Biography

Dr. Ismail Badran

Dr. Ismail Badran is an Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry at An-Najah National University. He received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada in 2014. Dr. Badran has a rich teaching experience in different countries including Palestine, Canada, and the Arabian Gulf.

In addition to his solid foundation in different areas of chemistry, mathematics, technology, and research, my long teaching experience allowed him to formulate his own philosophy of teaching. The philosophy is centered on students in a model classroom, where students learn effectively in an active environment.

Dr. Badran has more than 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, in addition to his participation to many international conferences. He also received several national and international awards, research grants, including Queen Elizabeth II scholarship, Zamala fellowship for Palestinian scholar, and Qatar’s University Collaborative Grant.

Dr. Badran’s research focus is on reaction mechanisms and chemical kinetics. His recent projects have focused on developing new techniques for wastewater treatment, oil upgrading, and methane conversion. Dr. Badran’s also utilizes theoretical quantum calculations to understand and interpret reaction mechanisms and kinetics. His research philosophy is based on producing quality work that has a high intellectual value and practical applications. This has been reflected in his recent high impacted peer-reviewed publications, through supervising several graduate students, university grants, coordinating large university courses, and acting as a lead teacher for years,

Dr. Ismail is originally from Palestine, he spent most of his life in hometown, Canada and the Arabian Gulf. He is married with three children.

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Education
Institution
University of Calgary
Country
Canada
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Sciences
Department
Chemistry
Thesis
Hot-wire Chemical Vapor Deposition Chemistry and Kinetics of New Precursors in the Gas Phase and on the Wire Surface
Speciality
Physical Chemistry
Sub speciality
Duration
2009 - 2014
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Assistant Professor
Period
Jan. 9, 2016 - Feb. 13, 2017
Country
Canada
Institution
Birzeit University
Position/Job Description
Assistant Professor
Period
Jan. 1, 2015 - Jan. 9, 2016
Country
Canada
Institution
University of Calgary
Position/Job Description
Research Associate
Period
Sept. 1, 2009 - Sept. 1, 2014
Country
United Arab Emirates
Institution
Institute of Applied Technology
Position/Job Description
Math and Science Lead Teacher
Period
Sept. 1, 2005 - Sept. 1, 2009
Publications
Courses
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