جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Naill M. Momani


  
 

Naill M. Momani
 Associate Professor
Department of

King Abdulaziz University
Phone: 6952000 Ext. 65398
Email: momani@gwmail.gwu.edu

 
   
  
 

Profile:

 

Na’ill M. Al-Momani

 

College of Economics and Business Management

Associate-Engineering Management

Date of Hire: 2009

Date of Last Promotion: 2010

 

Professional Interests

 

            Research: Business Continuity Planning; Disaster Recovery; Environmental Management; Risk         Assessment and Management; Crises Management.

Teaching: Operations and Productions Management; Research Methodologies; Project Management; Crises Management;    Total Quality Management; Environmental Management, Safety Management

            Training: Crises Management; Disaster Recovery Planning; Project Risk Management;        Environmental Risk Management; Project Management, Environmental Management; Safety     Management.

 

 

Academic Background

 

            Ph.D. George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA, Engineering Management, 2002

            B.Eng. University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, Civil Engineering/Project Management, 1998

 

Certifications

            Certified Professional Member(No. 010016360), American Society for Safety Engineers, 2008

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Academic Experience

 

Associate Professor, Business Administration Department, King Abdul Aziz University, KSA, (2010-Present). Responsible for teaching and doing research in the area of Engineering Management and Crises Management.

 

Assistant Professor, Business Administration Department, King Abdul Aziz University, KSA, (2009-2010). Responsible for teaching and doing research in the area of Engineering Management and Crises Management.

 

Research Unit Director, Faculty of Business and Administration, King Abdul Aziz University, KSA, (2009- Present). Responsible for  research activities at  Faculty of Business and Administration.

 

Adjunct Faculty Member, Al- Huson University, UAE,  (2008). Responsible for teaching the course: Facility Siting & Risk Assessment & Environmental Communications

 

Adjunct Faculty Member, Abu Dhabi University, UAE, (2008). Responsible for teaching the course: Principles of Management

 

Assistant Professor, The Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences, Jordan, (2007-2008). Responsible for teaching and doing research in the area of Engineering Management and Crises Management.

 

Department Chair, Department of Water Management and Environment, Hashemite University, Jordan, (2005-2006). Responsible for teaching, research, community service activities for the Department.

 

Assistant Professor,  The Hashemite University, Jordan, (2002-2007). Responsible for teaching and doing research in the area of Environmental and Crises Management.

 

Teaching Assistant, George Washington University, Engineering Management Department, (2001-2002). Responsible for GIS session teaching with Disaster Management applications.

 

Director of the Crisis, Emergency, and Risk Management Technology laboratory (ICDRM), George Washington University, (2000-2001). Responsible for installing and teaching Decision Support System applications in Disaster Management.

 

 

 

Non-Academic Experience

 

Assessor: Abu Dhabi Excellence Award for Government Achiement, 3rd  Cycle (2011)

 

Part-time voluntary Environmental Engineer, Jordan Environment Society, Jordan, (1994-Present). Represent the society in environmental gathering in addition to conducting environmental management training courses.

 

Project Manager and Civil Engineer, (1997-2000), construction work for 200,000 USD project, private sector. Jordan,

 

Project Manager and Civil Engineer, (2001-2002), construction work for Jail Extension project in Maryland State, OM contractors Inc., USA

 

Consultant, Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 9000, ISO 14000, OHSAS 18001), (2002- Present)

 

Chief Executive Officer, Consortium Consultants for Safety and Environment, (2008- 2009), Abu Dhabi –United Arab Emirate.

 

Founder and Managing Director, Excellence in Business Continuity and Crises Management (EBCCM), www.ebccm.org, (2006-present), Jordan.

 

Consulting

 

2009; World Bank/UNISDR consultant. “Rapid Disaster Risk Assessment in selected cities of MENA region”, (Amman, Damascus, Tripoli, Sana’a, and Alexandria).

 

Training

 

Trainer

 

 

Principles of Crises Management course that was held with cooperation with research and development center, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdul Aziz University, January 8-12, 2011

 

Disaster Risk Management, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, June 24th-30th, 2010

 

Crises and Disasters Management course that was held with cooperation with research and development center, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdul Aziz University, March 13-17, 2010-03-29

 

Crises Management in Hospitals course that was held in OMAN for hospital managers, January 3-7, 2009, OMAN

 

Project Risk Management course that was held at Holyday Inn Hotel, Dubai, October.26-30, 2008, UAE

 

Environmental Management Systems course that was held at The Ministry of Presidential Affairs, Abu Dhabi, Sept.21-23, 2008, UAE

 

Crisis and Emergency Management course that was held at The Civil Defense Head Quarter in Jordan, June 17-21, 2007, Amman

 

Certified HAZOP Leader course that was held at Sheraton Hotel  during the period May 6-10 ,2007, Dubai

 

Crisis and Risk Management course that was held through Hashemite University during the period May 13-24,  2007, Amman, JORDAN

 

Crisis and Emergency Management course that was held in Bahrain 15-16 May 2006, BAHRAIN

 

Crisis and Emergency Management course that was held through the University of Jordan during the period July.22 to August 5th ,2004, Amman, JORDAN

 

Disaster and Emergency Management course that was held through Hashemite University during the period December 28, 2005 to January 17, 2006, Amman, JORDAN

 

Environmental Risk Assessment course that was held at Jordan Environment Society during the period August 20-25 ,2006, Amman, JORDAN

 

Preparation of  Environmental Impact Assessment Report course that was held at Jordan Environment Society during the period July 9-13,2006, Amman, JORDAN

 

Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment course that was held at Jordan Environment Society during the period March 12-16,2006, Amman, JORDAN

 

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) course that was held through the Hashemite University during the period February 5 -28, 2006Amman, JORDAN

 

Environmental Risk Assessment course that was held at Renaissance Hotel  during the period September 24 to September 28 ,2005, Dubai, UAE

 

Project Management course that was held in Water & Environment Research & Study Center, University of Jordan during the period  April.4 to April.8, 2004 for project managers and engineers from the Ministry of Water, Amman

 

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) course that was  held in Water & Environment Research & Study Center, University of Jordan during the period  Jan.4 to Jan.8, 2004 for  specialists from the Ministry of Water, Amman, JORDAN

 

 

Trainee

 

2008: Successfully completed. Advanced Security in The Field. United Nations Department of Safety and Security, September 24,2008

 

2008: Training Workshop on “Abu Dhabi Environment, Health and Safety Management System”, June 11-12, 2008, UAE

 

2003: Training program in “Introduction to Business Process Management”, PALMA, Hashemite University, Zerqa, Dec.2003

 

2003: Training program in “ARIS BASIC-ATS1”, PALMA, Hashemite University, Zerqa, Dec.2003

 

2007: International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and Jordan Institute For Standards & Metrology (JISM) course in “Implementation of an Environmental Management System According to ISO 14001” Zerqa, Jordan, 6/10-10/10

 

2003: E-learning course which was held at the Hashemite University from November 7, 2003 to February 15, 2004.

 

2001: ESRI course in Geographic Information System (GIS) : "Introduction to Arc View GIS"  offered by SAIC, VA, USA, 11/19-20/01

 

2000: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 29 CFR 1910.120 4-Hour training course, GWU, USA 8/2000

 

1999: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) - Public Participation course, in cooperation with the World University Service of Canada, Feb 1999

 

1998: Training course in “ Water Awareness”, sponsored by the Awareness Project of Water, Ministry of Water and Irrigation and Jordan Environment Society, July 1998

 

 

 

TEACHING

 

Courses Taught

 

Operations Management, Strategic Management, Quality Management, International Business          Management, Project Management, Human Resources Management , Production and Operations Management, Principles of Management , Crises Management, Principles of Marketing (Business  Administration)

 

            Facility Siting & Risk Assessment & Environmental Communications (Civil Engineering)

 

Total Quality Management, Research Methodologies, MIS, Organizational Behavior, Project Management (MBA)

           

            Research Methodologies, Productions and Operations Management, Project Management (EMBA)

 

Principles of Management, Quality Management (Business Administration-Distance Learning)

 

            Occupational Health and Safety, Disasters Management, Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Management System (ISO 14000), Solid Waste Management ,       Environmental Management, Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Legislations,         Environmental Economics, Environmental Sciences and Human Health, (Environmental             Management)

 

 

INTELLETUAL CONTRIBUTION

 

Refereed Articles

 

Al-Momani, N., Harrald, J.R. (2003). Sensitivity of Earthquake Loss Estimation Model: How Useful Are the Prediction. The International Journal of Risk Assessment and Management (IJRAM) V4 N1. Inderscience. ISSN 1466-8297.

 

Moshrik R. Hamdi, Mahmoud Abu-Allaban, Ammar Elshaieb, Mohammed Jaber and Naill M. Momani, (2009). Climate Change in Jordan: A Comprehensive Examination Approach. American J. of Environmental Sciences 5(1): 740-750, 2009. ISSN 1553-345X

 

Momani, Naill and Alzaghal, Mohamad H. (2009) "Early Warning Systems for Disasters in Jordan: Current and Future Trends," Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management: Vol. 6 : Iss. 1, Article 1. ISSN: 1547-7355

 

ِAl-Momani, N., Time Series Analysis Model for Rainfall Data in Jordan: Case Study for Using Time Series Analysis, American Journal of Environmental Science 5 (5): 599-604, 2009. ISSN 1553-345X

 

Al-Momani, N., Application for Earthquake Consequence Model in Jordan: Improving Earthquake Crisis Management Capability for Jordan. AlHUSON University Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, vol. 2, issue 2 / 3 in 2009. ISSN 2076-8516

 

Momani, Naill, Business Continuity Planning: Are We Prepared for Future Disasters, American Journal of Economics and Business Administration 2 (3): 272-279, 2010, ISSN 1945-5488

 

            Momani, Naill, Improving Jordan’s Law towards Sustainable Solid and Hazardous Waste       Management: Lessons from USA’s Environmental Laws,  American Journal of Environmental Sciences    6 (4): 338-343, 2010. ISSN 1553-345X

 

            Momani, Naill and Ayman S. Fadil, Changing Public Policy Due to Saudi City of Jeddah          Flood    Disaster, Journal of Social Sciences 6 (3): 424-428, 2010. ISSN 1549-3652

 

 

 

Dissertation

 

Al Momani, N. (2002).  Improving Crisis Management Capability in Response to Earthquake Catastrophe by Using Information Technology: Sensitivity Analysis for Earthquake Scenarios. PhD thesis, George Washington University, Washington DC, USA. ISBN/ISSN 049365903X.

 

 

 

Book

 

   Al-Momani, N. (2007). Crisis and Emergency Management. Book, 272 p., ISBN 978-9957-8608-0-6

 

 

Media Contribution

 

15 May 2006: Interview with Jordan Radio, Jordan: Environmental Management Systems

 

20 January 2007: Interview with Beati-TV, Cairo, Egypt: The environmental Management practices in the region.

19 April 2007: Interview with Beati-TV, Cairo, Egypt: The need for comprehensive disaster management system in the Arab region.

 

 June 2007: Interview with Dubai-TV, Dubai: Commenting about Gono Cyclone which hit Sultanate Oman.

 

February 2010: Interview with Al- Arabia-TV: Food security in the Arab Region during the Arab Dialogue episode

 

Presentation of Refereed Papers

 

 

International

 

 

      Naill M. Momani, Mohamad H. Alzaghal (2010)"Climate change effects in Jordan: a disaster management prospective", the International Conference on Food Security and Climate Change in Dry Areas, 1-4 February 2010, Amman, Jordan.

 

Al-Momani, N., Ayman Fadel (2010). Natural or Man-made Disaster in Saudi City of Jeddah Flood Disaster: Lessons Learned, TIEMS 17th Annual Conference, June 8 - 12, 2010, Beijing, China

 

Al-Momani, N. (2009). The Applicability of Earthquake Consequences Model (ECM) as a Tool to Improve Earthquake Disaster Risk Management “, International Symposium on Disasters Management, Saudia Arabia, 12-14 April.

 

Al-Momani, N. (2008). Using Earthquake Consequences Model (ECM) as a Platform to Manage and Reduce Earthquake Risks. Disaster Management and Building Safety in the Arab Region, 12-15 January, Riyad, Saudi Arabia.

 

Al-Momani, N. (2006). Improving Jordan's Law Towards Sustainable Solid Waste Management: Lessons from USA's Environmental Laws. International workshop" Leadership for Sound Management. UNU-ILI, 27-30 August, Jordan

 

Al-Momani, N. (2006). Framework for Earthquake Consequence Model to Improve Crisis Management for Earthquakes. Proceeding of the International Earthquake Engineering Conference, November 21st- 24th, Dead Sea, Jordan

 

Al-Momani, N. (2004). Using Geographic Information System In Earthquake Loss Estimation" Proceeding of the 7th Annual International Conference: Present and Future of Crisis Management 2004, November 22-23, Prague, Czech Republic

 

Al-Momani, N., Harrald, J.R. (2002). A Closer Look at GIS-Earthquake Loss Estimation Methodology to Improve Crisis Management” Proceeding of the 9th Annual International Emergency Management Society Conference: Facing the Realities of Third Millennium, May 14-17, 2002, Waterloo, Canada

 

Regional

 

Al-Momani, N., Integrated Disaster Management Approach to Reduce Human and Monetary Losses. The 1st Regional Medical Conference on Disaster Management, The Royal Medical Services, JORDAN, 1st-3rd November 2007

 

Al-Momani, N., Preparing And Implementing Effective Business Continuity Plans. 4th  Middle East Safety Management Congress, 26 – 30 November 2006, Metropolitan Palace Hotel, Dubai, UAE

 

National

 

Al-Momani, N., Environmental and Crisis Management. Youth and Environment Conference, Amman Ahlya University, 22/12/2005, Amman, Jordan

 

 

SERVICE:

 

Service to the University

 

            Department assignment:

            2002-2007: Advising: Students in Environmental Management Department, Hashemite University

 

            School assignment:

           

Member:

 

2010: Scientific Committee, Jeddah 2nd Commercial Forum, King Abdul Aziz University

 

2010: Scientifc Committee, The 1st Conference for The Faculty of Aconomics and Administration “National Economies: Challenges and Opportunities”, May 2012, King Abdul Aziz University

 

2010: International Scientific Committee: The First International Conference on Environmental Management and Technologies, 1-3 November, Jordan

3/12/2006: Preparation committee for The Role of Geologic Science in the Jordanian Economy national workshop , Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Hashemite University.

 

2004-2005: Elected Member, Faculty of Natural Resources representative in the Hashemite University General Council.

 

2003-2004: Member, Secretary, Council of Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, the Hashemite University.

 

2003-2004: Member, Research Committee, Council of Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, the Hashemite University.

 

           University assignment:

 

           Chair:

 

2005-2007: Crisis and Emergency Management Committee, the committee composed of 11 faculty members represent six different schools (Business, Engineering, Science, Public Health, Arts) in charge of study the feasibility of establishing a crisis and emergency management center within the university to be the first one in the Arab region

 

 

Service to the Profession

 

             Expert:

 

1-3 November, 2010, THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGIES CONFERENCE, INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE, JORDAN

 

25-26-march,2009:  Enhancing Information Management And Knowledge Capacities In The Mena Region, Regional Workshop, Unisdr And Arab Academy For Science And Technology.

11-12 March 2008: Middle East And North  Africa Regional Inter-Agency  Workshop On Disaster Risk Assessment, Cairo, Egypt.

 

July 7th : Regional Human Security Center, Higher Education Council, Amman, Jordan

 

April 18-21,2007: Middle East and North Africa Regional Workshop on "Building Partnerships for Disaster Risk Reduction and Natural Hazard Risk Management", United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and the World Bank, Cairo, Egypt.

 

2006-2008: Jordan Regional Center of Expertise for Education for Sustainable Development, (JRCESD) United Nation University-International Leadership Institute (UNU-ILI), Jordan.

 

27-30August 2006: Steering Committee for "Leadership for Sound Management. International workshop, UNU-ILI, Jordan.

 

4 March, 2004. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Scooping Session for Alsamra Power Station in Zerqa City, Royal Scientific Society, Jordan

 

29-30/10/2002. The National Workshop to Identify the Priorities of Handling the Chemical Materials    in JORDAN”, The General Corporation For the Environment Protection (GCEP) and UNITAR, Jordan

 

Member: Organization/Association

 

2007- Present: International Planning Committee, TIEMS.

 

2008- Present: Professional Member, American Society for Safety Engineers (ASSE).

 

2002-Present: The International Emergency Management Society (TIEMS).

 

1997- Present: Jordan Engineer’s Association.

 

1994- Present: Jordan Environment Society.

 

 

            Member: Final Defense Committee

 

 

May, 14, 2006.  M.Sc. thesis final defense committee, Earth and Environmental Science Department, Hashemite University.

 

January, 26, 2006. M.Sc. thesis final defense committee, Earth and Environmental Science Department, Hashemite University.

 

May, 26, 2004. M.Sc. thesis final defense committee, Civil Engineering Department, University of Jordan.

 

July, 21,2004.  Ph.D. dissertation final defense committee, Agriculture Faculty, University of Jordan.

 

 

 

Invited talks

 

12 March 2008. Earthquake Disaster Risk Management”, Middle East and North  Africa Regional Inter-agency  Workshop on Disaster Risk Assessment, CAIRO, Egypt.

 

April. 3rd , 2007. Preparing and Implementing Crisis Management Plans to Deal with Chemical Emergencies", Jordan Engineers Association, Amman, Jordan

 

29 March 2007. Modeling the Market for Municipal Solid Waste Management Services",  workshop" Environmental Governance: Education for Solid Waste Management in Jordanian Schools" UNU-ILI,  Jordan.

 

Nov. 8th, 2006. How we Could Use Earthquake Consequence Model to Improve Crisis Management for Earthquakes in Jordan", Jordan Engineers Association, Amman.

 

June 16th, 2006. Crisis Management for Hazardous Materials Accidents, Ministry of Environment, Amman, Jordan.

 

May 15th 2006. Roles and Responsibilities in Disasters Management, during the short course in “Facing Disasters: Planning and Management" that was held in the center for crisis management, Jordan

 

28/3/2006. Environmental Risk Assessment, Ministry of Environment, Zerqa, Jordan.

 

July 16th, 2005. Crisis and Risk Management, Jordan Engineer’s Association, Amman, Jordan.

 

June 10th , 2005. Framework for Earthquake Consequence Model, Karlsruhe University, Germany.

 

February 28th, 2005. The Future of Crisis Management in Jordan. During a workshop that was held at Hashemite University. Establishing Academic Center for Crisis Management. Jordan.

 

May  19th 2005. Disaster Management. During the short course in “comprehensive planning to face the disaster” that was held in the center for crisis management, Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, Jordan

 

16 June, 2004. Environmental Management System for Small & Medium Enterprises. Jordan

 

3 March, 2004. Crisis and Emergency Management. During the workshop in” Natural and Man-made Disaster Risk Assessment”, The General Directorate of Civil Defense, Disasters Department, Jordan.

 

17 Dec. 2003. Ecological Impact Assessment: Application for Beach Replenishment”,  during the workshop in “Beach Replenishment “, Aqaba , Jordan.

 

21.Oct.2003. Environmental Risk Assessment. During the workshop in “ environmental Statistics in Jordan”, Department of Statistics, Zerqa, Jordan.

 

22. Oct. 2003. Environmental Management Systems. During the workshop in “pollution in Zarqa city and the use of environmental auditing”, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan.

 

11 Oct. 2002. Ethics in Environmental Management.  The Cultural Society for Youth & Childhood, Amman,

 

3 Oct.2002. Earthquake Risk Management. During the short course in “comprehensive planning to face the disaster” that was held in the center for crisis management, Jordan Hashemite Charity Organization, Jordan

 

May 1999. Public Participation in Environmental Impact Assessment. During the  Environmental Impact Assessment for the Development Projects Workshop, sponsored by The University of Jordan &  Jordan Engineers Association.

 

Honors-Awards-Grants

 

08/06/2005-22/6/2005: EU-TEMPUS IMG grant, Karlsruhe University, Germany

 

05/2001- 05/2002: School of Engineering Graduate Fellowship, George Washington University

 

05/2001- 05/2002: School of Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistantship, George Washington University

 

1998-2000: School of Engineering Graduate Teaching Assistantship, University of Jordan

 

Other Activities

2007:  Set for the 190 finalist candidates' interview that was held in Paris, 22-25 January 2007 for the Young Professional Program (YPP) for the World Bank. More than 13, 500 qualified candidates have applied for the YPP

Computer Systems/Language

 

General Applications: GIS Arc View 3.2, AutoCAD,  STATISTICA, MINITAB, DOS, Windows , World, Excel, Power Point.

Disaster Management Applications:

 

HAZUS (Hazards, US) U.S. national earthquake loss estimation model (to be expanded to wind and flood) based on models using earth science, building stock, demographic, economic data.  GIS base is MAPINFO or ARCVIEW.  Developed by Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

 

 

CAMEO (Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations) is a system of software applications used widely to plan for and respond to chemical emergencies

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References

 

Professor John R. Harrald

Director of George Washington Institute for Crisis, Disaster, And Risk Assessment, USA

E-mail: harrald@seas.gwu.edu

 

Professor Mahmoud Abu-Laban

Department Chair, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, Hashemite University, Jordan

E-mail: mlaban@hu.edu.jo  

 

Professor Ayman Fadil,

Vice Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdul Aziz University

E-mail: badr.i.f@hotmail.com   


 
   
  
 

Education:
  • 1997 : Bachelor degree from Civil Engieering, School of Engineering, University of Jordan, عمان, الاردن
  • 2002 : Doctorate degree from Engineering Management, School of Engineering, George Washington University, واشنطن العاصمة, امــريــكـا

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    Employment:
  • 2002 - 2007 : Assistant Professor and Department Chair, Hashemite University, الزرقاء, الاردن
  • 2007 - 2008 : Assistant Professor of Business Management, Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences, عمان, الاردن
  • 2008 - 2009 : CEO, Cosortium Consultants for Safety and Environment, Abu Dhabi, الامـــارات

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    Research Interests:

                Research: Business Continuity Planning; Disaster Recovery; Environmental Management; Risk         Assessment and Management; Crises Management.

                Teaching: Operations and Productions Management; Project Management; Crises Management;     Total Quality Management; Environmental Management, Safety Management

                Training: Crises Management; Disaster Recovery Planning; Project Risk Management;        Environmental Risk Management; Project Management, Environmental Management; Safety     Management.


     
       
      
     

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    • Email : momani@gwmail.gwu.edu
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