Faculty


OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL FACULTY

Students at RIT Dubai can learn from a world-class faculty, including professors from the RIT campus in the U.S., from the Middle East region, and from around the world. Our faculty members have a wealth of professional experience in business and the industry.

BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT

  • Dr. David Egleston – Department Chair  Assistant Professor of Management
  • Dr. Rizwan TahirAssociate Professor of Business
  • Dr. Mejda Bahlous-Boldi – Associate Professor of Finance
  • Dr. John Ireland – Associate Professor of Marketing
  • Dr. James Wesley Jacobs – Chair of HSM SLI Graduate Programs (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Jeniffer Matic – Lecturer (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. John Timmerman – Gallup’s Senior Strategist (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Malar Hirudayaraj – Assistant Professor (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Marvin Arvin Alan Deitz – Adjunct Professor (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Nataša Golik Klanac – Adjunct​ (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Niccole Y. Hyatt – Adjunct Professor (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Patricia A. Poteat – Lecturer (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Annette M. Rummel – Lecturer (Visiting Faculty NY)
  • Dr. Eric Hittinger – Assistant Professor (Visiting Faculty NY)

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING SCIENCES

  • Dr. Muhieddin Amer Department Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Abdulla Ismail – Professor Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Boutheina Tlili – Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Charalampos Manifavas – Associate Professor of Computing Security
  • Dr. Ali Raza – Assistant Professor of Computing Security
  • Dr. Yazan Alsamadi – Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Zaid Al Khatib – Assistant Professor of Computing Security/Electrical Engineering
  • Mr. Omar Abdul Latif – Lecturer
  • Mrs. Naziya Begum – Lab Engineer
  • Mrs. Lamia Kebir – Lecturer

MECHANICAL/INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

SCIENCE AND LIBERAL ARTS

  • Dr. John Dayton Department Chair - Associate Professor of English
  • Dr. Rouba Borghol – Assistant Professor of Mathematics
  • Dr. Salameh Ahmed – Assistant Professor of Physics
  • Dr. Jameel Maki – Associate Professor of Mathematics
  • Dr. Lina Almarestani  Assistant Professor of Psychology
  • Dr. Jonathon Penny  Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts
  • Mr. Ian Peterkin  English Lecturer
  • Mr. Nasih Osmanovic – Visiting Arabic Lecturer
  • Dr. Sanjay Modak – Visiting Professor of Economics