About

dhour summer

I’m originally from the beautiful mountains of Dhour El Choueir, Lebanon (see photo above). I’m interested in a variety of topics ranging from math and science to philosophy and politics; as such, this blog will reflect those varied interests, and will not focus on any particular theme (but if you have an interest in a particular category, you’ll be able to filter posts by clicking on the appropriate tags). 

From a professional perspective, I currently work for ExxonMobil in Houston. More information about my professional experience is available at my LinkedIn profile.

From an academic perspective, I graduated from McGill University in Montreal with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, and from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh with a PhD in Chemical Engineering, focused on mathematical optimization. I’m also currently pursuing a philosophy degree (remotely) at the University of London, Birkbeck. More information about my academic experience is available at my Google Scholar profile.

From an extra-curricular perspective, I’m a member of the BDS Houston collective, and sit on the Executive Committee of the Houston Palestine Film Festival (HPFF). I also occasionally write for Mondoweiss, and you can follow me on Twitter and on Facebook.

Disclaimer: The opinions and views expressed by the author of this blog are solely his and do not reflect in any way the positions or views of ExxonMobil, BDS Houston, HPFF or any other organization that the author is affiliated with.

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