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Prof. Shawqi Al Dallal

Acting Dean and President’s Advisor Ahlia UniversityCollege of Medical & Health Sciences and Futuristic Studies and Innovation
Location: Manama, Bahrain


Prof. Shawqi Al Dallal, a Bahraini national obtained his BSc in Electrical Engineering from Baghdad University and DEA, Doctorat d’Ingenière, Doctorat d’Etat from Universty Piere et Marie Curie – Paris, France. Chairman, Dept. of Physics; Dean, College of Science (Bahrain University: 1985-1995). Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Acting Dean of the College of Medical and Health Sciences, Ahlia University, 2010-present). Founding member and Chairman of Bahrain Astronomical Society (1991-present, 6 times). Founding member and Vice president of Arab Union of Astronomy and Space Science (1998-present). Prof. Al Dallal organized twelve regional and international conferences, and participating in more than seventy regional and international conferences. Teaching a wide spectrum of courses in Physics and Engineering. Published over 116 papers in reputed international journals in the fields of Advanced Materials, Energy, Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Nanotechnology and his book “Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Space Science”, and other books on Astronomy and a textbook on Laser Physics.