Congress final program

The organizing committee of the first “International Congress on Ethics in Science and Technology” is excited to announce the final program. Please take your time to explore the program and find out about the diverse and interesting sessions available. To view a downloadable version of the program please click here

Congress Poster


Important Dates and Deadlines

Congress Date: December 4-8, 2017
Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 22, 2017
Late Registration Deadline: November 21, 2017

Firstname: AzamSurname:   Irajizad
Sex: female      Marital status: married        Nationality: Iranian
Date of birth: May 1955       Place of birth: Tehran, Iran
Permanent address: Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, P. O. Box: 11365-9161, Tehran, Iran, Tel: 9821-66005410, 66164513, 66164123
Fax: 9821-6012983, 66022727       Email:
BSC in Physics, Physics Dept., Sharif University of Tech., Tehran, Iran ,1973-1977
MSc in Physics, Physics & Astronomy Dept., Sussex Univ., England, 1985-1986
PhD in Physics, Physics & Astronomy Dept ,Sussex University, Brighton , England ,1986-1990
Postdoc. In surface physics, , Sussex University, Brighton , England ,1990-1991
Main field of study:
Surface physics,Thin Films , Nano Science & Nanotechnology , Ethics in science & technology
Scientific Employment
-    Research & teaching assistant in Physics Dept., Sharif Univ., 1976-1978
Instructor  “          “                                                       “           1978-1985
-    Post doct. in surface physics group, Sussex University, England, 1990-1991
-    Assistant professor: 1991-2001
-    Associated professor  2001- 2006
-    Professor 2006-
Academic Responsibility
-    Co chairman in research , Physics Dept., Sharif Univ., 1996-1999
-    Chairperson , Physics Dept., Sharif Univ., of Tech., 1999-2001
-    Chairperson, Center for education of Math., Science and Technology, 2001-2004,
-    Chairperson, Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2005- now
Publications and Presentations
-    More than 170 papers in International Journals (ISI) and about 20 in National journals.
-    More than 200   papers and Talks in National and International Conferences  and workshops related to Physics and Nanoscience @ Technology
-    Around 10 papers and talks on Women in Science and Technology, Iranian Women in Physics and Nanotechnology in National and International conferences
Reseach Projects
Leading  and collaborating in more than 50 projects in field of applied physics and nanotechnology  have been   supported by Ministry of Education, Science and  Technology, Public and private  industries and scientific groups and agencies.
 Other research activities
-    Referees for more than 100 papers in national and international journals
-    Designing teaching program in PhD level in nanotechnology
   More than 26 PhD students and more than 50 Master students in Physics and  Nanotechnologyarea.   Responsible for more than 15 post doctorial researchers
Organizational contributions:
-    Member, The Institute of  Physics (IOP) , England , 1989-1999
-    Member American Physical Society (APS), 1990-1996
-    Member The Iranian ‘Physical Society  since 1991 and as member of head committee  since 2012
-    Member Third World Women in Science and Technology (TWOWS), since 1996
-    Member of senate , Talent student club, 1994-2006
-    Co-chair  of Iranian Society of Surface Science and Technology 1994-1997,
-    Co-chair of Iranian Nano society 2002-2006 and member  from 2002
-    Member  of vacuum society of Iran from  2003
-    Member of nanotech. committee  in  the Ministry of  Science, Research & Education 2002-2003 and 2004—now
-    Member of SESAME and Iranian  synchrotron radiation source users, 2000- now
-    Member of Ethics in Science and Technology Committee, UNESCO, Tehran 2010-
-    Member of COMEST,UNESCO  Paris, 2014-
-    Member of committee of Kharazmi festival 2008-2011
-    Scientific and organizing member committees in many national and international conferences.
National Awards:
-    Best faculty in Sharif university year  2003
-    Best researchers in Sharif University of Technology  in  years 2006 and 2007, 2015
-    “”           “”          and university faculty  in Iran in 2008  
-    Top ten researchers in nanotechnology in Iran years 2006, 2007, 2008 , 2009 and 2011
-    Top Women scientist in Iran 2009
Social Interest:
-    Women in Science and technology
-    Education in nanotechnology
-    Strategy planning in science and technology
-    Ethics of  converging technologies