Hourani Center for Applied Scientific Research (HCASR)

The establishment of the Hourani Applied Scientific Research Center (HCASR) aims to boost quality research output as well as faculty and academic unit entrepreneurial activities. HCASR will serve as a focal point for scholarly activity and intellectual innovation, as well as a point of touch for research sponsors and a way to improve AAU's competitiveness in securing research funding in multidisciplinary areas. HCASR seeks to facilitate the development of new research initiatives that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. HCASR encourages to have inter or multi disciplinary faculty collaboration as well as inter-institutional - collaboration between multiple universities (Internationally).