Engineering Faculty, at IUG, has won the Islamic Development Bank Prize for sciences and technology for scientific researches institutions known for their scientific accomplishments .
Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Ali, Islamic Bank Group President, has congratulated Engineering Faculty for winning the prize saying in a formal letter: “I would like to seize this opportunity to congratulate your university, engineering faculty and your country for that great success. I hope that this will motivate other institutions to follow your steps to develop sciences and technology .”
Dr. Kamalain Sha’ath praised the Engineering Faculty, and expressed his happiness and proud of this prize saying that winning such a prize shows the Palestinian people determination and strong will despite of all the challenges and crisis .
On his turn, Prof. Shafik Jendia described winning the prize as the harvest of 18 years of great efforts done by the faculty. He declared that the faculty is doing its best to improve its labs, curriculums and academic staff .
Dr. Naser Farahat, Scientific Research Dean at IUG stated that the university is keen on scientific research, holding conferences and study days in order to encourage researhcers to add something new to the community .
It is worth to mention here that the IDB has established these prizes in 1422H to promote S&T excellence and capacity building in IDB member countries. Every year, three institutions are selected by an independent panel of eminent scientists from the Muslim World to receive the prize in the three categories. Each Prize consists of a cash award of US$ 100,000 and a trophy .