University of Jordan
Dr Shaher Momani
Professor of Mathematics
(Nominated for Nobel Prize in Physics 2016)
University of Jordan
Professor Shaher Momani is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and a recipient of “The Order of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein for Excellence of the Second Class” for his Academic Contributions in Scientific Research. Prof. Shaher Momani received his B.Sc. in Mathematics from Yarmouk University in 1984, and his Ph.D. from the University of Wales (UK) in 1991.
Momani is a leading scientific researcher at The University of Jordan and he has been at the forefront of research in the field of Fractional Calculus in two decades and is classified as one of the top ten Scientists in the World in this field for the period 2009-present according to Thomson Reuters.
Momani has been selected by Thomson Reuters in its prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2014-present. Also, he has been selected by Thomson Reuters in its prestigious list of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014-present.
VTT Technical Research Centre
Dr Arho Suominen
University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
Arho Suominen works as a senior scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. In his current role, he is involved in various research projects concerning innovation and technology strategies, impact evaluation, and technology forecasting. As someone who enjoys examining things in the wider context, Suominen aims to form a comprehensive picture of the technological changes our society is facing. His responsibilities at VTT also include working as a project manager of one of VTT’s strategic development programmes, Leading Excellence. Suominen is also one of the founders of a start-up company focused on big data technology and IPR intelligence. The highly respected technology expert, he currently works as an adjunct professor at Tampere University of Technology and teaches in the Department of Future Technologies at the University of Turku. His research has been published in several top-tier journals such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, Science and Public Policy, and Scientometrics