Nesma Khalil
Ms. nesma khalil Senior Lecturer Mathematics

Contact Information
NESMA.KHALIL@KU.AC.AE +971 2 312 5822


Nesma Khalil, a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics with a career spanning over two decades, has made an indelible mark on the academic landscapes of the United Arab Emirates and Canada. Rooted in a strong academic foundation, with a bachelor's degree from Birzeit University in Palestine and a master's degree from the University of Toronto, Canada, she consistently impresses with her profound knowledge and unwavering passion for the realm of mathematics.

Nesma Khalil's unwavering commitment to the advancement of mathematics education has earned her international recognition, exemplified by her prestigious Fellowship (FHEA) from the United Kingdom. This award serves as resounding testament to her dedication to professionalism and her exceptional contributions to the realms of higher education. Such a distinguished membership, bestowed as a hallmark of excellence for university educators, unequivocally underscores her profound impact in this field.

Renowned for her dynamic and engaging teaching style, Nesma has mastered the art of demystifying complex mathematical concepts, nurturing critical thinking, and fostering inclusive learning environments that leaves a lasting impression on her students. Through her exceptional abilities, she has inspired countless minds to embrace the beauty of mathematics.

Nesma's teaching philosophy is centered on creating a supportive and collaborative learning environment that transcends the classroom. She strives to make mathematics relevant and meaningful to her students by bridging the gap between theory and practice through interdisciplinary projects and cutting-edge educational technology. This approach not only makes learning mathematics enjoyable but also instills a sense of autonomy and engagement in her students.

Her influence extends far beyond the lecture hall as her impactful contributions to mathematical modeling and applied mathematics, evident in her publications in esteemed academic journals and her successful acquisition of multiple research grants, continue to shape and elevate the field of mathematics.

In addition to her academic accomplishments, Nesma Khalil is a passionate advocate for enhancing education and promoting student success. She has assumed numerous roles, including curriculum development and service on various committees, showcasing her commitment to the growth of her department and institution. Her work on the curriculum committee ensures that mathematics education evolves to meet the ever-changing needs of both learners and the job market.

As a dedicated educator, Nesma Khalil continues to ignite the flames of inspiration within students, shaping the future of mathematics education and leaving an enduring impact on the academic community. Her unwavering commitment to excellence, both in her teaching and service, epitomizes her dedication to the advancement of education and the prosperity of her institution.

  • Calculus I (MATH111)
  • Calculus II (MATH112)
  • Calculus III (MATH231)

Research Interests
  • Applied mathematics, mathematical modeling in cybersecurity and steganography, as well as issues related to mathematics education.