A team of researchers from the University made a scientific visit to the Jülich Research Center in Germany and met the research teamwork from the Center, and was introduced to their unique researches in applied physics, neuroscience, and computer science fields and to enhance future cooperation.
The research team included both the Dean of Scientific Research Dr. Mahmoud Manasra, the Dean of the Faculty of Science Dr. Moayad Abu Saa. The lecturer in the Faculty of Science Dr. Firas Al-Batah, lecturer in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology Dr. Mohammad Mari, in addition to a group of students candidated to complete their higher studies in the Masters and Ph.D.
The visit included presentations and research activities discussions as an outcome of partnerships between researchers from Palestinian universities and the Jülich Institute. The University’s delegation also strengthened and enhanced the existing partnerships with the research team of the Institute during the past year through the Palestinian-German Scientific Bridge Project.
During the visit, three candidates from Arab American University competed for nine PhD scholarships at the Jülich Institute. Due to the excellence of their performance in both theory and practice aspects, the University received two PhD scholarships in the fields of Applied Physics and Neuroscience, and the acceptance of a student specialized in Computer Science to complete her Master's thesis at the institute. Which this group of students are the second batch of students accepted where the first graduated group of students accepted at the Jülich institute was specialized in medical imaging, and nerve cell science.