Professor Alaa Ameer

Professor Alaa A-Ameer

Head of Programmes, Faculty of Engineering and IT

Contact details 

E-mail: [email protected]

Short Bio

Professor Alaa A-Ameer is a Mechanical Engineer with extensive teaching and research experience in modelling, simulation, condition monitoring, and control systems. He was awarded the Degrees of Bachelors of Science (BSc) in Mechanical Engineering in 1979 and Master of Science (MSc) in Applied Mechanics (Tribology) in 1983, from the University of Technology, Baghdad-Iraq.

He has worked in the automotive industry in Germany –Ulm, SCANIA – France and in the oil refinery industry in the Middle East. Following his appointment as an Assistant lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, at the University of Technical in Baghdad, he was appointed as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering in the University of Technology in Baghdad in 1986. Since 1990, Professor Ameer worked in UK universities building a wide range of technical and research skills and liaising with numerous industries, professional and government bodies.

In 2001 Professor Ameer gained his PhD in Engineering Systems Modelling, Simulation and Control from the University of Bradford, and prior to joining the British University in Dubai, he worked at the School of Engineering, Design and Technology – University of Bradford delivering courses in Engineering Systems in support of under and post graduate studies.

He is currently Professor in the Faculty of Engineering and Head of MSc Engineering Management, MSc Building Services Engineering and BSc Electro-Mechanical Programmes.

Degrees/Professional Qualifications

  1. 1979     BSc University of Technology, Baghdad

Mechanical Engineering

  1. 1981     PG Diploma University of Technology, Baghdad

Mechanical Engineering

Applied Mechanics

  1. 1983     MSc University of Technology, Baghdad

Mechanical Engineering


  1. 2001     PhD University of Bradford

Mechanical Engineering Systems

Modelling, Simulation and Control

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