Ayoub AbuDayyeh

Ayoub AbuDayyeh

Titles: Faculty Member, Department of History, Religion and Society
Degrees: B.S., University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
M.A., University of Jordan
Ph.D., Saint Joseph University of Beirut

Dr. Ayoub Abu Dayyeh obtained a Bachelor’s degree in civil and structural engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) followed by a higher diploma and Master’s degree in philosophy from the University of Jordan. He then obtained his doctoral degree in philosophy from Saint Joseph University of Beirut.

Dr. Abu Dayyeh has worked in a variety of fields including engineering, ethical and environmental studies, as well as philosophy. He was formerly president of the Amman-based Energy Conservation Society and vice-president of the Center of Strategic Energy Studies. He has enjoyed a long career in education, having taught at a number of universities and schools in Amman including the University of Jordan, AlZaytoonah University and Cambridge High School.

Dr. Abu Dayyeh is a prolific author, having penned books and research papers on a wide range of topics including energy efficiency, green building design, renewable energy, and the downfall of nuclear energy after Fukushima. He has received many awards over the years, including the Jordanian State Prize for Engineering in 1992, the Green Apple Award golden prize for the built environment in the Middle East 2010, and the Environmental Advocate Award by Qatar’s Arab Cities Organization in 2015. In 2016, Philadelphia University awarded him the prize for best scientific book published that year.

In 2021, Dr. Abu Dayyeh joined King’s Academy as a part-time faculty member in the Department of History, Religion and Society.