• Suidan, Makram

    Professor Dr. Suidan, Makram

    President of Rafik Hariri University



    A trustee since 2018, Suidan is the President of Rafik Hariri University. He previously held senior positions at the University of Cincinnati including Herman Schneider Professor and Director of the School of Energy, Environment, Biomedical and Medical Engineering. He was also the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the American University of Beirut. Suidan is considered one of the most important Arab researchers, having published more than 300 articles in journals specialized in biological treatment and water quality. He has won numerous international awards and recognitions in educational excellence, research management and engineering projects. Suidan holds a BS (Civil Engineering, 1971) and an MS (1973) from the American University of Beirut and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, USA (Environmental Engineering, 1975).