Dr Salim Al-Hassani


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Salim Al-Hassani
Source of Influence: Science & Technology
Status: Featured in current year

Dr Salim Al-Hassani is a former professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, and the celebrated author of 1001 Inventions: Muslim Heritage in Our World a best-selling account of scientific and technological developments in Islamic history. Dr Al-Hassani also serves as the chairman and founder of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation which partners with the Abdul Latif Jameel Foundation, a British charity, which showcased the 1001 Inventions Global Touring Exhibition across the UK, the United States, and Turkey in 2010.