Shaher Mohammad Ahmad Momani

Shaher Mohammad Ahmad Momani

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Prof. Shaher Momani received his BSc degree in Mathematics from Yarmouk University in 1984, and his PhD degree in Mathematics from the University of Wales Aberystwyth in 1991. Dr. Momani has published more than 300 articles in ISI international journals of high quality. He has been selected by Clarivate Analytics in its prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers in Mathematics in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. And in 2018, he has been selected by Clarivate Analytics in the Cross-Field category to identify researchers with substantial influence across several fields during the last decade. Also, he has been selected by Clarivate Analytics in its prestigious list of The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds from 2014 to 2018.

Education
  • PhD, University of Wales Aberystwyth, UK, 1991.
  • BSc, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 1984.
Experience
  • Dean, College of Humanities and Sciences, Ajman University, Ajman, UAE, 2019 to present.
  • Dean, Scientic Research, The University of Jordan, 2016 - 2018.
  • Dean, Faculty of Science, The University of Jordan, 2014 - 2016.
  • Head, Department of Mathematics, The University of Jordan, 2012 - 2014.
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Princess Sumaya University for Technology, 2010 to Present.
  • Member of Basic Sciences Committee, Scientic Research Support Fund (SRSF), 2010-2012.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Numerical and Computational Methods in Sciences and Engineering.
  • Editor-in-Chief, Arab Journal Of Mathematics And Mathematical Sciences (AJMMS).
  • Founder of Jordan Research Group in Applied Mathematics (JRGAM).
  • Professor, The University of Jordan, 2009 to present.
  • Professor, Mutah University, 2007 - 2009.
  • Professor, Qatar University, 2006 - 2007.
  • Associate Professor, Mutah University, 2004 -2006.
  • Associate Professor, Jordan University, Summer course 2004.
  • Associate Professor, United Arab Emirates University, 2001 - 2004.
  • Associate Professor, Yarmouk University, 2000 - 2001.
  • Associate Professor, Mutah University, 1998 - 2000.
  • Assistant Professor, Mutah University, 1991 - 1998.
  • Head, Department of Mathematics, Mutah University, September 1994 to September 1995.
  • Distinguished Professor, The University of Jordan, 2018 - present.
Teaching Area
  • Undergraduate Courses: Calculus (I, II & III), Advanced Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations (I&II), Real Analysis I, Applied Mathematics, Algebra I, Numerical Analysis (I & II), Special Topics in Numerical Analysis, Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics, Research Project.
  • Postgraduate Courses: Techniques of Sci. Research, Theory of Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis, Fractional Calculus.
Research
  • Mathematical modelling.
  • Fractional Dynamical Systems.
  • Numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations of fractional order.
  • Theory of fractional differential equations and integral equations.
  • Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid mechanics.
  • Stability of fractional linear systems.
  • Fractional Order Modeling and Control in Biomedical Engineering.
  • Variational inequalities and obstacle problems.
  • Mathematical biology.
  • Mathematical physics.
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Invited speaker in The 45th International Conference Applications of Mathematics in Engineering and Economics (AMEE 2019), June 7-13, 2019 Sozopol, Bulgaria.
  • Invited speaker in the 3rd Annual Johnson Space Center (JSC) Cross Industry Innovation Summit (CIIS), November 6-7, 2018, NASA Johnson Space Center, Huston, Texas, USA.
  • A workshop on Vocational Training Center for Undergraduate University Students and Teachers in Jordan (VTC), September 28-30, 2018, Leipzig, Germany.
  • A workshop on Vocational Training Centre for Undergraduate University Students and Teachers in Jordan (VTC), March 16-18, 2018, Leipzig, Germany.
  • Invited speaker in Major Challenges facing Higher Education in the Arab World: Quality Assurance and Relevance, November 9-11, 2017, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Invited speaker in The 21st Conference of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences on Science, Technology and Innovation for Global Peace and Prosperity, October 8-11, 2017, Konya, Turkey.
  • Invited speaker in Mathematical Models in Ecology and Evolution, July 10-12, 2017, London, UK.
  • A workshop on Promotion of Innovation Culture in the Higher Education in Jordan, April 29-30, 2017, Porto, Portugal.
  • workshop on Capacity Building for Higher Education, January 24-27, 2017 Brussels, Belgium.
  • Invited speaker in The International Conference on Fractional Dierentiation and its Applications, July 18-20, 2016, Novi Sad, Serbia.
  • Invited speaker in The Sixth IFAC Workshop on Fractional Dierentiation and its Applications FDA14, 2014 Catania, Italy.
  • Invited speaker in the International Symposium on Fractional PDEs: Theory, Numerics and Applications, 2013, Brown University, USA.
  • Invited speaker in The Fifth IFAC Workshop on Fractional Dierentiation and its Applications FDA12, 2012 Nanjing, China.
  • Invited speaker in The Third IFAC Workshop on Fractional Dierentiation and its Applications FDA'08, 2008, Ankara, Turkey.
  • Invited speaker in The Third Conference On Research And Education In Mathematics, 2007, Malaysia.
  • The 15th World Congress on Scientic Computation, Modelling and Applied Mathematics (IMACS), 1997, Berlin, Germany.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • The Abdul Hameed Shoman Award for Arab Researchers, 2019.
  • The most recent h-Index for Shaher Momani is 67 and the number of Citations is 14394 according to Google Scholar in February 2020.
  • The most recent h-Index for Shaher Momani is 53 and the number of Citations is 8832 according to Scopus Database in February 2020.
  • ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Cross-Field: 2018.
  • Honorary doctorate from The Institute of Management and Commercial Sciences in Geneva, Switzerland, in recognition of my novel contribution to scientific research in Jordan, as well as for my outstanding research on Fractional Calculus, 2018.
  • I have been named by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) as on of the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014-2018.
  • Mittag-Leffer Award: FDA Achievement Award, The ICFDA18 International Conference on Fractional Differentiation and its Applications, Amman, Jordan, 2018.
  • I have been named as the first Distinguished Professor at The University of Jordan since its inception in 1962, 2018-present.
  • Recognized by King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein as a Jordanian Star of Science in Mathematics, 2017
  • Elected as a Fellow of the Islamic-World Academy of Sciences (FIAS) in 2017.
  • ISI Highly Cited Researcher in Mathematics: 2014-2017.
  • Mango Distinguished Researcher Prize in Jordan, 2016.
  • The Order of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein for Excellence of the Second Class for my Academic Contributions in Scientific Research, 2016.
  • Classified as one of the top ten scientists in the world in fractional differential equations according to Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) in 2008-2015.
  • Distinguished Adjunct Professor, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2014-2019.
  • The Distinguished Researcher Prize in Jordan, 2012.
  • The Distinguished Researcher Prize at The University of Jordan, 2012.
  • Dr. Momani was one of the Highly Cited Researchers in Mathematics in the World during 2001-2011 According to Clarivate Analytic ( Science Watch).
  • The Scopus Prize for Jordan Scientists, 2009.
  • The Distinguished Researcher Prize at Mutah University, 2009.
  • The Islamic Educational, Scientic and Cultural Organization Science Prize "ISESCO Science Prize", 2008.
  • The Award of Jordan National Commission For Education, Culture and Science, 2008.
  • Who's Who Prize, 2006.
  • TWAS Prize for the Young Scientists, Third World Academic Sciences, Italy, 2000.