28 Sep 2017
A Delegation from Sheffield University Visits JUST

A Delegation from Sheffield University Visits JUST

The President of Jordan University of Science and Technology, Prof. Omar Al Jarrah, met with a delegation from the Sheffield University, UK headed by the Director of the Grantham Center for Sustainable Futures, Prof. Tony Ryan, accompanied by Mr. Mark Sinclair the Policy Engagement Lead and representatives from UNHCR in Jordan.

Prof. Al-Jarrah gave a brief description about JUST and its mission and goals and recent accomplishments. Both parties discussed potential areas of collaboration in the fields of sustainable technologies for the environment with focus on finding novel technologies in the areas of energy, water and food sustainability.

The Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures is an ambitious and innovative collaboration between the University of Sheffield and the Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment.

The delegation visited the Nanotechnology Institute, met with its Dean Dr. Mohammad Fandi, and met with the Director of Queen Rania Al Abdullah Center for Environmental Science and Technology, Dr Jamal Abu Ashoor.