Ghaleb H. Jarrar

University of Jordan, Jordan


Ghaleb H. Jarrar received his Ph.D. degree in geology from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany in 1984 and joined the faculty at the University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, the following year. He is Professor of geochemistry and hard rock petrology and served as Vice Dean for the Faculty of Graduate Studies for two years and as Department Chairman for 4 years. Dr. Jarrar's teaching and research are in the fields of mineralogy, hard rock petrology, geochemistry, and geochronology. The results of his research on the Evolution of the Arabian-Nubian Shield in Jordan have been published in professional journals. Furthermore, he presented the findings of his research at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. Jarrar received several short-term research scholarships to Germany from the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and spent the academic years 1998-1999 and 2011-2012 as a Fulbright research scholar at the University of Texas at Dallas and University of Texas at Austin, respectively. Dr. Jarrar has been promoted to Full Professor in April 2002. He is a Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America, the Geological Society of America, and Jordanian Geologists Association.

Biography Updated on 16 February 2013

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