Prof. Abdul Salam Darwish
Lecturer – Civil Engineering – University of Bolton – UK
CEO and Chairman – Manchester International Training Academy – UK
Prof Darwish is a lecturer in civil engineering at the University of Bolton – UK. He has delivered undergraduate and postgraduate modules in business management, strategic management, environmental management, aeronautical engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and mechanical engineering. Prof Darwish has previously supervised 12 PhDs, over 42 dissertations at the Master’s level and a similar number of undergraduate dissertations. He is currently supervising 13 PhD candidates. In addition, he acts as a PhD internal and external examiner. His main research interests are renewable energy, wind energy systems design and management, strategic management, artificial intelligence applications, and environmental management. Prof Darwish’s a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from the Engineering College in Baghdad – Iraq. His Master’s Membership is in Aeronautics from the Cranfield Institute of Technology – UK, and PhD in Aeronautics from the University of Reading – UK. He has several diplomas in business, environmental and quality management and a PGCE (Teaching Qualification) from Huddersfield University – UK. Prof Darwish is a visiting professor and program leader at the Excelia Group in La Rochelle Business School – France. He has taught strategic management tools and techniques, international strategic management, and production management since 2014. He has thirty-two years of practical aerodynamics experience, working in and creating many mechanical and environmental engineering laboratories. Professor Darwish is the chairman of the wind energy committee within the steering committee of the World Renewable Energy Network (UK) (WREN). In addition, he designed and built a multi-bladed wind turbine for water pumping, which students in experimental work used. Prof Darwish organized and attended many conferences, seminars and workshops on renewable energy and sustainable development themes. He is the chairman of wind energy at the World Renewable Energy Network – UK. Besides being co-editor and a reviewer for academic journals and books. He often chairs conference presentations and acts as an invited panelist in question-and-answer sessions. Prof Darwish published more than seventy papers and has contributed chapters to three books.