World Year of Physics 2005

Conference Topics:

Physics Education in Qatar.
Recent Trends in Physics Education.
Recent Advances in Physics Research.
Roles and Responsibilities of Qatar Physics Society.
other topics may be considered.

Conference Program:

The conference program has been assembled from academia, medicine. Exhibitions, activities and lectures will be presented.

The contributed oral program has been organised into a number of technical sessions which reflect the current focus of activities within the physics community. These sessions include round table discussions on ”Physics education in Qatar”, “The need for a Qatar Physics Society”.

The programme will also include:

Laser and Holography demonstration
By Dr.Thomas C. Altman, Oswego High School, USA.
“A 100 years after Einstein” Exhibition
Interactive Physics Multimedia
Physics video films shows
The Conference Organising Committee looks forward to welcoming the participation of academic researchers, school teachers, medical professionals, environmentalists, and industrial engineers working in all areas of physics. It also welcomes all visitors especially those interested or working in the field of physics.


Active learning in the science classroom – what we have learned in 100 years of teaching physics
Dr. Roger Hinrichs – Cornell Medical College – Qatar
Einstein’s 3 famous papers – an overview of their significance Dr. Marco Ameduri, Cornell Medical College, Qatar
Plastic in our bodies
Dr. Mariam AL-maadeed, University of Qatar, Qatar
Radiological Survey in General Diagnostic Radiology at HMC
Dr. Ismail Mohsen, HMC, Qatar
Teaching physics in an effective way
Ghassan Badwan, Al-Wakrah Independent School for Boys, Qatar
Simulating a neuronal action potential
“Experimental projects in PHY208”
Anas Ahmad and anas Abou-Ismail, Cornell Medical College, Qatar
Electrostimulation of gastrocnemium muscle in a frog
“Experimental projects in PHY208”
Mazin Hussein and Suzie Skef, Cornell Medical College, Qatar
The theory of every thing
Hamad Salem Al-Mari, Omar Bin Al-khatab Secondary School, Qatar.