|28 scientists most influential in the Arab Scientists.. 52% of whom live abroad|
Arabian Business revealed the 500 most powerful Arabs in the world for 2012
The most influential scientists: Abdalla Alnajjar .. Farouk El-Baz .. Morsi Arab .. Khawla Alchria .. Khaleed Al-Subaie.. Charles Al-Ashi .. Elham Al-Qaradawi.. Magdi Yacoub .. Sameh Darwazeh .. Maryam Matar
Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Algeria, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan and Sudan, the most important countries supporters to scientists
The prestigious Arabian Business magazine, revealed, for the second year, its list of the 500 most powerful Arabs in the world for 2012, which the Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal bin Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia ranked first in, and Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum of the UAE second place. In the third place, Reem Asaad from KSA came. In this context, we refer that the future of sustainable development in the Arab world, based on science and technology. This fact leads us to the importance of monitoring the sub-menu of the most influential Arab scientists on the list of the 500 most powerful Arabs in the world for 2012, and who were identified by the Arbitration Committee of Arabian Business magazine. The 500 most powerful Arabs in the world to this year, includes 28 scientists, 5.6% to the total list, including 5 women scientists (17.85% of the total scientists), and the proportion of 1% of the total list of the Top 500. Note that the community and the knowledge economy requires more attention to science and technology, and between these Arab scientists, there is 52% of whom live abroad, specifically in UAS, Britain, France and Brazil. Mention that the list in 2011, included only 19 scientists (3.8% to the total list of the 500 most powerful).
The most important Arab countries from which came from the most powerful Arab scientists for 2012: Egypt (7 scientists), Lebanon (7), Saudi Arabia (3), Emirates (3), Qatar and Algeria (2 scientists), Kuwait, Sudan, Jordan and Syria (one scientist). Among the most famous scientists in the list for the second year in a row: Dr. Abdalla A. Alnajjar, president of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation, Dr. Farouk El-Baz Dr. Magdy Yacoub, Dr. Charles Ashi, Dr. Samia Al-Amoudi, and Dr. Adib Jatina. The list included some news scientists, lik: Morsi Arab, Khawla Alchria, Hayatt Sindy, Sief Al-Hajjary, Elham Al- Qaradawi and Khaled Al- Subaie.
We mention among those Arab scientists the most famous and influential, Dr. Abdalla Alnajjar, president of the Arab Science and Technology Foundation - ASTF (United Arab Emirates, who formally ranked in the 500 most powerful Arabs in the world for 2012, and the 11th rank on the list of the most powerful Arab Scientists), Abdalla Alnajjar is the president of ASTF, which is based in Sharjah, the first organization to gather scientists widely inside and outside the Arab world, and aims to benefit from the expertise of local and expatriate in the service of the Arab nation and the world in general. It could be argued that the goals set by Abdalla Alnajjar, had begun to bear fruit, succeeded where a group of Arab researchers to achieve an amazing accomplishment, when it was announced this year about the possibility of a cure for cancer. But cancer treatment is not the main issue only working on the Arab Science and Technology Foundation; they are also working on water issues of vital importance in the region, and the technology of oil and gas, nanotechnology and agro-industries, information technology and communications in the list of its agenda. Abdalla Alnajjar got the Award of the International Society for the technology transfer IAMOT of America as the first Arab in this area in 2009. Came after him, Dr. Magdi Yacoub, the World Heart Surgeon (British Egyptian descent - 158 and 12th in the list of scientists), called by the British media in the title of king of hearts, and succeeded Egyptian medical team led by Dr. Magdi Yacoub, the development of the heart valves using stem cells.