Dr. Nidal Shwawreh,
Assistant Professor, Dean of DI-TECH
PHONE: +962 6 4294444 Ext. 4515

Dr. Alshwawreh has more than 10 years of experience in the administration of academic programs, teaching, and in scientific research. Currently, he serves as the Dean of Innovation, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship at a transnational institute (German Jordanian University (GJU), Amman, Jordan). In GJU, he also served as the Dean’s Assistant for Industrial Relations, Industrial Engineering Department Chair, and as a Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research. Between 2012 and 2014, he was with the Process Engineering Laboratory at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to develop advanced solutions for oil and gas, consultation, and energy businesses. Dr. Alshwawreh received his Ph.D degree in Materials Engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is certified from Stanford University in energy innovation and emerging technologies. He has extensive experience in training, research, and industrial collaboration. He is interested in interdisciplinary science, sustainability, innovation, and advanced technologies. He has received several awards including Peter Hobson’s Award and Emerald and Cy Keyes Fellowship.

Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2012
Materials Science and Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Alain, U.A.E, 2007
Bachelor in Electrical Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Alain, U.A.E, 2000