Hythem Sidky

Executive Director


Hythem Sidky is the Executive Director of the International Qur’anic Studies Association. His research combines expertise in the sciences with a specialization in qur’anic manuscripts and reading traditions. He holds an M.S. in applied mathematics and Ph.D. in biomolecular engineering from the University of Notre Dame. Hythem’s dual background allows him to bring together traditional philology and mathematical analysis to study the dynamics and evolution of the Qur’an in early Islam. He has worked on the stemmatics of qur’anic manuscripts, reconstruction of regional oral traditions, and continues to investigate applications of stylometry to the Qur’an.