His Majesty King Abdullah II recognized two professor of JUST as "Jordan Science Stars"
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday 07-11-2017 patronized the inauguration of the World Science Forum 2017, which kicked off at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center on the Dead Sea shores. His Majesty honored a number of prominent Jordanian scientists who made remarkable achievements in various fields including medicine, pharmacology, mathematics, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, mechanical and industrial engineering, among others. Two professor of JUST were among the "Jordanian Stars of Science". Professor Karem Alzoubi from the Faculty of Pharmacy was recognized in the field of Pharmacology, whereas Professor Khalid Alasfar from the Faculty of Engineering was recognized in the field of Mechanical Engineering.
In a tweet after the forum, His Majesty, King Abdullah II expressed pride in Jordan's hosting of the forum, which represents the largest gathering of distinguished minds.
President of JUST, His Excellency, Professor Omar Al-Jarrah, indicted that such a Royal recognition by his Majesty to JUST's own professors, is an honor to the University and represents His Majesty's great care toward advancing science movements in Jordan and encouraging Jordanian Scientists. Professor Al-Jarrah continued to express his deep appreciation to Her Royal Highness, Princess Sumaya Bint El Hassan, Chair of WSF 2017 and President of the Royal Scientific Society, for chairing and organizing this year's forum.