Prof. Suleiman Baraka’s
Visit to the University of Sharjah and SCASS
University of Sharjah and the Sharjah Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences
have received the visit of the well-known Palestinian astrophysicist Prof.
Suleiman Baraka from the Aqsa University (Palestine) during the period
of Mar. 27-29, 2018. Prof. Suleiman is a space physicist studying
plasma effects as related to Earth’s magnetosphere and the solar wind. His HE
Prof. Hamid Al-Naimiy, the Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, received Prof. Suleiman and discussed shared research interests in the field.
Suleiman gave several lectures during his short stay to the University of
Sharjah’s faculty members as well as students. He also visited the Sharjah
Center for Astronomy and Space Sciences and was very impressed by all of the
center’s accomplishments. Prof. Suleiman
had a special meeting with all the “Research Laboratories and Observatory”
research assistants as well as with Drs. Ilias Fernini and Mubasshir Shaikh to
discuss future research areas, especially in installing a geomagnetic station
Suleiman holds the UNESCO Chair in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences,
established in 2012 at The Islamic University of Gaza (Palestine).