Instructor's Summary

Dr. Mohammed Azzam

Dr. Mohammed Azzam, PhD, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Process & Chemical Engineer with over 30 years of integrated industrial and academic experience within the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical industries. His wide expertise includes Polyolefins, Polymer, Polymerization, Polypropylene, Plastic Additives, Molecular Sieves, Gas Processing & Conditioning, Production Operations, Petroleum Refining, Hydrocracking, Distillation, Petrochemicals, Polymers, Sulfur Recovery, Process Safety, Flare & Relief Systems, Corrosion, Storage Tanks, Heat Exchangers, Pumps, Mechanical Seals, Gas Turbines, Boilers, Valves, Failure Analysis, Fluid Mechanics, Shale Oil Extraction, Process Reactor Operation, Troubleshooting of Processes and Process Equipment and Integrity Management. Further, he is also well-versed in Process Safety, HAZOP, HAZAN, Boiler Operation and Water Treatment, Plant Design covering oxalic acid, acetic acid, potassium sulphate, urea, vinyl chloride, styrene monomer, chlorine, polyurethane, ethylene, glycol, debutanized gasoline and portland cement plants.


Dr. Azzam is currently the Professor & Chairman of Chemical Engineering department in one of the leading universities in the Middle East. Further, he is also a Technical Consultant for NASA Lewis Center in the USA, a Visiting Instructor and a Visiting Assistant Professor of Cleveland State University (USA).


During Dr. Azzam’s career life, he has shared his technical and academic expertise as the Industry & Trade Referee/Reviewer, Chairman, Technical Consultant, Professor and Associate Professor for numerous international universities & companies both in the USA and the Middle East.


Dr. Azzam has PhD, Master and Bachelor degrees with Honours in Chemical Engineering from the Case Western Reserve University, USA. Further, he has published various technical and scientific papers, researches, journals and books as well as delivered numerous trainings, conferences and workshops worldwide.  He is also an active chairman and member of different professional bodies internationally.