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April 4th, 2010

Professor calls for more Emirati faculty members

Abstract:
Dr Amal Al Gaffari says more national researchers are required to contribute to nation's development, particularly in the field of renewable energy.

When employed at UAEU, Amal was awarded a British government research grant from a Dh1.1 million fund. She has now engaged Mist in collaboration with Durham University on research into the use of carbon-nanotechnology for use in computer memory devices.

"This is a hot area in science right now but in order for anything to get approved, it needs six to seven years of testing," Amal said. "So right now our project is to investigate the use of carbon nano tubes as an element to store information in memory devices." The carbon nano tubes and accompanying devices will be made at Durham University and brought to Mist for testing.

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