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Dr. Gihan Kamel

Infrared Beamline Scientist, SESAME


Dr. Gihan Kamel is the Infrared Beamline Scientist at SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental… (more)

Dr. Gihan Kamel is the Infrared Beamline Scientist at SESAME (Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East), on leave from the Physics Department, Faculty of Science at Helwan University in Egypt, where she is also a lecturer of Physics.


She obtained her Ph.D. degree in 2011 from the University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy. She has also got a beamline researcher position (June2014-July2015) at DAΦNE-light, INFN-LNF, Italy. She is a member of the Egyptian Society of Crystallography and Its Applications, ESCA.


She is also a member in the National Committee of Crystallography of Egypt, ENCC, and she is the co-coordinator of Eg-SUN, the Egyptian Synchrotron Users’ Network. 


She collaborates in various national and international research projects utilizing advanced and complementary approaches in Life and Materials Sciences. She is also focusing on developing the state of the scientific research among under- and postgraduate students through her membership in the Technology Transfer Office Advisory Board, TTO.


She represented Egypt in SESAME Users’ Committee during the period 2012-2015).


Her activities include organizing workshops scientific events to increase the awareness of different topics linking science to society, and industry, particularly of what concerns Synchrotron light applications.