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Theme: Disruptive Innovation
June 8th, 2013
About this event
Sahar Madanat Haddad
Considered by many as a pioneer in product design in the Middle East, Sahar has already won many prestigious international competitions in several countries. She has also received wide media interest and coverage for her work that ranges from medical design to new concept furniture.
Mr. Malhas holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, USA in 1984. He started as an IT manager in several Jordanian companies and served as the Technical Advisor to the Director of Public Security in Jordan. He later founded IdealSoft producing successful large-scale software solutions. He was one of the founders of National Health Insurance Administration Co. in 1999, the first company to use smart cards for health claims adjudication in the region.
Qamar received her bachelor's degree in Mechatronics Engineering from A-lBalqaa Applied University – Faculty of Engineering Technology, Amman on June 2012. Qamar co-founded and headed the ETC "Engineering Technology Club", the first student club in the Faculty of Engineering Technology in 2011/2012.
Dema received her bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from AlBalqaa Applied University – Faculty of Engineering Technology, Amman on June 2012. Dema worked earlier as a software engineer in one a software development company, she is currently working as a lab engineer at Al-Zaytoonah Private University of Jordan. Dema's professional society membership included IEEE and JEA.
حصل بشار حميض على درجة الماجستير في العلوم السياسية من ألمانيا عام 2005 ثم عمل كمحرر وباحث متخصص بشؤون الطاقة والبيئة في قناة دويتشه فيله الألمانية DW في مدينتي برلين وبون، ثم في مركز الإمارات للدراسات والبحوث الاستراتيجية في أبوظبي. منذ عام 2011 بدأ بإجراء بحث حول علاقة الطاقة المتجددة بالديمقراطية في جامعة زوريخ السويسرية للحصول على درجة الدكتوراه، كما أسس شركة ميزان (غير ربحية) تهدف لتطوير حلول منخفضة التقنية والكلفة لمواجهة مشكلات الطاقة والمياه والغذاء في العالم العربي. فريق ميزان طور نموذجا لوحدة إنتاج زراعي وطاقة شمسية أطلق عليه إسم "جهاز الحرية"
Mohammad Herzallah is a Palestinian cognitive neuroscientist and physician. He his TEDx fellow and founder and director of the Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative at Al-Quds University, which aims to build infrastructure for research and train the next generation of Palestinian neuroscientists. His work is currently focused on deciphering the cognitive correlates of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)–a disease with a prevalence approaching 36 percent in Palestine–and the administration of antidepressants. He hopes that studying MDD in Palestine will address the unique environmental, familial, and clinical aspects of the disease among Palestinians, as well as ultimately help to advance the understanding and clinical treatment of MDD worldwide.
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