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Encyclopedia > Ahmad Y Hassan

Ahmad Y. al Hassan (born 1925) Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur: Historian of Islamic and Arabic science and technology. Educated in Jerusalem, Cairo and London with a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University College, London. He was Dean of Engineering and later President of the University of Aleppo where he founded the Institute for the History of Arabic Science (IHAS) and was its first director. He also served as Minister of Petroleum, Electricity and Mineral Resources of Syria. 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Medal for the officer class The Légion dhonneur (English: Legion of Honour or Legion of Honor, see spelling differences) is an Order of Chivalry first established by Napoléon Bonaparte, First Consul of the French Republic, on May 19, 1802. ... Jerusalem (Hebrew: Yerushalayim; Arabic: al-Quds; Greek Ιεροσόλυμα; Latin Aelia Capitolina) is an ancient Middle Eastern city on the watershed between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea at an elevation of 650-840 meters. ... Modern Cairo Cairo (Arabic: ‎ translit: ) is the capital city of Egypt (and previously the United Arab Republic) and has a metropolitan area population of approximately 15. ... London is the capital city of the United Kingdom and of England and is the most populous city in the European Union. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... The W16 engine from a Bugatti Veyron Mechanical engineering is a very broad field of engineering that involves the application of physical principles for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. ... The Front Quad University College London, commonly known as UCL, is one of the colleges that make up the University of London. ... University of Aleppo (also called Aleppo University, the University freely uses both English names) is a []public university]] located in Aleppo, Syria. ...


• Visiting Professor at the Department for the History and Philosophy of Science, University College, London The Front Quad University College London, commonly known as UCL, is one of the colleges that make up the University of London. ...


• Member of the International Scientific Committee of the UNESCO’s project: The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture, and the chief editor of Volume IV: Science and Technology in Islam UNESCO logo UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ...


• Visiting Professor at the Department of Middle East and Islamic Studies, University of Toronto The University of Toronto (U of T), in Toronto, Ontario, is the largest university in Canada. ...


• Associate of the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology at the University of Toronto


• Member of the editorial committee of the Journal of the History of Arabic Science (JHAS)


• Past member of the Advisory Committee of the United Nations University, Tokyo United Nations University (UNU) is a university established on December 6, 1973 by adoption of resolution 3081 by the United Nations General Assembly, upon the suggestion of U Thant, UN Secretary-General at the time. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ...


• Corresponding member of the International Academy of the History of Science


• Corresponding Member of the Iraqi Academy


• Professor Emeritus of the Institute for the History of Arabic Science (IHAS), University of Aleppo


External links:

  • Selective bibliography
  • UNESCO’s project: The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture: Science and Technology in Islam
  • A.Y al Hassan’s web site

 
 

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