6 November 2013 / 11:00 - 13:00
Joint study programmes in South Mediterranean region - perspectives and challenges from NTOs point of view based on the country experience
Professor Ahmad Abu-El-Haija is the Director of the National Tempus Office – Jordan. He was Vice President and Dean of Engineering at the Jordan University of Science and Technology. He is a recognized international expert in telecommunications and information technology. He conducted many consulting missions with the World Bank, UNESCO, ITU, UN-ESCWA, European Computer Driving License Foundation, Islamic Development Bank, and several other organizations. He obtained scholarships and awards from the Fulbright (USA), Alexander-von-Humboldt and DAAD (Germany), Shoman Foundation (Arab region), United Nations, and others. He is one of the founders of the Jordan Alexander-von-Humboldt Club.
Dr. Abu-El-Haija obtained the M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Stanford University, California, USA. He worked with IBM Research Center, New York in the period 1977-1979. He has been with Yarmouk University and then the Jordan University of Science and Technology since 1979. He published over 60 technical papers in leading scientific journals and proceedings of international conferences in the USA and UK.