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Name : Muthanna H. Al-Dahhan (Adjunct Professor)

             

Academic Rank: Professor

Qualification : Ph.D

Education Chemical Engineering

Graduate Of: Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA



EDUCATION

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  • 1993 Doctoral degree: Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  • 1988 Master degree:   Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, Oregon, USA
  • 1979 B.S. degree:       Chemical Engineering, University of Baghdad   (Graduated the first out of 136 graduates in the department and among the top 5 out of more than 1000 graduates in the engineering college consisted of 9 engineering departments, University of  Baghdad)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
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  • January 2009 – Present: Professor with tenure and Chairman, department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Professor of Nuclear Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Missouri, Rolla
  • January 2009 – 2012: Affiliated Professor, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering (EECE), Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2008 – 2011: Affiliated Professor, department of Chemical engineering, Laval University, Quebec, Canada
  • July 2011-December 2012: Visiting Professor, Sustainable Energy and Technology Center (SET), King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • January-December 2011: Consultant for strategic planning – Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) – Kuwait
  • 2007 – Present: Expert for IAEA scientific missions/meetings (International Atomic Energy Agency)
  • 1999 – Present: Consultant to energy and chemical industry
  • 2011 – Present: Expert, UN-UNESCO on quality assurance of engineering education
  • September 2006 – Dec. 2008: Professor with tenure, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering (EECE), Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • September 2005 – August 2006: Professor with tenure, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • September 2002 – August 2005: Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • September 1999 – August 2002: Assistant Professor on tenure track, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (no starting package and no graduate student(s) were supported by the school)
  • 2003 – 2008: Co-Director of the Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory (CREL), EECE Department, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2003 – 2008: Co-Leader, NSF Engineering Center – Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC) – Washington University (Co-Partner) with University of Kansas (Head Quarter, PI), University of Iowa  and University of Prairie View A&M (Co-Partners)
  • 1999 – December 2008: Director of the Clean Alternative Energy using Slurry Bubble Column Reactors (CAE-SBCR) Consortium for the technological development of gas-to-liquid fuel (GTL) conversion from natural gas and biogas (methane), coal and biomass; Academic Partners (Washington University, Ohio State University (Prof. L.S. Fan) and ;Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Profs. Steven Antal and Richard Lahey); Industrial sponsors (DOE via Air Products and Chemicals (1999-2003), ConocoPhillips (USA), Eni Technology (Italy), Johnson Matthey Catalyst (UK) (2006-2008), Sasol (South Africa), Statoil (Norway))
  • September 2005 – August 2006: UDCT Golden Jubilee Visiting Fellow, University Institute of Chemical Technology (UICT, previously UDCT), University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India
  • September 1994 – August 1999: Assistant Professor (part-time), Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • September 1994 – 2003: Associate Director of CREL, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • April 1994 – August 1994: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
  • October 1993 – March 1994: Project Manager, Xytel Corporation, Mt. Prospect, Illinois
  • June 1991 – September 1993Instructor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • September 1988 – September 1993:  Graduate Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
  • January 1986 – June 1988: Graduate Student and grader, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
  • June 1983 – July 1985: Head of the Chemical Process Development Section, Laboratory and Pilot Plants Research Center for Process Development, Baghdad
  • January 1982 – May 1983: Process Engineer, Laboratory and Pilot Plants Research Center for Process Development, Baghdad
  • December 1979-August 1980: Trainee on process engineering and development, Snia-tech, Italy
  • September 189 – December 1981: Project Engineer, Design and Construction Division, Laboratory and Pilot Plants Research Center for process Development, Baghdad
  • June 1978-September 1978: Trainee, Borovo tire and Plastic processes, Previous Yugoslavia (Serbia/Croatia).
Curriculum Vitae