Dr. Essa Lwisa is an expert in core analysis, rock properties, and enhanced oil recovery. He has been working at the United Arab Emirates University- Chemical and Petroleum Engineering department since 2009 as a core analysis lab engineer. He is also a technical assessor in Emirates National Accreditation System. He has participated in many conferences and published one book and seventeen scientific papers. Recently, Dr. Essa is working on a new research about using polar salts and foams in enhanced oil recovery. Far from engineering, Essa is a co-founder and a lead player at the UAE University Music Orchestra.