Towards a New Generation of Engaged Universities:
The Need to Act, Adapt and Transform

16th – 18thApril, 2024 | Kempinski Central Avenue (Formerly the Address Dubai Mall), Dubai, UAE

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Dr. Nael H Alami

Dr. Nael Alami is the newly appointed President of the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS), Lebanon. Dr. Alami is a molecular neuroscientist whose research interests fall at the intersection of the fields of neuroscience, global health, and the learning sciences. His published work includes studies investigating the disease mechanisms involved in motor neuron degeneration, the use of innovative educational technologies to address global health challenges, and the development of educational spaces that promote empathy and problem-based, immersive and collaborative learning.

Dr. Alami is the Founder of the Center of Excellence in Research, Education, and Cultural Studies, Vice President of the National Wellness Network. He leads the Virtual Exchange Program, which draws on empirical research in the learning sciences and best practices in technology design to connect students across borders for collaborative, cross-cultural learning.