Prof Motasem Saidan | Food Systems | Best Researcher Award

 The University of Jordan, Jordan

Prof. Motasem Saidan is an accomplished environmental engineer, researcher, and former Minister of Water and Irrigation in Jordan. With a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and extensive postdoctoral experience, he has led various multidisciplinary teams and conducted research in areas such as waste to energy, solid waste management, water treatment, and environmental impact assessment.


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👨‍🎓 Education:

Post-Doc in Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Georgia Tech, GA, USA, 2006. PhD in Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, 2005. MSc in Chemical Engineering, University of Jordan, 2001. BSc in Chemical Engineering, University of Jordan, 1998

🌟 Professional Achievements:

Former Minister of Water and Irrigation, Jordan (2020-2021). Led Water, Energy & Environment Center at the University of Jordan. Expert in Water-Energy-Environment nexus. Developed a mathematical model for COVID-19 predictions. Published in reputable journals and served on editorial boards. Certified International Waste Manager and Chartered Head of Specialist in Environmental Engineering

🏆 Awards and Recognitions:

Received numerous grants and contracts for research and national projects. Active member in various environmental and engineering societies

Research Focus 🌱🔬:

Prof. Motasem Saidan’s research focus spans a diverse range of environmental and public health issues. His work includes innovative studies on waste management, such as the pyrolysis of solid waste in refugee camps for bio-oil and char production. He has delved into the estimation of e-waste generation and disposal practices in Jordan, shedding light on residential behavior. Additionally, Prof. Saidan has contributed significantly to understanding the impact of strict state measures on the epidemiologic curve of COVID-19 in Jordan. His dedication to sustainable practices is evident in his research on wastewater reclamation in industries, emphasizing the importance of circular economy principles. 🌍🔬♻️


Prof. Motasem Saidan has been cited 1,830 times since the beginning of his academic career, with 1,477 citations since 2019. His h-index, a measure of both productivity and citation impact, stands at 25 overall and 22 since 2019. Additionally, his i10-index, representing the number of publications with at least 10 citations, is 37 in total and 34 since 2019. These metrics reflect the significant impact and recognition of Prof. Saidan’s contributions to the field, highlighting the influence of his research in scholarly circles. 📚🔍👨‍🔬

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Motasem Saidan | Food Systems | Best Researcher Award

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