Director of QAA
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Dr. Muthana is the Director of Accreditation & Quality Assurance department at Alfaisal University. He is responsible for overseeing and directing University-wide activities related to quality assurance, accreditation, program review, institutional effectiveness, and faculty development. Dr. Muthana joined Alfaisal University in 2014. During his tenure at Alfaisal, he has held multiple leadership positions including Director of Life Sciences program, Chair of Chemistry Department, Vice Dean for Academic & Student Affairs, and Acting Dean for the College of Science & General Studies. Dr. Muthana has received several grants and awards in recognition of his service, research, and teaching, including Faculty Award for Research Excellence, Outstanding Service Award, and Outstanding Teaching Award.
Dr. Muthana earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California-Davis and his bachelor's and master's degrees from California State University-Fresno, USA. In his career as a researcher, Dr. Muthana has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in a variety of high impact journals, including the Journal of the American Chemical Society and ACS Chemical Biology, and presented his work at international conferences and meetings. Dr. Muthana’s Research interests are in the interface of chemistry and biology with focus on studying the roles and applications of carbohydrates, synthesis of advanced materials for targeted applications, sustainable chemistry, biomarker discovery, nanotechnology, and drug delivery.