American University of Beirut

External Advisory Board

​The Baha and Walid Bassatne Department of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Energy has an External Advisory Board made up of distinguished experts from academia and industry. The main objectives of our EAB is to help the department develop strategic decisions and to advise on matters pertaining to teaching and research. The EAB is actively engaged in reviewing departmental mission, vision and goals to better enhance professional activities and students’ development. It also assists in providing opportunities to our interns and graduates in both academia and industry.

Our EAB is composed of three prominent members from professional consulting and engineering firms, and three renowned faculty members from world-class institutions.​

​​​Prof. Roger Bonnecaze
​Chair of Chemical Engineering
​University of Texas, Austin
​Dr. Majed Toqan
​Creative Power Solutions (CPS)
​Dr. Paul M. Ayoub
​R&D Program Manager & Principal
Technical Expert
​Shell (Industry)
​Mr. Tony Nawar
​Market D​irector
​Milliken Textiles BVBA (Industry)
​Prof. Brian Grady
​Director of the Institute for​ ​Applied Surfactant Research
​University of Oklahoma
​Prof. Stratos Pistikopolous
​Professor, Director
​Texas A&M Energy Institute &​ ​TEES

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