Mohamad Sanad Abu-Darwish
Professor & Vice President of Aqaba University of Technology
Aqaba University of Technology
Prof.Dr.Mohamad Sanad Abu-Darwish is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences and currently serving as vice president of Aqaba University of Technology. For over ten years Prof. Abu-Darwish served as dean of University College -Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan. In 2016, Prof.Abu-Darwish awarded the Distinguished Academic Award of the Arab Fund for Social and Economic development, Kuwait, to be a visiting professor at Institute of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, and Johannes Gutenberg University (JGU) Germany to conduct research dealing with anticancer activity of some Jordanian medicinal plants.
The research interests of Prof.Abu-Darwish are focusing on studying the chemical composition and several the biological activities of medicinal plants of Jordan flora including antimicrobial and cytotoxicity. Furthermore, Abu-Darwish is studying the environmental impact of medicinal plants for heavy metals phytoremediation and producing bio-agro products.