Biography

Dr. Abu-Jafar was born in Jenin city in 1960 and got his Tawjihi in Jenin secondary school in 1978. He obtained his BSc. degree in physics from An-Najah N. University in 1982. He got his MSc. in Physics from Jordan University in 1985. He is appointed at physics department in An-Najah N. University in Jan., 1985. He achieved his PhD degree in Physics from Southern Illinois University (S.I.U.) at Carbondale-U.S.A. in 1991. He has been awarded a teaching assistant during his master and PhD studies in Jordan University and S.I.U. He is promoted to an Associated Professor in Jan., 2002. He was a Chairman of Physics Department between 2001-2003.  He was also a chairman of graduate studies for natural sciences between 2004-2007. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies between 2008-2014. He spent his sabbatical leave as a PostDoc at La Sapienza university, Rome, Italy in 2015 for one year. Twenty two master students have been graduated under his supervision. Four conferences have been held under his supervision too. His research of interest currently is related to the computational condensed matter physics using FP-LAPW method (WIEN2k code). Dr. Abu-Jafar has published more than 30 papers in a well-known international journals . He has constructed an E-Learning undergraduate course in classical mechanics. He is cooperative with many international journals as a reviewer.

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Education
Institution
Southern Illinoise University at Carbondale
Country
United States of America
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Science
Department
Physics
Thesis
Multiperturbation Theory and its Applications to Polyatomic Molecules
Speciality
Physics
Sub speciality
Computational Condensed Matter Physics
Duration
1986 - 1991
Institution
Jordan University
Country
Jordan
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Science
Department
Physics
Thesis
Estimation of Neutron distribution around JOVAC
Speciality
Physics
Sub speciality
Experimental Nuclear Physics
Duration
1982 - 1984
Institution
An-Najah N. University
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Science
Department
Physics
Thesis
None
Speciality
Physics
Sub speciality
Physics
Duration
1978 - 1982
Institution
Ministry of Education
Country
Palestine
Degree
High School
Faculty
Department
Thesis
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
1975 - 1978
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah N. University
Position/Job Description
Assoctiate Prof. of Physics
Period
Jan. 1, 1985 - May 23, 2016
Publications
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