Model Role Details

Khaled Touqan

Khaled Touqan

Sector : Academic Figures , Instructors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Jordan
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1954
  • Age : 62
  • Curriculum vitae :

Information

Born in Amman in 1954, Dr Touqan is married with 3 children. He holds a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (1978–1982), an M.Sc. degree in Nuclear Engineering from University of Michigan, (1976–1978), and a B.E. degree in Electrical Engineering from American University of Beirut, (1971–1976). Dr. Khaled Toukan is the current chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission, he served previously as the Minister of Education for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan from 2000 to 2008, and as Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research (2001–2002). Dr. Toukan was the president of Al-Balqa` Applied University from (1997–2001), he also held the position of Acting Dean of Faculty of Engineering & Technology and Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Jordan, currently he is a member of the university's Board of Trustees, Research Scientist at Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe, and Associate Research Scientist at the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia. Dr.Toukan is a Member of the International High Level EFA Group, a member of H.M. King Abdullah II Economic Consultative Council, Acting Director of SESAME, and the Jordan representative to SESAME Council and Vice –Chairman.


Source

Achievements and Awards

Dr Touqan's awards include the UNESCO Gandhi Medal of Peace, (2003), the Royal Grand Gordon of Alkukab Al-Urduni, (2003), the Theos, J, Thompson Fellowship (1980–81) in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at M.I.T., and the Duetscher Akademischer Austauschdienst.

  • Marital status :
  • City :
  • Status :
  • Years in active : From To