Associate Professor ,Dean’s Assistant for Quality Assurance & Accreditation
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Bashar Hammad received B.S. degree from the University of Jordan in 1997, M.S. degree from University of Texas at Arlington in 2003, both in Mechanical Engineering, and Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech (VT) in 2008. He received the Graduate Teaching Fellowship at VT in 2007. He focused on solar energy in his undergraduate study and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) in his postgraduate research. He worked at the Hashemite University (HU) for ten years before joining the German Jordanian University in Fall 2018. His current research interests are in photovoltaic systems, energy harvesters, and e-learning education. He served as an assistant dean of Engineering for student affairs and training and the director of Academic Quality Assurance Center at HU. He served as the contact person at HU for several European-funded projects (EQuAM and T-MEDA) in the fields of Higher Education reforms, quality assurance and e-learning.​

Educational Background

Engineering Mechanics - Virginia Tech (May 2008)
Mechanical Engineering - University of Texas at Arlington (December 2003)
Mechanical Engineering - University of Jordan (May 1997)
Research Interests

photovoltaic systems, energy harvesters, and e-learning education

  • The Hashemite University Scholarship, Jordan (2002-2006)
  •  Pratt Fellowship, Virginia Tech (Fall 2006)
  •  Pratt Fellowship, Virginia Tech (Spring 2007)
  •  Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Virginia Tech (Summer  2007)

Selected Publications

2019 Al-Kouz, W.*; Al-Dahidi, S.*; Hammad, B.; Al-Abed, M,"Modeling and Analysis Framework for Investigating the Impact of Dust and Temperature on PV Systems’ Performance and Optimum Cleaning Frequency",Applied Sciences,9, 1397,2019