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
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
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
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