SWAE Faculties
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  • Dr. Said Salim Mohammed Ahmed Al-Ismaily

  • Title: Head of the Department - Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24141223
  • Email: esmaily@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Genesis, morphology properties, sedimentology of soils in the arid vadose zone and applications relevant to hydropedology • Using engineered soils to improve irrigation water use efficiency and plant growth under harsh soil conditions • Characterization and anthropogenic activities of soils • Pedagogical practices and innovative techniques for teaching soil sciences
  • Education: PhD in Soil Sciences, University of Arizona, USA
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  • Prof. Anvar Kacimov

  • Title: Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24141227
  • Email: anvar@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: • Genesis, morphology properties, sedimentology of soils in the arid vadose zone and applications relevant to hydropedology • Using engineered soils to improve irrigation water use efficiency and plant growth under harsh soil conditions • Characterization and anthropogenic activities of soils • Pedagogical practices and innovative techniques for teaching soil sciences
  • Education: PhD in Mechanics of Fluids, Kazan State University, USSR
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  • Prof. Mushtaque Ahmed

  • Title: Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24141245
  • Email: ahmedm@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: • Water Quality, • Water & Wastewater Treatment • Reuse of Treated Wastewater • Desalination, IWRM, Bio saline Agriculture • Use of low quality water
  • Education: PhD in Water Resources, Iowa State University, USA
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  • Dr. Hemanatha P. W. Jayasuriya

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24141223
  • Email: hemjay@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: • Design, Development and Testing of Agricultural Machinery • Precision and Controlled Environment Agriculture • Terramechanics, soil-tool and -wheel interactions, • Systems analysis and modeling • Power, Energy use in Agriculture and Bio energy • Ergonomics application in Agriculture • Pedagogical practices and innovative techniques for teaching project type courses
  • Education: PhD in Agricultural Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
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  • Dr. Malik Mohammed Al-Wardy

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24141224
  • Email: mwardy@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Soil pollution and contamination • Land Degradation • Climate change • Water resource management • Remote sensing and GIS
  • Education: Ph.D. in Soil Sciences, Cornell University, New York, USA
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  • Dr. Yaseen Ahmed Al-Mulla

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 2414- 3635/2545
  • Email: yalmula@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Remote Sensing and GIS technologies for environmental assessment/mapping and land use/change. • Use of sensors, instrumentations, UAV (Drones) & IoT for real time monitoring/controlling/mapping for open and controlled env. • Land and water engineering • Use of Machine Learning & AI in Remote Sensing & GIS
  • Education: PhD in BioSystems Engineering, Washington State University, USA
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  • Dr. Salem Ali Al-Jabri

  • Title:  Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24143629
  • Email: salemj@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: In situ estimation of soil hydraulic and chemical transport properties • Vadose zone hydrology • Groundwater hydrology • Water resources management • Modeling transport of masses in vadose and groundwater systems • Heat transfer in soils • Desalination for agriculture
  • Education: PhD, Water Resources Management, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA
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  • Dr. Ali Khamis Al-Maktoumi

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 2414, 3129/3151
  • Email: ali4530@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Numerical modeling of flow and contaminant transport in porous media • Density-dependent flow and transport in groundwater • Artificial recharge of groundwater • Subsurface Hydrology • Arid Zone Hydrology • Hydro-ecology and Hydropedology • Managed aquifer Recharge and Recovery
  • Education: PhD in Environmental Engineering (Water Resources), School of Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
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  • Dr. Talal Yasir Al-Shukaili

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24143642
  • Email: talals@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Instrumentation and automation related; automation of agricultural and food processes, instrumented greenhouses, food storages and field operations. • Electronics for agriculture-related; circuit design and fabrication. • Optoelectronics. • Agric. Machinery development and performance evaluations. • Precision Agriculture related; land use suitability, precision irrigation, automation
  • Education: Ph.D. in Biological & Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA
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  • Dr. Daniel Blackburn

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24143668
  • Email: danielblac@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Soil microbiology • Rhizosphere science • Plant nutrition • Soil Phosphorus & Sulphur • Soil Salinity
  • Education: PhD in Sciences of Natural Resources – Universidad de La Frontera (UFRO). Temuco, Chile. and Doctor in Sciences of Environmental Resources - Sandwich PhD in University of Naples (UNINA), Italy.
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  • Dr. Pankaj B Pathare

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24141222
  • Email: pankaj@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Postharvest Technology • Food Process Engineering • Food Security • Nondestructive Techniques
  • Education: PhD in Process & Chemical Engineering, UCC, Ireland
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  • Mr. Usama Ahmed Al-Dughaishi

  • Title: Lecturer
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24143632
  • Email: usama@squ.edu.om
  • Field of Interest: Agricultural water management • Water reuse in agriculture • Modeling
  • Education: University of Florida, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, August Analysis to Explore Management Alternatives For Improving Water Quality
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  • Mr. Ahmed Khalfan Al-Mayahi

  • Title: Lecturer
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 24143642
  • Email: almayahi.squ@gmail.com
  • Field of Interest: Hydropedology and Modeling of vadose zone using HYDRUS (2D/3D) • Management of salt affected soils in arid lands • Socioecnomics in soil science
  • Education: MSc. in Soil and Water Management, SQU, Oman
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Emeritus Faculty
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  • Dr. Abdulrahim M. Al-Ismaili

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office No. 
  • Ext. 1226
  • Email: abdrahim@squ.edu.om
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  • Dr. Salim Al-Rawahy

  • Title: Associate Professor
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