Masmoudi, Radwan A.

Radwan A. Masmoudi ( .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) ) is the Founder, member of the Board, and President of the Center of the Study of Islam & Democracy (CSID), a Washington-based non-profit think tank. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Center’s quarterly publication, Muslim Democrat.

He has written and published several papers on the topics of democracy, diversity, human rights, and tolerance in Islam.

He is very active with local Muslim organizations, and was elected as Director of the Muslim Community Center, in Silver Spring, Maryland.  Dr. Masmoudi was also a Founding Member and President of the Tunisian Scientific Society (TSS).

Dr. Masmoudi has a Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in robotics, automation, and control. He has worked for eight years as a research engineer, senior research engineer, and advanced control engineer. In 1999, he won the prestigious George Olmsted Award for his research on: “Rapid Prediction of Effluent Biological Oxygen Demand for improved environmental control”.

Dr. Masmoudi was born in Tunisia in 1963 and immigrated to the United States in 1981.  He is married, and has four children.


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