Assistant Professor
C 420
+962 6 4294444 Ext. 4235

Educational Background

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Environmental Engineering. The University of Akron
Civil Engineering, University of Jordan
Research Interests

Dr. Abdelal has several research interest in the fields of water resources and water quality. He is currently involved in projects researching the following fields:

  •          Water evaporation reduction using innovative fields, such as floating solar panels
  •          Floodwater management in the ancient city of Petra
  •          Hydrological monitoring studies for select areas of Zarqa Main basin.
  •          Numerical modeling of various water resources projects.

Selected Publications

2018 Al-Smadi, M.A., Q. Abdelal,"Utilizing non-traditional data sources for estimating channel seepage losses",Journal of Environmental Earth Sciences,2018 [View]
2016 Khaldoon Al Qudah, Qasem Abdelal, Catreena Hamarneh, Nizar Abu- Jaber,"• Taming the torrents: The hydrological impacts of ancient terracing practices in Jordan",Journal of Hydrology,Volume 542, Pages 913–922.,2016
2014 ,"Lead Exposure and possible association with violent crimes: a field study in two Jordanian prisons",European Scientific Journal,2014, October 2014 edition vol.10, No.30,2014
2011 Abdelal, Q.,, McDonald, E.,, Plummer, A.,"Big Plans for a Big State, Water Reuse in Texas,",Dead Sea, Jordan,,2011
2011 ,"Evaluation of the benefits if revised seasonal flow based effluent limits. A report submitted to the Upper Trinity Water Quality Compact",2011
2010 ,"City of Greenville, City Lakes Water quality Evaluation, A technical memorandum submitted to the City of Greenville",2010
2010 ,"QUAL-TX Current system modeling: Results and Analysis, Trinity River Vision Central City project, Systems operation water quality model. A technical memorandum submitted to the US Army Corps of Engineers and Tarrant Regional Water District",2010
2009 Abdelal, Q.,, McDonald, E.,, Young, J.,"Fort Worth Central City Project: The Confluence of System Operations and Water Quality.",Texas Water, Galveston, Texas,,2009
2009 ,"Dallas Fort Worth International Airport Third Potable Water Source Evaluation. A report submitted to the DFW administration",2009
2007 ,"Presentation and analysis of historical water quality data, Trinity River Vision Central City project, Systems operation water quality model. A technical memorandum submitted to the US Army Corps of Engineers and Tarrant Regional Water District",2007
2006 Qasem Abdelal,, Mark Widdowson,,"Parameter estimation and calibration for modeling the fate and transport of Chlorinated Ethenes using SEAM3D and PEST,",MODFLOW and More 2006: Managing Ground Water Systems.,Section 5, Volume 1.,2006