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Distinguished Professor Award

An-Najah National University has recently initiated the “Distinguished Professor” award, an ‎award given to those who obtain a full Professor rank and publish prominent research ‎papers in international scientific periodicals. Candidate professors should also achieve at least ‎‎70 academic citations in other publications.

An-Najah has taken this step to encourage scientific research in Palestine and hence compete ‎with local, Arab and international academic institutions and achieve progress in the world ‎university rankings.‎

Distinguished Professor 2018-2019

Prof. Naji Qatanani

Prof. Naji Qatanani is currently the Dean of Scientific Research at An-Najah National University. He holds a B.Sc degree in Electrical Engineering from Sunderland University, UK, and a M.Sc degree in Engineering Mathematics from Newcastle University Upon Tyne, UK. He gained his Ph.D degree in Applied Mathematics from Stuttgart University, Germany. Currently he is a full professor of Applied Mathematics at An-Najah National University.

Prof. Qatanani has published more than 40 papers in international journals and supervised more than 25 Master students and one Ph.D student .

He is Editor-in-Chief and a member of editorial board for many international journals.  His research interests mainly in mathematical physics, integral equations, control theory, computational methods and MHD flow problems.

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Professor Issam Ashqer

He holds a PhD in applied physics from the Ohio State University, USA and is a professor of physics at the Faculty of Physics of An-Najah National University, Palestine.

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Distinguished Professor 2017-2018

Professor Shehdeh Jodeh

Ph.D., Chemistry,Wayne State University, USA

Professor of Physical Chemistry, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

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Distinguished Professor 2016-2017

Professor Sami Jaber

Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA

Full Professor, Theoretical Physics, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

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Professor Jamal Abo Omar

Ph.D., Animal Nutrition, Colorado State University, USA

Full Professor, Animal Nutrition, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

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Professor Sameer Ikhdair

Ph.D., High Energy Physics , Middle East Technical University (METU) , Turkey

Full Professor, High Energy Physics, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.

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Professor Abdel Naser Zaid

Ph.D.,Pharmaceutical Sciences/Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Ferrara, ‎Italy

Full Professor, Department of Pharmacy, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

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Professor Yacoub Batta

Ph.D. in Plant Protection, Paris University-INA PG, France

Professor of Plant Protection, Faculty staff member, Faculty of Agriculture and ‎Veterinary Medicine, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

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Distinguished Professor 2015-2016

Professor Hikmat Hilal

Ph.D., Catalysis Chemistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.‎

Full Professor, Inorganic Chemistry, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.

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Professor Ghassan Saffarini

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics, Brunel University, London, England

Professor of Physics, An- Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.

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Professor Waleed Sweileh

Ph.D in Pharmacology from Northeastern University, Boston, USA

Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine.

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Professor Ismail Warad

Ph.D./Inorganic Chemistry (Catalysis) from Eberhard-Karls-Univ. Tuebingen 2003, Germany.

Full professor at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

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