Sharjah: His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of the American University of Sharjah (AUS), today approved Dh100 million as a budget for scientific research at AUS for the academic year 2021-2022.
This came during Dr Sheikh Sultan’s meeting with Dr Susan Mumm, new AUS chancellor, at his office in AUS, in the presence of a number of members of the University’s Board of Trustees and vice-chancellors.
Dr Sheikh Sultan highlighted the importance of scientific research, setting it as the main goal of the university to encourage its students to innovate and conduct research that will contribute to serving humanity. During the meeting, strategic plans that the university is working on through its teaching and administrative staff, modern facilities and laboratories and research institutes were also discussed.
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For her part, Dr Susan Mumm expressed her gratitude for the confidence placed in her by the management of the university, praising the great scientific level and the prestigious position that the university achieved under the directives and vision of Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.