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Dr. Sultana Nurun Nahar

PROMOTER OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH: PROJECTS, TEACHING, PROGRAM, & RESEARCH:
Involvement: 1995 - Present


OBJECTIVES
GLOBAL SCIENCE PROMOTIONS
BANGLADESH
EGYPT
INDIA
SAUDI ARABIA
TURKEY
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
USA
INTL STEM ER PRESENTATIONS


OBJECTIVES:

  • Promote and Support research and STEM education in developing countries, mainly Arab and Asian Countries

  • Some objectives are described in FIP EC meeting presentation, 2012

  • Examples of work are described in 2013 prize winning presentation: "John Wheatley Award Talk: Promoting Under-Represented Physicists in Asian and Arab Countries and Muslim Women in Science", Sultana N. Nahar, APS April Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April-13-16, 2013
  • 2013 John Wheatley Award, Certificate, 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."
    - APS News page for the month of June 2013

  • GLOBAL SCIENCE PROMOTIONS:

  • 1. Rainbow! Bringing Global Scientists (22 Countries) to American Physical Society:

  • Bringing scientists from developing countries to APS at no-cost membership. Some detailed information are at page for Forum of International Physics
  • Maintain the Network of Scientists (from largely developing countries) for global promotion and collaboration in science using the network of American Physical Society (APS)
  • Scientistis from countries (22) that are connected in the network are:
    Algeria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

  • 2. Society of Muslim Women Scientists (27 Countries):

  • Founder of International Society of Muslim Women in Science (ISMWS)
    - ISMWS has about 195 members from 27 countries
    - 1. USA, 2. Afghanishtan, 3. Algeria, 4. Bangladesh, 5. Canada, 6. Egypt, 7. India, 8. Indonesia, 9. England, 10. Iran, 11. Iraq, 12. Jordan, 13. Kenya, 14. Kuwait, 15. Lebanon, 16. Malaysia, 17. Morocco, 18. Oman, 19. Pakistan, 20. Palestine, 21. Russia, 22. Saudi Arabia, 23. Sudan, 24. Syria, 25. Turkey, 26. United Arab Emirates, 27. Yemen

  • 3. Society of Arab Women Scientists (7 Countries):

  • Co-founder with Professor Lotfia El Nadi, of Cairo University and founder of NILES, International Society of Arab Woemn in Science (ISAWS)
    - ISAWS has about 259 members from 7 countries:
    - USA, Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates

  • Activities described in 2013 John Wheatley award of APS presentation talk:
    "John Wheatley Award Talk: Promoting Under-Represented Physicists in Asian and Arab Countries and Muslim Women in Science", Sultana N. Nahar, APS April Meeting, Denver, Colorado, April-13-16, 2013

  • Nahar's page at Indonesian website at OSU


    BANGLADESH:

    Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow!
  • L: Met Bangladesh President Prof. Iazuddin regarding education, M: the First Lady, R: OSU group, Ohio State University, 2005

  • Global Research and Teaching Programs:

    3. Sponsored founder and member of the Board of Trustees of annual "Razzaq-Shamsun Physics Research Prize" for researchers in Bangladesh, Administered by University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 1995)

    2. Sponsored founder and member of the Board of Trustees of "Razzaq-Shamsun Lifetime Achievement Award for Contributions in Physics", for researchers in Bangladesh, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 2008)

    1. Sponsored founder and Chair of the "Abdur Razzaq and Shamsun Nahar Trust for Education", for improvement of education in schools, Bangladesh (since 2003)

  • Individual University Research, Teaching, Scholarship:

  • Sponsored founder and member of the Evaluation Committee of the annual distinguished teacher of the year in Physics (teaching + research students), and best teaching awards in Physics, and in Arabic, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 2008)
  • Sponsored founder and member of the Evaluation Committee of the annual Distinguished Teacher of the Year (teaching + research students), one best teaching award and one best student scholarship in Physics, Chittagong University, Chittagong, Bangladesh (since 2008)
  • Sponsored founder and member of the Evaluation Committee of the annual Distinguished Teacher of the Year (teaching + research students), one best teaching award and one best student scholarship in physics, Jagannath University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 2011)
  • Sponsored founder and member of the Evaluation Committee of the annual distinguished teacher of the year (teaching + research students), one best teaching award and one best student scholarship in Physics, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Bangladesh (since 2008)
  • Sponsored founder and member of the Evaluation Committee of the annual Distinguished Teacher of the Year (teaching + research students), one best teaching award and one best student scholarship in Physics, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh (since 2011)

  • Primary, Secondary, Higher Secondary School Teaching and Scholarships:

  • Sponsored founder and Chair of the seven annual "Shamsun Nahar Memorial Awards for the Best Teachers", (Math \& Science, Commerce, general) nominated by students votes, and lifetime teaching awards, Maniza Rahman Girls High School, Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 2003)
  • Sponsored founder and Chair of the annual two best teacher award, nominated by students votes, and three annual best graduating students, Panchdona Madrasa and Orphanage, Narsindhi, Bangladesh (since 2008)
  • Founder and sponsor of annual two best teacher award, nominated by students votes, and three annual best graduating students, Char Domdoma Primary School, Gazipur, Bangladesh (since 2011)
  • Sponsored founder and Chair of the three annual "Razzaq and Alburuj Awards for the Best Teachers", (Math \& Science, Business, General) nominated by students votes, Kabi Nazrul Government College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (initiated 2008, finalized 2011)
  • Sponsored founder and Chair of the three annual "Shamsun and S.N. Nahar Awards for the Best Teachers", (Math \& Science, Business, General) nominated by students votes, Central Women's College, Dhaka, Bangladesh, (since 2008, suspended in 2011)
  • Sponsored founder and Chair of the annual two best teacher award, nominated by students votes, and three annual best graduating students, Gandaria Mahila Samite Government Primary School, Dhaka, Bangladesh (since 2011)

  • Astronomy and Physics Books:

  • Distributed Physics and Astronomy books for undergrad course at - Dhaka University,
    - Jahangirnagar University,
    - Chittagong University,
    - Rajshahi University
    - Jagannath University
    - Kabi Nazrul Goverment College,
    - Central Womens College;
    - books for Bangladesh Astronomical Society,
    - Maniza Rahman Girls High School,
    - Panchdona Madrasa and Orphanage

  • Proposals:

  • US liaison for Bangladesh Astronomical Society for creation of the Office for Astronomy Development, International Astronomical Union, Year of Astronomy Initiative, 2010 (not funded)
  • Coordinator for the Ohio State University-Bangladesh effort for the center for "Integrated Science for Prcision Medicine" (not funded)

  • Recognition/Appreciation

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bangladeshi Students at Aligarh Muslim University, India presented an appreciation gift, March 2016

  • NEWS:

  • Report on Bangladesh work, 2014

  • APS FIP news article: "Improvement in Education and Research Through Recognition, a Report from Bangladesh", Sultana Nahar, Fall 2015, p.25-27
  • APS FIP news article: Recent Visit to Bangladesh Universities and Physics Prizes, Sultana Nahar, Spring 2013
  • "OSU impact on STEM Education and Research in Bangladesh", at poster 103, Outreach and Engagement Forum at OSU, May 6, 2015
  • "Astronomy through Superhot to Cold Atoms", S.N. Nahar, 2nd Radha Gobinda Chandra Memorial Lecture (advertised public lecture in Astronomy, News in Prathom Alo), Bangladesh Astronomical Society (BAS), Bangladesh, July 28, 2011
    Pictures: lecture


    EGYPT:

    Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow!

    1) With President Prof Gaber Nassar & Prof Lotfia El Nadi, Cairo University, 2) With Vice Chair Prof Salah Obayya (my left), Zewail City of Science and Technology, 3) With Past and current Deans of Faculty of Science, Al Azhar University, 4) With President Prof. Hatem Odah and Prof. Somaya Saad, NRIAG 2016

  • RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:

  • Cairo University
    - Appreciation letter from Dean, Faculty of Science, November 2016
    - "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

  • Al-Azhar University (Cairo and Assuit campuses)

  • RESEARCH GUIDANCE:

  • Beni Suef University, Research guidance and collaboration
    - Research guidance to Dr. Ramadan Hely Semida

  • Cofounder (with Professor Lotfia El Nadi, Cairo University, Egypt), "International Society of Arab Women in Science"

  • In iifetime video of Prof Lotfia El Nadi at the 2015 Graduation ceremony of Cairo University, Sultana was also seen

  • ASTRONOMY, PHYSICS BOOKS:

  • 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)
  • Certified letter for books contribution, Astronomy and Meterology, Cairo University, 2013
  • Official Letter of Appreciation for books contribution, Chair, Physics, Ain Shams University, Egypt, 2013
  • Certified letter of Appreciation for contribution of books, Dean of Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, 2013
  • Contributed Physics and Astronomy books for classes to Al Azhar University: Acceptance letters from - Department of Physics, Dean of Science, 2012
  • Appreciation letter, Physics, Al Azhar University, 2013
  • Appreciation letter, Astronomy and Meterology, Al Azhar University, 2013
  • Certified letter for books contribution, Astronomy and Meterology, Al-Azhar University, 2013
  • Certified letter of Appreciation for Books contribution for the undergraduate astronomy course, Dean, Faculty of Science, Beni Suef University

  • OSU-CAIRO UNIVERSITY MOA and PROPOSALS:
    Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow!
    - L: Signing of the MOA, 2012, M: Meeting with Cairo University President Nasser, 2016, R: Cairo University advertizing flyer showing various acheivements in the University, 2016

  • Sultana was the liaison at OSU for the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Ohio State University and Cairo University.
    - OSU Executive Dean's letter for Sultana to represent OSU for the event
    - MOA Event picture,
    - Prestigeous "Shield of 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, Cairo University, April 8, 2012,
    - Holding Shield of Cairo University with Professor William Brustein, Vice President of International Affairs of OSU

  • TEACHING AND COMPUTATIONAL WORKSHOPS, RESEARCH GUIDANCE UNDER MOA:

  • Teaching at Cairo University
    - 2013, attended by post-gratuate students, researchers, faculty members from seven institutes, under OSU-Cairo University MOA
    - 2015, attended by post-gratuate students, researchers, faculty members from seven institutes, under OSU-Cairo University MOA
    - 2016, attended by post-gratuate students, researchers, faculty members from three institutes, under OSU-Cairo University MOA

  • Guidance: Postgraduate students

  • Declaration of responsibility of Prof. Sultana Nahar by Cairo University, 2016

  • Consultant on proposal "Laboratory for Advanced R High Density PHYSICS For Applications in High Energy Density Science, Energy Production, Industrialization and Commercialization", Cairo University, Egyptian Academy of Science, Egypt (not funded)

  • Coordinator for Ohio State University-Egyptian effort for the center for "Integrated Science for Prcision Medicine" (not funded)

  • OTHER EGYPTIAN INSTITUTIONAL CONNECTIONS:

  • ZEWAIL CITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY:

  • Representation of Ahmed Zewail:
    Title (inauguration): Introduction, convey the message of Nobel Prize winner Ahmed Zewail and accepting the honorary plaque on his behalf, international conference of Aligarh Nahao V and STEM Education and Research, and Inauguration session, Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 12-15, 2016

  • With current Chair of Zewail City Prof. Mostafa El-Sayed in his office at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, June 2013

  • Visit 2016: Seminar presentation, Title: "ATOMIC ASTROPHYSICS OF STELLAR SPECTROSCOPY: EXOPLANET HOST STARS", S.N. Nahar, Zewail City of Science and Technology, Giza, Egypt, October 31, 2016
    - Invitation, - Letter from Vice Chair Professor Salah Obbya, - Prof. Salah with the two photonics books written by him
    - Seminar room: with Vice Chair Salah Obbya, - :with Salah and Lotfia, , - members of Zewail City of Science and Technology

  • Visited twice in 2015:
    - Seminar: "X-Rays from Astronomy to Cancer Treatment", S.N. Nahar, Zewail City of Science and Technology, Giza, Egypt, April 15, 2015
    - Circulated announcement in the City.
    - Director Prof Salah Abayya (on the left) , Seminar presentation, - with audience

  • Visited a few times in 2013:
    - Presented seminar titled: "Solar Plama Opacity and Nebular Elemental Abundances", Zewail City of Science and Technology, 6 October, Egypt, March 7, 2013
    seminar announcement

  • NATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF ASTRONOMY AND GEOPHYSICS (NRIAG) and
    The Kottamia Center of Scientific Excellence in Astronomy and Space Sciences:

  • National Research Institute of Astrophysics and Geophysics (NRIAG), (Seminer, discussions at Helwan, Telescope on Kottamia etc), Egypt, April 2015. Invitation letter from President Prof. A.A. Mohamed. Astronomers,
  • Visit 74in Telescope on Kottamia mountains, dome in the back, also 14in telescope
  • It has Center of Excellence, Training part: Al-Azhar University students taking lessions on data reduction, a group students taking part in cooking by rotation

  • AIN SHAMS UNIVERSITY

  • Seminar Title: "Collisional Excitation and Electron-Ion Recombination for Nebular Abundances", Sultana N. Nahar, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, March 4, 2013
    Picture with Physics Faculty
  • Prof Mohamed Osman of Ain Shams University and Ministry of Agriculture, his son-in-law Ahmed, family, Nagib Mehfuez Cafe, Khan El -Khalili, Cairo, 2015

  • CONFERENCES

  • Title (keynote): "Atomic features of Ti I to interpret the lines and flux in astronomical objects", 6th international conference on "Optical Spectroscopy, Laser and Their Applications", National Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt, April 7-9, 2015, Invitation letter from Prof Ahmed Fakhry, Conference Chair and certificate
    - Presentation: pic1, pic2, Ahmed Samy of NRC,

  • Title (keynote): "The Sun. Allah's Source of Radiation", Celebration of 2015 International Year of Light at the annual convention of the Topical Society of Laser Sciences, April 8, Cairo, Egypt, 2015

  • Keynote speech at international conference MTPR-014: Invited speaker (page 2), - Title (keynote): "Study of our star the sun", Session on Nile, Cairo, 5th international conference on "Modern Trends in Physics Research" (MTPR-014), Cairo and Luxor, Egypt, December 15-19, 2014, - Certificate

  • Title (honorary keynote): "X-rays using ultra intense laser for effective theranostics", 4th international Ultra-Fast Laser Technology and Applications, NILES institute, Cairo University, Egypt, April 8-11, 2012 Invited Speakers

  • Keynote speech at international conference MTPR, December 2010
    - Presentation pic 1, - 2 on the HED plasma opacity, - recieved MTPR momento

  • Title (Keynote speaker): "The Iron Project: Radiative Atomic Processes in Astrophysics", 3rd international conference on {\it Modern Trends in Physics Research}, Cairo University, Egypt, April 6-10, 2008 Abstract

  • Served in the organizing committee for US expers, the 3rd international workshop "Ultra Fast Lasers Technology and Applications", Cairo University, Giza, April 2010

  • Served as the US liaison for the proposal of Cairo University and Cairo Observatory, Egypt for creation of the Office for Astronomy Development, International Astronomical Union, Year of Astronomy Initiative, 2010 (not funded)

  • Seminar title: "SPECTROSCOPY AND STUDY OF OUR SUN", S.N. Nahar, Department of Astronomy, Cairo University, Egypt, April 15, 2015
    Astronomy Dept after seminar, - Astronomy Chair Prof. El-Sayed Robaa, -Course poster in Astronomy Dept

  • NEWS & PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS:

  • OSU Outreach prentation: Poster, 2016

  • Interview, Egyptian national TV NILES, Silver Jubilee of Topical Society of Laser Sciences, April 8, and broadcasted in its Cultural channel in April 2012
  • APS FIP news article: "Egypt Connection 2" on work in 2013, Sultana Nahar
  • APS FIP news article: "Egypt Connection on work in 2012,

  • News of MOA between OSU and CairoU, April 2012 posted in YouTube Cairo University video

    News published on May 6, 2012 "MOA between Ohio State Univ .USA & Cairo Univ. EGYPT Official Signing Celebration at Lotfi El Sayed Hall of Cairo University Dr. Sultana Nahar Professor of Astrophysics OSU representing OSU and Prof. Dr. Gamal El Deen Vice President of Cairo Univ. for Higher Education& Research representing CU",
    - In "Middle East Studies Bulletin" issue of Spring 2012: "MOA between Ohio State University and Cairo University Signed" (p.26)

  • Web news course at OH-TECH: "Recent workshop illustrates OSC’s support"

  • News of MOA signing was published in Egyptian newspaper. News posted in YouTube by Cairo University
    - News of MOA published in OSU "Middle East Studies Bulletin" "MOA between Ohio State University and Cairo University is signed", Spring issue, p.26, 2012
    - Egypt work published in "Egypt, Dr. Sultana Nahar", Autumn issue, p.7-9, 2012
  • News in "Dr. Sultana received international medal", Bengali newspaper NY "Thikana", January, 2011


    INDIA:

    Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow!
    Chief Guest, Science Day 2016, AMU, Vice Chancellor Andrabi of University of Kashmir 2017, Vice Chacellor Talat Ahmad of Jamia Millia Islamia, 2017

  • ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY

  • RESEARCH and EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS:
    in Physics, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY
    in Mathematics, ALIGARH MUSLIM UNIVERSITY

  • STEM faculty training for Indian univversities under Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiave Award project, OSU, 2013 -2017
    - Forum of International Physics News annoucement: "Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Award for the Ohio State University ˗ Aligarh Muslim University Partnership", Fall 2013

  • Teaching and computational workshop at Aligarh Muslim University in 2014, 2016

  • ASTRONOMY AND PHYSICS BOOKS: Aligarh Muslim University, 2011

  • Organized international conference Aligarh Nano V and STEM Education and Research at Aligarh Muslim University, 2016

  • Sultana Nahar gave Speech as Guest of Honor speech, International Mother Language Day (IMLD), Aligarh Muslim University, India Feb 29, 2016
    (- Scence from the drama on the history of the day and competing art exhibits on the wall and side, - With Chief Guest Dr. Badruzza (next to me) and audience)

  • UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR

  • RESEARCH and EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS:
    in Physics, UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR, founded in 2014
    in Mathematics, UNIVERSITY OF KASHMIR, founded in 2016

  • ASTRONOMY AND PHYSICS BOOKS: University of Kashmir, 2014, 2016

  • Lecture and computational workshop at University of Kashmir in 2016

  • Visit 2017: Letter from Vice Chancellor Prof. K. Andrabi
    - Work with Math Chair Prof. S. Peerzada

  • UNIVERSITY OF DELHI

  • UNIVERSITY OF DELHI:Teaching and computational workshop, 2014

  • UNIVERSITY OF DELHI: RESEARCH COLLABORATION MEETING IN 2016: 3 days visit during Feb 17-19, 2016 included

    - Discussions on atomic collisions and programs with Prof Man Mohan's group (Anil Pradhan, Sultana Nahar, and Hala from OSU), 2016

    - Research collaboration and proposals in a general meeting of atomic physicists of Delhi University, 2016

    - American Physical Society

  • Meeting with Atomic Physics group of Prof. Man Mohan (on my left), Conaught Place Cafe, Delhi, March 2017

  • National Institute of Technology (NIT) - Srinagar, Kashmir

  • Seminar: Universe through atoms", Department of Physics, March 16, 2017
    - After seminar, picture with members of NIT, (gifted one astronomy book), - Dinner at Prof. Seemin Rubab's home, after meetings at NIT

  • Meeting with Director Prof. Rashid Dar (between Physics Head of Department Prof Ikran and Prof. Seemin Rubab), on the participation in the STEM Education and Research program at OSU

  • CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/VISIT TO UNIVERSITIES:

  • Co-convener: internation conference of Aligarh Nano V and STEM Education and Research, Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 12-15, 2016

    - AmarUjala news: News of prizes (Sultana Nahar sponsored the four prizes) at international conference of Aligarh NANO V & STEM ER conference, AMU, March 12-15,2016

  • Visit and present public lecture to university audience "THE UNIVERSE THROUGH HOT ATOMS", Sri Mata Vaishnu Devi University, Jammu, March 28, 2016
    - met Vice Chancellor Professor Jain (black suit) on STEM Education and Research project, (with faculty and students after lecture, - With host faculty members Samantha and Sunil, Sri Mata Vaishnu Devi shrine on the mountain in the background)

  • "Atomic features of Ti I in interpretation of astronomical objects", S.N. Nahar, international conference on Current Development of Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Nanophysics with Applications, Delhi, India, March 11-14, 2015, invitation letter
  • Title: "IRON ABUNDANCE AND OPACITY FOR SOLAR PLASMAS", S.N. Nahar, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India, March 13, 2014
  • Title: "K$_{\alpha}$ Resonance Fluorescence in Multiple Ionizations and Possible Source of Monochromatic X-rays", S.N. Nahar, Aligarh Nano-4 International, Aligarh, India, March 8-10, 2014 (Invitation)
  • Title: "X-ray Irradiation of heavy element high-Z nanomoities for cancer theranostics", Sara N Lim, S.N. Nahar, A.K. Pradhan, Aligarh Nano-4 International, Aligarh, India, March 8-10, 2014
  • Title: "SOLAR OPACITY and K$_{\alpha}$ FLUORESCENCE", S.N. Nahar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India, Feb 5, 2014
  • Title: "ABUNDANCES AND OPACITIES OF THE SUN", S.N. Nahar, Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Banglore, India, January 31, 2014
  • Title: "HOT ATOMS AND SPECTROSCOPY OF ASTRONOMICAL OBJECTS", S.N. Nahar, Jain University, Banglore, India, Jan 30, 2014
  • Title: "Photoionization, Photoexcitation, and Astrophysical Opacities: The Iron Project", S.N. Nahar, invited talk, Speakers list and their info, 3rd International Conference on Current Developments in Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Nano Physics with Applications (CDAMOP), December 14-16, 2011, Delhi, India, Abstract book, p.33, Pictures
  • Title: "Accuracy on Astrophyscal Opacities", S.N. Nahar, 2nd DAE-BRNS Symposium on Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics and 18th National Conference on Atomic \& Molecular Physics (XVIII NCAMP) of Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular, Physics (ISAMP), Dharwad, India, Feb 22-25, 2011 (was unable to attend)
  • "Radiative processes in astrophysical plasmas", Topical Conference (TC2010) on Interaction of EM Radiation with Atoms, Molecules and Clusters of the Indian Society for Atomic and Molecular Physics (ISAMP), Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT), Indore, March 3-6, 2010 (was unable to attend)

  • STEM PRESENTATIONS:

    At varipus universities under Obama-Singh project

  • Odisha Society of Americas: Invitation, Abstract: "Training STEM Faculty at Higher Education Institutions in Odisha - Leveraging Obama0Singh Grant", (part 2), S.N. Nahar, Recognition "Distinguished Guest Plaque", 45th convention of Odisha Society of Americas, Columbus, July 3, 2014

  • Dialogue for Connection to Odisha Education

  • Sultana Nahar attended and gave a speech (picture) at the Aligarh Alumni Association Convention, Aligarh Muslim University, India, Feb 26-March 1, 2914

  • Title (Inaugural Session): "Message from Nobel Laureate Prof. Ahmad Zuwail", S.N. Nahar, Aligarh Nano-IV International 2014 conference, Aligarh, India, March 8-10, 2014 (Stage pic, - Message pic)

  • Title (1 of 2 Guests of Honor): "Challenges and Opportunities for AMU", Sultana N. Nahar, USIEF Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award project STEM-ER meeting for all STEM Departments, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, September 16, 2013 (Meeting picutres)

  • Title (Guest of Honor): "Value of teaching and role of teachers". Ceremony of Nahar's Teachers Prizes and Certificates of Radiation Physicis Course, Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 11, 2014

  • Title (Guest of Honor): "Role of Muslim women in science", Celebration of International Women's Day and session on International Society of Muslim Women in Science, Aligarh Muslim University, India, March 11, 2014

  • Title (Chief Guest): "Place of Bangla in Aligarh", International Language Day celebration, Aligarh Muslim University, India, Feb 22, 2014

  • Title (Guest of Honor public lecture): "OBAMA-SINGH AWARD, STEM EDUCATION \& RESEARCH", Sultana N. Nahar, Event with STEM educators of Indian Universities, "orgazined by AMU-DUTY Society and Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathmatics (ISIAM), India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India, September 20, 2013

  • Title (Chief Guest lecture): "Recognition of Excellence in Physics" (Chief Guest lecture), Sultana N. Nahar, Physics awards ceremony, AMU, India, September 17, 2013 (Event pictures)

  • Poster: "Globalization of OSU: Connection to Egypt and Other Middle East and African Countries through STEM" at 2013 OSU Outreach and Engagement FORUM Posters, The Ohio State University, 2013

  • HONORS:

  • Honored guest invitationto all events, at the 63rd Convocation, with Ph.D. graduate in Zoology Dr. Ahmed (at Graduation ceremony, Gulistan-e Syed, introduced to Chancellor Dr. Sayedena Muffal Saifuddin by VC General Zameer Uddin Shah) Aligarh Muslim University, India, Feb 27, 2016

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

  • "Bab-e-Syed" plaque of 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

  • NEWS:

  • In AMUNET news: AMU appoints adjunct faculties in various disciplines Aligarh, July 19, July 19, 2017

  • India trip Report 2016

  • Speech as the Chief Guest, Science Day celebration, Physics Department, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, March 11, 2016, speech on importance and inspiration, (news published in
    AMU News,
    - Muslim Issues news,
    - Batori News,
    - Avadhnama News)

  • India work report in 2013 in APS FIP news article: "India Connection", Sultana Nahar, Spring 2014

  • Prospectus 2014-2015, Provost Girls Hostels, - Presentation of "International Society of Muslim Women in Science" in Highlights of 2013-2014, - Event pictures of Sultana's visit at the Girls College

  • India work report in 2014 APS FIP news article: "India Connection 2", Sultana Nahar, Fall 2014

  • APS FIP news article: "Highlights of a trip to the UAE and India" Nahar, Spring 2012

  • Prize distribution for Physics teachers and students in Aligarh Muslim University - in Indian Two Circles Net news: "Telescope facility inaugurated at AMU", September, 2013

  • APS FIP news article: "Highlights of a trip to the UAE and India" Sultana Nahar, Spring 2012


    SAUDI ARABIA:

    Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow!
  • Met 1) Minister of MOHE Dr. K Anqari, 2) Director of International Affairs of MOHE Dr. Salim Al-Malik, 3) US Embassador in Ryadh

  • OSU DELEGATION AT CONFERENCE IECHE 2014:

  • Delegated the Ohio State University at International Exhibitions and Conference on Higher Education (IECHE), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 2014
    - It gave the opportunity to meet and discuss Obama-Singh STEM program at OSU and International Society of Muslim Women in Science to number of representativis, such as,
    - Meeting Dr. Khalid Al Anqary, the Minister of Higher Education, MOHE along with President of King Abdul Aziz University
    - Deputy Minister of Higher Education Dr. Al Saif of MOHE,
    - Dr. Sa;im Al-Malik, Head of International affairs of MOHE,
    - Dr. Elhan, female member of Sura Council of King's office, and her husband professor of physics
    - attending reception by US Ambassaor in Riaydh

  • OSU Report on Delegation at IECHE

  • Delegation: Comments of other OSU delegates, Bob Eckhart and Laura Fernandez

  • DAMMAM UNIVERSITY visit, Dammam, April , 2014

  • Invitation letter, Dean of Engineering, Dammam University
  • Invitation circulated in the university
  • Program for the visit, April 2014

  • KING SAUD UNIVERSITY visit, April, 2014

  • Invitation letter, Vice Chair, Department of Physics
  • ""SOLAR ABUNDANCES AND OPACITY", S.N. Nahar, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 9, 2014

  • Title (public): "THE STEM-FACULTY PROJECT: Training the Next Generation of STEM Faculty at Higher Educational Institutions in India - Internationalization", S.N. Nahar, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 10, 2014
  • Workshop on program codes: Superstructure, R-matrix

  • TAIBAH UNIVERSITY visit, Medina, Marcuh 31 - April 5, 2014

  • Invitation letter, Head, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science
  • Program
    - The three days program was written in a poem by a university official
    - Taibah University news on the visit

  • Public presentation: Title (public): "International Society of Muslim Women in Science", S.N. Nahar, Taibah University, Madina, Saudi Arabia, April 2, 2014

  • Seminar: Title: "Determination of Ne abundance from Electron Impact Excitation", Taibah University, Madina, Saudi Arabia, April 2, 2014

  • Seminar: Title: "X-RAYS: ASTRONOMY TO BIOMEDICINE", S.N. Nahar, Taibah University, Madina, Saudi Arabia, April 1, 2014

  • PRINCESS NORA UNIVERSITY visit, Riyadh, April 13, 2014

    - Presentation: "Study Through Hot Atoms"
    - Presentation: "International Society of Muslim Women in Science"
    - Presentation notice in the university
    - Visit Program

  • HONORS:

  • "Monogram of Taibah University",
    From 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
    - President Dr Adnan Mazrooa (R), Sultana (M) and Vice Presedient Prof. Balila (L)
    - Gifts from Physics Department,

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

  • NEWS:

  • News article published in Forum of International (FIP) of APS
    "Saudi Arabia Connection", STEM education and research report, Sultana Nahar, Spring 2015

  • OSU Outreach event presentation: poster "OSU Network with Saudi Arabia in 2015", at poster 104, May 6, 2015

  • IECHE news in "Astronomy Researcher Led Ohio State delegation in Saudi Arabia" with Nahar receiving Taibah University monogram recognition by the university President, in "News & Research" Section of OSU Arts & Sciences News Updates, June 11, 2014

  • Saudi Arabia news "Buckeyes at Saudi Arabia" in Buckeye Voicies of OSU, June 2014


    TURKEY:

    Rainbow! With visiting delegation of Ataturk University of Turkey at the Ohio State University

  • RESEARCH COLLABORATION & GUIDANCE

  • Research guidance (Masters), Yasin Gokce, Karamanoglu Mehmetbey University
    Yasin (next to Sultana), a member of : research Group, 2013
  • Visit to University of Michigan, Ann Arbor:
    - Yasin, Alburuj in front of Physics Department, - Yasin, Alburuj visit tp the library, - Alburuj, Sultana in front of Randal lab

  • Research guidance and collaboration: Prof. Gultekin Celik, Dr. Sule Ates, Selcuk University, Prof. Betul Atalay, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University (since 2013 -)

  • Collaborative effort for telescope and theoretical workshops with Ataturk University
    - Meeting with delegates from Ataturk University of Turkey, OSU, May, 2013
    - Postponed due to conflict of time

  • PROPOSALS

  • Research collaboration proposal with Professor Murat Yildiz: "Calculation of electron-ion collision processes and spectroscopic parameters on the many electron atomic and ionic systems using the R-matrix method and SuperStructure and Weakest bound electron potantial model theory”, National Young Researchers Career Development Program (Career) Secretaryship program (pending 2014)
  • Made effort with Marmara University and Canakkale Onsekiz Mart Observatory in Turkey for creation of the Office for Astronomy Development, International Astronomical Union, Year of Astronomy Initiative, 2010 (successful up to 2nd phase, but not funded)


    UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:

    Rainbow!
    UAE University: 1) With Physics Chair Prof Maamar Benkraouda in the library, 2) with physics students

  • Visit United Arab Emirates University, December 2011

  • Invitation letter, Chair of Physics Department
    - With Physics Chair Professor Maamar Benkrauda, celebration of 40th anniversary of UAE, December, 2011
  • Seminar (university wide circulation): Title: "Atomic Physics for Astronomy and Cancer Treatment" S.N. Nahar, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE, December 8. 2011
    - Posted Bio info
  • Title (public lecture): "International Society of Muslim Women in Science (ISMWS)", S.N. Nahar, Women Residential College, United Arab Emirates University, December 8, 2011

  • Books:

  • Certificate letter of Appreciation for contribution of books, Dr. Hassan M. A. Naboohdah, Dean, University Libraries, UAE University, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates, March 27, 2012
    - Contributed Books with the librarian
    - Signing authorship of "Atomic Astrophysics and Spectroscopy with associate Dean Librarian

  • HONOR

  • Interviews by female science students of University of United Arab Emirates on research and as a model muslim female scientist for presentation "Dr. Sultana Nahar, The Iron Lady of Mathematical Computations" in "Modern Muslim and Arab Inventors, Scientists and Pioneers" program, December, 2009
    - University Circulated poster, - letter from Dr. Conners of UAEU, 2010
  • Certificate and gift, on public lecture "International Society of Muslim Women in Science (ISMWS)", Head, Women Residential College, United Arab Emirates University, December 8, 2011 (Certificate)

  • NEWS:

  • APS FIP news article: "Highlights of a trip to the UAE and India" Sultana Nahar, Spring 2012


    USA

    Rainbow! Rainbow! Rainbow!
    1: John Glenn, discussion on ISMWS, 2014, 2. OSU Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, Engagement Forum, 2014, 3. OSU President Michael Drake, Engagement Forum 2017

  • RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS:

  • Annual recognition program: Faculty and Student prizes in Physics and Astronomy, Sponsored founder and member of the Board of Trustees, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (since 2015)

  • Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiave Award project: "STEM faculty training for Indian univversities", Associate Director, The Ohio State University, 2013 -2016

  • ACTIVITIES:

  • Public lecture: "Universe through atoms", (lecture) Perkins Observatory, Ohio, January 19, 2017

  • Outreach and Engagement Forum at OSU: "Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative Award Project: STEM Education and Research Faculty Training in India", Poster Presentation Number 54, May 1, 2014, picture, with Peter Magrath

  • NEWS:

  • Forum of International Physics News annoucement: "Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Award for the Ohio State University ˗ Aligarh Muslim University Partnership", Fall 2013