Dr. Mohammad N. Almasri is currently an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at An‐Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine and an Adjunct Professor at Utah State University, USA where he graduated from with a PhD degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. His key qualifications focus on modeling and management of groundwater resources, environmental pollution, assessment of water-related projects, Environmental Impact Assessment studies, and the design of water distribution networks and sewer systems.
At the university level, he teaches surface and groundwater hydrology, water resources management, fluid mechanics, hydraulics, engineering economy, and GIS. Dr. Almasri gave lectures and presentations at numerous national and international symposiums, courses, seminars, workshops and conferences in USA, Scotland, Sweden, Syria, Jordan, Germany, France, United Kingdom, and Slovenia. In addition, he supervised and co‐supervised a total of 18 master students in the last seven years in the master programs of water and environmental engineering and environmental sciences at An-Najah National University. The supervised master theses covered a wide range of topics including groundwater vulnerability to contamination, optimal management of groundwater (quantity and quality issues), groundwater recharge, assessment of seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers, and groundwater modeling.
Dr. Almasri coordinated and managed development projects in the field of water and wastewater in the past few years with emphasis on groundwater modeling, management, public awareness, training, and evaluation of project effectiveness. Recent project experience was directed toward carrying out statistical analyses and baseline assessments of groundwater and spring water. Examples of that was the study of the Eastern Aquifer and Master Plan for Bulk Water Supply Systems in the Southern West Bank (in 2010 – 2011) where a groundwater flow model (using MODFLOW) was developed along with a baseline assessment of the existing data of the aquifer (using GIS) including the pumping rates, water level variability, and spring yield. Another similar project experience was the assessment of the springs of Nablus City (in 2010) where baseline surveys for the pollution sources were carried out in the proximity areas of the springs in order to develop relevant protection plans. In addition, a detailed statistical analysis was carried out to understand the temporal trends in spring yield.Download CV