Faculty & Staff Awards

Each year, Birzeit University recognizes faculty, staff excellence through several awards:

    Birzeit University honors its teaching faculty who have consistently demonstrated outstanding achievements in the areas of teaching and mentoring of students, research and creative endeavors and any other activity that have brought distinction to Birzeit University. 

    • Mahmoud Srour- Associate Professor- Department of Biology and Biochemistry
    • Mahran Quraan- Assistant Professor - Department Of Electrical And Computer Engineering (2018/2019)
    • Abdelrahim Mousa- Professor at the Mathematics Department- Faculty of Science(2016/2017)
    • Johnny Stiban- Chairperson of the Department of Biology and Biochemistry-Faculty of Science (2016/2017)
    • Yasid El Rifai- Chairperson of the Architectural Engineering Department (2015/2016)
    • Refa’ Al- Ramahi- Faculty of Education (2014/2015)
    • Tina Rafidi- Teaching Faculty Department of Languages and Translation (2013/ 2014)
    • Grace Khoury- Dean of  Faculty of Business and Economics (2012/ 2013)
    • Khaled AlTakhman, Registrar (2011/ 2012)

    The annual Employee of the Year Award is presented to Birzeit University staff in recognition of and appreciation for their exceptional job performance and distinguished contributions to the campus community.

    Employee of the Year Winners:

    • Hana Eid- Assistant- Office of the Vice President for Administrative Financial Affairs (2020/2021)
    • Jumana Dababneh- Student Accounts Officer-Finance Department (2020/2021)
    • Abed Othman- Section Head- Instructional Technology Section (2019/2020)
    • Tareq Daghamin- Section Head -Technical Support Section- Information Technology Department (2018/2019)
    • Asad Toum- Web Master and Technical Coordinator at Yusuf Ahmed Alghanim Main Library (2017/2018)
    • Manal Shaheen- Assistant Accountant at the Institute of Community and Public Health (2016/2017)
    • Haitham Yaseen- Technical Assistant/ General,Safety Section (2015/2016)
    • Munir Saad -Mechnical Engineer (2014/ 2015) 
    • Jamal Tmeizeh- Administrative Assistant at Faculty of Engineering and Technology (2013/ 2014)
    • Ghada Al Omari- Voluntary Work Coordinator (2012/ 2013)
    • Lubna Abdel Hadi- Director of Public Relations Office (2010/ 2011)
    • Khawla Abu Rumeileh, Section Head - ِAdmission Section (2009/2010)

    The Scientific Research Award of 2019/2020 was awarded to Dr. Khalid Abaza, professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. In 2018/2019 the award was equally presented to Hijazi Abu Ali, associate professor at the Department of Chemistry, and Majdi Mafarja, an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science for their outstanding contributions to research in the past five years.