Dr. Mohammed Abattouy

The Award for Translation in the Humanities from Arabic into Other Languages is awarded jointly to :

Dr. Mohammed Abattouy and Dr. Salim Al Hassani for their English translation of their authored book “The Mechanical Corpus of al-Isfizari in the Sciences of Weights and Ingenious Devices”. For the first time, there is an Arabic book that casts light on applied sciences and the contribution by Arabs to the field of theoretical and applied mechanics. The book covered the scientific career of al-Isfizari through authenticating and investigating some manuscripts having his hypotheses, proofs, and evidences based on precise scientific experiments. The translation will contribute to emphasizing the role played by Arab scientists in the technological advances of humanity.