Prof. Shaher Momani is an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and a recipient of “The Order of King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein for Excellence, Second Class” for his academic contributions in scientific research. Prof. Shaher Momani received his BSc in Mathematics from Yarmouk University in 1984, and his PhD from the University of Wales (UK) in 1991.
Prof. Momani started his teaching career at Mu’tah University in 1991, where he was subsequently promoted through the ranks. He also served as Associate Professor at Yarmouk University (2000-2001), Associate Professor at United Arab Emirates University (2001-2004), Professor at Qatar University (2006-2007) and Professor at the University of Jordan (2009-present). Also, he is a distinguished Adjunct Professor at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia (2014-present).
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 for 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 (Web of Knowledge).
Prof. Momani has authored or co-authored more than 250 peer-reviewed papers in ISI international journals of high quality. He was the thesis supervisor of many Master’s and PhD students at the University of Jordan, and Mu’tah University. Also, he was the thesis supervisor of two MSc students in Iraq and four PhD students in Malaysia.
Prof. Momani received many honors and awards including: Ali Mango Distinguished Researcher Prize in Jordan (2016), the Distinguished Researcher Prize in Jordan (2012), the Distinguished Researcher Prize at the University of Jordan (2012), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Science Prize “ISESCO Science Prize” (2008), “the Scopus Prize for Jordan Scientists (2009), the Distinguished Researcher Prize at Mu’tah University (2009), TWAS Prize for the Young Scientists (2000).
Momani has been selected by Thomson Reuters in its prestigious list of Highly Cited Researchers in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He is the only scientist in the Arab World who has been chosen for this prestigious honor for the fourth consecutive year. Also, he has been selected by Thomson Reuters in its prestigious list of the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Momani obtained the highest Hirsch Index (h-index) and number of citations in Jordan according to Scopus data base and Google Scholar.
He was elected a Fellow of the Islamic World Academy of Sciences in 2016, and named as a Distinguished Research Professor at the University of Jordan in 2018.