Lutfi Al-Sharif

Al-Hussein Technical University

Lutfi Al-Sharif is currently the dean of Engineering Technology and professor of Electrical Engineering at Al-Hussein Technical University in Amman/Jordan, and jointly professor of Building Transportation Systems at the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, the University of Jordan. He received his Ph.D. in elevator traffic analysis in 1992 from the University of Manchester, U.K. He worked for 10 years for the London Underground, United Kingdom, focusing on elevators and escalators. He has over 50 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and conferences in vertical transportation systems and is the co-inventor of four patents, coauthor of the 2nd edition of the Elevator Traffic Handbook, and author of the “Indoor Transportation” chapter in the Elsevier Encyclopaedia of Transportation.

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