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February 9th, 2008

Riyadh University Initiates Program on Nanotechnology

Abstract:
Dr. Mohammed Nashai, a renowned nanotechnologist from Egypt, has been appointed dean of King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology (KAIN), which will be up and running at King Saud University's Department of Physics here in six months.

"Work is in full swing for establishing the institute, for which Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has allocated SR12 million. We have already signed a contract with Theodor W. Hansch of the Max Planck Institute in Munich, Germany, and the winner of the 2005 Nobel prize in physics, to teach as a visiting professor at KAIN," Dr. Salman A.H. Alrokayan, director of the KSU Nanotechnology Program, told Arab News.

Dr. Mohammed Al-Omar, associate professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department, College of Pharmacy, KSU, also spoke during a joint interview.

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