PSUT PhD graduate wins "Ali Mango" Award for Distinguished Researcher

Thursday, August 5, 2021 - 09:30


A PhD graduate in Computer Science from Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Dr. Dima Mahmoud Suleiman, has won the Ali Mango Award for the Distinguished Researcher for the year 2020 in the category of graduate students in scientific and medical specializations. The Ali Mango Award is presented annually by the Hamdi Mango Center for Scientific Research at the University of Jordan,

PSUT’s President, Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai, congratulated the winner, praising her research efforts in computer science, her perseverance, her diligence, and her dedication to her work. He stressed that the university, under the directives of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of its Board of Trustees, supports its creative students and provides them with a fertile environment to achieve excellence.

Al-Refai indicated that the university, under the guidance of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, Chair of the Board of Trustees, has paid great attention to the PhD program in Computer Science, allocating its students the utmost care and providing them with full scholarships. He affirmed that PSUT graduates have proven their worth at the research level, and are highly competitive in employment with companies, universities and major institutions.

Notably, Dr. Dima Suleiman is one of the first batch of graduates of the PhD Computer Science program at King Hussein School of Computing Sciences, specializing in artificial intelligence and data science. Her thesis is entitled "Summarizing Arabic Texts Using Deep Learning" and was completed under the supervision of Prof. Arafat Awajan. During her studies, she published 22 refereed research papers in refereed and indexed scientific conferences and journals, and she has 21 research papers listed in the Scopus database.

PSUT has been working on the development of its Ph.D. program in Computer Science, which is unique to the region, since 2015. The program is accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education, and the first batch of students graduated in 2019/2020.