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Explaining the Mysteries of the Universe, an insightful article by Professor Ali Chamseddine published in

MIT Technology Review Arab Edition





AUB Physics Professor Dr. Ali Chamseddine has been elected a

Full Member of the Academy of Sciences for Lebanon (ASL)

Division 1, Section "Sciences Fondamentales".




Drs. Michel Kazan and Charbel Madi appear in an article in

The Daily Star - Lebanon




  • "Vertical Structure of Hot Accretion Flows:  An Overview," by Dr. Shahram Abbassi, May 24, 2016.
  • "On Some Scientific Research Directions, Discoveries, Results and Startups in the Fields of: 1- High pressure for hard materials and biosciences; 2- New materials for energy; 3- Bistable transition metal complexes," by Dr. Samir Matar, April 25, 2016.
  • "Low Dimensional Materials for Optoelectronics, photonics and Flexible Electronics Applications," by Dr. Charbel Madi, April 13, 2016.
  • "Beyond Standard Soft Matter:  Functional Nanocomposites and Tunable Biomimetic Membranes," by Dr. Rana Ashkar, April 6, 2016.
  • "Nanosecond Discharges in Liquids:  Fundamental Physics and Applications," by Dr. Ahmad Hamdan, March 30, 2016.
  • "Structural and Vibrational Investigation of Ferroelectric Materials," by Dr. Ali Al-Zein, March 23, 2016.
  • "Breakthroughs Leading to the Detection of Gravitational Waves," by Dr. Abdul Hussein Mroue, March 18, 2016.
  • Astrostatistics in star formation:  Application to studies of the stellar initial mass function," by Dr. Sami Dib, March 8, 2016.
  • "Nanophotonics:  Towards Large-Scale Facile Nanofabrication," by Dr. Roy Aad, December 15, 2015.
    • "Growth and Characterization of Silicon and Germanium Nanostructures," by Dr. Mahmoud Israel, December 10, 2015.
  • "What can Lithium Tell us About the Early Universe?" by Ms. Tahani Makki, November 3, 2015.
  • "Direct molecular Dynamics Simulations of Piezoelectric and Piezothermal Couplings in Crystals," by Dr. Wassim Kassem, October 19, 2015
  • "Amplification of Light Energy Conversion in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and Quantum Dot Solar Cells by Trapping Light in Photonic Crystals", by Dr. La Halaoui, October 13, 2015.
  • The cfdGroup@AUB 20 Years with the Finite Volume Method", by Dr. M. Darwish, October 6, 2015.
  • "Star-Planet Interactions:  Why do we Care?"  by Dr. Rim Fares, Sept. 22, 2015.
  • "Normal Tissue Effects in Cancer Patients from Therapeutic Radiation Exposures", by Dr. Phil Taddei, September 15, 2015.
  • "Solar Wind Sputtering of Lunar Soil Analogs:  Charge State and Mass Effects, by Dr. H. Hijazi, Sept. 10, 2015.         
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