Questionnaire 2 (Draft)

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ANNEX 2






Questionnaire 2 (Draft)

Teaching, experimental and management facilities in the Jordan universities

To be filled by each of the partner Universities in Jordan:


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

2



1. Faculty and Research staff working in REEE area:

In the following table, please fill in the names, rank and areas of interest of current research and
teaching staff currently working directly or indirectly within REEE area (if you need more space use
the back of the form):

Name

Academi
c Rank

Area of
S
pecialization
within REEE

Teaching
Activities
(courses)

Research
Activities/
Interest

Prof. Ayman A. Al
-
Maaitah

Professor

Applied Fluid
Mechanics , Solar
Systems & Wind
Energy

Fluid Mechanics
I, II
, Thermo
Dynamics,

Solar Energy

Solar Cooling, CSP
tri
-
generation, solar
Space heating,
evacuated tube
technology, solar
Thermal Storage,
and Fresnel
Systems.

Dr. Hussein AL
-
Majali

Professor

Power Eletronics
,
Converters

Power
Electronics

PV power inverters
and supply.

Prof. Handri D. Ammari

Professor

Thermal Power and
Energy

Heat Transfer I,
II

Wind Energy,
Domestic Solar
Collectors


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

3

Energy
Conversion

Dr. Mohammed Awwad Al
-
Dabbas

Assistant
Prof.

Thermo
-
fuids

Power Plants,

Solar Beam
Radiation and
Measurement,
Desalination
Systems

Prof. Mahmoud Z.
Abu
-
Zaid

Professor

Thermal Power and
Energy / Internal
Combustion Engines

Thermodynamic
s I, II

Heat
Exchangers

Sterling Engines,
Solar Thermal
Power Plants.

Dr. Othman Mashargah

Assistant
Prof.

Renewable Energy,
Photo voltaic Systems
and Energy Storage.

Power Stations

Energy
Resources

Wind Energy,
Wind turbines, and
PV systems

Dr. Muafag Tarawneh


Associate
Prof.

Thermal machines
/Internal Combustion
Engines

Thermodynamic
s, internal
combustion
engines

Solar Radiation and
Measurements


Dr. Abdullah
Al
-
Odienat

Associate
Prof.

Power System & Machines


Electric
Machines

PV systems, Solar
Controlers, and
Tracking Systems.


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

4

Dr. Faris Momany

Associated
Prof.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical
Process,
Environmental
Engineering,
Electrolysis

Solar Waste Water
treatment and de
-
coloring, solar
electrolysis






2. Current Education offered in REEE area:

In the following table, please list courses or course modules (part in another course) within REEE
area. This may include engineering, policy or economics courses.


Course / Module Title

Department
/ Faculty

Level

(yr 1, 2,…, master level,
etc.)

Mandatory/
Elective

No of
students
(avg.)

Power Systems I

Electrical

0401481

( 4)

Compulsory

30
-

40


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TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

5

Power Electronics

Electrical

4041040

( 4)

Compulsory

30
-

40

Power Systems Lab

Electrical

0401489

( 4)

Compulsory

30
-

40

Energy Resources

Electrical

0401586

( 4)

Elective

30
-

40

Power Stations

Electrical

0401588

( 4)

Elective

30
-

40

Solar Energy

Mechanical

0402582

( 4)

Compulsory

30
-

40

Thermal Systems Design

Mechanical

0402586

( 4)

Elective

30
-

40

Advanced Fluid Mechanics and
Thermal Lab.

Mechanical

0402547 ( 4)

Compulsory

30
-

40

Energy Conversion

Mechanical

0402581 ( 4)

Compulsory

30
-

40

Power Plants

Mechanical

0402554 ( 4)


Elective

30
-

40

Renewable Energy Engineering

Chemical

0404464 ( 4)

Elective

30
-

40

Solar Energy

Engineering

Chemical

0404466 ( 4)

Elective

30
-

40



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TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

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3. Dedicated units/centers working with REEE at your university:



Name of
Center/Unit


Prince Faisal Center for Dead Sea, Environmental and Energy Research


Focus Area

The PFC
-
DSEER conducts
and coordinates Dead Sea, environmental, and water research
and related activities on Mutah University campus. With primary emphasis placed on
Dead Sea critical problems, PFC
-
DSEER programs expand to encompass national and
international water and environm
ental issues of common concern. PFC
-
DSEER is a
nationally and internationally recognized Center of excellence, with programs
incorporating research, education and service directed toward solutions to Dead Sea,
environmental and energy problems in differen
t areas. In addition, the Center serves
regional and country
-
wide educational and management needs for access to related
research facilities.

More details are available online under the following address:


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

7

http://www.mutah.edu.jo/pfc_dseer/


Number of
affiliated
faculty

Two faculty members (full time)

Thirty faculty members (part time)



Annual
operating
budget

100,000 JOD

Example of
output

-
Sphosticated Excelence Center for Sustainable Water
Management in Middle
East.

-
Training Center for interdiciplinary training fields ( Chemical Analysis,
Enviromental Impact assesment, Water Management, Solid Waste
Management, Groundwater Modeling, Wastewater Modeling, Instrumental
Chemical Analysis)

-
Gradute Students supervision

Students projects supervision and conducting

-
On
-
going Research at PFC
-
DSEER



Persistent Organic Pollutants and Pharmaceutical Residues in Selected

________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

8

Water Dams in Jordan
,
Partners: Mutah University, Al Balqa Applied Uni,
and
TU
-
Braunschweig Germany, SRF, May 2011
-
2013




Excellence Center for Development Cooperation (Exceed): Sustainable
Water Management in Developing Countries
,
Partners: TU
-
Braunschweig
Germany, DAAD, BMZ, and 32 international partners, 2009
-
2013




Tranboundary

Water Governance and Climate Change in Jordan
,

Partners: NATO, Canada (Newfoundland and Labrador), MoWI, RSS,
2010
-
2013



Residues of Pesticides in Medicinal Plants and their Products in Jordan
,
Partners: Scientific Research Fund SRF, Ministry of Agriculture, 2009
-
2011




Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and heavy metals in dry and
wet sludge from As
-
Samra wastewater treatment plant, Jordan



Treated municipal wastewater irrigation impact on
olive trees (Olea
europaea L.) at Al
-
Tafilah, Jordan



Evaluation of Oil Shale Mining
Side Products (Ash)

and Its
Environmental

Impact
, Partners, PFC
-
DSEER and Chemical Engineering Faculty.



Distribution of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Trace M
etals
in Soil Beneath Irrigated with Wastewater, Jordan




________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

9

Outreach
activities



Training courses, workshops
, conferences and

regional meetings (more
than 45)



More than 60 published articles in international refereed journals



Projects: more than 10 funded projects since 2006





4. Laboratories and equipments


a. In the following table please describe the type of facilities currently available for students and
researcher in the area of REEE, e.g. performance measurements,
monitoring equipments and
instruments, demonstration stations, prototyping units, etc.:


Type of facility


Dedicated to:
(e.g. SHW, PV,
Wind, Biogas)

Instruments (e.g. pyranometers, flow
meters, temp. sensors, data loggers)

Heat transfer lab

solar



Focused solar collector


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

10



Solar meter


Advanced fluids and
thermal lab.



Wind energy



solar



Wind speed measurements



Axial fan



Photovoltaic cells



Solar/heat source vapor turbine


Thermodynamics lab

solar



Temperature sensors





Fluids mechanics lab

Wind



Pitot tube


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

11

Electrical machines
lab

solar



Photovoltaic cells system






b. In the following table please list and describe the kind of equipment/laboratories that are needed to
better fulfill current and ongoing research and education activities within REEE:


Type of facility


Dedicated to: (e.g.
SHW, PV, Wind,
Biogas)

Instr
uments (e.g. pyranometers, flow
meters, temp. sensors, data loggers)

DNI measurement
Data

PV and CSP

Pyrheliometers and Pyranometers with digital
output connectable to Data logger

for

Direct,
global, and diffused beam measurement.
Data Logger
. Separate
one axis and two axis
tracking systems.



________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

12

Wind Spead
Measurements

Wind

Wind speed measurement, wind direction
measurement, post, data logger.

Solar Collector
Perfomance Testing
faciligy for
evacuated tubes and
flat plate

SWH


Fixed and tracking platform, flow meters and
temperature sensors, variable thermal load
,clarifiers and data loggers.

Evacuated Tube
Testing Set

SWH and Space
Heating

Iron Content Measurement for low Iron glass,
selective coating characteristic measuremen
t.

Selectiv Coating
Applying devices

SWH and CSP

Selective coating applying to steel with
electrolysis and painting, materials for high
temperature selective coating, selective
coating application to proyslicate. Testing of
selective coating

Parabolic Di
sh with
Sterling Engine

CSP

1.5m
-
2m Parabolic dish with tracking
system with sterling engine demonstrating
large scale systems. Fitted with temperature
sensors and power output measurements.





________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

13

5. Outreach activities


Please detail if the university engages in any outreach activities with industry / society on any of the
REEE areas? E.g. consulting to industry, policy studies, training, joint research projects, awareness
raising)


Activity

Target Audience

Output

Installing lighting units
utilizing solar energy in
cooperation with KOSPO
JO
(Korea

Southern Power Co.)

Bedouins in Karak
governate



10 lighting units in different
areas where the Bedouins are
available.

Solar Heating of Mutah

Winter
Olympic Swimming Pool

Students and staff of
Athletic Technology
and Education
Faculty

Heated indoor swimming pool in
summer and winter with solar
energy and saving diesel.

Awarnes Seminar of REEE

Local Community in
Industrial and
residential
sector


Promoting
awareness

of the
importance and the feasibility of
REEE


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

14


6. Research project

In the following table please list recently completed or ongoing research projects in the area of REEE
including doctoral and or master thesis projects, size and source of funding, local or international
collaboration partners and output in terms of public
ations, books or reports:



Project

Description

Estimate budget
and source of
funding

Output

Utilizing CSP
for Tri
-
Generation in
the Faculty of
Engineering.

Establishing and
investigation of 90 KW
CSP system (80 KW
Parabolic Trough and 10
KW Fresnel)

to generate
steam for tri
-
generation
of electricity, water
distillation, and heating
cooling.

4086,000JD

Funded by the
National Fund for
Scientific
Research

Proof of concept of
the system,
Feasibility
investigation,
development of
new technologies
in
thermal storage,
and solar cooling.

Establishing of
Solar Drivien
adsoption ice
machine

Thermal Drevin ice
machine based on
Adsorption principle
with eyther and
activated carbon is
6000 JDFunded
by the deanship
of Scientefic
Research in Mutah
University

The ice machine is
built and
temperaute of
-
15C were acheived


________________________________________________________________________________________________

TEMPUS Programme


MANSUR Project
number:
511069
-
1
-
TEMPUS
-
2010
-
1
-
IT
-
JPCR

15

designed built and
tested

Prioritizing of
obstacles
facing the
spreading of
Solar Water
Heaters in
Jordan

A mathematical model
based on hierarchy
method is made and
utilized to prioritize th
e
obstacles facing the
spreading of SWH in
Jordan. A master
student worked on the
model, designed the
questionnaire and
analyzed the results.

500 JD by the
deanship of
graduate studies

Master thesis

Many
undergraduate
projects on
technologies
and
feasibilities of
REEE

Various graduation
projects

200 JD each

Graduation Project
reports.