Omar M Masri, chairman of the Al Quds Academy (QASR) board of directors was hosted by the President of the German Jordanian University, Professor Ala’aldeen Al-Halhouli on a visit to the university to learn more about the progress of a project funded by QASR.
The project involves the development and fabrication of a wearable, extensible, and low-cost cardiac sensor for vital signs which will be remotely monitored and be able to detect signs of many health problems, particularly cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. Once developed the systems will be integrated with wireless communication connected to an electronic platform and database and used to significantly reduce mortality rates in refugee camps and areas suffering severe deprivation.
During the visit, Mr. Masri stressed the importance of this type of research project which lead to innovations and solutions to the challenges facing humanity and the need to support researchers and university professors to improve the quality of scientific research. He also expressed his pride in the achievements of the research team and the role of the German University in supporting the development of applied research and innovation.
In turn, Prof. Al-Halhouli, praised the role of QASR and its continuous support for applied scientific research and innovation, stressing the importance of these partnerships in supporting the German University in developing innovations and technology transfer and enhancing cooperation between researchers and the industry.
Al-Quds Academy for Scientific Research is a non-profit organization that is part of the higher education, research support, and economic development arm of the Munib and Angela Masri Foundation and works in partnership with a large number of active institutions in Jordan, Palestine, and Lebanon to promote innovation and economic empowerment in the Arab world.