Sultana Nurun Nahar (SNN)

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS/HONORS/RECOGNITIONS:



APS
OSU
OSC
WSU
Dhaka University
School
International Physics & Astronomy
BIO RESEARCH
STEM Education & Research
ROLE MODEL


APS - AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOCIETY:

3. - 2013 John Wheatley Award, - Certificate, - Certificate from APS President, American Physical Society.
Citation: "For efforts to promote physics research and teaching through collaboration, mentoring, and philanthrophy in several third-world countries, and in particular for her promotion, as both an advocate and role model, of Muslim women scientists."
- Presentation at APS conference, - Invitation Letter of presentation
- APS News page June 2013 - "APS April Meeting Prize and Award Recipients (picture), - All awardees
- FIP News at: - "Sultana Nahar, FIP Executive Committee Member, Winner of the John Wheatley Award", The Spring 2013 FIP Newsletter,
News at: - APSNEWS March 2013,Vol 22, No3 (p.4), - book: 2013 Prizes and Awards of APS, p.61., - "Dr. Sultana Nahar recipient of John Wheatley Award of the American Physical Society", News and Announcements, Physics and Astronomy, Wayne State University, - Awards section of OSU Arts and Sciencs News and Updates, - "Dr. Sultana Nurun Nahar received award from American Physical Society",Top News: Bengali Times (Canada), - "Role moled of Mulim women: Dr. Sultana Nurun Nahar", PBC 24, - "Role model of Muslim woemn Dr. Sultana Nurun Nahar recieved American Physical Society Award", News BD, - ""Role model of Muslim woemn Dr. Sultana Nurun Nahar recieved American Physical Society Award"", Asian News Broad 24,
Congratuations: OSU President Gee, OSU Provost Alutto

2. - Sultana Nahar: APS Woman Physicist of the Month, Certificate given at Women's lunch, APS April meeting 2013, Featured on "Women in Physics" page for the month of March 2013: "Physicist of the Month" of APS,
News: At APS Twitter page, - in "Women Physicist of the Month Program" (p.7), CSWP & Com Gazatte of APS, Fall 2013, - At OSU weekly Arts and Sciences News and Updates, under "Awards", March 13, 2013 - The Women's Place at the Ohio State University: "Nahar named Woman Physicist of the Month"

1. - APS Fellow, American Physical Society, 2006 - Citation: "For seminal contributions to studies of photoionization and recombination of multicharged atomic systems fundamental to atomic physics and plasma physics and pioneering calculations of remarkable complexity on astrophysically significant processes.", Letters, at APS Fellow website, at APS Women Fellows list, News in Mukto-Mona


  • OSU - THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY:

  • Featured in the article of ENGAGED SCHOLAR of OSU newspaper THE LANTERN: "Ohio State professor connects cultures to promote science", page 1, Year 137, Issue 4, January 24, 2017

    10. - Outstanding Research Mentor Award, letter, Denman Undergraduate Research Forum, OSU, 2012, congratulatory letter from OSU president, in Arts and Sciences News "ASC Faculty and Research Scientist Selected for 2012 Mentoring Awards", in OSU Today news "Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor, Outstanding Research Mentor Awards", Undergrad Research webpage

    11. OSU Service Recognition: Silver Pin for 25 years at OSU, - Recognition event - Pin ith ruby (on right), - With OSU President Michael Drake, - Dr. Fahey (Alburuj's doctor) with Gold pin for his 40 years of service, Invitation, event, Dec 15, 2015

    9. "Excellence to Eminence" recognition (featuring the most significant news of the month at OSU) with title "What Success Looks Like", September 11, 2011, Ohio State University
    - on research news of x-rays in medical treatment onCampus article: "Astronomers reach for the stars for new cancer therapy", July 13, 2011

    8. OSU press release: "ASTRONOMERS REACH FOR THE STARS TO DISCOVER NEW CANCER THERAPY", Ohio State University, June 22, 2011 (reported over 100 news media)

    7. OSU: The first annual magazine of the Astronomy Department (for circulation outside): "Meet the Iron Lady" on Sultana's research on irons, p.page 21, 2004

    6. - Certificate of Appreciation for contributions as University Postdoctoral Fellow, 1990-1991, The Ohio State University Graduate School, Columbus, Ohio

    5. - University Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award for Women and Minorities, College of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, The Ohio State University, 1990-1993

    4. - Honorary Certificate of Appreciation for services as Professional Mentor for minority students, Office of Minority Affairs and Retention Services, The Ohio State University, 2005

    3. - Honorary Certificate of Appreciation for services as Professional Mentor for minority students, Office of Minority Affairs and Retention Services, Ohio State U, 2002 letter

    2. - Certificate: Outstanding Staff Award" Nomination, letter from College of Arts and Sciences, OSU 2012, Nominee list, pictures

    1. - Nomination: "International Engagement Emerging Award", Poster "Globalization of OSU: Connection to Egypt and Other Middle East and African Countries through STEM", OSU, 2013


  • OSC - HIGHLIGHTS AT OHIO SUPERCOMPUTER CENTER :

  • OH-TECH press release feature "Educating the masses: OSC helping Nahar share computational knowledge in Columbus, around the world", August 24, 2017

    - OSC Annual Report 2016-2017 article "OSC HELPING NAHAR SHARE COMPUTATIONAL KNOWLEDGE IN COLUMBUS, AROUND THE WORLD", p.8-10 (p.10-12 on webfile), OH-TECH 2017

  • OH-TECH outreach featured blog on lecture course at Cairo University: "Recent workshop illustrates OSC’s support", December 2016

  • OH-TECH featured blog for the observation of the 2014 Astronomy Day, "Studying Our Star, the Sun", Sultana N. Nahar, Anil K. Pradhan, Ohio Supercomputer Center, Columbus, OH, May 10, 2014.
    - Linked at AstroAtom

  • OSC Annual Research Report,: Biomed Research summary ""Applying High-end X-rays to Cancer Treatment" published among the Noteworthy Research Activities (p.16), 2010

  • Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) press release (topmost news) "X-ray researchers turn focus from black holes to cancer", Columbus, OH, January 28, 2010 (refers "Iron Lady")

  • OSC: Highlighted feature on webpage
    i) "2009 Research Highlights by Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC)" (refers "Iron Lady")
    ii) calendar page (February 2010) on "High Precision Atomic Astrophysics X-ray research for blackholes and in nanobiotechnology" featuring {\it ground-breaking studies by the Ohio leading researchers using OSC resources}, 2010
    iii) Highlighted in OSC Achievements at the 25th Anniversary of OSC: Calendar on display of OSC achievements (Dr. Paul Buerger of OSC, Sultana), - event picture with Russ Pitzer, 2013


  • WSU - WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY:

    11. Distinguished Alumni Award (W) - letter from WSU President Roy Wilson, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 2014
    - OSU President M. Drake's congratulatory letter
    - Acceptance, - Acceptance speech, - Introduction by Ty Stvenson, - recognition in the Warrior statium - Wayne State "The Magazine" of Alumni Association: "WSU Alumni Pride, Passion Recognized" (page 2,3), Vol 35, No.2, p54-55 (2014)
    - with Dean of Science,& Dr. Wadehra, - With Dr. Wadehra, President Dr. Wilson, and family, - Jersey, Program 1,, 2,
    - Announcements: Distinguished Alumni Award postcard, - Award news: Announcement and program, - WSU Alumni Newsletter: Celebrate Alumni at Homecoming , --Wayne State Alumni news, - WSU Alumni Twitter page, - WSU Alumni facebook
    News: -- OSU Arts and Science News and Updates: "Astronomy Researcher Honored by Her Alma Mater" (Awards section)

    10. - Featured with title "Finding a cancer treatment in space", in dedicated magazine titled "Moments of Discovery" of Wayne State Alumni Magazine (p.11), Vol 27, No. 4, Winter 2013

    9. - 2013 Woman of Wayne Headliner Award, "WSU Alumni who have been recognized in the media for their outstanding achievements. To honor extraordinary Wayne State University Alumni who have impacted the community in a positive manner", Letter, Women of Wayne Alumni Association, Detroit, MI. Award Objectives, Recipients list, Award event: Introduction (p.3) by Theresa Lorio, Letter from Theresa Lorio,
    News at: - WSU Alumni Newsletter,
    - In Awards section of OSU Art and Sciences News and Updates "Astronomy Researcher Receives Alumni Award",
    - Wayne State The Magazine "Women of Wayne" (p.51)

    8. - Guest Speaker at the 3ed annual Physics Graduate Research Day, Wayne State University, Michigan, April 5, 2012

    7. - Lead Speaker: "Women Stars in Physics", Sultana N. Nahar, Special focus session of Women Physicists, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 2012 Group picture

    6. - Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship Award, Wayne State University (WSU), 1985-1986

    5. - Thomas C. Rumble University Graduate Fellowship Award, WSU, 1984-1985

    4. - Knoller Fellowship Award in Physics, Dept of Physics \& Astronomy, WSU, 1985-1986

    3. - Knoller Fellowship Award in Physics, Dept of Physics \& Astronomy, WSU, 1984-1985

    2. - Daniel R. Gustafson Memorial Teaching Award to a graduate student for excellence in teaching, Wayne State University, January 1984

    1. - Knoller Fellowship Award, Wayne State University, 1979


  • DHAKA U - UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA:

    7. Certificate: "For her continuing inspirational and sincere work for promotion of physics research and education in whole Bangladesh" and Medal of Dhaka University, Vice-Chancellor of Dhaka University, Bangladesh, 2014, certificate acceptance, - with certificate and medal

    6. First Position Award, M.Sc.in Theoretical Physics, 1979, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    5. Merit Scholarships, M.Sc. 1977-1979, University of Dhaka

    4. First Position Award, B.Sc.Hons. (1977), University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    3. Salekunnessa Award for the Best Woman Student in the B.Sc.Hons. examinations, University of Dhaka, 1977

    2. Kalidas Merit Scholarships, B.Sc.Hons. 1973-1977, University of Dhaka

    1. Individual College Admissions to Dhaka University at 4 different Departments (Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, \& Chemistry), to Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), to Mymensing Medical College, all through countrywise competitions for each subject


  • School - UP TO HIGH SCHOOL:

    2. Merit Scholarship - Central Women's College, H.S.C. - First Division

    1. Annual Awards - Academic, Music, Art - throughout school life Class I - Class X, Maniza Rahman Girls High School; S.S.C - First Division with Letters, Dhaka, Bangladesh


  • INTERNATIONAL PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY:

    36. Shield of MTPR-016 and "Medal of Faculty of Science,, the 6th international conference on Modern Trends in Physics Research (MTPR), Hurghada, Egypt, December 17-20, 2016

    35. Recognition plaque with monogram of Faculty of Science of Cairo University and Dean honoring international experts in the field, MTPR-016 ceremony, Egypt, 2016

    34. "Guest of Honor" Shield for scientific contributions (letter), (Abstract book page) and Introduction for Sultana (read in arabic), inauguration of the Arab Conference on Astronomy and Geophysics the 5th Assembly (ACAG-5), - audience National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG), Helwan, Egypt, October 17-20, 2016
    - The first female Guest of Honor along with two other Emirs in the Arab conference, - GH poster, - GH poster inside the institute
    - News in weekly OSU Arts and Sciences Updates: "Astronomer Guest of Honor at Arab Conference on Astronomy & Geophysics", AWARDS section, Dec 7, 2016

    33. "Shield of Faculty of Science" and certificate of recognitino, Dean of Faculty of Science, Cairo University, 2016

    32. "Monogram of Helwan University" plaque and pennat, Dean of Faculty of Science, Helwan University, Helwan, Egypt, November 7, 2016 - with Physics Chair and Prof. Nagsy

    31. Victoria Gate memento of the joint international conference on Nanotechnology and STEM Education and Research for presentations, co-convener, organization etc. from convener Professor Alim Naqvi, Aligarh Muslim University, March 12-15, 2016

    30. Chief Guest, (letter for the Chief Guest), National Science Day celebration, Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 11, 2016 Day celebration, Physics Department, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, March 11, 2016,
    - Speech on Science and research, - Inauguration of books and certificates.
    News published in AMU News, - Muslim Issues news, - Batori News, - Avadhnama News)

    29. "Highest Honor Gold Medal of TSLS" and recognition letter (same as given to Nobel Laureate Ahmed Zewail), 25th Anniversary of Topical Society of Laser Sciences (TSLS), Egypt, Invitation, April 8, 2012, (broadcasted by Egyptian national TV NILES) Pictues Citation: "Due to your activities in the field of advanced science and technology, which employs Atomic Spectroscopy, in the Astrophysical Fields"

    28. "Medal" and Certificate of appreciation and recognition for "Outstanding effort for contributing and supporting the activities of the society", at celebration of 2015 International Year of Light at the annual convention of the Topical Society of Laser Sciences, Keynote speech "The Sun. Allah's Source of Radiation", April 8, Cairo, Egypt, 2015

    27. Topical Society of Laser Sciences, Egypt, Recognition Certificate: "Of extensive collaboration within all our International Meetings concerning Ultra Fast Laser Technology and Applications UFLATA, as well as all the International Conferences on Modern Trends in Physics Research. She was introducing important modern aspects encountered in the field of Atomic Physics, Plasma Physics, and remarkable calculations of opacities initiated in High Power Laser Interactions Simulating Important Astrophysical Phenomenae", October 2011 letter, Picture, News at: Arts and Sciences

    26. Honorary "Shield of TSLS" for physics research contributions, Topical Society of Laser Sciences (TSLS), Egypt in celebration of its 20th anniversary alongwith the 3rd international conference on {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research} MTPR-08, Cairo University, Egypt, April 6-10, 2008

    25. Honorary "Shield of UFLTA" and Certificate of Appreciation, the 4th International Workshop on Ultra Fast Laser Technology and Applications (UFLTA12) held at NILES and Luxor, Egypt, April 8-12, 2012, (in recognition list of OSU OnCampus news

    24. Recognition by Egyptian Physical Society, Certificate Citation: In recognition "of extensive contributions to studies of photoionization and recombination of multicharged atomic systems fundamental to atomic physics and plasma physics and pioneering calculations of remarkable complexity on astrophysically significant processes.", October 2011, letter, Picture, news at OSU Arts and Sciences

    23. "Golden Dome Shield" (higest honor from the University), President Gaber Nasser, Cairo University, and Certificate of Recognition "Her contributing and supporting the activities of Cairo University", President Professor Gaber Nassar and Vice President of Research Professor Gamal Esmat, Giza, Egypt, April 15, 2015
    News at OSU Arts and Science News Updates "Astronomy Researcher Receives Multiple Recognitions in Egypt", Awards section, May 13, 2015

    22. Prestigeous "Shield of the Vice President of Research", Cairo University, for successful completion of the MOA with OSU and other cooperation with Cairo University, Vice President of Graduate Studies and Research Professor Gamal Esmat, April 15, 2012, MOA Event picture, OSU Executive Dean's letter, (published in Egyptian newspaper), News posted in YouTube by Cairo University, news of MOA published in OSU "Middle East Studies Bulletin" Spring 2012 issue, p.26, and Autumn 2012 issue, p. 7-9, 2012

    21. "Shield of Faculty of Science", Cairo University and Certificate of Recognition for "Her contributing and supporting activities of Faculty of Science, Dean Prof Elsayed Fahiem, Faculty of Science, Giza, Egypt, April 18, 2015

    20. The only invited honorary participant in the group of Deans of Faculty of Science and honored faculty of year 2015 Professor Lotfia El Nadi to lead the parade of graduates and distribute certificates in the Main dome auditorium, Cairo University, Egypt, March 30, 2015

    19. "Monogram of Taibah University", President Dr. Adnan Almazroa with citation "Congratulations on delivering an outstanding talk during your visit to Taibah University. Truly speaking your topic was timely and your perceptions were sound pragmatic and thought provoking and the audience were fascinated. Therefore in recognition to your excellent services rendered to the cause of education, please accept this plaque as a token of our appreciation and gratitude", (presented on behalf of the president by Dr. Ianas, the Vice Dean of Women's College) April 1 2014. Saudi Arabia
    - Taibah University news on Sultana's visit, - Gifts from Physics Department,
    - President Dr Adnan Mazrooa (R), Sultana (M) and Vice Presedient Prof. Balila (L)
    - The three days program was written in a poem by a university official

    18. Enlisted in "Pioneer Women of Bangladesh" (front leftmost), as "First Female Astrophysicist" , Foundation of Voice of the Voiceless Women, Bangladesh, featured in 12 First Women calendar 2008, Bangladesh; "onCampus": Ohio State's faculty/staff news, (Recognitions section, alphabetical order) June, 2008
    - General Knowledge website: In the list for the First Women in Bangladesh for astrophysics

    17. "Our Pride Award" by Bangladesh Association of Central Ohio (BACO), December 29, 2007, "In Recoginition of Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Astronomy and Physics", In SOU Astronomy news, Jan 14, 2008

    16. Honorary Plaque for a Successful Scientist, N-TV of Bangladesh, 2005

    15. "Trophy of Dammam University", Letters from Dean of College of Engineering & Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Dammam University, April 2014, Saudi Arabia

    14. Recognition Kashmiri Samovar for "Contributions in Science", Vice Chancellor Professor Talat Ahmad, University of Kashmir, Inida, 2014

    13. Memento of Aligarh Nano-IV International 2014 for an invited speaker. Founder of Nanotechnology Center, Prof. Alim Naqvi, March 2014, India

    12. Memento of Appreciation for an Invited Speaker, 3rd International Conference on "Current Development in Atomic, Molecular, Optical, \& Nano Physics with Applications", New Delhi, India, December 14-16, 2011

    11. Medal of National Research Institute of Astrophysics and Geophysics (NRIAG), Prof. Abo El-Ela Amin Mohamed, President of NRIAG, Helwan, Egypt, April 8, 2015 Invitation letter from President Prof. A.A. Mohamed, visit 74in Telescope on Kottamia

    10.Certificate, the 2nd "Radha Gobinda Public Lecture in Astronomy" lecturer, Citation: "to Honorable Dr. Sultana N. Nahar in Appreciation for contributions for popularizing Astronomy and charitable activities in Bangladesh", information), Bangladesh Astronomical Society, July 28, 2011, News in Prothom Alo

    9. Inaugurator of the new 14 in telescope at Aligarh Muslim University, September 17, 2013
    India Education Diary News: "Prof. Sultana N. Nahar inaugurated Telescope Facility at Aligarh Muslim University", September 19, 2014,
    Two Circles Net news: "Telescope facility inaugurated at AMU", - AMU News

    8. i) "Shield of MTPR-014", 5th International conference on Modern Trend in Physics Research (MTPR)" -014, and ii) Gold Medal of Cairo University, Dean of Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Egypt, 2014, - OSU News and Updates - Awards : "Astronomy Researcher Honored for Ongoing Work in Bangladesh and Egypt", January 7, 2015

    7. i) Medal of Honor, 4th international conference on {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research} 2010 (MTPR-010), Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, December 12-16, 2010

    ii) Certificate of High Appreciation for contribution in MTPR-010, Egypt

    6. Certificate of High Appreciation for the efforts given to the international conference MTPR-08, Cairo University, Egypt, April 6-10, 2008

    5. Honorary plaque by Department of Physics, for astrophysics seminar and various contributions, Jahangirnagar University, August 2008, Bangladesh

    4. Honorary plaque by the Department of Management Studies for the keynote speaker at the seminar of "Global warming and Food Crisis" and other contributions, University of Chittagong, August 2008, Bangladesh

    3. Recognition Crest for research success and recognitions, Vice Chancellor Professor Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, July 24, 2011
    - Citation "For achievements in research"

    2. Crest "Recognition for contributions to science", Physics Department, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh , December 2014

    1. In wikipedias:
    - Sultana N. Nahar
    - "List of Wayne State University people (under Science section), Wayne State University wiki
    - University of Dhaka alumni wiki
    - Under Physics of List of Dhaka University Alumni and Faculty, World Public Library wiki
    - List of University of Dhaka alumni and faculty, 8.1 Physics
    - "List of University of Dhaka alumni and faculty", Physics, Science and Engineering, World Heritage Encyclopedia
    - "list of Women Astronomers wikipedia,
    - Bangladeshi astronomers
    - Bengali astronomers
    - Bengali physicists
    - Bangladeshi physicists
    - Bangladeshi scientists
    - Bengali scientists
    - Bangladeshi Scientsts Snipview


  • BIO RESEARCH - CANCER THERAPY RESEARCH:

  • Memento and certificate for the invited lecture "X-RAY ABSORPTION BY HEAVY ELEMENT COMPOUNDS AND APPLICATIONS IN RADIATION THERAPY", international conference on Emerging Trends in Biomedical Sciences (ETBS), Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 6-8, 2016

  • Cancer research findings (RNPT) as one of the four important contributions of Astronomy to human life "What has astronomy done for you lately?" in Astronomy magazine, May 2012, p.31-35 (4 items: GPS, wireless internet, RNPT, and laser surgery of eyes)

  • Chapter 5: "Dreaming of the Star Treatment" in the book "Science Unshacled" (Renee James, Fall 2014, Johns Hopkins U press)) describes astronomical study and leads to cancer treatment that we propose and includes section 35 "The Iron Lady and the Gold Standard"

  • "Fine Tuning the Search for Black Holes", Universe Today, August 25, 2006

  • 2011: Press release worldwide (over 100) of method "Resonant Nano-Plasma Theranostics (RNPT)" for cancer treatment, e.g.
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    1. "Physics Inventions" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    2. Discovery News: "For New Cancer Therapies, Look to the Stars"
    4. "Innovations of Nano Patent" Nanomedicine: Astronomers Reach For The Stars Results In New Cancer Therapy
    3. "Cancer Dicovery" Astronomy Research Suggests Tumor Toolsl
    5. "PhysOrg" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    6. "Astrobiology" Astrotherapy for Cancer
    7. "Sky News" Astronomy discovery could help ..
    8. "Space and Earth Science News" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    9. "The Daily Galaxy" Epic Discovery: Research on ...
    10. "Space Daily" Astronomers reach for the stars ...
    11. "space.com" Astronomy Discovery Could Help Treat Cancer Patients
    12. "Spaceinfo" Space spin-offs better cancer therapy
    13. "Spaceblog" Potential new cancer treatment ..
    14. "Space News Feed" Astronomers Reach For The Stars To Discover New Cancer Therapy
    15. "Chemistry News Articles" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    16. "News Medical" Astronomers to develop potential new ...
    17. "Medical News Today" Astronomers Reach For The Stars To Discover New Cancer Therapy
    18. "Daily Health and Medicine News" Astronomical finding may help treat cancer patients
    19. "Bio-Medicine" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    20. "Bioportfolio" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    21. "Live Science" Astronomy Discovery Could Help Treat Cancer Patients
    22. "Med India" Space Study Could Reveal Superior Therapies for Cancer
    23. "My Health New" Space Study Could Reveal Superior
    24. "Chemo Therapy" Space secrets could lead to cancer treatment - Times of India
    25. "Doctor Am" Astronomical finding may help treat cancer patients
    26. "Brain Tumor Survivor (p.7)" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    27. "Pesticite Truths" Astronomy Findings – Heavy Metals injected into tumor Combined with Radiation Treatment possible benefits for Cancer Patients
    28. "MSNBC.com" Astronomy discovery could help treat cancer
    29. "Eurekalert" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    30. "Discovery News" For New Cancer Therapies, Look to the Stars
    31. "Science Daily" Astronomers Reach for the Stars to Discover New Cancer Therapy
    32. "TechColumbus" Astronomers Discover Potential New Cancer Therapy
    33. "R&D Magazine" Reaching for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    34. "Fox News" Could Black Holes Help Treat Cancer Patients?
    35. "Rockefeller News" Astronomical observation paves way for tumor therapy
    36. "Chicago Chronicle" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer treatment therapies
    37. "The Columbus Dispatch" Searching for a cancer treatment in the stars
    38. "Asian News International" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer therapies
    39. "The South Asian Insider" Astronomers hit on way to cure cancer
    40. "Tumblr" Astronomers Reach for the Stars to Discover New Cancer Therapy
    41. "Siddha" Astronomical finding be a help for Cancer Treatment
    42. "SicenceSlashDot" X-rays For Stargazing Turn Into Cancer Treatment
    43. "UPI" Astronomy could yield cancer treatments
    44. "The Free Library" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer therapies.
    45. "TruthDive" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer treatment therapies
    46. "DNA India" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer treatment therapies
    47. "The Times of India" Space secrets could lead to cancer treatment
    48. "Daily India" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer treatment therapies
    49. "Newswise" Astronomers reach for the stars ...
    50. "e! Science News" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    51. "Science Blog" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    52. "Lab News" Star X-Rays Improve Cancer Treatment
    53. "In Zinio" Astro-Cancer Treatment
    54. "Dalje" Astronomy could yield cancer treatments
    55. "iStockAnalyst" Astronomy could yield cancer treatments
    56. "Congoo" Astronomy could yield cancer treatments
    57. "Silo Breaker" Astronomy could yield cancer treatments 58. "onCampus" Astronomers reach for the stars for new cancer therapy
    59. "News and Updates" Astronomers Reach For The Starts To Discover New Cancer Therapy
    60. "Hamara Photos" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer therapies

    61. "Radio Astronomy News" (http://www.radioastronomynews.com/radio_astronomy_news.php?feed_id=3&news=Science%20Daily%20News),
    62. "Astronomy & Space News" (http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:Al5nGhN8ztQJ:www.spaceastronomer.com/en/astronomy-space-news.php+astronomy+to+cancer+treatment&cd=75&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&source=www.google.com),
    63. "News Astronomy" (http://newsastronomy.com/index.php),
    64. "Yahoo News"Astronomy Discovery Could Help Treat Cancer Patients
    65. "News Circle" stronomers Reach For The Stars To Discover New Cancer Therapy
    66. "HighBeam Research" OHIO STATE STUDY: ASTRONOMERS REACH FOR THE STARS TO DISCOVER NEW CANCER THERAPY
    67. "The Asian Age" Space secrets may aid cancer treatment
    68. "Stepstowellness" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover
    69. "OrganizeWisdom" Astronomers reach for the stars to discover new cancer therapy
    70. "Feed 7" Astronomers Discover New Cancer Treatment
    71. "My Lot" Superior Cancer Treatment Therapies Possible Via Space Secrets
    72. "AllVoices" Astronomers Reach for the Stars to Discover New Cancer Therapy
    73. "Many Years Young" Astronomers reach for the stars ..
    74. "The News" Searching for a cancer treatment in stars
    75. "Facebook" Astronomers use X-ray technology to develop cancer therapy
    76. "Softpedia" Black Hole Studies Lead to Cancer Imaging Innovation
    77. "The Times of India"Astronomers hit on way to cure cancer
    78. "TopNews" Space secrets could lead to superior cancer therapies
    79. "Gajit" Help From the Stars: Black Hole Radiation = Cancer Therapy
    80. "GetLocalNews" Space secrets may aid cancer treatment
    81. "Azo Nano" Researchers Study New Radiation Therapy for Cancer Employing Resonant Nano-Plasma Theranostics
    82. "Health 286" Astronomy discovery could help treat Cancer Patients
    83. "eLanka News Astronomy Discovery Could Help Treat Cancer Patients | Star Structure & Black Holes | Cancer & Cancer Treatment
    84. "Here First Blog" Astronomers Discover New Cancer Treatment
    85. "DyStop" Astronomy Discovery Could Help Treat Cancer Patients
    86. "Forums Irenic" From Astronomers to Doctors: Treating Cancer
    87. "Xiam007" Could Black Holes Help Treat Cancer Patients?
    88. "My TollFree 800Number" Searching for a cancer treatment in the stars
    89. "Physics Forums" (p.6) Why do you think astrophysicists contribute more to humankind than whatever you are doing now?
    90. "My Headlinez" Searching for a cancer treatment in the stars
  • In Click Ciencia news (portugese): Cancer research as application of basic science to new technology Entrela amento Cientifico (Scientific Entanglement)". "A roda do conhecimento" Brazil, September 2011

  • Congratulatory letter: OSU President Gordon Gee


  • STEM-INTERNATIONAL STEM EDUCATION AND RESEARCH:

  • Kashmiri samovar gift for research and education work in STEM, Vice Chacellor Prof Andrabi, University of Kashmir, India, 2017

  • Appreciation token for the STEM Education and Research Faculty Training Program, Indian Deputy Chief Taranjit S. Sandhu in Washington DC, August 19, 2016

  • Plaque of University logo by Vice Chancellor Prof. Khursheed Andrabi, letter of In appreciation of the STEM Education and Research at University of Kashmir, India, March 2016

  • Trophy of Appreciation, (English Translation by Prof. Sanaa T. Abu-Dagga), Office of Research and Graduate Studies Affairs, IUG Annual Research Celebration Day, Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine, April 18, 2016

  • In appreciation of the STEM Education and Research at Aligarh Muslim University, "Gift of Appreciation" (a fine Kashmiri shawl) for contributions on STEM Education and Research at Aligarh Muslim University,, Professor Alim Naqvi, Founder of Nanotechnology center of AMU, Keynote session where Nahar was introduced by Prof. Lotfia El Nadi with apprciation of her work at Cairo University, International conference MTPR-014, Egypt, December 15-19, 2014

  • Indian Emblem trophy "for Scientific contributions & role in STEM education & research in India under Obama-Singh project", Vice Chancellor General Shah, Aligarh Muslim University, India, 2014
    - Inspiring poems (in Bengali) by 2 postgraduate students at AMU at the end of radiation physics course taught under the program

  • Sealed plaque, jointly by AMU-DUTY Society and Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathmatics ISIAM), in recognition for contributing to scientific education in India via Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award, "Function 20th Sept 2013", New Delhi, September 2013 (Guest of honor public lecture)

    31. "Bab-e-Syed" plaque, Vice Chancellor General Shah, Aligarh Muslim University. in recognition of contribution for Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award from USIEF for the partnership between Ohio State University and AMU, 2013
    - 1 of 2 Guests of Honor presentations (Meeting picutres, Concert at Kennedy Auditorium, OSU Art & Sci News & Updates - Awards section: "Astronomers Recognized for Contributions to Scientific Education in India")

  • "Shield of Faculty of Science", Alazhar University, and letter, Faculty of Science, Cairo, Egypt, December 2014
    - picture with the deans, - - Shield
    - OSU News and Updates - Awards section: "Astronomy Researcher Honored for Ongoing Work in Bangladesh and Egypt", January 7, 2015

  • "Shield of Faculty of Science", Cairo University, for Initiating STEM program in Physics, and certificate for "Excellence, devotion and care in the lecture course provided during Spring 2013", - acceptance picture, Thanks for Loyality event, March 2, 2013
    - News at Arts and Updates of OSU, Awards section "Researcher Receives Award from Cairo University"

  • "Distinguished Guest Plaque", Higher Education Symposium, Odisha Development Day, Odisha Society of Americas, July 3, Columbus, OH, 2014

    29. Publication of highlights of work on development of Physics in Bangladesh " Recent Visit to Bangladesh Universities and Physics Prizes", FIP Spring 2013 newsletter 27.

  • Letter of Appreciation for contribution of books, President Hatem Odah, National Research Institute for Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG), Helwan, Egypt, 2016
  • Appreciation letter, Physics, Al Azhar University, 2013
  • Appreciation letter, Astronomy and Meterology, Al Azhar University, 2013
  • Certified letter for books contribution, Astronomy and Meterology, Cairo University, 2013
  • Certified letter for books contribution, Physics Chair, Ain Shams University, 2013
  • Certified letter of Appreciation for contribution of books, Dean of Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, 2013, Egypt
  • Certificate letter of Appreciation for contribution of books, Dr. Adel Abdel-Momen, Dean, Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University, Beni-Suef, Egypt, October, 2012
  • Certificate Letter of Appreciation, Dr. Hassan M. A. Naboohdah, Dean, University Libraries, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ein, UAE, March 27, 2012

  • Official Letter of Appreciation from Prof. Shaheen, Head of Department of Library & Information Service, Cairo University Library, Egypt, 2010, picture with Dr. Shaheen (Head of Department of Library & Information Service)

  • Honorary Crest of Appreciation for Contributions, Maniza Rahman Girls High School, Dhaka, Bangladesh, March, 2010

  • Honorary Crest of Appreciation for contributions in excellence in education, Maniza Rahman Girls High School, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

  • MentorNet's Certificate of Appreciation , The E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Engineering and Science, FIP of APS, May 31, 2010

  • MentorNet's Certificate of Appreciation, The E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Engineering and Science, FIP of APS, July 2009


  • ROLE MODEL OF A WOMAN/MUSLIM SCIENTIST:

    15. Felicitated as Guest of Honor, and a Distinguished Guest plant, Annual Cultural Functions, Begum Sultan Jahan Hall, Aligarh Muslim University, March 2017
    - introduction by Provost Prof Subuhi Khan to Hall wardens, and Sultana Nahar, - acceptance of buquet and plaque
    - Participating in AMU Tarana

    14. Recognition trophy for the Patron and Stigched gift from graduating girls, Certificate ceremony of CREW, Aligarh 2017
    - Ceremony with VC and his wife as Chief Guests
    - With CREW members
    - program

    13. Recognition trophys, - Certificate citation: "For her contributions as an international model of a Muslim female scientist for knowledge, inspiration, and intellectual growth", - Guest of Honor trophy from Ex Dean Professor Rahimullah,
    International Women's Day celebration, Aligarh Muslim University, India, 2017
    - Group picture

    12. Memento and Certificate of Recognition, "For her contributions in Atomic Astrophysics and promoting STEM education and research internationally", Celebration of International Women's Day, Department of Physics, Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 10, 2016
    - Introduction by Convener Prof. Asma of Math Department of AMU - "She has courage, persistence and power to excel in all fields mostly dominated by men."

    11. Inducted to Patron of Council for Research \& Empowerment of Women CREW) with citation: "In recognition of her contribution to the growth of science \& scientific thinking among the women at Global Level", Aligarh, India, March 16, 2016 (Group picture)

    10. Certificate of Apprication & gift: "We are honored by and proud of your achievements and representation of Bangladesh in the scientific world. You are our inspiring Hero and as OSU Prof S.A. Akbar says a Legend", Sylvie Islam on behalf of Bangladeshi community of Columbus, Celebration of the Victory Day of Bangladesh, December 5, 2015

    9. Welcome of the visit was honored in a poem in arabic) by Taibah University, Saudi Arabia, March 2014

    8. Recognition trophy "for promotion as an advocate and role model of Muslim Women Scientist", Celebration of International Women's Day, Aligarh Muslim University, India, 2014
    - OSU Arts and Sciences News and Updates - Awards section: "Astronomy Researcher Honored by Two Indian Universities"

    7. Certificate of Recognition "for her contributions as a role model for knowledge inspiration and intellectual growth", International Women's Day at Aligarh Muslim University, Physics Chair Rahimullah Khan and Prof Lotfia El Nadi of Cairo University, March 11, 2014

    6. "Dr. Sultana Nahar, The Iron Lady of Mathematical Computations" - A Modern Muslim female Scientist, (posted notice), Female Science Students presentaion to the general university audience (picture currently on display in the library), United Arab Emirates University, UAE, December 2009
    - Project subject as a woman scientist or Bangladeshi origin scientist by Middle and High school students in the USA

    5. Guest of Honor - the "International Women's Day" (ribon cutting), - Gallery of Prominent women Keynote speech "Perspectives of a woman scientist on problems and inspiring women to science", organized by the Progressive Forum in New York, March 18, 2006, New York.
    News: - Thikana: "Exceptional program by Progressive Forum for observing the World Women's Day", Continuation in Thikana (Alburuj with violin), - violin by Alburuj, - Bangla Patrika, Desh Bangla: "Progressive Forum seminar speeches: women need to take front role for their rights", "Exceptional program ..". - Akhono Samoy: News ,, - Newspaper1: in another newspaper - the "International Women's Day" observation (center news)

    4. "Pride of Bangladesh Dr. Sultana Nahar: ..." Top press release on the front page detailing astrophysics research impact and life, THIKANA (the most widely circulated Bangla newspaper in the US and Canand), Vol 15, No.6, March 26, 2004
    Modified versions of the 2004 article were published by a number of newspapers in Bangladesh; Ittefaq, Prathom Alo etc, 2004
    - THIKANA Editor's comment: "Dr. Sultana is our pride", in the news Highlights of 2004

    3. Certificate and gift, Women Residential College, United Arab Emirates University, December 8, 2011, Picture: Certificate and gift

    2. Featured with news in THIKANA many times - have made OSU known to most Bangladeshi Americans

    1. In wikipedias:
    i) "Muslim Astronomers and Astrophysicists of 21st century" (#7, out of 8 listed), CHOWK ilogs, November 1, 2009
    ii) "Is There Muslim Astronomers or Astrophysicists ?", Islamic Glory
    iii) "Muslim Astronomers and Astrophysicists of 21st century", Siasat


  • SOME COMMENTS:
    - "I would like to thank Prof. Sultana Nahar for being with us today. She has courage, persistence and power to excel in all fields mostly dominated by men. With the augost presence of Prof. Sultana Nahar we celebrate Women’s Day today. She is a symbol of acheiving everything that a woman can desire to acheive in the World dominated by man." - Prof. Asma Ali, Convener, International Women's Day, Aligarh Muslim University, March 12, 2017 {\bf PUBLIC NEWS AND OUTREACH:}

  • Wikipedia created by unknowon contributors number of times, e.g. http://www.enotes.com/topic/Sultana_Nurun_Nahar, http://www.thefullwiki.org/Sultana_Nurun_Nahar

  • News of 3 awards received in April 2012i in Bengali news media: as the front page Top News at Bengali Times, at newsbd,
    PBC 24

  • In APS FIP newsletter Spring 2012

  • News on Medal of Honor at the international conference on Modern Trends in Physics Research, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, December 12-16, 2010; in New York Darpan news, in Thikana, Pictures from the conference and Egypt, in OSU Arts & Sciences News

  • In the lisr of Pride Shining Past and Present, and feature" of Maniza Rahman Girls High Schhol, 80th Anninversary Book, 2009

  • "Bangalee Biggani" (Bengali Scientist) - Article on research, and charity activities in Bangladesh, weekly newspaper "Sanglap", Nov 1, 2007, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Spring 2007 ITAMP Newsletter (Institute of Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Harvard), reporting "High Accuracy Atomic Physics in Astronomy workshop organized by A.K. Pradhan and S.N. Nahar at ITAMP-Harvard in August 2006"

  • S-TV interview on research in "Jana-Ajana", broadcasted in the US, May, 2006 and in Bangladesh, in June 2006

  • Guest of Honor of "World Women's Day" observation organized by the Progressive Forum in New York, March 18, 2006, New York attracted house full audience and was broadcasted by TV channels "Eye on Bangladesh", "S-TV" in the US and in Bangladesh and published by a number of bengali newspapers, "Thikana", "Akhon Somoi", "Desh Bangla", "Bangla" etc. The event was advertised ahead on the web and in newspapers

  • Published interview by Thikana editor on research and related issues, article spanning three pages, first week issue of weekly newspaper Thikana in April, 2006

  • Special Guest, Maniza Rahman Girls High School Reunion, Bangladesh, August 5th, 2005. News published in daily newspapers

  • N-TV interview on research, broadcasted in Bangladesh and in the USA, August 2005

  • Article on educational and charity activities in Bangladesh, by weekly newspaper Thikana, New York, 2005

  • Group Research News on superhot atoms and blackholes on OSU Research webnews and many other websites, e.g. http://www.internationalreporter.com/news/read.php?id=2141 August 2006

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    Revised: January 2010