Associate Professor, Exchange Coordinator
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Biography

Fulbright visitor scholar,  Associated Professor at Civil and Environmental Engineering Department/ German Jordanian University. Former Secretary General Assistant for Water Quality and Laboratory Affairs at the Ministry of Water and Irrigation.  Expert in the field of water and wastewater biological treatment/ Activated Sludge and Waste stabilization ponds; Decentralized Wastewater treatment plant; Water Quality; Wastewater Reuse, Environmental Law and Policy; and water microbiology and sanitary parasitology. 

Dr. Hindiyeh had been a board member of the Standardization and Meteorology Institution, participated in many national committees such as the Lower House of Parliament, National Water Quality Committee; National Health Strategy, and Environmental National Information, in addition to the Water Consumption Reduction Concept Committee for national school curriculum. Along with consultation serves with national and international organization such as the WHO (published guide book on the Sanitary Parasitology), UNDP, World bank and the USAID.

Educational Background

Environmental Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Environmental Microbiology, University of Jordan
Biology, University of Jordan
Awards

Project Funded: Coordinator and joining team for developing Master Program on “Environmental and Renewable Energy Engineering and Climate Change" with Total Grant: 1.5 million euros.  Implemented in Six universities (Jordan and Syria). Also  Coordinator Assistant on Project funded by Erasmus+(EU), under "capacity building in the field of higher education"Project title: Development of Environmental Engineering and injection of climate change concept for Undergraduate curriculum: (EGREEN). Budget: 1 million euros; Duration: 2016-2019; collaboration with 13 Partners (Jordan, Syria, Germany, Portugal, Austria).

Project Funded by DAAD: Project Title: Seminar on Climate-resilient Water Management. Seminar for students of Jordan and Germany including field trips to Amman and Koblenz. German-Arab Transformation Partnership 2018, Program. Line 2: Short-term measures. Prof. Dorte Ziegler (University of Applied Sciences, Koblenz - UASK, Germany) and Prof. Mohammad Matouq (Balqaa Applied University). Duration: 2018-2019. Budget: 38,411 euro

Selected Publications

2018 Muna Hindiyeh , Tala Altalafha , Manar Al-Naerat, Hakam Saidan, Ahmed Al-Salaymeh, Lu’ay Sbeinati and Motasem N. Saidan ,"Process Modification of Pharmaceutical Tablet Manufacturing Operations: An Eco-Efficiency Approach",Processes 2018, 6, 15; ,doi:10.3390/pr6020015,2018
2018 Al-Omari, A.; Al-Bakri, J.; Hindiyeh M.; Al-Houri, Z.; Farhan, I. and Jibril, F. ,"Integrated Hydrologic and Quality Model for Zarqa River Basin in Jordan", Fresenius Environmental Bulletin,Volume 27, no.7 pp. 4637-4647,2018
2017 Bižić-Ionescu M., Klintzsch T., Ionescu D., Hindiyeh M. Y., Muro-Pastor A.M., Keppler F., Grossart H-P,"Spontanneous emission of CH4 by cyanobacteria: a mechanism for oxic methanogenesis in freshwater",conference SAME 15 Meeting “ 15th Symposium on Aquatic Microbial Ecology” 3-8 Sep. 2017, ,Zegrab, Croatia, Federation of European Microbiological Society (FEMS).,2017
2016 Haddad, J., Hindiyeh M., Hasan W. and Lahham M,"Solar disinfection of drinking water using sand as a UV-light Amplifier. TU Graz- 2 International ESEIA Conference on Smart and Green Transitions in Cities and Regions, Campus Inffeldgasse, Graz, Austria",2016
2015 Lahham, M., Holdmann C. and Hindiyeh, M. ,"Growth of Chlorella sorokiniana SAG 211/8k on Anaerobic Liquid Digestate within a 6 Liter Flat Panel Airlift Photobiorector as a source for biofuel production",International Conference of Young Scientists on Innovative Applied Renewable Energy Researches May 18 – 20, 2015, Amman, Jordan,2015
2013 Matouq, M, El Hasan T, Al Bilbisi H, Abdelhadi, M, Hindiyeh, M, Eslaiman, S, Duheisat, S,"The climate change implication on Jordan: A case study using GIS and artificial neural networks for weather casting",Journal for Science of Taibah University,7:44-55. Peer reviewed Journal ISSN:1658-3655 Elsevier,2013
2012 Muna Y. Hindiyeh, Malyuba Abu-Daabes, Haitham E. Salti," Corporate Environmental Responsibility in Jordan: “The Potentials and Limits”",Chapter Six in Book titled "CSR in the Middle East", which published by Palgrave and through American University of Beirut .Peer Reviewed Book,2012
2012 Noga Qvit-Raz, Omri Finkel, Taghleb Al-Deeb, Hanan I. Malkawi, Muna Y. Hindiyeh, Edouard Jurkevitch, Shimshon Belkin,"Biogeographical diversity of leaf associated microbial communities from salt secreting Tamarix trees of the Dead Sea Region",Research in Microbiology Journal,Vol. XX, Page 1-9, Published by Elsevier,2012 [View]
2011 ,"Training Modules on “Water Safety Plan”",CEHA, WHO,2011
2011 M. Y. Hindiyeh, S.G. Haddad,"Substituting Bakery Waste for Barley Grains in Fattening Diets for Awassi Lambs",Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. Accepted.,2011
2010 Hindiyeh M. Y,"Sustainable Water Management in Jordan and its Consequences on Society",Chapter in Book titled: Kultur des Aufwachsens-Soziale Arbeit,Bildung und Religion in Jordanien, Libanon und Deuschland. LIT Verlag.,2010
2010 Sadoun, I, Batayneh E, Alhandal A, Hindiyeh M,"Physicochemical features of Wadi Al-Arab Dam (reservoir), Jordan.",Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies,Vol. XXXIX, no. 4, 191-205,2010
2010 Hindiyeh, Muna, Ali, Ashraf ,"Investigating the efficiency of solar energy system for drinking water disinfection",Desalination Journal,259:208-215.,2010 [View]
2010 Ionescu, D, Hindiyeh, M.Y, Malkawi, H.I., Oren, A,"Biogeography of thermophilic Cyanobacteria: insights from the Zerka Ma'in hot springs (Jordan). ",FEMS Microbiol. Ecology, 72, 103-113.,2010
2010 Oren, A., Ionescu, D, Hindiyeh, M.Y, Malkawi, H.I," Morphological, phylogenetic and physiological diversity of cyanobacteria in the hot springs of Zerka Ma’in, Jordan. In: Krupp, F., Musselman, J.L., Kotb, M.M.A., and Weidig, I. (eds.), Environment, Biodiversity and Conservation in the Middle East. Procee",20-23 October 2008. BIORISK – Biodiversity and Ecosystem Risk Assessment 3: 69-82.,2010
2009 Ionescu, D., Oren, A., Levitan, O, Hindiyeh, M., Malkawi, H, Berman Frank, I,"The cyanobacterial community of the Zerka Ma’in hot springs, Jordan: morphological and molecular diversity and nitrogen fixation",Algological Studies,130: 17-26.,2009
2009 Bodaker, I, Béjà, O, Rosenberg, M, Oren, A, Hindiyeh, M.Y, Malkawi, H.I,"Archaeal diversity in the Dead Sea: microbial survival under increasingly harsh conditions",pp. 137-143 In: Oren, A., Naftz, D.L., Palacios, P., and Wurtsbaugh, W.A. (eds.), Saline lakes around the world: unique systems with unique values. The S.J. and Jessie E. Quinney Natural Resources Research Library, College of Natural Resources, Utah State,2009