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Dr. Sevda Ahmadian

Dr Sevda Ahmadian

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business Management

Telephone: +971 4 6050121


Dr Sevda Ahmadian joined the Emirates Aviation University Postgraduate Centre as a Programme Manager in December 2018. Before devoting her work full time to Emirates Aviation University, she served in several academic positions at various international universities. She has vast teaching experience in pilot training and aviation management subjects.

She achieved a bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering from the Moscow Aviation Technology Institution in 2008 and a master’s in aerospace engineering from the University of Putra Malaysia in 2012. Sevda also received the ‘Approval of Management Personnel’ certificate from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, which allowed her to sign a contract with Girne American University (GAU) in Cyprus in 2013. She completed her education by receiving her Ph.D. in Aviation Management from GAU in 2018.

  1. PhD in Aviation Management
  2. Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering
  3. Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering
  • Aircraft General Knowledge
  • Engineering Strategy
  • Aviation Strategy
  • Marketing Management
  • Aviation Management
  • Airport and Airline Management
  • Quality Management System
  • Safety and Security Management System
  • Human Factors in Aviation
  • Research Method
  • Aviation Management
  • Airport operation
  • Airline operation
  • Generic strategy
  • Financial and non-financial performance of organizations
  • Computational approach in sizing of pulsejet engine
  • Aircraft landing and take-off performance
  1. Tarmizi, Ahmadian, Zhahir &Ariff (2014). Computational Approach in Sizing of Pulsejet Engine. AEROTECH V: Progressive Aerospace Research. Applied Mechanics and Materials, Volume 629, pp. 131-136.
  2. Pakdaman, Ahmadian, Effati , Salahshour , Baleanu (2017). Solving differential equations of fractional order using an optimization technique based on training artificial neural network. Applied Mathematics and Computation, Volume 293, pp. 81-95.
  3. Ahmadian, Şeşen & Soran (2017). Expanding the boundaries of compulsory citizenship behavior: Its impact on some organizational outputs. Business and Economic Horizons, Volume 13 (Issue 1), pp.110-118.
  4. Ahmadian & Emeagwali (2018). Strategic Management in Aviation Sector: A Research on Flight Training Organizations. PRABANDHAN: Indian Journal of Management.
  5. Ahmadian,S. (2021). Impact of Generic Strategy on Financial Performance of Aviation Organizations. Journal of Air Transport Management
  6. Ahmadian,S. (2022). Effect of differentiation strategy on performance of airline operators (measurement instrument: Dess & David and balanced scorecard). Journal of Air Transport Management