University professor partakes in Union of Arab Chemists meeting, international chemistry conference

Chair of the Chemistry Department at Birzeit University Dr. Hijazi Abu Ali took part in the Supreme Council meeting of the Union of Arab Chemists, held in Kuwait on March 11, 2018. Abu Ali and Dean of Scientific Research at Al-Quds University Dr. Wadi' Sultan represented the Palestinian Chemists Association at the meeting.

Abu Ali also attended the three-day 2018 Kuwait Conference of Chemistry, entitled “Chemistry for Better Future,” which was held on March 12-14, 2018.

“The conference attracted scientists and researchers from 25 countries worldwide,” Abu Ali said. “It covered many important scientific topics and issues, such as advances in chemistry education, advances in lab practices, renewable and alternative energy resource, advances in chemistry of oil and gas industry, green chemistry and waste management, advancement in analytical instrumentation, nano and composite materials, biodegradable materials, and advanced medical materials.”