Mansoor Al Awar
Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohamed Smart University
Dr. Mansoor Al-Awar is also the Chairman of the Governing Board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE).
Dr. Al Awar has started, built and led several innovative enterprises, like:
- Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), the region’s first university with smart learning approach.
- Innovation Arabia, the annual scientific conference with a focus on innovation in the Arab world.
- First Quality Department at Dubai Police, including suggestion and self-assessment schemes and public opinion survey center.
- Emirates Business Women Award, at Dubai Quality Group.
- Middle East eLearning Association (MEEA)
- Middle East Quality Association (MEQA)
Dr. Al Awar has received numerous awards and accolades: Golden Order of Merit, on Arab World Good Governance, and ICT & Knowledge CEO Excellence Award, etc.
Al Awar has published several books on innovation management, leadership, higher education and quality.