Dr. Hasan Arman has been a professor in the Geology Department at United Arab Emirates University, College of Science, since 2008. He has been head of the department since August 2018. He received his BSc and MSc from Hacettepe and Istanbul Universities, Turkey, in 1984 and 1986, respectively. He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, USA, in 1992. He worked as a postdoc at the University of Nevada, Reno, USA, from 1992 to 1993. He worked as a researcher at Tokai University, Japan, from 1995 to 1997 on a Japanese Monbusho Scholarship. He was also a faculty member at the Civil Engineering Department, Sakarya University, Turkey, between 1993 and 2008. Dr. Arman has taught several different courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests include rock mechanics, engineering geology, environmental degradation, sustainability, water resources, global warming, climate change, and renewable and sustainable energy sources. Dr. Arman has a number of publications in different peer-reviewed national and international scientific journals.