Curricula Vitae of the Vice Rector

 

Faisal I. Iskanderani

Associate Professor

Chemical and Materials Engineering 

Vice Rector

University of Business & Technology.

 

Vice Rector                   
University of Business and Technology
P.O.Box  110200    Jeddah, 21361   Saudi Arabia
Telephone:  +966122159192
Email: f.isk@ubt.edu.sa 

    

Vice Rector office Manager: Mr. Basim A. Idris                    
University of Business and Technology
P.O.Box  110200    Jeddah, 21361   Saudi Arabia
Telephone: +96612-2159266
Email: basim@ubt.edu.sa 

Previous Employer

Faculty of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University (1977-2012)

 

Academic and Administrative Experience
  • Dean of the College of Engineering & Information Technology, UBT, 2011 - 2012
  • Chief Editor, King Abdulaziz Engineering Journal (2011-2012)
  • Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, 2007 - 2011.
  • Dean of Library Affairs, King Abdulaziz University, 2003-2007.
  • Chairman, The Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, King Abdulaziz University, 1993-1997
  • Vice Dean , Admissions and Registration, King Abdulaziz University, 1990-1993
  • Deputy Director For University Services, King Abdulaziz University, 1986-1989 .
  • Deputy Director of The University Services Department, King Abdulaziz University, 1986-1989.
  • Associate Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, 1992
  • Assistant Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, 1985-1992.
 
Membership of Committees
  • Member of the KAU University Council, 2003-2011.
  • Member of the KAU Deans Consultation Committee, 2003-2011.
  • Head of the Strategic Planning Committee for the KAU Vice presidency for academic affairs, 2011-2012
  • Member of the Deanship of the Faculty of Engineering Academic Consultation Committee, 2011-2012
  • Member of the Council of the Deans of Engineering, Computer Sciences, and Environmental Design for the Arabian Gulf Universities, 2007-2011
  • Member of the Council of the Deans of Library Affairs for the Arabian Gulf Universities, 2003-2007.
  • Head of the Executive Committee for Academic Accreditation, 2007-2011
  • Member of the Executive Committee for Academic Accreditation, 2000-2003.
  • Member of the University Permanent Committee for Scholarships and Training, 2001- 2004.
  • Member of the Council of the Deanship of Community Services and Continuing Education, 2003-2004.
  • Member of the University Permanent Committee for Graduate Studies, 1999 - 2004.
  • Member of the Executive Committee for Academic Accreditation, 1999-2003
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, 1995-1996
  • Member of the permanent Committee for Admissions and Registration 1990-1993.
  • Member of the College Committee for the Application of the Year System, 1991-1992.
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the Fourth Symposium for Academic Advising, 1990.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the First Saudi Symposium on Energy, Utilization and Conservation, King Abdulaziz University, 1990 .
  • Head of the Academic Affairs at the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department , King Abdulaziz University, 1989-1990 .
  • Member of Departmental Committees, the Chemical and Materials Engineering Department, King Abdulaziz University, 1985- present.
 
Consultations
  • Consultant to the Savola Company, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 1996-2004.
  • Consultant to the College of Business Administration, Jeddah, 2004 – 2006.
 
Awards

Has earned numerous awards and appreciation certificates.

 
Courses Taught
  • Chemical Engineering Calculations I and II.
  • Mass Transfer.
  • Separation Processes.
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering.
  • Heat and Mass Transfer Operations.
 
Research Interests
  • Hydrogen Embrittlement.
  • Chipboard Technology.
  • Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering.
  • Tertiary Oil Recovery.
 
Selected Published Papers
  • F.I. Iskanderani, and T.Y. Alp, Hydrogen Embrittlement of X65 Micro-alloy Steel Controlrolled From 1075oC, paper under publication.
  • Reda M. Abdulaal, Ali M. Al-Bahi, Abdelfattah Y. Soliman, and Faisal I. Iskandarani, “Design and Implementation of a Project-Based Active/Cooperative Engineering Design Course for Freshmen,” European Journal of Engineering Education, Vol.36, Number 4, (2011), pp.391-402.
  • Faisal I. Iskandarani, Abdelfattah A. Soliman, Reda M. Abdulaal, and Ali M. Al-Bahi, “A Project Based Active/ Cooperative Engineering Design Course for Freshman Level Students,” 5th International Forum on Engineering Education, November 23-25, 2010.
  • Faisal I. Iskanderani and Ali M. Al-Bahi, A Case Study in Preparing for ABET Accreditation at King Abdulaziz University, paper presented at the Second Global Higher Education Forum (GHEF2009), Penang, Malaysia , December, 2009.
  • Iskanderani, F., Physical Properties Of Particle Board Panels Manufactured From Phoenix Dactylifera-L (DatePalm) Mid-Rib Chips Using Ureaformaldehyde Binder, International Journal of Polymeric Materials, Volume 57 Issue 10, 979, 2009.
  • Iskanderani, F., Influence of Process Variables on the Bending Strength of Particleboard Produced from Arabian Date Palm Mid-Rib Chips, International Journal of Polymeric Materials, Volume 58,pp. 49-60, 2009.
  • F.I. Iskanderani, The Tensile Strength of Monolayer Particle Boards Produced From Date Palm Mid-Ribs, International Journal of Polymeric Materials, Volume 58 , pp. 297-311, 2009.
  • F.I. Iskanderani, The Resistance of a Control Rolled and Aged Steel to Hydrogen Induces Cracking (HIC), JKAU; Eng. Sci., (2009) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).
  • Iskanderani, F., Development of A Tempered Dual Phase Steel For Hydrogen Service In The Oil And Gas Industries, Oxford Research Forum Journal, Vol 3 No. 1 (2008)
  • T. Alp and F.I. Iskanderani, Development of HSLA Steel For Hydrogen Services in Oil and Gas Industries, Proc. 6th Saudi Eng. Conf. Vol.5, p.3, 2002, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia).
  • S.A. Ashour, and F.I. Iskanderani, A computer Program to Follow up Graduate Students Files, Paper presented in the First Saudi Symposium on Higher Studies, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, April, 2001 (paper in Arabic language).
  • T. Alp, F.I. Iskanderani, U.M. Dawoud, Structure Property Relationship in Stretched and Aged Al-Li 8090 Alloy, JKAU; Eng. Sci., Special Issue, pp. 271-277, 1995, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
  • T. Alp, F.I. Iskanderani, and A.H. Zahed, Hydrogen Embrittlernent of X52 and X70 Microalloy Steels, Proc. 4th Saudi Eng. Conf. Vol.5, p.159, 1995, Jeddah (Saudi Arabia).
  • T. Alp, F. Iskanderani and A. H. Zahed, The Influence of Grain Size on the Hydrogen Embrittlement of Iron, JKAU; Eng. Sci, Special Issue, 411-427, 1993, Jeddah, (Saudi Arabia).
  • T. Alp, F. Iskanderani. and A.H. Zahed. Hydrogen Effects in a Dual-Phase Microalloy Steel. Journal of Materials Science 26 ,1991, 5644-5 654, (England).
  • Ahmed I. Iskanderani, Faisal I. Iskanderani, and A.H. Zahed, An Approach to Automating Administrative Offices, International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol 4, No.1, 41-46, 1991. (England).
  • F. I. Iskanderani and Y. Yorulmaz, Hydrocarbon Vapor losses From Storage Tanks, Proceedings of the First Saudi Symposium on Energy Utilization and Conservation. Vol. 3. 753-756, 1990, Jeddah. (Saudi Arabia).
  • F.I. Iskanderani, S. Mullah, and Y. Yorulmaz, Volatility Prediction of Gasoline Blends From Their Stocks, Proceedings of the Manila International Symposium on the Development and Management of Energy Resources, Vol. 2, 1069-1079, Manila, January, 1989, (Philippines).
  • F. Iskanderani. K.M. Sobhi. and M. Ejaz. Studies Microstructure, On The Liquid-liquid Phase Distribution Equilibria of Selenium. and Its Measurement in Water Using Extraction Plant With a Pulsation Column. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear-Chemistry. Articles. Vol. 132. No.1, 159-169. 1989, Lauasanne. (Switzerland).
  • F.I. Iskanderani, Effects of Single and Mixed Alkanes on interfacial Properties, Solubilization in Microemulsions and The Oil Displacement Process, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Florida, 1985 (U.S. A).
  • T. Alp, and F. Iskanderani, The Influence of Microstructure on the Hydrogen Embrittlement Behaviour of Some Gas Pipe-line Steels, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Alternative Energy Sources, Vol. 4, 533-542, Miami, 1985, (U.S.A).
  • F. Iskanderani and D.O. Shah, The Use Pyrene Monomer Fluorescence to Predict Pentanol Partitioning in Oil Phase of SDS-Water-Pentanol-Dodecane Microemulsion, International Workshop on Microemulsions, 6-8 June 1984, Lund, (Sweden).