Dr. Fouad Jaber

Texas A&M

Dr. Fouad Jaber is a professor and integrated water resources management extension specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension located at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas.

Dr. Jaber received BSc and MSc in agriculture and Irrigation engineering from the American University of Beirut in 1992 and 1995. He worked as a hydrology consultant for a year before moving to the United States in 1996. He received his Ph.D. in 2001 in Agricultural and Biological Engineering from Purdue University with emphasis in Natural and Environmental Resources Engineering.

Dr. Jaber worked as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Florida from 2002 to 2007, after which he joined Texas A&M as an assistant professor.

He has published more than 25 refereed journal articles and more than 100 conference proceedings papers in addition to extension publications and governmental reports.

He has been conducting research and extension programs related to green stormwater infrastructure, nature-based systems, stream restoration, and non-point source pollution management from the urban environment and water quality studies since 2002 with funding exceeding 2.5 million dollars.

Dr. Jaber has also extensive international expertise as he worked as an FAO consultant and has organized workshops in Qatar, Algeria, South Korea, Iraq, India and Lebanon.

Dr. Jaber is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas. He has received the 2016 Standards Development Award from ASABE, the 2104 Blue Ribbon Award – The American Society for Horticultural Sciences Southern Region, and the 2011 Blue Ribbon Award, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.