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Jamal Nayfeh

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: United States
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1960
  • Age: 60
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 Dr. Jamal F. Nayfeh is the Dean of the college of Engineering and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU) since September 2009.

Previously, he was the Associate Dean for Academics, Marketing, and Outreach in the College of Engineering and Computer Science and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE) at the University of Central Florida (UCF).

Achievements and Awards

He received his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech in 1990. Dr. Nayfeh is a member of Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Society of Automotive Engineers, and American Society for Engineering Education.

 He has published 24 journal papers and 52 conference proceedings papers, presented 51 papers at national and international conferences and meetings, and conducted 15 short courses and workshops. He graduated 16 M.S. and 6 Ph.D. Students. State, Federal, and Industrial grants have funded his research at UCF (40 grants totaling $5,178,526).


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