Shabaya

Dr.Manar Bani Mfarrej

Assistant Professor

Email: manar.mfarrej@adu.ac.ae

Educational Background

  • PhD in Plant Protection: Bio ecology and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) - Sustainability Studies, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.2010
  • M.Sc. in Plant Protection: Chemical Ecology and Sustainability, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.2006
  • B.Sc. in Plant Protection: Pathology and Entomology, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. 2002

Mini Bio

AREAS OF COMPETENCE

  • Organic and Natural Pesticides
  • IPM and Sustainability Studies
  • Chemical Ecology and Environmental Health
  • Alternative Energy
  • Soil and Water Pollution
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Food Safety

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), College of Arts and Sciences, Abu Dhabi University. 2016 Fall- Present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Sustainability Sciences and Humanities, Zayed 2016 Spring
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Arts and Sciences, Abu Dhabi University. 2012- 2016
  • Natural enemies laboratory supervisor and Entomology specialist, Phytosanitary Laboratories, Ministry of Agriculture, Jordan. 2009- 2011
  • Teaching and research assistant and Lecturer, Plant Protection Department, University of 2002 - 2009

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

  • Hisham Hijjawi Award for Applied Sciences in the field of Agriculture, Water and Environment (1st Place). 
  • Recipient of Superiority in Research Award, University of Jordan
  • Tuition Scholarships, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.
  • Research Scholarships, Arab Organization of Agricultural Development (AOAD) and University of Jordan.
  • Graduate Teaching and Research Fellowships (GTRFs). 
  • Authored or co-authored of several publications in refereed journals and conference proceedings on bioecology, sustainability, environmental health and chemical Ecology in addition to 4 books.

FUNDED RESEARCH AND GRANTS

  • 1. Recipient of several research grants in the field of Sustainability and Environmental Health.

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL SOCITIES

  • Regional Editor in the American Journal of Plant and Animal Sciences (AJPAS).
  • Jordanian Society for Organic Farming (JSOF). 
  • Arab Federation for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (AFPIPR).
  • Arab Society for Plant Protection.
  • Agricultural Engineers Association, Jordan.