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  • Prof. Dr. Mohamed Yousif Baniyas 
     

    Prof. Dr. Mohamed Yousif Baniyas
    Director, Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA)
    Ministry of Education, UAE

    Dr Baniyas obtained his PhD in Pharmacology from University of Wales (Cardiff) in 1993. His clinical qualifications includes Board Certification by American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American College of Forensic Examiners, American Academy of Pain Management & American Psychotherapy Association....
  • Prof. Abdulsalam Ghaith 
     

    Prof. Abdulsalam Ghaith
    PhD, BSc

    Commissioner Ghaith received his BSc degree in Physics from Al-Mustansiriyah University, Iraq and his PhD degree in Experimental Solid State Physics from Dundee University, UK. Before joining the Commission, Dr. Ghaith was a Consultant for the Quality and Accreditation Council...
  • Prof. Aly S. Nazmy 
     

    Prof. Aly S. Nazmy
    PhD, MSc, MA, BSc

    Commissioner Nazmy received his BSc and MSc in Structural Engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, and received his MA and PhD in Structures and Mechanics from Princeton University, USA. He was the Founding Dean of the College of Engineering at Abu Dhabi University (ADU) for 12 years...
  • Prof. Amjad Mohammad Qandil 
     

    Prof. Amjad Mohammad Qandil
    PhD, BSc Pharm

    Commissioner Qandil received his BSc Degree in Pharmacy from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Jordan and his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design form Purdue University, USA. Before joining the Commission, Prof. Qandil was an Associate Professor of Medicinal...
  • Prof. Dr. Berthold Peter 
     

    Prof. Dr. Berthold Peter
    PhD, DDS, DMD

    Commissioner Berthold received his initial education in Sweden graduating from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm with the degrees DDS (1967) and PhD (1978). Dr. Berthold moved to University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1979. In 1983, he earned a DMD degree, and his Swedish specialty qualification in Oral Prosthetics. As tenured Professor at University of Pennsylvania...
  • Prof. Dr. Dawit Teklu 
     

    Prof. Dr. Dawit Teklu

    Dr. Dawit Teklu is a seasoned higher education professional with over twenty years of experience. Most recently Dr. Teklu served as the Dean of Institutional Research, Assessment and Evaluation at Strayer University in Washington, DC. In that capacity he was responsible for coordinating the College’s institutional effectiveness and academic assessment activities...
  • Prof. Dhayaneethie Perumal 
     

    Prof. Dhayaneethie Perumal
    PhD, MA, BPharm, BSc

    Commissioner Perumal obtained her BSc, BPharm and a Research Masters in Pharmaceutics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a MA (LTHE) (Learning and Teaching in Higher Education) from London Metropolitan University and a PhD in vaccine development from Imperial College, London. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK since 2015.
  • Prof. Emad Abuelrub 
     

    Prof. Emad Abuelrub

    Commissioner Abuelrub holds BSc degrees in Computer Engineering and Computing   Information Systems from Oklahoma State University, a Master in Computer Science from Alabama A M University, and a PhD in Computer Science from Louisiana State University, USA. Before joining the Commission, Dr. Abuelrub served in different academic administrative positions in various universities...
  • Prof. Jehad Ahmed Al-Sadi 
     

    Prof. Jehad Ahmed Al-Sadi
    PhD, Bsc

    Commissioner Al-Sadi holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from Tennessee State University, a MSc. in Computer Science from Jackson State University; USA, and a PhD in Computer Science from Glasgow University; UK. Prof. Al-Sadi served in different academic administrative positions in various universities. He served as a member of many Quality Assurance and Accreditation Committees at the...
  • Prof. Dr. Judith Buchanan 
     

    Prof. Dr. Judith Buchanan
    PhD, DMD, Ms, Bsc

    Commissioner Buchanan holds a BSc degree in Mathematics from Georgia Southern University, a MS degree and PhD degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas, and a DMD degree in Dentistry from the University of Florida. She has held positions at the University of Mississippi, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Pennsylvania and University of Minnesota. At these Universities...
  • Prof. Dr. Kamal Alalaween 
     

    Prof. Dr. Kamal Alalaween
    PhD, Bsc

    Commissioner Alalaween received his BSc degree in Law from University of Jordan, Jordan and his PhD degree in Law from University of Aberdeen, U.K. Before joining the Commission, Dr. Alalaween served in different academic and administrative positions in the University of Jordan...
  • Prof. Rhys Rowland Jones 
     

    Prof. Rhys Rowland Jones

    Commissioner Rowland-Jones received his MSc in Quality and Environmental Management from the University of Glamorgan, and his PhD in Strategic Operations Management and Sustainability from the University of Wales. He is the former Head of School of Operations and Information Management...
  • Prof. Robin Bunton 
     

    Prof. Robin Bunton
    PhD, B.A.

    Commissioner Bunton is a British social scientist known internationally for his research within sociology generally and public health in particular. He has held senior leadership positions in British universities, served on significant funding and academic editorial boards...
  • Prof. Stephen Arkle 
     

    Prof. Stephen Arkle

    Commissioner Arkle obtained his bachelor’s and doctorate awards from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He has extensive experience in academia through positions held with the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, the Open University and the University of Portsmouth in the UK...
  • Prof. Thomas Hochstettler 
     

    Prof. Thomas Hochstettler
    PhD, MSc, BSc

    Commissioner Dr. Thomas Hochstettler was educated in history, economics, and business in the United States and Germany, earning his baccalaureate at Earlham College in Indiana, and his masters and doctorate at the University of Michigan. He also pursued post-graduate study in business...
  • Prof. Youssef Abdel Magid 
     

    Prof. Youssef Abdel Magid
    PhD, MSc, BSc

    Commissioner Abdel-Magid received his Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, and a B.Sc. (Honors) from Cairo University, Egypt, all in Electrical Engineering. Prof Abdel-Magid has held professorial positions at the King Fahd University of Petroleum...

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