40th INSC on Physics and Contemporary needs starts
August 4th, 2015 | Ahsan Jamil | No Comments
STAF REPORT ISB: The 40th International Nathiagali Summer College (INSC)
on Physics and Contemporary Needs has been inaugurated recently aiming at
broad coverage of topics at the frontiers of knowledge in Physics and allied
sciences. Every year one or two subjects of current interest and their applications
for technological development, with special reference to needs of the developing
world, are outlined.
President of Pakistan, Mamnoon Hussain was chief guest of the inauguration
ceremony of INSC. He lauded the efforts of PAEC in promoting SandT culture in
The topics that will be covered in this year`s INSC are Accelerator and Detector
Technology, Plasmonics and Metamaterials, 6th International Workshop on
Tokamak, 3D Laser Printing and its Application.
The sponsors of the INSC include Abdus Salam International Centre for
Theoretical Physics (ASICTP), US National Science Foundation, Chinese
Academy of Sciences, The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
and National Centre for Physics.
The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has been organizing the event
since 1976. The idea of holding these Colleges emerged from the distinguished
Nobel Laureate, Professor Abdus Salam who stressed the vital need of
communication, as well as for transferring and sharing scientific knowledge among
the scientific community of the Third World.
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