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Engineering educator

Mahmoud Za'Al Abu-Zaid, Jordanian engineering educator. Recipient Fulbright Post-doctoral Research grant Council for International Exchange of Scholars, 1990, Best Paper award of the 3d International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, 1991, Encouragement award in Science and Egring. Jordan Government, 1992. With Jordan Armed Forces, 1978-1981. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), Jordan Engineers Association, Tau Beta Pi.

Background

Abu-Zaid, Mahmoud Za'al was born on March 4, 1956 in Sahhab, Jordan. Son of Zaal Hassan and Nadwa (Ahmed) Abu-Z.

Education

Diploma in Automotive Engineering, Chelsea College, Sussex, England, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering summa cum laude, Lawrence Institute of Technology, 1982. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Michigan, 1985.

Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1989.

Career

Research assistant, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1985-1988; head mechanic engineering department, Mutah U., Al-Karak, Jordan, 1991-1992; vice dean faculty engineering, Mutah U., Al-Karak, Jordan, 1992-1994; director maintenance unit, Mutah U., Al-Karak, Jordan, since 1994.

Works

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Membership

With Jordan Armed Forces, 1978-1981. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (associate), Jordan Engineers Association, Tau Beta Pi.

Interests

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    Avocations: table tennis, basketball, reading.

Connections

Married Ensherah Ahmed, May 9, 1980. Children: Sawsan, Anas, Ala, Esra, Osama, Ahmed.

father:
Zaal Hassan Abu-Z.

mother:
Nadwa (Ahmed) Abu-Z.

spouse:
Ensherah Ahmed

child:
Ala Abu-Zaid

child:
Sawsan Abu-Zaid

child:
Esra Abu-Zaid

child:
Ahmed Abu-Zaid

child:
Osama Abu-Zaid

child:
Anas Abu-Zaid