Porto Admin

Sarah Khalil

Scholar and Alumni Engagement Coordinator

Sarah is currently working towards her Ph.D. degree in civil engineering at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. Sarah graduated from Damascus University, Syria, with a bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering. She received Jusoor’s scholarship “100 Syrian Women 10000 Syrian lives” to support her graduate studies.  Sarah started her Master of Engineering program at MUN in 2018 and was fast-tracked into her Ph.D. program. Her research interests include the application of statistical experimental design methods on designing and optimizing lightweight high-performance concrete. Before joining MUN, Sarah had over 5 years of industrial experience working as an architectural engineer in the Ministry of Tourism, and one year of teaching experience working as a teacher during her undergraduate studies, Sarah has also served as the Executive Director of External Affairs in the Graduate Student union at MUN. She values volunteering, and since her arrival in Canada, she volunteered with WISE GSS, Mentorship Program at MUN, WISE NL, Jusoor, and other organizations. She also plays badminton, loves hiking, and currently learning how to play piano