Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai

Prof. Mashhoor Al-Refai

Chairman of the Advisory Board

University's Former President

Contact Details

Amman, Jordan

Telephone: +962-6-535-9949

Email: [email protected]

Professor Mashhoor Al-Refai became PSUT-Princess Sumaya University for Technology’s third president in 2014 after serving as vice president for PSUT from 2010 to 2014 under the presidency of Dr. Issa Batarseh. Professor Al-Refai's background is in Mathematics and his particular research interest is Algebraic Topology; Group Actions on Finite CW-Complexes, Graded Rings and Graded Modules, Graded Radicals and Graded Prime Spectra, Applications to Topology. He received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Yarmouk University, Jordan, in 1981 and a master of science degree in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA, in 1985. And in 1989, Professor Al-Refai fulfilled the requirements of his Ph.D. degree in Mathematics / Algebraic Topology from Colorado State University, USA. In addition to being a co-author of 8 books, Professor Al-Refai has 56 Journal research papers and conference presentations and over 9 international awards. In addition to strengthening the university’s local presence, international experience is an important part of Al-Refai’s mission to provide students with a holistic education. Much like PSUT’s first two presidents, Al-Refai brings an international vision to the post and is actively reaching out to the west. New study abroad programs in America, Canada and Europe are been added, along with study and research opportunities in Europe and America.