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MENAFN - Arab News - 20/08/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) Dr. Ibtesam Saeed Badhrees a leading woman research scientist in experimental particle physics at the National Center for Nanotechnology King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) Riyadh has been selected as the first non-American woman for 'Women Physicist of the Month' award for August 2014 given by the American Physical Society (APS).

'APS the world's second largest organization for physicists with a non-profit membership has chosen Dr. Badhrees as the first non-American woman-physicist to be granted the 'Woman Physicist of the Month' for August 2014 for her enriching role and positive impact on the physics community' an official at KACST media department said on Tuesday.

APS has also nominated Dr. Badhrees to be a referee for scientific posters at APS international conference in April the official said.

Moreover she has received an invitation from the Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) founded in 1972 to address the encouragement and career development of women physicists to take part in its program entitled 'Development of professional skills of woman-physicists' which it will organize at Savannah the oldest city in the US state of Georgia.

Confirming the distinguished honor APS in a statement on its website said 'Ibtesam Saeed Badhrees a leading research scientist in experimental particle physics is not only a distinguished fellow of New Westminster College but also the first Sai woman with a PhD


to work in the National Center for Mathematics and Physics at KACST.'

'Her role with CERN the world's leading laboratory for particle physics as the first and only Saudi woman to join the organization as a user researcher in 2006 is notable apart from her service as a CERN courier in 2006 as in this role she was published in several magazines and journals and participated in several interviews nationally and internationally.'

CERN the European organization for nuclear research is headquartered in Geneva.

Dr. Badhrees has received many awards throughout her career and gained much recognition including the Saudi Arabian cultural mission academic excellence award in 1996 1997 and 2007.

APS further maintained that Dr. Badhrees has on many occasions provided services to the physics community through the organization of workshops and presentation of talks in different countries to trigger the enthusiasm and passion of the younger generation of scientists in natural science especially in the field of high energy physics.

APS is the leading voice for physics and an authoritative source of physics information for the advancement of physics and the benefit of humanity as it also provides effective programs in support of the physics community and the conduct of physics besides its collaboration with national scientific societies for the advancement of science scientific education and the science community.

 


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