Event Location: 
Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Centre, Kuwait
Event Date: 
10-11 December 2019
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Dr. Isam Zabalawi

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Dr. Isam Zabalawi
President, Australian College of Kuwait
Speaker 2019


Dr. Zabalawi is the president of the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) and was the president of The Arab Academy for Banking & Financial Sciences since 2009 until 2016 and the founding president of International University for Science and Technology (IUST) in Syria 2005-2007.

Was a higher education consultant for several companies (Trans middle east Int. distribution Co – Eduhouse Int .Co, MMG of Austria and Shepherd Tech of the USA). Dr. Zabalawi became the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research – Jordan 2003-2005. Was the Chancellor of the University of Sharjah from 1999-2003.

In 1999 he became the Chairman of the Higher Education Accreditation Council of Jordan. In 1996 he became the Vice-President (Scientific and Medical Faculties) of the University of Jordan. In 1994 he headed the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Dept. of the College of Engineering at Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman. Between1989-1993, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan. Prior that he chaired the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University, where he taught a number of courses in his field at the undergraduate and graduate levels and he supervised a number of graduate theses. Dr. Zabalawi is a part time professor with the Univ. of Jordan and the German-Jordanian University.