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Structural engineer

Haitham Khalil Askar, Iraqi, British structural engineer. Achievements include patents pending for geostatistical methodology for large area Carbon dioxide emissions mapping; invention of new glazing system for inhibiting direct solar radiation; research in calculating solar heat gain using raytracing techniques. Recipient Innovation award, United Kingdom-Carbon Trust, 2005.

Background

Askar, Haitham Khalil was born on August 14, 1964 in Baghdad, Iraq. Son of Khalil Ibrahim and Virgin Dawood Askar.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Baghdad University, 1984. Master of Science, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, England, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, England, 2006.

Career

Researcher, team leader Cranfield University, 1999—2002. Senior officer, manager Spelthorne British Columbia, Staines, England, since 2002. Senior consultant Rennigton Consultant Ltd., London, 1997—1999.

Research officer Cranfield University, 1999—2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents pending for geostatistical methodology for large area Carbon dioxide emissions mapping. Invention of new glazing system for inhibiting direct solar radiation. Research in calculating solar heat gain using raytracing techniques.

Membership

Member Southeast Climate Change Partnership, Bristol, England, the expert Solar Data Collectors Forum, Napier, United Kingdom, 2003, South East of England Energy and Environmental Group, Guildford, United Kingdom, 2003, South East Of England Home Energy Efficiency Act Group, 2003. Member of Royal Institute Jordanian Engineers (correspondent. Chartered engineer 1996), Institute Energy (associate).

Connections

Life partner Sarah Ali Hassan, March 24, 1996. Children: Lina, Jadd Ibrahim.

father:
Khalil Ibrahim

mother:
Virgin Dawood Askar

children:
Lina Askar

Jadd Ibrahim Askar