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Prof. Abdulla Al Hawaj Founding President of Bahraini Ahlia University Joins AIJRF Advisory Board

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Prof. Abdulla Yusuf Al Hawaj Founding President of Bahraini Ahlia University Joins AIJRF Advisory Board
Dubai- Artificial Intelligence Journalism

UAE-based the Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) has announced that Prof. Abdulla Yusuf Abdulwahab Al Hawaj the Founding President of the Bahraini Ahlia University and the chairman of Board of Trustees has joined the Advisory Board of the AIJRF.

Prof.  Al Hawaj will also participate in the opening session of the Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF), which will be held in Dubai on the 29th and 30th of March 2021, which is chaired by the Egyptian-American space scientist Farouk El-Baz.

Prof. Abdulla Al Hawaj
Founding President of Bahraini Ahlia University

​“ Our participation in the AIJRF’s Advisory Boiardo  and the AIJWF is part of our great work to keep pace with the scientific and technical development in the Arab educational field, and to support students and researchers in all sectors with new tools and  artificial intelligence technologies”, said Prof.  Al Hawaj.

He added: “​” Ahlia University is always keen to develop all educational tools and solutions for making the future in all fields, in addition to cooperating with many international think tanks and universities to exchange experiences between researchers and scholars for the benefit of our Arab students in all region.”​

International Experiences

Prof. Mohamed Abdulzaher, pioneer of Artificial Intelligence Journalism and CEO of AIJRF said: “ “Today, AIJRF is honored to have Prof.  Al Hawaj as a new member to our  Advisory Board ,  such a great scientist, and one of the most prominent educational experts in the Arab region, who has contributed to the establishment of many scientific institutions and universities, with an open mindset to many international experiences.”

AIJRF’s  Advisory Board’s mission  is to reach the largest number of students and researchers in all fields in the Arab region, and to enhance the role of advanced technologies and artificial intelligence in designing  the future of the Arab region and focusing on what kind of benefits people will reap in daily life.” Added Prof Abdulzaher.

Prof. Mohamed Abdulzaher
Pioneer of Artificial Intelligence Journalism 
Educational Leader

Dr. Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj, the Founding President of Ahlia University, ranks in the top echelon of educational leaders in the Arabian Gulf. His incumbency in numerous managerial posts in prestigious organizations associated with educational development at a national level, his academic accolades from esteemed institutions, attests to Dr. AlHawaj’s being in the vanguard of higher educational reform in the Kingdom of Bahrain. In recognition of Dr. Al-Hawaj’s trail blazing contributions in the sphere of educational advancement in the Kingdom of Bahrain, he was appointed — by royal decree – as a member of the Supreme Committee for the Kingdom National Charter, in which he serves as the coordinator of its Educational Committee. Among his portfolio of managerial responsibilities is his membership in Higher Educational. Moreover, Dr. AlHawaj, since 2001, has served as the President of the Bahrain Association for Academics. He holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Manchester (UK) and a B.Sc. (Hon.) in Mathematics from the University of Kuwait.

Dr. Al-Hawaj launched his distinguished academic career at the University of Bahrain, in which he held the successive posts of Dean of Student Affairs, Chairman of the Department of Computer Sciences, and Chairman of the Department of Mathematics. 

Dr. Al-Hawaj has extensive experience in leading large multi-dimensional institutions. His signature use of pragmatic and innovative thinking in solving complex educational and business issues stems from his strong managerial and educational background.


Artificial Intelligence Journalism World Forum (AIJWF) is the first global platform to bring together academics, media professionals and specialists in AI technologies from educational institutions, universities and the media.

AIJWF managed by the Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), the UAE-based world’s leading platform in designing the future of media and touching human lives.

AIJWF hosts an annual specialized academic event, where it brings together companies, institutions, media industry leaders and technologies of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

  AIJWF also manages and issues the Global Artificial Intelligence Journalism Index‎ (GAIJI) , which designed to measure, track, and visualize the performance of media companies in using AI Journalism technologies in producing, publishing, and promoting content.

The Global Artificial Intelligence Journalism Index‎ (GAIJI) measures the efficient utilization and dependence of AI Journalism technologies and tools in the media. On an annual basis, the index will be interviewing 100+ media companies across six main key indicators.


Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) is a Think Tank established in the United Arab Emirates in 2018, by a group of professors and researchers specializing in artificial intelligence (AI) and the future of Humans 2050, and the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF), we forecast future of Humans 2050, particularly in light of the technological advances and artificial intelligence technologies in various fields: Media and Entertainment, Information and Communications Technology, Culture, Healthcare, Education, Economic, Sustainable Development Goals, and designing the future of Smart and Sustainable Cities.

AIJRF is the main innovation engine between: Academics, Global AI Manufacturers, Governments and Media.

AIJRF is a leading global organization in the research, forecasting and shaping of the future of AI and the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

AIJRF believes that every new development in AI can have positive effects on the future of the world, and aims to forecast the new media landscape that will be the result of the Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolutions.

 AIJRF has advanced skills in training, teaching, searching and forecasting through its advisory board, plus specialist Academic, Editorial and Media teams. It works in co-operation with various research institutions and universities, and specialised groups of academics and researchers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Its teams speak and edit in five different languages: Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish.

 Artificial Intelligence Journalism for Research and Forecasting (AIJRF) manages and issues the Artificial Intelligence Journalism Journal (AIJJ), the first-ever AI journalism academic publication, in both Arabic and English.

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