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Full Name: 
Jalal Nimer al Dabbeek
Tue, 1960-12-13
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Contact Information

Earth Sciences and Seismic Engineering Center (ESSEC)
Email addresses: 
[email protected]
Mobile Phone: 
Land Phone: 
+970 9 2344121
Office Phone: 
+970 9 2345113 Ext (4561)

Personal Information

About me: 

Short Curriculum Vitae

  • Ph.D. in Structural Engineering. "Ductility of Partially Prestressed Concrete", Technical University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, January, 1989
  • M. Sc. in Civil Engineering (Structures), Cluj University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, June, 1985.
  • B.Sc. in Civil Engineering, Cluj University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, June, 1985.
Employment history: 
  • Sept. 1996 - to Date Director of the Center for Urban Planning & Disaster Reduction & Director of Earthquake Engineering Unit, An-Najah National University (the old name of the center was Earth Sciences and Seismic Engineering, between the period Sept. 1996 – Sept. 2011.
  • Sept. 2008- to Date Coordinator of Scientific Centers at An-Najah National University.
  • Sept. 1994-Sept. 1996 Faculty of Engineering, Birzeit University, Ramallah West Bank.
  • Oct. 1989-Sept.1994 Faculty of Engineering, Sana'a University, Yemen.
  • Feb. 1989-Aug.1989 Civil Engineering Faculty, Cluj University, Romania.
Research Interests: 
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Seismic Design of Buildings
  • Seismic Retrofitting of Existing Buildings
  • Strategic Planning for Disaster Risk Reduction (Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Risk Maps),
  • Seismic Site Effect and Landslides
  • Urban and Land Use Planning
  • Seismic Public Awareness
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