Rammal Award 2000-2008
Please see below the list of the Rammal Award winners for the period 2000-2008:
- 2008: Prof. Moulay BRAHIM SEDRA, University Ibn Tofail, Kenitra
Prof. Amit worked tirelessly for a just and mutually acceptable peace between the Arab World (and in particular the Palestinian people) and Israel, especially through a close scientific and educational cooperation among peoples of this part of the world.
- 2006: Prof. Majed CHERGUI, Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne and Prof. Gérard LEFRANC, University of Montpellier II
- 2005: Prof. El HASSAN SAIDI, Professor at the University Mohammed V-Agdal, Rabat
Prof. Saidi has been extensively and actively engaged in both the promotion and dissemination of science in Africa, and in the promotion of scientific cooperation between many Mediterranean countries. He has co-organised regional scientific meetings and workshops that have brought together researchers from all Mediterranean shores, and has co-ordinated the organisation of Arab Scientists visiting ICTP. In 2000 Saidi created the African Centre for Basic Science and Technology (ACBT). One of the steps toward the concretisation of ACBT has been the creation of the African Journal of Mathematical Physics, of which Saidi is editor in chief. Saidi has also worked to disseminate science to the general public in Morocco through initiatives such as the review journal Courrier Scientifique Universitaire.
- 2004: Georges BAHR, Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology of Infection and Inflammation at Institut Pasteur and Salah MEJRI, Professor of Linguistics at University of Paris XIII
- 2003: Anne-Marie MOULIN, CNRS Director of Research at CEDEJ (Centre d’Etudes Démographiques, Economiques et Juridiques) Cairo, and President of the Board of Administrators of the French National Agency for Research on AIDS (ANRS)
- 2002: Gerassimos PAPADOPOULOS, Institute of Geodynamics, National Observatory of Athens
Besides important publications on seismicity and on the possibility of earthquake prediction, in particular in the inner Aegean seismic zone, Gerassimos Papadopoulos has led several international groups of seismologists, succeeding in particular to establish collaborative groups of researchers between Greece and Turkey. He is also leading the Greek group of a large collaborative project with research institutes from France, Italy, Greece, and Spain under the sponsorship of DGXII-EU.
- 2001: Ahmad TEEBI (1949-2010), Pediatrics and Medical Genetics, Toronto
His prolific and time consuming scientific production never impeded Professor Teebi from giving his time, expertise and resources to alleviate the suffering of the sick in the Palestinian refugee camps. On multiple occasions he volunteered for humanitarian missions to Palestine, and has been active in promoting such missions.
- 2000: André MÉGARBANÉ, Medical genetics, University Saint-Joseph, Beyrouth and Abederrahmane TADJEDDINE, Laboratory of synchrotron radiation, Lure (France)