About the Author Mohamed Haj Yousef
Mohemed Ali Haj Yousef is a writer and researcher specializing in physics, cosmology and Islamic philosophy, especially with regard to mysticism and Ibn Arabi. He studied physics in Syria and earned a degree in physics from the University of Aleppo in 1989 and a Postgraduate Diploma in electronics from the same university in 1990, then he got the Master's degree in Microelectronic Engineering and Semiconductor Physics from the University of Cambridge in the UK in 1992. After a period of work in the field of teaching, he studied Islamic philosophy, where he received a PhD from the University of Exeter in UK in the year 2005, where he studied the concept of time in Ibn Arabi's cosmology and compared it with modern theories of physics and cosmology.
The author currently works in the United Arab Emirates University, and he continues his research on the concept of time and creation in six days. He attended and organized several international conferences on the subject of time and other subjects, and most recently the First International Conference on the concept of time in science, philosophy and religion, that was held on 28 February till 3 March 2012 in the United Arab Emirates University.
From a talk delivered at Imam Mohammed Abdu hall at Al-Azhar University during the conference of Ibn al-Arabi in Egypt on 12/16/2008, and it was entitled: "The universe between Aristotle and Ibn al-Arabi and Modern Science"
Mohamed Haj Yousef is the author of many books, including:
In addition to that, he also published numerous articles in Arabic and English that combines science and philosophy and Islamic thought, such as an article about Zeno paradoxes and the reality of motion in light of Ibn al-Arabi's view of time, which was published in Arabic in the first issue of the Emirates Culture Magazine in May the year 2012, and it was a translation of his paper that he presented in the First International Conference on the concept of time in science, philosophy and religion.