HASSAN ESSA M. H. ALFADALA

BS, Natural Gas Engineering, 1987 MS, Chemical Engineering, 1994 Since receiving his engineering degrees from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Hassan has three decades of academic and industrial experience with notable contributions and leadership positions. After receiving his doctorate in 2001 in chemical engineering from University of South Florida, Hassan joined the chemical engineering faculty at Qatar University. He was appointed as a department head in 2003. In 2005, he was promoted to be the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the College of Engineering. In 2006, Hassan was appointed as Dean of the College of Engineering. In 2007, he founded the Gas Processing Center, served as its founding director, articulated its vision and established its mission. He took the lead in strategically positioning the center within the local and international gas industry. Hassan has been instrumental in reforming the chemical engineering department as well the College of Engineering at Qatar University. Following years of industrial experience, in January 2017, he returned to Qatar University as the Vice President for Academic Affairs, a position from which he recently retired. Hassan’s main research interests involve systems integration, process design, modeling, simulation, optimization, and curriculum reform. He served as a member of the National Committee on Climate Change. He is also a member of the Global Engineering Deans Council. Hassan has also been actively involved in various industrial sectors including the chemical, petrochemical and gas processing, and environmental industries. He also has executive experience in real estate development. Since 2008, he has held leading positions in management with Qatari Diar Investment Company and Barwa Real Estate. Hassan has successfully led a newly structured operations.

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