Yousef Nazzal

Professor and Department Chair
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  • PhD - Environmental Management, M.S. University of Baroda (India). (1986 – 1990)
  • Geochemistry, Hydrochemistry, Environmental Impact Assessment, Urban planning & sustainability, Environmental Management
  • Professor, Chair, Dept. of Life & Environmental Sciences, College of Natural & Health Sciences, Zayed University, UAE Sept 2016 Present
  • Chair- Search & Hiring Committee, Zayed University, UAE. Sept 2016 Present
  • Chair- MSc. Establishment Program, Zayed University, UAE 2018 2020
  • Member- Research & graduate studies Committee, Zayed University, UAE. 2016 Present
  • Member- Promotion Committee Zayed University, UAE. 2016 2020
  • Advisory Committee member- MCI Bridging to Green Careers Faculty of Workforce Skills Development, Seneca Collage- Jul 2009 Present
  • Chairman, Protessor of Environmental Sciences, Dept. of Applied Mathematics & Sciences, Abu Dhabi University, UAE Feb. 2015 Sept 2016
  • Adviser, National Plan for Science and Technology, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. Jan. 2013 Feb. 2015
  • Professor, Environmental Management, Dept. of Geology & Geophysics, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Nov. 2011 Jan. 2015
  • Visiting Professor- Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Ontario Institute of Technology Canada Feb. 2010 Nov. 2011
  • Professor of Environmental Management, Dept. of Earth Sciences, Yarmouk University, Jordon Feb. 1999 Dec. 2009
  • Head, Department of Social Studies, &Vice Dean Salalah Education College, Oman. Feb. 2003 Dec. 2007
  • Advisor, M.Sc. Thesis Hydro chemical and geochemical characteristics of major springs and soils in Wadi Kufranja catchments area, North Jordan. (Chairman), 1994.
  • Advisor, M.Sc. Thesis Soil pattern and its effects on present and potential land use b using GIS techniques case study Deir Al-Kahif area East Jordan. (Chairman), 2002.
  • Advisor, M.Sc. Thesis Environmental geology studies for Irbid area. Chairman, 2003
  • Advisor, M.Sc. Thesis: Assessment of the anthropogenic influx of metallic pollutants in Zarqa River basin —Jordan, 2009.
  • External examiner for ME thesis entitled "Thermochemical Energy Storage Systems:
  • Modeling, Analysis and Design." 2010, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, UOIT, Oshawa, ON, Canada.
  • Examiner for M.Sc thesis, dept. of Geology & Geophysics, king Saud University, April/2013.
  • Vice Chair, Committees of Learning Resources and Research & ligher Education, Academic. 1 2011- Present Accreditation, King Saud University.
  • Member, Scientific Research Committee, Faculty of Science, Yarmouk University-Jordan. 2038 — 2009
  • Member, Committee of Students Extracurricular Activities (college level), Faculty of Science, 2008— 2009 Yarmouk University-Jordan.
  • Member, Committee of Students Extracurricular Activities (college level). 2038 — 2009
  • Member, Committee of Text Bodo and Periodicals, Department of Earth sciences, Faculty of Science, Yarmouk University-Jordan. 2007-2008
  • Member, Committee of Students Evaluations and Domination, Department of Earth sciences, Faculty of Science, Yarmouk University-Jordan. 2007 — 2008
  • Member, Improving Educational and Teaching Techniques, Department of Earth sciences, Faculty of Science, Yarmouk University-Jordan. 2007 —2008
  • President, The Jordanian society for Desertification  Control & Badia Development, The North 1998 - 2003 Jordan branch
  • Vice-President, National Society for Consumer Protection, The North Jordan branch 1995-1997
  • Member of the steering committee, Jordanian geologist's association 1995-1997
  • Vice-President, Arab geologist Union 1995-1997
  • Head, Yarmouk university employees club social committee, Jordan. 2000-2004 &2008-2009
  • President, Jordanian geologist's association-lrbid branch, Jordan. 2000-2003& 2008-2009
  • Adviser to Irbid Industrial Chamber, and El-Hassan Industrial State. 1996-2002
  • National representative, International association of Geomoiphologies.
  • Member of the Cogeoenvironment association.
  • Member of the International Association of Hydologeologins, (IAH). 
  • Nazzal, Y., Howari, F. M., Yaslam, A., lqbal, J., Maloukh, L., Ambika, L. K., ... & Naseem, M. (2022). A Methodological Review of Tools That Assess Dust Microbiomes, Metatranscriptomes and the Particulate Chemistry of Indoor Dust. Atmosphere, 13(8), 1276. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos13081276
  • Jibran lqbala, Noor S. Shahb, Zia UI Haq Khanb, Muhammad Rizwanc, Behzad Murtazab, Farrukh Jamild, Afzal Shahe, Aman Ullahf, Yousef Nazzala, Fares Howaria (2022) Visible light driven doped Ce02 for the treatment of pharmaceuticals in wastewater: A review. Journal of Water Process Engineering 49(2022)103130, https://doi.org/10.1016/i.jwpe.2022.103130
  • Jibran lqbal , Kashif Rasool , Fares Howari , Yousef Nazzal , Tapati Sarkar and Asif Shahzad (2022). A Hydrofluoric Acid-Free Green Synthesis of Magnetic M.Ti2CTx Nanostructures for the Sequestration of Cesium and Strontium Radionuclide. Nanomaterials 2022, 12, 3253. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano12183253
  • IB Salem, Y Nazzal, FM Howari, M Sharma, JK Mogaraju, CM Xavier, (2022), Geospatial Assessment of Groundwater Quality with the Distinctive Portrayal of Heavy Metals in the United Arab Emirates, Water 14 (6), 879, 2022/3/11, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/w14060879.
  • FM Howari, M Sharma, Y Nazzal, A El-Keblawy, S Mir, CM Xavier, I.B Salem, A. A AI-Taani, F. Alaydaroos, (2022), Changes in the Invasion Rate of Prosopis juliflora and Its Impact on Depletion of Groundwater in the Northern Part of the United Arab Emirates, Plants 11 (5), 682, 2022/3/2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11050682.
  • IB Salem, M Sharma, PR Kumaresan, A Karthi, FM Howari, Y Nazzal, CM Xavier, (2022) Remote Sensing 14 (4), 814, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/rs14040814.
  • J lqbal, B Mohamed Al Hajeri, NS Shah, K Wilson, C Xavier, J Shaalan, AAA Taani, F Howari, Y. Nazzal, (2022) Preparation of H3PO4 modified Sidr biochar for the enhanced removal of ciprofloxacin from water, International Journal of Phytoremediation, 1-12, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/15226514.2021.2025038.
  • FM Howari, M Sharma, CM Xavier, Y Nazzal, F Alaydaroos, (2022), Atmospheric, Geomorphological, and Compositional Analysis of Martian Asimov and Hale Craters: Implications for Recurring Slope Lineae, Front. Astron. Space Sci. 8: 781166, doi:10.3389/fspas.2021.78116.
  • Othman, E. M., Fathy, M., Bekhit, A. A., Abdel-Razik, A. R. H., Jamal, A., Nazzal, Y., ... & Naseem, M. (2021). Modulatory and toxicological perspectives on the effects of the small molecule kinetin. Molecules, 26(3), 670. https://doi.ore/10.3390/molecules26030670
  • J lqbal, NS Shah, M Sayed, JA Khan, M Imran, ZUH Khan, NK Niazi, (2021), Exploring the potential of nano-zerovalent copper modified biochar for the removal of ciprofloxacin from water, Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring & Management 16, 100604. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/i.enmm.2021.100604.
  • Certificate of Achievement in recognition of exemplary performance in 2019 with a rating of Exceeds Expectations by the President of Zayed University.
  • Outstanding Employee certificate (2017-2018) in recognition of exemplary teaching performance and unwavering commitment to excellence by the President of Zayed University.
  • Faculty Scholarship 2019 awarded for outstanding performance by Zayed University.
  • Faculty Scholarship 2018 awarded for outstanding performance by Zayed University.
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) fellowship for one month at FiW / Aachen-Germany in 1997.
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) fellowship for one month at FiW / Aachen-Germany in 1997.
  • The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics fellowship at Trieste/Italy in 2001.
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) fellowship for three months at Hamburg University-Germany in 2002.
  • Man of achievement in Reference Asia: Asia's who's who of man & women of achievement, 2003, 2005, and 2008.
  • Many national awards in the field of environments and community services.
  • Environmental system 1 (Post-graduate students)
  • Environmental system 2(Post-graduate students)
  • Environmental management (Post-graduate students)
  • ENV 610 Sustainability Planning and Management
  • ENV 615 Environmental Impact Assessment
  • ENV 699 MSc. Thesis in Environmental Science & Sustainability
  • ENV 620 Occupational Health and Safety
  • ENV 625 Environmental Protections