Dr. Mamdouh El Haj Assad received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, and the Ph.D. degree in applied thermodynamics from Aalto University, Aalto, Finland, in 1998.
He was a Teaching Research Scientist of energy technology with the School of Science and Technology at Aalto University. Dr. Assad joined Australian College of Kuwait as an associate professor and chairman of mechanical engineering department during 2014-2015. Dr. Assad has joined recently University of Sharjah where he is working as an associate professor at sustainable and renewable energy engineering department. Dr. Assad has published more than 65 publication in international journal and conferences. His current research interests include irreversible thermodynamics, heat transfer, desalination and energy conversion systems.
Dr. Assad received the Teacher of the Year 2011 Prize at Aalto University in Finland.