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educator , Nuclear engineer

Muthar Radif Al-Ubaidi, Iraqi, American Nuclear engineer, educator. Recipient Academy Achievement award Tau Alpha Pi, 1990, 94.


Al-Ubaidi, Muthar Radif was born on December 6, 1945 in Wasit, Iraq. Came to the United States, 1974. Son of Radif Mohammed and Badrieh Hammody (Al-Saffer) A-U.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University Baghdad, 1967. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, University London, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1984.


Field engineer, Iraqi National Oil Corporation, Baghdad, 1968-1970; reactor engineer, Nuclear Research Institute, Baghdad, 1970-1972; lecturer college applied science, U. Cincinnati, 1984-1985; visiting assistant professor, U. Cincinnati, 1985-1986; assistant professor, U. Cincinnati, 1986-1991; associate professor, U. Cincinnati, since 1991. Assistant department head department mechanic engineering technical U. Cincinnati, since 1986. Consultant Research Dynamics, Inc., Cincinnati, 1982.

General chairman 2d Interam. Conference on Engineering and Technology Education, 1990-1992, member Executive Board Intertech Planning Committee. Chair Interam. Council Engineering and Technology Education, since 1994.


Vice president Cincinnati International Festival, since 1991. Board directors International Visiting Center, Cincinnati, since 1990. Chairman Arabic task force Cincinnati Public Schools, 1984-1986.

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Small and Medium Size Enterprises (Outstanding Faculty of Year chapter 26 1989), American Society for Engineering Education (chairman international division 1985-1991), Omicron Delta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, sports, stamp collecting, photography.


Married Pia M. Masotta, March 21, 1992.

Radif Mohammed A-U.

Badrieh Hammody (Al-Saffer) A-U.

Pia M. Masotta