|Imad Moustapha is the Syrian Ambassador to the United States.
Prior to that, Imad Moustapha was Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Damascus, and Secretary General of the Arab School on Science and Technology. He is a co-founder of the Network of Syrian Scientists, Technologists and Innovators Abroad (NOSSTIA). He was an active consultant to several international and regional organizations on Science and Technology policies in the Middle East (UNDP, UNESCO, ESCWA, ALECSO).
He was also a member of the Syrian team responsible for drafting reform strategies for the ministries of Culture, Education, and Higher Education.
Imad Moustapha is a versatile writer with a long list of publications both in English and Arabic. He mainly writes on the political scene in Washington and on US policies. He has published extensively in Teshreen, Abiad wa Aswad, Al Hayat, Al Ahram Al Douali, and Al Thawra. His publications list includes more than 200 published articles. He has authored, co-authored and edited several books in English and Arabic. (The Echoes of Orpheus, Creativity out from the Windows of Hell, and Concurrent Engineering).
His wide range of interests include: globalization, cultural identities, social and economic impacts of the Internet, and western classical music.
He is a co-author of the UN sponsored Human Development Report in the Arab World which was widely quoted throughout the world.
He has appeared in numerous US, British, Syrian, and Arab TV news programs and shows, and presented a large number of public lectures in various Arab and American cities.
Imad Moustapha holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Surrey, UK. He is fluent in both English and French with a moderate command of German.