Srinagar, 20 September (KNS): As part of the “Beyond Classroom Lecture Series of Physics”, Prof. Sultana N. Nahar from Ohio State University USA gave her first lecture on “X-Ray Spectroscopy for Biomedical Applications” at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) on Tuesday Srinagar.
The lecture was hosted by the PG, Department of Physics, NIT Srinagar to introduce students to X-ray spectroscopy for biomedical applications in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry and neighboring UG colleges.
Opening the lecture, NIT Srinagar Director Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal said it is a proud moment for NIT Srinagar to host an outstanding luminary on campus, with whom we also have a decades-old relationship.
“The lecture was designed to familiarize our undergraduate and graduate students with ongoing research and career opportunities,” he said.
Prof. Sehgal praised the role of PG Physics and pledged his support for such initiatives in the future.
The institute’s chancellor, Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari, said that this lecture series will benefit students and help them explore more opportunities in the field of science and technology.
“Such lectures would greatly help students to develop their expertise and specialization in their respective fields. It would be of great importance to our R&D programs,” said Prof. Bukhari.
In her key speech, Prof. Sultana N. Nahar gave her lecture on “X-ray spectroscopy for biomedical applications”.
She said this area of research is directly related to medical applications such as cancer treatment.
Prof. Sultana also shared her inspirational academic and professional journey with the students, covering many aspects of spectroscopy and its applications in different fields of medical physics.
She said that there is no shortcut to success and only through hard work and dedication can you achieve your goal.
Prof. Sultana also coordinates the Public Diplomacy Grants Program of the US Mission India. She earned her Ph.D. Graduated from Ohio State University, USA and discussed various Indo-American programs.
Physics Faculty Head Prof MA Shah said professionals and academics present a unique opportunity to use their knowledge for human service. He had invited the neighboring undergraduate colleges and their lecturers.
dr Shah said the department will continue to conduct such lectures for the benefit of students to showcase their research and career opportunities.
A formal acknowledgment was presented by Prof. Seemin Rubab. She thanked the guest expert and all participants for the successful organization of the event.
Many college and university faculty have joined us, including Drs. Rubia (CUK), Dr. Qudsia (Women’s College MA Road), Dr. Abdia (GDC) Anantnag), Mrs. R. Sultana (Education), Dr. Mehraj-ud-din Shah (Women’s College Pulwama), etc.
Finally, the invited faculty from various colleges in this region were recognized for their efforts in finding their respective students and attended the event.
The crowded room had a question and answer session and a group discussion with the guest on various US initiatives for Indian students. (KNS)