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  • Abdurrahman Alhaji Ishaq, Ph.D.

  • Job Title :

    Assistant professor

  • College :

    College of Sciences and Human Studies

  • Department :

    Mathematics & Natural Sciences

Dr. Abdurrahman Ishaq is an assistant professor in the Math and Natural Science Department. Before joining PMU Dr. Ishaq was the principal of Math and Science unit in Saudi Aramco Academic Training Center. He participated actively in Knowledge sharing and Quality Assurance activities and awarded certificate of excellence in 2015. He taught Mathematics and Physics in Scotland for 10 Years to high school and college students. Before that, he was a lecturer in Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, where he taught Polymer Chemistry and Physics for 5 years. He also taught physics and Mechanics at Manarat International school, Jeddah. Dr. Ishaq has attended many workshops and conferences and made many presentations in teaching and learning. He has also published many papers in applied chemistry and physics.


  • 1991, Postgraduate Certificate in Education(PGCE) Moray House College, Edinburgh, UK.
  • 1986, PhD in Polymer Physics, Strathclyde University, Glasgow UK
  • 1982,  Material Evaluation, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK.
  • BSc(Hons.) Polymer Science, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK





  • Leadership Challenge workshop (Leadership center, Saudi Aramco, 2012)
  • Great leaders, great dreams, great results workshop ( Leadership center, 2015)
  • Project Management Essential Program workshop ( Leadership center, 2014)
  • Supervisor Briefing workshop (Saudi Aramco, 2011)
  • World Class Safety Workshop (Saudi Aramco, 2012)
  • Coaching for Performance workshop (Leadership center, Saudi Aramco, 2013)




  • Mechanical Properties of Modified Cellulose Fibres
  • Structure of Never-dried Fibres
  • Rigidity Modulus of cellulosic fibres


 Paper Presentation


  • Creating a Healthy Learning Environment – a Key in Pursuance of Excellence (2014)
  • Power of knowledge sharing (2015)- Key note speaker
  • Promoting safety culture among students.
  • Motivation & Learning Through Class-room Motivation (2013)
  • Coping with Mixed Ability in a Class-room (2007)
  • Class-room Observation – A Class Teacher’s Viewpoint (2006)

I have taught the following courses and in the following institutions for over twenty five years(CV attached):

  • Polymer chemistry/fiber physics for five years at Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria
  • Physics and Mathematics for 9 years at Waid Academy UK
  • Physics Chemistry and Mathematics at an Academic center, Saudi Aramco
  • Currently teaching Physics, chemistry, and Algebra for over 6 years now at Prince Muhammad University, Saudi Arabia.

Principal, Math and Science Unit at Saudi Aranco Acdemic center from 2011 to 2016.

Taught the following courses/subjects:

  • Polymer and fiber chemistry at Federal university of technology from 1985-1990
  • Physics and Mathematics at Waid Academy from 1991-1999
  • Mechanics and Physics at Manarat International school from 2000 - 2002
  • Physics, chemistry and Mathematics at Aramco Academic training center from 2002 - 2016
  • From 2016 to date taught the following at Prince Muhammad University
  • Introductory chemistry, Physics 1 & 2, Introductory, intermediate Algebra and pre-calculus.


  • Fiber forming Polymers
  • Rheology
  • Structure and mechanical properties of    polymeric materials.
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Petroleum Bi-products
  • Polymer reinforcements



  • General Teaching Council UK
  • Journal of Applied Polymer Science.
  • Member of the Textile Institute