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Full Name: 
Isam Ghaleb Muneeb Jardaneh
Gender: 
Male
Birthday: 
Mon, 1961-01-23
Martial Status: 
Married

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About me: 

Short Curriculum Vitae

Education: 
  • 1994: Ph.D. in GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, U.S.A., Dissertation Subject: Modeling of Geological Materials and Finite Element Applications
  • 1988: MS in SOIL MECHANICS and FOUNDATION ENGINEERING, The University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle, England, Thesis: "Finite Element Analysis for a Preliminary Study of BASP (Bridge Approach Support Piling) System"
  • 1985: BS in CIVIL ENGINEERING, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank, Palestine.
Employment history: 
  • October 2009 to Present: ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, Department of Civil Engineering, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank
  • August 2006 to August 2011: DEPARTMENT HEAD, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank, Palestine.
  • October 2000 to November 2003: DEPARTMENT HEAD, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank, Palestine
  • October 1995 to October 2009: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Department of Civil Engineering, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank
  • April 1992 to October 1994: RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Modeling of Geological Materials (Soils, Rocks, and Concrete) and Finite Element Applications
  • October 1990 to June 1992: TEACHING ASSISTANT, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Courses include: Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, FORTRAN, Strength of Materials, and Materials Science
  • June 1990 to 1994: RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Utah Water Research Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Assisted in performing erosion control tests in rainfall and sunlight simulators and in high velocity flume
  • January 1989 to March 1990: LABORATORY ENGINEER, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank. Conducted quality assurance tests on soils, asphalt, cement, concrete, etc.
  • May 1985 to October 1987: TEACHING and RESEARCH ASSISTANT, Civil Engineering Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, West-Bank. Assisted in different courses such as, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Structures, Transportation Engineering. Conducted tests in Soil Mechanics, Transportation Engineering, and Materials Laboratories
  • January 1985 to October 1987: DESIGN ENGINEER, Gore Fara' Irrigation Scheme, Nablus, West-Bank. Analyzed and designed: Sedimentation Tanks (Structures and Hydraulics), Hydraulic Structures, and Buried pipelines
  • 2008 to 2010: Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Massar Company, Ramallah, Palesitne (through the University) for establishing the new City called Rawabi Community
  • 2000 to present: Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Construction and Transportation Research Center, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
  • 1998 to present: Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Earth Sciences and Seismic Engineering Center, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
  • 1994 to present: Geotechnical Engineering Consultant, Engineering Works Department, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine
Research Interests: 
  • Finite Element Modeling, Constitutive Laws, and Computer Methods in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Finite Element Analysis of Soil-Structure Interactions.
  • Soil Reinforcement Techniques for Retaining Walls and Embankments.
  • Earth Retaining Structures.
  • Settlement Analysis of Foundations on Soft and Granular Soils.
  • Laboratory and Field Testing in Geotechnical Engineering.
  • Rock Engineering and Rock Mechanics.
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering.
  • Soil Improvement Techniques.
  • Geoenvironmental Technology.
Research Groups: 
  • Dr. Jalal Al-Dabbeek, Dr. Khaled Al-Sahili, Dr. Ridwan Al-Kilani

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