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Prof. Dr Fares M. Howari

// was born in Jordan and studied Environmental and Earth Sciences at ­Yarmouk University, and the University of Texas at El Paso

// He completed his PhD in 2000/01 from UTEP; then he became a naturalized United States citizen

// He worked as post-doc at the Texas ­A and M University, and then joined UAE University where here served as assistant and then ­associate professor of environmental sciences

// After that, he served as a professor of environmental sciences and engineering; and coordinator of environmental sciences ­program at the University of Texas (UTPB)

// He also joined the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy as Middle East program coordinator, and as an Environmental Scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology at the ­University of Texas at Austin

// Currently he serves as ­Professor and Chair of the Department of ­Applied Sciences and Mathematics at Abu Dhabi University, and Director of Abu Dhabi University Center of Excellence of Environment, Health and Safety

// He started his carrier working on technical issues of soil, water and the environment, and evolved to coordinate, and direct large research programs; his interest emerged to include policy and social ­aspects of natural resources management

// In 2004, he received recognition award from Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research of the UAE, and in 2008, he received the Bureau of Economic Geology, Texas Author Achievement Award

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Characterization of Algal Organic Matter and their Biofuels Potential in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Algae as Biodiesel Source - von Prof. Dr Fares M. Howari

The need for alternative fuel sources is urgent as evinced ­by the worldwide declining of ­major hydrocarbon reservoirs, the high demand on ­hydrocarbon and associated environmental ­problems. Algae based bio­fuels or biodiesel are among the strongest options to serve as an alter­native source of hydrocarbon. ­Biodiesel burns 50% cleaner than con­ventional petroleum-derived diesel [1] and can be used in any diesel engine with little to no...