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ISR hosts Iraqi higher education delegation

The delegation from Iraq and University of Maryland officials at the conclusion of the meeting.
The delegation from Iraq and University of Maryland officials at the conclusion of the meeting.

ISR hosted a delegation of university presidents, education officials and diplomats from Iraq on Feb. 20 in a wide-ranging half-day meeting with University of Maryland officials. The Iraqi delegation was on campus to explore future partnerships with the university, to gather information about how major American universities are structured and operate, and to tour some of the facilities of the A. James Clark School of Engineering.

The Iraqi delegation

Dr. Ammar Alsahrawi, M.D.
Deputy Cultural Attaché
Embassy of the Republic of Iraq

H.E. Dr. Abdul Sahib Najim Abed
Minister Advisor of Higher Education and Scientific Research

Dr. Waleed Ameen Mahmoud
Director of Scholarship and Cultural Relations

Dr. Sattar Jabbar Ghanem
Minister Office

Dr. Raeem Taher Mahdi
President
Almustansiriya University

Dr. Hasan Ouda Zaal
President
Kerbala University

Dr. Bahram Khorshid Mohammed Ali
President
Kirkuk University

Dr. Obay Saeed Ahmed
President
University of Mousl

Dr. Mosa Jawad Aziz
President
Baghdad University

Dr. Ameen Daway Thamer
President
University of Technology

Dr. Khalil Ibrahim Khalaf
President
University of Anbar

Dr. Nabeel Hashem Kaged
President
Babylon University

Dr. Akeel Abed Yaseen
President
Kufa University

Dr. Salih Ismael Najim
President
Basrah University

Dr. Faleh Albayati, M.D.
Deputy President
Iraqi Board of Medicine Specialties

Mohamad Najm
Iraqui Cultural Office

University of Maryland participants

Dr. Wallace D. Loh
President

Dr. Ann Wylie
Senior Vice President and Provost

Dr. Patrick O’Shea
Vice President and Chief Research Officer

Dr. Darryll Pines
Dean
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Dr. Jayanth Banavar
Dean
College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences

Dr. Michael Ball
Associate Dean of Faculty and Research
Robert H. Smith School of Business
Professor, Institute for Systems Research

Dr. Jonathan Wilkenfeld
Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for International Programs

Dr. Charles Caramello
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School

Dr. Reza Ghodssi
Director
Institute for Systems Research
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Dr. Shihab Shamma
Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering and ISR
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Dr. Mohamad Al-Sheikhly
Professor
Materials Science and Engineering
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Dr. George Syrmos
Executive Director
Office of Advanced Engineering Education
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Paul Easterling
Director
Office of Advanced Engineering Education
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Dr. Joseph Scholten
Associate Director
Office of International Programs

Jeffrey Coriale
Director, External Relations
Institute for Systems Research
A. James Clark School of Engineering

Brian Darmody
Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development and Director of Corporate Relations

Michele Eastman
Assistant President and Chief of Staff

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February 20, 2012


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