Tehran universities to host Muslim world scientists for sci-tech confab
Prominent scientists from across the world of Islam will be attending the sixth round of Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP) in Tehran universities early November, source said.
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Mohammad Mahdi Jafari, executive secretary of the sixth round of Science and Technology Exchange Program (STEP) in Islamic countries announced on Monday that the sixth round of STEP conference will be held concurrent with 2019 Mustafa (PBUH) Award Ceremony, reported Taqrib News Agency (TNA).
According to the executive secretary the theme of sixth STEP meeting will be water-energy nexus and health.
The event will also highlight scientific collaboration, science communication, financing for science and technology as well as women in science and technology.
85 scientists from 31 countries including Bangladesh, Canada, Egypt, India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Turkey are expected to attend the event to hold more than 20 workshops in five categories of energy, health, water, science, communication and ICT.
Professor Adel K. El-Naggar from University of Texas, professor Naweed Syed from Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, professor Naim Akhtar Khan from Burgundy University, Mohammad KhajaNazeeruddin from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Kamaruzzaman Bin Sopian from UniversitiKebangsaan Malaysia, Adel O.Sharif from University of Surrey are among the guests to the sixth STEP conference.
According to the executive secretary STEP aims to produce and share scientific contents in the world of Islam, convene scientists from across the Muslim world in order to establish connection amongst the scientific figures, universities, academic centers and also sci-tech oriented media.