International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Wafa Abdel-fattah Ideas Activities
  • Research Professor
    Cairo, Egypt
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    Tel +2 33371414
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  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
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I am an Emeritus Prof.of chemistry and technology of biomaterials including bioceramics and polymeric composites for biomedical applications , My relation to chemistry and chemical sciences dates back to 1956-1960 as a graduate from faculty of science ,Cairo Univ., with a specialization in chemistry and geology, I got my MSc and PhD ,faculty of Science 1965,1970 in Applied inorganic chemistry .

I teached inorganic chemistry,Applied chemistry for ceramics for the years 1984-1986 at King Abdel-Aziz Univ. Saudi Arabia.

Iam recognized as a professor of chemistry , got several state prizes i chemistry . Year 2010 I got three prizes in chemistry and its applications . The state prize for excellence in chemical sciences: advanced chemicl sciences that serve basic chemical sciences , a Prize for achievements in research activities and a prize for patent in chemical preparation and properties of ceramic/polymeric composites.

I supervised 45 research scientific and medical thesis , Published 105 research papers in distinguished international and local journals.i am elected as a nominator for Unesco/Loreal prizes for women in science