Established in 1979, the Kuwait Basis for the Development of Sciences (KFAS) Prize for 2021 has been awarded to a few Lebanese scientists in honor of their lifetime achievements:
Professor Ali Taher
AUB Professor of Medication Dr. Ali Taher was awarded the KFAS prize within the subject of Utilized Sciences alongside along with his Egyptian peer, Professor Nabil Seidah, for his or her analysis that led to new achievements for treating thalassemia sufferers and growing medicine to deal with excessive ldl cholesterol.
Dr. Taher is at the moment a vice-chair for analysis on the Division of Inner Medication at AUBMC. His work in benign hematology is mirrored by a large publication document and plenty of awards, together with the European Hematology Affiliation Training and Mentoring Award 2022.
Professor Ramzi Baalbaki
A Professor of Arabic on the American College of Beirut (AUB), Ramzi Baalbaki was awarded the KFAS prize within the subject of humanities, with reference to Arabic linguistics.
Serving because the Margaret Weyerhaeuser Jewett Chair of Arabic at AUB and head of the Tutorial Council of the Doha Historic Dictionary of the Arabic Language, he has quite a few publications in Arabic and English on the Arabic Grammatical Principle and lexicography.
He has additionally produced essential editions of a number of classical Arabic texts and co-authored the English-Arabic dictionary Al-Mawrid along with his late father. He was additionally awarded the Kin Faisal Worldwide Prize for his contribution to the research of Arabic grammar.
Professor Fouad Abd-El-Khalick
An AUB alumnus, Professor Fouad Abd-El-Khalick was awarded the KFAS prize within the subject of financial and social sciences.
Professor Abd-El-Khalick was acknowledged for the topic of instructional sciences, for his analysis in science schooling and studying with a give attention to the significance of introducing STEM in classroom curriculums.
He holds a BS in biology, a Secondary Science Instructing Diploma, an MA in science schooling, and a Ph.D. in science schooling. He has been serving as dean of the College of North Carolina Chapel Hill College of Training since 2016.
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