SESAME matters



Statutes
 
Contact Persons for the SESAME Project

General Information  Chairman 
Maciej Nalecz, Director
Division of Basic and Engineering Sciences
UNESCO
1 rue Miollis
75732 Paris Cedex 15, France
Tel:(+33-1) 45.683.930, Fax:(+33-1) 45.68.58.21/18
e-Mail: m.nalecz@unesco.org 

Ms Clarissa Formosa-Gauci
Division of Basic and Engineering 
e-mail:c.formosa-gauci@unesco.org

Directorate 
H.E. Prof. Khaled Toukan
Chairman of the Comission 
Jordan Atomic Energy Commission 
P.O. Box 7, Allan 19252, Jordan, 
Tel: (+9625) 3511348, ext. 203, Fax: (+9625) 3511423
e-mail: sonia@sesame.org.jo 

Dr. Amor Nadji
Technical Director
P.O. Box 7, Allan 19252, Jordan
Mobile (+962) 798290025
Tel: (+9625) 3511348, ext. 205, Fax: (+9625) 3511423
e-mail: Amor.nadji@sesame.org.jo 

Dr. Yasser KHALIL
Adminstrative Director
P.O. Box 7, Allan 19252, Jordan, 
Tel: (+9625) 3511348, ext. 225, Fax: (+9625) 3511423 
Mobile (+962) 779054684
e-mail: yasser.khalil@sesame.org.jo, my_khalil@yahoo.com 

Dr. Hafeez R. HOORANI
Scentific Director, Director Research
National Centre for Physics
Quaid-i-Azam University Campus
Islamabad 44000, Pakistan
Tel: (+962-5) 3511348,ext. 204, Fax: (+962-5) 3511423 
Mobile (+92) 30.08.55.14.09
e-mail: hafeez.hoorani@cern.ch, hafeez.hoorani@sesame.org.jo

Chairman
Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn-Smith FRS 
Theoretical Physics
1 Keble Road
UK

Training Committee 
Dr. Javad Rahighi
Vice chair SESAME Training Committee 
Head Neutron Physics Group
Associate Professor in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Nuclear Research Center, AEOI,
P.O.Box 14155-1339.
Tehran-Iran
Tel: +98 21 802 7175, +98 912 370 4631 (mobile Phone)
Fax: +98 21 802 1412
e.mail:jrahighi@aeoi.org.ir

Scientific Information 
Samar Hasnain (UK)
e-Mail:(S.S.Hasnain@DL.AC.UK)

Prof. Zehra Sayers
Sabanci Univ.
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Science
Orhanli, 81474 Tuzla-Istanbul
Turkey
Tel: +90-(0)216-483-9509
Fax: +90-(0)216-483-9550
Mobile: 90-532-345-3863
e-Mail:zehra@sabanciuniv.edu 
 
 
 
 

SESAME Web Site Master 
Sofian A. Kassaymeh
Web Designer / Developer

        updated by: 

Eng. Salman Matalgah
Computing & Netwrok Admin 
e-mail: salman.matalgah@sesame.org.jo


 
No 30 - 18/02/11

SESAME COUNCIL
(Established in April 2004) 
             Chris LLEWELLYN SMITH (U.K.), President 
             Herwig SCHOPPER (Germany), Past President 
             Tarek HUSSEIN (Egypt), Vice-President
             Maciej NALECZ (UNESCO), Secretary
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

  MEMBERS

1 - BAHRAIN
Dr Khalid M.R. AL-RUWAIHI
Dean 
College of Information Technology 
University of Bahrain 
P.O Box 32038 
Manama 
Bahrain 
Tel (+973) 17.43.89.00/70.38 
Fax (+973) 17.44.91.01 
e-mail: ruwaihi@itc.uob.bh 

2 - CYPRUS
Mr George GEORGIOU 
Permanent Secretary 
Planning Bureau 
29 Vyronos Avenue 
1409 Nicosia 
Cyprus 
Tel (+357-22) 60.28.03/04 
Fax (+357-22) 66.50.45 
e-mail: ggeorghiou@planning.gov.cy 

Mr Costas IACOVOU
Director of Planning
Planning Bureau
Government of Cyprus
29 Vyronos Avenue
1409 Nicosia
Cyprus
Tel (+357) 22.60.28.20
Fax (+357) 22.66.05.96
e-mail: ciacovou@planning.gov.cy

3 - EGYPT
Professor Mohamed Taha EL-KOLALY
Chairman
Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority (EAEA)
3 Ahmad El Zomor Street
El Zohoor District
Nasr City
11787 Cairo
Egypt
Tel (+20-2) 287.60.33
Fax (+20-2) 287.60.31
e-mail:MTKolaly2002@yahoo.com

Professor Tarek HUSSEIN
Professor of Physics
Faculty of Science 
Cairo University 
Cairo 
Egypt 
Tel (+20-2) 35.67.67.77 
Fax (+20-2) 35.72.75.56 
e-mail:  tarek@cu.edu.eg, hussein1@eun.eg, tarekhussein2@gmail.com

4 - IRAN, ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
Professor Seyed Mahmoud Reza AGHAMIRI
Shahid Beheshti University
Evin Street
Tehran
Iran Fax (+98-21) 22.43.17.80 
e-mail: dr.aghamiri@gmail.com 

Professor Babak SHOKRI
Professor of Physics
Department of Physics
Shahid Beheshti University
Evin
Tehran
Iran
Tel (+98-21) 22.43.17.73/29.90.26.70
Fax (+98-21) 22.43.17.75
e-mail: b-shokri@sbu.ac.ir

Advisors
Professor Javad RAHIGHI 
Professor of Experimental Physics 
School of Particles and Accelerators 
Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) 
P.O. Box 19395-5746 
Tehran 
Iran 
Tel (+98-21) 22.81.37.38 
Fax (+98-21) 22.81.37.22 
e-mail: javad.rahighi@mail.ipm.ir, javad.rahighi@gmail.com 

5 - ISRAEL
Professor Moshe PAZ-PASTERNAK
School of Physics and Astronomy
Tel Aviv University
69978 Tel Aviv
Israel
Tel (+972-3) 640.72.67
Fax (+972-3) 642.42.96
e-mail: moshepa@post.tau.ac.il

Professor Eliezer RABINOVICI
Director
Institute for Advanced Studies
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edmond J. Safra Campus
Givat Ram
Jerusalem 91904
Israel
Tel (+972-2) 658.56.73
Fax (+972-2) 658.44.37
e-mail: eliezer@vms.huji.ac.il

6 - JORDAN
Professor Kamal ARAJ
Vice-Chairman
Commissioner for International Cooperation
Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC)
P.O. Box 70
Amman 11934
Jordan
Tel (+962-6) 534.25.14
Fax (+962-6) 523.10.17
e-mail: karaj@jaec.gov.jo kjaraj1@yahoo.com

Professor Abdul-Halim WRIEKAT
Department of Physics
Faculty of Science
University of Jordan
Amman
Jordan 11942
Tel (+962-6) 535.50.00 (Extn 2626)
Fax (+962-6) 534.89.32
e-mail: wriekat@ju.edu.jo

7 - PAKISTAN
Dr Javaid R. LAGHARI 
Federal Minister 
Chairman 
Higher Education Commission (HEC) H-9 
Islamabad 
Pakistan 
e-mail: chairman@hec.gov.pk jlaghari@hec.gov.pk

Dr Badar Suleman 
Member Science
Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) 
P.O. Box Nilore
Islamabad 
Pakistan 
Tel (+92-51) 921.90.25
Fax (+92-51) 921.50.19 
e-mail: bsuleman@paec.gov.pk 

8 - PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY
Professor Said A. ASSAF
Director-General
Arab Scientific Institute for Research and 
Transfer of Technology (ASIR) 
P.O. Box 903 
Ramallah, West Bank 
Palestinian Authority 
Tel (+970-4) 246.85.81 
Tel/Fax (+970-2) 295.42.23 
e-mail: prof.said.assaf@gmail.com

Professor Salman M. SALMAN
Professor of Physics
Department of Physics
Al-Quds University
Abu Deis
Jerusalem
Palestinian Authority
Tel (+970-2) 279.46.82         (+970-599) 30.12.57
Fax (+970-2) 279.46.82        (+970-9) 294.57.86
e-mail: Salman@planet.edu, smsalman70@hotmail.com

9 - TURKEY
Dr Zafer ALPER
Acting President
Turkish Atomic Energy Authority (TAEK)
Eskisehir Yolu
06800 Ankara
Turkey
Tel (+90-312) 295.89.70/71
Fax (+90-312) 295.89.40
e-mail: zafer.alper@taek.gov.tr

Professor Dincer ULKU
Department of Physics
Hacettepe University
Beytepe
06800 Ankara
Turkey
Tel (+90-312) 297.72.72
Fax (+90-312) 299.20.37
e-mail: dincerulku@hotmail.com

OBSERVERS

1 - FRANCE
Professor Robert COMES
Laboratoire de Physique des Solides (LPS)
Bât 510
B.P. Centre Universitaire Paris Sud
91405 Orsay Cedex
France
Tel (+33-1) 69.15.60.61/46.60.58.77
e-mail: robert.comes@u-psud.fr, robertcomes@numericable.fr 

Professor Abderrahmane TADJEDDINE
Director
UDIL-LURE
Centre Universitaire Paris-Sud
Bâtiment 201 P1
B.P. 34
91898 Orsay Cedex
France
Tel (+33-1) 64.46.80.02/44.96.40.92
Fax (+33-01) 64.46.41.02
e-mail: abderrahmane.tadjeddine@u-psud.fr

2 - GERMANY
H. E. Mrs Martina NIBBELING-WRIEßNIG
Ambassador
Permanent Delegate of Germany to UNESCO
13-15 avenue Franklin Roosevelt
75008 Paris
France
Tel (+33-1) 53.83.46.63
Fax (+33-1) 53.83.46.67
e-mail: unesco@amb-allemagne.fr

3 - GREECE
Professor Nikolaos G. ALEXANDROPOULOS
Professor Emeritus of Physics
Department of Physics
University of Ioannina
P. O. Box 1186
45110 Ioannina
Greece
Tel (+30-26510) 453.96/985.65
Fax (+30-26510) 453.96/986.93
e-mail: nalexand@cc.uoi.gr, etheodor@cc.uoi.gr, maleviti@acci.gr

Ms Olga STERGHIOU 
Head 
Department of International Organizations 
General Secretariat for Research and Technology 
Ministry for Development 
14-18 Messogion Street 
11510 Athens 
Greece 
Tel (+30-210) 771.43.79/745.81.16 
Fax (+30-210) 771.41.53 
e-mail: oste@gsrt.gr

4 - ITALY
 

5 - JAPAN
Mr Takashi ASAI 
Deputy Secretary-General 
Japanese National Commission for UNESCO 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and
Technology (MEXT) 
3-2-2 Kasumigaseki 
Chiyoda-ku 
Tokyo 100-8959 
Japan 
Tel (+81-3) 52.53.41.11 (Extn 2557) 
Fax (+81-3) 67.34 .36.79 
E-mail: jpnatcom@mext.go.jp

Mr Yukitsugu ONO
First Secretary 
Permanent Delegation of Japan to UNESCO 
148 rue de l'Universite 
75007 Paris 
France 
Tel (+33 1) 53.59.27.16 
Fax (+33-1) 53.59.27.27 
e-mail: y.ono.jp@unesco-delegations.org 

6 - KUWAIT
Professor Abdelhamid H. ELGAZZAR
Chairman
Department of Nuclear Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Kuwait University
P.O. Box 24923
13110 Safat
Kuwait
Tel (+965) 498.97.97
Fax (+965) 498.91.39
e-mail:Aelgazzar49@hotmail.com

Dr Adel M. QABAZARD
Research Scientist
Department of Advanced System
Environmental & Urban Development Division
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
P.O. Box 24885
13109 Safat
Kuwait
Tel (+965) 24.98.91.92
Fax (+965) 24.98.91.39
e-mail: adelmq@kisr.edu.kw  qabazard@kisr.edu.kw
       bocaratonflorida@hotmail.com

7 - PORTUGAL

8 - RUSSIAN FEDERATION
Professor Vladimir KADYSHEVSKY
Scientific Leader
Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR)
Dubna
Moscow Region 141980
Russian Federation
Tel (+7-495) 740.77.70            (+7-49621) 622.43
Fax (+7-495) 632.78.80           (+7-49621) 658.92
e-mail: kadyshev@jinr.ru

Professor Sergey P. KAPITZA
President
Euro-Asian Physical Society
17 Kursovoy
119034 Moscow
Russian Federation
Tel (+7-095) 561.64.47/992.82.29
Fax (+7-095) 938.20.30
e-mail: sergey@kapitza.ras.ru   kapitza@rosnou.ru 
                sergey.kapitza@gmail.com

9 - SWEDEN
Professor Tord EKELOF
Department of Radiation Sciences
ISV
Uppsala University
Box 535
75121 Uppsala
Sweden
Tel (+46-18) 471.38.47
Fax (+46-18) 471.35.13
e-mail: Tord.Ekelof@tsl.uu.se

Professor Nils MARTENSSON
MAX-LAB
Lund University
Box 118
S-221 00 Lund
Sweden
Tel (+46-46) 222.96.95
Fax (+46-46) 222.47.10
e-mail: Nils.Martensson@MAXLAB.LU.SE

10 - SWITZERLAND 
Mr Bruno MOOR 
Head, Division of Multilateral Research Cooperation 
State Secretariat for Education and Research (SER) 
Hallwylstrasse 4 
3003 Bern 
Switzerland 
Tel (+41-31) 322.96.78 
Fax (+41-31) 322.78.54 
e-mail: Bruno.Moor@sbf.admin.ch 

11 - UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN 
AND NORTHERN IRELAND
Professor Samar HASNAIN
Max Perutz Professor of Molecular Biophysics
School of Biological Sciences
University of Liverpool
Liverpool L69 7ZB
United Kingdom
Tel (+44-151) 795.51.49
Fax (+44-151) 795.44.10
E-mail: s.s.hasnain@liverpool.ac.uk

12 - UNITES STATES OF AMERICA
H. E. Mr David KILLION
Ambassador 
Permanent Delegate
Embassy of the United States of America
12 avenue Gabriel
75382 Paris Cedex 08
France
Tel (+33-1) 45.24.74.56
Fax (+33-1) 45.24.74.58
e-mail: malciksh@state.gov, GunzburgerML@state.gov 

PENDING OBSERVER STATUS

1 - IRAQ
Dr Talib Khalil IBRAHIM
Director-General 
Material Science Directorate 
Ministry of Science and Technology 
P.O. Box 765 
Al-Jadriya 
Baghdad 
Tel (+964-1) 778.72.61 
e-mail: talibk2005@yahoo.com 

Dr Ammar Azeez MOHAMMED ALI
Dep.Minister for Higher Education & Scientific Research
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Main Building
Alandalus Square
Baghdad
Tel (+964) 79.01.10.87.25
e-mail: deputy.minister@yahoo.com