November 8-11 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in Buffalo, New York

Speaker

Hussein Jirdeh

Dr. Hussein Jirdeh is the Head of Communications and Public Outreach at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) located in Baltimore, MD. STscI is responsible for the science operations of the Hubble Space Telescope and will conduct the science and mission operations for the James Webb Space Telescope. Dr. Jirdeh previously served as the Director of University Relations at the Universities Space Research Association, with overall responsibility for all aspects of the Association’s relations with member universities including communications, membership plans and partnerships. From 1988 to 1997, he was on the faculty at Vanderbilt University in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Dr. Jirdeh received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University at Buffalo.
Hussein Jirdeh
Head of Communications and Public Outreach, Space Telescope Science Institute