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Posted on: April 5, 2017 by theresaw

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Sumayah Al-Solaiman in her promotion to Dean of Design College.  Dr. Al-Solaiman received her PhD from Newcastle University in 2010 and when she joined the faculty Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University (formerly Dammam University).  She has served six years...

Posted on: December 28, 2016 by theresaw

"As a new International Ambassador to the Clean Energy Ministerial's (CEM's) Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) initiative, [Dr. Malak Al Nory] organized and moderated a panel on women in...

Posted on: November 15, 2016 by theresaw

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Malak Al Nory was appointed by the Saudi Ministry of Energy to represent Saudi Arabia as an International C3E Ambassador.  In her position she stands to bring the voice of Saudi Arabian women to global energy policy and inspire young women to enter the energy...

Posted on: October 5, 2016 by theresaw

Dr. Nabila Abughazalah was recently promoted to Director of the Scientific Research Publishing, Deanship of Scientific Research at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University.  She was also awarded an Excellence Award from the Vice Rector for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research for her...

Posted on: May 31, 2016 by theresaw

Pictured: Dr. Malak Al Nory with U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz


Thanks to the support of the MIT Energy Initiative and Saudi Aramco, Ibn Khaldun Fellows Dr. Malak Al Nory and Dr. Areej Al Wabil were invited to attend the 2016 Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E)...

Posted on: April 22, 2016 by theresaw

Many women who have come to MIT as Ibn Khaldun Fellows have told us that this is a life changing experience.  In a recent class, it was the fellows who were able to provide a rare and valuable experience to a group of MIT students enrolled in...

Posted on: April 10, 2016 by theresaw

Dr. Sumayah Al-Solaiman presented her research “Preserving the Architectural Heritage in Al Diriyah” at this year's 2016 Society of Architectural Historians Annual Conference which was held in Pasadena, Los Angeles.  She was the first Sadui Arabian researcher to present at this prestigiuos...

Posted on: January 1, 2016 by theresaw

Dr. Sumayah Al Solaimain was appointed to the Municipal Council for the Dammam Metropolitan Area.  This year was the first year of women members of the council and Dr. Al Solaimain is one of two women on the council.  Dr. Al Solaiman is also Vice Dean for Quality, Deveopment and Academic...

Posted on: December 14, 2015 by theresaw

Ibn Khaldun Fellow Dr. Jwaher Al Ghamdi worked in residence at MIT for two years in the Mechatronics Research Laboratory with Prof. Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Dr. Iman Soltani Bozchalooi and former graduate student Andrew Houck.

Their design of a large-range, high-speed, atomic force microscope...

Posted on: September 1, 2015 by theresaw

Pictured: Muna Shikaki, Al Arabiya and Dr. Asmaa El-Sharif, former fellow and current Vice Dean at University of Dammam


Muna Shikaki and her produnction crew from Al Arabiya visited MIT and interviewed Driector John Lienhard and Ibn Khaldun Fellows Dr. Malak Al Nory and Dr. Asmaa...