Khawla N. Qamhieh

Personal information

Title: 
Ph.D. in physics

Contact information (private)

postbox: 
20287
Address: 
Nablus
Personal email address: 
khawlaq@gmail.com

Contact information (work)

Company name: 
Al-Quds University
Department: 
Physics Department
Postbox: 
P.O. Box 20287
Address: 
Postal code: 
P.O. Box 20287
State: 
Jerusalem
City: 
Abu Dies
Country: 
Palestine
Phone: 
02-2342757
Work email address: 
kqamhia@science.alquds.edu

Education

Ph.D.,Theoretical physics, Colloid and interface, Clarkson University, May 1990.
Bachelor degree of science, Physics- Education, The University of Jordan, June 1978.

Competences

-Preparation of research studies in: •Interparticle interactions in colloidal system •Computer simulation of colloidal suspensions. •Eloctrostatics in colloidal suspensions. •Structure and dynamics of charged colloid. •Microemulsion Phase behavior. •Stability and thermodynamics of DNA structures in solution and on surfaces both dielectric and metallic. •Interactions between DNA and cationic dendrimers. •Retention of multivalent Pollutants on bentonite clay.
Courses Taught: -Undergraduate: General Physics for freshman, Medical physics, Modern Physics, Electromagnetism , Computational physics, Optics and Logic, Phylosophy of science, Molecular and Biophysics. -Physics Graduate: Mathematical physics, Computational physics. -Graduate Science Education: Science Curriculum, Philosophy of science, Statistics, Educational Technology.
Languages: 
Arabic
English

Jobs

Work history: 
Head of Physics department, 2009 – 2011, Al-Quds University.
Director of science center, 1998 – 2005, Al-Quds University.
Assistant Professor, 1995 – 2009, Physics Department, Al-Quds University.
Honarary office and memberships: 
Member in the Palestinian Physics Association

Awards

Awards and Distinctions: 
-Visiting professor, Lund university, Lund, Sweden, Summer 2011 -Visiting professor, Lund university, Lund, Sweden, Summer 2010 -Visiting professor, Lund university, Lund, Sweden, Summer 2009 -Visiting professor, Lund university, Lund, Sweden, Summer 2008 - Fulbright Scholarship, University of Huston, TX, USA, 2006-2007. -DAAD Scholarship, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Science (FIAS), Frankfurt, Germany, Summer 2006. -Lund University, Research Associate, Lund, Sweden, Summer 2003. -Visiting Max Plank institute for Polymer, April/6/2005. -Workshop in Egypt for internet to use in teaching, 1996. -Workshop in Qatar for internet to use in teaching, 1998.