Shabaya

Dr.Hadil Abu Khalifeh, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Assistant Professor

Tel #: +97125015610

Email: hadil.abukhalifeh@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada 2010
  • M.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada 2004
  • B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, Kuwait University, Kuwait 1986

Mini Bio

Areas of Competence

  • Hydrodynamics of Three-Phases Fluidization (Turbulent Bed Contactor)
  • Enhanced Oil Recovery Methods (EOR) with emphasis on miscible gas injection
  • Vapor Extraction of Heavy Oil (VAPEX)
  • Hydrogen Sulfide Decomposition by Solar Energy
  • Asphaltene Deposition Remediation

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Assistant Professor, Abu Dhabi University, UAE 2015-Now
  • Acting Chair of Chemical Engineering Department, ADU, UAE2015-2016
  • Research/Teaching Associate, The Petroleum Institute (PI), UAE2011-2015
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, United Arab Emirates University,UAE2011
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Ryerson University, Canada2010-2011
  • Research Assistant, Ryerson University, Canada2002-2009
  • Chemical Engineer, ACDIMA, Jordan1991-1996
  • Research Engineer, Kuwait University(KU), Kuwait1986-1990

RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

  • Recipient of several research grants from Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
  • Recipient of R&D OSC Reward from ADNOC
  • Recipient of R&D Lantern Faculty Award by ADNOC Oil & Gas Sub Committees
  • Authored or co-authored over 20 technical publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings

CONSULTANCY & INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

  • Participated in projects related to Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR)
  • Participated in projects related to Asphaltene remediation
  • Participated in feasibility studies for Pharmaceutical plants

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC & PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO)
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • Jordan Engineers Association (JEA)