Abdul Ghani Albaali
Department of Management Information Systems
Princess Sumaya University for Technology
Dr. Ghani Albaali was born in Baghdad, Iraq, and holds New Zealand citizenship. In 2001, he earned a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Auckland, NZ, where he was awarded the Best Doctoral Thesis in the Faculty of Engineering for the year 2001. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at Princess Sumaya University for Technology in Amman, Jordan. Dr. Albaali’s areas of expertise include Heat & Mass Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Numerical Analysis, Computer Simulations, Mathematical Modeling, Environment Engineering and Technology, Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Energy Conversion, Fluid Mechanics, Physics, Advanced Mathematics, Thermal Sterilization of Food, High Pressure Processing, Food Processing Engineering, Research Methodology, Data Analysis, and Statistics. Dr. Albaali is the author of more than 180 published papers, books and book chapters in these areas. Dr. Albaali has developed several original computer models in the areas of Heat & Mass Transfer, High Pressure Processing of Food, and Food Processing Engineering. These works have been published in a number of international journals and presented at several international conferences (USA, Australia, France, Japan, Mexico, Turkey, Italy, Canada, Jordan, Iraq, and New Zealand). He is currently a reviewer of several international books and journals, and has attended numerous training courses in the US, Italy, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, Iraq and Jordan. Dr. Albaali is a prominent figure on the international scene in the field of using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Food Engineering Applications. He was awarded a Post Doctoral Fellowship (Sept. 2002 - Aug. 2005) from the New Zealand Foundation of Research Science and Technology. Dr. Albaali is listed in the “Who's Who in Science and Engineering”, 7th Edition, 2003-2004 and 23rd Edition in 2005 & 2006, as well as “The Chronicle of Higher Achievements”, NJ, USA. He has been named Outstanding Scientist by IBC, Cambridge, England, and is among the Great Minds of the 21st Century for his accomplishments, ideas and contribution to the field of Science, (ABI, North Carolina 27622 USA). http://www.amazon.com/A.G.-Abdul-Ghani-Al-Baali/e/B004Z6SZX4?ref_=pe_1724030_132998060
Management Information Systems
A. G. Abdul Ghani & G. V. Barbosa-Canovas (2011). Advances in Multiphysics Modeling. Chapter 1 in a book entitled “Multiphysics Simulation of Emerging Food Processing Technologies”. CSIRO, ISBN 978-8138-1754-5, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, UK.