Dr Mouïn Hamze
Secretary General, National Council for Scientific Research CNRS-L
Mouin Hamzé, Secretary General of the National Council for Scientific Research – Lebanon (CNRS-L)
Mouin Hamzé obtained his “Doctorat d’Etat - Es Sciences” from the University of Montpellier, France. He started his academic career at the Lebanese University where he established the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and acted as Dean of the faculty from 1985 to1997. He was acting concurrently as Chairman of the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute.
In 1998, M. Hamzé was appointed Secretary General of the National Council for Scientific Research – Lebanon (CNRS-L). He has since given special attention to launching and enhancing new programs including mainly Science Technology & Innovation Policy –STIP and recently the Charter of Ethics and Guiding Principles of Scientific Research in Lebanon. The charter was also recently confirmed as a basis for a regional Arab charter.
Mouin Hamzé has been an active member in several regional and international institutions: CIHEAM, IAEA, ICARDA, CEDRE, ESCWA Technology Centre, AUF, IOOC and OCEMO; In recognition of his work, M. Hamzé received two Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Haute Alsace and from the University of Montpellier and was distinguishly awarded from France and Italy.