WSC International Conference  /  Keynote Speakers

 Guest Speakers 
 Siham Yousuf Al-Qaradawi
 Prof. Siham Al-Qaradawi is currently a Prof. of organic Chemistry at Qatar University. She received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry with High Honors from Qatar University and her Ph.D. from the University of Reading, the United Kingdom in 1992. She served as Dean for the College of Arts & Sciences for five years. She is currently an elected member in QU faculty Senate,

Prof. S. Al-Qaradawi has received the prestigious William Fulbright Award as a visiting Scholar at Temple University, Pennsylvania, the USA in 2010/2011 and the German Award (The German Academic Exchange Service) DAAD in 2003. She had several fellowships at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK (summer 2000), University of Hamburg, Germany (Summer 2002), University of Hannover, Germany (Summer 2003), and California Institute of Technology, CALTECH, CA, USA (Summer 2013).

Prof. Siham Al-Qaradawi is the author of more than 60 academic papers and one patent in organic and nanomaterials synthesis with H index 18 and more than 1000 citations. She is the Lead PI in several research grants with more than five million American Dollars. She presented her research outcomes in enormous numbers of international and regional conferences. Her research interest is mainly about Carbon dioxide conversion, Lithium Battery, nanomaterials and Organic Solar Cells. She is a Reviewer for several prestigious Journals like Journal of Molecular Structure, Journal of Molecular Liquids & journal of Spectrochimica Acta.

 Hege Hermansen
 Hege Hermansen is Associate Professor at the Department of Education and Head of the Teaching and Learning in Higher Education portfolio at the LINK Centre for Learning, Innovation and Academic Development at the University of Oslo, Norway. She is also a part time researcher at the Centre for the Study of Professions, Oslo Metropolitan University. Her research interests include teaching, learning and program development in higher education, knowledge practices in professional work and peer review of teaching in higher education. She is currently working on two projects: Program Development in Norwegian Teacher Education and Faculty Peer-Tutoring in Teaching and Supervision. Her teaching duties include teacher education and courses in pedagogy for faculty at the University of Oslo