Dr. Rashed Al-Saed PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 13 March 2011 11:59

Dr. Rashed Al-Saed An Associate Prof. involved in education, R&D and training in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering at the Institute of Environmental and Water Studies of Birzeit University (BZU), Palestine. He holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in environmental microbiology from The University of Jordan and a Dr.-Eng. in Sanitary and Environmental Engineering from the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany.

Prior to entering academia, he worked in Germany for 12 years as researcher and consulting engineer in several German consulting firms in Braunschweig, Frankfurt, Dresden and Halle/Saale. In Palestine he acted twice (96-97; 2009) as a GTZ Technical Advisor for the Palestinian Water Authority and as a member of the Joint Water Committee providing strategic advice on wastewater sphere. At BZU, his present research fields concentrate on planning and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities including membrane-based treatment systems, BNR and removal, biosolids and reclaimed effluent reuse, pollution prevention, environmental assessment and bioremediation, and environmental education and training. Beside teaching, Dr. Al-Sa`ed managed locally several developmental projects in water and sanitation, EIA studies, and provided technical advice to local municipal councils. During the last 12 years he published many articles in specialized refereed journals, conferences, and specialized handbooks, locally co-supervised PhD students and graduated more than 50 M.Sc. students in water science technology, sanitary engineering and urban planning and design. Dr. Al-Sa´ed, an accredited Environmental Arbitrator, acts as an advisor for local water and environmental institutions and local NGOs and has memberships in many national and international agencies and networks.

 

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