Dr. Khaled Saoud Honored by the Royal Scientific Society in Jordan

March 1, 2023
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VCUarts Qatar physicist invited to present a talk on his research into nanotechnology

Dr. Khaled Saoud, a Professor of Physics at VCUarts Qatar’s Liberal Arts & Sciences department, was recently invited to a seminar organized by Jordan’s largest scientific body, the Royal Scientific Society, in Amman.

During the seminar, held on February 16, Dr. Saoud presented a talk titled “25 Years of Nanotechnology Research”.

In the talk, Dr. Saoud introduced the audience to nanotechnology and talked about recent developments in this field. He also discussed his own research in the area, including the latest advances in the Nanotextile Lab that he co-leads with Christopher Fink, Chair, Fashion Design at VCUarts Qatar. The Lab is part of the Institute for Creative Research at VCUarts Qatar.  

Attendees, who included students, researchers and faculty members from the Royal Scientific Society, were keen to learn more about areas of mutual interest and possible collaborations in the field of nanotechnology, with Dr. Saoud.

Reflecting on the honor, Dr. Saoud, who is originally from Jordan, said, “It was a privilege to visit the Royal Scientific Society in my home country Jordan, deliver this seminar and share the exciting research that we have been conducting at VCUarts Qatar, especially in the Nanotextile Lab. I would like to extend my appreciation to students, faculty members, and my longtime colleague professor Kyle Cordova for this invitation and excellent hospitality.”

Dr. Kyle Cordova, Executive Director, Scientific Research, Royal Scientific Society, thanked Dr. Saoud for inspiring the assembled students, and for sharing his research with the audience.

The Royal Scientific Society is the largest applied research institution, consultancy, and technical support service provider in Jordan and is a regional leader in the fields of science and technology. Her Royal Highness Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan serves as the President of the Royal Scientific Society.