The department of Physics AAAM College Bemina, Cluster University Srinagar organized a Lecture on “Introduction to Nanotechnology and Nano-science” by Dr Ahsan-ul Haq Qureshi, Associate professor in the center of excellence in Nano technology (CENT) and Chemistry, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dharan Saudi Arabia.
Dr Ahsan-ul Haq gave introduction to Nanotechnology and history of research in Nanomaterials. He explained changes of physical and chemical properties at nanoscale. He also explained their applications in the fields of cosmetics, space technologies, diagnostics and therapeutic practices, especially treating cancer, gene therapy and in vitro diagnostics. He also discussed how nanoscale material has made a difference in various areas of engineering and technology such as energy, environmental pollution control, automobile and electronics. The entire session was quite interactive and students got ample time to get their queries answered. Dr Ahsan-ul Haq has been doing a commendable research work in the field of nanotechnology and published 85 research papers in top peer reviewed international journals of repute. He has attended various conferences in different parts of the world and presented papers and talks on the subject.
The event was organized and conducted by Dr Muhamad Amin Malik, Head Deptt of Physics and vote of thanks was presented by Dr Rafiq Ahmad Khan (Physics).