Meet our Engineering Academics

Our academics are highly qualified and are based in Dubai to deliver our quality degree programmes and support our exceptional student body. 

Dr Adel Abdel-Wahab

Dr Adel Abdel-Wahab

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Dubai Campus

Dr Adel Abdel-Wahab is an assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering within the Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering.

Dr Abdel-Wahab was awarded a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Loughborough University, UK, in 2011. His research interests span a broad range of areas in mechanical engineering and focus largely on experimental studies and numerical simulations of the ...

Telephone
+971(0) 4 249 2355
Email
a.a.m.abdelwahab@bham.ac.uk

Dr Archibong Eso Archibong

Dr Archibong Eso Archibong

Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Academic Lead, Engineering Laboratories and Workshops

Dubai Campus

Archibong is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering and Academic Lead for Engineering Laboratories and Workshops at the Dubai Campus.

His research is in the broad themes of single and multiphase flow of fluids & solids with a focus on wide areas of applications including (low carbon) energy systems, chemical & process systems, environmental systems, biomedical and healthcare ...

Telephone
+971 (0) 4 42 80640
Email
a.e.archibong@bham.ac.uk

Dr Farrukh Hafeez

Dr Farrukh Hafeez

Associate Professor
Programme Director Mechanical Engineering Dubai Campus

Dubai Campus

Farrukh is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. He is Programme Director for Mechanical Engineering at University of Birmingham’s Dubai campus and led the establishment of the programme in Dubai.

He is an enthusiastic academic with a diverse skill set consisting of experimental, analytical, and computational techniques. This skill set complements his interest in mechanics, ...

Telephone
+971(04)2492319
Email
f.hafeez@bham.ac.uk

Dr Majid Malboubi

Dr Majid Malboubi

Head of Quality Assurance
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Dubai Campus

Dr Majid Malboubi is an assistant professor in Mechanical Engineering.

Inspired by the workings of nature, Dr Malboubi applies the principles of mechanics and design micro-tools to unravel the physics underlying cellular processes and to understand how cells interact with their surroundings. Dr Malboubi completed his PhD at the University of Birmingham and worked on the interaction of ...

Email
m.malboubi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Imran Qureshi

Dr Imran Qureshi

Head of Engineering (Dubai)
Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering

Dubai Campus

Dr Imran Qureshi is the Head of Engineering at the University of Birmingham Dubai campus and an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He possesses academic as well as significant industrial experience in his field. Prior to joining University of Birmingham, he worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University of ...

Email
m.i.qureshi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Melody Khadem Sameni

Dr Melody Khadem Sameni

Associate Professor of Rail Transportation Engineering
Programme Director of MSc Railway Systems Engineering and Integration

School of Engineering

Melody Khadem Sameni is associate professor of Railway Transportation Engineering and also the program director of MSc Railway Systems Engineering and Integration at the University of Birmingham- Dubai Campus. She previously held the position of Assistant Professor and head of Railway Transportation Group at the School of Railway Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology. She is an ...

Telephone
+971 44280741
Email
m.khademsameni@bham.ac.uk

Dr Saad Sarhan

Dr Saad Sarhan

Assistant Professor and Programme Director in Advanced Engineering Management

Department of Civil Engineering

Dr Saad Sarhan is a programme director and assistant professor in advanced engineering management within the department of civil engineering. Saad is also a chartered construction manager (MCIOB) and a fellow of the higher education academy in the UK (FHEA). Prior to Joining the University of Birmingham, he was a programme leader and senior lecturer in construction management at the University of ...

Email
s.sarhan@bham.ac.uk

Dr Mohamad Zalzale

Dr Mohamad Zalzale

Head of Education
Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Dubai Campus

Dr Mohamad Zalzale is a Lecturer at the School of Engineering.

Mohamad is an interdisciplinary scientist. He holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and an MSc in Computational Physics from the Montpellier University in France.

Mohamad teaches a variety of courses in the Mechanical Engineering ...

Email
m.zalzale@bham.ac.uk