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Figure 1. From one of the copy versions of Al-Jazari's Book of Ingenious Devices  Contents ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION TIME MEASURING DEVICES HARUN AL-RASHID’S CLOCK TO CHARLEMAGNE MECHANISMS OF THE CLOCK IBN AL-HAYTHAM’S MECHANICAL WATER CLOCK RIDHWAN AL-SA’...
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The Mechanical Corpus of Al-Isfizārī in the Sciences of Weights and Ingenious Devices: New Arabic Texts in Theoretical and Practical Mechanics[1] Mohammed Abattouy[2] and Salim Al-Hassani[3] This essay is about our recent work[4] on the critical edition and English translation of the...
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by Professor Salim Al-Hassani, President of FSTC Ackonwledgements This work would have not been achieved had it not been for the assistance of a number of people. Of special mention are: Prof. Mohammed Abattouy for his valuable assistance in editing the manuscript and in historical research,...
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Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani* In the frame of The World Conference on Intellectual Capital for Communities, Professor Salim Al-Hassani, FSTC Chairman of the Board, presented a keynote lecture on the theme: Innovation in the Islamic World: What can we learn from the past, to design the...
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By Prof. Salim T S Al-Hassani* Note of the editor This obituary is an edited version of the text appearing on the front page of the website created and maintained by the late A. Y. Al-Hassan History of Science and Technology in Islam where the interested reader can find an extensive...
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16th Eurasian Economic Summit Istanbul 2013 A Holistic World Systemic Model for Government Decision Makers by Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani,  President Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC), UK Good morning Honorable Guests, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen...
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Note of the editor This essay is a revised and expanded version of a lecture presented at the 28th Annual Conference on the History of Arabic Sciences organised by the Institute for the History of Arabic Sciences, Aleppo University, Aleppo, Syria, in 25-27 April 2007. It was submitted for...
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Professor Salim T S Al-Hassani, Chairman of the Foundation for Science, Technology and Civilisation (FSTC) and 1001 Inventions, was one of the keynote speakers at the Uniday (Students Day) conference on 22nd of October 2011 at Stadthalle in Bielefeld, Germany. There were more than 3000 people at...
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Professor Salim Al-Hassani* Table of contents 1. Opening statement by Michaël Privot 2. Introduction 3. Great testimonies 4. To overcome historical amnesia 5. Pioneers from Muslim heritage 6. Various instances of invention 7. A film for illustration 8. Concluding remarks 9. Epilogue...
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Salim T S Al-Hassani* and Mohammed Abattouy** Figure 1: 15th-century European portrait of "Geber", the Latin name of Jabir ibn Hayyan: in Codici Ashburnhamiani 1166, Biblioteca Medicea Laurenziana, Florence (image in the public domain). Before...
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