Ahmed Al Salaymeh
Prof. Ahmed Al-Salaymeh
Prof. Ahmed Al-Salaymeh is a Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department, the University of Jordan. He received his Ph.D. degree from Friedrich Alexander University in Erlangen, Germany in 2001. M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees with honor from Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Jordan. He is an expert in the Field of Renewable Energy and Energy Regulation. He is Certified Energy Manager CEM, and Certified Carbon Reduction Manager CRM. Authorized trainer for the Association of Energy Engineer-AEE, USA. Team member / Reviewer for Environmental, health and safety of Cadmium Telluride (CdTe) Photovoltaic Technology and evaluator for the First Solar PV production facility. He is a coordinator of many EU Erasmus + project in the field of Renewable Energy, Environment and climate change.
Prof. Ahmed Al-Salaymeh is a director and founder of the Renewable Energy Master Program at the University of Jordan. Also, he is the director and founder of Environmental Technology and Climate Change Master Program at the University of Jordan. Ex-Director of Water, Energy and Environment Center at the University of Jordan. Also, Ex-Director of Energy Center at the University of Jordan. A former chairman of the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Jordan. A consultant and Expert in the design and selection of a Photovoltaic systems and the instructor of PV course for the master program at the University of Jordan. Currently, he is the presdient of the National University College of Technology (NUCT) which is a technical energy specialised in the renewable energy topics.
Prof. Al-Salaymeh is a guest editor for Energy Conversion and Management Journal and the Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society. He is also a member in the editorial board for a number of international Journals such as a Sustainable Cities and Society, Scientific World Journal, Journal of Energy, Current Environmental Engineering. Also, Prof. Al-Salaymeh is a reviewer for many international Journals. Currently, Prof. Al-Salaymeh is an assessor for Jordan Accreditation System (JAS).
Prof. Ahmed Al-Salaymeh has special interest in Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Renewable Energy such as Solar Energy and Wind Energy. Also, Prof. Al-Salaymeh has a good research in the area of Thermal flow Sensors (Patent registered in Germany). Prof. Al-Salaymeh is a member in the editorial board for a number of international Journals such as a Sustainable Cities and Society, Scientific World Journal, Journal of Energy, Current Environmental Engineering. Prof. Al-Salaymeh organized and chaired the second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth Global Conference of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Desert Regions (GCREEDER) in April 2009, April 2011, September 2013, April 2016 and April 2018.
Prof. Al-Salaymeh is the local coordinator of the CSP project with DLR (German Aerospace Center) about the transfer of knowledge and technology of concentrated solar power to Jordan and MENA countries. Prof. Al-Salaymeh is the Co-founder of DESERTEC University Network (DUN) in cooperation with partners from MENA and EU countries. Prof. Al-Salaymeh is a board member of DUN. Also, Prof. Al-Salaymeh was an editorial member and a co-founder of EDAMA association in Jordan which deals with Energy, Water and Environment. He was the local coordinator for the center of Natural Resources Management (CNRD) which was supported by DAAD in Germany. Also, he was the coordinator for IWRM (Integrated Water resources management) Master program in cooperation with Cologne university of Applied sciences. Prof. Al-Salaymeh was a coordinator of EU-ENPI project about the sustainable cities in the MENA countries
He is the general coordinator for a tempus project about the establishment of a master program in environmental engineering and climate change. Also, he is a local coordinator for a Tempus project about the establishment of Master program on the renewable energy and in addition to the coordinator for a number of EU-Tempus projects such as: MUREE Project (Modernizing of undergraduate curriculum in the field of renewable energy); CLIMASP Project (Establishment of a minor track in the field of Climate change); and JOINT-ITS Project (Establishment of a Joint master program in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems).
Also He is a general coordinator of a two Erasmus + project in the field of capacity building of higher education entitled “Modernization of teaching methodologies in higher education: EU experience for Jordan and Palestinian territory (METHODS)” and “Development of Environmental Engineering and injection of climate change concept for Undergraduate curriculum :EU experience for Jordan and Syria (EGREEN)”. Also he is the contact person for more than 15 Erasmus+ projects at UJ. He is very well-known in the EU projects management.