6. Evaluation of Car Parking lots and future needs.

 

F-          Pavement design of Dubai- Fujairah Freeway, Wilbur Smith Associates, U.S.A., April 2003.

 

G-         Part- time Consultant, Pavement Expert and Technical Advisor, Al Turath Engineering Consultants, Dubai, U.A.E., Sept. 2000- August 2002. Major participation in the development of the existing pavement management system for Dubai Municipality (DMPMS) project (R 649) conducted by TRDI, U.S.A, Sept. 2000- Aug. 2001.

 

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

 

1-              Preparation of 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 :

  1. Strategic Planning.
  2. Total Quality Management ( TQM) and Quality Assurance.
  3. Performance Measurement and Indicators.
  4. Value Engineering (VE).
  5. Intelligent Transportation Systems ( ITS).
  6.     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 :

  1. Rehabilitation of Margham Road ( R657 ) .
  2. Rehabilitation and Road Safety Audit of Hatta Road ( R647 ) .
  3. 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 :

  1. Dubai Ring Road ( R577 and R677 ) .
  2. Improvement of Al Ittihad Road ( R682 ) .
  3. 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 :

  1. Geometric Design Manual for Dubai roads (R660).
  2. Traffic Impact Studies Guide for land use and development control in Dubai.
  3. Asphalt Mix Design Research and Pavement Design Manual (R360/1). 

 

6-              Conducting the following short training courses for the engineers in Roads Department:

  1. Geometric Design of Highways .
  2. Design of Flexible pavements.
  3. Pavement Management Systems.
  4. Pavement Evaluation Procedures and Maintenance & Rehabilitation needs.
  5. Feasibility Studies of Transportation  Engineering Projects  .

 

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

 

I-            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.

 

G-     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. 

 

H-     Laboratory Engineer (Surveying), Yarmouk University, Irbid- Jordan, Oct. 1980- Aug. 1985.

 

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.    Graduate Studies

        

         –        Member board of examiners for Master Degree in Civil Engineering at Jordan University of Science and Technology.

         –        Supervised the following Master Theses in Civil Engineering at JUST:

 

1.       Rafique Q. Mansour, “The Effect of Axle Load Limit Policy on Land Transport  Cost in Jordan”, June 1990.

         

2.       Yahya A. Al-Smadi,  “Evaluation of Pavement Surface Condition and Maintenance Expenditures in Amman City”, March 1991.

 

3.       Moh’d S. Kheder, “Development of Maintenance Strategies for the Rural Road Network in Jordan”, Oct. 1991.

 

4.       Husni M. Abu-Assi, “Evaluation of the Status of Street Network in Municipalities in Jordan”, March 1992.

 

5.       Adnan M. Shiyab,  “Evaluation of Military Airfield Pavement in Jordan”, December 1992.

 

6.       Khaled Y. Abu-Abed, “Effect of Using Different Pavement Surface Material on Skid Resistance and Pavement Condition”, April 1993.

 

7.       Jehad Q. Al-Azzam, “Evaluation of Pavement Distresses of Rural Roads in Jordan”, Sept. 1993.

 

8.       Majed Q. Al-Zumot, “Prediction of Traffic Accidents in Jordan”, Nov. 1993.

              

9.       Ghazi G. Al-Khateeb, “Effect of Traffic Movement and Volume on Air Pollution in Irbid City”, Dec. 1993.

 

10.     Munther Y. Al-Kofahi, “Evaluation of Pavement Deterioration of the Street Network in Irbid City”, Dec. 1993.

 

11.     Ahmad S. Al-Atieh,  “Development of an Instrument for Recording and Evaluating Pavement Roughness-JUST Profilometer”, June 1994.

 

12.     Eswan A. Gawdet, ” Development of A Procedure to estimate Resurfacing Needs for the Primary Highways in Jordan”, July, 1995.

 

  1. Ghassan T. Abdul-Jabbar, “Field Inspection and Laboratory Testing of Highway Pavement Rutting in Jordan”, Aug. 1995.

 

  1. Muna S. Shdeifat, “Evaluation of Road Pavement Maintenance by Contract in Jordan”, Jan. 2005.

 

  1. Ala’a M. Al-Sharo’a, “Effect of Utility Cuts on Pavement Condition of the Street Network in Irbid City”, Aug. 2006.

 

  1. Fatin I. Abu Al-Bandoura, “Traffic Safety at Roundabonts in Jordan”, Aug. 2006.

 

  1. Khaled E. Al-Balas, “ Performance-Based Comparison between Superpave and Marshall Asphalt Mixtures Using Limestone Aggregates in Jordan”, May 2011.

         

11.  Funded Projects

 

         1.       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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

 

         2.       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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

         3.       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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

         4.      Disaggregate Modeling of Traffic Accidents in Jordan.

                  Mohammad Hamed and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).

                  Project No. 17/91, Supported by the Deanship of Scientific Research at JUST.

 

         5.       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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

         6.       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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

  1. Descriptive Model for Fatality Rates of Traffic Accidents in Jordan.

         Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat).

         Project No. 35/ 93, Supported by the Deanship of Scientific Research at JUST.

 

8.      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.

 

         9.       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 Scientific Research at United Arab Emirates University, April 1996.

 

  1. 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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

  1. 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 Scientific Research at JUST.

 

  1. Facilitating  the Introduction of a Modern Quality Assurance System for Technical Education in Jordan.  Project Coordinator.  Project No. SM-SCM-M007B04-2004.  Supported by Tempus Program, European Commission, Feb. 2006-Feb. 2007 (EU 122000).     

 

  1. 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 279200).

                 

12.    Publications

 

         A.      Journals

 

1.       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.

 

2.       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.

 

3.       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).

 

4.       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.

 

5.       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).

 

6.       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.

 

7.       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.

 

8.       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).

 

9.       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).

 

10.     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).

 

11.     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.

 

12.     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.

 

13.     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).

 

14.     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.

15.     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.

 

16.     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.

 

17.     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.

 

18.     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.

 

19.     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.

 

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.     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.

 

22.     M. T. Obaidatand 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.

 

23.     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.

 

24.     Hashem R. Al-Masaeid, Turki  I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), and Khaled Y. Abu-Abed, “Effect of Aggregate Type on Pavement Skid Resistance of Rural Roads”, Highway Research Bulletin, Indian Road Congress, No. 56, Jun. 1997, pp. 71 – 80.

 

25.     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.

 

26.     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.

 

27.    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.

 

28.     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.

 

29.     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.

 

30.     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.

 

31.     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.

 

32.  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.

 

33.   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.

 

34.   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.

 

35.  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.

 

36.   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.

 

37.    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.

 

38.    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.

 

 

         B.      Conferences and Symposiums

 

1.       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, Paper No. 5.

 

2.       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.

 

3.       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.

4.       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, pp. 262-274.

 

5.       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, pp.  275-291.

 

6.       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, pp. 293-301.

 

7.       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, pp. 367-375.

 

8.       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.

 

9.       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, pp. 85-92.

 

10.     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, pp. 21 – 35.

 

  1. 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, pp. 189 – 197.

 

  1. 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 , pp.82-94.

 

  1. Sa’ad Hijazi, Hazem S. Zibdehand 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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 23rd Conference on Registration and Admition at Arab Universities (ARAB-ACRAO), Amman- Jordan, April 2002.

 

  1. 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, Beuruit-Lebanon, Oct. 2002.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Muna S. Shdeifat and Khaled Z. Ramadan, “Evaluation of Road Pavement Maintenance By Contract in Jordan”, Proceedings of the 3rd International Transportation Conference, Amman-Jordan, March 2007.

 

  1. Fuad Gharaybeh and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Experience and Evaluation of Engineering Education in Jordan”, Proceedings of  the 2nd International Conference on Engineering Education and Training (ICEET-2), Kuwait, April 2007.

 

  1. Turki Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Fayez Khasawneh, and Shadi Masaedeh,” Higher Education in Jordan”, the Regional Arab Conference on Higher Education, Cairo, Eygpt, June 2009.

 

  1. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Waleed Maani “ The Reality of Higher Education in Jordan”,  The 12th Conference for Ministers of Higher Education & Scientific Research in the Arab World, Lebanon, Dec. 2009.

 

  1. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Funding of Scientific Research in Jordan and its Relation to Drivers of  Change,” The 15th Jordan Science Weak, Higher Council for Science & Technology, Amman, Jordan, May 2010.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “ A Road Map for the Investment in the Arab Intellectual Capital”, Proceeding of the 1st Arab Intellectual Capital, Coordinted by the Arab Organization for Administrative Development and Ministry of Civil Service in Oman, Muscat, April, 2014.

 

 

 

 

13.    Professional and Scientific Meetings

 

1.       The Transportation Research Board 67th Annual Meeting, National research Council, Washington, D.C., USA, Jan. 1988.  Presented a Paper Entitled  “Effect of Routine Maintenance on Pavement Roughness”.

 

2.       Symposium on Rutting of Road Surface and Public Utility Trenches, Jordan Roads Society, Amman, Jordan, Dec. 1988.  Presented a Paper Entitled  “Effect of Routine Maintenance on Pavement Roughness”.

 

3.       Workshop on Design and Maintenance of Roads, Civil Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, Sept. 1989.  Presented Three Papers,  First Entitled “Pavement Management System”, Second Entitled ” Alternatives in Pavement Maintenance, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction’s”, and the Third Entitled “Land Surveying Equipment and Applications”, Member of the Coordination Committee.

 

4.       Symposium on the Effect of Traffic Violations on Road Accidents, Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road Accident, Amman, Jordan, March 1990.  Presented a paper Entitled ” Effect of Vehicle Factor and Related Variables on Road Accidents”.

 

5.       Symposium on Maintenance of Roads, Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), Amman, Jordan, March 1990.  Presented a paper Entitled “Maintenance Management Techniques for District Maintenance Engineers”.

 

6.       Third Scientific Day, Faculty of Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan, April 1991.  Presented a paper entitled “Effect of Axle Load Limit Policy on Land Transport Cost in Jordan”.

 

7.       Workshop on Environment, Jordan Society for the Control of Environmental Pollution, Al-Razi Hotel, Irbid, Jordan, June 1991.  Presented a paper entitled “Effect of Traffic and Geometric Design of Roads on Environment”.

 

8.       Jordanian Conference on Civil Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, June 1992.  Presented a paper entitled “Development of Pavement Maintenance Cost Models for the Street Network in Amman City”.

 

9.       Symposium on Traffic and Environment, Jordan Society for the control of Environmental Pollution, Building of Professional Associations, Irbid, Jordan, Sept. 1992.  Chairman of the Second Session.

 

10.     Symposium on People, Vehicle and Environment, Jordan Society for the Prevention of Road Accidents, Amman, Jordan, Oct. 1992.  Presented a paper entitled “The Environmental Impact of Transport System and Policies”.

 

11.     Symposium on Technology of Road Pavements, Jordan Roads Society, Amman, Jordan, Nov. 1992.  Presented a paper entitled “Effect of Highway Class on Flexible Pavement Serviceability”.

 

12.     The Transportation Research Board 72nd Annual Meeting, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., USA, Jan. 1993.  presented a Paper entitled “An Examination of Pure Environmental Effects on Pavement Condition”.

 

  1. Symposium on Strategy for National Population, National Population Commission,   Chairman of the Third Session, Amman-Jordan, Sept. 2000.

 

  1. Training and Consultations Conference, Arab Organization for Administrative Development, Chairman of the Fourth Session, Bahrain, May 2001.

 

  1. Conference on Roller Compacted Concrete Dams in the Middle East, Member of Technical Committee, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid-Jordan, April 2002.

 

  1. First Middle East Conference of the World Trade Law Association (WTLA). Amman-Jordan, April, 2002.

 

  1. Jordan Eighth Science Week “Entrepreneurship and its Role in Development”, Higher Council for Science and Technology. Amman- Jordan, Dec., 2002.

 

  1. Second Arab Confernce on Consultations and Training, Arab Organization for Administrative Development, Sharjah- U.A.E., April, 2003.

 

  1. Symposium on University Education Issues: Problems, Ideas and Solutions, Session Chairman, JUST Faculty Society, Univ. of Science and Technology, Irbid- Jordan, July 2003.

 

  1. Second Arab Conference on International Standards of Universities, Session Chairman,

Arab Organization for Administrative Development, Adan- Yemen, Sept. 2003.

 

21.     Jordan International Conference on Sustainable Development of Transportation Systems, Session Chairman, Amman, April 2004.

 

22.     First International Conference on Applied Scientific Research, Union of Arab Scientific Research Councils, Cairo-Eygpt, Dec. 2004.

 

23.     Tempus in Touch-Conference on University – Enterprise Co-Operation, Rapportenr of Second Workshop (Instruments and Structures at Universities), European Commission, Amman-Jordan, April 2006.

 

24.     Third International Transportation Conference, Session Chairman, Amman-Jordan, March 2007.

 

25.     Arab Engineering Education and Training Conference, Member of Technical Committee and Session Chairman, Amman-Jordan, May 2007.  

 

 

14.    Technical Reports (Case studies)

 

1.       Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Adnan A. Basma,  “Evaluation of Pavement Condition of the Road Network at Jordan University of Science and Technology”, Irbid, Jordan, Oct. 1991.

 

2.       Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) and Adnan A. Basma, “Evaluation of SideWalks of the road Network at Jordan University of Science and Technology”, Irbid, Jordan, Nov. 1993.

 

3.       Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Development of A Procedure to Estimate Resurfacing Needs for the Primary Highways in Jordan”, Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), Amman, Jordan, June 1995.

 

  1. Hashem R. Al-Masaeid and Turki I. Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “Characteristics of Road Network in North Badyeh”, Higher Council for Science and Technology, Amman, Jordan, Sept. 1996.

 

5.       Technical Team, “Evaluation of the Damages and Defects Resulting from Heavy Rainfalls in 1995 – 1996.  Preliminary Study”,  Faculty of Engineering, U.A.E University, Al-Ain, U.A.E, Oct. 1996.

 

  1. Rob Hariss and Turki Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), “ Development of the Existing Pavement Management System for Dubai Municipality ”, Technical Report (R649), Dubai, U. A. E., March 2001.

 

  1. Turki Al-Suleiman (Obaidat), Evaluation of Pavement Condition and Developement of Maintenance and Rehabilitation strategies for the street Network in Irbid City, submitted to Municipaliy of Great Irbid, Dec. 2002.

 

  1. Turki Al-Suleiman (Obaidat) (Project Coordinator), Raid Al-Aomar, Khaldoon Bani-Hani, Muntasir Hader, “Facilitating  the Introduction of a Modern Quality Assurance System for Technical Education in Jordan”.  Project No. SM-SCM-M007B04-2004.  Supported by Tempus Program, European Commission, Feb. 2006-Feb. 2007.

 

 

15.       Committees

 

A.      National Level (Jordan)

 

  1. Vice-Chair, Board of Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF), Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.
  2. Member, Higher Education Council, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research,   July2007- June 2010.
  3. Member, Education Council, Ministry of Education, Sep. 2007- June 2010.
  4. Member, E-TVET Council, Ministry of Labor, Feb.2008- June 2010.
  5. Member, Board of the National Center for the Human Resource Development, July 2007- June 2010.
  6. Member, Board of the National Information Technology Center, July 2007- June 2010.
  7. Vice Chairman, the Higher Committee for Certificates Equalivancy, Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.
  8. Vice Chairman, the Higher Committee for Certificates Recognition, Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research, July 2007- June 2010.
  9. Member, Steering Committee, Higher Education Development for Knowledge Economy Project in cooperation with the World Bank, Sept. 2007- Oct. 2009.
  10. Chairman, Steering Committee, Bridging the Gap between University Graduates and the Requirements of Labor Market in cooperation with the UNDP, Oct. 2007- Dec. 2009.  
  11. 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.
  12. Chairman, Steering Committee, the National Conference for Development of Study Plans, Methods of Education and Learning, and Scientific Research, Amman, Jordan, June 2010.
  13. Chairman, Roads Maintenance Code Committee, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Jordan, Oct. 2006- July 2007.
  14. Member, Board of Trustees, Al Zarqa Private University , Jordan, Dec. 2005 – July 2007.
  15. Chairman, Higher Technical Committee for Engineering Programs, University Achievement Exam, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Amman – Jordan, Dec.2005 – July 2007.
  16. Member, National Technical Committee for Roads’ Codes, Ministry of Public Works and Housing , Jordan, June 2005 – July 2007.
  17. Engineering Technical Committee, Jordanian Accreditation Board, Ministry of Higher   Education and Scientific Research, June 2004- July 2007.
  18. The National Committee for Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientic Research, Sept. 2004-Sept.2005.
  19. Chairman of Human Resourses Development Committee, technical team, Development of Greater Amman Strategy 2020, March 2004- June 2005.
  20. Technical Committee, Industrial Research and Developement Fund, Higher Council for Science and Technology, Sept. 2001-August 2004.
  21. Royal Committee for Training and Development of Retired Service Men and Veterans, Ministry of Education, Oct. 2001-August 2004.
  22. Human Resources Committee, Jordan 2020 Scenarios, The Higher Council for Science and Technology, Dec. 2000- August 2001.
  23. Data Bank and Road Master Plan Committee, Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), April 1993-Aug. 1995.
  24. Road Accidents Investigation and Reconstruction Manual Committee,  Technical Office    for  Traffic Studies, Public Security Directorate, March – June, 1993.
  25. Chairman of the Technical Committee for Traffic and Accident Evaluation in Irbid Governorate, Jordan, Feb. 1993 – Aug. 1995.
  26. The National Committee for Remote Sensing, Jordanian Geographic Center, Oct. 1992 – Feb. 1994.
  27. 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).

 

 

  1. 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).

  1. 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.

 

 

 

 

16.    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.       Given 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.       Given a number of lectures related to Traffic Safety at Schools in Irbid Region.

 

         6.       Given a series of lectures on Maintenance and Management of Airfield Pavements for Two Weeks, Civil Aviation Authority, Amman, Jordan, Aug. 1992.

 

         7.       Consulted by the Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH) of Jordan on some 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.

 

         11.     Participation in the Preparation of a proposed to establish a Traffic Village in Al-Ain City, U.A.E University, July, 1996.

 

         12.     Participation in the Preparation of a technical report about the defects of heavy rainfalls in U.A.E, U.A.E University, March, 1996.

 

         13.     Training courses on geometric design highways, pavement design, pavement management systems and transportation economy, Dubai Municipality, Sep. 1998 – Dec. 1998.

 

         14.     Given a series of lectures on “ Total Quality Management (TQM) for all level of employees at JUST, Oct. 2000.

 

         15.  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.

 

16. Training Courses on Management and Maintenance of Highway Pavements, the  Consultative Center for Science and Technology (CCST), JUST, Aug. 2001, Sept. 2002, May 2004.

17.  Training Course on Surveying, the consultative Center for Science and Technology (CCST), JUST, May 2002.

 

18.   Training Course on “Recent Developments in Roads Maintenance, Ministry of Municipal  Affairs and Agriculture, Qatar, Dec. 2002.

 

19.   Lecture on Asphaltic Concrete Mix Design Using the Superpave System, Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH), Amman, Jordan, June 2003.

 

20.     Training Course on Train the Trainers, Al- Huson University College, Al- Balqa University, supervised by the Arab Union for Technical Education, March 2004.

 

21.     Given a Series of Lectures on Strategic Planning at Jordanian Universities, 2005-2007.

 

17.    Members 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.

 

18.    Reviewer

 

  1. Transportation Engineering Journal, American Society of Civil Engineering (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. Arab Engineering Education and Training Conference, Arab Engineers Union, Amman-Jordan, May 2007.
  11. Member of Editorial Board and Reviewer, Jordan Journal of Civil Engineering, JUST.
  12. Reviewer of Research Projects, Council of Scientific Research, Ministry of Higher Education, Palestine.
  13. Reviewer, The 13th Annual Conference on Goveronance and Public Administration in the Arab Countries, the Arab Organization for Administrative Development, Cairo, Dec. 2013.

 

 

 

19.     Awards and Scholarships

 

  1. Appreciation award “Honoring the creative people who win Arabic and global prizes“. Ministry of culture. Amman-Jordan,2001.
  2. Dubai Excellence Award, for 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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