University of Jordan
Elias Salameh is a professor of hydrogeology and hydrochemistry at the University of Jordan. He obtained his Doctor of Science degree from the Technical University of Munich/ Germany and from the same University his M. Sc. in Applied Geology. His second M. Sc. in Geophysics was received from The Ludwig Maximillian University of Munich/Germany. Prof. Salameh obtained his Professorship from the University of Jordan in 1985. During his work he published more than 230 research articles mostly published in international journals. He supervised some 50 Ph. D. and 120 M. Sc. Theses. In 2006, He with other colleagues discovered the first large meteoritic impact site in the Middle East and North Africa; in Jordan/ Waqf as Suwwan area. He founded the Water Research and Study Center at the University of Jordan and served as its director from 1983 to 1992. In 2004 and 2005 Professor Salameh served as the Chairman of the Founding Committee of the German /Jordanian University. He has been serving as a member of the Royal Committee on Water since its formation in 2007. He served as a member of the Board of Trustees of Balqa Applied University from 2008- 2015. Professor Salameh was decorated with the First Class Order of Merits from the President of the Federal Republic of Germany in 2006 and with many other local and international orders of merits.
hydrogeology, hydrochemistry, Applied Geology and Geophysics