Dr. Khaled Toukan Receives 2019 AAAS Science Diplomacy Award
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Thu, 2019-01-31
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January 31, 2019. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) selected the Chairman of Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Dr. Khaled Toukan to receive the AAAS 2019 Award for Science Diplomacy. Dr. Toukan was awarded for his central role in obtaining national support for the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) project and for sustaining its scientific leadership. Dr. Toukan was one of five scientists selected for the award, all of whom are associated with SESAME.

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