Adnan Mohammed Ahmad Awad

 

   Nationality Jordanian
Academic Rank: Professor (since 1988)
Specialization :   Mathematical Statistics
BACHELOR DEGREE  

 

BACHELOR DEGREE 

University of Jordan, Jordan, 1971

  Field : Mathematics

Ranked  first with distinction.

Cumulative average: 91.4% 

Scholarship from Ministry of Education, Jordan, to get B.Sc. in  Mathematics.

MASTER DEGREES

 

MASTER DEGREES

(1) University of Jordan, Jordan, 1974

Field : Mathematics

Thesis Title: " On Non-central Distributions and  Approximations to Distributions of the Randomized  Gamma Type"

Supervisor : Professor Adnan Ifram .

Ranked  first  with distinction.

Cumulative average: 92.5%

 

(2)  Yale University, USA 1976

Field : Statistics

Note: A  transfer credit of one year  was approved for the graduate work at the University of Jordan

PhD DEGREE

 

PhD DEGREE

Yale University, USA, 1978

  Field : Statistics

Thesis Title: " A Martingale Approach to the Asymptotic  Normality of Posterior Distributions."

Supervisor : Professor John Hartigan.

Honors  Grade in each of the Ph.D. credit courses.

Scholarship from Yarmouk University, Jordan, to get Ph.D. in  Statistics.

                                             

            

JOB HISTORY

1971-1974:  High School Math. Teacher, Ministry of Education, Jordan

1974-1976:  Community Collage Math. Teacher, Ministry of Education, Jordan.

1978-1986:  Department of Statistics. Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan.

1984-1985: Department of Mathematics, Kuwait University, Kuwait.   (On Sabbatical Leave from Yarmouk University.)

1986- ON:    Department of Mathematics, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan.  

1993-1994:   Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Jordan University for   Women, Amman, Jordan.  (On Sabbatical leave from University of Jordan)

1999-2000:  Department of Mathematics, Al albayet University, Jordan. (On Sabbatical Leave from University of Jordan.)

2006-2007:  Department of Mathematics, Al Zaytonneh University, Amman, Jordan. (On Sabbatical Leave from University of Jordan.)

 

 

Administration

·        Head of Department of Statistics at Yarmouk University (3 years).

·        Head of Department of Mathematics at University of Jordan (1 year).

·        Head of Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Jordan University for Women (1 year).

·        Vice Dean of the faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Jordan (1 year).

·        Vice Dean of the Faculty of  Research  and Graduate  Studies,  Al-albayt  University (1 year).

·        Chairman of Central Tenders Committee, Jordan University (3 months).

·        Library Director, Jordan University (6 months).

 

 

 MEMBERSHIP OF INSTITUTIONS

a. Mathematical Association of America 1976-1979.

b. Institute of Mathematical Statistics 1976-1980.

c. Yale Science and Engineering Association, 1982-1987.

d. Islamic Studies and Research Association, 1982-1985.

e. International Statistical Institute, 1991-

f.  Jordanian Mathematical Association, 1992-

g.  American Mathematical Association, 1997-

 

 

Editorial boards

·        DIRASAT (Scientific Journal Published by University of Jordan), (2 years)

·        Al- Manarah (Scientific Journal Published by Al albayet University), (1 year)

·        AL-Balqa  (Scientific Journal Published by Amman Private University), (2 years)

·        Aligarh J. of Statistics , India, (Since 1998-…)

 

 

 

Advisory Committees

1.         Jordanian National Study Group for the Improvement of Curricula and Teaching of Mathematics in Schools of Jordan, 1972-1982, and 1988-1990. Formed by the Ministry of Education, Jordan.

2.         Committee to improve teaching in Jordanian schools, formed by the center of research and educational development, Yarmouk University, 1984.

3.         Committee of Math experts to reform Math curricula in Jordan. Formed by the Minister of Education, Jordan. 1987.

4.         Mathematics Committee to follow up preparation of curricula and texts for Al-Quds Open University, 1990-1996.

5.         The team of improving teaching mathematics in the Arab World, Formed by UNESCO, 1992- 

6.         Working as a member of the International Editorial Board of the Third Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences.

7.         Consultant to the math section of the Salt Center for gifted Students.

8.         Member of a committee to prepare the Statistics Encyclopedia, Gulf Education Office.

9.         Member of a committee to prepare a statistical guide, Formed by Union of Arab Universities.

10.     Member of advisory committee of writing a series of Mathematics text books for grades 1-6 (In English), Dar Al-Manhal, Amman, Jordan, 2002-2005

11.     Member of advisory committee of the series of  Information Management text books, Ministry of Education, Amman, Jordan, 2003-2005

12.     Head of an advisory committee of the series of  Mathematics text books, Ministry of Education, Amman, Jordan, 2004-2006

13.     Head of an advisory team for translating series of Mathematics Text books for Grades 1-12, Obekan, Saudi Arabia, 2005-2007.

 

Refereeing

   Prizes

·        Refereeing works submitted to the prize of Al-Shaikh Abdulla Almbark Alsabah for pioneer scientific work of young Arab scientists, 1989.

·        Refereeing works submitted to the Abdul-Hammed Shoman prize for young Arab

      scientists in mathematics, statistics, information and computer science, 1992.

·        Refereeing works submitted to the prize of the excellent research paper in Mathematics, Ministry of Research and Higher Education, Jordan, 2004

·        Refereeing works submitted to the prize of the excellent researcher in Statistics, Ministry of Research and Higher Education, Jordan, 2005

   Promotions

·        Reviewing several promotion works to faculty members for  several universities.

 

    Research papers

·        Refereeing several papers submitted to several national and international journals.

·        Reviewing several papers to the Math. Review.

 

    Books

·        Refereeing several mathematics and statistics books.

 

 

   Statistical Consultation

  • Performed consultations in different fields such as education, bioavailability, engineering, biology, business, economy, etc.

 

  E - COURSES

1.                Co-author of the software and user manuals for teaching  Calculus I-III through MATHEMATICA at the university level  with support from UNESCO, 1992-1994.

2.                2.        Co-author of the software and user manuals for teaching Statistical Methods I-II through MATHEMATICA   at the university  level  with support from UNESCO, 1994-1996.  

3.                Co-author of software for teaching Mathematics according to school curricula of Mathematics, grades 1-12, published by DAOLOG, 1998.(In Arabic)

4.                Author of a software for teaching Mathematical topics including graphics, linear algebra, calculus, number theory, probability, statistical methods, differential equations, and programming in Mathematica 7. Supported by the University of Jordan. 2000-2006 (several editions)

5.                Co-author of software for teaching Mathematics for Grade 9,  published by Menhaj, 2008.(In English)

 

Training

Trained school mathematics teachers in Jordan and Oman, and introduced computerized educational packages in Calculus and Statistical Methods to university faculty members in Jordan, Syria, Egypt, and Lebanon.