Mattheus F. A. Goosen
Mattheus F. A. Goosen joined Alfaisal University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in March 2008 and currently serves as an Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. Previously, he held the position of Campus Dean (CAO) at the New York Institute of Technology in Amman, Jordan. He has also held the position of Dean of the School of Science and Technology at the Universidad del Turabo in Puerto Rico and Dean of Engineering as well as Dean of Agricultural and Marine Sciences at the Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat, Oman. He has been serving on the boards of directors of two companies. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in chemical/biomedical engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada, in 1981. After graduation, he spent three years as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Connaught Laboratories in Toronto and then ten years at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, at the Department of Chemical Engineering. He has published extensively with over 150 refereed papers, book chapters, books, and patents to his credit. His research interests are in the areas of water purification and treatment, bioengineering, membrane technology, and environmental management and sustainable development.
Biography Updated on 4 December 2011