Fahima Zikra, a baby girl

Alhamdulillah (all praise is due to Allah), I had a baby girl. My little princess, Fahima Zikra, was born on Tuesday, September 12, weighing 3.52 kg, measuring 50 cm long! She is healthy and growing more beautiful every day.

The Annual Fundamental Science Seminar 2006 (AFSS 2006)

Ibnu Sina Institute for Fundamental Science Studies (IIS), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia conducted the Annual Fundamental Science Seminar 2006 (AFSS 2006) from 6 to 7 June 2006. Prof. Michio Matsumura of Research Center for Solar Energy Chemistry, Osaka University, a visiting Professor of IIS from 5 to 13 June 2006, was invited as a plenary speaker in AFSS 2006. My poster presentation entitled “Transformation of local environment of titanium surface species of titania by attachment of silica nanoparticles” has been awarded as the best poster in AFSS 2006.