COMSATS projects emerging role of nano-tech, nano-biotech

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STAFF REPORT IBD:Underscoring the potential of nanotechnology and nano-biotechnology in nuclear science, agriculture, food security, medicine and environment, experts at a two-day symposium stressed the need for more vigorous research activities and innovative initiatives in these relevant fields, in addition to ensuring capacity building.


The symposium titled “Nano-technology and Nano-biotechnology Innovative Applications for Sustainable Green Economy and Climate Change Mitigation (ISN-2013)” was organized by COMSATS in collaboration with ISESCO, and the National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN) of Indonesia, says a press note released by the COMSATS Headquarters, Islamabad.


Around 30 subject experts from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Morocco, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia delivered invited lectures during the six technical sessions of the symposium.


Prof. Dr. Djarot S. Wisnubroto, Head of BATAN, inaugurated the event. Chairperson of the symposium, Prof. Dr. Evvy Kartini and Dr. Ismael Abdulhamed, Expert at the Science Directorate, ISESCO, also spoke on the occasion.


In his message, ED COMSATS, Dr. Imtinan Elahi Qureshi, said that as a part of such capacity building activities, COMSATS co-organized four events on various aspects of nano-technology during the past two years.


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Published in: Volume 04 Issue 52

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