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Prof. Shaher Momani
Prof. Shaher Momani Joins Thomson Reuters’s Highly Cited Researchers List 

A recipient of “The Order of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein for Excellence of the Second Class” for his Academic Contributions in Scientific Research. Prof. Shaher Momani received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from Yarmouk University in 1984, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wales (UK) in 1991.

 

Prof. Momani started his teaching career at Mutah University in 1991 where he was subsequently promoted through the ranks. He also served as Associate Professor at Yarmouk University (2000-2001), Associate Professor at United Arab Emirates University (2001-2004), Professor  at Qatar University (2006-2007) and Professor at The University of Jordan (2009-present).  Also, he is a distinguished Adjunct Professor at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia (2014-present).

 

Momani is a leading scientific researcher at The University of Jordan and he has been at the forefront of research in the field of Fractional Calculus in two decades and   is classified as one of the top ten  Scientists in the World in  this field for the period 2009-present according to Thomson Reuters  (Web of Knowledge).

 

Prof. Momani has authored or co-authored more than 250 peer-reviewed papers in ISI international journals  of high quality. He was the thesis supervisor of many Master and Ph.D. students at The University of Jordan and Mutah University. Also,  He was the thesis supervisor of two M.Sc. students in Iraq and four Ph.D. students in Malaysia.

 

In addition to “The Order of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein for Excellence of the Second Class”, Momani received many honors and awards including:  Ali Mango Distinguished Researcher Prize in Jordan (2016), the Distinguished Researcher Prize in Jordan (2012),  the Distinguished Researcher Prize at The University of Jordan (2012), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Science Prize "ISESCO Science Prize" (2008), the Scopus Prize for Jordan Scientists (2009), the Distinguished Researcher Prize at Mutah University (2009), TWAS Prize for the Young Scientists, Third World Academic Sciences (2000),  the Award of Jordan National Commission For Education, Culture and Science (2008).

 

Momani has been selected by Thomson Reuters in its prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2014, 2015 and 2016.  He is the only scientist in the Arab World who has been chosen for this prestigious honor for the third consecutive year.

 

Momani has been selected by Thomson Reuters in its prestigious list of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

 

According to the Science Watch of Thomson Reuters in December, 2011, Momani was in the prestigious list of those New Entrants who showed the greatest total citations in the field of Mathematics during the last ten years.

 

Momani obtained the highest Hirsch Index (h-index) and number of citations in Jordan according to Scopus data base and Google Scholar.

 

Momani was an invited speaker to many prestigious national and international conferences, Also, the 8th International Conference of Fractional Differentiation and Its Applications Conference will be held in Jordan during July 2018, a recognition of  Momani’s contribution to the field of Fractional Calculus.

 

Prof. Momani held several administrative and academic positions at JU,  including Chairman of the Mathematics Department (2012-2014), Dean of the Faculty of Science (2014-2016), and Dean of Academic Research (2016-present).    He was also the Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Mutah University (1994-1995).

 

He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Trustees of Princess Sumaya University for Technology (2010-present), a fellow of  the Islamic-World Academy of Sciences (IAS) (2016-present), a member of Jordan Scientific Research Support Fund (SRSF) (2010-2012), Editor-in-Chief: Arab Journal Of Mathematics And Mathematical Sciences (AJMMS), Editor-in-Chief of  UJ’s “Dirasat” Journal, and member of the Editorial Board of more than 30 international scientific journals including  of  Jordan Journal of Mathematica Sciences.

 

Finally, Momani has been nominated for the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2016 by  many scholars and institutions throughout the Arab world.