Prof. Lutfi Al-Sharif

Vice President at HTU
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Prof. Lutfi Al-Sharif is currently the Vice President at Al Hussein Technical University, a private not-for-profit University, an initiative of the Crown Prince Foundation in Amman, Jordan. He previously held the positions of Dean of Engineering Technology and Professor of Electrical Engineering at Al-Hussein Technical University in Amman/Jordan and jointly Professor of Building Transportation Systems at of the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, The University of Jordan. He received his Ph.D. in elevator traffic analysis in 1992 from the University of Manchester, U.K. He worked for 10 years for London Underground, London, United Kingdom in the area of elevators and escalators. In 2002, he formed Al-Sharif VTC Ltd, a vertical transportation consultancy based in London, United Kingdom. He has over 50 papers published in peer reviewed journals and conferences in the area of vertical transportation systems and is co-inventor of four patents and co-author of the 2nd edition of the Elevator Traffic Handbook. He is also the author of the “indoor transportation” chapter in the Elsevier Encyclopaedia of Transportation, and co-author of the CIBSE Guide D 2020 (Building Transportation in Buildings). He is also a visiting professor at the University of Northampton (UK) and a member of the management team of the annual Symposium on Lift & Escalator Technologies. Prof. Al-Sharif is a passionate believer in making higher education simple and accessible for engineering students and has a You Tube channel on engineering that has more than 74 000 subscribers and than 10.4 million views. He has also been working as a member of the METHODS Erasmus+ Project that aims to improve teaching methods in higher education in Jordan. He is also the author of the Mechatronics Engineering Module on


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