Khalfan R. Al Asmi, Ph.D.

Dr. Khalfan R. Al Asmi is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at MCBS.

He is a Professor of Fluid Dynamics with extensive oil industry experience and a keen student of Engineering and Design. He holds Bachelor (Honors Class) and Doctorate Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom.

As one of the first Omani Professors in the country’s leading university, Sultan Qaboos University, he was involved in the establishment of undergraduate curriculum and playing an important role in setting up Industrial links at the University and joint research programs in the College of Engineering, where he taught Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena subjects to Petroleum, Civil and Mechanical Engineering students.

Dr. Khalfan has served the Oil Industry at both Technical and Operational levels with Petroleum Development Oman and later in Senior Management Capacity with Oman Oil and Oman Refinery State Companies.  Dr. Khalfan is also the first-ever Omani Fulbright Scholar and is a recipient of the Japanese Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS).