WORD FROM THE DEAN – Professor Oussama Jadayel


WORD FROM THE DEAN - Professor Oussama Jadayel

Professor Oussama Jadayel (Ph.D., FRAeS)

Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences

Following thirty years of national and international academic experience, I feel really privileged to lead the Faculty of Applied Sciences at AUT; the home of many modern and competitive scientific programs.
My colleagues and I are a cohesive team who are committed to providing high quality education to the young and inquisitive.
If you want to learn more about what we offer in computer science, IT, Nutrition or Water Resources, or if you’d like to see how we can help in shaping your future, why not drop in for a chat. we’ll be very glad to see you.
Professor Jadayel has recently taken the post Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the American University of Technology. Up till last August, he worked at the University of Balamand in Lebanon where he led the Institute of Aeronautics and chaired the Mechanical Engineering Department.
He obtained his Ph.D. in 1990 from the University of Birmingham in the U.K. in the field of Aero-Thermodynamics. Following his graduation, he served as a research engineer at Cambridge University and later as a lecturer in Thermal Sciences at Birmingham for some seven years.
Professor Jadayel helped set up many teaching, research and community service programs in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance Technology and Geographical Information Systems. He has served on many national and governmental committees, and has provided advice and consultancy to many industrial organizations in his area of expertise. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a member of their Education and Skills Committee and their Ambassador to the Middle East.
Professor Jadayel is also an active Flight Instructor and served as a Flight Test Examiner. He has authored many articles and papers in journals and conferences, as well as the first book on Lebanese Aviation History.

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