Kamel Ghali earned his B.S. degree in chemistry from the American University of Beirut in 1983 and then joined Kansas State University, where he completed his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering in 1992. He was later awarded two postdoctoral fellowships, one at KSU in the field of air quality and indoor air velocity measurement and the other at the School of Engineering, Case Western Reserve University in the field of biomedical engineering, working on human body modeling, particularly modeling of the human airway system. In 1995, Dr. Ghali accepted a job offer at Dar Al-Handasah Consultants, Shair and Partners in Beirut as a Senior Mechanical Engineer and worked for two years on large-scale projects. In 1997, he joined the Beirut Arab University as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2003 and to Professor in 2008. In 2009, he Joined the Mechanical Engineering Department at the American University of Beirut as an Associate Professor. His research interests are in heat and moisture transport through clothed human beings, energy conservation in buildings, and renewable energy.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2011