DeanHaifa Al Anjari, PH.D
I strive to turn dreams into reality through design and its achieved through creativity, talent, inspiration, passion, and originality.KNOW MORE
Nessrin ShayaLecturer in Mathematics
Education is not a preparation for life, it is life by itself’. With a strong passion for teaching and mathematics, I truly believe that it is the instructional style that instills in students the efficient high-order skills. Hence, those young men and women would advance to be critical thinkers and efficient decision makers in life along with being creative, initiative and independent in the career they choose to lead.KNOW MORE
Yuliya ShepitkoLecturer of Fashion Design
As an educator I believe in exploring new methods of teaching, with incorporation of creative collaboration with industry partners, organizing art exhibitions and events. I focus on commercial design development with an emphasis on digital application, visual presentation and fragrance design.KNOW MORE
Haifa Al Anjari, PH.DDean
I strive to turn dreams into reality through design and its achieved through creativity, talent, inspiration, passion, and originality.
Ph.D. University of Dundee Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design 2003
Master of Science Eastern Michigan University with specialty in Textiles Design and Clothing. 1997
Bachelor of Science Eastern Michigan University in Fashion Merchandising 1995
Assistant Professor of Fashion Design, CFD The College of Fashion Design, Dubai, UAE (2016-Present)
Head Department , College of basic Education (2008- TO 2012)
Deputy Head Department College of Basic Education/Kuwait, (2003-2007)
President of the National Document Committee Ministry of Education: Responsible for setting up new curriculum program from kinder garden to High school 2004-2007
President of the Family and Consumer Sciences committee Public Authority for Applied Education and Training: Responsible for establishing new curriculum for College of Basic Education using WIDS program. 2005-2006
Kuwait University, College for Women, Part-time, teaching Interior Design Courses. 2004-2005
Consultant – Ministry of Education: Research and Curriculum sector Responsible of research and curriculum 2004-2007
Part time-consultant at Al-Ghanim Industries, 2004-2006
- Responsible for showroom display
- Coaching staff in furniture styles
- Developing Consumer Research
- Design Textile Science Swatch Kit
Interior Designer for Mr. KYA Salwa’s Guest house
Major Interior Design project “ The Elite” 2005
Dr. Haifa Al-Anjari and Dr. Brigitte Burgess, 2005 Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences Cultural Attitudes Among Southeast Asians Enrolled at an American University”. (Published)
Textiles, Al-Falah Books, 2009
Costumes, History and Culture Al-Falah Books, 2011
The art of Fashion-2013 Alqabas
March, 21.2001 ‘Images of Arabia’ Fashion Show, Dundee/UK with the attendance of Lord Provost Mrs. Helen Right.
Developing the National Standards for Family and Consumer Science for Ministry of Education. President
Developing Fashion Design Curriculum-for Tourism, Beauty and Fashion Institute , PAAET. Member
Developing Family and Consumer Science Curriculum for the College of Basic Education, PAAET. President
Writing and Designing Family and Consumer Science Books for Middle and Secondary Schools, Ministry of Education. President
Developing the Idea and Conception of Technical Learning in Kuwait Secondary Schools. Member
Participating in Evaluating Education in Kuwait, Diwan Alamiri Member
Nessrin ShayaLecturer in Mathematics
Education is not a preparation for life, it is life by itself’. With a strong passion for teaching and mathematics, I truly believe that it is the instructional style that instills in students the efficient high-order skills. Hence, those young men and women would advance to be critical thinkers and efficient decision makers in life along with being creative, initiative and independent in the career they choose to lead.
PhD Candidate, British University in Dubai, UAE, 2017
MA, Lebanese American University, Beirut, 2010
BS, American University in Beirut, Beirut, 2006
TD, American University in Beirut, Beirut, 2006
Lecturer in Mathematics, The College of Fashion Design, Dubai, UAE (2017 – Present).
MISK Project, Heading Math Consultancy Team, Research Assistant, British University in Dubai, UAE, (2013 – 2015)
MISK Project, developing Teacher Handbook, “Best Mathematics Teaching Practices”, BUID, UAE, (2014 – 2015).
Instructor in Statistics, Hamdan Bin Mohamad Smart University HBMSU, Faculty of Social Sciences, Dubai, UAE, (2014)
Instructor in Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Engineering, Al Hosn University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, (2010 – 2014)
Representative of BUID in the Expo 2020 Team and UAE universities workshop in November 2014.
Chair of a number of Capstone Examination Committee meetings for Industrial Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture and Interior Design students, Al Hosn University, Abu Dhabi, (2010 – 2014).
Mathematics Head of Department, Elite Private School, Abu Dhabi, (2009 – 2010).
Adjunct Faculty in Mathematics, American University in Dubai, Dubai, UAE, (2008 – 2009).
Mathematics Coordinator and High School Teacher, Lycee Phenix, Beirut, Lebanon, (2005 – 2008).
Advanced quantitative research methods in project management and education (SPSS)
Advanced qualitative methods in education
Trends and issues in mathematics education
Technology in mathematics education (Sketchpad 2D – 3D)
Mentorship and teacher development in multicultural educational institutions.
Education organization behavior, in particular, job satisfaction, job performance, performance management, etc.
Management and Leadership in Education
Innovation in Education.
Students with special learning needs, including gifted and talented students.
Developing and Piloting a Teaching Learning Sequence on Similar Triangles Using Dynamic Geometry Software. Conference Proceedings INTED, Spain, 2013
Speaker in the 8th Seminar of Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Al Hosn, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2010.
Chapter in Teacher’s Handbook – Best Practices in Teaching Mathematics, MISK, Dubai, 2015.
The Influence of Organizational Climate on Employee’s Job Satisfaction in Higher Educational Institutions in UAE: The Case of a Private Local University in Abu Dhabi, Under Publishing, 2016.
Feminizing Leadership in the Middle East: Emirati Women Empowerment and Leadership Style, Under Publishing, 2016.
The Influence of Transformational and Transactional leadership on Innovation in Multicultural Organizations in UAE, Under Publishing, 2016.
Continuous Member in the Society for Higher Education in Mount Lebanon (2014 – Present).
Award of Valuable Contributions, Al Hosn University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014.
Yuliya ShepitkoLecturer of Fashion Design
As an educator I believe in exploring new methods of teaching, with incorporation of creative collaboration with industry partners, organizing art exhibitions and events. I focus on commercial design development with an emphasis on digital application, visual presentation and fragrance design.
By working and living in Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe I bring global knowledge and experience to higher education.
MSc, Business Psychology, Heriot Watt 2018
MA, Fashion & Art, Lviv Academy of Arts, 2001- 2003
BA, Art & Fashion, Lviv Academy of Arts 1997-2000
Graphic design & oil painting, Bucharest, (2003)
NABA, Design and fashion school, Milan, (2005)
London College of Fashion, London, (2003)
Certificate Fashion design, Central Saint Martins (2002, 2003 2006, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Certificate, Paris American Academy, (2002)
Fashion and Design Lecturer Heriot Watt University School of Textiles and Design Dubai, UAE (2015 -Present) www.hw.ac.uk/dubai
Graphic Designer/Technical designer KF fashion company, Dubai, UAE (2014-2016) www.kristinafidelskaya.com
Senior fashion designer “ANOTAH” Kuwait city (Kuwait) (2011- 2013) www.anotah.com
Fashion Lecturer, Fashion Design Department Raffles Design Institute, Shanghai, China (2006 – 2011) www.raffles-iao.com/raffles-design-institute-shanghai/
Senior designer (man’s wear) Bos Bison (2003 – 2006) Moscow, Russia, www.bosbison.ru
Design techniques for commercial designers
Design research and development woman’s wear
Digital application for fashion, 3D technology
Fragrance and phycology of scents
Fashion Design book Name: “YS SYSTEM in design” Content: design techniques for fashion Languages: English/Chinese Published by Donghua University in Shanghai & Ministry of Education in China, Shanghai, China (2010)
Freelance journalist for the Russian fashion magazines (2004 – 2006), Moscow, Russia - “Fashion Industry” (www.intextiles.ru ) - “International Textiles”, - “Modnoe Belie” (more than 15 articles have been published)
Creative Design collaborations & Art exhibitions:
Digital vs Hand Drawing exhibition 2018 - Degree Entry program, Heriot Watt University, Dubai, UAE
Design Project 2017 – "Shoe design inspired by Japanese art", Dubai, UAE
Design Project 2017- Mohamed Hilal Group "Anfasic Dakhoon", "Art meets Fragrance", Dubai, UAE
Art Exhibition 2016 - Aserkal Cultural Foundation, Dubai, UAE
Art Exhibition 2015 - Wafi Mall, Mosaic Gallery, Dubai, UAE
Art exhibition 2014 – Art Gallery Dubai Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE