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The College of Applied Sciences Holds Two Lectures on the Occasion of the IDMP and IDoR


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Added on - 2020/11/11  |  اخر تعديل - 2020/11/11


The College of Applied Sciences, represented by the Department of Physics, held two scientific lectures in celebration of the International Day of Medical Physics (IDMP) and the International Day of Radiology (IDoR), on Saturday evening, 21 Rabi` Al-Awwal, 1442 A.H., and on Sunday, 22 Rabi` Al-Awwal, 1442 A.H.

The first lecture, which was moderated by Dr. Saeed Al-Qahtani, was launched by the Vice Dean of the College for Female Students, Dr. Tahani Muhammad Bawazir, with a welcome speech and thanks and appreciation to the lecture presenters and students for their attendance and interaction. Thanks and appreciation were also extended to include the Students Affairs Unit, for the various activities which contribute to enriching and disseminating knowledge, as well as the Dean of the College of Applied Sciences, Dr. Hatem Al-Tass, for his continuous support of all the college activities. The Head of the Department of Physics, Dr. Omar Al-Salmi, spoke about the outstanding role of the Department of Physics in launching the medical physics program, and the role of the department graduates in serving the nation the past 20 years. The lecture included a number of themes which were delivered by a number of academic staff members and graduate students, as listed below:

  • Dr. Marwan Al-Thamali: ‘Medical Physics: Its Importance and Definition’
  • Dr. Omaima Bawazir: ‘Medical Physics in Light of the Coronavirus (CONVID-19) Pandemic
  • Hanan Al-Mutairi (MSc student): ‘Medical Physics Applications’
  • Lujain Abo Sabaa (MSc student): ‘Nanotechnology Applications in Medical Physics’

On the second day, the lecture was launched by the Deputy Head of the Department in the female section, Dr. Ghada Al-Zaidi, who welcomed the audience and explained the importance of radioactive materials in our lives.

The discussion was moderated by Dr. Abdul-Wali Muhammad Al-Ajlouni, with the lecture including several themes that were presented by a number of academic staff members and graduate students, as follows:

  • Dr. Yosra Zabremawi: ‘Definition and Importance of Health Physics’
  • Ms Emtinan Al-Otaibi: ‘Detection of Ionizing Radiation’
  • Ms Banan Salim Bahourith: ‘Radioisotope Production’
  • Soha Ahmad Muhammad (MSc Student): ‘Radiation Protection in Nuclear Medicine’

The two lectures were attended by a large number of faculty members and students.

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