​​​​Arabian Journal of Scientific Research-المجلة العربية للبحث العلمي

Editor in Chief

Moza M. Al-Rabban, PhD
Atomic, photonics and plasma physics
President of Arab Scientific Community Organization, Doha, Qatar
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Dr. Moza bint Muhammad Al-Rabban is an academic and researcher, currently serving as the President of the Arab Scientific Society Organization and Editor-in-Chief of the Arab Journal of Scientific Research (AJSR). Her expertise includes atomic physics, photonics, lasers, and plasma physics, focusing on developing sources of extreme ultraviolet radiation and their applications in advancing optical Lithography. Additionally, she is working on using optical technologies to analyze and detect material components, especially in drinking water networks. She has contributed to several publications, including books and scientific articles in international journals, and has published on science indicators and the Arab scientific community. Her work extends beyond research and includes writing on the skills of scientific researchers and various topics related to the Arab scientific community. Before her current role, Dr. Moza was a professor and the president of the Physics Department at Qatar University.

Associated Editors

Ahmed A. Abdala, PhD

Materials Science
Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha, Qatar

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Dr. Abdala is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University at Qatar. He received his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering and Fiber & Polymer Science from North Carolina State University. His research focuses on the development of advanced materials for energy and environmental applications based on polymers and nanomaterials, including polymer nanocomposites, functionalized graphene materials, anti-corrosion coatings, polymeric membranes for gas separation and water treatment, and nanohybrids of metal/metal oxides and 2D nanomaterials for catalysis, adsorption, energy storage, and thermoelectric materials. He published 115 peer-reviewed journal articles (H-index = 45, total citations ~19,000) and granted 7 US patents. He is the recipient of the 2023 Texas A&M University at Qatar Faculty Excellence Award, the 2019 Distinguished Researcher Award from the Indian Association of Solid-State Chemists & Allied Scientists (ISCAS), the 2016 Qatar Excellence in Innovation Award from Thomson Reuters, and the 2013 and 2014 “Science Lantern Faculty Award” from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company.

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Fouad Kasim Mohammad, BVMS, MS, PhD
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Professor Emeritus, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Mosul, Iraq; Adjunct faculty, College of Nursing, The American University of Kurdistan, Duhok, Iraq 
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Fouad K. Mohammad holds BVMS degree (Veterinary Medicine and Surgery), 1976, from the University of Baghdad; MS degree (Veterinary Pharmacology), 1981; and PhD degree (Pharmacology/Minor in Neuroscience), 1984, from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Postdoctoral work as a research associate in Toxicology was at the University of Missouri-Columbia, 1984-1985.  He is a Professor Emeritus of pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Mosul since 2020, and he was adjunct faculty at the American University of Kurdistan, Duhok, Iraq, 2022-2023.  He served at the University of Mosul from 1985 to 2013, where he became dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine (2003-2012) and vice president of the same university (2012-2013). He served as a ministry deputy at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research in Iraq (2013-2020). At the ministry, he supervised the Directorate of Studies, Planning and Follow-Up, Directorate of Research and Development, and the Center for Psychological Research. He was engaged in various activities with Iraqi universities to provide leadership for undergraduate and graduate educational programs, curriculum development, scientific research, faculty professional development and supervised the council of Iraqi scientific societies. He was the chairman of the Situation Room at the ministry (2014-2020) to deal with the crisis and displacement of eight universities suffering from ISIS terrorists’ occupation and to solve educational problems facing their students and faculty. He also coordinated various educational and developmental collaborations between Iraqi universities and international educational agencies and universities. He was the editor of the Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences and currently, he is on the editorial board of BMC Veterinary Research, Veterinary World, BMC Research Notes, Journal of Ideas in Health, and Arabian Journal of Scientific Research. He has been recognized and honored many times by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for his distinguished scientific achievements.

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Editorial Board

Hedi Ben Mansour, PhD 

Environmental Toxicology 
Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Tunisia
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Hedi ben Mansour is a full professor of environmental toxicology at the Monastir university, Tunisia. He received his PhD in environmental toxicology from Caen Normandy University, France. He was a director of the research unit of analysis and process applied on the environment APAE- UR17ES32 and former Dean of the Higher Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology of Mahdia (2017-2020). He has received many awards, appreciations, and recognition from many international organizations such the award of the Young Francophone Researchers in Sciences and Medicine (Brazil in 2013). Currently, he is a consultant for several international organizations including ARSCO, AUF. 

Prof Ben Mansour was the co-ambassador of the ASAF organization and regional coordinator of North Africa…  He is a visiting professor of some European, Canadian and USA Universities (University of Caen, University of South Brittany, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria-Spain, University Aix Marseille France, PINES-Institute Florida USA, University of Sherbrook Canada, University of Messina Italy, UniLaSalle –Rennes France, Sciensano – Brussels Belgium, Spain….). He holds life memberships of various international organizations and is an active participant in national and international scientific events.  

Currently, he is engaged in investigating the causes and consequences of water pollution by micropollutants (plasticizers, pharmaceutical residues, textile dyes, endocrine disruptors, etc.). The originality of this work lies in the development and realization of chemical and biological techniques for a correct analysis of water as well as the design of processes for the treatment and recovery of treated water. Currently, his research team is participating in four EU-funded research projects. He has published more than 155 scientific articles, 4 books, 4 book chapters, 9 invention patents, and holds an h index of 27. He is an editorial board member of 4 international journals and has successfully supervised 15 PhDs.
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Hussain Aziz Saleh, PhD  
Geomatics engineering and artificial intelligence
Higher Institute for Earthquake Research and Studies, Damascus University, Syria

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Hussain Aziz Saleh is a professor of artificial intelligence and geomatics for disaster management at Damascus University, Syria. He received his 1st PhD in Geomatic Engineering and the design of GPS networks using AI from the University of East London, UK, 1999; and his 2nd PhD in disaster management and its relationship with spatial, urban and environmental planning from Ghent University, Belgium, 2017. His research focuses on using geo-information Technologies (GT)  and AI in the smart city modeling to solve practical real-life problems (e.g., optimal management of water resources, disaster management and their relationship to sustainable development, early warning systems, etc.). He previously appointed as General Director of the Higher Commission for Scientific Research in Syria. 

Dr. Hussein Aziz Saleh received the European Union Humanitarian Award for Scientific Research for the Marie Curie Fellowship Award, UK, 2001, and was chosen by the International Center for Scientific Research at the Cambridge University as an international and professional researcher for the year 2005 in the annual selection of distinguished scientists and researchers in their field of work conducted by the Center every year, and the Arab MENA Challenge of the European Satellite Navigation Competition, 2013, Germany. He was awarded in December 2022 the Distinction Shield of the Engineering College at Baghdad University, Iraq. He has published 120 scientific papers in journals, conference proceedings, seminars, and workshops.
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Khaled Qutb, PhD  
History and Philosophy of Science
Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

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Khaled Qutb is a professor of Philosophy of Science and Epistemology. He earned his degree from Cairo University, College of Arts, Department of Philosophy in 1990. Currently, he is professor of philosophy at Qatar University, College of Arts and Science, Department of Humanities, Philosophy Program. He is working as an adjunct professor at Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. Previously, he served as an associate professor at College of Humanities and Social Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain City, UAE. He also contributed to academic institutions in Egypt, including EELU, Cairo University, and Fayoum University. Additionally, he served as a visiting professor for the School of Philosophy at Bristol University, UK.

He has diverse philosophical interests, with a primary focus on the field of philosophy and history of science. He has received numerous honors and awards in recognition of his outstanding contributions, for example, he was honored by the College of Arts and Sciences at Qatar University for his exceptional performance in 2020, he was presented with the Scientific Excellence Award from Fayoum University, reflecting his significant achievements and contributions to the field of philosophy in 2015. On Translator Day, October 15, 2012, he received recognition from the National Center for Translation, further acknowledging his impactful work. In 2001, he was awarded the Zaki Nagib Mahmoud Prize in the Philosophy of Science from Cairo University. 

Qutb has translated several books into Arabic, for example, Global Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science, edited by David Ludwig, Inkeri Koskinen, Zinhle Mncube, Luana Poliseli, and Luis Reyes-Galindo. Routledge. 2023. The Arabic version by: The Book Club for Publishing, Riyadh, 2023. He has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, in addition to authoring more than 13 books.
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Raid M Suleiman, PhD   
The Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian in the Atomic and Molecular Physics, Massachusetts, USA
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Raid M. Suleiman, Ph.D. in theoretical astrophysics, is an astrophysicist at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian in the Atomic and Molecular Physics (AMP) Division. He is affiliated with the Solar, Stellar, and Planetary Sciences (SSP) and High Energy Astrophysics (HEA) Division.

He is responsible for SAO operational data products (BrO, OClO, and CHOCHO) from OMI and NO2 from GOME-2. He is a member of the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 (OCO2) Science Team and a Co-I on NASA's TEMPO project and AURA/OMI project. He is responsible for TEMPO BrO, H2O, and Level-3 data products. He is responsible for managing the TEMPO's Instrument Operations Center (IOC) and Science Data Processing Center (SDPC).

He served on the Center for Astrophysics (CfA) Computation Facility Scientific Advisory Committee (CFSAC) and is currently on the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian (CfA) Council and the Chair of the Smithsonian Congress of Scholars. He is one of the founders of the Arab Astronomical Society (ArAS). He is the PI and the Chair of the Scientific Organizing Committee of the ArAS Schools for Astrophysics (ArAS SfA). ArAS SfA. He has been endorsed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) and the Office for Astronomy Development (OAD).
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Abdullah M. Alsharekh, PhD   
Department of Archaeology, College of Tourism & Archaeology, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Abdullah M. Alsharekh is an associate professor at the Department of Archaeology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He obtained his BA from King Saud University, Saudi Arabia and his MPhil and PhD from Cambridge University, UK. He has 40 years of experience in archaeological research focusing on various types of archaeological sites spanning over 1 million years and co-led two of the largest archaeological projects in Saudi Arabia focusing on land, coastal and marine archaeological heritage of Saudi Arabia.  He has participated in many projects in Saudi Arabia including the National Museum in Riyadh, and provided consultation to many government and private institutions.
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Isam Shahrour, PhD 
Civil Engineering and Geo-Environment Laboratory

University of Lille, Polytech'Lille, France
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Isam Shahrour graduated from the National School of Bridges and Roads, France. He is a professor at the University of Lille and a member of the French Academy of Water. He served as Vice President of Research at the University of Lille 1 and Director of the Civil and Geoenvironmental Engineering Research Laboratory. He developed strong international cooperation, especially with China, the United States, North Africa and the Middle East. Also strongly involved in partnerships with the social and economic sector.

Over the past ten years, he has focused his academic activity on applying the smart city concept to develop sustainable and resilient cities by creating pilot projects for smart infrastructure (water, energy, etc.) and buildings. Professor Shahrour's research activity resulted in approximately 180 journal articles and supervision of approximately 100 doctoral dissertations. He has given more than 40 lectures on topics related to the sustainable city, smart city and resilient city.
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Ali Mili, PhD
Software Engineering
Tunisian Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts, Tunisia
New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, USA

Harbin Institute of Technology, China
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Ali Mili holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois, USA, and a Doctorat es-Sciences d’Etat in computer engineering from the University of Grenoble in France.   He has served as associate professor then full professor and department chair at the University of Tunisia, and worked on teaching and research missions in Algeria, Sudan, Palestine, France, Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Japan and USA.  Dr Mili specializes in software engineering, where he has published 12 books, 4 of which are in Arabic, 16 book chapters, and more than 260 articles in international journals and conference proceedings.  He is currently Professor and Interim Dean at New Jersey Institute of Technology and member of the Academy of Sciences, Culture and Literature, Beit El Hikma, Tunisia.

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Magdi T. Abdelhamid  

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Texas A & M University, Texas, USA

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Dr Magdi T. Abdelhamid works at the Department of Research Centers, Montana State University, Montana, USA. He obtained his PhD in Agricultural Sciences from Gifu University in Japan and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Western Australia. His research focuses on understanding the mechanism of drought and salinity tolerance and improving crop production, especially in arid areas. He was selected as an expert at the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) in 2012 for releasing the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) GEO-5 to assess the state and trends of the global environment. In addition, he has been working as a consultant for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Italy. He is a member of several editorial boards of peer-reviewed journals, e.g., Crop Science (USA) and Agronomy Journal (USA), and an ad hoc reviewer for more than 60 journals. At the regional level, Dr Abdelhamid was awarded the Arab Distinguished Scholar Award in 2014 by the State of Kuwait and the “State Scientific Excellence Award in Agricultural Sciences 2020” prize from the Government of Egypt. He authored 10 book chapters and 120 articles in peer-reviewed   journals with an h-index of 40 in Google Scholar.  

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Mehrez Zribi, PhD 
Remote Sensing Physics

Observatoire Midi Pyrénées, France, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Paris, France
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Mehrez Zribi has been Director of Observatoire Midi Pyrénées since January 2024. He was director of Center for Spatial Studies of the Biosphere (CESBIO) in Toulouse, Fance during 2021-2023. He is the Research Director at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). In 1995, he received his engineering degree from ISAE (ENSICA), Toulouse, France. He obtained his PhD in signal-remote sensing from Paul Sabatier University. He worked for 13 years at the Pierre Simon Laplace Institute at the LATMOS laboratory (Paris) before joining CESBIO, the French leader in space observation applied to continental surfaces, in 2008. He is an international expert in microwave space observation, modeling of electromagnetic scattering from natural surfaces, microwave airborne instrumentation and remote sensing applications for monitoring water resources. He has coordinated more than 20 international projects supported by different space agencies, the French National Research Agency (ANR), etc…. He has contributed to the calibration and validation of numerous international satellite missions. He has published more than 160 articles in international journals and participated in more than 300 communications in international conferences (H index 65 google scholar). He has edited 11 books in space remote sensing with translations into different languages. He has supervised more than 15 doctoral theses. He is part of various French and international scientific councils as well as learned societies in the field of remote sensing and space observation. He is an associate editor of 4 international journals. He is recipient of CNRS Silver Medal 2023.

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Mohamed Abattouy, PhD 
History and Philosophy of Science
Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Doha, Qatar

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Mohammed Abattouy is a scholar at the Arab Centre for Research and Policy Studies in Doha and the Coordinator of the Arabica Encyclopedia at the ACRPS. He worked as Senior Linguist Expert in the Doha Dictionary for the Arabic Language and was professor of history and philosophy of science at Mohamed Vth University in Rabat, Morocco, until June 2019. 

He graduated from Fez University (Morrocco) in philosophy and obtained a Doctorate from the Sorbonne University (1989) where he prepared a dissertation on Galileo’s manuscripts of physics. Afterwards, he enrolled as an assistant lecturer at Fez University and as a scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin (1996-2003), where he shifted his academic focus to the investigation of the history of Arabic classical sciences. His scholarly interests lay in history of science in science. His work is focused on the mathematical sciences in the classical Arabic scientific tradition and on the genesis of modern science and its development in Western Europe between 1550 and 1850.

He participated in numerous conferences on the history of science worldwide. He is the author of several books and more than 70 articles. His book published in English in London in summer 2014 on Al-Isfizārī’s corpus of mechanics and was awarded two prestigious prizes: The King Abdullah International Award for Translation (category “translation of science from Arabic to other languages”) and the Prize of the best Moroccan book of social sciences in 2016, awarded by Mohamed V University in Rabat.
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Mostafa Hashem Sherif, PhD

Telecommunications management network, Management of technology, Electronic commerce
The technical program committee of the series of Kaleidoscope Conferences, International Telecommunication Union, USA
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Dr Mostafa Hashem Sherif retired from AT&T as a Principal Member of the Technical Staff at AT&T. He received a BSc in Electronics and Communications and an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt in 1972. He obtained his PhD in Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1980. In 1996, he obtained a Master’s of Science in the Management of Technology from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA. He taught at UCLA, Monmouth University and Stevens Institute of Technology. He is a senior member of the IEEE. Currently, he chairs the technical program committee of the series of Kaleidoscope Conferences of the International Telecommunication Union and is an associate editor the IEEE Communications Magazine and the IEEE Communications Standards Magazine. He has authored several books in English and in French on secure electronic commerce, enterprise integration and telecommunication services.

Mayssoon Dashash, DDS, MSc, PhD, MFDS RCS, MME

Pediatric Dentistry and Medical Education  
Damascus University\ Virtual University Damascus, Syria  
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Mayssoon Dashash is a professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Damascus in Syria. She is also the director of the medical education program at the Syrian Virtual University. Professor Dashash obtained a doctorate degree from the University of Manchester, UK, in 2005 in the field of genetic diseases in children. a British membership from the Royal College of Surgeons of Scotland (MFDS RCS) in 2008, and a master’s degree in medical education from the University of Dundee, UK, in 2023.She was an honorary academic member at the University of Manchester (2004-2008) and served as the Director of the Directorate of Evaluation and Accreditation for the Ministry of Higher Education between 2011 and 2013. Also, the General Director  of the Centre of Measurement and Evaluation in Higher Education in Syrian between 2013 and 2021.

She has won several awards, such as the British Dental Research Association’s Unilever Award, representing the United Kingdom in 2004 at the International Association of Dental Research, ADR Conference in the United States of America. She received the Scientific Research Award from the University of Damascus in 2014. Also recently received the TWAS Arab Regional Award AREP-TWAZ Award from the World Academy of Sciences for the Development of Scientific Educational Material in Developing Countries in 2023. She has published  75 international scientific research papers and several scientific books and international chapters in the field of higher education, quality and reliability, medical education, e-learning, genetic diseases and maxillofacial traumatic injuries.
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Nezar H. Khdary, PhD, FRSC, CChem

Nanochemistry & Nanobiotechnology
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Professor Nezar Hassan Khdary received his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Southampton, UK, in 2006. He was a visiting researcher at Northwestern University, USA, in 2012, and a visiting researcher at the University of Central Florida in 2016 in materials science. He obtained the title of Public Health Consultant from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. Where he worked as a consultant at the Ministry of Health. Professor Nezar has published 3 books and chapters, and more than 60 scientific papers in international journals and conferences. He obtained 10 patents. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), and the New York Academy of Sciences, and a keynote speaker at international conferences. He was co-director of the joint center between King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology and Northwestern University and supervisor of the Center of Excellence in Nanobiotechnology. He has received many awards, certificates, and letters of thanks for his accomplishments and achievements. In 2023, he was awarded the IAAM World Medal
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