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Member, University of Sharjah Board of Trustees

Chair, Space Telescope Institute Council

Member of NASA SIG on UV/Visible Cosmic Origins

LUVOIR Science and Technology Development Team (STDT) – Observer for UKSA

Springer-Praxis Astronomy & Astrophysics Library editorial board

Member AURA board

Member Newton Agritech Governance Board

Chair, UKSA Science Programme Advisory Committee

Member, UKSA Space Exploration Advisory Committee

Associate Editor for Springer’s Experimental Astronomy


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