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Mr. Edgar Y. Choueiri

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May 27, 2011

In collaboration with "Diwan Ahl Al Qalam"


He is the man known for his breakthrough in the spacecraft & aerospace field; a field not stepped into by many. He is Edgar Choueriri. He is Lebanese.


Edgar Y. Choueiri is a Lebanese - American plasma physicist and currently President of the Lebanese Academy of Sciences.


Despite coming from a country with no affiliation with Space research and studies, Mr. Choueiri became one of the greatest names in that area through his determination, perseverance, and hard work.


In 2004, Choueiri was knighted (Medal of the Order of the Cedars, Rank of Knight) for his work in astronautics by the President of the Republic of Lebanon.


Choueiri is Professor of applied physics and aerospace engineering at Princeton University, where he is also Director of the Electric Propulsion and Plasma Dynamics Laboratory and Director of Princeton's Engineering Physics Program. He is Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and President of the Electric Rocket Propulsion Society.

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