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Sarah Al Amiri

Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, The United Arab Emirates Cabinet

Master’s in Computer Engineering, American University of Sharjah. Currently, Deputy Project Manager and Science Lead, Emirates Mars Mission (Hope), Mohamed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC); responsible for enabling the research environment for the first generation of UAE Planetary Scientists. Specializes in capability and new initiatives development at MBRSC; has spent the last 6 years working in this area. Has also worked on assessing the alignment of the strategy of the organization with the current projects in previous role as Head of Research and Development. Since 2009, has established independent teams in the following areas: policies, studies, knowledge management, product assurance, UAV development, data systems, planetary science and instrument science. 2015, selected as one of 50 Young Scientists, World Economic Forum, for contribution to the development efforts in the fields of science, technology and engineering. 2016, appointed Chairwoman, Emirates Scientists Council.