Head of the Architecture and Interior Architecture Department.
Daret Othman Bdeir ,Jabal Amman
+962 6 4294444 Ext. 4350
Biography

Feda “Mohammad Munther” Sulieman Salah was born in Glasgow in the year of 1969. She is married with two boys. Holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering  from The University of Jordan in 1991, holder of a Master’s degree in Industrial Management from The University of Jordan in 1995 and a PhD in Product and Spatial design from De Montfort University UK in 2008.

As for technical experience, she has amassed a mixture of Professional, Academic and Managerial expertise. All that coming from being a practitioner in several well-known design agencies and teaching in universities in the private and public sectors, in addition to being the head of the Interior Design department – Philadelphia university for 4 years, the Vice Dean at the School of Architecture and Built Environment – The German Jordanian University for 1 year and the Head of the Architecture and Interior Architecture department since September 2016 till present. 

She published two scientific research papers in International Journals, in addition to jointly participating in one conference and workshops. Furthermore, chairing tracks at many conferences in Jordan and abroad, and being part of the scientific research committees of many conferences.

Educational Background

Architecture-Product and Spatial Design, De Montfort University - Leicester - UK, 2008
Industrial Engineering-Industrial Management, University of Jordan, 1995
Architecture, University of Jordan, 1991
Research Interests
  • Creativity in Design
  • Sustainable Architecture
  • Environmental Design
  • Collaboration in Design
  • Design Computation
  • Open Learning in Design
  • Interior architecture new technologies
  • Adaptive Re-use of buildings and sites
Experience
  • Head of department of Architecture and Interior Architecture – SABE- GJU

              (September 2016 – till present)

 

  • Coordinator of the Maser’s Programs – School of Architecture and Built Environment – German Jordanian University                                                                                                                                         (October 2015 – September 2016)

 

  • Vice Dean - School of Architecture and Built Environment – German Jordanian University                   (October 2014 – September 2015)

 

  • Assistant Professor – Design and Visual Communication Department – School of Architecture and Built Environment – German Jordanian University                                                                                    (October 2014 – till present)

 

  • Head of Interior Design Department – Faculty of Arts – Philadelphia University                              (September 2010 – September 2014)

 

  • Assistant Professor - Interior Design Department - Faculty of Arts - Philadelphia University

(September 2008 – September 2014)

 

  • Lecturer – Graphic Design Department – Faculty of Arts – Philadelphia University

(February 2000 – September 2004)

 

  • Manager - Engineering Office and Maintenance Dept. - Philadelphia University

(February 2000 – February 2001)

  • Manager - Novelty House of Design – Amman – Jordan

(December 1996 – February 2000)

 

  • Designer – MED Design – Amman – Jordan

(April 1996 – November 1996)

 

  • Designer – ARABESC – Arab Engineering Services and Consultation

               Amman – Jordan

 (March 1993 – March 1996)

 

  • Designer – GDAR – Group of Design and Architectural Research 

             Amman – Jordan

(September 1991 – February 1993)

 

Selected Publications

2011 Feda M. Salah, Abdalla, H. ,"A Knowledge-based system for enhancing conceptual design",International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology,vol. 40, Nos. 1/2, pp. 23-36,2011
2008 Feda M. Salah, Abdalla, H. ,"Creative Design Tools (CDT): Stimulating creative design thinking",International Journal of Design Engineering, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 125-148. ,2008