Hyderabad: A special session on Laser and a session on Optic Activity were organized today on the second day of National Urdu Science Congress 2020 at Maulana Azad National Urdu University.
The laser session was organized to Commemorate 60 Years of Laser Innovation. The chief guest, Prof. Zahid Hussain Khan, UNESCO’s National Node for India, while addressing the session spoke about the history of LASER and it’s applications and significance. Twenty four Noble prizes in Physics were awarded for LASER and LASER based Technologies, he informed.
He also briefed about various activities conducted under UNESCO to celebrate ‘International Day of Light’.
Prof. Syed Rahman, Professor, Dept. of Physics, Osmania University, presided over the session.
Dr. Priya Hasan, Assistant Professor Physics spoke about basic principals of laser and Dr. Abdul Moiz Shams, who is Eye specialist by profession briefed about medical applications of LASER, specially in the field of ophthalmology.
Prof. S. N. Hasan, Dept. of Mathematics, Dr. Priya Hasan and Mudassir Raja, Ph. D. Scholar presented laser demonstration. Dr. Rizwan ul Haq Ansari, Assistant Professor, Physics convened the laser session.
Meanwhile, the Optics Activity session was held today in collaboration with Vigyan Prasar, Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi. Nearly 100 school children attended. Principles of optics were demonstrated by simple experimental methods.
Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice-Chancellor also had an interaction with children. Dr. Irfana Begum, Project Officer, Vigyan Prasar was the coordinator whereas Prof. Najamul Hasan and Dr. Zeenat Fatima, guest faculty, Physics assisted the session.