Board of Education Members

Dr. Nabil Fayad

Dr. Nabil Fayad

Chairman

Dr. Nabil Fayad obtained his Ph.D. degree in Analytical Chemistry from Loughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom in 1979. He has extensive teaching and research experiences. He worked as Research Scientist in King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Recently, he developed and managed the Core Analytical Lab of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. Dr. Fayad has published many journal articles, as well as a variety of symposium papers and technical reports.

Dr. Jehan Khan

Dr. Jehan Khan

Member

Dr. Jehan Khan has PhD degree in Aeronautical Engineering from City University, London, UK December 1992 also he has BS Mechanical Engineering from the Engineering University, Peshawar, Pakistan April 1982. Dr. Khan has a wide experience in the field of aerodynamic engineering.

Dr. Firoz Firozzaman

Dr. Firoz Firozzaman

Education Director

Firoz Firozzaman received his Master’s degree in Industrial Mathematics from Kaiserslautern University, Germany in 1998 and PhD in Industrial Mathematics in 2002 in collaboration with Jahangirnagar University. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mathematics from Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh in 1985 and 1986 respectively. He has been employed at ASU since 2002, teaching a variety of first-year math classes. He has taught at Dhaka University from 1990 to 2001. He also taught at King Fahad University of Petroleum and Minerals from 1999 to 2000.  He has published 25 research papers and  has authored two textbooks on Algebra and Business Calculus in Bangladesh and co-authored one textbook on Pre-Calculus. Kendall Hunt Publishing Company has published two workbooks on Algebra (3rd edition) in 2015 and Calculus work book in 2016.

Ashraf Almohtasib

Ashraf Almohtasib

Member

Mr. Almohtasib has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Mutah University, Jordan and MBA-executive from the University of North Alabama.

Mr. Almohtasib has more than 12 years of experience as an Electrical Power Engineer and a project manager in Power delivery sector. Mr. Almohtasib served for the last  three years at the Board of Education of Noor Academy of Arizona.

Ms. Bahja Ali

Ms. Bahja Ali

Member

 Bahja Ali has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Minnesota and a Masters of Arts in Secondary education. Ms. Ali has more than 10 years of experience in education and has served in education in many capacities. Ms. Ali started her educational career as a classroom Aid helping the teachers with instruction and student supervision. She served as a classroom teacher in a high school and taught several live and health science courses.  She led a team of veteran science teachers to overhaul the district’s science curriculum and build a new curriculum and assessment that is aligned to the state standards. She served as a curriculum coach and worked with the teachers to coach them into using best practices in daily lessons and deliver content effectively. Currently, she holds the position of school leader at a high school and oversees the operations of the school to make sure the school’s team is operating and upholding the school’s mission and vision. These experiences have allowed Ms. Ali to be well versed in the education field.