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Marwan Awartani

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1949
  • Age: 67
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Born in Anabta on 21 April 1949; obtained a BSc in Mathematics in 1973 from the AUB and a PhD in Mathematics from Lehigh University, USA, in 1980; worked as Mathematics Professor at Birzeit University, the United Arab Emirates University and Cornell University from 1980-1993;  founding Pres. of the Palestinian Mathematical Society from 1993-98; Chairman of the Palestinian Mathematical Olympiad from 1994-98; was Managing Director of Al-Mustaqbal Education Corporation from 1994-99 and Chairman of the Academic Council of Al-Mustaqbal Schools from 1994-98; co-founder and Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Network of Palestinian Scientists and Technologists Abroad since 1996; served as Director of the National Science and Technology Policy project during 1996-97; founding member of the Palestine Academy for Science and Technology in 1997; Pres. of Alpha International for Research, Polling and Informatics in Ramallah since 2000; Senior Advisor of the Middle East Young Leaders Program since 2001; Sec.-Gen. of Universal Education Foundation (a European foundation based in Brussels with Ramallah as its secretariat) since Sept. 2003; Senior Advisor of the MIT Middle East Science and Technology Initiative since March 2005; member of the Arab Knowledge Management Society since 2005; professional Palestinian folk dancer and Shebbabeh player.


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