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CURRICULUM VITAE
Name: Abdallah Hammoudeh M. Qteish
Date and place of birth: 2431958  Aqabet Jaber/Jordan
Nationality: Jordanian
Marital status: Married
Address for correspondence: Department of Physics,
Yarmouk University,
Irbid  Jordan
Tel. 9622271100/Ext. 2418 (office) 2460 (laboratory)
3285 (home)
Fax. 9622274725
Email: aqteish@yu.edu.jo
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Degree  Rank rating  Major specialization  Institute  Date of Graduation 
B.Sc  Good  General Physics  Univ. Jordan  June, 1980 
M.Sc  Excellent  Sol. Stat. Phys.  SISSA^{*}  Oct., 1985^{**} 
Ph.D  Excellent  Sol. Stat. Phys.  SISSA  Dec., 1987 
The work of the M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses was done under the supervision of Prof. R. Resta at SISSA/TriesteItaly. The title of the M.Sc. thesis is "Abinitio study of the stability of Si_{x}Ge_{1x} alloys", and that of the Ph.D is "Abinitio study of SiGe alloys and ultrathin superlattices".
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· Prof. R. Resta – Dipartimento di Fisica
Teorica dell Universita di Trieste, Strada
Costiera 11, I34014 Trieste, Italy
· Prof. V. Hiene  TCM, Cavendish Lab., Madingley
Road, Cambridge
CB3 0HE, UK.
· Prof.
K. Kunc, CNRS, Tour 13, 4 Pl. Jussieu, F75230 Paris, France.
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5. Scientific Meetings Organization:
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Course 
Level 
Solid State Physics (671) 
Graduate 
Solid State Physics (471) 
UnderGrad. 
Mathematical Physics (301) 
UnderGrad. 
Mathematical Physics (401) 
UnderGrad. 
Quantum mechanics (351) 
UnderGrad. 
General Physics (101) 
UnderGrad. 
General Physics (102) 
UnderGrad. 
Practical Physics (322) 
UnderGrad. 
Practical Physics (105). 
UnderGrad. 
Practical Physics (106) 
UnderGrad. 
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8. Supervision of graduate students:
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[1] Microscopic atomic structure and stability of SiGe solid
solutions,
A. Qteish and R. Resta, Phys. Rev. B 37. 1308 (1988).
[2] Thermodynamic properties of SiGe alloys,
A. Qteish and R. Resta, Phys. Rev. B 37, 6983 (1988).
[3] Firstprinciple calculation of the Structural and
thermodynamic properties of
GaAs _{x}Sb_{1x} alloys,
Qteish, N. Motta and A. Balzarotti, Proc. 19th Inter. Conf. on the physics of
semiconductors, Warsaw, 1988, edited by W. Zawadzki (Institute of physics, Polish Academy
of Science, Warsaw, 1988), Vol. 2, p. 865.
[4] Abinitio calculation of the phasediagram and microscopic
structure of semiconductor
binary alloys,
A. Qteish and R. Resta, J. de chimie physique 86, 889 (1989).
[5] Effect of relaxation of the secondnearest neighbors on the
thermodynamic properties
of semiconducting alloys: Application to GaAs_{x}Sb_{1x}
A. Qteish N. Motta and A. Balzarotti, Phys. Rev. B 39, 5987 (1989)
[6] Interplanar forces and phonon spectra of strained Si and and
Ge: Ab initio
calculations and applications to Si/Ge superlattices,
A. Qteish and E. Molinari, Phys. Rev. B 42, 7090 (1990).
[7] Calculations of the electronic structure of highly strained
GaAs/GaSb/GaAs
heterostructures,
A. Qteish and R. J. Needs, Phys.Rev. B 42, 3044 (1990).
[8] Tailoring materials for quantum wells: Band offsets at
(001)oriented
GaAs/(AlAs)_{n}(GaAs)_{m} interfaces,
K. Karlsson, R. J. Needs, A. Qteish and R. W. Godby, J. Phys.: condens
Matter 2,5265 (1990).
[9] Pseudopotential calculations of the valenceband offsets at
ZnSe/Ge, ZnSe/GaAs and
GaAs/Ge interfaces: Effects of the Ga and Zn 3d electrons.
A. Qteish and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 43, 4229 (1991).
[10] Combined effect of strain and confinement on the phonon
spectra of IV/IV
superlattices: towards a quantitative description,
A Fasolino, E. Molinari and A. Qteish, in Condensed systems of low
dimensionality,
Edited by J. L. Beeby et al.,(Plenum Press, New York, 1991) p. 495.
[11] Thermodynamic properties of In_{x}Ga_{1x}As
alloy from total energy calculations,
N. Motta, A. Shaukat, A. Qteish and A. Balzarotti, Proc. 20th Int. Conf.
on the physics
of semiconductors, Thessaloniki, 1990, edited by E. M. Anastassakis and and J. D.
Joannopoulos (World Scientific, 1990), Vol. 3, p. 2625.
[12] On the valence band offset controversy in HgTe/CdTe
superlattices,
Qteish and R. J. Needs, J. Phys.: Condens Matter 3, 617 (1991).
[13] Polarization, band lineups, and stability of SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish, V. Heine and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 45, 6534 (1992).
[14] Improved modelsolidtheory calculations for valenceband
offsets at semiconductorsemiconductor interfaces,
A. Qteish and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 45, 1317 (1992).
[15] Electroniccharge displacement around a stacking boundary
in SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish, V. Heine and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 45, 6376 (1992).
[16] Firstprinciples calculations of the electronic properties
of silicon quantum wires,
A. J. Read, R. J. Needs, K. J. Nash, L. T. Canham, P. D. J. Calcott, and A. Qteish,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 69, 1232 (1992), and (b) Phys. Rev. Lett. 70, 2050 (1993)
(errata).
[17] Optimized and transferable nonlocal separable ab initio
pseudopotentials,
J. S. Lin, A. Qteish, M. C. Payne and V. Heine, Phys. Rev. B 47,
4174 (1993).
[18] Valencebandoffset transitivity at HgTe/CdTe, HgTe/InSb
and CdTe/InSb interfaces,
A. Qteish and R. J. Needs, Phys. Rev. B 47, 3714 (1993).
[19] Structural and electronic properties of SiC polytypes,
A. Qteish, V. Heine and R. J. Needs, Physica B 185, 366 (1993).
[20] Abinitio pseudopotential calculations of the valence band
offset at HgTe/CdTe, HgTe/InSb and CdTe/InSb interfaces: transitivity and orientation
dependence,
A. Qteish and R. J. Needs, Computational Materials Science 2, 395
(1994).
[21] Polarization, structural and electronic properties of SiC
polytypes,
A. Qteish, R. J. Needs and V. Heine, Computational Materials Science 2,
389 (1994).
[22] A firstprinciples study of the electronic properties of
silicon quantum wires,
R. J. Needs, A. J. Read, K. J. Nash, S. Bhattarcharjee, A. Qteish, L. T.
Canham
and P. D. J. Calcott, Physica A 207, 411 (1994).
[23] Firstprinciples calculations of bandedge electronic
states of silicon quantum wires,
J. Needs, S. Bhattacharjee, K. J. Nash, A. Qteish, A. J. Read, and L. T.
Canham, Phy. Rev. B 50, 14223 (1994)
[24] Abinitio pseudopotential calculations of the band lineups
at strained ZnS/ZnSe
interfaces: including the 3d electrons of Zn as valence states,
A. Qteish, R. Said, N. Meskini, and A. Nazzal, Phys. Rev. B 52, 1830
(1995).
[25] Conjugate gradient methods for metallic systems and band
structure calculations,
A. Qteish, Phy. Rev. B 52, 14497 (1995)
[26] Transverse interplanar forces and phonon spectra of
strained Si, Ge and Si/Ge superlattices
A. Ben Amar, A. Qteish and N. Meskini, Phys. Rev. B 53, 5372
(1996).
[27] Firstprinciples pseudopotential study of the structural
phase transformations of ZnS under high pressure,
Amjad Nazzal and A. Qteish, Phys. Rev. B 53, 8262 (1996).
[28] The band lineups at the highly strained ZnS/CdS and
ZnSe/ZnTe interfaces: Effects of
the quadratic deformation potentials and the relaxation of the semicore delectrons
R. Said, A. Qteish and N. Meskini, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10,
8703 (1998).
[29] A firstprinciples pseudopotential study of the
compressibility of e FeSi,
Qteish, N. Shawagfeh, Solid State Communications, in press.
[30] The instability of the cinnabar phase in ZnS under high
pressure
Qteish, M. AbuJafar and A. Nazzal, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 10, 5069
(1998).
[31] Computer experiments to study from a microscopic point of
view the various properties of Solids,
Qteish, Proc. of the IASTED international conference on computer systems and
applications, IrbidJordan. 30 March to 2 April, 1998 (ACTA press, Anaheim, 1998). P 243.
[32] Structural and electronic structure properties of B20, NaCl
and CsCl phases of FeSi,
Qteish and N. Shawagfeh, In preparation for submission to Physica B.
[33] Abinitio calculations of the transverse and longitudinal
phonon spectra of Ge, a Sn and a
Sn/Ge superlattices,
Ben Amar, A. Qteish and N. Meskini, Submitted to Phys. Rev. B.
[34] A simple method for constructing almost exact KohnSham
atomic potentials,
AlSharif, A. Qteish and R. Resta, In preparation for to Europhysics
Letters.

^{*}Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Trieste  Italy.
_{**}In the period 19801982 I did the military service in the
Jordanian Army, while in 1983 I
was a graduate student at the University of Jordan.
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