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  Attention: Learn more about AUS (brief but to the point) Exclusive video interview with Björn Kjerfve, AUS Chancellor

Attention: If you are an outstanding student, then AUS will pay for most of your education , see details

Attention (August 5-8, 2018): Sixth Palestinian Conference on Modern Trends in Mathematics and Physics PCMTMP-VI

May 6, 2018: Congratulation to my favorite and coolest Physicist Ali Alnaser (Ali Bin-Naser :))) , Head of the Physics Department, AUS launches a new Bachelor of Science in Physics, meeting local and global demand for highly skilled scientists. Note that Ali Alnaser received a very prestigious alumni Achievement Award presented at Western Michigan University, USA. For more about Ali Alnaser see Google Scholar

April 30, 2018: Invited speaker to the Seventh CARG (Commutative Algebra Research Group) Workshop at King Fahd University of Petroleum &Minerals, Saudi Arabia

April 14, 2014: Contributed 20-minutes talk at the UAE-Math Day , American University of Ras Alkhaima (AURAK)

April 4, 2018: My paper with David F. Anderson "The total graph of a commutative ringis " is number 5 as most downloaded articles in Journal of Algebra

March 19, 2018: CAS Student Annual Event

March 14, 2018: (Math-Pi-Day) Stephen Hawking, physicist and inspiration to millions, dies aged 76 . Stephen Hawking (the Human) supports first physics school in Palestine.

Feb 14, 2018: I celebrated my Birthday by giving a talk (mainly to students) on "Up-Down game".One of our brilient students at the AUS " Taha Ameen ur Rahman" developed a computer program of such game.


Feb 4, 2018: Birzeit University Alumni Get Together, February 4, 2018, Dubai, UAE

Feb 3, 2018: Birzeit Univ(I worked there from 97-2003), Conferring Doctorate Honoria Degree on Dr. Raid Al Sadik (Trustee of Birzeit Univ, Palestine, and a Trustee of the AUS),


February 3, 2018: Photographer of the Workshop on PDEs

Jan 20, 2018: Problem 3 is solved by M.Said Alghabra

Jan 2-13, 2018: Invited speakers to Conferences, Seminars in India

>>>> 1. Jan 2: Seminar at Amrita University, Coimbatore 

>>>> 2. Jan 4-7: International Conference on Discrete Math, Salem, Tamil Nadu.

>>>> 3. Jan 6: Seminar at Vivekanandha College for Women.

>>>> 4. Jan 8-10: International Conference on Algebra and Discrete Math, Madurai Univ.

>>>> 5. Jan 11: Seminar at Hajee Karutha Rowther Howdia College

>>>> 6. Jan 12-13: Visiting the beautiful city Thekkady, Kerela.

December 21, 2017: AUS on way to becoming leading research university in the region, says Sultan

December 13, 2017: I was born on Feb. 14, 1963. My wife sent me this link and I am stunned( No Comments)

November 28, 2017: Yousuf Abo Rahma (Distinguished undergraduate Student at AUS) delivered a lecture at 4pm in C103

November 18, 2017: AUS-CAS participated in Relay for Life UAE (Friends of cancer patients)

November 13, 2017: Invited speaker to Algebra, Geometry and more…Workshop, Muscat, Oman

October 20, 2017: 100AED AWARD Problem III

October 17, 2017: PJM VOL 7(1) is published

Oct 14, 2017: Photographer of the Analysis workshop (AUS)

October 8, 2017: Problem II solved by Yousef Abo Rahma

October 4, 2017: American Univ. of Sharjah is number one in the world in terms of diversity

October 2, 2017: 100 AED Award(Problem II)

Sept. 7-9, 2017: Keynote Speaker, Mata Sundri College for Women (University of Delhi)

Sept. 8, 2017: Closing Ceremony, Mata Sundri College for Women (University of Delhi)

Sept. 3, 2017: (Students only) 100 AED Award, SOLVED Click Here

August 6-8, 2017: A visit to Bucharest, Romania

August 5, 2017: A visit to Cluj_Napoca, Romania

August 3, 2017: A visit to Turda Salt Mine , Romania

August 1-4, 2017 (I missed the first day): Alba iulia, Romania, Twenty minute talk at Recent Trends in Pure and Applied Mathematics Conference

July 12-15: Keynote speaker to The 30th International Conference of The Jangjeon Mathematical Society (ICJMS-2017) at Houari Boumedienne University, Algiers, Algeria

July 14: A visit to TIPASA, Algeria

July 13: A visit to Algiers, Algeria

July 15, 2017: Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win mathematics' Fields medal, dies at 40

June 5-10, 2017: Invited speaker to The Third Pohang International Conference on Commutative Rings, Gyeongju, South Korea

June 5-10, 2017: Touring Gyeongju, South Korea

June 2-3, 2017: Visiting Seoul, Meeting Marco Fonntana and Lorenzo Guerrieri

May 30, 2017: Recently, AUS-Researchers confirm that all kind of "smoking" harm our health.

In fact, many studies revealed that cigerette smoke contains over 4000 different compunds. (see the link)

May 27, 2017: In a time where Islam is hijacked across the globe to suit political and
idealogical aims,I would like to extend my best wishes for all truthful Muslim across the glope
on the occasion of the fasting month of Ramadan.

April 26, 2017: Keynote speaker, International Conference on Algebra, Errachidia, Morocco

April 24-25, 2017: Touring Errachidia, Morocco

April 23, 2017: Palestine J. Math, (PJM ) published Vol 6(2)

April 7, 2017:Palestine J. Math, (PJM ) published a special issue in Applied Math.

March 11, 2017: 15th UAE-Math Day, Univ. of Sharja (I gave a talk)

March 4, 2017: Second AUS Regional Students’ Conference on Mathematics

Feb 26-28, 2017: Invited speaker to the International Conference of Math, Sanya, China

Feb 25-March 1, 2017: Tour in Sanya, China

Feb 8-10, 2017: Keynote speaker to the International Seminar on Algebra, St. Berchmans Colleg.Kerala, India

Feb 11, 2017: Boat Trip. Feb 11, 2017. Kerala India

Feb 10, 2017: A visit to Krishnapuram Palace and Ambalapuzha Temple, Feb 10, 2017. Kerala, India

January 19, 2017: AUS Alumni Reunion (I.e., Free Good food :))) only kidding..

December 24, 2016: Visiting Mysore Univ., Mysore Palace and two of the oldest temples in India

December 23, 2016: Plenary Speaker at ICMM16, Don Bosco Institute of Technology, India

December 22, 2016: Visiting Acharya Univ and delivering a talk at Bangalore Univ to Master Degree Students, India,

Nov. 12-15: Aligarh Muslim Univ, India: Invited speaker to the Internal Conf. on Algebra (ICAA16), India

Nov. 9-11: Goa, India: Invited speaker to the Math. session at Carmel College for Women, India

Nov 3, 2016: My testemony on the occasion of UAE flag day.

Nov 3, 2016: I am a proud DAD (My son Nadeen at Lynn Univ, Florida, Show respect to the UNITED ARAB Emirates's Flag, the country that gives us too much, and show respect to his dad home land Flag Palestine.

Oct 26-29, 2016: I gave 50 minutes talk in the Commutative Algebra Workshop (I only attended the last 3 days), Nepal

August 9-11, 2016: Invited speaker to the 4th Seminar of Algebra, Ardabil, Iran

August 10, 2016: A trip to the mountains near Azerbaijan, 50km from Ardabil, Iran

August 11, 2016: Overnight at Astara, near Azerbaijian, 75km from Ardabil, Iran

August 3, 2016: Visiting my nephews,neices, brothers, uncles, Amman, Jordan

July 30-August 2, 2016: The 5th Palestinian Conference on Math&Physics, AAU, Jenin, WestBank, Palestine

August 2, 2016: Closing Ceremony of the 5th Palestinian Conference on Math&Physics, AAU, Palestine

July 29: Visiting my brother (President of Birzeit Univ), neices and their husbands and their kids, Ramallah, Palestine

July 16-20: Family visit to Rome, Italy

July 17, 2016: Rome- Colosseum

July 18, 2016: Vatican Visit, Rome, Italy

July 19, 2016: Rome-Lake and Restaurent

July 19, 2016: Tivoli, near Rome, Italy

July 12-16, 2016: Family visit to Venice, Italy

July 13, 2016: Venice, Italy, Meeting Brother, his wife and student

July 14, 2016: Venice, Murano and Burano Islands

July 9-11, 2016: A visit to the beautiful city Salzburg, Austria

July 3-8, 2016: Graz, Austria, Rings and Polynomials Conference

July 5, 2016: Graz, Austria, Conference Reception

June 16, 2016: Overnight in Padova, Italy

June 12-16, 2016: Images of the beautiful Bressanone Brixen, Italy

June 12-15, 2016: Commutative Algebra Conference Bressanon,e Brixen, Italy.

June 10-12, 2016: A visit to Verona, Italy

June 3, 2016:My Son Nadeem, Family Dinner and students prom (unseen) at Jumeirah Mina A'Salam- Madinat
Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

May 27, 2016: My Son Nadeem, High School Graduation Ceremony (Choueifat School, Sharjah, UAE)

April 25, 2016: 5th CARG-Workshop (Commutative Algebra Workshop), King Fahd University of Petroleum and&Minerals, Saudi Arabia

April 20, 2016: Vol.5(2), 2016 of the Palestine J. Math (PJM) is published.

April 1-4, 2016: Spring-break with family at Fairmont hotel and resort, Ajman, UAE

March 24-25, 2016:AUS-Global Day

March 21-24, 2016: 5th International Math Conference, UAE-University, Al-Ain, UAE

March 18, 2016: PJM published the special issue devoted to the Second International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics (AUS-ICMS '15) that took place at  the  American University of Sharjah, April 2-5, 2015.

March 12, 2016: The 14th UAE-Math day Conference, NEW YORK UNIV, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Feb 27, 2016: Department of Math (AUS) getting-together with students, Al-Mamzar, Dubai

Feb 21-24, 2016: A friend from graduate school (Prof. Theodoros Katsaounis, KAUST Univ), Visits AUS and gives a talk.

Feb. 1-5, 2016: "New Pathways between Group Theory and Model
Theory – A conference in memory of Rüdiger Göbel”, Wolfsburg Academy in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Jan 26-Feb 1, 2016: Visiting Professor Robert Wiesbauer, Univ of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf-city , Zons, and Cologne, Germany

January 21-23, 2016: External Examiner for a PH.D Student (Litegebe Wondie), Addis Ababa Univ, Ethiopia

Januarary 21-23, External Examiner for a PH.D Student (Litegebe Wondie)

Nov 18-20:, 2015: 24th International Conference - FIM 2015 Barcelona
Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics (FIM), Barcelona, Spain

Nov 18-21, 2015: Touring Bercelona

Family Visit to Maldives, August 7-11, 2015

Family Visit to Sri Lanka (Paradise Island, indeed), Part 1, August 11-17, 2015

Family Visit to Sri Lanka Part II, August 11-17, 2015

Family Visit to Sri Lanka Part III, August 11-17, 2015

Family Visit to Sri Lanka Part III, August 11-17, 2015

Family Visit to Sri Lanka Part IV, August 11-17, 2015


Invited speaker to the 24th International Conference on NearRings, NearFields, and Related Topics, July 5-12, 2015, Manipal Univ., India

Visit to Bangalore India, June 30-July 4, 2015.

Visit to Mumbai, India, July 10-13, 2015.

Excellence in Research Award for the year 2014-2015.

I chaired an Algebra session and I presented a talk in the 28th International Conference of The Jangjeon Mathematical Society
15-19 May 2015, Antalya, Turkey.

For the the official webpage of the the 28th International Conference of The Jangjeon Mathematical Society
15-19 May 2015, Antalya, Turkey.

Trip of the 28th International Conference of The Jangjeon Mathematical Society
15-19 May 2015, Antalya, Turkey.

Invited speaker for the Commutative Algebra Workshop, April 27, 2015, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Kathmandu, Nepal April, 19-26, 2015: Invited speaker, two lectures, First International Workshop on Algebra organized by Roger and Sylvia Wiegand

Kathmandu, Nepal April, 19-26, 2015, General Pictures (Just 2 days before the big earthquakes on April 25, 2015)

ICMS-AUS 2015 (Ou 2nd r math conference April 2-5, 2015), General Picture

Commutative Algebra special session during our conference (April 2-5, 2015)

UAE Math Day, March 21, 2015 (Sorbonne Univ, Abudhabi) and see this link as well

Visiting Hong Kong, China (Feb 3-6, 2015)

Visiting beijing, China (The lost city and Great wall of China), Feb 1-2, 2015

Keynote speaker for the 1st Combinatorics and Graph Theory Conference (Shanghai, China, Jan 29-31, 2015)

Pictures of Shanghai during the conference listed above (Jan 29-31, 2015)

Travel Grant from Granada Univ. (Spain), visiting Professors Pascal Jara and Pedro Garcia , I delivered two talks: : Oct 4-10, 2014,

Visiting Alhambra, Granada, Spain: Oct 8, 2014

Visiting Madrid, Spain: Oct 10-11, 2014.

25-minutes talk at Arithmetic and Ideal Theory of Rings and Semigroups Conference, Glaz, Austria, Sept. 22-26, 2014.

Invited Speaker: The 4th Palestinian Conference on Math&Phys, Al-Quds University, Palestine August 11-13, 2014

30 minutes talk: International Conference on Algebra & Number Theory, Samsun, Turkey, August 5-8, 2014

Plenary speaker: International Workshop on Algebra & Applications, Fes, Morocco, June 18-21 2014

30 Minutes talk: Algebraic Structures and Their Applications, SPINETO (SIENA), ITALY June 15-18, 2014

More pictures: Algebraic Structures and Their Applications, SPINETO (SIENA), ITALY June 15-18, 2014

25 minutes Talk: Cimpa School on Algebra, Galatasaray Univ, Istanbul, Turkey June 2-13, 2014

Keynote speaker: International Arab Conference on Mathematics and Computations at Zaeqa University, Jordan, April 22-24, 2014

Pictures of the International Arab Conference on Math, Zarqa Univ, Jordan, April22-24, 2014

Keynote Speaker: The 12th UAE MATH DAY at American Univ. in Dubai, April 19, 2014

The 12th UAE MATH DAY Pictures (American Univ. in Dubai April 19, 2014)

Invited speaker: American Math Society Special Session on Commutative Rings, Knoxville, TN, USA , March 21-23, 2014

Math Department Picnic ( Faculty and Students), Dubai Creek Park, March 8, 2014

Miracle Garden Dubai, March 10, 2014

Algebra Workshop: Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,   Tirunelve-Tamil Nadu, India  Jan22-Jan24  2014

Tirunelve-Falls, Tamil Nadu India Jan 22 2014

Kanya Kumari, India Jan 24 2014

Kerala, India Jan 25-Jan27 2014

South Goa, India Jan 18-Jan 21 2014

3rd International Conference on Math & Information Science, LUXOR, Egypt, Dec 28-30, 2013.

Balloon Ride, Luxor, Egypt Dec 29, 2013.

Valley of the Kings and Queen Hatshepsut Temple, Luxor, Egypt Dec 29 2013

Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple, Luxor, Egypt Dec 27 2013.


Marcel Khalife's Concert December 4, 2013.

First AUS Regional Students' Conference on Mathematics March 1, 2014

Remarkable men (woman) are counted on your fingers and the rest of us just

do things for living. Definitely Nelson Mandela is one of these remarkable men

(Died on December 5, 2014, devoted most of his life defending human rights). Farewell

Nelson Mandela visited my Universty AUS (1997-1998).

Seminar at UAEU Nov 28, 2013

University of Tennessee KNOXVILLE (Visiting Prof. David F. Anderson), NOV 10-20, 2013

Editor for The Scientific World Journal (Algebra Section)

Editor in Chief of the first Palestinian Journal :Palestine Journal of Math

Editor for Journal : Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii Ovidius Constanta

Editor for Journal of Interdisciplinary Mathematics

Editor for Transactions on Algebra and its Applications

Palestine Journal of Math.: We just published Vol 2(2) (as a special issue) and Vol 3(1).

Palestine Journal of Math will publish the Proceedings of the Algebra Conference (honoring Patrick Smith and John Clark)

International Conference on Algebra Honoring Patrick Smith and John Clark, August 11-15, 2014 Balikasir, Turkey

More pictures and events (ICA honoring Patrick Smith and John Clark)

Bloemfontein South Africe, International Conference on Rings, Near Rings, and Radical, July 9-13, 2013

Albania: First International Western Balkans Conference On Math. May30-June 1, 2013 (Elbasan + Tirana)

Math Dept Get Together at Anise Restaurant at Intercontenental Festival City, Dubai, Wed. May 22, 2013

I received the Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Arts & Science 2012-13

Recent Issue : Volume 2(1), Palestine Journal of Mathematics is on line.

UAE Math Day Al-Ain April 28 2013

Marcel Khalifa remembering Mahmoud Darweesh at the AUS, March 12, 2013

More pictures: Marcel Khalifa remembering Mahmoud Darweesh at the AUS, March 12, 2013

The symbol of Latin American socialism : Chavez died at age 58 (March 5, 2013). Great man and leader...farewell.....

Invited Speaker for the Algebra Topology Workshop, Jan 31 2013, Science City, Tunis

Visit to Sidi-Bou-Said with Salma Elaoud, Feb 1 2013, Tunis.

The famous Bardo Museum, Tunis, Feb 1, 2012.

Visit to Soussi (Qartawi) and Monstir (Abou-Raqiba Center) , Jan 29, 2013, Tunis.

With Sadik dinner at the famous Dar-Eljeld, Tunis, Jan 30, 2013.

The famous road: Abu-raqiba, Tunis, Jan 29, 2013.

With Sadik, tour in Tunis (Lake, Old City Sadiqiya, Qasba, and Zaytoona Mosque), Jan 28, 2013.

With Sadik, the traditional Tunisian lablali-dish, Jan 27, 2013.

Invited speaker for the Commutative Rings & Integer-valued functions Conference, Graz, Austria, Dec 16-Dec 22 2012

Keynote speaker for the Algebra Workshop Sultan Qaboos Univ, Muscat, Oman Dec 8 2012

Keynote speaker for the Second Conference on Algebra, Ardabil, Iran, August 30-Sept 1, 2012.

More Pictures On Algebra Conference , Ardabil, Iran, August 30-Sept 1, 2012.

Tour in Ardabil, Sept 1, 2012.

Tour in Karndovan and Tabriz, Iran, Sept.2, 2012.

Speaker for Bursa/Turkey Math Conference August 23-26, 2012.

Family tour in Bursa/Turkey, August 24-26, 2012.

Family tour in Istanbul/Turkey, August 18-23, 2012.

Speaker fo the Math and Physics Conference, Hebron and Bethlahim, Palestine, July 16-18, 2012,

My niece Hala's Wedding on July 13, 2012

AUS mourns the sudden death of our beloved Associate Dean of CAS DR. Ibrahim Sadek on July 1, 2012

More about Dr. Ibrahim Sadek

I am currently an honorary member of the Middle East Center of Algebra nd its Applications 2010-2014 at KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY, Jeddah

At the AUS, We offer a Master Degree in Mathematics

Tour in Venice/Italy June 10-12, 2012

Tour in Bressanone/Brixen (Italy), June 4-8, 2012

Invited Speaker to the "Commutative Rings and their Modules, 2012", Bressanone/Brixen, June 4-8, 2012 

Dinner party on the occasion of Marco Fontana 65th Birthday, Bressanone/Brixen, June 6, 2012

Invited Speaker : Algebra Workshop at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, APRIL 29 2012

UAE Math Day at the AUS April 14, 2012: Opening Session, Random Pics, and Dinner at Al-Halab Dubai Mail

UAE MATH DAY AT THE AMERICAN UNIV OF SHARJAH, APRIL 14, 2012(Opening Session, Algebra Session, and Dinner at Al-Halab Dubai Mall

UAE MATH DAY DINNER AT AL- HALAB, Dubai Mall April 14, 2012

Myself and Marco Fontana organized a special session on Commutative Algebra amd Modules (ICM 2012, Al-Ain, UAE MARCH 11-14, 2012).

Invited speaker (40 minutes) for the CONFERENCE (CCSCM 2012), Malaka, Malysia Feb 5-9 2012

Conference on Radicals, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Omam Jan 21-26, 2012

Port Elizabeth, Joint Congress of the South African and American Mathematical Societies, Nov 28-Dec 2, 2011

Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Wild Animals and Tour in the City Nov 28-Dec 2, 2011

South Africa, Cape Town, Nov 25-28, 2011

Egypt, Sohag Conference, Sept 10-Sept 14, 2011

Konya, Turkey Math Conference July20-23, 2011

Kappadokia and Konya, Turkey July 22, 2011

Workshop on Factorization and graphs, Pre AMS Meeting, Iowa City March17-18 2011

AMS Meeting, Commutative Rings Special Session, Iowa City, March 18-20 2011

Dan Anderson Party, Iowa City, March 18 2011

CIRIM (International Center Research in Mathematics), Luminy, Marseille, France, Conference Nov 29-Dec 3, 2010

CIRIM II, Luminy, Marseille, France, Nov 29-Dec 3 2010 (more pics)

Tour in Marseille, France, Nov 29-Dec 3, 2010

Conference in Bolu, Turkey Nov 24-Nov28, 2010

Tour in Bolu, Safran-Bolu, and Istanbul Turkey Nov 24-Nov28, 2010

YogyaKarta, Inodenisia: ICA10, International Conference on Algebra celebrating the 70th birthday of Prof. Schum Ping Oct 7-Oct10 2010

Tour in YogyaKarta, Indonisia Oct 7-10, 2010

Math&Physics Conference, Nablus, West Bank, Palestine, Najah Univ August 2-August 4, 2010

Algebra Conference Brasilia (Brazil) July 25-July30, .2010

Tour in Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Brasilia Juy22-July30, 2010

Commutative Algebra Conference Rome (Italy) May 19-May21, 2010

Tour in Rome Italy, May 19-May22 2010

Math Conference Kuala Lumpur, Malysia, October 2009.



Commutative Algebra Conference, June 15-June 21, 009. In Honour of 60th birthday of David F. Anderson, GyouengJu, South Korea

There will be an International Conference on Mathematics and Statistics from March 18-21, 2010

,organized by Dept. of Math. at the AUS and sponsored by the American Math Society (AMS).

See the WEBPAGE of the conference. The conference will have a special session on ALGEBRA.


Muhammad Ali ( Electrical Engineering, Univ of Sharjah), Solved the 100 DHS MATH PROBLEM

Invited Speaker at the Special Session on Commutative Algebra, AMS-Annual Meeting,

Washignton DC Jan 5-Jan 8, 2009

The Mall, Washington DC, Jan 4-Jan 12, 2009

Organizer of the Commutative Algebra Conference India Dec 18--Dec 20, 008.

Pictures for Delhi and Taj Mahal, India Dec 20, 008

More Pictures in Delhi India, Dec 18-Dec 21, 2008

Invited speaker at the Commutative Algebra Workshp Dec 14 008 Muscat Oman

Organizor of the Commutative Algebra Sesseion in the Pre-ICM International

Convention on Mathematical Sciences , Department of Mathematics, University of Delhi, 18-20 December 2008

Invited Speaker at Fes-Ifran Commutative Algebra Conference (June 23-June 28, 008)

Pictures of the FES-Conference + IFRAN

Invited speaker at BangKok Math. Conference March 5-March 7, 2008.

Pictures of BangKok and Conference I

Pictures of BangKok and Conference II

Egypt Math Conference (Dec. 27-30, 007)

My seminar at the Institute for studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics(IPM),

TEHRAN, IRAN from 10-12 , Thursday Nov. 1,2007