Dr Jamal F Nayfeh
Dean of Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Jamal Nayfeh is the Dean of the college of Engineering and a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University since September 2009. Previously, he was the Associate Dean for Academics in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Central Florida. 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, and American Society for Engineering Education. Dr. Nayfeh’s current fields of research include Computer Aided Design/Computer Aided Manufacturing, Biomedical Modeling, Renewable Energy and Engineering Education. He has published over 112 journal and conference proceedings papers, presented over 90 papers at national and international conferences and meetings, and conducted 15 short courses and workshops. He graduated 18 M.S. and 8 Ph.D. Students. Dr. Nayfeh organized and chaired national and international conferences. He serves on a number of national and international professional committees. Dr. Nayfeh is a reviewer of a number of international technical journals. He is a consultant to many defense and energy public and industry organizations.