Dr. Khalid Ismael

Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dr. Khalid holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from LEEDS University, M.Sc. from University of Technology Baghdad and B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Baghdad, Iraq. Dr. Ismael joined RIT-Dubai in 2012 as a professor of thermo-fluids, air conditioning. Prior to joining RIT, he spent six years in industry and engineering consulting as the Principal of MEP design department and engineering manager at Pell Frischmann Consultants- Dubai and Al- Majal  Consultants Engineering - where his work involved Designing  Building service  systems for high rise and industrial buildings in the UAE. He also serves as an Adjunct academic at Ajman University, Sharjah University.

Prior to moving to the UAE in 2006, Dr. Ismael  served  as a faculty member of mechanical engineering since 1977 at the University of Technology Baghdad/ mechanical engineering department with the following Ranks : Professor (1999–2006) ,Assistant Professor (1991–1999), Lecturer (1985 –1991), Doctoral Candidate (1981-1985)  and Assistant Lecturer (1977–1981). Dr. Ismael  served as Postgraduate Tutor   and Head of Academic Committee& Academic Promotion Committee, Member of the College's board and Head of Aircraft Engineering Department at, University of Technology/ Baghdad During his work at University of Technology Dr. Ismael  Formulating goals and establishing the objectives of the department, Develop the courses and programs to meets the requirements of the accrediting bodies Dr. Ismael has more than 35 publications, supervised 44 MSc and 15 PhD students and was deeply involved with the industrial sector in Iraq through the Engineering Consulting Bureau of the University. and some industrial Institutes.

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Leeds University, UK, 1985

MSc, Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology – Baghdad, Iraq, 1977

BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Baghdad University, Iraq, 1975