Dr. Abdelaziz Khlaifat is a professor of Petroleum Engineering at The American University in Cairo (AUC). He has more than 23 years of experience, gained within different academic institutions and oil and gas industry, in chemical and petroleum engineering. Khlaifat worked with different academic institutions as an instructor, assistant professor, associate professor and professor. He spent about three years working with the oil and gas industry as a senior reservoir engineer and as a manager for Weatherford Research Center located in Dharan Techno Valley in Saudi Arabia. Abdelaziz was a founder/co-founder of different academic departments, research centers, and a business incubator. He has authored/co-authored 91 publications.