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 EglestonDepartment 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 of Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Boutheina Tlili – Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Dr. Ali Raza – Assistant Professor of Networking and Computing Security
  • Dr. Ali Sayyad –  Mathematics and Electrical Engineering Lecturer
  • Mr. Omar Abdul Latif – Lecturer
  • Dr. Wesam Almobaideen – Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computing
  • Dr. Khalil Al Hussaeni – Assistant Professor of Computing
  • Dr. Jinane Al Mounsef – Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Mrs. Naziya Begum – Lab Engineer

MECHANICAL/INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

  • Dr. Ghalib KahwajiDepartment Chair - Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Wael Abdel Samad – Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Mohamed SamahaAssociate​​​​​​​ Professor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Mahmoud El-Banna – Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
     
  • Dr. Dua Weraikat Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering
  • Dr. Mohammed Abdulrahman – Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. Slim Saidi Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering
  • Dr. Khalid Abdul Hamed IsmaelVisiting Professor/Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Pablo Izquierdo LopezVisiting Professor/Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Phillipe Bouvier - Visiting Professor/Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • Ali Daneji – Lab Engineer
  • Muhannad Ali – Lab Engineer

SCIENCE AND LIBERAL ARTS

GRADUATE PROGRAMS & RESEARCH

  • Dr. Sanjay Modak Department Chair - Assistant Professor of Economics
  • Dr. Giovanna Potesta, City Sciences
  • Dr. Charles Border, City Sciences
  • Dr. Eric Hittinger, City Sciences
  • Dr. Amer Moustafa, City Sciences
  • Dr. Philippe Bouvier, City Sciences
  • Dr. Ehsan Warriach, Data Analytics
  • Dr. Erik Golen, Data Analytics
  • Dr. Hammou Messatfa, Data Analytics
  • Dr. Giulia De Masi, Data Analytics
  • Dr. Mick McQuaid, City Sciences/Data Analytics
  • Dr. Ioannis Karamitsos, City Sciences/Data Analytics