Prof. Khalid Tarawneh

College of Engineering, Civil Department Amman Arab University, Jordan




1991 Ph.D., University of Mining and Geology, Bulgaria

1998 M.Sc., University of Mining and Geology, Bulgaria

1987 B.Sc., University of Mining and Geology, Bulgaria

Publications (Selected)

  1. Hani Alnawafleh, Khaled Tarawneh, Khalil Ibrahim, Khitam Zghoul, Awad Titi, Rami Rawashdeh, Khaled Moumani, Ahmad Masri. 2015.Characterization and Origin of the Miocene Mudawwara-Quwayra Basaltic Dike, Southern Jordan. International Journal of Geosciences, 6, 869-881.
  2. Rami Rawashdeh and Khaled Tarawneh. 2013. Sustainability of phosphate and potash reserves in Jordan". International Journal of Sustainable Economy (IJSEISSN). Online: 1756-5812 and ISSN Print: 1756-5804; Vol. 6, No. 1.pp:45-63.
  3. Hani Alnawafleh, Khaled Tarawneh, Ali Ghannam and Lutfi Abu-Sa’ad. 2013. A Newly Discovered Subsurface Oil Shale Deposit in Isfir Al-Mahata. Southern Jordan. Journal of Geography and Geology; Vol. 5, No. 3.pp:12-21.
  4. Hani Alnawafleh, Khalid Tarawneh, Rami Alrawashdeh 2013. Geologic and economic potentials of minerals and industrial rocks in Jordan. Natural Science. Vol.5, No.6; pp:756-769.
  5. N. El-Radaideh, A. A. Al-Taani, T. Al-Momani, K. Tarawneh, A. Batayneh and A.Taani 2014. Evaluating the potential of sediments in Ziqlab Reservoir (northwest Jordan) for soil replacement and amendment. Journal of Lake and Reservoir Management. 30:1, 32-45.
  6. Saeb Al- Shereideh, Walid Saqqa, Nazem El-Radaideh, Khalid Tarawneh and Hani Alnawafleh. 2013. Calcitization and bulk chemistry of phosphate grains from the upper part of Amman Formation, southeast Irbid, Jordan. Journal of Geography and Geology; vol. 5, no. 4; pp: 16-28.
  7. I. M. Makhlouf, K. Tarawneh, K. Moumani and K.M. Ibrahim 2014. Recognition of quartz geodes in the Upper CretaceousWadi Umm Ghudran Formation, Ras En Naqab, South Jordan. Arabian Journal of Geosciences. Volume 8, issue 3, pp: 1535-1547.
  8. Tarawneh, K. and Moumani, K. (2006). Petrography, chemistry and genesis of the early Eocene phosphorite concretions from Ma’an area/South Jordan. Journal of Asian Earth Science 26: 627-635.
  9. Brahim, K. M., Shaw, J., Baker, J., Khoury, H., Rabba', I. and Tarawneh, K. (2006). Pliocene-Pleistocene volcanism in northwestern Arabian plate (Jordan): I. Geology and geochemistry of the Asfar Volcanic Group. N.Jb.Geol.Palaont. Abh.242 (2/3),145-170.
  10. Forster, A., H.-J. Forster,. Masarweh , R., Masri , A. and. Tarawneh, K, 2007. The surface heat flow of the Arabian Shield in Jordan DESERT Group. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, Vol. 30, pp: 271–284.
  11. Shimon Ilani,Yehudit Harlavan, Khalid Tarawneh, Ibrahim Rabba, Ram, Weinberger, Khalil Ibrahim, Sergiu Peltz and Gideon Steinitz. 2001. Geology. 29 (2): 171-174.
  12. Al-Harahsheh Mohammad,Shawabkeh Reyad, Al-Harahsheh Adnan , Tarawneh Khaled, Batiha Marwan M. 2009. Surface modification and characterization of Jordanian Kaolinite: Application for lead removal from aqueous solutions. Applied surface science . vol. 255.
  13. M. Weber, K. Abu-Ayyash, A. Abueladas, A. Agnon, Z. Alasonati-Tasarova´,K. Tarawneh, C. Trela, U. Weckmann,U. Wetzel, and K. Wylegalla. 2009. Anatomy of the dead sea transform from lithospheric to microscopic scale. Reviews of geophysics, 47, 2002, pp:1-44. (at least 20 items)
  14. Mohammad Al-Harahsheh Omar Al-Ayed, John Robinson, Sam Kingman , Adnan Al-Harahsheh, Khalid Tarawneh, Abdurrahman Saeid, Richelieu Barranco. 2011. Effect of demineralization and heating rate on the pyrolysis kinetics of Jordanian oil shales. Fuel Processing Technology 92, pp: 1805–1811.
  15. Hani M. Alnawafleh, Feras Y. Fraige, Khalid Tarawneh, Ibrahim A. Sarairah, Laila A. Al-Khatib. 2016. Fractional Yield, Extract Composition and Variability from Jordanian Oil Shales. Journal of Analytical Sciences, Methods and Instrumentation, 2016, 6, 51-63.
  16. Khalid Tarawneh. 2019. The Geology, Stratigraphy and Structure of Ma’an Area, South Jordan. Journal of Environment and Earth Science. Vol.9, No.3.pp: 103-117.
  17. Awwad Altiti, Rami Alrawashdeh and Khalid Tarawneh. 2019. Peak phosphate in Jordan International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering 10(1): pp: 27-50.
  18. Nada Nehmeh, Haiderlaa Dia, Khaled Tarawneh and Frederic Villieras. 2019. Assessment of heavy metal pollution in the sediments of the Lower Litani River Basin, Lebanon. Jordan Journal of earth and Environmental Science (JJEES). Vol. 10, No 2.pp: 104-112.
  19. Khalid Tarawneh. 2020. Mineralogical Studies On Some Selected Semi-precious Stones From Different Localities at Northeast Jordan. Natural Resources Journal,Vol 11, pp: 168-183.
  20. Nada Nehme, Chaden Moussa Haydar, Amani Dib, Nawal Ajouz , Khaled Tarawneh . 2020. Quality Assessment Of The Groundwater In The Lower Litani Basin (LLB), Lebanon. Geosciences Research Journal. Vol. 5, No. 1, pp:1-14.

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