Assistant Professor
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Dr. Wahib Owhaib received his PhD degree in 2007 from Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden in Energy Technology - Heat Transfer.

Dr. Wahib has over 20 years of experience in of industrial, research and academic experience in Mechanical Engineering in Oil & Gas, Refineries, Pharmaceuticals, Utilities and Static Equipment including new generation innovative high performance heat exchangers design.

He has developed personal Technical and Project Management skills over Multi-Billion USD International Projects execution experience including FEED, EPC, PMC and Proposal work in Project Management, Design Consultancy, Detailed Engineering, Field Engineering, Construction and Handover

Educational Background

Energy Technology, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Sustainable Energy Engineering, Sustainable Power Generation; Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
Nuclear Reactor Engineering, Tripoli University, Tripoli, Libya
Research Interests

Heat Transfer and fluid flow inside compact Mini/Micro/Nano channels.

Enhancement of heat transfer and designing of new generation high efficiency heat exchangers


2017 –present Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Applied Technical Science, German Jordanian University, Assistant Professor/Exchange Coordinator, Amman, Jordan.


2013 –2016 AMEC Foster Wheeler, MEGA Projects Senior Project Engineer, UK, UAE and Kuwait.


2011 –2013 GSK-Projective LtD, Senior Process/Project Engineer, UK.


2007 –2011 SWEP International AB, Dover Corporation, Senior R&D Engineer, Sweden.


2000 –2007 Royal Institute of Technology-Energy Department, Research Engineer / Teaching Assistant, Sweden.


1999 –2000 Royal Institute of Technology-Nuclear Power Safety Department, Research Engineer, Sweden.


1995 –1998 VAOS LtD Oilfield Services – NOC, Project/Mechanical Engineer, Libya.