Dr. Mohamed Shabat PDF Print E-mail
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Dr. Mohamed Shabat Born in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip, Palestine in 1960. He received his B.Sc. in Physics from Al-Aazhar University, Cairo, Egypt in 1984 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Salford, U.K., in 1990. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, UK, from 1989 to 1992.
In April 1992, he joined the Physics Department at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) as an Assistant Professor of physics. He became an Associate Professor in 1996 and a Professor of Physics in 2000.

in the period 2001-2005, he was the Vice President for Administrative Affairs at IUG. He was as visiting Professor in Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany. He is currently the Vice-president for Academic Affairs at IUG. Professor Shabat has received Galileo Galilei" Award of the International Commission of Optics (affiliated to ICSU and IUPAP) in 2006. He has also received The Distinguished Scholar Award, the Arab Fund Fellowship Program, Kuwait, 2007.
He was awarded the Shoman Prize for a Young Arab Scientist (Jordan) in 1995, and the Humboldt Research Fellowships in 1998-99 at the Center of Semiconductor Technology and Opto-electronics, Duisburg-Essen University, Germany.
He was a visiting scientist at Bochum University, Germany, in 1994; ; at the Institute National Polytechnic de Grenoble, (INPG), France, in 1995; at Salford University, U.K, in 1997, ICTP, Trieste, Italy, in1996,1997 and 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004 ; and Duisburg-Essen University, Germany, in1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, and 2007.
He published more than 190 papers in international journals in Optical Science, physics, mathematics and education and presented many papers at local and international conferences. His research interests include Nonlinear optical sensor, opto-electronics, magneto static surface waves, numerical techniques, mesoscopic systems, energy, applied mathematics, astrophysics and physics education.
He supervised more than 20 postgraduate students (M.Sc and PhD) in physics. Recently he has established a Palestinian Optical Society (POS). He is an external examiner for BSc examinations, Msc dissertation and PhD theses in physics and mathematics at Palestinian and Egyptian universities.

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