Dr Jaafar's research interests focuses on seismic design and safety implementations for concrete structures. He has presented his research at various international conferences in the UK, USA, Greece and Italy and has been published in several international journals.
Qualifications: BS, MPhil, PhD, Cambridge University, MBA, Ashcroft International Business School
Location: Block 15, Room 130
Telephone: +971 4 2781927
Dr Kamal Jaafar is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong in Dubai. He is the Program Leader for the Master of Information Technology Management, Master of Engineering Management and the Master of Engineering Asset Management.
He holds BS, MPhil and PhD degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from the Ashcroft International Business School in Cambridge. He also undertook studies in international relations at Harvard University. In 2004, he was honoured by Prince Charles as a Fellow of the Cambridge Overseas Trust. In 2005 his research won first prize at the Royal College of Physicists in London organised by KRSF.
Dr Jaafar he has been honoured by the Lebanese government for his academic achievements. His research interests focuses on seismic design and safety implementations for concrete structures. His research has been published in well known engineering journals such as the ACI Journal, Canadian Journal for Civil Engineers, and Magazine of Concrete Research. He has presented his research at various international conferences in UK, USA, Greece and Italy.
Dr Jaafar is a corporate consultant and a trainer in Project Management.