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Posted on: May 20, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

 

What questions would you ask an innovation expert?

Join Professor Kamal Youcef-Toumi and Dr. Sufana AlMashhadi for a conversation about innovation. The webinar will feature a question and answer portion. Professor Kamal Youcef-Toumi is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at...

Posted on: May 14, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

 

IBK Fellow Shiroq Al-Megren spent her fellowship year at MIT learning from family caregivers and social workers to map the caregiving journey and identify "pain points" that could potentially be augmented by technology...

Posted on: March 27, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Al-Megren's seminar has been rescheduled to Tuesday Apri 14th at 4:30 PM via Zoom (details below).

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Posted on: March 16, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

 

One of the goals of the IBK Fellowship is to create a strong support system which nourishes the research careers of our fellows long after their time at MIT. As a global community, our partnerships and support systems are especially important as we work together to fight COVID-19 so we...

Posted on: February 18, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

IBK Fellow, Dr. Shiroq Al-Meghren, will present and Ibn Khaldun Fellowship Seminar, "Understanding and Designing for/with the Overlooked: Family Caregivers and Persons with Disabilities." This seminar will be based on her...

Posted on: February 14, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

Dr. Shadah Alsalamah continues to leverage her research experience at MIT's MediaLab for the betterment of others. She was recently invited by Caroline Malcolm,...

Posted on: January 22, 2020 by dhanna@mit.edu

 

IBK Fellow, Dr. Mariam AlEissa, will present an Ibn Khaldun Fellowship Seminar, "Bioinformatics to Gene Editing" based on her work at MIT with Dr. Guoping Feng in the McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Dr. Ben...

Posted on: October 17, 2019 by dhanna@mit.edu

The MIT IBK team is travelling to Saudi Arabia this weekend. We will be traveling with representatives from the Ibn Khaldun Fellowship sponsor, KACST, to invite women scholars around the country to apply for the fellowship and join us at MIT next year.

Those interested in learning...

Posted on: June 17, 2019 by bobrine@mit.edu

The first three of our newest class of Fellows has arrived on campus and started their postdoctoral work. Seven others will be arriving over the course of the summer, for a total class of ten researchers. The work undertaken so far has shown promise for an exciting and productive year:

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Posted on: November 29, 2018 by theresaw

Pictured (Left to right): Viqar Hussain (Associate Licensing Officer and MIT Hacking Medicine Core Team Member, MIT), Dr. Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammed Al-Saud (President of the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology), His Excellency the Minister of Health of Saudi Arabia Dr. Tawfig...