University President

Prof. Dr. Mohammed Yasar Abdeen


Name: Mhd. Yassar abdin
Nationality: Syrian
Place and date of birth: Damascus 1960
Current Position: Academic staff member in the  department of planing and environment /

Faculty of Architecture_ Damascus University
Bachelor of Architecture /Damascus University 1984
Master of town planing/Cairo University  1995
PHD in regional planing/ Cairo university 1998
Work Experience:
President of Damascus University 19/10/2020 till now
General manager of the public company for engineering studies /2019 till 19/10/2020
General manager  of the public company for studies and technical advice /2018_2019
Dean of the higher institute of the regional planning/ Damascus University /2017_2018
Dean of the faculty of architecture_ Damascus University 2013_2015
Head of the department of environment and planing/ faculty of architecture _Damascus University 2008_2011
Head and  member of several local and Arab  architectural committees and associations
Scientific production:
Participated in many  development and  urban planing studies
Published more than 30 refereed research articles in local and international periodicals.
Authored  many books in the field of architecture
participated with scientific papers in many local, Arab and international symposiums and conferences
Supervised many postgraduate thesis
Participated in establishing mutual postgraduate programs in cooperation with foreign universities
Participated in the establishment of the higher institute for regional planing
Researcher on the role of higher education in the community participation especially what is related to  labour market needs

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