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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.

  • 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)

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

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